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I Smile When I Feel Awkward

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    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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    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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    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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    I feel weird around new people cause they just stare at me!!!! Like wth?
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    Just thinking about you drives me crazy. Can't stop smiling like a weirdo, well that's because I'm a weirdo I love smiling no matter what :)
    cocoastrawberry cocoastrawberry 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 12

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    I can't have a normal, comfortable conversation with someone. It always has to be so awkward and it's my fault. If someone starts talking to me my mind goes totally blank and I don...
    harmony4850 harmony4850 16-17, F Aug 7

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    That moment when one of the guys you was in love with at one time but you ignored all his texts lately liked your photos on Facebook of you and your crush (and he was hugging me in...
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    mjh1234 mjh1234 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 27

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    Julia :) I dont know if I can write a post worthy of you. You have been an awesome friend...though you are gone for the summer, I hope you read this when you return and it can...
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    popuptarget popuptarget 46-50, M 1 Response Jul 29

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    I always tend to smile when I see someone crying . Idk . Why I do , I can't help it. Like if my Bestfriend is crying , I automatically get this smile on my face -.-. Anyone know...
    latricedenisee latricedenisee 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 9

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    18 years ago my mother's boyfriend, at the time, sexually abused me. Twice. After the second time, i went to tell my mother the next morning and she didnt believe me. And still...
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    They say two wrongs are never right, but nothing's final A thousand thoughts, a million fears and I still smile When you run too fast to never see the colors of every memory Slow...
    foundstar foundstar 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    Hello everyone! This is my first post! (Woohoo) Okay, So hi, I'm Kat. I'm 24... 25 on MONDAY 8/11!!! *Suddenly gets writer's block* -_- Always happens. Meh. I live in FL. I'm a...
    LovelyCalico LovelyCalico 22-25, F Aug 7

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    When you say goodbye to someone and then they walk in the same direction. Awkward :/
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    amazing97 amazing97 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 13

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    Since a very young age I've known that I am precisely what the other girls with their average faces and silky hair full of potential whispered about to their carbon copy friends...
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    WintersSoldier WintersSoldier 18-21, F Jul 26

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    That awkward moment when your mother forces you to sit with a family member your age that you didn't see in more than 10 years or even spoken to and you end up barely even talking...
    Rainatmidnight97 Rainatmidnight97 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 9

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    i have no one by my side and it is almost exclusively my own fault. I never share personal information about my self to anyone. In fear of how they will take it, and i do not want...
    Jane059 Jane059 18-21 1 day ago

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    i have no one by my side and it is almost exclusively my own fault. I never share personal information about my self to anyone. In fear of how they will take it, and i do not want...
    Jane059 Jane059 18-21 1 day ago

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    i have no one by my side and it is almost exclusively my own fault. I never share personal information about my self to anyone. In fear of how they will take it, and i do not want...
    Jane059 Jane059 18-21 1 day ago

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    I smiled today. Hope everyone of you smiled too! :)
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    I'm not here to confess to you all that I am socially awkward. Which is not the case! I am here so people can talk to me, those who feel like they are socially awkward. The...
    Robertjames9 Robertjames9 22-25, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    When I talk to anyone I get a little hyper, super awkward, and I blush like crazy. It's worse when I talk to the guy I like, or just any guy in general. And if I want to impress...
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    Fishees Fishees 16-17, F 4 Responses Aug 11

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    Athenian101 Athenian101 13-15, M a week ago

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    lilygeorge12 lilygeorge12 22-25, F Jul 27

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    And then when they just glare back at me I'm just like uh well screw you too man. Making it awkward for the both of us. Damn.
    Risingabovetheashes Risingabovetheashes 16-17, F Aug 3

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    Explains one of the main reasons why I haven't had a girlfriend. For instance, I went out with my friend who asked me when a really cute girl and her two friends entered the...
    thatchillregularguy94 thatchillregularguy94 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 13

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    I will always prefer being on my own, listening to my music and reading a good book. I am not anti-social and when people are in my company, I put all distractions away and focus...
    anotherpasserby anotherpasserby 16-17, F a week ago

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    I'm awkward all of the time. I just can't make conversation with anyone. especially if it's a cute guy omg I just start turning red cause I don't like attention and I'd start...
    xriiccii xriiccii 13-15, F Jul 26

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    I never know what to say especially if I'm trying to start a conversation so I always feel really awkward and weird. And for some reason when people talk to me I sometimes have a...
    Darkanddesolate Darkanddesolate 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 3

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