Anyone get social anxiety? I have severe anxiety in general but it's terrible in social situations. How do you cope with it, besides staying in your home (like I currently do).
Anxiety (Including GAD)
Chronic Nausea and Vomiting
Hi! I cope with it by making a few close friends, and then have those friends, help you make friends by introducing you and their friend
Same UGH. It’s so hard sometimes. Sometimes I anticipate it’ll be such a horrible thing & I’ll have to talk to people (so I basically set a low expectation), but once I get there and look around I notice people who also may feel uncomfortable and say huh I’m not the only one. That relaxes me a little and I forget about all the pressure I put on myself. Not sure if that helped but wanted to share
I'll have to try that next time! What do you do if someone starts talking to you? I freeze up and stay silent 😔
I always like to have topics written down ahead of time or things to talk about. A great thing to do is think of questions. If you constantly ask questions then you leave them with all the talking - how was your ride here? Where are you from? What’s your favorite part about living there?
I cope with it by listening to music.
I just started smiling more, I always have a grump don't mess with me face and it caused me to feel even more anxious because I did feel people where afraid to approach me or look at me, since I tried to look more approachable I have meet some nice people
I'm always smiling, even when in bad moods. I still shut down though 😔
❤️ I understand my social anxiety I think is getting worse since the diagnosis and makes me feel uncomfortable around anyone including myself and those around me.
I'm sorry both mommabear and Kam, momma, I think maybe do smaller steps try smaller crowds smaller events or if you can go with someone to help distract you
Hi I also have really bad social anxiety.. I used to keep water and peppermints with me at all times. I used to get so nauseous when it hit.. and that helped with it some.. but other than that i have no idea.. my starting point of working through it is this app tbh.. just commenting on things here and there lol
your more than welcome to msg me any time! I'm always looking to make feiends and get over my anxiety
The only thing that has really worked for me are anxiety meds.. lol
I'm on some, not really helping lol
I either go with my bestie Kimi or smoke some ganja and a good all eye contact with everyone, it helps if I'm going somewhere to get something a friend needs. I'd do anything for my friends
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