Some Helpful Words for When Someone is Feeling Anxious
Here are some things you can say to someone who is anxious that may help:
"I love you."
"I'm not going anywhere."
"If you feel comfortable and want to talk to me, I'm here for you."
"I am here for you no matter what."
"Do you want me to help you find a solution or would you like to vent?"
"I'm not upset with you, I promise."
"You are not alone."
"Let's talk through this."
"We can figure this out together."
"Your feelings are valid."
"Take your time."
"I know it's hard to stay strong at a time like this but I'm here for you."
"I was thinking about you today, I hope you are doing well."
"It's okay if you're not okay."
"If you would like company I am free, otherwise I can call you."
"Call me or text me anytime you need me."
"You are important to me."
"You are not your failures."
"You are not a burden or a disappointment."
"I'm proud of you."
"I will come with you to ___ if you do not feel comfortable going alone."
"I know you are struggling, I won't always know what to do or say but I will always do what I can to help."
"Be proud of yourself and your accomplishments- even the small ones."