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This is usually demonstrated by crying when an unknown or unfamiliar person approaches. Normally it starts at about 8 – 9 months and usually subsides by age 2 yr. Stranger anxiety is related with the child’s developmental task of distinguishing the acquainted from the unacquainted. Both the duration and intensity of the nervousness(anxiety) vary greatly among kids.
It first started when I was in my high school class in Providence High. It was just a regular day, doing the same old stuff, but that particular day I happened to feel dizzy, I started sweating profusely; my eyes kept shaking while I became ghostly pale and constant shivering. Next thing you know I had a fever, so they sent me home. I happened to have this pimple looking bump on my left forearm, which hurt by the way, and it happened to pop and leave this scar that I still have today.
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