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I Am Quiet

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    I'm quiet. I have 8 classes per day

    and know what? Only 2 out of 8 I actually speak. My first class is Japanese. Most of my "friends" are in there and 1 out of my friend is in my health class. Its always been like since middle school. I want friends, same time I don't care. I only have 2 real friends that I known...
    Crazybutnotinsane Crazybutnotinsane 16-17, F Jun 3

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    Hi. So i'm quiet but others confuse it

    for shyness. I'm not shy, i can talk to whoever the **** i want. i just have no motivation too. Ya know how you really want something yet a part of you can't find the motivation? I want friends to hang out with, call, and meet up after school but i can't just go from quiet to...
    lolzhi99 lolzhi99 16-17, F Jun 2

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    Its Just Me

    I have always been a quiet girl, I say alot but its mostly with the facial expressions i make. I think I just keep myself from saying anything I shouldn't by making faces. I don't think I really like to talk too much I am a very great listener, I love listening to people's...
    teddygram03 teddygram03 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 29, 2008

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    Careful With Words

    I've been a pretty quiet person since I was little.  My mother used to yell at me because I didn't talk enough in school, so my teachers would call her out of concern.  In truth I just didn't like talking to the other kids, I always got along better with adults because...
    AppleJelle AppleJelle 22-25, M 1 Response Dec 20, 2008

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    Heehee

    I'm so quiet I didn't know what should I write in this story... or what to write in a kazillion other stories :p So seem to be the rest of us...
    whatsername whatsername 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 23, 2008

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    It Keeps People Guessing

    Allot of people always wonder about me because I'm quiet. They actually wonder about me more than they do about loud people, because people who are loud are easy to figure out because their constantly spewing out this and that about themselves or their personality. I find it...
    MrUntitled MrUntitled 18-21, M 2 Responses Dec 13, 2009

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    I Wonder If You'D See Me

    Would you notice me, sitting in the corner of the room, my drink sitting on the table, cigarette smoldering in the ashtray- would you see me? I see. I think. I notice things. If you did notice me, what would you think, that bloke, sitting there, alone, quietly contemplating...
    expressomarkie expressomarkie 46-50, M Mar 28, 2013

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    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 21

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    I Just Felt Like Telling This....

    Sometimes its better to keep things to yourself and stay silent. Somewhere in the silence i guess you'll find things are more intersting in listening.I realised, i've learnt alot in listening rather than talking and understands more. :)I guess a little silences helps..Yet...
    Amberstories Amberstories 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 27, 2011

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    I Spend A Lot Of Time Thinking

    As a child I spent a lot of time by myself, playing in my bedroom, with just my toys, no one to talk to. Because of this, I got used to playing and working quietly. I didn't have a lot of friends when I was a young child, although, I developed more when I got older. And even as I...
    Spankmesweetly Spankmesweetly 22-25, F 2 Responses May 3, 2013

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    Trapped

    Inside my body there's a personality with every characteristic imaginable, and nobody knows it but me.  I feel like a voice that is never heard, never allowed to escape my body in the form of any social speech or action.  I want to escape, but it is like I'm trapped by walls on...
    toragirl toragirl 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 29, 2011

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    Beyond Quiet

    I am pretty much silent through out my school day. It's been like that since the start of elementary, yet people started to recognize it in second grade (I know, not that far from the start of school). Some people have come up to me and told me they have never heard my voice, and...
    QuilTheAnimal QuilTheAnimal 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 11, 2012

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    It Never Occurs To Me That Other People Are Quiet As Well

    I am the typical introvert, I say a lot of things about how little I say, I'm not weak, I'm just quiet, I'm just different, I, I , I,, etc.Then every so often I meet someone and I like them and I want to be friends with them, they seem nice, and reserved in a way that I...
    StevieStillwater StevieStillwater 36-40, M Mar 24, 2012

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    It's Just How I Am.

    Most of the time I am quiet. I feel it more rewarding.and I feel it's me there, being quiet.
    zephyr2005 zephyr2005 41-45, F Sep 3, 2011

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    Still Slumber...

    When I wake up, I frown. It's just me and me alone...But when I'm sleep, I'm surrounded and laughing with my friends.When I look twice, they're all in front of me and walking off...Screams turn to wails and I silently fall down...only to figure out I'm all alone again.Now, I...
    Colorless76 Colorless76 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 30, 2011

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    Yup

    I've always been a quiet person. The one thing teachers told my parents at parent-teacher conferences was that I was such a good student, but so quiet! Some people act like it's a bad thing, but I don't think it is. I prefer listening to people than talking or just silence...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Dec 26, 2008

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    Secure

    I'm quiet because I like to listen and observe. I like to be respectable and polite. I don't feel comfortable expressing myself by putting attention on myself. I'm very talented when it comes to being quiet. It just comes easy to me. I've come to realize...
    AngelWithin AngelWithin 18-21, F Sep 3, 2009

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    Two Different Worlds

    I am quiet, I have always been quiet. I have been described as so many things from shy to absent-minded. As a child my parents, teachers, or classmates would call me these things. But, I never listened to their words because in my mind was a world of my own and I didn't feel...
    Imagination268 Imagination268 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 6, 2009

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    It's True!!!

    Not online and on this site! LOL! I tend to be "noisy" here, with all of my stories and postings! XD But offline, in a group, I am always known as "the quiet girl in the black". Or sometimes it's shorten to, "the quiet girl". It's not that I am...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Sep 4, 2009

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    I've always been quiet, but as I have grown older I've stopped letting this trait hold me back. I'm still quiet by nature, but if I feel the need to say something then I will say...
    Sapphire14 Sapphire14 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 10

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    Being shy sucks. I just need to put that out there. IT SUCKS. Nobody is ever like, oh yeah that quiet girl in the corner, she's so cool! I wanna party with her! Nope. That **** don...
    popcorngoo popcorngoo 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 11

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    I can admit to being shy at first when meeting someone new. However, I do get over that. I takes me a while to warm up to most people. Every once in a while I will meet someone who...
    455cargirl 455cargirl 36-40, F Sep 22

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    Ugh, shyness and quietness can get the best of me sometimes. It's ridiculous how much a person can talk while typing or writing vs. how much they can talk in real life. How do...
    EUO356 EUO356 13-15, F Sep 24

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    I'm extremely quiet, extremely shy, and VERY awkward around social situations. But under all that, I'm much more. If someone cares enough to get to know me, they will gain the most...
    NightWalker6676 NightWalker6676 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 28

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    I'm an introvert and I talk when someone is speaking to me or I have something important to say. I hate when people ask me why I'm so quiet, **** you you I'll talk when I want to...
    WhatTheFrenchToast WhatTheFrenchToast 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 3

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    I always ask why I'm Quiet
    wisdomgirl wisdomgirl 16-17, F 2 Responses Oct 5

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    I do talk. But im quiet. Some ppl might think i talk quite a bit. But i never relly say much. Im just clozed off to ppl. I dont trust like anybody anymore. so i will talk. but...
    Love2helpu20 Love2helpu20 18-21, F Oct 10

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    I'd have to say my favorite "quiet" place would be one of the few Japanese gardens we have in the city. Mornings are nice. Right when it opens. You have the older men and women...
    endofalldays endofalldays 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    some things are better left unsaid... 
    SKiesterly SKiesterly 36-40, F Sep 21

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    I don't mind sitting and observing the world. I don't like having to talk and take part in things I don't want too.
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 21

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    Somedays I wish I didn't have to say a word to anyone. That it was understood I was going to be absolutely silent. Better yet on that day no one can speak to me either. Oh how...
    ItalianEnzo ItalianEnzo 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 23

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    Warm sun, sea breeze, blue sky, mellow waves, golden sand, green forests, mountain air...you get the drift?
    seabreezn seabreezn 41-45, M Sep 23

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    My obbesion its all could talk about. Even with relatives I liked. Eventually no one wanted anything to do with me. I came to realize that no one truly cared what I was going...
    missedyouso missedyouso 18-21, F Sep 27

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    But once you get to know me, I'm more talkative and random at times haha
    HisDaysAreNumbered HisDaysAreNumbered 18-21, M Sep 29

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    I'm here to see if I can remember how to speak my thoughts.
    niklb niklb 41-45, F 1 Response Oct 1

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    Do ever just sit and think about how much work everything requires and how little the chances of success seem today? Yeah. I don't mean to sound lazy or anything it is just all a...
    jwolf09 jwolf09 22-25, M 1 Response Oct 1

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    I like to stay in a quite place not less than an hour everyday to free my mind from negative thoughts, and focus on stuff that i want in mylife .
    antiflag477 antiflag477 26-30, M Oct 1

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    sometimesilky sometimesilky 41-45, M 1 Response Oct 3

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    I'm going to be outside at midnight to watch the blood moon 😊
    Sapphire1747 Sapphire1747 18-21, F Oct 6

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    It's always the quiet ones
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 18-21, F 1 Response 49 mins ago

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    The mood was expectantly somber as I walked into the lobby of the funeral home. I nodded silently to my long time friend and Battalion Chief Larry. We’d come to pay our last...
    Adventurousattimes Adventurousattimes 56-60, M 2 Responses Oct 7

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    The house was beautiful...open...precariously balanced...and so remote few people would image a Picasso hung on the wall. I asked to take a single photograph deeply aware of the...
    ObiOneyouremyonlyhope ObiOneyouremyonlyhope 41-45, F 1 Response Sep 22

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    Marriage A couple was celebrating their golden wedding anniversary. Their domestic tranquility had long been the talk of the town. A local newspaper reporter was inquiring as to...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 4 Responses Oct 4

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    The woman who gave me life was a pedo magnet One boyfriend after another, a parade of deviant malcontents With their eyes trained on the little one and not on her When the heavy...
    khewster khewster 31-35, F Oct 9

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    Me and my sister are close in age and have always been very close. We had 5 older brothers and so we always shared a bedroom. After her marriage we still remained close but of...
    chaiginger chaiginger 46-50, F 4 days ago

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    I really need to tell this story without revealing who I am. Thank you for reading if you are and thank you ep for letting me let it all out. It's a long story and I really can't...
    seabird9 seabird9 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 21

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    So Halloween was coming up and my team decided to do a pot luck for our weekly meeting which happened to be on Halloween to celebrate the holiday. I had dressed as a girl once...
    GirlyMe GirlyMe 46-50 4 Responses Sep 27

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    MIRROR, MIRROR! There is another part to the dance class story that I haven't mention yet, until now ;) In the room there is a massive wall mirror, and one of the very first...
    TNTandCHOCOLATE TNTandCHOCOLATE 31-35 Sep 28

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    I'm 14 and I've been cutting for 3 years and I cannot stop I think about suicide almost everyday I'm known as the "quiet one" but I'm actually not quiet I'm loud but since I...
    vanessa1718 vanessa1718 13-15, F 3 Responses Oct 1

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