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I Am Afraid All the Time

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    Flight

    It is actually not easy to admit this. Most of the time, in "real" life, I lie and fake confidence. I'm really good at pretending to be okay. I try new things all the time, I do new things. I act impulsively sometimes, like buying a ticket to a foreign city... But I'm...
    Kailasa Kailasa 16-17, F Nov 20, 2007

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    Bubble Girl

    I'm not afraid of the obvious stuff like monsters or ghost but the situations and people i encounter in everyday life do scare me. For the past 7 years this fear of people and new challenges that life hands us, has kept me confined in a prison. Its so bad that i don't have really...
    dethklok09 dethklok09 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 2, 2010

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    Even Here

    People who know me think I can handle things.  But in truth, I'm terrified of everything.  Riding in a car scares the **** out of me, because I have been in a number of accidents.  Meeting new people scares me, because I feel like they are judging me or lying to...
    boarderline boarderline 36-40, F 4 Responses Oct 25, 2008

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    A Light?

    I've recently begun to notice how wary I've become. Everything that moves seems to frighten me--and nighttime magnifies the movements and "bumps" so that I can hardly move or breathe. What is it that I'm really afraid of? Sometimes, I really miss the old me. The...
    gilgamesh18 gilgamesh18 18-21 May 30, 2008

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    It's Not Quite So Bad Now....

    But I still believe in the boogyman, monsters under my bed and in my closet. I still jump if anyone comes up behind me. I'm terrified of the dark and wish every night for someone to come into my life who can banish the monsters. Someone who will protect me from the night terrors...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Feb 13, 2009

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    I'm really really really having a tough time . Depression , anxiety , boredom , stress , feeling hopeless ,,,,,,, the works . I just do not feel I'm control at all . I hate this...
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    Either suck it up and handel the harsh ugly truth or don't even ask me at all.
    ImAShopaholic ImAShopaholic 22-25, F 1 hr ago

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    Sexuality is natural, so no reason to be afraid or ashamed. I love everything sexual and talking about it and exchanging experiences is just fun. So dont be shy! ;)
    sxylaura sxylaura 16-17, F 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    Its kind of funny, all my life. Every girl I was ever the least bit interested in...was always taken or unavailable. I tend to get stuck on one girl for a while and not really feel...
    Jason947 Jason947 18-21, M 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    All i did...all i the hard decisions i have taken..it was all to be stronger... I did't want to be that person that needed help..that needed a hand or a shoulder to cry on..i...
    jrcervin jrcervin 18-21, M 2 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    It's kind of an inevitability at this point, I'm getting older and it hasn't happened. I'm a self-fulfilling prophecy. I've had 2 short-lived relationships from when I was a...
    Iscarpia87 Iscarpia87 26-30, M 2 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    YES! They certainly are! Hahaha it's so awesome too! I wanted to post this because I speak my mind on ep in a lot of debates about men, animals women's rights and so on. I...
    Kornisone Kornisone 26-30, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    There is no wonder that a woman is wearing her underwear.. I choose Jockey company the most while going to office.. Rest of the time from Victorias secret
    ASanjanaSharma ASanjanaSharma 22-25, M 5 hrs ago

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    And they really are. Kiss a woman and time stands still
    tony1411 tony1411 56-60, M 2 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    wouldn't get married. I would date other people and have fun on my own. And maybe one day I would meet someone amazing, truly a dream come kind of a person and all the wait would...
    forlani000 forlani000 41-45, F 3 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    I'm afraid, ok? I admit it, I'm afraid, Afraid of what you may ask? I don't know, Afraid of knowing, Afraid of having the chance to get hurt, That's why I never let people come...
    nivanvc nivanvc 36-40, M 2 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    I'd go back in time and insist on a better relationship. I got married to get out of my parents house, and away from the small fishing community where everyone knew my family, and...
    mrsklemzak mrsklemzak 41-45, F 2 Responses 18 hrs ago

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    I used to be afraid of being alone but I realise you have to be happy with your lot and being alone because being in a relationship will not bring long lasting love and the...
    hurtwontheal hurtwontheal 41-45, F 3 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    I'm usually not up for the social niceties like small talk, discussing the weather, I probably won't answer your call or return your text right away until I'm in the right head...
    goodwitchofthenorth goodwitchofthenorth 36-40, F 5 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    I have never been a girly girl really.. even when I was growing up all my friends were boys..we played sports .went fishing and all that ..
    lovelee83 lovelee83 26-30, F 3 Responses 22 hrs ago

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    "Alone" is one of my favorite poems of all time!
    superomni superomni 36-40, M 2 days ago

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    I just today stopped talking to him definitely, I'm so sorry things didnt work out for us 😔😔 it was meant to be , supposed to me. It still breaks my heart a little now to...
    sweeter944 sweeter944 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Ever since I was young, school had always been extremely hard for me. I've lived all over Arizona, and changed school districts at least 8 times up until 8th grade. Middle school...
    NinaPants97 NinaPants97 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Initially, I started out working and was employed by babies r us. I had close acquaintances, I did good work and never had a problem. Everything was going fine, until a Hurricane...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    I think so - and parents should allow time and understand it is a natural need.
    MartinHill MartinHill 31-35, M 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    The fact that I am afraid of commitment because of being walked away from once I put my all into it... I constantly drive people away!!! Sad but it's true
    NaturallyRomantic NaturallyRomantic 22-25, F 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    Time calls us by a name we know none of, and brands us with it for life. Time is but a fraction of the sun dancing to discover and rediscover distant shadows carved to perfection...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    kcthinker kcthinker 41-45, M 4 days ago

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    I would take my mom as an example, and a really GOOD one too. Ever since I had been into my paranoia disorder, I just keep disappointing her and getting her worried more each time...
    LexiMory LexiMory 13-15, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I volunteer I'm a shelter for battered women and children. last Wednesday evening a mother came in very badly beaten and with what turned out to be a broken arm. She had a 9 year...
    g4it g4it 22-25, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I keep my heart closed off to people usually. They can always have a part of me, but rarely do they get all of me. I've been shown too many times that it's easy for people just to...
    kk1874 kk1874 31-35, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    The human body is one of the most beautiful pieces of art around. Man has tried to draw, paint and model it at all times. The original is still the best around.
    niceskip niceskip 46-50, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I am afraid of sharing my feelings around me. Maybe thats why i am ignored all the time. Maybe i am secretive or that my smile is a lie. Is just a mask. I don't wanna be a burden...
    Potchii Potchii 22-25, M 6 days ago

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    I'm not really afraid I just know when it's gona be my time to go I'm going to have to face death alone.
    RobertXavier19 RobertXavier19 18-21, M 6 Responses 6 days ago

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    Except I already have. The best friends I managed to keep throughout high school and some college...they are all gone. Of course, I blame no one but myself. I had a best friend in...
    DremeJolie DremeJolie 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I would travel back to where I began I would remove all of my blemishes All the mistakes I've made I would tell everyone I loved How important they were I would have told my mom I...
    chastewhisperer chastewhisperer 41-45, F 3 Responses Jan 30

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    I am a licensed educator who was never able to find a teaching job. I tried different things in my life but I have always wanted to teach kindergarten. I am afraid that because of...
    ahughes27 ahughes27 26-30, F Jan 30

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    To those telling me I sound weak or afraid. I guess I'm someone who has emotions when I'm going through some crap times. Not all of us have our $hit together. Some of us have...
    katariffik katariffik 31-35, F 3 Responses Jan 30

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    They are my favourite band of all time. -I made them a fan account -I got an all time low shirt for Christmas - I own 5 all time low bracelets - you could play any song by them and...
    Ddachelle16 Ddachelle16 16-17, F Jan 28

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    I'm 26 yrs and 5'8 most people think that's tall for a woman but I'm a woman who's been overweight her whole life. I grew up tomboyish I had no female role model to look up to so...