What Anxiety Really Feels like ...

By Heather

What Anxiety  Really Feels like ...

Anxiety isn't something to mess with, it's a real feeling, a real emotion and something that be really hard to describe. I have a bit of social anxiety and trying to explain that to people is hard, especially if they don't understand exactly what I go through on a day-to-day basis. If you have anxiety, it's okay! Below, are some of the best ways to describe what you go through.

Table of contents:

  1. the constant worry
  2. i'm fine …
  3. you dwell … on everything
  4. constant apologizing
  5. you pretend a lot
  6. your thoughts constantly:
  7. we do, keep it inside
  8. what people constantly say:
  9. it comes and goes …
  10. you want to just sleep
  11. or overwhelmed or that feeling in the pit of your stomach
  12. you cancel plans a lot but it isn't your fault
  13. if you make a mistake …
  14. no one really knows about your anxiety
  15. you'd do anything to feel different
  16. sometimes, everything sucks
  17. you feel crazy
  18. you fear relationships big-time
  19. you never know if your feelings are real
  20. every day
  21. you don't like to talk about it a lot …
  22. ...but people want you to
  23. it's okay to have a meltdown
  24. your bestie will help you through it
  25. you feel out of control
  26. you do make progress every single day though

1 The Constant Worry

The Constant Worry

2 I'm Fine …

I'm Fine …

3 You Dwell … on Everything

You Dwell … on Everything

4 Constant Apologizing

Constant Apologizing

5 You Pretend a Lot

You Pretend a Lot

6 Your Thoughts Constantly:

Your Thoughts Constantly:

7 We do, Keep It inside

We do, Keep It inside

8 What People Constantly Say:

What People Constantly Say:

9 It Comes and Goes …

It Comes and Goes …

10 You Want to Just Sleep

You Want to Just Sleep

11 Or Overwhelmed or That Feeling in the Pit of Your Stomach

Or Overwhelmed or That Feeling in the Pit of Your Stomach

12 You Cancel Plans a Lot but It Isn't Your Fault

You Cancel Plans a Lot but It Isn't Your Fault

13 If You Make a Mistake …

If You Make a Mistake …

14 No One Really Knows about Your Anxiety

No One Really Knows about Your Anxiety

15 You'd do Anything to Feel Different

You'd do Anything to Feel Different

16 Sometimes, Everything Sucks

Sometimes, Everything Sucks

17 You Feel Crazy

You Feel Crazy

18 You Fear Relationships Big-time

You Fear Relationships Big-time

19 You Never Know if Your Feelings Are Real

You Never Know if Your Feelings Are Real

20 Every Day

Every Day

21 You Don't like to Talk about It a Lot …

You Don't like to Talk about It a Lot …

22 ...but People Want You to

...but People Want You to

23 It's Okay to Have a Meltdown

It's Okay to Have a Meltdown

24 Your Bestie Will Help You through It

Your Bestie Will Help You through It

25 You Feel out of Control

You Feel out of Control

26 You do Make Progress Every Single Day Though

You do Make Progress Every Single Day Though

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