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I Am Socially Awkward

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    I'm so scared of social interaction

    that I can't even order food at Mc.Donald's without having mental debate at wether or not the guy just glared at me for ordering tea.
    CYANIDExSILENCE CYANIDExSILENCE 13-15, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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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, 2014

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    I'm sick of having social anxiety

    and awkwardness. I'm able to talk to people but generally have crazy repressed nerves while doing so. After having a few minor panic attacks I'm really dead set on doing something about it. So just know you're not alone and I'm happy to talk to anyone going through this ?
    kieeu kieeu 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 25

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    I hate when people at restaurants say "enjoy

    your food" like... Don't tell me what to do..
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 14, 2014

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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, 2014

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    johnny437 johnny437 13-15, M 1 Response Feb 7

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    I am so awkward. I'm

    even awkward when talking to people online, I'm just so shy and a lot of the time I mess up my words, or things don't come out how I want them too, etc. Most of the time the things I say or how I reply just seem weird, when I don't mean it like that at all
    lamaninja lamaninja 16-17, M 4 Responses Nov 29, 2014

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    Fear makes my mind go blank

    when trying to talk to people. Sending messages online never seems to end well, either, so I'm very hesitant to do that. Bugger of a situation.
    Nexile90 Nexile90 22-25, M 2 Responses Feb 2

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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, 2014

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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, 2014

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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, 2014

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    Yeah, I'm not much of a social butterfly,

    I know I'm weird and quite. I'm usually just silently assessing people until I find them worth speaking to or not.
    Xplictt Xplictt 22-25, M 5 Responses Feb 4

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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 3 Responses Jul 1, 2014

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    I'm trying to talk to someone new in my school

    (not like just moved here new, like I haven't talked to her before and I want to new) Idk if I'll be able to actually do it because I have no clue how to do anything
    gamerdog210 gamerdog210 22-25, M 3 Responses 5 days ago

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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 2 Responses Nov 5, 2014

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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 4 Responses Oct 17, 2014

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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 180 Responses Jun 2, 2010

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    I just recently had the chance to visit the

    school ball of my school I'm attending this summer (yeah I'm transferring).The whole time I was just sitting there doing nothing. Somehow I kept my conversations to a minimum and did not try to make any social contacts (I guess that's regular me?) Even though being asked to...
    janbro130 janbro130 16-17, M 1 Response Feb 21

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    I am very envious of people

    who can make friends anyplace anytime! I don't have the people skills to maintain current relations, making new ones are not my forte! I am the guy who sits alone in his room on weekends :( i hate it and dont seem to know what to do!
    misterweirdo misterweirdo 22-25, M 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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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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    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 56-60, M 6 Responses Jul 16, 2012

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    Have you ever been in a conversation

    and realized you've made the situation awkward, like realized it the exact moment when it happened?
    acrow22 acrow22 31-35, M 5 Responses 2 days ago

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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, 2014

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    uhkenz uhkenz 13-15, F 4 Responses Feb 25

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    So I was at a grocery store today

    and a high school guy pushes my cart to my families car. Then he starts hitting on me in front of my uncle and I'm like WTF and so all I said was, "I'm in 8th grade" and got in the car. Yes, smooth indeed.
    CYANIDExSILENCE CYANIDExSILENCE 13-15, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Cryx Cryx 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    I don't like talking to people

    even if they're my clpse friends I find it awkward and it takes a while for me to get out of my bubble (usually with the help of sugar) other than that I refrain from talking and I hate it when people notice my existence like how some people are all "Senpai notice me" I'm more...
    MusicalGirl24 MusicalGirl24 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 1

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    Why leave your house,

    meet people, and have a life when you can have a sim who has a life for you?
    Whathi Whathi 16-17, F 2 Responses Feb 18

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    I'm becoming socially awkward

    even with my own friends now :/
    LastLove96 LastLove96 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    I can't even talk to people in real life,

    and now i can't even talk to people online because I'll freak out and not respond then that person hates me ;-;
    EyelessGlitch EyelessGlitch 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 2

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    Reasons why I don't like being in large groups

    of people or talking on the phone.
    Yafavnextdoor Yafavnextdoor 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 9

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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, 2014

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    I hate to feel this way.

    Why can't I just get it together and join in on the fun? I was told that I was boring before. The more crowded a room gets the further I back up in a corner. I would be a horrible host. or perhaps boring.
    SentimentalMood SentimentalMood 36-40, F 3 Responses Feb 20

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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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    So another good friend of mine recently lost

    her virginity to her boyfriend of only several months, and I feel weird and awkward about being the only virgin left in my group of "friends". Now it's weird when they talk about sex, cuz im just blankly staring, not understanding a word of what they're talking about. It seems...
    SweetcakesJr SweetcakesJr 13-15, F 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    It's not that I can't carry a conversation,

    I'm just too scared to. I'm afraid of saying what's on my mind because of being judged or having someone take something I said the wrong way. Sometimes I go through an entire conversation in my head, almost planning it out before I talk to the person and then when I finally do...
    Cortezz Cortezz 16-17, M 6 Responses Dec 30, 2014

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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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    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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    It literally seems like I can't talk to a

    person of the opposite sex for more than two minutes without looking away or awkwardly fidgeting. I give up. I'm forever a rock. If you need me, I'll be laying on the floor with my hands over my face.
    ImagineA ImagineA 16-17 1 Response Aug 18, 2014

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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 3 Responses Oct 1, 2013

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    I am so socially awkward

    where I'm surprised that my friends still want to be friends with me. Whenever I went to one of their houses for a party or something, I would talk before I think. I would say something that's either really weird or inappropriate. Of course I'll feel bad, but I would think, "Can...
    Peridot22 Peridot22 22-25, F 4 Responses Feb 1

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    I have this massive fear

    that no one actually likes me and that thy are silently tolerating me and hoping I'll leave them alone. So I don't talk. Not anymore...
    AscherLukasValentine AscherLukasValentine 16-17 4 Responses Jan 25

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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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    I also going through this sadness,

    but also I am feeling I can choose happiness and it is very easy but because of my curiosity I check how does it feel like being in depression mode and then I get scared of this sad feeling and then it becomes difficult to come back to peaceful mode because for me depression...
    IMSAF1991 IMSAF1991 22-25, M 4 Responses Feb 19

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    the main reason I hate being socially awkward is

    because I turn a bright red and get all teary or because it effects me on the Internet too. Like, if someone messaged me, I would most likely be really really awkward.
    AJayL AJayL 13-15, T 1 Response Feb 22

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    mstud17 mstud17 22-25, F 3 Responses Feb 22

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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 16-17, F 3 Responses Jun 21, 2014

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