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I Am Afraid Of Helium Balloons

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I don't have a problem with helium balloons but its the rubber ones that URL my soul. Ever since I was a child just the sound if them would make me cry . It's torture. So now when...
    HeavenlyWarrior HeavenlyWarrior 26-30, M 1 Response Jun 29

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    Any one else like balloons ?
    firemansam1234 firemansam1234 31-35, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Any one else love balloons
    firemansam1234 firemansam1234 31-35, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I'm not afraid anymore. I have just accepted it and now I'm moving on and focusing on my fishing. Caught that Saturday.
    superabe11 superabe11 16-17, M 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    I am afraid of being rejected like I'm afraid of being open about my fetish. It's a terrifying experience when I think I'm gonna be rejected to the point that I won't do certain...
    ILF777 ILF777 18-21, M 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    Everything around me is falling apart...we all live in fear...When you live In a war zone everything else looks insignificant ...I live in iraq...I have watched so many people die...
    ffdp84 ffdp84 26-30, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I feel like I have so much to lose. I keep so many memories locked away and would consider myself a pack rat of good times. I write down things that make me laugh and things that...
    Anticloud Anticloud 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 4

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    I'm afraid of getting close to others or having a new best friend because my best friend died over a year ago. Not only that, I have had lots of friends who have died. Others, I...
    ninathecat ninathecat 31-35 Jul 18

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    For various reasons: I'm afraid of child birth, I'm afraid of raising them wrong and not being able to care for them properly, and when I'm being honest with myself, sometimes I'm...
    NoYourComstock NoYourComstock 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 19

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    I have an intense fear of rejection. I've reached the point where I don't even try to make new friends because I'm afraid if they don't like me then they'll judge me or make fun of...
    CJHall1234 CJHall1234 16-17, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I'm not afraid to admit that I am afraid of the dark
    Princessinmind Princessinmind 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 29

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    I crave the deepest connections with others, yet I'm too afraid to let anyone in. I love to socialize, I love to make friends, and I have a boyfriend. But that true connection has...
    laurennhem laurennhem 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 1

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    Not sure whether it's just me but I find myself really limited in what I can do and how I socially interact with people because I'm afraid of what they'll think of me and how that...
    ThatAwkwardOne ThatAwkwardOne 13-15, M 1 Response Jul 2

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    I just never ever been afraid from dying as it is life as no one stay alive forever, right!. I just saw a lot of funerals in my life and lost a lot in my 35 years as my life been...
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    I would like to go out and find a guy and build a meaningful relationship. I'm just tired of being lonely and not having the affection and the closure and such that comes with a...
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    Im not afraid to speak my mind i will tell you how it is straight to your face 💁 for the people who are afraid, what have you got to lose?
    verox3 verox3 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 12

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    I'm not afraid of it, doesn't mean I like it or I visit it, but I'm not afraid of it.
    ElizaKate ElizaKate 16-17, F Jul 13

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    I am so afraid of everything: going out and having fun, making a fool of myself, talking to people, even that I'm bothering everybody that are my friends. But at the same time, I...
    AngelLux AngelLux 16-17, F Jul 13

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    My mom got married to my biological father at a young age, he was abusive and controlling, during the divorce and custody battle he kidnapped me and my older sibling, when his wife...
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    I say things most people are afraid to say.....I do not hold back when it is the right time and place, or perhaps when it needs to be the right time and place. I do not sit...
    SassyBabe39 SassyBabe39 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    I have some male friends and honestly I can't be comfortable with them. I feel like they don't like me at all because of my looks and afraid to be paired up with me for fun. I have...
    nbsbgal nbsbgal 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 16

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    Idk why everyone comes in my life when they have to leave in just few days. I made many online friends and slowly slowly they left me. I am just afraid of being in love, i am just...
    mahdiraza mahdiraza 16-17, M 4 Responses Jul 16

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    I have never truly been able to get close to someone without trying to find any fault i could within them. I found that if i could find those imperfections, it would make it 10...
    shesonlyhappyinthesun shesonlyhappyinthesun 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 16

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    I don't know what's wrong with me lately. I'm having this huge fear of death and nothing seems to bring me joy, the sound of thunder and lightning seems to be sending chills down...
    YoungHeartOldSoul YoungHeartOldSoul 18-21, F Jul 17

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    Well I am not just because we will die someday, except for Chuck Norris (he's god) but well we all are gonna die and well I'm not afraid, if it is my moment I'll take it and well I...
    Melotellixx Melotellixx 13-15, M 1 Response Jul 19

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    Im afraid to talk about how i feel because i feel like its going to come out wrong or if its going to get me into trouble . I do express my feelings at times but im always so...
    savannah0115 savannah0115 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 20

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    I followed this awhile ago... Now I found out I've only got a couple years max to live. As of right now I'm still really not afraid, maybe it hasn't really hit me yet. I guess i am...
    Lcervetto Lcervetto 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    So, as I said on my past experience, I'm still heartbroken over my ex. It's been 5 months, almost 6 since we broke up and to be honest I know it's time to move on. I've met a lot...
    Gabs96 Gabs96 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I never get in a real relationship, when was young I was rejected so many times.. And now every time some guy is interested in me I got afraid and stop talk with him, is like when...
    maggiie maggiie 18-21, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    I think the people on EP who write about the secret things that actually cross their minds are courageous. They aren't afraid to share their truths no matter how unacceptable their...
    truthandbeauty truthandbeauty 36-40, F 3 Responses Jun 28

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    cuz i don't have feelings!! i can't feel love and i can't even cry but i cry when i'm extremely hurt by someone!! i'm just afraid that i'll always be single... even if i would...
    mahdiraza mahdiraza 16-17, M 5 Responses Jun 28

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    i don't know why. i just feel so scared of annoying people. whenever there is time to think about anything, i start thinking about those people i am currently talking to ( most...
    iamnoor iamnoor 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 28

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    Several times in my life I have had a crush on a girl ,but never can I gather the nerves to ask them out. I was in China for school last year and I met a girl just like me. She had...
    tommyfung tommyfung 16-17, M Jun 29

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    I am not afraid of dying and never will be
    Sproketsocet Sproketsocet 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 30

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    Guys like me and ill flirt but im afraid too commit and keep losing friends for it I am terrified of giving my heart to someone again and losing more of me then I already have
    jketdancer jketdancer 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 30

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    I am afraid of men. It's because my dad used to abuse me, I guess. I want a woman in her 20s to talk to. I feel safest around them. It's about depression.
    marisald marisald 13-15, F 2 Responses Jun 30

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    I'm afraid to let anyone get close to me again because I can't stand the fact of being hurt all over again, I don't want to get attached to someone and then they leave me. I'm not...
    Blueeyedprincesss Blueeyedprincesss 16-17, F Jul 1

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    Every time I see him every time I see that monster I don't know what to do even if I did I wouldn't be able to move cause every time I see him I am frozen with fear hell even if I...
    MissSkye MissSkye 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 2

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    The other day I had to get completely changed in a group changing room. There were a few other guys there. Being naked in front of people is no big deal to me (I'm a nudist and...
    19andNaked 19andNaked 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 2

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    I hate sending messages to start conversations with people on here.. I don't know why but a part of me dies inside.. I guess I'm sort of afraid that they won't want to talk to me
    CollegeKid18 CollegeKid18 18-21, M 6 Responses Jul 2

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    It's already happened so many times before. And it feels like it's getting continually worse. Now that my dad's 3 years has been served, so many things have changed... I just don't...
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