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I Admit That I'm Scared

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    Scared Out Of My Mind. - My father has cancer and he starts treatment this week, I'm having identity issues and I'm starting to like being at school a lot more than home sometimes...
    comfortablynumb17 comfortablynumb17 16-17 Nov 30, 2013

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    Lately something is consuming me. I'm hardly my real self anymore. I'm only either the pretentious fake confident version of myself Or the side of myself I'm trying to hide...
    Jennuhhxoxo Jennuhhxoxo 18-21, F Feb 6

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    I'm Hurt, He's Hurt, We're Both Scared. - I'm scared almost everyday for him. There are so many issues that we have in our relationship, like for one our parents; we come from...
    annaycarbonneau annaycarbonneau 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 19, 2013

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    I'm Scared - I'm just scared of living. Scared of getting too close to others because then I'll realize there's nothing there.  I'm scared of seeing people suffer when they don't...
    superficialife superficialife 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 6, 2013

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    I Admit - I have nightmares of losing the last straw of peaceAll the moment am living scary thoughts hover thatMay be each little thing will be unveiled, stri pped.So each step...
    winterfall winterfall 36-40 1 Response Nov 26, 2013

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    Im Scard - I am not afraid to admit  that  i am afraid.. :))))
    richa12345678 richa12345678 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 9, 2011

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    Scared... - I get really scared about my future sometimes. I guess I have a habit of really worrying about it, maybe because of how I grew up with not much money. I worry that I...
    animallover110293 animallover110293 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 13, 2013

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    How To Survive...I Dont Know - There were days when I loved to see the world with wide open eyes but now I prefer to keep them close as am scared the reflection will reveal the...
    winterfall winterfall 36-40 Nov 29, 2013

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    Most Times! - I know that I give off the appearance that I'm so strong and brave. That I'm always happy and things don't bother me... Also that I can face anything. It's not true...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jan 9, 2009

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    I hate to admit it but I am. Everything in my life is great right now except the looming date in which my ex will be released on parole :( I start feeling sick if I think about it...
    Magdamay Magdamay 26-30, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    The Subject Of Death - If someone were to ask me if I am ready to die, I would strongly protest... I am not done with this world. I do not want to be done for a long time, but I...
    LadyCheshireCat LadyCheshireCat 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 23, 2012

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    There is so much I want to say But I can’t there's no way I speak silence.
    winterfall winterfall 36-40 Dec 11, 2013

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    I'm Petrified... - Have you ever had that feeling where you are soooo scared to loose someone, that you have this terrible feeling in the pit off your stomach that never goes away...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jan 5, 2013

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    Why is it bleeding so ruthlessly,why uncanny thoughts paralizing my senses,why do i sense my hands are emptied forever . Am I toying with my thoughts or is it truly the bells...
    winterfall winterfall 36-40 Jan 25

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    And Who Wouldn't Be - I'm going on Monday for the first results. I don't expect too much from these but the appointment on the 20th, now that's gonna eat at me. I guess the whole...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality 36-40, F 5 Responses Nov 9, 2007

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    My Ear's Falling Off!?!!?!?!?! - I got my industrial piercing done back in January of this year. A few minutes agoi scratched my ear and found that there was some sort of liquid...
    AdorableCaterpillar AdorableCaterpillar 18-21, F Jun 5, 2012

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    . . . . I circle around and around this fear. I dive down to get a closer look at this scary thing. I zoom back up and continue checking this huge animated object from afar. I...
    MorningBreeze MorningBreeze 56-60, F 5 Responses Feb 18

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    I'm scared of myself - Sometimes i feel like I'm not incontrol of my actions, for example when I cut myself I feel detatched and like I'm watching myself do this and I don't stop...
    RoseEverwood RoseEverwood 16-17, F Feb 22, 2013

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    I'M Scared Of Being Alone With Men - I won't go into details why exactly but I'll say this, for a long time I would always get hit on by men way older than me. So today when this...
    rainbowdragon19 rainbowdragon19 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 28, 2013

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    My Period - So, my period is delayed already like 6 days, and I'm really scared about what it can be. It's not pregnancy, I didn't have relations last two months and both months my...
    justapartofmylife justapartofmylife 16-17 1 Response Nov 28, 2013

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    Although I usually seem confident and as if I have my **** together to the general public, there is a large part of me that is just a scared little girl. Insecure and constantly...
    MommaBella MommaBella 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 17

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    Why I Get Afraid -  I have experienced anxiety since childhood- and can you imagine not a single person EVER recognized the feelings I was having as anxiety and I didn't even...
    QuestionMarks QuestionMarks 41-45, F 3 Responses Jan 9, 2009

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    Cannot Feel - I cannot feelThe fearRight now...That will come laterBut now I'm slidingReality slipping through fingersButtery slickThat don't respondWhen I tell them to hold onI...
    Plaid Plaid 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 30, 2011

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    Just Thinking - I am scared of a lot of things in life, but I do have an incredible amount of courage. I've been uncertain about having a family of my own for many years now...
    Allyouneedislove91 Allyouneedislove91 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 5, 2013

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    Can Anyone Help Me - I feel like I’m going insane! Ever sense I recovered and woke up, everything is so different now. I don’t feel like me anymore, I’m not saying I want to...
    StarvedAndScarred StarvedAndScarred 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 3, 2013

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    I Don't Want To Go Back. - I have been in the best relationship for the past almost 9 months. He's sweet, loving, and genuinely cares about me. I start my junior year of high...
    DanniDarling DanniDarling 16-17, F Aug 2, 2013

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    Actually, I'm Terrified - My fear is crippling. It holds me captive, but the cage door is open. I am just too damn afraid of what's outside of it. So I remain inside it, surrounded...
    Littlebrownbat Littlebrownbat 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 12, 2011

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    I admit that I'm scared of love. It terrifies me and captivates me all at the same time. It makes me vunerable, excited, terrified, happy, emotional, ecstatic, nervous, amazing...
    Lou2011 Lou2011 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 11, 2013

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    *cowers* - I'm scared of failing. I'm scared of success. I'm scared of being found out, of being hated, of being loved. I'm afraid to live and afraid to die. I am afraid that I'll...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 30, 2011

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    Mabey I'm Not Okay - How do i put this... I CANNOT SLEEP. I guess that's what a normal person would call insomnia. However the reason I can't sleep is not because I'm wired or just...
    Missing22Aquarius Missing22Aquarius 18-21, F Dec 21, 2012

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    I'M Scared - I'm going to be 19 soon I'm scared about the future I'm scared of the obstacles I have to face I'm scared that I will never be loved I'm scared that no one will love...
    littlestrandofhope littlestrandofhope 18-21, F 4 Responses Jun 4, 2013

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    Life Scared - I fear that , in a few years I'll lose my beliefs and become just another common adult, with a common job, married to a common wife, raising common kids, thinking...
    NemoNobody NemoNobody 16-17, M 1 Response Oct 15, 2013

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    Any time I try to talk with people I don't know, I get scared. I don't know why. Even when I tell myself things like, "I'm happy being who I am!" I do still shut down around...
    Whoami30 Whoami30 26-30, M Mar 25

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    Your Move, Scared Little Girl - I'm scared, and I'm a home-body. Ever since I moved home, I don't want to leave. I'm comfortable here. No matter how ****** my day is or how...
    iamrae22 iamrae22 22-25, F Feb 26, 2013

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    Of Only One Thing.... - I have to admit, it's nothing major... But I do have a slight fear of the future! Much as I embrace it, look forward to it, and am intrigued by it - the...
    NiteMich NiteMich 31-35, F 3 Responses May 21, 2009

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    Firsts. - Everyone is a little scared. Not too many people like to admit it. I am one of those people. I am literally scared to admit that I am scared, it makes me feel weak. but i...
    monigoes monigoes 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 18, 2011

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    The Fear Of The Release. - I admit it, I'm scared of this reoccurring boil that comes up on my butt. Even though I've had it lanced twice, I'm still nervous of having to do it...
    Codeman320 Codeman320 22-25, M 1 Response Jun 2, 2013

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    Scared Of Everything - I've always been scared of other people, and after a long set of experiences have been terrified of getting close to others, accepting help, even just asking...
    PKai PKai 16-17, M Oct 19, 2013

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    Everyone Is - Everyone is scared no matter how much they try to hide it. I'm scared of so many things,smalll and big ones. Like if I will ever succed at getting my stories and...
    itsMEandYOUknowIT itsMEandYOUknowIT 13-15, F Dec 1, 2011

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    It Still Hurts - I've been hurt, deeply. So deeply that I am still trying to heal. I've been rebuilding my walls around my heart again, slowly... brick by brick. I don't want to...
    Oso41412 Oso41412 41-45, F 1 Response Dec 27, 2012

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    I Admit I'm Scared - Not knowing what will happen to my well being in the future. If things will get better or worse. Hoping I live farther to experience what makes life so...
    Marowit Marowit 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 8, 2009

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    Change Of Ground - In my dream there was a glass jar, in the shape and size of a cat. Curious, my cat went to peer and sniff inside and around it. Then she poured herself into...
    akasolia akasolia 41-45, F 8 Responses Apr 6, 2011

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    I Can't Find The Person I Care About The Most - I guess you don't realize how much you love someone until the moment you can't find them. The person who you literally can't live...
    rainbowdasher rainbowdasher 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 17, 2013

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    Frit. - I have days when I'm scared and that's all I am.  That my whole life is a response to fear. I don't think it's an unusual place to be but I accept that it's not good...
    CrookedMan CrookedMan 46-50 Oct 28, 2011

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    So one of my best friends committed his first suicide attempt this year on Valentine's Day. He was hospitalized for 6 weeks and was released yesterday morning because he "wasn't...
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