Anxiety is manifested by a wide range of symptoms, some of which are quite confusing, particularly in children. This is the reason why a huge percentage of children with anxiety go untreated.
If your children have used some of the phrases below, it might be a good idea to start talking to them about anxiety.
11 PHRASES KIDS MIGHT USE TO TELL YOU “I’M ANXIOUS”
1. “What’s wrong with me?”
If your child expresses self-doubt often, be on a lookout for other signs of anxiety.
“I didn’t realize I had anxiety and my parents didn’t either. They just thought I was being dramatic when I would burst into tears crying, ‘What is wrong with me?’” said one user from The Mighty.