I Am Learning Not To Be Afraid

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 51 People

    Used To Be The Biggest Wimp

    My username, CowardlyGirl, is entirely accurate. I am scared of everything, from bugs to cats to swimming to heights. I don't know why either. But lately, I'm learning to get over my fears, learning that I'm not really scared of them, just what MIGHT happen.
    CowardlyGirl CowardlyGirl
    22-25, F
    Jul 8, 2013

    Please Take My Poll

    I created a poll for this group but no one has taken it but me, which tends to skew the results tremendously. LOL Please take my poll.  Scroll down, it's below the comment box. Thanks!
    RomanticRunner RomanticRunner
    46-50, T
    2 Responses Oct 21, 2009

    Fear Is A Prospective Of Ur Surrondings.

    When I was in Viet Nam. I didn't have time to be afraid. I was just scared all the time. When I was a POW, I didn't have time to be afraid. I was mad with the idea that this was not the end of this soldier's life. Now that the world around me becomes darker because of...
    retiredfather retiredfather
    61-65, M
    Feb 12, 2010

    Trying Not To Be So Afraid

    I am naturally shy and I struggle to overcome that, and in many ways I have. But some days I feel as if I am afraid of everything. It seems so easy to stay home and not try anything new. Yet I am lonely and wish I had friends to hang out with. All my friends, other than family...
    RomanticRunner RomanticRunner
    46-50, T
    5 Responses Oct 17, 2009
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