He was always afraid of the quiet. Silence around him meant that the voices in his head would come out. He was suffering from depression and had been taking medications since a long period of time. But so far none of the drugs had helped quieten the voices in his head. Anything he used to do, the voices used to tell him that he would never be good at it.
Even when he got married, the voices used to convince him that he was a terrible husband and that his wife hates him.
Read on about his life in Q for Quiet