sweaty cold hands
Does anyone experience sweaty cold hands? It seems this is a big part of my anxiety. Every time i'm in social events my hands always become this way and if there are times when they are dry, I like purposely make them sweaty. I can't stop obsessing about it, I feel like people know i have anxiety when I shake their hand. My counselor said. "most people probably don't even notice your sweaty hands, and if they did say something it would just be an observation, they wouldn't know your anxious". She also said "If you shook someone's hand that was sweaty, would you know they were anxious? Would you care if they were anxious?". I said no, makes sense doesn't it. Yeah but not so easy! So, even with all my counseling, books that i've read and exposures that i've done, I can't seem to get over this. I know acceptance is the key. If i just tell people I have an anxiety problem, I will probably relax more and it won't be as big a deal. Can someone relate or give some advice thanks.
Last edited by james7275; 07-07-2007 at 12:11 PM.