Anxiety disorders are the most common mental disorders in the U.S., with social anxiety disorders being number one among them. Anxiety disorders, like most mental disorders, have a spectrum of severity. read more
Social anxiety. What is it exactly? Counselor Aaron Sironi defines social anxiety as “feeling nervous, fearful, and physically tense in situations that involve other people. ” read more
You will not find the term "social anxiety" or "social phobia" in the Bible. However, you will find many passages that address the issue of fear, specifically the fear of man. If you accept the term "social anxiety" for what we have been describing, then it is a relatively small step to see that this is the same as the fear of man. read more
And Moses said unto the LORD, O my Lord, I am not eloquent, neither heretofore, nor since thou hast spoken unto thy servant: but I am slow of speech, and of a slow tongue.
The fear of man bringeth a snare: but whoso putteth his trust in the LORD shall be safe.
And take heed to yourselves, lest at any time your hearts be overcharged with surfeiting, and drunkenness, and cares of this life, and so that day come upon you unawares.