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Old 08-14-2012, 05:46 AM   #1 (permalink)
 
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Anyone els has this? I really don't like shopping, all those people walking around, it makes me anxious and I want to get out of there asap.
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Old 08-14-2012, 05:53 AM   #2 (permalink)
 
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yep I hate going anywhere that crowded, I'm not as bad as I was but I'll still pretend to look at my phone or something if anyone glances at me.
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Kind of, I try not to go on the weekends to avoid a huge crowd.
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sometimes when im feeling anxious in the mall i listen to my ipod. it makes me feel safe.
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Going to the mall is like our portal to relax. kechara protection chakras will help you overcome all your fears.
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I hate shopping but im not anxious of people it just annoys me everyone being in my way

Go down there when its less busy and get used to going there, then when you feel comfortable go down there on a busier day and soon you will become used to it.

What is it exactly that makes you anxious, any certain things
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I hate shopping but im not anxious of people it just annoys me everyone being in my way

Go down there when its less busy and get used to going there, then when you feel comfortable go down there on a busier day and soon you will become used to it.

What is it exactly that makes you anxious, any certain things
I feel like people are looking at me, laughing at me behind my back. But I try to get rid of these thoughts and I'm learning to get a ''I dont give a ***** attidude''
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I hate the mall, too many people staring at you.
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The only thing that I don't like about the mall is those small clothing stores. I hate knowing that they're going to be watching me pick out clothes and they may even hover around me to try and get a sale. It doesn't help that usually it's a cute girl that works there.
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I hate malls. So many people, and I always feel like I'm on display.
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ino its simple for me to say, they aint looking at you but ive been there myself and it does still play on your mind.

Why do you think people would be staring or looking at you and laughing behind your back?

I used to think because i was a little overweight people would be staring, when i thought about it and realised that was my problem i lost weight and gained alot of confidence.


Keep thinking to yourself nobody is looking at you, there all busy and have things to do and they are not going to be staring at you. And so what if somebody did laugh to themselves when you walked away, do you really care what a **** cowardly person like that thinks of you? No you dont.
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I'm fine at the mall. Large places with lots of people makes me more secure since it's less likely people will be looking at you. On the other hand, I hate a library or any quiet place where awkwardness always seems to pervade every situation. Guess this explains why I love visiting NYC.
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i hate the mall theres just too many people walking around make my anxiety real bad
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Ya i don't like em when they are busy either. i dont make eye contact though.
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I get extremely anxious at the mall. That's why I avoid it at all costs. I usually just order my stuff online.
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I didn't go to the mall for a few months after I saw someone who I thought I knew who I had had a falling out with many years before working there-- but I managed to go back a few months later and I never saw him again.
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