Our expert says:
Well, its called a Comfort zone for a reason - because you feel comfortable, safe, unchallenged, there. It sounds as though you may have a rather low self-esteem, and bother a bit much about how you look when you go out, maybe a bit obsessive about the whole issue ?
You worry about being "yourself" though 99 % of the time, nobody else would notice, whatever you wore and however you felt.
There could be a degree of Social Anxiety Disorder ( which, fortunately, responds realy well to medication and special counselling / psychotherapy.
Maybe the best thing would be for you to arrange to see a psychiarist for a full assessment and a discussion of treatment options, as it sounds very likely you could be easily and successfully helped to feel more comfortable and confident and free to come and go as it suits you
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