Health·Posted on Mar 27, 201619 Things That Sound Fake To People With Social AnxietyJust talk without mentally rehearsing it six times? OK...by Anna BorgesBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. Calling someone up without giving yourself a 15 minute pep talk first. Michaeljung / Getty Images That's not a thing. 2. Enjoying surprise parties. NBC / Via Netflix Fucking monsters. 3. Having a question and just...asking it. NBC / Via quotesgram.com SO BRAZEN. 4. Wanting to be friends with someone and actually acting on it. Warner Bros. / Via weheartit.com Um??? No??? Obviously the only way to make new friends is to pine from afar and hope they approach you. 5. Going to parties without clinging to your friend's side the whole time. anxietycat.tumblr.com community.imgur.com And then not freaking out if they leave you alone. SOUNDS FAKE, BUT OK. 6. Going straight to bed without first going over all your social failings from the day. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Disney / Via a-brit-in-wonderland.tumblr.com You mean you just... sleep? JUST LIKE THAT? 7. And then sleeping straight through the night, undisturbed by the ghosts of fuck-ups past. Nickelodeon / Via Twitter: @slingingtweets 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. BuzzFeed / Via buzzfeed.com 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? 9. And on that note, taking “you’re always invited” at face value. memegenerator.net Who does that?! Unless you're invited directly every single time, you're not actually invited! Right??? 10. Partying without wallowing in shame the next day at your attempts to be a normal social human. Twitter: @CrapTaxidermy You talked. To people. Without planning what you were going to say. Why are you not more mortified? 11. Trusting that your friends don't secretly hate you. Monkeybusinessimages / Getty Images / Via thinkstockphotos.com You mean some people don't constantly question all their human relationships? 12. Making plans and then actually going. Disney / Via imgur.com UM K, but what about the integral step of canceling them at the last minute because even if you really want to go, you can't? 13. Posting selfies without first having an hour-long debate with yourself. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF E! / Via chantellsdollhouse.tumblr.com And then eventually deleting it after you decide that people definitely won't care, BECAUSE WHY WOULD THEY? 14. Seeing vague tweets and wondering who it's about, because it's obvs not about you, lol. Tweetbot / BuzzFeed / Via buzzfeed.com What world do you live in? Of course it's about you!!! 15. Starting conversations without mentally rehearsing your opening line. Wavebreakmedia Ltd / Getty Images / Via thinkstockphotos.com What the fuck??? 16. Going to crowded places without expecting certain death by heart attack. cheezburger.com reddit.com 17. Speaking up in a meeting or class when you have something to say. Warner Bros. / Via fansshare.com WHAT KIND OF WITCHCRAFT. 18. Making a mistake without going over it for the next hour. buzzfeed.com Yeah OK sure ~embrace mistakes~, but consider instead: self-loathing. 19. Walking away from any social interaction without immediately thinking, "I have failed." youtube.com WHAT A NICE ALTERNATE UNIVERSE YOU ALL SEEM TO LIVE IN.