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I Was Once Incrediably Shy

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    Everybodies Shy Until...

    I remember me as a small child -so unsure,so scared never speaking and that feeling of shyness. Now I see that I did not know who I was or where my place was . I grew up in a children should not speak or be hears kind of family . We definately were loved but we were valued less...
    blonde10 blonde10 36-40, F 1 Response Sep 6, 2011

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    The Quite One In The Back

    I used to always sit in the back of the classes and not say much. I dreaded teachers calling me to answer questions.I even had people thinking that I didn't know how to talk at one point because I was so quite. I was very observant.Over the years starting in High School I forced...
    surrealreality surrealreality 31-35, F 2 Responses Dec 28, 2011

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    Was Super Shy As A Kid, But Slowly Outgrew It

    I was told that I went all the way through Kindergarten without saying one word out loud while in class.  I don't doubt it because I remember not wanting to talk in front of the other students.  I have a strong memory of one time where my Kindergarten teacher was clapping the...
    jacknelson jacknelson 51-55, M 1 Response Feb 21, 2011

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    Dae-yuuummm. I miss those days sometimes

    (especially when my forward ness lands me in trouble). You could say I was the quiet kid on the last bench sitting and just looking at everyone do there thing. But I guess after 8th Grade i realised that being the shy kid will not help and TADA I opened up to everyone and now I...
    Pandainpinktutu Pandainpinktutu 18-21, F Feb 20, 2014

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    Being Shy At 41

    I am41 and i have had to deal with shyness since i was little. I played sports in school and was a popular athlete. I didnt date alot and was awkward around women my whole life. I have been able to combat the affects of shyness in the past and as i get older i am learning to...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Dec 26, 2011

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    I honestly have hard time believing

    that I was the 10 years old girl who sat by the corner in class, very reserved and shy refused to communicate with anyone it's because I moved schools twice the first was mandatory, the second was optional because there is independent schools starting and I was one among the...
    FierceFox FierceFox 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 6

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    Incredibly Shy

    I've always been a shy girl.  I'm not as shy as I used to be. 
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 26, 2011

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    Shy Girl

    I was an extremely shy child. God forbid the teacher called on me to read outloud, but they always did because I could read beautifully. They asked me in High school freshman english to do an oral report. I was the very last one to do mine. I was very good at hiding how scared...
    totallytea totallytea 51-55, F 2 Responses Mar 19, 2011

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    How I Was Able To Beat Shyness.

     Shyness...I learned, is not something you GROW OUT OF.......or medicate out of.Shyness, I learned, is an issue that is not resolved by nature or external factors as medication.  The solution involves personal inner-growth requiring dedication and action of simple...
    DreamWizard DreamWizard 46-50, F 19 Responses Jan 25, 2010

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    You Couldn't Get Me To Talk For Anything!

    When I was younger, I used to be incredibly shy and sensitive to the point where It was ridiculous in retrospect. Even the harsh tone in a persons voice was enough to make me upset. I was afraid of raising my hand in class because of my shyness or to voice my opinions even when...
    TheNobody TheNobody 16-17, F Nov 7, 2011

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    Can You Talk?

    I used to be very shy. I remember in 2nd grade, another kid asked me if I could talk...and it was a kid I had been in class with all year. It made the social aspect of elementary school absolute hell. Now, even though I am no longer outwardly shy, I sometimes still feel like a...
    morticia1969 morticia1969 36-40, F 2 Responses Jul 21, 2012

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    Anybody Know Hinata Hyuga From Naruto?

    Yeah I use to be as shy as her. I use to talk as soft as her to. It happened as soon as I turned 13 I chaanged from that to a little rebelion teen. Not as drastic as some though. I am really bosterious at times now. Kinda funny how that can happen. I remember when I couldn't even...
    Tara277 Tara277 26-30, F 1 Response May 17, 2012

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    :(

    ugh when I was a young girl I did not have very many friends & mostly just kept to myself because I was so afraid to really let ne one n or let them get to know me But the older I got the more that I realized that if ppl do not like me for who Iam that if their problem ! & I have...
    wolfspider wolfspider 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 17, 2011

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    and I still am shy but not

    as bad as I used to be
    aby2015 aby2015 13-15, F Jan 31

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    Tell Me How I Feel

    How do they exspect me to feel when they tell me that i never will have a place to heal they drug me instead of hug me with their fake smiles telling me the love me then when i feel good they say im manic and everybody starts to panic and acting frantic so i have grown accustimed...
    Seventhirty457 Seventhirty457 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 26, 2012

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    Finding Direction, Empowerment And Taking Action.

    I had come to a crossroad.  At  fifteen years old, I found myself, STUCK in a rut of being shy and having no friends.  I didn't have any answers in how to break out of my shyness.   I had no clue as to which direction I needed to take that would bring me to the path of...
    DreamWizard DreamWizard 46-50, F 3 Responses Feb 7, 2010

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    When I Was A Little Girl...

    As a little girl, I remember hiding behind my mother when meeting strangers. As a kid, I was so shy in school, I would not dare talk to anyone.  If anyone, GOD forbid, had taken notice to me I would freeze.  Talk to me?    I would immediately feel the flush of my...
    DreamWizard DreamWizard 46-50, F 2 Responses Feb 7, 2010

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    Change Can Happen

    Just a few weeks ago someone in my friend circle said 'I heard that you can approach women in bars and clubs without much hesitation' which is true. Ironically that has been a MAJOR personally change that happend slowly and with conscious practice. I could share in many levels of...
    SEANCURIOS SEANCURIOS 41-45, M 1 Response Nov 29, 2011

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    I recently had a dental implant procedure in

    Toronto Canada. The procedure is known as the all on 4 dental implants or permanent teeth in a day procedure ...I think it is also called teeth in a day or permanent same day teeth. Either way I must first say that it has completely changed my life. I have always had terrible...
    happyTeethInAday happyTeethInAday 41-45, M May 13, 2014

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    When I Was Younger

    when i was a kid i was extremely shy. but then i grew up and now i look back and see all of the opportunities that i have missed because of my shyness. i like to think of myself as a social butterfly because i dont stay in one isolated group. when i finally realized the type of...
    JustAButterfly JustAButterfly 18-21, F Jul 25, 2011

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    Nobody thinks ain't he same person.

    For the past 6 years, I barely said anything to anyone and then this year, I had to let out what I've needed to say for those 6 years. Yes, I fit 6 years of talking into one. It's possible.
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 24, 2015

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    Once Lol

    From about the age of 3 to the age of 13, I barely said two words the whole time I was in school. I was painfully shy- blushed any time anyone even looked at me. Well, that's pretty much long gone. I can talk to just about anyone if they speak to me first, and sometimes, if I'm...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F 6 Responses Apr 11, 2010

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    In elementary school I was soooo shy I didn't

    talk to anyone except my little group of friends lol
    trishayvette trishayvette 22-25, F May 13, 2014

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    I'm friendly once you get to know me
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    I have a big C*** and it is long and fat, but sometimes he get bigger in the wrong time and .. Damn every time i feel shy when it's happening. :(
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    Good news it seems im getting over it a bit still a little bit shy but it's a work in progress.
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