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I Want to Overcome My Social Phobia

For those who want to live without fear of any social situation 154 People

    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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    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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    I Want To Get A Job

    There is a job at the county school board that I would be good for. I don't know how to get past the social phobia to be able to have a successful interview. Then, if I get the job, I will be in a situation where I know nobody, and won't know what I am doing. I really want this...
    veralynn veralynn 26-30, F 6 Responses Aug 16, 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 2 Responses May 14, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    Curious about whether or not others have felt this way and if anyone has any idea as to how i could possibly combat this. I often plan to go on social outings and get excited to...
    justdefygravity justdefygravity 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 24

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    Funnily enough I once was a school librarian and I didn't feel hardly anything. I was nice to others and felt pretty much in my element. But I know that's not a reality. The people...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 1 Response Nov 25

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    Feeling like a lonely mess. But no, leave me alone, cause I can't handle that either.
    dat1kiid dat1kiid 18-21 Nov 29

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    Yes. There were a few jobs I wanted. I'm still not working and never have worked. Sadly, my social phobia is crippling. And I'm hated by the world. During high school I wanted to...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 1 Response Nov 25

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    I planned on killing myself. Couldn't do it. Called the hospital. I have been told in therapy to look for things I am thankful for. There are few. No money, lost my closest family...
    sammysadness sammysadness 36-40, M 3 Responses Nov 30

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    I have my 2nd driving lesson today. The first time I only did steering and was really wonky and scared of driving. I have my 2nd one today after 6 months of the first one. I'm so...
    depressiondsjsns depressiondsjsns 26-30, F Nov 26

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    I have Emetophobia. The fear of myself or other vomiting or being in the vicinity of vomit. Some people with this phobia even fear the word. I guess it's the 8th most common phobia...
    sparrow412 sparrow412 26-30, F Nov 28

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    I have social anxiety and I'm going to live on my own for the 1st time.I lived with my mom my whole life and now she's moving with her boyfriend and is telling me that I'm going to...
    isaiahZ isaiahZ 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 4

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    It's not really a phobia I just don't deal with death the same way everyone else does . If someone dies I'll rather forget it ever happened and move on just so I won't be sad.. I...
    Dbell1101 Dbell1101 22-25, F Nov 20

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    Acrophobia or Altophobia- Fear of heights. Arachnephobia or Arachnophobia- Fear of spiders. Autophobia- Fear of being alone or of oneself. Catapedaphobia- Fear of jumping from high...
    Trinityde Trinityde 13-15, F Nov 25

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    My weird phobia is I'm scared of dead bugs because sometimes people pick it up and chase you with it because if it's alive you can put it somewhere else but nooo people always has...
    dancerwithheart dancerwithheart 13-15, F Dec 10

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    I have a phobia of bugs, but it's reallyyy bad. I'd rather not explain too much of it for fear the trolls might take advantage to make fun of it, but let's just say it's much worse...
    Cyreai Cyreai 22-25, T 5 days ago

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    This was not written by me but I think it's worth a share: What I witnessed via social media last night made my heart hurt. I’m not sure I could’ve handled even being in a city...
    TheTonesss TheTonesss 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 25

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    I HAD social anxiety. I'm somewhat antisocial (Not in the literal sense. I meant in the very very introverted sense) and I can be somewhat socially awkward. But I no longer feel...
    topsykrit topsykrit 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    It wasn't the sky that I cried to, but the ground. And yet the tears, once shed, made not a sound. Nobody will come to help her life And soon I fear she will use the knife To...
    SomeGuy322 SomeGuy322 16-17, M 9 hrs ago

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    With my job I am social. With my dysfunctional disagreeable family I am pretty social. But when I get off work, or when I wake up on my day off, I just want someone to spend the...
    Peacepuppy Peacepuppy 22-25, F 13 Responses Nov 22

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    L’obstacle ultime à la communication, c’est la conscience de soixA0;. Le sens de cette conscience de soi, de cette réserve, est lié:65 xA0...
    dorvaltjl dorvaltjl 26-30, M 2 days ago

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    Dare to be various and liven up your online identities. Retain tight connections with those you want to and hold in your mind that engineering is barely a Instrument. Social...
    Joseph7146azz3 Joseph7146azz3 31-35, M Nov 26

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    I Just Wanted to Let You Know You Should Know ..... You are meant to have an amazing life! ♡ ♡ ♡ ♡ ♡ You are meant to have everything you love and desire. Your work is...
    letsloveloSETHehate letsloveloSETHehate 36-40, M Nov 28

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    Si l’histoire littéraire a donc volontiers majoré la part des femmes dans la fabrique des romans, elle a peu à peu minoré la participation des...
    llloveu llloveu 22-25, F Nov 29

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    I have been married to my wonderful, amazing husband for almost two years now and we have been together for 5. I love him with all my heart and divorce is not an option with us...
    cowinapartyhat cowinapartyhat 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 30

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    I go out daily just to come back at the end of the day to Google. I cannot tell how many self-help articles I've read. What I can tell is that I can never get it right. I cannot...
    HigherLife HigherLife 18-21, M Dec 4

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    You are my addiction, my passion, my strength and also my weakness. My heart says we were paired up by Gods own hands to become soul mates because I feel your soul entwined with my...
    throwawaychild throwawaychild 46-50, M 5 days ago

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    I want to write and travel the world, put down into words the art and the beauty that my heart sees and sings to. Share the sights my eyes would have delighted in and my soul...
    sheepInwolfsclothing sheepInwolfsclothing 22-25 3 Responses Dec 1

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    I know it's a matter of supply and demand. There are so many of us who want to be "forced" to crossdress and so few strong intelligent dommes who can overcome a little resistance...
    VictoriaFredericks VictoriaFredericks 36-40, M Dec 2

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    In life there are people that will hurt us and cause us pain, but we must learn to forgive and forget and not hold grudges. In life there are mistakes we will make, but we must...
    nivanvc nivanvc 36-40, M 1 Response Dec 2

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    I'm always quiet. I don't have friends. I never been to a party. Yes never. I just want to talk to people. Laugh with friends and talk till late in the night. I want a boyfriend. I...
    Mahrhindha Mahrhindha 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    My in-law are very different from my family. My family is successful, social and very giving. I was raised by my grand-parents, who have always worked hard physically and always...
    pinok pinok 26-30, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Direction of God for continuous accompaniment of devotees 322) . 26th, November, 1978. Sunday . Early morning dream: I had gone to Sri Raghunath Sen’s residence...
    Dipakda Dipakda 70+, M 4 days ago

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    I wish I had a social life! I had a great social life when I was in college, but then I moved away and so did my friends. I have since lost touch with them and moved back to my...
    lovingleila329 lovingleila329 22-25, F Nov 22

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    Please don't hesitate to talk to me if you ever feel alone, worthless, sad, or feel the need to hurt yourself. You're not alone in your struggle, everyone at some point feels the...
    Michaelyourguardianangel Michaelyourguardianangel 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 23

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    How can someone whose brilliant socially be stupid? & this is coming from someone pretty good at school subjects (non-practical & music, which is all I do). Let's say I score an 8...
    fcnantes fcnantes 13-15, M Nov 24

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    I told my mum about my social anxiety. I'm not going to school, school is a place full of judgemental *** holes and so is this stupid house ._. I hate home more than I hate school...
    0Worthless0 0Worthless0 13-15, F 2 Responses Nov 25

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    Dr. Robyn smith writes Hungry ! Excellent book that talks about life's struggles and how to overcome them!
    skipper596 skipper596 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 27

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    I am an 18 year old guy in his first year in college. I went to middle school and high school in North Carolina and then I moved to Gainesville, Florida for college. I miss all my...
    rsapne1 rsapne1 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 29

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    I've always had sleep paralysis on random occasions throughout my life and never really knew what was happenening, and just put it down to a 'bad dream'. Recently I've been having...
    fletch92er fletch92er 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 30

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    Courage is not the absence of fear; it is the ability to act in the presence of fear - Bruce Lee Think about how many times in your life, that you have been told, or you have said...
    miryam57 miryam57 56-60, F Dec 2

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    I do believe that amazing things can be achieved when we overcome our own fears and misconceptions.This article is a shinning illustration of that.http://guardianlv.com/2013/11/kkk...
    MrSquishy MrSquishy 41-45, M 2 Responses Dec 2

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    Once more. December 3, 2014 Dylan Greenwood Here I am, once more I stand on shore, high tide. Once more you rise, once more you try. Once more you rip, tear, and pry me to...
    TwentyTwoReasons TwentyTwoReasons 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 3

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    How do you overcome something that's permanent? You learn to live with it. You accept it and move it. Seems so simple with most situations. Just not with my situation. Things could...
    extraordinarygirlll extraordinarygirlll 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 3

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    Something I live by: "Being challenged in life is inevitable, but losing is optional." We all face our own problems, troubles and conflicts, but if you have the will, the...
    lifetime201 lifetime201 16-17, M 1 Response Dec 4

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    melkrell2575 melkrell2575 36-40, F Dec 8