When people ask why you're so shy, you tend to go like this:
Even though you feel like this:
People assume you're a bitch/snob just because you don't like to socialize.
When you were younger, the words "pick a partner" or "present your project to the class" were terrifying.
But you managed to get through it.
Sometimes you feel a bit claustrophobic around big crowds of people you've never met.
"Just don't be shy!"
When you have a crush on someone, you flirt with them by using awkward eye contact and creepy stares.
When you do talk, you can't find the right words to say and immediately make everything awkward.
You are able to make true friends because they take the time to get to know you.
When you finally do get comfortable with other people, you become a whole new person.
You try to become social at times, just to seem "fun" and "happy."
Little things like ordering take-out or calling someone one the phone is scary.
When someone tells you, "Smile! You look so serious all the time."
People tell you that you're a great listener, when sometimes you don't care and just can't add to the conversation.
Introductions are both awkward and embarrassing.
Sometimes you feel invisible, and that you can't do anything about it.
But you know you're awesome.
Stay amazing, shy ones!
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