24 Relationship Problems That Are Too Real For People WIth Anxiety
If they don't text back, they are legit dead.
Choosing the restaurant for a date is literally torture.
And let's not even start with what happens when you have to choose your own dish.
Sometimes you just can't deal when they're not bothered by something that stresses you out.
But more often, you're really relieved you have them to lean on.
You rely on them to do double checks on things you're SURE you've forgotten.
If you can't reach them, you're pretty certain they're dead AND the house has burned down.
You're constantly surprising your partner with impromptu anxiety attacks.
And you spend a lot of time apologising for being so sensitive and anxious.
You're never sure if you want them to leave you alone when you're feeling stressed...
Or dedicate every shred of their energy to distracting you from the funk you're in.
Being ~intimate~ can sometimes be a challenge.
And let's face it, sex is kind of stressful for everyone so it's like TENFOLD for you.
One of the most romantic things your partner can do is assure you that your jokes are funny.
And that you're NOT the scum of the earth in general.
Strike that, the most wonderful thing they can do for you is tell you a plan. In advance. And stick to it.
You really appreciate when they try to motivate and help you.
But sometimes their attempt to help is just TOO DAMN STRESSFUL.
Because when you're having an anxious moment, even their best advice is pretty useless.
Mostly you just want them to say "This completely sucks for you and I'm sorry."
You sometimes feel guilty because you need a lot from them.
But you also know that you don't want a partner who won't help you get through your shit.
The fact that they're willing to try to sleep next to a person whose brain is incapable of going to sleep when it should says a lot about how amazing they are.
And you love them for that.
Because their support and patience is more meaningful than you can possibly tell them.
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