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Old 09-03-2019, 01:28 PM   #1
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Default How can I overcome my fear of living alone.

Hello. How can I overcome my fear of living alone, and paying for everything on my own. Til I was 26, my parents helped out. Then I moved in with my boyfriend. I struggle with anxiety and depression. I can work, and do work, but often require a lot of reassurance as I struggle with feeling confident. Thank you for sharing any ideas you may have.
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Does your boyfriend pay for stuff?
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I too feared living alone. With family support and group therapy, individual therapy, and a community room. It's going well. I'm happy in my apartment by myself. It's subsidized so rent is affordable and I'm ok.

I think seeing others succeed will help you succeed. Also join group, or organizations that get you socializing with peers.
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Here are links to 4 articles, from PC's archives, on the subject of being (or becoming) an adult:

Adulting 101: Handbook Not Included

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Podcast: How to Make the Transition to Adulthood Easier

When You're Overwhelmed with Being an Adult

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