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I Am Socially Awkward

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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 freaked out yesterday just from a Skype call.

    I panicked in ym head and then hung up on mistake. I felt horrible and ashamed that I couldn't even handle a phone call.
    Brynija Brynija 13-15, F Jul 28

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    halohai halohai 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 29

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    My college recently threw a party/social

    gathering for all new students (I'm an incoming freshman). My college is known as having issues with making racial minorities feel accepted, so being a black person, I was already nervous and scared before I even walked into the party. Plus, a guy who used to bully me a lot at...
    Boulier Boulier 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 3

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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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    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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    hotIcecreamcake hotIcecreamcake 26-30, M Jul 27

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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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    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 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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    I'm really awkward around people.

    I plan things so much before, on how to reply and talk with people but they never go my way. I try to bring out my spontaneity but it always gets weird. Perhaps that's why no one wants to hang out with me, because I'm too weird. Maybe they think that I don't want to talk to them...
    dukealone12 dukealone12 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 4

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    In college when professors told us to get into

    groups I would get up and leave..
    CuriousF420 CuriousF420 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 29

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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'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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    halohai halohai 18-21, F 9 Responses Jun 29

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    KidNova45 KidNova45 18-21, M 9 Responses Jun 20

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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
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Nov 5, 2014

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    mikaellann mikaellann 16-17, F 8 Responses Aug 4

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    I'm socially awkward.

    I don't have any close friend. I'm always alone. I feel so lonely. No one understands me. But I'm afraid to let others know what I think.
    Acrylic19 Acrylic19 16-17, F 5 Responses Jul 23

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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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    !! 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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    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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    just came back from the mall,

    alone. not sure if I mumbled to more cashiers or made awkward eye contact with more people.
    SammiSakura SammiSakura 13-15, F 1 Response 16 hrs ago

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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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    Me and my best friend live in different cities.

    I kind of miss her a lot of times, and I haven't seen in a few months. But I also feel a bit angry at her because I know she and her boyfriend actually pass through my city a lot... But I try to squach that feeling down, because at the same time that makes me feel a bit pety...
    escapemyreality escapemyreality 22-25, F 1 Response 18 hrs ago

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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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    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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    Can dora find my social life?

    ~Stolen from Tumblr~
    KaylaCherie KaylaCherie 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 25

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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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    today at work I was submitting bugs to our

    database guy only using the Simpsons "comic book guy" memes...I'm sure this was highly appreciated because he sent back a "craptacular" meme in response..
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 15

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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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    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 3 Responses Jul 22

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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 18 Responses Feb 1

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    I was at a Taco Bell drive-thru,

    and ordered my food. As I drove up to the window, I was presently greeted by a pretty woman with a nice voice. My first thought: I didn't know Taco Bell hired supermodels. Anyways I tried to play it cool and not be stunned by her looks. She seemed a bit attracted to me by the...
    Fretboard225 Fretboard225 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 19

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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'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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    A friend invited me out tonight to this

    festival type thing there was a lot of people for some reason any way i fee a bit uncomfortable being around a lot of people i did enjoy the time i spent tonight hanging with my friend though . i also noticed people would stare at us too i don't like being stared at any...
    thelilacstone thelilacstone 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 8

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    Please don't ask me if we can be friends.

    Please don't start a conversation with "hi" Please don't continue that conversation with "what's up" and all that basic stuff Just come into my inbox and go "ugh Mike did it again" or something and I'll be all like "no way friend what'd Mike do now" and boOM CONVERSATION I'm...
    Agenderra Agenderra 13-15 1 Response Aug 21

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    I am very awkward when talking to people.

    Sometimes I just nod because I don't know how to reply to the simplest of things
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 5

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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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    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 found out why I lose all of my friends.

    It's nice to at least know now though. It's because I'm so socially awkward and I suck at making conversation. I get it now. At least I'm not tormented by not knowing anymore. It's because I'm boring and I'm horrible with carrying on a conversation. I always run out of stuff to...
    Whobody Whobody 16-17, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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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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    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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    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 16-17, M Jul 18

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    People make me feel weird,

    I don't know why but they just do. when I meet someone and they say "hey whats up" im just like "ummm hi" and then s*it gets really awkward with a lot of silence and strange looks, and then they walk away regretting even coming in my direction...basically I just suck at...
    DannibalLecter99 DannibalLecter99 16-17, M 5 Responses 3 days ago

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