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im completely happy with my body and all and do have some confidence, but when it comes to being with groups of people that i dont know that well i cant really cope!

when im out at a gig or something theres so many people that i kinda know and want to talk to and know better but i just dont know were to start. i kinda get overwhelmed by the situation and my confidence seems to drop. I dont know what to say to people or what to talk about and i go all quiet. But i dont want to be like that.i feel like this even with my friends sometimes.

i'm afriad that people will see me as really boring and wont like me. its getting to the point where i dont want to be in these situations so i dont go out anymore, even if i really want to go out or if there is something on. i wont go because i dont want to feel uncomfortable.

Its making me really unhappy and i dont know what to do. does anyone have any advice?

thanks xxx

[ 05-04-2007, 11:42 AM: Message edited by: killababe64 ]

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Maybe it's worth finding some social situations where you have a common interest with the other people as a good conversation starter. So for instance, if you joined a club relating to a hobby, you'd always have something to talk about.

Not everyone has the same styles of social interaction, and getting to know people in clubs can be difficult for some people. Find a style of social interaction that works for you, and see if you have better luck that way. [Smile]

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