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yoyogirl

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The last couples of months I have been really struggling with claustophobia(small spaces and large indoor spaces) and when i am really anxious i self harm and my mood goes down but it really affects my relationship with my friends (Graham, Kat and Becca) as I can't stand being confined despite doing activities all week to keep myself busy. So what am I supposed do spend the entire day outside in the pouring rain boring, when I would rather be with my friends ad be normal in the house and in their flat. I have tried all the distraction ideas as well as using rubberband, keeping my hands busy and doing activities (i find them boring)I have tried usual ideas of watching telly with a rubberband but in the end stress of anxiety of the room gets too much. There's only so much more I can take. Often I do it without realising i am doing its only when i have looked or Graham's seen me do i realise whats happened. I have also tried going out for ten minutes, going for walk and avoiding the my house (Grahams, Kats and Becca's flat) but that just makes things worse. Help help help
 
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Have you got any advice from a professional for this?
Or tried any alternative techniques like hypnotherapy?

This isn't something i've really experienced, and so I don't feel I can give you any words of advice or wisdom.
But just wanted to send hugs anyway. :hug:
 
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yoyogirl

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Well I am seeing my psych on Tuesday about it and hoping she can help me as it's literally tearing me apart
 
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Good luck on Tuesday, let us know how you get on x sparkly x
 
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