A Year Without Facebook & One Month Back

  When I think of Facebook, I automatically want to hop on my phone or computer and pull up that popular social site. Some how it has always felt alluring. When I’m bored, it’s there. When I’m thirsting for information, … Continue reading

Quick Note: Me & Them

    I’ve never felt that there was an “us” or “we” with anyone in my life. I’ve always felt like an outsider. Family is nice. Friends are nice. Even the odd acquaintance is nice. That’s where it ends. Even though I … Continue reading

A View of the Future and AvPD

On a Social Anxiety* forum, I recently came across a post about people who have Avoidant Personality Disorder (AvPD). The topic creator wanted to know about people who are in their 40s and 50s and how they are coping with … Continue reading

When It Comes to Friends… Pt 2

Maintaining friendships can be difficult for someone who doesn’t have the social skills to do so. There is the feeling that the person may not accept you as you are or that you are a blip on a person’s radar. Making … Continue reading

When it comes to friends… Pt. 1

It’s this time of year that I start tearing up at not having many friends. It’s part by choice and part by the way I am. I can be a bit picky and over the years I’ve learned that my … Continue reading