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I Am Afraid of Bats

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 30 People

    They Intimidate

    I had a bat pee all over me one night... it frightened the hell out of me... they have nasty claws.. they are kind of cute and sweet little eyes... but I am still afraid of them we get them here a lot at night...
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals 36-40, F Jun 28, 2011

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    Very Scared

    You might be too if you woke up in the middle of the night to get a drink only to have one swoop down at you. I lived in this old apartment building. At times there were bats upstairs but they had the upstairs closed off to take care of the problem. Well, twice bats got into my...
    Ashley868 Ashley868 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 13, 2008

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    I Love Batman But Not Bats

    As for me I never liked Bats, not sure why but I always was not to fond of them. In other words I'm scared of them, because I know for a not so fun fact they carry disease with them. And I don't want to be bitten by one and turn into some vampire going around giving people...
    JimMorrisonRocks JimMorrisonRocks 26-30, M Jul 3, 2013

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    Scary =/

    My fear started when I was little girl. When i was 3, a bat was in my house just flying around and it kept coming dangerously close to my head. I've been scared of them ever since. Even seeing the plastic ones at halloween time scare me.
    dramaticxforxgood dramaticxforxgood 16-17 Dec 23, 2008

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    I am afraid of many things in life. I am afraid of failure/success. I am afraid of being loved. I am getting better at learning to be loved. I am not sure what I am doing to make...
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    My ex beat my on multiple occasions over nothing. He has his issues but I really don't care to explain away his behaviors anymore. All I know is that he brutalized me, over and...
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    After many years amassing countless hours rummaging through a variety of WebMD articles online, and any ruling out a multitude of various rare medical conditions based on a...
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    I'm not "afraid" anymore... but I do see people enjoying the types of intimacy I would like to have... and haven't had for a long time... but I've still got my family and they love...
    AlwaysPersevere71 AlwaysPersevere71 41-45, M 4 Responses Dec 29, 2014

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    Couldnt find a suitable headline for this, so this will do i think. My problem is that i am a bit shy, not because im afraid of people, but im afraid of people rejecting me...
    mannenspeci mannenspeci 22-25, M Jan 5

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    Too many of us hide behind a mask afraid to show the world who we are out of fear and the possibility of rejection. The people that are unabashedly themselves despite what others...
    lavendersea lavendersea 41-45, F 3 Responses Jan 8

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    So there's this girl that I am acquainted with from a class in high school last year. We only talked a couple times and she was one of the more popular girls in my class. She seems...
    Andre195 Andre195 18-21, M 6 Responses Jan 9

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    It's so weird in an amazing way..I am so afraid to speak my mind because though it is my opinion I worry so much of. Disagreement I think of it as me being wrong, but when I talk...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F Jan 10

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    I am horribly, pathetically, afraid of this little being inside of me. Ever since I was young I loved being alone, everybody knew it and they didn't mind. Nowadays, it's like a...
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    Hey, friends. So I've been doing extremely well at moving on from my last relationship. We have no contact, I've been on a couple dates that didn't go anywhere, and I've spent most...
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    I should clarify. I'm a hypochondriac, but I'm not a coward. I might be afraid of the fictitious diseases in my own brain, but I'm not scared of pushing you out of the way of an...
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    They made me deem that I should not have feelings such as annoyance, resentment, depression, or anxiety. They suppose I should always be rational and in control of my emotions. I...
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    No man is an island. It is vital for our survival to belong, to fit in. However, not to the extent of being too alike with each other. We are called individuals for a reason. We...
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    I am only a teenager so this might sound crazy, but this is one of my biggest fears. im afraid that when im old i wont be loved and ill regret my life. i wanna live a happy and fun...
    Lostinthoughtandimissu Lostinthoughtandimissu 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    im always afraid that people arent gonna like me and i cant make friends easy cuz i stay really quiet and they think im stuck up which im totally not.
    niallsbaby niallsbaby 13-15, F 6 Responses Dec 28, 2014

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    I'm not afraid to die, but I'm only staying for Her.
    TxSS TxSS 13-15, F Dec 28, 2014

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    I'm afraid to show my piercing
    stucknrut stucknrut 41-45 1 Response Dec 29, 2014

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    It's those who seem wonderful that are the ones who will screw you over. I might have some pretty terrible, rude, and obnoxious friends, but at least I know their worsts. Pretenses...
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    I'm afraid. No one ever asked me out. And I think no one will. Okay? Okay.
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    I'm afraid to show my piercing to my new girlfriend. it's a Prince Albert.
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