Agoraphobia is a form of
wherein a person becomes so
fearful of their interaction with the outside world that their overwhelming
emotions "cause" them to minimize or avoid contact with selected people,
places, or things.
Franklin D. Roosevelt said it best:
"The only thing we have to fear is
fear itself - nameless, unreasoning, unjustified terror which paralyzes
needed efforts to convert retreat into advance".
Frozen fear from
traumatic deaths in past lives or terrifying past events earlier in the present
life is the root cause of Agoraphobia. This frozen fear results in disempowering
behaviors which drastically reduced the agoraphobic individual's options in
moving forward with their lives.
Faux Paus Fearful:
Agoraphobia often begins when the
risk of embarrassment causes the person to avoid certain places
or situations that are part of "normal daily life" such as driving a car,
using public transportation, attending required social gatherings, and so
on. It is motivated by the fear that a panic attack will ensue if the
fearful place or situation is encountered or that "help will not be available"
or that "people will not understand" or that "something bad" will happen.
Underlying this is an event in the past where "something bad" did happen as
a result of an embarrassment or a mistake ("faux paus").
Escape Artist Agoraphobics cope with
their fears by constantly looking for "the way out". If they know about
or can discover "an easy means of escape" everywhere they go, they can
keep their anxiety at bay. Yet, the moment their planned escape route
is cut off or threatened, they will feel so trapped that they "have to"
find an alternative. If none is available, they will leave immediately.
Most often, this need to escape has resulted from a death is past lives
where they suffered horribly from not being able to escape. The more
painful and horrifying the death, the greater the need to escape now.
Mob Maniacs usually fear "wide, open
places" like malls, theaters, grocery stores, or parks - wherever large
crowds of people are gathered together. Confronting a sea of strangers
by it's nature involves stress. Full blown Panic Attacks can be triggered
when the "past life alarm clock" goes off and the person reaches the same
age in this life that they were in a past life when they were killed by
a violent or angry mob. Panic is never random and always has a cause:
if not in this life, then in a past one.
Sanctuary seeking Agoraphobics never
leave the "safe, controlled environment" of their homes. They have fully
retreated from life because their overwhelming fear of panic attacks have
trapped them there. Just anticipating a panic attack creates
more ongoing stress in the Agoraphobic. This in turn causes a "feedback loop":
the more an attack is feared, the greater their desire for sanctuary becomes.
In other cases, Agoraphobics seek sanctuary because they are working off past
life fears developed when they were horribly murdered after having to leave a
The symptoms of Agoraphobia are wide ranging because they are as unique
as the individuals experiencing them. Still, there are several distinct
types of Agoraphobia syndromes. The syndromes are arranged in the order
of least to most severe. Many Agoraphobics start out with the milder forms
(avoiding situations associated with anxiety). Yet if the frozen fears are
not addressed and resolved, the agoraphobic behaviors will only become much
more severe over time.
Like most phobias, Agoraphobia, if left untreated, will only get worse over
time. Quite literally, the walls will feel like they are closing in on the
Agoraphobic unless and until they take action to expand the frontiers of
When the life lesson associated with Agoraphobia has been fully learned
and "absorbed" into the person's body-mind, the "disempowering" behavior
will fall away. Often all that is needed is for the individual to confront
the past life(s) where the fear underlying the Agoraphobia was created.
Going back via past life healing becomes the means of freeing
Agoraphobics from their self made prisons of fear.
is included in the above descriptions of Agoraphobia syndromes.