|They sit there, stacking up by the minute. I try to stay on top of them, but I can never arrange them by priority, and then I panic: What if in the mess I missed an important one from a friend or family member -- or both? What if I offend someone by not responding? What if I can never read all of these? What if everyone hates me?|
It's called email anxiety. It might not be in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual, but maybe it should be -- it sure feels like a psychological condition.