I Dont Know How To Socialize

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 55 People

    In a lot of situations with new people I become

    pretty subdued and timid and kinda inferior. I'm working hard to try and get better socially but I'm not really sure what steps to take.
    swamiepstein swamiepstein
    22-25, M
    Feb 20, 2014

    Socially Awkward...

    Need I say more? I thought the title said enough...but if you insist... I don’t know how to handle people, for the most part. I’m a reserved quiet person that has spent all her teen years alone in her room and avoiding any human contact of any kind at all costs. I don’t...
    yamihirugashi yamihirugashi
    26-30, F
    1 Response Mar 2, 2011

    I Dont Know How To Socialize

    I can socialize with people at work, because I know them, and I am comfortable talking to them. But, when it comes to meeting people in a public setting, I am really a basketcase. I get nervous, and I look at people all around me repeatedly, thinking that they are staring at me...
    csi70 csi70
    36-40, M
    3 Responses Feb 10, 2011

    I Have Just Been Reading One Of Your Stories About Not Being Able To Socialise.

    When I was born in 1946 I did not cry or anything. I was always quiet and sitting at the back of the setee and saying nothing to anyone. My parent took me back to the hosptal because they thought I was dead. Later on in life about the age of eight I sufferd some nerve damage in...
    James798 James798
    Feb 17, 2011


    As I was growing up. My mom would hide the world. She only let me around people she knew, and I was never allow to stay over anywhere. Well now I don't no how to act around people that I don't know. I am the person who will sit away from a crowed of people because I don't no what...
    starbuck2005 starbuck2005
    1 Response Dec 20, 2011

    I really don't. It sucks

    when I talk to people. It's awkward. I'am a outgoing person but I'm ridiculously shy at the same time.
    loveawakee loveawakee
    18-21, M
    Feb 23, 2014

    Working On It

    Okay so I've never really been an outgoing person, I was kind of the quiet shy girl in the background that no one notices and I've always kept it like that but as I got older I started to come out of that shell but I'm still having a hard time with learning how to be friendly and...
    HazelEyedWolf HazelEyedWolf
    22-25, F
    1 Response Nov 7, 2013


    I never developed this skill for the following reason. I started school at 4 and was the youngest in my class.During grade school I was advanced a grade the second half of the year in 2nd 3rd and 4th grade making me 2 to 3 years younger than the others in class. However I still...
    mailmanshadow mailmanshadow
    56-60, M
    Apr 16, 2011
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