The most common search term used to find my blog and the most frequently asked question I receive in my inbox every week is “How can I tell someone I have Social Anxiety?” so it seems like not a lot of you actually talk about your anxiety disorder with the people in your life. Which I can definitely relate to as I spent so many years, especially in my teenagehood being ashamed of it. It’s a pity really though that we feel we can’t talk about it because that’s probably one of the main reasons there is so much confusion and so many assumptions made about Social Anxiety.
I wanted to find out what people would say to their friends/family if they could, and as my new obsession is the Whisper App – some of the posts are hilarious but it’s a great place to vent anonymously – I figured that would be a great place to start.
Here’s some of the Confessions about Social Anxiety I found while perusing the app..