I Am Afraid To Leave My House Sometimes

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    Everyday I am. Just going out on the deck to

    clean up after the dog is terrifying. I order everything online. I'm safe here. Talking on the phone even invades my safety. People stare when I go out. I get confused hard to focus on the grocery list. I see 10 other things to look at and get flustered. My husband does all the...
    dkalone dkalone
    36-40, F
    Oct 26, 2015

    I have agoraphobia. It used to be severe

    but because of medication, it is now mild to moderate. It's still hard for me to leave the house sometimes, and, sometimes, I just can't do it.
    lyricalongings lyricalongings
    31-35, F
    Oct 25, 2015

    Sometimes I Am Afraid To Leave Home....

    In the last 4 months now it has been very difficult to leave my home. It wasn't always this way for me. Four months ago, I had a major panic attack.( I am aware that I have already written about the terrible experience that I endured). Since then the only time I seem to venture...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Sep 6, 2010

    My Cozy Cave

    as soon as i get home from walking from school i go pee, then go into my room and shut my door, take my shoes and socks off, change into comfortable clothes and go to sleep, or lounge in my computer chair. i sit in here and watch tv, listen to music, surf the web, sing, or think...
    AnOldMansBeard AnOldMansBeard
    18-21, F
    3 Responses May 13, 2011

    Someones Watching.........

    The students were lined up in the cafeteria for lunch. At the head of the table was a large pile of apples. The nun made a note, and posted on the apple tray: “Take only ONE. God is watching.” Moving further along the lunch line, at the other end of the table was a large...
    bandatra bandatra
    36-40, M
    Jul 26, 2012

    Afraid-not

    A few months ago, I wanted to go for a walk with my dog and I had to return back.  I haven't reached far.  I called my husband cause I was also scared going back home.  Anyhow, I managed getting back.  I was afraid going to the store, etc...My husband...
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr
    36-40, F
    1 Response Oct 15, 2010

    Paradox Of Our Time

    The paradox of our time in history is that we have taller buildings, but shorter tempers; wider freeways, but narrower viewpoints. We spend more, but have less; we buy more, but enjoy it less. We have bigger houses and smaller families; more conveniences, but less time. We have...
    bandatra bandatra
    36-40, M
    1 Response Jul 23, 2012
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