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I Am Afraid of Fire

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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...
    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...
    carol2 carol2 46-50, F 1 Response Dec 31, 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...
    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...
    boyracer19941 boyracer19941 18-21, M Jul 30, 2013

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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...
    LostLamb LostLamb 22-25, F 7 Responses Aug 30, 2007

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    I'm interested in this guy friend lately. I'm not sure to allow my self to for him or should I suppress the feelings. I'm afraid to fall, I'm afraid he might not feel the same in...
    Upsndowns Upsndowns 16-17, F 13 hrs ago

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    Dear,, Hi.. please introduce myself,,I am Asian,24 years old. I am unemployed. I have been fired from the job I was in twice. I can hardly find any other job bcs of my bad...
    ddangkochimp ddangkochimp 22-25, F Apr 4

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    i just want to do things I want inside, tell things I think of, i just dont want to be afraid of the negative reaction anymore
    schyzo schyzo 26-30, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    I'm only 16 so I wasn't sure if I was ready to become a fire fighter. After talking to the most important fire fighters in my life they made me realize that I didn't do all I did...
    16countrygirl 16countrygirl 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    (from some website) 12 Scientifically Proven Signs You're in Love Researchers have found that an in-love brain looks very different from one experiencing mere lust, and it's...
    KortneeAnne KortneeAnne 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    A few years ago, I was driving home late at night. It was about 11:30pm. I was on the freeway and noticed a truck using the on-ramp. The on-ramp was a 450 degree loop. Just as the...
    RiverBedView RiverBedView 56-60, M Mar 18

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    One time when my dad was at work on a Saturday My sister and I had 2 friends over. We were baking a cake. Then Christian and and I took the cake box and filled it with paper and...
    SunshineC23 SunshineC23 18-21 4 Responses Apr 5

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    I have been fired from both of my jobs my first job was at chick-fil-a I loved that job it was fun I love eating there and made friends I worked with I got the job in 7th grade and...
    Sheslikethewind Sheslikethewind 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    My boyfriend has been a firefighter from a very young age. As of right now, we've been together three years today. People always make the generalization that having a boyfriend...
    autumn506 autumn506 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    I'm not just afraid of a guy rejecting me, although I am. I am also afraid of my friends and family rejecting me and I feel like they already are. I am always afraid to arrange...
    unfaiir unfaiir 13-15, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 4

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    I'm afraid of losing my father , not least because he is family, but also because I did not want to lose it all , I love my dad , but I love my mom too, both are the best we have...
    ferrer95 ferrer95 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    I love the warmth of the fire and the glow of the fire on everybody's faces in the dark. Sadly, I've only been to two campfires so far, though. The first time I went, I was pretty...
    RupanjaliSamadder RupanjaliSamadder 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    I am new to dating a firefighter. I can handle the time without him. I have a busy schedule too. I do not have kids and he has 2 children. We are waiting until we build our...
    awhitson awhitson 26-30, F Apr 4

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    i had a house fire august 29th 2013. it was at 11:54 pm. I was home with my my one year old nephew and mt 8 month old daughter and my 2 year old daughter. the fire started in my...
    amberscott84 amberscott84 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    Fire is awesome. If you have any kind of copper, add it to the fire. You'll get rainbow flames.
    Philli8807 Philli8807 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    The fire in the bones, for those who don't know, is like a biblical colloquialism of having a big itch for something. For me it is to write, and it can be anything. The tabula rasa...
    0nest0 0nest0 31-35, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    i like fire more than people because all it does is destroy and people do that too but at least fire admits it.
    NefelibataAggression NefelibataAggression 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I've been pushing away. I do like some guys, but when they actually take on the urge to ask me out. I get scared, afraid. So i reject them on the spot regardless if i hurt them or...
    Dapperness Dapperness 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    I do adore people who are not afraid to share their true feelings and emotions about things. I have always been someone who has always had a hard time sharing my thoughts and...
    NYSlilAngel NYSlilAngel 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 26

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    I am afraid to talk to people. I am afraid that this is the wrong place to talk about the real me. Most of all, I am afraid to sleep. I spend all of my time in the room...
    mm60907 mm60907 31-35, M 2 Responses Mar 28

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    Know Thyself.me was just scrolling through the experiences here and accidentally joined in. Did try to leave the group with the hope to read the message - "We are sorry for You...
    mejj mejj 36-40, F 6 Responses Apr 1

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    I am afraid that I'll end up alone. I have loved and been loved. But sometimes love just isn't enough. Not when you push that person away... When you push them away so much that...
    maraselene maraselene 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 6

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    Which I shouldn't be. I've been told I am fairly attractive. With that said, I don't look like a model. I live in a very shallow city. If you aren't supermodel in shape, and...
    ozwyn ozwyn 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    BRAVO! Nothing worst than someone conforming to peer pressure and being like "sisters" by copying and being exactly like their friends - imitating the same behavior and do what...
    MilweePisces MilweePisces 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    Fear of the unknown. It’s a vexing quality that nearly every person seems to possess. It’s a fear that has stifled the lives of all that have known it. I’m certainly no...
    GiantKaiju GiantKaiju 22-25, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I am afraid of the dark. Although I'm not exactly sure why, I have two theories. The first is because of the things that have happened to me in the dark. Things I'd rather not say...
    21cookielover21 21cookielover21 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 22

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    Im afraid of my ex boyfriend :( we split up because of stuff he has done and how he treated me. I was devastated, but now, I see things from "everybody elses point of view" (which...
    dulldotty dulldotty 31-35, F Mar 27

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    I am always afraid of hurting those who I care about, and those who care about me. I am always afraid that I am going to do, or say something that will hurt them, that is why I...
    NYSlilAngel NYSlilAngel 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 27

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    I've been so afraid of messing up my life, I've forgotten that it is okay to do exactly that in life. I've been putting unnecessary pressure on myself. Judging myself too harshly...
    anom33 anom33 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    And I wish I was one of those people, I wish I can be honest about my feelings with people without being afraid to hurt them. I hide my negative feelings from people, I don't want...
    Alitakate Alitakate 18-21, F 10 Responses Mar 28

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    i am so terrified to have kids. my husband really wants us to make kids now. and my mom and his mom are pressing on me. i'm 30 years old. i am supposed to want children like any...
    pro0ject pro0ject 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 29

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    It sucks when you're ignored by the person whose attention is the only thing you want in the world. Ever since this girl first walked into our school, I couldn’t take my eyes...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 2

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    They say you have to love yourself and being alone with yourself before you can truly appreciate life and love other people. I have been stuck in an unhappy relationship for two...
    narwhal92 narwhal92 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 2

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    I get intense feelings that turn into anxiety/panic attacks every time I think about dying. And it's over the silliest of things, I could be looking down at my hands and just...
    boyda12 boyda12 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    I am somewhat afraid I will end up alone because I know that when I get bored in relationships I get bored and there is usually no going back...until I've alone for a few months...
    windynight54321 windynight54321 31-35, M Apr 4

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    I don't fit in anywhere, but here I felt accepted. In real life I'm the type that judges myself a lot and all because I can't accept the person I am. So as a result I crave for...
    GrumpyGrouchy GrumpyGrouchy 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 4

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    I'm afraid I'll be alone because I mess up any opportunities I've managed to get. Being shy and not very attractive didn't help me in school. I never had a date until I was 21 and...
    itssmee itssmee 18-21, F 5 Responses Apr 4

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    I have had my heart broken more like shattered. I spent eight years of my life loving someone unconditionally...all to find out he didn't love me back. I gave him my heart and he...
    Angela1989 Angela1989 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    It's been almost an hour since I received the news of my grandma about her health. My family and I have known few months ago her health has gotten worst and the doctor said she has...
    raldy raldy 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 7

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    I used to be so afraid of having an opinion or speaking my mind; just so so afraid of being wrong and then being made fun of/rejected. it was one of my greatest fears considering...
    aftersomeday aftersomeday 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    This is something I'm getting better at the older I get! :) But I truly admire the bravery and confidence it takes when someone is not afraid to be themselves, is not afraid to be...
    1234Ideclareathumbwar 1234Ideclareathumbwar 18-21, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I am very much afraid of ending up like my parents. Now don't get me wrong, I had the most amazing mother in the world, and I'd give my last drop of blood to have her back, but she...
    NYSlilAngel NYSlilAngel 26-30, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    A woman who is afraid of driving – the men would chuckle amongst themselves, and other women would tsk-tsk for me living up to the stereotypes (Don't you just hate that? Getting...
    EmmaLong EmmaLong 26-30, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    My husband is a firefighter/paramedic. I love his heart for helping others!
    jencrock jencrock 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    The first time I did fire poi was just before the year anniversary since I started. I was in the beautiful Ortega mountains at a full moon drum circle. We learned about djedis and...
    xshanaaabanana xshanaaabanana 22-25, F Mar 24