Anxiety: These Dark Truth Quotes About Anxiety Are The Best Thing Since Kool-aid

AnxietyMany of us live with severe anxiety on a daily basis. When it hits us, it’s hard to put our thoughts and feelings into words. It’s difficult to explain to others what anxiety truly is. So here are my top 12 quotes that will help you understand yourself better:

(You may also want to read: Anxiety: The Ultimate Survival Guide For Dummies This wonderful guide covers everything from what anxiety is to what you can do for it. You won’t regret reading it.)

  1. “What I mean when I say, “I can’t do that” – Anxiety version:
    • I am unable to do that
    • I am too stressed out to do that
    • I cannot face humiliation of attempting to do that
    • My body will psychically not allow me to do that
    • I am on a verge of a panic attack
    • I cannot do that

What People Hear:

  • I am unwilling to do that
  • I am just shy
  • I am overreacting
  • I am lazy
  • I need to get more experience in social situation to help my anxiety
  • I need a push
  • I don’t want to do that”

By: Stablevertigo

  1. “Anxiety makes you sit there and overthink every single thing. At times it makes you think people in your life are leaving you. You begin to feel abandoned, and not worth anything because the most important person/people in your life don’t want you. So you push away for fear of being hurt. You push them away so they can’t discard you or leave you. When in reality, nobody was ever leaving. Anxiety this bad makes you leave the one you love. It sucks.” By: Unknown
  2. anxiety“Having anxiety in relationships… Is double checking messages to make sure you read them right. Getting jealous easily. Fear of not being annoying. Fear of being un-attached. Fear of being clingy. Worrying so much you lose sleep. Having nightmares of losing them. Needing a constant reminder that they love you and are going to stay. Tight hand holding. Cuddles. Personal Space. It’s not called being an over protecting girlfriend or boyfriend. It’s called having relationship anxiety.” By: Unknown
  3. “Anxiety attacks aren’t always hyperventilating and rocking back and forth. Anxiety attacks can take different forms, such as:
    • Unpredictable bouts of rage or irritability
    • Nit-pickiness (obsessive behavior, which may be a part of OCD), and even a hypersensivity to disarray, chaos, or any sort of change.
    • Fast-talking, stuttering, stumbling over words
    • Not talking at all
    • Sitting rigid, staring into space, almost seeming “zoned out”

Understanding the way our or other’s anxiety works can help to decease stigma and help to calm a person faster and get them out of that state. These are just a few, but it gives an idea of the range in which attacks can come.” By: Ugly-bread

  1. Anxiety“Having anxiety and depression is like being scared and tired at the same time. It’s the fear of failure, but no urge to be productive. It’s wanting friends, but hate socializing. It’s wanting to be alone, but not wanting to be lonely. It’s caring about nothing. It’s feeling everything at once then feeling paralyzingly numb.” By: Unknown
  2. “Growing up with anxiety: I literally notice the smallest of changes in how people treat me and I overthink into thinking everyone hates me.” By: Unknown
  3. “Anxiety: The feeling where you stay up at night, stare at your ceiling, ask yourself an infinite number of questions, then sit there and debate on whether or not you actually want to know the answer. The feeling where you wonder who truly cares about you and who is just using you; who is there for you and who is so desperately waiting for you to fail. The feeling where you feel like you’re not good enough; that you need to be this, this, and this to be successful and liked. You crave for the attention you know you can’t have. The feeling where you get frustrated because it’s physically impossible to be 100% happy. You want someone to vent to, but no on will understand you. The feeling where you question your value, your worth, your pride, yourself, everything… and you think. Over think. All night. All you’re left with, is you, yourself, and a very dark place.” By: Neal Houston
  4. Anxiety“Me: I have anxiety.

What most people think I have: I’m shy and can’t talk to people. I’m awkward.

What I actually mean: I have full blown panic attacks which include heart palpitations, breathing problems, shaking, sweating and constant fear that I’m going to die when faced with situations I find uncomfortable.” By: Dspressed

  1. “Does anyone else with anxiety get that thing where you just want everything to be quiet and when it’s not, you just get really agitated, and people’s voice just start driving you insane?” By: Meowmeow-beenz
  2. “I f*cking hate anxiety. It’s like having two people living in your head. One is logical and the other is paranoid and psycho.” By: Whisper
  3. Anxiety“What People think anxiety feels like:
  • Worrying about everything, all the time.

What anxiety feels like:

  • Sweating, a lot
  • Second-guessing yourself
  • Muscle tension
  • Trouble sleeping
  • Chest pain
  • Overthinking all the things
  • Increased heart rate
  • Your mind and body refusing to cooperate, no matter what you know is rational” By: Anna Borges
  1. “Living with anxiety is like being followed by a voice. It knows all your insecurities and uses them against you. It gets to the point when it’s the loudest voice in the room. The only one you can hear.” By: Healthy Place

Check out our latest video on anxiety:

13 Things People Don’t Realize You Do Because of Your Anxiety 

Does there quotes compare to you? Do you know other quotes about anxiety? Let me know in the comments below. (You may also want to read: Depression: These Dark Truth Quotes About Depression Are The Best Thing Since Sliced Bread)

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