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
    Aug 4, 2014

    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

    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
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