I Am Too Shy And Quiet

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    Ugh, so my reality for about 12 years has been

    domestic violence. I've witnessed it since I was 9 years old. The constant verbal abuse I've heard between my mom and step-dad completely transformed me. I'm 21 now. I'm shy, I'm awkward and I'm too quiet. I don't how to talk properly to people. I just feel I'm painfully boring...
    sunisburning sunisburning
    22-25, F
    Oct 4, 2015

    So I've been told. Well I know I'm shy

    and quiet of course but too much? Other people are loud and obnoxious enough that I don't feel like adding to the fray.
    CherrybombBetty CherrybombBetty
    31-35, F
    1 Response Mar 20

    Shy People Need Others Also

    I'm so tired of being alone. I married the only gal I've ever really dated; and after 17 years together she's gone. I don't know how to "date". I know how to be a husband--in fact I'm pretty good at it! But...the small talk and things involved in getting to be close are like...
    kingdan121 kingdan121
    41-45, M
    2 Responses Dec 5, 2010

    I'm usually a quiet person

    who doesn't talk to too many people. I'm socially awkward and people find me a bit boring. I've recently gone to a new class and people keep telling me I'm too quiet and some people even make jokes about me and call me "a mute". It really hurts but I pretend it's funny and I...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Dec 1, 2014

    Ugh, shyness and quietness can get the best of

    me sometimes. It's ridiculous how much a person can talk while typing or writing vs. how much they can talk in real life. How do people like me get through life? that's what I'd like to know. Heck, sometimes I can barely even speak to people because my shyness gets the best of...
    EUO356 EUO356
    16-17, F
    Sep 24, 2014
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