6 Signs You’re Shy, Not Socially Awkward

6 Signs You’re Shy, Not Socially Awkward

“Am I socially awkward?” Have you ever been labelled as awkward or snobbish, but in reality, you just feel tense around people? If so, you may be shy, not awkward. While it’s true that shyness and social awkwardness may have characteristics that overlap, but there are some key differences that set them apart. Here are some signs that you’re more shy than socially awkward. Social anxiety is also another real thing too that we can cover in another video.

We also made a video on the signs you are socially awkward, not a shy introvert: https://youtu.be/Bompxsij7dY

Writer: Joshua Munoz
Script Editor: Vanessa Tao
Script Manager: Kelly Soong
VO: Amanda Silvera (www.youtube.com/amandasilvera)
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YouTube Manager: Cindy Cheong

References
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Cuncic, A. (April 27, 2021) How to Cope With Social Awkwardness After COVID-19. VeryWellMind. Retrieved at https://www.verywellmind.com/how-to-cope-with-social-awkwardness-after-covid-19-5180279
Heitz, D. (Sept, 27 2019). What You Should Know About Shyness. Healthline. Retrieved at https://www.healthline.com/health/shyness#causes
Retrieved at https://www.nami.org/About-Mental-Illness/Mental-Health-Conditions/Anxiety-Disorders