Dating with anxiety
As someone who hates interviews, my performance on a date was never going to be great.After all, a first date is essentially just an extremely personal work interview — except with cocktails (if you’re lucky).As we discussed in previous articles, people who struggle with social anxiety find it difficult to cope with failure.
All We Cannot Say is a dating podcast that explores love, sex, joy and heartbreak through a lens of philosophical enquiry.
I come across as being bored or uninterested, but I’m actually just having an anxious episode.
The fear of saying the “wrong thing” or coming across like a loser is all-consuming.
You learn to love who they are even if who they are isn’t the easiest person all the time. I like to plan things but I also have no issue with going with the flow.
I’ve had my fair share of panic attacks and break downs, but they were always triggered by some major event that was not controllable. I believe the best times are the times we never see coming and that not everything needs a blue print.