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I Am Claustraphobic

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    I Knew I Was Claustrophobic But I Didn't Know It Was This Bad

    I have been staying at my grandparents one floor, 1200-1500sqft house for the past month. First i was just taking care of my grandpa while my grandma was in the hospital, she broke her ankle while hiking. Because I did such a good job taking care of my grandpa she decided i would...
    Iamsolonely415 Iamsolonely415 22-25, F Sep 7, 2012

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    I Am Claustraphobic

    I am Claustraphobic. I don't like being locked or trapped in a tight space. First, it makes me feel uncomfortable and hard for me to breathe. Next, I had a bad childhood experience. I was in a crammed elevator. It had a maximum load of people, and I couldn't take it. It was so...
    dave0903 dave0903 18-21, M Jan 15, 2010

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    Claustraphobic

    i cant stand closed small places i like to be by myself in a big open space.  i hate going though the school hallway cause all people do is run into u and crowd all around u
    ladonna14 ladonna14 13-15, F Jul 24, 2009

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    Claustraphobia Is Ruining My Life

    I have always been a bit claustraphobic since I was about nine, but I was able to manage it well, I could even get on all public transport and even go in a lift! but all that changed about 7 years ago when I was heavily pregnant with my third child. I was in the back of a taxi...
    evahugs evahugs 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 14, 2010

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    Have Been For Years

    I think it started around 9years old.It got worse as the years went by.I didn't like being in rooms with other people.Classrooms weren't to bad because i knew everybody. I couldn't stay in a restaurant if it was crowded.I walked out of afew. The last few years i don't like being...
    cindyloulove cindyloulove 56-60, M Aug 1, 2011

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    Sleeping Bag Jam

    The reason I am claustraphobic is because when i was younger i was sleeping inside a zipped sleeping bag. I woke up opened my eyes an couldnt see any thing. I started screaming and freaking out. While i was sleeping I managed to scoot my head into the foot side of the sleeping...
    jhawnee jhawnee 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 20, 2009

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    Just a Little!

    There was a time that I was very badly claustrophobic! This started at age 6, with a car! My mother use to have this friend, I forget the woman's name, she was very nice though. She would drive us around in her car, almost everyday. We met her in the summer, by the way, so her...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 21, 2009

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