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I Am Always Blushing

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    What Is Wrong With Blushing??

    I have read some of the stories in this group where people say that blushing has ruined their life or that they are embarrassed  or ashamed of it. I dont understand why. I think it is quite normal. I love to see girls blush. I think it enhances their beauty. As for me I blush...
    justkillme111 justkillme111 22-25, M 3 Responses Jun 5, 2011

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    How to Stop?!

    The first time I became concious of blushing was around 8yrs ago. One day, somebody said something to me and I blushed slightly. They noticed and pointed it out, but it didn't bother me at all and I was able to just laugh it off. Then, later on, when there...
    truthteller83 truthteller83 22-25, F 4 Responses Feb 20, 2009

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    "You're Blushing!" Oh, Really?

    I blush way too easily and it's really embarrassing.  I blush even worse when someone points at me and says, "Why are you blushing?" or "Your face is getting all red!"  Thanks for pointing that out.  I am well aware of my problem...
    fiskepudding fiskepudding 18-21, F 8 Responses Nov 29, 2007

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    I Blush Too Fast

    I blush when I am nervous talking to someone or something embarassing happens, when I am in the spot light or when I laugh very hard.  Because I have very very bright skin you can see the red color coming out pretty good. I think afro americans are lucky...
    GrueneRose GrueneRose 22-25 3 Responses Apr 1, 2007

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    I am litterally always blushing.

    If you ask people that know me what's my skin color they'll answer with 'red'. I blush if: I'm doing some kind of sport or just making an effort; the boy I like looks at me; I've got all the attention on me; someone praise me in front of someone else because of something I did...
    gemma98 gemma98 16-17, F Jan 6

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    Yes!!! I Blush Constantly...Its So Annoying At Times.

    Guys will taunt saying "awe how adorable" and i just want to go "it would be really adorable if your face w as permanently engraved with the print of my fist" but i am sadly not mean enough to do such a horrible thing. It just aggravates me when a guy acts like a girl is weaker...
    Caitlinsmith1636 Caitlinsmith1636 18-21, F Feb 17, 2013

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    Any emotion (how ever slight) tends to make me

    blush...so does fear of blushing. I feel my face start to heat up (worst is when its one ear) and the blush travels down my chest, looking to the outside world like I'm having some sort of allergic reaction. People have asked me if I am allergic to them. Worse was a man on the...
    CycaHHa CycaHHa 31-35, F Feb 11

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    I Always Wonder If I'm the Only One

    I try to find people who share similar experience with me, and while there is a very slight amount of people who suffer from this, at least I'm not the only one. I still tend to wonder if anyone has it NEARLY as severely as I do. Personally, I don't think so. I blush...
    cucumbermelon7 cucumbermelon7 18-21, F 6 Responses Jun 11, 2009

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    Blushing Holds Me Back...

    not only do i fear it, but its getting to the point where i dont wanna feel any emotions because the moment i smile, laugh, or i get sad, or angry, everyone can tell. my cheeks turn red and i can't seem to control it, no matter what i do. i tried being more social and opening up...
    sd2d1cczfj sd2d1cczfj 22-25, M 1 Response Jun 8, 2010

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    Is It Possible To Have No Personality - I Think I'm So Bland No-one Will Ever Like Me

    I wake up every morning and the first thought that enters my head is, "I'm unlovable" no-one in the world is ever going to love me. This is followed by a sinking feeling in my stomach, then a heavy feeling starts to sit on my chest and I have to force myself to get out of bed...
    blewaway6 blewaway6 51-55 1 Response Jun 16, 2012

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    Flashing On And Off Like A Christmas Tree Bulb.

    I've always blushed, but never like the way I do now.  I am in my early 40's and can barely have a conversation with anyone without turning red.  I am forcing myself to go out into the world anyway, and to try to ignore it but it's not working.  I do not want to take anti...
    fignewman fignewman 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 27, 2012

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    Any Suggestions?

    I know I have Rosacea but I also have emotional blushing.  It has held me back professionally and personally. I think it affects almost every decision I make. I just lost a job over it. Has any one tryed hypnosis or CBT training? It's a relief to...
    tcnan02 tcnan02 56-60 1 Response Aug 4, 2009

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    It Ruins My Life

    Im 20 years old and ive suffered severe blushing since I was 16 and it has ruined my life. Everyday seems a hard challange and im so glad to find other people with this problem. It seems wherever I go I will blush and there's no way to stop this. Feel depressed always and hope to...
    ryanizeree ryanizeree 18-21, M Aug 9, 2013

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    My Experience With Blushing

    Well it all started about a year ago. I was 14 at the time. School started and i was going to a native american school. I had been used to going to a white school most of my life. Plus i look more white than native. So anyway we were in social studies and the teacher was talking...
    RadkeGirl RadkeGirl 16-17, F Aug 1, 2013

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    Not On My Own Account Though

    For some reason I always blush if someone talking to me shows embarrassment or anxiety about what they're saying but hardly ever while I'm the one talking....I'm a sympathetic blusher I guess, lol. It used to get me in trouble sometimes during grade school because if a teacher...
    Powderblue Powderblue 36-40, F Feb 1, 2011

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    It's so bad, and it's only getting worse.

    I don't blush when embarrassed but when I don't know what to do in a situation. Rather, the blushing is the source of my embarrassment. Last week I was at a concert and ended up grinding with some guy and when the show was over and the lights came on I didn't know what to do (he...
    lockettpundt420 lockettpundt420 16-17, F Feb 5

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    Constantly

    I blush ALL THE TIME. Seriously. It's mortifying. I don't even have to be embarrassed or thinking dirty thoughts or anything. Just do something unexpected and watch me turn red. A few days ago someone said hello to me in a grocery store and I turned 7 shades of crimson...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F 3 Responses Mar 18, 2010

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    I Just Want To Hide

    Ever since staring high school i have become obsessed with my constant blushing. I know that thinking about it only makes it worse but thers no way i can stop myself from thinking about it becuase it's always on my mind. It has become my biggest insecurity and it's ruining my...
    Nadalee16 Nadalee16 18-21 2 Responses Mar 7, 2012

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    Blush Blush Blushy Blush!!!

    Tee hee I blush all the time too!!I know it's unbelievably annoying and I sometimes feel like I just want to be normal and not always having to worry about triggers making me blush but through a lot of research on it and mulling over it I came to the realisation that there is...
    chocolatesmiley chocolatesmiley 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 30, 2010

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    I have blushed in embarrassing situations

    since I was in middle school. If I have to talk to a group of people or the topic of love or sex comes up...I am blushing. Haha. I mostly try to not put so much emphasis on it. Most people don't care about it. But when it happens I just put my hands on my face to try and hide it...
    butterflyhearts17 butterflyhearts17 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 3

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    Ahhh

    It is so frustrating! When I blush, my whole face turns red. Its embarrassing! I want to figure out how to fix it. I blush even when I'm not nervous, I feel as if it is constantly. And then people call me out on it, which only makes my face turn a darker shade of red. Ughhh...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Dec 29, 2008

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    I Hate Blushing

    i have suffered from blushing since the age of 9. My blushing happens all the time i could just be buying some milk and i turn bright red. blushing has caused me to not socialize as i worry what people will say or do. it has ruined my life but trying now to think more positively...
    tin12 tin12 18-21 1 Response Nov 3, 2012

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    'blushing', Could This Be Linked To My Lack Of Confidence And Self Esteem?

    Hi Everyone Firstly I would like to say hi to everyone as I have just joined this site today! I hope you are all well and enjoying reading the posts on here. My problem is that since the death of my dear wife from skin cancer, I have been totally lacking in self confidence. My...
    spike60 spike60 46-50, M 4 Responses Nov 5, 2009

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    Blushing

    I´m 28 years old, i´m portuguese. I am aware of this problem.I am always blushing for everything too.  How can we stop this?
    luaverde28 luaverde28 26-30 2 Responses Apr 28, 2009

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    Blushing Sucks

    Yes, I am always blushing too! I wish I had a way to control it. Seems as much as I try to act like I do not care, it just gets worse. Sometimes I blush for no reason at all, or when I am talking to someone, when the conversation is not even embarrassing. Makes it very hard to...
    mnop123 mnop123 22-25 4 Responses Jun 25, 2008

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    BLUSHING!!

    I am always worried about going bright red! I  never stop thinking about it ..even just walking along a road by myself i will be thinking about all the things that might happen that might make me blush..if i walk past a group of boys i dont know i feel my face burning...
    GIRL1993 GIRL1993 16-18 2 Responses Jan 13, 2008

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    School Sucks!

    I am such a bright and confident person, but whenever my name is even said, or i answer a question in front of my class I get so red. My friends call me tomato mode. I have about 2 people that stand up for me and it is very nice to know people can be sensitive and help me when...
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    Blushing Is Ruining My Life!!!

    i love life but i cant have one if i blushed at everything it's so embaressing, i'm dealin' with it for 3 years know, it's killing me i'm an outgoing person.....i'm social but once i blush........!!!!!!!!!   i want to stop blushing   & srry for my english...
    SARA003 SARA003 16-17 6 Responses Jul 4, 2009

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    Blushing Has Ruined My Life

    I'm 20 and I blush excessively. I’ve had it since I was young (14).  It's now at the stage where I can’t go anywhere or do anything without thinking about it, if I bump into a friend while out or even if I were just looking someone in the eye when talking to them it will...
    abandonallships abandonallships 18-21, M 5 Responses Apr 27, 2011

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    Highly Annoyed

    I've been dealing with this problem for almost 2 years now. Its ruining my life. I see a psychologist for this problem but its not working. I just graduated from middle school and my blushing started then. It was so terrible that I couldn't ask for help when I needed it. The...
    Rina102 Rina102 13-15, F Aug 18, 2013

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    Fear of Blushing!

    Totally agree, it's a nightmare!! I never blushed all through school, doing talks, etc, then when I was around 19 I was embarrassed and went absolutely purple in the face, and since then it's like my brain has figured out how show my embarrassment on my face and I blush ALL THE...
    jeneveve25 jeneveve25 26-30 2 Responses Feb 2, 2009

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    Embarassing

    I hate blushing but it's unfortunately out of my control. I want to appear cool and collected but my blushing betrays me. It's very annoying and I also hate people noticing when I blush.
    CandyAppleRed CandyAppleRed 36-40, F 3 Responses Apr 1, 2007

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    YOU Can Beat Blushing, I Did.

      I am a guy in my 50s and started blushing frequently when I was about 18.  So I went through this before the Internet was going. I not only blushed a few times a day, I WORRIED about blushing constantly.   I tried subliminal tapes. They were hard to find back...
    DoneWithThat DoneWithThat 51-55, M 8 Responses Sep 7, 2009

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