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  1. INTP Forum - The Thinkers
    I think my Fe is unhealthy. (or it's just my social anxiety) Recently (past couple/few months) I've become more and more concerned of what other people think about me. I constantly feel like I need to please them and apologize if I've ever done or said something wrong. Also I think I'm hanging...
  2. INFJ Forum - The Protectors
    Hey dear INFJs! I guess I am not the first on with that topic here, but this needs to get out of my head. Well, I am pretty much alone (which is no problem I can manage my day with that, it´s totally okay), but I would consider myself as lonely. Before I want to mention, that loneliness has so...
  3. What's my personality type?
    I'm 17 and I've always typed as an INTP(once very close to ENTP though, 40-something%). However, I think I could be an ENTP, and struggling with social anxiety and bad social skills. I love talking to new people, even if we don't have much in common I still like it, because I'm curious to hear...
  4. INTP Forum - The Thinkers
    I'm rather socially awkward in general and socially anxious and I feel quite stupid in social situations. I think it's because I can't express myself properly or that I seem shallow and dull to others since I don't speak up easily and have nothing much to say or add or have an opinion on the...
  5. Advice Center
    Almost as long as I can remember I've struggled with not being able to take it easy in social situations. Was it face-to-face or even just a skype conversation, with a friend or a stranger, with many people or just one-on-one. I tend to not properly think through what I'm saying and tend to...
  6. INFP Forum - The Idealists
    At my school and work I always have this feeling that people don't like me but are being polite when they're around me. It's very frustrating because I know I have some level of social anxiety so maybe I'm just paranoid but I am quiet and a lot of people are put off by that. Half of the time I...
  7. ENFP Forum - The Inspirers
    Alright, so it all began when I started taking Accutane. (a semi-permanent drug for acne where one of the side-effect's happen to be depression) That was the beginning of summer. After getting off the pill, instead of being depressed, I developed a pretty bad case of social-anxiety. This btw...
  8. INFP Forum - The Idealists
    how do i go about making new friends? I live in a city where the only person i know is my partner, and i feel like i rely way too much on him socially. its putting a bit of strain on the relationship. I don't really know where to start, i have a lot of social anxiety, and i grew up isolated so...
  9. INFP Forum - The Idealists
    I saw a picture that said this, and it got me thinking that maybe it's true in my case. I was very outgoing and far from shy when I was younger. I was that kid whose desk was always in the front of the room so they wouldn't disrupt the class. My introverted-ness and big time social anxiety...
  10. INFP Forum - The Idealists
    Hello, I just want to share my story. Maybe you can give me some advice or just support. I'm an INFP and I also have mild social anxiety problem. I am overaly happy with my life. I'm very optimistic, but I love melancholy. I don't want to write complete INFP characteristic :-) That is not the...
  11. INFP Forum - The Idealists
    Hello everyone. Now I have been stressing out a lot at school and I mean really stressing out. Now you probably have seen me on this forum before asking about my type but now I kind have figured that out. Though now my problem is now at school as it just has started. I am in my last year of High...
  12. INTP Forum - The Thinkers
    I've always seemed much younger than my true age (petite, young face, small voice, etc). Because of this, growing up I constantly was treated as if I were far less intelligent than I was. My logical quips, insistence on accuracy, and satirical humor were looked on either as something cute and...
  13. ISFJ Forum - The Nurturers
    I've just started learning about MBTI types etc. so still a huge noob, but hoping to learn from all you experts. Also hoping to maybe take advantage of your knowledge instead of having to figure it all out by myself. ;) So, I was reading about ISFJs and how they can have trouble making a...
  14. INFP Forum - The Idealists
    Whether you are INFP or another type, I need your help and insight. I've just been through my 5th therapy session, and suddenly it went wrong. I am shy, anxious or fearful-avoidant attachment, sensitive (HSP), and have recently been having increased depression, social anxiety, and suicidal...
  15. General Psychology
    Whether you are INFP or another type, I need your help and insight. I've just been through my 5th therapy session, and it's suddenly gone all wrong. I am shy, anxious or fearful-avoidant attachment, sensitive (HSP), and have recently been having increased depression, social anxiety, and...
  16. INFJ Forum - The Protectors
    I've fallen into a trap I believe many INFJ's can likely relate to. I love the city I live in, but when my year long relationship ended recently, I realized that I don't know anyone here except men who I used to date before I met my long term boyfriend. Suddenly, my awkward social skills and...
  17. INTP Forum - The Thinkers
    Hey there, So at the moment I'm currently writing a speech based on 'Pre-Raphaelite poetry' (wow so interesting) for my advanced English class, and came across the thought that public speaking should most certainly not be a forced event in schools. Why is it that kids are forced to stand in...
  18. INFJ Forum - The Protectors
    I guess I'll just dive right into the issue, for the past 7 years I have been struggling to get over extreme emotional abuse that I have suffered from my immediate support group turning against me. In high school I had been in a Ni-Ti loop that lasted 4 years until 2008 when the abuse began. I...
  19. INFP Forum - The Idealists
    Shyness. How do you overcome it? So I'm going to college in BYU-Hawaii and I have no close friends. I've always admired Japanese culture and I wanted to get into the Japanese club this year but, it's been hard. I feel awkward if I even get near a gathering of people I don't know, especially...
  20. INFP Forum - The Idealists
    Hi! I was wondering if some fellow INFPs could give me advice on making friends. As an INFP I'm already quite shy and on top of that I believe I suffer from Social Anxiety Disorder, which makes me very nervous when talking to other people. There are a lot of people who are my acquaintances that...
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