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I Want to Overcome My Social Phobia

For those who want to live without fear of any social situation 152 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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    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 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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    Related Experiences

    I just can't stand being in a public place with lots of people. I just feel like i'm being judged, watched, or compared to. I just hate meeting new people and I just can't stand...
    NicoBunny6 NicoBunny6 18-21, F Aug 20

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    I have social anxiety and Tourette's. That just about covers how I feel. And because of these diagnosis I'm also depressed a lot. And I'm naturally single. Alone. Miserable...
    Skywalker1979 Skywalker1979 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 9

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    It has been a while since I don't do this, but I really needed to ask... Does anyone, out there, share this feelings with me? -Feeling like I can't handle going out with friends...
    Giella Giella 18-21, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    I have decided that I need to be out and around people more, to make new friends since I just moved to University and don't know ANYBODY here. Next I need a new girlfriend.
    sociableTim sociableTim 31-35, M Aug 21

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    I'm a 22 year old single mum and I have been through bullying, rape, PTSD, severe anxiety, severe depression and social phobia and would love to help people struggling with any of...
    jadefletch jadefletch 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    Today, I am horribly anxious and self-conscious. I don't want to socialize. I want to wear a hoodie and become a turtle in a very cold room.
    Apirne Apirne 18-21, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    I have a phobia of public speaking, a phobia of social situations, a phobia of clowns. drowning. not being able to breath. a phobia of choking on food in public. a phobia...
    silentgirl1234 silentgirl1234 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 9

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    I have been wanting a girlfriend for some time. But whenever I like someone I don't have the courage to tell them, partly because of my social anxiety and partly because those...
    gomega98 gomega98 16-17, M 1 hr ago

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    Okay , I've been at my current job for about 2 months (I work at Starbucks ). I still have social anxiety. I don't really conversate with my co workers as much....I'm the youngest...
    girlygirl1995 girlygirl1995 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 21

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    Entry # 1 Hello All :), Here is my attempt to record my progress toward becoming anxiety free. Ive been a shy person way before I could even comprehend what shy was. A shy...
    athion64 athion64 18-21, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    1. What is your name? Anna 2. How old are you? 15 3. Are you sure? Umm, yeah? 4. What is your earliest memory? My great-grandmother sleeping 5. What is your favourite alcoholic...
    UnicornsBlood UnicornsBlood 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 6

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    1. I'm a bisexual, grey-asexual, sapiosexual. 2. Aquarius 3. I'm the definition of borderline personality. 4. Manic depressive. 5. Dissociative Identity Disorder 6. Vegetarian 7...
    iMinnow iMinnow 18-21, F Aug 14

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    Entry #2 Why am I doing this? or better yet, what is keeping me going? I am challenging myself, my thoughts, behaviors, my ANXIETY because I know what it feels like to be...
    athion64 athion64 18-21, M 3 hrs ago

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    I have social anxiety and it's bad. I really need some help on how to overcome it. So far I've gotten better, I'm not like how I use to be as a child. I just need more advice. Help...
    Latiaaaa Latiaaaa 16-17, F 4 Responses Aug 5

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    I have a phobia called thalassophobia. "Thalassophobia can include fear of being in large bodies of water, fear of the vast emptiness of the sea, and fear of distance from land...
    trysten778 trysten778 13-15, F Aug 18

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    Every day I wake up , my first thought is " what can I do today , to meet people without it scaring me or without failing once again " I haven't had a friend for roughly 2years...
    monstermunchies monstermunchies 26-30, M 2 Responses Aug 9

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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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    Its Lions!!! You see lions in discovery channels and Madagascar but i saw one, and i almost peed in my pants. It was back in highschool,...in my country everyone after finishing...
    suziewuzie suziewuzie 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 21

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    My phobia is getting worse. I can't even drive over motorways at the moment let alone actually drive on them!
    watjusthappened watjusthappened 41-45, M Aug 4

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    I have a phobia for death....
    vcaur143 vcaur143 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 20

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    I am shy. I have spent many hours throughout my life trying to figure out what this means and if it is a weakness or a strength. I figure that it is whatever I wish to define it as...
    bec413 bec413 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    I am soo dissapointed in myself! Last weekend was my ultimate social test and I failed. It was my "sister in laws" babyshower. (boyfriend's brother's girlfriend). We dont really...
    viavleiviax viavleiviax 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 20

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    ludix ludix 41-45, M 1 Response Aug 21

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    I have a vision in my life. It's called: Form wealth, expand my visions and pursue a life time love. This might make me to look like a genius visionary person or then you might...
    PassionInYourLife PassionInYourLife 13-15, M 1 day ago

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    1. My name is Autumn. 2. My favorite color is turquoise. 3. I'm bilingual. 4. I have an IQ of 164. 5. I have an herbal garden. 6. I am extremely shy. 7. I am allergic to cats...
    youthberry youthberry 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 5

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    I posted already several times here. My sister has an autism condition. She is older than me ( we have a big age gap) but she is this 3-4 year old big baby. And when I share with...
    rockstin87 rockstin87 26-30, M 2 Responses Aug 8

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    I have aspergers syndrome. Its a highly complicated, but relatively minor and often misunderstood disorder that essentially impairs social skills by making me unable to pick on on...
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    I really want to be social but its so hard for me. I want to be able to talk to people get to know them and go out and have fun. I just want to be able to not just survive in this...
    lvcr lvcr 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 12

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    I'm not here to confess to you all that I am socially awkward. Which is not the case! I am here so people can talk to me, those who feel like they are socially awkward. The...
    Robertjames9 Robertjames9 22-25, M 2 Responses Aug 18

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    I'm am making an all-out effort to eliminate the intermittent lack-of-energy problem that I've experienced for what has to be many years now, 15-20 or more. I've just tolerated it...
    SteppeStone SteppeStone 46-50, M Aug 18

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    Yes I do have social anxiety because if I am in social sitting... I tend to tension up and coughing. Those are one of the signs of social anxiety for me. So that is why I don't...
    mother1983 mother1983 26-30, F 4 Responses Aug 2

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    So I know this is social media too and even EP annoys me sometimes, but I'm most annoyed with mainstream social media like Instagram, Facebook, and especially Twitter. There's...
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    SturgyZA SturgyZA 13-15, M 10 hrs ago

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    I'm going to give it to you straight. I am an artist. I've had talent since I was little, but only now am I starting to gain skill and I've found that this is something I want to...
    HeadDownLow HeadDownLow 13-15, M 45 mins ago

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    It's been a long time that my arrogance and social awakwardness has prevented me from making new friends, meeting new peoples and all in all having a pretty awesome social life...
    Euden Euden 18-21, M Aug 1

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    I have social anxiety so being shy, quiet and socially awkward kind of falls into that diagnosis naturally. I have a hard time trusting other people. I rarely let someone inside...
    Skywalker1979 Skywalker1979 31-35, M 2 Responses Aug 9

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    I always get perplexed when people have something nice to say to me or even about me. And I know I seem dismissive when it happens but I honestly get overwhelmed with happiness. I...
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    I'm 20 years old virgin never had a job, i go to college and i don't know who am i. my years in elementary and middle school, and high school, and now in college, was being the shy...
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