Social anxiety affects millions of Americans. Today I’m going to talk about how it may be affecting commitment, as well as how it’s affected by social media. When you get a FaceBook invitation or a “save the date” notice, do you automatically say, “It’s too much to think about,” or, “I don’t know who else is going,” or even, “I may not feel like it that day.” Then you may be struggling with anxiety and commitment phobia. I’ll offer some questions whose answers will hopefully lead you to confronting whatever your fears are, and working with them rationally.
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