I Have Trouble Connecting With the Majority of People

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    People Drift In And Out Of Life

    people tend to drift in and out of my life. no one seems to stick around for long. i am not the most social person, but id like to think i am a nice person. in fact some will say that i am too nice for my own good. i would kill just to make a lasting connection with atleast one...
    EdgeCrusher EdgeCrusher
    26-30, M
    2 Responses Apr 22, 2011


    half of the people at this site.
    MySweetLord MySweetLord
    36-40, F
    1 Response Oct 31, 2009

    In all circles I am the outcast.

    I do not conform to a lot of apparent socially accept-- warranted behaviours, and what I think and believe are controversial and different. I do not understand how people can act in certain ways or even believe certain things, yet at the same time I know why. I am just tired of...
    Lucienn Lucienn
    22-25, T
    Jul 9, 2014

    I Get Along Ok...

      ... but probably really only connect with a small number of the people I meet. Which probably explains why I never won a class election, was voted most popular or aced job interviews.  It's just that my personality profile  is not one of the more common ones...
    gladiate gladiate
    51-55, M
    2 Responses Oct 31, 2009

    Not sure why but at times I don't feel I can

    connect with anyone. I don't consider people friends who are people I work with in life, I consider them business associates and look at them as such. I can't turn to anyone that I fully trust with out feeling that they won't betray me... I have trust issues and honestly as I...
    John2526 John2526
    36-40, M
    Apr 10

    . . .

    I'm just socially awkward, and do better having one on one conversations with new acquaintances, even if it's my group of friends I really don't talk much and seem like a third wheel...Yes I have trouble connecting with a majority of people..And I wouldn't have it any other way...
    siya911 siya911
    18-21, F
    Oct 3, 2012


    I have difficulties connecting with people. It's like I'm in a bubble and nobody can get in, even if I want them to. I've always felt like the outcast. People just kind of come and go, most never staying long. There are people that do stay but I still feel as though I can't...
    OneMoreTragedy666 OneMoreTragedy666
    18-21, T
    Aug 24, 2012

    It Seems to Just Be a Facet of Me.

    In large groups or small.  Of course it is easy to condescend and conform, but that is not the reality of reality.
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    1 Response Apr 21, 2009
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