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I Am Very Shy and Feeling Very Depressed

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 94 People

    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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    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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    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 26-30, T 2 Responses Sep 13, 2011

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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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    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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    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 guys are so sweet and adorable.
    Smilee1234 Smilee1234 13-15, F 35 mins ago

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    It's pretty embarrassing sometimes. Today at work I had to talk with one of the supervisors, she is also the one who interviewed me for the job months ago. I had to talk to her...
    Psychadelicious Psychadelicious 18-21, M 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    For no reason really. I'm feeling so down right now for absolutely no reason. PS: So many people here that actually know why they're depressed but still join this group...
    TheMindBlower TheMindBlower 13-15, M 1 day ago

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    I'm 23. I have two kids. I'm engaged (when she feels like it). I completely ****** up my life. I had every hope in the world. I was 19, tall, very handsome, and a generally...
    Superg507 Superg507 22-25, M 1 day ago

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    One of my parents always told me I shouldn't feel bad because others have it worse. I guess it's been burned into my mind. Any time I get depressed I feel guilty. It doesn't help...
    ZER0RPHEUS ZER0RPHEUS 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I have been depressed for 4 days now. I feel that my family is isolating themselves from me. They also seem upset at me about something, I confronted them about it and they said...
    Perseph0ne Perseph0ne 26-30, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    Over weighted guy. Too shy n afraid to ask the girl i like and I dont know how to talk to girls. people make fun of me and i have man boobs
    Depressedguy1234 Depressedguy1234 18-21, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    A year ago, I died. Lately, I've been feeling like I should have stayed dead. I'm just so tired.
    FantasyVixen FantasyVixen 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 25

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    Every morning i wake up and ask myself why didn't i die? And ask myself how could i make that big mistake? Every Morning i wake up ask myself what should i do?
    Gloriaboszaman Gloriaboszaman 26-30, F 5 Responses Aug 23

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    I feel really stupid for thinking about this but I met up with my friend who I've known for 5 years now. We met online and he has turned out to be one of my best friend. I now met...
    Laraamani Laraamani 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 23

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    I'm pretty shy because when I was growing up relationships were never really an option haha. So now that I'm not a little kid anymore I can start to mingle ... If I wasn't shy lol...
    zpay zpay 18-21, M Aug 23

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    I guess I got a case of Sunday depression. It's not so much the day itself, but more the feelings I get. Usually I'm not the type to really need anyone to talk to all the time...
    CactusHugger CactusHugger 22-25 Aug 23

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    Because i feel so alone when i not with my girlfriends. I want everyday to meet the. I don't wanna lose them
    ayeshadenji ayeshadenji 16-17, T Aug 23

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    I just don't wanna cry anymore but I can't stop. All this is eating me up. I wonder what it'll all take me to..
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 23

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    I am a perfectionist i always got anything if i want. I didn't care how hard it is or how long it will take. I always reach out what i want. But three months ago i lost my...
    Gloriaboszaman Gloriaboszaman 26-30, F 4 Responses Aug 22

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    Can not get out from bed for two months :(
    Gloriaboszaman Gloriaboszaman 26-30, F 3 Responses Aug 22

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    I really want to kill myself. My life is going on horribly. My mother has psychotic depression, she has been on an affair for 9 years & has just recently stopped after being...
    mangoseed mangoseed 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 22

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    I really want to kill myself. My life is going on horribly. My mother has psychotic depression, she has been on an affair for 9 years & has just recently stopped after being...
    mangoseed mangoseed 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 22

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    i am sad and broke.......... there was this guy i never liked and imma now in 10th grade..... in our syllabus last year that is in my 9th Grade there was a Poem Called "The Seven...
    preethi03 preethi03 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 22

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    My mother died on November 11, 2011. My dad died on June 10 this year. My older brother ran away with all the inheritance money that was supposed to be for both of us because he...
    xingru xingru 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 21

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    I'm so in love, and I found it in the most unlikely place. I have two wonderful young teenagers and life is truly amazing lately. however I keep getting overwhelming feelings of...
    agypsieschild agypsieschild 31-35, F Aug 20

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    I have one really good friend but o feel like she doesn't understand what I'm feeling or going through. I need someone to be my rock instead of me being theirs. I want a best...
    LizC815 LizC815 22-25, F Aug 19

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    bad things keep happening to me and I don't know why. As hard as I work and as nice as I am to people, nothing is ever good enough. No one ever talks to me and I am bad at making...
    tm193 tm193 18-21, F Aug 18

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    Just been feeling down. Nothing has been helping. Feeling really tired. Don't want to keep trying.
    Destroyer2266 Destroyer2266 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 17

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    After not being in a relationship for a long time I finally found someone to love. She decided recently that she needed to break up with me. The reason is because her father is an...
    MechEngineer MechEngineer 31-35, M 3 Responses Aug 17

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    Being shy it's like having two personalities, where the outside you has complete control over everything that you are and want, while the real you stays freeze. i just wish i...
    Bshy96 Bshy96 18-21, F Aug 16

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    i admitted something that I didn't know what in my heart tonight and I don't think I was ready for that. But i needed to do it for the one person who's been there for me. I...
    aacbluey aacbluey 18-21, F Aug 16

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    I wish I was normal like everybody else. I hate my social anxiety! It has destroyed my life. I had to give up on my dream to be an actor. I loved to be on stage and front of the...
    Erivalentino Erivalentino 22-25, M Aug 16

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    I always feel my partner doesn't love me the way I do her. Then I get totally depressed,I start feeling there must be something Terribly wrong with me. I cry then I get mad at...
    Depdude Depdude 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 15

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    These voices in my head just tell me I'm not good enough. I never will be. Is this what depressed feel's like, being trapped in your own head. i think so. I feel suicidal but i...
    unknowngirlonline unknowngirlonline 13-15, F Aug 14

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    My girlfriend broke up with me the other day, ever since, I haven't been acting myself like I was when I was with her. I miss her more than ever. She meant a lot to me, but I feel...
    JessRaxx JessRaxx 18-21, M Aug 14

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    Shyness and insecurity hold you back from doing so many things that would have made beautiful memories; being shy means being stressed which leads on to sadness and regret. There...
    laura270 laura270 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 13