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I Sometimes Don't Feel Like Talking

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    I just go into hiding,

    seek shelter from reality within the confines of my own thoughts. It doesn't matter where I am, I wish myself invisible.
    rickie53 rickie53 41-45, M Jan 20, 2014

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    Today I Need To.

    I worked in the baby unit today, unusual for me but we were short on staff and they needed someone qualified and experienced in there (Yay for me) Amongst others i was looking after a beautiful nine month old baby, he smiled all day, never cried, loves cuddles. Sadly this...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Aug 20, 2008

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    I just realized that I talk 10 times less

    than I used to. And even that wasn't much.
    tearfilledocean tearfilledocean 16-17, F Jun 8

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    I Don't Really Want To Talk Sometimes...

    This has been happening a lot lately.   I just don't feel like talking.  I get into these moods sometimes.  I feel that I have nothing to really contribute to a conversation, so I just shut down and I won't talk to anyone.
    RagingSkillet RagingSkillet 31-35, M 2 Responses Dec 22, 2011

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    I Need to Know If I Have a Disorder...

    I joined this group because I don't feel like talking - and this is not just sometimes, it's almost ALL the time.  I have been this way for many years.  Every person who has known me since childhood comments or jokes about how horrible I am about keeping in touch...
    kcs kcs 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 21, 2008

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    Socializing

    Something about SLC makes me feel more like socializing. People aren't that friendly out here, but they're hell of a lot friendlier here than I remember anyone being in Vegas. It's not that I didn't like being around people before because they weren't "nice." I'm not even nice...
    itworkedintheory itworkedintheory 31-35 Jul 30, 2013

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    Ghaaa!

    If i'm feeling down or tired etc...I will just let the phone ring, ignore the doorbell...Sometimes i just don't feel like talking. My husband can't seem to get his head round this! Every now and then the phone will ring and I will say "If its for me can you tell them...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Aug 17, 2008

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    It's a weird thing that I have.

    .. I used to be very social, and still am to a certain extent. I associate with people at school and such, but these days I never feel like talking to people on the phone, or even messaging. The only person I really talk to anymore is my girlfriend, but she is the only one that I...
    naeramarth1 naeramarth1 16-17, M Apr 26

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    I am a very outgoing person,

    but there are times when the last thing I want to do is talk.
    trinitygreen trinitygreen 13-15, F Jan 4

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    I haven't really talked with more

    than 5 people in these past few weeks. Nothings wrong, and yet so much is.
    thehonestgentleman thehonestgentleman 18-21, M Feb 12

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    Hello All =)

    Check out my new blog post! thnx!
    ImJustRegular ImJustRegular 22-25, F Jul 13, 2013

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    If my light is on, but I don't answer,

    please don't be offended! Sometimes I just want to be allowed to think! 
    ForestofDreams ForestofDreams 36-40 Dec 28, 2013

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    Yet there's always someone

    who insists on sharing their monologue!
    PeterSp8 PeterSp8 41-45, M 1 Response May 26

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    I'm mad at my friend lately.

    I'm really displeased with the way she hates on America. She's been drawing burning flags and puts down everything, and I hate it because I disagree. Idon't want anything to do with that but don't want to seem mean. I just really hate that she does all that.
    hoovesstarfighter hoovesstarfighter 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 6, 2014

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    Introversion Doesn't Equal Fear

    Sometimes people talk because they're too uncomfortable with silence. Just be clear of your intentions. Don't suppress what doesn't need to be suppressed, and don't speak just because we live in a society that puts so much emphasis on "Living out loud."
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 29, 2012

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    anasteel2 anasteel2 41-45, F Aug 6, 2014

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    Awkward silences? Some people feel the need to

    rush in by filling the space and air with mindless chatter or noise for fear of silence. Peace and quiet is good. Do not be afraid of it.
    Zenable1 Zenable1 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 7

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    I don't really connect with the people I

    considered "friends" anymore in my "hometown" which isn't "home" to me anymore.
    impulsana impulsana 22-25 Aug 6, 2014

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    Sometimes...

    and it really annoys me when all i want to do is be by myself, for no particular reason, but everyone assumes something is wrong sometimes i just like being by myself and not talking
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Mar 30, 2008

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    Sometimes

    I would be so much better off if I could just keep my mouth shut. I haven't been able to yet, but I'm working on it.
    missmisunderstood missmisunderstood 31-35, F 3 Responses Nov 20, 2009

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    ...and....oh This Is Fun lol

     "I sometimes Don't Feel Like Talking" : and other times I can't shut the f.u.c..k up *laughs*
    BelleRaven BelleRaven 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 19, 2009

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    Sometimes I don't feel like talking,

    cause I find that their is not much to say, atleast about what many find of interest now a days. I simply have no interest in what Kim K. and family are doing, nor about who slept with who. These things do not interest me nor challenge my mind and spirit to want to experience...
    chaoticsilence chaoticsilence 41-45, F Dec 15, 2013

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    Just Let Me Be...

    Sometimes when I get deeply depressed or disappointed I just don't feel like talking to anyone. I won't text my friends and I will avoid any contact with them. I know it's bad but I can't help it. Fortunately, my friends understand this and they would give me all the time I...
    amethyst91 amethyst91 18-21, F Sep 9, 2011

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    Especially when I don't like the person I'm

    talking to, not because of the physical appearance but more of their attitude. I hate rude people.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 13

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    This is my I don't feel like talking face.

    I try to become unapproachable but seems like people talk to me more then I'm unintentionally ruder to the person than I intended to be and it becomes a mess :-/
    Notadickjusthonest Notadickjusthonest 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 6, 2014

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    Can U Shut Up. That's A Request, Not A Question.

    I hate when I'm in public and people I'm with want to talk to me sometimes, especially when they see I'm quiet. I hate when people talk to me when I'm busy. I hate when people talk to me and I don't feel like talking period. Why can't people take hints/clues/cues???!!!
    TrustNobody TrustNobody 26-30, F 5 Responses Jan 15, 2010

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    Silence

    Silence is wonderful. those brief moments in life, where nothing needs to be said. sometimes I just don't feel like talking. it's not that I'm not enjoying someones company, just sometimes, I like the silence.  
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 19, 2009

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    As in, no. I don't want to talk on EP,

    or life period sometimes. Let me have me time!
    RoddyB7589 RoddyB7589 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 5, 2014

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    I Will Never Ignore Anyone Completely But

    just some days i might come online to check something quickly or even answer a few questions and stuff and not always feel like talking to people. it's not personal, it might happen even if i usually enjoy talking to you. sometimes i just want alone time. i think nowadays i kinda...
    Lelli33 Lelli33 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 21, 2013

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    to anyone. There were times

    when I reached out to people when I was sad and confused to only end up feeling stupid that I even turned to them & then there's those who you just can't talk to. I'm learning more & more how to keep to myself and be by myself. It usually feels better accompanied by a spliff lol...
    SeniaV SeniaV 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 12, 2014

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    mindstruggle mindstruggle 22-25, F 6 Responses May 8

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    Would you believe it?

    ?? LOL It's not the silence in my relationship that bothers me but the lack of communication. I love talking with someone who doesn't mind how my head works or sharing their thoughts with me, but I don't often feel speech is necessary. Touch, I feel, is very necessary. Eye...
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 27

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    I don't always feel like talking/chatting

    but when I do and I talk/chat with you, you better talk/chat back or just get out the way so I don't waste my time on you.
    Novemberman Novemberman 22-25, M Mar 20, 2014

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    I just want to be quite

    for a while and just talk when I want to. But I can't do that easily because my line of work requires me to communicate with students. I am a teacher.
    Sunsaengnim27 Sunsaengnim27 26-30 2 Responses Mar 17, 2014

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    miimii0069 miimii0069 26-30, F Jul 14

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    It's Not Because I Don't Like You

    At  my core I am a very quiet reserved person. Sometimes I just enjoy the sound of silence. Give me a topic and I usually have an opinion but there are days when I feel reflective and quiet. It's who I am.
    bassplayer bassplayer 46-50, M 3 Responses May 8, 2010

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    So forgive me if I don't talk to you.

    Don't think I don't like you or ignoring you forever. I can be anti-social sometimes...
    Yoyoko Yoyoko 16-17, F Jul 19

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    Yeah. Sometimes I'm just not in the mood to

    talk. It sucks when certain websites don't have the option of putting an "away" sign up, or a "busy" or "invisible" sign. This website gives you that option only if you're paying for it. But other websites, skype, and even games like League of Legends has it. But it doesn't...
    PsychGirl94 PsychGirl94 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    So I don't. I hardly ever talk.

    I don't talk at school and I don't talk around anybody. I reply to my mum occasionally and talk to my pets but that's it.
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot 16-17, F Jul 7

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    A Conversational Illiterate

    I can claim that title. I have no idea how to have a conversation with anyone. I'm not looking for a lot of advice on how to acquire social skills. Conversation doesn't interest me that much, and it's not something I enjoy. Yes, I can and do manage to struggle through...
    atpeacewithme atpeacewithme 31-35 1 Response Apr 7, 2013

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    I Can'T Talk Right

    I find myself saying a "hi!" Or "hello" and a how are you, I'm fine. And then the conversation trails off to questions and I'm the only one asking and I seem very inhuman in my speech. In thinking about it now, that might be the reason I only have one friend. People just seem...
    koi901 koi901 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 3, 2013

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