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I Feel Awkward In A Group Of People

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 77 People

    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 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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    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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    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 like they don't know the warning signs. The obvious ones include the "I'm fine/okay"s, twitching, and sitting with my head down. Not to mention not meeting someone's eyes...
    winception winception 13-15, T 1 Response Mar 3

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    I feel hopelessly invisible . I feel alone ...my family is distant ...my husband is distant ..my co workers are ...idk ...sigh just want to feel alive again.
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    I have a crush on someone, when I first met him we became friends and I would always joke and tease with him, but then I discovered I had a crush on him and now I'm more shy with...
    Nordic5angel Nordic5angel 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 2

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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 1 Response Feb 28

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    It's more then just a problem, cause I attract all types. Even animals.
    shur09 shur09 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 7

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    Or neck. Or groin. Or not. Kicks get some ideation more.
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M 1 Response Mar 9

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    Until used by a jerk who uses us.
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M Mar 10

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    I am so ******* done with my wife. can stand her ****.
    Aaronns Aaronns 36-40, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I have never felt more ignored and abandoned ever in my whole entire life then tonight.
    Mylo248 Mylo248 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Slowly but surely I'm learning not to act on these urges all the time lol
    LoveLi96 LoveLi96 18-21, F 7 Responses 21 hrs ago

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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 Feb 28

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    I've been around toxic people all my life, my mom seems to have histrionic personality disorder, and I just recently realized that and that the people I've surrounded myself with...
    Wbyogimaso Wbyogimaso 26-30, M 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I've never been the best at making a smooth conversation. Silence makes it feel awkward so I always am trying to fill it haha I have very light autistic asperger a syndrome as well...
    PartyGuy21 PartyGuy21 18-21, M Mar 2

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    I like joining really obscure groups that really have few if any members. What are some really far out groups people have found on EP ? Its also fun trying to post a story in these...
    nylonbritches nylonbritches 51-55, M Mar 6

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    When I moved to London in grade 9, I became friends with a girl who cut and attempted suicide many times, and my sister began to cut as well. In grade 10, I became friends with...
    drowninginsaltwater drowninginsaltwater 16-17, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Matchmaking I don't like being set up by the wrong people because Means I will be set up with the wrong girl. Get it. I really don't feel good about people doing matchmaking when...
    awsome2 awsome2 18-21, T Mar 3

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    I can see the reaper... Cold stares, coming from a sort of an unforgettable creature Staring back at me through the makeshift terror On a reflection less mirror I can hear her...
    JustBeYourSelff JustBeYourSelff 22-25, M Mar 15

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    i lost my job because of my stupid decisions, and that makes me feel so very depressed, i had a call from different company for job interviews but i don't have the courage and...
    shy07me shy07me 26-30, F Mar 20

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    Although I do not know the people on this website, I feel like some people that answer to some of my questions have commented with a purpose, to impact my life with positivity, for...
    Breakingkal Breakingkal 16-17, F 1 Response 20 hrs ago

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    Being a transgender person and also being a Christian is hard.. I go to church and I can just feel the judgment.. People don't understand me here and they think I'm confused. I'm...
    virtualricki virtualricki 16-17, T 7 Responses Mar 2

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    There are times when I just don’t feel like conversing with others including my family, friends and co-workers. I try my best to be social 90% of the time but sometimes I just...
    mindstruggle mindstruggle 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 17

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    Whenever I cry, I try to cover my eyes, my mouth, or my entire face. I just don't feel comfortable with people seeing my tears fall down my face. I don't know why. I just don't.
    lunarsolar36 lunarsolar36 13-15, T 1 Response a week ago

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    I want to say this: I Like People Who Can Handle Different Opinions What Being Open Minded Is Really About I want to post my thoughts in this group here hoping that there is...
    Soniador1963 Soniador1963 51-55, M 13 hrs ago

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    I'll make friends and we'll have a blast. It takes a lot of effort to have those enjoyable moments. Especially trust and expression as well as a creative mind. Well, I'm the sort...
    Reanou Reanou 16-17, F 2 hrs ago

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    and because of that i think people hate me for it. >_<
    Zack607 Zack607 22-25, M 1 hr ago

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    My Teacher Was At My Cousin's Wedding... Ok, I'm actually surprised this group hadn't existed as yet. I mean... it seems to be such a frequent occurrence for me and I'm pretty...
    megamjfan megamjfan 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    So another good friend of mine recently lost her virginity to her boyfriend of only several months, and I feel weird and awkward about being the only virgin left in my group of...
    SweetcakesJr SweetcakesJr 13-15, F 5 Responses Mar 2

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    Do you know that feeling where you are surrounded by a sea of people around you and you still feel horribly terribly lonely ? I don’t know if everyone goes through this, I sure...
    piscespieces piscespieces 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I am very socially awkward. whenever im around people i just think to myself "please don't talk to me! please don't talk to me!" and when people do talk to me i always say...
    nduwachick nduwachick 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 9

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    I really love this website. Everyone is kind and I feel comfortable talking. But I am terribly bad at keeping conversation (probably because I think through too much before talking...
    mumunozo mumunozo 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    Yet I don't want to be watched, I'll start to feel paranoid that I would choose whether or not, I go to the person that stared and naturally start socializing. I don't mean to...
    Glumie Glumie 13-15, F 10 hrs ago

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    i get it sometimes. sometimes things come up or you just don't feel it... i understand that. but when it gets predictable?? when i feel like an idiot with no plans because i...
    daydreamer27 daydreamer27 16-17, F 4 hrs ago

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    ... or actually basically always. But I try hard not to show it. The truth is: I feel ashamed for not being loved. I feel ashamed for living alone, without a loving partner...
    ElonaElona ElonaElona 41-45, F 3 Responses 1 hr ago

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    I do not know what to do. I feel like I'm at yet another crossroads in life. I am not very happy here, at least with my current position. I hate how I feel that everything comes...
    milehighHeartbreak milehighHeartbreak 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 3

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    Sometime ago I read something on twitter about "it hurts so much when you get anon hate because then you hear your own voice saying **** to you". Boy, those people must have...
    Lolinondoda Lolinondoda 16-17, F 49 mins ago

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