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By Kel J
One of the most common things that I've been asked since starting this blog several years ago, is "How do you date when you have social anxiety?". I could never really answer that question properly or with my own experience to back me up, as I'd always just fallen into relationships somehow and not very good relationships either, some of them completely awful in fact. 'Dating' was not something I was at all familiar with and the very thought of it made my insides shrivel with fear. That was up until last year, when I decided I actually really did want that experience for myself and I did want to meet someone new, have a first date and enjoy all that corny, tacky, butterfly inducing stuff. Trouble is, when you have social anxiety or any kind of dating anxiety, it IS really hard to meet someone, especially if you live in a small town and the pubs are full of people who are old enough to be your grandparents. How would I even go on a date if I didn't even know how to meet people? So, following in the footsteps of some of my friends, I took to a dating app (Badoo is the biggest dating app in the world) and to my surprise, I met my incredible boyfriend Shay and we're now … READ MORE
I’m Kel, originally from the North West, now residing in Somerset, UK & working as a wedding photographer. I’ve suffered with Social Anxiety & Depression for as long as I can remember and writing about it makes me feel better. Sometimes I write about PCOS and endometriosis too. I love horror movies and heavy metal and I also swear a lot but I’m okay with that.