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I Stay Quiet Because

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    I always get asked the same question, "Why are you so quiet all the time?" And I never know what to say so I run away and hide.. The truth is. I'm scared to speak because I used to...
    Porogami Porogami 16-17, F 4 Responses Apr 2

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    Psychology says, staying quiet doesn’t mean you've got nothing to say. It means you don’t think they're ready to hear your thoughts.
    MrImperfect MrImperfect 16-17, M 8 Responses Apr 8

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    I am Quiet because I like to listen to what others have to say and when I find it is just the right time to voice up my opinion I take no time in doing so. After all babbling...
    hiddentears hiddentears 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 5

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    It seriously bugs me when people ask. Like I'm quiet because I'm figuring out the type of person you are. Duh haha.
    moonskull moonskull 16-17, F 1 Response a week ago

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    My husband and I have been together for about 8-9 years and married for 2. I always thought I was happy and was living the life I wanted.. Job, house, husband.. But then I started...
    losssstsoul86 losssstsoul86 26-30, F 8 hrs ago

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    4am can't sleep... I hate how hypocritical some people are.. Like, "oh your low standard of a person because you were drunk ONE TIME and made out with some dude"... But yet, this...
    Nnnnnnnnnhhh Nnnnnnnnnhhh 22-25, F 6 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    Stay up.... Why does it even exist? It's 5 AM and I have to get up at 7:40 to go to work. -_- And you know what's worse, that I know I have to sleep, but I am too addicted to my...
    EarlPhantomhive EarlPhantomhive 18-21, F 3 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    As a little kid, I talked a lot and yelled a lot. I started out as someone who wanted to express herself and had no problem doing so. I always asked questions, especially if there...
    DepressedDemigod DepressedDemigod 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 7

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    In real life I'm quiet, shy, annnnnnnd socially awkward. I'm very sensitive and get hurt easily. When I get to know someone I come out of my shell. Also online it's easy to come...
    Lexigirl12 Lexigirl12 16-17, F 11 Responses 4 days ago

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    While I appear to be a quiet person on the outside my brain is always working overtime! I try to think before I speak, if my words are a necessity in a conversation. Most often as...
    BarefootDreaming BarefootDreaming 51-55, F Apr 12

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    I am a really quiet person and I seldom voice out my thoughts during family or friend talks. I'm always the listener and people always come to me whenever they want to rant. So...
    Sofiie Sofiie 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 12

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    I was awarded during gradeschool as Most Behave student... All of my friends also, before we get to the point of what we are now asked me why I'm so quiet. Maybe because I weigh...
    LiarOne LiarOne 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 12

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    I used to be the complete opposite, people used to make jokes about how I never shut up… but now I'm the most quiet and awkward person in all of my classes, and it's annoying...
    brokenandbi brokenandbi 18-21, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    Im beginning to get it… how we both came together from our needs, from our lacks. Maybe we could´ve made it, but none of us were ready to be in a relationship… In this...
    Gaialion Gaialion 36-40, F Mar 28

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    But the only reason why I'm quiet is when I talk, even just to ask a question, people tell me to be quiet, and when I am quiet they ask why I don't talk.
    khadij khadij 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 4

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    I am very quiet, shy and socially awkward. This definitely messes me up when meeting people because I take so long to get comfortable around people and many times they just don't...
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M 4 Responses Apr 13

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    I hate it... But at the same time I enjoy the experience of being alone. Peace and Quiet.
    MrIndeedNL MrIndeedNL 13-15, M Apr 7

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    I call night time "my time". Everyone is asleep and there is nothing but quiet. I can do what I want. The house is clean. No one is asking me question after question. I lose track...
    Bluebell83 Bluebell83 31-35, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    People wonder why I am so quiet but there is no simple answer. For one thing, I enjoy just listening to people and hearing what they have to say. But another reason is I have...
    Balockay Balockay 16-17, M 2 Responses Mar 26

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    I don't talk much, but I usually don't have anything to say. So If you're someone new and I don't know you. Expect me not to talk to you at all. Like what do I say to someone I've...
    jbop9312 jbop9312 18-21, M 4 Responses Mar 27

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    Some people feel most alive surrounded by people, noise, activity. Without the frantic pace of a man-made world conducting their heartbeat, they feel listless, lifeless. I can...
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 3 Responses Mar 27

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    I'm good at giving a speech in front of 1000 people, but meeting 50 people in a party just drains me out. I don't know, I always want to say something, but get bothered by the...
    secretsofmylife secretsofmylife 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 31

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    Hating retail today So one of my customers just called me out for being so quiet and not personable with him. I'm sorry I don't care for small talk. Why force myself and pretend...
    whatsmystory whatsmystory 26-30, F 6 Responses Apr 8

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    Yeah I was a shy kid with little confidence so was very quiet but now I'm much more confident and outspoken. So quiet ones there is hope.
    Katakuna Katakuna 46-50, M 2 Responses Apr 11

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    My blood is boiling and I'm full of rage ...I'm a non white woman who is physically and mentally unwell living in the uk .. I had three admissions at the psychiatric hospital and I...
    restlessuk restlessuk 31-35, F 3 Responses Apr 2

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    I totally agree with Ali (an egyptian man from port said)who I met in Brighton many years ago when life was a little better and he told me that all white people hate us and if the...
    restlessuk restlessuk 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    this is only at certain times because my school is very time, and since I was a little girl I've been known to always talk and be happy but that has changed and I try to hide it...
    awayfromlife awayfromlife 13-15, F Apr 17

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    The term homebody has been said a few times. My aunt started saying it as if she made it sound like it's frowned upon. It may be to others but I just like having the comfort of...
    Xemplefied Xemplefied 26-30, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I'm blessed to live in an area of serene and quiet places. There is water everywhere. The gulf is about ten minutes away. There are ancient rivers and streams that flow into this...
    kayblue kayblue 36-40, F 5 Responses Mar 26

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    What a treat for me today. Hubs is out of town until tonight, it's cold and raining, and I'm relaxing in bed watching cartoons with my big, snuggly dog. How did God know I needed...
    pinkstarburst pinkstarburst 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    Soon I'll be living in upstate New York! It's a nice quiet neighborhood. I can't wait. I currently live in the ghetto in Southern California. The noise is maddening. One month to...
    Riprovo Riprovo 31-35, M Mar 28

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    People always ask, "Why are you so quiet?". Well maybe, I just don't ******* like any of you, have you thought of that?
    outcasterforever outcasterforever 13-15, F 3 Responses Mar 29

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    We went out to a bar last night to meet up with an old friend who brought some of his friends...I mildly sat in the corner just sipping my cocktails (ok 5 of them) while dirty...
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 4 Responses Mar 29

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    so quiet...i love this moment.
    Juri0902 Juri0902 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 1

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    Today I was asked, why are you so quiet? All I could say was, "I have nothing to talk about."
    mumbles75 mumbles75 36-40, M 3 Responses Apr 1

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    I'm always the quiet one in groups but when u get to know me I speak a little but when we are bestfriends I'll do the stupidest random **** Lol. that's Me
    unrrulytamii unrrulytamii 16-17, F 11 Responses Apr 3

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    Having a more quieter and introverted personality I find that I can get overlooked. I've seen it with others who share the same trait. As I've never been one to 'shout my mouth...
    AutumnBliss AutumnBliss 46-50, F 2 Responses Apr 5

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    and then once they get to know me and I've come out of my shell they ask "what happened to the nice quiet girl?" It's best to remain silent.
    4everlonelyalone 4everlonelyalone 31-35, F 5 Responses Apr 7

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    I tell them...im not quiet, im reserved it takes the right person to make me a chatterbox!
    Ammie22 Ammie22 16-17, F Apr 8

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    I am an introvert. I am very quiet. always ha've been.
    Ang012685 Ang012685 26-30, F Apr 8

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    Yep I am unless I'm with people I really know but if I'm like new to a class or don't have nobody I know in a class I'm the quietest person in the world
    LoneLegend LoneLegend 16-17, M Apr 8

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