Trouble fitting in due to my accent
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I am 15 years of age and I recently came to the U.S from Africa and Iam having problems fitting in. You see when I was back home I also had problems making friends but coming here made me try to overcome it. But it is more difficult since people laugh at me when I speak. So I decide to stay quiet most of the time which makes things worse.some times people open up to me but something in me just makes me quiet which creeps them out and they stop trying. I am :
But I am a fun person to be with once you get to know me.
- Very shy
- Not confident in myself
- Have an accent which makes people laugh
- have problems talking to people
- I dont like to be laughed at.
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