I don't see a future living with this

I'm 22 years old, I've had this for as long as I remember and it's just getting worse all the time. I've been to multiple therapists for CBT and it hasn't worked at all. I have tried antidepressants too. I just can't imagine myself having a future especially when shy bladder syndrome effects me in my own home (I live with my parents).

I really don't know what to do anymore. If anyone has any advice I'll gladly appreciate it. Thanks.

#503 by Ben97

Hi Ben,
We at the UKPT can help you; we have helped others in the same situation. Get back in touch by email to the address in the Contact menu, and we will take it from there.
You probably feel on your own with this; well, no longer.
Till then

#504 by andrew
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Just to say that this has been followed up by email

#525 by andrew

Posted on behalf of Stephen for Ben
Ben, I really feel for you and can relate to what you're going through. I was in exactly the same situation at your age - also at home with parents and a toilet with unsympathetic acoustics! Sometimes I also felt life was not worth living, with the stress of the condition and the effect it was having on my nerves and social life.
Eventually I found some coping mechanisms, largely through densense, confiding in people close to me, meditation and yoga. Recently I have been practising Eriksonian hypnosis and so far the results have been really positive. I have also utilised mental triggers that enabled me to pee in front of my 13 year old son during a recent camping trip (what a feeling!)
If I can do it despite 40 years baggage of negative mental conditioning, you definitely can!
More than happy to share more info if you'd like to email me (Andrew can provide details).
Meanwhile, hang in there and start believing you have the potential to beat this. Because, believe me, you do.

#539 by andrew
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