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I Am a Virtual Recluse But Love People

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 45 People

    Virtually Speaking Or Reality Speaking?

    I'd say I have a nasty tendency of being both. I love socializing and talking until forever with friends and new people I meet. Then this overwhelming need to wave a magic wand and disappear pops in. Possibly anxiety? It's always at really weird times too. I'm laughing so hard my...
    Tekkamaki Tekkamaki 31-35 4 Responses Oct 15, 2008

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    Both By My Upbringing, and By Location.

    I was never "the friend" and never was a social person as a youngster and now, I find that the few opportunities here are either willfully ignored or are never encountered.  I plant to get to a place where there is more diverse surroundings and...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Mar 23, 2009

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    Misery

    Dont now whats wrong with me, iwork 4 days a week feel confident going out during the day but make any excuse not to go out in the evening............Just come out of a 6 year relationship where all i did was focus on his problems and loan him money sit in his flat on my own...
    38whr 38whr 51-55 Feb 25, 2012

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    Painful Interactions With Others

    Hi, I guess I'm not the only one.  I thought.."maybe there's actually a support group for people like me".  It's as though I love people too much and when out in the world the seemingly harshness of it all stuns me.  I am actually a psychiatric nurse...
    Psigrl Psigrl 56-60 5 Responses Jun 28, 2009

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    Hi Scarlett Here

     I work as a psychic advisor and am very good at it. I can tune into people quickly and I know if they are hurting, lying etc.   The reason I am often alone at home is because I meet people who are too needy,  they want to latch onto me and ring me or come over just want...
    scarletthearts scarletthearts 51-55, F Aug 12, 2012

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    Prisoner of Ignorance

    People tell me I need to get out more. I physically can't, access for wheelchairs here sucks. Thank you to all who have suggested I "write to my local member". I am a leader of the disability community here and constant seminars and lobbying has done nothing to open...
    TheRealWoman TheRealWoman 31-35, F Oct 15, 2008

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    Related Experiences

    No matter how cruel, disgusting, self righteous people can seem to be in general. I find it easy to find the good and inner beauty in everybody. A lot of people may have a hard...
    HeyIThappens HeyIThappens 18-21 Jul 26

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    I really love people. All kinds of people. I love getting to know them, what they like, what they do; I like learning what makes them special.
    Irwood Irwood 16-17, F Jul 23

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    I have no idea why, but I love just meeting and learning about new people, despite the fact I'm socially awkward and it's difficult for me to interact with strangers. I'm really...
    JustAOddGirl JustAOddGirl 13-15, F Jul 28

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    I hate having to stand outside the bar but love being young and taken care of
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 16-17, F Aug 6

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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...
    Faithlovee Faithlovee 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 24

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    Kindness is wonderful. When I was a poor student years ago. I lived in a flat. In the same block there were several elderly people and I would always stop and chat if I ever saw...
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M 1 Response Jul 26

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    I am so shy but I always love to meet new people. I have always been shy. I don't even really message anyone on here just becuase I'm scared of what they will think.
    Tjw241 Tjw241 16-17, M Jul 23

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    I'm that type of person that love meeting new people but when it meet them I'm very shy🙉 I know that I'm very shy but can I do to get over the shyness
    Purplequeen21 Purplequeen21 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 28

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    Why is it that we as human beings don't care for others? We see some one in need of help, we have the possibility to help but just don't. We pretent we don't see, we don't feel, we...
    henkipenki henkipenki 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 8

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    I love meeting new people but I can be very shy and not know what to say or how to keep a conversation. It can be a real hell
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M 6 days ago

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    I am generally a shy person, but when you get to know me,im generally cool and big hearted. I love meeting new people. Its always fun to have awesome conversations with humans you...
    earththinker earththinker 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    There is just something I find very special about people with specs. I know nerdy, geeky, intelligent, mature and authoritative are just stereotypes. But that's not what I mean...
    dustyoldclock dustyoldclock 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    when I was a little girl my mom . no let me pause right there before I start just know my mom had me when she was 18 and she is a drug addict. ok so again when I was a little girl...
    youngadult14 youngadult14 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    Im bad at starting conversations yet I love making friends (:
    tm0801 tm0801 16-17, M Jul 25

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    I've been fortunate in life to meet a few Cubans. Their stories always intrigue me. I love their strength, their warmth and their happiness. Learning about Cuba's history intrigued...
    SynapticSpark SynapticSpark 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 25

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    I love my gay friend, Eric. He said, "We need to hang out more and get crazy, Like, Crazy crazy. I want to be 'Almost straight' crazy." I love him so much, He is a key person in my...
    RayneZ RayneZ 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    My mother never loved me. To most outsiders, they would think she was perfect. I mean, she had four children, my youngest sister being adopted, my older brother going to Oxford...
    FullyReloaded FullyReloaded 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    literally if I met you in life I would be so shy haha I'm sooooo shy idk why but that's just who I am oops
    joseph6472 joseph6472 13-15, M Jul 28

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    Since I was very young, I always find myself not fitting into a group. I don't like the awkward moment that I can feel the others not interested to talk to me and I may need to...
    Zbabe Zbabe 26-30, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I can not go outside without a lot of makeup . Once I lost all my makeup and could talk to nobody until I bought more. I am told I am beautiful when I have makeup on but not...
    xandrif xandrif 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Agreed i love love sleeping but its wasted hrs sort of. But w do need our rest
    Janeysunshine Janeysunshine 36-40, F Jul 24

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    My mom cheated on my dad😥now I hate her so much ill do anything to try and disagree or **** her off! Just so she can get a taste of her own medicine. Sometime I REALLY consider...
    kat99rebal kat99rebal 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 1

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    I hate the lack of human rights, but I do love being young and stupid. Pacing my way through adolescence is an interesting adventure.
    ElZombie ElZombie 13-15, F Aug 10

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    The Sweet Stranger.....This morning I was deadheading flowers in my small front yard. A man walking his dog crossed the street to stop and compliment me."I walk the dog down your...
    Kathieredart Kathieredart 56-60, F 10 Responses Jul 25

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    Message me to talk about anything.
    StephenFieffer StephenFieffer 13-15, M Jul 28

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    "Everyone is blessed with the ability to listen. The deaf will hear you with their eyes. The blind will see you with their hands. Let your heart fill their news-stands, Let them...
    caleb1059 caleb1059 18-21, M Jul 29

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    I want a really degrading nickname the dirtier the better.
    StupidLittleHoe StupidLittleHoe 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 5

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    I think it's more exciting to see a guy wearing lycra than naked. whenever I see a guy wearing Lycra sportswear, well adjusted to his body, where only insinuate parts and you have...
    kamilatv kamilatv 46-50, M 1 Response Aug 5

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    anytime;...............................
    smileandlaughh smileandlaughh 41-45, M 6 days ago

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    Feel free to enlist some in here ;)
    PoojaTimberlake PoojaTimberlake 18-21, F 8 Responses 4 days ago

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    Heyyy <333333 :*** hehe text me ::
    tiashepherdx tiashepherdx 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    I stay on my phone all night and wake my friends up. Mainly because theres too much on my mind to sleep.
    SteffXRocker SteffXRocker 13-15, F Jul 24

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    It sucks so bad! Who else hate the teen years?
    ItsSwagGurl19 ItsSwagGurl19 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 27

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    I haven't had my first kiss yet
    sammiee333 sammiee333 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 2

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    Never thought been a teen would be this hard.....I sure as hell never pictured it turning out the way it did
    VivirLaVida VivirLaVida 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 5

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    OMG my mom is sooo embarrassing like no other never a dull moment i swear haha
    desitor desitor 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    All my mom does is yell 😒it's annoying I seriously can't stand it
    laurenaguilar laurenaguilar 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I'm sick of the same person adding me to her circle over and over with different accounts. She says she's an atheist- but loves god. People like her push people away from religion...
    HCaine HCaine 26-30, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    “It's being here now that's important. There's no past and there's no future. Time is a very misleading thing. All there is ever, is the now. We can gain experience from the past...
    kingbs kingbs 18-21, M 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    "You can love someone so much... But you can never love people as much as you can miss them." ~ John Green
    thatcomplicatedgirl thatcomplicatedgirl 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    Yesssss! When I bump into someone my age, they usually say sorry and move. Younger people usually open doors for others, say please and thank you, are generally polite. But older...
    emiveritas emiveritas 18-21, F 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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