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I Don't Like Crowds

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    Im scared of crowds o_o i hate that i cant be in crowds because im missing out on going to concerts and stuff :/
    Batsandstars Batsandstars 18-21, F Jan 26

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    Somebody Get Me Out of Here!!!! - It probably goes hand in hand with the fact that I prefer to be alone.  I don't mind being someplace where there is going to be a big crowd...
    vampireheart vampireheart 31-35, T 2 Responses Jul 16, 2008

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    I Think I Have Agoraphobia - Whenever I'm out where there's a crowd, I get very anxious. I would feel suffocated and feel claustrophobic. One of the reasons I hate parties, malls...
    lonelydinosaur lonelydinosaur 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 9, 2013

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    Temper - I get so irritated by it so quickly that if someone is in my way and run into them purposely, if I get pushed with no apology, I push harder till they fall or run into...
    laaanie laaanie 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 22, 2013

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    I Wana Move Back Into The Country... - ...And eat myself a lot of peaches.
    LordNothing LordNothing 26-30, M 3 Responses May 8, 2011

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    They - I really hate being around a load of people at once. Espcially when I don't know any of them. I just feel like they're all watching me and judging me and there's nowhere to...
    BrokenAngelWishes BrokenAngelWishes 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 4, 2011

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    They Make Me Angry - Too much people can be a problem. I like when there is not a lot of people close to bare. The norms are a eye sore. And some people just irk me the wrong way.
    TheStray TheStray 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 19, 2008

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    Ah Bum - palms clammy, hot flushes, tounge tied, fast heart beat, dry mouth. this is my crowd reality. i cannot socialise in big crowds its not possible. i like socialising just...
    ForeverAutumn ForeverAutumn 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 24, 2008

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    I Dont Hate People I Hate Crowds - this might sound a little strange. I am quite a loner. Its not that i hate people but yes i don't like when they aren't around. If i ever had a...
    artster artster 22-25, M 3 Responses Aug 2, 2011

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    Dizzy - I don't mind watching crowds, from far away, like from above. But I hate being in a crowd. It's all so hostile and busy and everyone's going in different directions and...
    UnseenBlossom UnseenBlossom 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 3, 2009

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    I Hate Crowds... - I hate being surrounded by a large group of people. It makes me feel nervous and makes me feel like I'm suffocating. It also makes me feel like I'm so closed in...
    animallover110293 animallover110293 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 10, 2013

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    it Depends.. ... - it depends.. well for most of the time, i do not. but there are times when u really want a bunch of people around u, too.
    samuelc90 samuelc90 16-18, M Nov 30, 2007

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    Walmart - I just came back from walmart and had to instantly either find or create a group like this. I don't consider myself to be superior, I don't look down on people, I'm...
    MechanicalBull MechanicalBull 36-40, M 8 Responses Mar 13, 2010

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    Large Crowds Make Me Very N... - Large crowds make me very nervous. People are so unpredictable, and I just can't feel safe or comfortable around a lot of people, even if it is...
    eyes eyes 31-35, F Nov 30, 2007

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    Crowds, No Thanks! - I avoid crowds as much as possible. Whenever i'm surrounded by people, I become unsettled and my mind starts racing. I start breathing harder and my pulse...
    justlana justlana 18-21, F Dec 11, 2012

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    The Wedding Inccident Lol! - One day I was getting ready to go to my best friend's brother's wedding.  I was taking a shower at their place and accidentally dropped his shaver...
    zoigirl zoigirl 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 20, 2008

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    Just Bodies In Space - Instead of fearing being in large crowds in a confined area, I see it as a mechanism-a benefit. Tonight I walked into a dark movie theater where dozens and...
    pinksyyang pinksyyang 18-21, M May 19, 2013

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    I Definitely Feel Uncomfortable In Crowds - I don't like crowds of people or heavy traffic. I don't like crowded movie theaters. I don't like being bumped and jostled and smelling...
    Aeolosoma Aeolosoma 56-60, F 2 Responses Feb 23, 2008

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    Mild Demophobia - I don't think I have agoraphobia, so I went on a google rampage to find a more fitting term and ta-da, demophobia came up.  Agoraphobia is extreme...
    Happyface Happyface 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 13, 2008

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    Anything Can Happen - ...and it usually does. It's hard to explain. You can get your wallet or purse lifted and not know it. Or abducted and raped. Paranoid? I think not. I'm...
    MaryJanine MaryJanine 56-60, F Jul 3, 2013

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    Explaining It - I know that the main reason is I have a slow, careful pace to how I do things and adjust to stuff. It is just who I am and that I'm fine with. I don't have...
    Zoftig689 Zoftig689 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 9, 2009

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    Sometimes I Just Can't Stand Being In One - the noise, the smells, the lack of freindliness, or curtosy, or privecy, the very feeling i get around them. sometimes i just can't take...
    AngelaDark AngelaDark 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 29, 2007

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    Space - when i see people crowding, i automatically move away... it's because i don't like people i don't know inside my personal space.. it gets er.. CROWDED. I smell bad odors...
    a666Len a666Len 18-21 Jun 10, 2010

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    Lost - I don't like being in crowds because I get lost and fear that I'll get kidnapped or something. I can get pretty anxious at times that I hyperventilate, and dash out of the...
    Maggotgirl Maggotgirl 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 16, 2013

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    I Used to Be So Social -  ...But look at me now. A crowd to me consists of more than one person so I pretty much would like to stay to myself. This social awkwardness started...
    prettyselfish prettyselfish 31-35, F 5 Responses Oct 6, 2009

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    Not a Good Quality - I have sidewalk rage.
    cassandrathethinkerbleedsteal cassandrathethinkerbleedsteal 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 1, 2007

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    It was Christmas Eve and the judge was in a merry mood as he asked the prisoner, "What are you charged with?" "Doing my Christmas shopping early," replied the defendant. "What...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 4 Responses Feb 18

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    Claustrophobic Much? - it is not that i m snobbish or something like that..i just feel uncomfortable in a crowd. i feel uncomfortable even looking at crowds...that is how bad that...
    madamoiselle madamoiselle 16-18, F 1 Response Jul 1, 2008

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    Missing Out? - when i was small i always felt sick when we were in crowded malls.  i would go under the racks of clothing and find comfort being hidden by the coats.  my...
    clarkee clarkee 51-55 1 Response Jun 9, 2010

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    Security Issues - Too many hands to watch. Today I skipped the Saint Patrick's Day festivities in my town because there were too many hands to watch.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 16, 2009

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    Unknown People - i hate to walk into a room or crowd of people that i dont know or am not confident around cos i dunno, i just get panicy and don't like it!
    sezy sezy 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 17, 2007

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    Aren't the Holiday's a Wonderful Time... - ...to be crowd-stro-phobic. Now get your hands off my tickle-me-elmo, you %#$@*!!!
    FallGirl FallGirl 21-25, F Dec 8, 2007

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    About Last Night..... - Went to a concert at a new venue. .My sister bought tickets to a concert that was rescheduled after earlier cancelation this year.we both wanted to see him...
    parakeet8157 parakeet8157 51-55, F 1 Response Oct 12, 2012

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    Makes Me Want to Puke- - being around a lot of people with them sneezing and coughing-- just talking oh think how many germs are flying at you!!! it might just be me thinking...
    crazyduck crazyduck 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 30, 2007

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    baseCharlie baseCharlie 18-21, M Mar 27

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    I don't exactly dislike everyone; I just don't like most people. I don't expect most people to like me either.
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    I don't care if you don't like me...I don't even like you too so stop minding my business and get a life of your own.
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    I wouldn't say I don't like eating per say. I just don't know the aftermath. I have ednos and I know I should eat, but I feel like once I do, I won't be able to stop. My mind says...
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