I Am Very Shy and Feeling Very Depressed

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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

    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

    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

    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

    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 i was'nt always so shy and withdrawn when i was really little and it becomes very tough at work, when some one says something and puts me down i get horribly tied in knots...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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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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    NoWhereToFlyTo NoWhereToFlyTo
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    itcheru itcheru
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    16-17, F
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    BellaGrace1 BellaGrace1
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    HomelessSoul HomelessSoul
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    PhoenixTearz PhoenixTearz
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    deleted deleted
    26-30
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    16-17, F
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    proudmama5711 proudmama5711
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    70+, F
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    deleted deleted
    26-30
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    iamsal iamsal
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    DragonTheDragon DragonTheDragon
    26-30, M
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    Mal1967 Mal1967
    46-50, M
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    deleted deleted
    26-30
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    puppylove42 puppylove42
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    deleted deleted
    26-30
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