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Want roommate divorce from my very own personal Eeyore.

My socially awkward roommate/friend is hampering my social life. I don't know how to kindly set boundaries without really hurting him. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Mar 24, 2012 - 16 answers

Help!

How can I overcome my introversion, social anxiety and supposed language barrier and bond with my SO's friends and family? [more inside]
posted by ohmy on Mar 6, 2012 - 14 answers

Socially awkward woman that can't lift a bowling ball seeks advice

Help me get out of having to go to my boyfriend's friend's wife's birthday bowling party that I wasn't even invited to. [more inside]
posted by KogeLiz on Feb 3, 2012 - 47 answers

How can I avoid my coworkers after work?

How can I avoid my coworkers after work? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on May 9, 2010 - 35 answers

I want to rock the party.

One bachelorette party, ten miscellaneous female guests, one extremely introverted organizer (that's me!). Activities are set, but what little things can I do (or how should I behave) to keep things cohesive and lively, instead of awkward or lame? [more inside]
posted by yersinia on Sep 17, 2009 - 9 answers

Social insecurity ahoy! How do I fix a bad first impression?

Pretty soon I’ll be going out of town to visit a good friend, and said friend has just invited me to the Xmas party with the folks she works with since it’ll be held while I’m out there. Problem is, they’re very cool and I’m very NOT. We’ve met before and I’m pretty sure most of them think of me as my friend’s dweeby, awkward, strange pal. This only compounds my anxiety and will likely make me act even MORE dweeby, awkward, & strange this time around. Please help me with damage control! [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Nov 28, 2007 - 21 answers

How can I feel more gregarious?

How can I feel more gregarious? How to more deeply appreciate fellowship? [more inside]
posted by levijk on Aug 28, 2007 - 8 answers

Suitable jobs for the introverted?

What careers would suit an introverted but intelligent person? I am working through several careers books but have difficulties settling on careers to research further. I have social anxiety as do most of my friends (met through self help sites) and we are mostly in the same boat. Everyone seems to be looking for extroverted types, where do we introverts succeed? [more inside]
posted by AuroraSky on Nov 10, 2006 - 28 answers

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