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I Am Not A Social Being

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    I Dont Get Out Much

    ive been on break from college for 10 days and ive spent the entire time in my apartment watching netflix and reading my calculus book. I went to the public library last week and rented some movies, but i kept my headphones in on the drive there and on the drive back. went...
    dxoverdt dxoverdt 22-25, M 2 Responses Aug 15, 2011

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    I'm not a social being but,

    I'm more social than I was before. All through my childhood I was the shyest little girl you wouldn't even notice. At school I had a few friends and I was terrified of people. Soooo when I got my depression my interactions with people just stopped. But, I actually talk now and I...
    foreverisabella foreverisabella 13-15, F Sep 6

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    Un-Social

    I am not a social being. I am a very un-social being. I don't like groups, or parties, or crowds, or gatherings, or "chit-chatting" to others, or small talk, or anything similar. I like being alone. It's the only time I feel comfortable. But I am not ANTI-social. I am UN-social...
    lyricalongings lyricalongings 31-35, F 4 Responses Apr 17, 2010

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    i hate being social. i just don't like many

    human beings. that's why i hate school.
    morgancoppage morgancoppage 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 11

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    I Am...

    ...not social. I always hated any kind of party we had at school because I was always the odd one out. Just sitting by myself, looking at others having fun and praying it would be over soon.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 15, 2010

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    KoolKatKenzi KoolKatKenzi 16-17, F 6 Responses Jul 11

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    Not Ur Average Butterfly

    i like to have friends...i like to have a good time.  but im not gonna be the one to walk up and "put myself out there" or go to all the "rad" parties or w/e.  i like to be around just a few people..bc at the same time, im scared of being alone.  so just give me my...
    Dani21208James Dani21208James 18-21, F Jan 9, 2010

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    Sorry For Being Late To Set This Up

    I told you I wasn't a social person. Never even figured on the great responses to my nothingness I created. Thanks y'all
    employmentchallenged employmentchallenged 46-50, F 1 Response Apr 15, 2010

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    I hate hate hate having to hang out with my

    moms side of the family and I was forced to hang out with them today for Fourth of July and I'm so pissed about it like I can't wait tell I'm 18 ****! Ps.there hillbillys and really annoying and rude IDC if there family they are annoying
    whoooocares whoooocares 18-21, F Jul 5

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    Anti Social Girl Who Looks Sociable

    I love drinks, having small talks, innocent flirts, talk to strangers, dance, fashion, make-up, being healthy that the 'sociable me'. Let's say that her name is Maria (i sort of gave them names cause they're like my alters). They think that She is pretty cute, sexy, nice body...
    Zivana Zivana 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 14, 2012

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    Don't Hate Me

    Don't hate me.. I'm not special like you... I'm tired and I'm so low...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Sep 19, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    I was volunteered to help today at a church function without my knowledge or permission, so I decided to not go. Partly because I was afraid and partly because I was pissed that...
    myblumoon myblumoon 31-35, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    I don't know what is wrong with me. I'm a teenager and I'm incredibly socially awkward. Whenever I'm in a social situation ( sometimes even if it's only towards one person) I get...
    Jake1224 Jake1224 13-15, M 1 Response Sep 1

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    My family was really anti-social when I was growing up; both to the outside world and between each other. My Dad was always in front of the television and my Mom was cleaning the...
    JaeHarmer JaeHarmer 18-21, M Sep 3

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    The main problem with social anxiety is a lack of connectivity with emotions, which leads to the inability to formulate a firm set of beliefs and consequently the inability to act...
    Close2You Close2You 26-30, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I am currently seeking therapy for it. It's strange to say that I have social anxiety because I am a private person, and I enjoy spending time by myself. However, there are times I...
    Close2You Close2You 26-30, M a week ago

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    I really hate when my friends tell me stuff like "Being social isn't that hard" or "You are just being dramatic." Its hard for me to talk to anyone and to deal with a lot of social...
    Teresag2875 Teresag2875 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 24

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    Entry # 1 Hello All :), Here is my attempt to record my progress toward becoming anxiety free. Ive been a shy person way before I could even comprehend what shy was. A shy...
    athion64 athion64 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 28

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    I have never been satisfied about my life, only brief moments..... I have low social skills and very few friends. Please keep reading. Sorry If my English is bad. This is a story...
    Needy18 Needy18 18-21, M Aug 30

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    I hate this. Make the effort to go out and be social, but fail miserable. Then I get lonely and depressed. Love that I can be social on ep without the awkwardness
    BlueEyedFaye BlueEyedFaye 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 12

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    It was my first day of my Senior year today. My last first day of high school, by this time around you'd think that'd I would have figured out how to fit in and socialize like a...
    ThatDarnKatz ThatDarnKatz 16-17, F Aug 21

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    Entry #2 Why am I doing this? or better yet, what is keeping me going? I am challenging myself, my thoughts, behaviors, my ANXIETY because I know what it feels like to be...
    athion64 athion64 18-21, M Aug 29

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    It can be difficult to open up in social situations where I am made to feel like I don't belong or fit in. I think people assume I am not interesting because I prefer to sit back...
    InfiniteSunshine InfiniteSunshine 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 30

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    I am a socially awkward person but I can easily write/type my thoughts like this but as soon as it comes to talking to someone I get all panicky. It's horrible. I have tried to...
    ScarM3 ScarM3 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 30

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    Experienced a fantastic practical experience with this small business? Know and such as the homeowners or employees? Simply a fan in their merchandise or providers? Inform them...
    Andrew558n8la3 Andrew558n8la3 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 6

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    I cant be consistent in my social interactions, sometimes i kill it and other times i suck. You can feel top of the world but then come crashing down, is there a way to be...
    PeaceAndCalm PeaceAndCalm 16-17, M Sep 12

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    i'm quick to being comfortable and social.. But sometimes, rarely, there are few who are very difficult for me to break the ice with.. Just when they keep this certain composed and...
    romeo27 romeo27 13-15, M Sep 13

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    (all names have been changed from real names) When I was younger I never had social problems, I loved talking to everyone and being around people, but when I got into school...
    XandraElise XandraElise 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    This isn't my natural state. It's like every day is Halloween. Everyone's in their costumes. I seem to be sewn into mine. But everyone else seems to be enjoying the party, or they...
    Anyiel Anyiel 26-30, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    In order to understand the real essence of Islam and to know how Islam deals with the right and responsibilities of human beings regarding themselves and with others Rumi is best...
    sunshines333 sunshines333 18-21, F Aug 31

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    I am living in Northern England, rapidly approaching the age of 35, depressed that I've never been able to have a real social life. The problem is that I'm still living with my...
    CodemonkeyNE CodemonkeyNE 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 10

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    I hate being judged by pathetic nasty people who have **** all better to do than be nasty and horrible to me and call me a creep etc for no ******* reason Just because I actually...
    caringcutie caringcutie 18-21, M 1 hr ago

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    Texting is easier for me haha but face to face I'm not good with. Anyone who approaches me I consider a threat unless they're declared safe. But even with that I ain't the social...
    OmegaSky OmegaSky 13-15, M Aug 21

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    Okay , I've been at my current job for about 2 months (I work at Starbucks ). I still have social anxiety. I don't really conversate with my co workers as much....I'm the youngest...
    girlygirl1995 girlygirl1995 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 21

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    I wanted to write out my whole entire battle with social anxiety. I remember it clearly the first day I chocked up I had cold palms and sweaty forehead, I could feel my heart...
    dassays dassays 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 22

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    Don’t be concerned. I’m not moving into the debate on irrespective of whether some Lion winners are scam. You'll find adequate voices on that. And my place to begin...
    Yolandajn652 Yolandajn652 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 26

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    It's my first week of college. I'm starting from ground zero; my high-school friends aren't around to save me anymore. I never realized how hard it is to freaking talk to people...
    ihugcats ihugcats 18-21, F 5 Responses Sep 4

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    Yup I have social anxiety. I'd shake when I'm out of my element and seem like I'm being judged. I'm a very awkward person and I feel like I'm going to end up doing something...
    Mattsdragons Mattsdragons 13-15, M 3 Responses Sep 6

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    Well, having read some other people's stories, I feel stupid even suggesting that I have social anxiety. I mean, I can leave my house and everything. I manage to go to school. I...
    SuspendYourDisbelief SuspendYourDisbelief 13-15 2 Responses Sep 12

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    I love being watched showering, it all started when I was 14 and left the door slightly open of the shower and noticed my aunt watching me, this got me on a hard on so I started...
    Pat1843 Pat1843 18-21, M 4 hrs ago

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    University is both an amazing an incredibly scary place. It's a place where everyone questions themselves yet accepts everyone around them, which can make you feel very alone at...
    AlliterationAnonymous AlliterationAnonymous 18-21, F Aug 28

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    I'm gay. Last September, I met this guy online a week before he moves to Edinburgh to study abroad for a year. I grew fond of him almost immediately and stayed in touch with him...
    Canonea Canonea 22-25, M 2 Responses Aug 30

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    I have online social anxiety. Honestly, talking is easy for me, I can do it for hours (though some people might get bored and weirded out by me), but when I'm online, my SA makes...
    justicehero justicehero 18-21, M Sep 5

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    Some-days, I feel that I am the loneliest person in the world. Now, that “in the world” feeling may be a bit of hyper-collegiate over-dramatisme, of latent-teenage psychopathy...
    Newydd Newydd 18-21 Sep 11

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    I lose interest in people fast, friendships are pointless especially when they realize they can't get any freebies off you. As I get older, I'm starting to become like my great...
    LadyOutspoken LadyOutspoken 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 13

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    (From my other account that's being deleted) The touch of a hand on my shoulder, the contact of a kiss on my head, or the feel of a hug, I cannot bare. Not even a friendly...
    kelseytoby1337 kelseytoby1337 16-17 Sep 2

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    Thinking about life itself as i use to do i realized a magnificent interior revelation. I will try to explain in writing form this feeling that i had. All of us came to existance...
    DiegoSMarinho DiegoSMarinho 16-17, M Sep 4

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