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I Am Afraid of Fire

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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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    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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    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 11 Responses Nov 9, 2010

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    Related Experiences

    Ok so about 6 months ago I was living with my mother and I started talking to a guy that I really liked fast forward 2 months and we were friends but I was afraid to make it more...
    loveandotherdrugs8 loveandotherdrugs8 18-21, F 4 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    I'm scared of the dark.. I don't know why... It wasn't a big deal when I was younger, but looking back, I realize that every night when I was going to sleep I always either had my...
    SammieSweetheart687 SammieSweetheart687 18-21, F 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    So when I'm home alone or taking a walk in the dark outside, I'm always afraid of being kidnapped or raped for some reason, and people who are aware of it happening to men too, don...
    thedaydreamer1020 thedaydreamer1020 26-30, F 8 hrs ago

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    I am afraid of rejection. I have been ever since this guy that I liked back and lied to me rejected for a few dislikes about my personality.
    Samaccino Samaccino 16-17, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    I get so worried about this. The few times I've been left alone in my life, I felt so freaked out and unprepared, it's not even okay. How am I going to be an adult if I can't even...
    StokesQuirky StokesQuirky 18-21, F 6 hrs ago

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    One of my biggest problems in life is being so afraid of what people think of me that I don't talk to anyone at all. Sometimes I do, but I feel like anything I say is stupid or I...
    AnomalousEarthling AnomalousEarthling 22-25, F 3 hrs ago

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    i think the rejection is one my biggest fears since ever. I always lived in a small town, and I still havent found any interesting guy. I actually thought that there werent anybody...
    monicafixe monicafixe 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    There is a lot of strange information about dating firefighters online that focuses on firefighters' masculinity, and how a woman should act in order to 'land' one as a boyfriend...
    ameliabedelia63 ameliabedelia63 26-30, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I’m still a little goofy due to jet lag… so little things aren’t working the best for me, and I haven’t even attempted big things yet :)Last night after an...
    WindSylph WindSylph 46-50, F 3 Responses Jul 5

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    Yesterday we spent a big part of the day at my aunt and uncle place, they all was shoot off fireworks every year, Samantha went with her dad yesterday, so I just had mindie and...
    jennylovestosmile jennylovestosmile 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 5

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    I like to go to igxe.com when I need firefall crystite. Because they give me the cheapest price about firefall crystite and good services. If you want firefall crystite, you can...
    cyingying18 cyingying18 22-25, F 1 Response 16 hrs ago

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    I like playing firefall very much. and i usually buy firefall crystite at http://www.igxe.com/Firefall/buy-Firefall-Crystite-Firefall/Buy-Firefall-Credits/allserver-usd.html?-affi...
    cyingying18 cyingying18 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Happy fourth of july..........The idiots that make the fireworks need to get fired!! I had a giant fireball shot 2 inches from my BALLS today due to there poorly made products, OH...
    Ray217 Ray217 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 4

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    Every 4th of July, I set off fireworks. Why? Because , it is how we honor the founding this country. It is how we honor the killing of thousands of Native Americans, the victories...
    amazingpants amazingpants 70+, M 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I am afraid of failure in almost every context I think. I am a writer who is afraid to write because I am afraid that people will not like it. More importantly, I am afraid they...
    Franklee206 Franklee206 22-25, M 1 Response Jun 25

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    For as long as I could remember I've always been so infatuated with firemen, even to this day lmao❤️ there's just something about them that makes them sooo attractive like ugh...
    Neshaxo Neshaxo 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 24

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    So there I was. The town summer Festival. The tiny ferris wheel circa 1950 sits on the fairgrounds, people were walking around with various prizes and confectionary delights. and I...
    badgerman42 badgerman42 22-25, M Jun 29

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    I am 21 from Minnesota, been a firefighter since I was 18 and a fire explorer before that. The department I work for also runs a municipal ambulance so I am cross trained as an EMT...
    Mfd229 Mfd229 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 22

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    I am a bit down about having to fire someone, but enough was enough. I wonder how someone can survive 50 years with no common sense whatsoever. Seriously. Instance 1 "Did you...
    MissIndigoRain MissIndigoRain 36-40, F 2 Responses Jul 2

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    I recently enjoyed watching my husband's ****** burn in a fire. When I found out he was gay and was having an affair with his best friend of 35 years, I gathered up love letters...
    truthandbeauty truthandbeauty 36-40, F 6 Responses Jul 4

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    one year ago tonite, my wife wanted to go see the local fireworks show... we didn't make it to the show because a family member came over & held us up. I at the time didn't want to...
    carolinabluesky carolinabluesky 46-50, M Jul 4

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    I love to feel cold and suddenly be able to sit near a fireplace getting that cozy warm wich makes you feel like the sun itself,slowly warming up when comes out in the morning.It...
    4biandu 4biandu 26-30, F Jul 9

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    I worked a well known retail store in the United States and Canada. My mother also worked for the same company just another store, she originally got me the job. I'm only 19 and I...
    eaarcher93 eaarcher93 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 12

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    yeah, igxe.com is selling cheap firefall crystite. So you can buy very cheap crystite. If you are fans of firefall, you must like it.
    cyingying18 cyingying18 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    you rarely find people who are not afraid to die, i'm afraid of death only when it concerns the people i love, but for me i use to go around telling people i'm not afraid to die, i...
    lay1 lay1 13-15, F 3 Responses Jun 24

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    I feel like I have so much to lose. I keep so many memories locked away and would consider myself a pack rat of good times. I write down things that make me laugh and things that...
    Anticloud Anticloud 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 4

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    I'm afraid of getting close to others or having a new best friend because my best friend died over a year ago. Not only that, I have had lots of friends who have died. Others, I...
    ninathecat ninathecat 31-35 4 days ago

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    For various reasons: I'm afraid of child birth, I'm afraid of raising them wrong and not being able to care for them properly, and when I'm being honest with myself, sometimes I'm...
    NoYourComstock NoYourComstock 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    There is no point in being fraud of death. Death is natural. It's like being afraid of oblivion. It's going to happen and you have no choice in that. You have no choice in your...
    fixingthebroken fixingthebroken 13-15, F Jun 23

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    May be previously i would be afraid of death..but so far now i am not afraid of it anymore..i have known the meaning of life..its just a stage where characters play their role...
    happyhuman1 happyhuman1 22-25, F Jun 26

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    I don't mean in the social anxiety way (although I do totally have social anxiety). I'm afraid of what people are going to do to screw up my life. I've been answering some really...
    vlrjspn vlrjspn 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 26

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    I'm not afraid to admit that I am afraid of the dark
    Princessinmind Princessinmind 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 29

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    I crave the deepest connections with others, yet I'm too afraid to let anyone in. I love to socialize, I love to make friends, and I have a boyfriend. But that true connection has...
    laurennhem laurennhem 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 1

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    Not sure whether it's just me but I find myself really limited in what I can do and how I socially interact with people because I'm afraid of what they'll think of me and how that...
    ThatAwkwardOne ThatAwkwardOne 13-15, M 1 Response Jul 2

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    I just never ever been afraid from dying as it is life as no one stay alive forever, right!. I just saw a lot of funerals in my life and lost a lot in my 35 years as my life been...
    Egyptianguy34 Egyptianguy34 31-35, M 2 Responses Jul 3

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    I would like to go out and find a guy and build a meaningful relationship. I'm just tired of being lonely and not having the affection and the closure and such that comes with a...
    ems350z ems350z 16-17, F 5 Responses Jul 3

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    Im not afraid to speak my mind i will tell you how it is straight to your face 💁 for the people who are afraid, what have you got to lose?
    verox3 verox3 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 12

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    I'm not afraid of it, doesn't mean I like it or I visit it, but I'm not afraid of it.
    ElizaKate ElizaKate 16-17, F Jul 13

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    I am so afraid of everything: going out and having fun, making a fool of myself, talking to people, even that I'm bothering everybody that are my friends. But at the same time, I...
    AngelLux AngelLux 16-17, F Jul 13

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    My mom got married to my biological father at a young age, he was abusive and controlling, during the divorce and custody battle he kidnapped me and my older sibling, when his wife...
    LunaValentine LunaValentine 18-21, M a week ago

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    I say things most people are afraid to say.....I do not hold back when it is the right time and place, or perhaps when it needs to be the right time and place. I do not sit...
    SassyBabe39 SassyBabe39 41-45, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I have some male friends and honestly I can't be comfortable with them. I feel like they don't like me at all because of my looks and afraid to be paired up with me for fun. I have...
    nbsbgal nbsbgal 22-25, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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