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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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    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 1 Response Jul 30, 2013

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    When I was a little kid,

    I was at a relative's house with a bunch of my extended family members, and someone was planning on setting off fireworks in their backyard. Unfortunately, the fireworks went off a little too early, and we weren't all that far from them. As far as I can remember, everyone was...
    hiddenkitty hiddenkitty 18-21, F Aug 20, 2015

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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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    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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    Please help us rebuild our lives. Use this link for donations and kindly share so it can reach people - http://gogetfunding.com/help-a-family-who-lost-their-home-in-a-fire/
    shaxoxo shaxoxo 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    YES PLEASE!!! Set with me, let me wrap my arms around you dear. Something so primal about staring at the fire as it burns. SO many good memories attached here.
    PilotofStorms PilotofStorms 41-45, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    The only use for a school paddle is as firewood.
    GraceGirl1995 GraceGirl1995 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    YES! They certainly are! Hahaha it's so awesome too! I wanted to post this because I speak my mind on ep in a lot of debates about men, animals women's rights and so on. I...
    Kornisone Kornisone 26-30, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I'm afraid, ok? I admit it, I'm afraid, Afraid of what you may ask? I don't know, Afraid of knowing, Afraid of having the chance to get hurt, That's why I never let people come...
    nivanvc nivanvc 36-40, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Anyone who has tumblr should follow my blog for first responders and their significant others. Tumblr.com/firefightersgirl83
    WelcomeToMySirenLife83 WelcomeToMySirenLife83 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    I hate that I fall for someone so quickly... I've never been in love but this man that I'm dating now I think it's real && I think that I'm falling for him... Of course I'm afraid...
    NaturallyRomantic NaturallyRomantic 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    well you shouldn't be afraid of what people think cause what people think doesn't matter ??
    donnylevi511 donnylevi511 18-21, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    The fact that I am afraid of commitment because of being walked away from once I put my all into it... I constantly drive people away!!! Sad but it's true
    NaturallyRomantic NaturallyRomantic 22-25, F 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    I got fired from a job I had for 18 years. I was a teacher. some other faculty went after me and the administration just wanted me out.It was such a big part of my identity. its...
    marlysfarnan marlysfarnan 46-50, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Time calls us by a name we know none of, and brands us with it for life. Time is but a fraction of the sun dancing to discover and rediscover distant shadows carved to perfection...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    I am not afraid to walk this world alone.
    LexiMory LexiMory 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 2

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    Nothing more cozy and heartwarming than a natural fire. Nothing more inviting towards self reflection than the embers and flame of a bonfire in fall
    richochet96791 richochet96791 36-40, M Feb 2

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    I volunteer I'm a shelter for battered women and children. last Wednesday evening a mother came in very badly beaten and with what turned out to be a broken arm. She had a 9 year...
    g4it g4it 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 2

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    I am afraid of sharing my feelings around me. Maybe thats why i am ignored all the time. Maybe i am secretive or that my smile is a lie. Is just a mask. I don't wanna be a burden...
    Potchii Potchii 22-25, M Feb 1

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    I love fireworks and there are so many different types of fireworks and I enjoy the 4th of July
    Anthony2400 Anthony2400 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 1

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    I'm not really afraid I just know when it's gona be my time to go I'm going to have to face death alone.
    RobertXavier19 RobertXavier19 18-21, M 6 Responses Feb 1

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    i cant i just cant i had so much advice but i am afraid of rejection and then they would laugh at me an tell everyone else and they will say ew ur ugly and i want to change my...
    genericusername23 genericusername23 13-15, M 2 Responses Jan 31

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    First fire of the year. Many more too come!
    Katey2011 Katey2011 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 31

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    I also love the sound of fire
    RainbowCrayon666 RainbowCrayon666 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 31

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    Except I already have. The best friends I managed to keep throughout high school and some college...they are all gone. Of course, I blame no one but myself. I had a best friend in...
    DremeJolie DremeJolie 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 31

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    I am a licensed educator who was never able to find a teaching job. I tried different things in my life but I have always wanted to teach kindergarten. I am afraid that because of...
    ahughes27 ahughes27 26-30, F Jan 30

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    I lost my best friend and my grandma in the same year. Ever since then I've been afraid of losing everyone who's close to me
    Thornton2 Thornton2 16-17, F Jan 30

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    People who aren't afraid to be themselves are neat people. Though, being yourself doesn't mean being a horrible person, it's okay to reserve certain parts of yourself for yourself...
    TellyLuv TellyLuv 22-25, F 5 Responses Jan 28

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    I seem to always be preoccupied with her and all these feelings I have for her. Yes I am married, for almost fifty years now but this goes beyond that. Yes I am alot older but age...
    boldtimer boldtimer 66-70, M Jan 28

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    To have an o.r.g.a.s.m. Its not that I can't reach ****** it's that I am afraid of what will happen. I've heard so many horror stories of women that lose control of my bladder, or...
    kewlchicc kewlchicc 36-40, F 5 Responses Jan 28

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    Jesus is the reason i live and don't break everyday, yet i am afraid and have trouble trusting him that everything will be alright. i have NF. it sucks and it is genetic. I'm the...
    carapisciotta carapisciotta 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 28

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    me and my friend likes to make hate fires during the weekend in which we write down the things we most hate and burn them slowly into the fire while listening to hardcore music...
    CamelliatheChameleon CamelliatheChameleon 16-17, F Jan 27

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    I am 34, never had a boyfriend, and I am afraid I'm going to be single forever. If by 34 I have never had a boyfriend, there must be something wrong with me. Guys just don't like...
    AMIAROM AMIAROM 31-35, F 18 Responses Jan 27

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    I wouldn't know what rejection is felt like, although the term 'heart-break' seems a bit melodramatic to me. Opinion wise, if you are afraid to engage in a love interest then you...
    RosenFlight RosenFlight 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 24

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    They still scare me. I'm always afraid that someone will decide to drain the pool while I'm in it. This would create a whirlpool that I would desperately try to swim out of. I know...
    davidschild37 davidschild37 22-25, M 3 Responses Jan 24

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    That's the story of my life. Just when i feel i am getting attached to someone. There they go far, far away. I keep searching for them, until i get tired of the tears and the pains...
    uniqueguy91 uniqueguy91 22-25, M 2 Responses Jan 24

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    I am afraid that I won't find a job in the future. When I told my parents about what I want to do in the future my mom said are you sure you're good enough for this.
    Chloe1o Chloe1o 16-17, F 9 Responses Jan 24

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    Not afraid...more like I know. I think I like this guy, but I know for sure he doesn't like me, or at least thinks I'm an idiot. lol
    FerysT FerysT 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 23

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    In todays world' most guys u find is either selfish or just wants to use u.(NOT SAYING ALL GUYS ARE) but every time I go see my friends they are either talking about their new...
    butterfly014 butterfly014 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 22

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    Feels like I'm starting a new painting the canvass is all clear but it's too big the size of wall. I have no idea what