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Anxiety Keeping Me From Being Myself Around People



Oct 13, 2018

I am 20 years old and whenever I'm around strangers, or even my friends and family sometimes, for the most part I just feel like I'm this formal robot who just says the bare minimum in a conversation. I have been depersonalized for a decent amount of time now, (which i'm working on getting better.) And I just feel like its hard for me to show emotions with strangers sometimes.

For example there's this girl that I like and when I talk to her sometimes I can have a good conversation with her and feel great afterwords, like I connected with her. And sometimes I don't say much besides reply to her with short replies and don't say much. This really sucks, I want to be able to connect with people and not have this problem anymore...
Poopy Doll

Poopy Doll

Well-known member
Jun 13, 2015
Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA
The only way out for me was to love people MORE; develop compassion and empathy for everyone. This took a long time to cultivate. ;)
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