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I Get Tired After Socialising

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    The Burden Of Socializing

    Yeah, I am tired of socializing too. The fact of the matter is, the older I get, the less tolerance I have for other people's hurtful hidden agendas, etc.. Every now and again, socializing will be a joy when I meet someone who is genuine, and just fun to be around, but a lot of...
    sediqua22 sediqua22 36-40 3 Responses Jul 13, 2010

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    But Still Love It

    I tend to be very energetic, and very carefully pay attention to people when I am socialising.  I tend to go off in tangents and bring as many people in to conversation as I can and smile as much as I can.  I remember when I used to cover press...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Nov 4, 2008

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    It's Just That

    I think well of myself. I'm not going to belittle myself. In conversations where people talk about how x person is a (*(&^)*&YDHF i really get uncomfortable... I like being good to people all the time when I can.... I like drinking alcohol because its relaxing... I'm just a nice...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 29, 2011

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    Socialising

    Yeah it can be very draining, and it can bring some good rest afterward.
    Arorin Arorin 22-25, M Mar 4, 2010

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    Oooh *yawn*

    It can be so exhausting. Smiling trying to make small talk, always feeling like you are soley responsible to prevent or fill the awkward silences. I think the hardest is when you have to meet a lot of new people, I mean one or two isn't bad but when you have to go somewhere that...
    DelightfulBabe08 DelightfulBabe08 26-30 6 Responses Sep 27, 2008

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    However It's Different For Me Online....

    This type of socializing I love!   It doesn't drain me like social events do.  There are different expectations and requirements at social gatherings.  Online is where you get to choose to whom you want to speak and be wearing your pj's the entire time :)
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Feb 27, 2012

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    Many people don't get

    that I'm an introvert. After socializing for a while I need time to recover. But it's hard to explain to my extrovert parents. Any advice?
    EmoGirl1237 EmoGirl1237 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 15, 2014

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    Socializing is like being bedridden for years and then trying to jog a mile... right now, I can barely even walk. And when I do, I look something like a frail baby deer taking its first shaky steps. But hey, I'm strength training. When I go out, it's with the goal of...
    effervescence effervescence 26-30, M 2 Responses Mar 3, 2009

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    Blehh

    it takes sooo much effort to force smalltalk and to be sociable with people that you really could care less about or just dont feel like talking to. like i hate going to gatherings and events where conversation is forced and people try to start conversations with you about the...
    asdfok asdfok 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 25, 2008

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    Sensitivity

    I always need alone time after socializing, that´s what I need to recharge. I get my energy from rest and quiet, not from being out and about. it´s just who I am but it took me a long time to figure out and to stand by what I need, and not feel abnormal about it. I used to feel...
    feelingwhole feelingwhole 26-30, F Apr 30, 2011

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    I don't want to put up with people

    who likes talking about other people's lives or boys for that matter. I'm a girl, so of course I have more girl friends and sometimes it's really tiring talking to the female population. If I do though, there are always some of my guy friends that I can go and talk to.
    arcticxcx arcticxcx 16-17, F May 9, 2015

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    Introvert Here.

    I'm a true introvert. I get out and socialize but if I'm around other people (besides my small group of friends or my husband) I'm left exhausted. Small talk annoys me a bit, but I do it to fit in. Plus I don't like telling people deeper things about me, so 'the weather' it is...
    soulfool soulfool 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 7, 2012

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    Exhausted

    I sometimes hang with a buddy all day long. Depending on who it is, I sometimes feel drained, even if they are really chill. I just call them energy vampires. LOL
    LylaRocks LylaRocks 26-30, F May 7, 2011

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    Being Around People

    i get nerves   when i am around    people   i dont   know  i relly do hate to socialising
    dogbeith dogbeith 31-35 3 Responses Sep 28, 2008

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    Why I Hate Socializing

    Socializing is effing exhausting for me... To put on a happy face and be empathetic and understanding and actively listen to people's needs and concerns and stories. I try to be the best, try to quickly decide what is the best response to people in each conversation I have. It's...
    brokenheaart brokenheaart 22-25, F 4 Responses Oct 27, 2011

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    Wipeout

    People tend to wipe me out especially in say a party situation and I'm forced to go beyond my normal social limits. This is often why you find me disappearing either to the computer or a quiet corner to sedate my brain, rebalance myself and collect my thoughts. I love people, don...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Nov 6, 2009

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    It's Very Draining.

    Never mind actually having to talk to people face-to-face, monkeys & associates forbid. Even just talking to people on here exhausts me. (I believe there is something called social stamina though. Some people are born with massive reserves. Some of us just need to train...
    TheTardyDodo TheTardyDodo 31-35, M 7 Responses Jan 21, 2008

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    Talking Makes Me Tired

    I could never understand why I feel so tired after socializing, until I started researching it online & discovered it happens to many other people as well. That was a relief to find out, because I thought something was really wrong with me. It doesn't happen around certain...
    newsoulawakening2 newsoulawakening2 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 31, 2013

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    I'm an ambivert, which means (as far

    as my personality goes) that I'm about 55% extroverted, 45% introverted. Sometimes being around people is very tough, so I have to recharge my battery. It's not always easy being an ambivert.
    Pebbles1982 Pebbles1982 31-35, F 4 Responses May 8, 2015

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    Socializing Burns More Calories Than Working Out

    I get extremely exhausted after socializing. In fact, I have noticed that if I'm forced to socialize for days at a time, I can drop as many as 3 pounds over just a few days. A day long job interview will always cause me to lose 2 or 3 pounds. When I go on business trips and am...
    lmori lmori 36-40 1 Response Mar 5, 2011

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    I hate it when people expect me to want to

    socialise at parties etc. They get offended if I don't want to go out with them all the time, but it's not like that. I just need time in my own to recharge.
    GingerHolmes GingerHolmes 16-17, F 1 Response May 8, 2015

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    I Love (most) People, Don't Get Me Wrong

    I find socializing very taxing. I'm not really all that introverted most of the time, because I do talk a lot (sometimes), so I don't think it's that. I find too much interaction with people drains the energy reserves. Usually by the end of the day I'm pretty drained. It's a...
    wack1985 wack1985 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 12, 2010

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    Like Right Now

    I went with my fiance to his sister's wedding on saturday. And it near killed me with tiredness, and I'm still tired from it. And my brain is mush. There were 78 people there... and 60 of them were my future relatives. And it drained me to my core. But then it's always that way...
    sugarburn sugarburn 22-25, F 13 Responses Sep 30, 2008

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    I Always Happens

    I don't think you could class me as introverted or extroverted I'm somewhere in the middle but what I do find is I always get tired when I've been socialising for a few hours like now I've had someone in my house since 7pm and i went to bed at 10.30, I don't mean to be rude but I...
    peacefulstorm peacefulstorm 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 31, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    I'm an introvert so I get exhausted if I'm around people too much and I don't really feel like myself (as opposed to a pretend version of me) unless I'm alone. I enjoy being alone...
    d1sc0rdant d1sc0rdant 16-17, F 2 hrs ago

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    Almost feel like I could take one right now... so sleepy after dinner.
    milkmilklemonadee milkmilklemonadee 22-25, M 4 hrs ago

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    I am tired of waiting for her reply. But why am I still staring at my FB Messenger. Still hoping she would answer :(
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    My period makes me REALLY tired.
    Doomflower Doomflower 31-35, F 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    I am. I am just SO tired. Emotionally, mentally, etc. but I AM glad to have found EP. I'm hoping that something good comes of me joining and participating. Much love...
    xZasper8D xZasper8D 36-40, M 15 hrs ago

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    No one ever gets tired of loving. But everyone gets tired of waiting, assuming, hearing lies and hurting.
    juju027 juju027 26-30, F 16 hrs ago

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    my heart is broken and im trying to deal with life being single after a horrible break up .. if i wouldve known love was going to feel this way when it goes bad i wouldve steered...
    reddmarie reddmarie 18-21, F 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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    Not sure of it's a typical EP break or if I'm just growing up at last. I haven't been very active on here for a while...which happens. I like EP and the interaction on this site...
    SpilledSecrets SpilledSecrets 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    What more do we have to do to prove our loyalty. What pain an suffering do you have to go through for another human kind, to be acknowledged. We give all to our mates love respect...
    sparksspunk sparksspunk 31-35, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I am tired of waiting for someone who would really love me... After all the things I went through last year, I hope the next woman would not make a fool out of me! I let someone...
    QueenCersei08 QueenCersei08 31-35, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Ugh took a nappy on my huge pillow like earlier and now I'm so not tired Wth
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response 3 days ago

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    My husband works all the time. We had an agreement that he would be home on the weekends to spend time with his family. Now he tells me he isnt coming home this weekend. Im tired...
    momof3grls2015 momof3grls2015 31-35, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I have a friend who is very sensitive to anything anyone tells her. She then explodes and makes me feel guilty as i think it is my fault. My inside voice tells me it is not.She is...
    SubaruDoo44 SubaruDoo44 31-35, M 6 days ago

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    After surgical operation, I couldn't imagine why my life become so hard.. 1 week already, but I don't feel well yet! It's bad to make my family busy with me! I don't wanna tell ppl...
    kimlys kimlys 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    there is something really wrong with me. i'm 20, i've just turned 20 yesterday and for some reason it's so hard for me to find someone that's head over heels for me. i've had a...
    missnicething missnicething 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    good afternoon every one. how are you today?
    KindofDOV KindofDOV 26-30, M a week ago

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    Have you ever noticed that being "tired" means different things to different people depending on what they have going on in their life? A few months ago when I was battling some...
    KinkyKatelyn KinkyKatelyn 22-25, F 8 Responses a week ago

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    Tired of waiting for you, Tired of crying, Tired of being nice, Tired of being broke, ..., I'm so tired of life.
    MattCutie16 MattCutie16 16-17, M Jan 31

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    He told me I was priceless and made me feel like he actually wanted me... I've never felt so worthless in all my life! I got us a new build house because he told me that we'd need...
    Jenezebel Jenezebel 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 31