A collection of tweets that'll make sense to anyone with social anxiety.
As someone who suffers from social anxiety, just living day to day in what many deem as normal, is often incredibly overwhelming.
Social anxiety hits in waves, especially when I’m expected to interact with people that I’m not familiar with. Being in situations where I’m forced to speak with people brings on a range of almost instant reactions that I have no control over. My chest tightens, breaths get shorter, and a panicky sweat is almost always induced–no matter how cool a room is.
Social anxiety becomes so overwhelming at times that it makes me, and many others who suffer from the disorder, just want to stay home.
So today, before I step out into the world for a local food truck festival and take on my SA, I decided to compile a list of tweets to look at when I’m feeling uncomfortable. Maybe a little humor will help someone who is dealing with social anxiety as well. Let’s f-ing laugh.
My grandfather fought in 2 wars & I just had to audibly practice what I was gonna say to the lady at the drive thru bc of my social anxiety.