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I Hate Being the Centre of Attention

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    Paranoid

    I get really paranoid, like I have something stuck in my teeth or toothpaste on my face or something if I'm the centre of attention. It makes me sweat really bad, I can feel my whole head getting hot and itchy - feels like it's going to explode or something, then I rush my words...
    AWUK AWUK 26-30, F Feb 12, 2008

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    I Am Having Alot Of Attenstion Due To People Taking A Intreast In Whats Gone On In My Life.

    As my life seems to be of intreast to all who have been researching whats gone on in my life,and what problems i have had i have had alot of people who want to pick out all the things that i have had gone on or have done in order,for me to be a Hate figure i anit perfect and i...
    nuttyrocker nuttyrocker 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 28, 2010

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    I Am Having Alot Of Attenstion Due To People Taking A Intreast In Whats Gone On In My Life.

    As my life seems to be of intreast to all who have been researching whats gone on in my life,and what problems i have had i have had alot of people who want to pick out all the things that i have had gone on or have done in order,for me to be a Hate figure i anit perfect and i...
    nuttyrocker nuttyrocker 26-30, F Feb 28, 2010

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    Centre Of Attention

    One thing I dislike is being the centre of attention.  If it happens it happens, it is out of my control. At school, I hated giving an oral speech in front of the class. On my wedding day, I wasn't crazy about the fact getting all the attention but I had to go...
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F 1 Response Oct 28, 2010

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    I Always Have..

    I remember when I was a kid my dad was playing in a band.  He dedicated a song to me. A spotlight was put on me. I paniced and ran away sobbing. I considered taking piano lessons like my brother. One day, I think I was around the age of 6 or so I sat at the piano and...
    meowmeowface meowmeowface 36-40, F 1 Response Jun 26, 2007

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    Best Man

    So I have a buddy of mine that I used to work with and was really close with. I knew that he was getting married with in a year or so. He dropped a few hints here and there such as what are you doing on this date. Red flags start showing up in my head at this point, but...
    TheCheese TheCheese 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 9, 2007

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    So Much So!

    I am cursed with being a very interesting person, so I often find myself in the spotlight. But it bothers me to no end! I feel like I have to "perform" in some way, when all eyes are on me. And plus, since I'm battling social anxiety, this kind of attention makes me a...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Sep 11, 2008

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    Paranoid

    I get really paranoid, like I have something stuck in my teeth or toothpaste on my face or something if I'm the centre of attention. It makes me sweat really bad, I can feel my whole head getting hot and itchy - feels like it's going to explode or something, then I rush my words...
    AWUK AWUK 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 12, 2008

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    I Hate Being the Main Focus......

    i hate being the main focus... too much pressure... id rather watch someone more talkative and outgoing than hav shy lil' me having ppl stareing at u... GAWD
    ohcoolada ohcoolada 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 14, 2008

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    Why Me

    All through school and on the job when I worked some how I would end up being the one out front or leading. I never asked for this and really never wanted it.  But somehow it always ended up this way.  I liked helping and being part of things but did not want to be in...
    Grits4life Grits4life 46-50, F 1 Response Sep 16, 2008

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    I Want To Be Married..... But Would Lik To Skip The Ceremony!!!

    As a child I was painfully shy, it even said so in my school reports! Always the wallflower.... I hit 30years old and due to big changes in my life, I found a new me! I met a new man who let me be me and I was at last happy in my own skin..... 4 years later we decided to marry...
    chookychick chookychick 31-35, F Mar 14, 2010

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    My birthday reminded me of this.

    I feel so awkward when I'm given attention, like I don't want it.
    awaywego4 awaywego4 26-30, F Jun 16

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    Never Have Liked It

    I don't like being the center of attention. Sometimes its not avoidable, courses must be straightened or as manager "riots" must be quelled. Most of the time it is easy to be a wallflower and sit back and just do what I need to do. I am quite happy that way...
    Josie06 Josie06 56-60, F 2 Responses Oct 26, 2008

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    Related Experiences

    This goes out to all the EP men who toy with a girls heart in here. The men who message us, tell us how great we are, call us on the phone, even tell us you love us. And then...
    Megan41993 Megan41993 46-50, F 38 Responses 21 hrs ago

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    It's funny how people can judge me without walking in my shoes. My parents don't understand the anger I have built inside of me. Everytime I sit down, I think about the past and...
    WeirdOtaku WeirdOtaku 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I hate that grown men look at me in a sexual way( I look 12 to most people). Being catcalled makes me feel uncomfortable, embarrassed, unsafe and vulnerable . I hate that some boys...
    FutureVet2014 FutureVet2014 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    Hey everyone I'm new here. I have no children of my own, but I am engaged to someone with three daughters. We have been together for more than 6 years. He has three daughters who...
    stepmom2be1990 stepmom2be1990 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Hello I'm new but I really do need advice. I never thought I'd be a stepmom and I hate being one. I dated a guy and already knew he had a daughter from a previous relationship. He...
    AsianBlonde AsianBlonde 18-21, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I enjoy cooking just for me and watching a good movie alone. I hate when I'm in the same room with someone and feel completely alone, this only seems to happen when I'm in some...
    berntoblack berntoblack 46-50, F 4 days ago

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    I hate when someone reject me for another one. It actually increase my ego problem and then I hate to talk . I don't like to give importance because when I do people show me their...
    akeera18 akeera18 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    I hate being a stepmom! I am tired of wasting my life and time raising someone else's child. I sit in the house all day bc I had to be available to babysit when his daughter got...
    amlesa amlesa 26-30, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    I'll be getting my license in the next two or three months so I've been trying to practice a lot more - for some reason I still suck but blah Anyways I was practicing with my dad...
    TheGoofyGoofyGoober TheGoofyGoofyGoober 16-17, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Just having a nice relaxing night until my husband has to crab about how much he hates my phone and technology. Then he has to go into the whole rant about how he wishes he was...
    BrokenAngel38 BrokenAngel38 36-40, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I just hate being lied to especially in a relationship don't tell me you love me if you don'tšŸ’”šŸ˜£šŸ˜¢šŸ˜”
    Jones62 Jones62 16-17, M 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    I'd hate being a step mom If I ended up in such an unlucky position. That's why I don't date someone with extra baggage from a previous relationship. The Mommy drama. The Kid...
    FrostyElsie FrostyElsie 22-25, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    Okay it's not touch itself since I'm okay with a handful of my relatives being near me and two people that I'm completely comfortable with touching me (which I really enjoy). It...
    RogueBarroness RogueBarroness 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 23

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    For example, my boyfriend forced me to meet his mother and brother once. It was probably the most uncomfortable hour of my life. Everyone at the table just ignored me. I couldn't...
    cairah cairah 22-25, F Jul 23

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    can you like stop saying what you think i want to hear as i hate being lied to because i know its not the truth because what i want to hear is the truth so don't act like a mind...
    Multicolour12 Multicolour12 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 23

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    I really hate being ignored... if you don't want to talk to somebody just be upfront about it instead of acting like a child and not saying anything
    Born2Inspire Born2Inspire 18-21, M 3 Responses Jul 22

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    I don't like being lied to especially when I'm close you and trust you and are always honest to you bc I expect the same curtsy. The worse is when I ask if your lying and you lie...
    Alex288837359 Alex288837359 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 22

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    I just got grounded again yesterday. I'm grounded for a whole stinking week. Man I HATE BEING GROUNDED!!!!!
    naughtyboyneedsspanked naughtyboyneedsspanked 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 19

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    I really hate being sick cause Whenever i'm sick i get dizzy caugh alot have fever, headaches and stomach ache so i always end up in the ER or in my doctor's office. And i get sick...
    naomie10210 naomie10210 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 19

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    Ugh i hate being stressed so much :/ it makes my head hurt.. I feel like i live the same routine over and over again, whens it going to change? I dont doubt anything, but im just...
    beautifulego beautifulego 16-17 Jul 18

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    I have been a stepmom to two boys, who are now 6 and 10 for nearly four years now. I have my own biodaughter who is 12 and awesome. Neither my husband nor I look forward to our...
    whydopeoplelie whydopeoplelie 31-35 1 Response Jul 16

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    hi i'm new here. i'm izzy :) today i'll be writing about how much i hate my face. i have struggled with acne for 3 years (I'm 14) and I've been using a special acne medicine for...
    moonbewwie moonbewwie 13-15, F Jul 16

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    Ok, This is my first post and i really need good non judgmental advice from woman who have been there....I really want my family to work, I really love my husband..we have been...
    mammamialove mammamialove 26-30, F 5 Responses Jul 15

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    I absolute hate it. Someone I thought was my best friend has just stopped speaking to me for no reason at all. This is why I hate people.
    WhiskeyRoger369 WhiskeyRoger369 16-17, M Jul 15

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    sick today i hate being sick
    Rebecca1402 Rebecca1402 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 15

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    i ******* hate treated like that especially by someone i really like...idk what does she think of me either that really sucks,i hate my self atm help !!!
    gunsnrosesxx gunsnrosesxx 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    I hate being stare at by children.I am like what the hell are you staring at me for? Do i have horn sticking out at the back of my head? Do your mom ever tell you that it's...
    Iloveowl Iloveowl 26-30, F Jul 13

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    I am seriously considering getting a tattoo which reads "Mr. nice guy." As a gay man, how can I compete for the attention of one man when he is being courted by others? The fact I...
    Lalin9090 Lalin9090 22-25, M 2 Responses Jul 13

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    So I've decided that tomorrow I will start the ABC Diet. I can't keep being fat like this, I hate myself. If there are people out there who have done this (or is doing this...
    underwaterlilly underwaterlilly 16-17, F Jul 13

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