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Daringdan

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Sometimes I feel lead to talk to strangers, like someone on their porch or someone in their yard. I almost always avoid them because I'm shy but then I feel guilty like I was supposed to say something, say what, I don't know. Its like something special is supposed to happen like a miracle. Part of me knows that this is probably just magical thinking but the other part is upset that I don't say anything, feeling like I have failed. What do you guys think?
 
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Do you feel lonely by any chance?
I think I've been lonely for so long that I don't feel it so much but I do live relatively isolated. Social experiences really can pep me up but usually I get used to general feelings of sadness.
 
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I think I've been lonely for so long that I don't feel it so much but I do live relatively isolated. Social experiences really can pep me up but usually I get used to general feelings of sadness.
That could be why you want to/have the need talk to strangers.

I don't mind small talk here and there and it does make me a lil happy/make my day if I've been spending too much time alone.

Humans are social animals. And yes, introverts too. 😅
 
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Yea maybe I can work up the courage to have a bit of small talk. You are right, I'm surprised at how a good little conversation can make my day. Thanks for chatting with me.
 
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Sometimes I feel lead to talk to strangers, like someone on their porch or someone in their yard. I almost always avoid them because I'm shy but then I feel guilty like I was supposed to say something, say what, I don't know. Its like something special is supposed to happen like a miracle. Part of me knows that this is probably just magical thinking but the other part is upset that I don't say anything, feeling like I have failed. What do you guys think?

Just be you.

You are amazing!
 
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