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I Am Afraid of Bees

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    I am DEATHLY afraid of bees and NO, I'm not allergic.  When I was about 7 or 8 years old, I was wearing a bright orange shirt and I was walking to the store across the street from my parents house.  Suddenly, I felt something extremely fuzzy rubbing ...
    notjustamom30 notjustamom30 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 17, 2009

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    I hate bees. VERY much.

    I have a phobia of bees and wasps (but especially wasps and ESPECIALLY yellow jackets). It stems from a time when I was a toddler and an adult took advantage of me because I was mildly afraid of a bee, and now I get chills and panic whenever I see them. Silently, of course...
    Boulier Boulier 18-21, F Jan 3

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    cashetty69 cashetty69 51-55, M 5 days ago

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    Bees & Insects.

    I have anti-bugs. they terrify me!     
    ascs ascs 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 6, 2009

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    Yes and No

    When I was a kid I was stung really bad by a bunch of bees. Had a bit of an allergic reaction. You see, bee stings tend to cause me to die. Or so I thought. I got stung last summer on my way to Heat Transfer and nothing happened.... but Im still emotionally tramuatized for...
    Silver01ta Silver01ta 31-35, M May 22, 2008

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    Just Don't Like Them

    I just really do not like them if one comes near me I just find that I can not move. It's not the fact that they could sting me that scares me I think It's the way they just hover and the tendency they have got to follow you. But whatever I just freeze so they are definitely not...
    gelroller gelroller 46-50, M Aug 3, 2012

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    The Anxiety Is Killing Me Today!!

    So, it's bright and sunny. Supposed to be in the 80's today!! Instead of thinking about taking my son to the park or going out for a relaxing walk, I'm here having a freakin panic attack, because I know that I HAVE to go outside later and I'm dreading it!!! I'm so afraid...
    notjustamom30 notjustamom30 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 7, 2010

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    I Am Afraid Of Bees

    My dog isn't scared, she plays with bees. 
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F Jul 3, 2011

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    Bees

    Some times last week, I was sitting on my back porch and a small bee happens to show up, it was doing its round.  At a point, it came on me and I started somewhat screaming.  My dog looked at me and must've been thinking; what the hell is wrong with this one?  lolAs a kid, I...
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F 6 Responses Apr 22, 2011

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    I Will Pass Out If It Gets Close!

    I am deathly afraid of Bees, wasps, hornets, pretty much anything that flies and stings. I have no idea where this fear comes from because I have never been stung ( knock on wood!) but i do know that my brothe ris very allergic to them. If one gets close to me I...
    boredathome boredathome 26-30 2 Responses Aug 6, 2009

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    Anaphylactic Shock

    I've been afraid of Bees my whole life. I would get stung on my foot and be unable to breath and my leg would be the size of a baseball bat within a few minutes as the venom slowly crept up it. I'm kind of glad they're slowly being eradicated by pollution and extermination...
    justme8903 justme8903 26-30, F Jun 18, 2013

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    Epie Pen Time

    always carry a shoot kit with me if away from the house
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2 61-65, M Jun 11, 2011

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    Bee In My Pants

    I have always been afraid of bees and wasps, but my fear has increased since last summer. I had been stung once before, so I knew that I wasn't allergic, but it still scared me. My mom, dad, and brother were on a road trip and we got out to eat at a restaurant. We parked in a lot...
    toughbubbles toughbubbles 18-21 1 Response Apr 16, 2013

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    Sacre the Hell Outta Me

    bees and wasps....wasps are worse because they will get mad at you, bees will leave you alone if you leave them alone and they die after they sting you but wasps...they will get mad at you and can sting you more than once. first time i got stung was when i was chasing a black...
    lmpulsive lmpulsive 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 18, 2009

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    Even though I've never been stung by one,

    I'm deathly scared of bees, wasps, and the like. My fear of them is so bad that I can't even go outside in the summer. :(
    ChortlesOfDoom ChortlesOfDoom 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 15, 2014

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    Yesterday afternoon I had woken up from my sleep

    since I work overnights. I then go to the spare bedroom where I keep my laptop. Inside the room I discovered a bee. Instantly my heart rate sky-rocketed. Due to where the bee was, I was only able to get my laptop and not able to get the charger for it safely. That severely...
    dragonexpert dragonexpert 26-30, M 2 Responses May 26, 2014

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    Well, I'm allergic so yes,

    they scare the hell out of me with all that buzzing.
    takalily takalily 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    Panic Attack

    I got stung my a bee on my hand.  I was riding a bike and felt something on my head.  I read up to feel what it was and got stung.  I had a panic attack.  It did not help when my mom suggested it could be an allergic reaction.  It was not though. ...
    Sncats Sncats 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 18, 2009

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    I think maybe I'm afraid of bees

    for a few reasons. When I was little if I stung on the foot by a honey bee it had to be scraped off so the venom wouldn't get pumped in more by pinching it out. So my parents would come out with a huge knife and scrape the stinger off my foot. Why the huge knife? Why not a...
    Morrgin Morrgin 31-35, F 36 mins ago

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    Allergic

    So if I get stung by a bee I will die.Thank God for the epi-pen.The end.
    CrazyHippieChick CrazyHippieChick 70+, F Mar 23, 2011

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    I never got stung by one

    so every time I see one I start to freak out and run.
    Yafavnextdoor Yafavnextdoor 16-17, F May 16

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    Bzzzzzz Arrrrrgh!!!!!!!

    I am TERRIFIED of bees. I have severe irrational apiphobia and sphexophobia. If bee's about 50 metres away, I will feel myself panicking and if it starts moving towards me, I have a panic attack and I pass out. I am not allergic and have only ever been...
    llama4lifex0x0 llama4lifex0x0 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 11, 2009

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    I don't know what got me To become afraid of

    these.........tiny monsters. I just am. From wasp, bumblebees, Hornets, etc. I avoid them all at all cost. I refuse to even go outside when I see one flying around, waiting for its next victim. I don't know what it's like to be stung. And I DEFINITELY don't want to find out.
    Cutiepeachpie Cutiepeachpie 18-21, F 1 Response May 17

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    Yes, A Little Bit Though I Am Not Even Allergic Either.

    Though I have never been stung a bee,I have been stung by a wasp and I am sure it is just as bad as a bee sting.I was scared too,I thought I would be allergic to them too.I am lucky I am not but I knew it was a wasp because the stinger was not left in my calf where I was stung...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Nov 26, 2012

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    Never Stung

         I was never stung by a bee before. I think that's why I'm so scared of them. I'm scared I might be allergic or that the sting might hurt really badly or that I could die. I have black hair, which attracts bee stings since it looks like a bear. Once a bee got stuck in my...
    TheWeirdoGirl TheWeirdoGirl 13-15, F 2 Responses Jun 1, 2012

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    I've jumped off a horse

    because a wasp was flying around me
    skittles1CK skittles1CK 13-15, F 1 Response May 17

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    Bzzzzzzzz

     Actually, I'm afraid of whatever insect that flies around my head, the closer to my eat, the bettter and makes a sound. ewwww!
    bublina bublina 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 16, 2009

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    I've been stung over 50 times in my life from

    bees or wasps and I'm only 23. I'm at the point where If i see a bee I'll push someone into it and sprint the other way
    kurdunderbla kurdunderbla 22-25, M 1 Response May 17

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    The noise that they make scares the living

    daylights out of me. I don't care if they sting me I just can't stand to hear the buzzing sound.
    sammichs sammichs 16-17, F May 28, 2014

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    Rules My Life

    I have never been stung and as far as I know I'm not allergic. I have just developed this insane fear of bees and wasps. I like sunshine in the summer, but I'm afraid to go out because there are bees and wasps there. I run like hell when one comes close and if one ever comes to...
    Eomanical Eomanical 22-25 1 Response Mar 27, 2009

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    Bees

    I don't think I'm afraid of bees itself, I'm more afraid being stinged.  I don't know if it is being superstitious or not but I do this as I was told, put my tongue on the palate and the bee won't bite. When I was younger, we went to have a family picnic, there was lots...
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F Dec 15, 2010

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    Sitting at the pond fishing yesterday

    and a fly dive bombs the side of my head. I shake my head so it can get out of my hair. My hair is in a pony tail folded and tied over. Just in case I use my my fingers to bounce my hair a little and the fly was still in there. It landed on the ground in front of me and it wasn...
    Morrgin Morrgin 31-35, F 45 mins ago

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    I hate being allergic to bees

    because in the summer everyone thinks I'm on crack when I'm sprinting through the streets to avoid them.
    tiki18 tiki18 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 11

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    Deathly Afraid

    Bees, ugh everything about them makes me shiver, they sting, they are ughly, and the buzzing. When i was little i always got stung, i even got stung on my 6th birthday, terrible memmorie. now i try not getting stung or any where near a bee, i will freak out so bad. ugh! they are...
    theshortloud1 theshortloud1 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 18, 2009

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    Related Experiences

    I believe the best way to help honey bees is to raise them. Last year I had one hive. This year I'm starting two more hives. I built two top bar bee hives and bought two packages...
    nvsweeper nvsweeper 56-60, M 2 Responses May 18

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    Bees. Wasps. Yellow Jackets. If it flies and has a stinger, I will be afraid of it. And I will run.
    AnxiousBizzareandCynical AnxiousBizzareandCynical 13-15, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I wasn't sure where to post this..I'm having an issue with bees! They look like bumble bees..but they are very aggressive..they find me wherever I go, knocking on my bedroom window...
    LDot LDot 22-25 May 8

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    I love honey bees. They are fascinating creatures. Also, honey is good for many things and I take local honey everyday like medicine. It is good for all kinds of ailments from...
    kayblue kayblue 36-40, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I live in CA where we have killer bees so i'm extra freaked out!!! I got stung by a wasp on my leg 1 rime and i cried so much!
    tickelbug tickelbug 13-15, F a week ago

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    Cuz I don't wanna be stung to death by bees .-.
    BrokenInnocence BrokenInnocence 13-15, F a week ago

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    I finally realize that fear was what was holding me back from living my life. It's preventing me from doing everything I want to do. I think it would be advantageous for me to just...
    honestlyanonymouslyme honestlyanonymouslyme 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    I am very afraid. I live in turmoil every single day. I depend upon a theory that I substituted my own definition for and this theory is “Mind Over Matter”. The substitution...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F May 1

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    I'm afraid of life. I mean who isn't ? Life is so mysterious that it's impossible not to be afraid. The difference between winners and losers lies simply in the reason that creates...
    MeAndMySelf98 MeAndMySelf98 16-17, M 1 Response a week ago

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    Why should you be afraid? That darkness is a part of you. You should just accept it. To be afraid of it is the same as being afraid of one of your own limbs. we all have darkness...
    alienatedvirus alienatedvirus 18-21, M May 8

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    I'm not afraid of dying. I'm afraid of living.
    cuttergirl16 cuttergirl16 13-15, F 5 Responses May 12

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