Stepping Out. By CpSingleton © 2016
It had taken Jordan Micklethwaite many weeks of plucking up the courage to venture out into the wild and windy world beyond his house.
On the whole he didn’t need to: the internet catered for mind illnesses quite well. He could shop, watch learn and chat on line, without having the anxiety of avoiding the shadows of the outer world.
So, with several deep breaths he opened the front door, saw a young man standing on his step and shut the door with enough force to shake the walls.
‘Maybe tomorrow,’ he thought, as he shivered out of his jacket.