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I Am Afraid All the Time

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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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    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 2 Responses Feb 13, 2009

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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 16-18, F Nov 20, 2007

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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 19-21 May 30, 2008

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    I need help. Im so low and afraid all the time. I need it to stop now
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    Here's why I give up on people: I walk away because I cannot stand the thought of believing whatever he says and letting myself feel vulnerable around him, only to later feel like...
    SuperWomanFly SuperWomanFly 22-25, F 10 hrs ago

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    My power is out cuz of the major snow storm in the east coast. And I'm afraid of the dark.
    Phandom1234 Phandom1234 16-17, F 29 mins ago

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    24th post. Before anyone reading this thinks my life has been just one bad thing after another, I'm going to set the record straight. Many of the years of fun were only marred by...
    rana3434 rana3434 36-40, F 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    22nd post. Ok lets go into my health, just so I can give a history on how I think my depression might have been triggered, and slowly began to rise. All through my life I was very...
    rana3434 rana3434 36-40, F 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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    Once upon a time it was autumn and the leaves started turning beautiful colours in Northern Ontario and the entire land was an autumn type of beautiful. Then the leaves started...
    Nyxii Nyxii 22-25, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    1) What was the last picture you took with your phone? Ice cream.. 2) Do you know any big gossipers? Nope..I stay away from them. 3) Have you been pulled over by a cop? Err..yes...
    sarabal sarabal 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 11

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    I'm very much afraid of guys/men and I want to overcome this fear and avoidance. I can never remember not having this anxiety. From even before being enrolled in my first year of...
    2openmind 2openmind 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    I'm afraid to fall in love because of my trust issues. When I love. I love hard. I make you the center of my world. I am known to be the type of girl that isn't clingy, but I do...
    Solrentia Solrentia 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Afraid I'm afraid to write the words that i feel because of the grip that they have on my soul. Afraid to know that what and who I love is the wrong thing. Afraid of losing my...
    taurusboi23 taurusboi23 22-25, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    1. Last hug: My sister at her wedding last year 2. Last phone; My sister, can't remember what it was about though. 3. Last text message: I don't text. ._. 4. Last song you heard...
    Friability Friability 18-21 Nov 8

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    LilFA LilFA 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    23rd post. Not long after I recovered from the kidney stone, I started getting upper abdominal pain. They would come and go in spurts, and at the beginning a couple of panadol...
    rana3434 rana3434 36-40, F 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    I'm scared to have sex. Sure I've done some stuff, but I've never had sex. Never have let it go all the way through. I'm freaked out about it. I'm 21 and I'm scared. I'm scared to...
    LionPrincess03 LionPrincess03 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 9

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    I look in society and see so many people happy and it makes me jealous and hurt. I don't think that I'll never find that person that will be interested in me like I'm interested...
    brady120378 brady120378 31-35, M 2 Responses Oct 28

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    There's a saying that reads"all I want is a hand to hold and a heart to understand". I never really understood what that meant. But now that I do. Its true. That's all what WE all...
    RaindropsOnRoses22 RaindropsOnRoses22 22-25, F 3 Responses Nov 9

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    Ive been acting really good right now, laughing so hard infront of my friends, posting good and positive tweets, acting like everything is fine when its not. I break down every...
    flamedoll flamedoll 16-17, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I'm afraid of the truth so live my life in the dark. I don't find answers to questions. I just dwell on them and think of the what ifs. I'm afraid that if I find out what's real...
    bhabhablacksheep bhabhablacksheep 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    I am afraid of looking in to the mirror also. but for 2 reasons. 1) I don't like the way I look. 2) I have this irrational fear that the person looking back will try to grab me...
    Gr3mL1N Gr3mL1N 31-35, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    All too often, people try in vain to be something other than who they are. The reasons are plentiful... to impress someone, to hide from their imperfections, to keep people at a...
    WithGracefulness WithGracefulness 46-50, F 12 Responses Nov 15

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    I posted a suggestion in the questions page that it would be cool to write an experience about an EP friend or more. :) So let me take this time to tell you all how much you mean...
    EmmaXP EmmaXP 16-17, F 7 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    Thank you God for all the blessings. Thank you for providing me with food and shelter. Thank you for easing my pain at times. Thank you for the many friends and family who keep me...
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M 6 hrs ago

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    They are all beautiful. Personally they should be put on a pedestal. They complete men, the other half that we crave. Society has misconstrued the fact that women are objects, with...
    whoscarlo5 whoscarlo5 18-21, M 1 Response 21 mins ago

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    I haven't had a girlfriend since I was in the 7th grade and I only went out with her for 2 weeks and we never talked anyway. I feel like im almost afraid of women that im attracted...
    green555f green555f 22-25, M 12 Responses Oct 27

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    To be honest, I'm afraid of failure because I am prideful. I'm also shy. Every time I want to do something, I wish I could just do it without my brain going, "Hey. Hey. Hey Ezekiel...
    ezekieljd ezekieljd 16-17, M 4 Responses Nov 6

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    I'm afraid that I might fail this exam I'm about to face. I performed well last time and even made it to the top 3. And this time I simply don't know.
    DamienBodie DamienBodie 18-21 Nov 10

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    Everyone asks me when I am going to get a boyfriend, when am I going to start dating and I always laugh it off and say who has time for that but the truth is I would love to have...
    DriftingDreaming DriftingDreaming 22-25, F 10 Responses Nov 10

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    I'm afraid of rejection. I'm afraid that if I tell the one person I want to tell things too, that it will all just completely back fire on me and they won't even want to know me...
    ExPButterfly ExPButterfly 16-17, F 3 Responses Nov 12

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    Gemz2411 Gemz2411 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 14

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    Bluelille Bluelille 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 17

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    So this is a story for all you people out there that believe you'll never find love! First things you should know about me, I am short, sassy, not exceedingly beautiful, a smart...
    blujay248 blujay248 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 17

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    bigbustluver bigbustluver 41-45, M a week ago

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    a few years ago i was a little bit chubby and wasn't happy with myself. i started to eat better, stopped trying to lose weight by not eating/purging/overexercising and found a way...
    skinnytofat14 skinnytofat14 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 28

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    I suffer from chronic migraine and I'm simply tired of being in pain all the time. I do have some days that are good and a few that are great. Today was one of those days. I had a...
    sjmckstan sjmckstan 36-40, F Nov 13

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    If only I have all the money to travel around the world , then I would. Meeting new people is probably the best part of all , or hmm maybe it's partying ;)
    seducedyou seducedyou 18-21, F 4 Responses 13 hrs ago