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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 06-26-2019, 09:53 AM Thread Starter
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Awkward Connections


I should be used to uncomfortable silences by now, but the truth is, I’m just not good at this. I try to converse with people and co-workers, but it always feels awkward. I gather it feels this way on their end as well since conversation is rarely initiated to me. I find myself awkwardly, or not, initiating most conversations, then feeling deflated afterwards. What’s my role here? It’s such a struggle to fit in and feel normal. I often wonder why most people don’t talk to me. Can you relate to this? Thanks, friends.
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I should be used to uncomfortable silences by now, but the truth is, I’m just not good at this. I try to converse with people and co-workers, but it always feels awkward. I gather it feels this way on their end as well since conversation is rarely initiated to me. I find myself awkwardly, or not, initiating most conversations, then feeling deflated afterwards. What’s my role here? It’s such a struggle to fit in and feel normal. I often wonder why most people don’t talk to me. Can you relate to this? Thanks, friends.
omg this happens to me too, but only when there's a group of people, i can initiate a conversation really well but the problem is maintaining it, especially when there is more than 3 people. I just don't know how they just initiate conversations with random strangers like they've known each other for a long time
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I find I am my own worst enemy when it comes to this. I can initiate conversations and keep them going, but often I just don't have energy to bother. I think the problem people have with me is sometimes i'm really bubbly and talkative and sometimes (more often really) I just blank people. I must come across as so rude but I just don't have it in me to keep it up on a daily basis.

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