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I Don't Know What to Talk About

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    *Awkward Silence*

    Yeah....I never do. There has to be something in the conversation that sparks a memory or something...otherwise I look on the msn homepage or something to find out what to talk about..Usually I'm with the right people so I don't have to use resources to talk to my friends. I have...
    stripesANDsunshine stripesANDsunshine 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 12, 2008

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    It Happens At the Best of Times

    I don't know what it is..or why it happens, but i always feel like i have absolutely nothing to talk about. Which isn't really cool when you're trying to get to know someone. It drives me crazy.
    jasminjane jasminjane 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 5, 2009

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    Everything

    Just pick a topic and start talking. I love to talk about anything and everythinglife is to short not to meet others and get to know them. We are here to spread our wings and talk about our experiences in life. So don't be affraid get talking
    guitargirl guitargirl 46-50, F 6 Responses May 12, 2009

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    Wretched Silence

    Silence is an all too familiar state for me. But yet I see this all around me: people having normal, flowing conversations. I see this happening and I can't help but to think that my mind is conversationally unimaginative. I'm not afraid to talk in a social situation, it's just...
    ProgMetalFan ProgMetalFan 22-25, M Aug 15, 2010

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    Never Do

    And now is no exception! Kidding. Honestly though, I never know what to say, so I just fill the silence with random **** that sounds stupid and usually offends someone; even though I wasn't trying to offend anyone, just trying to fill the silence and not seem like an idiot...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Oct 22, 2009

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    Random Talking

    I don't know what in the world I should talk about, I mean we could talk about how awesome, amazing and drop dead sexy I am, but we do that everyday anyway.So let's talk about The Doors, let my sexy fine *** just say that they are the greatest rock & roll band of all time. Period...
    JimMorrisonRocks JimMorrisonRocks 26-30, M Oct 30, 2012

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    Saddd I Can't Tell Anyone =/

    i never ever know wut to talk about..ifeel lik i need help..im 16..i cant start a conversation anymore and when someone talkes to me..i anwser back with short anwser.it's lik my mind went completly black....I kno its in me to be a talkative person..but i simply cant anymore ..i...
    heatherly heatherly 16-17 2 Responses Aug 12, 2009

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    I Never Know What to Talk About

    am really slow at these things... just dont know what to say... thats why am always happy if the other person is a talkative type, then they dont really realize u are quiet or out of words... :)
    georshar georshar 36-40, F 8 Responses Apr 22, 2009

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    Um..erm...

    It's true. I really don't know what to talk about. I just have nothing to say. A normal conversation on this or that topic, I can handle. But anything else? What do people talk about when they're "opening up" or whatever? I feel like a very boring person, because my insides are...
    ForestSong ForestSong 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 8, 2010

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    I Don't Know....

    I don't know what I want to talk about, or what to talk about, all I know, is the things going through my mind, I should talk about, but I am just not sure who to talk to, or what to talk about to anyone. Its a terrible feeling to have....
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 6, 2009

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    I Never Do.

    People wonder why I never talk. Some people think I'm scared to. Some people think I'm stuck up. None of this is true. The truth is that I simply don't know what to talk about. I'll talk if someone talks to me. I'll answer anyone's question. But never leave it up to me to...
    RopinTexan RopinTexan 22-25, M 8 Responses Jan 13, 2008

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    I Have Nothing To Say...

    I moved to a new state a few years ago and realized that I am quite lonely, which is weird for me because I have always been such a loner. I am having great difficulty making new friends and the reason is because I am so quiet. How am I suppose to connect with people if I...
    SensualGoggling SensualGoggling 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 24, 2013

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    I Don't Know What To Talk About

    Sometimes, I don't know what to say. When I am starting a conversation, I have to think. It is usually difficult if I don't know the other person well. Also, when entering a conversation, the topic may not be interesting. Therefore, I can't relate to it. However, I am trying to...
    dave0903 dave0903 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 18, 2010

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    What Should I Talk About?

    idk what to make my next story i had all my ideas when i first made my account..
    Extreme21 Extreme21 18-21, M Aug 26, 2012

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    What Are People Doing?

    As new to EP as I am, I have read many things on this site; it is why I joined the site so I could read the content deemed only for those 18 and older. And seeing what people say here I can see it's value but I have to wonder in the light of things like my space and face...
    tulick tulick 31-35, F 12 Responses Jan 14, 2008

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    ... Yet ....

    I speak to eveyone even if i probably shouldn't.
    time2bjill time2bjill 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 22, 2013

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    What's To Say?

    Don't know why I come on ep, I ain't got nothin to say.  
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Oct 28, 2009

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    Don't Want To Talk

    The truth is I feel very angry about having to talk.  I grew up with a mother who despised my shyness and would regularly rage at me to talk more, go out and make friends.  I didn't have the backbone to stand up for myself so I would desperately try to think of things to say...
    soleil321 soleil321 31-35 Aug 9, 2011

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