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I Am Very Shy

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    So getting people to see

    if this one girl at work is single, idk what/ how to do if she is o.o
    Zack607 Zack607 22-25, M 1 Response Dec 1, 2014

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    It's so bad like I feel like i'm socially

    awkward /: I can't talk to people or anyone because i'm so shy. Like I can't even go to my own family gathering because i'm just to shy. I do go but it just winds up being awkward sometimes. I can't even go to the store without me thinking people are looking at me or staring...
    13puggylover 13puggylover 13-15, F 4 Responses Sep 3, 2015

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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 that recognition from my father but it didn't matter if i got a hundred or 30 no reaction so as a result i...
    awakened awakened 31-35, M 5 Responses Oct 28, 2007

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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. I want to be expressive, charmiong etc but I am shy.
    linda linda 22-25, F 4 Responses Jan 25, 2007

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    I hate being shy because

    whenever someone comes up to talk to me I start to shake, cry, and hyperventilate. Maybe that is why I have no friends.
    ThePumpkinQueen ThePumpkinQueen 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 15, 2014

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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 think "I have a great life, why do I need her as a friend".  I think it comes from my experiences as a child.  Looking...
    falfts falfts 46-50 1 Response Aug 20, 2008

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    Taylynnia Taylynnia 16-17, F Aug 12, 2014

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    Taylynnia Taylynnia 16-17, F Aug 12, 2014

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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 think they would understand but they don't. Just because I'm shy they act like I'm not in the room. I have a hard time talking to...
    ghost17 ghost17 18-21 4 Responses Feb 12, 2012

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    Hey there is a new boy in are class

    that started yesterday his very shy and sometimes moody to people but how do I say hi coz I'm shy to new people :3
    tiashepherdx tiashepherdx 13-15, F Jun 4, 2014

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    I feel awkward when I talk to people.

    Even my friends. I just feel like whenever I talk with them I'm letting them down.
    hummingbird88 hummingbird88 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 25, 2014

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    I even cannot call my relatives

    and congratulate them on celebrations,but I cannot.I wish I was confident ,but it is like curse.Obssessive thoughts come over and conquer me
    Captain777 Captain777 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 24, 2015

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    carsen carsen 18-21, M Jun 17, 2014

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    Being very quiet and shy is hard on your social

    life. But I want to try and change that. Get involved in the community. Talk more. Now where do I start...
    AnhTheBlackSheep AnhTheBlackSheep 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 8, 2015

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    MeeeKazz MeeeKazz 18-21, F Jul 15, 2014

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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 in Kindergarten because I would not talk to my teacher when she tested me on my letters etcc. But luckily my mom fought for me. My mom was awesome! Anyway, I went through...
    beachgrl74 beachgrl74 31-35 4 Responses Nov 12, 2010

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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 something stupid? What if I just freeze up and don't say anything at all?
    katnipkitkat katnipkitkat 41-45, F 2 Responses Oct 24, 2012

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    I like to be myself in quiet places

    so I can read. Along with the quietness that I have as a trait I am very shy and think a lot of people might eat me.
    shyshortandstrong shyshortandstrong 13-15, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I like never talk in school,

    I always sit in the back of the room and sit alone at lunch
    AliyaL AliyaL 13-15, F 3 Responses Sep 1, 2015

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    I am a a very shy person

    and I don't talk a lot.... But once you get to know me I am a a great guy but I am so shy especially when it comes to talking to girls... So it's incredible that I am dating my high school sweet heart <3
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jul 9, 2014

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    I am very very shy in real life,

    but online I'm not really that shy.
    SSxREAPERx1998 SSxREAPERx1998 18-21, M 3 Responses Apr 4, 2015

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    I am all right with my friends,

    but when I'm with people its like my mouth closes up and cant speak. It can be very annoying in public places.
    cleocat1234 cleocat1234 13-15, F Aug 19, 2014

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    I'm over a friends house

    and his brother just asked us what we want for dinner. He insisted on buying pizza, and my friend answered yes, but I stayed quiet. I'm an extremely shy and quiet person, so I didn't know what to say. Why do I have to be such an idiot?
    lovecatsnothumans lovecatsnothumans 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 28, 2015

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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 im comfortable i never shutup. I tend to annoy the calm. Im naturally a reserved person also, so when i feel like being alone il just...
    iamtredelle iamtredelle 16-17, F 4 Responses Jan 24, 2007

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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 slip away mysteriously. I move silently across the room. My lips in movement but never making any sound. I'm used to stares...
    FadeAway95 FadeAway95 16-17, F 2 Responses Feb 12, 2013

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    It is hard to talk to people.

    I am very shy and scared of people hurting me.
    hisandherswithsomuchlove hisandherswithsomuchlove 13-15, F 7 Responses Sep 4, 2015

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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 jobs,friends and boys in my past and all of a suden im left with nothing. getting a job for me is not hard but keeping...
    cristina19 cristina19 18-21, F 10 Responses Dec 31, 2009

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    PopulaceInOne PopulaceInOne 18-21, M Sep 14, 2014

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    people think im a stuck up *****

    because im shy when in reality if you give me a chance i am very loyal and the most caring person you probably will ever meet.
    mysteriousnite mysteriousnite 13-15, F Feb 1, 2015

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    I can't even talk to people online,

    i'm afraid of what they'll say. Thats the main reason for not having internet friends, i actually would love to talk to a lot of you guys but my stupid social awkwardness wont let me..... Thats why i'm so alone i guess
    PinkBlueyes PinkBlueyes 13-15, F Nov 21, 2014

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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 topic called "I am body shy", so this was as close as I could come. Though I'm now 53 and could lose a few pounds, I don't think I'm...
    pf1oyd pf1oyd 56-60, M 1 Response Feb 17, 2012

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    and dont understand why.

    all my wifes, all the three times, i found her in an unusual way. the first one i found through a marriage agency. the second one responded to a not i put in a newspaper the third one i found in internet. i am not able to talk to a girl or woman when i see on on the street or...
    Crown63 Crown63 51-55, M Sep 15, 2014

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    susangoga susangoga 31-35, F Jul 20, 2015

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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 to surpass that shyness... I am always hiding at home or so sports outside. But I never talk to anyone... This prevents me from...
    deleted deleted 26-30 8 Responses Apr 3, 2015

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    I'm very shy. I don't know how to talk to

    people. I'm always quiet and don't know friends or even answer a question in class. I'm so shy that I lock myself up in my room and look at the ceiling and the only thing I think about is why am I here.
    Mahrhindha Mahrhindha 18-21, F Dec 5, 2014

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    I can hardly look people in the eyes

    when I talk cause I'm scared that I'll say something wrong and they will glare at me. That's why I never make friends most if my old friends just ignored me.
    xxPopPunkxx xxPopPunkxx 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 3, 2015

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    every time a new semester starts at my college

    i always feel left out because I'm to shy to talk to anyone.
    scruz0694 scruz0694 18-21, M Jul 15, 2014

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    So here is the deal, I'm 21 years old

    and there is a girl that I really like and for some reason I feel scared when it comes to tell her how I feel. I have known her for a couple of years now and we became friends sending text messages and calling each other from time to time. We even visited each other a few times...
    Razor00Edge Razor00Edge 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 5, 2014

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    I can't even have a normal conversation with a

    girl I would really like to get to know and possible see what happens, she is like the women of my dreams but I do smile and laugh when I'm with her
    thong94 thong94 18-21, M Apr 12, 2015

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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 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 23, 2014

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    It's really stupid how shy I am sometimes.

    That one time I was at Burger King with my friends. I noticed that the guy didn't put mayo. So i stood up, walked to the guy, and said nothing. I came back to our table and my friends kept telling me to go and get the mayo. I said I couldn't. After a minute or so from fighting...
    Mazen27 Mazen27 13-15, M 1 Response Sep 3, 2015

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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 my eyes glued to the floor!!! I had very few friends, and I didn't look up at anyone while I was moving around in...
    CagedRaven CagedRaven 46-50, F 6 Responses Jun 25, 2009

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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 confident, my ex boyfriend was so cruel to me. He made me lost my confident. I doesn't know how to speak to anyone about my problems...
    zara13 zara13 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 13, 2014

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