Social anxiety forum dating
Someone with anxiety can react to relationship stress with a fight-or-flight response, as if the stress were a physical attack.
Sometimes it can feel like the anxiety is a third person in the relationship, someone who wriggles in between you and your partner. No one prepared you for this, and you can’t choose who you fall for.
To address this anxiety, he decides it’s a good idea to ghost on you for a while.
This forces you to be the first one to communicate.
OK, this is somewhat of a rant, but I've notice that there are people in this forum who have somehow managed to date, get married, etc....
I don't know how the hell you all pull that one off !Learning some basic facts about anxiety will help you better understand and support your partner. They are a normal part of being in a relationship, especially a new one.