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I I'm Not Good At Socializing

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    Shy

    i have always been a little shy and awkward.i don't like dancing in front of people or jumping into group convos,i have insecurity's that hold me back from doing what i love and people don't understand, and its really hard to explain this to somebody who is perfectly fine with...
    mimilove76 mimilove76 16-17 1 Response Sep 1, 2011

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    Usually, I really just avoid talking to people

    I don't really know altogether. Most people assume it's because I'm shy, but in reality it's because I have nothing to say, and so I know it'd be awkward and boring for someone to talk to me. If I get to know someone, I talk all the time, and it's obvious to them that I'm not...
    RedxHorror RedxHorror 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 4, 2013

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    Social.

    Yeah i am pretty shy and reserved around people i don't know. Always on gaurd, but it doesn't matter. If someone really wants to talk to me they will and i will talk back.
    Arorin Arorin 22-25, M 4 Responses Mar 22, 2010

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    :(

    I struggle not to be jealous of people who easily speak up and get people attention. And I am living with one, actually. I just had a dinner with some friends at my place (I invited them) and I had to invite my housemate for dinner too just so I do not seem to try to exclude her...
    uggh uggh 22-25, F 4 Responses May 15, 2012

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    In my youth I could play the crowd and still it is a talent.  The crowd is different from the individuals.  It is not the sum of them.  It's another entity and it has a life of its own, independent from the lives of its members. Crowds can pretty easily be...
    moreandless moreandless 56-60, M 9 Responses Apr 19, 2010

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    Not The Social Bee I Wanna Be

    when i was a kid I was always shy...grew up in a family of abuse. I always looked up to the minglers who could take the girl to the prom or whatever. I was always too shy to ask anyone, fears of who it would be, what i would look like ..etc..etc..anyways it turns out I am just...
    Iamhmhy Iamhmhy 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 31, 2012

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    It's Hard

    I have always been the shy one ever since I was little my mum says when I went to play school I used to be on my own keeping to myself rather than being with the other children however as I grew up I felt myself getting shyer. When I started going to school where I live now I...
    RHSK143 RHSK143 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 16, 2011

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    What Is Wrong With Me?

    I've been told I'm weird, I've been told I'm antisocial and I've been told I'm just trying to call for attention and the worst part is that those words came from the people I call friends everyday. I've tried so many times to changue the way I act in crowds or when I meet new...
    rick852 rick852 22-25, M 2 Responses Dec 2, 2013

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    I Like To Think I Am But Im Definately Not Good At Socializing

    I don't know why. Im good with understanding people. Sometimes Im over confident in social situations. But it has become apparent, now that Im almost 27, that the main reason Im not more successful despite my skills is because somewhere in my adolecent years learning how to be...
    AWierdGirl AWierdGirl 26-30, F Jun 14, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    I interact with my accounts every day , that's why I love my job. Honestly it's the personal level we have, to be able to connect about family and friends yet still get work done
    jackknows jackknows 46-50, M Jul 6

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    I feel like I'm not like I'm good enough for my boyfriend because people tell me that I am my good enough and that he should leave me!
    unhappygirl21 unhappygirl21 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Just got some good news that I'm going to be in the nationals team and if I'm good I will be picked for worlds omg the Olympics omg OMFG PRIVATE TRAINING THIS FALL OMG ICANT...
    karianne5683 karianne5683 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 16

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    Please any age girls just tell me if I'm good looking or attractive or not I really want to know
    mrbuckets15 mrbuckets15 13-15, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Recently in my life this has been a huge thing because as a child and the ought my teens I assumed I was ugly cause my dad always called me ugly and other things that shredded my...
    drakee95 drakee95 18-21, M Jul 20

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    “There's a lot of difference between listening and hearing.”― G.K. ChestertonI'm a good listener :) 
    paradox14 paradox14 31-35, M Jul 6

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    I feel like I'm not good enough for anyone or anything. Everyone's showed me I'm not loved, wanted or cared for. Maybe I'm just to ******* complicated for anyone to love. I need...
    juliaek1 juliaek1 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 3

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    I am sixteen years old and have just received my "predicted gcse grades". All of my predicted grades are a grade B. Many people have told me these are "good grades" but to me a B...
    Candyflosshair Candyflosshair 16-17, F 4 Responses Jul 7

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    Kodaline,Ben Howard, secondhand serenade, framing hanley.. Etc etc Musics always a good release for me, especially when I'm sad, which is every ******* day tbh. But in them 3-4...
    teebagg teebagg 16-17, F Jul 13

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    I got married at 26, living in my parents house, and my mom and I didn't get along. I felt she was controlling and woo ride too damn much. She still does, but I only have to deal...
    mrsklemzak mrsklemzak 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 3

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    I'm not exactly sure how I came to fear doing this. Memories from my childhood fogged now I can't recall the specifics. In general, it was probably my family and how they were mean...
    StokesQuirky StokesQuirky 18-21, F Jul 11

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    Alone. I just want to get this off my chest. Maybe I'll feel better I doubt that. I am heavily depressed, going on a year now. After 37 years of marriage we separated two years...
    GAAlone GAAlone 56-60, M 2 Responses Jul 13

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    I'm never pretty enough even though I've been told I'm very pretty, I'm never smart enough, I'm never talented enough, never kind enough, never good enough. I know it's not true...
    Kirztar Kirztar 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 18

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    You love me less and less every day. We fight more and more. You're still my knight in shining armor but I'm not your princess. I'm not even worth talking to...
    chuhulil chuhulil 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 20

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    As every good story starts; there's this girl. I met here when moved to my current city about 7 months ago. I got to school and made friends by the end of first period. Lunchtime...
    timboslice42 timboslice42 13-15, M Jul 23

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    My dad always makes these offhand comments about how I used to be into so many things but I'm not anymore. He claims it's because I'm on my phone all the time, but it's actually...
    ThatOneShipper ThatOneShipper 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    It’s always about love. People fall in love. You fall in love. I fall in love. I have not found the real description of something that makes people fall. Something that makes...
    HikoukiGumo HikoukiGumo 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    I'm really against these kind of things but I really want to know for fun 😝...
    xxrep99xx xxrep99xx 13-15, F 3 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    My girlfriend left me, and I've been finding it hard to meet another woman. I'm starting to think its my looks that make woman turn away from me.
    Jamiedotcom Jamiedotcom 22-25, M 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    USED TO anyway. I don't want to be one of those people who claim mental issues but don't really have any, but about 5 years ago, I think I did have something going on in my head...
    almaera almaera 18-21, F Jul 2

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    For 16 years now i thought i had found someone who would love me no matter what, i guess i was wrong! Apparently i'm not even good enough for him!! I just hate that it took me 16...
    Unhappilymarried34 Unhappilymarried34 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 3

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    Haven't posted a picture, but I would like to know what the opposite gender thinks when it comes to a woman's abdominal area. Is it preferred that a woman's stomach be completely...
    jahein137 jahein137 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 5

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    I'm so ready for this to be over I'm tired of calling just so he can ignore me I'm tired of missing him. I want my things from him. Tired of being sick (colds sucks). I tired of...
    oldyella33 oldyella33 31-35, F Jul 6

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    Hello,when I was 30 yrs old I had a motorcycle accident,and I was paralyzed,not long after my mom,grandmother,grandpop,and ucle which I was very close to all passed away. In 2...
    Davenportmd Davenportmd 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 7

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    7/9/2014 I guess I'm just going to start by saying I want happiness in life and I feel like I might never get it… I don’t know why I feel this way but it's kind of bumming me...
    elias617 elias617 16-17, M Jul 9

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    I work in retail, have been for five years. Recently I found myself in a job interview for my boss's position. Or his ex-position, I guess. He was quitting to move on to bigger and...
    CasperLeGhost CasperLeGhost 22-25, M Jul 15

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    I'm within hours of starting my New Year. Yep another big birthday. I suppose as the song goes- "it was a very good year". I'm still ABOVE ground and not UNDER ground. For an old...
    puddetat puddetat 61-65, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    When I allow the liquor to do the thinking, stupid/bad things sometimes happen: Like when I was camping 3 years ago. I decided to go chop some wood, after I had around 11 beers...
    DeathstalkerScorpion DeathstalkerScorpion 22-25, M 3 days ago

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    It just seems like every time I finally do something right, someone else does it better and I'm left behind. Nobody pays attention to my few achievements because they're so...
    cyndercrys cyndercrys 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I think I'm ugly, what do you think? I want your honest opinions.
    Miajade Miajade 13-15, F 5 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    I feel defective for many many many reasons but there are times when I look at them with a clear mind and think I'm being weird about it. So here is a list of concerns. 1. Spend a...
    BoronActiniumOxygenNitrogen BoronActiniumOxygenNitrogen 13-15, F Jul 1

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    So a while ago my depression really skyrocketed and I started to attempt suicide at least once a week so my family would question me saying things like: Just be happy. Are you...
    XxbixtchybellaxX XxbixtchybellaxX 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 3

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    I love being short! It's soo cool :) I'm 4'10" 1/2 (the 1/2 counts too :P). This makes me really good at hide and seek because I can fit in places no one else can, and I hate the...
    Waffl3s Waffl3s 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 3

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    I've been with my husband since I was 18. We met our freshman year of college and have been together ever since. I love him, but I feel like the relationship has gone on longer...
    ejb245 ejb245 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 4

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    I KNOW people think I'm weird. But I'm not going to apologize for my weirdness. When I was in middle school and elementary school my weirdness was the only thing I had. I know...
    ToBeAnOtaku101 ToBeAnOtaku101 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 5

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    I'm 20, she's 24 or 25. I have my GED. She's getting her PHD. She drives an expensive car. I drive a not so expensive car. She lives in a beautiful apartment. I live- on my way to...
    girlonfire93 girlonfire93 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 11

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    Hi, I'm a teenager, 17 years old. Since I'm on this page you're probably thinking I'm going to complain about how life is unfair since I can't get another Ipad or something. No...
    faithful1997 faithful1997 16-17, M 3 Responses Jul 13

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    I'm a 21 years old girl and though I'm okay only when I'm drunk. So I pour alcohol in my throat every night, alone. Wine most of the time, but also vodka and beer, depending on my...
    Payinghug Payinghug 18-21, F Jul 14

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    I'm lost. I'm almost 20 now. I read a degree, but not anymore. It was not my cup of tea. I didn't have close friends. All are fake. I don't have anyone to share my feelings. All...
    BRG8 BRG8 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 16