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I Am Very Cautious About Making Friends

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    I used ti be totally open and accepting but because I have a wonderful stalker I don't add just anyone to my circle any longer.
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 2 Responses Apr 17, 2010

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    Friend Making..

    I am very cautious when it comes to friend making, I have been hurt in the past so I tend to close up very quickly. I have to first decide myself whether I like the person or not. I then tend to get friendly and then wonder if the are trying to be my friend or are they feeling...
    Jbriefs Jbriefs 16-17, M 1 Response Nov 6, 2013

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    Hello!!!! I love making friends so if you're between the ages of 14 and 16 I'd love to chat! I tend to get along better with girls but I'll happily talk to guys too!
    EternalSolitude EternalSolitude 13-15, M 1 Response a week ago

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    A few years back, I was being bullied(seriously bullied and I am still trying to get over it) by a mutual friend of my childhood friend. You see, this childhood friend of mine did...
    XxApplenexX XxApplenexX 13-15, F Mar 23

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    I made new friends this year. They are all from overseas, the same country. This was absolutely fine with me. I get along better with guys and hanging out with different cultural...
    woundedrush woundedrush 18-21, F a week ago

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    I think I'll just let it go. I could never quite put my finger on it. But thats ok. It might have just been me. But something always bugged about it... Lack of respect.. Or was...
    Shoutittotheworld23 Shoutittotheworld23 26-30, M 2 days ago

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    I'm 16 and i love reading (mostly horror)....i also LOVE meeting new people because i get a lot to learn from them :)
    daphne0411 daphne0411 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    I absolutely love it! I'm always up for a chat, so chat away! :D
    lilykitten1998 lilykitten1998 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    I mean I did have good close rescinds . But I moved schools. Than I made some new friends. Than I went off to high school.. So I made some new friends Than. I moved again. So I...
    ntupy12 ntupy12 16-17, F Mar 21

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    I literally have no friends. I suck at making friends and never really leave the house.
    Sniffly Sniffly 18-21, F 21 hrs ago

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    I was a freshmen in Highschool at the time. I had a really good friend, she always smiled when she saw me. She just was never upset when I was around. Keep in mind I was just...
    Shauntreece Shauntreece 16-17, F Apr 1

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    There have been a lot if times I have tried to do the right thing and even if it doesn't always work out my intentions are good. A lot of my time over the years has been spent...
    crazynam321 crazynam321 36-40, M 1 Response Mar 25

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    I love making friends! Gaining a friend is gaining an entirely new perspective, thought-process, and outlook on life. I long for making long-lasting connections with people...
    JustAnotherHuman34 JustAnotherHuman34 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 28

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    I used to have this one bestfriend. We were close and the best of friends for about six years. But then I moved away to a new school and it seems like we never see each other or...
    wootaco wootaco 22-25 Apr 7

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    1. I am an otaku 2. I love to draw *u* 3. J-pop and K-pop fan 4. I'm an animal lover 5. Cat person 6. I like to read novels <3 7. I only have a few friends 8. I value my...
    AegyoPrincess AegyoPrincess 13-15, F Mar 27

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    Everyday I sit alone at lunch, well I stopped going to lunch halfway through my freshmen year I just sit in the library and draw or go eat in the bathroom if my stomach can't take...
    FrozenBlueberries FrozenBlueberries 16-17, M 7 Responses Mar 31

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 4

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    I love making friends and I'm always there for my friends so I'm open to making some new friendships :)
    hebr0 hebr0 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 6

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 7

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 7

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    Hello everybody uh I guess I could start with something about my self, well I'm make and I am 15 years old I live in Central America and have a hat time making friends. I am in...
    javies99 javies99 13-15, M 2 Responses Mar 19

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    Before I was born, my parents distanced themselves from my extended family. When I was really young, my mother divorced my father. Growing up, I moved from city to city. I never...
    normanperkins normanperkins 31-35, M 2 Responses Mar 24

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    I'm a shy person thus I am really bad at making friends. In addition, I'm afraid of crowds which makes things worst. I only talk to people whom I know (eg: classmates/ some...
    Planetweird Planetweird 16-17, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Making friends is wonderful. Somebody you can talk to in the dead of night and have them understand and support you. That's sort of what I'm here for- a support group besides the...
    UndeadMassacre UndeadMassacre 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    Ever since my boyfriend told me he loved me the first time, he's said he wanted to be together forever. I was so surprised. I thought guys were all afraid of commitment, and we had...
    Veronicaculture Veronicaculture 18-21, F Apr 6

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    Making friends is wonderful! I'd love to make some new friends on here. Preferably near to my age, not a creep or perv.. :3
    UndeadMassacre UndeadMassacre 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 8

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    Hey!!! Hey you!!! Let's be friend ^.^ I love making friends I'm so social! I enjoy talking to people (: sooooo I'm free to make new friends ^.^
    eflor1436 eflor1436 16-17, F 8 Responses Apr 10

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    I can be shy when it comes to making friends but im hoping i can make a few.
    justdone12 justdone12 22-25 Mar 21

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    Omg it is so hard making friends .-. I'm so closed all the time and plus, I say such awkward things so they kinda run away from me. That's why I have joined this wonderful and...
    Runawayday Runawayday 13-15, F 22 Responses Mar 21

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    Making "friends" online doesn't work for me. I should stop trying.
    BleuGirl83 BleuGirl83 26-30, F 5 Responses Mar 21

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    not knowing how to express yourself is the biggest hurdle in making friends. unluckily for me, expressing myself has never been a skill of mine.
    maggieee5086 maggieee5086 13-15, F 4 Responses Mar 23

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    Some times I think you're an ******* but I know you really aren't. I just feel like I'm annoying you, that's why I try not to text you. I just don't want you to leave me alone. I...
    bethepea bethepea 16-17, F Apr 4

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    Okay I kinda suck at making friends but hopefully I'll be able to find some here that I'll really be able to connect with, preferably female as I don't really have a lot in real...
    ToTheMoon28 ToTheMoon28 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    my name is Amanda, I'm 19. I just moved to a new state and I have a really hard time making friends, so I don't really have anyone to talk to. :/
    amgasan amgasan 18-21, F 16 Responses 2 days ago

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    I love to jack, regardless of how much sex I am having with my wife or buddies. To me hacking is such a natural thing to do. I wish there wasn't such a stigma about it. Wouldn't it...
    artonthebrain artonthebrain 41-45, M 1 Response Apr 9

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    I mean this literally. None of that crap about "true friends." I'm living at home with my family after leaving school, and have been for the past year. The only people I've spoken...
    MerryMerryMerryMerry MerryMerryMerryMerry 16-17, M 3 Responses Mar 27

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    Sometimes I wonder how people really feel about me. I wonder about my friends, my family, and just people as a whole. I'm 16 years old I got pregnant when I was 14 had my baby when...
    TeenMomHannah TeenMomHannah 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    Through EP I have met many people, some genuine, others seemingly so. I have learned to be cautious through this site, often mistakenly putting my time into people who are not as...
    robbie1280 robbie1280 18-21, M 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I have been thinking about it. I have made a few friends in college who were in the military. I'd never personally known anyone before who had served. And while I used to not like...
    shannonymous shannonymous 18-21, F 14 hrs ago

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    I generally try to avoid my friends. Sometimes I'll eat lunch outside or in the library. I sit at a loud table with 7-10 other people. Really have only two people I would call...
    Brimmless Brimmless 16-17, F 1 hr ago

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    Okay so lets say my name is "Peter" and her name is "Anna" and my friends name is "Chris". Chris and i were really good friends. He was my first friend when i moved to Chicago. His...
    new29 new29 18-21, M 2 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    Really it was in my own block, biggie was at the front passenger seat, and the back window started rolling down and PAC was just smiling the whole time, than I had people chance me...
    AYEZOOS AYEZOOS 18-21, M 16 hrs ago

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    ´The sky is the limit...to how many times some people can lie... telling the same things over and over again...giving their word...saying they are deeply sorry, they...
    SweetNancy SweetNancy 22-25, F 11 hrs ago

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    I'm not actually dumb, I'm pretty smart. I've learnt to do this because if I don't, I come off as a know it all or something. I don't mean to, but I do. Because I'm so shy and...
    AliasTaylor AliasTaylor 18-21, F 20 hrs ago

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    I have only one true friend in my life and although he means well, I don't feel comfortable talking with him about problems because he just isn't the "talking type" when it comes...
    EmptinessofSeth EmptinessofSeth 31-35, M 14 hrs ago

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    Ok so is it weird that I'm comfortable with talking to guys instead of girls. Idk why it's just is. But I'm very cautious on who I talked to. I don't want to get kidnapped raped...
    broadwaybabe99 broadwaybabe99 13-15, F 5 Responses Mar 25

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    If I had friends! 😫😭 I mean I have friends, socially, but nobody asks to hang out with me or asks me to join them on something, unless its my sister and her friends. Maybe...
    ashalew ashalew 22-25, F 18 hrs ago

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    To a point where I am so insecure, and over-think and over-analyze situations. I am cautious with every move I make, every word I say. And I hate it.
    niknak7 niknak7 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    1. I had a bicycle with brakes that didn't work so I use my sandals to slow the speed or to stop. I often had to buy new sandals. 2. When I was little, I tied my ankles together...
    Chirogymnast Chirogymnast 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    I know people do. My friends, my family, and my fellow soldiers. I have heard what they have said, and I only heard two people stand up for me. My mom and my ex girlfriend...
    Langour Langour 18-21, M 1 Response 19 hrs ago

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    Is it over?,why do I feel I have failed?,I'm just 26 years old,but I feel like I'm living the last years of my pitiful and insignificant existence.I never had true friends nor was...
    theWolfUndertheMoon theWolfUndertheMoon 22-25 7 hrs ago