May felt that we must understand anxiety in relation to freedom, or rather, as the fear that we will lose our freedom. He said

that some of this anxiety is normal, and only in extreme cases does it become neurotic anxiety.

 What are some of the situations

in your life that make you anxious, and how might they be a threat to your personal freedom? Do you think the level of these

anxieties is normal, or is it severe enough to perhaps be considered neurotic?