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I Am Trying To Not Be Anti-social

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    I Really Am Trying - I work at a job that is in a public setting, but every time I try to join in on a conversation they (co-workers) just kind of give me this strange look, like I...
    thedorkking thedorkking 26-30, M 1 Response Apr 13, 2012

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    I'm Not Trying To Be Anti-social... - I just hate being around people like you. Fake people that like to spread false rumors about others, me being one of your victims. Your a...
    Lady808 Lady808 18-21, F Mar 2, 2012

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    Never Again... - Forcing a smile as I blink the tears away,Wondering how I am going to get through the day.Laughing away my sadness, bandaging my heart,There's no happiness for me...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 21, 2012

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    Trying Not To Need Other People's Validation So Much - I'm anti social. Its like my default state. whenever i try to say something to someone, even hi, i get so nervous and tense...
    emilystrange105 emilystrange105 26-30, F 4 Responses Dec 5, 2011

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    I Am Trying - I used tobe a shy person. Now I am more opean to talking to people. I would have to say it could be that my sister isn't around anymore. Now I am able to talk more. I...
    acjf acjf 22-25, F Feb 7, 2011

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    Am I Alone? - I am finding myself to be getting more and more frustrated with everyone my age. I just broke up with my boyfriend because I felt like he was very immature, even...
    clr0214 clr0214 18-21, F Dec 4, 2012

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    I Never Manage, - I try but never succeed, people are hard and I do not understand them, I miss the people contact, but never manage to actually become someone's friend,
    AHM1994 AHM1994 16-17, M Mar 8, 2011

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    And Im Doing A Pretty Dang Good Job - im still not totally anti-socialness free,but I think im doing better
    PRETTYGIRLHATESTHEWORLD PRETTYGIRLHATESTHEWORLD 18-21, F Apr 14, 2011

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    Especially Now! - I have had every wrong thing go for every thing that went right over the last week and I can't keep up anymore. At this point, I am forcing myself out from under...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 10, 2011

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    Just Not The Normal Type Of Social - I admit, I am shy. Crowds scare me, new people scare me, and I always find it harder to talk to guys. Besides that I just don't relate...the...
    XioBlue XioBlue 22-25, F Jan 18, 2011

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    Im Not Friendly - When I was younger I was the child everyone plays with. I was so bubbly and nice. But as I got older Ive become more distand. I dont talk to many people first and...
    southernbell91 southernbell91 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 3, 2010

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    I'm Not, But My Parents Think So... - I'M NOT ANTISOCIAL. I admit that I am so moody, but I always try to be nice to people. My parents keep on say that I am not polite, I need to...
    barbie13 barbie13 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 11, 2012

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    Dripple-down... - Search was first. Social was second. Third? Anybody? Back to search, I say... somehow the wheat and chaff must find their way.
    NothingHonest NothingHonest 26-30, M Nov 19, 2012

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    I Could Put The Gun To My Head - i feel so lonely that no one really cares no more i used to remeber a girl that cared more than my family about me until i ****** it up i...
    takirimurray2 takirimurray2 13-15, M 4 Responses Jul 16, 2011

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    in college i am the girl with no friends but by choice, i am the girl who you will probably find with a book or eating her home made veggie sandwich with headphones on or doing a...
    clownesta clownesta 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 19

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    Any Girls Want To Be Text Buddies? - Im lonely up here in North Carolina, I just moved up here from Florida and havent made many friends outside of my job : / Add me and if things...
    thejoeker thejoeker 18-21, M Sep 10, 2011

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    Being Anti-social Sucks - I hate it with a passion, yet I have trouble following through with it, even if I have the thought in my head, the moment I go to execute, I end up...
    SomeRandude SomeRandude 18-21, M 4 Responses Jan 11, 2011

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    I'm Not Anti-social... - I'm just not social. I don't try to avoid people, I just don't approach them or start conversations. I like talking to people, but my conversations (and...
    NomadicCrusader NomadicCrusader 22-25, M 2 Responses Jan 9, 2011

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    How I Act And Think - Actions I do while trying to talk to people: 1. Ask the general hows the weather type questions. ( ends pretty quickly) 2. Smile and nod 3. (Insert generic...
    Bluelce Bluelce 22-25, F Sep 3, 2013

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    I Am Anti Social. - My idea of getting out (besides work) is getting gas in my car. So I can go to work.
    GeorgiaGirl14 GeorgiaGirl14 18-21, F Aug 6, 2013

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    The Sweet Sanctuary Of Hiding In My Self - I have to force myself from retreating into my self , though I also question that daily . Perhaps it is "safer" to hide from the world...
    WisestFool WisestFool 41-45, M Jan 7, 2012

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    Lets Talk. - I am trying to be more out going when it comes to talking to people. I used to be super shy but I am starting to change that. !^_^
    VictimOfCircumstance VictimOfCircumstance 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 3, 2013

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    Living In My Thoughts. - I keep to my self and that has only lead to a miserable and morose existence at a young age.  I'm always told that these are my "party years" and i'm...
    aliceXIONU aliceXIONU 18-21, F Jan 29, 2012

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    People Next Door - hi i need some advise, the people next door have been making complaints against us for over 2 years now concerning various things, the council have phoned us and...
    jledi jledi 51-55, M Aug 5, 2013

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    I Felt Sorry For This Guy - Who proudly married a virtual girlfriend. But then I thought will I ever be in his shoes?
    Signia Signia 22-25, F Dec 5, 2009

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    Trying All The Time - im trying all the time not to be antisocial anyone who reads this say a prayer for me and ill do the same ☺
    PRETTYGIRLHATESTHEWORLD PRETTYGIRLHATESTHEWORLD 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 28, 2010

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    I Will Leave No One Behind - What makes me anti-social well a part from being electronically harassed 24/7, I am unbelievably swamped by any amount of people and organisations...
    NOSHITSHIRLOCK NOSHITSHIRLOCK 46-50, M Feb 27, 2012

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    Anti Social - I get tired time after time of not being to socialise. It is one of my life's dreams to have friends and be able to connect with others, but i;m too introverted and i...
    jonnyronny jonnyronny 18-21, M 4 Responses Dec 30, 2009

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    Ep Has Helped Me... - I used to not talk to anyone, I was afraid of EVERYTHING. I was abused when I was little by my father and certain people at school verbally and mentally and I...
    SecretSpirit SecretSpirit 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 19, 2011

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    I Am One Of The Worst Case Scenarios Of Anti-social. - I don't even like shopping in public. Truth is people intimidate me. Usually I resort to poetry' reading and music because I...
    Loner20 Loner20 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 14, 2011

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    Just Isn't My Thing - Honestly, I do try but always end up as an anti-social. I blame it on my anxiety and need for space. However, there's a part of me that is very social and...
    tessa4ever tessa4ever 31-35, F Jul 25, 2013

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    Uncertainity - I'm not sure where to start. Sorry It's a word we all use, a word that I've personally used many a time, the thing is though... A friend recently highlighted to...
    Lunox Lunox 16-17, M Sep 27, 2013

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    Ugly. - Hello, I am 15 years old. I suffer from severe anxiety(social) and severe Depression. Currently I am homeschooled, I don't have many friends and the ones I do have a rarely...
    TheFunnyGirl TheFunnyGirl 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 14, 2013

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    Reality Has A Funny Way Of Agreeing With Me - Im young, to begin with, like going to college young, this is imprtant with what I intend to say. I was just a hands reach from...
    mindwarper11 mindwarper11 22-25, M May 3, 2012

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    I sometimes don't like talking to other people. No reason, I just get too lazy. To pretend to act interested & smile. Most people just like talking about themselves & are very...
    EmiTru EmiTru 16-17, F 2 Responses Feb 2

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    Not To Nit-pick.... But... - Anti-social technically defines psychotic behavior, i.e. sociopaths or those with psychosis.. The terms for what we here are... is actually Asocial...
    TaiChiChuan92 TaiChiChuan92 18-21, M Aug 1, 2012

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    Hahaha, this is a funny one! But seriously...that pretty much describes me, or does it? Personally it all comes down to being accepted or not with the people around me. I really am...
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