I Want to Overcome My Social Phobia

For those who want to live without fear of any social situation 184 People

    My Overthinking

    I am 22 still i dont know wat relations are. i am very shy and afraid of feeling my expressions. although i dont have stage fear but i certainly have fear of people to express my feelings. during my graduations i passed exams i also dd many things. but still have fear. and just...
    disisit disisit
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Mar 11, 2012

    Any Suggestions?

    I have looked at this issue from every angle now, and have decided that enough is enough, I will overcome my social phobia one way or the other. I will just keep trying different things until I find something that works. I'm not about to give up, because I am certain that without...
    Lullacus Lullacus
    22-25, F
    1 Response May 14, 2013

    How's is this done? I can't cope with this

    anymore! I drink all the time to feel less anxious but I need to solve the problem
    RKI95 RKI95
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Mar 24, 2015

    I Fear..

    so i was watching the movie "Step Brothers" and well ive come to the conclusion that my life is exactly like the two main characters in the movie except im much younger and theres nothing funny about my version of being an Adult Kid who still lives at home and has never had a job...
    bluefrlife bluefrlife
    18-21, F
    Oct 20, 2013

    I fear social judgement,

    always fearing who secretly hates me and talk behind my back. I feel breathless when anxieties come, although I try to cope, but it seems that I just cant escape from my fears :(
    Angelixal Angelixal
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Apr 8, 2015

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