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I Hate Awkward Situations

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    last night my mom and i went to the commissary. i was pushing the cart in front of her and as we were walking out a bagged told her thank you and i asked her why did he say that...
    taylercm taylercm 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 19

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    I'm really bad with leaving friends or family. Idk why but I can be hanging with my family or my gf's family all day and when I'm ready to go its SOO awkward idk why😭. I can...
    imblazain imblazain 18-21, M Jan 2

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    I don't know how people can talk easily without being nervous or saying something stupid, I always put myself in awkward situations because of my big mouth :O
    Nayram Nayram 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 12

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    Ice Cream Meltdown - So yesterday I was craving ice cream, or frozen yogurt. I went to the nearest frozen yogurt parlor at around 10:55pm- closing time was at 11pm, just my luck. I...
    Elysiaaa Elysiaaa 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 5, 2011

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    Like: - 1. A moment of slience during a serious conversatin between u and a teacher or superior. 2. The slience u get when you are in the lift with someone. 3. Giving a gift of...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 10, 2010

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    I Got Knocked Out... By A Water Bottle! - I was talking to my friend and crush in the hallway walking back from lunch the other day. All of a sudden I felt this pressure on...
    ges654 ges654 18-21, F Oct 10, 2009

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    Almost Killed A Guy. - A little over a year ago I had met this guy while I was out on the town. I somewhat knew him as he had gone to my school, but he was a little older so we...
    itsmesally itsmesally 22-25, F 5 Responses Apr 11, 2010

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    Bus Home - So today I was on the bus home from college, as it was busy I ended up standing for the 40mins. The bus reached the shopping centre on the way home and a crowd got on...
    Dg135 Dg135 18-21, M Nov 5, 2013

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    What Happened? Why Is Chewbacca Angry? - Now this is a true story and if you don't believe me I challenge you to find someone who could make this up. To this day I have no idea...
    Luthera Luthera 22-25, M 2 Responses Apr 24, 2011

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    Can someone please take their time to read this? Its long, 8 pages but it explains a lot about the situation I am currently in. I think a lot of people could relate to this if they...
    elugo12345 elugo12345 18-21, M Apr 1

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    It sucks when you're ignored by the person whose attention is the only thing you want in the world. That's always the situation for me. It also seems like I have crushes on chicks...
    elugo12345 elugo12345 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 1

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    It sucks when you're ignored by the person whose attention is the only thing you want in the world. Ever since this girl first walked into our school, I couldn’t take my eyes...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 2

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    Unless I "click" with someone I have a hard time maintaining conversation. There are few people who get my sense of humor. I am sarcastic when I feel cornered and laugh at things...
    Empty2020 Empty2020 31-35, F 4 Responses Mar 31

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 3

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    Unless I'm high or drunk but usually I get really stressed out on social situations
    molestay molestay 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    i have a brother with ADHD, my parents are split up, I don't have a lot of friends and I cant cope anymore! I know im probably no different than any other tennager when saying that...
    scarlet36912 scarlet36912 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 3

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    Feeling awkward in amongst people and thier conversations.. being the odd one out.. feeling stupid and nervous when your around people... just cant help it. Its like my emotions...
    jaym0699 jaym0699 18-21 Mar 28

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 3

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 3

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 4

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    This is more to do with dating. But I hate always having to make the first move on someone. Cant someone come up to me for once? Bah, I probably wouldn't be able to realize that...
    Incanto33 Incanto33 31-35, M 1 hr ago

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    In almost everything that I do, I feel awkward. My friend always tells me "Feeling awkward is a choice and I choose not to feel that way" and he says that about embarrassment and...
    imryll imryll 18-21, F Mar 21

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    I'm restless tonight. Preparing for a much-needed three-day trek into a black hole where technology doesn't exist....otherwise known as the backwoods of central Montana :-) It's...
    MommaBella MommaBella 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    I feel as though I should not hate my parents, but the more I try not to... the more I do. I am 20. My parents have been apart since I was 4. They has an over 10 year divorce...
    AnimalsAreLife AnimalsAreLife 18-21, F Mar 20

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    So there's a party tonight. I absolutely hate parties. Hate. Hate. Hate. I never really found what's so great about loud music and a line of dry humping on a wall. I mean really...
    plainjane02 plainjane02 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    What am I going to say to you? All my life I've probably been suffering because of you. Thinking back, it's pathetic what happened. I don't even know now, I'm tired. Ever since I...
    jxstagirl jxstagirl 13-15, F Mar 24

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    Ever since my younger siblings were born I knew there was a sudden shift in attention. I didn't mind, I knew it was because they were younger and thus needed more care. It didn't...
    Akiakane Akiakane 18-21 Apr 6

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    I really hate it. I only talk to my family on the phone! This person I've been talking to via text (haven't met him yet) wants to talk on the phone. I ignore his calls I feel bad...
    balletlover21 balletlover21 18-21, F Mar 21

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    Five years. FIVE YEARS I've been with this company...starting when I was still in highschool and working my way up to supervisor and I STILL hate my job. Its thankless. No one...
    shoxic shoxic 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 31

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 3

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    I hate negative people! They groan and moan about their situations, yet never do anything about it. If your broke, chances are your bad at money management! So learn it...
    ljh16 ljh16 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    Sometimes I hate going to public restrooms. Sometimes that's due to being with other women who just sit there and be dead quiet. You don't hear a thing. It happened to me this...
    FashionQueen86 FashionQueen86 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    From a young age I sort of knew my dad was very simple minded. And I am my father's son. He suffered severe depression and was even committed twice. He gave birth to me in his mid...
    Arv65 Arv65 46-50 Apr 6

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    it's really awkward when all my friends are all drinking Starbucks and I'm not because I hate coffee and all other carbonated drinks. The only liquid I actually like is water and...
    justalittledifferent justalittledifferent 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 8

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    I don't hate her but I do not care too much for her. Where to start. My bfs brother and his gf have been dating for almost 5 years now, so that means she have been around for a...
    Slumbergirl92 Slumbergirl92 18-21, F Apr 9

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    A smile can hide a lot. I'm nearly 15, and I'm always known as the funny, smiley one to my friends, when on the inside I'm jut tearing myself up. I feel so disconnected from the...
    MeMyselfandThem MeMyselfandThem 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    So there was this guy that I really liked last year. I confessed my feelings for him but rejected me. He said he didn't want to ruin our friendship and he already liked someone...
    p3ppermint p3ppermint 18-21, F Mar 21

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    I'm socially awkward and I am looking for a best friend who is also socially awkward. :) Deep conversation, talks about nothing, and other open minded friend things.
    TheAlbinoGirl TheAlbinoGirl 16-17, F 6 Responses Mar 31

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    My friend asked me to go with him to our neighbors birthday party. He wanted me to meet his co workers. I could only stay for about 20 minutes before the small chit chat turned...
    SuperGinger41 SuperGinger41 22-25, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    it seems to get me into sticky situations or it ruins things id like to happen. :/
    hallowedwillow hallowedwillow 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 23

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    My mom has been a horrible mother. She decided to participate in the oldest profession about the time I was 10. I was pretty smart for my age and figured out what she was doing...
    meandme2424 meandme2424 46-50, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    April 3. I think we often forget the little boys affected by child abuse. We only really think about the boys when there are big cases like Michael Jackson or Jerry Sandusky are in...
    RuthieAnja RuthieAnja 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 3

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    Why do these things happen, I mean why do we end up "hating" our mils? It may sound weird, but we are to blame a great deal. We let it happen. This does not remove the guilt of our...
    stellera stellera 46-50, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    I get a lot of hate on this website but you have just got to learn to laugh all those ghastly people off.
    projectgwyn101 projectgwyn101 16-17, M 2 Responses Apr 6

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    I honestly believe these are all exaggerated situations. I am considered high maintenance. I don't expect my wants to come from anyone but myself. Just because you don't wear as...
    anjay813 anjay813 22-25, F Apr 8

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    I want a life uninhibited. I want a life full of love and laughter. I want to live as free as the 21 year old butterfly that I should be. Ever since I was in high school I always...
    ColourmeAmb ColourmeAmb 18-21, F a week ago

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    My husband and I have been together for 9 years and have a 7 year old son together. When we met, I was a single mum to my 2 year old son and he had a 2 year old daughter who liver...
    don11282 don11282 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 22

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    I can't even look at my own profile pictures! When I take pictures, I seldom see them again because I can't stand them. Seeing myself in the mirror every day doesn't help either, I...
    JustAnotherHuman34 JustAnotherHuman34 18-21, M Mar 25

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    people are such asswipes. People who have known me 10 minutes who notice that I am quiet and therefore usually have a neutral facial expression, who think that I should be...
    Fatfuck55 Fatfuck55 26-30 2 Responses Mar 27

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    I feel extremely guilty even writing this, but I can't keep it to myself anymore. My friend-last year definitively a "best" friend and this year one of my roommates- has become...
    messycrazylife messycrazylife 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 29