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I Am Trying To Not Be Anti-social

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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 the bridge I want to sit under and throw stones at people as they innocently walk by. Life rarely ever gets to me so...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 10, 2011

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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 been out to see us around 5 or 6 times in that time, we went to mediation to try resolve the matter and we thought we...
    jledi jledi 51-55, M Aug 5, 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 me that I never seemed to mean my sorry, and I replied, I don't know what you mean. She said, you only seem to say...
    Lunox Lunox 16-17, M Sep 27, 2013

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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 bunch of bullshit. I rather stay in my room away from you than to hang out with all of you and be surrounded by your fakeness.
    Lady808 Lady808 18-21, F Mar 2, 2012

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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 get better from there maybe we can become text buddies?
    thejoeker thejoeker 18-21, M Sep 10, 2011

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    It has been hard...almost drained

    and feeling I dont give the best of myself I had been tempted to enclose myself at home again..."the cave".But everytime I am a bit down or feeling bad someone had complimented me or been kind,karma really does exist! I am getting back the effort and energy I had been giving so...
    4biandu 4biandu 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 16

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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 though he is more mature than most people our age. I have experienced much in my 21 years, what with my Dad going...
    clr0214 clr0214 18-21, F Dec 4, 2012

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    My Parents Think I'm Anti-Social

    They have this perception of me not talking to anyone and having no emotion and personality and ever time I attempt to explain why this is not true at all they hang tight to the same points they made and don't let up. I am actually very social especially in school when we have...
    FatalFlare FatalFlare 16-17, M 1 Response Oct 24, 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 wasting them, others have said that i just need to find that right group of people, someday i hope i do. I have a single...
    aliceXIONU aliceXIONU 18-21, F Jan 29, 2012

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    Because I Am Anti-social

    People and their problems just get too much for me sometimes, It does not help being psychic and hearing everyone's thoughts, It drives you nuts to be constantly around people of lower vibrations. I do not try to be anti-social because I am anti-social, I do not try to NOT be...
    indigowitch indigowitch 22-25, F Jul 10, 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 want to be more extroverted. its so hard trying to change for the better, i realise when i;m out in parties or in...
    jonnyronny jonnyronny 18-21, M 4 Responses Dec 30, 2009

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    I try but it's proven to be more difficult

    than I thought it would. I hate people 😂 I even make my friends order for me when we go out. If I could avoid talking to people I probably would. But I'm trying to get better...
    SecondStars SecondStars 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 15

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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 that its almost just not worth it. I am in a training program right now and its like everyone is so friendly to each other except me. there are so many...
    emilystrange105 emilystrange105 26-30, F 4 Responses Dec 5, 2011

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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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    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 when we're apart.Chocking on my loneliness confused at what to do,My life's a total wreck when I'm not with you.I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 21, 2012

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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 ONLY on my own terms. Most of the time I am labelled as quiet and unapproachable. I get by at social meetups and family...
    tessa4ever tessa4ever 31-35, F Jul 25, 2013

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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 ignorant. So that's why I stay quiet at times. I rather write. That's my form of voice & expression.
    EmiTru EmiTru 16-17, F 3 Responses Feb 2

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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 soft my heart, that I have to be close to people because I'm a social person, but they just dont know. Im tired of listening to their...
    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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    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 person I consider my best friend is great and all but having a conversation with her is so frustrating. I don't mind hearing her personal...
    XioBlue XioBlue 22-25, F Jan 18, 2011

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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, not anti-social.
    TaiChiChuan92 TaiChiChuan92 18-21, M Aug 1, 2012

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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 falling back and repeating the same process of not being able to meet and greet anyone because I have some sort of mental shield...
    SomeRandude SomeRandude 18-21, M 4 Responses Jan 11, 2011

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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 just walked into some place I don't belong.
    thedorkking thedorkking 26-30, M 1 Response Apr 13, 2012

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    tilly2014 tilly2014 41-45, F 1 Response Jun 15

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    I'm trying so hard to be a people person

    but it's doesn't matter how hard I try the worse it gets. I won't say I don't hate people but the majority that I've talked to lately are just wow... So terrible
    June4U June4U 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 27

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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 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 can sort of express myself better in those ways. I know effective communication is key to sucess, but I'm really comfortable in my invisible bubble and it...
    Loner20 Loner20 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 14, 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 reply to what they say here) 4. Awkward silence ( I have no freaking idea what to say next) 5. Stay quiet 6. Avoid...
    Bluelce Bluelce 22-25, F Sep 3, 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 getting my dream job, which btw is being a cop, Ive wanted to be a cop since I was a child, and I am simply built for being a cop (especially if the...
    mindwarper11 mindwarper11 22-25, M May 3, 2012

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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, that do all they can to orchestrate as much interference in my daily routine as possible. Although it is now getting worse, over...
    NOSHITSHIRLOCK NOSHITSHIRLOCK 46-50, M Feb 27, 2012

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    Its so hard when your mom notices

    and is being all sarcastic saying, "what? Youre actually trying to make friends now?"
    MeeeKazz MeeeKazz 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 16

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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 Sudoku. i am not hated or pushed out in the contrary my colleges are a small group (15) of very nice people that always trying to include me...
    clownesta clownesta 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 19

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    Such as today, I went to my bfs house (it's the

    only place I go where there's people I can really talk to) and I talked to his mom for a bit. I admit it didn't come easy AT ALL. Like we had a few awkward silences (well I wouldnt call it awkward) but just a few seconds where I didn't know what to say. But I feel a lot better...
    viavleiviax viavleiviax 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 15

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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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    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 many say I have a bad attitude problem. If Im spocken to I speack but otherwise I wnt talk to people. I figure I dnt...
    southernbell91 southernbell91 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 3, 2010

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    I am at an new phase in my life

    where I want to get out more and meet new people. I think it will be a good way for me to find others who are open minded and share similar interest as I do. I really enjoy talking and meeting people on here. & if all else fails I know where to come back to. 😉
    viavleiviax viavleiviax 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 11

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    But this is simply impossible.

    I enjoy the comfort of my room and not leaving and interacting with the outside world. I like to pretend I'm in an alternate universe
    JanoMyHemmings JanoMyHemmings 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 15

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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 see. When I was in "regular" school it was such a horrible thing. I'd get so nervous just trying to leave...
    TheFunnyGirl TheFunnyGirl 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 14, 2013

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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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    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 have been able to talk to more people now. I also have gone up to peoole and said hi to them. I have also been...
    acjf acjf 22-25, F Feb 7, 2011

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    I can't even remember

    when it started. Probably high school. It was awful. I didn't fit in. As an adult I don't fit in with the people around me as well. I'm just not like the people I know. Not in a bad way. People do like me, and do want to spend time with me and talk to me. I just can't seem to...
    PersiaRuby PersiaRuby 22-25, F 4 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    I'm ok over the internet,

    but talking to people is very scary and weird sometimes, I try to hang out with my "friends" the popular kids that I sit with every day but I always feel rejected by them. I really don't know what to do and the school year is coming up I need help please :/
    Dozer960 Dozer960 13-15, M Jul 16

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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 friendships) tend to fizzle out because I don't know how to communicate well. When I talk, I do so with an objective in mind...
    NomadicCrusader NomadicCrusader 22-25, M 2 Responses Jan 9, 2011

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    Related Experiences

    Very anti social I don't get why I'm like that and I ignore people a lot and still do that if I'm out with friends or co workers I'm not talkitive at all !!
    unhappygirl21 unhappygirl21 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 25

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    The way the whole stage of the world is set, I do not assume to know any other persons mind, any other persons thought, any other persons ideas, dreams, emotional highs and lows...
    redstone1985 redstone1985 26-30 Jul 6

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    Where I'm from, if you're a social butterfly, people call you annoying, ugly etc behind your back. More bullshit happens. More **** to deal with. Whereas if you're a wall flower...
    HighOnMisery HighOnMisery 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    And it's weird. When I'm with people I want to be alone. And when I'm alone, at some point, I want to go out and socialise. Sometimes I stay alone for too long I forget how to...
    pinkchalk pinkchalk 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    Are you an introvert? I'm a good listener. =)
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 27

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    Has anyone truly outgrown their quiet,shy nature?Bloomed from the anti social cocooned caterpillar to the beautiful social butterfly? if yes, then do share your experience. if not...
    booklover4ever booklover4ever 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I'm kinda anti-social and i don't like it. Because of this i'm lonely and have no friends, can someone help me?
    DessyLove DessyLove 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 2

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    It has been said that we are social animals. I think that's true. Even introverts like me value connections, we just value fewer and deeper connections than what the social media...
    LostInTheWoulds LostInTheWoulds 46-50, M 2 Responses Jul 7

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    Hi, I am 13 (my birthdays in the summer) I am going into highschool this coming school year. I have been diagnose with social anxiety for a really long time but it start truly...
    katieerika katieerika 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 28

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