I Am A Pretty Closed Off Person

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    Shut Tight

    I am a pretty closed off person & have been since i was about 5 years old. When i was growing up, i had to look after mum & my brothers & sister and when i did show that i was upset & cried, i got into big trouble by mum. Every time i cried i had to shut...
    wowpup wowpup
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Oct 14, 2009


    I'm becoming one. I guess I was always guarded, in a way. But something is different now. My life is creating me again. I'm changing. I'm not who I once was. I have memories of the past, but can never remember who I had been, what I thought. I'm closing the doors again. Passing...
    endofseptember endofseptember
    26-30, F
    1 Response Nov 21, 2011

    I don't really know why,

    but I'm s very closed off person. My ex told me I was very emotionally closed off and I'm like a rock. The thing is I don't know how to open up like some people do. I guess maybe I'm scared to be vulnerable around people or anyone. Another thing is I'm nervous around adults or...
    Experiencezzzz Experiencezzzz
    22-25, M
    Nov 30, 2014

    I wish I could be open.

    I'm so scared of getting hurt I can't even express to people who I really am. When people meet me, I'm so shy and quiet. To the people I'm around the most, I'm sarcastic and rude. They don't know that I adore them, and I don't know how to tell them. I hate hurting and having no...
    someonewhotalks someonewhotalks
    22-25, F
    Dec 29, 2013

    I find it hard to be open on Facebook.

    But, here, on EP, for some reason I feel I can say and express what I really feel... It's a good and new feeling :)
    charliecnt charliecnt
    26-30, M
    Jan 3, 2014
    kimb27 kimb27
    22-25, F
    Nov 5, 2014

    I am not really sure why.

    I avoid certain personal questions, I don't like it when people ask me questions that might be perceived as somewhat normal that are semi personal. If I don't know you very well I don't want to tell you. I kind of like to gradually introduce myself and not be interrogated. I...
    blackrabbit815 blackrabbit815
    26-30, F
    Nov 23, 2014
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