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Tips for making friends

Inter Vivos

Inter Vivos

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Hi LaughingLear,

How are you today? I'm eating Porage Oats.

As I do often, I have been reading the your first post of this tread.

I wouldn't want you to lose contact with me. So if you would like I can pm (post message via the message system of this website) either my email address or my cell phone number. You don't have to reciprocate. Though if you did, then we'd both would have someone precious.

I do hope you are diligent with security on your computers and smart phone. Are you?
 
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LaughingLeah

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Hi Inter Vivos, that would be great. I am good with security on smart phones and computers.
 
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OK. That's great. I've not used the messaging system on this website before. I'll do it now.
 
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I've sent you a message.
 
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LaughingLeah

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Great. I'll just use your phone number since it's easier to get messages.
 
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I am new here and decided that the thing I should work on is my social life. As of now, I don't have many friends, except for a few that I hardly ever hang out with in my class. It's difficult for me to keep friends because I guess I am too awkward and boring for people. It's been like this my whole life and I have bad social anxiety and I don't have good social skills. It's getting to a point in time where I am going to have to start being independent and start living my life. Another big thing is that I don't speak due to a condition that recently came upon me and it's very hard for me to be social. I tried learning sign language but it's just too hard and I don't have the resources for it. I really wanted to start my journey to making myself better here because I tried a lot of other stuff. I hope that I don't get disappointed like last time I went on a chat for people with mental illness and I wanted to chat with people who knew what it felt like to be this way but everyone ignored me and I didn't get a single reply on my comments for months. I tried using social media but I'm not like my age group. I'm not into all of that stuff like parties, drugs, alcohol, boys, girls, video games, sports. I'm more of a peaceful type who wants to be outdoors and go on adventures and explore. I don't like fashion at all and I am interested more in like history and spiritual stuff. I want to help animals and help keep our planet well. I love the paranormal too and I just love watching scary animated stories. That's the type of person I am. I also feel like I want to be someone's superhero or something like that. I want to help out others. If anyone reads this I would appreciate if you could share your story and maybe help me out with my situation. It would mean the world to me if you do. Thanks for taking the time getting to know me.
Hi Leah. Do you still want some tips on making friends and improving your social life? I can relate my difficulties and experiences if that helps? I've suffered social anxiety all my life.
 
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Leah, definitely not the paranormal... :panic: ... but you got a few things in common with me. Its not unusual stuff.
Go with what you like, you will feel so much better about being around people if its in a setting of interest to you. The ppl there may be of like mind and you will automatically have those things in common.
Even if you feel awkward in social situations you can always say youre just a quiet person, you dont have to explain. Hope you find some nice ppl x
 
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Hi Laughingleah,

Um, You seem to be a very interesting person. Sorry to be so direct, but are you deaf? I'm not deaf, though I did develop tinnitus, and then went on to cure myself of it!

You want my story.

I was born a blue baby (oxygen deprivation at birth) but thanks to the dear Indian doctor who attended my birth I was rushed away from my Mother and given oxygen through a mask. I've had many extraordinary experiences as I expect you have had too.

It's good to connect with you via the wa. wa. wa. (www).

Do you like plants?
Hi LL,
How long did you have tinnitus for and what caused it? How long did it take to go away?
 
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Hey JJ614,
Did you aim/intend your question to be answered by LaughingLear (LL)? Or rather the author of the quoted post, Myself (Inter Vivos).
 
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Hey JJ614,
Did you aim/intend your question to be answered by LaughingLear (LL)? Or rather the author of the quoted post, Myself (Inter Vivos).
Whoops! I did mean you. I’ve had horrible T for 8-9 months now.
 
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OK. I've had Tinnitus. It developed in a period when I was drinking a lot of alcohol. From the beginning I knew this was a devastating condition to have. I could hardly bear it. I just knew I had to find a solution. It had started suddenly in my left ear.

Just as urgently I thought to concentrate pin-pointedly upon the sound of the tinnitus. I do mean to really hear the sound: to fully listen to it. As I did so the tinnitus disappeared.
 
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