Hi, I am a 28 year old male and I think I may have anxiety issues. Any time I am out in public, work, or even driving in my car in slow traffic, I don't feel like myself. I feel like everyone is constantly judging me, because in my head I don't feel like im right, and Im paranoid that others notice this. My motor skills seem to degrade, I feel like my brain is floating and tingling, I may get random minor twitches on my body, I feel like visually and mentally I cannot focus, and I just generally feel weak. Any time that I am anywhere, except inside my own apartment (by myself or with my girlfriend), I am most likely feeling this way - though some days are better/worse than others. Small things seem to factor in, such as what im wearing (If Its my favorite clothes, I might be more confident and have a better day.. lol). Caffeine helps temporarily, but even with that I feel like others notice that I am tweaking, and are judging me for that even. I never show anger to other people, but inside I tend to resent people and get depressed for no reason at all. I have a high stress job on a fast paced assembly line.. so I gotta keep up with the pace which I cannot control, and cannot stop until a 10min break every 2hrs (but bear in mind, I have had these problems long before taking this job, probably since I was in middle school). Im not sure why I am posting this, maybe to get some closure to my problem, maybe just to vent and let it out, but thanks for reading my story! Does anybody else feel like this?View Thread
Hey and thanks for the reply. Yep, it doesn't matter if its a stranger in walmart, or even a close friend at work on the next station over, if I hear somebody laugh and I don't know what is going on, I automatically assumpe that its about me for some reason.View Thread
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