Labels are fine for understanding symptoms and causes for your anxiety disorder but please don’t compare yourself to anyone else. Everyone is different. There are different types of anxiety but the main difference is the cause. The way it manifests itself is really individual.
Something causes you to feel scared and threatened. It injures the part of your brain that can differentiate potential levels of threat. Some people feel unsafe almost constantly and can’t shake it.
Some people are triggered by some kind of stimuli like a sound, a smell, a song, a place, a type of behavior (for example I will begin to go into a traumatic state if someone raises their voice yelling at me or what I perceive is yelling at me) The change in the tone of voice , to me, is the beginning of a threat to follow.
You are a unique person. You feel…
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