. . . does staying indoors as a result of being an introvert become something else like . . hermitism?
Or what does the beginnings of agoraphobia look like? Feel like? My mom suffered from agoraphobia. The manifestation was extremely present during my teen years. She was unable to go outdoors for the most part and suffered severe bouts of anxiety at the prospect of same. When did that begin? Or was it always a thing that got progressively worse?
Medications and therapy quieted the anxieties to a point where she was able to function. But of course, being anxious was always part of her being.
While I am not feeling particularly social these days, I am also not feeling particularly anxious at the prospect of being outdoors, among people, in social interactive situations. Nor am I feeling particularly anxious over not feeling particularly social and deciding to stay in over taking myself out to a movie, or brunch, or even the grocery store.
Is what I'm experiencing the introverted me being spent over the daily social interactive experiences by the time the weekend rolls around?
Or . . . . ?
just kinda thinking outloud
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