For a Long Time During College, I Kept My Social Anxiety a Secret — and I Wish I Hadn’t

In college, some people excel at taking exams. Others masterfully balance a class schedule with extracurriculars like team sports or chorus. Me? I was really good at coming up with excuses so I could avoid social situations at all costs. Unfortunately, unlike water polo or a 4.0 GPA, this wasn’t a skill I could boast about on my résumé. It was simply a consequence of having social anxiety. From Popsugar.

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