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The area I live in is not very safe so my mum didn't let me go out at all unless she or another adult was with me and my friends not until now and I am seventeen. She also always came with me when I went shopping so I never got to have my own style because I always got what she told me to get. Otherwise, she would get very defensive. Now, whenever I go out with my friends and stuff I get really nervous because I am not used to it and I get overwhelmed when I am shopping. Is this weird what can I do?
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Tootles
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(Original post by Anonymous)
The area I live in is not very safe so my mum didn't let me go out at all unless she or another adult was with me and my friends not until now and I am seventeen. She also always came with me when I went shopping so I never got to have my own style because I always got what she told me to get. Otherwise, she would get very defensive. Now, whenever I go out with my friends and stuff I get really nervous because I am not used to it and I get overwhelmed when I am shopping. Is this weird what can I do?
It's not weird but it's not really healthy either. As you get more freedom, you'll be able to come out of yourself more and get more comfortable. Remember to look after yourself though.
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(Original post by Tootles)
It's not weird but it's not really healthy either. As you get more freedom, you'll be able to come out of yourself more and get more comfortable. Remember to look after yourself though.
Ok thank you
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The area I live in is not very safe so my mum didn't let me go out at all unless she or another adult was with me and my friends not until now and I am seventeen. She also always came with me when I went shopping so I never got to have my own style because I always got what she told me to get. Otherwise, she would get very defensive. Now, whenever I go out with my friends and stuff I get really nervous because I am not used to it and I get overwhelmed when I am shopping. Is this weird what can I do?
Just do short trips out to start with so that you can get used to being out and about. It will get easier as you do each trip. You will be OK.
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Just do short trips out to start with so that you can get used to being out and about. It will get easier as you do each trip. You will be OK.
Once I walked to a small shop near my house and I jumped out of my skin when this guy was walking towards me. As he got closer I realised he was blind and was just walking.
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You start off easy and slow. The more you do it, the easier it gets to shake those feelings off.
And sometimes those feelings have been really useful to me, as you are on 'alert' and can avoid a situation when you need to. You'll find you'll automatically respond to such situations faster as you're in tune with them.
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Once I walked to a small shop near my house and I jumped out of my skin when this guy was walking towards me. As he got closer I realised he was blind and was just walking.
You really will be OK. I suffered from agoraphobia some years ago and going out was very scary to begin with. You just need some confidence. If you are in town and you are feeling scared, just sit on a bench somewhere or head for the nearest cafe and sit down until you have collected yourself.
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