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I Stay Quiet Because

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    I can't speak in real life more than a few words before the fear and embarrassment take over. Even online I can't start or carry a conversation because I worry so much about every...
    hreinn hreinn 18-21, M 2 hrs ago

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    I stay up late watching good movies and unwinding from a long day at work but, I don't sleep to 4 or 5 pm the next day. I'm up late til 3am but, I get up and hit the clock for...
    loretta54 loretta54 61-65, F 12 hrs ago

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    People think I'm being a d*ck or I'm just always angry, because I quiet, but really I just have no interest in talking. Ok admit I don't talk to some people because the amount of...
    MrBugsyMalone MrBugsyMalone 13-15, M 1 Response 16 hrs ago

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    Rush, tare, glaring screens, chit chat, the raw of roads, children crying, shopping as if at war, door slamming, dogs barking, noise noise, more and more, its never ending...
    walkingwithtime walkingwithtime 56-60, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Letter to myself: You're doing amazing. I'm proud of you. CH was right; you've been doing this. You've got this. There's no where to go but up from here. Everyday you struggle to...
    Negrita13131 Negrita13131 26-30, F 7 Responses 1 day ago

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    m not re I can recall the last time I went to bed before 4.00am. It's usually more like 6.00 (ish) when I hit the sack and around 10/11.00am when I get up. However it has a...
    Peeters1 Peeters1 46-50, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    The latest I have ever stayed up was 5 in the morning. Thanks to a book. I tried sleeping but I couldn't. My thoughts were focused on the book. So I just read and read until I...
    EnigmaticPerson EnigmaticPerson 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    This is exactly what i want,been wanting.I find it really hard to believe that this person is real though.Id like to but,why would they?I wouldn't,if I'm honest irregardless of how...
    simpleandpossible simpleandpossible 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I met someone like that once. His name was Randy. He knew I struggled with mental illnesses and rook advantage of it every moment I spent with him. He would always say I was the...
    Nmetb Nmetb 22-25, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    This is a pretty quiet group. ??
    WittyTwit WittyTwit 26-30, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Because I'm afraid of being caught in a situation that leads to my embarrassment I slip into the shadows where it's safe.
    hreinn hreinn 18-21, M Feb 1

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    I tend to get even more quiet when I am hurting. If no one wants to listen, then I just stop talking and keep to myself.
    ErraticSarcastic ErraticSarcastic 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 1

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    I don't speak unless necessary. There's no reason to contribute to a conversation I have no interest in. Plus usually I don't relate to or enjoy things my classmates talk about. I...
    sunburntxsoul sunburntxsoul 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 29

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    I feel very silly for feeling this way but... I've always wanted for the person that falls in love with me one day to have thought I was beautiful from the moment they first saw me...
    vapema vapema 16-17, F 5 Responses Jan 29

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    I'm ready to be in a relationship but, I haven't found anyone that has really worked out. Like potentially but then no. Mainly because it just wasn't meant to be, or as I got to...
    MysteriousRose MysteriousRose 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 29

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    Instead of sheep I count all the things I hate about myself... I don't think it works though, because instead of falling into a deep sleep I fall into a deep depression. Ah, such...
    pinkcloudsandbrokenhearts pinkcloudsandbrokenhearts 26-30, F 8 Responses Jan 28

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    I speak when I don't have much on my mind. It's when I'm quiet that I have something to say. If I'm talking a lot today, that's most likely a good thing. If I'm quiet it's because...
    SomeNameig SomeNameig 16-17 Jan 28

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    I sometimes think I won't be able to find a job because of this, I try really hard to push these away but when I do I always mess up somehow. Regardless of what happens when I get...
    Uniquetalented Uniquetalented 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 28

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    I keep my fan in high because I don't want to hear any neighbors , birds , trash trucks , dogs , cats , beeping , chain saws , Lawncare equipment etc.. nothing at all God Damn it...
    CODECRACKER2014 CODECRACKER2014 41-45, M 3 Responses Jan 28

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    And I hate it when people ask me that. I always reply with a smile and I just shrug my shoulders. I don't know why I'm quiet. I hate it and I don't know how to explain. That's why...
    EnigmaticPerson EnigmaticPerson 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 27

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    My whole life I always stay quiet. Ever since I moved and went to a new school back in the 4th grade. Never had any friends always just did my work, go home, watch tv or read or hw...
    LONELYGUY95 LONELYGUY95 18-21, M Jan 26

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    My husband and I can't go without fighting for more than a couple weeks. We rushed into the relationship and marriage, getting married on the 1 year anniversary of our first date...
    kimpossible86 kimpossible86 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 26

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    Observations (An Aspergers Poem) The pressure comes from those around The acid note of sour sound When heartless words our love confound Friends, family, all pull us down And with...
    Neoebonite Neoebonite 51-55, M 4 Responses Jan 25

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    With most of my friends I'm there in the conversation, but I'm not the one who actually starts it, or gets too involved in it. I usually just listen to what they're saying and...
    crimsoncube crimsoncube 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 25

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    I'm like an owl at night :))))you know, it's so interesting. Maybe it's because of that I was born at midnight. Any way I like it.... But it's too hard for me to get up early in...
    zohi zohi 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 23

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    People moan and pick on you because you're quiet then when you talk they look at you like a piece of crap, like they've just a heard an uninteresting noise.
    Paleandpolluted86 Paleandpolluted86 26-30, F 4 Responses Jan 22

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    People: Wow you're so very quiet Me: Well nobody plans a murder out loud
    BackToBiege BackToBiege 18-21, F Jan 22

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    Took NyQuil at 10 now up at 2 coughing. Can't take anymore NyQuil Intel 4. I do t get why I'm up coughing because usually when I take NyQuil I sleep all night.
    bfwhl bfwhl 18-21, F Jan 22

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    I'm sorry I'm not comfortable screaming at you. And last time I checked since when is it bad to be quiet?? Loud people get annoying easily
    HeadInTheCloudz HeadInTheCloudz 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 21

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    well he contacted me and we exchanged a few words. i'm so angry resentful I shouldn't speak to him at all right now. He does this stupid thing called "Drive by hi." Basically...
    v0lition v0lition 41-45, F 3 Responses Jan 21

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    Well, precious good luck with this one! I get sick of the love me know matter how bad I treat you mentality of some people. You need to work on yourself if you are causing, and...
    justmerae1 justmerae1 46-50, F 5 Responses Jan 21

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    I can't sleep because I'm thinking about you and how you're sleeping sound because you're not thinking about me.
    pinkcloudsandbrokenhearts pinkcloudsandbrokenhearts 26-30, F 3 Responses Jan 21

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    I'm not quiet ok? here I am...making the noise.. yoooohooooo
    Tusharx17 Tusharx17 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 20

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    People wonder why I'm so quiet. I'm quiet because I'm busy observing. I'm busy thinking about my life. I've got my own deep dark secrets.
    AmiraNk AmiraNk 13-15, F Jan 20

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    I wish he didn't pretend that he wanted to stay awake with me to keep me company. He says it all the time, and never ever actually stays. It's just words. That's why I just send...
    oddpodd oddpodd 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 19

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    I am just quiet unless you get to know me but i am still really quiet
    aby2015 aby2015 13-15, F Jan 19

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    Yeah that's me, the "Quiet One." I've also been given other nicknames like, "Miss Quiet and Miss Silence of the Lambs." I've also been called, "Ninja woman" because people can't...
    CaliTexan37 CaliTexan37 36-40, F 2 Responses Jan 19

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    Yeah, I've always been known as the "Quiet Girl" from junior high through high school. People would ask me many times why I'm so quiet. I tell them that's just the way I am.
    CaliTexan37 CaliTexan37 36-40, F 8 Responses Jan 19

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    I go to these places as they make me feel energized.I m a sensitive soul so I need to recharge my energy in quiet places.this is when I feel guided
    sagiluvin sagiluvin 41-45, F 2 Responses Jan 18

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    I've been having these moments every evening when everyone I care to talk to has gone to bed and I don't really have the energy to do anything but for some reason I hate the idea...
    Holdontothefire Holdontothefire 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 17

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