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I Am Antisocial

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    Whathi Whathi 16-17, F 1 Response May 9

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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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    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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    BiologicalWeird BiologicalWeird 18-21, T May 17

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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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    It's not that I'm antisocial it's just

    that I'm not user friendly
    Whathi Whathi 16-17, F 4 Responses Apr 6

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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 like being alone. Being around other people

    drains me and gives me headaches! When I do get in the mood to socialize, I need a drink to open up and enjoy myself. Then I usually drink to much and embarrass myself.
    sugarkisses97 sugarkisses97 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 25

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    I hate when people ask my name

    and introduce themselves. If I wanted you to know my name, I would've told you. If I cared about you, I would be interested. But no, Ima forget your name in 5 minutes. Seriously, **** off...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jun 14

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

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

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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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    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, 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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    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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    Do you hate when people say: 1.

    Why are you so quiet? 2. Why don't you want to be my friend? 3. Do you want to hang out with us? 4. Why are you sitting by yourself? 5. Let me copy your homework. 6. Can we sit here? A.1 Because I don't want to talk. A.2 Because I don't want to. A.3 No. A.4 Because I want to -_...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 18

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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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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, 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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    Well I always was antisocial,

    it use to just be a mask but now its just me and I'm surprisingly 100% okay with that because I like being alone to tell you the truth. Basically everyone at my school is just society's ***** so they can gain popularity and have a life.
    MariexOkay MariexOkay 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 7

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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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    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 honestly wish that I wanted to be around

    people.. I hate it though. I dread social interactions. I hardly ever talk around people, and usually people think I'm shy, but I hate trying to talk and having people listening to me. I hate being places people can see me. I could go months at a time without ever leaving...
    thatonewoman thatonewoman 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 18

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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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    Whew, that was close!

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

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    I guess for some reason

    now I realised that I never really had much social anxiety.. I just didn't like talking to people
    XxSxarletxX XxSxarletxX 16-17, F Feb 19

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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...
    Amagicalmysticalland Amagicalmysticalland 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 2, 2014

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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 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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    Mainly with my family

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

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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 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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    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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    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 Jun 12

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

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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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    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...