I Shyness

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 19 People

    Social Phobia

    Not sure if a lot of people know about social phobia because most people just think they are shy. I grew up a very shy kid, hiding behind my mother and crying at school if I was scared to talk or ask the teacher anything. I grew up shy and judged as having something wrong with...
    karinalyn karinalyn
    51-55, F
    Jul 10, 2013


    Well.... I do dancing and since last week was my concert the practices after that should be so much fun well not for a shy person like me i was sooooo freaking shy i just wanted to cry i mean im always this shy but its never effected me so much before i honestly just wanted to...
    alijk alijk
    18-21, F
    Dec 4, 2013

    Pain Of Being Shy

    I am shy and I don't know why.I wish I did.Being at school and being shy is awful. Not being loud enough to get a word in edge ways when most of the other kids are talking is horrible.Getting told by teachers to answer more questions and participate more in class. That is not...
    sundragonfly sundragonfly
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jun 20, 2011

    Dare Not Chat

    I work in a public place which has made my shyness worse I cannot talk to people unless they talk to me, except the people I work with I find it almost impossible to talk to women which is why I have been single for 15 years. I believe my shyness started at school when I was...
    cuffscollector cuffscollector
    46-50, M
    1 Response Jul 7, 2011

    Extremely Shy

    Hello, I am 35 and I have been shy all my life. I grew up with low self esteem and my shyness had always prevented me from having many friends. It is hard not knowing what to say and feeling ackward in social situations. I just found a job after a year of going on interviews...
    Meredith33 Meredith33
    36-40, F
    Aug 7, 2013


    I was recently on holiday a few hours drive away from home at a holiday park near the beach which had an indoor swimming pool. We had unlimited free usage of the pool so I went several times, and each time I went I saw a girl who reminded me very much of someone I know here. I...
    SuperDuckey SuperDuckey
    18-21, M
    1 Response Sep 3, 2013
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