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I Am a Very Nervous Person

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    I feel nervous all the time.

    I fear someone hurting me and I fear hurting myself. My legs shake with nerves all the time and I shrink into myself. I'm scared.
    bohemianskye bohemianskye 16-17, F Mar 12, 2014

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    Seriously.

    I fidget. I twitch. I tap on everything I touch. I have a ridiculous nervous tic that forces me to either be constantly doing something with my fingers or nearly faint. I sway back and forth when I stand; my life in ROTC was hell because standing still was so damn near...
    phatb1991 phatb1991 22-25, M Sep 23, 2010

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    My Space

    I don't like leaving room. I get very nervous, butterflies, heart races and I hate it! If I was good looking then I would feel better. I was always a loser.
    Ren20020 Ren20020 18-21, F 4 Responses Sep 23, 2013

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    This is great. Hope you can detect the sarcasm

    there....I get nervous about even the small little things no one seems to notice. I do have an anxiety problem, but I blame genetics.
    OneWithTheSkies OneWithTheSkies 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 7, 2014

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    It Isn't Normal.

    I can't look at the TV because ALL they do is play Call of Duty, so I can't look at the screen.My heart is pounding out of my chest. No kidding.
    BellasHappyPlace BellasHappyPlace 18-21, F Jan 7, 2010

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    I have like a small breakdown there is just

    so much happening **** I want to die
    Saddphotographer Saddphotographer 18-21, M 1 Response May 31, 2014

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    I Am Such A Nervous Person, That I Have An Unusual Nervous Tick...

    Since I was little I have been a bundle of nervous energy. I fidget a lot and when I am really uncomfortable, I put my arms over my head and make a strange noise with my mouth. what makes it worse is that I can't really control it, when I get nervous or anxious it just happens. I...
    shelleengummow shelleengummow 26-30 Oct 30, 2011

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    Almost all the time,

    and in many different scenarios. :(
    deleted deleted 26-30 Sep 12, 2014

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    I Need Advice

    I'm always nervous and anxious sometimes I don't even no why. I always bite my cheek and it's such a bad habit. Does anyone have any advice? It's the worst habit. I feel that it makes me more nervous and gives me anxiety when doing it.
    Hopeforchange13 Hopeforchange13 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 19, 2013

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    It Takes A Toll Sometimes.

    I guess this is somewhat true about myself. I wouldn't say I'm a nervous person all the time, but I get very easily nervous about things though. Such as change, when trying to talk to new people, or if I don't know what's going on. This all actually started not too long ago. I...
    HopeInConstruction HopeInConstruction 18-21, F Mar 2, 2012

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    I Fidget Too Much

    I desperately try not to fidget so much but I do. I think a big part of it is that I grew up in a house where my mom would yell at random. She's probably bipolar. Anyway, she has a low pain tolerance and very powerful lungs. I would often hide under bed after locking the doors...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jul 19, 2007

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    It's Not Fair!

    Why me? All my life, I've been this way. I don't think I even remember a time I wasn't nervous when I'm NOT alone. I want to do so much; Go out, Have fun, Join Sports, Make friends, but I can't because of my stupid nervous personality. I'm in Track and Field and I admit I'm good...
    PrinceOblivion PrinceOblivion 16-17, M Apr 8, 2011

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    I get nervous all the times

    and every little thing can make me be so nervous to the point my mind will be blank and I will suddenly forget anything I have in my head. It's really depressing sometimes. As a Highly Sensitive Person, I tend to think about that deeply while blaming myself for not able to be...
    AkaruiEcho AkaruiEcho 18-21 2 Responses Mar 28, 2014

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    i'll have sweaty palms

    if im nervous... and that happens all the time. my hands are never dry! i dont like it.. :(
    dyxnxh dyxnxh 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    I feel sick. I am just nervous all the time.

    .. It can be even at home thinking about something in the future I think I should be nervous about and then it ruins my whole day.. I'm sick of it, am I going to be like this for the rest of my life? I get nervous about big things in my life months before they happen.. How am I...
    BeeKay20 BeeKay20 18-21, F Jun 14, 2014

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    My Boyfriend

    i have been with my boyfriend for 3 yrs he is a lovely person .when i met him he was not a drinker .he was always abit nervous but as time went on he got worse he told me he had a very bad child hood  but his nerves are getting worse through not having a job .when i come...
    tag1234 tag1234 46-50, F May 13, 2010

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    Seriously, how can I help it

    that I'm scared and nervous all the time? I wish he would understand what my mind is like, and see that he makes it so much worse...
    mandyownstimmy mandyownstimmy 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 30, 2014

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    Those Damn Nerves

    Yes it's true even some of the great ones get nervous as well. I get nervous all the time, but I always try to stay cool and calm. If I'm going to the doctor for a check up or if I'm going to a big gathering I always find myself getting nervous for no reason at all.Sometimes I...
    JimMorrisonRocks JimMorrisonRocks 26-30, M Sep 23, 2013

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    Very Nervous

    im a very nervous person bcoz when ever i go for an interview i get nervous i think this happens to each and everyone and not only about interview when i was in 10 th i had to give a speech and even then i got nervous but the speech went well and i also get nervous when people...
    Roadguy Roadguy 26-30, M Sep 23, 2013

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    I am the same. Especially

    when I think people going to notice my bad English.
    happinessfr happinessfr 36-40, M May 8, 2014

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    I Am Nervous Wreck!

      The thought of being around a large amount of people really gets under my skin! I panic at the thought of it. I constantly worry about what is going on and whats going to happen in the future! I keep stomach aches from all the nervousness I endure! I have been in college...
    depressedmommy depressedmommy 22-25, F 4 Responses Apr 6, 2009

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    My Friend Told Me I'm A Nervous Person

    I must be a nervous wreck.  Is nervous the same as anxious or phobic or panic?  This sucks because I think I have all of them!   My friend told me I'm a nervous person, so of course I'm trying to analyze it  because I have OCD too...
    thoughts thoughts 36-40, F 3 Responses Oct 27, 2009

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    Nervous All The Time

    Hi group, I also am very nervous all the time about everthing I dont have any friends and very rarely leave the house. I am supposed to be carer for my mother but feel like a coward may feel. I do not care for doctors I know they cannot help as I fear I am taking on my mothers...
    cadastral cadastral 31-35, M 1 Response Apr 26, 2011

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    I have always been very nervous,

    ever since I was a child. These days I am constantly on edge,usually for no apparent reason. I feel most uncomfortable in crowds,so get up early to go shopping when hopefully the shops are quieter,but even then am aware of shaking and trembling,all be it very slightly. It's...
    sdh1 sdh1 46-50, M 1 Response Jun 14, 2014

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    I don't talk much, but

    when I do, I think about everything I said and how I said it when the conversation is over 😳😁😒
    Shygirl917 Shygirl917 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 14, 2014

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    Why am I like this? I want to be

    that fun-loving and great to be with person. In my heart I'm not nervous, but my body speaks otherwise. Looking into others' eyes for prolonged periods is a skill... Brainstorming for ideas to start a conversation is an art... Smiling is my struggling intent...
    willupleasegimmiabreak willupleasegimmiabreak 22-25, F Sep 6, 2014

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    A Nervous Nell

    When I was little, I could never spend the night at people's houses because I thought terrible things were going to happen to my parents while I was away. I have the best parents ever and grew up in a very happy, stable environment, so I don't know where these feelings came from...
    daphne35 daphne35 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 26, 2011

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    Feelings

    I have feelings for my best friend and i would love to be in a relationship with her the problem is i'm a really nervous person and i don't wont to make our friendship weird if i tell her my feelings.. some one help me give me some advice!
    Saddphotographer Saddphotographer 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 29, 2013

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    Nervous

     It doesn't show, I feel it on the inside though.  Also, the night before my wedding, this girl said; you don't seem nervous at all.  I told her the same as above, it doesn't appear it visibly but internally it is a differen't story.
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F Mar 23, 2011

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    I am a socially awkward person. I do not know how to reply when people compliments me, I usually remain silent. Not because I do not appreciate it, simply because I do not know how...
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    Nokomis Nokomis 18-21, F Mar 6

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    My band is playing a shoe tonite at this venue called the Egyptian room its still in the state I live in, in fact its right downtown I believe in the same city. But we have never...
    Jwolf1342 Jwolf1342 18-21, M 6 days ago

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    Got my work experience for the week starting tomorrow! Excited yet nervous! Wish me luck everyone!
    fatality500 fatality500 13-15, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    So for those of you who live in the Uk you will know about gcse and the options forma and things. I just filled mine in to be handed in tomorrow and im honestly so nervous but so...
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