The truth is... There's a host of different answers here, all of which are valid.
Because I'm in a constant internal battle between the part of me that wants to be more outgoing, and the part of me (that's rather potent) that wishes to keep things as they are, because it's comfortable and predictable.
I personally am not in a rush to link up with another person. I want the freedom to make drastic life choices without negatively affecting another person who I feel deeply for.
That's probably just a lie I tell myself though cause yeah I'm shy, introverted, and fear rejection.
I like being alone. Socializing is more of a chore for me.
"I'm mainly insecure..."
I'm mainly insecure about my look as I have no idea if girls find me attractive or not. I also am not confident to ask people out.
I recently celebrated 1 year clean and sober after a ten year battle with substance abuse. I honestly never thought I'd reach this point.
I've been rediscovering myself over the past year and I've come out of a string of toxic relationships and I'm just not ready yet. I will be though. One day.
"I don't trust..."
I don't trust people enough. Don't get me wrong I don't have antisocial personality disorder, but I've been screwed over by the people I trusted too many times to overcome the fear of doing it again.
"I can barely..."Giphy
Crippling anxiety, I can barely send first message to someone I consider my closest friend, let alone to a match on tinder
Bad at dating apps. Too anxious to meet up with strangers and too awkward to keep up a conversation with only minor info to go off of.
Haven't found the right person. Some people give me a hard time about being single or not going to dances in high school as I never had a date. But hey, I'd rather be single and happy than taken and miserable!
I'm recently out of an abusive relationship, and I'm trying to reconnect with myself and not unintentionally use anyone else as a crutch.
When in doubt.... be a Karen! LOL
We've all seen them and at times we may have been one A KAREN! You know who that is.... a difficult person, that's describing it politely. Karen's make scenes and do all that is necessary to get anything and everything their way. Working in any form of a service job, Karens are your worst nightmare.
Redditor u/externalodyssey wanted to hear from everybody about their Karen encounters by asking.... Managers of Reddit - what is a Karen experience like ? What was you worst experience ?