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Living with social anxiety is difficult in many ways. There’s a voice in the back of your mind telling you that you aren’t good enough, and it can be so hard to silence. It’s hard enough to make friends, and when you throw dating and relationships into the mix, it can feel nearly impossible.

Here are some real, honest, and raw confessions about what dating is really like when you have social anxiety. Courtesy of Whisper.

Just know that no matter how tough it is out there, you’re not dating with social anxiety alone!