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As a new intern (but i have social anxiety), i am not that impressive at small talk or chatting?

I am very quiet and shy. Any tips? Im also hoping i dont have to network or whatever unelss it happens by accident.

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  • Pearl
    Lv 7
    8 months ago
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    i would just be friendly, noone says you have to talk all the time

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  • 8 months ago

    Dude the best thing I ever did was get a dog. I take my rescue to the dog park every day after work, havent missed a day in months. I struggle with SAD as well and a dog has helped me tremendously. when you love your dog and youre at a dog park surrounded by people who love thier dog as well small talk is easy. That practice that I get at the dog park has carried into my work life and helped me alot I've even got a couple dates through chatting at the dog park. If you do get a dog you better treat your dog well because if not I will find you and beat the shyt out of you. If you love dogs, rescue a dog and go to the dog park every day and your small talk will definitely improve. Hope this helps.

    Source(s): New dog lover, long term social anxiety sufferer
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