Moving states and chronic anxiety

Thank you for taking the time to read my post. I don't want to get to into my background, but I suffer from generalized anxiety disorder and panic disorder along with bi polar nos.

Anyway, I am in the process of moving states. I'm 24 now and have lived my entire life in the same area, so moving states is an extreme change for me. I DO NOT do well with change. It makes me extremely extremely nervous and anxious. So bad that it makes me physically ill. I just wanted to know if there was anyone out there who suffers from anxiety and has been through this process? I would love to know how you were able to cope with the move and if you regret it...or did it turn out to be a wonderful experience for you? This is something that I have to do in order to better my future, but it completely terrifies me to be hours away from my family and friends and the place I call home.

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  • You are at the crossways of life. Making any changes is always so difficult especially for someone suffering from anxiety. You are young and I give you credit for wanting to change your future for the better. I am older so I can tell you that many years ago

    children stayed near their family. Now a days, young adults venture out and start a new life. You can make a new home for yourself knowing that your family will always hold the memories of the place you call "home". My daughter who is 26 moved out and got her own apartment and yet calls the house she grew up in as home. I wish

    you luck in your move as well as your anxiety.

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