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I Am a Little Bit Shy

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 210 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I'm honestly to shy to talk to anyone. once I get to know a person ill never shut up but they have to talk to me first. people used to think I was rude because I talked to one...
    brookebam brookebam 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    Well I moved in with my dad about 6 months ago and I had to transfer schools, the first day of school I was really shy but the people at this school are pretty so people started...
    bellaswan18109 bellaswan18109 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    I like shy guys!!! I think it's cute when you are shy around a girl you like...because I get REALLY shy around a guy if I like him too :) Hehe *turns red*
    ERMAHGERD1 ERMAHGERD1 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 3

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    I hate being shy at first coz thats the first impression of the people you are talking to. I really hate it, thats one reason why the guy i like so much doesnt want to talk to me...
    fridaylove fridaylove 26-30, F Mar 4

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    I wish I wasn't that shy. Some people say that there's a good side about being shy, like, shy people are more careful about doing things that you will regret. But I don't. I...
    imandynation imandynation 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 6

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    ive always been a shy person...and it has affected my sex life...guys assume that because im shy i dont like it rough...but i love aggressive sex...i guess i never really say it...
    mycatisbettrthanyurs mycatisbettrthanyurs 18-21, F 7 Responses Mar 8

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    I am very shy, too shy, i hate it. i never fit in and always alone
    SadAlyssa SadAlyssa 13-15, F 4 Responses Mar 8

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    It's not fair that when girls are shy it's cute (which is true), but when a guy is shy he's considered weak and no girl wants a true introvert....
    ghostinthenexus ghostinthenexus 16-17, M 2 Responses Mar 12

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    I'm very shy. I tend to keep to myself and I'm comfortable doing that. Of course, I have my moments but for the most part I'm a very shy person.
    unanymous1 unanymous1 46-50, M 1 Response Mar 15

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    If you ever meet me in person im shy but when we get to talking I'll come out of my shyness
    BabyGirll1998 BabyGirll1998 16-17, F 3 Responses Mar 21

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    Actually, I've been working hard (and plus a lot of prayer) the last year to conquer it and I've really done well. I'm not so shy anymore. I've let go of overthinking and letting...
    queenjellyfish queenjellyfish 16-17, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I've seen people do these bullet-point style lists about themselves, their lives and their odd habits, and it's always a challenge for me, always feels like there's something...
    lovelywarpedlemon lovelywarpedlemon 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    justme5079 justme5079 36-40, F 4 days ago

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    Chatting through the internet is fine. It is quite harder fo me to get to know new people face to face. Guess I am a bit of a chicken then it comes to that. I like to get to know...
    JennyG16 JennyG16 13-15, F 6 Responses 2 days ago

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    Being lonely doesn't always mean you hate being alone. Sometimes it is just a longing for connection.. To experience romance. Wanting a relationship doesn't mean you need one.. It...
    aquagrl aquagrl 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 4

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    Sometimes I think I'm not build for this world. It's so often overwhelming, scary, and ugly. I shy away from political conversations, not because I'm too stupid to engage in them...
    WistfulAster WistfulAster 31-35, F Mar 12

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    I hate being myself. I'm an awkward social being who can't find the words to say. When I do, people either tell me they can't hear me, stare at me, or ignore me. My teachers, my...
    soulfulmind5 soulfulmind5 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 21

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    I am also a bit chubby - went from 180 to 225. I gained the weight rather slowly it took a good year. I actually found to my pleasant surprise I happen to like being chubby, it...
    toms0321 toms0321 66-70 6 days ago

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    I Have a girl best friend who I'm only friends with, but I don't know why I Still blush everytime We hug or when she tickles me, since We've been friends since very little
    Charliewells Charliewells 13-15, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I'm too shy. I'm too nervous. I'm too self-conscious I'm too quiet. I'm me. "U need to try harder" "I know, I'll try harder" But I can't.
    trismason trismason 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 3

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    I'm shy at first but once I get to know people I think I'm more outgoing and a very open person.
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M Mar 4

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    Im that kind of person that loves meeting new people but too shy to start something. If someone sat next to me I'd have a battle in my mind like "Do I talk to them?!" "Do they want...
    Patienceie Patienceie 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 7

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    Yes I get told this everyday from coworkers to friends even strangers can tell that I'm sweet shy and innocent
    brenda4696 brenda4696 18-21, F Mar 9

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    When you see me, and we're only acquaintances, I will not acknowledge you properly. It's not because I'm a snob, or because I hate you, or anything else-it's because I don't know...
    theShySnob theShySnob 18-21, F Mar 11

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    Im not really that shy, Im just antisocial. However, when I am talking to a girl, my mind just falls apart slowly.
    AnAnonymousPanda AnAnonymousPanda 16-17, M 1 Response Mar 13

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    I'm painfully shy around other people but my friends say that I'm the loudest person they know, I wish I wasn't like this but I am
    Black15Camdy Black15Camdy 13-15, F Mar 14

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    ok. I haven't been bitten in months and it's past due. can we have like an international sign that we can do randomly that translates to "I'm looking for someone to bite me" and if...
    PorkythePig PorkythePig 18-21, M Mar 15

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