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I Am Afraid of Dying

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    Terrified of Dying - I have always been afraid of dying.  Not sure all the reasons why.  I know one of the reason is I have a fear that I will see my children suffering...
    Livinginpeace Livinginpeace 41-45, F 4 Responses Jun 13, 2008

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    I Am A Little Bit - The main thing I worry about is that the physical process of dying sounds EXTREMELY painful. Organ failure, lack of oxygen, and the brain shutting down sound...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Oct 31, 2012

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    Scared - Im scared shitless of dying. Im not sure if im affraid of death as such - i think i might be more afraid of not living, not feeling, not thinking - that i will be no more...
    RafalS RafalS 36-40, M 2 Responses Jul 15, 2012

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    They Want Me Dead - I was in a Futurama type world, and my best friend and I were touring our newest home. We went to go find my family, but were stopped by 2 vampires. (Imagine...
    amorinaAAF amorinaAAF 13-15, F Jun 30, 2012

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    I get intense feelings that turn into anxiety/panic attacks every time I think about dying. And it's over the silliest of things, I could be looking down at my hands and just...
    boyda12 boyda12 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    Death. - I'm afraid of dying before everything I've been through pays off. I have always believed that all I've seen and experienced has molded me into who I am, and all my hard...
    dejaentendu90 dejaentendu90 22-25, F 12 Responses Aug 13, 2012

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    Coward Or Careful? - My country is now crime ridden and no one seems safe.  I take ordinary precautions against crime and so I am not as yet paranoid. Last year my Brother In...
    mortal mortal 41-45, M 4 Responses Feb 4, 2008

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    Coughing up blood & I'm in so much pain. All I can do is take these painkillers to stop the pain… I think I'm gone… rolling on the floor… messing up the carpet…
    AllLoveXOXO AllLoveXOXO 18-21, M Mar 13

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    Woke Up From A Bad Dream... - It's strange that a mental phenomena can cause your physical body so much fatigue. I shouldn't be so tired right now because I've gotten much less...
    DatSwag DatSwag 22-25, F Sep 29, 2013

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    I Am - at one point of time i wasnt i was accauly excited by the fact of dying (i know that sounds sick but i mean it in a different way) i like to say i believe in god because i...
    ppwlover ppwlover 18-21, F Oct 24, 2011

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    Afraid Of Dying, But Not Of Death. - That's right. I'm afraid of the process of dying, but I am not afraid of what comes after that. I am afraid to leave my body and go off to...
    NostalgiaAndStars NostalgiaAndStars 16-17, F Jul 25, 2013

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    Everyday I Am Plagued With Terrible Thoughts. - I'm not a religious person... I don't believe in afterlife, I don't believe in heaven or hell... I simply believe that when you die...
    fiercetwilight fiercetwilight 22-25, F 7 Responses Jan 23, 2009

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    It's been almost an hour since I received the news of my grandma about her health. My family and I have known few months ago her health has gotten worst and the doctor said she has...
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    i just want to do things I want inside, tell things I think of, i just dont want to be afraid of the negative reaction anymore
    schyzo schyzo 26-30, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    Why should I? I have soul insurance from He who loved me before the foundation of the world. I do not fear dying, because if I die, I only know I'll be serving Him instead. However...
    ladypirate108 ladypirate108 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 4

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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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    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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    What to do you when everyone in the world is against you? Your fiance is the most wanted dead man in the state, and you're infertile. What do you do when dying is the only way to...
    1HER 1HER 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    I'm a horrible person . . . I despise myself and all I am . . . All I can do is hurt others. I tell them to stay away from me, but they don't listen. I threaten them, tell them...
    AVampireGirl AVampireGirl 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    Living is now dying 
Dying means your in hell 
Hell means you’re home .
    sillygirl008 sillygirl008 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    I'm not just afraid of a guy rejecting me, although I am. I am also afraid of my friends and family rejecting me and I feel like they already are. I am always afraid to arrange...
    unfaiir unfaiir 13-15, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Sometimes I fantasize about dying. I get warm shivers all over and sometimes its the only thing that makes me smile.
    IamtheTinMan IamtheTinMan 18-21, M Mar 22

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    I have dyed it every single color imaginable except green haha. I'm dying it back to bright red this weekend. It's black right now.
    NonexistantSoul NonexistantSoul 16-17, F Mar 23

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    Honestly, I wouldn't. I just feel as if everything that has been done in my life is pointless, and, yes, blahblahblah mope mope -- I'm just typing this as simple fact instead of...
    thelostbetween thelostbetween 16-17, F Mar 29

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    So.. My nan is dying of cancer. It really hurts wish i had more time with her shes still craking jokes but i jus wish she new how much iv always loved her. Will nva gt the tum back...
    sosadallthetime sosadallthetime 22-25, F Mar 30

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    I love dying my hair. I haven't died it in a while .-. Next I'm going bleach blonde, black, and pastel purple c:
    theoutcast66 theoutcast66 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    I feel like dying slowly and watching everything Move in slow motion . Not a painful death though . But like Falling asleep.
    LunarDream LunarDream 13-15, M 3 Responses Apr 2

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    Another day to pretend..to keep my head held high..to smile..to cover the pain..to forget..i wish I could just stop from hurting..from dying...
    babslabs babslabs 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 2

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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 Apr 4

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    I feel like I'm dying in the inside, but I know I'm already dead. I just want to finish myself off. There is no point to go on.
    lshidonil lshidonil 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    I'm afraid of losing my father , not least because he is family, but also because I did not want to lose it all , I love my dad , but I love my mom too, both are the best we have...
    ferrer95 ferrer95 18-21, F 4 days ago

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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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    I am afraid that I'll end up alone. I have loved and been loved. But sometimes love just isn't enough. Not when you push that person away... When you push them away so much that...
    maraselene maraselene 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 6

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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...
    ozwyn ozwyn 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 7

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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...
    MilweePisces MilweePisces 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 9

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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 5 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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    Im afraid of my ex boyfriend :( we split up because of stuff he has done and how he treated me. I was devastated, but now, I see things from "everybody elses point of view" (which...
    dulldotty dulldotty 31-35, F Mar 27

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    I am always afraid of hurting those who I care about, and those who care about me. I am always afraid that I am going to do, or say something that will hurt them, that is why I...
    NYSlilAngel NYSlilAngel 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 27

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    And I wish I was one of those people, I wish I can be honest about my feelings with people without being afraid to hurt them. I hide my negative feelings from people, I don't want...
    Alitakate Alitakate 18-21, F 10 Responses Mar 28

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    i am so terrified to have kids. my husband really wants us to make kids now. and my mom and his mom are pressing on me. i'm 30 years old. i am supposed to want children like any...
    pro0ject pro0ject 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 29

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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 Apr 2

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    They say you have to love yourself and being alone with yourself before you can truly appreciate life and love other people. I have been stuck in an unhappy relationship for two...
    narwhal92 narwhal92 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 2

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    I am somewhat afraid I will end up alone because I know that when I get bored in relationships I get bored and there is usually no going back...until I've alone for a few months...
    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

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    I'm afraid I'll be alone because I mess up any opportunities I've managed to get. Being shy and not very attractive didn't help me in school. I never had a date until I was 21 and...
    itssmee itssmee 18-21, F 5 Responses Apr 4