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I Am Afraid of Change

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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 always on the computer. I decided that I would start having conversations with people online for once. Now I am...
    bellaunq bellaunq 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 12, 2011

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    I'm a pretty big, strong man.

    But change is hard for me. I just closed on a condo and will be living on my own for the first time. But I have already been a renter and have always lived with someone, so this is new to me. I walked into my new home today and felt anxious instead of excited. I have never...
    BigHryRomeo BigHryRomeo 36-40, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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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 perceive a situation to be is what I decide it actually is.Right now I am in a place of things changing. I’m about to get...
    30Forward 30Forward 31-35 1 Response Apr 4, 2011

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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: fear versus longing.  So when will I be able to let go of that fear and make the changes that could finally...
    KittyKatty KittyKatty 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 8, 2010

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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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    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 happening though, lol, so its a pointless ******* fear.
    kittycat101303 kittycat101303 18-21, F Oct 21, 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 a place where I am not prepared. I can't not be prepared, I need to plan for anything, and when it gets to a...
    hurtandpain hurtandpain 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 18, 2010

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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 that just happens leaves me stressed and insecure.
    Tuva Tuva 31-35, M Dec 7, 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 force.I feel a lot of changes right now. Changes in the house, changes in the family, changes in the tasks...
    mareliberum mareliberum 26-30 Jan 23, 2013

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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 are both stubborn and headstrong, but I have always thought we were a good match.  In the past few years we have gone through some...
    musing musing 41-45, F 3 Responses May 1, 2009

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    Why Must It Change?

    I can deal with little changes, except when there's a big change involved. If something big changes, I notice every little change that happens in my life. At some point it'll become to much and I break down and cry, though this doesn't happen often. I just can't see why such big...
    ReginaMeK ReginaMeK 13-15, F Dec 1, 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, my dad is 51 this year, and I'm in my junior year of high school and going to be 17 in two months. In my mind it felt like...
    toohonestforowngood toohonestforowngood 18-21, F Dec 28, 2009

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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 get a job) or go any study or just about do anything! This is turning in such a big issue for me it's insane. When...
    EverSparkling EverSparkling 18-21, F Nov 2, 2011

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    I thought moving away from California

    when I turned 18 would be ideal. I went to Texas to stay with my Aunt in hopes of making a better life for myself. instead i found the same dysfunction as I had when I was living with my parents in California. I ended up doing meth and getting myself into debt. i am now back in...
    halohaley halohaley 18-21, F Feb 7

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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 that, but as for my future I'm pretty set on the way I want things to be.. and it's so scary because I recently just...
    thedancer03 thedancer03 18-21, F Nov 7, 2013

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    The only constant in ones life is

    that everything is ever-changing. Sometimes I find myself paralyzed by the thought of change. Although I'm outgoing and spontaneous (at times) I am also a creature of habit. The fear of making the wrong decision, and the impact it will have on my future often deters me from...
    itsallnewstome itsallnewstome 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 4

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    Related Experiences

    I sometimes feel so afraid of what to come. Anything, when I drove to gym in the heavy rain, I talked to myself, that was the only way, it's a silly fear no one else could...
    Mangostrawberrybanana Mangostrawberrybanana 31-35, F 1 Response 29 mins ago

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    Everybody hates change. It's human nature to go against change and just stick with what your normal is. But moving your life somewhere else teaches you sooo many lessons and...
    Sd6752 Sd6752 16-17, F 6 hrs ago

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    If you do nit create change, change will create you.
    TCL009 TCL009 41-45, F 3 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    hi everyone I'm Jasmine I'm 18 years old, and I get too attached to people who I find a connection with, I've always been this way since I was young and I couldn't understand it...
    jnyell jnyell 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 5

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    I've had enough of the bullshit. Second marriage, second time of lies! No more, I'm living a lie. I know that wife is a cheater. I have been playing the fool, pretending...
    dave6866 dave6866 46-50, M 1 Response Mar 20

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    So growing up I knew who I was, what I wanted. I had the confidence to go out and get it had no self doubt had a social life. I knew looking at my name who I was. Getting married...
    myownbox myownbox 26-30, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    I need a change in my life. I am bored with everything. My friends all seem to be moving on but I am stuck. I live in Ottawa, Canada and I have lived there for 10 years. I don't...
    emmmy5693 emmmy5693 18-21, F Mar 15

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    Dear all, I turned 28 and supposedly this means I am too young to be taken serious by people who are older than me, too old to not have figured out what I am going to do with my...
    HoopoeLost HoopoeLost 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 21

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    LAST LETTER BEFORE HER DEATH . Sitting here looking at the sky thinking It's really hard to pass a day without any text from you how I deal my life without U I am not blaming...
    romeowacco romeowacco 18-21, M Mar 4

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    i had so much friends but i lost them all. i'm afraid of meeting new people because they will leave to just like everyone else. i'm afraid that i'm gonna lose all the people i...
    catsrule5678 catsrule5678 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Sometimes I look at my sister and I can't believe how different we are. When everyone says we are very similar I can't help to agree and disagree. She's so comfortable with herself...
    Amairany Amairany 16-17, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    I am always afraid of being judge by others ??
    Dennisoh Dennisoh 13-15, M 2 Responses Mar 5

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    not because I am a bad person; BUT BECAUSE I AM A GOOD PERSON. It Is A FACT. That "good" People SOMETIMES 'Get Arrested' and thrown in jail. THAT is Scary; ESPECIALLY "for" the...
    desireindisguise desireindisguise 56-60 Mar 6

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    I have confidence in myself, there is no problem with getting the attention of a woman at all. My issue is my weight. I was depressed when my parents passed away so I gained till I...
    BigPun311 BigPun311 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 11

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    I'm not afraid of heights, I'm afraid of falling for you! #plottwist
    saeedalu saeedalu 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 15

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    It's a bit odd to see myself, change so much over time.. When I was about 10 years younger my biggest fear was that there is too little time and I have to rush. And now at the age...
    meetadi meetadi 26-30, M Mar 18

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    Death, it is a main factor in our lives. In my opinion, death is the center of many things in human life and society, like the principle of “carpe diem” (enjoy the present...
    DiegoSMarinho DiegoSMarinho 16-17, M 1 Response Mar 18

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    I understand every painful thing to ever happen to me. I have made resolve and found it to hold no catharsis or understanding or even slight release to my constant lingering...
    twistedrope twistedrope 18-21, M Mar 22

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    I am currently in the throes of rejection. The thing is, he didn't have the decency to end it properly. He just ignored, kept it open-ended until I got the hint. Im not crazy, and...
    lullPalooza lullPalooza 22-25, F 6 Responses a week ago

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    I ended a long term relationship recently. Feel great. Then....ran in to an old boyfriend who was awesome and I messed up. He wants me back....definitely forgiveness and love. Too...
    guliannah guliannah 51-55, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    With everything. Life, homework, traveling, drawing, work, driving, and others things. Whether * do or don't want to, * can't, even if it's important, needs to get done, or...
    CrossCresentCreed CrossCresentCreed 18-21, F 1 Response 23 hrs ago

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    I don't think anyone actually likes me I'm also afraid to take the next step im also afraid to have sex and so I get irrationally anxious bc I think that's all guys want so why...
    tourdeforce tourdeforce 18-21, F 8 Responses Mar 2

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    My dad just yelled an f-bomb, stormed down the hall and slammed his door... Now he's yelling at my mom, I want to go upstairs to bed... But I don't want to be anywhere near that...
    Destinyyy Destinyyy 16-17, F Mar 12

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    I broke up with my boyfriend last year. He was like no one else. We got along really well and i thought we're gonna marry soon. but thing didn't work out. and finally he broke up...
    hiltonconrad hiltonconrad 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 17

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    I'm just afraid I will never find someone who truly loves me. I am afraid I will never find someone who doesn't just care about sex and looks. I want someone who I can have deep...
    holdonpainends143 holdonpainends143 18-21, F Mar 19

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    I was always the one that eats the slowest and my mom never had the patience for me. We were supposed to be going to the beach. Because I ate too slow, I was left behind. The rest...
    YesIAmAsian YesIAmAsian 18-21 a week ago

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    Yeah, aren't we all? We are afraid of rejection. It's like it's better to not ask questions if we are afraid of the answers we will get. Envy those who can easily express their...
    RedThatDescribesMe RedThatDescribesMe 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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