When you think of causes of anxiety, things like natural disasters, serious illnesses, and social humiliation probably spring to mind. But according to a growing stack of studies, a completely unexpected aspect of life has increasingly been stressing people out — punctuation.
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Exclamation Points Really Are Out of Control!!!!
If I wanted to convey genuine enthusiasm to you, how many exclamation marks would I need?— Gretchen McCulloch (@GretchenAMcC) June 22, 2018
It's Very Stressful!!!!!
being an adult with anxiety means having a panic attack at 8 am because you need to work from home and your boss told you that’s fine but didn’t use an exclamation point or emoji so now you believe you’re getting fired— hanny phantom (@sleepy_han) May 24, 2018
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