What Therapy Taught Me – Social Interactions

My Upside Down Life

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For years I thought I didn’t like people; I have always struggled with Social Interactions and would panic whenever I knew a social event was coming up.

I developed social anxiety, it has ruled my life for years, I avoided people when possible. School was a struggle, Work was a struggle, friendships broke down and I didn’t always know why.

Last year I attended a Social Anxiety Course/Group. Due to lockdown it was all online. The course gave me many different tools to use, it explained the why, and how the brain works.

During the first lookdown I was in my element, no social interactions or events to contend with.

After the first lockdown, I found it really difficult to get back to where I was socially, I literally dreaded getting up every morning knowing I had to do the school run and engage…

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My name is Nathan Young. I'm the founder of the Autism Candles project. I am a self-advocate. The candle project exist to make a statement about inclusion and opportunity. My email is nathan@autismcandles.com. Feel free to contact me. https://www.autismcandles.com


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