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I Am Very Shy At First

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    Very Quite

    It takes a lot to get to know me.  I tend to be very quite and reserved to those I just meet and it takes a lot to bread that shell.
    miaforfun miaforfun 41-45, F 4 Responses Oct 12, 2009

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    I Wish There Was A Pill For The End Of The Curse Of Shyness

    I literally used to feel gulity as if I was sinning against god by being shy.I always had those butterfly nerves at school ... doing talks, reading out loud, drama and sport, music and singing... home work etcI would avoid going to school if my work was bad or I didn't understand...
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals 36-40, F 2 Responses Apr 19, 2012

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    How do I stop being so self-conscious

    and shy? I feel like i constantly have a wall up that stops me from being 100% myself until I really get to know the person
    bluecrush42 bluecrush42 18-21, F Mar 3, 2014

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    I normally am but then there are times like this

    when I just wanna talk talk talk so that's why I'm posting so many experiences..
    staygoldenbaby staygoldenbaby 16-17, F Jan 23

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    But In Some Circumstances I Shine

    Usually I'm very reserved at first, but with some groups of people I click the moment I meet them. When I'm in my element I can be witty, funny, creative and intelligent. But with most groups of people I adopt a reserved posture.
    CrazyWuWu CrazyWuWu 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 14, 2010

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    I am extremely shy, but I'm trying to break

    myself of it. So far, I think it's working out pretty damn good. ^_^
    LadyFranco LadyFranco 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 18, 2014

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    Shy At First

    Shy at first,That's me,When in big groups,Never know what to say,'Til someone says "Hello",Once I'm started,Lose allĀ sceneĀ of me,Shy no more.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Dec 18, 2011

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    I'm very shy at first indeed.

    It really suck because people don't always know how shy I am and they take it sometimes as a disinterest and thing I don't want to get to know them or whatever when in reality I'm just very shy.
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M Dec 12, 2014

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    Can Open Up

    Once I get to know someone and feel confident around them, I feel more safe to be myself.
    asert12345678 asert12345678 31-35, M Jul 9, 2013

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    Im Really Shy...

    Im extremely shy the first time I talk to you, but im really outgoing once I kno you:)
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 5, 2012

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    So Quiet

    Sometimes, Im quiet for a long time after I first meet someone, I think I have some form of Social Anxiety, its getting a little better, but I still often go red around people I dont usually speak to...I wish I could be as loud and confident as everyone around me, it bugs me that...
    Enjoythesilence Enjoythesilence 16-17, F 5 Responses Sep 20, 2009

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    Shyness

    i wish i never get shy at first sut i always do and that is a big problem with me even since childhood. I beleive that it has effected my whole life and wish i could just open up more. As soon as i get to know someone i get very talkative. feels strange.
    mistyic mistyic 36-40, F 3 Responses Jan 29, 2010

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    Maybe I'm Being Insecure?

    I dunno, I am always horribly shy when I meet most ppl. I think its because I've been hurt by too many ppl before. I just find it hard to open up to ppl any more. I have found some ppl though, which I have just connected to from the start. But I am trying to open up to ppl more...
    TheWanderingSupertramp TheWanderingSupertramp 22-25, M 1 Response Oct 13, 2009

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    Do Not Show Any Weakness.

    When I first met my wife; I came to her house which is now "our house", As soon as I walked in the door her mother and stepfather walked in and sat down at the kitchen table. Her mother kept looking me up and down. She had a smug look on her face. I reacted with a defensive...
    Snookybear Snookybear 36-40, M Feb 17, 2010

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    I am shy but will talk with you

    if you approach me lol drinks help too :-)
    MrMan1978 MrMan1978 31-35, M Feb 3, 2014

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    Shy When First Meeting Someone

         When i first meet someone i am very shy, I only speak when spoken to and it takes a little while before i feel comfortable enough to say anything or to even start a conversation, This is something that i have been working on and i have improved alot...
    confusedone confusedone 41-45, F 7 Responses Dec 21, 2008

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    Awwwww Chucks....

    I'm always very shy when i meet people in person, and i feel like my heart sinks into my stomach and as people start to talk to me for a little while my hearts like XD but after a period of time like maybe min. hours. a day or two or weeks, i tend to come out of my shell.. unless...
    FWhIsPeR FWhIsPeR 18-21, M Jan 27, 2010

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    I'm Shy When I'm Alone.

    I'm shy depending on how many people I already know there. If I'm with a lot of good friends, then I'll talk.  But sometimes I appear shy only because I like hanging out in the back and relaxin. I'm just kickin back when I'm kickin it. 
    rhawn rhawn 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 3, 2009

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    Im very shy and its hard to make new friends

    and meant people, i want to i just over think everything. There is a girl that works at the store up the street from me that i say hi to and we talk a little, i want to ask if she wants to hang out some time but i dont know how. I always get to shy to ask. Help me please.
    MickeyBella94 MickeyBella94 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 6, 2014

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    Well I moved in with my dad about 6 months ago and I had to transfer schools, the first day of school I was really shy but the people at this school are pretty so people started...
    bellaswan18109 bellaswan18109 16-17, F Mar 25

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    I was 16. basically I didn't talk to the guy for months then he messages me asking to hangout. I decided to go to see what he wanted. It was pouring outside and we were going to...
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    I'm honestly to shy to talk to anyone. once I get to know a person ill never shut up but they have to talk to me first. people used to think I was rude because I talked to one...
    brookebam brookebam 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    Shyness is cute. c: Though, it would be hard to talk, since I'm shy at first as well. xD
    RhinosaurusRex RhinosaurusRex 18-21, F 6 Responses 1 day ago

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    hi, i guess i just want to see if anyone else is like me, im actually im not shy at first but most times, it take me long time to warm and trust people, im mostly quiet, i mostly...
    mariere16 mariere16 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 21

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    I am generally a shy, awkward person. It's tough especially when I first meet someone and I'm all nervous and awkward and generally don't make the best first impression. I hate it...
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M 1 Response Apr 9

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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 a week ago

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    About 20 years ago my wife and I went to a nudist resort . I was very nervous and excited at the same time. After many minutes I took off my clothes , it was many naked people of...
    nicelifeok2 nicelifeok2 56-60, M Mar 31

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    I may not approach you first because I'm shy but if you start a conversation with me, I will talk to you for hours and hours.
    ComplicatedGirl18 ComplicatedGirl18 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 2

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    I remember my first kiss. :( Your first kiss doesn't have to be perfect of course, because you don't have any experience, but it should be nice, because you only get one chance and...
    cherrycokes cherrycokes 26-30, F Mar 21

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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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    I didn't have my first proper kiss until I was 21; on my 21st birthday in fact. I had always been shy of girls and could never understand how you kissed them. As I was leaving my...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 28

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    You know, I never believed in love at first sight.. & I'm sure many don't. It was August 21st when my parents decided to plan a last minute vacation to the beach. Although this...
    Summerlove824 Summerlove824 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 2

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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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    I am 21 and I just got my first sex toy!! Oh my goodness I am so excited. I am currently waiting for it to arrive. I bought it from a glass blower on etsy, its a deep blue. It is...
    DemonFeyLove DemonFeyLove 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 19

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    If you ever meet me in person im shy but when we get to talking I'll come out of my shyness
    BabyGirll1998 BabyGirll1998 16-17, F 3 Responses Mar 21

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    Actually, I've been working hard (and plus a lot of prayer) the last year to conquer it and I've really done well. I'm not so shy anymore. I've let go of overthinking and letting...
    queenjellyfish queenjellyfish 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    My shyness is really strong... I can't really talk to people. Some people in my surrounding don't even know how my voice sounds, because I nearly never speak. And I don't know how...
    Miridia96 Miridia96 18-21, F 9 Responses Apr 3

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    I am very very shy in real life, but online I'm not really that shy.
    SSxREAPERx1998 SSxREAPERx1998 16-17, M 1 Response Apr 4

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    People who read my stories on here or talk to me on here...or know me at this point in my life...don't believe that I used to be so shy that I couldn't or wouldn't even eat in...
    RubyLane RubyLane 41-45, F Apr 4

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    I don't get it it's like I'm nervous and shy and once I get a couple Mins to get close to my surroundings it's like I'm not shy anymore
    jaddielove024 jaddielove024 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I think their adorable because when they are shy around you, you just wanna try harder for them lol like get them out of their shy zone idk XD
    MariexOkay MariexOkay 13-15, F 3 Responses 1 day ago