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I Am Afraid to Fly

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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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    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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    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 9 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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    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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    Related Experiences

    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 14 hrs ago

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    I grew up in a family without faith. So throughout life I have come up with my own idea of an after life. It is mostly spiritual and has to do with our energy. I have been fine...
    Daisylove612 Daisylove612 26-30, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    I have yet to meet anybody in this world like me. I go threw and have beer threw so much words cannot explain. The trauma and impact that people have had on my lives is so...
    FireAndDesire FireAndDesire 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 26

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    Since I was a little kid there were some dreams had that I knew couldn't come true. That I couldn't learn how to fly, that no matter how much I learned that I would never be smart...
    NegroLeo NegroLeo 18-21 1 day ago

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    I have flown many places and I absolutely love my job. I have been to many countries as well as all over US and Canada. I have missed my kids birthdays, my wedding anniversary...
    FreqFlyer76 FreqFlyer76 36-40, M Jul 9

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    When I put the dish soap away, I got fly tape stuck to my hand. I ripped it off, but the goo remakes. My first thought on how how to remove the goo that was in my skin was nail...
    joesuekiss joesuekiss 31-35 2 Responses Jun 25

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    I fly our countries flag with honor as most do around the world in their countries, I know what it means flying the flag,
    fire1019 fire1019 26-30, M Jul 4

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    I'm leaving for Florida on Saturday and we're flying there. When I was younger I flew a lot, and recently I've been flying a lot too. I just really hate it. The cabin pressurizing...
    cyndercrys cyndercrys 18-21, F Jul 15

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    Last month, I was staying up all night watching youtube videos and I kept hearing bug like sounds kind of like a cricket and I turned on the light and woke my sister up so she...
    Cluckia Cluckia 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 17

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    I am afraid of failure in almost every context I think. I am a writer who is afraid to write because I am afraid that people will not like it. More importantly, I am afraid they...
    Franklee206 Franklee206 22-25, M 1 Response Jun 25

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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 1 day 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 19 hrs ago

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    If you fly, would you rather do it with wings or without or with something else?
    iamnoor iamnoor 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 26

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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 lovee flying. But delays suck so much :/
    adrianacecilia14 adrianacecilia14 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    I dreaded going to my grandmothers house when I was a kid. She had this old yellow fly swatter always hanging in the foyer and when I would misbehave she come after me with it. One...
    Codyj22 Codyj22 22-25, M 5 Responses Jul 16

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    I spend most I've my time in the summer fly fishing for them big cut through trout!! I love it almost as much as hunting
    Justfun112 Justfun112 36-40, M a week ago

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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 a week ago

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    Doesn't everybody....that'd be pretty cool to be able to fly....
    Gabbygirl123 Gabbygirl123 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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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 6 days ago

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    I hate it! Landing and take off are a nightmare security officers are annoying seats are squashed as hell and what makes it worse I'm flyin in 2 hrs aghhhhhh!!!!!!
    cherenet cherenet 16-17, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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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 1 day ago

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    May be previously i would be afraid of death..but so far now i am not afraid of it anymore..i have known the meaning of life..its just a stage where characters play their role...
    happyhuman1 happyhuman1 22-25, F Jun 26

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    I don't mean in the social anxiety way (although I do totally have social anxiety). I'm afraid of what people are going to do to screw up my life. I've been answering some really...
    vlrjspn vlrjspn 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 26

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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...
    Egyptianguy34 Egyptianguy34 31-35, M 2 Responses Jul 3

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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...
    ems350z ems350z 16-17, F 5 Responses Jul 3

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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...
    LunaValentine LunaValentine 18-21, M Jul 15

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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 6 days ago

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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 5 days ago

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    Ok so about 6 months ago I was living with my mother and I started talking to a guy that I really liked fast forward 2 months and we were friends but I was afraid to make it more...
    loveandotherdrugs8 loveandotherdrugs8 18-21, F 5 Responses 3 days ago

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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 2 days ago

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