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I Am Afraid Of Helium Balloons

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 22 People

    Yikes!

    I know it sounds weird to some, but I can't go into those party type stores without worrying that they will pop a balloon. I have been known to wait in the car when a family member has to go in and get balloons. I have gotten better over the years, but if they are blowing up a...
    mrsstrom mrsstrom 36-40, F 2 Responses Dec 20, 2006

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    Not Just Helium

    I am afraid of loud noises, and well since any balloon can pop, I am afraid of them as well. My poor kids have had very few balloon experiences.. poor things! LOL
    Mystic44 Mystic44 41-45, F 4 Responses Sep 30, 2007

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    Holes

    I cant stand small holes in balloons I feel like twichin out when I see one or try to blow a balloon up and there is a hole in it.
    ATLANTIC0CEAN ATLANTIC0CEAN 18-21, M Dec 31, 2010

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    Helium Balloons

    Helium balloons,In fact,Balloons in general,They freak me,Don't know why,Funny thing,Hot air ballooning,That's different,Love it! 
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Feb 9, 2012

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    My Sister Threatens Me

    Most people around me know of my fear of all things balloony. Especially my sister who the other day threatened me with some balloons. I'm not kidding here either. She'd just got back from a fair or something when she walked (on purpose) into the living room where I was quite...
    Luangi Luangi 18-21, F 4 Responses Sep 27, 2007

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    I Wasn't

    ...But since the couple wanted us to believe that a balloon can pick up a 6 year old child and still stay in flight i am slightly scared that some evil force from another planet might capture this and use them to carry us all off. (NOT REALLY!!!! but I dreamed this last...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 1 Response Oct 18, 2009

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    Ewwww

    They scare me.. I'm always afraid they might just pop. Why not just use water? It's more funny when you throw them at someone.
    musared musared 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 25, 2009

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    I sometimes feel gilty of that when I encouradge girls to play with balloons. Whenever is possible I give balloons to girls in events or parties in order to play or goof around...
    bandoler bandoler 26-30, M 1 Response May 3

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    ...i'm afraid of that girl coming back again... i never try to be mean....this is painful...but something told me to go here... i don't know why... i wanted to give up on this...
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    are any girls out there who love balloons? ;)
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    you know in the dark there's cockroaches. I'm afraid of them more than ghosts
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    I have liked this girl for over 2 years now and we dont speak often and its like why even botter to love someone who doesnt even care and i wont try to talk to her because im...
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    I have been reading people's posts every now and then today, and even written what I wanted to comment, but couldn't make myself click the post button. I made excuses like this was...
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    I'm afraid that one day, the love of my life will look at me reading books or putting my feet on the dashboard and instead of thinking it's cute and quirky, after a certain time he...
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    I am afraid of getting married. I know how great of a person I am but sometimes I wonder if anyone else will see that greatness in me. Or will they be captured for a moment and not...
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    >Ive kissed 3 guys and Ive never felt the spark. now im dating a really great guy who turns me on in every way and i haven't even kissed him yet. The reason being is that im afraid...
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