Reblogging this because I don’t think it all could’ve been said any better. This isn’t saying to just give people with anxiety disorders a break, but to make it a point in your relationship with them to understand their struggle and what they need from you. I suppose this is true for any sort of mental or even physical hardship. We really all do need someone who accepts us to lean on and to let us know we matter.
Hello loves, ❤
To understand someone with anxiety means understanding that a lot of their life is what happens inside their head. It’s understanding that some things they can’t make sense of but they desperately need explanations.
Understanding someone with anxiety means not getting frustrated or annoyed when they send a double text or call too many times or jump to conclusions.
Understanding someone with anxiety means not staring or making a big deal when something has triggered them and they’re picking at their skin to a point where they might not even notice it’s now a cut.
Understanding someone with anxiety means learning when to listen. Because there are so many things going on in their head they are struggling to make sense of it themselves.
Understanding someone with anxiety means knowing when they don’t want to sleep over, the truth is they don’t want to keep you up as they…
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