Makes Things Tough

I hate that I am so private and shy. It's just that I have trust issues. People typically write me off soon after meeting me because they think I'm snobby, when the reality is that I am trying to feel them out and see if I can trust them...and that takes me a while.

I am currently going through this at work. All the new employees are really getting buddy buddy with each other and I am left in the dust because I don't share every aspect of my personal life with them.
dancer2011 dancer2011
18-21, F
4 Responses Aug 12, 2010

sounds like the typical Introvert. Not a bad thing, mind you. Be you! I too seem shy or snobby to others because I choose to be ME. If you fit in my world then that is fine, if you don't, I will deal with you only because society demands I be somewhat sociable. BE YOU!

just go and get drunk and let loose

Yes. Sometimes when I am down, though, I think about Dr. Seuss's quote "Do what you want and say what you feel because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind."

I know how frustrating it is. I'm very private and shy too. And I don't trust people easily. It makes me feel bad sometimes 'cause I wonder if I'm cheating myself out of a great friendship by not revealing much about my life. <br />
Though I'm not currently working, when I first started my previous job, I felt that way too with the others around me. <br />
But at the same time, I'm afraid of how judgmental others would be if they found out some of the bad things that have happened in my life.<br />
Ugh, I hear ya, it's hard.