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I Am Usually Shy

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    I hate even now the expression 'come out of your shell' as though I am a hermit crab. I've never lived as one and shy people shouldn't be thought of as pushovers in need of people...
    HolmesGirl HolmesGirl 51-55, F 4 Responses Dec 17

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    I joined this group as a result of lilreddress's post as I felt it also applied to me. It's fascinating how many facets of our personalities are displayed, depending on the...
    2BlossomBlue 2BlossomBlue 51-55, F 5 Responses Dec 13

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    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...
    malakhkhalil malakhkhalil 13-15, F Dec 1

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    I've been getting better recently. I'm good with meeting new people, and I think I make a good first impression. Keeping it up is the hard part, though. Usually what calms me down...
    almaera almaera 18-21, F Dec 7

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    They're so mean. Sometimes when I tell them how pretty or lovely they look, they'll be like "Shut up and **** off, *****!" If I ever encountered a shy, pretty person, If I were to...
    Kim2018 Kim2018 13-15, F 2 Responses Dec 11

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    I'm shy when I start to get to know someone and well I guess that's normal but what I hate about shyness is that I get to scared to start a conversation with someone I'm getting to...
    Didi33 Didi33 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 30

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    It may be cute to guys but being shy has it's cons. Most work places requires someone to be outgoing or a people person. I am outgoing when I get to know you more but at first I...
    PetiteChica PetiteChica 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 10

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    I'm very shy at first indeed. It really suck because people don't always know how shy I am and they take it sometimes as a disinterest and thing I don't want to get to know them or...
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M 1 Response Dec 12

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    Only sometimes. I am not shy in my class or around my family. But I am super shy in front of people I don't know especially when none of my friends or my parents are around. I wish...
    ohbecca ohbecca 13-15, F 3 Responses Nov 29

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    I think I'm shy because of the fact I was sheltered as a child growing up. The other reason is because I am different. Nothing too eccentric but I know it could shy others away...
    ChristianKekoa90 ChristianKekoa90 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 30

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    I'm shy but I really like this person. I take quick glances across the courtyard every morning at assembly.. Some times I think that person may be looking at me too but I can never...
    hesitations hesitations 16-17, M 3 Responses Dec 3

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    I'm very shy. I don't know how to talk to people. I'm always quiet and don't know friends or even answer a question in class. I'm so shy that I lock myself up in my room and look...
    Mahrhindha Mahrhindha 16-17, F Dec 5

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    If I just meet you and you're shy, I'll be shy back. But if we just meet and you're outgoing, then I'll be outgoing back. I tend to go off of vibes lol I won't lie, most days I am...
    ClaireH19 ClaireH19 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 12

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    even though it isnt that great I am not shy about my body image and show it off to my friends and not shy about nudity either and I get in trouble for inapppropraite nudity at...
    iamreallyonly17 iamreallyonly17 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 13

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    I'm shy. Very very very shy. I'm quiet and have no self-esteem. I don't have friends or a boyfriend. I rather read a lot of books than go to parties. (Never been to one). I don't...
    Mahrhindha Mahrhindha 16-17, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    When I was little was shy and still am very shy and extremely withdrawn. To add onto that, I didn't look people in the eye either. My mom told my teachers that if she never knew me...
    kelseytoby kelseytoby 16-17 1 day ago

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    I'm incredibly shy! I have been all my life. Obviously when I was small it was because I was scared as heck of people. Then through my teenage years it warped so that I have a...
    Holdontothefire Holdontothefire 18-21, M 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    Why do I find it easier to talk to people online than face to face? I lack confidence and freeze when it comes to personal interaction. I wish I could get up the courage to talk to...
    kellywedgieknickers kellywedgieknickers 18-21, F 7 Responses Nov 26

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    I am a shy person. But I am very friendly! I'm a friend to all that need me. :P
    XxLittleBrotherxX XxLittleBrotherxX 18-21, M 2 Responses Nov 26

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    I love to sing but I'm like super shy to sing in front of people ...
    RyRyOfAwesomeness RyRyOfAwesomeness 13-15, M 1 Response Nov 26

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    I am shy but I am friendly once you get to know me. Sometimes it can be awkward for me to start a conversation unless I really know the person. I want to get out of my comfort zone...
    Rippie Rippie 22-25, M Nov 27

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    I have been a shy person my entire life. It's gotten in the way so many times. I've been trying to get better over the years but it's definitely a struggle
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M Nov 27

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    I'm shy at first, but I do the stupidest random things when I get comfortable with someone.
    JustSomeTeenagerr JustSomeTeenagerr 13-15, F 3 Responses Nov 27

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    I am definitely more shy offline than I am online for some reason. It's always been that way.
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M Nov 28

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    People don't really understand how it's possible to be both. Shyness can creep up on you half way through a conversation. I tend to over think and suddenly become self conscious...
    Littlemissshy7 Littlemissshy7 41-45, F 4 Responses Nov 30

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    I'm extremely shy in person. I stutter and I have a lisp so I don't like talking much when I first meet someone. I'm also self-conscious about my accent. But as soon as I'm...
    Igot7starlightarmy Igot7starlightarmy 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 30

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    Today I stayed late at school with my teacher to study for a test this Friday so I took the late bus home. And when I got off my bus with these 3 other girls, they started walking...
    adav218 adav218 13-15, M 1 Response Dec 3

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    I hate some people at school they annoy me to much That call me names like sumo sage or biggie smalls it makes me so mad my brother makes me mad a lot to he beats me up all the...
    natsufairy12 natsufairy12 13-15, M 5 Responses Dec 5

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    My crush flirts with me all the time.I'm just too shy to ask him out.
    Alisha39 Alisha39 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 7

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    What I going through since 6th grade is new to me, and I hate it, because I don't know what to do and I end up doing the wrong thing. I'll never be able to speak to him because of...
    jeidy jeidy 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 8

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    I openly talk just fine online or at school with my friends, but when it comes to church or family fun at someone else's house and i have never met them before, i am prone to...
    awesome123124 awesome123124 16-17, F 4 Responses Dec 9

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    I hate being ******* shy, that is all
    LoneLegend LoneLegend 13-15, M 2 Responses Dec 10

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    I just posted my first picture in my album, and I'm sitting here freaking out because I'm so shy and . . . uhhh . . . picture of me! Maybe I should delete it . . . ?
    thewritestuff27 thewritestuff27 18-21, F 4 Responses Dec 10

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    Whoa kinda describes me perfectly. I'm only shy if I am not used to a person. But at the same time I'm outgoing just never revealing too much.
    RememberingSunday22 RememberingSunday22 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 12

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    I don't have any friends because I am always quiet and shy. But I want to be loud, have friends, talk to someone till late in the night, go to a party without thinking that I will...
    Mahrhindha Mahrhindha 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 13

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    People think im mean, but im simply only shy, and want someone to talk to.
    EmoAngelOfLight EmoAngelOfLight 13-15, F Dec 14

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    I am painfully shy especially when going into a new situation or meeting people I do not know.
    willylover1 willylover1 61-65, M 2 Responses Dec 15

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    I've got this thing about getting to know people, a little creepy I'm sure. I'll try to hide the attention, and simply pretend that I'm bored. I'll think of all the ways to get...
    Littlemisssomebody Littlemisssomebody 31-35, F 4 Responses Dec 15

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    I am really shy and people tell me that I often look like I am judging them or like I am angry when I am not. I saw a video online that describes my condition perfectly as "b*tchy...
    DoveGirlRainbows DoveGirlRainbows 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 16

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    In person i get so shy so nervous sometimes i can't look at someone new or i know what i wanna say but nothing comes out and i end up looking dumb saying nothing
    Kyle456 Kyle456 13-15, M 2 Responses Dec 17

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    I am new and shy... this is the first time I am trying to comminicate online... I am not sure what else to say I guess I would like to say "Hello everyone..."
    Siretheory Siretheory 18-21, M Dec 17

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    So I was doing a livescan for the beautiful girl! The way she looked at me the amount of time I purposely took just to hold her hand! Works at Land Rover! The way she looked at me...
    Kevin444 Kevin444 18-21, M 3 Responses Dec 17

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    Yes, im an introvert. Yes, im shy, yes im antisocial, socially awkward, and everything in between. So I listen in people around me's conversations, and I listen and observe. I...
    SweetcakesJr SweetcakesJr 13-15, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Outside of my EP personality, I am much more conservative and shy. That might be why I have taken to this site so well and really enjoyed the conversations and fantasies that go...
    halujakin2 halujakin2 26-30, M a week ago

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    when i add someone, that means i wanna get to know them but am too shy to start a conversation so i'm hoping they'll start one... but they rarely do. :(
    shuthafukup shuthafukup 26-30 1 Response 6 days ago