Our partner

It is currently Sat Feb 16, 2019 4:23 pm

News News of Social Phobia Forum

Site map of Social Phobia Forum » Forum : Social Phobia Forum

Social Phobia message board, open discussion, and online support group.

I can't make female friends

I'm a 21 year old female and I haven't had a female friend since high school. I was 16 years old the last time I made a new friend who was a girl, and I've only had five close female friends over the course of my life. I'm longing for close relationships with other girls but I always feel so awkward around them. For years I have only been able to be friends with boys/men ...
Read more : I can't make female friends | Views : 551 | Replies : 1


I feel like I can never deserve love or romance

Hi! My issue is about not being able to have romantic relationships because of the anxiety it brings me. I'm 23 and have never had a boyfriend. There's nothing wrong with me from the outside looking, in fact, I always have admirers and guys who ask me out. I'm funny, nice and quite good looking. However, I have a super hard time developing feelings for guys, and the few ones I really fall for never ...
Read more : I feel like I can never deserve love or romance | Views : 357 | Replies : 0


Is having an Anxiety disorder a good reason to not consider

Is having an Anxiety disorder a good reason to not consider to myself a coward or pussy? I was picked on in middle school and high school pretty bad and really regret not standing up for myself back then. Im 41 years old now. Was not diagnosed with social anxiety disorder until around 25 years old so Im pretty darn sure my disorder is the main reason I could not stand up for myself. My ...
Read more : Is having an Anxiety disorder a good reason to not consider | Views : 343 | Replies : 0


Could this forum be merged with avpd?

This place is so dead. It's sad to see so many unanswered posts. Why not merge some forums? AvPD and SA are almost the same thing - they should be in the same forum. But things have gotten so dead here that it's probably better to go even further and merge all the anxiety forums into one place.
Read more : Could this forum be merged with avpd? | Views : 393 | Replies : 0


Hard to make friends

I've had a life long struggle with trying to make friends. I notice that for some people, friendships come easily. For me, however, it's been a huge struggle, an almost overwhelming one.

I look at facebook and see people I knew in college that I would have liked to get to know better, but they would always put distance there. They already had their established cliques or best friends. I didn't know how to get ...
Read more : Hard to make friends | Views : 445 | Replies : 0


How much has rational-thinking strategies worked for you?

I quite often see methods of rational statements/thinking. How much have they worked on treating your SA (alot OR moderately successful)??
Read more : How much has rational-thinking strategies worked for you? | Views : 459 | Replies : 0


Social Anxiety and Self-consciousness

The Wikipedia article says about self-consciousness that it is "...a heightened sense of self-awareness... An unpleasant feeling of self-consciousness may occur when one realizes that one is being watched or observed, the feeling that "everyone is looking" at oneself. Some people are habitually more self-conscious than others. Unpleasant feelings of self-consciousness are sometimes associated with shyness or paranoia."

"Private self-consciousness is a tendency to introspect and examine one's inner self and feelings. Public self-consciousness is ...
Read more : Social Anxiety and Self-consciousness | Views : 472 | Replies : 0


Can't talk to my best friend

Hello,
This is my first post on this website and I'm writing this as soon as I registered because I don't know what to do anymore and I'm seriously so desperate now. I'll warn you that this is a pretty long story but I would really appreciate any kind of help because I keep crying out of frustration. So if anyone spends their time on reading this then thank you so much.

I met my ...
Read more : Can't talk to my best friend | Views : 521 | Replies : 0


Things need to get better quickly, but getting worse. :(

Hello everyone. Things had been spiralling down recently so I need some help. I don't know from where to start. I have a history of depression, ocd,social anxiety and bdd for many years, although I recovered from them more or less. And now it seems like the mental disorders are returning.

As far as I can go remembering my past, I had always been very vunurable to bullying. As a child I was mocked by ...
Read more : Things need to get better quickly, but getting worse. :( | Views : 586 | Replies : 0


Was extremely humiliated in front of classmates?

Today i had the most humiliating moment in my life, i keep getting flashbacks and i have no idea how to deal with it.

I got to school as early as i could (by one hour) and i sat in the classroom studying for my quiz. I had my periods and i tend to sweat more when im on my periods and nervous.
It was almost school time and a student came into the classroom ...
Read more : Was extremely humiliated in front of classmates? | Views : 633 | Replies : 0


 

Login  •  Register


Statistics

Total posts 2089837 • Total topics 176592 • Total members 189795