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Factors such as race, class, outward appearance, and how “normal” they are compared to others makes it especially difficult to find a partner they feel is acceptable.Recent studies have shown that social anxiety is a major indicator of dating aggression in adolescent men.“I found study partners and people to buy books from before the school year even started,” said Douthit.A transfer student from Northern Virginia Community College, Douthit joined the online group the summer of 2012 to try and meet students who could give her advice on what classes to take and where to find the cheapest textbooks.Students with dating anxiety can feel more at ease using a simple search engine to find a compatible match.Online chat rooms specifically for people with social anxiety are also popular for meeting others who understand exactly what they’re going through.UMW uses Facebook to unite students online, using the broad Groups at Mary Washington page, and using individual pages for each graduating class.Karen Douthit, an Asian Studies major and junior at UMW with social anxiety said she joined a group on Facebook that was only open to UMW students graduating in the class of 2015.
Introverts just can’t be in the company of other people for too long and need some time.
Individuals with dating anxiety have difficulty picking up social cues, distinguishing flirting from regular conversation, and reading body language.
In additional to feeling anxious about how their peers judge them, someone with dating anxiety will feel they are being evaluated by the people they date or are in a relationship with.
There is no group therapy specifically for social anxiety as of yet, but individual one on one counseling with any of the staff at CAPS is available for students with social or dating anxiety.
People often have misconceptions about introverted persons or people with social anxiety disorders.
Online dating has also helped many students meet new people.