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I Am Shy But Confident In Who I Am

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    I used to use this website under another username because I felt so lonely and out of place. My depression got the best of me, but currently I'm so much better. I used drugs...
    nostalgiaa nostalgiaa 13-15, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    First let me express my deepest gratitude for this site, and this group. I'm a 23 year old female from the depths of one of the most religious and conservative places in the US. I...
    poliscinerd25 poliscinerd25 22-25, F 7 hrs ago

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    strong confident women have no need to play games. they know what they want how they want it and most importantly why. in my opinion strong confident women are more sensual, sexy...
    sparky35961 sparky35961 56-60, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I am very shy I really just don't know what to say sometimes people take it wrong when you get to know me that bit more I am not as shy I have my moments of being loud sometimes...
    susangoga susangoga 31-35, F 1 day ago

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    Every time I get confident in something, it backfires on me. I wonder why??
    noaht43 noaht43 41-45, T 1 day ago

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    Yeah I'm very shy around people I don't know and in school.I don't like saying speeches or talking in front of the class.I stutter a lot and go red if I have to say a speech.But...
    MusicLover4Eternity MusicLover4Eternity 13-15, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    You know your not confident when you have beautiful clothing to wear but your just afraid people will look and judge you if you wear it
    whenyourinmyshoes whenyourinmyshoes 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    You know your not confident when you grade yourself in school test of rubrics.
    whenyourinmyshoes whenyourinmyshoes 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    I have close and best friends that I like to hang out with most of the time, and a family whom I make as an inspiration in life. But if you are going to ask me if I’m 100% of...
    nbsbgal nbsbgal 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    But yet who is? Remember, no one is perfect!
    EgoSumProdigiosum EgoSumProdigiosum 13-15, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Hi I really want a gf to talk to
    Cool18C Cool18C 13-15 3 days ago

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    I could be shy if I really don't know you but I could be feisty if you mess with me
    RagingDemon29 RagingDemon29 13-15, F 7 Responses 4 days ago

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    If I've learned anything with the years is that "no one is better than you" no one is born in a different way ... and so those who believe that they are better than others and you...
    rb47 rb47 31-35, F 4 days ago

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    yes I am especially with one certain person the one person I don't want to be shy with i know that person is why out of my league and is taken just wish I was not shy around that...
    susangoga susangoga 31-35, F 4 days ago

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    I'm really shy when I meet people I don't know although sometimes if I meet someone and we get on straightaway then I am fine. I remember when I was young I was so shy I never...
    Tofi786 Tofi786 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    i want to have lots of friends so that i can prove to myself that im not a shy person!!
    msdainne msdainne 18-21, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    No, I'm not confident at all. At least not in my abilities. I consider myself good at some things, but when I see a person who does better than me in that field, instead of being...
    DrowningInRed DrowningInRed 13-15, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Being on EP is a way to break out of that. Do I need to be shy? The comments and feedback that I get on posts, questions and photos helps me to feel more self confident!
    Cbob1412 Cbob1412 41-45, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    How confident are you feeling today? I'm feeling pretty good about myself. Would love to hear your opinions and comments! Especially on some of the posts that I've shared. Or...
    Cbob1412 Cbob1412 41-45, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I use to be so shy I was scared to talk in front of people, and I hated to be seen. I'm still shy just not that shy anymore
    bmorev bmorev 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    Of course I am, as you can probably tell by my username itself. Hello I am Mamabutterfly, I just came across this experience and didn't even know this experience existed, shows...
    mamabutterfly mamabutterfly 36-40, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    I've met people who, after initially meeting me, told me they were afraid to approach me because I looked stuck up! I think that is worse than being shy or introverted, but they're...
    Annaelaine Annaelaine 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 20

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    I'm sarcastic and sassy (my feisty side) confident in my intellect but shy about my looks. Sometimes I feel like someone dumped a bunch of different puzzles into a big bucket and...
    Pumpkinivy Pumpkinivy 36-40, F 2 Responses Jul 20

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    You know, it's funny, but I was just having this discussion with a new friend who has the word shy in her name. She said she "didn't know there was a cure" for being shy. I told...
    ambroseguy80 ambroseguy80 46-50, M 1 Response Jul 20

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    I'm normally a take charge, strong, confident woman who likes to be in control...but damn, sometimes it's nice to sit back and let someone else take charge. It feels oddly...
    lavendersea lavendersea 41-45, F 3 Responses Jul 19

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    I am one of those people that are really shy and quiet when I first get to know you. But when I am comfortable with you, then that's when all my bluntness and funniness come out...
    SammyPoo91 SammyPoo91 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 18

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    Sometimes I would say I'm shy because I feel that I can't be myself around people who I think are better than me and I just feel really awkward and stupid...
    Victoriaa95 Victoriaa95 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 18

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    I really respect and appreciate that kind of the women, it is thoroughly very tempting and intriguing to me, it would not a matter to me if my love was stronger than me mentally...
    umayyad umayyad 31-35, M 2 Responses Jul 17

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    I know I am not the most beautiful girl in this world and I don't fit society's ideal of beauty. I have my Native American dad's nose, my African American mom's lips, a face full...
    LanaKane LanaKane 70+, F 6 Responses Jul 17

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    I feel like I'll never get over my social anxiety, my shyness, and my social awkwardness. I've been this way for as long as I can remember, and whenever I look ahead into the...
    nooblordiv nooblordiv 13-15, M 1 Response Jul 17

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    I am generally shy and nervous when it come to communicating with other people, even online! stupid I know! when I go out in public I tend to avoid crowded situations and eye...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 15

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    It really sucks being so shy and Awkward, like I can barely text people because I just feel like I am annoying them and if I didnt text them first than I would just stop...
    FabulousMisha101 FabulousMisha101 13-15, M 1 Response Jul 14

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    Summer is around the corner. Last summer I bought myself a birthday gift. Very expensive therapy session. Long story short, I was in a point where I felt helpless so much. I...
    Natsuno Natsuno 26-30, F Jul 14

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    His voice - deep, intense, gentle, and kind. His voice was the soundtrack of my summer. His caresses were the summer breezes while lounging on the grass in Trocadero. His soft...
    EshaVellu EshaVellu 31-35, F Jul 13

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    I've never fully had self confidence. I've always hated how I looked. I've gotten compliments anywhere from 'gorgeous,beautiful,cute,pretty,hot,sexy... Etc.' and every time I get a...
    Aflame22 Aflame22 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 12

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    A new world for an awkward girl. Happened so fast, didn't believe it could all happen ever... but it did. I've found the one that cries if I threaten to leave. A guy who...
    LostEbonyGirl LostEbonyGirl 18-21, F Jul 12

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    i love my ***, but my whole entire life guys have felt the need to slap it or cat call ?? not okay
    nicolieflowergirlie nicolieflowergirlie 18-21, F 6 Responses Jul 11

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    at the young age of 7 , I hated myself . I hated everything about myself . I flat out just hated being me , my life , my face . Everything . God i can't stress that word enough to...
    Rs668009 Rs668009 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 11

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    I am way to shy because guys want the girls who are skinny and have perfectly tanned skin and are pretty and I am not any of those things.
    misspiggybf97 misspiggybf97 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 11

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    I am literally the most confident awesome shy person you'll meet. and I'm way too feisty for my parents...according to them. anyone else like this?
    springguo springguo 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 10

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    Part 1: Before I could care less... a boyfriend could flirt, text, or kiss another girl as long as he wasn't having sex with her I didn't even raise an eyebrow and even if he did...
    LUzunov LUzunov 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 10

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