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I Am Socially Awkward

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    Why people always take advantages of me

    and don't give return? I can't understand their logic.
    meiwa meiwa 18-21, F 5 Responses Oct 5

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    Not in the 'oh heehee look at me im

    so awkward aren't i adorable' way. It's more like a "oh god what do i do what do i say people are looking at me and they think im weird dont **** up wait i ****** up im so stupid im going to go cry now' kind of thing.
    TheQueenOfPunkRock TheQueenOfPunkRock 16-17, F 4 Responses Apr 15

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    Even though I have many friends I still have my

    moments of awkward silence. Sigh
    BurningFist BurningFist 22-25, M 2 Responses Oct 21

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    I Can't Start Up A Good Converstation

    In public, here, on other websites. When ever I try to make friends. It becomes awkward. I'll say something like this: "Er hello...so you like waffles?" Or something that is in there username.. "Hello! you like cats right? I see from your username you must be a cat person...
    RiuChan RiuChan 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 21, 2012

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    I took a cab to ballet class today

    and as I climb out the cab driver yells out to me 'enjoy ballet' and I reply 'thanks, you to.' - sigh I shouldn't be allowed to speak :
    deleted deleted 26-30 7 Responses Jun 8

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    Do you remember how,

    as a kid, when the doorbell rang, you'd run to the door out of curiosity to see who it is? Now I just run to my room lol somebody needs to learn socializing skills. Nailed it.
    VanishedDea VanishedDea 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 17

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    I'm the bad kind of awkward.

    I'm that person who doesn't look friendly at first glance. In fact, some of my friends say that I look bitchy. Add this to my awkwardness which come off as something unlikable to people. I just become so... self-conscious about what I say to people. It's like as if I can never...
    irispres irispres 18-21, F 5 Responses a week ago

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    In the least arrogant way one can outright

    state, I'm pretty intelligent. Somehow I cannot convey this to others I always make an *** out of myself, it never fails. Its not a constant issue though, its usually one person I make a few mistakes in front of then I get anxious and the mistakes start to compound until...
    CassieWithAnO CassieWithAnO 13-15, F 2 Responses Oct 5

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    I Am So Clueless

    I never know what is really going on. Sometimes when someone likes me, I think they are just being friendly. And when I think someone actually likes me, it turns out they are just being friendly. It's really awkward, embarrassing but never boring. I am also uncoordinated and...
    lightswillguideyouhome lightswillguideyouhome 46-50, M 7 Responses Sep 14, 2013

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    Even if I plan out a perfectly good

    conversation in my head I end up saying something silly
    Sakura09girl Sakura09girl 13-15, F 6 Responses Aug 14

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    I don't get chance to socialise often,

    but when I do I am shockingly bad at it. I never know what to say or do, and I feel completely self-conscious. Maybe it's a confidence thing, or maybe I'm just out of practice. Who knows? But if I do say something that comes across as peculiar, just know that I don't mean it...
    unluckE unluckE 31-35, M 2 Responses Oct 16

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    i really am socially awkward,

    i hate going out in people, i hate it when someone says you should go out and interact with people cause human need a human and blah blah blah!!
    mahdiraza mahdiraza 16-17, M Oct 5

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    Just because i pretend being near you is the

    worst thing ever, doesn't mean i actually feel that way. I use it as a way if not coming off as primitive, and "grabby(?)". No, i won't try to grab you, or push you, or do anything to you. If a hand accidentally touches another hand it shouldn't mean "i'm going to rape you...
    futurediary futurediary 13-15, M 1 Response Oct 14

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    Im a grown woman with no friends

    and the older I get the more people I lose. The few people that have been in my life have often used me, the relationships have been very flaky with me putting in all the work...im always the one to text, send invites ect and if I didn't do this I wouldn't hear from any one. Iv...
    Tallulah25 Tallulah25 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 14

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    I hate this. I'm so freakin awkward

    and I'm absolutely cannot stand it. I had college today and it went awful. Then my Mom and I got into a huge fight. I just want to move out, I just want things to go well. :( I don't know about things, about the future. Everything is seeming like way to much. :'(
    TheSongPlaysWithin TheSongPlaysWithin 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 2

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    One of my biggest struggles is wanting to talk

    to someone, but not knowing what to talk about.
    almaera almaera 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 15

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    Thought I was... until I met others

    who just make me questions mine lol not judging or anything but some people just make me like whaaaaa? tf ? lol
    masmelo masmelo 16-17, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    That awkward moment when your mother forces you

    to sit with a family member your age that you didn't see in more than 10 years or even spoken to and you end up barely even talking trying to fiddle with your phone and look like you're doing something.....yh that's me right now... It's like she expects me to become best friends...
    Rainatmidnight97 Rainatmidnight97 16-17, F 4 Responses Aug 9

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    I'm not used to going to

    so many social outings. When I was in high school nobody ever invited me to any parties or anything like that. Once I got into college, people seem to be really nice to me about that, but I have no experience. I end up not saying much while I'm there.
    andrewD51 andrewD51 18-21, M Nov 1

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    Story of my life :/ I get super nervous in

    crowds or whenever I'm around people in general
    sourpatchkid578 sourpatchkid578 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 27

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    I always manage to do and/or say the wrong

    things. I always try to anticipate the other persons' reaction, and it's usually the exact opposite!
    ImaWeirdie ImaWeirdie 22-25, F 11 Responses Jul 11

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    I really hate being in situations

    where you are in a huge group of people where you don't know anyone except for the one friend and you just stand there looking around and smiling because you don't know what the hell to do.
    tediousjpg tediousjpg 16-17 4 Responses Jul 11

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    I'm always afraid if I'll say something weird

    or hurtful, so most of the time I won't say anything at all.
    riruxchan riruxchan 13-15, F 4 Responses Jul 1

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    I can be socially awkward.

    ..but then again I consider myself to be awkwardly social 😌
    SandySassyPants SandySassyPants 13-15, F May 25

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    I find myself having trouble talking to people

    even in the work place. I work at a mental hospital and it seems the only people I don't feel awkward talking to are the people I am taking care of. I can speak to the doctors and nurses but only about work related things. I just want to over come my awkwardness around people.
    SLedoux SLedoux 22-25, F 3 Responses Oct 3

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    I don't even like people honestly.

    I don't think I'm superior or anything I just genuinely don't find conversation with others stimulating. It's always just bullshit about other people.
    penilane penilane 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 13

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    Of Course You Are Too.,

    I don't think that some one would spend time on this site at all if they weren't socially awkward.  So, if you are reading this, then I think it is only fair that you too join this group.  Thank you.
    thisisnolongerfun thisisnolongerfun 26-30, M 12 Responses Jan 21, 2009

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    As much as I hate to admit it.

    I don't know the social protocol for some situations. Plus some people expect different things. When im in a group of people I am the quiet one observing everything and wondering why everyone is being so loud. I look at the ground and maybe think "Hey those are nice shoes...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 2

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    I hate when people say

    that being socially awkward is 'cute.' It's not ******* cute, it's a pain in the *** and causes more problems then I know how to deal with. Don't say you're socially awkward if you're just trying to get attention. Sorry, just had to get that off my chest. Hope I didn't offend...
    WordsAreBeautiful WordsAreBeautiful 13-15, F 3 Responses Jun 21

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    I Never Have Much to Say...

    ...but I have so much on my mind! As the username implies, I'm one of those spacey, nature-loving hippy types. I like to think deeply about EVERYTHING and that gets me into trouble socially most of the time. I tend to zone out when I don't feel included in the conversation - and...
    NewAgeHippy NewAgeHippy 18-21 29 Responses Sep 13, 2008

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    This was a few years ago I was really shy I

    still am especially when it comes to stranger all my life my mum used to cut my hair for me since she used to be a hairdresser and she enjoyed doing it? But then they sent me to a hairdresser so I could get it 'professionally' done or whatever hahahaha but I was so awkward I...
    digglett digglett 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    I'm Very Socially Awkward

    Okay, So I suppose I am : shy, weird, socially inept, awkward, etc. I have social anxiety and always blank out when people talk to me. And, I always think of the worst situation that could happen at any given moment anywhere in public where there's people around. I hate being...
    lostgirl88 lostgirl88 18-21, F 177 Responses Jun 2, 2010

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    Ive always been a very keep to myself kind of

    person. I dont like people knowing my business, my weaknesses. Talking about that stuff makes me uncomfortable. I act emotionless or like i dont care most of the time. I do that to avoid question that i dont wanna answer. Sometimes i feel bad about how emotionally distant and...
    raynbow32 raynbow32 18-21, F 5 Responses Aug 29

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    The Wedding Experience

    I attended the wedding of a friend this weekend. I knew a handful of people there, but not too many.Some of the people, I hadn't seen in years. I was okay with the standards - "What have you been up to?", "Where do you live?", "How many kids do you have?", etc. After that...
    sciguy18 sciguy18 51-55, M 6 Responses Jul 16, 2012

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    well i am more the loner type & its hard

    for me to interact with ppl. alot of ppl take it personally but they just don't understand what its like. i feel so awkward around other ppl. its nothing against ppl. its just i don't know what to say. i have bad experiences with the public in the past. i just try not to repeat...
    Benae Benae 26-30, F 10 Responses May 31

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    lexiesempathy lexiesempathy 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 16

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    Sometimes I can be since I'm shy

    but I'm usually better once I open up to someone. I have a question though; I texted someone I'm interested on; don't know him too well. But it was just a general how are you doing; check out the snow kind of text. He read it about an hour and a half ago. I know this because of...
    Maihowl Maihowl 22-25, F a week ago

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    I Am Painfully Awkward.

    And I don't mean that to be "quirky". A lot of people, I've noticed tend to lovingly describe themselves or their friends as awkward for having out-of-the-box thinking. For example, I remember going to the movies and seeing some people I knew from college sitting a few rows ahead...
    SpilledSecrets SpilledSecrets 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 1, 2013

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    Person: "So, what are you wearing?

    " Me: "Oh, mostly skin today. And some clothes."
    LullabyForAnInsomniac LullabyForAnInsomniac 18-21, F 5 Responses Jun 30

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    I really hate people,

    mostly girls who are like "omg hehe hi I'm awkward 🙈🙊😘" and it's like no you're not awkward you just think it's cute to act like you have no brain or social skills.
    alexxaaa alexxaaa 18-21, F Dec 29, 2013

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    I have a hard time connecting with others.

    This lack of connection chips away at my confidence and makes me feel weird. I just don't care about things most people care about and when I try to make conversation it feels forced and boring. Even when I try to hang out with people who share the same interests as me, I don't...
    tk1207 tk1207 22-25, M 3 Responses Oct 20

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    NOT. Anyone wanna have a not

    so awkward convo. ill make sure it isn't (:
    ninjadentistinspace ninjadentistinspace 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 12

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    It's nothing new, I've always been the

    personification of awkwardness and making matters worse, I can remember every second of awkwardness VERY clearly. I've forgotten many of my most happy memories and now I feel shocked when my mother tells me about them, but I can remember every awkward experience and interaction...
    JustBlueEyes JustBlueEyes 16-17, F 3 Responses Nov 1

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    i tried being nice to a woman by holding the

    door open for her.. but for some reason she didn't seem to like it.. she kept screaming "i'm peeing in here" :'D
    ESMatricX ESMatricX 18-21, M 3 Responses Nov 5

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    awkward feeling it feels like i'm not me that

    in the middle of conversation you realized you said something stupid and you can't take it back.. and you feel that even your bestfriend is mad at you or something.. and that i don't know anything at all that you're confused with your own feelings.. questions multiplying...
    shenghuidai shenghuidai 26-30, F Oct 21

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    People always find it hard to believe,

    but I'm seriously so shy... Like... I had a mental breakdown when my mom made me go to the dentist alone... Hahaha, I'm really awkward to be around, and I really hate it
    treya15 treya15 16-17, F 5 Responses Nov 10

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    When ever I talk to someone I never sure what

    to say. So I say something and it goes down hill from there.
    ThomasKR ThomasKR 16-17, M 8 Responses Aug 29

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    BEING AWKWARD IS NOT CUTE.

    HAVING SOCIAL ANXIETY IS NOT CUTE. IT IS EMBARRASSING AND I HATE IT! Stop romanticizing things that hurt!
    haleyybearr haleyybearr 13-15, F 3 Responses Mar 4

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    lexiesempathy lexiesempathy 16-17, F 8 Responses 3 days ago

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    Hello, I'm Awkward.

    I am the most awkward person I know. I look around me and see all of these 'normal' people, going about their lives, able to go out into the world. And then I look in the mirror and see this awkward mess staring back at me. I try so hard to fit in while at the same time being...
    Faulting Faulting 18-21, F 8 Responses Jun 23, 2013

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    Gah! Is there any way too be less dull?

    I always feel so inadequate in conversations, as if I'm never going to be funny or interesting enough to the other person even if they are a decent friend of mine. -.- I don't understand how people can easily be so lively and remarkable is it a matter of perspective? I wish I...
    Bonkerzz Bonkerzz 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 21

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