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Shy in Lewes

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On 17 Aug 2010 at 10:01am Wallflower wrote:
I've always been shy and hopeless at making small talk. I've always felt like an oddball...but the strange thing is it's not me that makes me feel bad, but other people who expect you to be something your not....what is wrong exactly with being a quiet shy person? I do not feel the need to tell loud, extroverts to put a sock in it, so why do people think I should change?
 
 
On 17 Aug 2010 at 10:10am Desiderata wrote:
Go placidly amid the noise and haste,
and remember what peace there may be in silence.
As far as possible without surrender
be on good terms with all persons.
Speak your truth quietly and clearly;
and listen to others,
even the dull and the ignorant;
they too have their story.
Avoid loud and aggressive persons,
they are vexations to the spirit.
 
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On 17 Aug 2010 at 11:04am 'ere be monsters wrote:
You must be in Southover BS then.
 
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On 17 Aug 2010 at 1:41pm TAFKAPS wrote:
Islingon Bonfire Society, surely?!
 
 
On 17 Aug 2010 at 1:42pm TAFKAPS wrote:
Islington Bonfire Society, surely?!
 
 
On 18 Aug 2010 at 12:28am me wrote:
You got a point there . . And liking the verse as well . . Just be your self . . And you will fit into Lewes
 
 
On 18 Aug 2010 at 1:07am MuttsNuts wrote:
be the person you would like to meet
 
 
On 18 Aug 2010 at 8:06pm jr sussex wrote:
In my younger days I read somewhere that old chestnut "A stranger is a friend you are waiting to meet", this may sound a little daffy but for some reason I accepted it and have since then treated strangers in just that way and have mostly been rewarded by getting to know them. One or two didn't work out quite so well and some were disasters but in the main it not a bad thought to carry in your head.


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