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I Am Usually Shy

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    When I am around new people, I am usually shy. However, after I get to know them and trust them, I show my true colors as a friendly and talkative person.
    ObserverOfLife ObserverOfLife 22-25, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I never believed my shyness was something I would outgrow, no matter what I was told, and it didn't happen. I think it is simply part of who we are, same as some are gregarious...
    perfectbliss perfectbliss 26-30, F 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    Hi, I am new here and would love to talk to some people but am always too shy and awkward to message and/or add anyone. I love books and musicals, especially The Phantom Of The...
    ViperaStellaris ViperaStellaris 13-15, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    I am a very shy person. I've always been this way since I can remember. Especially around strangers. Out of my siblings I'm the only shy one in the lot. Being shy isn't a fun...
    eartheyes82 eartheyes82 31-35, M Oct 22

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    For the longest time I'd rarely, if ever, talk to anyone while in school. That started to change around my sophomore year, when I began opening up more to others and started making...
    ZeroShadow ZeroShadow 22-25, M 2 Responses Oct 30

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    You'll never notice this talking to me online, but in person, I am painfully shy. I'm usually too shy to even ask an employee at a store for help finding something. I will never...
    ADawnS ADawnS 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 10

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    I am definitely a shy person and have always had trouble talking to people, even online. I would have never signed up for this website in the past because I would usually be too...
    NONtoxic NONtoxic 18-21, M Nov 11

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    I won't start the conversation usually, but if you do, I won't be rude and shut you out most likely.
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 2

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    I'm afraid of people... Or the way they'll react to me being who I am... I really love being around people, but I'm just so afraid of rejection like it's the end of the world that...
    ACuriousCrossdresser ACuriousCrossdresser 18-21, T 2 Responses Nov 6

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    I don't get shy around guys. I just get shy around a group of people. When I hang out with friends I get shy like crazy. But if I'm with someone just me and him, I'm funny sweet...
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 12

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    From a young age i moved to a country where they didn't speak my first language. Struggled a lot, became super shy but over came it, can speak the language and somewhat fit in but...
    Qcf257 Qcf257 18-21, M Oct 25

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    I am really not shy here at all. I may be a 21 year old male, but I am not shy of showing my inner weirdness... EP Link EP Link EP Link EP Link EP Link EP Link EP Link
    Profweird Profweird 18-21, M Oct 28

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    hi names Brandon I'm so shy I really want to talked to guys but they make me nervous and even though I'm shy I still help anyone even though I get hurt in the end
    Teddybearfluff Teddybearfluff 16-17 Oct 29

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    It started when I was just a 3 year old girl. I was so shy towards family and friends, I barely talked to anyone. I grew out of it eventually, I am still pretty shy towards adults...
    writingforlife6 writingforlife6 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 31

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    I'm so shy , I want to change I cant talk to girls without being embarrassed, I feel like girls from another planet, I cant make good conversation with them I'm so shy .
    Ihabq8 Ihabq8 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 2

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    My name is Shy! I am really shy at first but only at first!
    iamnotshy iamnotshy 22-25 1 Response Nov 2

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    I am painfully shy and have been since I was little. Sometimes I've thought that it would be better to be stupid than shy because at least I'd have friends. Then I laugh at what a...
    Lenimentus81 Lenimentus81 18-21, M Nov 8

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    I am definitely a shy person. Especially when I first meet someone. It's made life very difficult indeed and I wish I wasn't so shy.
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 8

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    I can be shy at times, it often depends on the day, my mood, how confident I am feeling. This varies dramatically. However, I joined experienceproject so I could start being myself...
    shellofaboy shellofaboy 18-21, M 2 Responses Nov 9

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    Like the title says i hate myself for being shy. I been shy for as long as i can remember. A year ago i made close connection with friends we hung out during and after school. My...
    johnnykman johnnykman 13-15, M 1 Response Nov 10

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    I am so sick of being shy. I feel like it holds me back from my true potential and making new friends. I want everyone to be able to see the real me and not judge me or assume that...
    mofty123 mofty123 18-21, F Nov 12

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    Yes in some ways I am a shy person.But I am never shy when I see something being done which I feel is wrong.I try to protest .I also don't like controlling people as they don't...
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I'm shy around people that know me. But I'm a fireball of personality when I meet new people because they don't know my background or where I come from. They have no clue that I'm...
    KarinaLin KarinaLin 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    It's true im a shy person. I've always been shy around everyone im not sure why though
    NICU95 NICU95 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    I fear I will never get a girlfriend because I'm so damn shy. I get really nervous talking to girls and end up saying the wrong thing or not saying anything at all... I just want...
    Oppositioner Oppositioner 18-21, M Oct 23

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    I dunno if I'm shy or just antisocial wait no, I think I'm both...
    red123223 red123223 18-21, M Oct 25

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    People have to approach me first or I will never talk to them. I don't care if I'm dying to talk to that person, I won't talk to them first. Also, it takes me a hella long time to...
    InvaderGashloog InvaderGashloog 70+, F 12 Responses Oct 25

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    Looking for new people to talk to. I'm 18, gay, open to talk about anything, and currently majoring in biology. Text me anytime, and don't be shy! (239)-443-8938
    Milesdavisrocks17 Milesdavisrocks17 18-21, M Oct 25

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    im new and I'm shy can you help me ???
    njaplili njaplili 22-25, M Oct 26

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    I have been shy for as long as I can remember. I think it's just part of my nature. I have slowly improved with age, but it still affects me. It is especially difficult sometimes...
    Scaroth Scaroth 22-25, M 2 Responses Oct 27

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    Being shy seriously sucks. It's gotten in the way countless times and messed up So many opportunities.
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M 1 Response Oct 28

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    I'm always shy but I want this to overcome. I can be very approachable so for someone out there, feel free to be my friend and message me,thanks :)
    trishakaye trishakaye 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 29

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    Those EP friends who know me, realize how adventurous and outgoing I am. In real Life however, I am a shy little bird that does not want to voice her opinion that often.
    pchela pchela 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 30

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    And to make it worse I'm a guy . And we all know how shy guys are viewed negatively
    Fallenprinceofthedarkside Fallenprinceofthedarkside 18-21, M 5 Responses Oct 31

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    being a guy and being shy guy is kinda embarrassing... lol... but its just my nature, cant change it
    joethangbali joethangbali 18-21, M 2 Responses Nov 1

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    I'm shy sometimes. I don't know why....its just the way I am.
    Rayven1997 Rayven1997 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 1

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    I've decided to make a move on the person that I really like. It's super scary and I don't feel one ounce of confidence, but I've got to go for it. I don't want to live my life in...
    emalia924 emalia924 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 4

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    when a shy girl comes out of there shell things can get wild
    Tracyforrest Tracyforrest 46-50, M Nov 5

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    I flunked 1st grade because I was very shy and introvert. The only time I really talked is when I had too and when I did my voice was very small. I used to be so embarrassed to...
    xlyricbelle xlyricbelle 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 7

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    I can carry a conversation pretty well, online and offline most times now but I have my days where I become that 10 year old boy fiddling my thumbs in the corner when company comes...
    LeaveITournes LeaveITournes 18-21 2 Responses Nov 8

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    All my friends and people who know me would consider me to be shy. There is a totally different side of me though, I am extremely kinky but I just worry what others would think...
    XMissunderstoodx XMissunderstoodx 22-25, F 9 Responses Nov 8

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    it's not even that. I'm paranoid of messing up and screwing up any association with a guy, or giving a bad impression. It's almost a anxiety. So I never ever talk to guys. However...
    jeweldoggy jeweldoggy 13-15, F Nov 10

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    people think im stuck up but i really am just shyyyy
    Heyababe Heyababe 18-21, F 5 Responses Nov 11

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    I'm especially shy if someone were to repeatedly compliment my looks or start flirting with me. I most likely will stutter and blush like an idiot.
    LoveIsInTheBlood LoveIsInTheBlood 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 11

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    For some reason, on EP I am incredibly shy. I'm nervous about pm people. I dunno why... Maybe I'm scared of meeting a perv. In real life, this isn't me at all.
    UnknownMysteryOne UnknownMysteryOne 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 12

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