Tag: anxiety

No Friends in High School: Feeling Anxious

Published: March 4, 2023 | Last Updated: March 4, 2023 By | Reply Continue Reading
No Friends in High School: Feeling Anxious

When a student is worrying about having no friends in high school, going to school each day can feel like a struggle.

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My Daughter Feels Like An Outcast At School: What Should I Do?

Published: January 22, 2022 | Last Updated: January 28, 2022 By | 79 Replies Continue Reading
My Daughter Feels Like An Outcast At School: What Should I Do?

The effects of bullying and being treated like an outcast can be long-lasting. A mom wonders how she can help. 

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Shy All My Life: Will It Just Go Away?

Published: September 4, 2021 | By | 13 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: May 21, 2024 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 | Last Updated: November 29, 2023 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 | Last Updated: February 19, 2023 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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