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I Feel Uncomfortable Around People

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    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

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    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 5 Responses Oct 13, 2009

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    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

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    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 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 17

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    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 22-25 3 Responses Sep 2, 2009

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    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 16-17 3 Responses Dec 14, 2008

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    It's weird how I feel like a grown-up among kids my age. It's not very uncomfortable but I can understand all of their problems and act like their parent and that worries me...
    HandaGabriella HandaGabriella 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    I don't want to sound selfish or narcissistic ,but I feel like Im surrounded by idiots.Everyone is out having a crush on someone or talking about boys,meanwhile I'm reading about...
    crazcat97 crazcat97 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    ThePinkP0werRanger ThePinkP0werRanger 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    I never acted my self with strangers. I try to be more fun and open minded and agree on everything they say even though it isn't right, it's like Im incapable of expressing my...
    Faty2 Faty2 16-17, F Sep 9

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    I feel like a hypocrite but i work in an office where everyone sneezes multiple times a day every day and i just want to smack them
    mawniegirl mawniegirl 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 11

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    Laughter is good for the soul. It raises your serotonin levels and makes you feel good.
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M 1 day ago

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    I try to keep a positive attitude toward life and work and when I find others who are the same we are able to share this and have fun with whatever task is happening! Being...
    cuddles1266 cuddles1266 56-60, M a week ago

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    I actualy don't like to be near people in generally for me it's a foot or more distance if your next to me and if your facing me atleast 2.8 to 3 away or more but don't go to far...
    drew725 drew725 13-15, M Sep 11

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    I really don't get why...am so aloof and cold to someone am attracted to but so kind and warm to the people I have friend zoned lol
    CurvyandChic CurvyandChic 22-25, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I love people who make me laugh. I honestly think it's the thing I like most, to laugh. It cures a multitude of ills. It's probably the most important thing in a person. ~Audrey...
    expressomarkie expressomarkie 46-50, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I help people left and right. I know it's the right thing to do but you won't see me boasting about it. It's what you should always do.
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 18-21, M Sep 1

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    Sometimes I wish people would get what they deserve and break there leg or arm or something
    Lilwillbe Lilwillbe 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I feel young in spirit & wise in mind. My friends are mostly younger & I'm like a caring older sister to everyone.
    Elayla Elayla 31-35, F 3 Responses Sep 8

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    4 minutes of this video and I was already Punching in Air with Joy and Tears.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qX9FSZJu448 Moral:Have a Great Life Ahead. Believe in Yourself.Have a...
    karmameter karmameter 36-40, M 7 hrs ago

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    Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it's better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.
    Anngeleyes Anngeleyes 26-30, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I do that Just to test them out If they don't like the way I act They must not be my soul mate
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    When i find someone really atractive i usualy say something withouten thinking it through and then it is something unappropriate and i start talking all weird to straighten it out...
    missmosjer missmosjer 26-30, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Yeah I find it hard to talk. I just numb my emotions, but I'm trying to be better at flirting and I think I've improved .
    kiddishguy kiddishguy 26-30, M 1 day ago

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    Yeah, had to ask my best friend if "Hey, I really like your hair. Can I run my hand through it?" sounded weird or cute cause I don't know and can't tell the difference when I talk...
    LadyWhatever LadyWhatever 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I made someone's night tonight just by buying them the soda they wanted that they didn't have the money for. It's amazing how such small things can brighten someone's day. :)
    ItsMissMathers ItsMissMathers 18-21, F Sep 1

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    As a medical assistant it's my job
    nixgreat nixgreat 18-21, M 2 Responses Sep 1

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    The picture should be self explanitory
    Lilwillbe Lilwillbe 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 8

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    Until the ones i see get proven worthy. Or not punished enough.
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M Sep 8

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    Hello, Id like an opinion, me and my ex have dated and we broke up and didnt talk for months, until one day i was outside with some friends, and i see her sitting down on a bench...
    Robert33A Robert33A 18-21, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    This is the story of my life, from my earliest childhood memories to the age of majority (18). Today is October 2. 2014. I am a Norwegian male, so my English is not perfect. I'm...
    Dakris Dakris 18-21, M 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    The thoughts are constant, they come much more often, the feelings of worthlessness, hopelessness, anger, fear, depression! I don't know what to do anymore! I coped for a while by...
    sm1ttay sm1ttay 16-17, M 1 hr ago

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    I'm pretty used to being alone and I prefer it even. I'm in my last year of high and my mom wants me to get involved in school. She fails to realize this is my third high school...
    EbbsBreaux EbbsBreaux 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 13

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    So yesterday I went to a pub to watch a movie on my laptop (felt lonely and afraid of dark lol) and after a while this funny looking middle-aged guy comes and asks me to leave...
    fadingsoul fadingsoul 18-21, T Sep 4

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    I can't stand when people twist my words around and make them sound much worse than they are! I am uncomfortable around gay men. That doesn't mean I hate gay men! That's just an...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    so, I am pretty sure a lot of people don't like talking to other people about themselves but I am sharing how I feel. I really hate it when my friends try to have DMC's with me...
    devi99 devi99 13-15, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I hate it. I can't remember when it all started. All I know is, I don't like being touched. The worst part is hugging. I hate hugs because sometimes, people hug too tight or they...
    CreoleItalianwoman CreoleItalianwoman 31-35, F 2 Responses Sep 18

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    Ok so I'm usually nice to everyone, but there's this kid that goes to my school..."he" bullies me every single day at school. He's transgender and he thinks that no rules apply to...
    Leosbaby0311 Leosbaby0311 16-17, F 3 Responses Sep 23

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    Definition: Contrary to what most people think, an introvert is not simply a person who is shy. In fact, being shy has little to do with being an introvert! Shyness has an element...
    Detimus Detimus 36-40, M 1 Response Sep 8

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    As a guy sometimes i feel like i have to not look at things because it would seem kinda pervy, for example other day family member was moving i was helping him and there was 2...
    Liljuniorjr Liljuniorjr 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 18

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    Doctors have always told me I had slim to no chance of ever getting pregnant, but as I have recently realized doctors are not always right. In April-May of 2013 I had an extreme...
    hhgarfeildd hhgarfeildd 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 13

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    hi everyone am new here i am keen to know more of myself in the sense thati know i am different from most i always sense how people feel if they happy or unhappy i sense where am...
    DoroBucci22 DoroBucci22 22-25, F Sep 6

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    So here I am. Conversing with strangers on the internet in search for a reason not to blow my brains out. In retrospect, I'm not surprised. I can see the whole sordid chain of...
    Stillnothing Stillnothing 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 5

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    I used to much more. I felt like at anytime they would siappear and that's a self fulfilling prophecy. My codependent behavior made me do a lot to try for them to not leave ... I...
    wingeyes wingeyes 31-35, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    It's the worst feeling in the world. To be around people and still feel alone.. It's eating at my conscious and telling me to do bad things. I'm afraid I might just do that..
    DeadlyKat DeadlyKat 18-21, F 4 days ago

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