I Am Sometimes Antisocial

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    Yes, sometimes I feel anti-soc.

    ..oh god... there's a person....people!... THREE PEOPLE! One of them is going to look at me I know it! *dive rolls to avoid eye contact* Should I just say hello or something to get the inevitable over with? who should I direct the salutation to? don't want anyone to feel left...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    5 Responses Mar 2

    I am not malicious, but some times being around

    people is tiring and draining and I would much rather be far away, and I tend to let that be clear.
    camilaespia camilaespia
    31-35, F
    1 Response Feb 24

    Who says what is right

    and what is wrong? We just act because others act. But we don't really know the meaning of our actions.
    NobadyKnows NobadyKnows
    16-17, F
    5 Responses Feb 21

    And becoming more and more antisocial with each

    day. I feel myself shutting down to people, to the world. I don't want to love, I don't want to get close to people. I just want to fade away...
    lovesthenightsky lovesthenightsky
    26-30, F
    4 Responses Apr 3

    Feeling slightly nauseous

    and having an anxiety attack
    Issima Issima
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Mar 23

    It's weird; I like to talk to people,

    but at the same time I fear that something awkward will happen and will bring the conversation to a full stop, which makes me to antisocial I am. It's a stupid fear, really, but there's not much I could think of to change it. That's also why I'm reluctant to message people on...
    notthatoneguy notthatoneguy
    13-15, M
    2 Responses Dec 16, 2015

    When I was in hospitals doing internships,

    I enjoyed spending time with my patients. When I had breaks, I would spend it with my patients to talk to them or even entertain them. It was all fine!! I loved being around them. I have plenty of good memories with them! From playing cards with a family and their child in the...
    EarlPhantomhive EarlPhantomhive
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Mar 5

    i have a good time meeting people getting to

    know them etc. when it comes to girls (guys also) i always have people attention i am fun to be around blah blah blah but then when people ask what my heritage is i tell them and straight away they loose interest in me and 9 times out of 10 they walk away and pretend i dont...
    Damian000111 Damian000111
    26-30, M
    6 Responses Apr 18

    I don't think I'm actually anti social.

    Peeps just take my distance as being uninterested. I love talking to people.. I enjoy new friends. But don't expect me to call you a friend quickly. For me, it comes in stages. Like any relationship. I'm weird, quirky.. Whatever you wanna call it. My aloofness is a way to...
    CovertInk CovertInk
    31-35, F
    4 Responses Apr 23, 2015

    I am back to college.

    Second year now. I hadnt even made a single friend. Today is my first day driving to college by myself. I donno how to went about to make friends. I am fine with being alone but sometimes u do need friends when there are situations. I just dont know.....
    Sal1603 Sal1603
    18-21, F
    5 Responses Mar 21
    ZingySpirit ZingySpirit
    22-25, M
    2 Responses Nov 8, 2015

    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

    For every individual

    who points their nose towards a socially anxious person to smugly remark "Get over your selfish pride. You're just being rude". I want to wrap my small, delicate hands around your neck, to rest my thumb against your vocal chords. At first, it is only a soft clasp. Almost lady...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    4 Responses Mar 2, 2015

    When I was in my teens

    and a young adult I enjoyed people much more that I do now. One main reason is that I have learned the fickleness of the human race.
    MeditationCraver MeditationCraver
    46-50, F
    Mar 8

    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
    22-25, F
    1 Response Feb 28, 2015

    Now looking at the big picture I believe I've

    figured why I'm antisocial because everyone is ether to into themselves being on there high horse or there just weird *** creeps
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Mar 8

    I run away from drama

    and every time I try to put me out there in my private life to get to know someone, I end up being caught in drama...I am not just good for being with someone of the opposite gender...Hehe
    hajipiskoloski hajipiskoloski
    26-30, M
    2 Responses Mar 3

    My cousin messaged me

    and asked me "why I'm not at Christmas dinner" I replied: "I don't want to be around people who wouldn't even respond to a text if I messaged them any other day"
    3dayweekend 3dayweekend
    18-21, M
    3 Responses Dec 25, 2015

    I'd rather not socialize with people

    who act like they're your friend when in reality they're not.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    5 Responses Mar 22

    I hate morning people

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

    I love getting to interact with people

    but there are days when I just need to be by myself in a room with some music and not....think about anything. just listen to some tunes, and enjoy the pros of solitude which is namely getting to recharge my batteries. like today for example, I'm tired as heck, and on break at...
    countingtheheadlights countingtheheadlights
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Mar 19
    TriniBoi TriniBoi
    22-25, M
    1 Response Mar 13

    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

    we all have our moments.

    and that's ok
    vf702 vf702
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Jun 10, 2015

    I am a highly suspicious person.

    Like why have you sent me a message? Why have you only just joined? Why do you talk like your from another time? I am analytic, I will analyse everything. I over analyse. That's me. Put yo **** under the microscope.
    Issima Issima
    31-35, F
    16 Responses Aug 25, 2015

    I hate people. I hate humanity.

    Why is it so hard for me to like someone or to get along with ? When I make some friends, it always end one of them do something bad to me. Am I too kind ? Am I to stupid ? Or just unlucky ? I'm just an human, why even friendship is hard to me ?
    Yunee Yunee
    18-21, F
    5 Responses Apr 16

    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
    16-17, F
    5 Responses Dec 3, 2014

    Right now I should be getting ready

    for a wedding this afternoon, but I don't want to go. I love the bride and the groom, but I have no energy to get dressed, do my hair, put on makeup and heels AND muster up the energy required for smalltalk. I'm not quite sure if it's the heels or the smalltalk I'm dreading most...
    GypsyMiss GypsyMiss
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Apr 8

    I can fake it well enough sometimes.

    Other days I'm an anxious mess, ravaged by an overwhelming self-loathing when it feels like everyone is staring at me.
    DetectiveofDreams DetectiveofDreams
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Mar 24
    scotiana scotiana
    16-17, F
    9 Responses Jul 31, 2015

    i hate that I've become this anti social person

    it's like idk who i am anymore. An i knoe humans are the blame and tormenting spirits.
    treasure91 treasure91
    22-25, F
    1 Response Mar 20

    Like most of the time.

    I am a great texter though....occassional emailer.....talker??? You are some kinda special if you get me to speak. LOL
    luvme23 luvme23
    36-40, F
    12 Responses Sep 6, 2015

    Antisocial, my life. Im

    so content with not having any friends. Idk if thats a good thing or a bad thing. Its like if i made a new friend it'll cause me anxiety. Like i need to be around her and not be boring and be interesting. Im Also shy so my social skills maybe suck lol.
    Ideallove Ideallove
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Mar 21

    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
    7 Responses Nov 11, 2014

    EP is shutting down and

    now I don't give a ****. They can kiss my ***.
    Issima Issima
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Apr 8

    I "try" to be social,

    I really do, but people really get on my nerves. Their so judgemental, compulsive liars, annoying, perverts, and just ugh !!!! Don't get me wrong, I've crossed paths with some amazing people, good people, but my gosh, they are very rare!!! Ugh.....
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses May 5, 2015

    I have great confidence that

    if I can manage to speak my mind, I will be set for life. The entire earth will be at my disposal. Yes, but how? What is prohibiting me? Not confidence. Plenty of that. My anger prohibits me, it works as resistance instead of forward momentum. I need a way of channeling my anger...
    NameIsMailbox NameIsMailbox
    18-21, M
    1 Response Mar 16

    I'm very antisocial. I don't hate people,

    I just...never mind, yes I do. I fvcking hate people.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    15 Responses Feb 5

    Ok, I have an idea. Let's make a (neverending)

    thread full of positive words. Mention one at a time. I hope this thread may inspire those who see it I start: growth.
    KaylaCherie KaylaCherie
    16-17, F
    19 Responses Jul 4, 2015

    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
    11 Responses Feb 23, 2015

    My Mum complains about me be antisocial a lot

    of the time. So, lately I've tried sitting in the lounge with her and my siblings. My two sisters are playing on the iPad, my brother playing on the XBOX and my mum on her phone. Every time I spoke is be ignored. I went to my room because it was pointless trying to get a...
    TinkerbellTia TinkerbellTia
    18-21, F
    30 Responses Aug 16, 2015

    Do you like to stay at home

    and TOUCH YOURSELF ?
    TooTricky2Trick TooTricky2Trick
    41-45, M
    3 Responses Apr 1

    I often don't greet or openly acknowledge people

    and it's because I feel like they would think I'm overly friendly or trying to hard. Also if I ever say hi and someone doesn't hear me I wish the ground would open up beneath me. Opening my mouth to speak is like setting a trap for my own demise. Anything I say can be used...
    Supernovelli501 Supernovelli501
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 11

    Work is now even worse

    than before... Some person thought it to be smart to triple the amount of people in our dining room. Making my least favorite part of the job(talking to all of them) three times harder. To top off my day today, when I was finally just about alone cleaning the dining room...
    NameIsMailbox NameIsMailbox
    18-21, M
    Mar 4

    I become physically and mentally drained

    when I'm around too many people. I enjoy keeping myself company and just doing my own thing.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    10 Responses Mar 22, 2015

    I feel like if I were more social,

    I would have confidence and I could go after jobs I want and I could be a better friend, etc.. I wish I wasn't always in my own head all the time and I could be "normal."
    Shortandsweets Shortandsweets
    31-35, F
    1 Response Mar 23

    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
    9 Responses Dec 24, 2014
    SPieterse SPieterse
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Oct 25, 2015

    Right now at my family's Christmas party

    and I'm outside with my brothers dogs and everybody else is inside. And I like it this way
    SunsetsandMoonlitSkies SunsetsandMoonlitSkies
    18-21, F
    5 Responses Dec 25, 2015

    I'm proud to be antisocial cause humans

    irritate the living crap out of me. Not all of them, I've crossed paths with some awesome people, but it has been very very very few. The annoying, boring, to emotional, pathological lying, self - absorbed, desperate, judgemental, lame, pathetic, greedy, closed minded, nut...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    7 Responses Jul 30, 2015

    When I'm under stress

    or feel bad, I tend to "pull in," not answer phone or texts, and sometimes wish I could just stay in my bed 24/7.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    8 Responses Mar 14

    I enjoy talking to people

    that understands my sense of humor. I'm weird, awkward, and silly. Sometimes I crack myself up
    constancemariefat constancemariefat
    22-25, F
    4 Responses May 21, 2015

    I am back on facebook

    but this time I have a tactic! Since I so dearly hate facebook because everyone knows who I am, I am not going to be blatant like I am on this site, but instead I will tell stories! I will write parables and keep posting them and every now and then throw in a happy go lucky...
    NameIsMailbox NameIsMailbox
    18-21, M
    Mar 18
    Turtleisland97 Turtleisland97
    18-21, M
    8 Responses Oct 15, 2014

    I can become very antisocial

    if I don't get my alone time haha, no one likes feeling trapped or under pressure.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Mar 29

    I prefer to be alone,

    or at least just with my boyfriend. People annoy the **** out of me, even the ones I like. I can only take so much time with any given person before I can't stand to be around them and I wanna go home and be alone. I have a lot of social anxiety on top of this, and I just don't...
    RenegadeReaper RenegadeReaper
    22-25, F
    5 Responses Mar 2

    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.
    linaseu linaseu
    22-25, F
    5 Responses Dec 20, 2014

    Girl:"how was the movie?

    " Me:"yes"*runs away* I am not a social person
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Apr 25, 2015

    I hate when people ask what i am doing tomorrow.

    I don't even know what i'm doing right now so stop doing this to me
    niks0894 niks0894
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jul 17, 2015

    I'm a really social person ,

    but I don't know what to say most of the time so I'm a lone a lot but when I'm pissed off I prefer to be alone. Especially if I'm drinking because people bother me when I'm pissed off and want to be alone. People bother me in general though. So When I find a few people I love...
    SadieCosmo SadieCosmo
    18-21, F
    Mar 23
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