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

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    So ya the title of this post says it all. Umm the reasons for are because I have been hurt and betrayed by lots of people in my life. Because of these things I don't just let...
    LittleMissCanada LittleMissCanada 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 5

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    Ive been thru lots of hurt so its hard letting others in. I have to know you for a long time before I can trust you enough to let you get close to me as a friend.
    zzz1silentheart zzz1silentheart 18-21, M Apr 12

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    I am an easy going broadminded guy who came here to make like minded friends .I am a nudist but I am no oil painting but happy the way I am .I have a sense of humour and find it...
    nakednudist nakednudist 46-50, M Apr 7

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    Most of my friends I've met randomly on the street and hung with them for a bit, it makes me feel so alive to meet people that way. Last night a random drunk gay guy walked with me...
    LotusPsychosis LotusPsychosis 18-21, F Mar 27

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    Most of my friends I've met randomly on the street and hung with them for a bit, it makes me feel so alive to meet people that way. Last night a random drunk gay guy walked with me...
    LotusPsychosis LotusPsychosis 18-21, F Mar 27

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    I have always had a hard time trusting that the people I "let in" truly have the intention of staying. As a consequence I tend to show them the exit before they have a chance to...
    Bumblelion Bumblelion 31-35, M 4 Responses Apr 7

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    I've been hurt a lot over the past few years so I've kind of closed myself off, But at the same time I've learned to read people according to their actions and I have to say that I...
    saeteurn saeteurn 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 28

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    I would say I have not always been like this.. It is just that no one really wants to get to know me. I swear I tried being open and not judge, but it just ends with the...
    jellyrolls34 jellyrolls34 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    So selective in-fact, that I've got no one close and everyone far away. It gets tiring being alone. Oh woe is me. :p Maybe I should try harder to change my status of "alone and...
    ambivalentFriability ambivalentFriability 18-21 Apr 7

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    Maybe it's because of where I am in my life, but right now I only seem to be able to make emotional space for people younger, more vulnerable, less worldly-wise than me. Though I...
    SlightlyDaft SlightlyDaft 31-35, F 3 Responses Apr 4

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    I'm so excited to make new friends .... If anyone wants to be friend :)just pop up !!! ;)
    Justimagine1 Justimagine1 16-17, F 5 Responses Apr 7

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    I mean, who am I amongst all of those people? Just another one? I'd rather not.
    Axonos Axonos 18-21, M Apr 13

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    I just met this guy on whisper and unlike the other guy he's not a catfish lol he's really nice and he asked to see another pic of my face and I said sure and then asked if I could...
    butterflybaby123 butterflybaby123 13-15 1 hr ago

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    At the moment ,I am not in the mood to let any man into my circle anymore.
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F 21 Responses Apr 4

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    To get close to someone, they must have thing in common with me, share similar goals and ideas, and set off a good aura. Uk, just that right kinda vibe
    ForeverJashinist ForeverJashinist 18-21, M 3 Responses Apr 4

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    And that is why I need my best friend back He was the first person I trusted after 6 years
    JalenFrankie616 JalenFrankie616 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 12

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    Due to jerks. Who claim to care. But merely care for their needs. Not any others.
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M 1 Response Apr 16

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    Break the ice with friendly hello :)
    Zarina23 Zarina23 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 8

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    I can't seem to settle with making friends. Maybe its because I'm too shy or awkward? I don't know. I always feel like making friends is great until conflicts starts settling in...
    ohangela ohangela 13-15, F a week ago

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    I hate people. I really do. I'm just too mind independent. I hate crowd places. I hate when people just can't keep things to themselves. I hate rude, judgmental comments they...
    masmelo masmelo 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 9

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    A while ago I was thinking of things that I value/believe in. So..These are some of those things: 1.Peace,I value peace a lot,it's pretty important to me.I try not to start...
    simpleandpossible simpleandpossible 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 10

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    If this is you follow my tips! This is my experience and tips: So this is bacically when your first starting high school in year 7 or it can be for anything really. So I remember...
    FriendshipQ FriendshipQ 13-15, F Apr 10

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    my best friend died a few years ago. we had been through a lot together. I should find a "my best friend died" group to finish that subject out. but he was always real good at...
    jayciedubb jayciedubb 46-50, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    A couple months back my best friend and I were in school and she told me she wanted to tell me something. I told her she could tell me anything cause I wouldn't judge her and I...
    Malardduck Malardduck 13-15, F 3 Responses Apr 10

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    I've been dating this guy for a week. I know this guy all my life me and my family are friends with his and we used to be childhood friends. But before me and him started dating I...
    cutemonkey cutemonkey 13-15, F Apr 12

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    I am an adult on the Autism spectrum. As a child, I never really had quality of friends. They often used me. I believe in a race of people/extraterrestrials called...
    NiggiMaskedSalesman NiggiMaskedSalesman 36-40, F Apr 16

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    I wish I had more friends that lived here in this city. I have trouble making friends because im always with my daughter. can't afford a baby sitter. I just wish I knew other...
    ClickCloser ClickCloser 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    I remember being good at writing. Decent at drawing as well. I grew up being told I was "wise beyond your years..." and could hold a conversation with any group of adults. Scores...
    Demise Demise 22-25, F a week ago

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    I've never been good at making friends. I've never understood people. I have more 'friends' now than I ever have, mostly co-workers, but what I've learned is that everyone is two...
    a68taurus a68taurus 46-50, F 3 Responses Apr 4

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    that's why I joined this website :) I really hope i do make more friends. I'm really bad at making friends in the real world. it's so much easier to talk to people through here
    KaliG15 KaliG15 16-17, T 2 Responses Mar 30

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    I'm so sick of being everybodies third wheel. I feel so unimportant compared to the rest of the world. I've lost so many friends the past 2 years, and now I have an even harder...
    TheMasterMan1 TheMasterMan1 16-17, M 5 Responses Apr 5

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    I am on here only to make friends . I have a boyfriend so I'm not interested in anything other than making friends . I'll respect that there are people on here for other things so...
    FlowerChildWithARockNRollSoul FlowerChildWithARockNRollSoul 18-21, F 9 Responses 4 days ago

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    I actually find it kind of distasteful. No offense to anyone who does it. But, I'd hate it if I found out man was sending his friends pictures of me, or swapping pictures of me...
    PsychGirl94 PsychGirl94 18-21, F 10 Responses Apr 4

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    I'm actually shy/scared of making friends. I'm not too confident around other people and worried if they will find me interesting or not.
    zarpanzur zarpanzur 26-30, M 2 Responses Apr 14

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    I've never been bullied before but I've always wondered if people think I'm attractive so I guess leave a response letting me know.
    Graebe309 Graebe309 13-15, M 4 Responses Apr 3

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    I feel so good inside when I have helped others regardless of what it is. I just love feeling great when I know I have been a wonderful help with my family and friends. At times...
    americanfemaleonvacation americanfemaleonvacation 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 10

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    Well, howdy. I suppose I got to say something inspiring but I like sorta struggling what to really say. Well, hi. My name is ...Cuddlefish not really my real name. I am here to try...
    Cudd1efish Cudd1efish 26-30, M 2 Responses Apr 16

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    Quality interactions and relationships are depressingly hard to come by, at least in my life at this time. What do I mean by "quality"? I'm not some kind of a narcissist standing...
    frigidifold frigidifold 26-30, F 2 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    There my be other people who had gone through worse situations but my life was worse for me. I am 5'4' and my weight is approximately 114 pounds. My parents told me that I was...
    faisal6309 faisal6309 22-25, M Apr 9

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    I don't have friends in real life but talking to my online friends whether it's on FB, KikMessenger, Skyping, or eve people on PSN I find my self laughing out loud and feeling so...
    AiymaSnikies AiymaSnikies 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 17

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    I love making friends I don't care how far away they are. Just to get a hello from them every day means the world to me So thank you so much I enjoy my coffee in the morning...
    chef59 chef59 56-60, M 3 Responses Mar 31

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