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I Feel Awkward In A Group Of People

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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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    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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    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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    Just Get To Know Me

    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 3 Responses Nov 11, 2011

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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 black people and ones that have a thing for bullying kids like me.
    Autisticboy Autisticboy 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 26, 2014

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    I just had to quit my job today... all because of my anxiety. I would feel like I was screwing everything up and there were too many people. I should have expected this from a fast...
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    Whenever a friend asks me to help them move I always tell them no...but I do make myself completely at their disposal if they ever need help staying put.
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    I've always felt like I never really belonged anywhere. White people could only see that I was darker than them, and black people could only see that I spoke like a "white girl...
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    Livetillmadness Livetillmadness 13-15, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I feel like mental illnesses and selfharm are so misunderstood in this world. The only ones who understand are the sufferers themselves. So as a sufferer, I am going to answer any...
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    2 years ago, my dad saw that I downloaded an exotic novel on my Kindle. I tried to cover it up by saying it was an accident. now he always jokes about it. I still feel awkward.
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    I can strongly connect to people so easily and it honestly pains me to see others in pain. I'll always be here for anyone who needs it.
    L928 L928 13-15, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I feel good when I help people. Basically I'm a very emotional person if I see small kids or old people begging I feel very bad and for a moment I forget everything and it makes me...
    Reacher2436 Reacher2436 18-21, M 7 Responses 6 days ago

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    virignis virignis 26-30, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I am not good at this myself, but discovering my gender identity has been an amazing experience. I am here to help anyone who is facing the same challenges as I am. But keep in...
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    jjohnnyboy jjohnnyboy 41-45, M 3 Responses a week ago

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    btapwood btapwood 46-50, F 2 Responses Jul 22

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    I'm coming home from Wales tomorrow everyone!
    1337Cabbage 1337Cabbage 26-30, T 1 Response Jul 22

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    I do bother people. I feel like sometimes people only talk to me because it's something to do. I end up becoming atleast in my eyes an obligation or a burden in some way. I try to...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M 3 Responses Jul 22

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    I don't understand why I always feel this way. People say I'm pretty, but at times when I look at the mirror I cringe.
    ChiMasta ChiMasta 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 21

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    Instead of going to the mall I buy books with my paychecks. One just came in the mail today and I was super excited lol
    ashley2483 ashley2483 18-21, F Jul 21

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    Which is why I have no friends. So incredibly sad, but predictable.
    misanthropicpessimist misanthropicpessimist 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 21

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    Too many people dear to me are in too much pain. If only I could be in so many places at once :'/...
    Spagoodles Spagoodles 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 21

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    I too often find myself feeling like I don't fit in. At home,at work, pretty much anywhere. I feel like some people change or alter their personality or appereance just to fit in...
    YslcXO YslcXO 22-25, F Jul 20

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    I help people always when i can total strangers it matters not it makes me feel useful as being of service to those that are need of assistance be it of someone needing detections...
    afterthedead afterthedead 56-60, M 1 Response Jul 20

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    Why do I not feel good helping people?
    BlackYetSuicidal BlackYetSuicidal 26-30, M 3 Responses Jul 20

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    it's more of I feel like she's my mom and feel awkward unless I'm baked
    mundinger1992 mundinger1992 22-25, M 3 Responses Jul 19

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    If anyone needs help, tell me, I'm here! Its okay if you're nervous, I have had some bad times too. Feel free to ask for help.
    Lauren342 Lauren342 13-15, F 6 Responses Jul 18

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    It's great to see so many feel good stories in here . I wish more people would stop hating and start helping like us . Keep up the good work lovely people .xx
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jul 18

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    Sometimes you just get "that feeling" about some people, and though they may not fall in love with you, you can still trust them.
    lifealwayschanges lifealwayschanges 41-45, F 6 Responses Jul 17

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    It seems to me like all of the girls my own age are obsessed with 1) Boys. 2) Make up. 3) Boobs. 4) Fitting in. 1) The only thing I find remotely interesting about boys, is they...
    RedHeadedNinja RedHeadedNinja 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 16

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    Especially if you're like the new kid. That's the worst thing! I just felt that right now. Message me if you wanna know more about my experience..
    adriana0102 adriana0102 16-17, F Jul 16

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    Hi there people :) Well i want to post an experience of mine and see if i'm not the only one who have this experience. Well first thing first, hello there , i say that for the...
    14NormalGirl14 14NormalGirl14 13-15, F Jul 16

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    Played dominoes with a group of older people at nursing home they're joy for life and hope for future is inspiring.
    Bellamey1 Bellamey1 16-17, F Jul 15

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    Does anyone know the user InfiniteEyes? if you do please message him and if he did please tell me
    TimePrincess TimePrincess 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 14

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    I just made this account and i hope everyone will trust me cause i will help everyone that needs it.
    Kelly342 Kelly342 13-15, F Jul 13

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    Im new here guys and i really love helping, so if you need anything ill be here :)
    ZoeK96 ZoeK96 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 13