I Am a Quiet Person

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    I really keep to myself,

    I'm not a social person. I wanna hang with ppl close to me, but I barely hv close friends. Who wanna be close friend to me?
    Legend1boyy Legend1boyy
    Jan 20, 2016

    I am sometimes very shy,

    and it is difficult to overcome
    cmia7 cmia7
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jun 28, 2014

    Shy And Quiet

    I've always been the quiet, shy, introverted type. It's hard for me to think of what to say and keep a conversation going. Because of this, I guess it's very hard to get to know me and befriend me, so I have rarely had friends. I hope to find some people on here willing to be...
    annabelle37 annabelle37
    31-35, F
    1 Response Jul 5, 2013

    While I appear to be a quiet person on the

    outside my brain is always working overtime! I try to think before I speak, if my words are a necessity in a conversation. Most often as adults we carry on conversations like children, everyone wants to be the center of attention. The ability to choose your words wisely will in...
    BarefootDreaming BarefootDreaming
    70+, F
    1 Response Apr 12, 2015

    One thing about me. In most cases,

    unless I really want you to know something, I will not just tell you things. When I tell people things, I almost always get the feeling that they didn't want to know or couldn't give a care. So through my life it has been my mind set that if you do not ask, you don't want to...
    TheGirlYouNeverKnew TheGirlYouNeverKnew
    18-21, F
    5 Responses Dec 29, 2015

    I wish could talk more.

    I am very quiet. I lost all the words to say. Actually, I want to talk about emotions. But people can’t relate. They are sometimes sacred to open up… Some people aren’t good to be with. Felt uncomfortable to talk with them because I have been traumatized with abusers...
    deleted deleted
    4 Responses Dec 15, 2014

    I've never been anything

    but quiet person but it doesn't stop me from speaking my mind if I need to. I just like to be quiet. I don't like to be the center of attention but I still like having lots of good friends.
    deleted deleted
    3 Responses Jul 4, 2014


    ... i know the consequences of being a quite person and in reality there is only one consequence, which is lack of friends. I have had friends and i have had a best friend. The best friend was probably another quite human being. He and his family shifted to another place where i...
    Wolverine90 Wolverine90
    26-30, M
    1 Response Feb 28, 2014

    Frustrated Introvert Trying To Find A Job

    In my quest to find work in my new state, I have come across countless job ads requiring someone who is "outgoing", a "people person", or someone who "likes to take charge".  While I understand these traits can be an asset in certain professions, it seems they are...
    FlutterbyMuse FlutterbyMuse
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Mar 7, 2010

    I see and hear more than you think.

    I'm a quiet borderline guinness and you don't even know!
    deleted deleted
    Oct 3, 2015

    I Think Talking Is Overrated

    Some people it seems, just talk to be talking.  They have nothing to contribute, just empty words.  I am a quiet person--as the subject of the group here.  Some people have laughed at this when I've said it, but overall I am pretty quiet.  I do alot of...
    haydenrules haydenrules
    31-35, F
    8 Responses Feb 7, 2009
    iamsal iamsal
    16-17, F
    1 Response Mar 12, 2016

    Too quiet I think. People sometime ask me can

    I speak? Like do I speak? Cuz it's like I sit there and listen to people talks.
    QuInieSmuah QuInieSmuah
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Sep 25, 2015

    You're So Quiet

    "You're so quiet". I don't know how many time I have been told this. It wouldn't bother me as much if the individuals saying this wouldn't make this statement with such disgust. As if being a quiet person was some type of deadly, incurable plague. I use to let comments on my...
    sillygirl2889 sillygirl2889
    26-30, F
    1 Response Oct 10, 2013

    In that quiet person in the back of the class

    who draws and never raises their hand. For me being able to just sit down in silence is the best. I love it when it's raining and the sun is still out and you can hear the river running in the background. So peaceful. )O(
    craftywitxh craftywitxh
    22-25, F
    Jun 11, 2015

    I tend to be very quiet/shy.

    But if you get to know me, like my girlfriend, I can get very talkative. But very few have been lucky enough to know the whole me!
    ZacharyLarson ZacharyLarson
    18-21, M
    Dec 3, 2015
    ramblinboy ramblinboy
    18-21, M
    3 Responses Jul 9, 2015

    The talkative wild person you see on the

    internet is just a side of me i wish i had offline.
    CosmicEvan CosmicEvan
    22-25, T
    1 Response Nov 16, 2015

    My attempts at striking up a conversation with

    someone usually end up in failure anyway. I remember a time when I was actually an extremely...boisterous child. I loved to talk and ask questions. Those days are long gone thanks to several years of my peers beating my self-esteem to a pulp... I'm 21 going on 22 now, and I've...
    Sohryuden Sohryuden
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jan 26, 2015

    In class, nearly complete silence,

    but lunch or after school, there are people yelling in ur years.
    randomart4lives randomart4lives
    16-17, F
    Apr 9, 2015

    I am quiet most of the time I just stare

    and think. My words get frozen within my lungs and I believe my thoughts are deadly and theres probably a quarantine surrounding my lungs. People tend to ask me, “why are you so quiet?” I just smile, laugh, and shrug. I am quiet most of the time but my mind is L O U D. My...
    CaliforniaPsycho CaliforniaPsycho
    22-25, F
    Mar 23, 2014

    Especially if you first meet me,

    it takes a lot of time for me to open up. I have to trust you as well. The lucky small amount of people I trust should understand that. They care about me and it's good. I just hope I don't let myself get misled anymore by people I meet. I am kind but people can mistake my...
    THISarcane THISarcane
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jun 25, 2015

    dont know whyyyy but some times some moments

    make my soul quiet & i dont know how to out of this :-(
    pprrrkkk pprrrkkk
    26-30, F
    1 Response Feb 11, 2015
    yrnjojo yrnjojo
    18-21, M
    Feb 2, 2015

    I'm a huge introvert.

    I have a small circle of friends whom I really care about. I never really "fit in" with the popular people in school since I just focused on doing my own thing. I barely raise my hands to participate in class, even though I know much of the answers. I do enjoy hanging out with...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Jun 15, 2015

    Largely in part due to my shyness.

    That and I'm just not a very well-spoken individual anyway, even when I try to be.
    CarverReturns CarverReturns
    26-30, F
    1 Response Mar 18, 2016

    I hate it when my mom says "why are you

    so quiet," or "someone ought to bring you out of your shell," or anything like that. It's so annoying I mean for ***** sake get over it, we can't all be extroverted and outgoing, some of us actually like being by ourselves.
    ZeeZombie ZeeZombie
    16-17, F
    Jul 29, 2015

    I'm quiet type of woman.

    I talk to u if u talk to me first.
    someoneyoulove143 someoneyoulove143
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Oct 3, 2014

    I never really have much to say.

    ..but I like to listen. :)
    deleted deleted
    Oct 30, 2015

    Sometimes you have to remind me

    when I'm being too distant or when I'm a little too quiet. It can seem like something's wrong with me but no, I'm just naturally quiet. So I can't always notice when I'm being too quiet.
    mentallyhigh mentallyhigh
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Aug 13, 2015

    When I like a guy I just stare at him

    and hope that he catches on. I hope he likes me back and approaches me. It usually never happens. I still have hope it will one day; when I find the perfect guy.
    deleted deleted
    Sep 27, 2015

    I'd much rather listen

    than speak. I give input where I see necessary but other than that I'm pretty silent, and not very loud when I do speak either. I get a lot of comments about how I mumble or I'm soft-spoken. It's not intentional, I'm just naturally pretty quiet.
    submissiveboyy submissiveboyy
    18-21, T
    Mar 27, 2016

    i am a very quiet and shy person.

    if you get to know me you will see my non quiet side which is almost the same as my quiet side...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Nov 15, 2015

    I like to observe. There are times people

    mistake me for stuck up in a social setting because I don't speak much. It isn't that I am not interested in what you are saying or what is going on, it is that I'm watching too intently, listening to responses and comparing them to facial expressions. What people say and what...
    deleted deleted
    Dec 7, 2015

    Why is it that when I'm quiet people ask me

    what's wrong and why I'm not talking to them, but when I'm loud, then it's a normal thing?...Why can't I just be quiet for one second?
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Sep 20, 2015

    Not Always

    I am extremely quiet around people I do not know well. But, I am quiet for some time when I'm with a certain person very important to me, although, that will get a lot better soon. I am never quiet around very close friends, unless I am feeling upset or depressed.
    emipurple emipurple
    18-21, F
    Nov 6, 2013

    Generally speaking, I don't think being quiet

    is actually a bad thing. Personally I don't enjoy quite talking and instead I prefer listening and observing unless I'm being spoken to directly at school. I love working alone but I don't mind working in groups as well, for me whichever is fine as long as I can get the work...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Feb 14, 2016

    Well, I no longer share my religious views.

    The concept of "Free speech", in theory is a right, but practically it's limited. I keep my religious viewpoints and criticism, to myself, people clearly can't handle it. Also, I judge people, and change how I feel after I get to know them.
    YellowBrightLight YellowBrightLight
    1 Response Apr 22, 2015

    People are so annoying with their never ending

    questions. I just want to be left alone, and not be judged. You get judged if you talk too much or too less. I'm not unhappy, sad, lonely, depressed, or angry. I appreciate silence in a world that never stops talking.
    fellowfeeling fellowfeeling
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Nov 13, 2014

    I'm literally so quiet

    that my dad once put a bell on me so he always new where I was
    sixpackbookworm sixpackbookworm
    16-17, F
    3 Responses Sep 7, 2014
    yrnjojo yrnjojo
    18-21, M
    1 Response Feb 16, 2015

    I'm naturally introverted (unsurprisingly

    as I'm posting on here) and because of this loud noises can scare the crap outta me and arguing has reduced me to tears. Is it just me that finds that all of their extroverted friends don't get this? I'm sick of getting stick for it.
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Dec 6, 2014

    Online, I will talk until people stop replying.

    In person, I rarely open my mouth.
    ADawnS ADawnS
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Nov 27, 2014

    Usually quiet, but sometimes I can really

    impress someone with a conversation... typically starting with how great the sky looks. Yeah I'm a bit awkward at first
    deleted deleted
    Jan 4, 2016

    i dont know what to say

    and i easily get confused with their small talk questions.
    relativejoke relativejoke
    36-40, F
    Dec 7, 2015
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