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Array ( [sid] => 185882 [catid] => 1 [aid] => mick [title] => Agoraphobia [time] => 2019-02-10 18:27:02 [hometext] => Even though this poem is fictional, it/'/s reality for certain people. [bodytext] => I suffer from agoraphobia, I/'/m afraid of open spaces.
I never leave my house, I don/'/t go to other places.
When I try to go out, I feel faint and it gets hard to breathe.
I have to go back in my house immediately, I can/'/t leave.

I haven/'/t left my house in over twenty years.
When I think about what I/'/ve missed, It drives me to tears.
My sister told me to get some help and she decided to insist.
Now at 4 P.M. on every Friday, I get a visit from my therapist.

Sadly, many other people know how I feel.
This is no laughing matter, it/'/s a terrible ordeal.
I hope that my therapist can help me and I/'/ll be able to go outdoors pretty soon.
If that does happen, I/'/ll be so happy and thankful, I will be over the moon. [comments] => 1 [counter] => 87 [topic] => 65 [informant] => randyjohnson [notes] => [ihome] => 0 [alanguage] => english [acomm] => 0 [haspoll] => 0 [pollID] => 0 [score] => 0 [ratings] => 0 [editpoem] => 1 [associated] => [topicname] => toughstuff )
Agoraphobia

Contributed by randyjohnson on Sunday, 10th February 2019 @ 06:27:02 PM in AEST
Topic: toughstuff



I suffer from agoraphobia, I/'/m afraid of open spaces.
I never leave my house, I don/'/t go to other places.
When I try to go out, I feel faint and it gets hard to breathe.
I have to go back in my house immediately, I can/'/t leave.

I haven/'/t left my house in over twenty years.
When I think about what I/'/ve missed, It drives me to tears.
My sister told me to get some help and she decided to insist.
Now at 4 P.M. on every Friday, I get a visit from my therapist.

Sadly, many other people know how I feel.
This is no laughing matter, it/'/s a terrible ordeal.
I hope that my therapist can help me and I/'/ll be able to go outdoors pretty soon.
If that does happen, I/'/ll be so happy and thankful, I will be over the moon.




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Re: Agoraphobia (User Rating: 1 )
by Deidra_Carmichael on Sunday, 10th February 2019 @ 08:54:31 PM AEST
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I canít imagine what itís like to have such a fear. I deal with social anxiety to a certain degree and even that I find to be inhibitory to my potential to enjoy life to the max. I hope you touch someone with your poem and help push people in a positive direction,

Deidra




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