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I Am Afraid I Am Forgettable

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    People Don't Learn Anything From Me

    Today I was out with some friends. We're kind of geeks so we talk a lot about friendship and stuff while people at my age are doing drugs. So, one of my friends started saying what he had learn from each of us. When it came to me, nobody knew what to say. Also, they started...
    HollyDavids HollyDavids 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 25, 2009

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    I'm A Shrinking Violet

    boys paid no attention to me in school. i was extremel plain, introverted, shy. i never had lots of friends, but that was okay. i prefer to have two or three close friends than a dozen acquaintences. you would never notice me in a crowd. i feel like my only value to my...
    cameoblue cameoblue 36-40, F Oct 16, 2011

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    Even My (Former) Best Friend Didn't Remember Me

    Normally, I don't think of myself as forgettable or boring. I think I'm a pretty interesting person. I'm an aspiring novelist, I love foreign languages and men. I think I'm pretty smart too. However, none of this seems to interest anyone. I am still shy and keep to myself, but I...
    theWriter23 theWriter23 18-21 1 Response Oct 14, 2011

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    I really love to talk to people,

    but I sometimes feel that I'm losing a competition among my friends to see who is the most interesting. One of my really good friends is going out with a girl that I've been talking to longer than he has because she finds him more "interesting." I can be witty and fun, you just...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Mar 11, 2014

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    Ugly Duck

    seem no one cared blend into the woodwork scared of people and dont want to be hurt been in this life to long
    llovemama llovemama 46-50, F 1 Response Oct 27, 2008

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    Salt Of The Earth

    I remember reading a definition of salt that went something like this: the thing that when missing makes potatoes taste not as good. Salt is so necessary, so important, yet very much overlooked until it is missing. Like me. I'm the dependable one who is there every week for your...
    quieter quieter 46-50, F Feb 7, 2012

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    Sad As It Sounds.....

    As sad as it sounds, as negative as it sounds, sometimes i feel its true..... I was never very popular at school, I was always on the periphery, that's not to say I didn't have friends, I did, but i wasn't part of the 'In' crowd.....I was every ones friend, and I guess I still am...
    lostlittlefirefly lostlittlefirefly 36-40, F Nov 15, 2011

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    People Never Remember Me

    I go out and meet people, find things that we have in common and can have a great conversation with them.  Then, the next time I see them it's as if we've never met. I'll greet them by name and tell them how nice it is to see them again only go receive a blank stare in...
    Roaring20s Roaring20s 41-45, M 15 Responses Dec 10, 2008

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    I wouldn't exactly say "afraid", more like hesitant. I moved to Florida almost 2 & a half years ago & I left behind 3 people that I was very close with. I have made some friends...
    loloisaninja loloisaninja 13-15, F 4 hrs ago

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    Resisting him is ready. I'm a very important guy because I know how to resist him. If he's in your mind insult him and fight back. Don't be a proxy and just forget it. If your...
    VolenoieFoote VolenoieFoote 31-35, M 5 hrs ago

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    i think i admire people who aren't afraid to be themselves because i am afraid. I think it takes a lot of courage not to be afraid of the backlash that comes with it. I want to be...
    chrisscott515 chrisscott515 22-25, F 7 Responses 1 day ago

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    It is an irrational fear of mine, just like how I am afraid to swallow pills even for medical reasons. The fear of rejection is a big part of it. Being told I'm not good enough...
    Kriptess Kriptess 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Not afraid. I definitely am!!!😊😛
    Josimms23 Josimms23 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I don't really believe I'll be single forever, but my only issue is that I'm kind of afraid to date someone scared of rejection but if I get over that I will be fine.
    Josimms23 Josimms23 18-21, F 6 Responses 3 days ago

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    My "friends" from school made me self-conscious, by telling me that I don't have style, that I'm ugly, when I walk threw hallways, some of my enemies say I'm blind, cuz I wear...
    Dramhunter Dramhunter 13-15, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    About five years ago I lived downtown in a major city in the US. I’ve always been a night person, so I would often find myself bored after my roommate, who was decidedly not a...
    InvinsibleViper InvinsibleViper 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    If truth be told, I have in fact realised, recently, that I am, a little afraid of clowns, some of them, not all. I do maintain, however, that I am not racist.
    Tinboxdoll Tinboxdoll 36-40, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    I wouldn't say afraid. Id say Ive aceapted the fact that I will be.
    Averageguy41011 Averageguy41011 41-45, M 8 Responses 4 days ago

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    I'm with a guy who I do love, though I'm not sure I love him the way I should after 3 years. We never have sex, he shows me next to no affection and I resent him for it. I've tried...
    BeautifulBorderlineJunkie BeautifulBorderlineJunkie 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    Don't run, but the idea of death has always fascinated me, just the idea that there is nothing, like you can't even think or anything (as you can tell I have no religious views on...
    poppytippy poppytippy 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Depending how the next few months pan out I might become homeless... I live with my mom's boyfriend but he's getting bored of us because my mom's In Mexico, because my grandma is...
    Manuel1Martinez Manuel1Martinez 16-17, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    This new girl on my team, walked up to me and was like "I'm not afraid to punch little girls in the throat." Oh. Okay. ._.
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    When I was a kid I use to be afraid of characters in horror films, like Chucky, Freddy Krueger, etc. In high school the feeling of fear stayed with me, but instead of being scared...
    xoxobee xoxobee 22-25, F Jul 22

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    I'm afraid they will miss the kingdom of God
    amymayoral01 amymayoral01 51-55, F 2 Responses Jul 22

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    It's embarrassing.... But yep I'm still afraid of thunder and lighting ⚡️⚡️
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 21

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    I'm afraid to grow old due to more people dying and the physical effects of it, but I'm also afraid to die because at the same time I also want to live a long, healthy life and...
    Emsickles Emsickles 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 20

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    I'm afraid that nobody will like me for the real me. They'll would rather like me for the stranger I'm pretending to be. But if they like me for the fake me, then **** it, they...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 19

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    Story One: My aunt brought me back a doll from Russia. It was a porcelain doll that looked exactly like me. And according to my aunt, it was not custom made. She had just found it...
    LyraAlluse LyraAlluse 26-30, F Jul 19

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    I am not afraid that I have lost my salvation, I know that I have and yes I am afraid because of that. I gave my life to the Lord in 2008 I had a major encounter with God, I had...
    Coloursearching Coloursearching 22-25 5 Responses Jul 18

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    I am Afraid of Rejection. That is a viscous cycle. If you have trust issues, you never allow yourself,to get to the point of rejection. If you never let someone in, they will not...
    Susiedisney Susiedisney 56-60, F 1 Response Jul 17

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    I am scared and nervous around dogs I'm not familiar with. My neighbours dogs were really viscous, if the soccer ball went into their yard it stayed there for a long time. The...
    avey10 avey10 18-21, F Jul 16

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    "I am not afraid of ghosts" if you please...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 16

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    This was the worst trauma of my childhood. In my church they preached vivid sermons about the horrors of hell and the infinite intensity and duration of the suffering. I was...
    AlanOliver AlanOliver 46-50, M 2 Responses Jul 15

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    I kinda need advice.. I basically am a girl who likes girls.. I use to dress like a guy throughout high school because that's how I started out.. and then when I would dress like a...
    kyeee kyeee 18-21, F 25 Responses Jul 15

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    lol, everyones talking about relationships but im afraid to be rejected as a friend lol
    sendy23 sendy23 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 14

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    About five years ago I lived downtown in a major city in the US. I’ve always been a night person, so I would often find myself bored after my roommate, who was decidedly not a...
    TheBionicViper TheBionicViper 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    I wish more people would be themselves. Society is messed up these days everyone is so PC and fake. Say one thing and live another way. People who are true and sincere with...
    Averageguy41011 Averageguy41011 41-45, M 14 Responses Jul 14

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    I'm afraid to let someone in. What if the dark side of me is just to ugly? What if someone doesn't love every part of me that makes me who I am? What if they see every part of...
    Aflame22 Aflame22 18-21, F Jul 14

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    I am recently done with custody court with my sons mother coming out of a 2 and a half year relationship. we haven't been together since Feb 2014, and.have had plenty of ins and...
    Namelessga Namelessga 26-30, M Jul 13

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    I am afraid of rejection, from people in my everyday life. The last few months I have built a box around myself for protection from more hurt. This week I'm going to try to start...
    karen2015 karen2015 41-45, F 7 Responses Jul 13

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    There's this guy I like and I've describe our relationship before but I'm bored so I'll do it again. I've known him for 3 years and we were good friends for 1/2 a year but then I...
    cocococococococo cocococococococo 13-15, F 4 Responses Jul 13

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    From the day I was born to two years before my father passed away my father never hugged me. When I was a toddler dad laughed at the idea of hugging and shook our hands instead. I...