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Why the Happiest People “Bother” Their Friends

A therapist explains why we worry too much about annoying our friends.

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People bring a lot of fears to therapy. One of the most common ones I hear from young adults is a fear of annoying their friends. People worry about seeming too eager when making new friends or too overwhelming when they talk with old ones.

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Kathleen Smith

Kathleen Smith

Kathleen Smith is a therapist and author of the book Everything Isn’t Terrible: Conquer Your Insecurities, Interrupt Your Anxiety, and Finally Calm Down.