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post #4 of (permalink) Old 11-30-2009, 04:10 PM
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Originally Posted by nubly View Post
Fully recovered? Not me. However I have no problems talking on the phone now, no problems meeting and talking with new people. no problems coming up to the opposite sex, no problems at job interviews. The only problems I have are public speaking and speaking with authority figures. I have gone through therapy and been on meds but did not stick with either of them for more than two weeks. It was mainly exposure that helped me out.
I'm pretty much the same as you, but I have never had any therepy or medications. So I would say it is possible, you just have to work at it, it's not easy, i will tell you that. But if you make the effort you will be rewarded.
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