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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 28 Responses Jul 4

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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 1 Response 2 days ago

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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 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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    we all have our moments.

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

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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 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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    "If you're going through hell,

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

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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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    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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    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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    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 16 Responses 4 days ago

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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 2 Responses 20 hrs ago

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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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    i'm mostly introverted

    but boy do i hate socializing sometimes, too.
    lerlyblandor lerlyblandor 16-17, F Jul 9

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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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    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 4 Responses Aug 14, 2014

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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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    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'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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jul 14

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    Turtleisland97 Turtleisland97 18-21, M 11 Responses Oct 15, 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 12 Responses Feb 23

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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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    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 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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    Testing, testing 123.

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

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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 4 days 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    constancemariefat constancemariefat 22-25, F 7 Responses May 21

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    x3nekox3 x3nekox3 22-25, F Jul 10

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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 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 can't imagine being in the crowded places

    or somewhere with people I don't know without my friends or family. ._.
    Yunocorn Yunocorn 13-15, F 5 Responses Jul 8

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    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 5 Responses May 21

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I'm gonna say it again.

    demons I get... people are crazy!