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Why do I even watch sports? I don't even enjoy it. Even when my team wins, I spend the whole game in constant stress.

I watched the hockey game the other day and my team won which is great but for the entire game, I was pacing back and forth, chewing my nails, I couldn't eat, I felt nauseated. It's like why do I even bother trying to enjoy a sports game when all it seems to do is give me anxiety attacks.
I am the same way. I have come to only watch my team when they are winning and most of the time lately, i don't watch at all. if they lose i spent my time doing something else productive. if they win i binge watch all the replays. If it is any time i don't love or hate, i can watch and enjoy.
BlueMetalChick · 26-30, F
[@377093,KnightMoves] Binge watching the replays is my favorite.
CountScrofula · 41-45, M
Yeah hockey is s'posed to be -fun- not terrifying. Save the fear for playoff season or something.

Or just settle down and watch some chirping videos :D
lol i don't know, dude. Why DO you watch sports if that's how they make you feel?
Just look up the results of the match after the fact.
Tminus6453 · M
Dump those dumpy bears and go Packers!
BlueMetalChick · 26-30, F
[@27230,Tminus6453] I'm a hockey fan, not a football fan. Fuck the Bears because the family that owns them, the McCasky family, are shitheads. And fuck the Packers because Green Bay is a disgusting city full of dumb ass alcoholic northern dairy farmer redneck scumbags.
Tminus6453 · M
[@6579,BlueMetalChick] 😆
BlueMetalChick · 26-30, F
[@27230,Tminus6453] Yeah have fun with that concussion, captain Jempy.
Tres13 · 51-55, M
Try watching the game with the sound off
Psycho · 22-25, M
It's that build up of tension then the joy when and if your team wins for the fans. Then you get to rub it in people's faces and feel superior.
BlueMetalChick · 26-30, F
[@731107,BoringGuy] But I don't. When my team wins I don't feel joy or celebration, I just feel relief at not losing. Kind of like when you almost trip and fall but save yourself.
Psycho · 22-25, M
[@6579,BlueMetalChick] Then I don't know that's weird but I get it. Same reason men like going for a shit then.
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To be honest, for me, I think football is one of the most boring sports I've ever seen.

Just saying. :)
BlueMetalChick · 26-30, F
[@700444,Anna111] This is a post about hockey and not football.
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[@6579,BlueMetalChick] [quote][b]Why do I even watch sports?[/b] I don't even enjoy it. Even when my team wins, I spend the whole game in constant stress.[/quote]

My comment to your question is my personal opinion about watching the sport that I don't like. Not about the specific name of the sport on your opinion. I just want to let you know that I am not interested in watching sports, especially football. You share your own opinion about how you feel about watching sports (hockey). I share mine too (football). After all, the category for the post is 'sports'.

I apologize if my previous comment confuses you. I should have talked about your opinion on hockey before I give you my opinion on football.
Chevy454 · 41-45, M
That’s what it’s all about!! The JUICE. Gamblers know there gonna lose most of the time but they love it.
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Aren't they playing tonight, too?
BlueMetalChick · 26-30, F
[@1015249,user1012] I don't know, I was talking about a KHL team in this post actually.
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[@6579,BlueMetalChick] Ah, thought NHL my bad
Do you enjoi anything? at all? Ever? 🤔
BlueMetalChick · 26-30, F
[@327405,theoneyouwerewarnedabout] Yeah, I enjoy lots of things. I'm an Epicurean so I enjoy lots of foods, especially dessert. I enjoy drawing, I enjoy listening to music, I enjoy playing music as I'm a pianist myself. I enjoy movies and I'm a big film buff. I enjoy reading books as well, I enjoy going to concerts, I enjoy playing pinball.
Omg BMC lol. You’re addicted. 😆

 
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