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Stressed over clothing

Today is not a good day. I forgot to put my clothes in the dryer last night and this morning. By the time I realized it I only had about 20 minutes to finish getting ready. I tried to pick out something but I don't feel comfortable in any of the clothes I had left. I have dozens of shirts and most of them feel too short, too faded, or too tight (particularly around the underarms or neck) and it's driving me nuts. I had to pick something so now I feel completely out of place now. I'm tempted to go shopping during lunch just so I can get out of this shirt. It has three buttons and only the first one is buttoned or it feels like I'm being choked.

I am stressing so much that I'm whining and losing control over my stress that I'm having trouble focusing on work. Not good, not good.

Current Mood: distressed distressed
Current Music: "One Night In Bangkok (Vinyshakerz Screen Cut)" by Vinylshakerz

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legolastn From: legolastn Date: April 17th, 2008 06:01 pm (UTC) (Link)
Ick, suckage.

Is it just the clothes being uncomfortable or is this triggering a social anxiety thing?
zimzat From: zimzat Date: April 17th, 2008 06:09 pm (UTC) (Link)
It is triggering a social anxiety thing. If I don't feel comfortable in whatever I'm wearing then I don't feel comfortable around other people. This is further compounded by not having a sense of fashion and not knowing if what I'm wearing looks even remotely acceptable. If I find something that I think does then I'll start wearing it out, at least once a week and sometimes twice if I have to go out on the weekend and wash clothes during the week.
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