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I Stay Quiet Because

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    My record of staying awake is 42 hours straight. I don't even think i went to bed because I was tired, I think to remember it was because I got bored.. But I like being awake at...
    jtajulie jtajulie 18-21, F Sep 13

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    I like to stay home. i don't drink and i don't dance so i figure whats the point in going out to clubs. Movies are too expensive to go out and see on a regular basis when you are...
    violet1698 violet1698 31-35, F 4 Responses Sep 14

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    I like being with people that understand that I don't always want to talk. I like being silent, i don't like things going too fast it makes me anxious. some people think I'm boring...
    chanelondon chanelondon 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 9

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    I absolutely hate when people ask why I'm so quiet. It puts me in the worst mood and makes me feel extremely self conscious. I know that I am quiet around others, especially new...
    Jennnnla Jennnnla 22-25, F 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    I have always been quiet. Part of it is because superficial jibber-jabber leaves me feeling really disconnected and lonely, but I don't necessarily want to take the risk to speak...
    Kerennya Kerennya 41-45, F Sep 9

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    Always have been. Some people get a bit un-nerved by my being quiet. I had a boss once who used to get a bit shirty during staff meetings. As in any situation like that. You always...
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M Aug 23

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    I was told that I was quiet but I try to listen instead of talking because I don't want to say something that will make me sound silly or that will offend that person. I'm fine...
    NightMagic367 NightMagic367 36-40, F 4 Responses Aug 30

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    Ever since I was 7 or 8 I have had people ask me why I am quiet. It just drives me deeper into my shell. I know I am quiet and I know you notice that I am quiet, but why do you...
    Thraykon Thraykon 22-25, M Sep 4

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    I don't have a lot of self confidence so I'm always quiet around people I don't know too well .. I always feel like they're going to judge me on what I say or that ill mess up my...
    flanbot flanbot 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 8

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    The only place where I can do everything that I want to do, where there's no one, where there's no drama ringing through my ears. The only place where I can cry quietly without...
    steann steann 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 22

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    Joshua8383gcy4 Joshua8383gcy4 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 28

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    Please forgive me if this post is extraordinarily long. I'm well aware that anyone out there shouldn't be asked to sit through this, but I would really appreciate it if someone did...
    jojo2450 jojo2450 18-21, M 3 Responses Sep 4

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    I want to begin this by saying that I was once a completely normal girl. I grew up in a house with a yard, two parents who were hard workers and a lazy pet dog. I never got into...
    Naivegirl0963 Naivegirl0963 26-30, F 6 Responses Sep 2

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    Is it really wrong being the quiet person ?? I'll always being judged about it. They say that being quiet is NOT good in this generation anymore .. Ure gonna lose to those people...
    Unstableteen Unstableteen 13-15, F Sep 5

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    This was the first group I checked when I signed up. It probably goes for most people that they've had it rough in the past. I'm no exception. I usually wouldn't share this but...
    Lydia93 Lydia93 18-21, T 1 Response a week ago

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    I was in an abusive relationship about 3 and a half years ago. It was my first boyfriend and I feel head over heels in love. I was 17 years old, a senior in high school; 4 months...
    kayp1993 kayp1993 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 12

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    I was in an abusive relationship about 3 and a half years ago. It was my first boyfriend and I feel head over heels in love. I was 17 years old, a senior in high school; 4 months...
    kaytothep93 kaytothep93 18-21, F 9 Responses Sep 12

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    Classmate: why are you always so quiet?me:...No one plans a murder out loud... ~~~ Muahahahaha! Lol! XD
    kittykat6918 kittykat6918 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 24

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    We don't talk like we used to and it makes me kinda sad... Everyone's moved on and left me and I'm here alone not knowing what to do.. I completely understand if you don't wanna...
    NobodyCaresOkai NobodyCaresOkai 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 26

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    "Why you being so quiet? Are you shy? Are you high? Are you nervous"? "Shut the hell up, I'm thinking". I can daydream easily, especially when I'm bored. There could a room full...
    CJCA CJCA 18-21, M 3 Responses Aug 27

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    And I'm still pretty quiet...as you age things calm down at least for the ones that want them too.Many years of drama with an alcoholic ex wife leaves one happy to be in a place...
    bignatbreastluver bignatbreastluver 46-50, M Sep 1

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    I try very hard to stay positive with everything that's goes on in my life, however I don't seem to be able to keep it up for long. Life seems to be able to jump up and kick me in...
    Lightandshadows Lightandshadows 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 7

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    I'm literally so quiet that my dad once put a bell on me so he always new where I was
    dambookworm17 dambookworm17 13-15, F 4 Responses Sep 7

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    I think for the most part i am really really quiet. But if you do take the time to talk to me and we talk consistently then I will start to slowly open up and you'll go from me...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M 6 days ago

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    I'm quiet and only open up to my friends and to people who take the time to get know me
    Gian422 Gian422 18-21, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I love God's Land. It mountains, hill, forests, river, The serenity of the Alps, to the quiet hum in the forests. I adore anywhere where human or mechanical noise is not present.
    Thesoutherner Thesoutherner 66-70, M 5 days ago

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    right here on EP. A beautiful, gifted, but shy and awkward, straight, church-going Christian, she is my lesbian online lover now, always pleasuring herself as we weave our erotic...
    aphroditespriestess aphroditespriestess 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    He's always so busy so I cherish the quiet times we can spend together.
    SweetSillySusan SweetSillySusan 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I was thinking the other day what if we are all asleep? We don't actually know when we sleep in "reality" and all. I just wonder if one day we will finally wake up and when we do...
    catsecrets catsecrets 13-15, F Aug 24

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    I heard "find a church before you look for a job." Woke up feeling very grumpy, frustrated and fearful today. I cried. I prayed. I asked God to give me patience. I cried...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 27

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    See school started a couple days ago and I try to talk to people, trying to be more socially adept, but its really hard because I am such an introvert. It just feels so awkward...
    HiImDrekd HiImDrekd 16-17, M Aug 28

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    Unlike most of mankind, I am not oblivious to my destruction, I am not a fool who believes we were all put here to be HAPPY... I know it is going to happen to all of us,death, and...
    KittyKatLuvsYhu KittyKatLuvsYhu 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 9

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    My wife has moved out. We're separated and it's all too quiet now. It's what we both wanted but loneliness sometimes feels worse.
    livinglife08 livinglife08 31-35, M 2 Responses Sep 9

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    (My Hiding Place) In my darkness, I realized my brokenness beyond my husband's death. Day after day, as I closed my curtains to the world, every morning when I woke up, I would ask...
    samemay54 samemay54 51-55, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Maybe it's because i am antisocial or because i don't have many friends. Or is it that we don't have many outdoor activities around here. Whatever it is, i am staying home most of...
    Zim0 Zim0 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 10

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    I stayed up for 48 hours straight. The first 24 was because a new war game came that my friend and I enjoy. The next day he, his girlfriend and me and my girlfriend were going on...
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 18-21, M Sep 14

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    I hate myself for all the lies and deception I inflicted on my current boyfriend. I blame my family particularly. I am a cheater and this means I have broken my own value system. I...
    Deadlynightshade5 Deadlynightshade5 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 27

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    Sometimes is better to stay away from someone even tho you love them so much because being together will only hurt you more idk how I'm going to do it but I have to try my best...
    Hazel216 Hazel216 16-17, F Aug 31

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    This happens especially during the schoolyear. On the day before a particularly hard test I can stay up to study even until 1-2 a.m., and obviously I have to wake up early the day...
    thoughtworn thoughtworn 16-17, F Sep 1

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    My kids and I had to come back up north to stay with family, I've been applying around and have a job interview on Monday. Its been kinda hard, I have 3 kids so daycare is through...
    oversimplification oversimplification 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 6

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    Last night was our monthly Retrouvaille support group (called CORE) for marriage meeting. Summary, for anyone new to this part of EP, we are over a year since I discovered his...
    lillynfriends lillynfriends 46-50, F 1 Response Sep 8

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    So I am undecided as to whether I should kill myself or just divorce my wife. See, On the one hand, if I divorce my wife I feel like I am abandoning my kids to her, and right now...
    Dhuffman090 Dhuffman090 41-45 3 Responses Sep 9

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    When I was 2 years old my biological father tried to kill me. He was dragged from my home by police pretending he was attempting to commit suicide so he wouldn't get caught. He...
    Chloesince92 Chloesince92 22-25, F 11 Responses Sep 10

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    The longest I went without sleep was 3 days because of caffeine work and school. Now a days I can't stay awake that long but a day....yes I can do one day.
    roselani2005 roselani2005 26-30, F Sep 14

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    I don't get tired so its not even like i have to try or struggle to stay up past 1 or 2 am. it just becomes problematic when i have to get up early or if my sleep schedule starts...
    violet1698 violet1698 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 14

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    So I have been doing a lot of reading on cheating, exploring The Other Woman section of EP...generally just obsessing over it. Not only can I not understand The Other Woman(/Man...
    rollingdoro rollingdoro 22-25, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I hate you because you left me without saying anything. I hate you more because you left with somebody else. I think of all the good times we shared, how much we cared, and how we...
    littlelight7 littlelight7 22-25, M Aug 26