I’ve had PFS for pretty much one year now and not a single person in my life knows about it. I’m currently considering telling my mum and best friend but don’t know how to go about it. I have a history of anxiety and many of my friends hyperbolically view me as a very paranoid person so I feel as though they’re going to assume it’s all in my head.
My PFS is very cortisol based, so if I engage in anything that increased cortisol (alcohol, caffeine) it’s bad news for me. I barely go out and socialising has become difficult. It’s hard to keep making excuses to avoid going out.
Has anybody else found themselves in a situation whereby friends and family didn’t believe the existence of their condition?