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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 don't like this at all. But i really am!
    Vietta Vietta 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 25

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    I take a special ed class of like 15 people or so. I'm the only white student other than a brown haired girl. It feels awkward in a classroom where the majority of the class are...
    Autisticboy Autisticboy 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 26

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    It's really hard for me to meet new people sometimes. When I'm behind the screen, it's much easier. I'm basically talking to my phone. But when I'm out in the real world, I'm...
    Barakaflacka Barakaflacka 16-17, M 1 Response Sep 7

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    Hey everyone I need to meet some new people so please feel free to send me a message and have a chat I promise I don't bite...the is unless you want me to lol ;P haha Anyway look...
    vjboo vjboo 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 13

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    I enjoy talking to new people about life and life stories. If you wanna talk about anything message me. Im a good listener and i have a lot of experience with life, so feel free to...
    Fitguy1984 Fitguy1984 26-30, M Sep 15

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    I am really super shy when it comes to talking to new people but I really want to know more people but I'm shyy :(
    darrlenevdj darrlenevdj 16-17, F Aug 23

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    Yes. I am shy but up to meeting new people :)
    roselani2005 roselani2005 26-30, F Aug 23

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    41 and female looking for some new people to chat to.
    debs73 debs73 41-45, F 5 Responses Sep 6

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    I love meeting and talking to new people :)
    Rosetuck32 Rosetuck32 18-21, F Sep 8

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    Just chillen out love to meet new people. I only speak english so if your english is not the best don't be afraid to talk to me I have friends in other countries and maybe you...
    Mindfritz Mindfritz 16-17, M Sep 10

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    I met a few new people today and they're all so nice ^-^
    piercetheveil22 piercetheveil22 13-15, F Sep 14

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    i feel like lots of people in my class hate me...are they thinking that i m annoying or something? the way they treat me make me feel like that... :'(
    zaidamru zaidamru 13-15 Aug 29

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    I don't wanna say I am too selfcentered, but in my opinion all the people around me are extremely inferior to me concerning philosophical, political, idiological and lifestyle...
    minotaurusmann minotaurusmann 18-21, M 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    One of the reasons I do not like talking to people is because I am concerned about how they will feel about my behaviour; I do not want to be a nuisance to any one. It is very...
    s4019t s4019t 26-30, M 5 hrs ago

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    I feel like an outsider to everyone in my neighborhood. What is wrong with people. They just want to break me down until I feel like the dirt under their feet. When I sit outside...
    va40scott va40scott 41-45, F Aug 27

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    They all hug and kiss me, meanwhile I'm trying to back out the door. They crowd around me with questions that I don't have the answers to, and they ask too many. I just wish I...
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 14

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    It's not so much about the destination, it's more our journey. Today I've spoken to someone in a different country. I honestly can say that I have felt I have cried I have laughed...
    sapphirescorpion sapphirescorpion 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 5

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    Today I am feeling like this for sure. It seems like no one wants to be around me. When I open my mouth, usually something stupid comes out, and then I get contradicted or...
    goldenbeginning goldenbeginning 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 26

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    I enjoy getting to know people and cultures. Every person has a different perspective and a different experience of the world. I get inspired by variation and I feel as if my world...
    nelby710 nelby710 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 28

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    This is my desire and I wish to fulfill that goal. Wanted to know the tradition and culture of its country. And wanted to make new friends, travel around the world. Anyone...
    Jetsel Jetsel 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 12

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    Being around the same people gets really familiar 😏
    Rosaleenamor Rosaleenamor 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 26

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    Id really like to talk to people around my own age of 41.
    debs73 debs73 41-45, F 5 days ago

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    I would like to talk to someone around my age (14-17). I would love the chance to talk to you and get to know you.
    AnotherSmasher AnotherSmasher 16-17, M Sep 7

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    It's so annoying. I made all these new friends, so now it's even worse. I feel like nobody even cares about what I'm saying, and like they find me annoying. I hate feeling this way...
    angeliqueth angeliqueth 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Idk like I was talking to my boyfriend we were eating and I just felt like he wanted me to shut up. Cause when I was quiet he was looking around and would talk or comment on...
    msmendiola122 msmendiola122 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 12

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    Free yourself from negative people. Spend time with nice people who are smart, driven and like-minded. Relationships should help you, not hurt you. Surround yourself with people...
    MeJustBeing MeJustBeing 36-40, F Aug 24

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    i sometimes feel like i don't fit in or that someone i'm close to tends to pull away
    restless5 restless5 16-17, M 1 day ago

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    I like making new friends and no one is talking to me at the moment, so new friends (guys only age 30 and under please) add me and message me. (:
    Rasclez Rasclez 22-25, M 18 hrs ago

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    I want to meet spiritual travelers, and experience new things with them
    cantpick cantpick 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 27

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    IAM LONLY AND IAM SEARCHING FOR NEW F FRIENDS
    mohamed500 mohamed500 13-15, M Aug 29

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    My now ex best friend Cheyenne is trying to say I'm posting things about her and changing the names. Like "oh, I didn't realize that if you don't all to me for almost a month you...
    dontfeartheripper dontfeartheripper 13-15, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I love meeting people who I can be myself with... Those people, they are winners!
    nottheaveragegirl nottheaveragegirl 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    I get a lot of inbox messages as all woman do. I find it sad that in the year and a half that I've had this account, 3 people had something normal to say. 😞
    jaylow13 jaylow13 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 23

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    I met someone so interesting, I wish to see him again. Unfortunately I don't have any way to contact him, & the chance of randomly meeting him on the street are low in a big city...
    Emifromaround Emifromaround 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 23

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    Hi! I travel a lot to the state of California , would be nice meet some people to hang out
    Hugobu Hugobu 26-30, M Sep 10

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    I don't know why. I help people and then find out I feel so used. I feel guilty when I don't sacrifice for people who are unfortunate with something. And when I do, I feel like i...
    rockstin87 rockstin87 26-30, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Hi I feel I annoy people unintentionally
    ilovemykids2014 ilovemykids2014 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 23

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    Hey guys I don't feel well so I'm going to delete this account... Always be awesome people guys ^_^
    PaulinaaaO PaulinaaaO 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 23

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    YES YES I ALWAYS FEEL LIKE THIS, this feeling is so disturbing! Eventhough they, my friends says they enjoy my accompany & they likes it when i get all happy & hyper but i just idk...
    saffaismail saffaismail 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 6

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    I dunno why but I feel like this when I talk to people and feeling it more so with all my friends I dunno why
    scottishbigguy scottishbigguy 22-25, M 2 Responses Sep 8

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    I hate it. I used to cry all the time in front of people in elementary school so it's just a bad feeling for me. I hate how they ask you if you're ok and try to talk to you. And I...
    okjackie okjackie 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    This is the main reason why I don't text/message people first. 😂😩
    xxsamelovexx xxsamelovexx 13-15, M 3 Responses Aug 27

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    I'll start complaining or ranting or describing my day or whatever you wanna call it and I feel like that's all I tend to do lately and I feel like i'm annoying the hell out of my...
    AlphaOmega007 AlphaOmega007 16-17, F Aug 27

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    I feel like I bother everyone, even if they sit next to me in class I feel bad for my friends who waist their time with me, I'm sorry for anyone reading this I waisted your time
    dominick6 dominick6 13-15, M 2 Responses Sep 2

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    I don't feel like it, i know it. But they know me an have to deal with it so haha i know you love me so suck it up and be a goofball!
    Duncan98 Duncan98 16-17, M Aug 23

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