I Admit That I'm Scared

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    I am always scared and i always feel like im

    dying... like im suffocating... and drowning... i am always scared coz i want to live the life i never lived since my childhood... i am always scared of having a serious disease because my sister passed away 4 years ago with brain cancer... i am not even believing the doctors...
    deleted deleted
    3 Responses Mar 7, 2016

    I made a mistake at my university

    and I'm terrified. I'm and week from graduating and I think I screwed up my whole future.
    Maihowl Maihowl
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Dec 6, 2015

    I never thought I'd be this stupid

    when I get in a relationship. I used to laugh at clingy needy girls and say I'll never be like that. now I'm with the person I love but I'm driving him away with my ****. I'm scared of losing him.
    SarahMaaakarem SarahMaaakarem
    18-21, F
    Jan 3, 2016

    Can't get to sleep for some reason.

    I have always had trouble trying to get to sleep.
    deleted deleted
    Jan 2, 2015

    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 it. Filling in every detail of the jar with her body, it fit her perfectly. I thought, "How interesting, she looks...
    akasolia akasolia
    41-45, F
    8 Responses Apr 6, 2011

    if there's any grain of truth to this then I'm

    even more scared. Being turned against by the authorities has already happened. What do you think of THIS??? https://youtu.be/HfRDZ4iOnSo
    deejustdee6969 deejustdee6969
    46-50, F
    Sep 26, 2015

    I don't want this friend to leave.

    I'm scared of everything I do. They always seem to be wrong. I'm always wrong. Please...don't leave me...
    colourflame colourflame
    13-15, F
    1 Response Oct 11, 2015
    LeBonBon LeBonBon
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Dec 25, 2014

    I need help on how to tell my dad my bf is in

    high school because im scared he will make me break up with him but I really love him and like him
    relapsing14 relapsing14
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Feb 8, 2015

    Right Now

    I'm very strong.  Very able.  Very positive.  I'm willing to take chances and to try new things. But right now, at this moment, I admit that I'm scared. I try so hard not to listen to or to be affected by negative suggestions or comments.  I suspect that people who make...
    womaninbliss womaninbliss
    51-55, F
    12 Responses Aug 16, 2011

    I am scared. Im scared

    that i've been doing and saying the wrong things lately and that im pushing away the people that matter the most to me. I don't know if im pushing them away and if I am I don't know why I am. I've felt so uncomfortable lately. Laying in my bed I have to roll over multiple times...
    Raptax231 Raptax231
    22-25, M
    Sep 17, 2014

    So much is going on with the world.

    .like, I feel like I'm the only one scared. I hope you all are careful and stay safe x
    AlexisOwO AlexisOwO
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jan 9, 2015

    That demon left me...

    where did it go? I'm so confused and and...can anybody tell me where it is?!
    GentleFlame GentleFlame
    18-21, T
    Jan 17, 2016

    got tickets to Sheffield Arena December 12th

    but now really scared about attacks over here
    Christuner666 Christuner666
    31-35, M
    Nov 15, 2015

    Okay, so this might be really stupid,

    but I'm scared of having conversations. I really am. it's weird, and i don't like it, but its the truth. did I mention that it was really stupid?
    weirduo weirduo
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Jan 18, 2015

    I have experienced extreme versions of denying

    my fear. What that looks like is a panic attack in which I want to pass out and puke... So I have learned the hard way that denying my own fears is dangerous business. That is especially the case if I am faced with a situation I am strongly passionate about and strongly...
    InfiniteExplorer InfiniteExplorer
    18-21, F
    1 Response Mar 8, 2016

    Dont listen to this cause its scary just pass

    it on to 15 friends and tell them the same
    newkid141 newkid141
    13-15, M
    Apr 4, 2016

    I am just expecting too much from my future.

    .. that I do not know what I will do if I end up messing it up... I am too scared to end up failing... I am just way to scared that I could probably kill myself if I end up not achieving anything...
    hummingtree hummingtree
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 13, 2015

    So ever since I get into trouble I'm scared

    that I'll be hurt badly or worse. is it just me or not?
    ToukaKirishima ToukaKirishima
    13-15, F
    Nov 20, 2015

    . . . . 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 begin to get brave once again. I approach this thing that scares me so. I say a prayer, I put my armor of warrior attitude...
    MorningBreeze MorningBreeze
    56-60, F
    3 Responses Feb 18, 2014
    booklover200016 booklover200016
    16-17, F
    1 Response Dec 3, 2015

    scared to grow old alone.

    but thats reality and i have to accept that.
    Juzmimi Juzmimi
    41-45, F
    Mar 8, 2016

    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 go back to all of my old demons, but I guess I just realized how empty I really am. I’m 19 years old, I’ve had drug...
    StarvedAndScarred StarvedAndScarred
    18-21, F
    1 Response Nov 3, 2013

    I am scared for my future

    and what it holds. everybody tells me that I will be successful, but I truly don't believe that.
    deleted deleted
    Aug 21, 2015

    I've been helping my mother raise my 6 year old

    brother and 18 month old sister but now our house is being auctioned out from underneath us. We have less than 3 weeks to move and no money to do so or friends/family to help out. I'm not worried about myself, I'll sleep on the street if I have to but I'm worried about my mom...
    rng78607 rng78607
    26-30, M
    Sep 9, 2015
    AMG114Hellfire AMG114Hellfire
    31-35, T
    1 Response Mar 8, 2016

    I'm literally scared right

    now I just texted my mother telling her that I have a girlfriend. it is in draft mode I just haven't sent it yet because I'm scared to send it.
    vertffy vertffy
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jan 31, 2015
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Mar 5, 2016

    I posted my first post asking on love advice

    about my 1st love. a brief symbiosis, I'm still in love with my 1st love of 9 years ago. I've been through relationships, I have a son, I'm currently in a relationshipship I love to no ends...but I love my 1st love like no other. of course you will always have a love for...
    BananaQueen25 BananaQueen25
    22-25, F
    Feb 18, 2016

    I'm scared of worms, rabbits,

    being late, missing something important, not being there for a friend, falling in love, of being loved, making a mistake twice, sleeping, dreaming, succeeding, failing, getting close, hurting people, clowns, being imperfect, disappointing everyone, everyone leaving me because of...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Jul 11, 2015

    so i really don't like being a room alone with

    older men. it scares me. when i was little I'd dress in layers all the time no matter what weather I'm in, it'll be extremely hot and I'll still wear layers, and if i don't I'll feel uncomfortable and cover my arms and body as much as i can. i recently recovered a repressed...
    funkittyful funkittyful
    18-21, F
    Jan 24, 2016

    If I tell you what I hold inside would you

    believe, would you accept the way that I feel? Would you listen to my heart and allow me to share with you every little thing that I bottle up inside. Would you take the moment seriously? Or break my heart and leave to save yourself ? I want you to know the way that I feel. I...
    winterfall winterfall
    May 18, 2015

    I'm petrified. I have to have an operation soon

    and get put to sleep. I have always had a fear of passing out or being in a coma. Every thought is going through my head. What if it hurts? What if I wake up during the op? What if it goes wrong? What if I don't wake up?
    EnchantedHopes EnchantedHopes
    16-17, F
    1 Response Jan 12, 2016

    I'm 18 yet I still have the mindset I had 2

    years ago.. I'm so afraid of ******* up my life and ending up alone.... The concept alone scares the crap out of me...
    PyroSpyro PyroSpyro
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Aug 7, 2015

    I really am. I'm scared of life.

    I'm scared of living. I'm scared of the things that make me scared. I'm scared that I wasn't good enough to anybody. To myself. Scared because I am not who I was before. I'd rather stay in the four corners of my room than to see the world full of unknown things, feelings...
    JuanaChange JuanaChange
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Oct 12, 2015

    I have been having sharp pain in my lower

    pelvic region over a week, and it began at end of my period. I am nervous b/c tomorrow I am getting an ultrasound... will it be a cyst? I hope it is not anything serious :( I just wish pain didn't exist.. or taht I was a woman sometimes. I just need a hug, and someone to hold me...
    Velvetlacedream Velvetlacedream
    31-35, F
    6 Responses Nov 18, 2015

    Tomorrow is the day..

    . Tomorrow, I have to let my child go into the hands of God and have an abortion. I never wanted this to happen. But, when there are complications within my pregnancy, I'm left with no option. While sitting in the ER, I was told the only options I had were 1. Having an abortion...
    kmar2 kmar2
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Apr 6, 2016

    Yup I get scared. I get scared

    after watch scary movies at night and I get scared when I go on a night time walk. My biggest fear is being replaced. I hate it but I can't help it. I always hear about things that someone has done after I say i've done that thing. It makes me think that what im doing isn't...
    Raptax231 Raptax231
    22-25, M
    1 Response Nov 5, 2014

    I'm scared to know the truth!

    I just told my new friend that I found out something is wrong with my optic nerves in both of my eyes. I went to the eye Dr. and he said that both my eyes got worse by 25% each, and that there could be something pushing up against the optic nerves causing me to have headaches...
    Dreamer82698 Dreamer82698
    18-21, F
    1 Response Nov 19, 2015

    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 realize none of us really get to choose when we will move on.  It is not that this world itself is so grand that I do not...
    CheshireGrinz CheshireGrinz
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Jul 23, 2012

    I'm scared of losing time .

    Of losing my youth
    joshuaruiz1945 joshuaruiz1945
    1 Response Mar 8, 2016
    RandomExistence RandomExistence
    18-21, M
    Oct 11, 2015

    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?? This last while I've been having alot of that.. It's like my mind consumes me and I cry constantly. I mean...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Jan 5, 2013

    I am actually terrified

    that I will not accomplish anything with my life tbh it is actually my biggest fear that when I die no one will remember me and I won't have changed the world or impacted anyone's life I don't know I just find it really scary that there is the possibility I won't amount to...
    hieverybodyitisme hieverybodyitisme
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Oct 13, 2015

    Much ado about nothing.

    As long as the heart beats, the alveoli fills with oxygen, the limbs move with natural fluidity, the eyes perceive with good clarity, the taste buds detect flavored as well as insipid tastes, no loss or failure should be entertained. Unless of course you let them sons of a guns...
    deleted deleted
    Sep 20, 2015

    https://www.change.org/p/ep-keep-ep-open-don-t-close-ep Signatures on the petition to stop the pause! Honestly I don't know if this is for real, but I care enough to try! Do you? Around 200+ users needed! We already have 700+ Please help, it's free besides a little time, a...
    ArriannaKatsumi ArriannaKatsumi
    18-21, F
    Mar 26, 2016

    I'm scared of a million things

    and recently it's been about my life and what i'm going to do in my future and choices, and how i'm going to continue while being the same honest person that iv'e always been. Up until now i feel like i'm living in a lie because i don't know how far i can walk before everyone...
    CosmicEvan CosmicEvan
    22-25, T
    1 Response Oct 11, 2015

    I really need a female perspective on this,

    no offence to men but I feel like women understand this more? I am a 18 yer old boy living in Dubai, I have alovely life and family, In a non rgotistical way, I am good looking and fit but i have no confidence and regularly consider suicide but I can't stop these thoughts. I...
    evilmunky evilmunky
    18-21, M
    Oct 9, 2015

    I'm scared for a lot I'm scared

    for my friend I miss him I wish he'd just leave the hospital so I can go see him
    deleted deleted
    Oct 12, 2015

    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 manga published. I'm scared of going to school. I'm scared of my family finding out about my religion,I just want to...
    itsMEandYOUknowIT itsMEandYOUknowIT
    13-15, F
    Dec 1, 2011

    I'm scared of what my future holds.

    I have fallen ill with so many health problems in the past 2 years, each year I discover another one and I hate to think of what it will be like in 5 years. I'm alone in the world except for an online friend or two. I've become depressed to the point of not caring about...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit
    36-40, F
    5 Responses Feb 11, 2015


    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.  On a day with some brightness in it I smugly consider myself glad that at least I've realised that I live my...
    CrookedMan CrookedMan
    Oct 28, 2011
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