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I Am Scared To Go Outside During The Day By Myself

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    I live in a bad suburb

    and I have a course coming up soon and I'm so scared to walk up to the bus stop by myself and walk home by myself, even just thinking about it sends me into a panic attack. I can't tell my mum because she is so busy worrying about my sister she just tells me I'll get over it...
    SianWendy SianWendy 16-17, F 1 Response May 19, 2014

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    Rightfully So Scared!

    Im epileptic, I can't drive, and I can't take my dog inside the stores that I need to walk to with me. No she is not a companion, or therapy dog. She is just... MY companion, my sanity. My husband is working a lot, so im alone alot. And it scares me... we just moved to this area...
    Gene86 Gene86 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 7, 2012

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    I Am Always Worrying Everyday

    I just keep worrying, about time. I always think that time is going to end or something. Now, I am scared to go outside, because I am afraid of something bad going to happen. I mean you guys, and other people are brave. I think bad things happen to me, because I haven't gotten...
    chicago54 chicago54 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 27, 2010

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