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I Am Not A Social Being

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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 7 Responses Jul 11

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    I am an introvert so I generally try to go unnoticed to avoid talking to people. The down side: you feel like no one ever sees you. I know, seems contradictory. I guess it's a...
    littlechief79 littlechief79 31-35, F 49 mins ago

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    Hi, I am 13 (my birthdays in the summer) I am going into highschool this coming school year. I have been diagnose with social anxiety for a really long time but it start truly...
    katieerika katieerika 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 28

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    I/we are huge fans and participant in Social Nudity. The freedom of being completely open and unencumbered by stereotypes and pre-judgments based on clothing or jewelry, etc. is...
    selaparty selaparty 46-50, M Jul 15

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    Has anyone truly outgrown their quiet,shy nature?Bloomed from the anti social cocooned caterpillar to the beautiful social butterfly? if yes, then do share your experience. if not...
    booklover4ever booklover4ever 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    It has been said that we are social animals. I think that's true. Even introverts like me value connections, we just value fewer and deeper connections than what the social media...
    LostInTheWoulds LostInTheWoulds 46-50, M 2 Responses Jul 7

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    I am so socially awkward that I am nervous to see my family in california and now that im here im nervous to leave my room and socialize. I hate confrontation and i dont like going...
    oneepicboss oneepicboss 13-15, M Jun 25

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    I have been diagnosed with clinical depression from the age of 15. I guess what got me started was the constant bullying I endured through my school years. At the age of 14, I...
    Gemz2411 Gemz2411 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 10

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    My boyfriend thought this would be a good idea but I fear I'll just be a voice lost among many here. I don't know that I have social anxiety. I haven't seen a doctor. And I don...
    PrivateB PrivateB 18-21, F 4 Responses Jun 30

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    I didn't realise that I had social anxiety until I took the Liebowitz Social Anxiety test 2 days ago. I scored a 91, saying that I have severe social anxiety. My doctor made me...
    Hazelgrace22 Hazelgrace22 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 11

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    Took the test. Got the diagnosis. I have social anxiety. I am in therapy one or two hours each week. It helps to talk, but I have a tight family who simply can't stop having social...
    Skywalker1979 Skywalker1979 31-35, M 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    I've always been an introvert. A regular introvert isn't necessarily shy or lacks social skills, but I eventually grew to be a little more than that. Now I am not only an...
    EmIntrovert EmIntrovert 16-17, F 6 Responses Jun 29

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    I've always had trouble being social/socializing. I'm just not a sociable person. As bad as this may sound, I strongly prefer to stay cooped up in my bedroom than going out...
    KMargatroid KMargatroid 16-17, F Jul 7

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    Ehhhhh. I guess I do have it...Just a bit? Hehehe. I am an introvert. I have no problem with making friends and talking to people...But there are dome issues I have seen. I have...
    Wewerethereinthattime Wewerethereinthattime 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 7

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    This will sort of be a stream of consciousness vent. I don't feel totally comfortable writing this here. Putting out my problems on the internet like this for strangers to read but...
    fibrodoodle fibrodoodle 36-40, F 2 Responses Jul 16

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    My social anxiety has gotten worse. I get horrible panic attacks and sometimes I become angry ( not entirely sure why angry but it happens...) I can't even go outside without...
    CaliforniaPsycho CaliforniaPsycho 18-21, F Jul 7

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    Although I've always been an introvert, I did enjoy social events even if it meant putting on a mask to an extent and feigning interest in certain events. But over the last year or...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 9

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    Once upon a time my social anxiety was so bad that I couldn't ask the time, couldn't order a pizza... I still have a little problem making phone calls... I had panic attacks at...
    Drechavo Drechavo 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 28

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    Its not something I am proud about. Its upsetting at times. I spent nearly two thirds of my college years roaming around campus alone and sitting in some corner reading or playing...
    Anthromorphic Anthromorphic 22-25, F a week ago

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    I make people uncomfortable effortlessly just by being present...
    betequeue betequeue 26-30, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    Ive grown very picky to whom I lile to chat with. I dont like the annoying attention being social can be. Hah recently quit trying to make friends. No one here at school or where...
    OmegaSky OmegaSky 13-15, M Jun 27

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    I hate everything about myself. Each day I'm reminded that there's something wrong with me. I have major depressive disorder, social anxiety disorder, not to mention gay but with a...
    MachineEmpire1985 MachineEmpire1985 26-30, M 2 Responses Jul 5

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    I've made a lot of great strides this past two to two and a half years or so, but I'm still super single. I still have yet to meet someone that I can talk to and click with and can...
    lyricalongings lyricalongings 31-35, F Jul 7

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    I've had severe social anxiety since I was about ten or eleven (so about five years now) and it just keeps getting worse. I can barely leave my house without feeling like I'm...
    restoringforce restoringforce 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 7

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    Of course! Who goes on a social site to be anti-social? I just hate the random strangers sending me messages like "Wanna watch me pee?"
    Heartfilia Heartfilia 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 8

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    If you would like to join a new social media movement and get paid for being a first inviter, please visit www.L9app.com/mishelleb and watch the introduction video. Also, watch...
    neeva2u neeva2u 46-50, F Jul 10

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    Sometimes it's hard to remember that I used to be comfortable around people as a kid. Since I was 9 or 10 years old I've had trouble going to school. At first I had no idea why. My...
    Nakuki Nakuki 22-25 2 Responses Jul 13

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    You'd never guess..... well, YOU might - if you suffer too. My happy life ended age 13 when we moved house. I went to a different school to all my friends. I was the kind of boy...
    talkinaftermidnight talkinaftermidnight 36-40, M 1 Response Jul 15

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    Where I'm from, if you're a social butterfly, people call you annoying, ugly etc behind your back. More bullshit happens. More **** to deal with. Whereas if you're a wall flower...
    HighOnMisery HighOnMisery 13-15, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I have to type this ASAP before my mind decides that I should forget it. I have been thinking about something and somehow stumbled onto why I think I am depressed at the moment...
    30Hemm 30Hemm 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 4

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    I can be socially awkward to people I don't know and when I have to force something out of me that doesn't feel right. But idk why I would post that to social media...
    equalseaker212 equalseaker212 18-21, M Jun 26

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    Today is July 4th..another holiday spent alone. i spend all holidays alone. people have stopped inviting me over because i always make up an excuse to not go. i get so anxious and...
    welcome2myworld welcome2myworld 41-45, F 5 Responses Jul 4

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    Social Anxiety: Who else experiences this: -When you leave the house to go to work and come in contact with a stranger you automatically think what he is thinking about you - is...
    theworldasitis theworldasitis 26-30, M 3 Responses Jul 6

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    I've had it throughout all of secondary school and up until the start of my second year in college. It's not even been that "look at me I'm socially awkward but cute" kinda thing...
    littlelionlady littlelionlady 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 6

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    So it's my bestie bday on Thrusday so we are having a girls night(I'm assuming bar/clubs) on Friday with a few of us from school. I'm kind of feeling anxious. I know a lot of...
    muffinpowers muffinpowers 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 8

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    Do you know exactly when you realized you had social anxiety? For me I couldn't say, it just sort of happened and then proceeded to get worse over the years. I can pin point my age...
    silentlily13 silentlily13 22-25, F 4 Responses Jul 10

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    I am so socially awkward! I'm horrible around people because all i can think about is what they are thinking about me BECAUSE IM SOCIALLY AWKWARD. i want to get over it SO bad.
    bowsandarrows bowsandarrows 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 11

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    but my primary problem is that I'm socially apathetic; I can function normally on a daily basis without dread, I can start conversations, and I have the ability to make friends...
    Philonous Philonous 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 11

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    To those that have Social Anxiety and feel trapped, here is a message that I sent to one of my friends on here. I want you guys to read it: "Hey!, Thank you. I used to be a gamer...
    athion64 athion64 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 14

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