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I Have Nervous Habits

"Nervous?! No, I'm not nervous....do I seem nervous to you?" 233 People

    I count when I get nervous

    and I can't help it.
    killingallparamedics killingallparamedics 16-17, F Aug 15

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    My Nervous Habits

    Mostly what I do is bite the inside of my cheek or my lips, that's my west nervous habit because I bite the inside of my cheek until it bleeds or it's seriously damaged to the point that it hurts when I eat. I also shake my leg, first I'll just tap my foot, then as I get more...
    FallingStarr FallingStarr 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 31, 2011

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    Pokerfaced

    I get really anxious in public to the extent where my face looses it's smile and i have this pokerface and my friends have told me i look odd, depressed and cold. I mean that's ok, (i guess), but i don't want people staring at me all the time like they do. I've tried smiling in...
    GlimmerOfASilverLining GlimmerOfASilverLining 16-17, F 2 Responses Oct 1, 2013

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    My Nervous Habits

    Mostly what I do is bite the inside of my cheek or my lips, that's my west nervous habit because I bite the inside of my cheek until it bleeds or it's seriously damaged to the point that it hurts when I eat. I also shake my leg, first I'll just tap my foot, then as I get more...
    FallingStarr FallingStarr 18-21, F Jan 31, 2011

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    They've Changed

    As I get older, my nervous habits change.. When I was younger and I knew my dad was coming home soon, I'd just bite my nails. As I got older and everything started getting worse, I'd bite my nails and pace the length of the room. When I went to work on the first day, I had on my...
    StrippedxPride487 StrippedxPride487 18-21, M Jul 1, 2011

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    Bitting Nails

    i need to know hot to stop bitting my nails. they are horrible and i have done it ever since i was a kid. sometimes i even bite my knuckles. HELP
    Alexhurt8 Alexhurt8 18-21 Apr 29, 2013

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    :(....

    I fidgit all the time. when I'm nervous I just can't sit still. I play with my fingers or shift from foot to foot and I pick at the skin around my nails till it bleeds....
    WakingUp2Reality WakingUp2Reality 16-17, F May 13, 2010

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    Hahahahaha Me Nervous................. Yeah

    I ALWAYS roll my tongue ring over my lips when I'm nervous, it freaks ppl out sometimes :)
    TheWanderingSupertramp TheWanderingSupertramp 22-25, M 5 Responses Nov 7, 2009

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    Hair

    I constantly mess with my hair when I'm upset or anxious. I also curl into a ball without even noticing. It is pretty off-putting and stops people from talking to me :(
    AbbyBee0000 AbbyBee0000 18-21, F Apr 21, 2013

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    Too Many :)

    Nail biting Lip chewing  Hair twisting/pulling  Bouncing/kicking my legs Twisting my fingers and hands Rubbing my palms together Bouncing my pencils and pens Fidgeting excessively.... Every day for as long as I can remember. It's too hard to hide, so why bother? People notice...
    violin75 violin75 31-35 Jun 11, 2012

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    Just A Few

    The worst one being nailbiting. I know it's an awful habit. I used to do it constantly, half the time without even realising it. In recent years it's only something that happens when I'm stressed out. Other traits and habits include... -shaky hands; fingers trembling, unable...
    KnightyKnight KnightyKnight 22-25, M Apr 21, 2013

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    a bit of nervous today.

    . coz going out somewhere alone n i'll return after few days.. i don't know y but m really scared today.. although i love travelling but this times i don't know y its getting into my nerves..hopefully after few days i'll be alive n doing ep again :)
    90colors 90colors 22-25, F 1 Response May 9

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    Yawning

    If I'm in conversation with someone and they start talking about something that makes me uncomfortable I yawn...Lol I don't know what makes me do it kind of to avoid talking about something I don't feel comfortable talking about.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Oct 14, 2008

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    I Can't Help It - I have several odd habits

    that my mother finds irritating, like for example I grind my teeth on occassion, I make sort of clicking or grunting noises sometimes, and I scratch my arms sometimes. I also yawn sometimes when i'm in the shower but that's due to me being a late sleeper. Sometimes...
    Monstermaster13 Monstermaster13 22-25, M May 5

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    Nervous Habit I Have

    I seem to have had a nervous habit since childhood.  I used to love the feel of the silk blanket in my hand and would pick at the stitching that holds on the silk with my fingertips.  Now that I am older I find that anything that can give my fingertips a little...
    IB4EXCPTAFTRC IB4EXCPTAFTRC 36-40, F 1 Response May 4, 2009

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    I'm telling on myself right now.

    lol When I'm nervous I usually can be commonly caught doing things like tapping specifically my left foot. I also find myself doing a very open and obvious action of rubbing the back of my head with my right hand, while when i'm not nervous I always rub with my left. These are...
    SleepyHead2123 SleepyHead2123 18-21 Feb 13

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    Odd Habits...

    Whenever I am nervous, I either rub the side of my nose with my index finger or pinch the skin on my neck. I also have a habit of scraching my arm if I have on short sleeves. If anyone ever learns what my nervous habits are, I'm sunk!
    Ema2day Ema2day 18-21, F Jul 1, 2011

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    Whoooaa...

    I won't even TRY to list them all, or I'll confirm everyone's suspicions of my craziness O_O Here are some though: - Fiddling -> When I'm nervous, my hands CANNOT seem to stay calm, I have to do SOMETHING with them xD - Chewing gum -> Gum seems to calm me down, so if I'm nervous...
    peanlo peanlo 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 26, 2011

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    Habits

    I have a habit of biting my nails and biting my lip when I'm nervous or thinking. It's annoying cause I have no nails and my lips are always hurting -___-
    dcaleb21 dcaleb21 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 21, 2013

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    Opps

        i have a nervous habits  . when i am nervious  my hands shake really bad or i start twitching more than normal .
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 5, 2009

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    Odd Ones

    When I'm nervous and laying in bed, I bunch up a corner of my blanket in my fist and tap it with my thumb. I apparently end up sucking my thumb in my sleep if I'm deeply distressed.. When I'm sitting [or standing even, if I'm really disturbed], I move my right leg up and down...
    xXxAnonymousxWriterxXx xXxAnonymousxWriterxXx 18-21, M Jul 2, 2011

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    Please Don't Tell Me To Relax

    I get very very stressed out when people tell to relax.  I am a very spiritual person and i have inner peace.  The outside though, always a foot bouncing, nails tapping, teeth grinding.......  something.  The good news......  I don't chew my nails...
    wakinglight wakinglight 36-40 Nov 7, 2009

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    All the Time

    i don't think i barely ever stop doing some sort of nervous habit.  actually my favorite part of the body to watch -- are someone's hands.  They say more about what's going on with that person than any other part -- even the face. it's fun & cool & interesting...
    kylae77 kylae77 31-35, F Jun 24, 2009

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    My Nervous Habits

    I grab my hair, I play with my fingers, I pick at my nails.
    CassiaDream CassiaDream 18-21, F Apr 24, 2013

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    Nerves

    I do a lot of things when I'm nervous. It depends on the situation and how nervous I am. You know I'm nervous when: I'm tugging on my earlobe. I'm clacking my teeth together. I'm tapping my fingers on my knees. I'm twirling my hair around my fingers. I...
    vinividivici21 vinividivici21 22-25, F 3 Responses Oct 13, 2008

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    Two Habits

    1) I peel the skin off my lips 2) I eat the dead skin off my fingers I do these two when I am bored, when I am anxious, when I watch a movie or read a book. I have to stop but it is impossible. When I stop one of them I keep on doing the other one. My boyfriend CANNOT accept...
    sterlizia sterlizia 18-21, F 4 Responses Oct 7, 2012

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    Yes Giggling

    I giggle when I am nervous and it is not that cute giggle that I have in other scenarios.  My voice also gets a little higher. I hate it.
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 4 Responses Nov 8, 2009

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    More Than One

    I'm nervous most of the time. i don't know why, I'm just a nervous person. i have a wonderful array of nervous habits that i don't even realize i do until I'm already doing them. I crack my knuckles. i KNOW this is bad for me. but it just can't help it, i do it without...
    DevilishAngel9 DevilishAngel9 16-17, F Nov 7, 2009

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    Worse Than My Mom

    I bite my nails, I pick my skin. at least I don't bounce my leg lmao
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Nov 7, 2009

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    Unfortunately

    I shake. A lot. Seriously. When I have a violin concert/ensemble/recital/whatever, I *always* shake and it's amazing to me that nobody has said anything. You can hear the friggin bow bouncing on the string! It's not a big deal any other time... I can always claim to be cold. :P
    kleisse kleisse 22-25, F Oct 13, 2008

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    Lots.

    Lately, I've been thinking about my nervous habits. I know I have a lot, but I wrote out a list the other day. See, concerns me greatly, because from my initial count of the list (I could have been off by one), I have 50. few of them I have conquered, and a lot of them are...
    Methesulah Methesulah 18-21 2 Responses Nov 16, 2008

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    A better description would be 'I am trying to break vicious habits' because I have a tendency to inflict injury upon my own moral character, through my own vice, periodically. I...
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    I am feeling really Nervous tonight I got butterfly's and everything... Tomorrow is the day me and my fiancée plan to spend the day with each other (in secret without are parents...
    ECrierie ECrierie 16-17, M Oct 9

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    In about 30 days I will be on my way to Canada, to meet him for the first time.... With technology and computer and what not today, meeting someone online is pretty normal, but I...
    Zareny Zareny 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 5

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    Whenever I get nervous, it's never immediately obvious from the start. I've always been a very anxious person, though my body copes with anxiety in very interesting ways. Usually...
    lemmy2012 lemmy2012 18-21, M Sep 24

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    I bin invited to a party by my friend from skwl Hann at hers on Sat evenin buh its a nudist party an I never taken me clothes off in front of anyone before so i'm really nervous, I...
    tonijonsi tonijonsi 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 25

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    I am really nervous right now... This is the first time I have ever snuck.. And well I am really really nervous because I have never snuck out before... Why you might as Good...
    ECrierie ECrierie 16-17, M Oct 10

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    I had a audtion on saturday 4th october and i find out what part i get tommorow and i am really nervous about it. Any reasurence would be very helpful
    cleocat1234 cleocat1234 13-15, F Oct 5

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    How can i hide Shyness and nervousness in public?? This is making me look weak and i hate it
    Bagh8 Bagh8 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 11

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    I'm going on a school trip tomorrow. I'm so nervous BC it's a bunch of new people I usually don't surround myself with. How can I make myself relax?
    LexiK88 LexiK88 16-17, F Oct 12

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    I will be going on a service trip to Nicaragua.... I'm so nervous idk why
    Soldiergirl3 Soldiergirl3 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    It's a nervous tic. I can't help it when I do it. Not even aware I'm doing it most times.
    Wittyname1234 Wittyname1234 22-25, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Oh well hahas I quite have a lot of them. 1. I throw my clothes all over the bed after changing out of them when I enter my bedroom 2. I don't wash my soiled sheets until the...
    TetraZL TetraZL 13-15, F Sep 22

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    minnielong minnielong 16-17, F Sep 22

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    And I'm always nervous too... :( I can't help, but sweat over the small stuff! Guess this is what it means to have anxiety..
    TheSpookyPotato TheSpookyPotato 18-21, F Sep 27