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How tofind an obvious health cause not to go to an event? i need a visible reason not togo but without saying the main cause which is socialanxiety

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Dr. Heidi Fowler answered

Specializes in Psychiatry

Social anxiety: Are you ask us to help you develop a cover story to give you excuses to get out of particular responsibilities? Rather than help you invent an untruth, I think it would be better to encourage you to get professional help. If you are socially avoidant- helping you to be more avoidant - won't help in the long run. Running away from problems doesn't solve them.

Answered 8/16/2020

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