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I Am Always Afraid to Introduce Myself to People

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    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 13-15 Aug 14, 2012

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    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

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    ".... 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

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    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

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    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 36-40 2 Responses Apr 24, 2009

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    Introductions..

    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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    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

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    Only Experiences

    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

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    I've been called a lot of things on this site, a liar being one of them, mainly as a form of insult. It ****** me off to no end because I'm as real and truthful on here as they...
    chloegoldmine chloegoldmine 18-21, F 1 Response 59 mins ago

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    I'm not afraid, however, there is a time and place for everything. Unfortunately, there are predatory people who victimize others. I'd rather protect society than allow predatory...
    NWMadrona NWMadrona 31-35, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    I hate it when people make me feel special because I have experiences with people forgetting about me. I am always afraid they are just eventually going to stop and I am going to...
    Rangaas Rangaas 13-15, M 2 hrs ago

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    If this was a few years ago then sure, but now I don't even let people I've know most my life know anything about me or my problems, it makes me feel weak and there's no way I'm...
    MrBugsyMalone MrBugsyMalone 13-15, M 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    Yep, use the mobile app and get to it when I can! I try to pay attention to people in person and not ignore them for messaging or texting. Common courtesy.
    emmye emmye 46-50, F 2 hrs ago

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    I'm always pleasing myself, especially before I go to bed and after I wake up. I'm not sure why but I get very excited during those times
    izzylark izzylark 18-21, F 13 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    "I hate that N word, I hate her, I just hate her..." This is the phrase that echoes in my head long after my stranger for a Mother says it to me. She's cussed at me all morning...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    1. I try to make people think I'm a lot better at things than I actually am, because it makes me feel superior. For example, I may learn a little bit of a few languages and pretend...
    NorthernRoses NorthernRoses 16-17, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    Failure is so scary though we know we learn from failure. I am afraid if I fail at something will I be abandon? Even when I try to think of course people will still love me, in...
    ace11Dah ace11Dah 16-17, F 2 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    I always tell myself not to get too excited when you come back into my life again. I know better than to try and get attached to idea that you're here to stay. But you know what...
    TheWhimsicalHeart TheWhimsicalHeart 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    I am a 14 years old boy and I am going to share everything from teg core of my heart and I can list quite a few reasons for me to suicide they are: 1. My dad shouting at my every...
    TheLoneAnonymous TheLoneAnonymous 13-15, M 7 hrs ago

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    I'm always working on myself and the work is never-ending is anybody else feel like that? Should we love who we are right now??? And embrace all of it??
    earthandstars earthandstars 41-45, F 4 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    Its not that i'm doing it because i have joined this site yesterday and i keep adding men & women randomly, i do read their profile too before adding, but i would love to increase...
    Whatisthereinname Whatisthereinname 22-25, M 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    I never like the idea of friends come to my home nor know my address. I avoid topic about family, relationship and about myself. I've always have anxiety everytime my friends tell...
    sunflaw sunflaw 22-25, F 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    I have a boss who's always super nice and 'best buddies' with everyone, but then tells other supervisors about all the 'issues' she thinks people have and let's those other...
    thatonewoman thatonewoman 31-35, F 1 Response 16 hrs ago

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    I'm mentally ill in many ways, I must keep most people away so I don't end up in a mental hospital
    JuanLira JuanLira 16-17, M 1 Response 19 hrs ago

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    We all have been hurt one time or another, i myself keep distance from everyone. A broken 💔 is not my cup of tea. So if i seem uninterested you now know why. But i have lived...
    hearlenea hearlenea 22-25, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    I just got friendzoned by a guy that I've been seeing a few months.. I really liked him :( He said that we're from quite different planets. I just don't really get it because I...
    Alessyy Alessyy 18-21, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I am afraid of getting to close I am afraid of being left I am afraid of losing him I am afraid this will be a miscarriage I am afraid of myself I am afraid I'll relapse, even...
    FreeXNow FreeXNow 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I don't have much family or friends left. Out of 6 other siblings of mine, only my brother, my sister and I are left. I don't have my biological parents around, but I do have the...
    FreeXNow FreeXNow 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    At 19 I decided that I was ready to fall in love. I met a boy through mutual friends, we talked all night, and I knew he was the one I would open my heart to. Our relationship...
    Halfapersonn Halfapersonn 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    This person is trying to make me look bad because she is jealous of me and the bad thing is that people believe her because she is outgoing and always buying stuff for people and I...
    AMIAROM AMIAROM 31-35, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    1. I've been told to die so many times2. I've been bullied3. betrayed by my previous friends4. waste of space5. it seems like everything i do is never good enough6. too afraid to...
    starphantom starphantom 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    Way too much for my tiny heart when fears fill it and it is about to explode. Way too much to bear on my skin, shyness burned it and words destroyed the way I see it. It is true I...
    Wraithraiser Wraithraiser 16-17, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I am enjoying being nude all the time. Unfortunately I can't do that when I am working and usually when I am outside my home. I bless the fact that I am living in a city where...
    Nudster Nudster 51-55, M 2 days ago

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    I don't understand some people. There is this girl on here that goes by the name harrleyy ( I'm assuming that she's a girl) anyway, she messaged me yesterday and when I seen her...
    butterfly1013 butterfly1013 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    If I could have one super power it would be the ability to time travel. Hind site truly is 20/20 and it always takes time for people to reveal the truth to you.
    Annurban Annurban 26-30, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I think this group may be the best place to write about this crush that I've been having for what feels like an eternity. And this post will be long and very detailed, so please...
    arcticray arcticray 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    I'm afraid, ok? I admit it, I'm afraid, Afraid of what you may ask? I don't know, Afraid of knowing, Afraid of having the chance to get hurt, That's why I never let people come...
    nivanvc nivanvc 36-40, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Hey everyone, it's my first time posting, so I will keep it short. It's also 3:45 am. I wanted to talk about my sociopathic, violent brother. This guy lied and told us in great...
    LiftedCurse LiftedCurse 31-35, M a week ago

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    The first time they dropped rope at my feet I did not pick it up. Must have been my pride. Then as they spoke of faults which labeled my worth I thought I could do better. I could...
    Myplethora Myplethora 22-25, F Feb 5

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    well you shouldn't be afraid of what people think cause what people think doesn't matter ??
    donnylevi511 donnylevi511 18-21, M 2 Responses Feb 4

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    I feel that most people in my life are only there due to convenience. I don't feel any "bond" or connection with even my closest friends and family anymore. I know it's my fault...
    Sparklyblueunicorns Sparklyblueunicorns 22-25, F 5 Responses Feb 3