People say that I'm always quiet...?

and that I don't talk much. This is because I think I suffer from social phobia. I haven't got the most perfect teeth in the world, it holds me back from talking to people as they sort of stick out. Anyway, people from my class keep saying that I'm always quiet and that I don't talk much and they... show more and that I don't talk much. This is because I think I suffer from social phobia. I haven't got the most perfect teeth in the world, it holds me back from talking to people as they sort of stick out. Anyway, people from my class keep saying that I'm always quiet and that I don't talk much and they tease me about it. Is there anything I can do to turn this around, gradually? And don't say "talk" because if it had been that easy this problem would have been sorted out ages ago.
12 answers 12