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I Am Afraid of Change

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    Cha Cha Changes..... - I used to love change. The excitement of venturing out and trying something new. Or did I? I have come to realize that live is all about perception. What I...
    30Forward 30Forward 31-35 1 Response Apr 4, 2011

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    Certain Changes - I do not do well with change. I don't like change.
    emipurple emipurple 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 7, 2013

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    I Am Afraid... - I am afraid of change because I think something bad will come from it. However, I know that change can make things less boring. I dont like going outside, so I am...
    bellaunq bellaunq 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 12, 2011

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    Something New - I honestly am the type of person that likes to have life figured out. now, the day to day stuff I am fine with something spontaneous happening .. I actually love...
    thedancer03 thedancer03 18-21, F Nov 7, 2013

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    Its An Obsession Of Mine - the last time i changed, my life fell to hell. and everyone i use to love, hated me. So i have a good reason to fear it. not that i can stop it from...
    kittycat101303 kittycat101303 18-21, F Oct 21, 2010

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    Change - I like status quo. You already know what is in store for you. Sometimes though, it's not good enough and changes must be effected. Most of the time, changes are done by...
    thelonewood thelonewood 26-30 Jan 23, 2013

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    I Need A Push - This is the one thing about me which truly bothers me the most. I am so scared of change and it completely rules my life. I am not driven to have a career (or even...
    EverSparkling EverSparkling 18-21, F Nov 2, 2011

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    Not Change So Much... - Change requires making a decision and making a decision requires taking a chance and doing something. The change that I can affect I don't and the change...
    Tuva Tuva 31-35, M Dec 7, 2010

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    Safe... - As 'safe' doesn't apply to me anymore, I 'settle' in rituals, patterns false security etc. Change, it is not familiar to me, so I see it as being a burden, taking me to...
    hurtandpain hurtandpain 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 18, 2010

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    Really Afraid Of Change - I've spent the past three weeks in a deep depression, because my sister's dog died (after more than 10 years), my sister left for the navy in October...
    toohonestforowngood toohonestforowngood 18-21, F Dec 28, 2009

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    My Husband Is Changing... I Am Afraid - I have been married to a wonderful man for 19 years.  We have always seemed to be a good match.  Yes, we've had our arguments, we...
    musing musing 41-45, F 3 Responses May 1, 2009

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    Yes And No - I've always been afraid of change - I like the routine my seemingly uncomplicated life brings me -, but I also need it.  And that is the big paradox in my life...
    KittyKatty KittyKatty 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 8, 2010

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    BRAVO! Nothing worst than someone conforming to peer pressure and being like "sisters" by copying and being exactly like their friends - imitating the same behavior and do what...
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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M 2 Responses Apr 3

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    Afraid to love again -I want to fall in love again but I'm scared to be lied to again. I know I shouldn't let my past relationship affect my future ones but its hard to get over...
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    I've been so afraid of messing up my life, I've forgotten that it is okay to do exactly that in life. I've been putting unnecessary pressure on myself. Judging myself too harshly...
    anom33 anom33 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    There was a branch of my family called the BASTERDS, they refused to change their name. Even when they got married they refused, so in my family tree we have the: Basterd-Priors...
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    I think I am afraid to fall in love or maybe it is to fall in lust. I don't know. It just makes me different and I don't like change. I love many people though, that is less of a...
    RainbowDalia RainbowDalia 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 16

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    It sucks when you're ignored by the person whose attention is the only thing you want in the world. Ever since this girl first walked into our school, I couldn’t take my eyes...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 2

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    We built a life together and when it ended, I lost everything. He went on living life. Made me realize he never loved me at all. That the eight years we spent together meant...
    Angela1989 Angela1989 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    I have a good career ahead of me, I work at a Big 4 accounting firm, but I don't particularly care for what I do. I wouldn't mind that so much if it wasn't so damn stressful. So...
    IAmResilient IAmResilient 22-25, M Mar 18

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    This song is amazing Stop and listen to it Your outlook on life Will change Although it's sad Your real feelings come out
    jenayaRose jenayaRose 41-45, F Mar 20

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    I have always been put into the "nerd" category in high school and still feel that way in college. I have never had a girlfriend and I fear that this will never change because when...
    CAdaPro CAdaPro 18-21, M Mar 20

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    yes yes i so do in a world of copy cats i truely adore the ORIGINALS!people so change their personalities out of fear..peer pressure....complexs...soo i respect people who stand as...
    romell romell 36-40, M 2 Responses Mar 21

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    I've been pushing away. I do like some guys, but when they actually take on the urge to ask me out. I get scared, afraid. So i reject them on the spot regardless if i hurt them or...
    Dapperness Dapperness 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    I do adore people who are not afraid to share their true feelings and emotions about things. I have always been someone who has always had a hard time sharing my thoughts and...
    NYSlilAngel NYSlilAngel 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 26

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    I am afraid to talk to people. I am afraid that this is the wrong place to talk about the real me. Most of all, I am afraid to sleep. I spend all of my time in the room...
    mm60907 mm60907 31-35, M 2 Responses Mar 28

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    Know Thyself.me was just scrolling through the experiences here and accidentally joined in. Did try to leave the group with the hope to read the message - "We are sorry for You...
    mejj mejj 36-40, F 6 Responses Apr 1

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    Which I shouldn't be. I've been told I am fairly attractive. With that said, I don't look like a model. I live in a very shallow city. If you aren't supermodel in shape, and...
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    I hate being invisible to others... if They would only let me I could change to world. I could get up on a stage and speak to millions, but everyones holding me back.
    TooYoungToFeelOld TooYoungToFeelOld 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    Fear of the unknown. It’s a vexing quality that nearly every person seems to possess. It’s a fear that has stifled the lives of all that have known it. I’m certainly no...
    GiantKaiju GiantKaiju 22-25, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I am afraid of the dark. Although I'm not exactly sure why, I have two theories. The first is because of the things that have happened to me in the dark. Things I'd rather not say...
    21cookielover21 21cookielover21 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 22

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    i know nothing of world, nor do i know of stones and pearls. if there is some darkness still,which awaits, neither i fear nor i hesitate. i have lost many, but gained just few...
    flinstones flinstones 16-17, F Mar 24

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    dulldotty dulldotty 31-35, F Mar 27

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    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 2

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    windynight54321 windynight54321 31-35, M Apr 4

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    I don't fit in anywhere, but here I felt accepted. In real life I'm the type that judges myself a lot and all because I can't accept the person I am. So as a result I crave for...
    GrumpyGrouchy GrumpyGrouchy 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 4