40 Days without an on-the-job conversation.
"I have a bad association with people."
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"I'm only going to the party because the suicide attempt failed."
"I don't like large groups. I can never remember what our plural is."
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"These are some of my new friends from birthing class."
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"Do I look like a wise man to you?"
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"He's not very exciting in social situations but on the net he's a wildman."
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"I'm not anti-social; I'm just at a point in my life where I find all your friends really, really annoying."
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"How do I look? Is my bow tie straight? Am I having a good time yet?"
Tags:party, parties, cocktail party, cocktail parties, insecure, insecurities, insecurity, low self-esteem, low self-confidence, anxious, anxiety, social anxiety, introvert, introverts, introverted, anti-social, couple, couples, marriage, marriages, married life, dating, relationship, relationships, relationship problems, relationship issues, making a good impression
"Aren't you glad we stayed in? I had time to order us some more sweatpants."
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"I was proud of you tonight. You were just hostile enough."
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"We're going to be late for the awkwardly standing around."
Tags:party, parties, cocktail party, cocktail parties, going out, arriving early, late, lateness, being late, awkward, awkwardness, social awkwardness, socially awkward, introvert, introverts, introverted, standing around, stand around, early, earliness, social norm, socials norm, punctual, punctuality, expectation, expectations, social expectations, middle class, middle class life, first world problems
"I think I'm having pre-traumatic stress disorder."
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Coming Soon: The G.P.S. for Conversations
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Drunk And Orderly
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"I'm upstairs right now. On weekends and holidays, I go downstairs."
Tags:lonely, loneliness, loner, alone, all alone, home alone, home-alone, homebody, shut in, shut-in, shutin, shut-ins, shut ins, minimal, minimalism, old age, elderly, retired, retirement, boredom, ennui, bored, lifeless, reduced life, trapped, isolate, isolated, isolating, introvert, introverted, introversion, hermit, hermits, hermitage, single, singles, individual, independence
Another way to keep an empty seat beside you on the train.
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"Quality time...quality time..."
"Let's just invade the picnic, stay for five minutes, and leave."
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"Should we even go to this farewell party if we'll never see them again?"
"I'm coming - I just need some 'me' time."
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"I'm something of an introvert myself."
"I know you would really like me if I could just be myself, but since this is our first date and I'm incredibly nervous, you won't be seeing the real me because I can't be myself when I'm this nervous, so all I ask is that you try to like this me until I calm down and the real me emerges."
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"I've just joined a support group for boring people."
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