anxious, and even now, I find the memories of awkward social interactions and immense loneliness painful to look back on. I desperately wish it could have been different, but I have accepted now to a certain extent that this is who I am, and that I’m not alone.Despite still suffering with severe social anxiety, I had been thriving at uni.
I could reinvent myself there.I am now a second-year student at university in Wales. Despite still suffering with severe social anxiety I had been thriving at uni.
It was almost as if I could reinvent myself there; nobody had to know I was the girl who had no friends at Sixth Form and couldn’t even speak in class.Sadly, this came to an end when the UK went into lockdown last March.Read more on mind.org.uk