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I Allways Worry What People Think of Me

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    Always, Not Allways

    I do wonder what people would say if they saw me now, dressed as I am at 9pm in a dressing gown, scarf, sunglasses and flip flops, eating rice out of a plastic pot. But then that is why as you can tell by now I am a social recluse. It's better for us all this way, believe me.
    newmurderer newmurderer 70+ Apr 26, 2010

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    I Hate It

    I have always worried about what people think of me..ever since I was a kid. I was picked on to an extent for my weight..though I wasn't THAT big back then. If my hair wasn't right, if I didn't have the right clothes, etc. I worried about what others were thinking of me. I was...
    RubyLane RubyLane 41-45, F 1 Response Jun 6, 2012

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    I Need to Stop Worrying, People Like Me.

    i have fans on EP even after only sharing a few stories. People seem to like me based on a general impression I give them. They don't pick-out certain things that made them want to click the "favourite" button, when I ask them. They say that they got a general...
    demonizd demonizd 31-35, M 5 Responses Feb 20, 2009

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    Why Do I Care?

    I don't know why, but I have always cared what people thought of me. If I'm doing something, I'll stop and think if I look stupid doing it. It doesn't matter if I am having fun doing it, it just matters what I look like doing it and what people might be thinking. If they...
    Krysta Krysta 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 19, 2009

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    Could Be Medical

    I've never been diagnosed with an anxiety disorder or anything. I just feel so self-consciences and I crave people's approval. If I don't get it, I feel like a failure and that I should just immediately give up, go home, crawl under the covers and cry. I'm...
    immaheidi immaheidi 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 2, 2009

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    I Wish I Didn't

    But its hard for me. I guess around other people that I don't really know, I get this sinking feeling and that's why I don't talk all that much. I choose very carefully what I want to wear in the morning because if its something that's just....out there, I guess, I know people...
    stripesANDsunshine stripesANDsunshine 18-21, F Jan 18, 2009

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    Annoyed At Myself For This

    Even here on EP it's like that sometimes. After typing something I suddenly get self-conscious, thinking isn't this too blunt, too cheesy, too smart-alecky or whatever. Then I say to myself: "Wtf, just post it already!!!" and then "I can't believe I just posted that..." then I'm...
    NekoGummy NekoGummy 36-40, F 13 Responses Aug 21, 2013

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    I can't help it, I want to take every body's

    opinions and take them to heart so I can change. But it's hard for me because I'm also to sensitive. Someone please help
    CaddellAlexis14 CaddellAlexis14 13-15, F 1 Response May 17

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    had a eating disorder for a while in the street people stare at me i always wonder what there thinking when they look at me eww gross shes ugly?along that lines this is why i dont try get friends:(
    xkity123x xkity123x 18-21, T Dec 13, 2010

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    I Want To Be Free From It.

    I cant say that I always worry about it, but it is a pain when i do. It stops me from being myself. I get too easily influenced by other peoples body languages and tones, even the very subtle stuff...sometimes i think i see things that are not there. I do have phases where i am...
    BronzeEspada BronzeEspada 26-30, M 3 Responses Apr 4, 2012

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    More Than I Want

    I am always looking for approval. Or reassurance of something. I thought i had changed. cause im really trying to be one of those say-whatever-is-on-my-mind-be-me-goofy-and-all-and-not- give-a-sh%^*-about-wat-others-think... but i guess not. i still do. worry. People's opinions...
    21butterfly 21butterfly 22-25, F 8 Responses Jan 18, 2009

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    The Pressure Is Abhorrent!

    Will I lose my friend if I don't pick up my relationship with my ex?(She is his brothers gf). What will my ex do if I tell him I don't know if I want to be in a relationship? I don't know how I feel about him! I worry about what my dad thinks, but he doesn't...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Aug 6, 2009

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    Little Worries

    I don't why I am this way but I always worry I'm not good enough for people, I mean I guess really deep down I believe I'm equal but my mind isn't letting me accept that. You could be the worse to me and though my mouth is saying I'm fed up, my mind is saying "I just want you to...
    darkdestiny921 darkdestiny921 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 12, 2011

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    I have been told that it is none of my business what people think of me, but I have this burning desire to know how I am viewed by the people in my life. Positive or negative, I...
    goldenbeginning goldenbeginning 31-35, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    I'm not as smart or in control of my life as people think I am. I mean I have a lot of cool accomplishments that make me seem like I have my life together. I'm only 17 and I've...
    iciwu28 iciwu28 16-17, F Aug 19

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    I realize it's exhausting and draining and I'm preventing my self from living the life I truly want. I find it very hard to develop thick skin and not be so sensitive on others...
    ajrestless ajrestless 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 23

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    When they see me....I don't particularly care, just curious.
    MsInked511 MsInked511 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 31

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    I just don't care any more, I am exhausted in caring what other people think if me.... I have spent calf my life pleasing people...they want me to be this way and not that way...
    SassyBabe39 SassyBabe39 41-45, F 2 Responses Aug 26

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    1 year ago: I look at her. She stares right back at me. Who are you? I want to ask, but I already know the answer. Her skinny legs look like twigs as she struts towards me. Her...
    GetYourFreakOn GetYourFreakOn 16-17, F 7 Responses Aug 29

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    Today I was talking with one of my EP friends about how a guy on here ignored me for no apparent reason. No matter what I tried to say to him, he wouldn't respond.. I don't believe...
    Tazzu Tazzu 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 18

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    I also wonder what people think when they see me. What do you think?
    ollie27 ollie27 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 19

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    I don't care what people think i will be dead. I am so done this society is garbage and i don't belong anywhere let society have there drugs i am done i don't belong **** everyone...
    laserabe1 laserabe1 16-17, M 2 Responses Aug 28

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    At school I know everyone sees me like the good innocent harmless girl. I thought I was that girl as well. I thought I had to be that girl, you know, just like the others from my...
    Claire212 Claire212 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 31

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    I`m just curious about what people think about me.
    cleocat1234 cleocat1234 13-15, F Sep 3

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    this really is a really big thing to wonder, and of course if we could see what people saw of us then it would be a terrible depressing thing. but I wonder it so much...
    brookel16 brookel16 16-17, F 36 mins ago

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    Hi, my name is tianna. Im 16 years old and i have this weird, i don't know "ability" if you call it. At least i think. Ever since i can remember i can "read" people thoughts...
    TiannaDesalvo621 TiannaDesalvo621 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 3

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    I'm done caring what other people think or if they like me or not, because no matter what they're still going to have their opinion about me and if it's a negative one I'm not even...
    becarae becarae 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 1

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    i dont know ... all my life i have been alone ... i like being on my own ... crowds and people make me uncomfortable .. its not because i'm shy or i dont know how to stand up for...
    curiousmoi curiousmoi 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    The trouble is I do get good grades but not because I'm clever, it's because I try. But the worst thing is people think I think that I am smart. I don't think I'm smart at all. I'm...
    Emzi001 Emzi001 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 5

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    I wonder what people really see when they look at me. Do they see a depressed person just walking by. Do they see a monster in a hoodie, avoiding eye contact at any cost. Do they...
    Zim0 Zim0 18-21, M 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    Judging by my appearance and my appearance only, what kind of person do you think I am? For example, likes, hobbies, music taste, favorite color, religion, etc. I'm just wondering...
    ChanelLove12 ChanelLove12 70+, F 4 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    I decided this year to start wearing skirts to school and with my other clothes all the time. It has become a very popular style in some big cities. They are very comfortable and...
    Andwen Andwen 13-15, M 6 Responses Aug 27

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    I was homeschooled, sure, but I didn't grow up in a barn. I know a LOT more about sex and/or taboo matters than most people think. The looks on peoples faces sometimes when I make...
    mhenson144 mhenson144 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 7

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    I am a quiet person but it doesn't mean that i'm weak. I'm stronger than people think because i don't show, I don't exhib my strength
    Enjoyyourlife Enjoyyourlife 26-30, M Aug 17

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    i wonder what people see in me, wat i look like to my self is a girl who is not pretty, has thick horrable tangled hair, and fat but people look at me and say im pretty im not sure...
    TheColorfulDino TheColorfulDino 13-15, F 3 Responses Sep 4

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    I wonder what people actually see in me. I don't know why so much people like me, I'm just funny and nice, is that really all you need to be for a good friend?? Ugh I don't know...
    Smexyshannonxo Smexyshannonxo 13-15, F 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    I have meet a Disable children Bus Attendant. Speak no or a very little English. From Rural Village of Bangladesh. NO school. Married 2 children. Has a OCD and Bi POLAR husband...
    BlueMah BlueMah 46-50, M 1 Response Sep 2

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    I wonder what people really see when they look at me. Do they see my beautiful smile that holds all my insecurities. Maybe they see my fear held deep with in my eyes. Can they see...
    SusieBlu SusieBlu 22-25, F 7 Responses Sep 2

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    Sometimes I wonder what people perceive me as, I know it shouldn't really matter but I like to feel approachable but confident as an individual, struggled for a long time with...
    chamlav chamlav 18-21, F 6 hrs ago

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    I have had a great friend for many years, and a crush on them for nearly as long. Since meeting they came out as transgendered, and we continued to be great friends without any...
    Randomnomad Randomnomad 26-30, M 2 Responses Sep 4

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    I really don't care what others think about me. I'm a truly caring person who doesn't believe in being rude or spreading hatred. There is enough of it in the world so why would I...
    hugsandkisses26 hugsandkisses26 22-25, F 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    When people look at me I wonder if they see things all the same as each other or differently. I'm "Anny" to my friends (2) who accept my really big and obvious problems. I like...
    Andwen Andwen 13-15, M 1 Response Aug 17

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    Everyone has his own right to use his/her brain to think. No one has the right to tell me or force me to change my beliefs. I listen to other peoples beliefs and views and i...
    yodatheching yodatheching 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 24

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    oh maybe i'm the one who get's it wrong, deep thinking happens mostly when you are taking a shower, in quiet place or when person is in his self conscious moment. some people when...
    roxanz roxanz 22-25, M Aug 22

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    Sometime I wonder why some people very childish in relationship. I think you need to have this kind of understanding, maturity and honesty. This is how to keep the relationship...
    anasitianisah anasitianisah 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 4

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    I'm a very different person no one know me I hide in the shadows In school am a active person and social but I never let anyone into my life I never let them see who the real me is...
    mattlopeza mattlopeza 13-15, M 3 Responses a week ago

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    I grew up where right was wrong and wrong was right. I have no idea if I am smart like people say I am. I mean I make good grades but when I'm alone, I have thoughts saying that I...
    WeirdOtaku WeirdOtaku 18-21, F Aug 23

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    I am 41 well for 4 more days but I think I will tell people I'm 50. This way I look good for my age!
    cjjb55 cjjb55 41-45, F 9 Responses Aug 29

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