I Am Dealing With Social Anxiety

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    Social Anxiety Disorder

    HiThis is my experience with social anxiety, how I got help, and how I'm dealing with it, and how i'm getting better and better every day.I've been dealing with social anxiety since I was in sixth grade, and transfered to a new school. I had friends from my old school with me...
    Aggyness Aggyness
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 21, 2011

    I have social anxiety

    and i hate that,it's horrible and i can't control myself
    MiaStardust MiaStardust
    16-17, F
    Dec 25, 2015

    I Hate Leaving And I Don't Like People Coming Over Either.

    I used to be on the road all the time. I was never home. It was boring. Maybe this all has to do with getting older or that I have a lot of hobbies and interests that keep me occupied. All I know is that when I have to leave my house for anything I get this feeling of dread that...
    Dirtydux Dirtydux
    31-35, F
    Nov 19, 2012

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