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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 Jul 30, 2013

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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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    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'm afraid of rejection. I'm afraid that if I tell the one person I want to tell things too, that it will all just completely back fire on me and they won't even want to know me...
    ExPButterfly ExPButterfly 16-17, F 3 Responses Nov 12

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    When I got out of college, I got a job doing sales. I really enjoyed this job and the people that I worked with, until I messed up. I had a roommate who didn't really support me...
    JimmySprites JimmySprites 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 6

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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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    There's something odd about being 22. It's a year where you've reached a social maturity, having passed the legal age of 21. By now, you and your friends reach a mutual...
    RoxannaM RoxannaM 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 17

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    Thats right. I love fire. Always have and always will. Since as long as I can remember I have always had a strong connection with fire and it has always been my element, those...
    OKPunk OKPunk 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 3

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    Another repeat of yesterday, except I'm exchanging my wish to share food. I wish I could share this fire with everyone in the world who is cold right now. Again, I'd need a bigger...
    LostMittens LostMittens 31-35, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Last summer I was in New York City for July 4th fireworks. With the help of kind people, we ended up with a nearby and open view of the East River where the fireworks were being...
    Ahkeylee Ahkeylee 51-55 Nov 16

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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...
    Uncertain153 Uncertain153 26-30, M Nov 19

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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 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I absolutely love the warmth that bounces from the fire as the sun sets in the crisp cool air. Sitting around the fire with friends and of course, s'mores. Haha Nothing like the...
    arianemariexx arianemariexx 18-21, F 6 Responses Oct 29

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    In Australia, we are being told to expect a bad fire season this year, (and Victoria picks now to reduce the CFA staffing by 10%), so it's worth collating ideas to prevent fires.I...
    MelbourneSteve MelbourneSteve 56-60, M 1 Response Nov 16

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    So I am a fire fighter myself and I'm in love with one of the rookies who is also one of my commanding officers kid....... I've known copy since I was really little and I've loved...
    teacami teacami 18-21, F Nov 16

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    Good book, great whiskey, fire in the fireplace. Taking the relaxation to the max.
    lindahe lindahe 31-35, F a week ago

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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 3 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 4 days ago

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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 6 days ago

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    My boyfriend and I have been discussing marriage.. He is a firefighter. It is already hard enough dating his busy schedule and dangerous job. I am scared of loosing him. I'm...
    JessieMae23 JessieMae23 18-21, F Nov 2

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    I love to play with fire it makes me feel like the most important person in the world. With fire i can do anything
    mylesdowney mylesdowney 13-15, M Nov 10

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

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    There's a lot more to be afraid of, in this world filled with evil.I don't fear much,Cancer took a shot at me last year and I'm now Cancer free.If I die,I die and when I do...
    bigbustluver bigbustluver 41-45, M Nov 19

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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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    I've always been afraid of losing people i love. Sometimes i wonder, is there anyone out there afraid to lose me?
    LoveHadassah LoveHadassah 18-21, F Oct 28

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    I'm scared to have sex. Sure I've done some stuff, but I've never had sex. Never have let it go all the way through. I'm freaked out about it. I'm 21 and I'm scared. I'm scared to...
    LionPrincess03 LionPrincess03 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 9

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    im not afraid of rejection rather i expect it. it doesn't surprise me when the doors slam in my face weather i need it or want it to stay open. i am afraid more of acceptance...
    TheAnonymous99 TheAnonymous99 18-21, F Nov 12

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    I was raped about 2 months ago I am very scared i am pregnant with his child. he does not have contact with. I would get an abortion but am afraid of the outlook from people, now I...
    taylordevorce taylordevorce 22-25, F 3 Responses Nov 12

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    Years ago, I happily welcomed death with open arms but now that my pubescent years are behind me I am more afraid to die. The thought of not knowing what happens after scares me...
    Gemz2411 Gemz2411 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 14

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    being afraid of rejection is something I am no stranger to, I guess its the inner fear of trying to achieve something whether it is in love or anything else, that your trying to...
    xxSTEVE7xx xxSTEVE7xx 31-35, M 2 Responses Nov 15

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    I am. I am often afraid to really speak about how things make me feel. Or just to speak my mind. I don't know. Even now. It's something I developed in or rather after high school...
    UselessNobody UselessNobody 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 16

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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 5 days ago

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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 1 Response 3 days ago

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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 2 days ago

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    I enjoy just looking into the fire. Brings good memories to me of when I used to go camping with my daddy. I miss him soo much. Cancer can kiss my ***. Fly high daddy.
    Taraaaaaa Taraaaaaa 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 28

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    down the leadhills near Dumfries in scotland. amazing night with big fire going beers and laughs lol had good few runs down there haha
    gamer3613 gamer3613 31-35, M 2 Responses Oct 28

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    I am the fire bird I'am his daughter and like the flame Iam wild wild wild If you are brave enough to burn than you are brave enough to fly and if you are brave enough to fall...
    ghostbeautiy ghostbeautiy 13-15, F Nov 4

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    So today is 5th November, so looking forward to watching fireworks tonight against the dark sky. All wrapped up because its cold at night now in UK.
    Dotty73 Dotty73 41-45, F 1 Response Nov 5

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    The first job I ever got a year ago I lasted two weeks before I was fired because I was drunk on the job and had brought alcohol there. It's one of my most embarrassing moments. I...
    SonofDarkness SonofDarkness 22-25, M Nov 5

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    I'm a Sagittarius, always loved fire.
    PieBombs PieBombs 13-15, F 2 Responses Nov 5

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    I got fired from Walmart today! I f****** hate myself!!!!
    MilitaryHistoryNerd94 MilitaryHistoryNerd94 18-21, M 4 Responses Nov 6

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    Love nights like this. All alone just hanging by a nice warm fire
    mmw09 mmw09 36-40, F Nov 7

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    So many of my memories are from being at the lake and sitting around a camp fire with my cousins and laughing and just being our selves listening to music and singing completely...
    MEGH0119 MEGH0119 13-15, F 2 Responses Nov 8