EP 204 - When Does The "White Knuckling" End?


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This week on The Anxious Truth we're talking about the concept of “white knuckling” through exposures and through anxiety and fear in general. White knuckling is the term we use to describe the act of holding on tightly and fighting through an exposure or a challenging anxiety experience just to get through it and back to safety. Imagine gripping something so hard that your knuckles turn white. That’s what we’re talking about.

I’m often asked when white knuckling ends, so let's talk about that.

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Music Credit: AfterGlow by Ben Drake (with permission)


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