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I Feel Awkward In A Group Of People

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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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    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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    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 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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    My ex-girlfriend Sarah is probably one of the most annoying people in my life right now and I hate the fact that she's in my study hall always bragging about her new boyfriend (who...
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    Just a hunch. School is not a thing that I try very hard at, and then on any given day I only have about 10 minutes of homework max. Granted I don't take many honors of ap...
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    After a very bad break up.I have forgotten my self on how to be happy became so depressed.That includes on not talking to my family as well as my friends.I became a prisoner in my...
    sweets0201 sweets0201 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    When it comes to rude people! Yes!
    andreaespe andreaespe 18-21, F 6 Responses Feb 13

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    rougewolf55555 rougewolf55555 18-21, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    Is there anyone on here experiencing this? People laugh at me whenever I go out . No matter where I am or what I am wearing! It's been going on for quit sometime and I am a grown...
    karmicsouls karmicsouls 31-35, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I have had Addison disease since birth, but was not diagnosed until 1957. I have had many Addisonian crissis over the years, and am currently just recovering after 7 days in ICU...
    addisonjack addisonjack 61-65, M Feb 19

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    i'm in love with him. he used to be in love with me. he says he's still in love with me, but that time i had to ask. he used to tell me that he loves me and misses me all the...
    daydreamer27 daydreamer27 16-17, F Feb 8

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    ever worked with someone with the worst ideas of all time that you can't wait to punch them in the face?
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I confided in my best friend today. I told her about a VERY serious issue going on in my life and she is already trying to use it against me. I shudda just ******* kept my damn...
    shaybaby26 shaybaby26 26-30, F 16 hrs ago

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    I'm not sure if I've changed or if there's something wrong with me. But here's my story. I'm a 21 year old female in college, and have/had a great group of "friends" to hang out...
    xuanx3 xuanx3 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    mundinger1992 mundinger1992 22-25, M 2 Responses Feb 17

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    People have always called me beautiful and gorgeous (not to sound conceited) and I HATE it. It makes me feel awkward and uncomfortable, I don't take compliments well. My boyfriend...
    Withmywoes Withmywoes 22-25, F 13 hrs ago

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    I am usually alone in school. I have friends but I prefer being by myself. I'm not shy but I hate socializing. I feel like I have to put in a lot of effort when I socialize and...
    danitheasian14 danitheasian14 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    I was a fool to believe in love (fell twice almost a third time), the closest thing to love is love from a mother I don't believe in that dumb feeling anymore. I feel like me being...
    kareemfa kareemfa 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 18

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    positive personal expression Taken from https://suspendedm.wordpress.com/page/2/ "You can’t force people to change who they are. And there are certain instances where you...
    DarkLush DarkLush 26-30, F Feb 4

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    I have trouble saying anything lately. I cant even talk to people, reply to people. I have answered his message 100 times and deleted every one. The words arent real they are lies...
    R0GUE R0GUE 70+ 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I can't tell my family even if my family often tells me that they're there for me. I'm so tired of this, I'm so tired being so depressed and anxious, I love my life, I love life, I...
    nonichecliche nonichecliche 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 4

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    Of all the ways that women often react to inner panic, SHUT DOWN is my primary reaction; just plain disconnection. If something happens that upsets me, or when someone says or does...
    stiltcourt stiltcourt 41-45, F 5 Responses 4 days ago

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    I know everyone has a life of their own and all, but I can't help feeling sad when people forget about me. It happens a lot :( does this make me selfish?
    chasetheweirdo8 chasetheweirdo8 13-15, M 17 Responses Feb 19

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    LOL. This is funny, because this group is judging others who judge others. Hypocritical? Everyone judges someone's character. How many people have NOT judged Hitler?
    RationalCutie RationalCutie 22-25, F 4 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    So much for being so honest :/ I regret it. There's a lot bunch of people from the age group 18~21, that's my trouble of socialising with them.
    iTetra iTetra 13-15, F 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    The other day you called me up for a chat. I was busy so we agreed I'd call you later. Later you were in the middle of something, but said you'd gladly (<-- key word) stop to...
    sbj120 sbj120 18-21, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I've always had a problem with being self conscious. I think being self conscious in small amounts is a good thing. But I'm at a point in my life where I've come to terms with...
    TKS00000 TKS00000 18-21, M 44 mins ago

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    i used to hang around with my best friend all the time. i even allowed him to overstay in my house. then he started acting like a loon, sending weird group messages to everyone...
    absinthe79 absinthe79 22-25, M Feb 15

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    I'm an awkward teenager from a very emotionally retentive family. It has bothered me my entire life that when I look at other families (my neighbors, my friends' families, TV...
    mystory1s2commonforaT1tle mystory1s2commonforaT1tle 16-17, M Feb 7

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    Sitting alone in a bar. Not really sure what to do. I had a girl (we went to the bar together with a group) i really like sitting on a table next to mine. But she paid no attention...
    mnadkvlb mnadkvlb 31-35, M Feb 18

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    There is this guy in my school who we'll just call Adam for privacy's sake. We used to be really close friends when we were little but the only thing that I think I've ever even...
    HypoallergenicUnicorn HypoallergenicUnicorn 13-15, F Feb 18

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    I am a member of a car forum. A website devoted to one brand and era of car. Several years ago, I noticed a member was moving from several hours south up to living around the...
    willifindher willifindher 26-30, M Feb 15

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    Sometimes, I sit in a group of people wanting to say something, but feel that if I do they will look at me funny and judge me
    adamsks1 adamsks1 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 7

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    Define friend. I was invited to a social event today and I was able to talk with 5 or 6 (?) people that belongs to my school. We had kind of a long talk ( or conversation? except...
    FallingWind FallingWind 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    With another person I can have a pleasant conversation, in a small group I can say some witty or interesting thing among small talk, and in a big group just able to say things that...
    Danceofhours Danceofhours 41-45, M 1 Response Feb 8

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    I hate seeing it too. If I'm in a circle and someone is just standing there awkwardly ( or doesn't know anyone) I'll be the first to introduce myself and try to include them. I...
    Streptococcus Streptococcus 18-21, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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      I came across this forum after searching for advice or similar stories online. Here's my story anyway; I'm about to turn 25 this April and feel completely at a loss with...
    Mardybum1 Mardybum1 22-25, M Feb 5

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    Reasons why I don't like being in large groups of people or talking on the phone.
    Yafavnextdoor Yafavnextdoor 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 9

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    Panic. Anxiety. Pain. Pressure. Stress. These emotions are swirling through my head. I can't help but be kind of depressed, can I?Some say people bully them, some say they have...
    LivingGreen LivingGreen 18-21, F Feb 18

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    I am so socially awkward where I'm surprised that my friends still want to be friends with me. Whenever I went to one of their houses for a party or something, I would talk before...
    Peridot22 Peridot22 22-25, F 4 Responses Feb 1