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I Am Very Shy and Feeling Very Depressed

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Shyshy

    i think im very shy...and i know i am very depressed, all i do is walk around, with my head to the floor, thinking about how i will or how i would want to die, the very few friends i have barely want to talk to me anymore, i feel like i just bring everyone down around me. i...
    Dragonites Dragonites 18-21, M 8 Responses May 3, 2010

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    Related Experiences

    "Depression is a choice" that is what i realised when i was depressed . You can use to be depressed or make things better is all up to you
    keij10307 keij10307 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 22

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    Been super stressed and depressed. I need good genuine people to help make me laugh. I'm usually a pretty positive person. Optimistic and all. Well, even strog people fall...
    Philli8807 Philli8807 22-25, F Aug 10

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    Its the worst feeling ever
    ActuallyGrace ActuallyGrace 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    The inventor of feelings can go shove it i hate this depression but im just so ****** up all the time from it
    BlakeA101 BlakeA101 16-17, M Aug 20

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    It's like there's this agony inside me and it's keeping me stuck in this trench of dirtiness. It consumes so much of my life sometimes I'm pretty sure I won't make it out alive...
    RexxTheDinosawr RexxTheDinosawr 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    Change your focus they say. Take these meds they say. Do what shrinks say or go away. Thats professional help. Take meds that do nothing. Or meds that wreck my body...
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M 2 Responses Aug 2

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    I hate it. It's the empty hollowness that kills me inside. My demons inside attacking. And it like takes you're sole. Makes it hard to feel anything. I just want it to end. I want...
    Stormymusic599 Stormymusic599 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 5

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    Death is something painful, which i can never pray for someone i love and promise to share the rest of my life with but i lost her , i decided to move on with my life. Since then I...
    richardfred11 richardfred11 51-55, M 1 Response Aug 5

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    I hate being like this , I used to be so happy and now I just feel like **** all the time, I hate myself, I just hope no one else hates me.
    Verix Verix 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 16

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    I really wish I could find a friend with benefits it's been six months since my wife has given me any. But there are certain things I like in a woman. I think my wife is having an...
    jokerstwn jokerstwn 46-50, M Aug 17

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    I feel so awful about my depression when there is so many people with so much less than me fighting for their lives when i am throwing mine away
    abby9305 abby9305 13-15, F Aug 22

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    Just when I think I have it beat, it hits me full force again! Yesterday should have been a great day with the great news I got, but I was still sad inside. Didn't sleep at all...
    Saram1985 Saram1985 26-30, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I am a nobody, nobody is perfect. Therefore, I am perfect!
    Jpfunjunky Jpfunjunky 31-35, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I used to suffer a lot from low moods and high stress, so I created a Mood Booster! For £5 I will send you 1 PDF of 10 interesting ways to boost your mood in under 3 mins each...
    LOAcoach LOAcoach 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    But. Have been for over 3 decades. Meds did nothing. Or made me worse. Therapy was me meeting ego fools. But helping others for decades won pals. So life was...
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M 4 days ago

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    It started last week . Coming home from work , I was pulled over by the police . The car was impounded because of a mix up with registration . Then the next morning I twisted my...
    naughtybloke naughtybloke 41-45, M 2 days ago

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    I hate having this feeling of emptiness inside me, it's slowly letting the darkness take over the light and I don't know how to stop it.
    Kirerhor Kirerhor 18-21 5 hrs ago

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    Every time while exploring experiences I come along people who are depressed,lonely,feel ugly,cut themselves and much more.i request these people to become strong,to message me if...
    dwinewen dwinewen 16-17, F 18 hrs ago

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    Im not saying im completely depressed all the time, but i know that even when im happy ill always be sad.. y'know? It's like im not meant to be happy... I get into depressed states...
    Gallobaby Gallobaby 18-21, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    It seem like bi girls are a lil shy on here.. With the exception of me..
    BeauteFloue BeauteFloue 22-25, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I'm the most shy person on my family! I still hid from my cousins and uncles at the age of 12:(
    xgirlyx xgirlyx 13-15, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    My antidepressant is a 16 pack of poptarts. Not really but it does help with my stress. Yes I am depressed but I like to make a few jokes about it to lighten it up.
    Sneckip Sneckip 13-15, M 4 hrs ago

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    Hello, About 2 weeks ago I was diagnosed with depression, though I would say I have been depressed for a few months it has really got me to a point where I need to write this...
    guethary guethary 22-25, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I came home this summer to get away from my own home. To actually try and function with my parents. The first 14 days went okay. After that I was miserable. Depressed. Anxious...
    Skywalker1979 Skywalker1979 31-35, M Aug 13

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    I've had depression for years, and I want to get counselling, but I'm too shy to reach out :/ I tried talking to my mom about being depressed once, and she told me that it was part...
    Planetoi Planetoi 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 15

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    What's the point of not being depressed still being shy and expressionless, I can't even react why would I ever wanna be out of depression. I guess I'll just stick to my...
    DrowningInPain2 DrowningInPain2 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 20

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    It's really sad with all the money and fame that he still felt bad enough that he didn't want to live anymore. He was a well loved celebrity. Goes to show you that true depression...
    455cargirl 455cargirl 36-40, F 3 Responses Aug 11

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    Just in case something happens to me... Been depressed for: two years Symptoms of depression: >loss of interests: music and playing the flute (last year) >there are some days when...
    mokona95 mokona95 18-21, F Aug 23

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    This has been happening at least once a week for the last 4 months. I don't know what I'm feeling. I see a wedding, or a graduation, or a reuniting on tv. A lot of the time it just...
    Scal92 Scal92 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 6

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    You know those days when you have nothing to be sad over, but you're sad anyway? It's one of those days for me. Somehow, I've ended up alone in the house I share. My brother is...
    superkitty17 superkitty17 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 5

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    I feel utterly depressed, because I do feel lonely most of the time. I think it began when I had a disagreement with my parents 2 years ago. I tried writing a letter which I have...
    Sara600 Sara600 56-60, F 1 Response Aug 10

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    August 15. Leaving Room for Feelings. We need to allow enough room for others and ourselves to have and work through our feelings. We are people, not robots. An important part of...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Aug 15

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    I'm destroyed! Ill give you an example. Imagine a mom and dad putting seeds in the ground to "grow" a beautiful plant. as the plant grows they start to forget about the plant. They...
    kjonesr kjonesr 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    Things in my life at this every moment just seem to be out of my control and its overwhelming. i feel like i lost all sense of direction. I’m constantly feeling lost and no idea...
    tony183 tony183 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 18

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    I can't take it anymoreee everyone leaves me even on ep they just leave don't say goodbye or why I'm always replaced. I just found the love of my life again and she doesn't want to...
    lela201465 lela201465 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I'm a basket case when I'm talking to girls, even online lol. I'm also really shy around new people, and I act so awkward. And when I'm nervous and shy at the same time, I do this...
    NegativePulse NegativePulse 18-21, M Aug 1

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    I always feel like a burden. I don't understand it, no matter what I do, I lose. I try correcting my mistakes, I fail. I try to get help, they don't understand. I wish to run away...
    Oldwounds Oldwounds 18-21, M Aug 13