I want to be emo!

what is the true meaning of emo?because some reason I rele wanna be a emo person but people think emos cut themselves…do they?

Answer #1

Emo is a music genre and a type of style. People tend to judge “emo kids” by what’s on the outside and don’t even bother to get to know them. That’s bullsh*t. a lot of lies/rumors have been started about them.

There’s really nothing wrong with them at all. They’re not all attention seekers, only the posers act like that. They’re not weird, scary, evil or anything like that. A lot of people don’t know the true meaning behind emo as a style. A lot of lies have been started about it such as emos cut/are depressed/are suicidal 24/7. That’s COMPLETELY untrue. Suicide is something that should be taken seriously no matter what and has nothing to do with ANY stereotype. Cutting/self harm is an important matter that needs to be tended to ASAP. It also has nothing to do with any stereotype. Depression is a MEDICAL CONDITION. It has NOTHING to do with stereotypes. a lot of people have depression issues. That’s something that should be taken care of by a doctor.

~As I’ve already stated, cutting/depression/suicide has NOTHING to do with being emo or any other stereotype. Cutting is a serious matter that needs to be handled ASAP. Depression is a MEDICAL CONDITION and a lot of people have it, NOT just emos. That should be treated by a doctor. Suicide is something that should ALWAYS be taken seriously no matter what. It has nothing to do with stereotypes of ANY KIND.

~Bulimia has NOTHING to do with ANY stereotyes either. This is a MEDICAL CONDITION that should be treated by a doctor ASAP.

~Dying your hair doesn’t make you emo. A lot of emos have their natural hair color. Hair color has nothing to do with it at all.

~Attention seeking also has nothing to do with emo. Attention seekers are in a class all by themselves.

~People who say things like “I wanna turn emo”, “Am I an emo?”, “How do I be emo?”, “I think I’m going/turning emo!”, “Help me, I’m emo!” or “Help I think I’m emo” are considered posers. If you have to ask other people how to look/be something, chances are your NOT and just trying to be something your not.

~Ignore the haters. There’s absolutely nothing wrong with being emo. Emos are actually nice, friendly people.

~A lot of lies/rumors have been started about emos such as they cut, they’re always depressed, they’re very btchy and moody. This is NOT true. As I’ve already stated, self harm/cutting and depression have nothing to do with ANY stereotype. And you wanna know why some emos might be bthcy? Because they’re sick of the fcktards who act like they know everything about emo, when in reality they don’t know sht because they’re the idiots that believe they lies! That’s very wrong indeed.

~You DON’T HAVE to have piercings to be emo, or be shy. Some emo kids are actually very out-going. Piercings are a form of self expression and body art. It doesn’t make you emo just because you choose to have them.

~Converse isn’t something that makes you emo either. Some emos wear vans, others wear skater shoes.

~Wearing blue, or other funky colored pants… not emo. Sorry, they wear whatever they want. Not ALL are skin tight either. Some are just nromal skinny jeans or even a little loose-fitting.

~Band T’s are also NOT a must. They wear any shirt they want to.

~If a guy is wearing tight clothes such a skinny jeans or slim fit t-shirts and makeup/nail polish… that DOESN’T make him “emo” or gay. They make skinny jeans for guys AND girls. Makeup/nail polish has become a unisex thing, meaning it’s alright for GUYS AND GIRLS to wear it. People have the right to wear whatever the hell they please without being judged.

~If a guy crys, it doesn’t make him “emo”. Guys are humans too, therefore they have feelings/emotions. It’s 100% completely normal for a guy to cry/show emotion. We all have to sometimes.

Now THIS is advice for ANYONE to follow, including yourself -

ALWAYS be yourself. NEVER change who you are for ANYONE no matter what. Never change yourself just to fit in or anything like that either. True friends/lovers would be able to accept you for who you truly are.

Answer #2

emo people are heart broken I understand them they dont laugh at everything they see they just feel bad everytime they are really lonly and thats why they cut now if you like their style uy can do so wear it or something I belive emo is a sirious problem to be!

Answer #3

I wanted to apologize for being kind of a b*tch…I was in a pretty bad mood earlier, so, my sincerest apologies!!!

Answer #4

emo is a type of music, if your trying to label YOURSELF, get a life just be you

Answer #5

Lame sterotype & a bunch of posers :)

Answer #6

Sorry to say but your just posing as an Emo person which is called labeling which EVERYBODY dislikes. Some do cut themselves but what your doing is just wrong,best thing to do is drop it before people notice it around you and begin insulting you which you really don’t want,I know what it feels like cause after I went back to my Goth lifestyle,people thought I was posing and labeling myself,I proved some wrong.

Posers are not liked at all,especially me,I REALLY dislike them. You don’t become Emo over night ya know like someone has put down,if you were smart enough you WILL drop it and move on cause it just seems like your a little lost.

Answer #7

Unfortuanlty majority of the people who talk about emo and majority of the kids who call themselves emo still have no idea what the word actually means emo is NOTHING more than a style of dress and a genre of music it has NOTHING to do with cutting (self harm) depression (a mental disorder) suicide, eating disorders, ect because feelings and emotions play NO part in any label or stereotype which is what majority of the kids who talk about emo and majority of the kids who call themselves emo still don’t understand only be emo if you actually want to but remember, you can still take parts from different styles and incorporate them into your own style without slapping a label on yourself so really. Just be yourself, if it’s actually what emo really means, be that if its not, don’t pretend to be something your not

Answer #8

u sound like a wanna be poser and seriously anyone who is that depressed that they have to cut themselves should get mental help..if you wanna know the defination then ask someone who is emo and seriously who said you could just become emo??!!! its a life style choice not some Halloween fun game so stop saying you really wanna be emo, because thats sad and no I dont hate emos and I have nothing against them im just saying you are wierd

Answer #9

Don’t turn emo! I don’t mean to sound like some of the others who have answered your question but if you just become emo all suddenly, everybody’s going to think you’re a poser. But if you really want to be emo, then go ahead and do it. Just do yourself a favor and think about it and take it slow and don’t become emo overnight, that’s just foolish. I hope I helped a bit!

And p.s., not all emo people cut themselves. I don’t myself and I’m emo. Some just do it because, they take it that cutting themselves is the only pain they have any control over. That’s the way I see it.

Answer #10

Not all emos cut you frickin poser.

Answer #11

ummm sorry for sayin this but you kinda sound like a poser =/ because it sounds like you just wanna be emo bc it looks or sounds fun…and umm I dont think all emo people cut themselves just some…but thats just what I think ;p and no offense about the poser thing its just what it sounded like ;p

Answer #12

emo means emotional. not all emos cut themselves, it has now also become a type of music genre, or who could care less about the world. Most of the hole cutting thing, some dont do. It can also be a way that you dress.

emo can mea a lot of things, there really is no stick to it defintion of emo.

Answer #13

if you WANT to be emo…thats like sayin you what to be a poser! lol. being emo just happens over time I guess…idrk!! lol…but emo im muh fave stylleee gurrrlll…totaly try it out…OVER TIME!! dont just randoml one day where nutin but black foo!!!

Answer #14

to sqshorty11, emo is NOTHING like goth, and the whole cutting thing, its a different story for everyone, like for me, im masocistic (I enjoy pain) and I enjoy blood, im a freak, and im perfectly fine with that, but thats NOT the case for every one, evry one is different

Answer #15

poser. Poser. POSER. listen, not ALL emo’s cutt themselves, only some, and you dont just become emo ovr night!!! its a lifestyle that you slip into slowly, no offense, but I really hate pple like you sometimes

Answer #16

well I also enjoy pain and ,blood,people call me a freak,people call me emo I just wanted 2 know what emo rele ment.I think emo is music wise but people say other reasons.and im not a poser.IM NOT!!!people are always calling me emo.I just worded my question wrong!!

Answer #17

I hate how people think all emos cut themself! No thats not true! And emonyfire’s right. You have to become “emo” over time. Unless you want people shouting poser at you.

Answer #18

You would be a poser. You are what you are, dont be something your not. Cause like me, if I try to be a prep, people will call me, and TONS of drama will start. Just be yourself.

Answer #19

you want to be labled as someone 4 out of 5 people look down on?

its all about attitude, act like your emo and there, your emo (I think im emo, not sure though)

Answer #20

shut upp all you people, she was just curious. don’t try to become emo! be who you are. if you say your emo , it shows your a poser. just be yourself!

Answer #21

yes, emos are knwon for cutting.

Answer #22

hahahahaha, poser. Grow up!

Answer #23

You may be bill Clinton but that is just the stupidest thing I’ve ever heard, why in the world do even wanna be like that? Trust me, at my school the whole emo thing is big but it’s not like anyone wants to kill themselves and go to hel!!!

Answer #24

wth why would you “want” to be emo i mean im emo but i mean that question sounds weird :/

Answer #25

not all emos cut themselvs.. i cut myself and i dont call myself emo.. like with goths.. people say they are always unhappy and devil worshipers.

Answer #26

Your most likey going to be a sceney buddy noway your becoming emo overnight i sliped into it i am a lesbian with a dark side you know i mean ilove girls all but its you being a sceney

Answer #27

They dont all cut -_-

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