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I Am Very Shy and Feeling Very Depressed

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     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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    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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    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 26-30, 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I am turning 19 in an hour. I thought I would make the best out of my birthday. But one person came and ruined it all for me. I can feel the depression wave slowly creeping into...
    ExperiencesAndNotMistakes ExperiencesAndNotMistakes 18-21, F 7 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    again i am setting in a dark room smoking, having a drink, tv on for background noise. feeling depressed
    kometsr kometsr 61-65, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Heads up not saying I am depressed but lately I've been feeling so unmotivated, quiet, uninterested, giving up and feel like everything is my fault. I just have the urge to not...
    jennifer5006 jennifer5006 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    Envying somebody who is about to die or died. This is my feelings right now. Somebody I barely knew had a cancer. That person sent a message to my parents. "I don't want to die...
    Tazmanou Tazmanou 18-21, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I've noticed a change in my mood in the past month or so and I think it's because of Spring and Summer approaching. I don't know why but I'm dreading the hotter months and the bugs...
    emjm013 emjm013 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    I don't know when it started. I don't know when it will end. I just know my now is consumed by it. This feeling that is so intensely felt, that makes me feel nothing at all. This...
    ashlenamya66359 ashlenamya66359 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I randomly came across this website when I was looking for ways to assuage my unhappiness. I have been feeling depressed for the past year and I couldn't heal myself with...
    Silh0uettes Silh0uettes 16-17, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Nobody knows the feeling😔feeling lonely and nobody to talk to😭crying all the time because nobody cares or sees what your going through just wishing everything was okay...
    Myahfreeman14 Myahfreeman14 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I think I am about to cry.
    ExperiencesAndNotMistakes ExperiencesAndNotMistakes 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I see what it does to you. You can't stand to see me in pain. I know you'd take it all away from me if you could, but you can't. I know you hate feeling helpless. I'm sorry for...
    oddpodd oddpodd 22-25, F Jan 30

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    It might seem hard to believe, but I really am shy. There is something about being on EP that gives me a way to get over that. I'm so psyched by the feeling that I'm really...
    Funbob41 Funbob41 41-45, M Jan 30

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    I told my father figure about my depression because I was tired of it, I was tired of feeling empty, I wanted his help, but he said all I wanted was attention. Now I feel guilty...
    Mathers1722 Mathers1722 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 29

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    I am depressed, but at the same time I am feeling nothing. Surrounded by people, but I feel alone. I have okay days, like today, but still nothing seems to make me happy anymore...
    lekearns99 lekearns99 16-17, F 3 Responses Jan 29

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    anyone get to a point of depression they feel nothing? i do. when im feeling a really bad depression moment i have no emotions at all, i dont feel anything not hunger or thirst...
    rebornlover101 rebornlover101 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 29

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    A this time I am kind of 'over rushed' about all my feelings, I am in love, (almost) depressed, I am feeling lonely, hopeless and feel confused, all day long. I just can't make...
    GentleReader GentleReader 13-15, M Jan 29

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    I wish I hadn't had so much to drink at my friend's birthday party. I got very upset later because I had way too much, possibly the most I've ever had. I think it was because I'd...
    WingsofTime WingsofTime 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 29

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    Self diagnosed and completely hidden in my real life. I've known for a while now that I'd crept past just simply feeling down to something more serious. I'm an intelligent woman...
    snoopysgirl snoopysgirl 46-50, F 1 Response Jan 29

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    I feel guilty for not functioning like a human being. I haven't left the house in a week. The most I've moved was from my room to the kitchen, and only when my mom screamed my name...
    Sickntiredoflife Sickntiredoflife 22-25, F 5 Responses Jan 25

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    This is why I'm so depressed: I feel left out. Okay I have this friend (let's call her Emily since I don't like mentioning their real names) who has been with another friend for a...
    Randompersondemandinghelp Randompersondemandinghelp 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 25

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    Well, im not shy x) but , being next to someone i think is perfect makes me shy ha ha...
    Saya024 Saya024 16-17, F Jan 24

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    Lately I haven't been depressed. I haven't been feeling like myself ever since I've told my grandmother i was bisexual. There was some stuff i've had in the past. Like in the...
    leilanilove123 leilanilove123 16-17, F Jan 23

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    Until I get to know you, then you can't get me to shut up lol.. I love meeting new people but the way I am online, outspoken and brave, I'm not so much in person. I am so shy at...
    MeTooMeenu MeTooMeenu 31-35, F 9 Responses Jan 23

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    Well I hope you guys are happy Michaels out of my life for good thanks a lot of for taking away one of the biggest things that made me HAPPY!!! 😭💔... He might of messed up...
    HELLONWHEELZZ HELLONWHEELZZ 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 22

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    I honestly feel like a worthless piece of ****.I get up feeling like it and i go to bed feeling like it and i cry all night because i am depressed
    BrandonDay BrandonDay 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 21

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    I'm trying to get over this feeling by feeling hungry. And I feel like I might throw up. But te hungrier I feel, the less I'll overthink anything else.
    ExperiencesAndNotMistakes ExperiencesAndNotMistakes 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 21

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    I've always tried to find a reason as to why I'm depressed. I still can't make much sense of it. I've never thought much of it until this first year of college. I always thought...
    TheRandomSqueak TheRandomSqueak 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 20

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    Poem Why is that I know the words but can’t speak them My tongue is tied in a knot And my heart starts to beat Because the embarrassment overwhelms me I can’t help being shy...
    afield9619 afield9619 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 20

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    I was sleeping and I woke up feeling depressed. I don't know what's going on. :(
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Jan 19

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    I don't know what to do anymore. It seems like depression only go away for a very shot time and then, it comes back. I was so happy I didn't had any depressed moment for weeks but...
    GirlWithNoFamily GirlWithNoFamily 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 19

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    I did not really want to take up nursing but I just did not have a choice because the people who were paying for my tuition wanyed me to take up nursing. Ever since I was young I...
    isha07 isha07 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 19

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