How do I stop being so socially awkward?
- Dive deep. Spending a little time learning more about social awkwardness might help you feel more accepting of this part of yourself.
- Remember that awkward situations happen to everyone.
- Face awkwardness head-on.
- Practice interacting with others.
- Try to stay present.
Can you grow out of being socially awkward? So it isn’t something you’re likely to outgrow or change overnight. But, he says you can simultaneously work on sharpening your social skills. “Many awkward people use the same tools to decode social situations as they do to solve scientific problems,” says Tashiro.
What causes socially awkward? Children who experience teasing, bullying, rejection, ridicule or humiliation may be more prone to social anxiety disorder. In addition, other negative events in life, such as family conflict, trauma or abuse, may be associated with this disorder.
How do I stop being socially awkward with my friends?
- Read up on people skills.
- Practice reading social cues.
- Be sincerely positive to make it less awkward.
- Don’t try to make people like you.
- Act as usual even if you blush, shake, or sweat.
- Change the way you talk to yourself.
- Ask for clarification when you don’t understand.