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I Am Socially Awkward

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    I like to go out to club's

    and bar's to try and meet people but when I get there I get to nervous to try and talk to others
    Rekcuf Rekcuf 22-25, M 1 Response May 24

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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 have a "friend" that comments every time I

    talk to a guy and says I'm awkward. I can't help it. It's hard not to be. I'm a very shy person even though I act confident and bold. Tbh with you I'm very insecure and very closed at times.
    Kayla0504 Kayla0504 13-15, F 1 Response a week 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 1 Response Dec 14, 2014

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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 1 Response 4 days ago

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    My mother even gave me the nickname "baby

    giraffe" because I'm so clumsy.
    jessikajesse2 jessikajesse2 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 31

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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 2 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Only sometimes. If I'm in a comfortable

    situation I'm just loud, weird, and the center of attention :)
    Ambibambii Ambibambii 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 13

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    I think I just met the most intriguing person

    on EP. I seriously get goosebumps just talking to her- hell just looking at her. I'm generally confident but this girl has got he against the wall and she doesn't even know it <3
    Hereforlols Hereforlols 18-21, M 2 Responses Apr 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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    But seriously, if I just word vomit AND smile

    will that make me seem ... Like... Basically ok?
    Menk1992 Menk1992 22-25, F 1 Response May 16

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    briagvnn briagvnn 22-25, F 7 Responses Apr 25

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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 23 hrs ago

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    Well I used to be more social,

    then I don't know what happened. Somehow, my speaking skills got f-ed up, and now I speak like a foreigner with a weak voice (Like a pronounce many words wrong, and my speaking is fluid), thus leading to my lack of confidence in socializing, oh and don't forget my head thinking...
    JustDuke JustDuke 13-15, M May 24

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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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    Wallflower369 Wallflower369 16-17, F 5 Responses Mar 29

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    Today my social anxiety strikes again.

    I got involved with speaking in front of my colleagues at work. I got so nervous, my hands and my lips started to shake uncontrollably and soon after they're making fun of it. I really feel disappointed with myself. Just imagining myself being in their shoes looking at that...
    Armdrifter Armdrifter 31-35, M 2 Responses 6 days 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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    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:((((
    Nightowlbadmorning Nightowlbadmorning 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    my SIL is pregnant with her 6th child,

    there are times I just wish I could say "it's a vag*na not a clown car" ...but I don't feel like being beaten by a pregnant woman
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 3 Responses Apr 27

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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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    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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    I hate it when other people don't have anything

    up talk about... I hate having to provide everything for the conversation because I rarely have anything interesting to say. :
    dinorap1 dinorap1 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    I hate it that I'm socially awkward.

    But I just am. I have a hard time talking to people. One day last week, I was in art and my old new friend and I were talking and I was trying to make a joke but I completely failed and tried to make it seem like it was intentional. So after I stopped talking she just looked at...
    Lcy2472 Lcy2472 13-15, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    But I've learnt that no answer is better

    than an awkward, forced answer. So now I'm known as the quiet one.
    PaxTerra PaxTerra 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 13

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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 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'm soo awkward I don't

    even have online friends. Hhhaaaaa
    thisissamwut thisissamwut 18-21, M 5 Responses Jan 20

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    I'm an introvert. And my mom thinks being like

    that is anti-social (she is the biggest, extroverted blabbermouth). So she forces me to do social things, A LOT of social things. And to top it all off, my siblings call me socially awkward just because of that.
    reivven reivven 13-15, F 3 Responses Apr 10

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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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    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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    and anxiety I was never always comfortable

    talking to people.. It gets more awkward once a relationship is starting to start.. I can't help it.. I feel like a burden.. because of this I never gained any friends.. so I want it to not just talk to people.. I'm sorry.. :'(
    myEmpty myEmpty 18-21, F Apr 28

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    From stupid comments to laughing at

    inappropriate times... I do it all.
    achilles3456 achilles3456 18-21, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Oh look, awkward me still hasn't changed.

    . Still super awkward when it comes to guys and relationships...
    Catho Catho 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 19

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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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    Is it weird when you say

    that is your birthday to someone?
    kailand12 kailand12 16-17, F 1 Response May 24

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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 the worst with people.

    I don't mean to be I just don't know how to interact with people. I have had issue with this my entire life. I was afraid to go to stores years ago alone because I felt like everyone inside hated me and that I was being made fun of. I have gotten better in that aspect but I...
    SilverSpiderwebs SilverSpiderwebs 31-35, M 2 Responses May 24

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