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Those who are taught by their life circumstances that they will continue to be terrorized despite their efforts to overcome adversity might give in to a sense of powerlessness instead. This is a phenomenon known as “learned helplessness.”
I once saw a therapist who said my tattoos are an ugly way of trying to make myself special, and that they remind him of the iron stamps put on cows. While I was about to burst into tears, I stood up, kept myself composed, told him he’s an embarrassment to his profession and elegantly left.
Social anxiety and other anxiety related disorders are fairly common to hear about these days, and it’s not strange if you think about the fact that today you can pretty much live with the least amount of face-to-face interaction possible, it’s far from ideal, but it is possible.