Scared to drive, because of a previous rollover. Panic attacks.

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  1. ProfessionalNoticer

    ProfessionalNoticer Road Train Member

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    Did you really think I care? Thanks for reminding me to put you on my ignore list. Your attacks when I first joined were beyond ignorant
     
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  3. okiedokie

    okiedokie Road Train Member

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    I was involved in a head on while working. Honda came across the center line. I couldn't even get in a car for weeks. But after a few months got back in the cab. Had a few relapses but kept driving. I'm going to beat this. Time helps but it changes you. A reboot of how you look and do things. Do it right, no excuses. Stay mentally tough and run it cool. Good luck Sir.
     
  4. DUNE-T

    DUNE-T Road Train Member

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    Sorry for hurting your feelings
     
  5. dngrous_dime

    dngrous_dime Road Train Member

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    We all know you're really not..... Lol
     
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  6. okiedokie

    okiedokie Road Train Member

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  7. mustang190

    mustang190 Road Train Member

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    Dr. John says, drink heavily.
     
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  8. homeskillet

    homeskillet Road Train Member

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    No, but seriously........

    I got in a car wreck in my POV five years ago.

    I had a hard time driving a car after that.
    It lasted about 6 months.

    It's gonna take a little time. But you really DO have to "get back on the horse" for your anxiety to go away.

    You got this, driver!
     
  9. Scaredsparkles

    Scaredsparkles Bobtail Member

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    I love my job and my company I want to stay. It's not stressful i just need help understanding what is causing these attacks i have never had a panic attack in my life. Fear is an adrenaline rush for me but this Is full on I can not move terror.
     
  10. fishonron

    fishonron Medium Load Member

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    Your companies safety department hasn't told you to seek help (posting here doesn't count)?
    I know my company would require a doctor to sign off on you returning to work after something like this.
     
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  11. skallagrime

    skallagrime Road Train Member

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    Im not a doctor, but what one that's actually trying to help you would say is you need to find out the root cause of the panic trigger and then ease yourself up on that and back off of it, kinda like training an easily spooked horse, you need to ***gradually*** prove to yourself that its okay, and it may take a while. The longer it goes on, the longer it will take to resolve

    Meat computers are weird, sorry yours is having a hard time.
     
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