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I Am Not A Social Being

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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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    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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    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 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 18-21, F 6 Responses Jul 11, 2014

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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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    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 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 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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    I do hate being lied to, I hate fake promises and fake words of affection, I think it's always better to be upfront and tell the truth no matter how much it hurts at the end I...
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    I just want to say that social anxiety is NOT "omg I like totally hate people I just want to sleep and eat and watch Netflix all the time!!!" Social anxiety is wanting so...
    originalitydied originalitydied 13-15, F 10 Responses Dec 28, 2014

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    First off, I have to laugh at the title of this experience. Good one, creator of title, considering this is social media. As far as Facebook is concerned... I love it, too. There...
    secretme1970 secretme1970 41-45, F Jan 4

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    Being an adult sucks sometimes. It sucks even worse with social anxiety. Everybody prefers to just go to the fridge when you're hungry and see that your mom just stocked it. Now I...
    Leannaix Leannaix 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 8

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    Not particularly awkward I've just never got into the whole social media fad, I'm 13 and I just can't be ****** to do the whole Facebook and snapchat stuff. So ever since I can...
    DeathlyLlama459 DeathlyLlama459 22-25, M 2 Responses Jan 7

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    m moving out when I turn 18, and I'm absolutely terrified. I'm... feeling really small right now, so I guess that's why I'm writing this. My story is long, but relevant. I was...
    theydunnomyname theydunnomyname 16-17, F 3 Responses Jan 8

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    Hello there I am 14 years old and anti social, when I was a kid I was very social however when it came to 3rd grade the bullying really affected me as a really sensitive fragile...
    HazmatIdiocracy HazmatIdiocracy 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 15

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    Adult Child Disability (SSA) I was so happy when I heard that gay marriage had passed until I heard about this ****** up Social Security law,
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    Leo2015 Leo2015 26-30, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Because of my social anxiety, I have become jaded and cynical. I tell myself I don't need to be popular, I don't need to have lots or friends, I don't need to be the life of the...
    GrimCreeper0150 GrimCreeper0150 22-25, M 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    Think my eyes are the only good thins I got cos I get lots of comments about them wish I was bit hotter so I could have a gf and am 320lbs and am happy being that big just dunno...
    thebigscottishguy thebigscottishguy 22-25, M 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    This past week a friend of my host came to stay here, a seven day visit. I started feeling nervous for no apparent reason two days earlier, which I noticed because I was smoking...
    NeonBlueMidnight NeonBlueMidnight 26-30, M 2 Responses Jan 16

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    Don't think I'm a wallflower just because I might "hold up the bar" at a concert or social occasion. No, I'm not a lush. No, I'm not anti-social. In fact, I love good...
    Aristartle Aristartle 46-50, F 4 days ago

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    Cant even relax around ppl that are family. I get nervous to the point of awkwardness and me wondering whats wrong with me that im so terrified of being around people . I can feel...
    chocolatecurlz chocolatecurlz 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 28, 2014

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    I have extreme social anxiety and I feel like it's killing me. If I go to a restaurant like subway or anything, I won't eat.. Because that involves talking, I'm better about it...
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 2

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    I was around 8 when I was diagnosed with social anxiety, from a young age I've always been scared of crowds, being in front of people,put on the spot,embarrassing myself. No matter...
    musicforlife0321 musicforlife0321 18-21, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    toddyhxoaj toddyhxoaj 26-30, M Dec 30, 2014

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    It's hard for me to talk about social anxiety because it brings back memories that I don't want to remember. I was bullied when I was younger. Verbally and emotionally bullied...
    Elleuree Elleuree 13-15, F 2 Responses Dec 29, 2014

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    For as long as I can remember I've had social anxiety disorder. As a child i was labeled as being "shy" and that I would grow out of it. Growing up I never had any friends until we...
    tormentedinternally tormentedinternally 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 4

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    whaaa!!! i hate social gatherings!!! really!!!!!!! i hate extroverts for being too energetic as if the only thing i do is to listen!! hate also introverts who are so quiet that i...
    blitzkrieg7 blitzkrieg7 22-25, F Jan 6

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    ratburn ratburn 18-21 Jan 7

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    Especially i get nerveous talking to someone who i like or have good impression. I don't pay attention to people who is just ignorant. But about them...i get upset easily 'cos i'm...
    juryandrews juryandrews 31-35, F Jan 17

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    I wanted to be normal so bad, but every time I tried to open my mouth, I froze up. My earliest memory of this was in 5th grade when my teacher tried to force me to read my...
    whisperedthing whisperedthing 16-17, F 3 Responses Jan 18

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    I have social anxiety and it's getting to much for me to handle anymore. I hate going to school, my grades suck and I barely have any friends anymore because i always blow everyone...
    hans167 hans167 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 19

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    It's so frustrating that i never know how to behave in social situation, even these simple, i feel uncomfortable even with my friends, and i always hate myself for being like this...
    leuconoe leuconoe 31-35, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    Having social anxiety has hindered me in so many ways. I hate myself for not even being able to order my own food at restaurants.
    HurricaneAshlyn HurricaneAshlyn 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    I wouldn't say i'm extremely awkward, because i don't do that bad when i'm with close friends or with people that i know share my interests. The thing is either when i go to a...
    jafetgx jafetgx 22-25, M 4 days ago

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    I have really bad social anxiety. I sweat, panic, stutter, etc. just being in front of people. I can hardly stand going out in public, but I'm working on it.
    Leofflaed Leofflaed 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    Reading through this website helped me so much with my recent situation, that I felt the need to contribute somehow and hope it helps others in return. A little background about...
    guywithnoname guywithnoname 26-30, M 5 hrs ago

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    I want to be more social and outgoing. I'm still on winter break and I want to go back to school with a more positive, outgoing, and more approachable attitude. The approachable...
    kkam34 kkam34 13-15, F 2 Responses Dec 30, 2014

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    Its so frustrating. Especially when everyone just thinks I'm overreacting when in reality its the most frightening thing to me. A lot of my friends have jobs. I really want to get...
    Jessica4729 Jessica4729 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 7

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    Don't get me wrong i can speak my mind and when i speak it you'll be shocked i even spoke and shocked that i actually can have a normal conversation, but about more deeper topics...
    Autumnflowers Autumnflowers 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 8

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    It's my life. I used to not be able to function without a huge social life or party. I'm now sober and I rather be in. Not out of being sad or angry... or anything of that sort. I...
    silencedfears silencedfears 26-30 a week ago

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    I'm sure you don't care, but i'll tell you anyway. I suffer from chronic pain and digestive issues. Basicially an Autoimmune disease. It controls my life. I am not well enough to...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 22-25, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    In addition to recently starting therapy, I bought a book: "Overcoming Social Anxiety" The book recommends keeping a notebook and writing certain things down. I'm going to share...
    ludix ludix 41-45, M