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5 Tips to Be a Friend to Someone with SAD

By November 30, 2011

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Being a friend to someone with social anxiety disorder (SAD) is no different than any other friendship. At times you might have to work a little harder to keep the relationship going, but chances are once a bond is established you will have a friend for life. Often it will be up to you to take the first step toward becoming friends. Read more...

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December 1, 2011 at 4:26 pm
(1) Sam says:

Those tips seem very helpful!

Someone with SAD has a much better chance of recovering if friends avoid criticising them so much.

Also, encouraging a sufferer to get help, whilst a good move, is something that you can expect to be thanked for later on…sufferers of SAD are often resistant to get help initially!

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