I Hate Confrontation

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 299 People

    I can't believe I'm going to have to,

    at some point, remind my flatmates that food isn't recyclable, I.e., goes in the rubbish bin, not the recycling bin. We haven't gotten that far with technology and infrastructure quite yet ._.
    plsdontsitonme plsdontsitonme
    22-25, F
    1 Response Nov 6, 2015

    Yes I Do, Very Much. &...

    Yes I do, very much.  I try hard to defuse any situation that can get out of hand with staying calm and talking, but if it ends up in one, I sure can hold my own. { you have been...
    deleted deleted
    Jan 25, 2009

    I am so not looking forward to this,

    but I'm gonna have to confront a friend of mine. I absolutely despise confrontations and in fact, I love to avoid them, but this is something I can't walk away from. There are things that need to be said and I've kept inside for a long long time and it's about time for them to...
    deleted deleted
    Jun 21, 2015

    I Avoid Confrontation At All Costs

    I try to avoid conflict at all costs, however sometimes that seems to be more damaging. I tend to put myself through a lot just to avoid confrontation. I would climb Mt Everest just to get around someone or something confrontational. I really need to learn how to deal with it...
    missadventurer missadventurer
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Nov 27, 2007

    I'm Not Confrontational

    I hate confrontation! I always have. It's wierd, because if someone has to confront me on something I've done or said, I get angry with myself that I put that person in the position where they had to come to me with it. If someone else does or says something that I have to...
    CagedRaven CagedRaven
    46-50, F
    Jun 27, 2009

    No Guts No Glory

    i always got nervous when ever a fight would break loose. I'd try to avoid it as much as possible. But now I've changed all that bottled up anger I'm not afraid of it anymore but I still am nervous.
    Ivyflower Ivyflower
    18-21, F
    May 14, 2008

    It Depends

    Sometimes I like being a little feisty >:) And sometimes I avoid confrontation. It all depends.
    CrazyHippieChick CrazyHippieChick
    2 Responses Jan 28, 2011

    Confrontation Is Pointless

    I don't like arguing with people, even if i am right. Screaming and yelling at someone doesn't fix things. So many people ruin relationships with others over something they said in the heat of the moment. & i dont want that.  And if i did do something wrong for you to...
    freshfrika freshfrika
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Aug 18, 2009

    It becomes harder for me to breathe,

    I get dizzy and I become unable to function. It is the worst feeling in the world.
    Ablebodied Ablebodied
    18-21, F
    Oct 6, 2014

    It Makes Me Physically Ill

    It's really pretty sad. Just the sound of someone raising their voice makes my stomach sink and my skin prickle. It doesn't even have to be MY confrontation. I'm currently listening to people argue in the next apartment over, and it's giving me heartburn. I could turn up the TV...
    Aednat Aednat
    26-30, F
    Aug 15, 2012


    I hate confrontations. I hate arguements, I hate it when people raise their voices or are mean, I hate being attacked, seeing others being attacked, and the worst; when someone attacks you then everyone laughs at you because you wont attack them back.   I hate how...
    Tesse Tesse
    18-21, F
    Sep 19, 2008

    Just Ugh!

    I frickin' hate having confrontations with people, especially women... Maybe... Maybe it's just with women. I mean, I hate experiencing hostility towards/from someone. All that negativity spazzes me to no end, but I am more likely to tell a man how I feel or what I want, while...
    mmmcookies mmmcookies
    Aug 21, 2008

    I Really Hate It

    I have only been in two fights (fists involved) in my entire life and both looking back were stupid, but I feel probably needed to diffuse the situation at hand. Anytime I am in a situation where voices are raised I get all sheepish and I think it is from when my parents would...
    ivebecomes0numb ivebecomes0numb
    Feb 26, 2009

    Confrontation At Work

    I hate confrontation, at least in certain contexts. Right now I am really nervous about a situation at work. Several weeks back I had an "incident". I screwed up and got in some trouble, but my superiors counseled me on it, told me to learn from my mistake, move on, and be...
    joes1776 joes1776
    Sep 18, 2010


    General confrontation, like arguing with someone or basically verbal arguing, that's not so bad. I get upset, I cry and what not. When others are arguing in front of me however, I get scared. I shake and worry, "What if this turns physical?" If the verbal fight is influenced by...
    MissChii MissChii
    18-21, F
    Jan 5, 2010

    Of Course

    i dislike confrontation but i find myself in confrontational situations all of the time especially here on EP at which point i get depressed and consider deleting my account. i think people who ARE confrontational can easily sense those who are not and they seek them out as easy...
    ihaveanameitsrick ihaveanameitsrick
    46-50, M
    18 Responses Jan 25, 2009

    Why Does It Always Have to Be This Way

    I don't like fighting.  I am no good at it, my mind isn't quick-witted enough to combat my boyfriend's arguments, statements, diatribes, etc.  I make mistakes.  I have problems and I wish I had made different choices in life.  Why does he have to bring up...
    StardustShimmer StardustShimmer
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Nov 25, 2007

    Life's Lessons

    I have always been more on the shy side.  I have to force myself to talk to other people much less than to confront someone. I get anxious, and will rehearse over and over in my head what I should say so I don't offend them, and worry about how to bring a subject up so they...
    wolfsage wolfsage
    41-45, F
    Aug 17, 2011

    Im Not Quite Sure Why I Hate Confrontation

    I just do. i am afriand of telling people when i am angry or hurt by them. i cant even be around confrontation..like if i am near two people yelling, screaming or fighting i just kind of want to sink into a hole and pretend im not there. everytime someone gets mad at me and...
    NeverBeenKissed93 NeverBeenKissed93
    22-25, F
    Oct 25, 2009

    Is it worth asking somebody

    why they don't like you?
    Anonymouscoast Anonymouscoast
    1 Response Aug 20, 2015

    I can't take yelling

    or fighting with my sister grace, she scares me & it just makes me very sad and I just hurt bad. She's the only one I'm scared of out of all my siblings.... I just hope she doesn't get angry with me... She'll make me look like the bad guy on fb 😒
    Sunshineh13 Sunshineh13
    22-25, F
    Aug 31, 2015


     We don't need it. Let's just talk it out.
    BillySPizza BillySPizza
    22-25, M
    2 Responses Jan 27, 2009

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