Finding it difficult to cope and be around people

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Laura123

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Hi,

I’m finding it really difficult to be around and talk to people. I find I’ve nothing to say anymore. I’ve gone from a sociable person to someone who wants to escape from everyone.
 
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Hi Laura,
Welcome to the forum,
Sorry you are struggling, here to listen. Therapy might help you.
Social anxiety isn't nice, hope you can find ways to overcome it.
Take care
 
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Yes I agree with Mayflower , it is best to talk with your GP and they can help you move forwards to improve your mental wellbeing and maybe therapy if you feel you need it. :)
 
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Hey there Laura, welcome to the forum!

I feel exactly the same way as you...I get a bit of social anxiety around crowds and also feel I have nothing to say to people....I just feel lost for words more than half the time! :(
 
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Hi,

I’m finding it really difficult to be around and talk to people. I find I’ve nothing to say anymore. I’ve gone from a sociable person to someone who wants to escape from everyone.
Hi , how long have you felt this way , is it a recent thing or have you had a traumatic episode in you life which has caused you to feel this way ?
 
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Hi,

There have been a number of traumatic events unfortunately. It upsets me to even write them down so sorry for not sharing.

I was referred to Occupational Health at work for too many sick absences and for crying so much at work. But when it came to the appointment I just said I was fine now because I didn’t want talk about anything.

I’m frightened of going to work tomorrow in case I crack. Can’t stop shaking today.
 

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