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Can some types of partners cause more anxiety to an anxiety sufferer than others?
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In brief: Certainly
If you have anxiety (which is fear of an unknown object or situation) a person who embodies the hidden feared situation can make it worse.
Also, a non-supportive or critical partner can make almost anyone anxious, fearing that they are not "good enough.'.

In brief: Certainly
If you have anxiety (which is fear of an unknown object or situation) a person who embodies the hidden feared situation can make it worse.
Also, a non-supportive or critical partner can make almost anyone anxious, fearing that they are not "good enough.'.
Dr. William Drescher
Dr. William Drescher
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In brief: Yes
Patients with anxiety disorder need support and understanding.
Living with someone who is highly critical, demeaning, and unsupportive could increase the stress level which in turn will worsen the symptoms in one with anxiety disorder.

In brief: Yes
Patients with anxiety disorder need support and understanding.
Living with someone who is highly critical, demeaning, and unsupportive could increase the stress level which in turn will worsen the symptoms in one with anxiety disorder.
Dr. Bernadette Onuoha
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