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I Am a Little Bit Shy

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 300 People

    I Like Being Shy

    Iv been shy ever since i was a child. I dealt with weight issues and was always being put down, even by my family. so i sort of isolated myself from everyone. I feel like i live in my sisters shadow, she is very outgoing, beautiful and just about anything else a person would find...
    lifesbutadream lifesbutadream 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 24, 2009

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    To A Fair Degree

    Online I have no problems. I can say something as silly as 'flying poop monkey' (please don't ask where it came from) and even feel the slightest bit humiliated by typing it or that someone, anyone really, might read it.It's in person that I have difficulties. I would imagine it...
    PhilosphicalNonsense PhilosphicalNonsense 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 25, 2010

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    I Know

    I'm told that I'm shy. I know that I'm shy okay?! this is hard to say....
    Eamane Eamane 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 25, 2007

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    Imma shy kinda person,

    all you gotta do is say hi :)
    Jaimedee Jaimedee 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 10, 2014

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    I Use to Talk Too Much

    I never used to be a shy person but a certain bad experience in my late teens took away all my self confidence.  It left me terribly depressed and with a severe social anxiety disorder.  Im fine in small groups of people i know, but as soon as theres anymore than 2 or 3...
    blackmajick blackmajick 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 24, 2008

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    When Things Change

    When I was real young, I was fearless and curious. I still have the curiosity to some extent but fearless no longer exist. When we moved back to my mom's hometown, there was just no one to really connect with by the time I entered school I was afraid of it. I went through random...
    Zoftig689 Zoftig689 22-25, F 3 Responses Jun 11, 2009

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    The Story Of My Life.

    Being as shy as I am, I've really never had any friends.  As I try to make friends, I somehow end  up pushing them away. This is my first year of high school, and I haven't made any friends I get shy around my mom, and when I'm with my dad as well. Both my parents dislike me...
    IwishIwasyou IwishIwasyou 13-15, F Jan 25, 2011

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    Umm...

    I try to be a social butterfly, accepting of people and never forgetting to just be myself, but sometimes I feel like when I'm in a group of people I don't know but should get to know, I'm on stage and they're this very critical audience watching my every move and if I take one...
    Yellowrhapsody Yellowrhapsody 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 14, 2008

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    Related Experiences

    I'm too shy to talk to girls in person I'm too shy to cough in class since I already did it a lot of times and I don't want the other kids looking at me weird I am too shy to...
    LOVExSEXxDREAMS LOVExSEXxDREAMS 16-17, M 3 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    okay so I'm going to tell you guys something, that is personal I guess? I mean no one knows this but myself. I have this friend, her name is Jenna. We have been close since the...
    scaredscarlet scaredscarlet 13-15, F 4 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    I have the smartest mouth, but I am such a little scaredy cat when it comes to guys I like. My friends have to force me to talk or go find the guy and leave us together alone to...
    WhisperingGrass WhisperingGrass 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Two days ago my sister decided to make a quick stop by her friends house. I'd met her before but didn't plan on getting out of the car. When we got there my sister motioned for me...
    cillasavage cillasavage 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I'm one of those girls who appears sweet and innocent. Shy and polite, for the most part I am but I can be straight up evil sometimes especially if you mess with me I will be...
    Josimms23 Josimms23 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I am very shy I really just don't know what to say sometimes people take it wrong when you get to know me that bit more I am not as shy I have my moments of being loud sometimes...
    susangoga susangoga 31-35, F 5 days ago

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    It's so annoying to be like that I remember one time on a bus I was alone going to visit my family in the north and some guy in front of me was cold and he wanted to close the air...
    ronyida ronyida 16-17, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Yeah I'm very shy around people I don't know and in school.I don't like saying speeches or talking in front of the class.I stutter a lot and go red if I have to say a speech.But...
    MusicLover4Eternity MusicLover4Eternity 13-15, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    Anybody who is nice, moderately attractive, and funny I like a little bit.
    ssaammii ssaammii 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 25

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    I could be shy if I really don't know you but I could be feisty if you mess with me
    RagingDemon29 RagingDemon29 13-15, F 7 Responses Jul 25

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    When ever my mom introduces me to people her age I get very shy and quiet and when they talk I'm node and don't say anything. I just nervous that I will make a bad impression or...
    CourtneyForever CourtneyForever 13-15, F Jul 25

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    yes I am especially with one certain person the one person I don't want to be shy with i know that person is why out of my league and is taken just wish I was not shy around that...
    susangoga susangoga 31-35, F Jul 24

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    I am easily startled like a little bird. If you try to grab me, I flutter to the safety of the trees But if you are still and hold out your hand. If you remain quiet and calm...
    AmyOnEP AmyOnEP 41-45, F 4 Responses Jul 24

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    I'm really shy when I meet people I don't know although sometimes if I meet someone and we get on straightaway then I am fine. I remember when I was young I was so shy I never...
    Tofi786 Tofi786 22-25, F Jul 24

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    i want to have lots of friends so that i can prove to myself that im not a shy person!!
    msdainne msdainne 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 24

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    Just a little bit. When you grab my hips just a little too hard to move me where you want me. How you grab my chin and crush your lips onto mine like I'm breathing the last of the...
    Elbellzi Elbellzi 36-40, F 5 Responses Jul 24

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    I have some hunches that I have anxiety issues but I never got it confirmed by a doctor. Whenever I know that I'm going to be talking to someone, I try to picture the conversation...
    GlitterFawn18 GlitterFawn18 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 23

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    I just felt like sharing that.
    Chrossy Chrossy 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 23

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    Being on EP is a way to break out of that. Do I need to be shy? The comments and feedback that I get on posts, questions and photos helps me to feel more self confident!
    Cbob1412 Cbob1412 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 22

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    I use to be so shy I was scared to talk in front of people, and I hated to be seen. I'm still shy just not that shy anymore
    bmorev bmorev 22-25, F Jul 22

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    An activist becomes too subjective. You're obviously going to be passionate about the subject, but when what your fighting for blinds you to the point that you become the very...
    underlyinghonesty underlyinghonesty 22-25, F Jul 21

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    I've met people who, after initially meeting me, told me they were afraid to approach me because I looked stuck up! I think that is worse than being shy or introverted, but they're...
    Annaelaine Annaelaine 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 20

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    I'm sarcastic and sassy (my feisty side) confident in my intellect but shy about my looks. Sometimes I feel like someone dumped a bunch of different puzzles into a big bucket and...
    Pumpkinivy Pumpkinivy 36-40, F 3 Responses Jul 20

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    You know, it's funny, but I was just having this discussion with a new friend who has the word shy in her name. She said she "didn't know there was a cure" for being shy. I told...
    ambroseguy80 ambroseguy80 46-50, M 1 Response Jul 20

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    Little bit might not be the right words. I cuss a lot like way too ******* much Haha. My anger gets the best of me and I just start ******* cussing. My fiancee has her hands full...
    KylieeBear KylieeBear 22-25, F 6 Responses Jul 19

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    I like it a bit rough that really turns me on. I like for my hair to be pulled and my a** to be smacked. I like a little biting also or when you take control and tell me what you...
    AmorTiana AmorTiana 18-21, F 7 Responses Jul 19

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    **** THIS SHYNESS!!!!!!!!!!!!
    halohai halohai 18-21, F Jul 19

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    I'm feeling good vibes Rn and if ur reading this tell someone that u love them
    Bennythebull7 Bennythebull7 13-15, M Jul 18

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    I am one of those people that are really shy and quiet when I first get to know you. But when I am comfortable with you, then that's when all my bluntness and funniness come out...
    SammyPoo91 SammyPoo91 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 18

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    Sometimes I would say I'm shy because I feel that I can't be myself around people who I think are better than me and I just feel really awkward and stupid...
    Victoriaa95 Victoriaa95 18-21, F 5 Responses Jul 18

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    My real name is Whitney. I am a first generation American. I have four sisters and a brother. I am the third child. I like dancing and zumba.Im left handed.I only had two real...
    Sofiyah Sofiyah 26-30, F Jul 17

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    I feel like I'll never get over my social anxiety, my shyness, and my social awkwardness. I've been this way for as long as I can remember, and whenever I look ahead into the...
    nooblordiv nooblordiv 13-15, M 1 Response Jul 17

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    I always have this! Seriously. And it hurts my soul because I am really shy and I never tell ANY of my crushes my feelings -.-.
    IAmJustMyself IAmJustMyself 16-17, F 4 Responses Jul 17

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    We're full circle now. Nothing has changed, nothing ever will change. Isn't it funny how some things never change? I'm still lonely. I'm still shy. I'm still awkward. I still hate...
    Fuzzies Fuzzies 61-65, M 1 Response Jul 15

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