My fence was blown down by the wind earlier this year. It marks the boundary to my home, so was not covered by my insurance. I can't afford to replace it. It is right next to the street and now people can walk by and see into my house. This would be nothing to a normal person, but like I said I have anxiety.
The space between my front door and the gate that leads out to the street used to be a buffer where I could ready myself for the outside world. It made a huge difference to how I could live my life. With the fence gone, I feel exposed and really struggle to leave the house. Increasingly, I keep the curtains closed and stay in the room furthest from the street.
I am currently on medication and am working with an Occupational Therapist. I am making a lot of progress, but having a secure and private home would make such a difference.
The quote I have been given is to replace the previous fence and wall with just a fence. The foundation of the wall has sunk and it is falling in, so the plan is to replace it with a six foot fence with gravel boards at street level. It is both the cheapest and best option.
So that's what I need help with. Please help me build a fence, so I can leave my house.
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