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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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    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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    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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