Dealing with Social Anxiety Post-Pandemic
The Lisa Show
Date night ideas for Busy Couples and Dealing with Anxiety Post-Pandemic
Episode: Date night ideas for Busy Couples and Dealing with Anxiety Post-Pandemic
- Jul 29, 2021 2:00 pm
- 12:13 mins
The quarantine hit all of us in different ways, and we missed being able to go out, travel, and see our friends. But after that social starvation we all faced, as society reopens some people are experiencing newfound social anxiety, or even worse cases of it than they had before. “In fact, a 2021 study of 240 U.S. adults found that social anxiety symptoms significantly increased during the COVID shutdowns.” and instead of being able to face those fears, we were advised to stay far apart from other people. While the health benefits were important, that kind of behavior also reinforces social anxiety, and many are wondering if they’ll be able to survive in a world that is returning to normalcy.