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post #3 of (permalink) Old 05-25-2010, 12:43 PM Thread Starter
TheVigil1
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Originally Posted by rubyruby View Post
what did you do?
I assume you mean "what did I do to get better."

I think what has helped me the most was finding a community of people who I could trust and who accepted me for who I am. My SA was much worse before I became a Unitarian Universalist. After joining such a welcoming community, I felt much more comfortable being myself, which helped me feel comfortable in other settings.

Also what has helped was making a list of things I didn't like about my personality or the way I handled social situations and finding ways to get over each one by one. This was the part that took a long time, but it was very worth it! I felt so much better each time I crossed something off the list.

Feel free to message me if you would like to know more. I'm happy to help in whatever way I can.

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