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Woke up feeling anxious and sad

cheer_mom

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Just need some positive words this morning. I woke up to my husband's alarm and instant anxiety and sadness because he is leaving for work. I dont know why I get like this every time he leaves for work. It's so overwhelming. I am calling to switch psych doctors today though. My current one basically mocks me whenever I describe my anxiety symptoms. He actually asked me why I was "scared and panicking " while I was subbing in a class. He said, " were there tigers in the room? If not, the you have nothing to worry about!" So, needless to say, I would like a doctor that is a bit more compassionate and understanding. I don't want to feel like this and we all know our fears are irrational most of the time, bit it doesn't change that we have them.
 

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Maybe you simply don't like been all alone. Having your husband there helps you. Is a comfort to you. For a psych doctor to mock anybody is wrong. That certainly would not help you in anyway at all. Maybe try and few things that will take your mind off of the fact that your husband is not in the house. Watch a film. Put on some music. Anything with sound. So there is no silence. No time for the mind to think as it is doing. try and plan out the day. Until your husband is back home from work again.
 

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I am the same way. The anxiety is overwhelming when I am alone. I turn on music and clean. Sometimes I watch a good show or two. In no time at all, your husband will be home again!
Glad you are getting a new doc. Our anxieties may be irrational but it does not make them any less real. You deserve respect and compassion and nothing less.
 

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Funny really that the one thing I love is been left alone. Some love, others hate it. Not sure how much you depend on your husband? Or is it just a fear of been alone in the house? That something might happen? Be good to understand it. For you. So you know why you are feeling that way when your husband is not there.
 

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It is crazy. I feel anxious sometimes when he is here too, but just when he is leaving in the morning just the fear of what may happen while he is at work is very overwhelming. I joke with him and say he is my support animal. Lol. He has quirky little ways to make me feel better just like my dad always did. He reminds me a lot of my dad. Maybe that is why I like him to be close. Hmmm... guess I never thought of it like that til I was literally typing it. I miss my dad so much. Losing him has been so hard. I worry about my mom and spend a lot of time with her during the day. I still feel lonely even around people though.
 

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Just need some positive words this morning. I woke up to my husband's alarm and instant anxiety and sadness because he is leaving for work. I dont know why I get like this every time he leaves for work. It's so overwhelming. I am calling to switch psych doctors today though. My current one basically mocks me whenever I describe my anxiety symptoms. He actually asked me why I was "scared and panicking " while I was subbing in a class. He said, " were there tigers in the room? If not, the you have nothing to worry about!" So, needless to say, I would like a doctor that is a bit more compassionate and understanding. I don't want to feel like this and we all know our fears are irrational most of the time, bit it doesn't change that we have them.
You're not alone, there are many time I wake up in a panic to my alarm. When is really bad I only wanna be around my mom and my best friend.... they bring me comfort. I agree on finding a new dr......there are good ones out there :)
 
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