How to Support a Friend or Partner with Social Anxiety

Do any of your loved ones have social anxiety?

Social anxiety disorder is an anxiety disorder in which someone has excessive fear of social situations. It’s a draining burden to carry, and having support from someone like you can help your loved one a lot.

Here’s Celia Edell with information on what social anxiety is, how to talk to your loved one about what they need, and several great suggestions on where to start in giving support.

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The Editors at Everyday Feminism



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Celia Edell is a Contributing Vlogger for Everyday Feminism, a freelance writer, and feminist philosopher. She holds a B.A. in philosophy from University of Western Ontario and is currently doing her masters degree in philosophy at University of Sheffield in England. Her interests include critical race theory, mental health awareness, and bad made-for-TV movies. She tweets and blogs under the name @ceedling