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I Am Antisocial

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    I hate people. Let's be real here.

    I'm like the earth. I look perfect. But inside I'm dying slowly, painfully. I want to kill everyone. People will always hate. People will always love. People will be people. And that leads to broken hearts. You'd think with current technology we would've invented a cure...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Aug 28, 2014

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    Mainly with my family

    and the picture explains it all
    Ridingtonewyork Ridingtonewyork 16-17, F Jun 28

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    My whole life, I've been misunderstood

    and I didn't have someone I could talk to honestly, so I learned to live inside myself and not let anyone in. And that's why I dont like to talk to other people.
    wolfgirl202 wolfgirl202 13-15, F 3 Responses Apr 17

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    I hate love songs and you'll never find me at a

    place where people play love songs.
    lazyeye5 lazyeye5 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 12

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    I typically started being antisocial around the

    age of 11, I'd started isolating myself from my friends and started to dread speaking in public. When I was 13, my mother noticed and she gave me probably the worst piece of advice any antisocial kid could receive; "if you never become social, you will never succeed." To me...
    SmartYetUgly SmartYetUgly 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 31

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    i hate leaving my house like HATE hate,

    i haven't left my house much for the past year and a half. I also rarely attend school because of anxieties i have.
    aohana aohana 13-15, M 1 Response Jun 12

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    Im okay speaking in front of groups

    or preforming for an audience but when it comes down to one-on-one talking...i feel so odd and uncomfortable
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 4

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    I can go days, weeks even,

    without talking to anyone or going outside. (when I'm not being forced to go to school) I've been trying really hard though, to be social. I force myself to hangout with people. My therapist says this will stop the depression and anxiety from getting any worse, but I doubt it...
    littlebird88 littlebird88 13-15, F 1 Response May 1

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    I'm sick and tired of all the ******* fakes

    and morons. "Sell the house. Sell the car. Sell the kids. Find someone else. Forget it! I'm NEVER coming back! Forget it!"
    KurMujun KurMujun 18-21 May 14

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    Let Me Count the Reasons

    There are so many reasons to keep to one's self.  I'm able to count well beyond the fingers and toes I have yet am unsure I could list every possible reason for being antisocial. Personally, I find antisocial behavior easier in my 'situation' despite the fact that I was...
    AbbyNormal AbbyNormal 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 27, 2007

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    A lot of people think there's something wrong

    with me. I gave up making friends and socializing since it's one of the worst things I can do. I can even be antisocial with my family since no one ever talks to me.
    SawChaser SawChaser 22-25 3 Responses Apr 21, 2014

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    i believe good&bad, right&wrong are all

    meaningless. what you like is good and right. i hate society morals which only helps powerful people
    avinashmatta avinashmatta 18-21, M Jun 12

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    I am antisocial and I don't really have friends

    at school or anything. I sit with one person at lunch, but he usually just sits there to eat and we don't speak much. Most of the time, I hide my face behind novels I'm currently reading. I don't mind speaking if someone starts first, but I can never go up to someone and start...
    untilthemorninglight untilthemorninglight 16-17, F 6 Responses Jun 21, 2014

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    Talking to people just feels like a lot of work

    sometimes. Even just replying to text messages can irritate me. It's not that I don't ever crave human interaction because I do. I guess the thing is that I want it on my own schedule. And I want to be left alone most of the time. For some reason, I feel kind of wrong for...
    FreedomtoFly FreedomtoFly 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 2, 2014

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    I cannot explain the depths I go to,

    to be alone. Whenever I go out with friends that I don't see often, I automatically want to leave. It is just not fun to me. I love it when I am in a small gathering of very close friends and family, but not for too long. I also do not like staying out late. It gives me...
    ISellCrackForTheCIA ISellCrackForTheCIA 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 16, 2014

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    Handyman25 Handyman25 26-30, M 2 Responses Aug 22, 2014

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    I Don't See A Thing Wrong With It!

    Yes I am proudly Anti social. It isn't that I can not be sociable when it is required. I can strike up a superficial conversation with most people. After all how else am I to weed out the people I have no interest in further contact. The funny thing is most people would...
    CheekyGeek CheekyGeek 41-45 29 Responses Mar 2, 2010

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    Sigh

    To start off, i'm not social in the least. I'm scared stiff of making contact with people. I have no ability to start off and conversations that i actually venture into end off in an awkward silence. I'm fine if other people approach me and talk, i reply but i cannot...
    typeyourname typeyourname 16-17, M 1 Response May 17, 2007

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    Nothing really pushes to socialize.

    ..ever! And even when people approached me, I never thought of getting to know them at all.
    lazyeye5 lazyeye5 22-25, M Jul 11

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    I am antisocial but cant say totally

    as sometimes i do go out with family but i dont like it. There are times when i just dont care about others at all. I do my best to stay in my room and never get out of it. I dont know why but this world just scares me. For many years now i have shut myself from the world and...
    lonelybrokensoul lonelybrokensoul 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 30, 2014

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    For all of you who have

    or don't have Antisocial Personality Disorder and think those of us who have joined this group because we don't like being around people have a misconstrued perception of what it means to be "antisocial," I'd like to bring this E.P. group to your attention: EP Link Thank You...
    yopu yopu 26-30 Aug 27

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    Whew, that was close!

    Almost had to socialize.-.
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 2 Responses May 13

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    Just came back from an assessment from a mental

    health place. Lol they diagnosed me with some sub form of depression. Woman kept asking all these questions about me....She even had the nerve to ask if I wanted to tell her a little about myself... I swiftly told her no. Lol she seemed surprised, like no one ever told her no...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 6

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    I think Ima buy something to freak people out

    and get them to leave me alone...top left :) Will be worth the money....
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 26

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    As a kid I craved popularity.

    Most of us did. Now, I kinda just want people to go away. I don't use social media. I don't pop open my laptop to see who said what about who or what. I don't care. I don't actually even own a laptop. I see what's in front of me. I deal with those who are around me...
    mierdamundo mierdamundo 31-35 2 Responses Jan 6, 2014

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    I'm about to transfer into a big collage.

    I spent my first year at community collage to get my basics done with and to save money. I've lived in the same house for my entire life. I have difficulty meeting new people so I'm getting extremely nervous. This will be a completely new surrounding for me and I don't know what...
    MomoHekate MomoHekate 18-21, F 1 Response May 13

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    People are scary. They judge you

    so quickly. I got bullied a lot so that is where it stems from. I can handle a crowd I just don't like looking at people in the face or meeting new people. I tell myself that I'm fine being alone but sometimes my depression gets the better of me on on days like these I wish I...
    MomoHekate MomoHekate 18-21, F May 5

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    Hypocrit

    I'm so confused! I feel like I belong in this group, but I don't want to hang out with you guys.
    VickieBonne VickieBonne 41-45, M 3 Responses Feb 9, 2012

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    There are times when i don't like to be around

    people. I haven't always been this way. Circumstances has caused this. But maybe it's for the best.
    SentimentalMood SentimentalMood 36-40, F 1 Response Jun 29, 2014

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    Society Doesn't Care About Me...

    So why should I care about it? I DON'T: have any Apple Computer gadgets read women's magazines like mainstream cinema much watch TV religiously worship celebrities get beauty treatments have steady employment have a 'significant other' have...
    TheRealWoman TheRealWoman 31-35, F 11 Responses Jun 20, 2010

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    I'm only 20, bout to be 21

    and I feel so un normal. All my friends and people my age are goin out and partying and having fun...and I'm just like that's cool I'll just lay here in my bed while I watch movies perfectly content. I just don't see the point in one, being around people that you don't really...
    93rp 93rp 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 16, 2014

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    I don't have any real friends.

    .. The only one that I can count on I can't really count on sometimes.. It's not her fault but everybody else treats me as a tag along. It gets incredibly lonely when you're the one sitting in a corner of a room all by yourself and everybody else ignores you or doesn't care...
    dachick297 dachick297 16-17, F 4 Responses Sep 30, 2014

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    Whathi Whathi 16-17, F 1 Response May 9

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    Didn'T Before

    But am now. More & more I tend to not want to have visitors or go out to crowded events. Part of it is caution and part of it just a general dislike of others. I'm cautious to hold down my own, there's wolves out there. Not that I have much. I'm poor as hell. I've just been...
    mierdamundo mierdamundo 31-35 3 Responses Jun 21, 2013

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    I am extremely antisocial,

    i need to really be comfortable with you to be able to talk to you, or all I'd do is listen to music the whole time. Or I act extremely retarded so like yea.
    demonswithin demonswithin 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 1

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    that sad moment when you realize

    that you have to be social because you have people over.
    yrnjojo yrnjojo 16-17, M Mar 6

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    It's Not That I'm Anti-social, I Just Don't Like Most People, And Enjoy Being On My Own

    The masses might see me as anti-social. I don't really give a ****. What I want to say to people who get offended by my not being superficial is: there are plenty of people to be friends with, if I'm leaving you alone it's because I don't like you/ feel we are not connecting...
    Artistina Artistina 26-30, F 4 Responses May 19, 2010

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    Seriously this bothers me about myself.

    Like I sometimes want more friends, but I just can't make any. And I don't really like talking to people in person...it's frustrating
    Lokilover49 Lokilover49 16-17, F Jul 2, 2014

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    It´s not something bad

    for me...i mean... when you´re sexually abused as a child...bullied for 3 years as a teenager you really see how people can ruin everything in your life...i used to be very social and try to be friends with people but after those 3 years i just got tired of them...all those...
    anderlr anderlr 13-15, M 1 Response Feb 20

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    Some days I just get up

    and think "if you haven't got whiskers, 4paws and a tail I SERIOUSLY don't want to even LOOK at you let alone converse. Sorry humans.. 😉x
    GalateaSpheres GalateaSpheres 36-40, F 8 Responses Jul 31

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    Antisocial

    i have terrible problems with social contact. i cant even manage to talk to some of the people iv been friends with for years. and any time someone i dont know appraoches me, i freak out. its like, i cant even think anymore. and then everyone else goes around thinking im some...
    cheshirecat287 cheshirecat287 16-17, F 4 Responses May 30, 2007

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    I seldom talk at work.

    To a point where I feel like the outcast 90% of the time. I have tried, but well... they are their own and respective person, and have unique situations that I can't seem to fathom because it's not happening to me, like university, a family/fiancee/ romantic partner, partying...
    lon3lygam3r lon3lygam3r 26-30, M May 14

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    I'm sure sure if I'm anti social

    or if I just love to spend allot of time alone with myself
    missnicething missnicething 18-21, F Apr 6

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    BiologicalWeird BiologicalWeird 18-21, T May 17

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    Antisocial and Damn Proud of It!

    I haven't done anything all weekend… except read and relax.  The only social activity I did was having lunch with a friend and accompanying her to Yoga class on Saturday.   I haven't spoken to anybody else all weekend except for the cashier at the grocery...
    AwkwardMoment AwkwardMoment 31-35 9 Responses Jun 20, 2008

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    Went to a wedding and I was hella nervous the

    whole time..couldn't look anyone in the eye, not even the couple. didn't talk unless spoken to. I went home feeling like complete poop cos I didn't grab my lady balls and talk to people like a normal human being. But hey..at least I got eat some good food.
    XxSxarletxX XxSxarletxX 16-17, F Aug 10

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