Last week, I was out practicing pool with a couple of friends. Unsurprisingly, conversation naturally focuses on women and what I do for a living. But you — I feel like nothing phases you. In other words, I take pride in being the chillest person in the room.
I have been told I have the patience of a saint. My anxiety makes me terrified to react in any way to most situations in fear of upsetting someone else with my opinion or reaction.
I do not know why I am easily annoyed daily. I wear my masks very well. My mind begins to run a mile a minute.
Everyone is so confused when I tell them I have anxiety! Please try again. It only makes me not like myself even more.
1. you try to avoid confrontation
Frozen with fear, with paranoia, with anxiety. There was a problem with the address entered.
Hence the blank stares and delay in responding. Anxiety sensitivity.
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I can take a joke and understand humor, but when things are said to me out of malice, spite or pure hate, I will break down. Just because I seem OK in a situation, does not mean I am. Please enter a valid address. No, thank you.
Submit a Story. If you could read my thoughts, you would understand the constant struggle and turmoil I fight on a daily basis.
I can feel my palms get sweaty or my hands get chill. But the truth is, being a calm person and experiencing anxiety are not mutually exclusive. Log In Us. You can also browse from over health conditions. Us Log In. Want the person Mighty stories ed to you?
That includes the image I portray. For example, if I get invited somewhere like bowling I may go and have a great time.
My back is to the wall and my eyes are catching everything around me as I analyze the potential threat level. The only reason I appear this way is from many years of practice of self-control.
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Do not get so upset with me or angry. The littlest tasks drain me. No matter how I present myself, I am still having an anxiety attack. Be here for me when I need you.
Not even a tiny bit— unless you give me lots of advanced warning!