BodhiBro
I never knew a place like this existed. I've become progressively worse over the last few years. I am a 55 yr old man. Long time martial artist, ex-actor, dancer and I haven't gone more than a mile from my home without a panic attack in many years. I resisted this for so long as it progressively got worse. I caretake for a ailing parent and I am almost house bound. No friends. No life. Nothing. I've often thought of taking my life, but i know that is extreme but it is hard living with this unknown fear inside me. It taints everything I see. I no longer want to do much of anything aside from TV and taking care of my mother. Sad but true. I hope I can learn more and heal myself of this in time. Thank you and good to be here.
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jeff
BodhiBro
I think that you've come to the right place!
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Jonmike
All the answers for recovery are on this forum.. just remember you are certainly not alone when it comes to these feelings... if you want to recover, you will recover! You will be no different than anyone else, it doesn't matter if you've been suffering for 4 months or 40 years. Recovery is more than possible
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BodhiBro
Thank you so much everyone. I've spent the last 24hrs almost constantly reading about this thing. I ordered the book and for the first time I'm optimistic about my life. 
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GlennZenDen
BodhiBro wrote:
I never knew a place like this existed. I've become progressively worse over the last few years. I am a 55 yr old man. Long time martial artist, ex-actor, dancer and I haven't gone more than a mile from my home without a panic attack in many years. I resisted this for so long as it progressively got worse. I caretake for a ailing parent and I am almost house bound. No friends. No life. Nothing. I've often thought of taking my life, but i know that is extreme but it is hard living with this unknown fear inside me. It taints everything I see. I no longer want to do much of anything aside from TV and taking care of my mother. Sad but true. I hope I can learn more and heal myself of this in time. Thank you and good to be here.


Welcome to the place where recovery starts. Great that you take care of your mother respect to you man.
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Shen
You sure came to the right place.

I would recommend you to also read "Hopes and helps for your nerves" from claire weekes (This is a must).
The youtuber wonderbro and of course this forum, the path towards recovery has its ups and downs and can last a little. but you are in the right place to start your recovery. 😉 Welcome
You Can Do This~
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BodhiBro
Thank you so much! Just got the book you recommended by Claire Weeks and found the YouTube Wonderbro. I am floored how much information is available. This is a lonely path but now I know there are more who know it well. I am grateful. 
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Kipper
Welcome BodhiBro. This is a wonderful group with great support from its members and founder Jeff. Also look at David Daish's videos on YouTube.
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BodhiBro
Thanks Kipper!!
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