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I Am Socially Awkward

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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 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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    I'm really socially awkward like

    when someone says "Hey you're pretty." Im just like "Hehehe..thank you uh yeah umm so uh yeah." Then I walk away and regret talking at all
    purpleisyummy76 purpleisyummy76 13-15, F 2 Responses Feb 22

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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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    If I'm not performing in front of a crowd,

    I'm a very very socially awkward person, I suck at meeting new people, I'm usually the one in the corner on my phone bc I really don't know how to talk to people. On stage is different, I get to get the crowd involved via music I already made, at least I know that me and the...
    slimvince slimvince 18-21, M Mar 1

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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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    Every time someone starts a conversation with

    me I end up spending too much time over analyzing my answers so my opportunity to respond has passed. I usually remain silent or just say "hm." Those times when I'm actually talkative are nice and I like that I can hold a decent conversation, but those usually leave me mentally...
    1Nanotherlife 1Nanotherlife 22-25, F 5 Responses Jan 28

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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 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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    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 Feb 27

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    I was making pleasant smalltalk with another

    mom... Then she said "I have twins at home :)" and I said "Omg I would kill myself" and she walked away... I don't know what made me say something so inappropriate. -_- ******' loser.
    Earthboundmisfiti Earthboundmisfiti 22-25, F 9 Responses Mar 22

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    I have no idea how to read people's expressions

    or talk about things that they care about. I wish I could realize how to just have normal conversations. I'm not nervous or afraid but I don't know how to be myself and talk to people knowing they care about what I say
    cibi3929 cibi3929 13-15, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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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 Mar 2

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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 7 Responses Aug 29, 2014

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    What I say: "Hello, nice to meet you.

    " What I think: "Hello, I'm socially awkward. Please don't hate me."
    ImaginaryAlchemist ImaginaryAlchemist 18-21, F 22 Responses Feb 1

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    So i'm a senior in high school

    and I was in class about a month ago and I was wearing a thong because I had very tight jeans on and didn't want to have any panty lines. So apparently you could see my thong because my male teacher came up and put his hand very low on my back and said that my panties were...
    XxXTangoMangoXxX XxXTangoMangoXxX 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 23

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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 2 Responses Mar 5

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    Wallflower369 Wallflower369 16-17, F 5 Responses 2 days ago

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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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    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, 2014

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    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M 1 Response Mar 10

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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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    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.
    Jaxxal Jaxxal 13-15, T 1 Response Feb 22

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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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    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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    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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    I'm usually really awkward,

    like I get scared talking to people a lot. It just makes me nervous. Ever since I joined EP for the most part I feel welcomed. So I'd like to thank everyone that's been so nice and nonjudgmental
    Euphoricbunnymaster Euphoricbunnymaster 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 2

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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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    The awkward thing of being socially awkward is

    when realise that there is no cure or a pill to help you with your awkwardness ...so you're probably always going to be an awkward person for the rest of your life. Well you can try to not be awkward but trying to not be awkward is really awkward... Oh I hate my awkward life...
    missnicething missnicething 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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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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    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 just an awkward person mostly

    because I'm a klutz and tend to fall or knock things down it pretty embarrassing but I'm pretty used to it now
    dreamwriter1000 dreamwriter1000 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    ughh, i'm not a social butterfly,

    i am stupid when i'm with strangers, i'm not good in making new friends. And i'd love to overcome my "awkwardness"!!!!
    CNNMelissa CNNMelissa 13-15, F 5 Responses Mar 23

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    I'm becoming socially awkward

    even with my own friends now :/
    LastLove96 LastLove96 18-21, M Mar 2

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    I always see the same guy in my English

    and human development class where ever I go ... But I am so awkward lol I'm going to talk to him today so he won't be lonely hopefully I won't be that awkward
    lourrysjeans lourrysjeans 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I'm getting better though.

    Turns out all you need to do is just stop caring
    Youngnerd Youngnerd 16-17, M 3 Responses Feb 1

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    mstud17 mstud17 22-25, F 3 Responses Feb 22

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    I wish I wasn't so socially awkward

    when a guy comes and approach and try's to have a conversation with me. Not every guy makes me shrivel up like a turtle and make me wanna hide only the guys that are pretty intimidating. I wish I could hold a conversation with these guys and not have my mind go blank instantly...
    NiteOwlet NiteOwlet 22-25, F 4 Responses Mar 24

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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 Mar 2

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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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    Though I try my best,

    I cannot hide the fact I am not from this world. Clumsy to the point that people wonder if I do it on purpose. Laughing when I shouldn't, and not laughing when it's expected. Misunderstandings... everywhere. "What is WRONG with you?!" - everyone ever I swear, I come in peace...
    SpaceTurtle SpaceTurtle 31-35, M 3 Responses Dec 20, 2014

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    I want to meet new people

    but I never know how to.
    gamerdog210 gamerdog210 22-25, M 4 Responses Mar 7

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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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    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 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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    Person: "So, what are you wearing?

    " Me: "Oh, mostly skin today. And some clothes."
    LullabyForAnInsomniac LullabyForAnInsomniac 18-21, F 5 Responses Jun 30, 2014