If you have social anxiety what are your thoughts about the article linked to below? Do you feel your social anxiety is getting in between your close relationships?
Below are some articles about anxiety that you might like to read.
- Is Social Anxiety Getting in the Way of Your Relationships?
- How to Help Loved Ones Who Suffer With Anxiety
- 6 Ways To Help Someone With Social Anxiety, Because No One Should Go Through It Alone
The featured article below is written by Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D. She is a Professor Emerita of Psychological and Brain Sciences at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Gerontology and Faculty Fellow in the Institute of Gerontology at the University of Massachusetts Boston.
In many ways, relationships are at the heart of social anxiety disorder. People with this disorder find it difficult to establish new relationships, and their avoidance of other people puts them at risk for feeling lonely, having fewer friendships, and being unable to take advantage of the enjoyment of being with people who share their hobbies and interests.