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I Am Antisocial

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    I rater be by myself

    than in a room with my friends.
    thatonewallflower thatonewallflower 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 21

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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

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    DAMMIT, wish i wasnt

    so god damn shy. such a kawaii girl working over yonder.
    Zack607 Zack607 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 6

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    Seems the older I get the less I want to

    associate with other people. I've never been "social", never valued friendships or relationships. Life experience has proven that it's easier to not invest time or energy in endeavors that involve others. Plus I have trust issues. Sometimes my ways have been a detriment...
    antidote4toxicity antidote4toxicity 46-50, F Aug 17

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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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    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 13-15, F 3 Responses Sep 30

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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...
    BeautyInBlack BeautyInBlack 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 28

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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 16-18, M 1 Response May 17, 2007

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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

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    I am feeling like doing pretty much anything

    that involves being alone. I do not want to interact. I do not want to cooperate. I just want to skate. I don't want to struggle to understand their language. I just want to skate. Maybe I'll blow some steam off reffing tonight. It's probably not a good sign I feel exhausted...
    saturnsdaughter saturnsdaughter 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 21

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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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    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 16-18, F 4 Responses May 30, 2007

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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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    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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    I eat lunch in my car with no one with me

    because I so alone and don't want to face the whole cafeteria of 200 high schoolers I would probably have an anxiety attack
    ImNotReallyFine ImNotReallyFine 13-15, M 3 Responses Aug 21

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    I'm alone and sad and angry

    and depressed and stupid and bored and annoyed and hmm people are amazing sometimes but most of the time they're hard to be around... It takes a great deal of strength to be around people I guess I just don't have it
    JustMeWuuuut JustMeWuuuut 26-30, M 3 Responses Nov 9

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    My mom and my steph-dad moved in toghether

    when i was 12. They lived toghether for about 2 years before they got married. He had a son who i would get really close to and a daughter who i didnt get to know at all. We lived toghether under the same roof for about 4 years, before i started blocking everyone out my system...
    Lividstone Lividstone 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 2

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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

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    kieshi kieshi 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 29

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    I'm Anti, I'm Anti, I'm Antisocial!

    so, most of the people here seem to have the wrong idea of "antisocial".  being antisocial doesnt mean you are not a social person.  it means you act out in amnners that are against social acceptances.  it is simialr to sociopathy.  "symptoms...
    happyhooker happyhooker 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 30, 2007

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    In high school, I was anti-social.

    I had about 6 close friends but I never really hung out with them. I thought that things would change when I got to college. That never really happened. I felt like I had fewer friends then. This year I'm actually moving on campus (I lived off campus before that) because I've...
    MrStark24 MrStark24 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 23

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    While I have shared a great deal about myself

    on here, sharing still makes me extremely uncomfortable. I am much happier with dispensing advise and dumb jokes.
    Handyman25 Handyman25 22-25, M Aug 19

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    Kind Of Anti Social

    I don't know if I can say I'm anti social,per se..I do love talking to people,but only if I'm comfortable with them..And I'm not one to start conversations,I just am not good at it..But if someone says hi to me,and talks to me,then I can talk up a storm.. I'm not really a people...
    maeviac13 maeviac13 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 11, 2009

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    Yet I long for friends.

    But I'm scared to go out and meet them. But I beat myself up because I wonder why I don't have any..
    Jackiebh Jackiebh 22-25, F Aug 24

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    No Friends, No Enemies

    I am antisocial because when you don't let people in, you avoid letting people let you down. It's lonely, but not as lonely as when you try to connect with people who don't care. Fair weather friends are a dime a dozen, and even the best of friends are bound to move on and forget...
    cssoulsearching cssoulsearching 26-30, F 5 Responses Oct 7, 2010

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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

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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

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    I just hate going out in the crowd I want to

    live behind a closed door just with internet!
    mahdiraza mahdiraza 16-17, M 3 Responses Oct 9

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    Sometimes, all i want is to go to another planet

    where nobody knows me for 1 week, to think about certain things
    mosbyy mosbyy 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 22

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    Antisocial does NOT mean shy.

    It's actually a pervasive pattern of criminal activity, amoral and selfish sensation seeking. Get it right people. Most of you guys are shy or introverted (-_-"). The stupidity is appalling.
    EpikEcko EpikEcko 18-21 3 Responses Jun 25

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    Does anyone else find it kind of odd

    that are lives are all about socializing and "connecting" or whatever. I mean even going to school is more of a social experience than a learning experience. I personally think it makes ppl really bland when they conform to society out of fear for being judged socially. Meh...
    MrN1ceGuy MrN1ceGuy 22-25, M 1 Response Oct 6

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    I rather read books alone in my room then go to

    a party that had free drinks and food.
    EvaLolita EvaLolita 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    Love Being Alone

    I am a person who loves being by himself when I should be hanging out with my friends like other teenagers my age. I'm 15 years old and try to avoid people I don't have to interact with. Most of my friends are gone because I've been secluding myself from them for most of the case...
    LightlySaltedSalmon LightlySaltedSalmon 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 7, 2013

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    I really don't like socialising

    or going out. I'm ok with this but just wish everyone else could accept it's the way I am. I stay away from making new friends cos I don't want the hassle of declining socialising at party's and clubs etc. if a friend comes round I'm just thinking when will they go! I just want...
    Tara991 Tara991 36-40, F 18 Responses Mar 15

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    Handyman25 Handyman25 22-25, M 3 Responses Aug 22

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    According to past labels.

    Fought it for fifteen years. Its a joke turned lie. Or incompetence from a has been. Or a never was. One case manager said it was removed. Never checked. Tucson. 09. Sixteen years labelled. But too codependant to match that label. Anti jerk yes...
    OddlyScintilating OddlyScintilating 46-50, M 1 Response Nov 3

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    I Find It Really Difficult To Make Friends! D:

    I have got disability physically and sensory so I'm deaf and have physical problems but can walk. I am at college studying A levels but I find it so hard to make more friends or new friends and With my old school friends I find it hard to go out and I never get invited to parties...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F 5 Responses Aug 6, 2010

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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

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     Okay...so this is my first experience I

    am sharing on a website, rather than a diary.I am antisocial.When I was in school, I was always tagged as being "popular" as I was into sports and the captain of my team. I was also in a group of 4 where one of my best friend was extremely social and popular and great with the...
    Girlwithbrains Girlwithbrains 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 2

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    I Have Always Been Anitsoical

    I have really never had anyone in my life for along time as far as i can remember. My mom left me when i was 13, my family dont talk to something that I didnt even do so now they arent talking to me and friends...lol..what are friends I really never had friends but every friend...
    memyselfandi83 memyselfandi83 31-35 2 Responses Jul 27, 2013

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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 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 16

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    I dont spend time with anyone.

    I dont text or call or email anyone. I only talk to my mother and my mother's friend who lives with us. Though they dont really like me very much as a person. The only true contact I get is at work.
    Zoe109 Zoe109 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 6

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    I wasn't always this way.

    My partner Marc says it's due to lack of practice.
    ButterflyCulture ButterflyCulture 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 10

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    Grade School Anxiety

    It was many years ago, but I remembered it clearly the other day after it was a forgotten memory for so long. As a kid I didn't learn the value of or means to maintain friendships. We moved many times until I was 10. This forced me to learn to make friends in the new place...
    CharlieTheBeagle CharlieTheBeagle 56-60, M 2 Responses Oct 6, 2010

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    When I feel like I'm being social,

    then someone points out that I'm quiet
    MinX838 MinX838 22-25, F Oct 6

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    Seriously Antisocial

    I like being alone and doing things on my own. I guess I am so used to this lifestyle I am not even sure what activities are acceptable to be done alone etc. My problem is that I have so many friends from before when I was sociable. I really don't know why they stick around...
    misscry misscry 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 1, 2013

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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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    More and more lately,

    I have been wanting to say, **** all of this, and just leave. Disappear into the night. I could be a hobo. I know it wouldn't be a smart or good decision but since when has that stopped me? Damn, that sounds like a great idea.
    Handyman25 Handyman25 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 1

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    OMG This Is So Me

    I am so very antisocial. I don't like people very much and even when i do i am very selective! I never really have been a people person ... i tend to find they always let you down or just turn out to be a pain in the arse! I like to keep myself to myself and i am happy with it...
    deadinsideout deadinsideout 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 27, 2013

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    It turns out I haven't got the social skills to

    go out and reserve a dress I want.:-(
    saturnsdaughter saturnsdaughter 26-30, F 3 Responses Aug 22

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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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