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Nov 11, 2008
hi all
i think ive been having anxiety attacks,i start shaking and feel everyone is looking at me,this is happening everytime i go out of house,i have ptsd and hear voices also
. i feel very lonely and im getting flashbacks from sexual abuse as a child,im going to have some councelling for this,im a little scared of that but know it might help me,this is happening very often i feel useless to anyone,can anyone relate to my situation,as the more i think of going out the house the worse i feel,its destrying my lifeand have had thoughts of harming myself.:):scared::scared:


Everyone feels anxious at times - it's a normal part of life. But for some people it does get out of control. Somedays I don't think I'm ever going to get away from the front door I have to test it so many times to make sure it's locked.

Whatever you do please don't self harm. I've been doing it for 35 years and it hasn't solved anything and once you start it's very difficult to stop. I wish I'd know that all those years ago.

Counselling can be difficult but you can get some really good results. I have a fantastic consultant who I trust absolutely and have been able to come on a great deal since I started seeing him.

Good luck xx


Nov 10, 2008
shipley, west yorkshire
a huge clap to you and hugs for going to get councilling. i'm fairly sure that it will help you.

in the mean time, try and think of things you like and enjoy and that make you feel happy. it won't get rid of the anxiety but it will make it easier to bear if you can think of happy things