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I Am Afraid to Fly

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 43 People

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      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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    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 2 Responses Jun 6, 2010

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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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    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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    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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