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Does anxiety mask your true intelligence/wisdom?

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jajingna

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If you have it bad, yeah, social anxiety disorder can make you look like someone who just doesn't like people. Or it could make you look less competent, and in fact perform less competently, at work or socially. Underachievement in life is a hallmark of this disorder.
 
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I sometimes get nervous when talking to my boyfriend on the phone and my mind goes blank, and I feel embarrassed of how "stupid" I am and I feel incapable of talking. I think I have gotten better at talking though lately...over all.
 
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Totally agree with everyone here...it's frustrating how much power our self judgement has over us. How someone might have all the qualifications in the world but completely crumble in a simple social situation. I even struggle to remember things like my phone number and postcode when I'm on the phone or talking to a shop assistant etc. Then when I'm home/calm I look back at myself as if I were a different person
 
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