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Social Anxiety is messing up my life!!!!
I've not been diagnosed with anything, hell your lucky I've spoke to anyone on here about it but i'm pretty convinced i have social anxiety. I feel like i need to talk about it but to someone i don't know, so i'm just going to tell my story so far. It started around the beginning of this year (2019) I don't know what brought it on but i had just came back to school after the Christmas holidays and i was sitting in class and i started to have a panic attack, at the time i didn't know what it was so i just ignored it. A wee while after that every time i went i went into school, i overthought everything and stopped talking to loads of people, at this point i still didn't know what it was. There was this one week were i started chocking and breaking into a sweat and panicking, it happened in nearly all my classes about 3 or 4 days that week, on the weekend of that week i searched in google all my symptoms and it came up that it was most likely panic attacks. From about May this year i had stopped going to certain classes, always said i wasn't feeling well or just didn't go, because i absolutely hated the feeling that everyone was laughing and talking about me and then having a panic attack because i was overthinking. It came to after the summer holidays and i had been put into new classes as it was a new year, i didn't talk to anyone or go out during the summer holidays so as you can guess i don't have any pals not even one close pal anymore. Its now November, i still absolutely hate anything where i have to socialise or talk to anyone, i still overthink every little thing everyday. I had to do a presentation in class today with someone, i refused to do it and sat at the back of the class having a panic attack even though i didn't do it. I could tell stories about all my panic attacks and overthinking every single day but that would be about 500 pages long so i just included a few of them. I do think i need help but i can't bring myself to do it. If anyone has actually sat and read this, thanks i really appreciate it and could you let me know what you think? I've also took quite a few tests on google and most of them said i should see a GP.