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I Have No Social Life

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    I Have No Social Life - I remember talking during my first few years of life (after starting to talk). Then probably during first grade I suddenly became extremely shy, and...
    MDenise MDenise 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 9, 2013

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    ... - It's Friday night and I'm sitting at home talking to my cat- enough said :p
    0XxoOoxX0 0XxoOoxX0 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 8, 2013

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    No Social Life!!! - ive always been told that i should have a better social life, and i should go out to bars and clubs like everyone else and have a good time, but i just dont...
    cowshed123 cowshed123 31-35, M 7 Responses Oct 14, 2009

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    I Am Nowhere. - hi every1.evey1 who is reading this story,i would really appreciate if you comment and guide me in sum away.i had a wonderful nearly perfect relation f 1.5 year but...
    healing25 healing25 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 5, 2013

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    Woooooooow ._. - I am not a social butterfly. My time has mainly been spent in my bedroom on my computer. Parties are never my thing. I have been to one larger party where there...
    RomanticSpaz RomanticSpaz 16-17, F Jul 28, 2013

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    What's Wrong With Me? - Im afraid i will die alone and no one is gonna remember me, im 21 i live with my parents i have a ****** job and when i get home all i do is play videogames...
    weirdkid20 weirdkid20 18-21, M 3 Responses Mar 9, 2011

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    And I Hate It... - I rarely go out anywhere. I just stay indoors all day on the laptop. I have been invited to things before and people have made promise to go out places with me...
    BrokenAngelWishes BrokenAngelWishes 18-21, F 7 Responses Oct 4, 2009

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    My Destiny - I feel like my soul is lost in somewhere I dont know where can I find it .. And my body is just a collection of Broke pieces Is that my destiny ? Is my life meant to...
    Deep11 Deep11 22-25, F Sep 21, 2012

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    My Life Is Boring. - I have one boring life. i have no job, and I'm too late to apply for college/university. All I do right now is I get up and eat, play video games and wait till...
    Marcellius Marcellius 18-21, M 2 Responses Feb 7, 2011

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    Locked In - I love to dance and I love music. Why am I on the social science course? Because I was forced into it. "You should have a good future. Music and dance wouldn't get you...
    IAMMELIKEYOU IAMMELIKEYOU 16-17, F Nov 9, 2013

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    Uneventful Yet Not Boring - My life pretty much consists of waking up, getting ready for the day (usually with an outrageous look, sometimes I'll look like a dominatrix, sometimes...
    KeiKeiChan KeiKeiChan 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 6, 2013

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    I'm Happy - None, nadda, zippo, nothing, not at all. Not in real life anyway. I talk to some people on here but I'm not sure that qualifies as a social life. ¬_¬ Believe...
    UnseenBlossom UnseenBlossom 18-21, F 9 Responses Dec 2, 2008

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    I Have a Meager Social Life - And quite frankly, I like it that way.  Sometimes I think I'd be better off if I did have a more abundant social life, but ultimately, in the end...
    filthydieseltech filthydieseltech 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 19, 2009

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    None - All my time is given to my husband and work. Right now it is just my husband. We don't go out so there is no social life here. Netflix movies and the computer is pretty much...
    rondat rondat 41-45, F Mar 19, 2012

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    Never Really.. - I've never really had a social life. People don't generally like me. My way of thinking is quite outside of the box. It's too scary for some people to even grasp.
    LylaRocks LylaRocks 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 10, 2009

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    Next to No Social Life - About the only social life I have other than with my small family is at work, if indeed you can call that a social life. If I'm lucky I might socialise...
    taloden taloden 26-30, M 2 Responses Jun 17, 2009

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    Always Alone..... -                           ...
    lonesurvivor lonesurvivor 51-55, F 6 Responses Oct 15, 2009

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    I Hate People - They are trite, stupid ( who decided we were really intelligent anyway?), petty, locked up for life with no chance for parole ( Emotionally and mentally), boring...
    Socklord Socklord 31-35, M 2 Responses Dec 27, 2008

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    Social networking is my only social life right now.
    anonymousfraud anonymousfraud 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 14

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    Used To Have A Social Life And Now I DonĀ“t - I live in a very secluded town where all people do is work.  Everyone is immersed in their professional lives cuz there´s...
    digitalcowboy09 digitalcowboy09 26-30, M 2 Responses Oct 20, 2009

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    Which I Guess Is Why I'm On Ep - When you can't make friends in "the real word", turn to another "reality"! Hah, I've always been fascinated with the concept of not living in the...
    letsrunaway letsrunaway 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 21, 2011

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    Trying to Jump the Hurdle - I have the miserable task of reacclamating myself back into society which sometimes is like trying to figure out if infinity really does exist and how...
    2ndchance 2ndchance 41-45 2 Responses Dec 27, 2008

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    Broken Envious Shy Guy - I'm a shy guy who has no clue how to change, and would be too frightened to try even if social interaction did make sense to me. I have no social skills...
    TurboSaxophonic TurboSaxophonic 16-17, M 3 Responses Jul 5, 2012

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    I Have No Social Life - And I am trying to find it on the internet...
    artax1 artax1 26-30, M Jan 4, 2011

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    I Want To Be A Real Girl - I feel like I am not a real person. I have two kids and no job, I live far away from my hometown and really don't know anyone in my city. It's kinda...
    ewiemama ewiemama 31-35, F 2 Responses Jun 26, 2011

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    It's Slightly Amusing, Really. -  I was talking to my mom on the phone just now, and she said I should really go out to a bar with some friends or something. I think it just...
    Jenniedvm Jenniedvm 18-21, F 10 Responses Dec 6, 2008

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    (I think I said it before) I'm not into partying. I don't go out with the very few friends that I have and go with them to Buffalo Wild Wings, or go bowling. I'm kind of shy, not...
    Knicksfan20 Knicksfan20 18-21, M Feb 19

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    "It's Simply Not In The Cards For Me"! - I don't have much of a social life because I am in constant pain. Anyone who suffers with a chronic painful condition also knows...
    TwilightDream TwilightDream 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 14, 2011

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    Because Of My Mom -  Well my mom let my older brother have a social life when he was my age, but then he got into drgs and drinking, so now my mom has decided to crack down on...
    NeverBeenKissed93 NeverBeenKissed93 18-21, F Nov 2, 2009

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    Brainstorming Ways To Fix This - So I have a friend who does recruiting. She's very attractive, makes quite a bit of money, and i think overall has had a pretty successful career...
    emilystrange105 emilystrange105 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 5, 2012

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    I'm not sure i actually have social phobia or not, but the other day my friend said that I was showing "classic signs of social phobia." I've always been very shy and find it very...
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    I recently told my dad i have social anx and he said i will grow out of it and that im just shy. I want to go to therapy but everyone will think im overreacting.
    RichyF RichyF 16-17, M 8 Responses Mar 31

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    athion64 athion64 18-21, M 4 Responses Apr 7

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    I'm in nursing school, i've been required to go to these meetup groups once a week for the past 4 months. I never thought of this as a place for friendships to be made..but i...
    7Saren 7Saren 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 7

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    For me, I am deathly afraid of awkward situations. Like, if I were sitting in my car waiting to go to work and I see my coworker getting out of their car, I tend to look or face...
    irishp irishp 22-25, F 4 Responses Mar 19

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    And I'm bustin it square in the chops... Okay check it out social mizfitz... You're a wreck in the world some days right? People seem all frakked up around u and ud like some...
    SShawnO SShawnO 41-45, M Mar 24

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    I just turned 34, and I am seeking treatment for social anxiety, in earnest, for the first time in my life. It was pretty severe and is still at least moderate. I've made some...
    bewareofpity bewareofpity 31-35, M 2 Responses Apr 5

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    I am sick of this social anxiety and social phobia. I am a shell of what I once was. I have always suffered from anxiety and depression but seemed to manage with the help of...
    GroundedButterfly81 GroundedButterfly81 31-35, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    This has totally changed my life in everyway. I can't just easily talk, walk, think, etc. without over-analyzing it has seriously opened my eyes to all of the amazing things I...
    freeebird freeebird 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 2

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    This is probably my worst problem. I want to be social so effing bad. My boyfriend is a social butterfly. He is THE social butterfly. He isn't scared to talk to anyone, he is so...
    Nessybabi Nessybabi 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 23

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    I really just want people to stop pointing out my lack of social skills or my being too uptight/serious. I just want to live my life. I do what I love and I'm good at it. I don't...
    firemedic12 firemedic12 26-30, M 3 Responses Mar 28

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    I've always had this when I was little. I've had low self esteem since I was a child. It didn't help that my sister was emotionally abusive and my parents were generally dismissive...
    preeez preeez 18-21 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    and depression and ocd. but, lately the social anxiety just gets worse and worse. i cant even keep a job because i cant stand that people see me. it makes me want to hide.. i get...
    lt623 lt623 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 24

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    It may not be as bad as others, but social situations scare the crap out of me. I hate being around a lot of people, but I'll tolerate it if needed. I just don't like big groups of...
    AjLeePunk AjLeePunk 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    I can't go to college, I can't work, I can't do anything anymore, I'm to anxiety to go outside. I spend all my days almost 2 years in front of books and on computer. I finished...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Mar 22

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    The only people I could ever befriend in high school up were other people with social anxiety or guys that wanted to use me. I can't make friends. People feel awkward around me. I...
    Nessybabi Nessybabi 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 25

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    As long as I can remember... Social anxiety is a pain in the butt i always feel like I'm being watched when I'm outside also feel like everyone is staring at me not fun...
    babyface12345 babyface12345 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 25

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    I am at a lost for words at the moment. For now I will Just say thank you for this place and the opportunity to speak freely without fear of extreme judgement. It is easier to...
    DuckyGirlHawaii DuckyGirlHawaii 18-21, F 7 Responses Mar 26

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