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I Am Afraid of Birds

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    I always thought I was the only one!
    milespergallon milespergallon 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 4, 2012

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    So Scary

    I have may phobias, but birds tops the list.  I have been afraid of birds and all bird related things since I was about 2 1/2 or 3.  It actually sounds dumb, but this fear is very dibilitating for me.
    princess82 princess82 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 24, 2008

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    I Used To...

    ....but not really anymore.Well one day it was early I was at work way before everyone else, I work with young children, so I was put on garden duty (I was always early when I worked all day everyday but my hours have changed loads so I don't go in early anymore. However I was...
    RHSK143 RHSK143 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 7, 2011

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    Damn Bird Phobia!

    I have been afraid of birds all my adult life. I say my adult life as I don't remember it being a problem when I was a child. Late teens and early twenties I was really bad, would change my route if there were birds on the path ahead! Now it's avoidance - If i'm walking through...
    MissMoneypenny MissMoneypenny 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 14, 2007

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    I Know How To Stop Being Afraid Of Birds

    Okay, guys. Listen up. I know what can make you not be afraid of birds anymore.    What you need to do is get your hands on some "special" brownies. You know what I mean. I'm talkin' MARIJUANA. So get your hands on some hash brownies, and it will cure your phobia...
    weedcuresbirdfrights weedcuresbirdfrights 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 17, 2010

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    Sparrows

     My mother and grandmother were afraid of birds and were afraid of cats.  I am still superstitious when it comes to birds. A few days ago I woke up to a commotion.  My cat was pouncing on my chest and howling as Siamese do.  A sparrow had flown in to my...
    Andygrace Andygrace 46-50, F Oct 25, 2009

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    I Am Deathly Afraid of Birds(small Ones the Most)

    It started when I was about 11 or 12...My sister bought this bird and its cage was right at the entrance to the hallway, that I had to walk thru to get to my room. There was something seriously evil about this bird first we tied the opening closed with wire cuz it always got out...
    snauzberries snauzberries 18-21, F Jul 24, 2008

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    Im Deathly Afraid of Birds! and More Afraid of Dead Ones.

    It started when i was around 6 or 7! my cat would always kill little helpless birds and put them on the porch right in front of the door, so basically everyday i woke up and had to check if there was something dead in front of my door. but it never really started bothering me...
    lilsk8rqt lilsk8rqt 16-17 2 Responses Sep 3, 2008

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    Yep i love feeding birds to my cat hehehe joke no all serious though there is nothing more relaxing than sitting with a bird feeder in my case way up out off reach of the cat and...
    BrynDavid BrynDavid 31-35, M 4 days 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 5 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 6 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 6 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 a week 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 a week 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 a week 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 Jul 24

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    poppytippy poppytippy 13-15, F Jul 23

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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 Jul 22

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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 Jul 22

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    xoxobee xoxobee 22-25, F Jul 22

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    It's embarrassing.... But yep I'm still afraid of thunder and lighting ⚡️⚡️
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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 24 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 2 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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