But if you ask anyone that has social anxiety what their biggest regret is, it's that it's hard to date and find relationships. Remember that you are a good and important person. Of course, the final tip is just to go out there and have experiences — whether they have to do with social anxiety dating or not. Everyone I know is getting married or pregnant, meanwhile all I am doing is buying extra iCloud storage so I can take more photos of my dog. Think about what you're doing or what you're eating and how you feel in the moment. We want to hear your story.
But if you ask anyone that has social anxiety what their biggest regret is, it's that it's hard to date and find relationships.
How To Date If You Have Social Anxiety
Journal of Abnormal Psychology. But these places provide excess stress that is hard for someone to mentally overcome. All of the negative comments and harsh words spoken to me became my inner dialogue, which was already pretty negative because of my eating disorder. One of the best ways to meet potential romantic partners is to join a service organization or spend time volunteering. If your social anxiety is strong enough that it causes panic attacks, one of the best things you can do — and one of the hardest, of course — is to keep going at the social event even if you get a panic attack. For example, there are several places online to find hiking groups, and hiking groups are generally 4 to 5 people at most.