And you are amazing for trying and holding on no matter how hard life gets.” ― Anonymous“There are moments of frustration in life.
You must build good relations to support you in these moments.
simply shyness that has been inappropriately medicalized: Read about the difference.
Symptoms may be so extreme that they disrupt daily life.
Join the discussion and Ask a Question (or answer one by commenting! Hopefully you make this site your way point for everything related to social phobia / social anxiety disorder.
) To keep up to date on all questions, answers, and comments, subscribe to our email or RSS feed. The purpose of this website is to educate, inform, promote self-help, and provide a way to facilitate dialogue between those who suffer from social phobia. Do you find it difficult meeting new people or doing public speaking? If you have ever felt this way then you may have social anxiety disorder. Social anxiety is far more intense than shyness, and can keep you from functioning in everyday life.
People with social anxiety want to interact with others, but are overcome with fear.
Although they recognize that the fear is excessive and unreasonable, people with social anxiety disorder feel powerless against their anxiety.You must also learn to encourage yourself and decide to stay determined in life.” ― Lailah Gifty Akita“When you walk to the edge of all the light you have and take that first step into the darkness of the unknown, you must believe that one of two things will happen.There will be something solid for you to stand upon or you will be taught to fly.” ― Patrick Overton Social anxiety makes a lot of common tasks difficult.A generalized social anxiety disorder typically involves a persistent, intense, and chronic fear of being judged by others and of potentially being embarrassed or humiliated by their own actions.These fears can be triggered by perceived or actual scrutiny by others.They are terrified they will humiliate or embarrass themselves.