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Can You Represent Your Anxiety Visually?

Hopefully your vulnerability will help others.

Do you have an anxiety disorder (generalized anxiety disorder, social anxiety, panic disorder, etc.)?

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Those are just to name a few. We want to hear from people with *all* anxiety disorders.

Is there a way you feel like you could visually express your anxiety?

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Like, maybe you could draw some sort of representation of how it makes you feel?

Maybe your anxiety affects your everyday life in a visible way, so you could take a picture of your super clean room (or super messy one).

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Maybe you bite your nails really badly.

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Perhaps you have to go to the doctor because you have stomach issues as a side effect of your anxiety.

Or maybe your OCD caused you to hold onto an ex's shirt for years, although you were too afraid to ever wear it.

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(This is my VERY specific and blatantly personal example. I have GAD and OCD.)

So if you have an anxiety disorder, do you think you could draw a picture or take a picture of something that you feel represents your anxiety? Hopefully your vulnerability will help someone else.

If so, please submit your visual representations in the dropbox below for a chance to be featured on BuzzFeed Community!