I Am Shy A N D Anti-social

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 279 People

    I can talk to people over text all day long.

    But in person and sometimes over the phone. I make things awkward for many people. I want friends but I don't know how to make them. I want to find love but I don't know where to start. I can't talk to people. I can't make the first move. I'm a mess.
    yazzygirl17 yazzygirl17
    18-21, F
    1 Response Dec 8, 2013

    I Should Be Having Fun, But I Feel Lost

    I don't know how to break out of this habit of being anti-social. I just moved to the US. I left behind my friends and boyfriend and I'm here alone. I'm looking for work, but it's tough. This weekend I came to New York to stay with a couple of relatives but when they leave for...
    hardboiled hardboiled
    22-25
    2 Responses Jan 28, 2011

    Ahhhhhh! I need help!

    ! I've been really down lately and all I want is a boyfriend, and I've seen so many guys on here my age that are really cute, but I'm to shy and scared of being rejected to even message them!!!! I just want to be able to send the message but I can't......What do I do?!?!
    goldenlord52 goldenlord52
    16-17, M
    1 Response Aug 27, 2014

    Paula

    HI im at home all the time..Never know what to do since my kids left home.In a rut not confident.feel like lifes passing me by.I just wish i had a little bit of something to look forward to.
    paulamarriott paulamarriott
    51-55
    1 Response Apr 17, 2010

    Anti Social

    I really need to stop being anti social. I hate being so shy around people and if someone asks me to hang out, I’ll either say no or make up a phony excuse. I haven’t made any friends at my work and even if I tried, I’m afraid to ask them to hang out with me. First of all...
    Tamashi88 Tamashi88
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Nov 20, 2012

    There is no love here

    and there is no pain Every day is exactly the same
    AmrAyoub AmrAyoub
    22-25, M
    Nov 11, 2015

    Conservative

    I'm not sure to  what extent..In my real world circle, I can be quiet ,low volume and don't seek attention from anyone.  When approached, I handle conversing fine. I keep chatter short but still friendly.My class door is closed at all times so people know I'm...
    wiseowl wiseowl
    61-65, F
    4 Responses May 28, 2010

    i am because i have spent the last 25 yrs in a

    semi and i am tall not in the best shape in the world and know how cruel people can be. i am a real gental giant and am a get to know kind of guy. but i don't drink or am not into any sports at all and i guess i am differant from most.
    stlguy45 stlguy45
    46-50, M
    1 Response Jul 29, 2015

    I Am Anti-social.

    Ever since i was very young, around kindergarten, i have been very shy. im not a big talker, even when around friends im only a bit of a talker. one time i was given the name silent dude by a group of kids a couple years back, and i can think of plenty of times people jokingly...
    werslty werslty
    13-15
    1 Response Aug 1, 2011

    Behind My Keyboard

    In public situations i am verry shy and anti social but online i can talk to anyone about anything i guess i feel more confadent behind my key board
    italianbaby2013 italianbaby2013
    18-21, F
    Feb 1, 2012

    Both.

    Makes it hard to discriminate sometimes...i know i feel shy to interact with most people, but honestly i actually couldn't give a **** about doing it either...if i don't openly talk to the real people in my life and would prefer to sit at a table by myself...its not just because...
    TheRealMimi TheRealMimi
    31-35, F
    Mar 28, 2010

    My Best Friend Is

    my best friend is the best lair i have ever known
    hema11 hema11
    26-30, M
    Nov 22, 2013

    I always feel shy and awkward around people.

    I can tell myself is an introvert person. Rather than going out meeting people, i prefer stay in my house and spend time alone. I am an anti-social person. I like observing people but don't want to involve with them. Even people that i know, when i rarely or haven't met them for...
    meandmythought meandmythought
    26-30, F
    1 Response Oct 15, 2014

    So i just started school i am a sophomore

    studying business and this semester i dont have the same ppl i knew from the last 2 semesters and i am really anti social i hate meeting new ppl i dont know whats wrong with me i cant start any conv with strangers or even sometimes friends it really irritates the hell outta me...
    anaconda24 anaconda24
    22-25, F
    1 Response Sep 15, 2014

    Serious Textmate That I Can Share Some Experiences

    hi, im a 20 year old girl looking for a textmate that i can call a friend and share some thoughts sometimes.. :) 09169993018
    jonabie jonabie
    22-25
    Oct 18, 2013

    Im Shy

    I really dont care about meeting new people that much but sometimes I do want to talk to people and Im just to shy to do it. Iv never even been able to get a girlfriend because Im to shy to talk to one.
    TNguy453 TNguy453
    13-15, M
    1 Response Jul 11, 2011
    eatpudding eatpudding
    16-17, F
    Sep 8, 2015

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    Nineismyname Nineismyname
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    I'm not anti-social... I'm socially selective. :))
    deleted deleted
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    savoy2 savoy2
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    Apr 14
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