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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 have always hated being singled out or being the center of attention. I perfected the art of blending into the woodwork and not being noticed. I have always been self conscious...
    Littlewing4 Littlewing4 51-55 4 days ago

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    I'm sat here at the minute in my best friend's bedroom. We haven't seen eachother for weeks so we took today to catch up but all she's done is sat on YouTube looking at parody...
    LittleMowgli LittleMowgli 16-17, F Nov 7

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    Or people of any age, really.
    ShatteredSoundwaves ShatteredSoundwaves 22-25, M 2 hrs ago

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    I feel I am a lot more mature than the people in my classes or around me.
    Emmy182 Emmy182 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 1

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    I feel like forging relationships with people, although it takes work, is 2nd nature for everyone around me. But I have no idea how to do it myself...
    SimpleShares SimpleShares 18-21, F Nov 4

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    People who make me happy r the best caus who likes people who make them feel like **** like no one does well not me like good bye I don't need problematic people in my life thnkyou...
    Anabe1995 Anabe1995 18-21, F Nov 10

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    I just feel like when I go into a room everyone will instantly hate me. I must be hated right? Because nobody talks to me or wants to be around me ever so they must hate me it...
    StupidRobert StupidRobert 41-45, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I had never seen you at the mall before Although every time I went I secretly hoped I would This time I went with the man you broke by stealing me We were trying to work it out...
    bethessel bethessel 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I shut off my door from family and friends because I thought I only needed one person in my life who told me to leave and ignore everyone.I thought it was right.Even if I wasn't...
    4BlackForest 4BlackForest 36-40, F 6 Responses Nov 10

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    I try to stay away from people that do bad things and cause drama too.
    Deuz Deuz 18-21, M Nov 11

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    I get along with older people instead of the people my age.
    dashuria dashuria 13-15, F 5 Responses Nov 2

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    I lived in Britain since 1992 and I must admit that I had benefit from the better life In the uk we ate better food and lots of meet as chicken and meet is very cheap and...
    lostsouluk lostsouluk 31-35, F Nov 9

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    People are told to think that they are beautiful, smart, and "worth it", but when they embrace that they are called selfish, petty, moronic, etc. Its so sad. But I don't think...
    efrejoles efrejoles 13-15, M 6 days ago

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    I just had a friend booted from collage cos she couldn't pass the tests. She is the nicest person i ever met and deserves the best in life. I feel so sorry for her.
    bw32 bw32 31-35, M Oct 27

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    I really wish I could say what feel on here but hate comes my way
    Kingdarkroom Kingdarkroom 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 2

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    Most of the time I feel like I am talking to robots… where is the authenticity nowadays!
    Misscoconut Misscoconut 16-17, F 3 Responses Nov 12

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    I feel like they have placed an expectation on me to believe that their action has some kind of value. I think "well there was some time that could have been better spent thinking...
    experimed experimed 51-55, M Nov 17

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    I think I because the most hated person in town because I cant act a certain way or dress in what way they like. Probably why they insult me and treat me like a child.
    sham17 sham17 26-30, F Oct 31

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    Or just very glad to have met them.
    OddlyScintilating OddlyScintilating 46-50, M 1 Response Nov 15

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    They are noisy and disturbing, they cheat, they betray, they lie. And at the same time they "love you so much" LIERS!
    lizablack lizablack 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I have strong beliefs and values. I'm saving myself for marriage. I drink very little and I don't do drugs. I absolutely hate going out to bars,clubs,etc. I would much rather play...
    ComplicatedGirl18 ComplicatedGirl18 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 31

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    Of course I'm different, I'm me, nobody has my exact same genetics or way of thinking, nobody is me, nobody can be me. That's obvious. I just don't understand why teens need to go...
    Justjonathan Justjonathan 16-17, M 2 Responses Nov 4

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    just saying...wish I could punch Facebook in the face
    SummerRayne24 SummerRayne24 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 4

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    I have just been let go from my job. Why? Because when the kids and I were cutting paper confetti one child cut another child's hair. I was sat right in front of them and saw it...
    DizzyGreenEyes DizzyGreenEyes 18-21, F 9 Responses Nov 15

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    If I knew how to punch really hard. I be punching everyone who disrespect me especially the guys who flirt in front of me and Ignore me while I'm having a conversation with them...
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 16

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    i don't believe in God and i believe that (like the quote) One hand working does more than a million clasped in prayer. i see prayer as passively refusing to help while actively...
    nelby710 nelby710 18-21, F Nov 17

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    That is a big no no for me! The same with my phone and iPod! Sorry I'll make that call for you lmao!
    RememberingSunday22 RememberingSunday22 36-40, F 2 Responses Nov 17

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    Only because I have huge amounts of hardcore, and I mean HARDCORE gay hamster ****. Oh geez the amount I have is HUUUGE I have file after file after file of it. I even have some...
    AlwaysAnonnymous AlwaysAnonnymous 13-15, M 2 Responses Nov 17

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    Those who love to whine or argue irk. So i move on. Especially if they say you dont understand.
    OddlyScintilating OddlyScintilating 46-50, M Nov 17

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    Does anybody else feel like crying when people visit their house or their family comes back from somewhere? I absolutely love being home alone and it makes me uncomfortable...
    InvaderGashloog InvaderGashloog 70+, F Nov 2

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    So, today I had brunch with my friends and they began discussing my brother. He is often a topic that I dread because I know that most people who lay eyes on him will never cease...
    ckj39 ckj39 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    This guy keeps asking me to hang out. I keep saying no, why won't he stop? I don't like hanging out with people and I really don't feel comfortable around him. I'm afraid to be...
    InvaderGashloog InvaderGashloog 70+, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I'm good at making people feel better and I like to make people feel better but the ironic thing is that I don't like to receive help from others and I'm almost always sad or...
    brownzugar brownzugar 16-17, M 1 Response 19 hrs ago

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    I feel nervous typing this as my beautiful baby sleeps beside me and my very handsome husband, who is a great father and a good person, snores nearby. I just feel so ungrateful, or...
    iamowl iamowl 31-35, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    You know what? I didn't join this website just so guys can talk to me. I join here because someone request it on yahoo answers. (odd I know lol) They told me this is a place where...
    xlyricbelle xlyricbelle 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 14

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    My roommate called me childish last night, because I don't want to do the communal food anymore. She decided to do this while speaking loud in the living room while I was in my...
    KimTin33 KimTin33 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 16

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    I don't like people look at me.It is so weird and make me feel uncomfortable.
    ilovesummerday ilovesummerday 22-25, F Nov 13

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    i dont feel like im here in the present i feel uncomfortable and strange i feel like my body is moving in slow mo (ps i havnt taken any drugs it might be because im tired)
    sophiejon sophiejon 18-21 Nov 14

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    It's easier to write about my feelings, but to express them by mouth to someone else is so hard. I dont take much things seriously. I am an easy going person & I get along with...
    Cath947 Cath947 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    As you all know there was a man in my life who persecuted me and made my life a living hell . I wish if I was a talented author to write the whole story with all the details but...
    lostsouluk lostsouluk 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 31

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