Social anxiety disorder is associated with an intense fear of social interactions that can even inhibit personal relationships and work. SAD is more than just being shy or nervous, it is a deep-rooted anxiety that may even keep people at home to avoid interacting with others. People experiencing this type of anxiety should reach out for help - with medications and/or therapy the condition can be controlled.
It’s hard to stand up for yourself, especially when you have anxiety. You might know what you want, how you want it and know when other people are taking advantage of you. Even so, you find it easier to stay silent than to speak up. You prefer to “not rock the boat.” You don’t want to disappoint others and don’t want…