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I Am Very Shy and Feeling Very Depressed

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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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    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 i was'nt always so shy and withdrawn when i was really little and it becomes very tough at work, when some one says something and puts me down i get horribly tied in knots...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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    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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    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 22-25, T 2 Responses Sep 13, 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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    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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    Shyshy

    i think im very shy...and i know i am very depressed, all i do is walk around, with my head to the floor, thinking about how i will or how i would want to die, the very few friends i have barely want to talk to me anymore, i feel like i just bring everyone down around me. i...
    Dragonites Dragonites 18-21, M 9 Responses May 3, 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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    & people telling me it is just a phase. I usually have problems when going "out". & 99.9% of the time i dont. I sit at home & feel lonely & sad. & even when im not lonely, im still...
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    Is it possible to be shy but outgoing at the same time? Like I "put a face on" to hide my shyness and I think people can tell it's forced.
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