I Feel Uncomfortable Around People

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 194 People

    I'm not sure what's happening with me.

    But I'm living more then just a double life. I've gone absolutely insane, and nobody knows. I'm battling a range of mental health issues and one of them is all about keeping silent, holding back, not doing anything. I feel strangled. Little actions people do for me can...
    glassvision glassvision
    18-21, M
    1 Response Mar 20, 2016

    At Work In The Office, I Feel Uncomfortable...

    all day long!  It's horrible.  It's a small office too...which makes it even worse.  The same five people surround me every day.  They are nice people though, not a bad bunch to work with.  I dread break times...because I feel I have to talk, be...
    coconutbunz coconutbunz
    41-45, F
    6 Responses Oct 13, 2009

    Uncomfortable Among Strangers

    I've always been the type of person who finds myself to feel at ease the most when I am alone and relinquishing in my solitude. I recall the first day of school when I was forced to socialize with the other children I felt very nervous and uncomfortable. Growing up I...
    bloodpromise bloodpromise
    18-21, F
    6 Responses Jul 8, 2009

    I never really had a daddy figure around.

    .. so its harder for me to talk to guys.. because I was never really taught.. i guess
    sisi19 sisi19
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jul 17, 2014

    This has been happening

    for a month now. This man who works at the gym has a major crush on me. He is about fifty or so and I am only in my late teens! It is so uncomfortable for me and today I felt like crying because he was making me feel that way. I want to continue going to my gym because I...
    ISellCrackForTheCIA ISellCrackForTheCIA
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 17, 2014

    Feeling Uncomfortable At School

    ok hey i'm dylan and i started feeling uncomfortable at school, on the bus and at other places i'm about 16 years old and i feel sick i hate being at school because i'm uncomfortable around the people i love and my friend. I cry every day i dont know what to do im depressed and...
    wwechamp wwechamp
    3 Responses Dec 14, 2008

    Whenever someone mentions

    and gives thanks for their friends here on EP or even in reality, it kind of makes me feel like I'm really alone and missing out on a lot of stuff. Then again, not many people like me.
    BloodEpiphone BloodEpiphone
    16-17, F
    Mar 31, 2015

    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 problem.. I can't stand people? I like people and crave some sort of communication or brotherhood . But I don't have that with anyone. And I don't...
    deleted deleted
    Nov 29, 2014

    Especially if you're like the new kid.

    That's the worst thing! I just felt that right now. Message me if you wanna know more about my experience..
    deleted deleted
    Jul 16, 2015

    Uncomfortable When Walking Through Groups of People, Such As At the Bus Stop and College Hallways.

    Everytime I have to walk through groups of people in the streets,college or any other place I feel very uncomfortable. The first thing I feel like doing is looking down to avoid eye contact, mainly because people really look at me. I have big ears and I admit it, I'm a little bit...
    Montro Montro
    3 Responses Sep 2, 2009
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