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I Feel Awkward In A Group Of People

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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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    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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    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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    To begin with, when I was a kid, I was always rejected by the group, I always felt like I'm special, and that I'm different than my classmates, so I felt a big distance between me...
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    Who is anyone, to call anyone else ugly. Who are we to judge anyone. I don't know about anyone else, but I was raised, never judge a book by its cover, and that looks really don't...
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    I'm not going to lie, I sometimes kind of enjoy making people feel awkward, more so uncomfortable. Lets be real, I have big boobs, and I know guys look at them. One of my...
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    well, if anyone would like to help me, a starving poet, just buy my book ;) :)
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    ForgetableMe ForgetableMe 31-35, M 4 days ago

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    Nothing annoys me more than when people put people down and call them stupid for not being good at things such as maths, science and what not, but are really good at drama, music...
    raindropx raindropx 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    ***** did i ask you to comment and be rude hoe ***** no you can go on about your jolly day hoe
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    First post, and its a long one! Sorry!!! I was out at a bar with some friends and coworkers on Friday night. At one point, a few of us were outside talking and one of the guys...
    CitraGalaxy CitraGalaxy 31-35, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    High school completely and utterly sucks. "Best time of your life", my arse! I sit here, quite contently, sipping a hot chocolate, but the thought of school makes my mood plummet...
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    I like to show people that there is still good loyal faithful people in this world.
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    i am going through this thing, i have a lot in my mind in the past 4 months. My name is Ray, i'll call the other girl ''R''. Before R, i like someone else, she was really good but...
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    I want to be the reason someone still believes there's good people out there who care.
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    They usually just snoop everywhere! "Oh that's your browsing history let me check it out, your notes? Let me see everything you wrote down. I wanna see all your bookmarks, all your...
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    I know that nothing is more important than how you feel and think about himself. A high opinion about yourself and what you do and what you are and essentially, a love for yourself...
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