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The Weirdest Things People Have Done Because of Crippling Social Anxiety

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"Sorry sorry sorry"

There are plenty of people whose knees get weak and arms get heavy without so much as a plate of mom’s spaghetti to comfort them. These sweaty-palmed folks walk among us, trying to make as little noise as possible and uncomfortably aware of their own gait.

Even though being around people makes them nervous, they’re still people. And they feel the need to share their stories, just like anyone else. In fact, it can help to see that there are other people out there who react to these situations in the same way.

With that in mind, the socially anxious among us gathered on Reddit to share the most absurd lengths they went to keep people from paying attention to them.

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