Category Archives: 5 SEPARATION ANXIETY

Irlens Syndrome and Separation / Social Anxiety

I have spent my whole life trying to understand my difficulties through the wrong lens! I made the mistake of thinking all my issues were emotional/psychological. Now I know I have Irlens Syndrome (a light processing disorder) I see things … Continue reading

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I Might Seem Anxious but Really I’m Just Soulful!

When I was 14 I was told that I was suffering with agoraphobia. I remember how it started. It was a summer’s day and I had gone to pick blackberries with my family. Everyone liked picking blackberries except for me. … Continue reading

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Needing Connection – Explaining the Microclimate of Intimacy

I faced a fear today – not of the dentist or spiders or anything you might consider more usual but a fear of motion!  I went on a train for the first time for 18 years! The last time was … Continue reading

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My Healing Story – Living Under Someone Else’s Wing!

For as long as I remember I don’t feel like I’ve had an independent bone in my body! But instinctively I have known that I cannot force myself to be independent. I have barely felt safe living under other people’s … Continue reading

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Disassociation – Feeling Separated from Yourself!

Most of us know what it is like to feel at odds with ourselves. It happens sometimes. However feeling disassociated with yourself is an altogether stronger and more unpleasant feeling. The terms I have always used are that I feel … Continue reading

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Adult Separation Anxiety – A Well Hidden Secret?

The biggest epidemic in our societies today is separation (disconnection with self and the world)  It is this feeling that leads people to suffer with low self esteem, live a life where they find it difficult to be true to … Continue reading

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