“The fear of man brings a snare,
But whoever trusts in the Lord shall be safe.”
We’re all on a journey, well-meaning (or not) people may try to advise you based on what they think. It’s up to us to focus on what God’s telling us. Rely on Jesus for all your bogeyman, fear-driven consciousness theories.
“I am the way, the truth and the life” says Jesus in John 14:6
“I will be with him in trouble; I will deliver him and honor him.” Psalm 91:15