I Am Too Shy

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 358 People

    I Think It's Telling

    ...that there are 98 people in this experience, and only 4 stories...   Shy folks! If you can't write here on EP, then where can you?
    nerdoleptic nerdoleptic
    46-50, F
    Apr 14, 2008

    I’m such an idiot. I want to change my

    attitude and be more outgoing but it’s so incredibly hard. I just wish I could start getting along with the boys next-door in the dormitory. We have been living next-door for 5 months now but all I can say is “hi” to them. I’m just too shy to start the conversation...
    ursula1607 ursula1607
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jan 31, 2015

    Dying to Tell Him

    i am too shy i am a female 37 i like my opposite neighbour a lot and i tried to ask him to go out to play squash with me..once  and he said ummm i think it's kind of difficult .since then i haven't met him it's been 4 months.he lives all by himself and i am so attracted to...
    magicbean magicbean
    2 Responses May 1, 2009

    Im Too Shy Too Get A Girlfreind.

    its true i am a very shy person in life. i feel nervous around people and always get tong tied or say the wrong thing or whisper.  this does not mean to say im not a interesting person though. my friends find me very interesting and are always looking to hang out with me. but...
    freak6789 freak6789
    Oct 22, 2011

    At Least There's the Internet

    I write better than I speak, and I often trip up on my words and mumble more than I'm aware. The way people react to me has kept me to myself.
    JackM JackM
    26-30, M
    4 Responses Aug 26, 2007
    Juliette20 Juliette20
    22-25, F
    1 Response Feb 1, 2015

    I'M Too Shy.

    Whether it's in real life or online, I feel like I'm too shy to make friends. I feel like I'm being judged when I try to start a conversation....I dunno. I just don't feel confident enough to start talking. Actually, I don't even know what to talk about. My family is the...
    xSpiritBound xSpiritBound
    18-21, F
    1 Response Nov 11, 2013

    I Am WAY To Shy

    I think that im way to shy. I cant even say hi or bye to my teacher. my mom figured it out and now im in counseling. it doesn't help very well because all i do is tell her about my day and draw. I would really like your opinion on this because I need to know that other people go...
    paleandpink paleandpink
    18-21, T
    Jul 27, 2013

    I'm So Shy It's Sad

    I have not had an a person I could really call a friend since I was in 8th grade. In high school, I was painfully shy, only had a few friends I barely knew who took pity on me, and the fact that I went to a school full of snobs, did not help matters. I'm almost 21 and still very...
    Spice99857 Spice99857
    22-25, F
    5 Responses May 23, 2007


    I am really shy.I wouldn't come out from under my bed if I didn't have to.I put up fronts,build walls and generally just make excuses for keeping to myself.I drink socially because I am damn uncomfortable making small talk.I don't want to live this way,so I'm using EP to help me...
    deleted deleted
    Nov 27, 2009

    Im Too Shy Too Get A Girlfreind.

    Its true i am a very shy person in life. i feel nervous around people and always get tong tied or say the wrong thing or whisper.  this does not mean to say im not a interesting person though. my friends find me very interesting and are always looking to hang out with me. but...
    freak6789 freak6789
    Oct 22, 2011

    I am soooo shy with the people I don't know well

    and it's embarrassing because it blush so people noticed it ... Help me (Sorry for my English I'm Italian)😂
    Ariannaa Ariannaa
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Mar 19, 2015

    I Am Too Shy

    I've always been a shy girl, after all my friends moved away in elementary school I found it very hard to make new friends, when I was in middle school I spend the most of my time at home, it bugged my mom a lot because she wanted me to be happy. But it was also because...
    GrueneRose GrueneRose
    2 Responses Feb 27, 2007

    I Just Dont Know What to Do.

    k, well.. i've always been shy. & never really had lots of friends, in highschool I met alot of new people, and alot moved away.. i find its hard for me to talk to new people, unless they open up to me first, I never know what to say, and I get so nervous and don't wanna be...
    ilovemusic16 ilovemusic16
    1 Response Feb 17, 2008

    Yes To No

    Along with being very shy, I also tend to say yes to everything asked of me even when my plate is full. I feel pressured to help them. I do not know why I would go an extra mile to help even those people I don't like very much. What I usually do is just to keep away from them...
    mareliberum mareliberum
    1 Response Jul 27, 2011

    In school I hate going to lunch

    because everyone is going to see ma and its a very big school. So Instead of going to lunch I pack my lunch and go to my study block because she lets me stay and eat during lunch. In my study block im to scared to take out my phone or listening to music because I look stupid...
    CatPatrol46 CatPatrol46
    18-21, M
    Jan 9, 2015

    I Said "no".

    Earlier, I said I'm too shy to say I'm being inconvenienced. Today, I said no. It bothers me however that I feel guilty, as if I'm a really bad friend not to help out. It so happened that I had a lot on my plate and my friend wanted some help at the same time. To be honest, if I...
    mareliberum mareliberum
    Apr 23, 2011

    Too Shy To Say I Am Being Inconvenienced

    I am too shy for my own good. I don't have the courage to tell people that they are already giving me some inconvenience that I end up doing things I shouldn't be doing in the first place.I think it is a matter of being not assertive but it makes me want to kick myself once in a...
    mareliberum mareliberum
    4 Responses Jan 23, 2010

    It seems that my parents think

    that i am not grateful to them for whatever they have done for me and that I am selfish and egoistic and hate people but the truth is I love my parents more than anything else in this world and I can sacrifice my life for them...its just that I am too shy to express my gratitude...
    deleted deleted
    5 Responses Jun 28, 2015

    To: My Norfolk Cheerleader :-)

    After going through one of the worst times in my life, I needed a break from reality. I was just starting a new temp job and were dealing with nerves and every other emotional feeling that comes with starting a new job. While working I seen a few temps come and go, you replaced...
    Awezie Awezie
    31-35, M
    Feb 20, 2013

    I'm always waiting for a guy to make the first

    move because I'm way too Shy to approach him anybody have any advice before I stay alone ?
    2tall4heels 2tall4heels
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Nov 9, 2015

    This is something I really don't like about

    myself. I've missed out on so much because of being too shy.
    emipurple emipurple
    18-21, F
    1 Response Dec 28, 2013
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