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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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    KoolKatKenzi KoolKatKenzi 18-21, F 6 Responses Jul 11, 2014

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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, 2014

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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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    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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    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, 2014

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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, 2014

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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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    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 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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    I'm shy, quiet and socially awkward. I'm not good at making friends and well I don't have any.
    Mahrhindha Mahrhindha 16-17, F 3 hrs ago

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    So what is social phobia? Putting it simply it's the fear of being around people in any 'social situation' be it at work, at the gym, going shopping, going the pub, simple...
    reesewardley reesewardley 41-45, M Feb 10

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    I used to only halfway believe how badly social media could impact someone until it happened to me. It’s given me a lot of thought, actually, and while I’m completely done with...
    musicpuns musicpuns 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 9

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    This so so true for me. I like to be by myself, but i hate the feeling of being lonely and feeling like you have nobody.
    JustineMusey JustineMusey 13-15, F 3 hrs ago

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    Recently I have been attempting to socialize online, and yet despite valiant efforts, I have been unable to form and maintain a new social relationship. With great speculation, I...
    andrewphysics andrewphysics 18-21, M 4 Responses Feb 4

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    I am so socially awkward where I'm surprised that my friends still want to be friends with me. Whenever I went to one of their houses for a party or something, I would talk before...
    Peridot22 Peridot22 22-25, F 4 Responses Feb 1

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    Hey, I'm really glad that this group exists. I have avoidant personality disorder and social phobia is an important part of it. I feel like I'm worthless and I'm terrified of being...
    xForgottenOne xForgottenOne 18-21, F Feb 14

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    Being single stinks. So far I have been single about 4 or 5 months. Though the shortest time I was single was for 5 DAYS.
    urmurgurd urmurgurd 13-15, F 4 hrs ago

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    My name is Michael, I'm a tall and skinny, bony guy who's a senior in high school. Let me just say, it's a real b*tch to know that you can't control your mind and body when it...
    ghostrefy ghostrefy 16-17, M 1 Response Feb 4

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    I grew up just like anyone else. Birth, toddler years, kindergarten, elementary through high school. And now, at the end of my sophomore year of college, I sit in a very different...
    redowens redowens 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    What is Social Status and it's expectations? Social status is based off success for the most part. How much we have accomplished in our lives, how much money we earn, save...
    Lemartes Lemartes 31-35, M Feb 6

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    [PLEASE READ]!>> I WANT PEOPLE LEARN WHAT I HAVE LEARNED> Its kinda a long post, but worth the read, I promise. To begin with, I actually dont suffer from it anymore, but I...
    athion64 athion64 22-25, M 5 Responses Feb 2

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    I tend to stay to myself in social situations. I even dance alone when I'm out, just to avoid being awkward.
    adamsks1 adamsks1 18-21, F 4 Responses Feb 7

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    I find it difficult to be social. I would try and make conversation however they always end up dead and dry. With this I don't have any ' real' friends. I think of them as good...
    bobbystz bobbystz 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 9

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    I don't like being in big groups or crowds unless I have someone to cling to. People have always thought I'm rude but really I just am not good at social stuff.
    freeisshe freeisshe 26-30, F 3 Responses Feb 16

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    I'm not sure if this qualifies as an experience yet because I haven't had this happen yet, but i am going on a class trip next week and i'm really nervous about it. I hate having...
    animegirl63 animegirl63 16-17, F 2 Responses Feb 19

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    My friends know that I can't handle certain things..and they know I don't like being in certain situations. I happened to be in the worst situation by far for me and they were so...
    AlexisOwO AlexisOwO 16-17, F 2 Responses Feb 20

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    So I've always enjoyed my own company since a young age. I still do now but it has caused me to be socially awkward, I have no clue what is the social norm lol dating and meeting...
    XwonderlustX XwonderlustX 26-30, F 4 Responses Feb 21

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    I just recently had the chance to visit the school ball of my school I'm attending this summer (yeah I'm transferring).The whole time I was just sitting there doing nothing...
    janbro130 janbro130 16-17, M 1 Response a week ago

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    My sister probably won't be going to college because of it. Yea, I'm blaming you, Tumblr. I have several personal reasons for hating social media, but right now my negative...
    Drag0nMaster Drag0nMaster 18-21, F a week ago

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    the main reason I hate being socially awkward is because I turn a bright red and get all teary or because it effects me on the Internet too. Like, if someone messaged me, I would...
    AJayL AJayL 13-15, T 1 Response a week ago

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    I'm so envious of extroverts. They can just walk up and talk to people without an issue. It just reminds me of the times when I've had to force myself to socialise for certain...
    NatashaRose NatashaRose 18-21, F 6 Responses 4 days ago

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    It's more like anxiety of attention or being around crowds. I just can't handle it. I do enjoy people but in small groups of maybe three or four. But I have had this for a good...
    TheCutestDragon TheCutestDragon 18-21, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    hate my social anxiety. stops me from meeting people.. girls. jobs I'll be dishwasher because I don't have to deal with people much. but the anxiety still builds. so I don't leave...
    cosciatony cosciatony 26-30, M 3 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    Being beautiful can b a curse as much as it is a blessing. Often I'm very lonely, girls hate me. Guys are too controlling wen I date them. I feel like a Barbie doll. I hve been hit...
    tahty1214 tahty1214 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 18

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    Lol well online I have a few friends. But off line it's a completely different story. I have one friend who moved to a different state, and one acquaintance who I believe only...
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot 16-17, F 3 Responses Feb 15

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    I have been depressed for a long time and naturally lost the majority of my social connections. Now I am feeling much better, and i am on a half term break but I don't quite have...
    GeorgiePeg GeorgiePeg 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 16

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    I had an uncomfortable conversation with my sister last night because ot 'Throwback Thursday' on FB. She posted an old pic of all the kids in our neighbourhood and tagged everyone...
    krychick krychick 46-50, F Feb 6

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    Being depressed for 5-6 years and trapped in your own thoughts everyday/night at home with no friends or anyone to talk to takes a lot out of me..though I find ways to keep myself...
    Treybased Treybased 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 11

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    The thing I miss most about being a kid is being able to stare at a pair of boobs with no fear of social shaming.
    IDCFUKK IDCFUKK 18-21, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    What do you do to cope? Ever since I got my license my social anxiety has been through the roof. It makes my chest hurt, my legs weak and my voice stutter. I thought getting my...
    Annaelaine Annaelaine 16-17, F 2 Responses Feb 1

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    Every since highschool started I think I'm starting to get really anxious in social situations. I was never really the shy kid in junior high nor elementary I was always just a...
    TanyaQiu TanyaQiu 70+, F 1 Response Feb 3

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    I haven't been able to go to school for over a week because of my social phobia, tonight my mom is accompanying me to a social phobia kids group. I am terrified
    tugboatcaptain tugboatcaptain 13-15, F Feb 10

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    When I quit my job to pursue my studies, I didn't expect i would still b having social phobia. Even when I was in my teenage years I wasn't that good socializing. I'm 35 now & too...
    absinthe79 absinthe79 22-25, M Feb 10

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    Sweat. I felt actual sweat roll down my back the last time I had to be social in a place where I knew no-one. I had hovered on the edge of two conversations, wondered if I'd...
    GenevieveH GenevieveH 41-45, F 1 Response Feb 16

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    My wife asked me to go with her to attend a surprise 50th birthday party for her boss, which included a room full of people I did not know. Just her asking me caused immediate...
    rolywynne rolywynne 46-50, M 1 Response Feb 17