Originally Posted by Skyseternalangel
You know.. maybe it's normal. Cause there cannot be this many people with "anxiety" issues.. we just care. Granted it may be more than we should.. but better than not at all!
I agree. I think there are a lot of people who have anxiety about things and are sensitive. However, most people find a way to handle it or move through it. But of you are at a point where you are looking for help online, then to me that is a first sign that maybe it is not just a normal "worrying" issue and getting some help would be a good idea.
I was a very worrisome child. I worried I was not good enough. I worried what people thought of me. I know a lot of people are like that, but many learn to move past it. For those who don't, they can end up compounding that issue over time. I never worked it out or sought help. Now I am a 35 yo mother of 2 whose anxieties I had when I was 15 are not just still there but 20 years more are added to it. A few months ago I ended up in the ER because of it.
I think you are right, many many people have this problem and it is completely normal. But it's ones ability to deal (or not deal) with it that is the issue.