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I Stay Quiet Because

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    It's annoying when people ask. It's not like I ask them why they're so loud. Some people just are quiet and they need to be more understanding about that. I feel like the people...
    awaywego4 awaywego4 26-30, F 7 Responses May 4

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    I tend to stay quiet until someone cracks my shell. Then i talk until their ears run away. Sometimes I feel like it is annoying to them. But oh well.
    Stephenwashere92 Stephenwashere92 22-25, M 3 Responses May 11

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    Too many times I was interrupted or I realized that the person I'm talking to wasn't interested in what I'm saying. So I just stay quiet most of the time. My mind is much better...
    ivaana15 ivaana15 18-21, F 2 Responses May 25

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    I'm really quiet because I had a bad experience where whenever I talk people will ridicule me for my voice and my "dumb" comments. So over time I just learnt to kept quiet. I'm in...
    Dublade Dublade 13-15, M 1 Response May 25

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    I'm always quiet because when I do talk people talk over me or are completely uninterested though they make that fact very clear. Anyway, I gave up on talking loudly one because...
    Xxtriciakittyxx Xxtriciakittyxx 13-15, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I'm quiet because I don't really know what to talk about.
    tshirtgirl tshirtgirl 18-21, F 2 Responses May 24

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    I'm quiet because all the people my age want to do is talk about other people and social media. Talking isn't really that fun anyways. If I'm going to talk about something, it has...
    AutumnAki AutumnAki 16-17, F 5 Responses May 25

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    I believe in getting to know someone before blindly adding to my circle. It tends to stay small because people come and go so often. I will not add someone just because they add me...
    Jamestone73 Jamestone73 41-45, M 3 Responses May 6

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    Okay, so when i get asked why am I so quiet , i would really like to get up and tell them "You don't even know me, well enough" Like the reason for that is that in my perspective...
    AmazingJessica AmazingJessica 13-15, F 2 Responses May 4

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    I remember I was with my cousin, and we were like lets stay up the whole night. I was like yeah. So we did. At 1 am we were watching movies till 3am then we got hungry. Her parents...
    Chiquititaa Chiquititaa 18-21, F 1 Response May 3

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    I am very quiet, but I believe in myself. When I was a child, I asked me why for all, There was so many things. Today, I prefer believe in family, me and God. My experiences, my...
    Alexandremc Alexandremc 36-40, M 2 days ago

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    i'm always the quiet one. i never know what to say. i can feel my friendship with many people sleeping away because i dont talk very often and that hurts.. i'm losing them because...
    catsrule5678 catsrule5678 18-21, F 1 Response May 7

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    I've been quiet since I was a baby. I never cried unless I was hungry, or needed to be changed. I've been quiet for my entire life. My face expression is always a straight face. I...
    songwriterandsinger songwriterandsinger 13-15, F 3 Responses May 8

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    Having lived the first thirty years of my life filled with noise - mostly by choice - I now find peace in the quiet. Night time's great too because the sound of traffic subsides...
    iamspectra iamspectra 46-50, M 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I've preferred my quiet personality. I'm more of an observer and thinker anyways, and I love that. But there are times I wish I was extroverted like other people. I'm not quiet...
    WinterSkyout WinterSkyout 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Positivity is one of those things that's a daily struggle for most people. The constant battle of finding the 'bright side' to every negative situation is good on paper, but when...
    BodybuilderAdam BodybuilderAdam 22-25, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    the only reason why I'm so quiet is because I have nothing to talk about and I don't want to be bothered
    notheonlyone notheonlyone 13-15, M 6 Responses May 8

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    I had a conversation with a coworker, our little chat resulted in my biggest nightmare; that is the bringing up of the topic of 'you're quiet'. She didn't actually ask why I'm...
    RedKarmin RedKarmin 26-30, F 5 Responses May 18

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    There was a time when sitting with myself and not saying anything, just being, was the most unbearable feeling, and I sort time and time again to escape it. Now, just being quiet...
    iamspectra iamspectra 46-50, M 5 days ago

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    I am a pretty quiet person until you get to know me...then I tend to not shut up...ramble, share those ridiculous random thoughts....yet I will stop to listen...then when something...
    expressingme expressingme 41-45, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    yes I always get asked this and its just my way of staying out of trouble I only talk if someone talks to me first unless they ask me a question then I talk just to answer it I...
    jjw1992 jjw1992 22-25, M 2 Responses May 4

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    I've been this way since I was a kid. The whole house is sleeping yet I'm up doing this and that trying to be as quiet as possible. I'm trying to fix it, this is the earliest I've...
    omgwut omgwut 41-45, M 1 Response May 9

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    I really dislike "society" as a whole. I'm embarrassed and disheartened by the behavior of humans anymore... we have become a heartless, soulless, "do whatever you have to to...
    DownSouthFlGirl69 DownSouthFlGirl69 26-30 1 Response May 14

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    10:40 I'm planning on asking random groups of people tmmrw or last day of school to sign my yearbook as an excuse to attempt to have a conversation with them and get to know them...
    sneakxy sneakxy 16-17, M 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    For some reason, people assume that if you're quiet, you're either in a bad mood or going to find a bell tower to snipe out of. I just prefer to think, to listen, to observe...
    dontyouunderstand dontyouunderstand 18-21 2 Responses May 4

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    I remember reading a post on here " who remembers the quiet ones" she said like its a criminal offense to not be in your face trying to get attention 24/7 and I thought maybe there...
    katariffik katariffik 31-35, F 1 Response May 6

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    That is a thing wich im still think about bicouse in past i was never shy or quiet i was just enjoy all life moment and feel evry day a power emotion for anythings what i was doing...
    MagicTragic MagicTragic 26-30, M May 9

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    I never really have an answer for this question, but I always have to wonder why. Why does it matter if I'm quiet? Does it bother you? Are you not used to someone so quiet? Maybe I...
    XantheoftheStar XantheoftheStar 22-25, F 8 Responses May 16

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    I'm so quiet, shy and socially awkward and my friends know that. I wanna be a more out going person but I guess I'm not. I'm not quiet with friends or family but only with new...
    PandaGirl28X PandaGirl28X 13-15 1 Response May 16

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    Being in the city, my car is the only quiet refuge outside of being up at 4 in the morning. I go for drives out to the big bay bridge, hang out at the pier, and wait for the stars...
    MapleW MapleW 22-25, M May 20

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    People often mistake my quietness for arrogance or think I'm snobbish. I am neither, I'm actually the total opposite. I've always been pretty shy and quiet, but as soon as you get...
    Littl3Madam Littl3Madam 18-21, F 10 Responses May 23

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    Pausing to hear morning sounds after I wake up, patting my dogs' heads as they lie down at my feet, walking through a quiet hallway, getting up to go downstairs in the middle of...
    iCuriousBabe iCuriousBabe 41-45, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    it may seem like i talk alot in reality because i post and answer so much but if ep was something real where people would get together and talk i'd be the person in the corner all...
    Aeril Aeril 18-21, F 1 Response May 4

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    I don't talk because I have no friends and I have no friends because I don't talk. I'm stuck😑
    dejajed dejajed 18-21, F 5 Responses May 8

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    I never look forward to family gatherings. My extended family is full of big personalities that just aren't compatible with mine. It's hard to connect with them because they only...
    heartmusic678 heartmusic678 22-25, F 1 Response May 16

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    Mainly I get this question around my family, and it's not like I'm completely antisocial (although I do have my "I hate the world, don't speak to me" moments), it's just because I...
    RoddyB7589 RoddyB7589 18-21, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    And it is so very quiet around here, which is highly unusual, even for 2:30 a.m. Most of the time there are people walking and talking and playing music, cars going by. I hear the...
    Handyman25 Handyman25 26-30, M 1 Response May 3

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    like really quiet almost mute i just dont find the purpose in talking im like that guy in the movie fargo when steve buscemi says to that guy would it kill you to say something...
    poopmaster1960 poopmaster1960 51-55, M May 5

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    ............after a long day. I take a moment and just shower in quietness, calmness.....
    Treasure7 Treasure7 36-40 1 Response May 7

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    When i was small i was so quiet, everyone was loud and talkative. my family thought that there was something wrong with me. So they decided they would put me in therapy. i didnt...
    Angel861 Angel861 13-15 May 10

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    People have always referred to my being on the quiet side as being shy. Can't a man just be picky with his words without people thinking he's timid?
    Bumblelion Bumblelion 31-35, M May 11

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