Top Ten Things You Don’t Say To Someone Who Has Anxiety

  1. It’s just a phase. Everyone goes through it.
  2. Just get over it.
  3. It’s all in your head.
  4. You’re making a big deal out of nothing.
  5. You worry too much.
  6. Calm down.
  7. Everything is fine.
  8. Have a (alcoholic) drink.
  9. Was it something…


Here I am once again being told
How could I be stressed out when I have nothing to be stressed out about?
I had never had to live in poverty
My parents loved me so much that when they got divorced they had custody battles
I should be grateful to be put in the middle of them
I obviously do…