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I Feel Uncomfortable Around People

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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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    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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    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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    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 6 Responses Oct 13, 2009

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    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...
    thisguyah thisguyah 18-21, M Nov 29

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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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    I am not a very socially comfortable person. I feel awkward alot of the time. Being around people is not something that i am entirely used to but i try to expose myself to it & i...
    flyingblossom flyingblossom 26-30, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I feel that most people are trustworthy. The problem is that one person can do so much damage. It only takes one person to steal your identity, rape or murder you are you loved...
    tryingagainII tryingagainII 56-60, M 1 Response Dec 3

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    I really don't know if this counts as bullying or not, but I feel so uncomfortable at school because there are these boys who pretend that we are dating and pretend to fight for me...
    penaddict penaddict 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    I don't want to say I feel more mature then people my age, because I don't think that i am. I just think I have a different mind set then them, and when I say 'them' of course i...
    Tryitallagain Tryitallagain 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 1

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    I am supposed to be some "macho" guy around my friends but when I get around girls.,I get cold feet and all of a sudden don't have anything to say..
    im4realz im4realz 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    I deal with dark energy spirits daily. i would to surround myself with positive people more.
    flamedvelvet flamedvelvet 18-21, F Dec 11

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    So I seriously don't take compliments well. At all. It always ends up with me laughing awkwardly and literally telling the other person to 'shut up' - or some variable of such. It...
    Minzypop Minzypop 26-30, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    In my understanding of love, passion and caring - attention is automatically given if the above feelings are true. When I care for a person, they know. How? Because I invest in...
    SpanishRose10 SpanishRose10 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 9

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    Or people of any age, really.
    ShatteredSoundwaves ShatteredSoundwaves 22-25, M 2 Responses Nov 27

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    In my profession I get to help people in one way or another. So yesterday I had a gentleman that was going thru some ruff times and I spent some extra time with him and gave him...
    crafty36 crafty36 36-40, F 2 Responses Dec 6

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    Sometimes I feel like I'm invisible. My family and friends constantly ignore me. It hurts my feelings. The only way for me to get their attention is to throw objects across the...
    Eristocrat Eristocrat 22-25, M 1 Response Dec 8

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    I feel both younger and older Than my age. I cant explain it
    Pot1023 Pot1023 13-15, M 2 Responses Dec 3

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    I have been sick lately mentally, physically, and emotionally. I have found it harder and harder to deal with my families constant judgement and my friends silly ridicules...
    emem37 emem37 16-17, F Dec 7

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    Worst feeling in the world especially if you know that they don't care
    PirateBunny PirateBunny 16-17, M 3 Responses Dec 8

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    Cant. Meds and bullies broke me. And now they take my license. After taking serenity and health. Yaaay. Greatest country. At robbing the poor. And disguising...
    OddlyScintilating OddlyScintilating 46-50, M Nov 30

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    This is so unbelievably accurate of me! When I like someone I can't seem to flirt with them. I become kinda shy and annoyed. I don't know why. It happens on here too. One person in...
    BrokenHeartedOlicityShipper BrokenHeartedOlicityShipper 70+, F a week ago

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    I don't know why. Just read the title Lol.
    Heart4Jesus Heart4Jesus 16-17, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I end up ignoring compliments. once I accidentally went on a ******* date, I didn't know it was one until he kissed me. that is how clueless I am. downside for only dating and...
    Wanderer25 Wanderer25 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    I've only found 1 person my age who can actually understand me.. Well.. Some of the times.. Which is way more then anyone has been able to before . Everyone my age is just worried...
    MorbidPeaches MorbidPeaches 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 27

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    10yeargap.com focuses on younger women dating older men and it encourages age gap marriage. 10YearGap.com is not a sugar daddy site. Single women are attracted to older single men...
    JessieFay JessieFay 31-35, F Dec 2

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    it doesn't matter where you punch them, just punch them dam hard
    XXburnttoastXX XXburnttoastXX 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 6

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    let's face it. i'm a Leo! that's the worst thing that you could ever do to me!
    RememberingSunday22 RememberingSunday22 36-40, F Dec 7

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    My best friend ignored me for 2 years because she was afraid of falling in love with me. Then on our 4 year of being friends she stopped ignoring me and I asked her out. We have...
    Deuz Deuz 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 8

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    Like my mum, she's so busy with the other guy now a days. No one is ever home anymore. She's gone and my grampy is always gone. Idk. They use to be here all the time but not...
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 8

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    One of my bestfriend doesn't care about me that much anymore. She is a very chill person sometime, and that make it cind of worse. She just doesn't seem that interested in what I...
    AlvaPanda AlvaPanda 13-15, F 2 Responses Dec 8

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    Or sitting at the front of the bus; where the teachers are. Hopefully that won't happen again! P.S. It only lasted about an hour.
    fcnantes fcnantes 13-15, M 5 days ago

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    It is three years since I left bournemouth . I moved to bournemouth at the autumn of 2009 to start and new life I have been unwell for many years and I have gone to see doctors...
    lostsouluk lostsouluk 31-35, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I have a confession and some stories to tell. Confession: when I was around four I still slept in the same bed as my parents one night they were having s*x and I woke up. I...
    lilygeorge12 lilygeorge12 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 7

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    I get so uncomfortable when people I don't really know hug me or pat my back or touch me in any way!!! And I will absolutely not tell someone that I love them unless I mean it-even...
    screaminginside81 screaminginside81 31-35, F 7 Responses Nov 28

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    I have done this so much that is automatic with me. I get very uncomfortable with people that have been in my life a long time, unless I can keep them at a distance, some how.
    tryingagainII tryingagainII 56-60, M a week ago

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    I don't know where I fit in....I do not know where my place really is.I am lost, just wondering through life, searching for a place where maybe I may just belong, but never finding...
    SassyBabe39 SassyBabe39 41-45, F 2 Responses Nov 28

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    people have always told me I sound older than my age , maybe because of the circumstances in life that always made me act older than my age. That's probably why people tell me...
    ira01 ira01 26-30, F Dec 15

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    I love it when people feel good around me. Their happiness is contagious, and I start feeling smiley and bubbly as well. When I make people around me laugh, I feel like they...
    Featherwings Featherwings 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 16

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    I don't know where to start this off, but I'll just first say that I can't do anything remarkable. I'm not special. I'm not good at anything. I'm just ordinary. I try so hard to...
    torr62 torr62 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 14

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    Basically, when I am alone I just watch anime, draw, stuff like that, I talk to myself and SMILE. But when I'm in public or with other people, I almost feel like dying. I actually...
    MinCraftgirl13 MinCraftgirl13 13-15, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    It's almost as though I feel I'm not deserving of their help. It's just so much easier to push people away and say it's fine because why should people spend their time helping me...
    Nethaly Nethaly 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I can go to school feeling pretty and actually love myself, but when I come around people all of that disappears... I don't feel good enough for people to like and to care about...
    Rannveig Rannveig 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 30

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    A lot of times in life I feel alone even when I'm surrounded by people I still have that lonely feeling there's only a few maybe even just one person that I never feel alone around...
    IraGamoran IraGamoran 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 7

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    My life is not satisfying, it is not enjoyable and I feel like I am merely waiting for it to pass. I moved countries about 18 months ago but have not yet done anything that makes...
    imsoradalecki imsoradalecki 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 7

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