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I Am Socially Awkward

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    So... lately I've been told I'm a sooo super

    weird so many times, I decided to shut up and just look. I stoped talking like I usually do and started observing what it's "normal" but then people started telling me I was weird anyways, because I didn't talk!!!... afhsagsjaj I don't understand this people!!! How do they even...
    kailand12 kailand12 16-17, F 2 Responses May 28

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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'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 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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    SatansRose SatansRose 13-15, F 4 Responses May 28

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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 a week ago

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    KidNova45 KidNova45 18-21, M 9 Responses Jun 20

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    Actually I'm not that bad,

    not too socially awkward BUT..I am in certain situations out in public, when I have to talk to strangers. It might be that the whole "stranger danger" thing that was branded on my brain when I was a kid by my mother after she saw me take a piece of candy from an older man. I am...
    stonecoldflame stonecoldflame 22-25, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I guess the anxiety doesn't help.

    .. but when I'm able to contain my anxiety, everything gets awkward very fast. People don't know how to react to me... and they'd rather not talk to me at all.
    havingfun89 havingfun89 16-17, M 1 Response Jun 17

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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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    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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    One of my biggest struggles is wanting to talk

    to someone, but not knowing what to talk about.
    almaera almaera 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 15, 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 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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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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    ughhhh i ******* hate being like this.

    i embarrass myself most of the time, i act odd and most of the time, and im not comfortable of eye contact which is making it worse. i end up being quiet. i really want to be open, but everytime i did i always embarrass myself.
    whitenut whitenut 13-15, F 2 Responses May 29

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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 6 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 5 Responses Dec 30, 2014

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    I don't care who you are.

    I don't care if you're the kid who plays pokemon on his DS during a social gathering. I don't care if you don't have friends. I don't care if you're the most obnoxious person in the world - I'll reach out to you. Because I've been that person, and I understand.
    achilles3456 achilles3456 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 1

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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 4 Responses Jun 10

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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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    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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    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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    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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    Everyday i try to be

    that person that will interact to everyone i happen to pass by ... i want to say hello, how are you? but the words don't come out . Its like my mouth have been sewed shut and my ability to talk is no more ...... so i pass them by saying how are you in my mind ... oboy silly uh
    jaymeli jaymeli 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 8

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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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    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 4 days ago

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    Cosmic0Potato Cosmic0Potato 13-15, M 1 Response Jun 16

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    I'm getting better though.

    Turns out all you need to do is just stop caring
    Youngnerd Youngnerd 18-21, M 2 Responses Feb 1

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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 5 days ago

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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 21 Responses Feb 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, 2014

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    halohai halohai 18-21, F 7 Responses 6 days ago

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    From stupid comments to laughing at

    inappropriate times... I do it all.
    achilles3456 achilles3456 18-21, M 3 Responses May 31

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

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    halohai halohai 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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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 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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    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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    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 4 Responses a week ago

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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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    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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    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 4 days ago

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    Look,guys,I'm 21 , When I go outside I feel

    so clumsy and when guys are looking at me then I look away or pretend I don't see them..I don't feel good in my skin when people are staring at me.maybe that's why I don't meet new people:((((
    Jellybean88 Jellybean88 22-25, F May 28

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