The phrase “Somewhat Damaged” is one I have used to describe one very specific mood I sometimes get in under only slightly less specific circumstances. It all began with IRC in the late 1990s, actually. Like many things that begin in your teen years, its genesis is now slightly embarrassing. Quite simply its a reference to a Nine Inch Nails song of the same name. The lyrics are a pretty good match to the bullshit garbage my emotions throw through the cognitive portions of my brain when I’m in said mood, and so I continue to use the description even now.