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December 26, 2005
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Social anxiety by FallenRox Social anxiety by FallenRox
This started off completely different than it ended up. I didnít expect this piece to get so personal, but it did. I wonít bore you with the beginnings of this but the end result is my way of visualizing what itís like to have social anxiety. Iím very outgoing both online and if I have to speak in front of large crowds, but otherwise, as many of you knowÖ Iím a hermit. Sometimes, with social anxiety, you feel like you are in a fish bowl and everyone is looking in at you and you peer at them with one eye opened. You feel trapped and almost underwater where itís murky and just odd feeling. Itís nice to get this one out.

And for ~LordGhost I present, my first wallpaper ;)

Girl- *lucias-stock
Fish brushes- *michmellow
Texture- *miss69-stock
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Given 2006-02-04
Social anxiety "For her first time, =FallenRox has created a wallpaper that leaves the viewer feeling claustrophobic, chilled and deliciously spooked. Easy on the eyes, not busy or too dark. This is a wallpaper I will not tire of." ( Suggested by oibyrd and Featured by zilla774 )
mysteryhedgehog6 Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2011
i love this, i hate having socail anxiety ;'(
Hammeh-Chan Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2011  Hobbyist Writer
I've been told I have bad Social anxiety, But Im the friendliest person of all my friends? And Im pretty outgoing? Is that still Social Anxiety?
Nosferatus-Lair Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
i suffer from SA too, great picture
purpledeco Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2010   Writer
You captured the trapped feeling of "social anxiety"... I can feel it in her eyes...great work.
Thank you for sharing it with us on dA :clap: ...<^>...
FallenRox Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
:hug: You're welcome, and thank you for the comment ;)
purpledeco Featured By Owner Nov 8, 2010   Writer
:hug: Cool... ...<^>...
matskiuchiha Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2010  Hobbyist Artist
I also have SAD. I'm a lot like you as far as online (have you ever heard the song 'online' by Brad Paisley?) and large crowds. Amazing job!
FallenRox Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
I have not heard that song I don't believe. I'll try to find it :)

And thank you. :hug:
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sighSighSIGH Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2010
Yeah I understand that feeling soooo well, when you go to school or step out the house, it feels like everyone is watching you and waiting for you to mess up or do something embarrasing. Online its fine cuz hey its anonymous, but out there you feel like breaking down and hiding if someone so much as looks at you for two seconds.
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