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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    im always afraid that people arent gonna like me and i cant make friends easy cuz i stay really quiet and they think im stuck up which im totally not.
    niallsbaby niallsbaby 13-15, F 3 Responses 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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    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 Dec 19

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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 Dec 19

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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 Dec 19

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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 2 Responses a week ago

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    I live in St. Louis Missouri and we have the gate way arch which u can go up in. I went with my friends because they wanted to go and when we where up at the top I was fine as long...
    mwiltshire mwiltshire 22-25, F a week ago

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    ...but I am. I have not just fallen. It's more like the whole damn cliff just gave way beneath me. Emotional walls that no one else has come close to breaching have absolutely...
    EmeraldDreams12 EmeraldDreams12 18-21 1 Response 6 days ago

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    My cover image was a picture of a flight this summer on the 787 Dreamliner ❤️you can actually see jet fuel coming out of the wing if you look closely. When I fly, I feel so...
    hondurananonymous hondurananonymous 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    I'm not ashamed to say that I have this problem. Ever since I was raped, I've been afraid. I'm almost 16 now, and it still lingers. I was never afraid of being alone, or being...
    Anonymousgirl152 Anonymousgirl152 13-15, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I am a non christian who loves Flyleaf <3
    sirianstarsoul sirianstarsoul 16-17, M 3 days ago

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    This may be a slight tangent to the norm, but I am afraid of rejection, just not what one might normally consider when they think of this topic. I am deathly afraid of being...
    anna0593 anna0593 18-21, F 1 day ago

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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 7 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 Dec 14

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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 Dec 16

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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 Dec 18

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    I really feel for you. I know what it's like. I spent a large portion of my life having this irrational fear. I was afraid to go to bed at night. I was afraid to go to sleep. I...
    DarkwingGoslyn DarkwingGoslyn 31-35 6 days ago

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    *Apologize in advance for being mopey during the holidays* Happened again. Met someone. Went out a few times. It's going great. Up until she fills me in on her "situation...
    NewShoes12 NewShoes12 26-30, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I'm not afraid to tell my family I'm bisexual. I'm only afraid to tell my mom and her side of the family. My dad and his side of the family will be okay with it and will always...
    BrittanySue96 BrittanySue96 18-21, F 7 hrs ago

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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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    Darling, you understand me in a way no one ever had or probably will again. I've never met anyone like you. We live in a hole, but because you're there it's not so bad. But I'm...
    Brimmless Brimmless 16-17, F Nov 30

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    I am only afraid of angry older men. My mom's ex-boyfriend was verbally abusive and would hit things around him as he yelled. He only got physically abusive once with my mother...
    snowolf13 snowolf13 13-15, F 4 Responses Dec 1

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    Failure is hard. I am so afraid that i will fail because of some of the people of my family and my real mom that put me down and was so hash to me and her mom as well. However I...
    jessconn81 jessconn81 31-35, F 2 Responses Dec 1

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    Every time I find someone I like I push them away because I'm afraid of getting hurt. I don't want to be hurt again so I'm hurting others. I just want to get better and be able to...
    meganleslie meganleslie 13-15, F Dec 1

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    I have been overweight my entire life! I have tried diet after diet with no success. I have been put down by a lot of people for my size and I would let it bother me. It has...
    unluckyme86 unluckyme86 26-30, F 2 Responses Dec 3

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    Lol I'm not afraid but I know I am gonna die alone haha
    Youareallbeautiful Youareallbeautiful 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 3

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    Well, not so much "afraid that I'll end up alone," just that I think the odds of finding that ONE person are pretty slim. I can't even imagine what it would be like to really love...
    IntoTheWyld IntoTheWyld 22-25, F 6 Responses Dec 3

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    I am not afraid of dying as its not the end but the beginning.... all I wish is to die a peaceful and content person with no regrets
    shaurya26 shaurya26 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 4

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    I'm in love with my best friend, but I don't want to tell him anything, because I'm afraid what he would say, whether it's good or bad I would not want to chance our amazing...
    openbookbri openbookbri 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 4

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    I just passed my driving license, I am not really afraid of driving I just really don't like it.... Though, I am very scared of driving on my own!!!
    HelenaMai HelenaMai 18-21, F Dec 4

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