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’
If you’re anything like me, your anxiety is always with you. Sometimes it’s snoozing, while other times it’s having a full-on rager and driving you bonkers. But wherever you go, there it is. So when I left my life in Sydney to roam the globe for three years, I didn’t just pack my passport. I also packed my anxiety – although I didn’t know it.
A while ago, I wrote a letter on my blog to my high school bullies. Even if they would never read it, it was incredibly cathartic for me to write and put out there and lots of you actually emailed me to say you had been through the same or were currently going through the same thing. It was so genuinely nice to talk to people
I know that I’ve been extremely quiet on the blog this month and that’s mainly down to working hard on my brand new ebook (yippeee) and trying to get it completed but also because I’ve been super tired with my pregnancy. Being pregnant with twins is hard guys, I’m literally made of 90% heartburn as I type this right now and I’m doing it from
A couple of weeks ago, I put feelers out there, to see if you lovely lot would be interested in me doing a blog series, describing what things I’ve been doing to tackle my social anxiety and any exposure experiments I’ve been doing. The initial idea seemed to go down quite well, so now I’m putting it into practice. Before I just go ahead and tell