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I Wonder What It Feels Like to Be Emo

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    Everyone jokes about being emo and goth and hitting their arm screaming "I'M EMO! I'M EMO!" But now, I wonder what REAL emo people feel like inside. Are they depressed? Are they hyper? Are they just fine? You never know what it feels like until you are actually emo, I...
    stripesANDsunshine stripesANDsunshine 18-21, F 2 Responses May 29, 2008

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    What Is An Emo Anyway?

    I really cant imagine being emo, loving life the way I do. Not even when I´m depressed. Maybe it´s really weird but I find emo´s fascinating. I just don´t get them. First of all, I can´t seem to see the point in cutting yourself. I mean, why would...
    JojaRodenaLente JojaRodenaLente 18-21, F Jun 26, 2008

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    Sometimes, Not Always

    I get all emo an depressed and 'God my life is horrible itmeansnothing!!!!' Kinda beautifull state of mind in its own right. Death is beautifull in a dark way. Lately i've been wondering wha Hell is like... Any suggestions aotu etternal pilgrimaga and torture? I will be grateful...
    sayonaranow sayonaranow 18-21, F Feb 12, 2013

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    It Is My Concern About My Age If It Is Okay?

    I am wondering if I can become to be emo without any cut or anything because I love black, white and gray but I am kind older and I don't know if I will taking that because I am 42.  it can be for any age like from 14 to 50 year old? do they??  Can u tell me about it...
    Chaska Chaska 41-45 1 Response Sep 11, 2008

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    My Life Juz Sucks!

    It juz sucks! I can't actually take this any longer. As an Emo, i'm always betrayed by my closest friends who are not. I always feel so depressed and hurt whenever they tried to treathen me. I juz like to be alone, that's all. Not avoiding anyone. They always misunderstood...
    EmoKydz EmoKydz 13-15, F Feb 18, 2009

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    I'm a high school student. I'm a junior and I've seen a lot in my life. Its a long complicated story. As a child I had to grow up quickly in my household. My brother always told me...
    Hiddenshadow88 Hiddenshadow88 16-17, M Oct 25

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    It feels like ****. Thats what it feels like. It feels like your heart is in your stomach and youre gonna throw it up and it feels like youre dying and you cant be saved
    paigedecker33 paigedecker33 13-15, F 2 Responses Nov 13

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    I sometimes wonder what it's like to be close to family. I don't talk to my parents because they're not very nice people and have caused me a lot of grief and misery when I was...
    spacepixie spacepixie 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 4

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    Growing up with verbally abusive parents will make you question who you are, and if you're really good enough for everyone. Which is an impossible feat, but I still try to please...
    Ginkofishin Ginkofishin 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 24

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    Due you know why the rain drops descend, The clouds break form and fall, Why the due drop unlocks from the grasp of the offshoots And break a million rainbows before the cusp of...
    xtaldart xtaldart 31-35, M 1 Response Nov 5

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    If I had never felt guilty about eating If i had never felt ashamed of my body If I had never been humiliated for my differences If I had never been belittled for my cleverness If...
    dispossessed dispossessed 46-50, F 2 Responses Oct 27

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    I've often wondered what it would be like to see the world, to see me through someone else's eyes. Can they see the scars that are hidden deep? Do they know why my body has been...
    beautifuldisaster76 beautifuldisaster76 36-40, F 1 Response Oct 30

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    Yes I was high when I thought this up, but now I'm thinking of it and I'm seriously wondering what would I be like? Would he be like me at all? Would my eyes be different, would I...
    obea13 obea13 18-21, M Nov 4

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    I do wonder what people see or think of me. But in the end it's their problem, not mine.
    JazLife21 JazLife21 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 23

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    When I catch someone staring at me I always wonder what they were thinking. Do they think I'm pretty, ugly, or were they just mindlessly staring at me for no exact reason.
    jessyjessxx jessyjessxx 18-21, F 5 Responses Oct 24

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    When someone walks into a room and everyone turns to see who it is I wonder what they all think. Is it just their presence that's lets everyone know that their here or was it the...
    celery381 celery381 18-21, F 4 Responses Oct 28

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    When I'm walking around town, in stores, and at university, I can't help but wonder what kinky secrets that the women I find attractive have. I think about what may get them off.
    LifeHunter LifeHunter 31-35, M 2 Responses Nov 4

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    I know what my purpose is here. I always wonder what I was in my past life....I would guess a warrior of some sort. I'm a survivor, hurt but not afraid of life's experiences. What...
    beloved03 beloved03 31-35, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    No, I'm seriously curious. Please, don't lie so you won't sound shallow. Be 100% honest. I mean, you like what you like, right?
    InvaderGashloog InvaderGashloog 70+, F 8 Responses Oct 25

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    emo guys have something sexy about them... it gets me every time ;)
    kittykittyoxc kittykittyoxc 18-21, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    There is this movie titled "The Holiday" and it's monologue on unrequited love makes me emotional every time .
    ThisGirlLovesNerds12 ThisGirlLovesNerds12 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 12

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    I wonder if people ever look at me and say "wow, she's gorgeous" I wonder if girls ever say "I wish I looked like her" I wonder if boys say "I'll never get to date her.. She's...
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 2 Responses Oct 24

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    I was 15 and in high school when I started to admit to myself that I liked her. We were good friends, daily debates and petty quarrels, we forged our bond and we've known each...
    shugo23 shugo23 18-21, M 23 hrs ago

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    More like, crunkcore? Idk... It's stupid and weird but catchy.. More than 90% of people hate the genre of music, but me on the other hand seem to be weird enough to like it. No. I...
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 4 Responses Oct 26

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    I am hoping someone older will be able to offer me some advice because I am a 55 year old woman who fell in love with someone for the first time in my life. It happened 2 years...
    Bethena Bethena 51-55, F 3 Responses Nov 1

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    Any emo guys out there looking for a submissive boy to love and hold? Im 17, sweet, loving, and shy. I like video games, drawing, anime, furries, crossdressing, and lots more. Im...
    AlexBunnyBoy AlexBunnyBoy 18-21, M Nov 12

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    I see on television, the papers, life that there are people who do extraordinary things that we deemed impossible. Everyday I wake up, an existential crisis is the burden of my...
    QuietFreedom QuietFreedom 13-15, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I am an overweight nerd in a world where neither of those things is socially acceptable. I wonder if anyone sees past the societal disgust. I wonder if people can accept me. Will I...
    nommygummybears nommygummybears 22-25, F 6 Responses Oct 23

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    I just disappeared from this site never to speak to anyone. I mean anyone again. What would happen? Would anyone wonder where i had gone? Would they try to see if they could get a...
    SadisticPsychoBitch SadisticPsychoBitch 31-35, F 2 Responses Oct 28

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    I always wonder that if my friends knew half of what I've gone through and still go through and knew what went on in my mind, if they would still be there and help me get through...
    BeYou321 BeYou321 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 4

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    I always find a smart and funny guy is attractive. You may think "LOL that's bullshit" but no. I adore it and I know guys are smart and funny when they want to. I love to have a...
    cassxandra cassxandra 22-25, F 5 Responses Nov 5

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    Something happened to me today. Nothing bad or anything along the lines of it. But it did have me wonder. To all the people who have read my posts and received my replies to theirs...
    InTheShadowsAgain InTheShadowsAgain 41-45, M 2 Responses Nov 9

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    Perhaps we are all blind, and the true vision of the world is still hidden from us. We all pursue our causes with a vision of change, but are any of us truly right? In our own eyes...
    MissMadHatter MissMadHatter 18-21, T 1 Response Nov 12

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    Broken hearts feel like someone Punched you by surprise
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 12

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    Much like the song, I would rather have a lonely heart than a broken heart.
    Refugeblue83 Refugeblue83 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 12

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    I liked a guy friend for two years, told him my feelings, he said he needed time. Then as time went by, much less progress has been made. I finally decided to get over him, but it...
    liah1 liah1 26-30, F Nov 12

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    Well maybe not men but boys like within the 14-17 age range. What do you like in girls? What don't you like? I'm just curious...
    Kperr14 Kperr14 13-15, F 3 Responses Oct 25

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    What if I was happy? What if he hadn't died? What if I still lived there??? What if she hadn't met HIM? WHAT if she loved me? What if she was there for me like a mother should be...
    irreelevance irreelevance 16-17, F Oct 31

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    There are a crap ton of vehicles in the bottom of lakes, rivers, etc. I actually don't "often" wonder that...
    astrokitty4341 astrokitty4341 22-25, F Nov 13

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    It's not something I wonder everyday but recently I've been thinking about it a lot more. Maybe there is no purpose. we just exist and that's it
    JadeMarieWhalleySeale JadeMarieWhalleySeale 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    Here is my theory: I think the reason we can't seem to figure this out is because we humans are so self-centered that we always think "what is the purpose of MY life" and "why do...
    allaboutsex allaboutsex 41-45, M 2 days ago

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    Like what do you guys find attractive ????
    shineymoore shineymoore 13-15, F 5 Responses Oct 25

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    Seriously, My male friends say that I'm the type of girl you settle down with but I "market" myself as the girl you spend a season with because of my style and my friends . Like...
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 18-21, F 4 Responses Oct 25

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    All I know is... I'm a 98 average student and I'm very kind, sweet, and very loyal. A lot of guys I've seen go for my body. My lean body with curves or my breasts or my booty. Is...
    GivePeaceAChance3 GivePeaceAChance3 13-15 3 Responses Oct 26

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    So I'm trick or treating, dressed up as superman, and I walk up to this nice home. Well it's the rich neighborhood so it was a lot more than just nice. It was ******* amazing...
    TheComplication TheComplication 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 31

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    What is the point? Why should anyone have to live this way? I'm tired. 2 steps forward and 10 backwards... will never win. Can't find work. Rent cheque bounced - will lose my...
    absolom absolom 41-45 2 Responses Nov 4