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I Am Afraid of Church

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    Noooooo

    Oh for goodness sakes,you Christians-I've been blackening my soul for years,I definitely don't want it saved! My most recent experience with a church did not involve an actual service,I just had to sleep there.I ended up hallucinating about dead people and black holes,and then...
    PantherShadow PantherShadow 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 9, 2009

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    Afraid of Church

    I am terrified to go to church. Not that lightning bolts would hit me or the entire congregation would look at me like I was a cyclops or anything, In fact I am very spiritual and I was raised Catholic. Going to a Catholic church does not frighten me at all...I love the smells...
    wifeofbipo wifeofbipo 36-40, F 3 Responses Sep 15, 2008

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    rickibrat2 rickibrat2 61-65, M Dec 1, 2011

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    I also am terafild of church.

    Not sure why maybe of convition.. Being around alot of people i get nervus. Always have been shy and insecure all my life. Im 46 now.
    stealth654321 stealth654321 46-50, M Dec 7, 2013

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    Destination: Hell

    You'll definitely go to hell if you go to church; especially if you are one of those people only going to look good; each sunday in your fancy suit of Clothes; to look like a normally functioning law abiding citizen of society. Those that go to church aren't always of the most...
    indigowitch indigowitch 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 21, 2012

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    I Don't Know Why..

    I don't know why I'm so afraid of church.  I'm not afraid of God or prayer.  Every time I have gone to a church I get freaked out and an overwhelming almost, scared/anxious feeling.  I remember going to a Sunday School class when I was real small, probably 5 or 6...
    sarboo sarboo 21-25, F 1 Response Aug 20, 2007

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    I'm not afraid to die, but I'm only staying for Her.
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    I really wish it was illegal to force kids to go to church with their parents. Even today my mother bolted in my room, banging and rushed in near scaring me to death. I am with...
    Lovelife090994 Lovelife090994 18-21, M Dec 7

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    I hate going to church now I hate it so much. I hate it because all they ever do is sit songs for 85 percent of them time and barely preach and when they preach, they're preaching...
    uh2behonest uh2behonest 16-17, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    You don't need to go to church to be a Christian. All a church is, are walls. I grew up in a very strict church full of hateful people, pastor worship, and just horrible things. I...
    princessjess32 princessjess32 31-35, F 2 Responses Dec 19

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    I've been reflecting on a lot of things today. My anxiety level felt like it was through the roof. It probably didn't help that I was pretty hungover. If I could describe what...
    pnw21 pnw21 22-25, M 6 days ago

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    Spanked at Church? Anyone else ever get threatened to get spanked at church or get spanked at church? I have plenty of times and I hate it.
    wetdiaperboi wetdiaperboi 18-21, M 2 Responses Nov 30

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    If anyone is in Perth, Australia, thr church I go to has a Christmas sermon this Friday if you want to come. It's at Bible-Presbytrian Church of WA
    InfiniteTearDrops InfiniteTearDrops 13-15, F Dec 14

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    I love the idea of church. Having a community there to back and support you...but sadly when I worked in a restaurant....The Sunday morning shifts killed it for me. So many people...
    bombchu bombchu 22-25, F 5 Responses Dec 16

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    Got a Christmas card full of Xmas gift cards! What a huge blessings! I am so thankful to my God who looks after me in such a hard hard year and His church....a dear community that...
    MrHeartaFire MrHeartaFire 41-45, M 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I'm sorry for the lengthy post... I just watched Geography Club and it got me regretting how long it took me to come out, and then explore as to why that was.... One of the things...
    jbar291 jbar291 18-21, M Dec 12

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    I bottle everything up. I'm not very talkative. I'm not how I used to be. I don't tell secrets to many people. I don't like but I do like getting close to people. I like to read...
    ForeverANomad ForeverANomad 13-15, F 2 Responses Dec 2

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    By love I don't mean guys or anything...and I don't mean losing people to death. But I am afraid of losing my friends and family, that they will stop caring about me or I will do...
    prznaroosak prznaroosak 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 6

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    I am afraid of relationships. I think I always have been. I can't remember a time when I was able to give myself to someone without second thought or with uninhibited trust. I'm...
    shanequea shanequea 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 10

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    So I've been an only child for my whole life, and I've been happy. Change is the only thing I have ever really feared. But. . .today my mother told told me she's pregnant, and...
    PadfootPandora PadfootPandora 16-17, F Dec 19

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    Here with my motley crew of thirty folk in a small warehouse our little church rawks it out for God. What's it like connecting to this God in worship singing songs and giving...
    MrHeartaFire MrHeartaFire 41-45, M 1 Response Nov 30

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    When a friend invites me to church with them I laugh in their face.
    Mydogsaremylife Mydogsaremylife 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 4

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    GOING TO CHURCH!! Ever have that feeling when you don't wanna get up out of bed to go somewhere, but then get up anyway? Yah...
    JazLife21 JazLife21 13-15, F Dec 7

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    hi again this weekend it was my 7 year old who could not behave her self at church in the first half hour she had 2 warnings about sit nice and not talk but she did not listen...
    donjuul donjuul 26-30, M 4 Responses Dec 8

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    I am at Sunday school cause this girl wanted me to go too church with her...she is a Christian and I am not but I know she is trying too get me too come too god
    CanadianBunny CanadianBunny 16-17, F Dec 14

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    I love attending church!! I sing in the choir and love to "make a joyful noise" for the Lord. Watching the sunlight stream through the stained glass windows makes my heart skip a...
    laylagirl1 laylagirl1 41-45, F 1 Response Dec 14

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    Christians are taught not to even question their beliefs. That in it's own should say something or at the very least seem odd. I remember when I first started asking questions that...
    jmarie8618 jmarie8618 31-35, F 2 Responses Dec 18

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    As a kid we had a few spanking in the bathroom or after church and I have taken my girls to an empty class room for a spanking in private
    Marymom3kids Marymom3kids 36-40, F 6 Responses 5 days ago

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    We know deep down that life is short, and that death will happen to all of us eventually, and yet we are infinitely surprised when it happens to someone we know. LIVE your life...
    raquel80 raquel80 31-35, F 8 Responses Dec 10

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    not sure if I'm afraid anymore...I'm just used to it right now, I've been rejected by every girl I ever liked or cared about (possibly loved), people says "have confidence"...well...
    Muramasa Muramasa 18-21, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    I live in St. Louis Missouri and we have the gate way arch which u can go up in. I went with my friends because they wanted to go and when we where up at the top I was fine as long...
    mwiltshire mwiltshire 22-25, F a week ago

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    ...but I am. I have not just fallen. It's more like the whole damn cliff just gave way beneath me. Emotional walls that no one else has come close to breaching have absolutely...
    EmeraldDreams12 EmeraldDreams12 18-21 1 Response a week ago

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    I'm not ashamed to say that I have this problem. Ever since I was raped, I've been afraid. I'm almost 16 now, and it still lingers. I was never afraid of being alone, or being...
    Anonymousgirl152 Anonymousgirl152 13-15, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    This may be a slight tangent to the norm, but I am afraid of rejection, just not what one might normally consider when they think of this topic. I am deathly afraid of being...
    anna0593 anna0593 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I've always been sort of jealous of people who weren't afraid to be who they were. I've gone through life being afraid of other people's opinions, so I sort of have this thing...
    RhinosaurusRex RhinosaurusRex 18-21, F 6 Responses Nov 28

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    OK, "afraid" is probably the wrong word choice. I'm not afraid I'll be single for the rest of my life, I'm quite certain of it. As much as I'd love to find that perfect woman to...
    FordPrefect42 FordPrefect42 41-45, M 7 Responses Dec 2

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    I'm not afraid of dying at all, but I'm always afraid of losing loved ones or pets.
    Annaelaine Annaelaine 13-15, F Dec 7

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    I'm afraid I'll get pressured to live a life I don't desire when I can be doing something else. I'm also afraid I'll regret not being forced into a lifestyle. It's complicated.
    T055 T055 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 14

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    My old best friend just left me, I thought we were okay but apparently not. I just recently met someone that is so very a like me but still different. I'm afraid to lose him, I...
    LoneFox29 LoneFox29 16-17, F Dec 16

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    I have always been the shy girl. The wired girl. Iv always loved playing sports was never really into makeup. I would much rather play soccer or football than go shopping. I was...
    Ampk Ampk 18-21, F Dec 18

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    I really feel for you. I know what it's like. I spent a large portion of my life having this irrational fear. I was afraid to go to bed at night. I was afraid to go to sleep. I...
    DarkwingGoslyn DarkwingGoslyn 31-35 6 days ago

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    *Apologize in advance for being mopey during the holidays* Happened again. Met someone. Went out a few times. It's going great. Up until she fills me in on her "situation...
    NewShoes12 NewShoes12 26-30, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I'm not afraid to tell my family I'm bisexual. I'm only afraid to tell my mom and her side of the family. My dad and his side of the family will be okay with it and will always...
    BrittanySue96 BrittanySue96 18-21, F 1 Response 20 hrs ago

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    After struggling with and escaping my mother's abuse for three months, I've finally grown comfortable with letting my siblings know what goes on in my life. But today I was...
    Cranksta Cranksta 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 28

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