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I Am Afraid of Birds

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 25 People

    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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    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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    Bless This Group

    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 21-25, 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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    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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    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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    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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    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...
    00Wieme00 00Wieme00 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 11

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    velvetskies velvetskies 22-25, F 16 Responses Jan 15

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