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I live with 2 housemates who are nice but I've such social anxiety that i don't come down to the kitchen unless I've had a glass wine to relax because i fear conversation. Anyone experienced this?
 
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I live with two brothers and we're all a bit awkward with each other. We don't talk much, preferring it that way mostly. It's a small house. When one is in the kitchen area I won't go there.
 
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Is it social anxiety? I cant keep living where im listening out to see who is downstairs and avoiding them
 
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Yeah, for me it's social anxiety, think at least one of my brothers has it bad too. It's a hard thing to guess. We rarely say a word to each other, sort of strange, not that there is animosity, more like just having nothing to talk about anyway.
 
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I live with 2 housemates who are nice but I've such social anxiety that i don't come down to the kitchen unless I've had a glass wine to relax because i fear conversation. Anyone experienced this?
im in the same situation....i have bad scioial anxiety.....i joined a support group for help....i think you can find them on www.meetup.com.....or else just google it
 
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I have it.but I guess it is anthriphobia.but social anxiety would be broad term.
 
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I live with 2 housemates who are nice but I've such social anxiety that i don't come down to the kitchen unless I've had a glass wine to relax because i fear conversation. Anyone experienced this?
When I moved to nursing college many years ago, I ended up pretending not to be in.
Eventually they gave up knocking to invite me on nights out.
I prefer books to people
, always have, always will.
Don't feel bad about it.
If you're worried, just drink slightly more wine, only if you wanna socialise though.
 
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Is it social anxiety? I cant keep living where im listening out to see who is downstairs and avoiding them
It could be social anxiety.
What specifically is worrying you about it all?
 
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I have terrible social anxiety and the worse thing is i really want to talk to them as i get bored on my own. It's catch 22. I want to socialise but i can't and when i do i go blank because i can't think of anything to say
 
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