age: 18 years young
location: Calumet City, IL
reason you claim edge: I claim edge for many reasons. I claim it for myself and the people I love. I believe in what straightedge stands for. I don't mind labeling myself for the good.
do you think self-mutilation is something those who claim edge should abstain from? (not including body modification processes): Self mutilation is a coping mechanism that many people use to get through hard times. I know from experience how hard it is to stop after one has already begun. I believe that EVERYONE should obstain from self mutilation, but I don't think that it should be looked down upon by the straightedge community.
do you think that abstaining from caffiene should be part of being sXe?: no, i do not.
what about animal products? (meat, dairy, etc.): no
name 5 bands you like:
2. the dresden dolls
3. the horrorpops
4. the blood brothers
5. the bravery
name your 5 favourite movies:
1. the life of david gale
2. reservoir dogs
3. eternal sunshine of the spotless mind
4. girl, interrupted
your pet peeves: i hate it when people lie, and especially when i fall for it.
how long have you been straight edge?: my freshmen year in high school - 4 years ago.
if someone breaks edge, can they claim it again?: yes. I see no reason to put someone down and say "no you can't be edge, you messed up". People are trying (and sometimes failing) to better themseleves, and I let them