They tend to ruminate over past social incidents, worrying about how they might have come across.
At a deeper level, sufferers can experience chronic insecurity about their relationships with others, hypersensitivity to criticism, or fears of being rejected by others.
The following actions are variously used by the ops when dealing with behaviour which breaches the chatroom rules and guidelines.
If you need any help with this process, please ask an Op for help To register the nickname, first you must be logged in using the nickname which you wish to register (if you join as guest you can do this by typing /nickname mynewnick).
Public performances or social gatherings might be out of the question.
As a result of this, the operators may occasionally act to remove anyone who continues to jeopardise the chatting environment.
All users are asked to respect the decisions of the ops at any given time.
As well as social anxiety, all users all have one thing in common: we were all new to the chatrooms once.
Please try to remember this, and help to make newbies feel welcome and at home, so that they can also begin to enjoy the benefits of feeling that they are part of the chatroom community.