I Struggle With Holding A Conversation

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    I Am Awkward

    I tend to freeze up.  My mind wanders and I can't help but to look at the ground.  I get very nervous and my mind goes blank.  I often have no idea what to talk about.   I am always afraid that I will say something revealing or stupid.  I fear that...
    BBUDS BBUDS
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Mar 26, 2010

    “I want to be alone… with someone else

    who wants to be alone.” Dimitri Zaik.
    chris23cnm chris23cnm
    26-30, M
    Nov 27, 2014

    Um....hello

    I don't have a whole lot of friends and miss out on the opportunity to make new ones because of this. I just never know what to say to people. I have no idea how to start a conversation with someone, and if they start one with me I just freeze up. I worry so much about whatever...
    explainit2me explainit2me
    26-30, F
    Sep 19, 2010

    I remember being able to walk up to a stranger,

    compliment them on something, and then we hit it off from there. I don't know what happened between then and now but now I can't walk up to a person without stuttering and ending up walking away like the idiot I was and still am.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Nov 25, 2014
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