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    First I would like to get something out of the way. Yes, I am a Socialist. I tend to identify with Social Democracy because it is the most easily-reachable and realistic option...
    Jugemu Jugemu 31-35, M Apr 11

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    7 Cyberlearning Technologies Transforming Education The year was 1984 and in addition to the chalkboards and alphabet posters, our 2nd grade classroom was equipped with an odd...
    iamseulgi1993 iamseulgi1993 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I work in a nursing home and I absolutely love it. I was hired there last August in 2014 and there I began taking classes to train as a nurses aid. When I began my classes I was...
    mamabutterfly mamabutterfly 36-40, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Keeping up a new office is an essential piece of working a fruitful organization and verifying that the work environment bolsters laborer spirits and effectiveness. Contact your...
    janitorialcleaningprosnj janitorialcleaningprosnj 16-17, F Apr 14

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    I am a very gifted communicator. How ever I have social anxiety. Not as bad as I used to because I have worked on it. But most importantly I have social sham and social grace...
    louisthe17th louisthe17th 46-50, M Apr 4

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    My mother gets social security for some bullshit emotional disability and now my little brother has been dragged into the system and mislabeled because the mental health system...
    sahmmama sahmmama 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Everyone tells me I work too much but I can't afford to live independently and do what I love if I don't work as much as I do. Technically I am 3/4 time at one job (which...
    janetthetrigger janetthetrigger 22-25, F 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    Ok so I do suffer from social anxiety and I had to literally just let some coworkers know that they needed to fall back a bit because I've always been scared to stand up for myself...
    imissdnce imissdnce 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    I am trying very hard to get a job, at our local Books -A- Million. Ideally, I would like to work at least until my boyfriend and I get married. Which will be a while anyways...
    TheKnitWitch TheKnitWitch 31-35, F Mar 31

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    Hi, i have been struggling with a lot of personality disorders for the last 18 years, which is practically my entire life. i suffer from anxiety, stress disorder, nervousness, and...
    millesmiller millesmiller 31-35 1 Response Apr 3

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    Today I get to work from 8-12. I then get a 2 hour break woo!.... Then clock back in at 2 and work till 10... I haven't had a day off since Wednesday before last and my next day...
    SparkingAseBall SparkingAseBall 18-21, M 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    I worked at Home Depot First real job after i got my GC.. I started at Manassas, Dudley Road Home depot. Of off Route 234. Near Razia Hossain Home. When I was visited by US Secret...
    kabishabha03 kabishabha03 41-45, F Apr 4

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    I just don't know what to say sometimes, okay all the time. My friend says to me "i don't want to feel how i feels anymore." Said she wanted to get up and go to work and just be...
    littlejxoxo littlejxoxo 26-30, F 4 Responses Apr 8

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    I felt a bit of relief after finding this group with so many others in it. and I just told myself that 'so, you are not alone' ! Though i'm working on changing these qualities that...
    Kheya092 Kheya092 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 13

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    Emergency Services. Trained to risk my life to save yours. Though some of you clearly do not deserve saving.
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses a week ago

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    In real life I'm quiet, shy, annnnnnnd socially awkward. I'm very sensitive and get hurt easily. When I get to know someone I come out of my shell. Also online it's easy to come...
    Lexigirl12 Lexigirl12 16-17, F 11 Responses 4 days ago

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    When I developed Social Anxiety during middle school I became extremely isolated, socially and physically. I stopped going to school and stopped talking to people, even my family...
    KnightOfJustice KnightOfJustice 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 4

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    I'm an introvert. And my mom thinks being like that is anti-social (she is the biggest, extroverted blabbermouth). So she forces me to do social things, A LOT of social things. And...
    reivven reivven 13-15, F 3 Responses Apr 10

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    I used to associate shyness as a bad thing. There was never day month or year that people would point that out about me. I didn't have too many friends when I was little. I shyed...
    Candycane711 Candycane711 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 14

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    I'm always working on myself. It just never ends.
    UselessNobody UselessNobody 31-35, F 8 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    Second night of three working in this hellhole. If anyone feels like helping keep me awake, feel free to send me a message anytime :)
    SlushyAseSparkles SlushyAseSparkles 22-25, F 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    volunteer work is rewarding, not only do I get the good feeling towards my efforts but I get priceless questions like "who is 'whitesnake'?" and "that guy is hot, is he in the...
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 1 hr ago

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    Ever felt like quitting but you can't? I was living in a tropical country for 21 years. After schooling, I moved in a muslim country alone for work. Every single time I have this...
    janecs janecs 18-21, F 5 Responses Mar 30

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    I just thought that I would share my LDR story, to maybe inspire those on here in a LDR to keep pushing on, my name is Ashley, I am 23 years old, and I live in Kentucky, and my...
    AshAshyAshley AshAshyAshley 22-25, F 4 Responses Apr 4

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    I'm much more productive when I work alone. No boss, no co-workers, equals zero social anxiety.
    SentimentalMood SentimentalMood 36-40, F 2 Responses Apr 7

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    I cannot stand social media because it confirms my insecurities if people not necessarily giving a damn about whether they like me or not. Yet because they remain undecided and non...
    ParisCat ParisCat 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 7

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    I need help! I was diagnosed with schizoid personality disorder a few years ago, so I have a hard time dealing with people, after I tried to commit suicide with 15 years old I used...
    Chtulhu Chtulhu 18-21, F Apr 12

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    Apparently, my lack of social skills annoys my class teacher more than it exasperates me or anyone of my friends or family! I'm a extraverted introvert though I tend to appear a...
    EvanescentIridescent EvanescentIridescent 16-17, F Mar 31

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    Having social anxiety and being an introvert is tough. Is so hard to talk to people and when I do I can't carry a conversation. It's awkward going into social settings. I rarely...
    hiddenjem hiddenjem 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Having social anxiety and being an introvert is tough. Is so hard to talk to people and when I do I can't carry a conversation. It's awkward going into social settings. I rarely...
    hiddenjem hiddenjem 22-25, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    My mom thinks that social skills>intelligence. She forced me to go to a social group with the guidance counselor. Worst part, I'm the only girl.
    reivven reivven 13-15, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    Still having a hard time at work. My birthday is coming up and I invited everyone to dinner. And of course no one wants to come. I try so hard to reach out to them and make friends...
    Lucyshrimp Lucyshrimp 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    I have really intense emotions and at work I get really angry or sad (big suprize lol) but it's like I just want to go cry somewhere. I'm an empath so I feel like I'm always...
    strawberryletter22 strawberryletter22 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    I have a presentation on Monday, and I'm really nervous. I've been going to an SA group every week to work on my anxiety, but for some reason I feel like it always rears its ugly...
    berika1024 berika1024 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 29

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    I got tired of getting talked over.....my co.workers laughed joked hardly listened to.a word I said ...same with in laws so I just quit talking all around when I'm around people if...
    imissdnce imissdnce 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 1

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    Today I had a great conversation with someone who could potentially be a great friend. I find it very easy to talk to this person. We are both equally awkward, and we have that...
    IndecisiveLateBloomer IndecisiveLateBloomer 18-21, F Apr 9

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    And it's crippling. I hope it gets better but I need to work on myself :(
    winjj93 winjj93 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 9

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    I've been in two LDRs they both failed. And people have said I shouldn't be in any LDRs anymore. But excuse me where else will I find love? I live in a small village there only...
    OneWithTheSkies OneWithTheSkies 18-21, F 5 Responses Apr 13

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    I take the values and principles I have with my family and carry them over to a national level. Whilst maintaining and accepting human nature and working with out family and kin to...
    crowe151 crowe151 26-30, M 2 Responses Apr 16

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    I'm always awkward around people, not so much my immediate family or friends but with most people I am. I try to be more confident but it just doesn't work. Even on this, I'm...
    QueenOfAwkwardness QueenOfAwkwardness 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 16

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    I miss a lot of school because of