I Am Not Awkward, Just Anxious

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A few months ago, I decided to seek treatment for anxiety. My symptoms were getting in the way of my ability to do my job, especially when I had to do public speaking. When I was going through this, I did not realize I was having symptoms of anxiety, but I will speak more on that later.

I had thought I had trust issues that prevented me from relaxing around new people and believed myself socially awkward. The…