I recently tried again to do some volunteering, but I'm being hesitant about alot of things because of my anxiety, and it's affecting how I get along with people.
The volunteer coordinator commented I could 'loosen up', for example. At least one person is blowing me off and not greeting me.
I feel like if things would straighten out and get better, they would have. I've done this for a little bit already.
I don't want to go through feeling like I'm annoying people everytime I go and I don't want to bog them down if they could have someone more confident and better.
It's still pretty early on and they usually find other volunteers if some drops out.
Should I bow out as gracefully as possible, or suck things up and keep going?
I joined this board sons ago but rarely post. I have bipolar disorder and borderline personality disorder as well as anxiety. I usually stay on the bipolar board as it is more active but of late has been rather dead. So I came back here to be supportive and maybe get support. I just finished a two and a half week nurse aide training program and battled very high anxiety but am proud to say I...
I was born and raised in NY as my husband was. We both moved away from home for various reasons (college, work) in our early 20’s. We ended up moving permanently to Nashville, TN in 2007. In 2015, I was able to convince my parents (which was very difficult) to move closer to us because I am close with my mom and I had 2 kids they wanted to live near.My husband, out of the blue, was called by a...