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I Am a Little Bit Shy

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 271 People

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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    Related Experiences

    This is probably why i never get a girl. Because I'm always too shy to ever say anything. My friend tells me they're human beings just like everyone else but then I'm like they're...
    Theguy0298 Theguy0298 16-17, M 2 hrs ago

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    The best way to overcome your shyness is to do something completely opposite. They say about public speaking that you should imagine your audience naked. I say the opposite...
    Cbob1412 Cbob1412 41-45, M 3 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    I appreciate the little things in life. A beautiful day outside, with just the right amount of wind,perfect temperature and free to enjoy. No strings attached! A special note on...
    Susiedisney Susiedisney 56-60, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    My friends just sent me a snapchat of them all laughing and setting off fireworks together. They always do things like this, and make me feel left out. I told them how I feel, but...
    kittylova kittylova 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    Every time I'm out with my friends or my mom I never talk to anybody else no matter how bad I'm trying to make new friends in person I just can't make new friends in person I'm so...
    xxemogirlxx xxemogirlxx 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Some stranger on social media tries to make small talk. I really don't want to have to repeat my interests a million times. Stop being lazy. Read my profile. If we have something...
    underlyinghonesty underlyinghonesty 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I Love the Little Mermaid. I Love everything to do with the Little Mermaid. You can say I'm a bit obsessed with the Little Mermaid. Its my Favorite Disney Movie. I can watch it...
    BroknGirl89 BroknGirl89 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    I'm so shy that it's difficult to me to chat with an unknown person!
    SW59 SW59 22-25, M 3 days ago

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    Every day, after get up; I look in the mirror and get myself motivated to be sociable but when I get out there in the crowd and on the bus, I always see a pretty girl that I'd...
    Ilovefeet2015 Ilovefeet2015 18-21, M 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    ***This one's for my sister (the b****)*** You would think this would swing quite the opposite. I'm 5'3, quite a curvy girl & am not quite as educated as my sister. She is 12 yrs...
    jules021775 jules021775 36-40, F 5 Responses 4 days ago

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    It's like this invisible force field that's wrapped around me that no one else can see, feel, touch...but I can. It keeps me from speaking out. It keeps me from raising my hand...
    ShyButterfly04 ShyButterfly04 26-30, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    yep, living by myself i didn't think i had it, not even a little... but then living with someone that can't care any less about others, i've become OCD on some things... so for...
    ElvenLady ElvenLady 36-40, F 4 days ago

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    I am very shy and I am very busty for my age
    JanetMarie1300 JanetMarie1300 70+, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I hate being awkwardly shy! I have so much to say but the words can't come out! Yet I'm expressive on the Internet FML. :/
    SunsetOvercast SunsetOvercast 18-21, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I have always been the shy girl that hardly talks. Growing up I have always kept to myself and people have tool that as me being stuck up. That isn't the case. I am just to shy to...
    tutulover11 tutulover11 22-25, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Ugh I'm extremely shy around random strangers and am never myself. With my small group of friends, I'm the crazy and fun one, but with other strangers, I never seem to be able to...
    penaddict penaddict 18-21, F a week ago

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    I just moved to Melbourne 5 months ago and still no friends except those who moved with me. Everyone i meet keep on saying that i am very shy and reserved. True, I am but because...
    laurenkt laurenkt 22-25, F Jun 29

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    I am so quiet at school and I hate that I just can't speak up. I try but I can't .I can never keep a conversation going and I hate it when people ask me why I'm so shy and quiet...
    anonymoussas anonymoussas 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 28

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    I am so quiet at school and I hate that I just can't speak up. I try but I can't .I can never keep a conversation going and I hate it when people ask me why I'm so shy and quiet...
    anonymoussas anonymoussas 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 28

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    yes i m shy and very shy but only at times not usually all the time lol
    boobilicious4you boobilicious4you 22-25, M Jun 28

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    It seems that my parents think that i am not grateful to them for whatever they have done for me and that I am selfish and egoistic and hate people but the truth is I love my...
    tas5 tas5 18-21, F Jun 28

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    Hey guys! I am new to this experience project so i am not quite sure what i am doing but i need some advice/opinion. My 16th birthday is coming up and i decided to invited friends...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Jun 27

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    Don't you love it when something about you makes someone else smile?? Isn't that just the most refreshing change?? We took Kane out for a walk last night. I noticed it looked like...
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 6 Responses Jun 26

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    If you laid down your shoes unevenly i'd freak out sorta, so I'd put them back symmetrically and nicely and tidy.. Like it should be :P
    DoorMattress DoorMattress 13-15, M 1 Response Jun 25

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    im the shyest person ever but new pepole most likley are wicked awsome! its hard but when i get to know them im happy unless they are asshokh
    LexiMarieTherien LexiMarieTherien 13-15, F Jun 24

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    I have always been way to shy to talk to a boy I like in person so I just do it through websites
    Vloveweeden Vloveweeden 13-15, F Jun 24

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    I am that guy you were too shy to talk to. Yes, I know I'm awesome (at least now I do but didn't always). No I don't accept shortchange. No, I don't just assume that you would be...
    Mossonarock Mossonarock 41-45, M 3 Responses Jun 24

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    Maybe a little more than a bit. ROAR!!!!
    forgedindarkness forgedindarkness 31-35, F Jun 24

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    Lets get to it! New to this site. Promising myself and others to be completely upfront, honest and forward about who I am and simply what makes me, me. Some complain about fake...
    ChristinaLay ChristinaLay 22-25, F 4 Responses Jun 23

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    Man it would be nice to be able to stick to a project past the "I think I will start a new project today" stage.
    Auberon89 Auberon89 36-40, M 2 Responses Jun 23

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    Misguided Quest Who would've thought I could change the world? What about the parrot? Yes, I admit it-the world we now live in is my fault...though the parrot isn't without blame...
    zydeko zydeko 18-21 Jun 22

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    anxiety ridden shy as a child
    NewSeren NewSeren 51-55, F 2 Responses Jun 22

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    I'm generally really good with being single, but today, Father's Day, as I scroll through my newsfeed and see all the pics of fathers with their kids and declarations of "Best...
    loresmom loresmom 41-45, F Jun 21

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    Hee-hee-hee. So recently at work, I dispatched a large wolf spider for two coworkers who were freaking out over it, even after they unloaded half a can of bug spray at it-leaving...
    Sarahbellas Sarahbellas 26-30, F 3 Responses Jun 21

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