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I Laugh When Nervous

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    It's So Obvious - whenever i'm nervous or trying to keep something to myself, i always bust out laughing, which does nothing except blow my cover completely! i try so hard to play...
    runnagirrl runnagirrl 22-25, F 4 Responses Feb 14, 2009

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    *blushes* - When I'm nervous, but mostly when I'm embarrassed, or if people stare at me, I tend to laugh a lot. I also blush like crazy, its really awkward. According to my...
    brighteyes723 brighteyes723 13-15, F Dec 19, 2012

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    Yeah, It's Pretty Inappropriate - i laugh when i'm nervous, but i'm usually only nervous when something bad is going down.  sooo, it's super inappropriate and uncomfortable...
    meyeluv meyeluv 26-30, F 1 Response May 18, 2008

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    Hmm Not So Good. - I laugh when I am nervous I can't help it. I remember when I was in the 6th grade there was this kid named luis that I had a crush on and we were in art class...
    Darkfarey Darkfarey 18-21, F 3 Responses May 7, 2009

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    Uncomfortable Situations -  If someone puts me in an uncomfortable spot, I smile a lot. If I don't know what to say or do, I panic and go into my autopilot mode, which is to...
    NaomiZero NaomiZero 26-30, F 2 Responses May 8, 2009

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    Yup...... Sad....very Sad - Well i have so much that I can write about when i'm nervous and the laughing that comes out. Oh dear god....I'm literally shaking my head and laughing...
    Greeneyedandcurious Greeneyedandcurious 22-25, F Mar 29, 2012

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    It's Not Funny! :) - This once was a huge problem for me--whenever I'd get up in front of the class to present a speech, I'd get so nervous that I couldn't speak. Of course, I...
    Yellowrhapsody Yellowrhapsody 16-17, F 5 Responses May 19, 2008

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    I Smile/laugh In Negative Situations - Wow.. I'm so surprised.  I thought I was the only one having such .. .. weird characteristic. Glad to found some of similar. About...
    Theophilus71 Theophilus71 18-21, M Mar 22, 2010

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    Yeah - I laugh when I'm nervous. I guess it's just how I take my nervousness.  
    mother1983 mother1983 26-30, F 3 Responses Feb 14, 2009

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    I laughed at my friend when she fell hard on the sidewalk. I didn't laugh in a mean way. I didn't want to laugh but I always laugh when I am nervous! My friend got mad at me and I...
    crazypeanut crazypeanut 13-15, F Mar 16

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    I Amused My Doctor. - I laugh when I'm nervous.  The more nervous I am the more I laugh. I had to go to the doctor about a year ago because I had developed a mystery case of...
    whydotheheathenrage whydotheheathenrage 26-30 1 Response Feb 8, 2009

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    The Nervous Laugh - you know when you don't know what to say yet something needs to be said?  the nervous laugh then makes an akward appearance....
    Parthenopeaigle Parthenopeaigle 36-40, F Aug 17, 2010

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    I Giggle When I Am Stressed. - I don't know how it started but people have noticed that when I am nervous I giggle and smile. Its pretty embarrassing, like just a few days a go my...
    Sunset1989 Sunset1989 22-25 Sep 21, 2012

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    "What's So Funny?" - I laugh when I'm nervous and uncomfortable, or when I'm in trouble.  But try explaining that to a cop!
    daydreambeliever daydreambeliever 19-21, F 1 Response Feb 20, 2008

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    Getting Hysterics of Nervous Laughter - i started doing this as a young child and it just got worse particularly through high school whenever i was told off by the teachers which...
    claracluck claracluck 41-45, F Mar 30, 2008

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    I Need Help - I'm such a lame when it comes to nerves and sensitive subjects,I'm not kidding i hate my self for it i turn all red and get all flushed and I'm brown so its so...
    amie26 amie26 31-35, F Jun 9, 2013

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    I used to be ashamed of laughing as a kid, my older cousin was so funny and would make me laugh so much. I couldn't stop! But, once when I couldn't stop thinking of something funny...
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    There are lots of reasons why I might laugh in an inappropriate time. It might some silly thought that pops into my head, that I personally find HILARIOUS (although I'm not sure...
    AnonymousEP77 AnonymousEP77 41-45, M 1 Response Mar 21

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    So I expect others to be able to laugh when I make fun of them too. This is mean I know, but why so serious? I can laugh at myself because it's the only cure for pain. If you'd...
    GrumpyGrouchy GrumpyGrouchy 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    I'm Atheist and I do think most Atheist make fun of religion. I usually don't yell out "I'm Atheist" due to many believers telling me "you are going to burn in hell for not...
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    I feel like such a sadist for this, and I really dislike this about myself but I have the worst habit of like, smiling and laughing when someone gets hurt (I mean, not seriously...
    deleted deleted 26-30 7 Responses Mar 29

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    Well, I am not sure if this counts, but as a kid my mother was the one who would punish me and she would use a large wooden spoon. During my childhood my mother broke six wooden...
    billyw420 billyw420 36-40, M 5 Responses Mar 21

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 3

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
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    I get nervous all the times and every little thing can make me be so nervous to the point my mind will be blank and I will suddenly forget anything I have in my head. It's really...
    AkaruiEcho AkaruiEcho 18-21 2 Responses Mar 28

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    I'm hearing voices again. They're calling my name this time. I've been sleeping with a blade and use it to gain sleep. I feel suffocated. I miss what little friends I have. I...
    burrowbunni burrowbunni 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    basicly i suffer from sevete anxiety something i dont tell anyone not even boys im dating. Because im such ashaed of it and dont want to come off as weak. I get extremley nervous...
    pinkglitteress pinkglitteress 22-25, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I have got a CT scan on my knee tomorrow, and I'm really nervous. I have never had this don't before. I've had an ultrasound which isn't bad but because this will be the first time...
    Hokey1 Hokey1 22-25, M Mar 16

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    I just spoke with a friend I haven't seen in over 4 years. We've known each other since we were 5 and 7. We met at my family's traditional family christmas, she lived next door to...
    vault101 vault101 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 1

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    I need a good laugh, I mean a good laugh that is contagious and makes you cry. My uncle started living with my parents and I, he laughs all the time and doesn't even try to filter...
    XioBlue XioBlue 22-25, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Laughter, I love laughing cause it makes me feel like there's no worries at the moment. Laughter makes you healthy and happy. It gives you hope when there's none. It makes your...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Mar 17

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    Im Weird! And I DONT CARE! So I have several weird laughs idk y but i do. One of them is a normal laugh, This only happens when i think something is really funny its basically "LOL...
    AMcC12 AMcC12 13-15, F Mar 25

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    I should be getting a letter from my dream school to see if I got in or not sometime in the next two weeks. The school is competitive and I am worried that I didn't make the cut. I...
    curveycupcake curveycupcake 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 16

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    So, I love playing set. One of the great joys in life. I have played set in one concert and it was a disaster. I didn't mess up I was given a terrible drum set with no snare. I...
    ben13579 ben13579 13-15, M Mar 20

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    it's just a party, my friend invited me to her boyfriend's party and I can feel my face burning and I'm so nervous. I know the people who are going but I don't know them personally...
    toxiiclullaby toxiiclullaby 18-21, F Mar 20

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    I was nervous until I embraced his love and realized that I now get to focus all my love into him. My 'ball and chain' will free me. This didn't happen until we renewed our...
    random2awkward random2awkward 26-30 Mar 21

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    It is when you laugh I love you most Your head thrown back Green eyes shining No It has got to be your eyes When you are happy That is when I love you most The sparkle in...
    nivanvc nivanvc 36-40, M 1 Response Mar 28

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    I love to laugh. I laugh. I giggle. I am so easily amused. Its so fun to really laugh and not just some polite phony laugh either. I really laugh, its my trademark. I love to smile...
    aprylshowers330 aprylshowers330 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 1

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    I laugh a lot. There is hardly a day that I go without laughing. I'm pretty frank so what I say sometimes can be considered as sarcastic but people often laugh at what I do or say...
    Chirogymnast Chirogymnast 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 6

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    Today is the first of three concerts in the month of April which i play drum set for. I haven't played the set in a concert since the 7 th or 8 th grade( I forgot which one...
    ben13579 ben13579 13-15, M Apr 8

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    On Saturday I am taking my 1st ACT. I am so nervous. Does anyone have any advice? Good advice.
    Pixadelia Pixadelia 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    In about 1hr 30m ill be sitting next two people at a radio booth watching how they do there stuff to get some work experience. It's what I wanna do but I'm still nervous Any tips...
    michaelnutty25 michaelnutty25 16-17, M 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    It invokes a certain happiness deep in me knowing I brightened someone's day, it's just a wonderful feeling. I bought one of those unicorn masks and wore it to several different...
    Dragoniesse Dragoniesse 13-15, M 2 Responses Mar 19

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    No one makes me laugh harder than me because I am hilarious and the best ^w^ Hector: Your also modest ~_~ Quite modest actually o_O Brain: Hey that's my line ^_^' Hector: too bad I...
    SquirrellyChanLuvsAcorns83 SquirrellyChanLuvsAcorns83 18-21 Mar 28

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    Yes I love to laugh and makes others laugh even if its at my own expense. I have on many occasions told the guys I work with that if they are going to make fun of me then they...
    sweetpea6200 sweetpea6200 31-35, F 3 Responses Mar 30

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    It may seem odd to people to see and hear others laugh randomly out of the blue. I do not always do this but I do sometimes laugh out loud about something I remembered witnessing...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 4

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    Ok so me and my class went for confession. So when we were done one of the priests got up and he tripped and face planted. Ok ok yup I'm an evil ***** cause I died laughing. I held...
    MyaA13 MyaA13 13-15, F Mar 17

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    I do this all the time and I blame YouTube for it! I spend a lot of time in my room. Because of this, the internet has become my best friend. Whenever I see a funny video or read a...
    JustAnotherHuman34 JustAnotherHuman34 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 28

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    I think laughter is a cure, a cure in a form that we can hardly even begin describe. Moods can change like weather because of Laughter, laughter is a great thing. I always enjoy...
    MisssValentine MisssValentine 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 6

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    There is nothing that feels better than laughing with someone whom you love. There is nothing that strength family ties more so than doing things that feel good. When I can, and...
    Kingme1234 Kingme1234 22-25, M Mar 20