I Am Quiet and Shy

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    Guess I was just always on the quiet side.

    Being shy.. well a lot of things happened big and small. It often seemed like everytime I climbed a rung of the confidence ladder something would drag me down two more. I sometimes wish I was more confident but I am what I am.
    Acitar Acitar
    31-35, M
    Aug 15, 2014

    I find it so funny that on the internet

    and over skype I seem so umm, naruto-ish? Yeah well, like a loud and outgoing person. Then when I meet people face to face I become a Hinata, or a person that pretty much stutters in most sentences and ya know really shy. Am I weird? I hope so, weirdness is waaaaay better than...
    Izuka Izuka
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Apr 18, 2014

    Im Quiet and Shy!!

    sometimes i see it as blessing, cos i see some people that cant keep their mouth's shut,       p!ssing people off, and annoying people, cos they just dont know when to stop!!! and get themselves into trouble sometimes!!! but in some ways i dont like...
    cowshed123 cowshed123
    36-40, M
    2 Responses Apr 27, 2009

    I Wish I Was

    hello i wish i had a shy bone in me i dnt talk alot but i dnt bite my words back either.sometimes when u quiet n shy u gt took advantaged of.
    stankat stankat
    26-30, F
    Jun 27, 2012

    Very Shy And Quiet

    I'm currently 17 years old and I've always been a shy and quiet person, when I was younger I was so shy that whenever I visited my grandparents I would be too shy to talk to them but that's no problem now. However I get shy and nervous just ordering food in a restaurant or buying...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Feb 4, 2013

    Born This Way

    I was born quiet and shy. At different points in my life I have been one or the other, sometimes both. I remember sitting at the "popular" table in 6th grade. I never spoke a word, I just ate my lunch listening to my fellow pupils conversations. One day one of the popular girls...
    justlana justlana
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Jun 27, 2012

    I Cant Believe Im Telling All U Guys

    Hi, I'm Katie(as some of u kno) i have been suicidal and emo for 6 years now, and i have a confession to make to everyone who reads this! I was a girl who would play outside everyday, but im scared to now(i still go out tho, so don't worry) i walked home everyday and ran out...
    KatieYEAthatsMEnotU KatieYEAthatsMEnotU
    18-21, F
    5 Responses Apr 27, 2013

    I am quiet and shy. It's

    such a damn struggle. I wish I was way more outgoing and confident
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25
    31-35, M
    1 Response Jan 13, 2015

    My Shyness

    Ever since I was lil I have been very shy and quiet.  I think I'm the quietest one at work and in my family.  I'm not sure why I'm that way and I wish I could be more outgoing but I am not that way unless I get to know you better. Maybe it was...
    trying2breakfree trying2breakfree
    36-40, F
    5 Responses Jan 29, 2010

    On The Outside

    On the outside I am nothing but a deserted shell. I don't speak unless I am spoken to and even then it is very little. But, on the inside, there's a load of commotion going on that people would be more than a little surprised about since they only know the outside me. I think it...
    EmiliaR124 EmiliaR124
    18-21, F
    1 Response Aug 20, 2011

    Super Super Super Shy

    Until you get to know me. Then just add a bizzare sense of humour to that shyness. OR When I'm angry. Then I am a roaring force to be reckoned with... and I will level whole cities like a nuclear reactor!!!
    Jun 17, 2012
    Sweetangel15 Sweetangel15
    18-21, F
    Jan 14, 2014

    I am not open to many people.

    I am usually quiet, and I don't really like attention. So if I like you enough to show you the real me, YOU must be very special.
    SocialHermit SocialHermit
    46-50, F
    May 18, 2015

    My Shyness = Friendlessness

    As a child i was left alone and isolated  for very long periods of time. As a result to this day i still have problems socializing. It had an affect on me that i just cant seem to control or shake. I have serious trouble when it comes to making friends. I know my shyness is the...
    charityfirst charityfirst
    36-40, F
    7 Responses Oct 10, 2011

    Hey my name is crystal I am a very quiet shy

    person but once I get to know you im outgoing and friendly (:
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Jan 4, 2014

    Quiet, But Not So Shy

    I was shy, but only for a little while (the dreaded middle school time). When I was a little kid I was kind of lonerish, I always just liked my close friends and mom. Now that I'm a little older I'm loosing my temporary shy streak, and it's such a relief, because it gave me so...
    JjWalking JjWalking
    18-21, F
    Nov 23, 2013


    I begin each morning in pain of thy unloved self. You might say " go do something about it." It's harder then reality itself </3
    sch4denfr3ude sch4denfr3ude
    18-21, M
    Nov 3, 2013


    At 41 years old I am still very shy, and it takes me a while to get used to people and open up.  I prefer watching and listening to people and sitting back relaxing and just observing, instead of being the life of the party. 
    SoulSteps SoulSteps
    41-45, F
    2 Responses May 3, 2010

    Shy? Certainly...

    Well, first off, my issue socializing is that some people tend to rub me the wrong way for whatever reason. Some people, honestly, at times, I would like to reach out and punch square in the face, but as I realize this would be an inappropriate thing to do of course I'll hold...
    TigerStew TigerStew
    36-40, F
    Dec 1, 2011

    It Turns Out To Have A Negative Impact On Me!

    Well, people around me seemed to hate shy and quiet people. They think you're being arrogant and cold. You just can't go up to anyone and say hey," Stop thinking that i am proud of myself, I am just shy..." right? If you admit you're shy in public, people are just gonna laugh at...
    fuglygirlonthebench fuglygirlonthebench
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Dec 1, 2011

    I Am Shy

    i am very shy when it comes to women when i talk to them nothing comes out right fore that i am so sorry is their any thing i can do about it
    dragonage2 dragonage2
    Jun 11, 2012
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