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I Avoid Crowds

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    Hate Them

    I always go out of my way to avoid crowds of people.. even small groups of people I try to avoid. Sometimes I just try to avoid being around anyone altogether so I don't feel awkward and uncomfortable. Like in college a lot of the time I walk right around the whole of the...
    BrokenAngelWishes BrokenAngelWishes 18-21, F 1 Response May 29, 2010

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    When I'm Walking

    when i'm walking i tend to avoid crowds, especially if i'm carrying something. I just know i'll drop something, or bash into people then i'll get really embarressed. Sometimes i avoid crowds if they look mean or chavvy, and if they are people from my year and i look ugly. i'm...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 11, 2010

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    I'm not anti social, I just don't like being

    stuffed in like sardines in a can...
    3Dogmatic 3Dogmatic 36-40, M Oct 14, 2014

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    Panic Attacks Are Not Fun.

    I avoid crowds at all costs.. I cannot stand to be around many people. Walmart is one of these places.. I believe it was made by an evil person who wants to see people die. I always have panic attacks when I'm around a bunch of people. Panic attacks are NOT fun.
    Beautifulimperfections Beautifulimperfections 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 7, 2012

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    Why I Avoid Crowds

    I can't stand being around large crowds of people..im an Empath (can feel peoples emotions )and it seems that at times i mistake other peoples emotions for my own, i am also sensitive to negitivte energies i seem to obsorb it and i feel really low on energy after that.In a few...
    BleedingXheart BleedingXheart 22-25, F 5 Responses Jan 2, 2011

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    Scary

    I have social anxiety BIG TIME.I rarely leave my house, and when I do, I am a straight nervous wreck the whole time. If I have dinner plans with someone and the restaurant is too crowded for me, I will apologize and leave. I've had several friends get mad at me for this, but it's...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 13, 2011

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    I Watch A Program On The Studies Of Crowds And How They Work N Psychology

    it was an eye opener...in England the soccer and football crowds and then kids at schooland the psychology behind controlling riots in crowds...transportation of crowds and other gatheringsall so interesting ....
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals 36-40, F Mar 31, 2012

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    That's Me

    I am the one trying to make my way through with the least amount of human contact possible. I will usually just hang back and let everyone go before me and you won't find me in a crowd of people voluntarily. Unless it's a rock concert, that's different because the energy is...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 18, 2010

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    Simple

    I don't do crowded trains, malls, shops, or any place stressful or chaotic. Something like a crowded conference is fine because there's no bustling or stress or angry parents ploughing through with screaming kids in prams, but otherwise I'm not interested. Travelling on peak...
    lipbloss lipbloss 36-40, F 12 Responses Feb 5, 2011

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    The absolute bane of my life. I'm extremely hypervigilant and nervous around them. I avoid them as much as the plague.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 3

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    I don't mind the crowds in NYC and the other cities in the states but when caught in crowds in other countries I find myself feeling claustrophobic.
    justnicky justnicky 36-40, F 3 Responses Apr 8

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    unless i got like 2 or 3 close friends with me nope i hate big crowds. unless im performing for them nope i hate big crowds.
    violinmaster242 violinmaster242 13-15, F Apr 16

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    I find being social extremely tiring and a bit timid to bring the stress on myself. It's not that I don't act myself around friends, I do. It's just a constant battle with myself...
    Socalsunset Socalsunset 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 2

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    I have tried to understand this for a long time now, and it really weighs on me and my confidence. When in conversation I often notice the person I am talking to will avoid looking...
    sfie1917 sfie1917 22-25, F Apr 9

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    The Truth About Soy By Annie Hauser The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced in 1999 that diets including daily soy resulted in a significantly reduced risk of heart...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 1 Response Apr 18

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    I get scared something bad will happen like the terrorist attacks, a shooting and now thanks to the marathon bombing..bombings. This world is crazy...excuse me, people of this...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    My stomach is hating on me, and I don't appreciate it at all. I can't help it that I consumed massive amounts of naughty-terrible-dear-lord-are-you-seriously-eating-again! - Why...
    Orchidspetals Orchidspetals 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    The psychic that once approached me told me, "You've been through so much that you don't give yourself a chance with anyone so you won't get attached and disappointed." Boy, was...
    ClaireH19 ClaireH19 18-21, F Apr 1

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    I don't let myself get too close to people because I've been hurt so many times. I let people think I've completely opened up to them so they don't feel like they've completely...
    GreenEyess GreenEyess 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    Because it's just so damn pleasant
    xanaxannex xanaxannex 22-25 1 Response Apr 11

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    I don't know if it's me or you. Today I am my replies to be not as nice and supportive as I like. Things I read today or the wording is calling my hard side out. I don't like...
    TheOldMountianMan TheOldMountianMan 61-65, M 1 Response Apr 13

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    Afraid of the increase in family contacts and worried about expectations that come with it I have finished my marriage and can't find a way to get involved again. Also in my job...
    arturz29 arturz29 26-30, M Apr 14

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    There's no reason for me to like you, even if at first I thought I did. You got me at "we have so many things in common" only to find out how completely different we really are...
    Alyyeska Alyyeska 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 16

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    Like breaking my arm... Didn't do much break it as bruise it though :(
    OneWithTheSkies OneWithTheSkies 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    When someone (whom you would think of as being close to you, say, a trusted friend), repeatedly does one of the following things, you might want to consider that they’re...
    Injoy1767 Injoy1767 46-50, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    1. I am 5'9 2. My name is Estelle 3. I don't like my name 4. I love tall guys 5. I live in New Zealand 6. I have never moved house 7. But have to move out of my house 8. My...
    XXimdeadinsideXX XXimdeadinsideXX 13-15, F 7 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    I was asked once what would I change in my life if I had such chance ? I thought hard about it and the only things that I found was avoiding hurting people and thanking to those...
    laughingsoul laughingsoul 41-45, F 2 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    Amazing Simple Home Remedies.... 1. AVOID CUTTING YOURSELF WHEN SLICING VEGETABLES BY GETTING SOMEONE ELSE TO HOLD THE VEGETABLES WHILE YOU CHOP. 2. AVOID ARGUMENTS WITH THE...
    Inexperienced3 Inexperienced3 51-55, M 57 mins ago

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    To those who call this a "gift" - where can I exchange it? This model is defective. The "off switch" is broken and the filters don't work. Looking back on my life, I've noticed...
    Shuhak Shuhak 51-55, M 3 Responses Mar 30

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    I think my biggest fear is the fear of myself getting sick to my stomach or someone else getting sick. Since I was a little girl I have been terrified of it. Everything about it...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F Apr 14

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    Everyday feels lonely to me. I live with my grandparents since I have remembered. I have parents and a sister a year younger than me. However, she lives with my mother. I live with...
    BIP235 BIP235 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    Why go. Those places feed sickness. Overpriced everything on sale. Lol. Crowds. Greedy crowds. Or judgemental morons. Or thugs. Wasting money on trends...
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M 1 Response Mar 30

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    Maybe because I have a lot to be pessimistic about? Or maybe it's just who I am? Or maybe both? Or...maybe it's one of those weird cyclical things where one thing leads to another...
    Jugemu Jugemu 31-35, M 1 Response Apr 7

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    I've been having a series of reoccurring dreams recently. Which is rather odd for me as I rarely ever remember the dreams I have in the first place. Yet as the dream progresses...
    snowberry75 snowberry75 36-40, F 7 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    I have been married for thirteen years today and I think I want a divorce. Of the 13 years we maybe have a total of 2 years of happiness. I love her but as a friend. She has told...
    Geekkillington Geekkillington 31-35, M 3 Responses 18 hrs ago

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    I see Evolutionary Theory more as a means to an end than an end in and of itself. No, I am not a particularly avid participant in the whole "Creation vs. Evolution" debate; I know...
    Jugemu Jugemu 31-35, M 1 Response 18 hrs ago

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    I've only been playing for a couple of years, but I've decided to try to make it as a musician. My father always listened to ACDC, Metallica, and Journey while my mother listened...
    Mutent92 Mutent92 16-17, M 3 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    Withdraw from every brother walking disorderly. 2 Thess. 3:6. After saying those words, Paul specifically mentioned Christians who did “not want to work.” (2 Thess. 3:10) But...
    stumpy325 stumpy325 51-55, M 15 hrs ago

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    Allah says (interpretation of the meaning): ‘O you who believe! Stand out firmly for Allah as just witnesses; and let not the enmity and hatred of others make you avoid justice...
    Shangem Shangem 41-45, F 2 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    I miss some of my ep friends. I haven't spoken to quite a few for a while but I have spoken to a couple. Still though, there's one in particular that I miss. He seems to be...
    philex2014 philex2014 13-15, F 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    The children came back from 4 days with their Dad. I was on holiday with my eldest son. They came back with new stuff, expensive stuff that I can't buy. I'm happy for them they got...
    paliglass paliglass 31-35, F 3 Responses 11 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...