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    Are you shy?

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    Not anymore. I was very shy when I was a kid. Now I think I am still reserved, but I wouldn't call it shy, really. Or maybe it is shy.

    Crap, I dunno, stop asking me hard questions.
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    When you look up "shy" in the dictionary, my smilin mug is the picture
    Everybody have fun tonight. Everybody Wang Chung tonight.

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    No
    I'm starting to think i'm an ENFJ

    LOL ?
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    Quote Originally Posted by AvereX View Post
    LOL ?
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    LOL

    But shy is just lack of confidence in a certain area
    which excludes introvert and extrovert
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    I think I am very confident in some situations and not very confident in others. So, I guess you could say I'm shy in those unfamiliar situations, but I usually prefer to think of it as detached.
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    detached as a coping mechanism for the shyness(anxiety) ?
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    Quote Originally Posted by AvereX View Post
    detached as a coping mechanism for the shyness(anxiety) ?
    Hmmm, maybe, but I don't really think so. For instance, if someone somehow roped me into going to some loud nightclub, not the kind of place I like, I would not be jumping on the dance floor shaking my booty but I would still be taking everything in around me, observing and perceiving the sounds, smells, looks, etc. So I would be detached, I would generally want to leave, but I wouldn't be panicking, I would just be withdrawn. Hopefully that makes some sort of sense.
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    I used to be shy when I was little, but that was mainly because we moved every few years so I was always "the new kid". I'm not shy any longer, but people still think I am because I don't talk a lot and don't go out of my way to interact with others...

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