Post

I Am Socially Challenged

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 21 People

    These Days

    I used to make friends very easily, but lately I've been horribly depressed, and it just makes it so hard to talk to people. I've struggled with my self-esteem for years, too, which doesn't help. Basically I'm a shut-in now.
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F 2 Responses Oct 26, 2010

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Socially Challenged

    There is some serious problem with my family background. my father was alcoholic and mother mentally disturbed i had horrible childhood, school life was terrible and i wanted to always run away from myself and life now im socially challenged and cant go out or talk mix with...
    ISISEGYPT ISISEGYPT 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 30, 2010

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Related Experiences

    I think it is very important for one's personal growth to be challenged regularly in any aspect of one's life. If you bring a different point of view to my attention, it forces...
    papaya6 papaya6 22-25, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I am so socially awkward! I'm horrible around people because all i can think about is what they are thinking about me BECAUSE IM SOCIALLY AWKWARD. i want to get over it SO bad.
    bowsandarrows bowsandarrows 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 11

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I'm socially awkward when I am messaging people.. I usually put "..." when I'm blushing or just don't know what else to say... Or I do that if I feel like what I said was stupid...
    SammieSweetheart687 SammieSweetheart687 18-21, F 5 Responses Jul 18

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I am very socially awkward and it irritates the living hell out of me
    missylawl missylawl 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 1

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Its not something I am proud about. Its upsetting at times. I spent nearly two thirds of my college years roaming around campus alone and sitting in some corner reading or playing...
    Anthromorphic Anthromorphic 22-25, F Jul 17

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Has anyone truly outgrown their quiet,shy nature?Bloomed from the anti social cocooned caterpillar to the beautiful social butterfly? if yes, then do share your experience. if not...
    booklover4ever booklover4ever 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Well today I finally broke down and cried. He wanted to know why I have so depressed and distant I told him because of him. I have been living a paranoid and unfulfilled life. He...
    lovejunkies lovejunkies 26-30, F Jun 28

    Your Response

    Cancel
    How do you solve cos10cos30cos50cos70? Please help me I'm desperate
    MeMiv MeMiv 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 29

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Daily. By being decent each day in this world. Those who rule dont like decent. It reminds them of what they do for power. How decency is traded for power. Few see...
    converted converted 46-50, M 1 Response Jul 1

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Surprisingly I did well on my tests!!
    niko031 niko031 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 18

    Your Response

    Cancel
    My midterm is tomorrow.. What is going on? :( who ever said that Asians are naturally good at math.. Lied.
    5ftunder 5ftunder 22-25, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    At least, I'm sure that's what my bank manager thinks!!
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M 1 Response 5 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Polarized Pendulum: Expulsion - relaxation flirts with drowsiness. my heart slows down to a steady drum. blood pressure begins to drop, and breaths become shallow and rhythmic. I...
    1nverse 1nverse 31-35, F 3 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I am the epitome of social awkwardness. No joke.
    Kmarcum99 Kmarcum99 13-15, F 2 Responses Jun 28

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I'm with my sister, her boyfriend, my sister old friend, her husband, my nephew, and my mother. I'm just staring at my phone because I don't really want to talk..... -_-
    Kmarcum99 Kmarcum99 13-15, F Jun 28

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I remember in grade 8, we had an assignment to facilitate a class discussion. I had no idea how to have a normal discussion, let alone facilitate one for the entire class. (It...
    almaera almaera 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 30

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Person: "So, what are you wearing?" Me: "Oh, mostly skin today. And some clothes."
    LullabyForAnInsomniac LullabyForAnInsomniac 16-17, F 5 Responses Jun 30

    Your Response

    Cancel
    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 4 Responses Jul 1

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I moved schools and I didn't talk to anyone for the first three weeks except for teachers because I was afraid of messing up or being awkward...
    whitmorepiper whitmorepiper 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 4

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I rarely can make friends online because here's what will happen if someone message me. People: Hi! Me: hey People: What's up? Me: nothing. People: Oh:) And done. That's...
    ayamaxx ayamaxx 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 6

    Your Response

    Cancel
    It has been said that we are social animals. I think that's true. Even introverts like me value connections, we just value fewer and deeper connections than what the social media...
    LostInTheWoulds LostInTheWoulds 46-50, M 2 Responses Jul 7

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I describe myself as a diesel car. It's hard for me to warm up to people because of my awkwardness
    annpharos21 annpharos21 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 8

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I can be friendly and charismatic, sure. But when it comes to a normal conversation, I'm often at a loss as to what I should say. It's rather frustrating, and I wish I could just...
    LostEmeraldEyes LostEmeraldEyes 18-21, F Jul 8

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Literally can't even talk to new people without stuttering. I can never make conversation with people when I feel like everyone is judging me
    maddieXxx maddieXxx 16-17, F 9 Responses Jul 8

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I don't know how to talk to certain people and hold a conversation in person. I get really nervous and choke on my words. I need to get some confidence so I can make some friends...
    goldengirl24 goldengirl24 22-25, F 5 Responses Jul 8

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Well, this isn't my best asset. I'm pretty timid, and shy around people I don't really know. It's happen to me for the longest time. It can be kind of frustrating sometimes having...
    RoddyB7589 RoddyB7589 16-17, M Jul 8

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I can live without Facebook. Does it count?
    zylph zylph 22-25, F Jul 8

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I always manage to do and/or say the wrong things. I always try to anticipate the other persons' reaction, and it's usually the exact opposite!
    ImaWeirdie ImaWeirdie 22-25, F 11 Responses Jul 11

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I really hate being in situations where you are in a huge group of people where you don't know anyone except for the one friend and you just stand there looking around and smiling...
    tediousjpg tediousjpg 16-17 5 Responses Jul 11

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I try to be funny or nice but it comes off being mean or sarcastic. Ugh I hate it! Why is this so hard for me? 10 years ago I stopped trying to meet new people now I have no...
    30yroldmom 30yroldmom 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 13

    Your Response

    Cancel
    When I talk to someone new I try seem outgoing and friendly but it never works and they leave after a few seconds. I'm completely horrible and conversation
    quietbird quietbird 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 14

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I hate when I'm trying to be funny or sarcastic, but then I end up saying something lame/dark/offensive
    almaera almaera 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 14

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Sitting with 6 people...jesus, i fuking boored to death
    Mercury90 Mercury90 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 14

    Your Response

    Cancel
    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

    Your Response

    Cancel
    ....There's an awkward aura forming around us.... ....awk...
    CrescentSings CrescentSings 16-17, F Jul 16

    Your Response

    Cancel
    That statement now defines me. I used to try harder to trust and open up to others but always being the second choice or the person who struggles to think of something to say, has...
    Sociallyawkwardrose Sociallyawkwardrose 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 16

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Picture a group of people crowded in a room and in the very corner a girl reading with no friends whatsoever😒
    lillyrahela lillyrahela 13-15, F 6 Responses Jul 17

    Your Response

    Cancel
    ^^^^ That's me!!! XD lol this is 25 characters long....
    Mini42301 Mini42301 13-15, F Jul 17

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I hate being shy and quiet . It sucks . Everyone always has to say "why are you so quiet ?" Idk i would just rather listen to people have a conversation than be in it .
    savannah0115 savannah0115 13-15, F Jul 17

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I wish guys would talk to me cx I guess I'm too ugly for guys to talk to me or something 😂
    Punkrockmusiclover423 Punkrockmusiclover423 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 18

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Wow this really sucks!!!!!!!!!
    ElHudson16 ElHudson16 13-15, M Jul 19

    Your Response

    Cancel
    That awkward moment when someone emails you about your truck to sell and you write back while driving to realize after the fact that the typos **** and you and stupid are mixed in...
    Cdchampion Cdchampion 22-25, M 6 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I kind of just stand there and awkwardly smile and ha haha thanks and kind of just ignore it because I'm not used to getting them and most people pretend to be my friend most of...
    Fred363 Fred363 16-17, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    But I am trying to open up becouse I want to make some really awesome friends an have cool convos && great vibes :)
    lonelyLonny lonelyLonny 31-35, M 1 Response 5 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Snapchat: pikapika_cx sNapchat me!
    lexa2041 lexa2041 13-15, F 4 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel