dating with social anxiety?

I've been talking to this guy I met through a dating site for like over a month now, and I've been putting off meeting him because of my social anxiety. I was meant to meet him today and came up with some rubbish excuse about having to go into uni to sort stuff out. I do like him, and we text like all day everyday so I feel like I'd get alone with him and everything, but I just can't seem to get over the fear of meeting him in person. I don't want him to get bored of waiting around for me, or think i'm putting him off because I don't like him, and he seemed kind of annoyed when I cancelled today because I only told him like 30 minutes before we were meant to meet. Just wondering if anyone has been in a similar situation, or how to stop worrying about this kind of stuff and deal with it better? thanks guys!

Skip

Featured Content

Anxiety affects us all

Come and join our community. Get advice and support on thousands of topics around anxiety.

Take a look!

Featured by HealthUnlocked

2 Replies

oldestnewest
  • I'm in the same boat. I'm talking to guy at the moment and we get on so well. I told him all my issues first I was very open with him as he was open with me. Just be open with him. Then hold your breath and do it!! That's what I do. Take the drive over to calm your self and syc your self up. Good luck, hope you meet him soon x

  • Hiya, I would say let him know you have anxiety, otherwise he might think you're not bothered about meeting him. :) People appreciate honesty and often are honest in return. Good luck, take care of yourself. X

You may also like...