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Old 07-11-2009  
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Default I feel like i dont fit in anywhere.

There are times when I want to go out and be social, say go to party and drink, but when I ask my friends to hang out, they are already with their other, closer friends. Everyone still has their own little clicks and we're in college now. I've never really felt a part of a group and ive always had a hard time making friends. I feel like I'm surrounded by extroverted, outgoing people, but I'm the complete opposite. Introverted and quiet, and that's how everyone knows me.
I feel really intimidated by my own friends sometimes. I don't know if they know how I feel, like if they know im quiet a lot of the time because I'm uncomfortable or what.. I feel like i could find a group of friends where I could fit in way better and plus, my friends never want to do things that I want to do. I'm pretty spontaneous like I'll want to go swimming or biking at any given moment but my friends are never down. I want to find at least one friend who I can enjoy this with. This sucks. I feel so out of the loop and im stuck in this town with the same people I've known all my life. Anyone else feel the same way?
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Old 07-15-2009  
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hey at least u went to a party. I dont know how to find out about parties and stuff.
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Old 07-17-2009  
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Finding people who are spontaneous is tough. Most seem to be driven by schedules, and feel it is unconventional to just go do something, or wander off on some adventure and see where it goes. I think some, perhaps subconsciously, feel that availability for spontaneous activities implies that they have no life.

Our culture seems to place a lot of importance on appearing important and in-demand, and I think it's getting worse with the cell phones, personal planners, blackberries, etc. If you can pencil someone in for a bike ride within less than a week, you must be some kind of loser or slacker.
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Old 07-19-2009  
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During the holidays especially social events with friends like cinema going, paintballing or even a party seem to be few and far between. Although having said that when I organise one (fairly recent change to my 'normal' routine), ie. phone a few of 'em up to get together they very rarely turn down the offer. Quite often though I do feel a bit out of place in that many of my friends dont know my other friends all that well, and I dont know theres. It sorta feels like im drifting between groups of friends who all know each other well, and then theres me having friends but often only knowing that person or one other from their friend group.
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Old 07-19-2009  
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I'm still searching for a little niche that I can fit into, one that I can always be around and not have to worry about intruding on them.

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Old 10-05-2009  
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Finding people who are spontaneous is tough. Most seem to be driven by schedules, and feel it is unconventional to just go do something, or wander off on some adventure and see where it goes. I think some, perhaps subconsciously, feel that availability for spontaneous activities implies that they have no life.

Our culture seems to place a lot of importance on appearing important and in-demand, and I think it's getting worse with the cell phones, personal planners, blackberries, etc. If you can pencil someone in for a bike ride within less than a week, you must be some kind of loser or slacker.
I miss the days when only the elites had cell phones. So many people are attached to their phones every second nowadays.
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Old 10-05-2009  
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you fit in here
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Old 10-05-2009  
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my two close friends are very outgoing, and so are my roomates...i know how u feel
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Old 10-05-2009  
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endymion, i'm sure you fit in with the rest of us! we all have the same kind of problems! what do you mean you don't get quoted, i guess i'm new here.. i don't see other people getting quoted or myself either =/ haha

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Old 10-05-2009  
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I feel the same way, I don't even fit on this forum. I never get quoted as much as everyone else and my threads go unnoticed or ignored. I just don't fit anywhere really.
Nonsense! You do get quoted

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