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I Feel Awkward Around New People

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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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    Every since I was a little girl, I was super shy. If I met new people, I would be super quiet around them. But when I feel more comfortable around people and feel I can trust them...
    Faithlovee Faithlovee 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 24

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    I have no idea why, but I love just meeting and learning about new people, despite the fact I'm socially awkward and it's difficult for me to interact with strangers. I'm really...
    JustAOddGirl JustAOddGirl 13-15, F Jul 28

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    I'm new to this not completely sure how it works but love talking to new people 😃
    niomi8 niomi8 31-35, F 43 mins ago

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    I do very much :) Each person is an individual and I love learning about them. Everyone's got stories to tell and experiences to share! But what tends to happen to me a lot is I...
    BrownSunSet97 BrownSunSet97 16-17, M Aug 5

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    new people bring in new perspectives. There's always something to learn from their experiences & their cultures. You may not like the way they speak or the way they dress or...
    uselessguy uselessguy 36-40, M 2 days ago

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    My hard working self is always in search of new people to chat with to make the day go by. I would love to meet some new people to talk about various topics and get to know some...
    Jmzm Jmzm 22-25, M Aug 6

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    Meeting new people on here may seem easy in theory , but finding real and genuine friends is very complicated and tedious .... However, once you've found them you feel foolish for...
    Goldeneye504 Goldeneye504 18-21, M Aug 10

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    I get super nervous when meeting new people, yet I can be so talkative to people I've known for years. I just need to warm up to people :)
    Loovvee Loovvee 22-25, F Jul 27

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    And speaking to new people, learn something new each time
    arabella1108 arabella1108 18-21, F Jul 29

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    Today I talked to two new girls, and it was pretty cool. I love being able to talk to new people.
    YoungAndAwkward YoungAndAwkward 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 3

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    It is always interesting to meet new people. Especially when you have to rely on what you can from interacting via messages vs face to face. You have to put a certain amount of...
    ImportedGentleman ImportedGentleman 51-55, M Aug 5

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    I love meeting new people, finding common interests, learning new things and TONS of shameless flirting. I love the anticipation of building a wonderful conversation that lasts all...
    samaat samaat 22-25, F Aug 11

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    I am so shy but I always love to meet new people. I have always been shy. I don't even really message anyone on here just becuase I'm scared of what they will think.
    Tjw241 Tjw241 16-17, M Jul 23

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    Like to meet some new people, and not just in a 'relationship' manner... Anyone really lol
    AMB97 AMB97 16-17, F Jul 25

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    Kinda bored and wanting to meet new people, anyone really lol
    AMB97 AMB97 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 25

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    I am trying hard to get away from my high school friends and all they do is drink and smoke weed after I cut all of them out it's really boring and lonley I really want to meet new...
    brnino brnino 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 27

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    Massage me people I like talking to new people
    RyanLThomas RyanLThomas 16-17, M Jul 28

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    I'm that type of person that love meeting new people but when it meet them I'm very shy🙉 I know that I'm very shy but can I do to get over the shyness
    Purplequeen21 Purplequeen21 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 28

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    Yes new people rule :) :) let us talk
    PrototypeBri PrototypeBri 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 3

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    I am always open to talking to new people and meeting others, so message me if you want to talk :)
    JickeryJack JickeryJack 18-21, M Aug 6

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    There are so many amazing people on EP and i am always meting new people. I am so greatful :)
    Marktastic Marktastic 13-15, M 1 Response Aug 9

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    Would love to meet some new people, 😃
    CinderellaInWonderland CinderellaInWonderland 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 13

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    i love to meet new people but i hate when right after the hi's its lets be freaky. i like to have friends
    PoisonIvy97 PoisonIvy97 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 13

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    I want some new people to talk to! (: message me! I don't bite... Too hard ;)
    starzzdancee starzzdancee 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I love love love talking to new people. (^^)
    marisemarrs marisemarrs 22-25, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    I love meeting new people but I can be very shy and not know what to say or how to keep a conversation. It can be a real hell
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M a week ago

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    I am generally a shy person, but when you get to know me,im generally cool and big hearted. I love meeting new people. Its always fun to have awesome conversations with humans you...
    earththinker earththinker 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    I like talking to new people, it's interesting to see what the other person has to say and everything.
    Fred363 Fred363 16-17, M 3 days ago

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    I really like meeting new people, but I'm sorry if I don't reply to you, I can talk to everyone.
    imaloser2580 imaloser2580 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I really like meeting new people but I'm too shy to do anything about it :(
    Paragonn Paragonn 13-15, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I really enjoy meeting new people. Just to talk to them for the first time and get to know them is something I really enjoy doing. Especially if we both like the same things
    deany311 deany311 18-21, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I can be kind of shy at first but I do love talking to new people
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M 1 day ago

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    I really want to make some new friends. In school, i only have one person i'd consider a friend, and while we speak in school, she doesn't really text me or message me anymore...
    CaitlinBuchan97 CaitlinBuchan97 16-17, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    So basically the title says it all. I feel so out of place that when family comes over I find some excuse to lock myself in my room. I mean they're family, they're supposed to be...
    OneTrueOutsider OneTrueOutsider 16-17 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I have never been really close with most of my family members. I always had a good relationship with my parents, but times have changed. My mother is deceased, and my father has...
    s4019t s4019t 26-30, M 2 days ago

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    I'm now in the car with my dad's driver he's going to drop me off at my workplace. He's cute and pretty much older than me, so I get a bit shy and idk what to say or ask anymore...
    Jelliii Jelliii 22-25, F Jul 23

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    It makes me feel weird like I know I'm not and that's ok no need to lie
    MegaGenius MegaGenius 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 1

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    Hi ya I truly enjoy meeting people so much that I opened a guest house and meet people from around the world It's a great experience and kills my loneliness.
    Joedaddy59 Joedaddy59 51-55, M 2 Responses Aug 6

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    I want to drop to my knees, and just cry... Every day I see more and more kids at my school falling victim to abuse, both sexual and physical. My friend tells me how almost...
    MySoulToTake MySoulToTake 16-17, M Aug 12

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    I've never understood why I've always felt so ashamed of crying and why I've never been able to get rid of the feeling that crying is a sign of weakness. I ended up weeping in...
    OpenlyHonestly OpenlyHonestly 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 28

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    So I really need to try and get out of this ******* house and try and meet some people this weekend. This feels like such an impossible task, though. I feel like nobody who sets...
    purposebuilt purposebuilt 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 26

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    Be the big brother/ big sister to someone the way you wish someone would have been for you and you will see your world change around you - it's definitely not immediate but it's...
    Itwillchageyou Itwillchageyou 31-35, M Aug 10

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    People say it's easy and natural, but talking with people I've never seen before is actually terrifying for me... In one part of my mind, I know that I need to find new friends...
    Redhy11 Redhy11 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 28

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    Hey there EP. I have a new Instagram feel free to follow me @ killem_wit_yasmile. Have a smile to brighten ur day with this beautiful girl 💋😍❤️
    dontcareChick dontcareChick 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 2

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    B/c it's hard to meet people. I left the area and lost touch with most of my friends, need some new ones.
    zmedleff1 zmedleff1 41-45 Jul 25

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