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I Am Shy A N D Anti-social

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    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...
    wiseowl wiseowl 61-65, F 5 Responses May 28, 2010

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    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...
    TheRealMimi TheRealMimi 31-35, F Mar 28, 2010

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    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...
    TNguy453 TNguy453 13-15, M 2 Responses Jul 11, 2011

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    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...
    Tamashi88 Tamashi88 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 20, 2012

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    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...
    yazzygirl17 yazzygirl17 18-21, F Dec 8, 2013

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    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...
    werslty werslty 13-15 2 Responses Aug 1, 2011

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    My Best Friend Is - my best friend is the best lair i have ever known
    hema11 hema11 22-25, M Nov 22, 2013

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    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 18-21 Oct 18, 2013

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    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...
    hardboiled hardboiled 22-25 2 Responses Jan 28, 2011

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    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...
    paulamarriott paulamarriott 51-55 2 Responses Apr 17, 2010

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    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

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    I've always been quiet at school and one of my friends always points out that I'm quiet and anti-social. I hate it when he says that because I'm not anti-social. Just because...
    xjazzymainex xjazzymainex 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 4

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    in college i am the girl with no friends but by choice, i am the girl who you will probably find with a book or eating her home made veggie sandwich with headphones on or doing a...
    clownesta clownesta 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 19

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    Hope there are others that live with shyness and anxiety and can relate to this...nobody really understands people with shyness and anxiety
    shyguy07 shyguy07 26-30, M Mar 23

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    Everyone that knows me labels me as shy, quiet, cute and sweet, and I've been this way my whole life. Just about everyone likes me, although people rarely speak to me, and I can't...
    ray1357 ray1357 16-17, M 1 Response Mar 24

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    Hahaha, this is a funny one! But seriously...that pretty much describes me, or does it? Personally it all comes down to being accepted or not with the people around me. I really am...
    Dragonslayer38 Dragonslayer38 16-17, M Apr 4

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 4

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 4

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    Oh well, somebody has to be the bad guy! Can good live without evil? No! What would you do without me, hate someone else! Your good at that, you have rich long history of hating...
    KawaiiBoy KawaiiBoy 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    I don't like people id rather b not talking to someone than to b talking to someone its weird most pepole call me an " intrivert " and stiff like that because of my unusual...
    RavenHearts RavenHearts 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    This might be true for me o_O I don't know or really care ^_^' Anyway the only thing ******* me off is constantly getting caught off be EP... Luv ya Betch XD Anyway I was saying my...
    SquirrellyChanLuvsAcorns83 SquirrellyChanLuvsAcorns83 18-21 Apr 4

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    I feel like I'm too different from other people my age to act cooly around them, I just freeze there and I feel unable to do anything, fearing that they will judge me if I do so...
    raficchi raficchi 13-15, F Apr 4

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    And I'm bustin it square in the chops... Okay check it out social mizfitz... You're a wreck in the world some days right? People seem all frakked up around u and ud like some...
    SShawnO SShawnO 41-45, M Mar 24

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    I have found myself becoming more and more "Anti-Semitic" the more I am exposed to Jewish people. If you had met me a few years ago, as a bleeding heart multicultural type, you...
    confusedcompassion confusedcompassion 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    So it's got to that time of night where I feel like a big ball of sadness yet again, it's day in day out...I'm getting tired of feeling like this constantly, I guess most of my...
    leahmusic96 leahmusic96 16-17, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I don't think I started out shy necessarily. My social anxiety seems to have been triggered at about 10 years old when a group of kids at a new school made fun of my accent. Ever...
    glassbox27 glassbox27 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    I'm not sure i actually have social phobia or not, but the other day my friend said that I was showing "classic signs of social phobia." I've always been very shy and find it very...
    madelinemaryann madelinemaryann 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    Today at work my boss told me I had to stop being so shy. It brings me down and actually makes me more shy :/ ugh I want so bad not to be. No one really gets it at work. And I'm...
    Nessybabi Nessybabi 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 28

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    I recently told my dad i have social anx and he said i will grow out of it and that im just shy. I want to go to therapy but everyone will think im overreacting.
    RichyF RichyF 16-17, M 8 Responses Mar 31

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    Right now my big problem, is I really want a job. I think about it one day it sounds great, I'm excited I want to get 3 part time jobs and save. But soon as I think about it and...
    ButterflyGirl9521 ButterflyGirl9521 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    First post. Just made an account. Pretty cool place. But I'm a very shy person. Sometimes it's to a point where I hide and cry. I don't have much friends because of this. I need...
    atxerika atxerika 13-15, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I really am. I'm shy and tend to freeze up around strangers. I have to be completely comfortable around someone to show them my true self. I have a hard time trusting others and...
    handwrittenlovenotes handwrittenlovenotes 22-25, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I am a 19 year old male that can't do anything right.I never had a girlfriend/never get laid etc.etc.Obviously I'm a virgin.When I was younger i wasn't preoccupied with these...
    TheWatcher11133 TheWatcher11133 18-21, M Mar 28

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    I'm a high school freshman and I don't have any friends at all in school. I'm anti-social and I'm really shy. When I'm in school, I always skip lunch because I have no one to sit...
    SuperKitty99 SuperKitty99 13-15, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    Weird misunderstood distant anti social sweet kind hearted thoughtful friendly shy mature
    BurningPhoenix123 BurningPhoenix123 13-15, F a week ago

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    I have an irrational fear of crowds so ya instead of going out to some crowded bar or club I would much rather stay home. It may be anti social and I may be considered anti social...
    ballen0420 ballen0420 36-40, M Apr 2

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    The more selfish a society is, the more terrible things will happen - why ? ...because people in pain aren't given proper attention. By friends, family and social care workers...
    iamdaviddotinfo iamdaviddotinfo 31-35, M Mar 18

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    So, a little about me.... I am 21 years old and am from America. My parents are from Mexico and are somewhat conservative. They believe in family honor and take action if...
    MagicalDenial MagicalDenial 22-25, M 2 days ago

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    I've just about had it with the people of this country. I am sick and tired of these people who go out of their own way to attempt to generate some sort of chaos in people's lives...
    fuckbogans fuckbogans 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 4

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    I remember my first best friend in 4th grade. He introduced me to one of my favorite animes and at the end of the school year he moved away. I've met people growing up and at some...
    RadicalEd4 RadicalEd4 22-25, M Mar 23

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    I have just got this app and this is my 1st post. Ok so I have been picking scabs for a about 50% of my life and I know I need to stop. I just can't even if I try my hardest not...
    Fattie987 Fattie987 26-30, M Mar 24

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    I've taken Adderall for nearly eight years. I want to quit so badly. I used to be fun and creative. I used to have friends. I used to love socializing. Adderall was a miracle when...
    Alanameyers89 Alanameyers89 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 30

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    . . . Does that say 5 or 15? I'm going to go with fifteen, just for fun. I'm kind of angry at the moment, so expect a mad-sounding post. 1. Threats directed at my girlfriend. If...
    AVampireGirl AVampireGirl 13-15, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I signed up for a couple of the most popular free online websites while I was in the midst of dealing with my first real heartbreak. I quickly deleted the profile and cancelled the...
    rlc91 rlc91 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    so Iam guy from Delhi who is very shy....shyness or social anxiety is something I have to cope with and sometimes it gets really tough because people just don't understand...but I...
    shyguy07 shyguy07 26-30, M 2 Responses Mar 23

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    I remember there was an quote about this. But I don't think it's 100% true. Just because someone is smart and they're supposed to be able to know about everything and having that...
    vialeivia vialeivia 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 19

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    I guess you could say I'm emo I haven't cut in a while but I use to I love rock metal basically anything that doesn't have a guitar or drums in it I won't listen too and I love to...
    Alexfrey1999 Alexfrey1999 13-15, F Mar 20

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    Most times if you were to come across me in person, I would be thinking rather than making conversation due to the fact that I am a heavy thinker. I am always thinking about things...
    FriscoWolf FriscoWolf 18-21, M Mar 20

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    if anyone wants to chat il be here im terrible at starting conversations and fairly anti social but im trying to break myself of it so if i try to end a conversation quickly or...
    MrHappy167 MrHappy167 22-25, M Mar 23

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    I'm not very good at relationships and it would seem like my type of guy is the wrong kind. Being single is my norm, comfort zone but it also makes me anti-social. Oh, Instagram...
    Lebby11 Lebby11 22-25, F 11 Responses Mar 29

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    I have seen several ask the question…….. Why do people who have so much get depressed? The answer is because they are not you. Because you do not understand does not discount...
    venusdi venusdi 70+, F 5 Responses Mar 31