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Old 04-13-2010  
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For example if im walking alone down a public footpath and someone is walking towards me i keep thinking omg do they think im going to attack them i feel like a criminal for doing nothing lol.
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I get the exact same feeling if its at night time or something, especially if we're walking in the same direction, then I think, that they think, that Im following them but Im really not. Its horrible how your mind can mess with you like that
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the mind can play funny tricks on you like that sometimes lol , but your not going to attack anyone so i wouldnt worry about it

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I don't feel like a criminal, but I do sometimes feel like they are going to attack me...esp if it is a man.

I feel guilty sometimes for doing nothing wrong with my mom. She's pretty sensative, and gets upset very easily even with things that shouldn't be an issue. LIke today I mentioned I wanted to get a bassinet, she got all offended because she offered to give us one and I didn't want it. I told her why a billion times...her bassinet isn't sturdy at all and my dogs may knock it over with baby in it. She still got all upset. I am much better than I was, I know I did nothing wrong and do not feel guilty....before I would have big time and would have used it weather or not I felt it was safe...
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For example if im walking alone down a public footpath and someone is walking towards me i keep thinking omg do they think im going to attack them i feel like a criminal for doing nothing lol.
I have a massive problem with this. I feel guilty about things so often and think that I must be incompetent or inadequate again but then sometimes I find definitive evidence that it was not the case in that instance so that makes me feel better.

Once I had finished watching a midnight showing of a movie at the movie theatre and I was walking to my car in the car garage and it figures but a lone woman was scurrying to her car somewhere and she was in between me and my car so I kept along my path and of course she turns around and gives me the strangest "deer in the headlights" look that anyone has ever given me before. I just thought "I know what you're thinking bitch, just move along".

The whole reason I got this ****ing thing in the first place was because a woman I worked with thought I was a dangerous person.

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i was going out my house today to go for a walk and this woman who had her dog across the street was inside her house she turned round and looked at me in shock as if i was about to rape her and i was like 20ft away going in a comeplty different direction.
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Guys, don't overdo it: just mind your own business when walking, think about own things, not about people around you. Do not stare at people in front of you, away is better, and don't come too close, personal space, you know. If you do not look scary, everything should be OK.

You can't control other people thoughts and fears, and the least you can do is do not contribute to other people social phobias development
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I always use to feel like that when an old person would walk towards me because they would always look scared and its almost asif i want to say 'Your safe! i wouldnt hurt a fly!!'.

I'd rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I am not.
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