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I Am a Shy Person

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    My Lost Bunny.

    When I was 13, I met this boy, Bunny, that I cared for deeply. We just got along so well and I told him so much, and he shared even more about him. I guess, from day one, I loved him and his sensitive nature. I loved the way he could blush at any little thing, we even played this...
    Adarel Adarel 16-17 Nov 26, 2013

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    Shy

    I can be very shy in person and i dont like it at all.I want to be loved,touch and happy like everyone else but my shyness gets in the way.
    SamTraveler16 SamTraveler16 16-17, M Jun 12, 2013

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    Afraid Of Crowds

    When I am invited to things that I know will have large crowds of people I freak out. I just want to find any excuse to say no, and not go. The most recent event I was invited to was a friends wedding over the past weekend. I went, and when I got there I was completely...
    eyeneversmile eyeneversmile 36-40 1 Response Apr 26, 2012

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    Shy Me :)

    Im really shy. If i meet anyone new, im going to be shy. I'll be quiet and barely talk. Its only when i get to know u the shyness starts going away.
    wolfbeliever wolfbeliever 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 18, 2013

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    Do you ever think how bitchy

    and annoying you really are and wonder how anyone ever tolerates you?
    OrangeCaramel OrangeCaramel 18-21, F 2 Responses May 25

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    I'm so shy:( every time I person walks by I

    look down at my phone to avoid eye contact. I don't make friends easily. I hate dancing in public. I hate huge crowds.
    Diamond1029 Diamond1029 16-17, F 1 Response May 27

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    My Name

    my name on ep keeps me from branching out to other people because i did join this **** to learn more about things i liked and was into but i know there arnt alot of people that like this stuff that i like but still have stuff in common with... im to shy to talk to them because of...
    RavenRena17 RavenRena17 18-21, F 5 Responses May 29, 2013

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    Childhood Days.

    During my school days, I volunteered to perform in a school show. I and my friends started singing. My friends were ok - it was me - I was shaking very badly that all of them started laughing. I was so embrassed by the whole situation. This has sort off put me talking in a crowd...
    kandamud kandamud 46-50 2 Responses Jun 3, 2009

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    I don't know where it came from,

    because my whole family is so out going but I'm like the mistake lol. Going to school is like a nightmare on its own, having to work in partners is so scary for me, and when the teacher calls on me in class I almost start crying because I know everyone is watching me. I don't...
    Nicoledemers Nicoledemers 13-15, F Dec 29, 2013

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    Been Humiliated Every Day of My Life

    What's the point of interacting with people, when all they do is stare @ you, laugh @ you, make up lies on you, beat you up, insult you, make you feel stupid, look for things to yell @ & scold you abut. As a child, I sued to be outgoing, but after years of society &...
    otad12 otad12 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 19, 2009

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    As In Introverted Right?

    yes...i have been shy my entire life. i cannot think of one single moment where i let my guards down and behave in a wacky way. the thing is i am okay with this...i am willing to accept it. but what bothers me is how this affects me daily. i cannot be in a play or do any acting...
    madamoiselle madamoiselle 16-18, F 2 Responses Aug 12, 2008

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    Very Much So...

    I cant help it. I'm trying my best to get over it and i am, i think, little by little, but i still have a long way to go. I'm so shy that quite often my shy nature is mistaken and people just think i'm a snobby person, that's not the case at all. I'm just so painfully shy that i...
    kuramalove kuramalove 18-21, F 5 Responses Jan 10, 2011

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    When i was young i always was the spontaneous

    kid but that quickly changed after i started to get picked on. People always had to target me since i had a very weak backbone and they just knew i wouldn't do anything to prevent it.. It had gone so far that i actually had to fight just so that people knew they should just...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Feb 23

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    Never Been Outgoing, But It's Getting Worse

    I'm going to try to keep this short, simply because I have to leave really soon. I've always been shy. It happens when you're the awkward nerd with no friends in elementary. But lately it's become more and more apparent to me how much it's affecting my life. I don't have many...
    JustForTheStories JustForTheStories 18-21, F 5 Responses Sep 22, 2011

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    I hate when people ask me

    why I'm shy. It's called personality and everybody's is different. It's not a phase, it's just who I am. I happen to like my personality and the people who love me do too. Everybody doesn't have to be loud, bubbly or crave constant attention. There are some people on this earth...
    Shygirl917 Shygirl917 18-21, F Apr 15

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    Want To Come Out Of The Shell Amd Start Living

    I have been suffering from social phobia since I was a kid....although I dont have severe social anxiety disorder but more of a moderate one according to the Liebowitz Social Anxiety Scale..... but it still sucks...i can hardly talk to strangers and girls....i find it difficult...
    socialphobicguy socialphobicguy 18-21, M 1 Response May 28, 2012

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    Hi All, Stephen here just joined

    and looking around.
    Lknatya Lknatya 51-55, M Jan 18

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    Shy, Lonely And Depressed

    The events of the past few weeks have really given me a reality check and got me depressed. My family and I have had a dear friend and neighbor die at a young age from cancer. At her funeral I saw how many friends that she had by the turnout for her service and the procession to...
    colt576 colt576 41-45 2 Responses Jun 24, 2012

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    Want to Be More Friendly!! Now a Shy Guy

    Dear all, I am a working guy aged 32 from Asia, I have a problem which is very rare case... I am too shy I dont knwo what to talk in public/office presentations I Dont have confidance among friends some times okey. but in the case of official meeting and presentations...
    DashingDude DashingDude 31-35 1 Response Dec 28, 2008

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    I am a shy person I always been a shy person I

    am very shy when I meet new people and sometimes very shy when I talk to a girls, when I talk to girls I start to sweat on my forehead a lot
    Chasemanning Chasemanning 13-15, M Jul 13

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    Does Anyone Know What Shy Means?

    Yes, I am very shy plus I have anxiety so talking to someone new can very very nerve wrecking to me sometimes, but once I get comfortable around someone I can talk to them easier and I calm down being around them. I don't have to worry about it when I am just texting or messaging...
    itsjustbrit itsjustbrit 18-21, F 4 Responses Oct 26, 2013

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    I am shy because I do not know

    if I'll ever say the right things :.( that's why I do not have many friends. :.(
    catbradley catbradley 13-15, M Jun 12

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    Ashamed Of My Shyness...

    I have always been shy and what makes it weird is that I am really confident around children. Maybe this is because it is a line of work I KNOW I am good at. I always know what to say to them and when I work with the older children, I have no problem calling out the register of...
    Jenni855 Jenni855 26-30, F 3 Responses Jun 24, 2011

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    Shy People - Have Your Say

    Hi everyone, I'm a University student and I'm conducting a study that focuses on introverts, the shy and the quiet in education (although I am fully aware shyness/quietness and introversion are not the same). Personally, I have always struggled with the extrovert nature of the...
    haveyoursay haveyoursay 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 13, 2013

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    I don't know why becauseI'm a really friendly

    person, but when I meet new people and when I'm inthe middle of a group or if I have to talk in front of people in school I get shaky and nervous and my brain and my mouth stop working especially with boys. People think I'm stuck up but I'm not. I just cant help it.
    munchkinallie munchkinallie 13-15, F 2 Responses Jun 24

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    Is anyone truly happy?

    If you are tell me how you got that way. I feel my life is purposeless...all I want to do is sleep and watch series, and I don't know why, I can't say I am depressed...I just feel like I'm floating...
    Buffy27 Buffy27 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 10

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    I wasnt born shy, in fact

    as a kid i was more care-free and always in my own little world; no matter what anyone said to me it would always go through one ear and out the other. I feel like I only became shy when i started going to school and got bullied a lot :/ From then on i feel too self-conscious...
    sabgha123 sabgha123 26-30 1 Response Jan 1

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    I'm super shy and once you get to know me I'm a

    great person all my friends tell me that and I know being shy hold a me back from my love life and making new friends. I kind of feel like my shyness is a cloud above my head it's always there no matter how outgoing I would love to be
    SophieBabe20 SophieBabe20 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 13

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    Always Have Been!

    Unless I am with people I know and have been around awhile, I am shy. I always have been, and would rather sit in the back row than up front. I hate to have to talk in front of groups of people, I can if the job says i have to, but do I ever get the big butterflys! I'd rather...
    carriewpd carriewpd 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 28, 2010

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    Thats Me

    Am a shy person though not as shy as I used to be. When ur brought up a certain way and been through alot of tough situations, u tend to grow into urself and thats basically what happened to me.  I was brought up to be like what u might call an "...
    Bethian Bethian 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 1, 2008

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    I'm a very shy. But I'm also sweet.

    My freshman year in high school I moved to a new city. I was so quite, nervous and shy that I never spoke. I remember hearing someone over talking saying I was a mute. Lol. When I answered a question in class one day it shocked everybody. The lil Asian girl off Pitch Perfect...
    sfawzi sfawzi 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 12, 2013

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    I Love Being a Shy Person, Its Who I Am!!!!

    omg i love it, although since i turned 18 i stopped blushing every now and then but i still put blusher on my face! although i love it but i used to get so pissed off each time i blushed when i was young cause it used to show alot.anyone call my name or give me a complement or...
    fafitalicious fafitalicious 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 4, 2009

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    This is my weakness… i hate being shy

    because i have a loud mind. Its hard to talk to people you don't know and i really don't know how to keep a conversation running without making it awkward or me being a weirdo. I have a fun side too only if we have a lot in common but the downside is I'm really shy at first...
    Mleader1 Mleader1 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 15

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    Building Confidence

    Okay, I can admit I'm a very shy person, am I a coward?...no!!! I can also admit I had no one to teach me to talk to girls or become someone's friend. It's quite hard to talk to anyone cause of my nervousness or shyness. I want to learn tho but it seems so hard.
    JJordan2259 JJordan2259 22-25, M 1 Response May 24, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    Until I get to know you then you can't get me to shut up.
    curiousgirl1214 curiousgirl1214 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 1

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    But I always lose. I am the most shy person in the world and I am saying this because: 1-I can't look in people's faces when I talk to them 2-I can't speak with people when the...
    nona000 nona000 16-17, F 5 Responses a week ago

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    I am a a very shy person and I don't talk a lot.... But once you get to know me I am a a great guy but I am so shy especially when it comes to talking to girls... So it's...
    ECrierie ECrierie 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 9

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    I am not here to date anyone.I am a shy person and like to keep to myself.So do not ask to meet me or my e mail id .I do not use skype.
    booklover87 booklover87 46-50, F 3 Responses Jul 14

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    Every since I was a little girl, I was super shy. If I met new people, I would be super quiet around them. But when I feel more comfortable around people and feel I can trust them...
    faithomfg faithomfg 16-17, F 2 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    After I went to study acting and when I noticed in the age of of 19 that this might be it. After the age of 20, I really decided to become an actor. There's no possible way to deny...
    Kimchie Kimchie 18-21, M 14 hrs ago

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    M bit shy first and coz of this m facing lotzzz of problem in my profession as i do freelance photogeaphy the need of the hour is to be bold and friendly dont understand what to do...
    carterdgi carterdgi 26-30, M 17 hrs ago

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    i can be very confident and crazy sometimes though. i will do things i won't normally do and be very loud. the thing is i've always been pretty shy until i get to know people then...
    razorthxn razorthxn 13-15, F 2 Responses 52 mins ago

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    I am the worst kind of person in western society; a shy male. You could not find another combination that would be as frowned down upon by normal social standards. Being shy is...
    TheMadHater TheMadHater 22-25, M 2 Responses Jul 3

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    It's just the way I am. I don't how to say it any other way, I'm shy. Everybody I get to know makes me so nervous because I always have this feeling like I'm about to make a fool...
    TheTshirt TheTshirt 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 3

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    My choices haunt me at night. Every time someone tells me I am the sweetest, most gentle, loving person they have met it makes my stomach turn. It is so easy to act, but I am...
    CrashingComet CrashingComet 22-25 17 hrs ago

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    It's interesting that the Japanese tv dramas always like the stories about people with double sides of personality. It's like, the same person, but in one period of time is being...
    kekehuang kekehuang 36-40, F Jul 12

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    I am a passionate person. The things and people I love in my life I love passionately and with an intensity that I know can be overwhelming for some. My level of intensity is not...
    FloatingStars FloatingStars 36-40 3 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    Yes I am very shy but I am probably the kinkiest person out of all my friends.
    kma812 kma812 16-17, F 4 Responses Jun 26

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    Outside of my EP personality, I am much more conservative and shy. That might be why I have taken to this site so well and really enjoyed the conversations and fantasies that go...
    halujakin halujakin 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 7

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    Here on Experience Project, a lot of people who have spoke to me have said that I sound like an outgoing person who isn't afraid to say anything. In reality, I'm nothing like that...
    KMargatroid KMargatroid 16-17, F Jul 7

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    I'm nice to most people when spoken to, but no one really gives me a chance but then again I'm so shy around people yet behind closed doors I'm crazy, random , funny, hell I dance...
    Scarlet513 Scarlet513 16-17, F Jul 14

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