I Struggle With Avoidance

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 74 People

    I Am a Hypocrit :-(

    I am one to speak out and speak out loudly. But when I am the one under the harsh light of questioning and calling me and my actions on the carpet I would rather run away. I have always struggled with avoiding situations that would point at my flaws and the things I do wrong...
    MegJgeM MegJgeM
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Apr 28, 2009

    It Will Just Go Away... Right?

    do you ever feel like if you just wait and it ignore it will go away as if it never was here in the first place, I did that one too many times and now im on the verge of loosing a friend.
    september87 september87
    18-21, F
    1 Response Dec 14, 2007


    I have a little something known as "Avoidant Personality Disorder." See, I have to deal with the fear of rejection from others, and my shy personality adds to that. I may appear as a bright, outgoing young woman, but in reality, I'm as shy as they come. I fear being abandoned and...
    Destati Destati
    22-25, F
    1 Response Nov 26, 2012

    Sleeping is a form of avoidance

    when i'm not in the mood of studying. Board exam is approaching and the sense of avoidance is building up!!!! Gosh.. what i'm trying to avoid? is that u, Stress?? nah,i have to stop avoiding & face the reality that i'm dying soon, just a matter of dying in glory or dying with...
    fallenangle fallenangle
    Mar 4, 2014

    Yes, I Don't Know How to Avoid...

    I love every darn thing.....bound for hurt. Some things need psychic danger signs on them....seriously.
    TheRealWoman TheRealWoman
    31-35, F
    Mar 16, 2009

    I Avoid So Much.

    I avoid so many things.  I certainly avoid conflicts.  I avoid any situation when someone is depressed, being a depressed person myself, I really have a hard time because I never know what to say to people.  I feel guilty about it, but I don't want to talk to the...
    urbrandofheroin urbrandofheroin
    22-25, F
    7 Responses Mar 16, 2009

    I Am A Sucky Socializer

    Yes, I suck quite profusely at social interaction. I am a prodigy at making a fool out of myself by saying or doing stupid things. Of course, only when it comes to personal conversations; I can work, I can manage departments, I can go shopping, I might even be able to go to the...
    ijensen ijensen
    26-30, M
    Mar 26, 2012

    I Avoid People.

    When someone is on the same side of the street as I am, and we are going to pass each other, I always cross the street.  I fear that the person will talk to me or acknowledge the fact that I am there with a nod or a "Hello."  I am also afraid that the person will ignore...
    18-21, F
    1 Response Oct 10, 2010
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