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Does anyone not have a job or have trouble with their job because of their anxiety?

My anxiety has been holding me back from going out and getting a job.
Category: Anxiety 3 years ago
atlmaine
Asked 3 years ago

Yes. I can not hold a job because of anxiety. When I get really anxious the whole "fight or flight" mode kicks in and I usually end up choosing "flight". And at a job that does not go over too well. It's a running joke in my family that I have had so many jobs and usually only last a few weeks or months. Working from home seems like the only real possibility for me to hold an actual job right now. That's an area I need to do more looking into. But, yes, anxiety has been a major road block in me getting and holding a job.
Jonos
Answered 3 years ago
Jonos

Thanks for the answer Jonos! Im the same way, when faced with a situation i usually Flight. Have you found any good jobs working from home? I really need one of those!
atlmaine
Answered 3 years ago
atlmaine

I would really love to work out of my home too! My social anxiety is so intense that I can't even ask for job applications and I'm 20 years old.
SADgirl_814
Answered 3 years ago
SADgirl_814

Yes. I infact applied for a job. Application was an online one. So I got through, manage the interview then got the job. Only thing is, my anxiety rose and I freaked out I couldn't go through with it.
Answered 3 years ago

I lost my job about 15 years ago I was a youth leader at the local youth club, got on great with the teenagers, then I was told I had to go on a training weekend at a hotel in Manchester, I totally freaked out, couldn't go, so they wouldn't let me carry on, never been able to work since then, and now I've got Dystonia it makes work impossible.
titchy
Answered 3 years ago
titchy

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