MY ANXIETY TRIGGERS

  1. Department stores
  2. Curb Your Enthusiasm
  3. The blinking light on my work phone that means I have a voicemail
  4. A voicemail on my cell from anyone other than my mom
  5. Wearing shoes that make a loud clicking sound when I walk
  6. When whoever I'm with makes me late to a movie
    One of many reasons I go to movies alone so much
  7. Being in the way in a crowded place
  8. Driving
  9. Riding in any car
  10. Other people not wearing their seatbelts
    I'm the only person I know who uses a seatbelt even in a cab
  11. When someone throws something for me to catch
  12. Not being able to fall asleep
  13. Most dogs
  14. Leaving the front door open/being in a room with an open door
  15. Waiting for people to text back
  16. Horror movies
  17. When there's only one other person in a public bathroom with me
  18. Making plans
  19. When someone is more than 15 min late
    They're probably dead, right? They got in a terrible accident and died
  20. The possibility of bugs
  21. Majority of the American population
  22. Instagram posts (not necessarily my own) that have been up for >2 hours and have <11 likes
  23. Sponges left in the sink
  24. When my roommate plays loud music after 9 pm and before 9 am
  25. Swimming in dark or unclear water
  26. The dentist
  27. When someone asks me what I want to do or where I want to go
  28. When someone asks me what I've been up to lately
    Idk, I'm on the last season of Gilmore Girls? Step off
  29. Google Calendar notifications
  30. P much everything BYEEEE
  31. When I feel like my phone battery or gas in my car or Fitbit battery is draining more quickly than is normal
    this is my #1 anxiety in my life I'm sorry it makes no sense
    Suggested by   @smirthnut
  32. When a social situation gets tensed or awkward even if it doesn't pertain to me. Just witnessing someone being uncomfortable makes me uncomfortable
    if it does pertain to me I die
    Suggested by   @smirthnut
  33. When trucks pass me while driving or when trucks have their blinkers on indicating they want to change lanes and I'm anywhere near them. I worry they won't see me and will slide over and crush me to death
    Suggested by   @smirthnut
  34. feeling like I've annoyed someone!!! or bothered them or put them in a situation where they are obligated to be nice to me
    Suggested by   @smirthnut
  35. Eating fat because I can't get those awful slides they show you in school of atheromas and fat deposits in your tissue like it's yellow and globby and disgusting and literally clogging your arteries so now if I eat a cookie I feel nauseous and guilty imagining what it's going to look like inside my body
    Suggested by   @smirthnut
  36. Dogs not on leashes
    Suggested by   @smirthnut
  37. Talking or thinking about middle school
    Suggested by   @sarahgorman
  38. The time between writing an important email and receiving a reply
    Suggested by   @sarahgorman
  39. Riding in an elevator alone with another person
    Suggested by   @sarahgorman
  40. Sitting in the middle seat of a car or on a plane
    Suggested by   @sarahgorman
  41. Walking to a door and you're far ish away but the other person holds the door and now you feel like you have to rush to get the door
    Suggested by   @sarahgorman
  42. Asking a friend you've never hung out with one on one before to hang out one on one
    Suggested by   @sarahgorman
  43. Every holiday, especially my birthday
    Suggested by   @sarahgorman
  44. DOGS.
    I hate them all!!!!! WHY MUST THEY LICK ME???? Even when I CLEARLY say no stop but no somehow I am supposed to succumb and let dog sniff me. WHAT IF I DONT WANNA BE SNIFFED THO??? The devil is a lie❗️❗️❗️It's practically sexual harrassment if they lick me. It's all unwanted.
    Suggested by   @ijeoma
  45. Thinking about my aging parents.
    Suggested by   @MaddyandOwensMom