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I Feel Awkward In A Group Of People

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    Oh i just love how when a group of people i dont know, are all talking and im the only one who don't have anything to add to the conversation. I just stand there and nod my head and crack a smile every now and then. i avoid eye contact and slowly slip away from the group and go...
    behemoth23 behemoth23 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 11, 2011

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    I Hate It...

    It's weird, I've never liked groups of people. I get so nervous and self-conscious, and I always find myself trying to make myself invisible so nobody will talk to me. At the same time, I kind of wish somebody would talk to me so I wouldn't feel left out. XD Especially with...
    TheSkunkLady TheSkunkLady 13-15, F Jul 9, 2012

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    Strange Feelings

    when ever I am in a group of people, I have the feelings of being different than them. I have done so many things in my life, some alot, most only once, that I feel if i say something, everyone will think I am either a braggarrt, orfull of it. so many people have had such...
    lowennunn lowennunn 61-65, M Apr 19, 2012

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    I'm Not Invisible.

    I went to a baby shower for my friend and my best friend who was a mutual friend came along too, when I got there I only knew those two people. The rest my best friend knew and no one even bothered to introduce anyone to anyone. I'm shy so when I'm sober I won't just walk up to...
    myownsavior myownsavior 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 17, 2011

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    Hehe what do you mean sometimes... ๐Ÿ˜ Just kidding! But seriously, some people deserve it.
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    ......well its too personal
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    No I really don't! I mean like I have nothing to hide but still!
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    imryll imryll 18-21, F Mar 21

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