I Am Trying To Not Be Anti-social

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    I consider myself an anti-social because,

    im not like my other friends in school, they happen to have lost of other acquaintances but I only talk to my besties in school. Maybe it is because of the fact that I dont like boastful people. I mean I can determine what a person is in a short time and I want to avoid all of...
    Macymax Macymax
    16-17, F
    May 24, 2015

    i kinda like being antisocial.

    but i wanna trust my friends more
    deleted deleted
    Jul 17, 2015

    Talking to people for me is about

    as fun as chewing uncooked rice. I can't decide if it is a product of being bullied in middle school or dealing with crazy *** customers/consumers in my customer service days. Even though it is difficult for me to go out into the world and speak to others, I reluctantly fake it...
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Nov 27, 2014

    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

    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
    16-17, F
    1 Response Jun 15, 2014

    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
    1 Response Sep 3, 2013

    All of my EP friends are away apparently.

    Normally not an issue for me, however this site and my friends quickly became addicting. So anyone want to chat? I don't care who or what you are. If you are religious, good for you but don't try to push it on me. If you don't like things I have posted, fine but don't tell me...
    Handyman25 Handyman25
    26-30, M
    Aug 30, 2014

    Sort of....... Damn you,

    twenty five character minimum.
    deleted deleted
    May 27, 2015

    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
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Feb 2, 2014

    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
    Jan 21, 2012

    Its so hard when your mom notices

    and is being all sarcastic saying, "what? Youre actually trying to make friends now?"
    MeeeKazz MeeeKazz
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jul 16, 2014

    i came a crossed this site

    because of how odd i am. haha, im using that loosely. i'm meaning that i'm basically borderline A-sexual and i don't click with the friends at my school well so i started googling and found this place. i have friends so i'm not being all, "oh noooo im so lonely." Let me explain...
    IncognitoBoyScout IncognitoBoyScout
    16-17, F
    1 Response Dec 27, 2015

    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

    My family was really anti-social

    when I was growing up; both to the outside world and between each other. My Dad was always in front of the television and my Mom was cleaning the house, so my siblings and I were at war for their attention and we never really connected with each other either. For many years, my...
    JaeHarmer JaeHarmer
    18-21, M
    Sep 3, 2014

    Well I have very little confidence

    and behave extremely shy out in the real world. But I found EP a couple months back, which have helped. And just a few weeks ago I stumbled upon a chat platform that really have helped me to become more social. So I thought I'd share with you, and if you want to come and hangout...
    ChattyGirl555 ChattyGirl555
    22-25, F
    1 Response Nov 28, 2014

    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
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Jun 15, 2014

    I'm quite the anti social in public.

    I talk to a few people I know online but otherwise I'm very closed socially. people didn't like me in school because I never talked. I was called stuck up although I was quite the opposite. I don't connect with others in society. I have even fewer friends now then I did in...
    missmaymay missmaymay
    22-25, F
    1 Response May 27, 2015

    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

    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
    tilly2014 tilly2014
    41-45, F
    1 Response Jun 15, 2014

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    theyloverichar1 theyloverichar1
    13-15, F
    Jul 20, 2015
    PanHead1989 PanHead1989
    26-30, M
    1 Response Jan 4

    I find it quit difficult opening up to complete

    strangers. I make it a point to introduce myself when I'm around people I don't know. However, trying to have a conversation with someone who is incredibly boring is hard for me. I tend to check out of a conversation within a few minutes if it doesn't interest me. I have a...
    minisuko minisuko
    26-30, F
    Dec 26, 2015

    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 ****** it up many times and it never hurt so bad as now i wish she knew i wish she knew how much i would sacrafice to have her by my side...
    takirimurray2 takirimurray2
    13-15, M
    4 Responses Jul 16, 2011

    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

    That awkward moment when you never learned how

    to socialize so it's better to be apathetic than to push yourself to talk to people. Can't fail if you don't try. ;)
    StressedRat StressedRat
    16-17, F
    Aug 31, 2015

    As a soldier, I've just spent the last 6 months

    on an international peacekeeping mission in Egypt, isolated in the middle of the desert. I got so used to being by myself or with a few coworkers that I'm uncomfortable in crowds. I'm in London for vacation, and I've spent more time in my hotel room than I have outside.
    Booyeah80 Booyeah80
    31-35, M
    1 Response Sep 28, 2014

    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

    I can't handle it... being in crowds talking to

    strangers walking in places without something or.someone to keep me thinking about anything else...I need help badly.... But slowly
    SatansGuide SatansGuide
    18-21, F
    Dec 26, 2015

    Why is it hard to connect to people?

    Why do they talk about irrelevant things, and avoid topics such as religion, life, society etc? Its all about those annoying trends and popular music or showbiz or scandals! Why do you care of such things!! Heartbreaking.
    jayshade jayshade
    22-25, F
    1 Response Nov 10, 2014

    I have this selected spot in the lunchroom near

    the corner, right now there is a guy there reading his kindle eating a crunchy apple...so tempted picking up the Kindle and throwing it to get my lunch spot back
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Jun 9, 2015

    Although I suffer from social anxiety,

    I try my best to get out there and meet new people.This is a pic from last night. I'm the blonde.
    Gemz2411 Gemz2411
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jul 5, 2015

    I am very much an introvert.

    I have to have alone time, but I'm trying to spend less alone time and more time with my family. ^^
    lilykitten1998 lilykitten1998
    16-17, F
    1 Response Feb 26

    If anyone wants to talk

    before I head to bed, please feel free to message me!!
    xthexfallenxone xthexfallenxone
    16-17, F
    Mar 2

    My teenage days were filled with a confident

    and outgoing me. I was sure of everything that came out of my mouth. I graduated and moved out of state...so then I retreated into a shell. I'm now a married mother of 3 with anxiety and bouts of depression. I avoid social situations when I can but my husband loves meeting new...
    lbaker5 lbaker5
    31-35, F
    May 24, 2015

    I've struggled with talking to people due to

    not knowing what to say or nerves or fearing that they won't like me and my goal for this year is to be more social
    annonymous56 annonymous56
    16-17, F
    Jan 18

    It will take me a while

    before I can become social again (not until next semester). Anyway I'll keep this short. Tonight was basically the first social situation I have been in since H.S. which was 1.5 years ago which is a while. We had a club meeting at a pizza place downtown and when I got there I...
    paulincalifornia paulincalifornia
    18-21, M
    Feb 6

    i am not non - social,

    I'm just self reliant
    AwesomeGuy18 AwesomeGuy18
    18-21, M
    1 Response May 23, 2015

    sometimes a part of me wants to go out

    and talk to people, but when I try I either embaress myself or something...also there's thenpainful reminders of why I became anti-social in the first place.
    deleted deleted
    May 27, 2015

    all my life now that i think about i have been

    this way my childhood years i never played with other kids much i stayed in my oak tree. everywhere ive been i always felt like i didnt belong there. now i have come to realize i cant talk to people on the phone, i dont hang with friends, its hard for me to even make them. when...
    reneeb728 reneeb728
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Nov 26, 2014

    Fcuk it. I'm tired of being social being with

    pretend friends and pretend relationships who get all cozy and pretend they care. Ignoring you and faking, i just wish I was out of life
    deleted deleted
    Dec 26, 2015

    I love in a small town

    and there is nothing here for people my age and I don't drive so yea. although at times it dose get lonely, but then I watch the news or am somehow otherwise reminded of how most people tend to be. I hold no hope for humanity.
    deleted deleted
    Nov 26, 2014

    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
    2 Responses Nov 11, 2012

    ive cancelled 3 times this week.

    ..works been tiring and i feel like like its effort making time for socials.used to love going out i don't know why its effort
    midtwenty midtwenty
    26-30, F
    Mar 5

    I really wish i could expand my social circle.

    Just having more people to network with, reach more people.
    browniesmom browniesmom
    26-30, F
    Dec 26, 2015


    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
    18-21, F
    1 Response Sep 14, 2013

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