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I Need to Come Out of My Shell

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    I Want To Be Myself - i have this werid feeling that since i changed school i cant be who i reaAlly am im quit, i dont talk that much and im getting good grades and thats not...
    iwellsaveyou iwellsaveyou 13-15, F Jan 10, 2012

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    My Shell Being the Overacti... - My shell being the overactive, hyper, loud person. Me being quite, peaceful, calm, not wanting to make a fuss. I dont know why I feel the need to...
    Tesse Tesse 18-21, F Mar 25, 2008

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    Is Time On My Side? - Timing has always been important to me especially when it comes time for me to come out of my shell. I'm waay weird and strange but is always too open for my...
    Dimples87 Dimples87 22-25, F 3 Responses Jun 25, 2008

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    Wish It Wasnt So Difficult.. - So now is where i tell you how i am normally a quiet person i try to keep to myself, and not bug anyone, but i try to be there for people in need or...
    MissUnperfect MissUnperfect 22-25, F Mar 8, 2011

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    Psychotic Depression? - To make a long story somewhat shorter, In January I was hospitalized with what the doctor's called a "Temporary Psychosis Episode" in which I was...
    SeekingWisdom SeekingWisdom 18-21 5 Responses May 11, 2009

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    Not the Typical Shy Person - There are times when I'm quiet but, most of the time, I would say I talk too much.  I think my anxiety of being in awkward situations makes me...
    Reeny Reeny 26-30 1 Response Mar 24, 2008

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    Title of This Group Says It All - I came out of my shell senior year of high school, and had a blast.  Went away to school and had a blast but ended up coming back home. ...
    fred7 fred7 22-25, M 3 Responses Jul 27, 2008

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    Time Is Running Out... - Most of the time I keep to myself, and it probably doesn't matter. This time, though, I need to speak up...I need to open up before it's too late. You...
    lonelyheart807 lonelyheart807 41-45, F 3 Responses May 2, 2012

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    Ridiculously Shy. ... - Ridiculously shy. That's me. I have a hard time talking to people about anything. I don't ever feel like what I have to say is relevant or important, or I'm...
    eyes eyes 31-35, F 3 Responses Mar 24, 2008

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    Letting Go - A couple of days ago, I sent an email to a friend.  It was a little flirty, a little suggestive.  Not really sexual, but hinting a little.  I had a...
    cedricsmom cedricsmom 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 26, 2009

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    I Do Need To... - But I don't want to though. I'm nice, comfortable & warm in my own shell. I have no desire to leave it. I need my people-free peace & quiet.
    deadmoon deadmoon 18-21, F Oct 27, 2011

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    I Dont Know Whats Worng With Me. - i have ben in a shell for a long time i don't feal right about being around people even family i stay in the house most of the time but i am done...
    lex1661 lex1661 18-21 Jun 27, 2010

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    It Is All In The Numbers - It is all in the numbers really so keep up... 25 yr old woman marries 25 yr old man 10 yrs later divorce 35 yr old man marries 25 yr old woman maybe they...
    phoenix2011 phoenix2011 36-40, F Jan 5, 2013

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    Ya Right. If You Believe That Then You Also Believe That Alpo Is Canned Ravioli's -   Me in a shell? LOL LOL LOL LOL LOL LOL
    Kindal Kindal 46-50, F 1 Response Sep 5, 2010

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    How To Start? - i am shy person. sharing feelings dont come easily to me. well i talk easily with people and have loving friends and family. but sometimes i wonder if there is...
    bett12 bett12 18-21 1 Response Sep 4, 2010

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    So Shy ≫. - I am literally so shy and self-conscious that I can't look someone in the face during a conversation. It's awkward and stupid, but I can't! I know that they're...
    aelizabeth3300 aelizabeth3300 13-15, F 4 Responses Jan 28, 2013

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    Too Quuiet - i have no friends and whenever any1 tries to talk to me i get all embaressed and barely even speak. i have no social ife and eveen in work i barely talk i just keep to...
    lonelygirl1998 lonelygirl1998 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 10, 2011

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    But I Cant - I have trouble coming out of my shell. I hold back sometimes on the stuff that I would like to say or do. I have trouble opening up, knowing to much stuff about me. I...
    Darkfarey Darkfarey 18-21, F 8 Responses Jan 18, 2009

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    My Shell - I didn't have a shell but then the shell magically apeared. Then I cracked then shell but the shell rebuild itself and when it cracked a little once more when you came...
    bannanacream bannanacream 22-25, M 1 Response Dec 20, 2010

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    But I'm Just Too Afraid.... - This is exactly what I feel lately. I feel so sick of being me, being so secure inside my shell and afraid to take chances. I always stay in my...
    Lena04 Lena04 22-25, F 4 Responses Jun 27, 2010

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    Random - sometimes i break out of my shell and talk but when i talk i dont even know what is comming out usual more of a conceeded point of view where i admire myself for my looks...
    bannanacream bannanacream 22-25, M Jan 2, 2011

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    How do I believe my wife after what I have found I am going to post two as she says "Stories" I have found over the last week about her and her co-worker. The first one I found was...
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    CaptainXeno CaptainXeno 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 25

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    I apologise in advance for this being so long! So I've worked with this guy for the past year and a half and I would say we started to become quite close around April/May last year...
    Kazafcb814 Kazafcb814 16-17, F Mar 18

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    I need advice. I like this one guy, we had a past, he hurt he very much, but that was 4-5 years ago. I broke up with my ex because I wasn't in love with him anymore and then this...
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    Ive recently come out of a 3 year relationship in which i isolated myself, resulting in having no friends whatsoever, i really need to change my life for the better & so am looking...
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    "Father" go back to where ever you came from. You are nothing to me and never will be. I have never loved you and never will. Your the worst father ever. There is nothing in my...
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    My other half is a drug addict I didn't know she was when we started dating now it's two years later and she's worse I feel like she lies and has a secret life on the side for her...
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