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I Am Sometimes Antisocial

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    I didn't knew I was antisocial

    until I've moved to London. Back in my old place I have friends, friends who I love and cherish. Here? I can't make any. I find that people in uni are just hanging out for the sake of 'not having to sit alone' or 'not walking alone around campus', not a deep meaningful...
    pam88 pam88 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 10

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    I sometimes wish I had a fortress of solitude

    like superman...it seems like an awesome place to have
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 4 Responses Feb 17

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    Am in my early 20s but I have failed to make

    friends. Even at the university my colleagues find me boring cause I never go out with them or fully participate in anything. I don't really have friends cause I barely talk to anyone since am always checking out my phone. What bothers me is that people think am proud cause I...
    optimisticgal optimisticgal 18-21, F 6 Responses Dec 24, 2014

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    i have no problem with being alone

    and tear apart those who dare disturb my peace. often I resolve into hermit mode when the world gets too unmanageable. i shut pwople out and maintain a highly sarcastic and bitter if not antisocial disposition.
    trAnSyLvanIanconcuBinE trAnSyLvanIanconcuBinE 26-30, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I'm comfortable with silence,

    so I can sit across from or next to someone and have no urge to talk, and that creeps some people out
    scsoccer scsoccer 18-21, F 9 Responses Feb 22

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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 6 Responses Nov 4, 2014

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    I shut off all of my social media.

    I shorten the length of conversations. I worry my friends and everybody close to me. But I don't care all too much; I'd just like to be left completely alone sometimes.
    eternallyy eternallyy 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 15

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    Every so often I stop answering calls

    and texts. I end friendships. I withdraw from socializing. This probably happens twice a year. I guess I can only take so much human interaction.
    dissolution dissolution 22-25, F 8 Responses Feb 17

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    XxFuckYouxX XxFuckYouxX 18-21, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I have my own particular brand of brutal honesty

    where I tell people what I think. I'm not afraid to tell people my honest opinion (exceptions of course apply) but this often makes me come across as an ***. My close friends know that I do care and I'm always there for people - even people I don't know that well - and I'm...
    firnin firnin 13-15, M 1 hr ago

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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, 2014

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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, 2014

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    If I had to choose a life of complete solitude

    or never being alone again, I would choose solitude.
    Rawr58 Rawr58 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 17

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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, 2014

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    When does wearing giant headphones,

    staring into space, reading something, or putting your head down signify "I WANT CONVERSATION!"? Kind of mean-sounding, but I dislike people trying to engage conversation when I show clear disinterest. Of course, I won't be mean to you, but I don't quite take kindly to being...
    BloodStainedRabbit BloodStainedRabbit 18-21, T 1 Response 6 days ago

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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 4 Responses Dec 3, 2014

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    What is a person suppose to do

    when they are so uninteresting that they have literally nothing to ever talk about. How do you make friends when you would rather just save yourself the embarrassment of saying something stupid to them.
    anthonyc12 anthonyc12 18-21, M 6 Responses Feb 22

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    Most of the time, I enjoy my own company over

    any one else's and there's nothing wrong with that. At the end of the day, we ultimately only have our own selves.
    ChaoticAdvection ChaoticAdvection 22-25, F 4 Responses Dec 20, 2014

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    It's Christmas eve and I'm laying in bed

    while my family can be heard laughing and playing board games in the living room..Having a Grande ole time...and I have no desire to join them...I just want to lay here alone...
    bwalke7 bwalke7 31-35, F 11 Responses Dec 24, 2014

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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, 2014

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    i am being anti social day by day

    and there is only one reason that is i m no more trusting anyone in my life...i think no one can feel my pain...no one is there to listen what i feel...... i thnk the morality in people no longer exist ..i get hurt then i forgve thm n gve thm a chance again to be my friends...
    brokenangelia brokenangelia 26-30, F 5 Responses 6 days ago

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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, 2014

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    I hate morning people

    and I hate mornings And i hate people
    frost103 frost103 22-25, M 9 Responses Dec 13, 2014

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    which is a good thing i guess.

    being abandoned is apparently becoming my hobby of late. :/
    Tinman76 Tinman76 36-40, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    My sometimes is usually most of the time

    but it gets so bad I will literally go for weeks not saying a single word to someone... Sometimes it takes more energy to talk than what I am capable of doing.
    TheCasualChick TheCasualChick 18-21, F 8 Responses Feb 4

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    I am the type of person

    that likes peace and quiet. Sometimes when I'm around toxic people I need to be alone for a while to recharge.
    lavendarlady lavendarlady 56-60, F 1 Response Jan 7

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    I had a person asking me

    why I'm not talking with one particular person from my circle. I have found myself asking the same question quite often recently. I always seem to feel some short of wall surrounding me when it comes to talking with people who I like or admire. I believe that happens to many...
    Gelezinis Gelezinis 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I literally have no friends.

    . Basically stay inside my house 24/7. It's sad cause I only have my brother to talk to and he is a complete douchebag to me most of the time. I feel like I'm alone in this world destined to be alone forever till the day that I die.
    Saraismadd956 Saraismadd956 18-21, F 14 Responses Feb 7

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    The reason I'm antisocial is

    because I don't really trust people. I mean, most of my friends have hurt me one way or the other, so I just keep to myself. No way to hurt me, if there is no one to hurt me.
    greywolf9678 greywolf9678 18-21, M 2 Responses Dec 20, 2014

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    Aparently not making eye contact

    and having two headphones on in attempt to ignore somone now means "hey yell my name repetadly until i respond!"
    rehn65 rehn65 16-17, M 3 Responses Feb 20

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    SpecialButReal SpecialButReal 18-21, F 20 Responses Feb 22

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    I always wonder how I ended up with a job in HR

    and a passion for helping others, when I can be such a recluse at times.
    lilikeamonument lilikeamonument 26-30, F 4 Responses Feb 10

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    I have absolutely no problem with being

    antisocial. I'm a very laid back person. All the other extra stuff in life like social media make life more complex. I love not doing anything.
    VicDixon VicDixon 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 15

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    sometimes its nice to be boring

    and stay at home, not having to worry about what other people think of you
    AlienCupcakexo AlienCupcakexo 18-21, F 11 Responses Feb 9

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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 4 Responses Dec 17, 2014

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    I feel lonely but avoid social events.

    I always complain that I'm lonely but when I get invited to events I either say no or go and leave early. I much prefer staying at home with my boyfriend. Anyone else like this?
    Alouisexo Alouisexo 18-21, F 14 Responses a week ago

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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 10 Responses Jun 5, 2014

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    Sad thing about being anti-social(at least

    for me)is when u want to talk to someone but realize u don't have anyone to talk to T^T
    KyotoFlower KyotoFlower 22-25, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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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, 2014

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    I'm good for a while

    but if I'm around people for long I get very nervous and start sweating and feeling awkward I can't explain why but. it's just way I am.
    bagoffeels bagoffeels 16-17, T 1 Response 4 days ago

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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 5 Responses Nov 27, 2014

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    Is there anyone out there

    who just wished they never had a job, that they could live in a forest and forget everything else, just be..you?
    VollRyan VollRyan 22-25, M 6 Responses Feb 22

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    Well not that is not true.

    I am not antisocial. I don't shun other people because I prefer my own company better. I would say I am quiet and reserved though. This I have found is because I am looking for those deeper relationships not just shallow almost meaningless things. In the past I have had a hard...
    Celestialstorm Celestialstorm 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 18

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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 3 Responses Nov 21, 2014

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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, 2014

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    I think my friends are getting upset with me

    already because I always decline their invitation.. I just hope they understand the nature of my work..
    DorisTag DorisTag 22-25, F 5 Responses a week ago

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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, 2014

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