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Old 10-18-2003, 11:30 PM   #1
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Unhappy Chronic Phobias.

I'm only 16, but I have so many stupid, ridiculous phobias.
To list a few, I'm afraid of small spaces, death, strangers, doctors, paralysis, the dark, the future, illness, etc... plus countless things that simply make me very uncomfortable, like being touched, steam/fog, stark white bare walls, being watched, etc.
I hate living my life in fear of everything. I've told many people about this, including my own mom, but since I'm notorious for being paranoid, she simply thinks I'm just paranoid of BEING paranoid. It's so stupid.
What should I do? I think I need parental permission to go on drugs for this, but is it even necessary?
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Old 10-19-2003, 05:35 PM   #2
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If it's controlling your life, it definitely is a big enough problem that you should see a doctor about it. In some cities there are clinics you can go to despite your age...if your parents don't want to take you to a doctor. Also, whenever you go in for your next physical, you can talk to your doc then.

I'd let your parents know that if you could see a doctor about your paranoias, you'd feel much better and that these paranoias are ruling your life and are serious to you.


 
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Old 10-19-2003, 09:27 PM   #3
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Well I am afraid of phones...can't get much more ridiculous than that.

 
Old 10-20-2003, 12:24 AM   #4
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Id talk to a councellor if I were you.Dont let phobias run your life.
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