Would it be easier to be with someone different or someone just like you?

So my "boyfriend" and I were talking about how we're an odd couple. He's the loudest person on the planet and I'm more on the reserved side. Apparently someone at work asked him, "How did you manage to get the quietest person to open up?" Or something along those lines. The answer to that is … Continue reading Would it be easier to be with someone different or someone just like you?

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An anxious wreck.

I didn’t get an official diagnosis, but my therapist explored the possibility of me having social anxiety + general anxiety. The whole time I just sat in a rigid position, but I maintained eye contact (which can be uncomfortable depending on who I’m talking to). It was easy for me to open up because I … Continue reading An anxious wreck.

Sometimes,”thinking before doing” isn’t such a good idea

Sometimes I take too long to make a decision. I think about the pros and cons of either going with Choice A or Choice B. That's good, right? As they say, always think before you act. But sometimes, I think too much. And then I end up not doing anything. On the flipside, say I … Continue reading Sometimes,”thinking before doing” isn’t such a good idea

When people don’t know what to say when you talk about your anxiety…

It wasn't the first time I heard the words "you're overthinking it" or "don't worry about it" when I called a warmline earlier today. It's okay, I'm not mad. I don't expect you to understand. But do know that sometimes I just want to talk about my anxiety. People tend to rush to problem-solving because … Continue reading When people don’t know what to say when you talk about your anxiety…