Blushing is a normal reaction in certain circumstances. So why might you have a fear of blushing? And what can you do about it?
Karla blushed during a date after she spilled water all over herself and the table. She felt embarrassed and that her date thought she was awkward. From then on, she started getting anxious about blushing again whenever she thought about setting up a date. She even stopped dating for a while, but was unhappy because she wanted a relationship. When she started dating again, she would only go on dates late at night, at one local restaurant that she knew had dim lighting, so if she blushed it wouldn’t be noticeable. This limited her options for having ongoing dates, and her anxiety about blushing made her give up dating once again.[Read more…]