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I Do Not Like Or Need A Lot Of Attention

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    I Dont...

    ....like attention. I am a very shy person. I prefer when no one notices me.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 12, 2010

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    It Can Be Difficult For Me Sometimes...

    I am a person that does not like or need a lot of attention.  I have never needed to be center stage and I don't expect I will ever change in that regard.  I tend to be happier sitting at the back of the room, or fading into the woodwork, observing others.  ...
    Vignette Vignette 51-55, F 12 Responses Jul 5, 2010

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    Yeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeaah Boooi

    I hate to go un-noticed but i love to not make a big deal out of myself. Keep it simple, i way prefer it then having ALL the attention drawn on me. but somehow im still a drama queen. Oh well works for me :) x
    kayla13 kayla13 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 22, 2010

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    Desiderata Poem

      -- written by Max Ehrmann in the 1920s -- Not "Found in Old St. Paul's Church"! -- see below Go placidly amid the noise and the haste, and remember what peace there may be in silence. As far as possible, without surrender, be on good terms with all persons...
    burwi333 burwi333 36-40, M Oct 29, 2010

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    I'm Not Shy...

    I'm just not an attention-*****. If someone wants others to pay attention to them, fine. I'm not that person. I'd rather listen to a group of people have a conversation and throw my two cents in. I wouldn't ever dominate a conversation or want to. I'm fine with being noticed...
    VainGoddess VainGoddess 22-25, F Jul 4, 2013

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    Invisible

    I actually am REALLY uncomfortable with attention. I would rather be invisible, or at least have the majority of the attention not focused on me.
    TheWanderingSupertramp TheWanderingSupertramp 22-25, M Nov 29, 2010

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    Dont Like Attention!!

    i just dont like attention!! im a loner, and i just dont like doing a lot of stuff that warrants recieving a lot of attention!! i dont want attention, i dont seek attention and i dont need attention!!! i just like to be somewhere in the background, so i just leave all the...
    cowshed123 cowshed123 31-35, M 2 Responses May 10, 2010

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    I'm not happy to realize I need attention and I want and wait to be given compliments and be asked all about myself even from people who are much more interesting than me and would...
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    Lol I guess I'm self centered but I like having attention on me
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    I Think I have a sickness. Why do I need constant attention? What screwed me up when I was growing? Why do I neeeeeed that attention to go on in my day. I just dyed my hair...
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    Princessinmind Princessinmind 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    PirateM PirateM 26-30 Sep 24

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    Grimmface Grimmface 22-25, M Oct 3

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