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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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    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 18-21, F 2 Responses May 14, 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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    You'd never guess..... well, YOU might - if you suffer too. My happy life ended age 13 when we moved house. I went to a different school to all my friends. I was the kind of boy...
    talkinaftermidnight talkinaftermidnight 36-40, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I have social anxiety, Hoping to meet others here. I had anxiety since i was 8, I moved to the U.S and it caused my anxiety. I have deppresion too, and barely had any friends :/ I...
    Lambertt Lambertt 18-21, M 3 Responses Jul 7

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    Actually, I'm highly phobic of bees, wasps, and hornets. If I see one in the , I'll feel very anxious, my breathing will change, and I ignore everything else around me while...
    PunkinH2O PunkinH2O 31-35, F a week ago

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    Anybody have any tips or advice to overcome social anxiety? I have a hard time communicating so I can't make any friends. Or if I do, I feel super uncomfortable and boring.
    Maq98 Maq98 16-17, F 5 Responses 4 days ago

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    I live in the syracuse area. I want to socialize and have been finding it hard because of my age. Any suggestion's would be appreciated. thnx.....
    fifteenyearslost fifteenyearslost 36-40, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    1) I am 15 years old 2) I have blonde hair and blue eyes 3) My favorite flowers are daisies and roses 4) I love to travel 5) I have a dog named Sparkey 6) My middle name is Jane...
    ForeverSmiling ForeverSmiling 13-15, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    And it's weird. When I'm with people I want to be alone. And when I'm alone, at some point, I want to go out and socialise. Sometimes I stay alone for too long I forget how to...
    pinkchalk pinkchalk 22-25, F 9 hrs ago

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    I have Asperger's and socializing has always been a challenge for me. I have been trying to work on my social skills, and have found Meetup groups and other activities to meet...
    Shyguyinchi Shyguyinchi 31-35, M 1 Response 27 mins ago

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    I have to type this ASAP before my mind decides that I should forget it. I have been thinking about something and somehow stumbled onto why I think I am depressed at the moment...
    30Hemm 30Hemm 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 4

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    Is this site considered social media? If so, then I look like a hypocrite. But social media is just an excuse for people with a bunch of opinions about everything to berate and...
    AjLeePunk AjLeePunk 22-25, F 2 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    [Note: This piece of writing was written during a process of understanding. I did not understand the subject and then write, I wrote and came to understand while writing.] What...
    PurpleGlassPalace PurpleGlassPalace 26-30 20 hrs ago

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    I really need to overcome my shyness. It's holding me back from everything. I have no social life. I feel like everyone else is more important than me. I hate people looking at me...
    TheShyOne1996 TheShyOne1996 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 1

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    Why am I doing this? No idea. Let's get started! 1.) I love animals. 2.) I'm a writer. 3.) I love movies. 4.) I'm a junior in High School. 5.) I'm Hispanic/Puerto Rican. 6.) I...
    Fortiplex Fortiplex 13-15, M 1 Response Jul 8

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    i'm not afraid of bugs. i'm TERRIFIED! i know i sound like exaggerating it but i really do have a phobia of bugs! one day, i was sitting in a nice restaurant with my friends. it...
    dasosleefi dasosleefi 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 2

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    i have social anxiety and it hurts me so much. it hasn't gone to the point that i can't even come up to somebody and speak to them, but every time i talk to someone or dress...
    meowshelbs meowshelbs 16-17, F 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    I thought she was a good woman....... Well that was her statement to me and claim to fame , but then again my last ex's claim to fame was that she was a faithful "never was a bad...
    nevets61 nevets61 51-55 23 hrs ago

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    I never know how to hold myself in social situations. I'm not sure how to feel comfortable in the way that I'm standing or where my hands are at. I often feel flighty and fidgety...
    Journey2564 Journey2564 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 28

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    I have a really odd phobia. I am terrified of public bathrooms. It's pretty weird and my friends think it's hilarious. My 2nd phobia is normal. I am PETRIFIED of spiders. I...
    Xguzman97 Xguzman97 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 3

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    Yes I'm alone and it's fine ! I have been in **** for 4 years and at the end I knew that I'm okay with being alone but I know I'm not lonely and This amazing site showed me many...
    FlawlessGuy FlawlessGuy 18-21, M 14 hrs ago

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    I'm beginning to understand that love goes beyond good qualities, good looks and social status. It's simply loving and wanting to be around the person because they are themselves...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 22-25, F Jun 30

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    hey all ! ... this is important and big. can i have a small time of yours, just little.. few minutes.. i sign up here around a year back to share my story with people and i did. i...
    heartless2 heartless2 22-25, M 23 hrs ago

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    hey all ! ... this is important and big. can i have a small time of yours, just little.. few minutes.. i sign up here around a year back to share my story with people and i did. i...
    heartless2 heartless2 22-25, M 23 hrs ago

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    hey all ! ... this is important and big. can i have a small time of yours, just little.. few minutes.. i sign up here around a year back to share my story with people and i did. i...
    heartless2 heartless2 22-25, M 23 hrs ago

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    hey all ! ... this is important and big. can i have a small time of yours, just little.. few minutes.. i sign up here around a year back to share my story with people and i did. i...
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    hey all ! ... this is important and big. can i have a small time of yours, just little.. few minutes.. i sign up here around a year back to share my story with people and i did. i...
    heartless2 heartless2 22-25, M 2 Responses 23 hrs ago

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    hey all ! ... this is important and big. can i have a small time of yours, just little.. few minutes.. i sign up here around a year back to share my story with people and i did. i...
    heartless2 heartless2 22-25, M 22 hrs ago

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    But I am trying to open up becouse I want to make some really awesome friends an have cool convos && great vibes :)
    lonelyLonny lonelyLonny 31-35, M 1 Response 18 hrs ago

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    I've been so anti social since the birth of my twins back In 2010. They're now 4, I'm 23 and due to me dealing with depression, and the stress of single motherhood, my high school...
    chinakay chinakay 22-25, F 3 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    I'm tired of being pushed around by my emotional disorders. I want to feel good about myself for once.
    Altierre Altierre 18-21, M 3 hrs ago

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    im going shopping tomorrow and of course im up late thinking about it I can never come home with the things I want I always come home empty handed. this is what happens while...
    idkhby idkhby 13-15, F 1 hr ago

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    1) I am a girl 2) I am a gamer 3) I am 13 4) I love to play Minecraft 5) I think life would be SOO much better if people all would smile more! ~ RomanAtwood on YouTube! 6) I love...
    Mini42301 Mini42301 13-15, F 49 mins ago

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    I have a phobia of dogs. Even adorable dogs scare the life out of me. Big dogs, little dogs- pretty much all dogs. When a dog comes near me, I either stop whatever I'm soon and...
    EmmaTheQuiet EmmaTheQuiet 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 23

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    I'm a chef and I have a phobia of being locked in the freezer. Maybe it stems from the film "Shallow Grave".
    michaeln41 michaeln41 41-45, M Jul 4

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    I'm suffering from speed phobia 😔 can't drive over 80-100 (car) 50-60 (bike) ....what should I do to get over it !!!!!!
    JatinKapoor JatinKapoor 26-30, M 2 Responses Jul 6

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    I never thought this was weird until someone said it to me but I have a phobia of lifts or elevators what ever u like to call them lol. I think it might have something to do with...
    Life8227 Life8227 16-17, F Jul 6

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    Like Holes..like if I see them in the frost they like scare me or like videos of oversized pores with like rocks in them or a disease. (I've had this phobia forever)
    KarleeJo23 KarleeJo23 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 6

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    It is called pharmacophobia. Its kind of strange and does affect my life a little bit. I am terrified of drugs. I'm afraid if getting addicted to them. I refuse to even take asprin...
    Jessica4729 Jessica4729 13-15, F Jul 10

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    Even own here I get scared of talking. I never understood why either. Right now I'm shaking while I type this. But I need to try and overcome this fear. I have to.
    ZetaNick ZetaNick 22-25, M 4 Responses Jul 13

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    I have a phobia of doing sommersalts on any kind of surface, even water! Sirens and helicopters at night freak me out.
    ihazbattlescars ihazbattlescars 16-17, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Hi, I am 13 (my birthdays in the summer) I am going into highschool this coming school year. I have been diagnose with social anxiety for a really long time but it start truly...
    katieerika katieerika 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 28

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    It has been said that we are social animals. I think that's true. Even introverts like me value connections, we just value fewer and deeper connections than what the social media...
    LostInTheWoulds LostInTheWoulds 46-50, M Jul 7

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    Took the test. Got the diagnosis. I have social anxiety. I am in therapy one or two hours each week. It helps to talk, but I have a tight family who simply can't stop having social...
    Skywalker1979 Skywalker1979 31-35, M 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    This picture I posted pretty much sums up how my brain has been functioning the last few years. I was diagnosed with PTSD years ago after a terrible experience. A few years later I...
    HerrExpierience HerrExpierience 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 4