When my boyfriend asked me if I was ready to meet his parents, I was a bit nervous. As someone who is self-confident most of the time, I suddenly found myself wondering repeatedly about whether his parents would like me or not. This kind of anxious thinking was definitely a change of pace for me. I even began fretting about the right outfit to wear. It took me a long time to figure out whether I should meet them while wearing a casual sweater and jeans or if I should wear an elegant dress with a pearl choker and earrings. My boyfriend said that I was putting far too much time worrying about it.
I have met people who are anxious all the time. On each occasion, I have found myself very grateful that I don’t have the same type of intimacy.… Read More