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I Admit That I'm Scared

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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 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 4 Responses Feb 18

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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 won't get a good job after I get out of college (or at least eventually,) or that I won't even graduate. I worry I...
    animallover110293 animallover110293 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 13, 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 by still more fear.  What I fear may never come to fruition, and from past experience, most of my fears rarely do...
    Littlebrownbat Littlebrownbat 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 12, 2011

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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 Sometimes I think I care about what people think of me too much But in reality I'm just hiding the truth from myself My mom wants me to...
    Jennuhhxoxo Jennuhhxoxo 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 6

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    Scared is a major understatement.

    I'm mortified. I feel the change before I see it. I hate the emptiness and for once I can say I hate the nights. There's once again fear in me that I haven't felt in an extremely long time. It's the fear of constant rejection and the fear that I'll always be this alone. I can't...
    ScarletNightmare ScarletNightmare 13-15, F 1 Response May 13

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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 thoughts and my moment of peace will be ruined..
    winterfall winterfall 36-40 Nov 29, 2013

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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 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

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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 period came punctually. Anyways I already made the pregnancy test and it turned out negative. I'm scared it can...
    justapartofmylife justapartofmylife 16-17 1 Response Nov 28, 2013

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    I'll admit that I'm scared to admit my feelings

    on the inside. That's all I can admit for right now.
    justicehero justicehero 18-21, M Nov 17

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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 for help. I just can't shake the feeling that if I call out no one will come to save me, and I'll have to bear the weight...
    PKai PKai 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 19, 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 ringing aloud ..................................................................................... I really just dont know am breaking...
    winterfall winterfall 36-40 Jan 25

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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 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...
    CheshireKitten CheshireKitten 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 23, 2012

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    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 15 Responses Aug 16, 2011

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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 with caution am willing to takeCant afford to lose the unique essence else I cant breathe but how to smile...
    winterfall winterfall 36-40 1 Response Nov 26, 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 strangers. I don't let it stop me from talking to new people, but it's so hard. I do try. Anyone have any non-shutting down techniques? O.O
    Whoami30 Whoami30 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 25

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    I'm scared of everything.

    ..the dark because it manifests itself into creatures, boys because of their abusive tendencies, the thunder and wind because of how loud it violently shouts, I'm scared to be alone because of my incapability to stop myself from doing anything stupid, love because it hurts when...
    Quackimaducky Quackimaducky 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 24

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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.  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 46-50 Oct 28, 2011

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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?? 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 26-30 2 Responses Jan 5, 2013

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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 coming out. I thought maybe it was just a little discharge/pus because I've irritated it recently but it turned out to be so much more...
    AdorableCaterpillar AdorableCaterpillar 18-21, F Jun 5, 2012

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    I'm afraid to go to my flute lesson today.

    I have a test and mr teacher really doesn't like me. She intimidates me to the point where I can't remember what I'm playing. Last year I had this really big issue with her. She told me off for not practising but I did, a lot. I had to try so hard not to cry in front of her...
    InfiniteSpecks InfiniteSpecks 13-15, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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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.. the list is endless! I have never in my life felt anywhere near what I feel for my girlfriend. And the thought that she has my heart...
    Lou2011 Lou2011 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 11, 2013

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    I've never been in a proper relationship before,

    so I'm scared. I'm scared of not being faithful. I feel like if I do get into a relationship then I'll feel very vulnerable. I'm not use to that or having people know what I'm really like deep down. I feel like I would be naked when I'm not, if I open up to a significant other...
    ruizr302 ruizr302 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 17

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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. I feel so beaten down sometimes and I just don't know what to do. I don't always talk much but when I do, I sometimes have...
    comfortablynumb17 comfortablynumb17 16-17 1 Response Nov 30, 2013

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    My bestfriend and my cousin were going out,

    and ultimately they broke up. This happend 2 years ago, and over the course of time I became even closer to my friend, but now my cousin wants me to stop talking to her. I'm hurt and feel like I can't take life anymore :/ he made me feel so guilty and called me things that just...
    tprang1203 tprang1203 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 7

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    Okay i'm scared to tell my dad

    that i'm going to a concert with my boyfriend an his mom an her boyfriend and there gonna get us all a hotel room for the night. An my dad hasn't meet him yet because I don't live with him and my mom is okay with everything
    Babypandabear21 Babypandabear21 13-15, F 2 Responses Nov 18

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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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    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 open myself up again. It's better to not feel at all then to be hurt again....I'm safe that way. Then you appeared...
    Oso41412 Oso41412 41-45, F 1 Response Dec 27, 2012

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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 have a name for them until I was 40 years old. How my life got wasted because of not being able to give a name to the...
    QuestionMarks QuestionMarks 41-45, F 3 Responses Jan 9, 2009

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    I gave birth to a baby I dont want.

    It seems hard to love him now. What should I do? He is just 7 week old by now
    swimminghiking swimminghiking 31-35, F 2 Responses May 4

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    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 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 17

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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 different cultures he's a different kind of Indian than I am and there's just a big issue there with them, his mom wants him dating "his kind" and...
    annaycarbonneau annaycarbonneau 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 19, 2013

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    I'm terrified. I have made

    so very many mistakes...the big kind that alter lives. Faced with another fork in the road how can I possibly have faith in my ability to choose the right one? My head and heart are in such opposition it's like a cracked up teeter totter and I'm getting a little nauseous.
    niklb niklb 41-45, F 2 Responses Oct 24

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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 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

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    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 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 5

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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 doubting what I think I know about others and myself. I want so badly to look at the choices I have made and feel confident they were...
    MommaBella MommaBella 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 17

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    What if I don't make him happy anymore?

    What if NO ONE can make him happy? What if he is just so used to saying he loves me, it's just a normal thing to say, like "Bless you," or "Excuse me." and he doesn't mean it anymore??? I'm so scared this "new" man he turned into changed his heart, too...
    Nelsaroo Nelsaroo 22-25, F Nov 17

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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 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

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    I'm so scared i'm going to lose my mum she got

    a lesion taken off her finger and the doctor said it was precancerous so they got it before anything developed but what if they're wrong? I don't know I could be overanalyzing like I seem to do. I'm so scared she's all i've got. Haven't stopped crying this whole evening. 😢
    ccher95 ccher95 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 24

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    Can I just say, I'm utterly

    and completely miserable..
    StayingSaneWithoutYou StayingSaneWithoutYou 16-17, F Nov 10

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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 big tall black guy-he looked about my age,19, maybe a few years younger or older, I dunno-came up to me randomly asking for my name, I...
    rainbowdragon19 rainbowdragon19 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 28, 2013

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    tprang1203 tprang1203 16-17, F 3 Responses Sep 7

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