Tag: anxiety

Shy All My Life: Will It Just Go Away?

Published: September 4, 2021 | By | 12 Replies Continue Reading
Shy All My Life: Will It Just Go Away?

A young woman writes “I’ve been shy all my life.” She wonders whether those feelings will ever go away on their own.

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My Friend Has Mental Health Problems: How Can I Help Her?

Published: October 12, 2020 | Last Updated: October 12, 2020 By | 3 Replies Continue Reading
My Friend Has Mental Health Problems: How Can I Help Her?

When a friend has mental health problems it can be hard to know how to help, especially during the pandemic.

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How to keep friends when you have a mental disorder

Published: December 31, 2016 | Last Updated: February 10, 2017 By | 5 Replies Continue Reading

A young woman with a mental disorder worries about alienating her friends.

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Generalized anxiety disorder and problems making friends

Published: April 24, 2016 | By | 3 Replies Continue Reading

A mom worries that symptoms of a generalized anxiety disorder are hindering her daughter’s relationships.

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In the Media – Attending a wedding without a plus one (Brides)

Published: April 6, 2016 | Last Updated: April 7, 2016 By | Reply Continue Reading
In the Media – Attending a wedding without a plus one (Brides)

If you’re shy, attending a wedding without a “plus one” can be daunting.

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My friend needs more than I can give her

Published: December 18, 2015 | By | 18 Replies Continue Reading

What do you do when an anxious friend needs more of you than you can handle?

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Teen with anxiety issues feels frustrated by her best friend

Published: November 25, 2015 | By | Reply Continue Reading

Anxiety issues can challenge friendships, even close ones.

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Insecure about my relationship with my best friend

Published: April 26, 2015 | By | 6 Replies Continue Reading

A college student feels insecure about her friendship and wonders whether she is a “toxic” friend.

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My nine-year-old son prefers to play with girls

Published: September 29, 2013 | Last Updated: September 29, 2013 By | 8 Replies Continue Reading

When kids limit their friendships, it may be a mix of personality and anxiety.

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A teen worries she’s a burden to friends

Published: August 3, 2013 | Last Updated: August 3, 2013 By | 9 Replies Continue Reading

When a young person feels like a burden to friends, it can be one sign of depression.

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