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19 Things That Sound Fake To People With Social Anxiety

Just talk without mentally rehearsing it six times? OK...

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4. Wanting to be friends with someone and actually acting on it.

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Um??? No??? Obviously the only way to make new friends is to pine from afar and hope they approach you.

7. And then sleeping straight through the night, undisturbed by the ghosts of fuck-ups past.

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WHAT ABOUT WAKING UP AT TWO IN THE MORNING TORTURED BY THE MEMORY OF THAT TIME YOU SAID, "THANKS, YOU TOO," TO THE HOSTESS WHO TOLD YOU TO ENJOY YOUR MEAL WHEN YOU WERE THIRTEEN???

8. Actually showing up to events you get invited to on Facebook.

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Like, yeah, they invited you, but don't you know they probably don't actually want you to come? Don't you think they were just being polite?

10. Partying without wallowing in shame the next day at your attempts to be a normal social human.

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You talked. To people. Without planning what you were going to say. Why are you not more mortified?