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I Wonder What It Feels Like to Be Emo

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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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    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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    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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    Do You Know?

    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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    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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    To know who you are you must get away from emotional attachment to all people till you come to a place where everyone is crazy and you can play.
    kiddishguy kiddishguy 26-30, M 1 Response Dec 2

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    I lost the only person that's ever loved me. It hurts so bad, but now i can feel myself shutting down emotionally and it scares me. I don't want to go back to the place i was...
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    Using emoticons shows emotion even when you cant see it :)
    imagination34 imagination34 16-17, M Dec 6

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    I wonder how people see me ...I'm someone who has been ashamed of their physical looks most of their life . I never been happy with the fact that I have dark skin even though I...
    lostsouluk lostsouluk 31-35, F 6 Responses 1 day ago

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    emo guys have something sexy about them... it gets me every time ;)
    kittykittyoxc kittykittyoxc 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 23

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    I started typing "I wonder" and this title popped up. It made me think. What WOULD My life be like if I did? Dare I say... It would be better and Easier?... I make choices...
    HopeGluesMyBrokenHeart HopeGluesMyBrokenHeart 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 29

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    I thought I knew what it was like once. Everything felt so fast and exciting. But now I can only seem to boil it down to mere infatuation. I don't know if I can find another person...
    SylverCoyote SylverCoyote 18-21, M Nov 29

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    He's going to get married next year and he loves his soon to be bride very much. He's happy. I've hid my feelings for years and the idea of him kept me going for years. He will...
    thedeadprincess thedeadprincess 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 1

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    sometime I wonder how others see me and what I look like to them
    cookieeeee cookieeeee 13-15, F 5 Responses Dec 4

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    I honestly wonder all the time what people really see in me or how I look to others. Am I pretty? Nerdy, like able? Annoying? Too serious? Too sarcastic? I feel I am perceived...
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    I often wonder if people see how warm and open my heart is. Do they feel the love I give? How do they really see me? To me, it's all so much deeper than what's on the outside.
    thescrap2hisbozley thescrap2hisbozley 26-30, F 2 Responses Dec 8

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    some days I can actually feel the weight of my heart in my chest like a physical pain.
    0815Jade 0815Jade 22-25, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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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
    0815Jade 0815Jade 22-25, F Nov 20

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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 Nov 21

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    expressomarkie expressomarkie 46-50, M 1 Response Nov 28

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    isohatetheworld isohatetheworld 70+, F 2 Responses Dec 9

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    Coffeetyme Coffeetyme 41-45, F 2 Responses Nov 23

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    I over think enough to know there is nothing wrong with me. Its everyone around me and who has ever been around me that make me question my worth. People just treat me like im...
    jcbinns jcbinns 18-21, F Dec 5

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