Criteria for joining:Black, Female, Living in London, Aged 18 - 50, Shy, quiet, introverted, awkward, socially anxious, reserved or similar

Meet the criteria? congrats!! you already have 5 things in common with the rest of the group! Let the friendship building begin!!

"Why are you so quiet?"

Ever heard this question? Ever hated it? Ever known the person asking didn't really care about the answer?! Then meet the group for you!!

This group was originally started by Nadine because, as a socially anxious, introverted person herself, she found it difficult to meet people, and then to stay in touch when she did.

Like the rest of us she found it difficult to socialise with more extraverted, outgoing people, and felt her personality type didn't "fit". It's also quite difficult to meet other young, black women who share our personality type as we are often stereotyped as loud and outgoing. Where are the rest of us?!?!

The aim of the group is to build lasting friendships, which is easier to do when people have things in common. To that end, this group is to bring together Black women who are either shy, introverted, socially anxious, awkward, quiet etc If any of the above applies to you and you are looking to meet new people and make friends for life, welcome aboard

The group will feature a range of events including bowling, cinema, theatre & restaurant trips amongst others as well as  "Experiences aired and shared" meet ups where we talk about our experiences as shy/introverted Black women.

The message board will also be a source of inspiration where you can share with fellow members and help shape each others development.

All of this for Membership Dues of just £11 per year.

Please be sure that you fit the criteria before deciding to request membership.  Most people would say they are "shy in new situations/when I meet new people" or would say "I used to be shy but now I'm not".  If either of these is you, then this is not the group for you.  We are trying to bring together women whereby these personality traits have impacted on their work life, personal relationships and platonic relationships.

We are committed to this being an active and flourishing community of friends, not just a large group of random strangers who meet up every once in a while.  This, ideally, requires participation from members.   We understand that as we have issues with shyness/social anxiety you may feel nervous to meet up.  We 100% understand this and we will NEVER make attending meet ups a requirement of the group.  However, we have various forums/message boards you can participate in, in any way you want to, whether starting a topic or contributing to an existing one (you will learn more on this when you're a member!) Please be sure you can commit to being an active part of this community BEFORE requesting to join.

Peace, love and hair grease!

If you are shy/socially anxious but decide that this is not the group for you, check out these other meetup groups:

We're 50 Shy Guys

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Founded Apr 17, 2011


Abi, Angela, Dee, Sal

Membership dues

GBP11.00 Due annually

This covers: Dues cover: organizer dues and free or reduced meetups subject to surplus funds

Payment is accepted using:

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Refunds are not offered for this Meetup.

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