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I Feel Awkward Around New People

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    dancerwithheart dancerwithheart 13-15, F Jul 31, 2014

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    Yep that's me although I grew up with a very

    extrovert/hippie/musical mum and dad ..,.. I loved the entertainment but I'm also not willing to put myself out there showing myself 100 percent, from my experience the closest people I'm not awkward with ...but they have been the most honest down to earth people I've met.
    Jadewaves Jadewaves 26-30, F Feb 27, 2014

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    He cheated on my mom when i was 11-12 (im 16 now) and theyve been divorced and hes been out of the house ever since. I dont have a court ordered schedule of when i need to see him...
    sablesantos sablesantos 22-25, F Mar 3

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    I have social anxiety so meeting new people is really difficult for me. I think its funny how much I love meeting new people considering I'm so shy. I'm always really awkward when...
    GreenEyess GreenEyess 16-17, F Mar 21

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    I love chatting and getting to know new people. Feel free to message me about anything!
    niicolledani niicolledani 18-21, F Mar 6

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    It's really hard to though haha. I'm not the most outgoing person nor the one that enjoys talking to new people face to face. Even in Personal Development we're learning about...
    innocentflower innocentflower 13-15, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Heeey there folks! I'm 26, love meetin new folk :D (especially American girls -it's the accent) life is all about learning new things, meeting new people and developing...
    scottysplengent scottysplengent 26-30, M Mar 2

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    Im that kind of person that loves meeting new people but too shy to start something. If someone sat next to me I'd have a battle in my mind like "Do I talk to them?!" "Do they want...
    Patienceie Patienceie 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 7

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    I absolutely love meeting & talking to new people!
    Brandonxx Brandonxx 18-21, M Mar 6

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    hey all i love meeting new people so hit me up sometime
    ellision13 ellision13 22-25, M Mar 9

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    I had a media workshop in the city today for school and I met a really great girl while I was there! She was so friendly and we seemed to have quite a lot in common :) we have...
    baberlay baberlay 18-21, M Mar 20

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    hi my name is makailey I am 13 and I just want to meet new people and talk with some one
    misprisy101 misprisy101 13-15, F a week ago

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    I want to meet new people. For those who want to meet me, please message me! <3
    bloodycrimson8 bloodycrimson8 16-17, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    My friends. When they find out that I am basically doomed for death from my severe drugs, to my insomnia, to my cutting, to my unhealthy and uncontrollable problem of seeing dead...
    MatildaBlack MatildaBlack 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 2

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    I have a crush on someone, when I first met him we became friends and I would always joke and tease with him, but then I discovered I had a crush on him and now I'm more shy with...
    Nordic5angel Nordic5angel 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 2

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    I'm 23. I'd like to talk to and get to know people around my age. Message me. :)
    samm11 samm11 22-25, M a week ago

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    I always feel like nobody wants me around . like to some people im just a burden . That makes me very paranoid . I always question people . It has cost me relationships in the past...
    girldevil123 girldevil123 16-17, F 5 Responses 4 days ago

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    Who doesn't ... It's contagious , and I love being around that , it makes u feel optimist and like anything is possible and that makes me happy
    Prettibrowngirl Prettibrowngirl 70+, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I feel hopelessly invisible . I feel alone ...my family is distant ...my husband is distant ..my co workers are ...idk ...sigh just want to feel alive again.
    imissdnce imissdnce 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 5

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    HEY guys! wanna chat? am looking for people closer to my age to talk to so any one wanna chat in the ages between 14-21 feel free :)
    Californialexiiiiiii Californialexiiiiiii 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 15

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    When ever ask for help, I feel bad, if I eat I feel bad,I feel like I'm a biting on everyone, around me
    dominick6 dominick6 13-15, M 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    Ok, people I guess I'm just gonna open my mind and talk to you, I want to make more friends and well I like meeting new peeps
    Melotellixx Melotellixx 13-15, M Mar 8

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    I am talking to many interesting people on this site, which is great. What I would really love, is a few new friends in Colorado to hang out with. Age isn't important. I am a good...
    QUINT50 QUINT50 51-55, M 2 Responses Mar 10

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    I do not have a whole lot of friends and I'm often bored when I'm not busy. It would be nice to make new friends, I need a new bff 😊
    lifechange69 lifechange69 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    Kinda want to have some more new and interesting people to talk to. 😊
    Melanie15 Melanie15 16-17, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I'm hoping on this website I can make some new friends :) I have a boyfriend so I just want people I can talk too.
    epsarah94 epsarah94 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    Hi guys, I'm 17 and a female. Anybody within my age range, feel free to send me a message. :)
    Weebz143 Weebz143 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 2

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    I am not sure what to write about but i don't live an exciting life like i want to. I watch about 11 different kids a week and want some real people besieds two year olds to talk...
    TashaNicole TashaNicole 18-21 1 Response Mar 21

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    this is going to be weird, but i would like to talk to people who are ranging in ages from 21-40.... I like talking to older people idk why... I'll be 18 in a month so I don't...
    KaliG15 KaliG15 16-17, T 5 days ago

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    Message me if you wanna talk, I'm really good at helping people ;)
    8Alex8 8Alex8 13-15, M Mar 2

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    I'd like to meet people to relate to and make friends with. If you ever want to chat you should message me :) Dont be shy.
    JustDevy JustDevy 18-21, F Mar 13

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    Hi everyone Danielle from Florida here. Anyone here from outside the USA? I like to meet people from all over :)
    dani2585 dani2585 22-25 2 Responses Mar 14

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    I want to meet people my age just like me, specifically a girl :) but i have no idea where to look, any ideas?
    CasualSphinx CasualSphinx 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 21

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    hi wanting to talk to people my age
    bran49 bran49 46-50, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Hi Guys, I'm new here. Looking forward to be friend with you especially those who love MUSIC. <3
    verywelldonne verywelldonne 18-21, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    I mean go out with people and all they do is judge very hard others, gossiping about them like there arent any other things in peoples lives. When i don't want to prarticipate in...
    Joannaa21 Joannaa21 18-21, F Mar 16

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    Like when I text people I feel like a bother And there's this one kid in my class who said he'd be there for me and he's always said that so I finally gave in and started talking...
    JalenFrankie616 JalenFrankie616 13-15, F 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    I can be really friendly, but I know I run people away because I always have a "resting ***** face." I really can't help that, when you get to know me I'm pretty funny (So I'm told...
    WhisperingGrass WhisperingGrass 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 15

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    It seems that all I do is screw up and let people down. I can't take it anymore
    ConfusedandOutofControl ConfusedandOutofControl 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 17

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    Its like I want to chat so bad with this person but i feel like I would annoy him. Then i would get the courage to text him but then he wont respond until like 16 hours later and...
    missnicething missnicething 18-21, F 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    cam2169 cam2169 13-15, M Mar 2