A Reddit user asked “What makes you nervous no matter how many times you do it?” and here are 35 of the responses.
When my boss goes ‘can we just have a quick chat?’
Walking out of a store without buying anything!
Driving in between two semi trucks on the freeway. Bonus points if one or both is carrying a bunch of logs.
At meetings when they say, “Ok, everyone, let’s go around the room and introduce yourself.” Even worse when they require stupid things like, “Include your favorite food and why you like it” or “Tell us why you’re here.” Uhhh…because it’s mandatory?
Trying to mingle/start conversations in social settings where I don’t know anybody.
Poop in someone else’s house or away from home
Drive in front of a police officer when I have no reason to be nervous.
Standing up for myself. Not sure if it’s how I was raised or lingering PTSD from a violent childhood event or whatever but my adrenaline immediately spikes expecting a confrontation, even when just politely asking someone not to speak me in a certain tone or whatever.
Every damn time
Let’s break ourselves into small groups and…