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I Want to Improve My Social Life

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    Hi everybody. First of all sorry

    for my English, I'm an Armenian. I'm so sad because of my poor social life. I have a girlfriend who really loves me and she does everything for me, but just a few hours ago she told me that she is getting tired of me, because I don't have any friends and even her few friends...
    jondodo jondodo 26-30, M Apr 17

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    Okay It's Me

    Okay, I'm home bound. Noticed people say this is an on and off thing- I'm not to fond of that idea. I have no social life and that has been pretty much my doing, so I think. Yeah, things have become routine and my perspective is narrow. Wow, it hasn't taken much to get me...
    45Hare 45Hare 18-21, F Jan 12, 2012

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    i Need Friends Who Can Do S...

    i need friends who can do stuff and go places. i like getting out of the house. and all my friends are always working. i'm getting a job, and that will probably make it more impossible for me to see my friends...but maybe i'll make more...?
    thedreamisover thedreamisover 18-21, F Jul 8, 2008

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    I am going to a party alone tonight lol,

    I don't know what to do. I have never gone to a party alone. But my friends are not around
    Adejoke Adejoke 16-17, F Dec 20, 2013

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    At School

    I desperately want to improve my social life. I am back at college, but two of my best friends had to leave due to their choices in life and now I find myself feeling very alone. Even though I have friends here and a supporting family for the most part I still want to improve my...
    Breathe6 Breathe6 22-25, M Jan 16, 2012

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    Dont Really Have One At The Moment

    i'm 29 years old i have Cerebral Palsy and i have Lupus i work go to school and live on my own, i'm not married and i dont have any kids  but i dont have a social life not because i dont want one or because i dont have time i really dont know why i feel like ive been hurt but...
    spiritualvirgo82 spiritualvirgo82 31-35, F Jan 30, 2012

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    I'm In A Cocoon

    I'm no social butterfly. I still go out and hang out with other people, but not often. I intimidate people with how antisocial I am. "Asocial" a friend called me once since I'm not against the socializing, I just don't do it. I want to. It's more fun being around other people. I...
    Sinaname Sinaname 26-30 2 Responses May 8, 2012

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    SecondStars SecondStars 16-17, F 6 Responses Jun 26

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    I miss my social life

    when I was younger. I was a fun person to go out with. I was into heavy metal, and went to different bars with my friends and drink, dance and play pool! Now my life is boring. I live away from home with no friends around. Which doesn't help when you have anxiety issues and...
    ladystang14 ladystang14 41-45, F Apr 17

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    Because.

    I had a taste of what it means to be social a few weeks ago (lol that sounds weird) and i actually enjoyed it. so i was wondering whether i'm socially reclusive by choice or circumstance. i don't like people all that much but they do have the potential to make my existence more...
    TheRealMimi TheRealMimi 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 4, 2010

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    sometimes I Really Do! ...

    sometimes i really do! ya know, u know what i mean!
    volleyball16 volleyball16 16-17, F Jul 8, 2008

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    I'm Working On Making N...

    I'm working on making new friends at school and work because a lot of mine have moved away now.
    mimiboo mimiboo 16-17, F Jul 8, 2008

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    Everytime I go out. I throw down.

    I am the life of the party but I never spend one on one time with people. I wish I could chill but it's too uncomfortable
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 16-17, F Aug 1

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    I Mean to But...

    I like to meet and be around people, but my social life could use some improving.  I'll join a group,  go to the gym, take a vacation tour and meet people, make friends with some of them for a little while.  It's more like I have people who quickly move through my...
    Morgause Morgause 41-45, F 3 Responses Sep 2, 2008

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    I live in Portsmouth Hampshire uk Was married

    for 26 years seperated now for 8 months and feel so alone sometimes
    william454561 william454561 46-50, M 1 Response Apr 17

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    Don't Know Where to Begin

    It seems to me like people are more friendlier online than offline. I really do want to improve my social life but not just for me but for my husband as well. He often wishes that I had friends to hang out with when he spends time with his friends or are recording music with ...
    Dimples87 Dimples87 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 14, 2008

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    I've started with volunteering

    and joining Uni clubs and societies. I've taken the first step to overcome my awkwardness and shyness.
    emiveritas emiveritas 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 1

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    So Far So Good.

    i have been wanting a social life, and lately i have taken the steps to improve it. i am an honest and loyal person and i will tell you like it is. :) im not afraid to call someone my friend as long they treat me the way i wanna be treated. i have made a few friends and im really...
    taurus5390 taurus5390 18-21, F Jun 8, 2010

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    I Think I Have a Pretty Goo...

    I think I have a pretty good social life, already. But there's always room to improve it. I'm always up for having a good time.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 8, 2008

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    Have Been Trying Forever But Not Actually Trying..

     I've always wanted to improve my social life. I've tried countless times by reading books about it, and it has helped, but not enough to the point to where I'm happy with it. I've realized that the only way to improve my social life is to go out there and be social, but its...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Sep 24, 2009

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    Has anyone heard of vine,

    if you did add me: ITALY is my username
    GeeklyChicFashion GeeklyChicFashion 16-17, F Feb 8

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    Sometimes I Feel As If People Find Me Intimidating.

    And this isn't really a good thing. I'm built larger than a lot of my peers, plus I'm half black (I live in an area that's maybe 98% white...), which isn't nessesarily a bad thing but a lot of people expect me to follow a steriotype or act a certain way because of it. So I feel...
    Swagless Swagless 18-21, M Jan 22, 2013

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    Hi, I would love to get to know some new people,

    add me on snapchat.. fueledbydan
    fueledbydan fueledbydan 18-21, F Feb 21

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    What If

    What if you were that popular person everybody talked about or knew and really liked? Who was so attractive and everything went their way? You're probably thinking about that person you know that is like that right now... Oh what I would give to be that person....I wonder what it...
    beammeupscotty3 beammeupscotty3 18-21, M Aug 25, 2013

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    Starting to Improve

    As far back as I can remember, I've always been a quiet guy. Always felt out of place in social situations. Like I didn't belong. About a year ago I decided to take a plunge and start going out on friday nights for a few drinks with my friends and start going to more social...
    withoutaname withoutaname 26-30, M Jul 14, 2008

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    Having Difficulty Connecting

    I'm not sure why but latley I feel I am out of the 'circle' having difficulty connecting with people.  It could be my age & status (40 ish married with a 5 yr old).  Being social was never improtant to me in the past but now ...  I don't know how to go about...
    tinkerbelly tinkerbelly 41-45, F 6 Responses Nov 11, 2007

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    Big Reality Check During My Birthday

    I got my bell rung big time this year during my birthday when it comes to my social life. I do receive acknowledgments for my special day from my friends every year, however this year not only was it less than last year but I did not receive acknowledgments from even close to 1/4...
    zjb2005 zjb2005 26-30, M 2 Responses Jun 27, 2009

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    kaku1994 kaku1994 22-25, M Mar 16

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    So my school has a semi-formal dance tomorrow

    night and I asked this girl I like to go with me and she said yes, but she would meet me there because she and her friends had already planned on going together. We only really make small talk and I want to have better conversations but I don't know what to talk about. So any...
    MedivalJolk MedivalJolk 13-15, M Mar 7

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    Lonely And Miserable

    Nowadays I find myself more lonely and miserable. It makes me think about getting out of my shy shell and making friends because company makes a person much happier. I think that is why I push for a family too, because when you have a family you're never lonely right?
    DesireMeOnly DesireMeOnly 18-21, F Jun 9, 2013

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    It's Pretty Much Non Existent

    I never really have had a lot of friends in my life. I sit here sometimes and realize that I am almost 30 years old. It's still pretty young but I wish I had more time so I could actually meet more people. I have given the internet a try to meet some people but all the ones I...
    Tara277 Tara277 26-30, F Oct 14, 2013

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    I Have Social Anxiety

    I don't know how to start this off. But I am 16 about to turn 17. As a teenage girl I am truly struggling. I don't know where to begin. All my life I've never known how to communicate around unfamiliar people. Im always afraid to get judged. I have a very low self-esteem. Waking...
    Wishing4Chnge Wishing4Chnge 16-17, F 4 Responses Aug 14, 2011

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    I Think It's Fine Right...

    I think it's fine right now, but who couldn't use an improvement!
    traderjoe traderjoe 26-30 Jul 8, 2008

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    Add me on twitter and face book.

    Just look up adamlillie
    adamlillie adamlillie 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 30, 2013

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    It Just Didn't Seem The Easiest Thing.

    In my teenage years I always had good friends but I was very much a stay at home girl, I wouldn't be out every weekend. I spent a lot of time in my room, and I was fairly content although I would get bored or lonely sometimes. It wasn't that I was antisocial, it just seemed that...
    AngelofPink AngelofPink 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 12, 2013

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    I Am Way Overprotected And Nobody Understands My Problem

    I am 20 and I am not allowed to go out or hang out with friends.Not even allowed to go the VERY NEARBY SHOP.my parents call me for sleep at 9:30.even during exams i am not allowed to do a night out.Still not allowed to go for sleepover.I have persevered a lot to still be happy...
    bluekool bluekool 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 26, 2013

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    Lady In the Wall

    I'm not one of those young girls today that experiment their freedom by partying and all. I only go out when my boyfriend wants to go to the mall with me or when my family decides to roam around. aside from that, no more. I'm afraid I'm not sociable enough. i don't make friends...
    einjella einjella 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 8, 2008

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    What Social Life?

    "I'm a loner, Dottie...a rebel." I've never really had much of a social life.  I've always had just a handful of friends, but each of them were close.  I used to go to the clubs all the time when I was younger and party, making many acquaintances that I would...
    vampireheart vampireheart 31-35, T Jul 15, 2008

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    I Want To Be Social?

    Hello I've been in US for few years, however I did not have friends, and I did not care about it. But now in my second year of college, a friend (and maybe the only one in US) sent me a text message in which she told me to meet, and that made me feel so good, but then I realized...
    iwanado2010 iwanado2010 18-21 Sep 3, 2011

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    I enjoy doing simple things.

    Netflix, casual coffees or dinner with friends.. Things like this. But there's always a part of mind that tells me "you're wasting your life, you should be doing more things, crazier more adventurous things, everyone else you know has a more interesting life than you, and is a...
    Iris1616 Iris1616 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 1

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    Haaalp im really bad at being around people i

    dont know well, i just cant talk very well
    Omnale Omnale 18-21, M Jul 15

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