Yesterday I was channel surfing and came across a documentary on MTV about 2 young people with social anxiety. It was very interesting to watch.
I’ve always wondered if people can tell when I feel anxious. In this documentary I was able to make some observations.
One person was a 21 year old girl named Nonie, and the other was a 26 year old guy named Scott. Both still lived at home with their respective parents as they were too anxious to be out on their own.
I really tuned in while watching the guy Scott. His goal was to be able to go out and meet a girl. Apparently he had never had a date and was worried that he would be alone forever.
He had been bullied at school as a young boy and never stood up for himself. This was the jist of what started his social anxiety… Continue reading