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Anybody been through, or heard of, adult separation anxiety? what should i do?

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Dr. Ana Adelstein
Clinical Psychology 28 years experience
Expert Guide 4 U?: Adults can experience fear of being separated from person(s) they feel dependent upon/feel they can't live without. Some experience this as a dread they'll be abandoned ; won't be able to survive. For deep understanding of what's going on u'd want a skilled detective -a mental health clinician who could help uncover the factors at play ; help u learn 2cope w/fears associated w/ separation.

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