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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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    In secondary school I'd see how many days I

    could avoid talking to anyone without being rude about it. I would talk when appropriate, but reset my timer. The most I went was about 10 days. I've always had periods of time that I wanted to be alone. Some of this was my personality, some depression or culture shock. As...
    jp20156 jp20156 41-45, M 2 Responses Aug 1

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    I really dislike having to talk to people at my

    job... I mean, they're old people but still... I don't like it. I would rather do twice as much work than have to talk to people. Three times as much even. Four! Let's leave it at five times as much work in exchange for not having to talk to people.
    NameIsMailbox NameIsMailbox 16-17, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    scotiana scotiana 13-15, F 12 Responses Jul 31

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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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    Sometimes I just want to stay at home all day

    and sit around. It bugs me when people try to stop me.
    Lilyfire1 Lilyfire1 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 4

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    Sometimes I wish I could just fit in,

    but I don't have the energy. Too much effort I tell myself. I would rather be alone. Then why do I stand on the outside of a group of people longingly looking in. I can not be all happy and laughing and social and desirable to bring people to me. So I stay by myself.
    Worthy63 Worthy63 51-55, F 4 Responses Aug 15

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    I don't know how to continue my life am I

    allowed to forgive myself because no one has forgiven me except my children.
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Aug 8

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    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 13-15, F 25 Responses Jul 4

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    I grew up in many different foster homes.

    Moved around a lot in my life. Now that I'm older, I realize what effect it had/has on my interpersonal skills. I'm good at talking with random people in public(my 7 year told me recently"You talk to everyone, mommy" lol)However, it's just small talk and that's where it ends. My...
    moniekita1988 moniekita1988 31-35, F 4 Responses Aug 11

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    Ever since I was a kid all I wanted is to make

    friends but now I want to be alone all the time I Like to be alone but my parents won't let me. I understand why they don't want me to be alone but it's what I want and they can't change that, I'm antisocial and I don't care what they say
    Arnold22 Arnold22 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 15

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    I have a lot going on in my head right now.

    I find it hard to socialize. I also have anxiety in groups.
    LilythStone LilythStone 36-40, F 6 Responses 2 days ago

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    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...
    Salute2MyFlaws Salute2MyFlaws 18-21, F 8 Responses Jul 30

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    I am seriously antisocial I used to be the

    complete opposite in elementary school then I noticed the kids I called friends were not the type of people I want to associate with i stopped hanging out with them and started hanging out with what they would consider losers, nerds, you name it but you know what that's ok I can...
    ReallyConfusedTeen ReallyConfusedTeen 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 10

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    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 11 Responses Mar 22

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    Constantly torn between "treat others how you

    want to be treated" and "treat others how they treat you". ****** humans
    BritishBombshellx8 BritishBombshellx8 22-25, F 6 Responses Aug 3

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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 70+ 2 Responses Feb 28

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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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    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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    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 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 17

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    On the days that I feel antisocial,

    I want to stay in bed with the covers over me and not see or speak to anybody. I had a day like that the Saturday before last but unfortunately, I had to go out as my travel pass for work had run out and needed to be replaced/renewed.
    MrsRusty MrsRusty 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 28

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    https://youtu.be/UKp2CrfmVfw "Here" Alessia

    Cara (I guess right now you've got the last laugh) I'm sorry if I seem uninterested Or I'm not listenin' or I'm indifferent Truly, I ain't got no business here But since my friends are here I just came to kick it but really I would rather be at home all by myself not in this...
    LanaKane LanaKane 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 8

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    Technically what people mean is asocial.

    Antisocial is the actions against people and society which are often violent and without conscience. Asocial is the lack of wanting to socially interact. I am sometimes asocial mainly because of my mental illness which often go hand in hand. Volunteering with...
    Golondrinas Golondrinas 51-55, M 5 Responses Aug 5

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    I finally found a job

    where I don't need to have any face to face time or contact with another human being...I have never been happier.
    EarthBound86 EarthBound86 26-30, M 8 Responses Aug 7

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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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    Sitting in my office with my door shut on lunch

    break, it's been such a long week and I just don't feel like dealing with all the apathetic pleasantries that are associated with corporate America. I just want to do my job and go home. I don't care about your cat or you car or whatever other boring thing is somehow pressing...
    hidden7 hidden7 26-30, M 4 Responses Aug 7

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    I do not like to waste my time talking with

    useless people. I am antisocial a lot because there are a lot of people who I do not want to associate with.
    OnlyALotInsane OnlyALotInsane 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 4

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    YouKnowWho15 YouKnowWho15 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 16

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    I love going to Dallas by myself.

    Staying in a hotel by myself. Shopping by myself. Eating by myself. Sleeping by myself. I believe if you can't enjoy the company of yourself, you won't truly enjoy the company of others. Honestly, if you can't stand being alone with your thoughts, why would anyone else want...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Mar 19

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    I just hate people even ones

    that love me and take care of me and i cant stop this feeling like i cant trust anyone even people which i know since childhood even my therapist. People are evil for me even when no one ever seriously hurted me in my lige i just hate them for no reason and nobody understands me...
    Georgian1998 Georgian1998 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 29

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    I'm just antisocial the way I am,

    but If I'm social or laugh out loud with you, probably you change me to a monster~
    thegirlwhostuck thegirlwhostuck 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 28

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    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 40 Responses Aug 16

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    A couple of nights ago one of my roommates had

    a few of their mates over, and usually I get up and shut my door, cause I just don't want to hear them. A few mins later all I hear is "Where's your british roommate at? dude, she's so f**kin hot, Ryan ( the other mate) have you met his british roommate? Dude what's your...
    Salute2MyFlaws Salute2MyFlaws 18-21, F 9 Responses Aug 15

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    I am very antisocial I was always bullied

    throughout elementary school and middle school so now I'm scared to talk to anyone and I don't know how to tell if someone's actually my friend or if they are just being fake
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Aug 8

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    if someone makes me go off somewhere on my own

    I will be so nervous I'd feel my body shake so much. it's pretty much because I have burns on my neck, legs, arms, and face. I don't want people to stop and stare, wondering about my appearance. Another reason is because I'm so skinny I don't want people to talk about how...
    imwithstupid014 imwithstupid014 13-15, F 3 Responses Aug 19

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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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    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.
    Linasey Linasey 22-25, F 4 Responses Dec 20, 2014

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    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...
    FantasticWreck FantasticWreck 31-35, F 4 Responses Apr 23

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    Turtleisland97 Turtleisland97 18-21, M 11 Responses Oct 15, 2014

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    SpecialButReal SpecialButReal 18-21, F 17 Responses Feb 22

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    quit7 quit7 41-45, F 5 Responses Aug 13

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    we all have our moments.

    and that's ok
    vf702 vf702 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 10

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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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    I used to think nothing of my need

    for alone time, but lately I have been tracing my thoughts back to when I was kidnapped by a teacher when I was younger and was handcuffed in a basement for 3 weeks...It happened a good 16-17 years ago. I thought I got over it and put it past me but I have been having dreams...
    EarthBound86 EarthBound86 26-30, M 2 Responses Aug 4

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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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    Ya, this. I really don't care

    for Mondays, being woken up early or for people in general today. Maybe if I get out with the camera and explore my mood will change, but for now, this is how I choose to roll
    lavendersea lavendersea 41-45, F 11 Responses Jul 6

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