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."

  • "It's okay."

  • "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."