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I Am Afraid of Fire

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    We Lost Everything

    I was 12 at the time, It was January 3rd. We lived in this old red 2 story house with a coal stove in the cellar. I had put the puppy out on the porch roof as we had done so many times so he could do his business then let him back inside the house. I had laid down and fell asleep...
    carol2 carol2 46-50, F 1 Response Dec 31, 2007

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    My 4th Bday Tragedy

    4 years old. It was the best birthday ever, until my life was changed forever. I have only watched the videotape of my 4th birthday ONE time my entire life. Two years ago. It broke my heart to see what really happened that day. I had finally gotten the dog I always...
    LostLamb LostLamb 22-25, F 7 Responses Aug 30, 2007

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    Accident

    Y    I didn burn the house(i forgot food many times but one time was with fire)...but i think if didn see it or call someone the house would have gone POOF! =/ i was making...whats the word?boil ?eggs like the picture n i came to ep.there was this smell...
    amysangels amysangels 22-25, F 9 Responses Nov 9, 2010

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    Weird Fear Of Fire

    I don't know why I'm afraid of fire if I see a candle lit or a lighter on I can't stand it I was in science the teacher put a Brunson burner on I freaked out and legged it from the room I never went to science after few years later I did catering in 6th form it was a gas cooker...
    boyracer19941 boyracer19941 18-21, M Jul 30, 2013

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    I Love when people light fireworks and you get to see a variety of colors. Different styles of fireworks are awesome.
    rollercoaster97 rollercoaster97 41-45, F 1 Response 16 hrs ago

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    Hi, this is my story about said topic.. thanks for reading, if you stick around to the very end .. it all started when i was about 4. . i "accepted Jesus into my heart", and it...
    tobeheld tobeheld 16-17, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    when I was in high school we went to a place for a night hay ride and and we were making a huge fire for smores and hotdogs. i was staring at it and all the sudden we were singing...
    Lifessoundtrack85 Lifessoundtrack85 26-30, M 2 days ago

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    I have been talking a lot lately about how I want someone to talk to who relates to me and what not, but I've realized that I don't really try to reach out. I think on some level I...
    Zbeara Zbeara 22-25, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    There was never a point in my life where I was afraid to die. There were times in my life where I wanted to die and times in my life when I didn't want to die, but I was never...
    SparkleSwirl SparkleSwirl 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    i think i admire people who aren't afraid to be themselves because i am afraid. I think it takes a lot of courage not to be afraid of the backlash that comes with it. I want to be...
    chrisscott515 chrisscott515 22-25, F 7 Responses 5 days ago

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    I was on written approved unpaid bereavement leave for the sudden death of my brother, my office manager screwed up on getting a substitute hygienist for my schedule and texted me...
    screwedrdh64 screwedrdh64 51-55, F 5 days ago

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    Firefighter saying..find them Hot.. Leave them wet!!
    mckddy mckddy 36-40, M 5 days ago

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    It is an irrational fear of mine, just like how I am afraid to swallow pills even for medical reasons. The fear of rejection is a big part of it. Being told I'm not good enough...
    Kriptess Kriptess 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Faerie Fire Feral, Now an 11point talent, down from being a 21point talent.Feral Charge Feral is now a 21point talent, up from being a 11point talent.Feral Charge Feral, Can now be...
    q364613881 q364613881 36-40, F 6 days ago

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    Nothing is better than sitting outside in the dark watching a fire.Flames flickering and the heat warming your face. Your thoughts are burning you soul is alive.
    OutDoorForever OutDoorForever 41-45, F 6 days ago

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    About five years ago I lived downtown in a major city in the US. I’ve always been a night person, so I would often find myself bored after my roommate, who was decidedly not a...
    InvinsibleViper InvinsibleViper 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 25

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    Pretty self-explanatory. I strike a match, or spark a lighter, and start fires.
    firestartercritter firestartercritter 36-40, M Jul 25

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    Don't run, but the idea of death has always fascinated me, just the idea that there is nothing, like you can't even think or anything (as you can tell I have no religious views on...
    poppytippy poppytippy 13-15, F Jul 23

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    Ohh hell ya I was! I got huge blisters from it 3rd degree burn and everything it was cool .. I still love fire tho
    LittlePrideFlower LittlePrideFlower 13-15, F Jul 23

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    TODAY IS MY BIRTHDAY!!!!! AND THERE ARE GOING TO BE SOME FIREWORKS AT MY PLACE TONIGHT!!!
    MourningRibbon MourningRibbon 31-35, F 8 Responses Jul 23

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    I'm hoping to do this soon, before it's too late. I love to hear the crackle in the fire, and feel the heat on my face on a breezy night. Just laying back in my chair with my...
    littlejxoxo littlejxoxo 26-30, F 5 Responses Jul 22

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    Blast this ******* fire ban and weather. I miss roasting marshmallows outside on a summer night.
    katariffik katariffik 31-35, F 15 Responses Jul 21

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    I've only ever had one job and I got fired after 2 weeks
    charljones charljones 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 21

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    November 27, 2015 is the day my life changed forever. We were sleeping, and at around 4:30 am one of my dogs woke my husband (who was asleep on the couch in the living room, the...
    Createdbytheash Createdbytheash 26-30, F Jul 21

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    In November 2013, my house since I was 4 burned. It happened in the middle of the night. My dad had been sleeping downstairs, my mom upstairs, and my and my younger sister were at...
    Memmirules Memmirules 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 20

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    I'm afraid to grow old due to more people dying and the physical effects of it, but I'm also afraid to die because at the same time I also want to live a long, healthy life and...
    Emsickles Emsickles 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 20

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    Apart from the companionship of others, the heat and smells of the fire, the hypnotic dance of the flames there's not a lot else!
    michaellaxcd michaellaxcd 56-60, M 2 Responses Jul 20

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    I cannot remember the last time I saw 4th of July fireworks show. Kinda sad, but have seen ones in the distance. Tis ok. I will see again. Patience.
    Sugasug Sugasug 41-45, M 2 Responses Jul 20

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    Story One: My aunt brought me back a doll from Russia. It was a porcelain doll that looked exactly like me. And according to my aunt, it was not custom made. She had just found it...
    LyraAlluse LyraAlluse 26-30, F Jul 19

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    Even ran a lighter across my calf and found it sexy guess i played with fire too.
    intergalacticgirl20 intergalacticgirl20 22-25, F Jul 18

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    I am not afraid that I have lost my salvation, I know that I have and yes I am afraid because of that. I gave my life to the Lord in 2008 I had a major encounter with God, I had...
    Coloursearching Coloursearching 22-25 6 Responses Jul 18

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    Some nights I set the world on fire just to watch, other nights I prefer to set myself on fire.
    RogueBarroness RogueBarroness 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 17

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    When I am called to duty where ever flames may rage.. Give me strength to save some life whatever age may be help me embrace a little child before it's too late or save a older...
    Omegawolf11 Omegawolf11 18-21, M Jul 16

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    This was the worst trauma of my childhood. In my church they preached vivid sermons about the horrors of hell and the infinite intensity and duration of the suffering. I was...
    AlanOliver AlanOliver 46-50, M 2 Responses Jul 15

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    My teacher repeats herself way too much and my head hurts a little now I know the fact that I like fireworks is completely irrelevant.
    hppyisme hppyisme 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 15

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    About five years ago I lived downtown in a major city in the US. I’ve always been a night person, so I would often find myself bored after my roommate, who was decidedly not a...
    TheBionicViper TheBionicViper 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    Just got voted on as a volunteer firefighter last night. I am so happy. I have wanted this for a really long time and I am ready to get through probation so i can actually start...
    Daddy6199 Daddy6199 31-35, M 2 Responses Jul 14

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    I'm afraid to let someone in. What if the dark side of me is just to ugly? What if someone doesn't love every part of me that makes me who I am? What if they see every part of...
    Aflame22 Aflame22 18-21, F Jul 14

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    I know this is stupid and embarassing but when i was little i was afraid of fireworks i didnt like to hear them so what i would do i would cover my ears the whole time , but one...
    pauu93 pauu93 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    I love fire! I go outside sometimes and make fires. I love watching flames!
    cutekittycat cutekittycat 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 13

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    From the day I was born to two years before my father passed away my father never hugged me. When I was a toddler dad laughed at the idea of hugging and shook our hands instead. I...
    hospitalrooms hospitalrooms 31-35, F Jul 12

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    i used to have that fire within me .. i was full of motivation and passion and inspiration and DRIVE... it's like over time that fire just got smothered and it didn't get any...
    mistywillow mistywillow 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 12