There are a few things you should avoid saying to someone with an anxiety disorder. Despite your good intentions and desire to help, saying one of the following things can be upsetting:
The best thing you can do is listen and know that you can’t begin to understand how they’re feeling.
- I know how you feel
- Calm down.
- It’s not a big deal.
- You’re right, that could happen.
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