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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 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 6, 2013

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    1) I'm in highschool 2) I have built robots for the past four years 3) I am a chess playing master 4) I am a vegetarian 5) I hate Disney world 6) I watch and enjoy gaming video's...
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    1) I'm in highschool 2) I have built robots for the past four years 3) I am a chess playing master 4) I am a vegetarian 5) I hate Disney world 6) I watch and enjoy gaming video's...
    DannyLee584 DannyLee584 13-15, F 2 hrs ago

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    1.i love hugs and I give the best 2.i have experienced racism in the craziest ways possible3.im a little crazy(then again who isn't)4.i love to be wild and free5.i am very nice...
    Bennythebull7 Bennythebull7 13-15, M 2 hrs ago

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    The fûck cheating is of course, to blame. The victim in the relationship could be the one doing their best to hold the relationship together and such. I was not that guy. I was...
    Spagoodles Spagoodles 18-21, M 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    why is it so hard for me to make friends? i don't think i'm a horrible person.. i just dont know how to open up to anyone, i'm terrified that they'll find me too boring or plain.
    t00lit91 t00lit91 22-25, F 4 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    Idk why I am this way, but every time I've tried to make friends here, it didn't really last long... Idk what's wrong with me... When someone messages me or when I message someone...
    LittleUnicorn LittleUnicorn 18-21 2 Responses 23 hrs ago

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    Sometimes they leave, sometimes they get sick of me leaving and coming back so they choose not to re-add me, sometimes they block me, and sometimes I block them. I really am...
    Itismerachel Itismerachel 46-50, F 5 Responses 1 day ago

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    History is a funny thing. When you create history with someone and it turns out bad in the end you will forever be stuck with the memories of that experience. So, how do you...
    wavesbreak11 wavesbreak11 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    1.) I am past 50 years old. 2.) I live with bipolar disorder. I was diagnosed in 2005 3.) I live with diabetes. 4.) I have a heart defect called a narrowing of the coronary artery...
    emperornorton47 emperornorton47 56-60, M 2 days ago

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    I have been hanging out in a group of 3 for about 2 months every other day. recently it's gotten kinda hard to be friends with one of them. her boyfriend is manipulative and I feel...
    scarletstylist94 scarletstylist94 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    I just moved to Sacramento with my 11 year old son to attend Sacramento State. I don't know anyone here. It is really easy for me to meet people everywhere I go but I have a...
    stxsailmaster stxsailmaster 46-50, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Here's a story for you. ;) I had a best friend (D). We've been friends for about 10 years. We had good and bad times, that's just normal and our friendship survived them all...
    INFJRyan INFJRyan 16-17, M 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I am a female and I want to make new friends I am very friendly I would like some help on making friends online. I am able to make friends not on the computer, but I would like...
    myschief2000 myschief2000 13-15, M 5 days ago

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    I just want to rant about this stupid little b**ch I called a friend. Let me give you the back story, I've known this girl for 4 + years. I've listened to all her BS about dudes...
    Sanora Sanora 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    They're stupid, but so am I. That's why we're friends. I have a bunch of stories about stuff me and my friends have done and I'll try to write about all the good ones. My buddy...
    Pulpnonfiction Pulpnonfiction 18-21, M a week ago

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    Hi! I'm Keva I am really bad at making friends because I get nervous and ramble a lot...I would like someone to talk to or listen to though. Anyone want a new friend?
    BanishedOcean BanishedOcean 18-21, T 1 Response Jul 22

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    I met a girl one day on the playground in first grade and from that day forward she became my best friend. As time grew we became closer then friends. I considered her to be family...
    Curlygirly6 Curlygirly6 16-17 Jul 20

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    A real friendship is something I treasure. I am friendly and courteous. I am selective and cautious.
    xArtemisx xArtemisx 41-45, F 2 Responses Jul 20

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    I have a tough time making friends but even more so female friends. I'm straight, but I'm not much of a girly girl, so maybe that is the reason?
    LonesumnTx LonesumnTx 51-55, F 2 Responses Jul 19

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    I care about the friends I do have. So I feel like a complete fool when they treat me like crap. Or say negative things to me or about my boyfriend. It's a real eye opener. I don...
    taminglife taminglife 22-25, F Jul 19

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    I am always open to meeting new people and making friends... But lately I've come to realize, quality is better than quantity... In the words of Erykah Badu, " I Pick my Friends...
    MaxxxOwner MaxxxOwner 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 19

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    Sometimes I feel I am dependent on this show, not just loving it. I can't get by without it, I watch it when I am bored, sad, depressed, feeling down or lonely. Not sure why, i...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 17

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    I love making new friends from around the world and learning more about myself and the world around me! If you would like to be friends just sent me a message! Can't wait to hear...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 17

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    I moved to a new place and i dont know anyone, i feel really weird talking to people these days because i spend a lot of time alone... so when i do meet new people at work or just...
    ackleholic ackleholic 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 17

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    I have found far too many "adult" accounts on here that are not who they say they are. I was shocked! Who would have ever imagined someone that is NOT an adult making a fake...
    justlarryw justlarryw 56-60, M 1 Response Jul 16

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    I've ended a lot of friendships because most of the people I have associated with have taken me for granted. Personally, I'd rather have no friends than friends who treat me like a...
    agathashelly agathashelly 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 16

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    I'm in a writing group, and we were given the prompt to write something about the chance we never took. I struggled with the prompt because taking a chance is not something I've...
    livelaughlovedream3 livelaughlovedream3 41-45, F 4 Responses Jul 15

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    I am always waking up at 4 A.M.and reading posts like these out of desperation, so I figured I'd actually contribute. I'm a 21-year-old girl. I'm attractive, smart, sarcastic...
    cec75 cec75 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 15

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    I've always struggled with making friends, and then it got worse when I developed social anxiety. I've never been able to get along well with people, everyone always assumes I'm...
    Caricature1 Caricature1 70+, M 2 Responses Jul 15

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    I want more people to talk to, people that will understand what I'm going through. But I have trouble making friends and I have trouble keeping friends when I do make them.
    CassidyEldridge CassidyEldridge 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    ...and so the story goes. I won't start at the wayyy beginning, I'll start at middle school. In 7th and 8th grade I was hot ish. I knew the majority of people and the majority of...
    DarkAngel24 DarkAngel24 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    1: My name is Emily. 2: I'm 15. 3: My middle name is Rose. 4: I have a twin sister who is 2 minutes older than me 5: We are fraternal though. 6: I am very indecisive 7: My...
    Emsickles Emsickles 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    I love making new friends especially virtual ones, I hope to make some here too!
    IzumiSK12 IzumiSK12 13-15, M Jul 12

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    I am looking to making friends here at EP So far, I have 5 friends and want to keep adding new friends all the time. I am and will always be a good, honest, and true friend. I...
    susanbornin1969 susanbornin1969 41-45, F 10 Responses Jul 12

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    I always thought that not having any friends when I was younger was just a phase. But it wasn't. Always the third wheel and the tag-a-long in middle school. The weird quiet loner...
    Jennnnla Jennnnla 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 12

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    I love Blogthings, my second favorite survey site, and continue to be amazed at how accurate these fun results are of me. Here are things said of me in the results just from today...
    loveismyfriend loveismyfriend 36-40, F Jul 11

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    So, I'm going to imagine life was better. Imagine that I had true friends that actually, um cared here where I live. What would that look like. Well, first they would care...
    YeahthatsMylife YeahthatsMylife 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 11

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    I had a very controlling, manipulative, emotionally draining friend for 15 years. We met in high school, and she was a person who was full of joy. She befriended me, we had some...
    Deadlikemestillwalking Deadlikemestillwalking 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 10