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Is it even possible to find a partner irl if you have social anxiety?

I feel like even the most unattractive people can find someone, however if you have anxiety and low self-esteem you're pretty much fvcked and should give up...
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You would have a better chance if you could get a handle on your condition first. There are lots of tools for that. Don’t forget that social anxiety was not a listed condition until drug companies invented the phrase.
I can tell you this......there are those that might love to meet someone who is socially dysfunctional. Be that because of looks or whatever--people do "try" to meet those that fit into that category. The problem is--the socially dysfunctional are their own worst enemy. They cry "so lonely"---yet if someone says even "hi" to a person like yourself---they get ignored...blocked...you name it. If the socially dysfunctional are lonely----99.999% of the time--they are causing that to happen to themselves.
PlumBerries · 26-30, F
[c=#7700B2]i have really bad social anxiety, very low self esteem and chronic depression. Yet I don't seem to have the problem of not being in relationships.

Things will work out for you, try not to stress over it and try not closing yourself off from others as much[/c]
Primnproper · 51-55, F
Yes my husband has really bad social anxiety and depression but we met on ep 5 years ago..we dated and he's a remarkable person, I moved in with him in 2015 and we married last year..
somethingIsuppose · 31-35, F
I have social anxiety and not that I would recommend this but I met my love at mutual friends bonfire and I never would've approached her if it wasn't for good old fashioned liquid courage
Scroll · 22-25, F
My boyfriend has social anxiety; that’s why I made the first moves for him.

I would say it makes it a lot more difficult because you get closer to less people in the long run. Its all just luck.
MissingLabel · 22-25, M
That's what online dating is for.

 
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