Anxiety Reflection

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I really enjoyed this week’s group, I felt like I really connected and bonded to my group members. Speaking about my anxiety is something that I really don’t enjoy doing. Only a handful of people know I have generalized anxiety and social anxiety and those people are either my family are super close friends. I find it really weird that there are other people out there that know how much my anxiety is such a difficult aspect of my family. However, it’s not a bad feeling that there are other people out there that know. Actually one of the things my therapist always brings up is the question why would it be so bad if people knew I had anxiety. It definitely is a question that I can’t answer, but from speaking about it in-group I can now say that …show more content…
It was great to hear that I wasn’t the only one that has social anxiety. I thought it was funny that what the other people were saying things that I have heard in my social anxiety group. That made me realize that some people have different varying levels of anxiety. I feel my anxiety does tend to be worse than others though. By worse I don’t mean it’s crippling, but it does hinder me a lot in life. I think that is one of the reasons why I don’t like talking about it, because as soon as I do talk about people are going to know other parts in my life I keep private. Like my anxiety doesn’t allow me to connect to people how I would want to. I wish I could say I had a group of friends that I could talk to. My best friend is probably one of the greatest friends I could have ever asked for, but I want to say that I have other friends than just her. One of my therapist use to say that maybe I was just a person that didn’t or wasn’t going to have many friends. She would also say how many people only had approximately two close friends. I definitely believe that people don’t have, as many close friends as they think, but I think it would be nice in general to have people to just hang out with. So it was great to hear from other people in the group that they too had anxiety and dealt with

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