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john C asked in Social SciencePsychology · 1 decade ago

What is stranger anxiety?

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
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    Anxious around strangers - but not a fear of them. Your stomach gets all tight, you get fidgety, etc..

    This is not a phobia just anxiety.

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  • 1 decade ago

    anxiety towards strangers or meeting someone new i guess.

  • 1 decade ago

    u R IN A RESTAURANT.ON THE SIDEWALK, IN THE CINEMA, U SEE A STRANGER STARING, MAYBE HE IS GAY ? MAYBE HE WANTS TO B FRIND"S WITH U? HOW DO U KNOW? BEST OPTION IS NOT TO LOOK AT THIS PERSON. HE/SHE COULD BE DANGEROUS.

  • 1 decade ago

    being fearful of meeting new people, being in crowds,etc...not a lot of fun :(

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  • 1 decade ago

    a sudden fear of familiar or new people

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