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social anxiety?

Anyone else get social anxiety in big groups?  I have always been an anxious person in general but i have always Been able to manage it and show up to group events.  I have noticed now though the farther along i get the more anxious i get and the more i get the overwhelming urge to bolt from events.  Its getting bad too.  Any one else or any ideas?
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Anyone?
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I'm the same way, always have been. Drinking was kind of my solution to "warm up" in large crowds. I also used smoking to ease the anxiety since you'd have to leave the group to go have a cigarette. But now that I'm pregnant, there's really no escape. The bigger I get, the more nervous I am to be in a large group. It just exhausts me, I can't really explain it. So personally, I've just avoided going out for the most part lol. I rarely ever see any of my friends now unless it's for one on one interactions. I wouldn't suggest doing it my way, but there's nothing wrong with taking a break from the outside world!
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I feel like my anxiety has been worse since becoming pregnant. Usually I can manage but lately I am a big hormonal crying mess! Everything seems to upset me ans talking about Christmas and family parties makes me super anxious! Try taking some deep breaths and thinking positive even though it's impossible when you feel anxious. :) your not alone
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Yeah the family xmas parties are really getting to me. We had 3 this past weekend and it seems like all i could focus on was getting outta there as soon as i could. The second one yesterday i faked like i was really uncomfortable to get outta there cause i couldn't do it anymore. I felt terrible but i needed to go before i freaked out lol. Glad i am not alone. It was never this bad before i got pregnant
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I'm hoping after pregnancy that things will go back to normal for us both, I think it could be because of the extra hormones.
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I've never really had too .ugh of a problem with social anxiety u til I became pregnant. Now I can't stand being in large groups of people, I get anxiety and aggravated very easily. My husband was planning to throw me a surprise 30th bday party this wknd, and when I found out about it I made him cancel! I'd rather a nice quiet dinner with maybe just us and a cpl friends. It ***** cause I always wanted a surprise party lol and now I have zero desire for anything to do with it!
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