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I Am Not A Social Being

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 212 People

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

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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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    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 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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    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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    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'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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    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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    So I guess this has been a long term, like almost my entire life experience. Ever since grade school I haven't had many friends, and the ones I did, I think they were just using me...
    ImOnlyMe84 ImOnlyMe84 26-30, F 1 Response May 17

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    Today my social anxiety strikes again. I got involved with speaking in front of my colleagues at work. I got so nervous, my hands and my lips started to shake uncontrollably and...
    Armdrifter Armdrifter 31-35, M 2 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    I have extreme social anxiety due to peers bullying and abusing me. I was normal to begin with. So, it all started when I was about 5. I was living in gapview trailer park. And...
    fallenangel0421 fallenangel0421 13-15, F 3 Responses May 4

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    I am realizing that it's not all anxiety. I'm not a people person. I don't enjoy being around most people, most of the time. My idea of a good time is staying in and letting my...
    chaekowski chaekowski 26-30, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    My teenage days were filled with a confident and outgoing me. I was sure of everything that came out of my mouth. I graduated and moved out of state...so then I retreated into a...
    lbaker5 lbaker5 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    What people who don't have SA fail to understand is that anxiety is physical. "Your chest tightens, your head feels cloudy & you are acutely aware of the effort behind every breath...
    BasAllah BasAllah 13-15, F 5 Responses Apr 30

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    I have never wanted to kill myself because of my past or even the present. The times I have tried to or considered it was because I wanted to stop being me. I love my life, but I...
    writingforlife6 writingforlife6 18-21, F 1 Response May 1

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    I didn't know how bad my social anxiety was until recently. It has effected me negatively in the following.. I recently declined a career altering job interview because I was just...
    kikimayes kikimayes 22-25, F 5 Responses May 16

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    Interesting article. I am an empath. I am looking forward to future findings. http://www.spiritscienceandmetaphysics.com/new-study-links-social-anxiety-to-being-empath/
    AmyOnEP AmyOnEP 41-45, F 2 Responses May 17

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    I'm quite the anti social in public. I talk to a few people I know online but otherwise I'm very closed socially. people didn't like me in school because I never talked. I was...
    missmaymay missmaymay 18-21, F 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    I see other people just randomly talking to each other or being able to strike conversations with each other and then there is me I can not hold down a conversation with someone...
    jumpingjackflash121 jumpingjackflash121 22-25, M 2 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    I have always been socially awkward ever since I was younger and I spent almost all of my high school years just trying to fit in. I did 'fit in' for a while. It wasn't that...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 8

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    I love being at home and alone so I can be at peace, and I don't have to act to please others. So I can be free of of others judgements, lack of acceptance, and anger. So I don't...
    criticalminded criticalminded 36-40, F 4 days ago

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    I quickly realized that taking the risk in life and getting out of my comfort zone was important. To be more out there communicating with others. Building my foundation over the...
    LeahLovee LeahLovee 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    choxie22 choxie22 22-25, F May 1

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    I am autistic, since childhood, I've always been at home. from friends that I've somehow managed to make, I never really connected or even hung out with them, besides school.I...
    omss omss 18-21, M 1 Response May 3

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    It's not that obvious. I'm not really super lonely in which I don't have friends...but real friends? Like the ones who will really stay by your side because you have developed and...
    Wewerethereinthattime Wewerethereinthattime 18-21, F 2 Responses May 4

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    Soo I'm coming to you all vulnerable as hell. All the gloves coming off now. I have to say one thing that triggers my social anxiety is the feeling of embarrassment and total utter...
    ElSabre101 ElSabre101 26-30, M 1 Response May 5

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    I've always found it hard to relate to other people. Just being around people stresses me out. I had to go to an alternative school because I couldn't handle being around so many...
    MissJessieGurl MissJessieGurl 18-21, F May 8

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    I'm an ambivert, which means (as far as my personality goes) that I'm about 55% extroverted, 45% introverted. Sometimes being around people is very tough, so I have to recharge my...
    Pebbles1982 Pebbles1982 26-30, F 3 Responses May 8

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    A couple of years ago I tried getting into archery, at the time my fiancée and I both went to learn but she stayed for just one lesson before saying she didn't like it and quit. I...
    phalonia phalonia 31-35, M May 9

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    I have a fear of people. Of others might say or do to hurt me intentionally. it manifest as wanting to break off social engagement as soon as possible, sometimes in a rude and...
    COTX COTX 26-30, M 3 Responses May 9

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    My Mom agreed to come pick up Murphy (my dog ☺️) and take him to daycare bc I have a stiff neck and didn't want to drive. When she got here, she asked if she could have some...
    AlieVerde AlieVerde 26-30, F 3 Responses May 11

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    I start my new job next week. I feel as I'm getting older my social anxiety has gotten much easier to handle but it does affect me every now and then. Now I have a job where I'm...
    ComplicatedGirl18 ComplicatedGirl18 18-21, F 4 Responses May 15

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    No one knows how bad my social anxiety is. I'm not sure they even see it as a "real" problem. My family, we don't talk about these things. We avoid most confrontation. We don't...
    ambivalentFriability ambivalentFriability 18-21 1 Response May 16

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    Social Media exposes a lot of things that wouldn't be exposed had it not existed. People post their every move. Relationships seem to be weaker due to outside influences. People...
    ATLsLadyLuck ATLsLadyLuck 36-40, F 3 Responses May 18

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    It seems a bit ironic saying this on a social media site, but oh well! Sure, it makes keeping in touch and talking to people much easier, but somebody like me who feels isolated...
    RealLifePerson RealLifePerson 26-30, M 6 days ago

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    Im terrified of social situations most of the time and prefer to be home but I feel lonely a lot. I need deep conversation and people i can connect with, but as I mature, my...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response 5 days ago

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    When reading season comes around here it comes hard. It's day for of constant rain and sooooo bored. I'm just tired of all my usual indoor hobbies or interests. Sometimes I really...
    TheNerdYouLove TheNerdYouLove 31-35, F 4 days ago

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