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I Am Sometimes Antisocial

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    It's getting worse.. I can feel it.

    Like one day I reckon I will not have any friends left. I hate fb and barely go on there. I don't even go out with my friends that often and when I do, afterwards I feel like I could stay at home and talk to no one for days. I hate being alone but it also comforts me at the same...
    aquagrl aquagrl 31-35, F 4 Responses Dec 7

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    My mom is very social,

    and very talkative. Sometimes, I don't think she breathes because of how quickly she talks to me. I am not a social person, and I get really overwhelmed. I feel bad, but sometimes, I just walk away when she's talking...
    misskittydanger misskittydanger 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    i dont understand the concept of popularity

    and being a *****. would somebody mind explaining it to me
    gramafey gramafey 13-15, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    I can easily stay in my bed all day

    and sleep. no talking to anyone, not even getting up. 🙈
    briannarenee briannarenee 18-21, F 7 Responses Aug 6

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    I am a fake extrovert.

    I make friends very easily. I am very warm and inviting but I find it hard to keep them because of my antisocial tendency. There are times when I get overwhelmed by all these new people that step into my life even though I approached them first most likely. (Weird) It's just...
    zrylism zrylism 18-21, F 7 Responses Nov 4

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    Sometimes* is not the suitable term

    for me. I am very anti social almost all the time - I don't know the exact reason for it however. You see, I've been like this as long as I can remember. My family sees this anti social behaviour of mine and they get quite angry at me - they think I'm purposely being rude or...
    jellyphile jellyphile 18-21, F 17 Responses Oct 11

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    I can be very antisocial

    when my mood drops. I tend to just go into my cave then and stay there till I think things are getting better
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M 6 Responses Nov 27

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    There are times when i don't want to see a

    single soul...but sometimes i wish i had some real friends, not the hypocrite people i know... And hang out, dance stupidly and talk.
    ElizabethRives ElizabethRives 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 21

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    I want to talk to someone,

    but it feels impossible for me at times. I just can't get along with people, and a lot of them who make an effort to talk to me, I can't stand. They aren't like minded or they have a lot in common with me but think differently.
    CassieJay CassieJay 18-21, F 14 Responses Nov 1

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    Just because someone is quiet doesn't mean they

    don't want to talk to you. Sometimes we just don't know how. Sometimes were the most loving people so don't judge a book by its cover! :)
    zelda593 zelda593 18-21, F 5 Responses Aug 14

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    When someone asks you repeatably whats wrong

    with you and then you feel like your climbing walls and feel like screaming and ruining away. But that would only feed them so they can drive you even more nuts.
    KBliss95 KBliss95 18-21, M 2 Responses Dec 1

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    Then I realized I only care about my mom my

    twin brothers and the girl I love the rest can suffer
    frost103 frost103 22-25, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I need someone to talk to.

    I'm the owner and ceo of a large multinational corporation and every year around Christmas and the holiday season I like to fire people and close a plant. It gives me a great since of power. I love crushing the spirits of others. This year as I'm getting older I think I will...
    2gnillort 2gnillort 70+, M 9 Responses Nov 25

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    I enjoy my own company most of the time.

    I don't really feel the need to go out and socialize with people...I'm perfectly happy staying at home and reading a good book :)
    kiwiigirl21 kiwiigirl21 18-21, F 4 Responses Dec 10

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    Sometimes I have to push myself to answer the

    phone or accept an invitation to hang/go out with friends. Once I'm out I end up having a great time but it's the initial contact that makes me want to hide in my shell. Ugh I hate it. I wish I was naturally extroverted.
    suggestedusername suggestedusername 31-35, F 11 Responses Aug 20

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    Yep. When my social retardation reaches a

    feverish pitch, I disappear into my "cave"... A very dark and lonesome place. To avoid pitfalls I have learned to be a more silent participant... Which in itself can be misinterpreted as being antisocial. I call it damage control.
    OldNRusty OldNRusty 41-45, M 2 Responses 18 hrs ago

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    I hate morning people

    and I hate mornings And i hate people
    frost103 frost103 22-25, M 10 Responses 5 days ago

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    And I'm just naturally bad at the whole

    'communication' thing I can try to be social, but when I do I usually feel so awkward that I would rather jump out of a window than continue the conversation
    YellowTulips YellowTulips 16-17, F 6 Responses Sep 26

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    Tomorrow is another day at work.

    So exhausting acting normal.
    superwholockimom superwholockimom 41-45, F 1 Response Nov 16

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    I dnt kno why but sometimes I can be really

    quiet and not really talk to anyone. I mean if someone speaks to me I wont ignore them lol but I won't initiate a conversation either. This isn't all the time jus sometimes.
    BrownSugar96 BrownSugar96 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    You may mess up, but you are not a mess up.

    You may make a mistake, but you are not a mistake. You may screw up, but you are not a screw up. You may fail, but you are not a failure. You are not defined by your weaknesses You are not the only one who has missed the shot Or the...
    torr62 torr62 13-15, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Whenever I have a bad experience in my life I

    cut myself off from all my friends until I am over it. This seems to be the only way for me to get through what I need to get through.
    BlueRose77 BlueRose77 36-40, F 3 Responses Nov 27

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    certain events in my past has caused my ability

    to trust others and be social to become very low
    1losthope 1losthope 18-21, F 5 Responses Nov 12

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    I realized I just dont feel like a crowd makes

    me happy... I prefer to be alone even if it means being antisocial... I'm not sad or even feel bad about it ... I actually enjoy in a way that might seems odd
    sayuriii sayuriii 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 28

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    How couldn't I be Antisocial?

    Let's be honest - the world is fill of dumb f*cks. I met so many people in my life, so many 'successfull' people - but seriously, I cant believe how they are even able to stay alive. This probably sounds weird, but as soon as I talk or just watch a person for a few minutes I'm...
    Wejlo Wejlo 16-17, M 3 Responses Sep 22

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    I was always outgoing etc,

    but after my 2 families, friends and my 3 kids told me to get lost, I had a breakdown and when I came out of it I was not the same person, a lot of things I used to do, I realized I didn't know how to do anymore it's a long story but yes I'm big time antisocial now :)
    rememberthesunshyne rememberthesunshyne 51-55, F Dec 11

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    At the end of the day the only person thats

    gonna give a **** about you and take care of you is YOURSELF.
    Heyababe Heyababe 18-21, F 8 Responses Nov 11

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    Netflix in pajamas all day > actively

    participating in life. Why couldn't I have been blessed to be a natural social butterfly??? >:/
    mgriffen3 mgriffen3 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 11

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    Boundaries don't keep people out.

    .. They fence yourself in...
    MrCutBleedSmile MrCutBleedSmile 18-21, M 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    ZenaMarie ZenaMarie 22-25, F 13 Responses Nov 24

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    Sometimes those who don't socialize much

    aren't actually antisocial, they just have no tolerance for drama and fake people. 🙈
    Angelitaaa Angelitaaa 18-21, F 7 Responses Sep 29

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    I guess to an extent everyone is.

    I must say that I do love hanging out with my friends/family but there are some times where I crave my own company more than anything. Weirdly enough often when i'm feeling my loneliest. Go figure, even I don't understand me sometimes
    Gemma1990 Gemma1990 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 28

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    80% of my free time is spent in my room

    snuggled up with my food, and watching Netflix :-) I live with no regrets
    annnnnaxo annnnnaxo 13-15, F 5 Responses Dec 3

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    Partly anti-social, depending on the situation,

    but mostly just quiet. If in a group setting, small talk kills me. I just can't do it. So I tend to stay quiet and reserved. But engage me in a topic of discussion that I find interesting, and as long as I don't already judge you to be some kind of jackass, then I might just...
    thx10050 thx10050 31-35, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    When I'm in a group where lots of people are

    (lots meaning 3 or more, it depends how close given people are to me) my mood just drops. It happens slowly and before I even begin to realize that my mood is dropping, I am suddenly in some kind of a dark place. I don't talk, I keep to myself and -if possible- I leave. I want...
    BirgitYeshh BirgitYeshh 13-15, F 7 Responses a week ago

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    I have made an effort to get out there

    and meet people this year. I've achieved things I never thought possible; I'm starting college this September and I'm really excited. There are times though, when happiness for me is just being by myself listening to music and cooking something tasty, or drawing, or watching a...
    Chaosforthefly Chaosforthefly 26-30, F 13 Responses Aug 12

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    It's hard to find people

    who are on the same wavelength as me. I like meaningful conversations. I'm a deep person
    venusarcadia venusarcadia 18-21, F 11 Responses Jul 30

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    Because people drain you out

    and solitude is good sometimes.
    gracefulgratitude gracefulgratitude 18-21, F 5 Responses Sep 22

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    Call it being antisocial,

    call it social anxiety. Either way being alone is best <3
    EmptySmokeClouds EmptySmokeClouds 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 28

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    I Am Always Antisocial Its not

    because i am socially awkward or anything, in fact if I didn't think so low of myself, I'm sure Id pick back up my knack for making friends. I always used to make friends very easily when I was a child, I was much more outgoing and confidant back then. My personality can thrive...
    solomon3020 solomon3020 18-21, M 11 Responses Jun 5

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    i can be very antisocial.

    i enjoy nothing more than being by myself. when i'm in a social mood then i'm pretty friendly. but sometimes i'm so antisocial that i look at people as a collective whole and if i dislike someone, everyone is viewed the same way. it's also really hard to meet someone i actually...
    iridescenteyes iridescenteyes 26-30, F 3 Responses Dec 7

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    I can be such an introvert.

    I'll go weeks without wanting to see anyone. I even avoid public places, and only go if I absolutely have to.
    GreenPixie420 GreenPixie420 26-30, F 4 Responses Nov 7

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    "If you're going through hell,

    keep going." -Winston Churchill
    Fretless23 Fretless23 22-25, M 4 Responses Aug 31

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    I don't know whether it's my mood

    or what but Sometimes I completely Separate myself from my friends, all of a sudden I feel so uncomfortable, just don't enjoy being around People.
    liftingmind liftingmind 26-30, F 14 Responses Dec 5

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    When there are people around,

    I worry. About what to say, what they'll think of me, and the bad consequences that could come if I said hi. so I usually just answer their questions, and don't create or join into any conversations. alot of times this comes out as, "that snotty girl who thinks she's too good...
    Amberlooo Amberlooo 13-15, F 5 Responses Nov 29

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    I am having a really hard time

    and really need emotional help.
    sueshell sueshell 51-55, F 3 Responses Nov 28

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    The older I get, the more I don't want to be

    around people. I love my family, and their good people, I just can't stand to be around them. I love going to church, but I always sit in the back. I sing, I listen to the sermon and then I'm out of there. I don't want to socialize. I just want to be left alone, but not 100% I...
    Salute2MyFlaws Salute2MyFlaws 18-21, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    some days I hate being around people

    and I just wanna sit and hide where no one can bother me so I can listen to music and think
    bbygrldifferent bbygrldifferent 13-15, F 6 Responses Oct 24

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    I push people away sometimes just to see

    if they care enough to understand me.
    ivory0510 ivory0510 18-21, F 5 Responses Nov 27

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    I just don't feel like speaking,

    or connecting or feeling intensely, even with people I like. I like to just be alone. Maybe I'm hurt deep inside or maybe it's just growing up. What is normal?
    ktlovely ktlovely 16-17, F 9 hrs ago

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    Turtleisland97 Turtleisland97 16-17, M 13 Responses Oct 15

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    thanksgiving day with family!

    thank God for wine
    ZenaMarie ZenaMarie 22-25, F 5 Responses