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I Am Sometimes Antisocial

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    I Don't Have Much To Say...

    I have gotten to point that I never answer my phone, rarely call people back, ignore emails and texts, and avoid interacting with people almost all of the time.  If I do answer the phone, I might just give dry one word answers until the person chooses to get off the phone.  I...
    AnonymouslySpeaking AnonymouslySpeaking 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 25, 2012

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    I Enjoy My Own Company

    I have a few friends that I spend a little time with but I'm always happiest when I'm on my own. I do socialize but not often. I feel bad when people ask me to go somewhere with them and I say NO but I don't see the point if I'm not in the mood. A lot of my friends need to be...
    AWUK AWUK 26-30, F 8 Responses Sep 13, 2007

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    Sooo?

    Because the mentalhealth pro feels the need to continue to take care of herself first before others... deal with itjoyinthejourney, clg
    clgsassy clgsassy 56-60, F 2 Responses Jun 24, 2012

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    So my school has a semi-formal dance tomorrow

    night and I asked this girl I like to go with me and she said yes, but she would meet me there because she and her friends had already planned on going together. We only really make small talk and I want to have better conversations but I don't know what to talk about. So any...
    MedivalJolk MedivalJolk 13-15, M Mar 7

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    Sometimes, I Just Wanted To Be Left Alone

    When I have problems that I don't want to talk about, I started avoiding people. And sometimes, when I really needed someone to talk to and I couldn't find anyone, I would just withdraw from society. I was angry, sad and lonely. I don't know why but sometimes I felt anger toward...
    amethyst91 amethyst91 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 29, 2010

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    Just Don't Feel Like Talking

    There are somedays when I just don't feel like talking. It's nothing personal, I just like to stay to myself sometimes and not talk to anyone. I've lost many friens bc of this bc some people don't understand, they think I'm supposed to talk every minute lol. I wish I could find...
    blackbarbeh blackbarbeh 18-21 1 Response Oct 15, 2011

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    Trust Issues

    I've had a few bad experiences with so called friends. Now I have trust issues and find that I don't want to make friends anymore. (Not meaning on line but out there in the real world face to face). Most of the time I find that people use me. If they need me I'm there but it's...
    Darkslayer Darkslayer 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 28, 2007

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    People Get On My Nerves Pretty Quickly

    I want friends but at the same time I can't stand people. I prefer to be by myself and sometimes feel that other people just mess things up, in general.
    BlankPage123456787 BlankPage123456787 70+, F 2 Responses Dec 28, 2011

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    I Sometimes Resent Technology For Making Us So "connected"

    If I lived back in the 1800s, people wouldn't be able to think they could just call, text, or Facebook me and EXPECT a response within minutes.  There are times when I just want to be left alone!  And if I don't return your call, it doesn't mean I hate you or that I'm...
    jm97279 jm97279 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 9, 2009

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    I Am Many Times Anti Social.&n...

    i am many times anti social. when events are planned, i act like i am on board and will be there before anyone else. a week or so before, i start getting anxious about it and find an excuse not to attend. if i can't find a way out and have to go: my hands sweat, my heart...
    FeelingCrazy FeelingCrazy 46-50 2 Responses Oct 28, 2007

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    I am the type that replies instead of ask

    question. Which leads me into a case of being sometimes anti-social. I find it hard sometimes to make small talk cause im usually concern about what to say, i find it funny that i talk to more people on the net then in real life. I suppose it probably because online i feel more...
    NymNin NymNin 18-21, F Mar 17

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    People Drift In And Out Of My Life

    Antisocial...from time to time...is just the perception I feel a lot of people have of me. When I was in my early twenties, that was a much more social period of my life. It was a time of searching, developing relationships and finding the people I want and need around me. Not to...
    Powderblue Powderblue 36-40, F Jan 26, 2011

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    I Cant Socialize!!!

    I have never really went out with a group of friends and just talked to them. If i did any social things i was most likely with my family or my sister. now that i am older i can being look down on because i dont socialize.
    dwpanda dwpanda 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 16, 2010

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    Antisocial

    Antisocial,Can be,When in a mood,Nothin' goin' right,Don't like it,But sometimes,Just don't wanna talk!
    startinover1 startinover1 46-50 Apr 9, 2012

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    Whenever I get flashbacks from my abusive past

    which happens at the worst times possible like on dates and while having sex
    SkitLaberge SkitLaberge 18-21, F Mar 19

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    Whenever i get a sudden flashback of a bad past

    or i get reminded by something i always just turn my music on full blast and zone out of life, sometimes when I'm near my friends aswell
    ILYBlackVeilBrides ILYBlackVeilBrides 13-15, F Apr 6

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    Yes, Though I Wouldn't Be So N...

    Yes, though I wouldn't be so negative by using "anti". Anti means to be an opponent of or to oppose something. Sometimes, I simply wish to be alone. I don't mind people. I have no problem being social at times, but there are days that i need to recharge. There are days I...
    TragicWhispers TragicWhispers 26-30, F 10 Responses Oct 28, 2007

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    Anti

    people think that im depressed all the time because i want to be alone. i have a few friends, but even there time is limited in my life. other than those few people, and my family, i stick to myself. my parents and grandparents think its rude, but i just don't enjoy peoples...
    MammaGoth MammaGoth 18-21, F Jun 26, 2012

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    Challenging Thought

    Behaviour is relative. I have a good group of friends, and we make up a small society of twenty something's enjoying life. How we are seen by others is something out of our control. So those people will be challenged by us.
    aoutdouze aoutdouze 18-21, F Sep 13, 2013

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    I get into this "I don't give a crap about

    ANYBODY" mood when I'm outside sometimes. Be it, whether I'm working, out chillin' with my friends - If i get into that state of mind, I wouldn't even bother talking to the most beautiful girl I've ever met even if I could.
    ChasingNovelty ChasingNovelty 16-17, M Feb 11

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    Just Can't Handle People Sometimes

    It's hard to be around people sometimes. I, like thousands of others, am an Empath. On top of being an Empath I am also OCP. It's worse not to know how people are feeling when I normally can. Some people are just so closed that even I can't feel them, and that makes me paranoid...
    FellidayaFiresong FellidayaFiresong 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 16, 2012

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    No Get On With My Surrounding

    yeah am antisocial sometimes. sometimes or always ı do not now.today, for example. I'ss too mute. I dont know this one too. perhaps on account of have words with my mum orr perhaps seclude oneself from my mate/friends.
    MadamExileSoul MadamExileSoul 18-21, F Jun 30, 2012

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    Depends On My Mood

    sometimes i just dont feel like socialising with people, and i guess its just cos im not in the mood for it and i just want to be on my own. most of the time when im antisocial, its when im feeling low and depressed, so if im with people i'll leave them so that they cant see any...
    sezy sezy 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 19, 2007

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    At College

    At college, you are with your friends and roommate essentially 100% of the time, unless you actively seek out alone time. At least in my experience. I need my alone time to recharge because sometimes I go crazy having to deal with all the drama that comes with being with my...
    flyingintherain flyingintherain 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 10, 2011

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    Nothing Personal . .

    I have my best friend near me always, lots of kids, a cat, college, and a job. I need EP for delving into who I am and how to make me better for the ones in my life. If you fan me and never  get a reply it's nothing personal. If it takes days to get a response from me if we ARE...
    MysticalSkeptical MysticalSkeptical 41-45 Sep 10, 2013

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    I am an over analyzer

    that can scare myself with the depth of thinking that I do so I don't talk to people
    yourautumnscene yourautumnscene 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 7

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    Situation Induced Antisocialism

    I have friends but i can relate to only one of them my ideals and interests dont match well with others. Why must I be secluded for this it makes me feel enraged yet I have been angry for so long i just feel emotionally neutral yet pessimistic about my future.
    Distello Distello 18-21, M Apr 28, 2012

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    Please Don't Make Me Sit With the Women

    Not too long ago I went to a poker game with my BF.  It was at his uncle's and aunt's house.  All the guys brought their wives or girlfriends.  I was mortified at the thought of having to sit in the den with the women talking about what cabinet knobs to put in the...
    DrewBerry DrewBerry 46-50, F 6 Responses Feb 25, 2009

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    Today Was Hard

    I came back from the gym feeling really depressed. I was sitting in the whirlpool and some guys who knew each other met there and started talking. They were pretty decent people, as far as I could tell. They soon started talking about what's going on in the world. Another man...
    readnwritewithwine readnwritewithwine 31-35, M 1 Response Nov 12, 2007

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    Away From Life

    There is a quaint little place I like to enjoy.  Stress does not exist here only good music and happy times.  Life can be overwhelming at times.  When I need to free myself from it all, I listen to my music and ignore my phone. 
    ichooselife ichooselife 36-40, F Feb 8, 2010

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    Its a Problem For Me

    Sometimes i dunno what to say. In my line of job, i really need to to sociable but my mind get blank sometimes... dunno why. sigh. maybe i should get a self help book or something.
    nicorley nicorley 26-30, F 4 Responses Sep 24, 2007

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    Hear Me Now And Understand Me Later:

    CRITICAL MASS CAN KISS MY ***!
    Sinjintiger Sinjintiger 41-45, M Aug 16, 2013

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    Every time I walk past people at school,

    or in public I "use" my phone. I'm not shy, I just don't like starting conversations with people. But if someone talks to me-I will loosen up and become a chatterbox to them.
    sassysarah98 sassysarah98 13-15, F 2 Responses Feb 20

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    Why Do People Who Know Your Past, Find It Hard To Believe That You Can Change?

    I am a 42 year old single woman.  I started dating women when I was in my early twenties.  I did the bi-sexual thing for a couple years and then went totally lesbian.  I identified as a lesbian for about 13 years.  I went through several relationships, some good and some not...
    QuietStorm1968 QuietStorm1968 41-45, F 6 Responses Jan 23, 2011

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    I Wish I Had An Invisibility Cloak

    Ok, so I am a freshman in highschool, but all my life I have been somewhat of an introvert. It have noticed over the past year I have become extremely bitter, cold, cynical and irritated with others around me and also very withdrawn too. I have a few friends but even when I talk...
    nooneeverknows nooneeverknows 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 16, 2012

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    Never Learnd

    I never really learned HOW to socialize. School certianly didn't teach me anything about it, everyone hated me, then no one knew me and i just sat there, then I dropped out... It's kinda hard to be an adult without havign been a teen, never having any friends until I was an adult...
    AngelaDark AngelaDark 31-35, F 5 Responses Dec 27, 2007

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    Im Confuse With My Own Personality

    when comes to socializing, fear is all on me. fear of what they will think on me. i avoid talking to people cuz when i talk to them it make me pretending to be nice which i am not. hate to let other people know about what i buy and what i do. hate to share things with others. get...
    belldandy belldandy 22-25 4 Responses Oct 13, 2008

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    Yeah, sometimes I'd rather shun everyone around

    me and just sleep. Does that truly make me antisocial or just prove I'm overwhelmed by other people? I'll just settle with being slightly antisocial.
    DrStrychnine DrStrychnine 16-17, F Jan 6

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    I think as the years have passed I've almost

    embraced this. But every one can break out of this stage. Im currently working on my social confinement . If you want someone to relate to and or talk things through with, I'm totally there. It's a strughle that I think more ppl need to identify. You must first address the...
    serene17 serene17 18-21 2 Responses Feb 27

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    I Am An Ego-self

    sometimes i like to stay on my turf.just stay quiet and be alone.i observe more than socialize.it keeps my ME-self..sometimes i get an advantage of being an ego-self (philosophical term).first, i dont get to be gully,second, i dont act and do just because everybody is acting and...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Oct 18, 2011

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    Antisocial Disease

    I am sometimes antisocial when I have had enough of people. I see through a lot of people's bull and I don't want to deal with it. Sometimes other people's lives make me more anxious and I cannot handle it. I sometimes just don't even want to hear it. Sometimes I need to stew in...
    crystalvisions crystalvisions 26-30 3 Responses Jun 12, 2008

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    How I discovered that my lifelong antisocial

    tendencies were not just a personality flaw and could be relieved. I don't dislike people. In certain situations where I enjoyed being with a crowd. It was just that those circumstances were rare. Other than my family, I simply didn't seek company. I wanted to be alone...
    SonOfTheDelta SonOfTheDelta 41-45, M Jan 14

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    More Than Sometimes

    I don't feel i relate well to other people and i don't trust anyone so i keep to myself. i have a few good friends and other than spending time with them i spend my time with my pets. people often think i am rude as i don't really respond to their messages online i don't invite...
    NobodiesDaughter NobodiesDaughter 31-35, F Jun 13, 2012

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    The Longer I'm Antisocial ...

    The longer I'm antisocial the more antisocial I get.  Social interactions are definitely something you need to practice to be good at, so I really suck at small talk, I never answer my phone, and if someone comes to the door I actually run upstairs and hide until they go...
    Mandragora Mandragora 46-50, F 3 Responses Oct 28, 2007

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    Nothing Personal . .

    I have my best friend near me always, lots of kids, a cat, college, and a job. I need EP for delving into who I am and how to make me better for the ones in my life. If you fan me and never et a reply it's nothing personal. If it takes days to get a response from me if we ARE...
    MysticalSkeptical MysticalSkeptical 41-45 Sep 10, 2013

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    I Think Most Often, Although I Wish I Wasn't.

    I have burned a lot of bridges over the years and have few friends. I have always been a little crazy and tend to push others away before they get too close. I know I do this to protect myself but all it does is keep me alone. I really want to have more of a social life, I just...
    PinUpPaige PinUpPaige 31-35, F Apr 4, 2009

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    I Sometimes Hate This

    I really don't want to have this Asperger's Syndrome. It gets in the way of being a 17 year old girl trying to fit in and have friends. No one really understands me, not my parents, friends(that I do have), teachers, or peers. I just want to be normal... I haven't done much...
    MadokaMagic MadokaMagic 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 29, 2012

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    People!

    I cant stand them at times they push me over the edge am i just wanna hit them in the face
    1LilLefty 1LilLefty 13-15, M 1 Response Sep 8, 2013

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    I don't know if antisocial is

    even strong enough of a term. Sometimes I just want the whole planet to burn. There's no real talking to me at that point unless you just want to get hurt. I'm a right bastard sometimes.
    DarkestDespair DarkestDespair 36-40, M Feb 19

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    I'm Not Trying to Be Mean

    but sometimes I just can't stand to be around people.    Years ago while I was in school I had a very full social life.  I mean, I was 13 into pot, booze, guys, partying, clubbing all that guff.  They were great years for me, surrounded by my friends...
    Maqi Maqi 26-30, F 13 Responses May 5, 2009

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    Somedays

    Somedays I just wish people would leave me alone and not bother me with their stupid, petty problems. Somedays I just want to focus on schoolwork and things I enjoy. I need those days so I don't go crazy here at college. All my friends stress taking time out for me, yet they...
    dancer2011 dancer2011 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 14, 2008

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    Being Social Is A Chore

    I have to force myself to be social, its really hard but I can do it. sometimes when I should be social I clam up and stay out of the way and out of the conversations. I have to motivate myself and pump myself up in order to be social.
    Peep22 Peep22 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 12, 2010

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    Related Experiences

    I have been classified and vilified as someone who is the worst end of antisocial, over the last 32 years I have been pushed into doing things by my wife and family as they say two...
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    I'm kind of anti social because I don't like meeting new people because it's boring when I get bored I get agitated when I get agitated I keep to myself when I keep to myself It...
    Mrcontradiction Mrcontradiction 22-25, M Apr 13

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    A lot of people think there's something wrong with me. I gave up making friends and socializing since it's one of the worst things I can do. I can even be antisocial with my family...
    SawChaser SawChaser 18-21 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I don't think I'm awkward "sometimes", I'm pretty much awkward all the time lol I enjoy being awkward and and making situations awkward. Since my adolescent time my friends...
    Merarim Merarim 22-25, F 56 mins ago

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