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personindistress

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Hiya
This is just a question that I had.

Is it normal for you to freeze up whenever a specific person enters the room, especially if they are angry? Like your heart clenches up and you fear that they are going to be angry/disapointed at you.

Thanks, have a great day!
 
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Anxiousmess

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Yes, definitely! It happens to me a lot, especially with certain people. You're not alone!
 
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Yes, it's normal. Increase of blood pressure, sweating, anxiety, and stuttering could also occur.
 
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Absolutely. I have ”trigger people” that causes that effect on me everytime I’m exposed... even though I’m old and supposedly wise now.
 
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Hell yes, I have a few people that instantly makes my anxiety go higher just seeing or thinking bout them. My step dad being the biggest one so I just try to avoid him as much as possible, do my own thing and try keeping myself as calm as possible. Not easy as he's always in a shitty mood after work & I copped abuse in similar situation with my ex 5 years so whenever he does it now, it sets me on edge
 
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Hiya
This is just a question that I had.

Is it normal for you to freeze up whenever a specific person enters the room, especially if they are angry? Like your heart clenches up and you fear that they are going to be angry/disapointed at you.

Thanks, have a great day!
Yep. Less about a specific person, more generalized. It sucks, doesn’t it?
 
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Lots of us grew up like that, walking on eggshells around one or more family members. I believe my social anxiety was a direct result of family dysfunction.
 
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