Pros And Cons Of Being Shy

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SHY “Alex would you please be quiet for one second?” asked my mom. It’s funny that she always says this to me, because I got my talkative side from her. She talks more than I do, most of the time at least. Everyone else thinks that I am just shy, but that is not the case. If you really know me, you know that I am very outgoing. I have a ton of friends, that support me. My friends know my strengths and my weaknesses, and they could tell you that being shy is not one of my weaknesses. Because I am not comfortable talking in front of a bunch of people that I don’t know; people assume that I am shy; but in fact I have been interviewed live on the news before. Yes, sometimes I can be shy, but it’s usually around people that I don’t know. I am not one of those people that can just hit it off with a stranger. It is very difficult to talk to a stranger in general, because I am not just going to tell them my life story. I don’t think I could tell them my life story, even if I absolutely had to do it. Only the people closest to me know my life story, and I would like to keep it …show more content…
For example, in middle school I got in trouble for constantly talking in class, so I got a disruption. A disruption is when you get written up for talking, or anything that “disrupts” the class. During my three years in middle school, I got in trouble and had to have a meeting with my mom and all of my teachers. This meeting occurred, because I had gotten so many disruptions from talking. It’s even funnier that my mom is public school teacher, so she was really embarrassed that it was her daughter that was in trouble. My mom was very irritated with me from that day forward. She told me that night when I got home that, “I needed to keep my mouth shut in all of my classes from now on.” That’s really funny that she told me that, because I got my talkativeness from her. My mom is constantly talking also, so I really did get that from

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