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I Am Not A Social Being

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    KoolKatKenzi KoolKatKenzi 16-17, F 6 Responses Jul 11

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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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    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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    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 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 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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    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

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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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    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 5 hrs ago

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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 3 hrs ago

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    Who needs social life? I have music and games.
    ButtersTheMerciful ButtersTheMerciful 13-15, F 8 hrs ago

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    I just can't stand being in a public place with lots of people. I just feel like i'm being judged, watched, or compared to. I just hate meeting new people and I just can't stand...
    NicoBunny6 NicoBunny6 18-21, F Aug 20

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    I will always prefer being on my own, listening to my music and reading a good book. I am not anti-social and when people are in my company, I put all distractions away and focus...
    anotherpasserby anotherpasserby 16-17, F Aug 16

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    I'm not here to confess to you all that I am socially awkward. Which is not the case! I am here so people can talk to me, those who feel like they are socially awkward. The...
    Robertjames9 Robertjames9 22-25, M 2 Responses Aug 18

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    Ever since middle school, when most people begin to grow and develop I've alway been the skinny twig. And everyone noticed and continues to. Now I'm 16 years old, 5'8-5'9, and on a...
    Cinderellany Cinderellany 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 10

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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 6 days ago

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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 1 day ago

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    Social anxiety has made me physically I'll every morning because I'm so afraid to go to school. I hate being snapped at and being embarrassed. I can remember being snapped at up to...
    AceGuy15 AceGuy15 13-15, M 2 Responses Aug 17

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    I have social anxiety and Tourette's. That just about covers how I feel. And because of these diagnosis I'm also depressed a lot. And I'm naturally single. Alone. Miserable...
    Skywalker1979 Skywalker1979 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 9

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    I have social anxiety so being shy, quiet and socially awkward kind of falls into that diagnosis naturally. I have a hard time trusting other people. I rarely let someone inside...
    Skywalker1979 Skywalker1979 31-35, M 2 Responses Aug 9

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    I really want to be social but its so hard for me. I want to be able to talk to people get to know them and go out and have fun. I just want to be able to not just survive in this...
    lvcr lvcr 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 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 14 hrs ago

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    I just don't understand why people who are so outgoing and amazing even want to claim to be socially awkward like I've been told by teachers and my classmates to stop being awkward...
    sairaa sairaa 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 18

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    I am soo dissapointed in myself! Last weekend was my ultimate social test and I failed. It was my "sister in laws" babyshower. (boyfriend's brother's girlfriend). We dont really...
    viavleiviax viavleiviax 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 20

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    Yes I do have social anxiety because if I am in social sitting... I tend to tension up and coughing. Those are one of the signs of social anxiety for me. So that is why I don't...
    mother1983 mother1983 26-30, F 4 Responses Aug 2

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    So I know this is social media too and even EP annoys me sometimes, but I'm most annoyed with mainstream social media like Instagram, Facebook, and especially Twitter. There's...
    mattihope mattihope 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 14

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    I'm exhausted with being an outcast and not feeling like I belong anywhere yet. I'm tired of being sad almost all the time and disconnected from almost everyone and everything...
    ajrestless ajrestless 18-21, F 2 Responses 42 mins ago

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    Ugh, I'm so socially awkward due to my anxiety and it bugs me. I can't manage to sleepover anywhere. I always end up coming back home. I have to keep my phone charged and on me 24...
    TheSongPlaysWithin TheSongPlaysWithin 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 1

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    I have social anxiety really bad, and I hate it. It's ruined so many experiences for me and talking to adults, or even people younger than me, just makes me sick to my stomach. I...
    jxssicaa jxssicaa 18-21, F 13 Responses Aug 12

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    Quiet and socially awkward around new scenes/people but with my close friends they couldn't imagine me being that way but notice if someone tags alone that awkwardness comes back...
    wherethewildthingswere wherethewildthingswere 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 17

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    If you are on my friend list and i've known you on here for years, and you like me as a human being and would like to keep in contact with me on other social media sites, porfavor...
    CrazyHippieChick CrazyHippieChick 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 20

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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 3 days ago

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    Everyone, even family members talk about how skinny I am. My mom and sister both have curves. Whenever I talk about trying to gain weight, my mother tells me I should be happy. She...
    Cinderellany Cinderellany 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 10

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    Currently i am not a social entrepreneur but driven by this idea of doing SOMETHING. Not just a social service but to create value in someone's life, by not just doing charities.I...
    tik17 tik17 26-30, M Aug 17

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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 1 day ago

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    Okay so a few days ago I thought to myself I wonder if I've been catfished before. It was a perfectly fine thought, almost laughable because I was positive that I have not been...
    ToTo3000 ToTo3000 22-25, F Aug 7

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    How Socially Awkward Are You? I got: You are severely socially awkward.
    Promzee Promzee 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 6

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    All of these things seem to have been getting worse with time. It's nothing like cheese or wine. ._. I remember when I first came to EP I had a bunch of people in my circle and I...
    Friability Friability 18-21 1 Response Aug 6

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    Baddddd to buddy. I've always had social anxiety since I was a youngin. I couldn't be around a big, small, medium group of people, especially strangers. Other wise I'd have a panic...
    UnstableSammi UnstableSammi 22-25, F Aug 20

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    I used to have Social Anxiety ( I was diagnosed with it) but grew out of it! How? Well 1st off, I know that it was instilled in me during my upbringing to care about what...
    lagatta lagatta 41-45, F 1 Response Aug 21

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    So it's me again. The guy that people seem to love to hate but I accepted the hate. I admit that a part of me miss having to think about someone else then me all the time. What I...
    ilikenetflix ilikenetflix 26-30, M 1 Response 6 hrs ago