*Hugs* I know the feel. It helps if you act. Like, act like Raven or something. It makes it so much easier if you give yourself a story as to why you can’t be around anyone.
I’ll try telling them that if they ask ;A; it’s just that whenever I tell someone that’s it’s very hard for me to get comfortable around people when I just met them or haven’t seen them in a long time they sort of act really awkward around me and IT DOESN’T REALLY HELP FOR THE LOVE OF GOD I’M ALREADY AWKWARD DON’T MAKE IT WORSE. What are people skills, where do you buy them from?