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I Am Socially Awkward

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    halohai halohai 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 29

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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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    Sometimes when people try to talk to me I just

    freeze up and if I feel too embarrassed I just blink really slowly so I don't have to look at them for any longer of a period that I absolutely have to. I'm pretty sure that makes people think I'm mentally slow or something but I find I do it without thinking. Does anyone have...
    crystalmethane crystalmethane 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 1

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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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    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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    It's been soo long since i actually had a real

    true close friend...some way some how i tend to push all people away.....so to feel totally alone in a crowed room...or not go out an be a normal person because i dont even know where to start with people anymore....
    cowboy8603 cowboy8603 26-30, M 1 Response Jun 16

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    I can be extremely awkward in social setting

    because I'm not your average unique person and I have some really hard disabilities.
    Maybeincubus Maybeincubus 22-25, M 1 Response Jun 22

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    the thing about me is

    that i only take things at face value, unless you make it explicitly obvious, i don't pick anything up. if its a coment with a hidden snide and sinister meaning to it i probably won't pick it up, this leads to me being an idiot sometimes
    shatteredglass378 shatteredglass378 13-15, M Jul 18

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    Anyone else feel really awkward

    when someone hands you a newborn baby? I feel like I'm going to mess up and make it cry!
    Britt4994 Britt4994 18-21, F 7 Responses Jul 16

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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 5 Responses Dec 30, 2014

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    Hey guys, young beauty guru here!

    !! You'll love me so go check out my videos. Hope you like😋http://youtu.be/G--t2VKteho You could also just look me up---> theyloverichar1
    theyloverichar1 theyloverichar1 13-15, F Jul 20

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    so today I went to my boyfriends open house

    and wanted to cry because of how awkward I felt. I was shaking and felt so out of place. my boyfriend took my hand and taught me that it is not that hard to actually be social and to converse with others. I am very blessed to have him be apart of my life. 💗
    allie72465 allie72465 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 28

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    I'm getting better though.

    Turns out all you need to do is just stop caring
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Feb 1

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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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Dec 20, 2014

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    I had nay guts to post anything in this group,

    but a film gave me inspiration to express myself truly... I am Socially Awkward. I am a 21 year old person, but look like 45-50 year old man. And my mother said once that I look older than my father. I can never date any girl because girls generally think me I am a kind of Uncle...
    zemli zemli 22-25, M 2 Responses Jul 5

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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 26-30, F 3 Responses Oct 1, 2013

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    I've recently been trying to force myself to

    keep my chin up and shoulders relaxed at all times, as well as "owning" my walk and laid back demeanor. It's a difficult habit to keep, but when I remember to do it, I can actually be confident. You need to try to love yourself and not care about what anyone thinks. When I say...
    dvdkrz dvdkrz 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 16

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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 Mar 30

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    I never know what to do with my arms,

    so sometimes I fold them or if I have deep pockets I put them in there, otherwise they just hang and I feel weird about them hanging, idk why!
    lordoflols lordoflols 18-21, M 5 Responses Jun 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'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 2 Responses Jan 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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    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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    KidNova45 KidNova45 18-21, M 9 Responses Jun 20

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    I'm so awkward that it's sad.

    I'm only okay when anime is playing or when I have my music.
    Brynija Brynija 13-15, F 19 hrs 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 3 Responses Feb 18

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    hotIcecreamcake hotIcecreamcake 26-30, M 1 day ago

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    You're awkward, I'm awkward.

    Let's be friends and let's see how great our conversation will be... I mean awkward+awkward=bam best conversation ever.
    alilight alilight 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 14

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    halohai halohai 18-21, F 8 Responses Jun 29

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    Sometimes people at work attempt to joke around

    with me but then I don't know what to say or do even and I just giggle nervously and blush. Socially awkward.. socially anxious.. socially stupid. Some people are so witty and can joke right back in an instant. I don't know how they do it. No wonder people don't talk to me...
    Sahdahh Sahdahh 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 10

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    Sometimes i wonder why,

    but then people tell me their problems and then i remember
    knock2knock knock2knock 22-25, F Jun 15

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    Ooh, look, an amazing person

    who is a great role model and whom I look up to and admire! *hides*
    DrowningInRed DrowningInRed 13-15, F 3 Responses Jun 10

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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 want people to look at my eyes

    when they talk, bc I wanna be noticed. But, oh boy, Im keep forgetting that I'm a socially awkward, so when our eyes meet I start to freak out and cry internally hoping they will break the eye contact soon.
    cakenibal cakenibal 18-21, F 5 Responses Jun 21

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    I was at the store yesterday

    and this guy who was in some of my classes was there and I had to go right past him and he said hi (I freak out if I see people in public) and I said,"hey. Um. I like this store" my face got really red and I was so embarrassed and I just ran away...
    Lcy2472 Lcy2472 13-15, F Jul 1

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    I wish I didn't have to be

    so weird. It's not like I try to be. I've been the "other" one, the "weird one" and the "outcast" in school and groups since I was a kid. Everyone says things, to me of behind back. I have a core group of friends, but sometimes even they say things. I just feel so bad about...
    TheEverythingFanX TheEverythingFanX 16-17, F 2 Responses 6 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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    Cosmic0Potato Cosmic0Potato 13-15, M 1 Response Jun 16

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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 hate when people at restaurants say "enjoy

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

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    I want to make a lot of friends

    but my awkwardness, anxiety, and low self esteem hold me back
    halohai halohai 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 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 56-60, M 6 Responses Jul 16, 2012

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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.
    InsideTheSadCafe InsideTheSadCafe 22-25, F 11 Responses Mar 22

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    I was born into a big asian family in LA.

    My mom supported a family of 5 brothers with a job as a cashier and with welfare. My dad didn't work. My parents dont speak English. I moved schools in the beginning of 8th grade and for some reason I decided to go through some sort of phase were I decided not to talk to anyone...
    Itsthethrowaway Itsthethrowaway 22-25, M 2 Responses Jun 30

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    Truth is my social skills depends on

    who I'm with, I can talk to a girl who is just a friend and has similar interest but I can barely maintain a conversation with a girl that I think is cute. I can talk to people I've been around long enough but can barely talk to new people.
    BurningFist BurningFist 22-25, M 2 Responses Jun 19

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    I hit a deer the other day with my car,

    and it got up and walked away. Today, I was with the cross country team and I was talking about and got a whole bunch of modeling glances and evil stares when I said "if the deer is going to put out both my headlights it should at least die." Hooray for unnecessary comments...
    achilles3456 achilles3456 18-21, M Jun 22

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