I Am Always Afraid to Introduce Myself to People

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    I'm "afraid" of introducing myself, mainly because of past experiences. Being ignored, or laughed at, or told to f*** off. They're the only experiences I've had. It would be nice to have a positive social experience .. I just wish I knew where to find it. Because the...
    Cursedboy Cursedboy
    36-40, M
    4 Responses Oct 30, 2008

    Too Shy

    Ive always had trouble talking to new people. Usually ill get really quiet around them and theyl make fun of me. I mean, its not my fault that im not that outgoing, right?
    SadNessa1 SadNessa1
    13-15, F
    2 Responses Sep 25, 2012

    Brave And Confident Friend

    I have always loved having people who I did not know come up to me and introduce themselves. So one day I decided I wanted to try this. So I walked up to a girl who we are going to call Kay. She was on my track team and she normally ran all by herself. She was a social person...
    brenabey brenabey
    Aug 14, 2012

    Hard To Gain Friends

    Just call me try2. I becoming 19. I' am always afraid to introduce myself to people because I have a characteristic of being third sex. Well, in short I am a victim of such discrimination. I never mean this things but if I will try to gain friends I observed they don't want me...
    try2 try2
    18-21, M
    1 Response May 28, 2011

    ".... ermmmm..... hi!

    " I am incredibly shy especially going up to someone and start a conversation - my heart beats fast and i feel that i am going red as I am that shy! It's so much easier if someone come up to me and say hi first but i find its always me that has to say hi first... Once i say hi...
    LittleMilwee LittleMilwee
    22-25, F
    Oct 11, 2014

    Thanks Autisim

    it makes it really hard for me to make friends.even with the freinds i have it is hard for me to talk to them.it is amazing that i can be so freindly and then around new people just clam up and forget how to talk.
    ghostofmyself ghostofmyself
    2 Responses Apr 24, 2009

    so here it goes... I'm new to this site I'm

    a woman I only like men I am always curious and never judgemental I can be aggressive if talked to rudely I like to talk about anything Im not shy and ... wait for it.... I love to talk about or participate in passionate love making, or if you'd rather say, dirty fun sex.
    hawtlady hawtlady
    46-50, F
    1 Response Oct 7, 2015


    I guess its because im always afraid that first impressions will be lasting ones and i would hate to give someone the wrong impression of me  because my integrity is very important to me it feels like the only thing i got sometimes :-)
    Donalh Donalh
    22-25, M
    3 Responses Mar 20, 2008
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