How to overcome my shyness in high school?

I have a hard time meeting people in high school because, I don't talk! I don't know what i'm afraid of. Being rejected? Not to say I don't have any friends, I just can't seem to open up and have a conversation with new people. This year especially since most of my friends aren't in my... show more I have a hard time meeting people in high school because, I don't talk! I don't know what i'm afraid of. Being rejected? Not to say I don't have any friends, I just can't seem to open up and have a conversation with new people. This year especially since most of my friends aren't in my classes. I'm so mad at myself. I want to open up, but I can't. I just want to act myself in school and feel comfortable. I can't seem to walk up to someone and start a conversation. Whats wrong with me?
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