I Am Difficult to Get to Know

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    I'd say this applies more to actual "shake your

    hand how's it going" instances. I'm not a good on the spot talker. More a quiet intellectual..
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Mar 23

    I Don't Want To Be Known.

    I seem to only open up to certain kinds of people that strike me as special or different... I don't want the rest of the world knowing me, so I put on a charade. Only a few lucky people will ever get to know the real me and thats how It will stay.
    KawaiiDoll KawaiiDoll
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Mar 12, 2011

    Yea I'm pretty hard to get to know.

    . I don't really like to tell people about me... Or talk to people in general... I'm not very sociable... I guess you can say I'm shy.. So it obviously kinda hard to get to know people if they won't talk to you... So yea I'm hard to get to know
    AyItsAlly AyItsAlly
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jan 2, 2014

    On Top of Bipolar, Social Anxiety, Etc. Etc.

    I don't make it easy to get to know me.  It's not that I don't want meaningful relationships; I do, so badly.  I just don't know how.  I'm socially inept, very shy, insecure.  People seem to think I'm weird.  I think I always say the wrong things, or I...
    eromreven eromreven
    26-30
    32 Responses Nov 18, 2007

    I'm an introvert and very closed off.

    It takes effort to know me. At least online. I try to stay as anonymous as possible
    DiamondAuthority DiamondAuthority
    18-21, F
    1 Response Feb 15

    It'S Not That I Don'T Like People, I Just Don'T Want To Be With Them, But I'M Always Misunderstood And The Worst? I Was Bullied..

    I love to be alone. Since I was young, I would never dare to go out of the house, play with other kids and socialize with others. Until I grew up and got a job, I'm still that little kid who prefers to be alone, do my own thing without asking others' help, stay at home rather...
    kate0814 kate0814
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Jun 4, 2013

    "If my eyes could show my soul,

    everyone would cry when they saw me smile.” ― Kurt Cobain
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Jan 23
    moongoddess35 moongoddess35
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Jan 13
    chapter7 chapter7
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Nov 7, 2015

    I miss talking to my old friends from here,

    I miss having things to talk bout with them, I miss feeling like they were people I was close with. I hate feeling like we're strangers to each others. Mostly I hate how cold I'm becoming.
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Sep 28, 2015
    tarara0414 tarara0414
    18-21, F
    1 Response Dec 21, 2015

    I get on with everyone,

    regardless of whatever views you have. I am open and honest, if we talk you will always get my honest and frank view. But that only half the story, I think nobody really knows anyone. To understand how the think and tick usually you have to be that person. I can even...
    ultimatehacker ultimatehacker
    31-35, M
    Oct 16, 2014

    It must be a pain in the *** trying to break my

    walls down at times, I try to be as open with new people as I can but sometimes it's hard because I do not know them either. Sometimes I wish I was more simple, less complicated but personally I've came to realise I'm different and I like it. I like not being so easy to read, it...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Jul 14, 2014

    Im not easy to know for I build walls around me

    to protect self. Ive been lied too cheated and stole from. I fear people sorry Its nothing against you just me.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Aug 14, 2015

    I believe if people knew

    who I really am, they wouldn't like me. If you look at everything I've written on this site a lot of it has been cathartic: I wrote it because I was distressed and needed to feel like someone was listening, needed to express myself; but when I am happy and content and see things...
    Nyxii Nyxii
    26-30, F
    1 Response Nov 22, 2014

    if you want to know me you gotta ask.

    I won't give up any free information.
    xWhiteFangx xWhiteFangx
    22-25, M
    Nov 7, 2015

    When someone gets too close i freak out

    and push them away. There's nothing I could really do about it. It makes me uncomfortable when people get in my personal bubble. Even family or friends.
    Diamondgirly Diamondgirly
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Nov 18, 2014

    Well it's hard for me to trust people

    so easily and really I only trust my mom and secondly I trust to it that my siblings would never do anything towards me harmful or mean. I just have no trust any people this human world has broken once again leaving all the dark creatures to rise in the night and do as they...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Jan 12

    To me this site is were I express my thoughts

    without vent on Facebook but some times I find funny how people always add you to there circle and they never, never talk you before.... Then I wonder , they do it cuzz they want to see your picture, maybe they have something in commun with you. Not sure yet why. ... I like...
    cocokranz cocokranz
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Sep 16, 2014

    Indeed. Getting to know me online will take

    about the same time as it would in person. There's not much you will find out about me in our first few conversations because I don't trust people I've never met outside the internet. go ahead and judge me for it if you like, I just prefer to practice common sense and safety...
    TrailerParkGirl TrailerParkGirl
    36-40, F
    5 Responses May 29, 2014

    I live inside my head,

    thinking of things I could have said or conversations that could have went differently. I have very few friends, but the ones i do have I have known for over 10 years now. My boyfriend is a special case I never felt like I had to hide myself from him. Sure I still have the times...
    vivaciousspirit vivaciousspirit
    22-25, F
    Feb 19
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jan 28, 2015

    Yeah I guess I can be hard to get to know.

    I mean if you ask me questions I will answer honestly, but I am not very easy to approach. I don't show very much emotions, and I am very hard to read, but I am nice enough so there isn't really anything to be scared of.
    Arorin Arorin
    22-25, M
    3 Responses Jan 19, 2014

    I wish society placed more value on listening

    to people, like really listening, not just waiting to speak next
    PrairieRose338 PrairieRose338
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Sep 23, 2015

    The day someone says this to me with utmost

    clarity and sincerity and I know they speak the truth is the day I will know, I have met my one and only. "Mon amour, je sais que tu m'aimes aussi Tu as besoin de moi Tu as besoin de moi dans ta vie Tu ne peux plus vivre sans moi Et je mourrais sans toi Je tuerais pour toi..."
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Jun 5, 2015

    from place to place I go another wandering

    soul with wings of a bird but a heart made of stone I'm left in my own personal hell alone alone will I wander forever this winding path I walk alone with my nightmares alone alone in my personal hell I call, I scream can no one hear me so from place to...
    Brooklynnkelly Brooklynnkelly
    16-17, F
    Aug 17, 2015

    People often have trouble getting to know me.

    I often keep quiet and keep my opinions and thoughts to myself. So when I do open up and people do not know if I mean it or am joking.
    walker1700 walker1700
    51-55, M
    2 Responses Nov 18, 2015

    I don't make it easy to know me.

    I WANT people to really know me..to see the real me, but I find it hard to just let people in. I don't tell them that much about me...people on here probably know more about me thru my stories than anyone around here does. I just can't express myself that well in person & it...
    RubyLane RubyLane
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Sep 18, 2014

    It Wasn't Always This Way

    I have a very hard time allowing people to get close to me. It wasn't always this way. As a child I made friends easily and had no problem talking about myself. I started having issues when my family moved from a town where my entire class was literally 13 students to a town...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Aug 31, 2013

    Im a naturally stoic,

    guarded person. I dislike almost everyone.
    Kaiririri Kaiririri
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Aug 10, 2015

    There's so much I don't share with people.

    I prefer to keep things to myself and know that people can't use it against you later. It's just easier to keep your heart than to let it be broken.
    CallmeHopelessNotRomantic CallmeHopelessNotRomantic
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Nov 18, 2014

    Cracks In My Wall

    I have always built walls around myself to hide who I am, and only those willing to take chunks out of it have a chance to see what's inside. To this day, maybe one or two have gone to the effort of doing so. Then I meet someone recently, who without even trying seems to take...
    truenight99 truenight99
    26-30, M
    6 Responses Jul 30, 2013

    Caveat Emptor

    Born in the year of a Tiger, in the month of a Lion. Roar! Raised in a traditional, conservative family. Old school. Proper. Perhaps it is inevitable with this heritage my moral compass points firmly north and my ethical backbone is ramrod straight. There is a shell to break...
    Duchessforthright Duchessforthright
    46-50
    7 Responses May 19, 2012

    Just Being Myself

    I am very hard for people to figure out so it is difficult for some to really know me. I am not one to judge anybody. I do not like to be judged but, some people form an opinion about me without even getting to know me. I am a honest person true to my friends and family. I live a...
    Angeleyes6802 Angeleyes6802
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Aug 17, 2011

    Somewhat

    Along life we experience things and go through situations which mold who we are. I try not to dwell on my past but inevitably it's left it's mark on me. Leaving me with trust issues..........and therefore I don't really allow people to get 'real' close. It's something I work on...
    girlfaith girlfaith
    36-40, F
    7 Responses Sep 10, 2013

    The Many Faces Of Love

    "People say love is the Best Feeling anyone can experience.. ...but someone else tells me...She... thinks finding a Toilet when experiencing an Episode of Diarrhea is Better"Having a small discussion, with a friend that I have not seen in about a decade...for anyone keeping...
    Ferric67 Ferric67
    36-40, M
    1 Response Feb 19, 2012

    Since so many people have told me I'm

    'mysterious' and 'difficult to figure out', I decided to go ahead and get some basic and maybe a few strange facts about me out of the way. So.. I guess I'll go to 20 or something :) 1. My eyes are bright blue 2. I'm a natural brunette 3. The only concert I've been to was Def...
    brooklyn18 brooklyn18
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Mar 22, 2014

    I am a rather difficult person to get to know

    as I am a very private person. I use my past experiences to help others but that is the extent of people knowing of my past. I divulge no details except to those who truly need my help, and even then I use it a teaching tool and nothing else. The emotions I hide are for the...
    Alexz72 Alexz72
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jan 9, 2014

    I am a very strange person.

    There isn't one person that knows me fully. I have to be all these versions of myself. Even my husband has never gotten the whole story. I would love to have that person that really knows me and still loves me for me.
    bossvixen bossvixen
    31-35, F
    Mar 23

    About 90% of the time I know almost immediately

    if I am going to get along well with a person or not. I shut out those I know I will not get along with and focus on those I do.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Nov 18, 2014

    It's at times like these,

    when I'm lying in bed and listening to music, that I find myself at my utmost vulnerable. I let the music take over my mood and my emotions follow thereafter. It's such a great yet scary thing to experience.
    babyletterz babyletterz
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Nov 20, 2015

    I'm Still Trying to Figure Me Out!

    I have so many layers.  Every time I think I understand myself, I discover another layer underneath. I used to think that the real me was at the core of this.  Now, I don't think so.  For one thing, I now realize I can spend the rest of my life peeling layers and...
    accomplice accomplice
    46-50, M
    10 Responses Jun 9, 2008

    I should see if I can get all my experience

    stories to be about EP... And crosspost them to million places. This is sort of about small talk, starting and carrying on a conversation, read before messaging etc. :) Q: Hello! A: Well hi to you, too. I looked through your profile, what little of it there was anyway, found no...
    Faust76 Faust76
    70+, M
    5 Responses Aug 26, 2014

    Ache

    I have always been incredibly shy. After being diagnosed with a chronic illness in Junior High, just when you are figuring out how to interact with the opposite sex, I forgot how to be a 13 year old and became a serious little adult, removed and focused on my health. Now I see it...
    warmlight warmlight
    46-50, F
    7 Responses Jan 11, 2013

    I Am Difficult to Get to Know.

    after all, i've known me since i was born and i'm still finding out new stuff about me. i'm a dreadfully complex being, you see. amorphous and ethereal, impossible to grasp, difficult to view clearly. or like a house with a thousand rooms, many locked even before the walls...
    journeyfulloflaughter journeyfulloflaughter
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Nov 20, 2007
    cieloissky cieloissky
    16-17, F
    Feb 15

    There are numerous older men in the world

    who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to find women for dating and companionship. The spokesperson reports that many older men have started finding perfect companions through their...
    Janecc11aa Janecc11aa
    26-30, F
    Nov 18, 2015

    After being wrong to

    so many times in my life, I'm not great at letting people in. For instance I've recently met a really great friend, but I pushed him away and my fear of being known. I feel like I need to keep a shred of privacy to feel like myself.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Jul 13, 2015

    My wandering soul always tell me different.

    . Like something so celestial and overpowering awaits me.. And this is the path. Inbetween what I want, what happens, and whAt I think is right. This path.. So unfamiliar.. Not tangible, neither visible. Yet a path... Awaits.
    Jusslogiq Jusslogiq
    22-25, M
    Sep 29, 2015

    I am very difficult to get to know.

    I put walls around my heart bigger than the wall of china. I keep everyone at a safe distance. I have been burned too many times, and betrayed in the worst of ways, so while I'll share major things about myself, there is SO much about me, that people just don't know, because I...
    NYSlilAngel NYSlilAngel
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Mar 23, 2014

    Happy At the Seaside

      Standing on a lonely beach the early morning sun shone down and warmed me . The wind wrapped around me sprinkling dry sand on my clothes as I began to walk. I can taste the salt air in my mouth. The tide is out and I walk to the waters edge. I remember similar walks as I...
    redgone redgone
    31-35, M
    6 Responses May 27, 2008
    LoveOverHatred LoveOverHatred
    22-25, F
    Feb 13, 2015
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