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I Am Sometimes Antisocial

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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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    People just don't seem to understand

    that there are days I just want to be left alone. Lately they've been happening more often, but it's those days that people try to talk to me, and then thy get mad when I don't want to talk to them. I'm getting tired of it...
    Vysyn Vysyn 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 5

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    I had some stuff I really needed to do today,

    but I am just dreading having to be around people. Yeah... I'll just stay home.
    CabanaCrush CabanaCrush 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 9

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    I've become to introverted

    for people i have maybe 3 or something friends and I do nothing but lay in my bed and watch greys anatomy all day i probably haven't seen sunlight for. week or two and i tend to not respond to people when they talk to me so yea
    Corneredblades Corneredblades 13-15, M Jul 10

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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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    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~
    RachelThatsall RachelThatsall 13-15, F 48 mins ago

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

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    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.....
    Salute2MyFlaws Salute2MyFlaws 18-21, F 3 Responses May 5

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    I am in contact with people all through the week

    and can't be unreachable. When the weekend comes, I don't have to be in touch, so turn off phones etc. It's not that I'm being funny, I just need some peace and quiet!
    jaimeedl jaimeedl 36-40, M Jul 13

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    Testing, testing 123.

    Am I doing this right?
    AshleyJea AshleyJea 22-25, F 7 Responses Jul 8

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    I'm more shy than anything.

    So, I don't choose to be antisocial it just happens through my shyness.
    HazelAguire HazelAguire 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 10

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    when im alone, on some adventure i manage to

    get myself in i feel totally free. i connect with myself, the earth, the wind, it verry beautiful and it just seems as tho most of the people around me emits energy that id rather distance myself from. id rather speak with the earth
    winterr winterr 18-21, M Jul 5

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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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    x3nekox3 x3nekox3 22-25, F Jul 10

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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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    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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    It's not that I have no friends

    or family around me. It's just most of the times, our way of thinking is so different they couldn't understand me. Or maybe it was just because I secretly think that I'm horrible. I mean, I tend to neglect people around me. Not because I don't care, it's because I'm such a lazy...
    ciel472 ciel472 18-21 1 Response Jul 13

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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 7 mins ago

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    Today I was at the pool

    because it was my cousins birthday party, and I didn't want to do any thing with any one but I still wanted to be in the pool.. So I just swam around by myself for a little bit then u went on the water slides
    Brokenprincess08 Brokenprincess08 13-15, F 6 Responses Jul 19

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    Figures, I'm here at MEPS about to get processed

    for the military. It's supposed to be a social event sorta the first night and I'm outside sitting in my car. What the hell is wrong with me? My chance to start making friends and I'm avoiding it.
    idontknow2658 idontknow2658 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 8

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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'm antisocial at times

    and happy to admit it. I think everyone should be from time to time. It's what you use the time for that's more important. People, like everything else in the world will drain your emotional and physical sense of being. Over time you have to be selfish and have some time...
    Herestosmiles Herestosmiles 46-50, M 3 Responses Jul 14

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    I can just one day decide at random

    that I don't want to talk to anyone at all and that will be it.
    ErikRomero18 ErikRomero18 18-21, M Jul 10

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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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    Well, some might call it antisocial,

    but I do value my own space at times.
    DejaVu101 DejaVu101 56-60, M 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    "If you're going through hell,

    keep going." -Winston Churchill
    Fretless23 Fretless23 22-25, M 4 Responses Aug 31, 2014

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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 9 Responses Jun 5, 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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    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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    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...
    NatashaRose NatashaRose 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 2

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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 12 Responses Feb 23

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

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    It's hard for me to talk on the phone,

    I just freeze up and blank out. In person I'm more lively and good vibes keep the conversation flowing, no need to force it. I'm beginning to text less and less. 1. I rarely get messages 2. It's even rarer that I send them. I guess that should be expected being that I have one...
    Shygirl917 Shygirl917 18-21, F 5 Responses 1 day ago

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    [7/8/15] it's so weird.

    .. I feel so lonely and need making new friends so bad but I hate/fear crowded place... the more I think the serious headache I got and start crying... .
    thehopelessgal thehopelessgal 13-15, F 5 Responses Jul 8

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    My parents always make fun of me

    for this, but... Sometimes, when I'm home alone and I get freaked out, or if people are over and it's too much, I take a blanket and some pillows and my phone and headphones and hide in my closet and watch Netflix or go on tumblr or something. I always feel embarrassed about it...
    veryfriendlyoctopus veryfriendlyoctopus 13-15, F 4 Responses Jul 20

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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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    fojangles fojangles 22-25, M 3 Responses 5 days ago

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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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    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

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    constancemariefat constancemariefat 22-25, F 7 Responses May 21

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    I don't like ordering food

    and will usually just tell whoever I'm with what I want. My friends have accepted it, they'll ask if I want to order and if I say no they don't push but it bothers me that my parents nag me about it all the time and act like its a huge issue and I'm a failure to society that I...
    KellerKing13 KellerKing13 18-21, F 6 Responses Jul 9

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    My upbringing is completely defining my

    attitude I hardly have friends because of it and am lucky if I get a call in a day. My main worry is the day I get married will be so embarrassing because I have like 4 friends.
    Aishag Aishag 22-25, F 15 Responses 1 day ago

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    Girl:"how was the movie?

    " Me:"yes"*runs away* I am not a social person
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Apr 25

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    i just got spontaneously a guest

    for a few days and now I feel pressured to pretend to be happy.
    jeruo jeruo 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 8

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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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    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.