And there are few things that hinder the whole ‘playing it cool’ protocol quite like an intense combination of overthinking and paranoia. So yes, there are some parts of dating that are straight up terrible when you have anxiety. You know a GREAT way to craft the perfect Tinder bio?
Overthink the whole thing for three hours, rule out all current photos from your Facebook because you now hate them, and analyse every word you write to make sure it couldn’t possible be misconstrued.
"It is a really intense fear and it's outside the realms of what people expect from levels of anxiety."‘Shy’ and ‘quiet’, are words often used to describe those who suffer from it, but the truth is much more devastating.
If someone merely said my name I would turn the colour of an angry tomato and not understand why.
It can be defined as excessive anxiety and distress in social situations, generally with a fear of being judged by others or embarrassed.
Physically you might get sweaty, blush, shaking and nervous ticks, nausea, speaking might be difficult, you may get palpations, become faint, your heart rate increases and your breathing rate may as well.
I didn't have to say or do anything, except hit X or heart to say whether I was interested. All of a sudden, I got a response from this blonde woman I messaged. Turns out she was a phone sex girl, or happy ending girl, selling her services on Tinder. She had blonde hair, big breasts, and she was every "man's" dream.
If I paid her she'd let me watch her on cam for 15 minutes!