“People with social anxiety disorder feel very nervous and uncomfortable in social situations like meeting new people.Or they might feel very anxious when they have to do something in front of other people, like talking in a meeting.
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Some people feel very anxious in both situations.”READ MORE: ‘High-functioning’ anxiety: it’s not a diagnosis, but many say it’s real Some can have panic attacks, while others can feel physical signs of anxiety, the site adds.
This can include stomach aches, shallow breathing, sweating or feeling tense.
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'Regular' social anxiety is known to all of us as an uncomfortable feeling of nervousness.
However, most of us have found that just finding out more about the issues and talking to other people who know what it is like to experience the same problems has been truly beneficial.
It might feel like it sometimes, but you are not alone....
You might avoid all social contact because things that other people consider “normal” -- like making small talk and eye contact -- make you so uncomfortable.
All aspects of your life, not just the social, could start to fall apart.
Maneet Bhatia, a registered clinical psychologist based in Toronto, says it’s not just about social events — people with social anxiety even have a hard time communicating with their partner.“Even within the relationship there are interactions,” he tells Global News.