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04 Jan

The hallmark of generalized anxiety disorder (GAD)—the broadest type of anxiety—is worrying too much about everyday things, large and small. In the case of GAD, it means having persistent anxious thoughts on most days of the week, for six months.Also, the anxiety must be so bad that it interferes with daily life and is accompanied by noticeable symptoms, such as fatigue.

This mismatch is a sign of a deficiency of social calibration. But for socially awkward people, this is the rule, not the exception. If others actively try to dodge interactions with you, or they often mock you during them, they probably see you as the weird person in the group. Since they struggle with making conversation, feeling at ease around others and expressing themselves effectively, socially awkward people typically lack strong connections with others.

How can you tell if your everyday anxiety has crossed the line into a disorder? Anxiety comes in many different forms—such as panic attacks, phobia, and social anxiety—and the distinction between an official diagnosis and "normal" anxiety isn't always clear.

Here's a start: If you experience any of the following symptoms on a regular basis, you may want to talk with your doctor.

Taking them into consideration, this is a good moment to ask yourself again “Am I socially awkward?

” If the conclusion of this self-assessment is that you are socially awkward, this is likely an issue with a visible negative impact on your life.