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    Awkward!

    Everyday I am put in various awkward situations. I'm generally shy so that doesn't really help things. Whenever i feel there might be an uncomfortable situation about to occur I walk the other way.  I avoid the guy I like, I avoid my friends-it just seems easier that way. If I...
    applejackson applejackson 16-17, F Apr 19, 2012

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    I avoid people because.

    . I don't know.. everyone scares me because I was molested when I was younger and beat. so many people scare me even though I know their good.. I just want that one person (a woman ) who can kinda be like a mom to me to talk to because no one else cares that I cut and wanna kill...
    maxissuicidal maxissuicidal 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 6, 2014

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    I like being around people,

    but I have to be in the mood for it. I really enjoy my own company. Sometimes I go out of my way to avoid people, for example I'll walk the back roads on campus so I don't have to say hi and engage in small talk with my peers.
    orlyfixation orlyfixation 22-25, F 1 Response May 22, 2014

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    I have been very shy

    for so many years...I feel like I've missed so much from life...I hate myself for it.
    sugarprincess23 sugarprincess23 22-25, F 2 Responses May 23, 2014

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    I don't why but I feel uncomfortable around

    people. Recently a friend told me someone asked her why I was so quiet. I was surprised and embarrassed someone else noticed. I thought I just didn't enjoy small talk, but I think it's deeper than that. Oddly enough, I enjoy socializing sometimes, just not all the time. Am I...
    1LadyButterfly 1LadyButterfly 41-45, F Apr 21, 2014

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    before close to them,

    i run away... my bad habit. i hate it.
    juryandrews juryandrews 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 19

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    I am shy and have social anxiety,

    so not a fun guy to be around. People who know me think that I can be fun or their friend, but they are wrong. People who talk to me just waste their time. No one has any reason to try to make me laugh or attempt to pass the time with me rather than someone else. So, I either...
    Guest4111 Guest4111 13-15, M Aug 12, 2014

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    I will seriously pretend like I didn't see you

    just to avoid awkward small talk. Social anxiety at it's best 👍
    dassays dassays 22-25, F Aug 21, 2014

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    I'd say I avoid crowds more then people.

    But I'm shy and I'm not the type to approach or start conversation. I'll sit and wait speak when spoken too.
    Averageguy41074 Averageguy41074 36-40, M 1 Response Feb 23

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    it's not that I don't do it. it's just I hate when it does happen.. so i try my best to avoid it. cause like It just makes it worse when people start feeling pity for me cause then...
    gm126 gm126 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 17

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    It is extremely difficult for me to open up to someone, and is quite rare that I ever really do. I am usually a very naturally trusting person, perhaps a bit naive, always giving...
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    What's wrong with me? Stop avoiding me and just be my friend :(. Stop hurting me and leaving me and sweeping me under the rug as if I don't exist
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    I avoid playing truth or dare, especially when my sister is playing, she's still pissed that I made her put ice cubes in her underwear and keep them there until they melted
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    I hate having conflicts. With family or friends or with the one I love. It bothers me that I would spend most of my time thinking about it, how to resolve it. I'm always fond of...
    Pwriingles Pwriingles 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    At all costs. I have absolutely nothing to do with it. I did have one for a short while though. I simply abandoned it. The main reason I avoid it is for my own peace of mind. I...
    RelayedDeaction RelayedDeaction 26-30, M 19 hrs ago

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    Seriously....all the posts that people put up asking people if they are attractive, or asking them to rate their pictures...get a life. Stop fishing for compliments. When ppl do...
    nerfmander nerfmander 26-30, F 10 hrs ago

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    This is bs , societal paradigm requires that one cares what others think in order to fit in with others no matter where you are within the social strata , you need friends...
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    Anyone ever stop and stare at the sky just to see how many other people will stop to see what it is you are looking at?
    thebubbas1 thebubbas1 36-40, M 3 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    do people speak out in public like they do here?
    limitles limitles 18-21, M 10 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    too much people dont recognise kindness for what it is.
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    whenever i tell people about my dream they just laugh in my face and tell me its impossible
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