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I Feel Awkward Around New People

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    dancerwithheart dancerwithheart 13-15, F Jul 31

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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

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    I have always enjoyed meeting new people. I like making friendships that last for years
    bacon62 bacon62 51-55, M 11 hrs ago

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    People have to approach me first or I will never talk to them. I don't care if I'm dying to talk to that person, I won't talk to them first. Also, it takes me a hella long time to...
    InvaderGashloog InvaderGashloog 70+, F 12 Responses Oct 25

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    I'm shy around people that know me. But I'm a fireball of personality when I meet new people because they don't know my background or where I come from. They have no clue that I'm...
    KarinaLin KarinaLin 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 17

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    I have always hated being singled out or being the center of attention. I perfected the art of blending into the woodwork and not being noticed. I have always been self conscious...
    Littlewing4 Littlewing4 51-55 2 days ago

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    I love meeting and chatting with new people from all over the world and all walks of life. So feel free to send me a message anyone :) I spend a lot of time sitting and waiting in...
    tripedge tripedge 31-35, M 1 day ago

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    I'm sat here at the minute in my best friend's bedroom. We haven't seen eachother for weeks so we took today to catch up but all she's done is sat on YouTube looking at parody...
    LittleMowgli LittleMowgli 16-17, F Nov 7

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    I love to meet new people. I love meeting people from all over the place and making new friends
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I'm shy, but I do loving meeting new people and making new friends
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M Oct 28

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    I love meeting new people just getting to talk to them is a challenge I got into karate and today started talking to lots of different people in the class :D
    herealways2017 herealways2017 13-15, F Nov 5

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    I really like to meet new people here (EP). And maybe make new friends.
    IamNicolle IamNicolle 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 6

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    Starting a new job Monday. So loads of new people to be met!
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M Nov 7

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    I love to meet new people, make new friends from all over the world.
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M Nov 8

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    I used to find it hard to get to know new people. Life always seemed to get in the way of meeting people. Then jealous girl friends didn't want me going anywhere without them and...
    jdansn jdansn 46-50, M 2 days ago

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    Getting to meet new people expands my point of view and I get to understand other people better. I believe if anyone wants to message me they can.
    Savone52798 Savone52798 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I really would like to talk to new people so messaging me would be greatly appreciated! lol Guys, girls.. It doesn't matter. Just enjoy getting to know people. I'm a straight male...
    thuggafu007 thuggafu007 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    I love to meet new people and make new friends from all over the place
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M 1 day ago

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    I love to meet and chat with new people, I've lived in several other countries and enjoy the differences between people, life would be dull if we were all the same
    knownasjojo knownasjojo 31-35, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Looking for new people to talk to. I'm 18, gay, open to talk about anything, and currently majoring in biology. Text me anytime, and don't be shy! (239)-443-8938
    Milesdavisrocks17 Milesdavisrocks17 18-21, M Oct 25

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    Looking for new people to talk to. I'm 18, gay, open to talk about anything, and currently majoring in biology. Text me anytime, and don't be shy! (239)-443-8938
    Milesdavisrocks17 Milesdavisrocks17 18-21, M Oct 25

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    i hate being the one to start a convo but i loooooveeee meeting new people!!!
    Haydenck Haydenck 16-17 Oct 27

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    I love meeting new people!! Message me if you want to talk!(:
    Hornygirl118 Hornygirl118 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 5

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    Always good to meet new people on EP all over the world.
    boohya boohya 41-45, M Nov 6

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    I love meeting new people with the same experiences, anyone want to talk?
    aprilriosss aprilriosss 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 7

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    I enjoy meeting new people and friends. If you wanna chat let me know.. Have a nice day:)
    debbieeee2014 debbieeee2014 36-40, F Nov 10

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    I wanna meet new people text me 2512722881
    drock460 drock460 18-21, M Nov 16

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    Its nice to meet new people. I wont look back ... I love my self to much to be crying or being sad. I let go and i dont miss You like i use to . Being happy is all i need :)
    Cuma11 Cuma11 41-45, F 3 days ago

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    I'm keen for new people, someone hit me up with a message
    InMiseryWeSeekBacon InMiseryWeSeekBacon 16-17, M 1 day ago

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    I feel like I bother people just by existing.
    xPiZzaIsBaex xPiZzaIsBaex 13-15, M 6 Responses Nov 3

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    There's so much I want to learn, and I'd love to meet someone I could talk to about Psychology, or someone who could teach me bits of different languages, or maybe even philosophy...
    SuperWomanFly SuperWomanFly 22-25, F 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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    New and interesting* would be better
    Ryanholmes20375 Ryanholmes20375 18-21, M 2 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    Because I want new friends who won't judge me c:
    xHugsxArexHappinessx xHugsxArexHappinessx 13-15, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    It's fun to learn more about different people and become friends.
    nsmoov nsmoov 18-21 9 hrs ago

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    I do and it sucks sometimes. I don't like being hugged or talked to it just makes me feel so uncomfy even though it shouldn't.
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 2

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    My gbff (who's straight) is in love with my bff and they met "through" me, and she's not it to him but he's in to her. What do I do in this situation? It's awkward.
    Ennah Ennah 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 25

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    Preferably girls around my age, not in a creepy sense but I just have an easier time talking to girls than I do guys sometimes. I will try not to be creepy, though sometimes my...
    redmoon383 redmoon383 16-17, M Nov 7

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    I'm a social butterfly I wanna meet other guys around my age ( 15-19 )
    RyRyOfAwesomness RyRyOfAwesomness 13-15, M 1 day ago

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    I just would very much like to talk to nice & friendly people. Seems like there aren't any human beings out there willing to have a conversation.. I hate it. Always willing to make...
    2grunge4u 2grunge4u 13-15, F Nov 16

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    feel free to message me and chat
    jameswise12 jameswise12 22-25, M Oct 26

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    Hello everyone! I'm new on EP :)
    prav94 prav94 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 28

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    People should message me :L bored as shiz and got no friends yay me 😂
    XXburnttoastXX XXburnttoastXX 13-15, F Nov 4

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    Does someone wanna message me? I need people to talk to....
    Anika1258 Anika1258 13-15, F Nov 9

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    Pretty much always bored and want some people to share my boring life with((:
    joseph6472 joseph6472 13-15, M Nov 10

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    I hate being so shy. If I could I would already be inbox-ing so many people! If anyone wants to talk inbox me❤
    nomnom14 nomnom14 13-15, F 1 Response