I Am a Coward

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 341 People

    I can't call you... the thought of being with

    you is TERRIFYING to me.On Monday, I finally got the guts to ask YOU out. I have only ever asked out one other girl, and I'm too scared to call her, too... but this time, I told myself that it would be different.  And I KNEW there was even more of a risk involved in asking YOU...
    Boulier Boulier
    18-21, F
    1 Response Dec 19, 2013


    I have been trying to get to the root of my problems. I think that a massive part of it is that I am just plain petrified. Below the apparent internal serenity, I am overwhelmed by everything, especially the future and the possibilities it holds. I do not feel I can cope, or...
    TheTardyDodo TheTardyDodo
    31-35, M
    6 Responses Aug 14, 2007

    I'm A Coward,and I Hate Myself For It.

    A brief description.I'm 17,medium height,have been taking martial arts course,for about half a year. Now,today I was walking arround the city,heading to a meeting point,when,2 kids were being picked on,by another group of kids,the "bullies" being gypsies.They were,arround 10-11...
    akandelos akandelos
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Jun 2, 2012

    I may be tall and intimidating

    and I can be a bit of a mean bully but really imma big squishy coward. When I was younger and in better shape I use to take karate and I was good.but i was a complete ***. I would pick on people I know i can beat up. As i got older I develop a sweet tooth and my wash bored...
    thick122 thick122
    26-30, F
    Dec 3, 2013

    Proud Of It

    "Cowards die many times before their deaths. The valiant never taste of death but once." - Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare I'm a coward a lot of the times, never am able to stick with anything unless something forces me through it. This has caused me to lose interest in a...
    bajjer bajjer
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Jul 5, 2010

    Went on holiday. Saw someone

    so beautiful and thought I'd talk to them. Instead, I stood waiting for some miracle, maybe he's come up to me, he saw me, he noticed me. But I couldn't even say hi. I saw him many times but just stood staring at him like a creep. Now I'm away, sorta glad that i wont see him...
    deleted deleted
    Aug 31, 2015

    The Old Man

    Once there was a village situated in a valley of hill. there lived many people, who used to do some irrigation and cattles feeding, so that people where so poor.. there used to come mongole dakaits who always used to slaughtter people unrellucant to handover them their money and...
    ExUser007 ExUser007
    18-21, F
    Aug 25, 2011

    I guess I don't know

    if I have learned from a mistake until I face it again. Clearly I have learned nothing from this, I am repeating to same pattern. I shouldn't have gone to the meet today if I wasn't going to talk to him, which begs the question what to do about tomorrow? He was standing in the...
    Redstrings Redstrings
    22-25, F
    May 21, 2014

    Ashamed to Say I Am a Coward

     I am a coward because their are things in my life that are damn out of order and there are so many things which should change..i know one day i will snap, it'll probably be too late then but it's a matter of time. I have been told by many that i should just go the hell with...
    followthewhiterabbit followthewhiterabbit
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Apr 20, 2009

    Do we laugh now or later.

    ... This is a 5 minute q&a,and get the **** Out of my office.....also
    cheepwords123 cheepwords123
    51-55, F
    1 Response Jan 17, 2015

    I Really Am, How Sad

    I am such a frikken coward. In every way. I am a coward in relationships, a coward meeting new people, I'm too cowardly to demand change even if it's needed, I'm too cowardly to speak my thoughts. I have no confidence, and thus, I am a coward. It really does suck, but I will...
    IamcalledS IamcalledS
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Apr 6, 2013

    I Am Such A Coward And I'm Tired Of It

    Most people I know, think that I am this stupid, big, potty-mouth girl. In reality I am a coward, or maybe Im just afraid to do certain things, like be myself , or stand up for myself, or even learn to disagree with people.Seriously why am I the way I am? I am trying hard to...
    captivityensured captivityensured
    18-21, F
    Dec 11, 2011

    Where does one even start

    when they have been afraid of anything and everything as long as they can remember. It doesn't help to know that it was likely beyond my control as it was ingrained from my earliest days-I should have the strength to overcome those early wounds, but I don't. I try to tell myself...
    WhereToFckingStart WhereToFckingStart
    41-45, M
    Jan 9, 2014

    All I want to say is sorry.

    All I wanted to say was sorry and I failed again. Unlike Friday, I could not even set foot in his room. I had to wait until he came outside, and when he spoke to me it was like a tremendous weight was lifted off my shoulders, I wasn’t the least bit nervous."Kill em’ with...
    Redstrings Redstrings
    22-25, F
    May 28, 2014

    Hate Myself

    Why I'm such a coward. Why I can't face little problems.   Why I can't be stronger in my heart. This is really depressing me and just for silly things. I got scamed 100 USD Committed a mistake. And now I'm running away from them. I dont want to face my mistakes.  ...
    LeungZT LeungZT
    22-25, M
    1 Response Sep 15, 2009

    Too Afraid

    I am too afraid to try to reach out again. My marriage is over.  Every woman I have ever been involved with romantically has been diappointed in me as a person.I am too afraid to try to find anyone again.   I expect to live and die alone.  I will never feel another kiss...
    solocelt solocelt
    51-55, M
    1 Response Sep 20, 2012

    Too Scared To Live

    I know it's bad to say that I'm this negative thing but this is what I am. I feel scared to live out my life. I'm scared to move out of my parents house because I don't know if I'll be able to handle living on my own and supporting myself. I'm scared that I'll get bored with...
    weirdywithabeardy weirdywithabeardy
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Jun 28, 2012

    It's a conflicting thing

    because fear clearly is holding me back from living but at the same time my mum scolded me yesterday for being shameless. She said if you keep on living like this, you'd hurt yourself and I know you don't love yourself that's why I can no longer love you. It's too tiring to...
    deleted deleted
    3 Responses Jun 27, 2014

    I Am a Snivelling Coward

    My cowardice is more than just isolated fears of certain situations or things, it transcends into every aspect of my life and being. When confronted with a problem or a difficult situation, rather than facing it head on and trying to resolve it, I will try to run away or avoid it...
    bluecatky bluecatky
    41-45, F
    6 Responses Oct 6, 2008


    I am scared of taking any kind of chance. I'll lie to avoid conflict. I'm a big, freaking, scared baby. Of... pretty much everything.Honestly, this is the only place I'll admit that.I don't think it's going to change anytime soon.So how does one get over such a great and terrible...
    Raelynnx Raelynnx
    18-21, F
    Mar 4, 2012

    The title kinda says it all.

    I'm a coward. I always try to run away from my problems. Thing is, this time I'm my own problem. How the hell do I run away from myself?
    everyonehasbeauty everyonehasbeauty
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 14, 2014

    So I've slept on my demons.

    I knew I'd be to much of a coward to do anything anyway. I mean, I've known for years now. I still feel that I don't deserve my life. Why am I looking for a way out when there are so many people praying for a second chance? It's selfish, then again, the pain makes me miserable...
    Sinkingalone Sinkingalone
    26-30, F
    Dec 10, 2013

    Me, A Dirty Tease

    I feel so ******* terrible right now, well excited and happy also. You see today I met a guy who was amazing. We had good conversation and everything was nice. And for once in my life the guy I was with didn't try anything. And we sort of flirted and it wasn't until now I realize...
    NylonRed NylonRed
    18-21, F
    Jul 25, 2012

    I am so not confrontational in romantic

    relationships . If I like you, it's like I shut down . I am a generally fiery person so thats not a good look . I wanna grow a back bone .
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies
    18-21, F
    Nov 11, 2014

    It's Not The Fear.

    I'm not ashamed of being afraid. Fear is a catalyst.  Motivation.  Fear pushes you toward a choice. I am a coward because of how I handle that fear.  I fear hurting people I love, so I lie.  If I were braver, I would be honest with them, disappoint them, and then go on to...
    RascallyRabbit RascallyRabbit
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Mar 5, 2011

    I was looking for a group called "I am

    cowardly", but I found this one instead. It seems harsher somehow, having the label of "coward" rather than "cowardly" because the latter implies that you're only a coward some of the time. :p I suppose this group title suits me better then. I'm a coward all of the time. It is...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Nov 28, 2014

    I hide behind the internet.

    .. I spread the hate that took over my heart and all i so is smirk at the feedback i get from it. I don't want to be like this... Blame god.
    Creepyluna Creepyluna
    26-30, F
    Jan 17, 2015

    Cowardice - of Men Who Are Mice.

    When you have been presented with the best opportunities that society can offer; When you have been gifted with good health, an able body and a potent intelligence; When you have had a stable family and good friends; When you have had the best benefits and blessings of...
    TheTardyDodo TheTardyDodo
    31-35, M
    8 Responses Jun 23, 2007

    Yep Thats Me....

    My family calls me a coward. My brother says it the most. I cut myself a lot, and I am a coward for not just finishing what I started...
    GrowingFlame GrowingFlame
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Feb 9, 2013

    Just had a convo with my ex.

    She called me out as a coward, which is true. Because of this cowardice and procrastination I've hurt her (NOT abuse of any type) and have lost quite a bit of her respect. When it comes to disagreements, arguments, general unpleasant conversation with my past gf's, I'm a coward...
    Socks3ss Socks3ss
    26-30, M
    1 Response Oct 12, 2014

    I constantly feel sorry

    for myself and I think about killing myself from time to time. I know it's selfish to those who love me. I know I was lucky to have them in my life and to receive so much from them without giving back. But I feel helpless. I can't live up to any expectation, even the simplest...
    ogncud ogncud
    22-25, M
    Nov 11, 2014

    I Am Ashamed

    At 16-I got a girl pregnant. The child was given up for adoption. I could have maintained some sort of contact, but didn't. I could have pushed to marry the mother and try it, but didn't. Coward. At 18-Got another girl pregnant. I could have married her, even got engaged...
    xXmonsieurhamXx xXmonsieurhamXx
    3 Responses Aug 8, 2012

    You need to know womething about me: I've

    always been coward. Scared of many things. Sometimes people call me brave because I like adventures, but that's just for fun, but I think I am a coward. I probably am. ****, I'm sure I am. So. A few weeks ago I was swimming in the Mediterran Sea. My original idea was to swim as...
    lofaszbazmeg lofaszbazmeg
    22-25, M
    2 Responses Jun 26, 2014


    51-55, F
    1 Response Jan 25, 2016


    I wish I could stand right here and gush about how brave I am, I wish I could take you to a battlefield and say that I've won every single battle that was ever put in front of me. But tonight, all I am brave enough to do is to admit that I'm a coward. That I need more than my...
    mylifeislike mylifeislike
    18-21, F
    1 Response Nov 21, 2013

    Don't know miss Latino coward bully.

    ...never saw her before in my life....file her in...photo does not ring a bell I need one more bimbo filed in as a confirmed bully stalker. .. I always win ladies...
    cam2torturedone cam2torturedone
    51-55, F
    1 Response Aug 1, 2014

    I picked up my knife all i had to do was dig it

    in me but i couldn't I was so scared! I wish i could do it get out of everyone's way all i ever do is bother people hurt them i think everyone should stay away from me i dont need anyone's help anymore...
    sabzzzz sabzzzz
    18-21, F
    1 Response Oct 27, 2015

    I Had Beautiful Dreams

    of making those that I love happy. I always assured them I was doing more than fine and I would turn out really successful to pay back all the love that I received. But life didn't turn out the way I wanted it to. I started lying to the ones that I care the most to cover up my...
    AlvinPark2218 AlvinPark2218
    31-35, M
    Jul 28, 2013


    I'm such a coward I like this girl she is my best friend but whenever I decide to tell her about my feelings I suddenly don't know what to say. Today we hang out for few hours but I was so stressed out I wasnt able to tell her, actually it was pretty akward because I wasn't able...
    zbabelec zbabelec
    4 Responses Jun 28, 2013
    KuSeGanTian KuSeGanTian
    26-30, F
    Oct 17, 2015

    I Cant Even

    spend time with my mom and sister because i feel like im intruding on their time together...like theyre going to ask me to leave if i stay around them... i dont even have the courage to face my own family. im the worst kind of coward. goddammit. how did i become afraid of even...
    kittycat101303 kittycat101303
    18-21, F
    1 Response Mar 5, 2010

    I Am A Coward...

    ...Because I don't know how to accept love. I'm 36 years old and I am fast heading down the road of permanent single-dom unless I get to the root of this problem. I feel this week I made a grave mistake. I have a long-standing friend with whom I have always had a difficult...
    rekkette rekkette
    36-40, F
    1 Response Jul 30, 2013

    when i was walking on the road i saw some

    people harrassing the girl i did not go and helped the girl iam a ******* coward i am always been afraid from many things around me
    frenbest frenbest
    26-30, M
    Dec 10, 2013

    I Run Away.

    I run from everything if life gets too hard. I run to my happy place in my head where I can't feel anything. I'm numb and cold but it is better than pain and anger. I always choose the easy way out, lies. I lie and lie and some more when I have to cover those lies. My lies are my...
    Norealidentity Norealidentity
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Jan 13, 2012

    I Was A Coward

    But starting from today..too bad for people i am going to be fearless...am going to be that person God created me to be.. cowardice is an enemy of change.. Cowardice is an enemy of progress..cowardice is an enemy of the good things in life that await you.. Bye bye cowardice...by...
    CurvyandChic CurvyandChic
    22-25, F
    Sep 1, 2013
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