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I Am Usually Shy

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    I have always been shy. I was a lot more shy in the past then I am now, but i'm still quite shy. I always thought being shy was a bad thing, but I finally realized it's not that...
    BananaSmoothiee BananaSmoothiee 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 9

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    I rarely make eye contact with people when I talk. I usually look at a wall or at my lap because that's less nerve-wracking, but it sure is more awkward for them. I'm really shy...
    Boulier Boulier 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 28

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    In person, I don't talk much. People usually have to ask me to speak up. I'm not very good at amplifying my voice
    IngensImpetum IngensImpetum 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 5

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    I was forced to give a short speech off the top of my head today, and I'm usually really bad at talking and I get really nervous, but I thought I did really well and I felt no...
    bluegirlie98 bluegirlie98 16-17, F 2 Responses Feb 5

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    I am shy.I can't have eyes contact with people when i talk to them. I am even more shy when i am around the person i am attracted to.I remember i was attracted to a lady at the...
    Stephanieloveowl Stephanieloveowl 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 28

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    I get told I'm weird.. And if I speak in class because the teacher asks a question.. I shrug because everyone is looking at me for a result to their quiz.. "Quite shy" doesn't fit...
    K33024W K33024W 13-15 3 Responses Feb 3

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    Currently, I'm studying at university - and everyone says how its a great opportunity to get to know people. But at first I come across as really shy, no matter how confident I try...
    mariya03 mariya03 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 3

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    My guy is very shy. And he's so cute because of it. In fact, we are both shy. One of the things that attracted me to him, was his shyness.
    CreoleItalianwoman CreoleItalianwoman 31-35, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    i am verry shy at times well a lot of the time when i talk to new ppl i only just meet or doing new things i get verry scared and shy
    jessicalove02 jessicalove02 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 31

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    I’m such an idiot. I want to change my attitude and be more outgoing but it’s so incredibly hard. I just wish I could start getting along with the boys next-door in the...
    ursula1607 ursula1607 18-21, F Jan 31

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    I think shy guys are adorable, because I'm shy too. Don't you love it when their face gets red, and they sway back and forth awkwardly? :3
    Amusical135 Amusical135 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 2

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    when I was a little kid, I used to have the worst case of shyness, to the point where I barely spoke to my own family, as I got older, it's gotten better though now i'm only shy...
    DayzEvenden DayzEvenden 16-17, F Feb 3

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    My shyness literally ruins everything. I can't even say hi to people I wanna say hi to. And later, I feel horrible for not even saying hi to them. I feel like people think I'm...
    reimixoxo29 reimixoxo29 13-15, F Feb 3

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    I am shy. I moved a lot when I was a kid. I spent most of my life living in the woods and went to school with other kids like that so we got along well. When we moved to the city...
    roseangel5747 roseangel5747 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 3

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    Glad I'm not the only one who is this way. I'd like to have a gf of bf but I'm just too shy and keeping up a convo is very hard for me. I hope one I'll break out of my shyness and...
    KyotoFlower KyotoFlower 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    i was too shy to talk to Curran Helmitch...a guy at my school. i hate this. i was io shy to tell him happy .birthday
    wanorexic wanorexic 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    I'm a very shy person until you get to know me... slw
    submissivelittlewoman submissivelittlewoman 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 29

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    i dont know if im shy or if its my anexity
    andylovesyou23 andylovesyou23 13-15, M Feb 1

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    im very shy. holds me back also
    mysteriousnite mysteriousnite 13-15, F 3 Responses Feb 1

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    people think im a stuck up ***** because im shy when in reality if you give me a chance i am very loyal and the most caring person you probably will ever meet.
    mysteriousnite mysteriousnite 13-15, F Feb 1

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    I just wanna know something. Am I girlfriend material? Am I good enough to have a girlfriend? Do I have any chance at all? I just want to know the honest truth from real people...
    jjcho849 jjcho849 22-25, M 3 Responses Feb 2

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    Anybody shy but outgoing at the same time
    jaddielove024 jaddielove024 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 2

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    Hi, I'm Bea. I suppose I am rather shy, I come across as rather blunt and un interested. But I guess I just like to get to know people before I show people my true self. I...
    DaddysBabyPrincess1 DaddysBabyPrincess1 16-17, F 8 Responses Feb 3

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    Ever since I have been alone on my journey, I have started to become socially disconnected from others. My family is an exception, along with my one sister (online BFF). So I have...
    GunWarrior GunWarrior 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 3

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    Ugh, YES! Shy guys are the cutest. Cocky guys are a huge turnoff. And the confident ones are a bore Lol totally kidding on that last one :P
    sadvibes sadvibes 18-21, F 5 Responses Feb 3

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    Is so hard when you want to talk with a guy but your too shy for it T,T
    imandynation imandynation 13-15, F 2 Responses Feb 4

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    I'm not sure if it's shyness, but I just don't talk to people because I doubt they're interested in listening. Also when i do talk I ge nervous and mess up my sentences. It's so...
    WritingDesk11 WritingDesk11 18-21, F 4 Responses Feb 4

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    There's nothing in this world that makes me sweat more than being around a guy I find attractive. Whenever I'm interacting with even a mildly attractive guy, I find myself...
    theShySnob theShySnob 18-21, F Feb 5

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    Being shy is the worst thing ever in the world >.< it's like you meet some one new but your too scared because they would say Somthing or somthing els
    Alonzoisgay Alonzoisgay 13-15, M 1 Response Feb 5

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    I tend to come across as an out there person when I have to be at my job, im soo shy i cant even talk to my own family
    staceyhazellee staceyhazellee 18-21, F 5 Responses Feb 7

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    I always hide it at home. I can't hide my shyness at school, there I only hide my anxiety.
    xForgottenOne xForgottenOne 18-21, F Feb 11

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    not shy per se, mostly just not confident enough. i don't feel attractive, i don't feel good enough ... so.
    Tomboygirl98 Tomboygirl98 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 12

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    Why am I shy? There's really no reason why I should be, no one bites, and the worst that could happen is just a small snub or an awkward moment. And, who cares? I do, and I hate...
    theShySnob theShySnob 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 12

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    Idk why but I'm really shy whenever anyone talks to me but i LOVE talking to ppl :/ :p
    Prettygirl345 Prettygirl345 18-21, T 1 Response Feb 15

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    I'm so shy that if someone talks to me in person I just stand there and say nothing at all. I look like an idiot!
    MysteriousGirl15 MysteriousGirl15 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 15

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    Shy, reserved pretty much the same for me, I am not one to strike up a conversation with someone. I do not approach people and tend to try to fade into the background when at all...
    beenhereb4 beenhereb4 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 16

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    I'm such a shy person. When I meet knew people, I feel like I can't think of anything to talk about. It's kind of awkward. Some people just assume that I think I'm too good to talk...
    Amd81491 Amd81491 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 17

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    most shy people rarely make eye contact or try to hide themselves, not to avoid unwanted attention but because they are afraid of something.. what do u think?
    anonymous112022 anonymous112022 22-25, M a week ago

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    Gah!! its my stepsister's birthday today! her family is invited. I dont really spend time with them. I am so quiet and shy. I cant even talk properly with them. I keep giving...
    TheWiseRedOwl TheWiseRedOwl 13-15, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Sometimes I use EP to help break out of my shy shell. Like posting experiences or photos or asking and answering questions. I find it can help quite a bit. I'm interested to...
    cowboybob142 cowboybob142 41-45, M 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    I'm very shy. I love meeting new people. I'm rarely approached though. I am not one to reach out. I'm the type to speak when spoken too. Long story but kinda beat into me on...
    Averageguy41074 Averageguy41074 36-40, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I do suspect that this is why I am an introvert as I am sometimes painfully shy.
    Brian1953 Brian1953 61-65, M 3 days ago

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    Also im too shy to push the me too button :)
    fauxlady fauxlady 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    For realz they act shy in school but when they get home Turnt up lmfao
    sylarisgay sylarisgay 18-21, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I have some regret when I let the changes go during junior till senior highschool. And at the present I am still the same. Too shy.
    meandmythought meandmythought 26-30, F 2 days ago

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