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Featured Does your brain short-circuit when speaking on the phone?

Discussion in 'PDD-NOS, Social Anxiety and Others' started by Loren, Aug 9, 2019.

  1. anxiety247

    anxiety247 Active Member

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    Yes, this definitely happens to me too!

    My mind goes blank all the time, in person or on the phone.

    I remember checking out somewhere and she asked me my phone number as a rewards member, I was like "yeah it's uh..... um... well.. we don't have to use the rewards" it was pretty embarrassing because i knew my phone number!!! I just at that moment completely went blank.

    Another time was when I was at the gun range taking a test and after I shot my gun (which I did really well with!) I had to write down the date and year on the paper that I shot at. Well I didn't know the date but that's understandable as I don't often keep up with what day it is. But I was thinking, wtf was the year? At this point, the gun shots from in the gun range had my adrenaline up high so that wasn't helping the situation. I'm not terrified of shooting a gun, but the loud sound of it gets my adrenaline going and my mind just went blank.
     
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  2. Bolletje

    Bolletje Potato chip wizard V.I.P Member

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    Depends on who’s on the other end and whether I am the one calling or being called.
    Last week my manager called me unexpectedly to ask how I’m doing (I’ve been at home on sick leave for a long time due to mental health issues). He asked how I was and I told him I was doing great. Which is a weird response considering I’m currently on very heavy psychotropics and undergoing daily therapy for my bipolar depression and I’ve been mostly in bed for six weeks.
     
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  3. anxiety247

    anxiety247 Active Member

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    Dude, I would be curling up in a ball and crying my eyes out after a experience like that haha. Hopefully he didn't take it seriously and not think you are skipping out on work
     
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