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I Work In Social Services

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    Why be honest if your the only one playing by these rules! Social Workers are a bunch of lying bastards, if they haven't got enough on you than they make it up. This is not...
    darkasmidnight darkasmidnight 31-35, F Apr 5

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    I wonder if there are any outside sources of support for employees who have been traumatized in their workplaces and have slipped through the net, unable to get help from social...
    helpwithdisability helpwithdisability 41-45 1 Response Apr 10

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    I had a social worker who acted as my friend outside of therapy , after she quit her job and was no longer my therapist and said it was ok to text her and ask her questions so I...
    twistedwords twistedwords 18-21, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    I have a difficult time working because of my social phobia and anxiety. I have a great personality friendly kind and funny but my anxiety holds me back from so much. I figured i...
    tb2985 tb2985 26-30, F 3 Responses 18 hrs ago

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    Two of the 18 ugly truths about modern dating are: "12. Social media creates new temptations and opportunities to cheat. The private messaging and optionsĀ for subtle flirtation...
    imerosiie imerosiie 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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    I work for child protective services for the state of Kentucky. I feel my job and what I do is often misunderstood. So I want to clear up some questions some may have. Ask away :)
    kinley121 kinley121 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 19

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    Hello.my name.is tawnie montoya..I live in kitsap county washing state..aka kidnap county...feb 17 2012 my children where taken fro me due to the d.v. and drug use...Iwant to start...
    tawnieraem tawnieraem 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    I think I am beyond socially awkward. Growing up I never had a large number of friends. I could literally count my friends with one hand. But as time went by I've lost friends. I...
    simplexo simplexo 18-21, F 2 hrs ago

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    The meeting point of social activism and political influence..... I have always admired the work of Medha Patkar since college times. My initial interest came from a regional...
    thoughtbubble thoughtbubble 36-40, M 1 Response Apr 5

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    I am less than one month away from obtaining my Bachelor's Degree in Social Work. I have known I wanted to be a social worker since I was 12. For the past few months, I have been...
    aliciae78 aliciae78 18-21, F Apr 4

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    this happened in Shiawassee county Michigan. on saturdat 3/15/2014 I came home from work to find out from my now ex girlfriend that her oldest son which I cognitive imparment had...
    kennyeagle13 kennyeagle13 36-40, M 1 Response Mar 25

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    And I'm bustin it square in the chops... Okay check it out social mizfitz... You're a wreck in the world some days right? People seem all frakked up around u and ud like some...
    SShawnO SShawnO 41-45, M Mar 24

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    I just turned 34, and I am seeking treatment for social anxiety, in earnest, for the first time in my life. It was pretty severe and is still at least moderate. I've made some...
    bewareofpity bewareofpity 31-35, M 2 Responses Apr 5

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    New Zealand is a continent country that offers fantastic career opportunities, great job options for skilled workers in numerous specialized industries along with a very family...
    ImmigrationNewZealand ImmigrationNewZealand 31-35 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Social anxiety is from low self esteem and self shame. Tell me, have you ever seen someone who thought highly of themselves have social anxiety? I don't think so, I never have. Or...
    trippyprincess trippyprincess 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    I should state that I am a prospective social worker. I am a 33 year old student, with 10 years of military experience. I deployed three times. I'd like to use my degree to do...
    cw2pieper cw2pieper 31-35, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I mean cons are: The boss will call you be and will never call back to get hired cause he or she is a a hole trying to act high and mighty. Also the Gov wants to put their low...
    napninjanx napninjanx 18-21, M 2 hrs ago

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 3

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 3

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 4

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 4

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    I am sick of this social anxiety and social phobia. I am a shell of what I once was. I have always suffered from anxiety and depression but seemed to manage with the help of...
    GroundedButterfly81 GroundedButterfly81 31-35, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    For me, I am deathly afraid of awkward situations. Like, if I were sitting in my car waiting to go to work and I see my coworker getting out of their car, I tend to look or face...
    irishp irishp 22-25, F 4 Responses Mar 19

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    I can't go to college, I can't work, I can't do anything anymore, I'm to anxiety to go outside. I spend all my days almost 2 years in front of books and on computer. I finished...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Mar 22

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    I don't feel like socializing at all. All I want is to directly come home from school and lay in my bed with a mug of tea and maybe something to read. I can spend days at home as...
    daphiedoofie daphiedoofie 13-15, F Mar 24

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    Unless I "click" with someone I have a hard time maintaining conversation. There are few people who get my sense of humor. I am sarcastic when I feel cornered and laugh at things...
    Empty2020 Empty2020 31-35, F 4 Responses Mar 31

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    I'm in nursing school, i've been required to go to these meetup groups once a week for the past 4 months. I never thought of this as a place for friendships to be made..but i...
    7Saren 7Saren 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 7

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    I have come straight out of college and joined a good company.. It has been over 8 months here now..I was recognized as a talent..was trained in performing an advanced work...
    bsajc bsajc 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 8

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    My friend asked me to go with him to our neighbors birthday party. He wanted me to meet his co workers. I could only stay for about 20 minutes before the small chit chat turned...
    SuperGinger41 SuperGinger41 22-25, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I work 50 hours a week, which is exhausting both physically and mentally and holidays aside I rarely seem to have anything to look forward to, to help keep myself motivated. I...
    Fabulousboy91 Fabulousboy91 22-25, M 1 day ago

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    Since I've been away I've had a lot of time to myself. Or alone, rather. At first it was really hard. I just lost my best friend, and it was the hardest thing I've ever faced. On...
    LillyRaven LillyRaven 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I had logged on here and the social worker of one of the guys I support came into the office to talk... He could totally see my computer screen so I had to just admit yeh basically...
    sparklewonderpaws sparklewonderpaws 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    I have always had to deal with this my whole life! It is a hard thing to deal with, but I'm getting through it! I've realized now that I am who I am and if someone doesn't like...
    jamystery jamystery 18-21, F Mar 22

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    This is probably my worst problem. I want to be social so effing bad. My boyfriend is a social butterfly. He is THE social butterfly. He isn't scared to talk to anyone, he is so...
    Nessybabi Nessybabi 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 23

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    I've always been quiet at school and one of my friends always points out that I'm quiet and anti-social. I hate it when he says that because I'm not anti-social. Just because...
    xjazzymainex xjazzymainex 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 4

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 6

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    I'm 16. In high school still. I work 30 hours a week, closing (so till midnight) on top of school, and my social life (which I still manage quite well) and I work at a stadium...
    Anonymousboy777 Anonymousboy777 16-17, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    So it's got to that time of night where I feel like a big ball of sadness yet again, it's day in day out...I'm getting tired of feeling like this constantly, I guess most of my...
    leahmusic96 leahmusic96 16-17, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    So to be clear you are pvssys who have proven upon multiple occasions that you will back down rather than fight. You have never displayed any other behaviour and you never will...
    RichardIsaFFFFaggot RichardIsaFFFFaggot 70+, F 17 hrs ago

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    Working out puts me at ease and takes my mind off things. I love it.
    ttotaltor ttotaltor 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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    It may not be as bad as others, but social situations scare the crap out of me. I hate being around a lot of people, but I'll tolerate it if needed. I just don't like big groups of...
    AjLeePunk AjLeePunk 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    I'm not sure i actually have social phobia or not, but the other day my friend said that I was showing "classic signs of social phobia." I've always been very shy and find it very...
    madelinemaryann madelinemaryann 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    Viewing *********** is a delusional act. You're essentially releasing your social tensions without any real social experiences.
    shadow010 shadow010 26-30, M Mar 24

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    I have social anxiety. From my experience social anxiety is shame related and this is what I learned so far: For example if your fat and your telling yourself every day that "I'm...
    ReliK ReliK 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 24

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    I would rather socialize online than in person, I avoid school events at my college, I do not enjoy going to local malls, I hate riding lightrail and public busses. Half the time I...
    LezPride LezPride 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 25

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    I'm kind of ok when it come to one on one conversations. It's the talking in group (especially co workers) that I would rather avoid. I am a work in progress .
    xMissTix xMissTix 26-30, F 4 Responses Mar 26

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    Feeling awkward in amongst people and thier conversations.. being the odd one out.. feeling stupid and nervous when your around people... just cant help it. Its like my emotions...
    jaym0699 jaym0699 18-21 Mar 28

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    Today at work my boss told me I had to stop being so shy. It brings me down and actually makes me more shy :/ ugh I want so bad not to be. No one really gets it at work. And I'm...
    Nessybabi Nessybabi 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 28

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    the term "social media" is everywhere these days.. "like us on facebook" "find us on twitter" "follow us on instagram" etc etc It's all rapidly growing and we are becoming less and...
    Elge1 Elge1 18-21, M Mar 29

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    I'm socially awkward and I am looking for a best friend who is also socially awkward. :) Deep conversation, talks about nothing, and other open minded friend things.
    TheAlbinoGirl TheAlbinoGirl 16-17, F 6 Responses Mar 31

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    Well, I'm a high schooler with 2 jobs.... And maintain a social life too. Very busy person who works to much.