I have never been on an airplane, yet, I am traveling from Nashville to Dallas in 2wks by myself...I am terrified! A family member died in a plane crash, when I was younger, and it caused my fear of flying. Not trying to be a drama queen, but I broke out in hives from just purchasing my ticket. I would just drive to Dallas, but it's 14hrs from my home, and the thought of driving that far by myself also terrifies me. Guess I am just looking for any advice or tips on how to allay my fears. I thought about asking my Dr to prescribe me 2 doses of an anti anxiety drug like Valium or Ativan (1 for the flight to, and another for my return flight) but not sure if that is a wise decision or not. So...long story short, if anyone can offer up some advice I would greatly appreciate it, because I am kind of freaking out. Just absolutely terrified of all the myriad of things that can go wrong on a flight. Thank you.
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