My Tragic Story of Glossophobia

When I was about 15 and on the speech team at Downers Grove North High School in Dupage County Illinois, I froze up during speech competition, and that is tragically how my glossophobia started to manifest.

Coach Donna Marie Johnson
4 min readJun 29, 2020

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“Glossophobia or speech anxiety is the fear of public speaking. The…

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Coach Donna Marie Johnson

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