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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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    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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    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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    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 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 don't think anyone actually likes me I'm also afraid to take the next step im also afraid to have sex and so I get irrationally anxious bc I think that's all guys want so why...
    tourdeforce tourdeforce 18-21, F 7 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    So maybe you're not exactly afraid of commitment, but you're not eager to commit to anyone. You enjoy being single and free. And to be honest, serious relationships sort of freak...
    StarletScarlett StarletScarlett 16-17, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I haven't been afraid all of my life, because I can remember some bits of happiness in my childhood, but even as far back as elementary, I was afraid of failing, middle school...
    LoquaciouslyLucid LoquaciouslyLucid 16-17, M Feb 3

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    I'm not afraid of heights, I'm afraid of falling. I'm not afraid of the dark, I afraid of what's in it. I'm not afraid to love, I'm afraid of not being loved back.
    MysteriousGirl15 MysteriousGirl15 13-15, F 3 Responses Feb 19

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    i know this sounds kinda stupid for those older than me maybe even those younger than me but i really feel like a failure. got wait listed to my dream college and i feel like...
    youngandinexperienced youngandinexperienced 16-17, F 2 Responses Feb 6

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    I'm still afraid of driving and even people who sits in my car was afraid too , I hope the driving coach won't freak out teaching me to drive (if Only the coach is available) . Oh...
    minniekoala minniekoala 22-25, F Feb 20

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    So I know it's early, but I have to say it. DON'T be afraid to show the world who you really are. DON'T be afraid to be different because you think people will judge. Let them...
    BrokenCorpse BrokenCorpse 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 3

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    I was always afraid of rejection. I rarely show people the 'real' me though I'm not so sure who's the 'real' me. I'm afraid that once they found out the other side of me, they'll...
    deleted deleted 26-30 8 Responses Feb 4

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    I was in a relationship for 6 years. I thought he was the one. I gave him everything. I asked for nothing in return but to be loved by him and only him. He left me for a kid half...
    GayDad1975 GayDad1975 36-40, M 1 Response Feb 5

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    I'm actually afraid to love too hard... You think your love can push someone away? Or even scare them away? It's scary to really express someone how you feel because you're afraid...
    sadgurl2015 sadgurl2015 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 12

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    I didn't know that one day I will lost my job because of my anxiety and I didn't know that I will have anxiety. And starting my life from the start is so hard. I'm afraid of...
    perrilive perrilive 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 13

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    oh my god, today i had swim regional's. I was so scared i was going to have a panic attack in the 200, i was afraid i was gonna disappoint everyone on my team. I placed 3rd (out of...
    Nightlover223 Nightlover223 13-15, F 2 Responses Feb 14

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    Eeergh. I'm almost finished with my four years. I'm going to get a BFA in illustration from a small-ish art school. Professors and students say I will be fine, based on the...
    ArtRhinoceros ArtRhinoceros 18-21, F Feb 15

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    I'm not even afraid of falling, really . Its that sudden stop when landing that gets me a little nervous.
    jayciedubb jayciedubb 46-50, M Feb 18

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    I have an honest fear. It's not melodramatic or self indulgent, but honest and really really real. It's something that hits you out of nowhere that I'll end up an old woman with a...
    Lov3intheasylum Lov3intheasylum 31-35, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I mean there's no need to be afraid of being loyal. No need to be afraid of sharing the parts of you that honestly not everyone deserves with just one person
    LeeOmar88 LeeOmar88 26-30, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Yes I am terrified, but not of you, or who you are, I am terrified of not knowing you, of not knowing more of who you are. Afraid of not hearing, and feeling your heartbeat once...
    NewBeginnings77 NewBeginnings77 31-35, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I'm not afraid to say how I feel... I've written many stories explaining how I feel. I've used quotes and my own words. You will know if my heart is happy or hurting...or just...
    submissivelittlewoman submissivelittlewoman 41-45, F 2 Responses Feb 3

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    I am afraid I will never be independent and not have a voice. I want to speak for not only me but for other and I listen and take Orders by other and I want someone to finally...
    EricRadliffe EricRadliffe 18-21, M Feb 3

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    It's getting to be really tiresome when I see or hear other guys talk smack about 'nice guys,' as if we're unreliable and crybabies. At least we have something they don't... a...
    Yonshimmy Yonshimmy 22-25, M 4 Responses Feb 7

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    It's not that I don't want to fall in love and have those kinds of experiences. I am afraid of giving too much of myself to it and forgetting what has made it possible to fall in...
    Letmebepatient Letmebepatient 31-35, M Feb 8

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    I've never dated because I'm afraid to be rejected by the guy!! I dun dare to say yes for fear it's. Joke.
    sensitivegal sensitivegal 36-40, F 6 Responses Feb 10

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    To say "I'm afraid of rejection" is a complete understatement. The fear of it pretty much governs my life. Even asking my friends to go out with me is hard, because even if they...
    thenewboy87 thenewboy87 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 11

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    im afraid of so many things. the dark, being alone, snakes, being judged, not being in control . I don't know why but I am and sometimes it keeps me from actually living.
    youngkinyteenmom youngkinyteenmom 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 11

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    drugs,sex,drinking. whatever im not worried about it. im not afraid to talk about it. im open to talk about anything.
    youngkinyteenmom youngkinyteenmom 18-21, F 8 Responses Feb 11

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    I am 27 years old male. i am very afraid of the idea that I will never find my true love and being alone for the rest of my life. I have dated a few women, but they don;t work out...
    manesh515 manesh515 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 12

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    I'm 22, out of college and I'm still afraid to drive. Reading the manuals and doing practice tests online is nothing, but having my mom show me everything when I'm inside the car...
    XxxFallenAngelxxX XxxFallenAngelxxX 22-25, F 3 Responses Feb 12

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    A few years back when I got home from work I ran a warm bath, it was silent and peaceful. About an hour or so later when I walked out of the bathroom, I noticed that every single...
    dreadfulVIXEN dreadfulVIXEN 26-30, F 4 Responses Feb 12

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    Now what I am about to write may seem to be comic book-like, but I am truly afraid of scarecrows. When I was a kid, my mother use to cheat on my father with other men. One...
    Marik13 Marik13 13-15, M Feb 13

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    Hey , Yesterday I almost die because one car wanna hit me so I don't care and I'm not afraid to die!
    MXRS99 MXRS99 41-45, M Feb 14

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    I've never dated anyone and all my friends have! I can never tell if a guy likes me of if he's just my friend. I mean I really like my friend Trevor but I I'm to shy to tell him...
    HaileyWolf233 HaileyWolf233 26-30, F 4 Responses Feb 15

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    im me and im not afraid to talk about me. I wont be ashamed of who I am.
    youngkinyteenmom youngkinyteenmom 18-21, F 7 Responses Feb 16

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    Nothing in life scares me so why be afraid
    Averageguy41074 Averageguy41074 36-40, M 1 Response Feb 17

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    I feel like no one knows the real me. Like I won't let anyone know the real me. I'm afraid they won't understand me or want to be my friend anymore. It's pathetic but I've lost so...
    SexyAngelBitches SexyAngelBitches 18-21, F 8 Responses Feb 18

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    afraid to get lost when driving even with a GPS
    anabel123 anabel123 56-60, F Feb 19

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