Anxiety, Mental Health

Suffering Anxiety in Silence

I’ve suffered from anxiety since I was a child, although I didn’t get diagnosed until my late-30s. The often visceral symptoms of anxiety are hard enough for an adult to describe, let alone a child. The episodes I had as a child were scary, and while I tried to explain what was happening to my parents, they simply didn’t know enough back then to help me. And so, I began to suffer my anxiety in silence. Continue reading on HealthyPlace.com.

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4 thoughts on “Suffering Anxiety in Silence”

  1. Thanks for sharing your real-life experiences. It is so relatable and may be helpful to others.

  2. Your story is very similar to mine. I kept my mental illness a secret for many many years. Opening up and talking about it was one of the best decisions I made. Wonderful post

    1. Thank you for sharing your circumstance. I’m sure there are so many people surviving their mental illness in silence. If my post helps even one person, I’m glad. Thanks for taking the time to comment.

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