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I find that I experience difficulty with connecting / socialising with others as I don't express my emotions well at all and spend most of my time in my head as opposed to my body / heart. Does this make sense to anyone? Can you relate?
 

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I have the same difficulty expressing emotions. For example, if I do something I should be proud of I don't get very excited or happy like most people probably would. There are a couple of people I do feel more comfortable around though and I'm able to express more emotion with them.
 

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Even if something makes me angry, I fake being ok with it. I'm a people pleaser up to a certain threshold. Once the threshold is reached I can no longer fake anything and I will scream or cry or be mad at whoever is annoying me.

In most cases, however, it's very difficult for me to reach that threshold, so I'm often happy and quiet.
 

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I've never been very good at expressing emotion. My face is blank most of the time and I'm very calm and laid back in general so even if I was excited you probably wouldn't be able to tell.
 

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I can relate as far as emotions go (expressing them, anyway), and I'm not really sure how to change. It may have been a coping mechanism for you to deal with various situations especially if you grew up in an environment where expressing emotion was not allowed or discouraged.
 

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When you say you don't express emotions well does that mean you don't show your emotions to other people and try to dumb them down or you don't really feel the emotion connected to the situation therefore you just don't know how to express it? If you don't experience the emotion in any given situation you will not be able to express the thing you know you should be feeling.

I am able to express my feelings outwardly but I just don't really feel the emotion in my body/mind as much I believe I should be feeling it. It's more like I just know I should be feeling this or that feeling without really feeling the feeling. I also just often hide my feelings because I feel sa in showing them. If I'm happy about something I'll just pretend not to be.
 
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