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I Am Afraid Of Helium Balloons

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I'm very scared of balloons. Especially the ones with helium. As a kid I ran out of the house when balloons were being popped by my mom. I can't stand the loud bang from a rubber...
    Balloonboy33 Balloonboy33 26-30, M 3 Responses Nov 4

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    As a child I had sore ears from balloons popping. I couldn't be in a room with kids popping balloons. I ran out of the house every time my mom popped my balloons I had in my...
    Balloonboy33 Balloonboy33 26-30, M Oct 24

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    I like balloons, but just because I think they look cool..not anything sexual? Lol I've had a few people messaging me to see what I fantasize about balloons? No lol I just think...
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot 16-17, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    Anyone else love balloons?
    firemansam1234 firemansam1234 31-35, M 1 Response Nov 13

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    is there a girl out there who wants to lie in a bed full of balloons and pop them?
    looner69 looner69 18-21, M a week ago

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    So I've lived here for two years now but I have barely any friends. I want to make new ones but I'm afraid if talking to new people.
    Snowboy6421 Snowboy6421 13-15, M 51 mins ago

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    Don't judge, its really hard, but just think about it before you do. I got judged so much, I am afraid of being myself, everyone thinks I am a lonely introvert, but the truth is, i...
    mariahluh mariahluh 51-55, T Oct 21

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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 2 days ago

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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 1 day ago

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    Lately I have been thinking about telling this girl how I really feel about her but I'm afraid what she will say when I do. If she says yes OK and if no OK but its what happens...
    Chaco1 Chaco1 13-15, M 1 Response Oct 21

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    I have always been afraid of people. Afraid they would judge because I'm quiet and don't express many emotions. Every time someone touches me or brushes past me I tense up and hold...
    Catina25 Catina25 16-17, F 2 Responses Oct 24

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    im always afraid to lose someone I love , I wonder if anyones afraid to lose me ? :(
    belllla belllla 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 27

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    I haven't had a girlfriend since I was in the 7th grade and I only went out with her for 2 weeks and we never talked anyway. I feel like im almost afraid of women that im attracted...
    green555f green555f 22-25, M 12 Responses Oct 27

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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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    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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    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 a week ago

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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 6 days ago

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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 5 days ago

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    I want to find a man who will give me calm, love, happiness, who will never give me up.I am afraid to spend the rest of my life alone and unhappy.
    ScarlettMelanie84 ScarlettMelanie84 31-35, F 4 Responses Oct 21

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    Not afraid.Just disillusioned and bored by it.
    KurMujun KurMujun 18-21, M Oct 23

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    Hi! I need to write about something that's near to my heart. I have a friend who's 100% real. I love that about him. He's been my good friend since the start of this school year...
    Hippodippo257 Hippodippo257 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 23

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    I'm not afraid I will, I know I will. My friends call me forever alone.
    QuietViolets QuietViolets 16-17, F 2 Responses Oct 25

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    I'm having a really hard time to stop smoking and drinking so much. I stay up too late and drink myself to sleep. I have every reason in the world to live and I'm afraid that I...
    pablohoney415 pablohoney415 41-45, M Oct 27

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    I'm afraid of love cuz i don't wanna get hurt... i don't wanna lose the one i love... it hurts when you love someone so much and they just don't feel the same, they fall out of...
    lovebug19980 lovebug19980 18-21, F Oct 27

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    I look in society and see so many people happy and it makes me jealous and hurt. I don't think that I'll never find that person that will be interested in me like I'm interested...
    brady120378 brady120378 31-35, M 2 Responses Oct 28

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    What's wrong with me? Why can't I be like all those other girls that everyone even the sweet guys want. I was dumped in a voicemail over the summer because of his parents; but now...
    Maihowl Maihowl 22-25, F 5 Responses Oct 30

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    Not really. I'm more afraid of being the one giving the rejection. Happens often. And I don't like hurting people's feelings...but can't help it.
    sugarcakes143 sugarcakes143 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 30

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    I'm going though a separation with my wife right now. We're still in contact with one another, but she's been telling me about how much she enjoys being alone. I, on the other hand...
    aimless1too aimless1too 31-35, M Nov 1

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    I'm afraid of the darkness inside me. It is overwhelming. It doesn't let any light shine through. I am scared of it but not scared of all the darkness in the outside world. I fear...
    StormianaGraymane14 StormianaGraymane14 16-17, F Nov 1

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    Kind of. I don't know really. I don't put myself out there enough to be rejected. But if I did I would be afraid.
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot 16-17, F 5 Responses Nov 2

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    I am not afraid of dying because I have been dead for twice and I liked it
    Taumilynn Taumilynn 36-40 Nov 3

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    I don't really see what there is to he afraid of death is apart of life's cycle. Its something inevitable. I just don't want to die in a really crappy way.
    ALostSiren ALostSiren 13-15, F Nov 3

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    I always think about asking that girl, "do you wanna go out sometime?" but I'm so afraid of just being shot down, or worse publicly humiliated... any advice?
    sjwhit sjwhit 13-15, M 5 Responses Nov 3

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    I'm not afraid of dying . can't wait for it, its hell on earth .
    Tracyforrest Tracyforrest 46-50, M Nov 4

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    I afraid my insecurities will push her away..... ive never felt so deeply in love. the chemistry and connection we share is so unique.... its like our souls intertwine. I need...
    femmeme femmeme 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 5

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    Sometimes I think about having a male body for a day or having a male body, but I've always been afraid of the idea of actually switching bodies with anyone. I always saw "Freaky...
    DarkwingGoslyn DarkwingGoslyn 31-35 1 Response