I Have Trouble Talking to People

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    Mostly to people I don't

    even know. Don't get me wrong, meeting people is good and everything, but I have trouble starting conversations with new people. The only time I actually seem to warm up to people is when someone introduces me to a new person.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Dec 23, 2015

    I have trouble talking to people about me.

    I can do superficial talk about me, just nothing beyond surface level. I can talk to about anything else from politics and religion to the food poisoning you had or the assault that you suffered. I just find it very difficult to share information about me for a few reasons. One...
    Kathrax Kathrax
    26-30, F
    1 Response Mar 24, 2015

    Every time I open mouth mouth I spout garbled

    nonsense so quietly that others can't tell if I'm trying to communicate or just crazy. I wish I wasn't so awkward.
    SilentPossibility SilentPossibility
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Aug 24, 2014

    Is There Something Wrong With Me?

    Lately I've been having trouble deciding whether or not the way I think and behave is abnormal, wrong or just... me. Not wrong in the sense that it's bad, but more along the lines of not "normal". I don't refuse to talk to anyone, I just can't think of...
    DubbinBassist DubbinBassist
    22-25, M
    Nov 6, 2009

    I Can't Seem To Get The Words Out.

     It doesn't even have to be a big situation.  When I was in 9th grade, I decided that when my mom yelled at me, I just wouldn't react.  It really got under her skin, and it was a good temporary fix for the pain I felt inside.  I held it all in because I didn't...
    EapanViolinist EapanViolinist
    18-21, F
    1 Response Oct 28, 2009
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