back to top
Health

21 Truths Anyone Who's A Socially Anxious Extrovert Will Understand

Wanting to be around people and freaking out about it is definitely a thing.

Posted on

1. First things first, extroversion typically means that you draw your energy from being around other people.

instagram.com

2. Social anxiety is characterized by emotional distress or uneasiness about social interaction.

instagram.com
Advertisement

5. But your brain starts overthinking it and gets paranoid so you avoid it altogether.

And you're left with more thoughts.

6. Every weekend night you stress about wanting to go out and not wanting to socialize.

BBC One

But staying at home is the equivalent of flushing your brain down the toilet. You feel sad, bored, and just mentally drained.

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement

20. Embodying both sides of the social spectrum makes it harder to explain to others how you feel.

Because "YES, I LIKE PEOPLE: YES, THEY ALSO TERRIFY ME SOMETIMES TOO" makes them go, "huh?"

21. But wherever you are with reducing your worries, know that your feelings are valid. ❤️

instagram.com

It's about overcoming your own mental battles and finding the support you need.