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I Am Very Shy and Feeling Very Depressed

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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    ShyButterfly04 ShyButterfly04 26-30, F 8 hrs ago

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    Oh man, wtffff is wrong with me? I managed to attend a family meal last night with my in-laws, after ingesting muscle relaxants and barbiturates. I'm not sure how I was able to...
    BigBaddaBoom BigBaddaBoom 26-30, F 10 hrs ago

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    Life thus far has been one big mood swing. The peaks and valleys of my condition have become cliffs and canyons that stretch ever deeper into the abyss that is my mind. Some days...
    mrkrinkle55 mrkrinkle55 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    Someone tell me I can do this. This whole job search thing is taking so much out of me and I just want a job. I just don't want to worry. I just want to live in my own apartment...
    Theartsmusic Theartsmusic 22-25, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    My moods to the point of being angry with everyone or everything I see, not only that but I also feel kinda depressed for everything that's happening to me. I'm thinking thoughts...
    Cooper802 Cooper802 18-21, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I have always been the shy girl that hardly talks. Growing up I have always kept to myself and people have tool that as me being stuck up. That isn't the case. I am just to shy to...
    tutulover11 tutulover11 22-25, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    its been weird for me lately. I have these moments where I feel like it just isn't worth it anymore. ive never felt that sad in my entire damn life. I felt exhausted, drained and...
    acidxgod acidxgod 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Ugh I'm extremely shy around random strangers and am never myself. With my small group of friends, I'm the crazy and fun one, but with other strangers, I never seem to be able to...
    penaddict penaddict 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    ive been feeling suicidal recently. but im christian. im always going home alone. i walk down the hallways alone. i dont have anyone whom i can relate to. except for one person but...
    SolaCeEncE SolaCeEncE 16-17, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I just moved to Melbourne 5 months ago and still no friends except those who moved with me. Everyone i meet keep on saying that i am very shy and reserved. True, I am but because...
    laurenkt laurenkt 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    I cant say what i actually want to say i am feeling afraid to ask people the questions i want to ask them because i always think i know the outcomes of it I am feeling trapped in a...
    ThePsychoMantis ThePsychoMantis 13-15, M 4 days ago

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    Distractions, positive thinking, acceptance, denial, humour, bladiblah. When all that fails, how do you deal with that dark feeling that seems to be stronger than you? Edit: It's...
    Tinboxdoll Tinboxdoll 36-40, F 5 days ago

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    yes i m shy and very shy but only at times not usually all the time lol
    boobilicious4you boobilicious4you 22-25, M 5 days ago

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    I think in the back of my mind, I'm always sad. But it's days like these that I know that I really am depressed. Those days where I'm lying on my bed, staring at my ceiling...
    AKGhost98 AKGhost98 16-17, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I dream of being thin attractive and happy And making it look effortless I feel lazy and indulgent But I'm also very depressed. I feel like little miss piggy Wishing I had a...
    yeahtimesahundred yeahtimesahundred 31-35, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    How I feel today... I am usually an upbeat and emotional person but during these past few days I've been feeling depressed, sad, alone... nas a bit apathic too. My grandmother...
    mssparkles mssparkles 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Looking back on my love life, I've only gone out on 2 dates in public high school career but nothing progressed there, I never got a prom date for my senior prom because I was too...
    collegestudent83 collegestudent83 22-25, M 1 Response Jun 25

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    i never thought i could be this depressed. i just miss this girl so much and ive heard about things like soulties and stuff like that and idk it might be true cause i feel like...
    pepetheanarchistfrog pepetheanarchistfrog 13-15, M 1 Response Jun 24

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    I do not remember a time where I have been 100% happy with myself and with life itself. I was depressed at a very young age because of things at home but no one knew how I was...
    Charli101 Charli101 16-17 Jun 24

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    I always thought people could tell that I was insecure and depressed, but I have a mask that I put on and everyone says I look perfect. You can almost never tell that I'm depressed...
    sirianstarsoul sirianstarsoul 16-17, M 3 Responses Jun 24

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    I just really can't explain it. I should be happy. I got everything I planned for in the beginning of the school year that passed before I graduated. I live with my boyfriend, I...
    lovemeforever9787 lovemeforever9787 18-21, F 4 Responses Jun 24

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    I see it, my mom, my gf ,my sisters , cousins, everyone sees it, I'm just becoming more and more depressed more and more each day, I literally cut myself out of depression...
    Jerseyboi Jerseyboi 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 24

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    I remember having a bad day at school a while ago. I don't recall why I was upset but these two girls noticed and I heard one of them whisper behind me "I think she's depressed...
    anonamanda001 anonamanda001 18-21, F Jun 23

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    I'm feeling the urge to kill myself and I'm not feeling great today
    nickroman15 nickroman15 16-17, M 1 Response Jun 22

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    Things just are not happening the way I thought they would...I thought the golden years would be better...I thought I could control these desires I have felt for so long but it's...
    Micky7288 Micky7288 56-60, M 2 Responses Jun 21

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    Has anyone had any experience with ECT therapy? I've read many pros and cons on the Internet and was curious as to what the me too community had to say about it.
    trevor2525 trevor2525 36-40, M Jun 19

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    So, I am depressed. Unfortunately it seems a good amount of people on here are as well. A part of me wishes I could move us all somewhere else, where we could try to be happy. I...
    CrimsonKnight117 CrimsonKnight117 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 17

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    I know turning them off is a bad choice but it helps... I won't feel the pain anymore. I don't want to feel this way. Last night I was sitting in the car just thinking 'why am I...
    laurenjauregui laurenjauregui 18-21, F Jun 17

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    I texted her last night when I was having a mental breakdown. This was her response and it will restore your faith in humanity: "First off never apologize to me for expressing...
    Scal92 Scal92 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 16

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    Someone today told me I'm too shy. And they even got mad that I've known there for some time on and off and I still act so shy around them. I don't know why I'm like that, but I've...
    itslala840 itslala840 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 16

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    I don't have anyone to talk to so I'm going to write it on here in hopes to feel a relief I guess. For starters I'm a 19 year old woman I am from SLC, UT. I guess I'll just write a...
    chana801 chana801 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 16

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    "Don't be shy." Wow thanks, you cured me.
    ThisIsMarie ThisIsMarie 13-15, F 11 Responses Jun 13