on a Thursday and I’m sitting across the table from a human male.
What’s more: this handsome, well-mannered and interesting man is my date for the evening.
; whether I’m talking to a stranger in the store, or speaking to colleagues in a meeting.
It’s frustrating, but I’m learning to live with it.
Dating is just one of the many social interactions that I’ve grown to dread, but I am determined not to give in to the overwhelming instinct to avoid it altogether.
If you also suffer from social anxiety, one of the best things you can do is be kind to yourself.
Whether you choose to seek help or self-treat, anxiety is one of the most treatable mental disorders.