Facing fear is not an option. It’s the only option.
There is a quote I found from Helen Keller that really resonated with me. “Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. The fearful are caught as often as the bold.” You’re going to have the face the things that scare you. You’re not going to be able for run from it. As a matter of fact, you’ll attract the things that scare you until you get past them. It’s like grade school. You can’t go to one grade without passing the previous level. So why not just figure out how to muster up the bravery to face it? Every obstacle introduces a new level of strength or character you need to learn. And as always: “Running from it won’t save you”.