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I Am Afraid to Fly

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    Getting Married In Four Weeks And Terrified.

    Instead of a big, blown up local wedding, the boy and I are planning a destination wedding in Costa Rica next month. It's better this way, its good for the perfectionist control freak in me to relinquish control of all the details of planning a wedding. My view is that there is...
    EpoxyMonoxide EpoxyMonoxide 26-30, F 8 Responses Jan 10, 2012

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    More Then Ever

      I can't stand to fly anywhere. I just took a trip. It was the first time I had been on a plane in about 20 years. I was flying alone and actually scared to be going across the country to a new place for the first time. I was lucky enough to be sitting next to a young...
    all4mmm all4mmm 41-45, F 2 Responses Nov 15, 2009

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    Flying..

    I just feel once fate is taken out of my hands bad things are likely to happen. Like the plane isn't going to crash unless i get on it.
    Arorin Arorin 22-25, M 6 Responses Jan 15, 2010

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    Without A Doubt, I Am Afraid To Fly.........

    i have never been on a plane & would be very nervous to fly in one.......but if i had to , i guess i would have to go , i would just have to take some sleeping pill or something........ha!...ha!...ha!
    ter215 ter215 36-40, M Dec 1, 2010

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    How Do You Meet Single Men Who Are Also Afraid To Fly?

    Being afraid to fly makes me also afraid I won't be able to find a man to share my life with. I haven't flown in more than 10 years. I used to have to drink alcohol to even get on a plane, and now that I don't drink anymore (and hate putting pills in my body), I can't even...
    sunshinesuperwoman777 sunshinesuperwoman777 46-50 1 Response Jun 6, 2010

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    not sure if I'm afraid anymore...I'm just used to it right now, I've been rejected by every girl I ever liked or cared about (possibly loved), people says "have confidence"...well...
    Muramasa Muramasa 18-21, M 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    It's my little secret no one knows. I wish to leap down from the edge where I have trying to keep my balance for years, fall down and just fly away. Feel the wind caressing my skin...
    Featherwings Featherwings 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 10

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    I want everyone go is wanting to commit suicide to read this Why do you want to through your life away we were given only one life to live haven't we already had enough blood shed...
    natsufairy12 natsufairy12 13-15, M 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    i not only like but i also give much respect to real people who are themselves and are not masked by anything who are not afraid of who they are or of their weakness. in short i...
    sly15 sly15 22-25, F 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    Fly away from here, fly far from here because right now no one obviously understands me... Stuck in this boring place, with people that I feel don't like or understand me...
    BellJane BellJane 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 10

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    I'm sorry for the lengthy post... I just watched Geography Club and it got me regretting how long it took me to come out, and then explore as to why that was.... One of the things...
    jbar291 jbar291 18-21, M Dec 12

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    Up until I was about 15, I spent every summer at our cabin in La Ronge Sask. It was only accesable by boat or float plane. Flying in a small plane on floats opens up such an...
    lookingformyminnion lookingformyminnion 51-55, M 1 day ago

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    Afraid I'm afraid to write the words that i feel because of the grip that they have on my soul. Afraid to know that what and who I love is the wrong thing. Afraid of losing my...
    taurusboi23 taurusboi23 22-25, M Nov 23

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    I'm afraid of the truth so live my life in the dark. I don't find answers to questions. I just dwell on them and think of the what ifs. I'm afraid that if I find out what's real...
    bhabhablacksheep bhabhablacksheep 22-25, F Nov 23

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    I've always felt afraid to let people get close to me both physically and emotionally. I think this is why I have never dated someone or I get choked up when someone asks me on a...
    LilFA LilFA 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 22

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    I bottle everything up. I'm not very talkative. I'm not how I used to be. I don't tell secrets to many people. I don't like but I do like getting close to people. I like to read...
    ForeverANomad ForeverANomad 13-15, F 2 Responses Dec 2

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    By love I don't mean guys or anything...and I don't mean losing people to death. But I am afraid of losing my friends and family, that they will stop caring about me or I will do...
    prznaroosak prznaroosak 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 6

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    I am afraid of relationships. I think I always have been. I can't remember a time when I was able to give myself to someone without second thought or with uninhibited trust. I'm...
    shanequea shanequea 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 10

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    So I've been an only child for my whole life, and I've been happy. Change is the only thing I have ever really feared. But. . .today my mother told told me she's pregnant, and...
    PadfootPandora PadfootPandora 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    Bout to get on a plane to fly to Missouri for Thanksgiving! Super excited :))
    Cinci1993 Cinci1993 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 24

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    I have a Beechcraft bonanza have flown it from the states to Galway think then taking it with me to the Philippines via Dubai and Colombo I was thinking of flying with my friend as...
    graciadivi graciadivi 18-21, F Dec 5

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    I want to fly and land on a fluffy cloud
    TooCuteToBeStraight TooCuteToBeStraight 18-21, F Dec 6

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    We know deep down that life is short, and that death will happen to all of us eventually, and yet we are infinitely surprised when it happens to someone we know. LIVE your life...
    raquel80 raquel80 31-35, F 8 Responses Dec 10

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    I love the fact that flying can take you anywhere at high speeds, i hate the fact that you are 30,000+ feet high in the air to get to anywhere.
    Cutiepeachpie Cutiepeachpie 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I'm very much afraid of guys/men and I want to overcome this fear and avoidance. I can never remember not having this anxiety. From even before being enrolled in my first year of...
    2openmind 2openmind 18-21, F Nov 23

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    I am afraid of looking in to the mirror also. but for 2 reasons. 1) I don't like the way I look. 2) I have this irrational fear that the person looking back will try to grab me...
    Gr3mL1N Gr3mL1N 31-35, M 2 Responses Nov 25

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    So this guy is threatening and I am so afraid, even though I don't want to be. I am so afraid.
    sproetje sproetje 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 26

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    I've always been sort of jealous of people who weren't afraid to be who they were. I've gone through life being afraid of other people's opinions, so I sort of have this thing...
    RhinosaurusRex RhinosaurusRex 18-21, F 6 Responses Nov 28

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    OK, "afraid" is probably the wrong word choice. I'm not afraid I'll be single for the rest of my life, I'm quite certain of it. As much as I'd love to find that perfect woman to...
    FordPrefect42 FordPrefect42 41-45, M 8 Responses Dec 2

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    I'm not afraid of dying at all, but I'm always afraid of losing loved ones or pets.
    Annaelaine Annaelaine 13-15, F Dec 7

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    I'm afraid I'll get pressured to live a life I don't desire when I can be doing something else. I'm also afraid I'll regret not being forced into a lifestyle. It's complicated.
    T055 T055 16-17, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    My old best friend just left me, I thought we were okay but apparently not. I just recently met someone that is so very a like me but still different. I'm afraid to lose him, I...
    LoneFox29 LoneFox29 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    I have always been the shy girl. The wired girl. Iv always loved playing sports was never really into makeup. I would much rather play soccer or football than go shopping. I was...
    Ampk Ampk 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    afraid of rejection. Mmh... well . I don't ask questions, because I dont want to sound stupid, or dumb for asking questions. another one would be with guys... if I'm...
    oliviatt oliviatt 16-17, F 3 Responses Nov 20

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    Sometimes I hate being single. I get lonely, and I get envious of my friends' relationships, but I wouldn't say I'm afraid of being single. Honestly, as sad as I've been told it...
    AgentSickler AgentSickler 18-21, M 3 Responses Nov 20

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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 Nov 21

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    currently I'm facing the fear of contacting a girl that was my best friend until four years ago.. I'm afraid that she'll think it's wierd coming out of nowhere..
    taiyahav taiyahav 18-21, M 3 Responses Nov 22

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    I always worry about losing the people I love. Everyday I wonder, is anyone afraid to lose me.
    wolfsaysrawr wolfsaysrawr 18-21, M Nov 22

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    So my grandmother and grandfather are coming to visit me tomorrow for the first time after 5 years I'm so afraid I don't know what's going to happen I just fear that they might...
    Hazel216 Hazel216 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 22

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    I'm afraid of what might be looking back at me. I really don't want to see anything but myself looking back.
    DaddysGirl1995 DaddysGirl1995 18-21, F Nov 24

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    Here's why I give up on people: I walk away because I cannot stand the thought of believing whatever he says and letting myself feel vulnerable around him, only to later feel like...
    SuperWomanFly SuperWomanFly 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 26

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    My power is out cuz of the major snow storm in the east coast. And I'm afraid of the dark.
    Phandom1234 Phandom1234 16-17, F Nov 26

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    I'm definitely not afraid if being unloved. I just know that the being actually truly loved will never ever happen. I'd rather be alone than not really loved.
    RememberingSunday22 RememberingSunday22 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 27

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    After struggling with and escaping my mother's abuse for three months, I've finally grown comfortable with letting my siblings know what goes on in my life. But today I was...
    Cranksta Cranksta 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 28

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    As time goes by and I remain single, I definitely become afraid some days that I will be single forever. Ugh!
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M Nov 30

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