Social Anxiety can be paralyzing to the point of isolation, physical responses like shortness of breath or racing heart beat, and in turn keep a young person--or anyone for that matter--from living their authentic life.
Globally 2020 has been a tough year. The pandemic stress and fatigue have brought out the best in people, and perhaps the not so good in others. Everyone's mental health has been, and continues to be, affected in one way or another.
You need to know that those around you can only do so much. They can listen, they can make suggestions, and they can love you, but they can’t do the hard work for you. That is completely up to you.