In the story Goin' Fishing by Chris Cruthcer Lionel traps himself inside his own conscious. He lets fear consume, but at the end of the story he breaks free. He doesn't let fear hold him in prison anymore. He takes the keys.
Push. You pushed your problems aside. You moved everything around just so you didn't have to deal with them. You avoid the people you dislike as if they were the plague. In Goin' Fishing by Chris Cruthcer. Lionel buries all of his problems and hatred against the people and events that happened in his life. The little black seeds of hate that were inserted into his heart festered.