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TOPIC: I'm terrified!!

I'm terrified!! 7 years 11 months ago #66398

  • insomnia56
Hi,
I've been put into the WRA group and I've got my first appointment at my local jobcentre tomorrow. I have no idea what to expect and I'm terrified. Not even sure I will be able to walk in there. can anyone give me an idea of what to expect please.
My husband is coming with me cos I don't leave the house without him and haven't done for years, but I'm still not sure if I can face it, even though I know I have to.

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Re:I'm terrified!! 7 years 11 months ago #66401

  • bro58
insomnia56 wrote:

Hi,
I've been put into the WRA group and I've got my first appointment at my local jobcentre tomorrow. I have no idea what to expect and I'm terrified. Not even sure I will be able to walk in there. can anyone give me an idea of what to expect please.
My husband is coming with me cos I don't leave the house without him and haven't done for years, but I'm still not sure if I can face it, even though I know I have to.


Hi, try not to worry too much, have a look at the thread on the link below. :

www.benefitsandwork.co.uk/forum?func=vie...id=10&id=66309#66309

If you have any particular queries after reading this, come back to us, and we will do our best to help.

cheers

bro58

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Re:I'm terrified!! 7 years 11 months ago #66404

Oh my poor love :( I too don't go anywhere without hubbie, for physical and mental and emotional aid... well don't really go anywhere. I am waiting for the letter telling me I have to go in to the jobcentre. I feel your terror and so wish I could help :(
This just can't be right doing this to sick and disabled people who have a tough enough job just getting through the day :angry:
Did you ask if they could come to you? also scary as blazes but less physically demanding.
Not helping am I... sorry
sending warm thoughts and sympathy
Linda

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Re:I'm terrified!! 7 years 11 months ago #66409

  • insomnia56
Hi,
Thanks bro58, I have had a read. At least I have some idea of what is involved even if I can't really see how it will be possible for me to do any of it!!
I'm still terrified as I don't know till I get there how I will react to being there. Could be a panic attack, an angry outburst, uncontrollable tears or just numb silence. Will just have to bite the bullet and see.

Regards

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Re:I'm terrified!! 7 years 11 months ago #66410

  • bro58
insomnia56 wrote:

Hi,
Thanks bro58, I have had a read. At least I have some idea of what is involved even if I can't really see how it will be possible for me to do any of it!!
I'm still terrified as I don't know till I get there how I will react to being there. Could be a panic attack, an angry outburst, uncontrollable tears or just numb silence. Will just have to bite the bullet and see.

Regards


Best of luck !!

Let us know how you get on, hopefully it will not be as bad as you fear.

cheers

bro58

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Re:I'm terrified!! 7 years 11 months ago #66412

  • insomnia56
Thanks for the support Linda. I wish I could say it would help for them to come to me but unfortunately one of my problems is being paranoid that people will find my house dirty, so other than my son and his wife (and I stress out for weeks before a visit) I don't let anyone in.
Did very briefly have a community psychiatric nurse visit to work with me on going out without my hubby, but to say it was a bit of a disaster would be an understatement!! She was last seen running down my path shouting over her shoulder that she would refer me for psychotherapy cos she wasn't able to deal with me.
Ho hum

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