I Feel Nervous In Social Settings

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    I never know what to do,

    I worry about my appearance and fumble constantly for the right thing to say. I look at other people and it seems to just happen for them like nothing. But I want to go out and do stuff, sometimes I'll get changed and on my way out to my truck and then just self doubt and stay...
    UrineBubbles UrineBubbles
    26-30
    Aug 4, 2014

    Way Beyond Nervous....

    I am way beyond nervous in social settings. It's why I've tried to avoid them for years. I've suffered from severe social anxiety since I was very young &, though I've been getting help this last year, it hasn't gotten any better at all. Soon, in January, I'll be...
    lyricalongings lyricalongings
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Oct 31, 2008

    I Like Smaller Groups Of People..

    I don't like large groups of people. I don't think that Im especially nervous all of the time, just sometimes. If I was dreading going somewhere and couldnt get out of it I'd probably have a drink or two for courage. My problem with large groups is that you never actually get...
    est941 est941
    41-45, F
    4 Responses Mar 15, 2010

    Wish I Could Be More Confident Among Other People

    I feel like all other people around seem to be so "normal", have so easy to interact with others, while I don´t have easy to talk with others, especially if I don´t know the other people well, and if it´s many people and I don´t feel that all of them are accepting and...
    templepriestess templepriestess
    36-40, F
    1 Response Feb 23, 2012
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