"I used to call people, then I got into e-mailing, then texting, and now I just ignore everyone."
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Tags:weddings, wedding, wedding cake, wedding cakes, tiered cake, tiered cakes, single, single person, single people, bachelor, bachelors, content, contentedness, lonely, loneliness, forever alone, antisocial, unsociable, unmarried, wedding cake topper, wedding cake toppers, wedding cake figurine, wedding cake figurines
"I have a bad association with people."
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"Well, folks, looks like we're going to be together here for a bit, so how about each of you turning to your neighbor and saying 'Howdy'?"
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"Eat your lunch, and then we'll see about giving your phone back."
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Tags:narrow escape, narrow escape, surprise, surprises, surprise party, surprise parties, introvert, introverts, antisocial, unsociable, modern life, birthday, birthdays, birthday party, birthday parties, overhear, overhearing, overheard, socialising, socializing, cloak and dagger, annoy, annoyed, annoyance
"I was proud of you tonight. You were just hostile enough."
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Thomas Pynchon's Evil Twin
"They never showed up-they were the perfect guests."
An Introvert's Guide to Surviving a Party
"How can I love my enemies when I don't even like my friends?"
"Let's just invade the picnic, stay for five minutes, and leave."
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"We really must be going. Phillip has an uncanny sense of when to leave a party."
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"Why can't you ever relax at parties?"
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"How much should I pretend to care how they made their yams."
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"You seem remote."
"Do you think we can sit here until there's a dot-com revival?"
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"He's a brilliant man in his field, but has absolutely no small talk."
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"You have to let other people into your life."
Tags:lonely, loneliness, isolation, isolated, social isolation, socially isolated, introvert, introversion, social anxiety, social anxiety disorders, antisocial, unsociable, relationships, inter human relationships, relationship, inter human relationship, socialising, socialise, social difficulties, social difficulties, children, childhood, childhood friends, friends, friendship, friendships, childhood friendship, childhood friendships, recess, playtime, play time, break time, play park, park, playpark, seesaw, symbiotic, symbiotic relationship, co dependence, codependency, reliance, necessity, teeter-totter, teeterboard
"Let's go out and stare at our phones."
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Tags:personnel, personnel officer, personnel officers, personnel department, door sign, door signs, hiring, recruitment, staff office, hr, human resources, anti social, anti-social, unsocial, introvert, introverts, unsociable, management, people management, business management, rival, rivals, rivalry, offices
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"I've enjoyed about as much of this as I can stand."
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Tags:cat, cats, cat lover, cat lovers, cat owner, cat owners, antisocial cat, antisocial cats, cat person, cat people, catlike, wise man on a mountain, wise man, wise men, guru, gurus, wisdom, wise, wise advice, advice, good advice, inner peace, path to inner peace, ignore everyone, unsociable, unsocial, introvert, introverts, introverted