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Do I have social anxiety disorder? watch

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    I've always been an extremely quiet person and find it hard to talk to almost anyone be it classmates, acquaintances, teachers, even large groups of close friends. I get really anxious, go red af, stutter a lot, feel sick, etc
    Everyone in my life has never seen it as an issue and just passed it off as shyness but I'm at a point in my life where it's really affecting me... e.g. doing badly in job interviews and not being able to socialise properly with new people. It's also making my already rock bottom self esteem drop even more lmao
    Is this something I should seek professional help for or is it just a more extreme shyness that I should try to get over??
    (P.S. this is my first post on tsr so idk wtf im doing)

    i think it's definitely likely and i would advise you get professional help, as the "just get over it" mentality can be detrimental (when i am thrust into social situations i sometimes get weird and spacey and it makes my anxiety and avoidance even worse).
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