In this poem "When Strangers Dictate Your Calm", the author helps us to understand the mental turmoil and tension of social anxiety disorder.
"Count to ten.
You’ll be alright.
Everything will be alright.
You’ll have fun.
Remind yourself how much you need this.
How long it’s been since you’ve forced yourself out of the comfort of your room.
How many calls you’ve ignored.
How many invitations you’ve declined.
Today will be better..."
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