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I Stay Quiet Because

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    I've always been very weird, the outcast. In eighth grade I went through a lot and I secluded myself until high school started. Freshman year I was very peppy. I wanted to make...
    francake16 francake16 16-17, F 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    I was born 4 months severely premature. I do not know a lot about why premature births happen or why I was born premature specifically...but here is where I will try to share...
    beccaishere89 beccaishere89 22-25, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    Being shy sucks. I just need to put that out there. IT SUCKS. Nobody is ever like, oh yeah that quiet girl in the corner, she's so cool! I wanna party with her! Nope. That **** don...
    popcorngoo popcorngoo 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 11

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    I am a stay at home mom. I own my own business at home. I have three kids and expecting a fourth soon. As a SAHM, I do chores around the house, run my part-time business, make...
    computerbusinessmom computerbusinessmom 36-40, F 4 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    I'm staying up for 24 hours on Saturday starting at 8 am to Sunday at 8 am! For the Extra Life charity, I'm going to go all the way!!!
    naco26withcheese naco26withcheese 13-15, M 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    I've always been quiet, but as I have grown older I've stopped letting this trait hold me back. I'm still quiet by nature, but if I feel the need to say something then I will say...
    Sapphire14 Sapphire14 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 10

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    Kath. Do you remember all those late nights after sh!++y days! Sat doing the rotten paperwork! Glad that it had finally gone quiet? How we'd laugh at some of the incidents that...
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M Oct 5

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    Ugh, shyness and quietness can get the best of me sometimes. It's ridiculous how much a person can talk while typing or writing vs. how much they can talk in real life. How do...
    EUO356 EUO356 13-15, F Sep 24

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    I keep switching hair dressers because they all get offended when I don't want to entertain their conversations. I'm just a quiet person, and I don't know you therefore I have...
    livefreensing livefreensing 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I like to stay in a quite place not less than an hour everyday to free my mind from negative thoughts, and focus on stuff that i want in mylife .
    antiflag477 antiflag477 26-30, M Oct 1

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    Sometimes People Say I'm Quiet, I Keep To Myself, I Seem Like A Loner, A Bookworm & Weird... But As Soon As They Get To Know Me They Call Me Crazy, Weird, Bookworm, Freak & A...
    Insomnia101 Insomnia101 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Frankly, That's Just A Bullshit Excuse Most people nowadays come from divorced parents & they turn out just fine. If anything, I think it is more harmful for the children to grow...
    deadmoon deadmoon 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 7

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    I don't like physical contact unless we are very close friends or family, yet i still shy away when my family does. And I'll push you away if i feel myself opening up and letting...
    BeautifulCatastr0phe BeautifulCatastr0phe 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 27

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    I've been working on staying calm when others around me are not. It's quite easy to do with my children, because they are children and it's understandable when they are getting...
    BBWand40 BBWand40 36-40, F 6 Responses Oct 9

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    This is the first time I'm telling this story. I don't want sympathy and I'm sure a lot of you will think I'm stupid. I have a boyfriend. His name is, let's call him, Stephen. I've...
    thatgirl0926 thatgirl0926 18-21, F Oct 11

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    I'm extremely quiet, extremely shy, and VERY awkward around social situations. But under all that, I'm much more. If someone cares enough to get to know me, they will gain the most...
    NightWalker6676 NightWalker6676 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 28

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    I really don't talk much in real life and when I do it's apparently really quiet, I always have people saying, "what? Speak up!" Plus I can't start a conversations or continue one...
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 28

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    I'm an introvert and I talk when someone is speaking to me or I have something important to say. I hate when people ask me why I'm so quiet, **** you you I'll talk when I want to...
    WhatTheFrenchToast WhatTheFrenchToast 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 3

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    I'm quiet type of woman. I talk to u if u talk to me first.
    someoneyoulove143 someoneyoulove143 31-35, F 2 Responses Oct 3

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    I always ask why I'm Quiet
    wisdomgirl wisdomgirl 16-17, F 2 Responses Oct 5

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    I'm socially awkward sometimes. It all depends on the situation I'm in. If it's a laid back atmosphere, I feel more at ease. I think certain atmospheres make me more introverted...
    ShimmerSquirrels13 ShimmerSquirrels13 22-25, F Oct 6

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    I do talk. But im quiet. Some ppl might think i talk quite a bit. But i never relly say much. Im just clozed off to ppl. I dont trust like anybody anymore. so i will talk. but...
    Love2helpu20 Love2helpu20 18-21, F Oct 10

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    I'd have to say my favorite "quiet" place would be one of the few Japanese gardens we have in the city. Mornings are nice. Right when it opens. You have the older men and women...
    endofalldays endofalldays 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 14

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    I'm not that quiet, but you never shut up long enough to hear :p Why are you so loud?!!! Hahaha
    papercastles papercastles 22-25, F 8 Responses Oct 16

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    I come across as very reserved and quiet . especially if you're meeting Mr for the first time. I'm very careful of how I present myself .it's only when I meet frequently and I'm...
    ira01 ira01 26-30, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    And I've been getting more socially awkward every passing day at school. I thought I was finally self confident enough to at least handle social situations with less angst, but I'm...
    left4deadspace left4deadspace 16-17, M 2 Responses Sep 28

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    And I tell the people the same thing everytime. "I don't know" But secretly it's because im shy. I don't know alot of people and im going to say something stupid. So I just sit...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M 2 Responses Sep 28

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    I am a naturally shy girl. I don't like being in the spotlight too often, but i am working on it. Once I feel that a person is not a weirdo or perverted or someone who is looking...
    violet1698 violet1698 31-35, F 2 Responses Oct 11

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    I found out that my husband cheated last year with some girl. I always saw myself as a strong person because I have been through quite a few trials and I'm also the rom for my...
    Tina2249 Tina2249 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 16

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    I'm lonely because I never can have anyone I would love unconditionally. They use me then fall for someone else. I'm tired and giving up on loving. With the exception of my...
    spaceylibra spaceylibra 31-35, F 3 hrs ago

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    5 days ago I walked out on EP! I walked out because I felt like EP was the culprit behind my hurt and pain. Boy ! oh Boy! was I wrong. Yes I admit I needed time out, we all do at...
    MzPhoenix MzPhoenix 31-35, F 5 Responses Oct 2

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    I am sort of reclusive. I live alone, and I do not really like going places. I prefer security & shelter over going out & being social. I have always been this way, even growing...
    s4019t s4019t 26-30, M 4 Responses Oct 3

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    Having someone to talk to when I can't sleep is the best feeling ever. I love it because the person you are talking to is clearly getting tired as the night progresses and yet they...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M Oct 16

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    I love staying up late! I do it almost every night. Im usually not very tired. sometimes I stay up to think but Most of the time I stay up to talk with someone special to me :P She...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 1

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    Well I stay up late all the time! But It is easier when im upset. I tend to stay up much longer when im upset too. It really depends though. I stay up doing different things...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M Oct 1

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    Entertainment is excellent for yourself. It impacts your health in favorable way. This is fact. There are Some workout and ideas to remain wholesome .Push ups- these are generally...
    steveholman807 steveholman807 26-30, M Oct 16

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    It seems some people keep the drama in their lives because they are afraid of being alone and facing who they actually are at least that's my latest thought on the subject. I love...
    Lucent7 Lucent7 36-40, M Oct 16

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    I'm sure that many people have been through more devastating things, and truly, I am not better than anyone. Yet, I still feel that, from all the things I have been through, it has...
    HeatherMarie14 HeatherMarie14 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    Today I wanted to stay naked since the morning, but my family hates nudity in the house. I can only be naked when they leave, and even then I have my grandmother who stays and...
    SageMaster SageMaster 18-21, M Sep 27

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    I used to be a party animal and always being drunk and getting laid but now that I've cleaned up my life for my daughter's sake, I realize how stupid I must have looked. Even...
    JDizzlePop JDizzlePop 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 4

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    First of everything, there it is nothing interesting to do in my town, so why bother. And second, I like having "alone time", because truly, what a place full of annoying people I...
    DildoSlut DildoSlut 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 24

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    Since I have been out of the gym because of a shoulder injury, I need to get my motivation back! I was feeling great and kicking *** when I was going on a daily basis. Injuries can...
    LilBoyBluu LilBoyBluu 22-25, M Sep 29

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    Do yik yak, EP, and Netflix count as nothing? Because if they do, I'm all over this lol
    scrtasnman13 scrtasnman13 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 3

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    Oh my goodness! This is totally me! Don't even ask me what I do because I probably don't even remember. :p
    ShimmerSquirrels13 ShimmerSquirrels13 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 4

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    T-Requess, I know you're going through so really hard stuff right now, and I know you'll hear this from lots of people. But I'm here for you. I always have been and I always will...
    NobodyCaresOkai NobodyCaresOkai 13-15, F Oct 5

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    People like this actually exist. lol And then get upset when someone shows them the wrong in this. Like this is so funny to me. haha Seriously though, if you have this...
    pinkypie5 pinkypie5 22-25, F Oct 5

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    We are in a long distant relationship and it can be very trying at times. We do our best to stay connected but can still be very difficult. It puts a lot of pressure on our trust...
    2muchfun2gether 2muchfun2gether 46-50, F Oct 11