Advice? Scared to leave house

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Hey, just wondering has anyone else had a relapse and have you ever been scared to leave your house i haven't left mine in over a month 😕 and the thought makes me breathless etc.. the old usual 😃 i have had to do shopping online i have a 6 year old & i feel so bad i cant get out to take him out advice please on how any of you got over it!

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    hi i also cant leave my house due to anxiety panic attacks i have a 7 year old and a 1 year old my brother takes and picks my 7 year old up from school it really is horrible and im glad im not the only one

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    Have you tried seeing a therapist? Some will hold sessions via phone and skype etc. if you are unable to come to their office. I find therapy helps me with my anxiety a lot.

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    Its a horrible horrible thing...I will not go out alone. and even with someone, I am swaying, like I am drunk..its so embarrassing, my Hubby has to do the shopping, and hang clothes on the line..I had this nearly mastered a few years ago, by taking baby steps...walking out to our front gate..then going a little further, then going around the block. kept doing this, until I felt comfortable doing it...I ended up walking up the town, and home...I felt like I was let out of prison...Then, one night coming home, I took a panic attack,and could not move..I was half way home, so I forced myself on...needless to say, it set me back big time...after all my hard work, I was housebound again...My DR told me later, I dealt with it all wrong, setbacks are common, and I should have kept walking out..he said, it was like falling off a bicycle, you just get up,and get back on it...its the only way to get over it though...I might try it all again soon...xx

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