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Social Anxiety Introvert Or Shy

Social Anxiety? Introvert? Or Shy?
Me – Considered personality traits

Social Anxiety

• Social situations cause fear, avoidance, and anxiety.
• Fear of being judged, humiliated, or embarrassed
• High levels of stress in social situations.
• Interferes in daily life and affects the quality of life.
• Sensory overload from Crowds of people.
• Discomfort in new social situations.

Introvert

• Social energy is limited.
• Deep conversations are better than small talk.
• Prefers one-on-one time or smaller gatherings.
• Recharges from being alone
• Sensory overload from Crowds of people.

Shy

• A reaction to new places or experiences.
• Feels awkward in social situations.
• Takes a while to open up and feel comfortable
• Uneasy around new people
• Discomfort in new social situations.