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I Want to Overcome My Social Phobia

For those who want to live without fear of any social situation 155 People

    My Overthinking

    I am 22 still i dont know wat relations are. i am very shy and afraid of feeling my expressions. although i dont have stage fear but i certainly have fear of people to express my feelings. during my graduations i passed exams i also dd many things. but still have fear. and just...
    disisit disisit 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 11, 2012

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    Any Suggestions?

    I have looked at this issue from every angle now, and have decided that enough is enough, I will overcome my social phobia one way or the other. I will just keep trying different things until I find something that works. I'm not about to give up, because I am certain that without...
    Lullacus Lullacus 22-25, F 1 Response May 14, 2013

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    I Fear..

    so i was watching the movie "Step Brothers" and well ive come to the conclusion that my life is exactly like the two main characters in the movie except im much younger and theres nothing funny about my version of being an Adult Kid who still lives at home and has never had a job...
    bluefrlife bluefrlife 18-21, F Oct 20, 2013

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    So what is social phobia? Putting it simply it's the fear of being around people in any 'social situation' be it at work, at the gym, going shopping, going the pub, simple...
    reesewardley reesewardley 41-45, M Feb 10

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    I haven't been able to go to school for over a week because of my social phobia, tonight my mom is accompanying me to a social phobia kids group. I am terrified
    tugboatcaptain tugboatcaptain 13-15, F Feb 10

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    Hey, I'm really glad that this group exists. I have avoidant personality disorder and social phobia is an important part of it. I feel like I'm worthless and I'm terrified of being...
    xForgottenOne xForgottenOne 18-21, F Feb 14

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    When I quit my job to pursue my studies, I didn't expect i would still b having social phobia. Even when I was in my teenage years I wasn't that good socializing. I'm 35 now & too...
    absinthe79 absinthe79 22-25, M Feb 10

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    I am creating this group as a serious support launchpad. This is a group which will be accessible to anyone, regardless of age, gender, affluence, religion or political affiliation...
    tugboatcaptain tugboatcaptain 13-15, F 2 Responses Feb 14

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    Is it weird I even have social phobia around my own mother and I've lived with her all my life. I know she does judge me and has said things.
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    My roommate is having a party tonight and I just don't want to socialize for some reason and I don't know why.
    mvillevamp2013 mvillevamp2013 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 1

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    Hi! :) Sadly i have loads of phobias but i do not know how to overcome them... does anyone know how to overcome phobias and fears?
    cortneylilymarshall cortneylilymarshall 13-15, F Feb 11

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    Because not for nothing, I used to be so very confident and... low self esteem? I mean what was that. Now it's just been eating away at me and my relationship with my girlfriend...
    LeeOmar88 LeeOmar88 26-30, M 3 hrs ago

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    [PLEASE READ]!>> I WANT PEOPLE LEARN WHAT I HAVE LEARNED> Its kinda a long post, but worth the read, I promise. To begin with, I actually dont suffer from it anymore, but I...
    athion64 athion64 22-25, M 5 Responses Feb 2

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    School bullying and suicide- I never realized that social media was more focused on victims of bullying until I listened to a young man on YouTube speak about the situation a...
    Cutiepeachpie Cutiepeachpie 18-21, F Feb 12

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    Ugh. Where do I start? I am completely and totally socially inept! Talking to people makes me so nervous. I worry more about what I should say to someone rather than what they are...
    MrsCuteRN MrsCuteRN 26-30, F Feb 7

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    Ugh. Where do I start? I am completely and totally socially inept! Talking to people makes me so nervous. I worry more about what I should say to someone rather than what they are...
    MrsCuteRN MrsCuteRN 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 7

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    I love seeing severed limbs omg it is sexy I know this one is having a phobia but this is the only decent thing I can find for limbs anyone want to let me sever thier limbs off
    katielovespeeingherpants katielovespeeingherpants 18-21, F Feb 9

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    I have a really weird phobia of puking. I haven't puked since I was 5 years old, but anytime I feel sick, I have a major panic attack. .-.
    ThatOneGirl0221 ThatOneGirl0221 18-21, F Feb 4

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    Deal with your fear. I overcome my fear. That makes me strong. Whan you overcome your fear makes you stronger, and being a little scared can make you better. You want to have...
    Zelaleme Zelaleme 46-50, F Feb 11

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    one of my phobias is fear of sex. Explaining it is kindof like jumping off a cliff with out a bungee cord. Like everyone is telling you that its so great an amazing and so awesome...
    mypawshaveprints mypawshaveprints 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Over the past few years I have overcome many life threatening addictions. Only by God's will and mercy am I still here today.
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    What is Social Status and it's expectations? Social status is based off success for the most part. How much we have accomplished in our lives, how much money we earn, save...
    Lemartes Lemartes 31-35, M Feb 6

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    I just hate how I look. There's so so so many things I would change about my face. I've developed a fairly recent phobia of a camera facing me; I just think I'm too hideous to be...
    LittleTigerBell LittleTigerBell 18-21, F 9 Responses 6 days ago

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    Lately I've come to the conclusion that socializing is an art that I will never excel in, and that maybe that's the reason why I tend not to waste my time trying. On many occasions...
    astrophobia astrophobia 26-30 1 Response Jan 29

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    Public Press promotion has appeared in the internet promotion scene only a several years ago. Public networking has come advancement from where it was initially. It is wonderful to...
    Dubaicreativedesign Dubaicreativedesign 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 31

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    I am so socially awkward where I'm surprised that my friends still want to be friends with me. Whenever I went to one of their houses for a party or something, I would talk before...
    Peridot22 Peridot22 22-25, F 4 Responses Feb 1

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    The truth is that I do not think life is poetic or beautiful. I am not referring to life itself, which I consider an inexplicable miracle and an immeasurable gift. I'm referring to...
    DiegoSMarinho DiegoSMarinho 16-17, M 3 Responses Feb 1

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    The truth is that I do not think life is poetic or beautiful. I am not referring to life itself, which I consider an inexplicable miracle and an immeasurable gift. I'm referring to...
    DiegoSMarinho DiegoSMarinho 16-17, M 3 Responses Feb 1

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    1) I'm a girl 2) I really really love cats, but I can't have one of my own and it kills me 3) I've been battling depression 4) I play volleyball 5) I'm very pale, probably...
    creativecats creativecats 13-15, F Feb 1

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    Recently I have been attempting to socialize online, and yet despite valiant efforts, I have been unable to form and maintain a new social relationship. With great speculation, I...
    andrewphysics andrewphysics 18-21, M 4 Responses Feb 4

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    Lol well online I have a few friends. But off line it's a completely different story. I have one friend who moved to a different state, and one acquaintance who I believe only...
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot 16-17, F 3 Responses Feb 15

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    I have been depressed for a long time and naturally lost the majority of my social connections. Now I am feeling much better, and i am on a half term break but I don't quite have...
    GeorgiePeg GeorgiePeg 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 16

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    Ever since I was young, I've been shy and introverted. This has grown into some serious self-confidence, self-esteem and self-awareness issues. You know those people who say they...
    unicornhearts unicornhearts 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    I am a 12 year old boy who has been bullied all my life. I don't have any physical or mental problems from it...at least not yet. I have yet to find a girl who I think appreciates...
    QBWR QBWR 13-15, M 1 Response Feb 12

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    Since this is my first post I Im just going to say something about me.I suck at forms of human interaction in general. I spend my life hiding and immersed in books, writing, and...
    FallOutGirl123 FallOutGirl123 16-17, F 6 Responses 5 days ago

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    I, myself, prefer not to talk about my past. I have overcome it on my own and will give a brief statement here and there, but I do not think a history lesson on anyone's life will...
    Stickwithmebabe Stickwithmebabe 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 30

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    Every since highschool started I think I'm starting to get really anxious in social situations. I was never really the shy kid in junior high nor elementary I was always just a...
    TanyaQiu TanyaQiu 70+, F 1 Response Feb 3

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    kellezia kellezia 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 17

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    My wife asked me to go with her to attend a surprise 50th birthday party for her boss, which included a room full of people I did not know. Just her asking me caused immediate...
    rolywynne rolywynne 46-50, M 1 Response Feb 17

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    Today I had to go to a meeting and give my ideas. Guess what I did sit in the back and not say a word. I felt tired and the anxiety was coming face. By the look on my face people...
    trulyspoken trulyspoken 18-21, F 5 Responses Jan 29

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    we can't control our past and future..but we can control our present.. i like reading biography books especially journey of their life..i hope one day i can write my own book to...
    myselfhere myselfhere 22-25, F Feb 15

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