You’re not alone! I was so thrilled to find this article because I often talk with client’s about the nuances, frustrations, and anxiety provoking parts about electronic correspondence. Luckily, a healthy dose of boundaries, expectation setting, and explicit communication can help to manage some of these uncomfortable, anxious feelings!
It was kind of embarrassing to admit to myself that I had texting anxiety. Especially because it’s starting to be categorized with new and lame-sounding clinical terms, like textiety and textaphrenia. But there I was, month after month, staring at my phone, waiting for a green bubble to pop up on my screen and save me from myself.