what can i do. when ever i try to sleep i just cand because im terrified that someones watching me i cant sleep without the tv on also i cant sleep unless i have someone in the room im so scared that someones watching me im 8 and this has been going on ever scince my mom cheated on my dad with another man and he stalked my mom through my window im terrified to get up out of my bed i dont even sleep in my room anymore in the living room i usually go to sleep at 1 or 2 in the moring terrified to death that someones watching i only fell that i would be safe in a room with no windows what can i do PLEASE HELP ME
You need to talk to your mother IMMEDIATELY about this! You had a terrifying experience with this man looking in your bedroom window.......an experience that would scare the living daylights out of people three times your age!
Your mother may and/or should consider having you see a psychologist to deal with these very real fears. Seeing a psychologist does not mean there is something wrong with YOU, because there isn't. This person will be able to help you learn to cope with the fear so it won't mess you up when you get older.
If your mother won't help, can you talk with your dad? Does he know what happened? I think you should let him know as he IS your father and he will want to protect you in any way he can.
You can also talk with the counselors at your school who will help you.
You cannot continue to live in fear and you can't get by on just a few hours of sleep at night.
You are an incredibly bright young girl to reach out to an anxiety forum for help. But we can't be there to help you deal with this, so you gotta keep on being brave and keep on reaching out until you find some help. We are always here and you can always talk to us, but please tell your mother how you're feeling as soon as possible. She may not know how frightened you are.
Please stay in touch with us, OK?
Take care, Toots
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.