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I Can Be Very Shy and Quiet

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    It;s Just Me

    i have alwasys been a shy person.. even around my friends... well because all my friendships that have ended in the past have probably been because i am too shy.. well because my last coupld of friends would alwasy tlak over me, not listen to what i was saying... like seriously...
    heyla heyla 18-21 1 Response May 6, 2009

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    That's Me

    I'm exceptionally shy and quiet when you first meet me. That's probably one of the reasons it's so hard for me to make friends and get to know people. I have a bad habit of saying things before I speak that overly sensitive people would get offended by, so I like to "feel" a...
    DietIcedTea DietIcedTea 36-40, F May 6, 2009

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    Wow!!! I Am Shy...

    All my life, I have felt uncomfortable in crowds and speaking to a group of people. I never felt like I belong but, I would join clubs or organizations anyway to try and fit in. it's like what I would say or do would never be taken seriously. But, someone else would use my...
    Vont Vont 46-50, F 1 Response Feb 15, 2013

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    Worrier

    I have been very shy and quiet my whole life. I have always had trouble making friends and getting close to people and I still do. I never even been in a relationship before. I have been on very few dates, but not many. When I think about all of the years in elementary, middle...
    babygirl12 babygirl12 21-25, F 3 Responses Jun 28, 2007

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    I Can Be Very Shy And Quiet

    Sometimes I'll be sitting at a table near a group of people  and I don't partake in their chatting..  I think I'm  being quiet and shy then.
    aquarius3 aquarius3 61-65 2 Responses Jan 4, 2012

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    Why Me

    why am i mr queit shy nice guy and not intellegnt suffer from anxiety
    lenny1980 lenny1980 31-35, M Nov 18, 2013

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    Sometimes I Go Very Shy.

    I was a very shy child. I had very few friends and generally didnt like kids and grownups outside my family. I prefed to play by myself or with my grandmas to playing with kids. Untill i was 16 i hated school. I had only 3 friends in school and was bullied by part of the class...
    LittleMagicFox LittleMagicFox 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 25, 2012

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    Can Be? I Am.

    I hate how people always ask me why I'm so quiet. It's so irritating. Anyway, I am very quiet and shy. I never have anything to talk about. I don't want to open up to people and let them really know me. I can't. Being quiet is just the way I am and obviously no one can take it...
    WhiteSparrow WhiteSparrow 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 2, 2010

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    As I Wrote to Someone

     Shy means closed and self-conscious. You’re shy in situations that touch matters in which you don’t feel free to expose yourself (and don’t have or unmotivated to support an appropriate image). with girls I’m shy cos I it’s not something I...
    Alex011235 Alex011235 26-30, M 6 Responses Jul 6, 2009

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    Esp

    when i am down ordepressed i think people are talking about me anyway but if i dont talk to them then i wont know if you share tgings with people they only use it ag aginst you
    christinemelody christinemelody 56-60, T Feb 15, 2013

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    Shy and Loving It

    This isn't really a background story or anything. Just me sharing some thoughts and idea's on a publicly shy personality. I'm not sure about all shy people, but I know with me the shyness is an outward appearance in public or outside of my comfort zone. So...
    CheezyYumYums CheezyYumYums 22-25, F 3 Responses Nov 1, 2007

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    I Can...

    Many on here who know me might think this strange, but on here i can be myself, more than that I can express myself clearly, honestly, openly - i can write it down and it makes more sense.... it is more free here.  I joined, commented and stand by my post that I am the same...
    lostlittlefirefly lostlittlefirefly 36-40, F Nov 14, 2011

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    I Was Afraid Of Talking In Front Of People.

    When I was small, I never would go up and talk in front of others, I would freak out. One time, in third grade, my class was going to sing Christmas carols at a nursing home. I freaked out and started crying. I don't think my teacher, Mrs. C liked me anymore. Whenever I had to...
    Leeotnt Leeotnt 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 14, 2013

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    Terry

    For those of you who haven't guessed, Terry is just my internet persona. In real life I'm quiet and unassuming. Some would say excessively so. I still like a joke though .
    cyberkitty cyberkitty 18-21 2 Responses Feb 4, 2009

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    Tired,or Depressed

     i have noticed that when i am tired or depressed i do become shy and tend to hide.i try to pull myself out ,but i keep hiding away.i am always shy,but when i get like that,it is even worse.and especially when their is a lot of conflict around me.but,i eventually snap out of...
    ghostofmyself ghostofmyself 36-40 2 Responses Aug 6, 2009

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    No matter what situation I am in,

    I never really know what to say and I always feel awkward. It really causes me a great deal of anxiety. ..
    unfocusedmom unfocusedmom 36-40, F 2 Responses Apr 23, 2014

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    Eurieka!

    I've just had an epiphany. I've realized that the problem was that i was trying to become popular with people who didn't care about me all that much. I wasn't focusing on those who accepted me for who i was already. I wanted to get out there. However I didn't realize that just by...
    YDOLO YDOLO 16-17, F Aug 10, 2012

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    Quiet

    I have always been quiet and shy and alot of people take it the wrong way that I am not interested in what they have to say or that I am a snob.  I am just a quiet observer who just watches, listens and reads until I am comfortable with you then I open up...
    tatteredwings tatteredwings 36-40 4 Responses Jun 30, 2009

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    Oh Yes!!!

    i have always been like this!! maybe not so much now, but i still can be quite quiet and shy,well, compared to the way i was in my younger days anyway!!! lol
    cowshed123 cowshed123 31-35, M 5 Responses Oct 6, 2010

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    Am a Listner

    I listen a lot. To everyone and interject my thoughts carefully and only when needed. I prefer to be shy and quiet cause it doesn't force me into situations I would rather not be in presently. Sometimes confrontation is necessary and I realize that and step forward. Most times...
    Josie06 Josie06 56-60, F 1 Response Oct 27, 2008

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    I just hate it when I'm in a place with a lot

    of people but I don't have someone to talk to.
    BlueEyesTeumer BlueEyesTeumer 18-21, M Dec 15, 2013

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    Making My Way.....=]:

    I am willing to chat and have a conversation but i honestly don't feel the need to fill every silence with mindless chatter. Mind you i do have some days when i get really hyper and spout whatever comes to mind, but most days i'm pretty mellow. Sometimes i don't speak at all...
    YDOLO YDOLO 16-17, F Aug 11, 2012

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    I can't stand being shy

    and quiet. I just never know what to say.
    Frogs4life Frogs4life 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 3, 2014

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    When I'm shy I'm just shy

    but when I'm shy and quite it means something's wrong
    Angel2345 Angel2345 13-15, F Aug 3, 2014

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    Yes I'm Shy

    I want to overcome this shyness. I have always been shy. I remember this one time in high school I had to make a speech about something in class and when I sat down the girl in front of me turned around and was like "Your face is SO RED!" Why do people have to point out the...
    afterthought12 afterthought12 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 15, 2013

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    I have always been shy. I was a lot more shy in the past then I am now, but i'm still quite shy. I always thought being shy was a bad thing, but I finally realized it's not that...
    LostandFading LostandFading 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 9

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    Most people know me to be shy and unusually quiet. And in some cases, they aren't wrong. I usually am quiet and shy. But once I begin to get comfortable with someone, (not just...
    DarkDesires019 DarkDesires019 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 9

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    I'm pretty much Marry + Kido + Ayano + Takane + Seto + Konoha (they are all from Mekakucity Actors by the way) I'm quiet, shy, kind, easily scared, weird, sensitive, easily...
    HypoallergenicUnicorn HypoallergenicUnicorn 13-15, F Feb 21

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    My words are contrived from what you Hear. I tell lies just to play with your mind I'm as fake as a politician's promise The mask of bliss you see everyday is what I choose to...
    DexterPyro DexterPyro 13-15, M Feb 9

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    I used to extremely quiet and shy but an incident happened and I got put in antidepressants for a little while. It brought out my personality a lot. So towards the end of high...
    churchdadatnight churchdadatnight 18-21, F Feb 20

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    Gah!! its my stepsister's birthday today! her family is invited. I dont really spend time with them. I am so quiet and shy. I cant even talk properly with them. I keep giving...
    TheWiseRedOwl TheWiseRedOwl 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 21

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    I'm too shy. I'm too nervous. I'm too self-conscious I'm too quiet. I'm me. "U need to try harder" "I know, I'll try harder" But I can't.
    trismason trismason 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    I am very quiet and shy until I trust. Trust is key too me. Once gained I can be very sociable.
    Averageguy41074 Averageguy41074 36-40, M 1 Response Feb 10

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    if its not important I don't say it. most of my thoughts aren't important so I come off as shy or quiet.
    sakari101 sakari101 13-15, F 4 Responses Feb 9

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    With another person I can have a pleasant conversation, in a small group I can say some witty or interesting thing among small talk, and in a big group just able to say things that...
    Danceofhours Danceofhours 41-45, M 1 Response Feb 8

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    You look at me. I see you. I see everything you have done to me in your eyes. You notice my casual presence but feel nothing, not even guilt. You continue to push me around and...
    writingforlife6 writingforlife6 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 11

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    I am shy till I get to know you! And after that it's not a problem
    Wackymac67 Wackymac67 46-50, M 1 Response Feb 16

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    I am that girl because I feel more comfortable in my own little bubble 😔 But the thing is.. My own little bubble has a problem with relationships with people.. It sucks :/ I...
    K33024W K33024W 13-15 Feb 20

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    Ever since I was young, one of the first things people mention in reference to me is how "quiet" I am. I don't make a lot of noise when I'm active and I don't throw my voice out...
    paleryder paleryder 51-55, M Feb 10

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    I am a quiet person but at times I can be crazy. Most people see just the crazy and not the quiet so when I am quiet they all ask 'why?'. its just who i am and if you don't know...
    HalfWayToNoWhere HalfWayToNoWhere 22-25, F Feb 5

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    Sometimes my quietness bothers other people. Then i really don't know what to say. I'm quiet because my abuser told me to be. I'm quiet because my parents would smack me if they...
    KateMorrow92 KateMorrow92 22-25, F 3 Responses Feb 9

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    My guy is very shy. And he's so cute because of it. In fact, we are both shy. One of the things that attracted me to him, was his shyness.
    CreoleItalianwoman CreoleItalianwoman 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 21

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    I like shy guys!!! I think it's cute when you are shy around a girl you like...because I get REALLY shy around a guy if I like him too :) Hehe *turns red*
    ERMAHGERD1 ERMAHGERD1 22-25, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    Well kinda true. I am a quiet person, that is until you get to know me then I'm a pain in the *** XD People have asked me why I'm so quiet Well you can't plan murder out loud...
    thelastfallenangel thelastfallenangel 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 17

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