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i'm anti-social?

I'm an 18 year old male. I'm usually always home and feel so embarassed about it. Sometimes I feel like going out, but most of the time I don't. I think I may have clinical depression, but I'm not sure. I've been an introvert all my life, but living in the middle of nowhere has gotten me used to being alone. Don't tell me to join any groups or anything cuz I won't. I should get a job, but I have applied to over 5 places like a month ago and haven't heard from them since.

Asked By: jhny b - 8/30/2007
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Antisocial personality disorder is quite different than what you are describing, actually. You may have a social disorder, such as mild social phobia. I can relate to this, and I have absolutely no advice to give you, since I'm just as stuck having to cope with social phobic tendencies with little to no solution as... More
Answered By: Aria T - 8/30/2007
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keep sending those apt. get on thier nerves with it no being alone is kool and you might be bipolar take the bipolartest.com
Answered By: sunrisedrifter - 8/30/2007
 
Just be yourself. If you're around people more often, you will eventually start to feel more comfortable. I have been called anti social. I feel extremely uncomfortable around people and just want to go away and hide, until I realized that's a horrible way to live. So, my advice to you is to just be around more people... More
Answered By: strawberrylemonadecupcake - 8/30/2007
 
you may be depressed if most of the time you feel down but apathetic and don't care about anything- if that's the case, you could get anti-depressants if you want to start living your life (or at least feeling like you want to). however, if you're content with not spending time with people, then there is nothing wrong... More
Answered By: Jenn - 8/30/2007
 
Have you called any of the places where you applied. If you don't show some interest, then employers don't either. Sometimes all it takes is a phone call, and you may get the job (or at least an interview)
Answered By: Carrie H - 8/30/2007
 
I guess I am, for the most part, anti-social also. I do know one thing about jobs, you must compete with other people to get a job. So putting in applications is not the only step you need to get a job... More
Answered By: USuck79 - 8/30/2007
 
Welcome to the Club! -I'm glad not to know you! :) Listen; there's probably NOTHING wrong with you- & there's DEFFINATELY nothing wrong with being an Introvert. You're quiet & shy- & you preffer your OWN company most of the time. There's nothing wrong with THAT. On the chance that you MIGHT be depressed, check out the... More
Answered By: Joseph, II - 8/30/2007
 
See if you are worrying about it so much that means you are not crazy yet. So go out have a few beers and this will help you shake off your self called antisocial behavior. But dont become a depress alcoholic now, I said just a few beers... More
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