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I Am Very Shy and Feeling Very Depressed

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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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    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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    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 i was'nt always so shy and withdrawn when i was really little and it becomes very tough at work, when some one says something and puts me down i get horribly tied in knots...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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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.. 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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    babygirlh95 babygirlh95 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    I have been going through a lot lately and I'm just really depressed. A few weeks ago I found out I was pregnant and about a week later I had a miscarriage, even though I wasn't...
    Jaymerz1 Jaymerz1 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 15

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    this app is the best!! what a relief to know I'm not the only one Goin through s.... and to know that people out there really understand.. I'm so glad thank u !!!
    lucyael lucyael 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    You know those days when you hit those Low points and you don't have motivation or anything like that yeah I hate those days. But I don't know why I'm putting this here i just want...
    cmt334 cmt334 18-21, F Apr 22

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    I cannot take this anymore. I cant go to school. I cant function well.
    Spencer024 Spencer024 22-25, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    For months I have been getting more and more anxious and depressed. I mostly feel fine through out the day...but when night hits, I always have so many negative thoughts about...
    CoreyG97 CoreyG97 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 13

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    I want to start feeling better...I fell 3 weeks ago at my job and I just want to get back and yesterday went to doctor and I am out for another 2 weeks taking more test I am...
    monica0215 monica0215 51-55, F 2 Responses Apr 3

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    Id have my moments when I was feeling depressed but then id go back to being the happy person I was, but not this time. Im numb....I feel like the pain and sadness is a permanent...
    Imstillhere122 Imstillhere122 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 6

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    I am 21.I want a person with whom i can share my feelings,problems.I am a shy girl.I want a person whom understand me and my problems and give me a best solution to deal with my...
    reee11 reee11 18-21 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    This sounds really selfish, I know. I've just spent my whole entire life surrounded by depressed people. Family, friends, other halves. I'm very quiet and am naturally a very happy...
    Invisibubble Invisibubble 31-35, F 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    Depressed scars worthless hopeless forgotten this is what I feel everyday of my life
    MusicLover4Eternity MusicLover4Eternity 13-15, F 1 hr ago

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    On the train from Paris my feisty side agreed to Etienne's wish for me to remove my panties so he could look up my skirts. It resulted in some really satisfying sex at the hotel...
    Astrucbmt Astrucbmt 22-25, F 3 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    Yes I am. I'm quite a confident person generally, and people are usually surprised when I say I'm shy, but I feel shy sometimes. Even here, anonymously, sometimes I feel shy, haven...
    Tinboxdoll Tinboxdoll 36-40, F 3 Responses Apr 4

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    Im that girl in school that you never hear talk, and always looks depressed. Im that girl that never puts her hand up in class or never looks you in the eye when she talks to you...
    JustineMusey JustineMusey 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    so yesterday dad calls n say all this nasty things which I reply to wth simple okay now instead of the yelling n blaming I used to do. n then call me today n tell hey I will come...
    rottenheart rottenheart 22-25, F 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    What random thoughts go through the mind of one depressed person? I decided to expose myself just this once, if not any more in future. If anyone out there relates to this, I know...
    mysteriouseverything mysteriouseverything 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    I am 15 years old and I would say I have been depressed for a about four years or at least about the time I began secondary school. Some days I just get to a point where I can't...
    safiya999 safiya999 13-15, F 3 Responses Apr 10

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    Ok. So I secretly had a boyfriend once, and when I broke up with him, I got so sad. Wait not sad, depressed. I didn't even like him, and yet, I got like super depressed. I thought...
    Jossy7899 Jossy7899 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 24

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    I am depressed and I give up. No I am not suicidal but I have given up. Tired of struggling to make it. I wanted to post my story somewhere to get it out. I have been knocked down...
    orbie orbie 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 23

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    I've listened to the song "How Do You Get That Lonely" by Blaine Larsen. It's a song about a 18 year old boy who committed suicide Unexpectingly. It goes: How do you get that...
    TheEnduringSunrise TheEnduringSunrise 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 25

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    It's not even "Quite shy" I am a very shy person unless I get to know you. But there are some situations where I know that even after knowing someone I'd still be shy around them...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M Apr 10

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    I'm a really shy person @@ Like, I won't talk to people in my class unless they make the first move. Like, usually I just start feeling comfortable enough to talk when the semester...
    thehonestgentleman thehonestgentleman 18-21, M 6 Responses Apr 20

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    I want a relationship then when I find someone I might want to have a relationship with, I then change my mind and want to be single .. It's so sad because I might hurt someone's...
    BIP235 BIP235 16-17, F 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    My mind is racing, it's buzzing. I can't clear it. It makes my head hurt, so I cry. I don't like to cry so I try and stop myself. I guess I'm overwhelmed. Thoughts of School...
    MDCollegeMan MDCollegeMan 18-21, M 6 days ago

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    People think depression is sadness.People think depression is crying. People think depression is dressing in black. But people are wrong. Depression is the constant feeling of...
    brok3ngirl brok3ngirl 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    It sucks to admit that i am secretly depressed. No one has no clue. I come from a good family and i have friends that care for me. I have problems mainly with letting people in...
    noone852 noone852 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    All of a sudden depression has taken over. I can't focus on anything, I just feel like crying now, I don't feel like talking to anyone and if anyone talks to me at the moment, i'm...
    Imexhausted Imexhausted 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 12

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    I'm feeling discouraged again, depressed. Is it just another phase or will I take that next step? To sleep, rest in peace. I am drained, tired again, I am tired once again.
    fgtorres fgtorres 31-35, M Apr 23

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    There it is again, that feeling. Its creeping in, taking a hold of me. Soon there will be little of me left. I do what i can, I struggle, I fail. What use is it to struggle when...
    JickalisBlackthorn JickalisBlackthorn 18-21, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Ok people just because I am shy, it doesn't mean I will deal with your sh*t. People think that because I'm too afraid too talk, I keep to myself, and stutter and won't make eye...
    ElectrifiedArrow ElectrifiedArrow 13-15, F 5 Responses Apr 7

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    There are people I really want to talk to or things I want to do but I just can't because of how shy I am?.-. I thought ep would help me be less shy but I'm still shy on here? ugh...
    Liseyyx Liseyyx 13-15, F 19 Responses Apr 8

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