Unfortunately I'm so frightened of people looking at me or staring at me that I have trouble going to places with strangers. I just get so depressed if others stare at me because I automatically think they're looking down on me or that they think I'm a freak. I'm not quite sure how to change this belief, because what if they DO think I'm a freak? I'm afraid to look people in the eye because I fear they'll judge me according to my appearence. In addition, I'm afraid to speak, fearing one sentence will make others reject me.
I just wanna know what you think if people stare at you. I want to cope with this. I've been told my belief is unrealistic, but how is it unrealistic? Thank you all. This is my first post on this website. Funny how I can talk so much. I guess I was looking for someone to discuss this with, because it's confusing me a lot.
When people stare at me it makes me very uncomfortable. Sometimes it gets to the point where I get violent thoughts and just want to scream "WHAT THE HECK ARE YOU LOOKING AT?". I think its really rude when people stare at you.
I know sometimes when people look at me I get silly thoughts like "do I have a booger hanging from my nose?" and other things of that nature.
The questions you should be asking yourself do not include "what do they think of me", they should include "should I really care what they think of me?" or "how does what they think of me have any impact on my life?"
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