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I Want to Overcome My Social Phobia

For those who want to live without fear of any social situation 186 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

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    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

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    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 1 Response Mar 24

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    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

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    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 5 Responses Apr 8

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    One of my fears is someone knocking on my door. I've always been this way. As a child, I'd duck inside my bedroom and hide if someone came to the door. Now, I just ignore despite...
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    And it has taken full control of my life now.I can't even drive without panicking because I feel like everyone is staring at me and making fun of my looks.I can't run any errands...
    karmicsouls karmicsouls 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 28

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    Living with it is hell. I'm not accepted in public for how I look so people will mock or give those amused or disgusted looks. I don't deal with stress well and I shut myself down...
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    I am realizing that it's not all anxiety. I'm not a people person. I don't enjoy being around most people, most of the time. My idea of a good time is staying in and letting my...
    chaekowski chaekowski 26-30, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I hate it when people expect me to want to socialise at parties etc. They get offended if I don't want to go out with them all the time, but it's not like that. I just need time in...
    GingerHolmes GingerHolmes 16-17, F 2 Responses May 8

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    I didn't know how bad my social anxiety was until recently. It has effected me negatively in the following.. I recently declined a career altering job interview because I was just...
    kikimayes kikimayes 22-25, F 5 Responses May 16

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    In course, I see the new faces coming in and witness how natural it is for them to fit in within the first week. For me, it took months to start talking and socialising. Even then...
    PaxTerra PaxTerra 18-21, F 2 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    I did but you wouldn't know it if you met me today. It turned out that my social anxiety wasn't the issue. It was a symptom of undiagnosed ADD. ADD doesn't stand alone, it...
    SonOfTheDelta SonOfTheDelta 46-50, M 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    Here I am... That is what I'm thinking now. When I look back I know I can be proud of what I overcame. But now I'm here... and the difference between then and now is that I do not...
    Paeka Paeka 18-21, F 1 Response May 3

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    Physically AND emotionally healthy. Maybe I read to much here and take it to heart or maybe I'm just too old to care about the snarky reactions. Whatever it is I need to get my...
    pinkstarburst pinkstarburst 41-45, F 5 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    I am too shy to make the first move. How do I overcome that
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    My heart leaps out finding this site, knowing that I'm not the only one who has this SA. I feel you all. I wish we could overcome whatever burden we have. :))
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