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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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    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

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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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    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 feel that most people are trustworthy. The problem is that one person can do so much damage. It only takes one person to steal your identity, rape or murder you are you loved...
    tryingagainII tryingagainII 56-60, M 1 Response Dec 3

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    I have always hated being singled out or being the center of attention. I perfected the art of blending into the woodwork and not being noticed. I have always been self conscious...
    Littlewing4 Littlewing4 51-55 Nov 23

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    I don't get it. I feel like an outsider. I'm described by people as a "true gentleman" or just really nice guy. I'm passionate and love making people happy. There's just one...
    thisguyah thisguyah 18-21, M Nov 29

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    I'm at my mum's Christmas lunch with her work friends and I feel really awkward. There are some other kids but they're all younger than me. So I'm on my phone being antisocial.
    InfiniteTearDrops InfiniteTearDrops 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    Today I was in my car coming back from shopping with my sister and mum, when i noticed this guy's shirt something was written on it I was trying to read "hey you beautiful" it says...
    ShazmiraKhan ShazmiraKhan 13-15, F 1 Response 18 hrs ago

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    I'm not one of those people incessantly on their portable phone. I like to save things up to talk about to the people I care about. It's better that way!
    Skjeggstad Skjeggstad 22-25, F 4 Responses Nov 26

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    I don't want to say I feel more mature then people my age, because I don't think that i am. I just think I have a different mind set then them, and when I say 'them' of course i...
    Tryitallagain Tryitallagain 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 1

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    In my understanding of love, passion and caring - attention is automatically given if the above feelings are true. When I care for a person, they know. How? Because I invest in...
    SpanishRose10 SpanishRose10 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 9

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    People are told to think that they are beautiful, smart, and "worth it", but when they embrace that they are called selfish, petty, moronic, etc. Its so sad. But I don't think...
    efrejoles efrejoles 13-15, M Nov 21

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    Or people of any age, really.
    ShatteredSoundwaves ShatteredSoundwaves 22-25, M 2 Responses Nov 27

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    In my profession I get to help people in one way or another. So yesterday I had a gentleman that was going thru some ruff times and I spent some extra time with him and gave him...
    crafty36 crafty36 36-40, F 2 Responses Dec 6

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    Sometimes I feel like I'm invisible. My family and friends constantly ignore me. It hurts my feelings. The only way for me to get their attention is to throw objects across the...
    Eristocrat Eristocrat 22-25, M 2 Responses Dec 8

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    I had never seen you at the mall before Although every time I went I secretly hoped I would This time I went with the man you broke by stealing me We were trying to work it out...
    bethessel bethessel 18-21, F Nov 23

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    I feel both younger and older Than my age. I cant explain it
    Pot1023 Pot1023 13-15, M 2 Responses Dec 3

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    I have been sick lately mentally, physically, and emotionally. I have found it harder and harder to deal with my families constant judgement and my friends silly ridicules...
    emem37 emem37 16-17, F Dec 7

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    Worst feeling in the world especially if you know that they don't care
    PirateBunny PirateBunny 16-17, M 2 Responses Dec 8

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    I've only found 1 person my age who can actually understand me.. Well.. Some of the times.. Which is way more then anyone has been able to before . Everyone my age is just worried...
    MorbidPeaches MorbidPeaches 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 27

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    10yeargap.com focuses on younger women dating older men and it encourages age gap marriage. 10YearGap.com is not a sugar daddy site. Single women are attracted to older single men...
    JessieFay JessieFay 31-35, F Dec 2

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    it doesn't matter where you punch them, just punch them dam hard
    XXburnttoastXX XXburnttoastXX 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 6

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    let's face it. i'm a Leo! that's the worst thing that you could ever do to me!
    RememberingSunday22 RememberingSunday22 36-40, F Dec 7

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    My best friend ignored me for 2 years because she was afraid of falling in love with me. Then on our 4 year of being friends she stopped ignoring me and I asked her out. We have...
    Deuz Deuz 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 8

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    Like my mum, she's so busy with the other guy now a days. No one is ever home anymore. She's gone and my grampy is always gone. Idk. They use to be here all the time but not...
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 8

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    One of my bestfriend doesn't care about me that much anymore. She is a very chill person sometime, and that make it cind of worse. She just doesn't seem that interested in what I...
    AlvaPanda AlvaPanda 13-15, F 2 Responses Dec 8

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    I do not like when I pour too much energy into people instead of making my own life better. I do this and have done this all my life . I feel like God wants me to do this but the...
    Howtobeme Howtobeme 51-55, F Nov 20

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    Until you get know me. Then I'm still socially awkward but people get used to it heh ^_^
    ChthonicMassacre ChthonicMassacre 16-17, F Nov 26

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    All my life I have been an odd duck so to speak. Feeling awkward all the time and never fitting in. I have a deep love of having deep intellectual conversations about many...
    willowofthewoods willowofthewoods 36-40, F 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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    Why is it that people always want to see you fail? It's usually the people closest to you... It's terrible! They always want to have the front set to watch it happen. It's rare...
    missyluvslilies missyluvslilies 26-30, F 5 Responses Dec 2

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    I feel very uncomfortable being in my own body. I know it doesn't make any sense, but this is what I feel. I feel awkward moving around, functioning. Just like only body is moving...
    AmberDD AmberDD 22-25, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I don't know where to start this off, but I'll just first say that I can't do anything remarkable. I'm not special. I'm not good at anything. I'm just ordinary. I try so hard to...
    torr62 torr62 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I don't know where to start this off, but I'll just first say that I can't do anything remarkable. I'm not special. I'm not good at anything. I'm just ordinary. I try so hard to...
    torr62 torr62 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    I don't know where to start this off, but I'll just first say that I can't do anything remarkable. I'm not special. I'm not good at anything. I'm just ordinary. I try so hard to...
    torr62 torr62 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I don't know where to start this off, but I'll just first say that I can't do anything remarkable. I'm not special. I'm not good at anything. I'm just ordinary. I try so hard to...
    torr62 torr62 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    I don't know where to start this off, but I'll just first say that I can't do anything remarkable. I'm not special. I'm not good at anything. I'm just ordinary. I try so hard to...
    torr62 torr62 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    I wonder why people think they have the right to tell me how to live my life. For example: I like quirky clothes, and I dye my hair with henna. Some people tell me, "you would...
    spacepixie spacepixie 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 7

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    I'm good at making people feel better and I like to make people feel better but the ironic thing is that I don't like to receive help from others and I'm almost always sad or...
    brownzugar brownzugar 16-17, M 1 Response Nov 27

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    I don't want you people to feel guilty for not being there when I needed you. Please understand that all you relatives and so called friends weren't just cut out for this thing...
    Juiceyangel333 Juiceyangel333 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 2

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    Is that bad? I don't feel bad for people. U couldn't truly make me feel bad until I saw something bad happening. With animals I don't need to see anything. I feel bad for them
    MyaA13 MyaA13 13-15, F 2 Responses Dec 3

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    I'm not told I'm ugly, I get compliments and guys flirt with me but I never feel good. Self conscience, ugly, not good enough. I feel like secretly people will say I'm ugly or...
    walkinwonder walkinwonder 16-17, F Nov 20

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    I'm done with all the crap! I need more guy friends. All these are bringing to much drama into my life. I wish I was out in the real world I wouldn't have to deal with all this...
    GoodbyesandHellos GoodbyesandHellos 16-17, F a week ago

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    I'd like to talk to someone new. To share stories, and gain trust with them. I feel like the people I'm with now aren't as fun.
    JoshKilbride JoshKilbride 13-15, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    AdrianKroll AdrianKroll 26-30, M 13 hrs ago