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Feeling low beacuse i have no friends

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indigo6

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I know, I get you. Its so tough but not impossible. If you found a group you could arrive at the destination late, head straight for the organiser/head. The small talk will be over you see. Then you could ease into it.You dont have to explain yourself, just click away! The convos could be based on the cameras not you. Ive said this before but quietly hinting youre shy solves alot of problems. Shy or not.
 
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I know, I get you. Its so tough but not impossible. If you found a group you could arrive at the destination late, head straight for the organiser/head. The small talk will be over you see. Then you could ease into it.You dont have to explain yourself, just click away! The convos could be based on the cameras not you. Ive said this before but quietly hinting youre shy solves alot of problems. Shy or not.
Do you know of any photography groups based in oxford?
 
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indigo6

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I dont Im from 'up north' lol u have said you are in the trees lol. Well I just did a google search for you...yes there are and they are the ones that advertise...you might also find them linked to smaller things like your library, community centre etc. Just go for it. Skip the tea and talk at the beginning x
 
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I dont Im from 'up north' lol u have said you are in the trees lol. Well I just did a google search for you...yes there are and they are the ones that advertise...you might also find them linked to smaller things like your library, community centre etc. Just go for it. Skip the tea and talk at the beginning x
Thank you what have you been up to today anything interesting?
 
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Just coursework for a conservation course. Thats it. Taking a break by being on here. Dinner soon. How about you?
 
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Just coursework for a conservation course. Thats it. Taking a break by being on here. Dinner soon. How about you?
Not a great deal went to the shop earlier but got to anxious and came back home and been playing games on my tablet since
 
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I've been trying to convince myself to go to a group but I'm scared I won't have anything to say due to anxiety/depression, scared to go on my own
 
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I've suffered with this for 15 years and am not sure the answer as I worry going to a group I won't be able to join in and then I'll feel worse, does anyone else feel like this?
 
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I’m know the feeling I’m 19 and Iv dropped out of college due to my anxiety I tried to push myself to go but I always ended up being so anxious and being so anxious led to having a full on panic attack it isn’t good! I love this because I don’t feel so different I want to talk to people but I can’t speak face to face that well or on the phone I prefer texting! I’m the same with hardly having no friends as I’m always sceard and overthinking that I’m gonna lose them so they get annoyed at me keep asking and if I lose them I will be alone as I can’t make friends😔
 
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Do you have a Mind near you? They have activities every day, maybe 1 day closed. For example: baking, walking, film day, art, beauty salon day. Others may have different activities. There are also meetings for anxiety etc. You will need your GP to sign a form-all this form does is confirm you are their patient. Mind also has counselling. I cant say whether it will suit you but you can cherry pick. Yes its a bit scary but you wont be the only one. They are very informal drop in or out places usually a cheap cafe too!
 
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Do you have a Mind near you? They have activities every day, maybe 1 day closed. For example: baking, walking, film day, art, beauty salon day. Others may have different activities. There are also meetings for anxiety etc. You will need your GP to sign a form-all this form does is confirm you are their patient. Mind also has counselling. I cant say whether it will suit you but you can cherry pick. Yes its a bit scary but you wont be the only one. They are very informal drop in or out places usually a cheap cafe too!
I was thinking about going back to mind as they did a music program I enjoyed i started to make music and loved it I also had the chance to express myself what makes me happy
 
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indigo6

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Theres something for everyone there and knowing you are in same company puts you at ease, I think?
 
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I am seriously anxious about meeting new people so it will be super difficult
Me too, I get so extremely nervous and uncomfortable in those situations and people just don't want to be around uncomfortable nervous people. I have avoided those situations all my life and have just gradually learned to accept the pain of loneliness.
 
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