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I Am Very Shy

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    I sing in fact I got accepted to a singing high school. But I'm am so shy. It prevents me from showing my talent & I hate that about myself. I wanna be confident with myself I...
    lianx19 lianx19 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    Accepting the Shyness - Well, ever since I was in Kindergarten I've been a little shy and reclusive around other children. For the past year or two I've been trying to deal with...
    Bbrawl Bbrawl 18-21 Jul 21, 2009

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    Used To Be Extremely Shy, Got Better, Now Feel Like It's Coming On Stronger - I have been extremely shy ever since I was about 4 years old. I was so shy that I was almost held back...
    beachgrl74 beachgrl74 31-35 4 Responses Nov 12, 2010

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    Soooooo Shy - Ok, I'm shy. I'm so stinkin' shy, that all through my high school years, I walked around my schools (plural.....because I went to a different school every year) with...
    CagedRaven CagedRaven 46-50, F 6 Responses Jun 25, 2009

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    I'm extremely shy around people I don't know or barely know. (Honestly, I'm having a hard time trying to post these "experiences") But hey, there is always a time to start getting...
    DrStrychnine DrStrychnine 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 6

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    My Shyness Eats Me Away - Im only shy because people judge me for my opinion so i dont talk much and when i do people look at me like they just saw a herd of sheeps get token away...
    SunnyShine200 SunnyShine200 16-17, F Mar 25, 2013

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    The Shy Me - Almost too shy to talk about it on here.  As a child i was shy, nerdish and too sensitive, which i never lost growing older. I think that i'm always too much...
    DutchPerson DutchPerson 41-45 2 Responses Sep 17, 2009

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    I'm Shyyyyyyyy - I hate when my friends' parents have to drive me home. Wow. That is one of the most awkward situations to get involved with, for me personally. I never know who...
    mixedview mixedview 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 14, 2008

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    Iam Very Shy - As a kid i was very shy, it takes me awhile to warm up to ppl , once i start to trust a bit i open up to others, i missed a lot when i was young because of shyness...
    mycuzinvinni mycuzinvinni 46-50, M 2 Responses Jun 26, 2011

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    what I want to post on facebook "shock kayu ganina sa plane survey bai, abe ku unsa, wew... x) d na ku mag pa late sunod" what I really want to post "shock kayu ku ganina sa plane...
    aljada aljada 18-21, F Mar 8

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    Aarrggghh! - I get so angry at myself for being shy and socially awkward! It`s stupid! If it weren`t for my wife knocking me over the head and taking me back to her 'cave' I...
    aintlifegreat aintlifegreat 56-60, M 1 Response Dec 23, 2010

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    I Wish I Could Be More Outgoing - A lot of the time in my life, I have found it very hard to connect with people.  Sometimes I just think people don't really care or they...
    falfts falfts 46-50 1 Response Aug 20, 2008

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    I am that shy I can't talk to people who send me inboxes
    Ripjr Ripjr 18-21, M Dec 12, 2013

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    New - I'm new to all of this don't know how it works... Guidance? :/ shy girl
    2013curiosity 2013curiosity 22-25 Mar 4, 2013

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    I have very bad social anxiety and I have a very hard time making friends. People always say "Never be shy" But that doesn't work for me, I can't just turn it off. I HATE being shy...
    Kornstev Kornstev 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 28

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    I Guy That I Am Attracted to - i am attracted to my co-worker right..but i think that it is so physical.....he is very big head and so wrong for me....but i still want him i still...
    Mcfangel Mcfangel 19-21, F 1 Response Oct 5, 2006

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    I was very very shy for years since I started doing self harm when I was about 12 or 13 years old for some reasons. There's a lot of different stories about me being shy, no...
    zara13 zara13 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 13

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    So my school has a semi-formal dance tomorrow night and I asked this girl I like to go with me and she said yes, but she would meet me there because she and her friends had already...
    MedivalJolk MedivalJolk 13-15, M Mar 7

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    I Am Pregnant I Am 14years Old - i went too a swim party my boy friend and i went into a room we had sex i took my my bottoms off sodid he about three weeks later i felt strange...
    bettysdawn bettysdawn 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 6, 2013

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    I Am a Very Social Person, And... - I am a very social person, and enjoy new experiences with new people.
    sdanamarie sdanamarie 21-25, F 1 Response Jan 25, 2007

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    Meeting A Deadringer - He was a friend of mine for four years, we met through an arcade game where we both frequented during our college days. We weren't very close in any regards...
    shiroblanc shiroblanc 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 27, 2013

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    Too Much For My Own Good - i have told almost no one how i feel about them. i have such a hard time when it comes to stuff like that.
    EdgeCrusher EdgeCrusher 26-30, M May 1, 2011

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    Idk Why But For Some Reason I Am.... - when i was little they tell me i was soo outgoing and would go home with anybody lol not that they let me but that i would just talk to...
    papasmerf21 papasmerf21 22-25, M Jan 12, 2012

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    The Biggest Mistake - I made the biggest mistake of my life when I married my husband. wait did I even really get married? thats a good question because it sure as hell doesnt feel...
    Glitzlyn Glitzlyn 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 7, 2012

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    Hell Yeah I Am Shy!! - Well, i'm not as shy as I used to be. I used to like...not really even talk to anyone at all, like not to the cashiers or anything. It still takes me a...
    Undefinedsystem Undefinedsystem 16-17, M Jul 21, 2010

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    That's The Way I Am................... - i am a very introvert person, with a shy nature. i find it difficult to go and talk to people who are absolute strangers to me. not to...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Oct 2, 2012

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    It May Be Strange, On This Sit... - It may be strange, on this site I tell a lot of personal things about myself and I really enjoy doing that. In normal life I wouldn't dare that...
    linda linda 21-25, F 3 Responses Jan 25, 2007

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    Specifically, I Am "body Shy" - I'm certainly more of an introvert that extrovert, but I have no problem speaking to people at gatherings and such. But there was no story...
    pf1oyd pf1oyd 51-55, M 1 Response Feb 17, 2012

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    Emotionally Broken -  im 19 and extremely shy,i have no job ,boyfriend and my friends dont call me anymore. i have never in my life been so shy until this year.i have had many...
    cristina19 cristina19 18-21, F 11 Responses Dec 31, 2009

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    One Bad Trait. - Ever since I was a little kid, I have found it unbelievably hard to walk up to someone and say something like, "Hey, do you want to hang out sometime?" Or, "Hey, I...
    LittleMonster1011 LittleMonster1011 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 10, 2012

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    Being Shy Makes Me Feel Little. - I am 24 years old and have always been shy ever since I was a child I was quiet and didn't have many friends. I always felt like being shy made...
    Neonights Neonights 22-25, F 4 Responses Nov 6, 2012

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    Phones. - I almost have a fear of phones. What if I can't understand what the other person is saying? What if I think they said one thing when they said another? What if I say...
    katnipkitkat katnipkitkat 41-45, F 2 Responses Oct 24, 2012

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    Very Shy - I was always shy as long as i can remeber.  My verbal abuse as a child crippled me into leading a very dull life. i wasn't excelling for myself i was trying to get...
    awakened awakened 31-35, M 5 Responses Oct 28, 2007

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    This Isnt How It Used To Be. - ever since this summer I dont go outside, hangout with friends, I usually only eat sleep and play zelda. I text a few people. but I just went outside...
    panic123 panic123 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 18, 2011

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    I Am Somewhat Shy - I'm somewhat shy.   I don't bother talking to people till they talk to me first.
    aquarius3 aquarius3 61-65 Jan 30, 2012

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    Since I Was 5 - My older sister said I started to be shy once I turned around age 5. Maybe part of it related to me learning disabilities as kids made fun of me when I was at...
    ChillyWilly82 ChillyWilly82 31-35, M Feb 14, 2013

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    It Gets Easier.... - Alright, I'll share my shyness with you.... Ever wonder what makes you shy or afraid to meet new people? I know I do.... 23 years old and although I can...
    relentless relentless 21-25, F Jan 30, 2008

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    I feel like a lot of people would like me if they actually knew me but I'm too shy to act myself in front of people so everybody thinks I'm either awkward or just an *******.
    Chris1083 Chris1083 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 23

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    Is Being Shy A Bad Thing? - Ok so on friday my family and I had a get together because my aunt came into town and people know I'm shy I have been ever since I was little and you...
    ghost17 ghost17 18-21 4 Responses Feb 12, 2012

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    A Poem For Shy Girls - A Diary Of A Shy Girl By skywriter13 The words are at the tip of my tongue. I desire to speak, to express myself. But, my strength is beneath me. Instead, I...
    FadeAway95 FadeAway95 16-17, F 2 Responses Feb 12, 2013

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    I Tend to Have Different Perso... - i tend to have different personalitys around certain people. If i feel intimidated in any way i will be VERY shy, i wont talk at all. But when...
    iamtredelle iamtredelle 16-18, F 4 Responses Jan 24, 2007

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    Hello I'm here to tell something more about me to be honest, I do not even know where to start, was still very young when I started to be shy, do not know why I have no reason to...
    ferrer95 ferrer95 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 21

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    Does this make any sense?... "I am internally shy" I say internally because no body else really looks at me and thinks "oh wow, she's so shy". In fact, they think the complete...
    Dimples411 Dimples411 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 22

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    im actually quite shy i dont talk to people with whom i meet for the first time,it might be a girl or a guy if they start a conversation then i dont have a problem and once we...
    Roadguy Roadguy 26-30, M Mar 22

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    Not very. Just enough to be considered as a po.0. As shy and timid as a po.0. Now ain't this the very first story for this experience group? Aren't we living up to its name? Love...
    kixisback kixisback 22-25 Mar 26

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    Ppl r so shy. Shy ppl miss out n they r boring af so pls stop being shy
    truth2b truth2b 26-30, M Mar 27

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    When I'm with my close friends I'm no where near shy, but when it comes to my crush… He's in my friend gang, but I can't talk to him, ugh. There is no reason I can't it's just...
    laracali laracali 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    It limits me so much. When i meet new people i can barely speak 2 words to them. Apparently they have medication for shyness now o think its dumb even though i dont like being shy...
    LizWasNotHere LizWasNotHere 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 2

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    I'm so sick of being so shy all the time. I just want to be normal and talk to people, but I get so scared and anxious. I thought that as I grew older I would get less shy, but...
    hugbees hugbees 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 4

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    Hope there are others that live with shyness and anxiety and can relate to this...nobody really understands people with shyness and anxiety
    shyguy07 shyguy07 26-30, M Mar 23

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