6 Ways To Love Someone With Severe Anxiety

Another post published by one of my favorite sites Thought Catalog! Let me know what you think in the comments section 🙂

Thought Catalog

Millions of individuals struggle with excruciating anxiety on a daily basis. There are many official names for the varying forms of anxiety, but the bottom line is that no matter the type of “disorder” one is diagnosed with, it can become crippling. I’ve been diagnosed with Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Panic Disorder, and Social Anxiety for three years now. Throughout that time, I’ve learned a lot about how love can be affected by anxiety, and how this type of mental illness can impact relationships. If someone you know and care for is struggling with anxiety, here are some simple truths to remember as you try to love them well.

1. You can’t “fix” them

Anxiety is often based on disproportional thoughts, irrational fears phobias. Please here me when I say, it is not your job to fix someone with anxiety. There is nothing you can do or say that will magically…

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