I Get Apprehensive Being Asked How I Am

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    How Are You ?

    The one thing I get so apprehensive about is being asked, “how are you and how are you doing?”  not that I don’t want to tell how I am doing but more so  because I often am going through a lot of things at any point in time depending on the...
    mica62 mica62
    46-50, F
    4 Responses Oct 14, 2007


    "How are you?" Wow, what a loaded question lol... Whenever someone asks me that, a million things start bouncing around in my head...
    paperalias paperalias
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Dec 23, 2007

    I Don't Usually Know How to Answer

    I'm pretty blank most of the time, almost emotionless. And when I do have a feeling to express it's often negitive so not the sort of thing you want to tell people when they ask since it often leads to either an ocward moment for them or for me when they ask why.
    AngelaDark AngelaDark
    31-35, F
    Nov 18, 2007


    so many well-meaning people. so many discussions i don't feel like starting. since i've been sick for a year now, people are always asking me, hopefully, "how are you doing? are you feeling better?" better than what, i wonder. better than yesterday? better than the...
    journeyfulloflaughter journeyfulloflaughter
    26-30, F
    4 Responses Nov 20, 2007
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