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I Am Socially Isolated

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    A Grown Up Body With A Childlike soul - I grew with unstable family,my dad was both physically and verbally abusive, my mom spent most of her life rely on him at same time scared...
    velvetcake velvetcake 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 12, 2013

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    Don't Know What Is Wrong With Me. - I have a social phobia. That is part of the reason I am socially isolated. I am afraid people will reject me. But it is weird because I want to...
    butterfly628 butterfly628 51-55, F 5 Responses Aug 19, 2011

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    Unwanted All My Life - I am 47 years old, rejected by my biological mother when she adopted me out. My adoptive family abused me and never accepted me after they discovered they...
    leeski101 leeski101 46-50, F 1 Response Aug 24, 2013

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    Unemployed, Unable And Summer Is Here - I am 21. Its been 2 1/2 years since I was in college, when it was going well, before the drug and alcohol abuse became a problem and the...
    choosingame choosingame 18-21, F Jun 29, 2013

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    I Know Why..... - My name is Chantel, sigh I am new here. I am an attractive girl who has rejected society, or society has rejected me?... it doesnt really matter.. I am highly...
    S33K3R S33K3R 26-30, F 10 Responses Jan 10, 2011

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    Had a horrible childhood with car accident leaving me blind in one eye and scars all over my body. Got sexually abused by my dad. Whenever I try to relate to others, it's as good...
    eternallyalone eternallyalone 26-30, F Mar 10

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    Shunned - I use to be happy, I had friends. All my friends turned against me, even my best friends. Although i went to school most days and was surrounded by people, they all acted...
    jacki23 jacki23 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 8, 2013

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    It's Not So Bad -  To be honest though, it's of my own will. I prefer to keep to myself, it's much less frustrating for me. Several reasons, I guess. I can't talk to...
    DU7CH13 DU7CH13 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 16, 2010

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    I'm In Forced Isolation - I want to live normal lives and be like others around me but I can't cause everytime I try to escape the feeling of being excluded I'm being put right...
    Mw3097 Mw3097 31-35 1 Response Jan 3, 2013

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    Loner - I am a loner at school. I have trouble talking to people and don't know what to say. I feel lonely in a group, because I feel like I am not really part of it. I don't...
    skittles4ever skittles4ever 16-17, F 3 Responses Oct 18, 2009

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    Used To Be - I was isolated for quite some time. almost no social contact and I developed illness too. it was very hard to get out of but I actually managed. I still feel...
    feelingwhole feelingwhole 26-30, F Apr 30, 2011

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    Isolated - I am 20 years old. I have always been socially awkward but have always had at least one friend. Lately however I spend pretty much all my time alone. I am unable to...
    blazinblues blazinblues 18-21, M 3 Responses Nov 26, 2012

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    Need A Freind - hello, my name is Nicky, and i am socially withdrawn and have been ever since i left school which was about 17 years ago. It started just after i left school, and...
    nickythenose nickythenose 31-35, M 6 Responses May 3, 2010

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    It's Killing Me - I am socially isolated and I know exactly why. Seven years ago, the company I work for decided to close their satellite office where I worked and send everyone...
    jlitzenb jlitzenb 51-55, M 1 Response Jul 24, 2012

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    Not Now, But For Years I Was - I do not consider myself to be socially isolated now, but I was for quite a long time. I was a very serious student, and did not find others to...
    citoyenvert citoyenvert 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 21, 2013

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    Difficult To Make Conversation And Have Frinds - I was an only child & my mum kept a very tight rein on where i went, who I was with and always had to be home well before any of my...
    khallie khallie 56-60 3 Responses Jul 2, 2011

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    Taser. - My cousin has a taser.  I told him I needed one in case I got attacked in a parking lot somewhere.  He started laughing and said, "When are YOU ever in...
    BellasHappyPlace BellasHappyPlace 18-21, F Jan 8, 2010

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    By Choice -  I was once told that I interact with more people online than I do in the real world. I then wondered to myself what the real world is but didn't respond to the...
    4Daereen 4Daereen 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 7, 2010

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    I Was In Rehab And Nobody Knows About It - I was in rehab 6 weeks ago. None of my friends know about it. At least not yet. Nobody even knows I was self-medicating, using...
    Sonny80 Sonny80 31-35 Feb 2, 2012

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    I Would Like A Friend - Hi my name is Dottie.  I had many  friends as a child and teenager.  I went to nursing school at the age of 23 to become an Rn.  I...
    Dottiedsl Dottiedsl 56-60 4 Responses Mar 15, 2010

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    Isolation In A Foreign Land - I moved to South Korea 4 months ago, with the intention of being a great kindergarten teacher and having a great social life with other expats in my...
    1 Response Feb 1, 2013

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    Locked Out In The Digital Age. - I find myself unable to socialize in this digital world. My high school friends disappeared, work friends never lasted, college friends quickly...
    desolatemusician desolatemusician 26-30 1 Response Dec 3, 2012

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    Isolated And Looking For Someone To Be With - hi. i am a 33 year old woman, from eastern europe. i have been isolated for a nuber of years now as i refused to cooperate with social...
    stopplease stopplease 31-35 2 Responses Mar 16, 2013

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    Viewing *********** is a delusional act. You're essentially releasing your social tensions without any real social experiences.
    shadow010 shadow010 26-30, M Mar 24

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    How'd I End Up Like This? - I've always found it hard to make friends but I seemed to be able to make a few at any given time but as I got older I found it increasingly harder to...
    millimi millimi 41-45, M 7 Responses Aug 22, 2011

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    Shooting Myself In The Foot... Over And Over Again - I come with the same perspective as many of you. This is the first time I've published something like this on ze internets. I...
    boatrunner13 boatrunner13 22-25 2 Responses Mar 25, 2013

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    The Perfect Me - i have always been a "quiet" boy all my life, to the point where i was really depressed and cried almost every night about my lonliness. for five years i didnt...
    Jan 19, 2013

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    I'm socially awkward and I am looking for a best friend who is also socially awkward. :) Deep conversation, talks about nothing, and other open minded friend things.
    TheAlbinoGirl TheAlbinoGirl 16-17, F 6 Responses Mar 31

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    Feeling awkward in amongst people and thier conversations.. being the odd one out.. feeling stupid and nervous when your around people... just cant help it. Its like my emotions...
    jaym0699 jaym0699 18-21 Mar 28

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 3

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    Hahaha, this is a funny one! But seriously...that pretty much describes me, or does it? Personally it all comes down to being accepted or not with the people around me. I really am...
    Dragonslayer38 Dragonslayer38 16-17, M Apr 4

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 4

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 4

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    My friend asked me to go with him to our neighbors birthday party. He wanted me to meet his co workers. I could only stay for about 20 minutes before the small chit chat turned...
    SuperGinger41 SuperGinger41 22-25, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Not in the 'oh heehee look at me im so awkward aren't i adorable' way. It's more like a "oh god what do i do what do i say people are looking at me and they think im weird dont...
    TheQueenOfPunkRock TheQueenOfPunkRock 16-17, F 4 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    I find myself very talkative when sending texts but I rarely speak in person...
    xinwu xinwu 16-17, M 5 Responses Mar 15

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    I would love 2 make it acceptable for I love dressing up it feels more natural 4 me, and so comfortable. Plus 1 thing that gets me is girls dress like guys and it's fine but it's...
    apwnn apwnn 16-17, M 6 Responses Mar 16

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    I am very good in this department. I really don't like people who stare or whisper.
    son2who son2who 51-55, M 1 Response Mar 18

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    I don't really like to admit this but I have a serious case of paranoia of people at work talking about me behind my back.
    Bird488 Bird488 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 18

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    i have social anxiety... i don't like people... how did i end up as a hair dresser i'll never know. i guess i wasn't smart enough to get a job where i didn't have to make human...
    enemyinthemirror enemyinthemirror 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 18

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    I always trip over my words and feel as tho I'm going to say something stupid or wrong
    nothappen nothappen 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 18

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    Living at home, finishing a second degree, no job prospects no social life, controlling parents, no freedom.
    irongoat irongoat 31-35, M Mar 22

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    Everyone that knows me labels me as shy, quiet, cute and sweet, and I've been this way my whole life. Just about everyone likes me, although people rarely speak to me, and I can't...
    ray1357 ray1357 16-17, M 1 Response Mar 24

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    Abusive person on EP named Trevon88. Do not engage contact with this user.
    Ravengoddess Ravengoddess 22-25, F 4 Responses Mar 25

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    I don't know why I'm like this . I love people, honestly . Neither do I wanna sound like I'm bragging, but people love hanging out with me as well . I don't have any problems with...
    Zubylovesyou16 Zubylovesyou16 16-17, F Mar 25

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    I'm kind of ok when it come to one on one conversations. It's the talking in group (especially co workers) that I would rather avoid. I am a work in progress .
    xMissTix xMissTix 26-30, F 4 Responses Mar 26

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    For the past I've been taking a regular once a month course , more or less the same people , and I must seem like such a loner, I find it so hard to mingle and make small talk .
    boxersoff4u boxersoff4u 51-55, M Mar 26

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    I have never fallen down the stairs, it's really awkward but I always manage to fall UP the stairs. Once I was walking with this girl I liked up the stairs and I was distracted...
    thisisanick thisisanick 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 27

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    If I could look through the eyes of another, I’d live in the shadows of what they see…
    ScreamingAlien ScreamingAlien 26-30, M Mar 27

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    Unless I "click" with someone I have a hard time maintaining conversation. There are few people who get my sense of humor. I am sarcastic when I feel cornered and laugh at things...
    Empty2020 Empty2020 31-35, F 4 Responses Mar 31

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    I'm sick and tired of it. I'm too scared to do anything or even be myself because I'm scared of what others think Ik everyone is gonna judge me no matter what but I just want to be...
    hn6653 hn6653 13-15, F 3 Responses Apr 4

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    I don't ever go out to eat with my dad anymore because of this I always make up excuses and I know he thinks I don't like him but honestly I just don't like myself sorry dad I...
    picKLe47 picKLe47 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 4

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