Online dating and anxiety
Fortunately, there are many ways to meet people that do not require you to display wit or charm on cue.
Below are some methods for meeting people if you live with social anxiety.
Classes usually last for several months, giving you enough time to get to know people.
Difficult assignments or upcoming exams give you an excuse to get together for study sessions or to compare notes.
When Rebecca Lee Douglas first reached out to me to ask if she could interview me for her podcast, GROUP, my knee-jerk reaction was to politely say “thank you, but no thank you.” I sometimes don’t even answer the phone when it’s people I love, what makes you think I wana jump on a call with a stranger? This beautiful and insightful theory, by Fearlesslove13 & @shesdeads (brought to my attention via Buzzfeed) dove into the idea that the Taylors in the video are not good vs.
But first, I need to acknowledge how amazing this one theory is and how much it’s helped me put some things in perspective.
If you live with social anxiety disorder (SAD), or simply count yourself among the chronically shy, chances are that you will find yourself tongue-tied in these situations.
Working together in a group creates a sense of camaraderie that makes it easier to get to know people on a personal level.