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I Am Not Great At Letting People Know Me,or At Making Friends

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    I dont let many get close to me... Not because im snobbish or antisocial... Im just very guarded... Ive been hurt much in my life and i put up walls to protect that from happening...
    sunpea sunpea 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 28

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    For the 1st time since I moved to Florida (2007) I am making friends, and not just a "Hey how are you" kinda thing or, chill at work kinda thing, but actual friends where we hang...
    LostAriel LostAriel 22-25, F Sep 1

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    Impossible It's been four months since I graduated from College yet I still don't have a job, while majority of my friends and batch mate who graduated in our university are now...
    camille18 camille18 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 2

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    I am very shy at first. I have a hard time letting people in and trusting them so it can take years for me to warm up to a person but when I do I can be my goofy, hyper self...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    I think if you asked anyone who knows me, none of them would be able to tell you that I'm depressed. I tend to hide it rather well and am generally a quiet/shy/aloof/introverted...
    LockedDarius LockedDarius 26-30, M Aug 19

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    It's rather annoying. I get adults assuming I'm stupid because of my age (and what some girls my age did last year...), I have people tell their kids not to socialize with me, that...
    SilenceInBlackAndWhite SilenceInBlackAndWhite 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    There are people who think they know me and have me all figured out. I laugh inside at their overconfidence and stupidity. I have never been the one to exhibit my vulnerability and...
    Susana1985 Susana1985 26-30, F 14 hrs ago

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    People on here judge me because of my religion before even getting to know me they assume I am evil or bad because I'm a satanist. I'm a decent person with a family and a job. I do...
    nyx39 nyx39 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 18

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    I really like this guy. He works at the bar across from the store I work at. I go visit him all the time and he comes over to my store and visits me. We flirt all the time and my...
    L24c L24c 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 2

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    I hate when people judge me and don't take the time to get to know me. I had to find out the hard way that people like that aren't even worth my time. People tend to judge me...
    rayray87 rayray87 26-30, F 6 Responses Sep 2

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    Ok......this is my life!! I grew up in a family where my father mentally abused my sister and I. My mother physically abused me & at the age of 8 not only did I have to watch my...
    lemolemo lemolemo 41-45, F 1 Response Sep 6

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    I'm quiet and only open up to my friends and to people who take the time to get know me
    Gian422 Gian422 18-21, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I am a bit antisocial. I'm quiet. Unless you talk to me first,I may not talk to you. Im not trying to be a snobby *****. I dont want to come off as cold or unfriendly. I am just...
    ComplicatedGirl18 ComplicatedGirl18 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I think a lot of people wish for this. I can't help but feel like I alienate the people that I meet. In a way, it's not surprising. As I type, I resist the urge to embark on...
    Kaydje Kaydje 18-21, M Aug 24

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    Finding the right people to be your friends is a task in itself and once you find them another task is to see if they are they are good enough to be really close to your heart...
    uselessguy uselessguy 36-40, M 2 Responses Aug 25

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    This is the best fitting sentence to describe this part of me. For years already I am coping with social problems. Only recently I realized my parents had started noticing that...
    RianneK RianneK 16-17, F Aug 26

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    I wanna make friends with people that understand hat I'm going through. People who have been with or are with drug addicts. Or new mothers. Or people who suffer with depression...
    flosserette flosserette 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    Exactly how does that work ? You can add people to your circle, but then do they have to add you back? You cannot message some people because you are not their friends.
    johnsk johnsk 56-60 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Why so serious? Some people may think I am snob and serious person. Sometimes I am, sometimes I am just shy or tired. I might accelerate to extreme seriousness if needed. It's a...
    JAD01 JAD01 31-35, F 4 Responses Aug 22

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    Im happy to be with people with sense of humor or those that agrees with me. Unfortunately not all are like that.
    Elleshore81 Elleshore81 31-35, F 3 Responses Aug 24

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    I'm am in a poor school and I feel like my classes are very slow and it's hard to make friends when everybody around you does not understand the words you use and just treats you...
    Paternator Paternator 13-15, M Aug 25

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    As I enter Year 6, everything in my life altered. I dread my class, my so called 'friends', and the crazy events.. I can't handle it anymore! My class MOSTLY FRIENDS- Not to be...
    ihatemylife236 ihatemylife236 13-15, F 3 Responses Sep 5

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    The reason y is I talk too mush and im too emotional and it's easy making friend on ep because they don't know about me at school I'm the quite kid but if **** me off u had to do...
    dominick6 dominick6 13-15, M 3 days ago

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    Yeah. Ugh. Some of the people I've talked too on here are so rude. Don't message me stupid ****. Don't talk to me if you don't understand why I chose to not send or do certain...
    LittleKandi LittleKandi 16-17, F 3 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    Sure, why not. 1: What would you name your future daughter? I don't actually want kids, but I love the name Lorien. 2: Do you miss anyone? Dead friend, living far from family...
    demimo demimo 18-21, F Sep 6

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    Sometimes I just don't know what to say to start a conversation and am afraid of rejection
    Gian422 Gian422 18-21, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Prove always say they'd rather have one true friend then a bunch of aqantencies I wish I had some I have one true friend been friends for 17 yrs wouldn't give her up for anything...
    unluckyiguess unluckyiguess 36-40, F 4 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    ....Challenging. I don't like "forcing" (IE. coercing) others to do what I want. IF they do not Agree WILLINGLY, I walk away "disappointed and disheartened". Thinking "they" do not...
    desireindisguise desireindisguise 56-60 Sep 3

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    What is it when you make a friend on here and they have need to talk or if you need to talk but they never get back to you why is it ..if they don't want to talk to you why don't...
    legs3 legs3 36-40, M 1 Response Aug 24

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    I hope to follow me in Instagram Gaaalyms
    gaaalyms gaaalyms 26-30, M 1 Response Sep 3

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    I laugh at people who say they are believers in science and therefore can't believe in religion. I am not very religious anymore but I grew up in a religious community with many...
    Kingshelman Kingshelman 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 27

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    I just started high school and I feel like no one really wants to be around me because of my birthmark. I want to be myself, I want to be able to talk to other people and have...
    Kperr14 Kperr14 13-15, F 3 Responses Sep 1

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    I can't feel it anymore, it's great. When a person calls me a b**** i just don't care anymore. it's beautiful to be stronger. When somone calls me one i think they're a poser or a...
    SecretWraith SecretWraith 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    people should not be judged by their skin color, sexuality, or the way that they dress. People should only be judged by the way they act towards you as well as how they act towards...
    madiek madiek 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 19

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    When I'm with a group of friends, talking about other friends.. I wonder, do they talk about me too? And what do they say about me?
    princessBE princessBE 22-25, F 5 Responses Aug 19

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    I really need someone to tell me once, just once how to go about everything, to show me the direction, to just tell me what the answer to this madness is. I feel so lost, so...
    SecretsOut14 SecretsOut14 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 27

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    1: What would you name your future daughter? Claudia 2: Do you miss anyone? Yeah :o 3: What if I told you that you were attractive? I would die of surpriseā€¦then return the...
    Kyprioi Kyprioi 13-15, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Pushing guilt and pity on someone just to talk to them doesn't get the right anything. It gets u wrong relationships whether it's a friendship or any other. It just attracts the...
    Georgievh Georgievh 16-17, F 23 hrs ago

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    OK target me for being who I am just because you do not agree or like what I say. I'm a sub in an open D/s relationship,i watch **** with or without my master, I was abused by my...
    vampirish vampirish 46-50, F 3 Responses Aug 18

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    I have a very strange gut feeling that I can't explain. I get a very strong sense that people I don't know in social situations are not comfortable with me around even when I don't...
    thisisdave thisisdave 31-35, M Aug 25

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    You look serious." They'll say or "You should smile more.It looks good on you." I give them half a smile and then roll my eyes. Im not sad! That's just the way I look but I try to...
    ChelseaMonroe ChelseaMonroe 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 1

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    They say be yourself,but people today judge you quickly . For example, I am always called a weirdo behind my back at school because when I clap I do it like a seal or because when...
    loonylynx loonylynx 13-15, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    People are like your to small to carry that giant backpack or why are you such a short nerd. Well just because im smart and short doesnt give you any damn right to judge me Excuse...
    MichaelEgitto MichaelEgitto 13-15, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    uhh both duh stupid people XD
    xlovelybutterflyx xlovelybutterflyx 18-21, F Sep 1

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    It's night time and it's back. It sleeps during the day. I watch it and make sure it stays asleep because if it wakes up, it's too heavy to carry. I can keep it asleep with...
    Deedle623 Deedle623 51-55, F Sep 5

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    Although I'm young and not very experienced with love firsthand, I always love giving advice and helping people with their love lives. Whether that makes me an Emma or not, I'll...
    PorcelainMaiden PorcelainMaiden 16-17, F Sep 7

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    always and forever it's like I can't just do one thing that makes me happy with out someone criticizing or saying something negative