Geographical advantage. A two hour drive can take me to France, Germany, the Netherlands, Luxembourg and England (with the Eurostar high-speed railway). But I never want to leave the house. It’s a dangerous world out there.
We drove to the Netherlands yesterday. I had to go to a birthday party. It was fun.
Agoraphobia is a condition where the sufferer becomes anxious in environments that are unfamiliar or where he or she perceives that they have little control.