I Can't Talk to People

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    I just can't hold a conversation.

    Even with my family. I couldn't even hold a 5 minute conversation today and I spent the whole day sitting in the corner whilst everyone was chatting away for ages. No one seems to want to speak to me. And when I try to talk it just doesn't happen. How the hell don't talk to...
    Slowest Slowest
    26-30, M
    Dec 24, 2013

    Not Even On Here

    Since I was atleast four, I have keep my mouth shut while anyone was talking, to the point that my body punished me when I tried to speak, by shuting my throat. I find it rude to say anything to anyone. And I hold back, even in one-on-one talks, I'm so afraid of they stealing my...
    FatalLonging FatalLonging
    18-21, F
    35 Responses Jul 23, 2009

    I don't know the exact reason,

    but I have problems talking with people. This is always the case with strangers, but sometimes even with family and friends. With family and friends, I don't want to be a bother. It's not that I have nothing to say, as I often have too much to say. I often have to watch what I...
    Marbo12 Marbo12
    26-30, M
    2 Responses Sep 1, 2014

    Freeze Up Around Strangers

    I have never been a big talker and usually I don't talk unless someone asks me a question or something.However, I always secretly envy people who can just walk up to someone and start talking to them. Even if they don't know them. I always talk to my head to not be so nervous...
    polkemon polkemon
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Nov 2, 2013
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