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I Smile When I Feel Awkward

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    Today I was in my car coming back from shopping

    with my sister and mum, when i noticed this guy's shirt something was written on it I was trying to read "hey you beautiful" it says! Suddenly I started feeling something.... Something..... Something.... Oh no..... I looked up he was staring at me with a smirk *awkward* I...
    ShazmiraKhan ShazmiraKhan 13-15, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    Walkward

    you know that feeling when you are walking to the store and there is that salvation army lady ringing the bell, then you got a hobo on the other side, and you only have one quarter in your pocket? well here's what happened to me. so i was walking to the store and i was about to...
    Phoneymcringring Phoneymcringring 26-30 1 Response Dec 26, 2012

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    You Know Those Times When....?

    Like when:You are having a conversation and someone starts talking about what happened in the past and is supposed to be funny now but is still completely awkward to you now and you feel bad about it every time its mentioned and wish nobody talked about. Well normally I don't...
    DreamingTaoTiger DreamingTaoTiger 26-30, M Dec 21, 2012

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    So I read a joke on the Internet,

    told it to my family, and then my step dad looked at me a w/ a hint of awkwardness. Days later I figured out that the joke was actually dirty...awkward.
    lilacgalaxy lilacgalaxy 16-17, F Jan 5

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    DaddysGirl24 DaddysGirl24 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 7

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    I'm at my mum's Christmas lunch with her work friends and I feel really awkward. There are some other kids but they're all younger than me. So I'm on my phone being antisocial.
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    Because Of You..... I smile more these days From the moment you log on and I see the little green dot. To the messages you send with your cheerful "good morning"..."good...
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    Calikidd you make me smile hehe ;) when's our trip to Japan? Jk lol Xoxo
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    That smile that comes to your face each time he whispers "you'll always be my baby girl"
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    Happy Tuesday EP world! May your day be full of smiles...and the wind at your back and so on. :D
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 7 Responses Dec 9

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    I'm not one of those people incessantly on their portable phone. I like to save things up to talk about to the people I care about. It's better that way!
    Skjeggstad Skjeggstad 22-25, F 4 Responses Nov 26

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    I don't know why talking by phone cranks up my anxiety so, but there it is. Though I've never truly excelled in people situations, there's that stereotypical imagery of a really...
    morea morea 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    😊😊😊😊😊😊😝😊😊😊😊😊😊😊
    Pinkaboo168 Pinkaboo168 16-17, F Dec 12

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    :) :) :) :) ;) :) :) :) :) :)!!!!!!
    Pinkaboo168 Pinkaboo168 16-17, F Dec 12

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    I always feel awkward to talk, new people find this hard to believe cause i seem okay when talking. Actually i'm very anxious and when it gets awkward i would talk with 'my own...
    mozaq mozaq 16-17, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Everyday, I always smile a lot. When I'm outside. When I'm talking to someone, I smile. When I'm alone or when nobody talks to me, they think I'm mad because I don't smile. Idk I...
    Weirdestone Weirdestone 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    I feel very uncomfortable being in my own body. I know it doesn't make any sense, but this is what I feel. I feel awkward moving around, functioning. Just like only body is moving...
    AmberDD AmberDD 22-25, F 3 Responses Dec 17

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    I am not a very socially comfortable person. I feel awkward alot of the time. Being around people is not something that i am entirely used to but i try to expose myself to it & i...
    flyingblossom flyingblossom 26-30, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    and I like to make really loud moaning sounds just to make others feel awkward!
    cudi123 cudi123 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 10

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    More creepy than weird. When I worked at Walmart, there was a policy that all associates had to smile when within 20ft (if I remember correctly) of a customer. I adhered to this...
    AgentSickler AgentSickler 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 14

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    Had my walls up for so long and then you.... You know that feeling you get when someone says all of the right things, does all of the right things when you're about to give up on...
    BrokenSoul88 BrokenSoul88 26-30, F 6 Responses 6 days ago

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    it feels so bad, when you smile, when you talk to everyone, understand them, express your affinity... but at nights, when you are going to wrapped in dreams..it's only you and you...
    ElliasA ElliasA 18-21, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    My real smile when I'm actually laughing is just...eugh 😟
    PartyPat2336 PartyPat2336 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 14

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    Went out with my best friend yesterday.. We went shopping for stuff like sandals, blouse and shorts... See the problem there is, everything fits her cuz she's skinny and nothing...
    kmisfit123 kmisfit123 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    So I am volunteering at a centre for people with physical and mental disabilities. There is this 50 year old volunteer that I get along with and we just click. But I don't like...
    jessie123h jessie123h 18-21, F 2 hrs ago

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    Hey friend, I could've texted you this but I wanted it to be public; I want people to see that I'm so fortunate enough to have you as a on/offline friend. I believe that...
    mercifulpennies mercifulpennies 18-21, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    I'm not writing this to make myself sound attractive, in fact, I don't find myself attractive at all. I was invited to a high school friend's party, and he's still in high school...
    Theworldisminenow Theworldisminenow 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 13

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    I have a confession and some stories to tell. Confession: when I was around four I still slept in the same bed as my parents one night they were having s*x and I woke up. I...
    lilygeorge12 lilygeorge12 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 7

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    i've never had a good Christmas. we dont have snow here and my family never really celebrates Christmas i dont even know why. but this Christmas is just the worst for me. my...
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    xxhappilyeverafterxx xxhappilyeverafterxx 13-15, F Dec 6

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    that awkward moment when youre walking and you see someone you know but don't say hi and you're the only 2 there... and they say hi and you feel bad because they say hi but you...
    dksl14 dksl14 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 17

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    The feeling of guilt building up to oppressive levels because what must be depression drags the joy away and sufficates it, leaving in its place a bowl of sadness and regret...
    WonderingOfTheSoul WonderingOfTheSoul 18-21 3 hrs ago

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    I was like a winter. Some people said I am cold. Cruel. Bad. But when they start to touch the snow. They feel the warmth. The comfort. The joy of shower. I am not really good in...
    rockettothemoon08 rockettothemoon08 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 15

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    lt623 lt623 22-25, F a week ago

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    StillFlawless StillFlawless 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    Kryste Kryste 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    oldernudistwifeandmom oldernudistwifeandmom 51-55, F 1 Response Nov 28

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    wickedlilangel69 wickedlilangel69 31-35, F Dec 1