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  1. ana0989

    Afraid of situations of closeness, intimacy and exposing myself

    Hi. I don't know if this happens to you but I find any situation which involves opening myself to other person, letting someone be too close to me (both physically and in a relationship) extremely unpleasant. I don't like those situations of intimacy in general and that includes letting other...
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    Feeling so bad with myself

    Hi everyone. Well, the reason for writting this is mainly to unburden myself, as I can't do it in current life because I don't find anyone who I can trust in enough to tell my struggles. I feel really bad because I don't work like most people do and I feel so useless right now. I'd love...
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    Sometimes I feel I can't help anyone

    Hi everyone, I hope you're doing well. In the past, I used to talk to people with social anxiety or depression through chat on facebook or forums like this, and I always tried to help them feel better or I tried to give them some advice or at least just some kind of support, so that they felt...
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    Repetitive actions and thoughts

    Hi everyone, I wanted to tell you about something that happens to me very often. Throughout the day I kiss the religious images I have in my bedroom and all around the house everytime I see them. I feel a strong impulse to do so. I feel that if I don't do it, I'm not showing enough respect to...
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    "The burden of life"

    Hi everyone, I just wanted to write about something that occurs to me very often. Most of the time I find myself worrying about lots of things, I feel overwhelmed thinking about horrible events that might occur in a near future. For example, I use to worry a great deal about my health everytime...
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    New in this forum

    Hi everyone, this is the first time I write in this forum, I'm not an English- native speaker but I hope you accept me :) I have social anxiety disorder too, I have always been shy, quiet and introvert, specially at school and out from home. I've always suffered for this condition and I used to...