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I Smile When I Feel Awkward

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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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    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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    I'm now in the car with my dad's driver he's going to drop me off at my workplace. He's cute and pretty much older than me, so I get a bit shy and idk what to say or ask anymore...
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    One of my best friends started going out with people after starting college. She is in a serious relationship now. I didn't really care much because people can do what they want...
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    Almost every time, I am out there alone in the group of people I feel alone. I want friends, good friends.
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    The old adage "if I had a dollar for every time ,I would be very rich" is so true. There are just so many things that make me think of you. Coffee for one, and I drink a lot, so...
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    You know when you read quotes about relationships and it won't include any names but you already have that one person that you are thinking about like the quote was made for them...
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    Ok so there is this girl, who I like a lot she is way funny, nice, and beautiful and I don't know if she likes me back, and a lot of you will say talk to her, but in my experiences...
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    Never seems to fail!! Where have you been all my life??
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    I fake a smile when ppl are around..
    explorer102012 explorer102012 31-35, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    I'm socially awkward when I am messaging people.. I usually put "..." when I'm blushing or just don't know what else to say... Or I do that if I feel like what I said was stupid...
    SammieSweetheart687 SammieSweetheart687 18-21, F 5 Responses Jul 18

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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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    I have a really good group of friends at my school that I stick around with during class and break times. I've never really managed to get along with the girls at this school...
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    Why smile when you are never happy.? Why smile when you never have anything to smile about. The only time I smile is when I am forced to smile for things like taking pictures; even...
    UchigawaNiShinda UchigawaNiShinda 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 14

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    I want to know if I'm a bad person. My parents say that I'm a mean one.. I don't know why. My brothers sometimes agree with them (I don't have any sisters). They say that I don't...
    mjh1234 mjh1234 16-17, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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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...
    popuptarget popuptarget 46-50, M 18 hrs ago

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    I have so many people in my life who make me smile when I feel like giving up ❤️
    EmmaLL1999 EmmaLL1999 13-15, F Jul 15

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    My friends who I write to often are the best...they all have done much to keep me from giving into my gloomy nature. All are the most amazing people ive ever met. While im sure...
    popuptarget popuptarget 46-50, M 19 hrs ago

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    MysticBeauty MysticBeauty 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 6

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    I have a box. Had a box. About the size of 2 shoe boxes filled to the brim with memories, Pictures, postcards, Stones from my Nan before she passed away, Things belonging to...
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    “Life is too short. Grudges are a waste of perfect happiness. Laugh when you can apologize when you should and let go of what you can’t change. Love deeply and forgive...
    marklovescoffee marklovescoffee 46-50, M Jul 2

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    I hate when people (strangers) randomly ask me to smile. It is not my fault. I do not smile and this trait that I have will always show that I am angry even if I am not angry...
    unapersonadeestemundo unapersonadeestemundo 18-21, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    I ache to make someone happy. I ache to make a Girl feel special and worth it. I ache to make a woman feel like she is precious and loved. I want to do that.. I want to make a...
    Winbu Winbu 16-17, M 25 mins ago

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    Put an awkward comment in my group of classmates in social media group , to highlight our awkwardness "i said the monkey ppl group" however in the past in school I have mostly kept...
    Outlookingtheworld Outlookingtheworld 26-30, M 5 hrs ago

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    Yes, that's me. I've been nicknamed "Smiley" many times. I can't help it. It's just the way I am. I don't like to look mean and make people feel uncomfortable around me. I don't...
    texaschic35 texaschic35 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 30

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    Okay so I met this boy and instantly I felt a connection, we got to know each other over the span of two months and he treated me amazing, we would talk on the phone every single...
    ljandry ljandry 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    Imagine meeting the man of your dreams. Perhaps he's your favorite celebrity who's beautiful soul attracts like moth to flame. They host a date for charity and you're the highest...
    WhatBecomesOfBrokenDolls WhatBecomesOfBrokenDolls 22-25, F Jul 19

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    Has anyone else had that random moment where you remember something awesome and you smile at the most random place? Happened to me today. I was thinking about last nights...
    WintersSoldier WintersSoldier 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    Yes, I can fake a smile...am good at it. I can be pretentious. I'd been doing it in my real life for years. But I cannot fake myself. (laughs) I am not here to create a bogus...
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    Its not something I am proud about. Its upsetting at times. I spent nearly two thirds of my college years roaming around campus alone and sitting in some corner reading or playing...
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    She's 10 years older than me and has a seven year old despite our different ages and lives we're still as close as I would say best friends. Anyhow over the last year I would say I...
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    Sometimes I Feel Like I m Nothing and All Alone In This Big World! I m new to this blogging thing, but I've always felt better when I write things down, and I thought maybe if I...
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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 4 days ago

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    So first off, today i was trying to avoid a meeting that I didn't want to be a part of, but was too nice to say no. I'm pretty sure she accidentally heard me on the phone saying "i...
    bribri590 bribri590 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 10

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    So my cousin is lesbian and brought her girlfriend over and now they are making out and feeling each other up in front of me. I feel so awkward like I'm watching Lesbian **** or...
    Delicateflower98 Delicateflower98 16-17, F Jul 12

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    I've only really had one person make me feel like this..... I made a bad decision... I let them inside my walls.... I hurt them and myself and I'm not even sure how.... I see...
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    I am so socially awkward! I'm horrible around people because all i can think about is what they are thinking about me BECAUSE IM SOCIALLY AWKWARD. i want to get over it SO bad.
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    Fell of my bike pretty hard, while half of the school was watching. It was the most awkward feeling I ever had, because everyone laughed at me (even my friends) 😪
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    I don't even know where to start mainly because all my life I've been an outcast. When I was young my real father left me and so my mom worked a lot to keep food on the table and...
    Arwenlethena Arwenlethena 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    I've had the same feeling since I was a little girl. I'm 16 now but mine feels more..supernatural if that makes sense. I can recognize the pattern in which things happen and I can...
    DiamondK15 DiamondK15 16-17, F 1 hr ago

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    AoRagdoll AoRagdoll 13-15, F Jun 30

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    ellbellsvsj ellbellsvsj 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 4

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    This whole situation im in is very weird and awkward. My mother's boyfriends son is back for a month of the summer, as soon as he got back her bf completely ignores her yet chats...
    sgngng sgngng 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 9

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    I am a teenager. A very unknown one, to say the least. My confidence is ten feet under and my self esteem is non existent. Everyday is a struggle and a new opportunity to hate...
    viviandarling viviandarling 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 9

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    As of late, all I do is think. Mostly about Nathan, and its never bad. I just think and try to understand what I feel when I think about him and why I even think about him. Im...
    ashuriiNikooru ashuriiNikooru 18-21, F Jul 18

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