Let’s take a moment to honor the anxious people in our lives.
When we consider the entire species, all traits (even the obnoxious ones) can be seen as adaptive for the species in some way. Anxious people are sensitive, perceptive, and generally realistic about the world. Yes, we are difficult to deal with, but we are valuable members of society, too.
I am a highly-functioning anxious person.
I AM the 18.1%!