I Have A Driving Phobia

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    I have my 2nd driving lesson today.

    The first time I only did steering and was really wonky and scared of driving. I have my 2nd one today after 6 months of the first one. I'm so scared that I can't drive! It's so hard!! Any tips to overcome the fear?
    depressiondsjsns depressiondsjsns
    26-30, F
    Nov 26, 2014


    When i was 18 i was in a bad car accident, i was 35 weeks pregnant and my boyfriend was going way to fast and we rolled off an overpass, i broke my neck and 2 ribs and had my ear ripped off, i had to have an emergencey csection my son has bruising and bleeding on his brain and...
    HurtnUsed HurtnUsed
    18-21, F
    May 2, 2011

    Driving Phobia...

    I have a definite driving phobia...I have no idea where it stems from...I want to overcome this phobia. I guess I just have to buck up and get out there....I mean for heavens sake I did get my license so I guess I did something right ...hehe....why am I so scared to drive then...
    Tzodiana Tzodiana
    31-35, F
    Aug 8, 2010

    33 And Never Had A License

    I have been in 12 car accidents. One I was injured pretty badly in and had to have plastic surgery. I have never had my license. I have anxiety attacks whenever I do get behind the wheel of a car. I really do want to drive and keep telling myself that there should be no reason...
    casserole97 casserole97
    1 Response Nov 23, 2012

    28 Without A License

    When I was a young teenager, I was never excited about getting my license like everyone around me. When I was 16 my mom had to force me to get my permit and finally learn to drive. I was literally crying and begging because I didn't want to, but I did drive for a year or so with...
    milanne milanne
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Mar 19, 2012

    I Had To Accept It Without Guilt

    Hi I have a severe driving phobia, After 3 car accidents, especially the last one in which the van spun at 360 degrees in the highway I was never the same again.  Believe me, I battled it and tried many times to get on highways with the help of friends, but the...
    jnskidmore jnskidmore
    61-65, F
    2 Responses Apr 10, 2010
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