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I Am Very Shy and Feeling Very Depressed

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    I Hate Being So Shy

    I feel so frustrated at myself, no matter what i do always ripples back to me negatively.... i was'nt always so shy and withdrawn when i was really little and it becomes very tough at work, when some one says something and puts me down i get horribly tied in knots... other...
    crimsongoddess crimsongoddess 22-25, F 4 Responses Sep 6, 2008

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    Battling Shyness

     Hi! I'm a 20 year old girl who has been shy pretty much my whole life. I'm so sick and tired of it that i've now decided to start to change. Obviously i know its not going to be easy at all. I've feel like i've tried so many time before to not be shy but i always fail...
    Laila1324 Laila1324 18-21, F 5 Responses Dec 25, 2009

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    How Do I Get Over It? R

     I just been really depressed lately. I have even thought about jumping in front of cars, hurting myself. I don't know how to not feel this way. How do i get over this feeling? Will it ever go away? I am also a very shy person so i wont tell anyone how i feel. 
    Dancer6 Dancer6 16-17, F 4 Responses Jul 16, 2009

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    So Hard To Explain

    I was a shy child... and very nervous then I learnt to cover it up ... but during my teens and twenties it got worse and worse. I couldn;t mix with men and was getting panic attacks around men... its laughable now but even still I get nervous in the classroom or around men... it...
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals 36-40, F Jul 20, 2011

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    It's Never Going to End, So Just Learn to Accept.

    I've suffered from shyness and depression my entire life.  I don't really know how to communicate with people verbally, so I write.  There are things that I want to say to people, people I want to be friends with and discussions I want to join, but I have this inherent...
    devilgrrl devilgrrl 31-35, F 6 Responses Dec 6, 2007

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    No Friends

    I've never had any friends I'm just so shy I find it so hard to speek to people its like I just freez.   I have no social skills and i'm always so scard that i'll say the wrong thing and offend someone by mistake.whenever I am in a social situation i fill like a fish out of...
    katemum katemum 26-30 3 Responses Oct 28, 2011

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    Very Shy and Depressed

    Like many others in this community, I feel very shy and also depressed. I am not always like this but it is getting worst.  It has affected me with my friends a lot. They have seen the change and they are started to worry or reject me. It is not the first time that this...
    acuadeterra acuadeterra 31-35, F Sep 22, 2009

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    I Am Shy

    I personally have been very shy and quiet for as long as I can remember. I remember it becoming a real problem when I entered middle and highschool. I hardly had any friends in school and I was a big loner. I remember i could go all day without saying a word when I was in school...
    vinnyblade57 vinnyblade57 22-25, T 2 Responses Sep 13, 2011

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    High School + Depression= *sigh*

    well..my lack of social life has brought me here...i hate everything in my life right now..nothing ever goes my way [ yes i know typical depressed dialogue] i dont know what im gonna do if i dont start mking friends..well i have friends but what good is having friends if u cant...
    EaSiLYBR0KeN EaSiLYBR0KeN 13-15, F Oct 1, 2010

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    Shy.. Or Am I?

    I am very shy at school, and feel the constant need to hide away from people. I'm quiet and non-social, but I really dont care. Because it's all an act; at school I'm that girl who sits silently by her friends and does her work, but as soon as I'm out of those gates I'm (most...
    nothingtogive nothingtogive 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 28, 2010

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    Related Experiences

    i came here to express my supressed feelings ,its been a very long time that i am feeling rejected and unloved its been like that since ever since the day in was born no one wanted...
    reetahsheetah reetahsheetah 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    i came here to express my supressed feelings ,its been a very long time that i am feeling rejected and unloved its been like that since ever since the day in was born no one wanted...
    reetahsheetah reetahsheetah 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    You know those days when you hit those Low points and you don't have motivation or anything like that yeah I hate those days. But I don't know why I'm putting this here i just want...
    cmt334 cmt334 18-21, F Apr 22

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    I cannot take this anymore. I cant go to school. I cant function well.
    Spencer024 Spencer024 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 28

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    "Do you ever hear your silent cries. They call and call but fall on death ears, without knowing you are being consumed from the inside out. It's upto you to save you from yourself...
    Jay04Sch Jay04Sch 36-40, F 9 Responses May 4

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    Big shocker for anyone to feel this way, right? Yeah, blah, anyway... I feel immensely alone and honestly, it's mostly my own doing. I do not connect well with other humans. Never...
    EngulfingBreeze EngulfingBreeze 22-25, F 7 hrs ago

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    I've been feeling realy down lately.. First thing first I'm a 15 year old boy and I love playing video games and that's the reason I preety much suck at every ball sport.I never...
    oneMidnightstar oneMidnightstar 13-15, M 5 Responses May 3

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    Three years ago, I asked God to show me the one, he did. Then two years later I've realized that he wasn't the one, and that he looked similar to my old crush. I got depressed, and...
    Christine99 Christine99 13-15, F 9 hrs ago

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    I'm twenty years old. Female. Born and raised Italian, but recently transplanted into the UK. I've been depressed since as far as I can remember. Not clinically, though, just a...
    hohkhma hohkhma 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I'm new here at experience project... I am really depressed. A sophomore in college struggling to figure out if I want to change the career path I have been on for so long. I had...
    BlueFields BlueFields 18-21, F 2 Responses May 5

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    Ok. So I secretly had a boyfriend once, and when I broke up with him, I got so sad. Wait not sad, depressed. I didn't even like him, and yet, I got like super depressed. I thought...
    Jossy7899 Jossy7899 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 24

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    "In Circles" Meet me there, in the blue Where words are not, feeling remains Sincerity, trust in me Throw myself into your door I go, in circles, running down In circles, I'm...
    NativeBoxerGirl NativeBoxerGirl 18-21, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    I am depressed and I give up. No I am not suicidal but I have given up. Tired of struggling to make it. I wanted to post my story somewhere to get it out. I have been knocked down...
    orbie orbie 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 23

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    I've listened to the song "How Do You Get That Lonely" by Blaine Larsen. It's a song about a 18 year old boy who committed suicide Unexpectingly. It goes: How do you get that...
    TheEnduringSunrise TheEnduringSunrise 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 25

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    whenever I have negative thoughts I try to fight them as long as I can, but no matter how hard I try they'll eventually engulf me and I start getting depressed. I get this feeling...
    KValentine17 KValentine17 22-25, M May 7

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    I'm a girl who likes girls and it's kinda hard to find girls I guess I'm shy afraid of rejection etc. but when I am in a relationship I'm the best gf ever I'll do what ever to make...
    Cecevuitton Cecevuitton 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    My mind is racing, it's buzzing. I can't clear it. It makes my head hurt, so I cry. I don't like to cry so I try and stop myself. I guess I'm overwhelmed. Thoughts of School...
    MDCollegeMan MDCollegeMan 18-21, M Apr 27

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    I'm feeling discouraged again, depressed. Is it just another phase or will I take that next step? To sleep, rest in peace. I am drained, tired again, I am tired once again.
    fgtorres fgtorres 31-35, M Apr 23

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    There it is again, that feeling. Its creeping in, taking a hold of me. Soon there will be little of me left. I do what i can, I struggle, I fail. What use is it to struggle when...
    JickalisBlackthorn JickalisBlackthorn 18-21, M 2 Responses Apr 27

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    **POSSIBLE TRIGGER WARNING** I feel guilty, infuriated, and depressed all at the same time. My guilt is due to the fact that I just realized something; I never...
    Whobody Whobody 16-17, M 3 Responses May 3

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    You know what hurts... You know??? Letting your feelings go and letting your sadness intertwine with the others. While the others promise that things will be fine. and the fcking...
    CursedRaven CursedRaven 16-17, F 1 Response May 4

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    how can i not be depressed?? i dont like feeling this way and i dont know what to do but i know i dont wanna go to tharapy.
    Purcell95 Purcell95 18-21, F May 7

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    I am always so depressed... I even just get depressed that I have to wake up and live another day. and nothing makes me happy anymore. Not people and not even the things that I...
    FFPower FFPower 22-25, M 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    Why does everything I do or everything around me make me angry/insecure and then depressed. I feel trapped as someone I don't want to be because of societal expectations. I feel...
    crypticcrime crypticcrime 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    There is this constant heavy feeling in my chest. It's not painful but its noticeable. I just can't shake the feeling of sadness out of me. I feel like such a freak at times, I...
    Livefree12 Livefree12 16-17, F Apr 25

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    I am 21.I want a person with whom i can share my feelings,problems.I am a shy girl.I want a person whom understand me and my problems and give me a best solution to deal with my...
    reee11 reee11 18-21 1 Response May 3

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    I've had a difficult time growing up. I've had to hide my sadness from the rest of my peers hoping that, eventually, I could trick myself into being happy. But there comes a time...
    BlackSeoul BlackSeoul 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    Today I am feeling very sad & depressed, I miss my ex so much although I know he treats me like **** I miss him, I don't understand I feel very alone too. I'm just sick and tired...
    Egarcia37 Egarcia37 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Feeling really lost and confused right now. I don't know what I want to do. I feel like I can't talk to anyone. I feel like I want to rip my head off and die. I want to feel...
    thisisausernametoo thisisausernametoo 18-21 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    Only very few people know what's wrong I can't seem to tell everyone because I feel as when people see my real feelings I'll been seen as a weak person
    TimePrincess TimePrincess 13-15, F 1 Response 38 mins ago

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    Well not so secretly to those EP members who know me. It is likely manic depression because it comes over me in waves. I can be high, excitable, fun and crazy for a period of time...
    deleted deleted 26-30 8 Responses Apr 25

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    It hurts when the one you care about, have feelings for, and love. Just drops off the face of the earth and you don't know if their alive or not. Going on a week now and it hurts...
    humpdawg humpdawg 22-25, M 2 Responses Apr 28