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I Am Afraid of Fire

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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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    F.I.R.E

    When I was younger I wouldn't even say the word fire and when my friends came to stay overnight I told them not to say the word. I was terrified of the sound that smoke alarms make, I guess I still am. I think that my fear started because there was a gas advert on TV that showed...
    vivalagloria vivalagloria 22-25, F Sep 1, 2008

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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 11 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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    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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    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 4 hrs ago

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    I never did . Since i was a little girl i got scared and got alot of anxiety . I hate hearing them . Makes me jumpy , and i still do . Im 21 . I dont know wat to do . Ive never...
    paola93 paola93 18-21, F 5 Responses 6 days ago

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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 8 Responses Dec 2

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    I love bondage. It turns me on like a fire in a fireplace!
    BondageKiller66 BondageKiller66 16-17, T Nov 19

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    I was filling out a job application online today and they wanted a job history for the past 10 years--and any omissions or unexplained gaps could be grounds for termination or non...
    annika700 annika700 51-55 Nov 29

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    Yes I have phobias:clowns and fireworks... But the one thing I truly fear, that I could not bare, is for people to view me the way I view myself:ugly, worthless, stupid, spaz I...
    Itscaitlin Itscaitlin 13-15, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Where do I begin? November of 2013 that's when (((. It was a regular Sunday and I just finished my work at the office. I got home and was getting ready for dinner. Suddenly, there...
    wcwfan4life wcwfan4life 26-30, M 1 Response Dec 3

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    I have the upmost respect for all emergency service workers(police, fire and ems). I have been a firefighter for the past 17 years!! I started out at the age of 16 still in...
    nicedude291 nicedude291 31-35, M 3 days ago

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    I left a job across the country to come home thinking things would be better. At that job, I had a micromanager boss who treated me terribly. I was accused of doing things I didn...
    dariengrasshopper dariengrasshopper 36-40, F 2 days ago

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    That's not entirely true. Actually I love to watch fireworks fired by professionals at a save distance. What I hate is fireworks in the hands of the average person. It is when...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 19

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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 5 days ago

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    The Warmth you feel as you are ❤ Rushing from the wet and the cold, shedding off the dampness that chills you, leaving a crumpled pile of wet clothes on the floor...you walk into...
    SassyBabe39 SassyBabe39 41-45, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Afraid I'm afraid to write the words that i feel because of the grip that they have on my soul. Afraid to know that what and who I love is the wrong thing. Afraid of losing my...
    taurusboi23 taurusboi23 22-25, M Nov 23

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    Good book, great whiskey, fire in the fireplace. Taking the relaxation to the max.
    lindahe lindahe 31-35, F Nov 21

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    a few years ago when i was single, i lived next door to a single mom. We had become friends and i really enjoyed seeing her with her 7 year old son. She knew i was the outdoors...
    kjon6469 kjon6469 46-50, M 1 Response Nov 25

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    I know this is like a figure of speech or whatever, but I play with actual fire, have almost caught on fire, almost caught a friend on fire, and burned myself many a times.
    TransmutedHeart TransmutedHeart 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 7

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    Not just the way it looks. The way it sounds and the special way it casts the light. I love the smell of wood burning, like a campfire. Its comforting and warm. Id love to curl up...
    JezebelWhitman JezebelWhitman 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I'm afraid of the truth so live my life in the dark. I don't find answers to questions. I just dwell on them and think of the what ifs. I'm afraid that if I find out what's real...
    bhabhablacksheep bhabhablacksheep 22-25, F Nov 23

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    I've always felt afraid to let people get close to me both physically and emotionally. I think this is why I have never dated someone or I get choked up when someone asks me on a...
    LilFA LilFA 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 22

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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 a week ago

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    Aww first fire of the season! Hell yeah!
    HotCheetos26 HotCheetos26 26-30, F Nov 18

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    Fireworks always put big smile on my face. I have this dream to kiss the love of my life under the amazing fireworks... BOOM ...:)
    liftingmind liftingmind 26-30, F 5 Responses Dec 3

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    I remember a fond memory when I was 17 and my boyfriend came to pick me up in his truck after a snow storm there was still some residual snow flakes in the evening it sparkled like...
    Bella70 Bella70 41-45, F Dec 8

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    I'm afraid to fall in love because of my trust issues. When I love. I love hard. I make you the center of my world. I am known to be the type of girl that isn't clingy, but I do...
    Solrentia Solrentia 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 19

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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 7 Responses a week ago

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    I'm very much afraid of guys/men and I want to overcome this fear and avoidance. I can never remember not having this anxiety. From even before being enrolled in my first year of...
    2openmind 2openmind 18-21, F Nov 23

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    I am afraid of looking in to the mirror also. but for 2 reasons. 1) I don't like the way I look. 2) I have this irrational fear that the person looking back will try to grab me...
    Gr3mL1N Gr3mL1N 31-35, M 2 Responses Nov 25

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    So this guy is threatening and I am so afraid, even though I don't want to be. I am so afraid.
    sproetje sproetje 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 26

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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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    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 3 days ago

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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 2 days ago

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    To all my fellow brother and sister firefighters out there.. Be safe stay strong!!
    mckddy mckddy 36-40, M Nov 20

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    not really because i'm actually the firetruck. out of the way!!! wee woo wee woo
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Nov 21

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    I just overall like fire. Yeah...
    likespike likespike 18-21, M Nov 26

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    I got a new small electric fire place. And I sure like it lot . I turn most of my other ones off in the apartment . And hope it help my bill.
    lashanda lashanda 51-55, F Nov 26

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    I love camp fires. it just pulls you in as the warmth amd colors dance against a dark sky. I throw in a copper pipe to het purples, greens, and blues.
    regalshewolf regalshewolf 41-45, F 10 Responses Nov 26

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    I'm going to blame this one on Magnus Bane from the Mortal Instruments. He can shoot blue fire sparks from his finger tips. Honestly! How cool is that?!
    MyUnspokenWord MyUnspokenWord 18-21, F Nov 29

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    I was only 10 when I fired one. It was at a firing range. It was a standard issue 1911. I can still remember the feeling of the grip and dark slide in my hands and I can remember...
    SgtRecker97 SgtRecker97 16-17, M Nov 30

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