Yes, I’m being sarcastic here, folks. You can’t overcome social anxiety at the drop of a hat by “just” deciding to suddenly “be social”.
And Emily McLain over at emclainable knows this.
Every once in awhile, I find a great webcomic that I identify with so strongly that all I can do is wave my pointer finger at the screen and yell “This!” to no one in particular.
(If you’re having trouble reading the text, you can click the image to make it larger.)
This second one reminds me of the time my friend’s Russian grandmother spoke to me in complicated Russian, very slowly, assuming that I’d magically be able to interpret her Russian that way.
You can check out the rest of Emily’s comics here on her Tumblr account. As of right now, these are the only two she’s got that are related to social anxiety, but I hope she draws more. Please? Pretty please, Emily?