Anxiety Community
Hermit
About This Community:

This patient support community is for discussions relating to generalized anxiety, anxiety and eating, anxiety and sleeping, mood swings, panic attacks and panic disorders.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

Hermit

Hi,

I would like to find out if anyone else has ever had what I experience. I love being alone at home. I worked at home for a company for 10 years successfully. Now I am not with them anymore and the thought of going into an office terrifies me. I would rather die than work in an office, that is how bad I feel. I don't like anyone getting too close to me, ie: knowing anything about me, because they usually use it against you at some time or another. I lvoe people, just not near me. What I mean is, I ahve a good heart and would do anything to help anyone....but if I am in a situation where I am not in control, like if I get a visitor, I am not in control when they go...I prefer to visit them, and usually stay for 10 mins then I'm gone.
Related Discussions
2 Comments Post a Comment
Blank
672514_tn?1265658741
Interesting post, actually you answered your own post, You like to be in "control", I think you will find alot of people here that can relate to that! I have not worked in 10 months, I really never have to work anymore, but I can't just sit at home, so I have been looking for a part time job (but with the hours I want) LOL, anyway I will find out this week if I got this job (in a Doctors office) I am not worried about doing the job , but more about, "WHAT IF SOMETHING HAPPENS"!  " I AM STUCK HERE X AMOUNT OF HOURS", this is where I put my therapy (CBT) to work for me.  like I was told start out with baby steps and go from there, and remember you are all ways in control of what you want to do! try inviting someone over and after they get there, work on allowing yourself to remember you are all ways in control, and what is the worse that can happen? and then say , so what if it does happen! takes allot of work! gO FIND a job and move forward, because with Anxiety/Panic the longer we ignore, the harder it is.
Blank
Avatar_n_tn
Thank you so much for your reply. I forgot to mention, I get major panic attacks. I am takings meds for it, but they just happen wham out of the blue. This scares me that I will make a complete idiot of myself.
Blank
Post a Comment
To
Recent Activity
684676_tn?1427209602
Blank
onthefence commented on update
43 mins ago
5986700_tn?1380794980
Blank
spider6 commented on update
1 hr ago
10996785_tn?1426853097
Blank
update
2 hrs ago by refills
MedHelp Health Answers
Blank
Anxiety Tracker
Track Anxiety Symptoms
Start Tracking Now
Top Anxiety Answerers
358304_tn?1409713092
Blank
cnote
na, MO
Avatar_m_tn
Blank
LRon
MI
480448_tn?1426952138
Blank
nursegirl6572
PA
Avatar_m_tn
Blank
cj29
GA
Avatar_m_tn
Blank
Paxiled
Arlington, VA
Avatar_m_tn
Blank
michigan07
Anxiety Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
748543_tn?1371753642
Blank
TMJ/TMJ The Connection Between Teet...
Jan 27 by Hamidreza Nassery , DMD, FICOI, FAGDBlank
469720_tn?1388149949
Blank
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm-treatable... Blank
Oct 04 by Lee Kirksey, MDBlank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
The 3 Essentials to Ending Emotiona...
Sep 18 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
Top Anxiety Answerers
358304_tn?1409713092
Blank
cnote
na, MO
Avatar_m_tn
Blank
LRon
MI
480448_tn?1426952138
Blank
nursegirl6572
PA
Avatar_m_tn
Blank
cj29
GA
Avatar_m_tn
Blank
Paxiled
Arlington, VA
Avatar_m_tn
Blank
michigan07