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I Am Reminded of Death When On Airplanes

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    Suddenly Afraid to Die On Take-off - I was on a plane back from an overseas trip. On take-off, I felt a sudden panic. Will my life end within the duration of this plane ride? Oh no...
    m8gnolia m8gnolia 31-35, F 7 Responses May 23, 2007

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    But Never Afraid - I always end up thinking about the scene from Final Destination. I never really take it seriously, unless the plane is moving around too much, but usually I...
    AERogers92 AERogers92 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 9, 2012

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    I Am In The Air Force Sometimes Scary - Flying on airplanes, Love it! When I graduated from college, when I was 23, I enlisted In the Air Force. And I flew supersonic, futuristic...
    Doolittle547 Doolittle547 31-35, M 1 Response Jun 4, 2012

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    Flying - Flying,Hate it,Reminds me of death,Death warmed up,Waiting to happen,What if we crash?Will I survive?How will it end?You see,I fear,Being on planes.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Jan 31, 2012

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    Abroad - I'm terrified of airplanes. I'm leaving to go abroad in two and a half weeks and looking for reasons not to go. My fiance has been asking me to stay here--primarily...
    peapodpirate peapodpirate 18-21 6 Responses Dec 29, 2008

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    We Take Off...... - and the whole flight (no matter how long or short) all i keep thinking about is CRASH! ya know that scene in fight club? yeah. that. and the oxygen! i never...
    juggalove juggalove 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 27, 2010

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    Life talks without saying a word.... If something isn't meant to be something will take place in order to prevent it from happening & thats exactly how it's been all of my life. I...
    TheWorldVsJ TheWorldVsJ 26-30, M 2 Responses Mar 27

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    just 3 months have passed that my father died.. i was with him days n nights.. i have seen the whole process of death, pain suffering, restlessness, wanting to live more, n all...
    90colors 90colors 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Pressure on my chest, hard to breathe these shallow breaths. The weight of death is upon me. It’s stillness encompassing and caressing me. What is to be expressed when one feels...
    mysoulachesforyou mysoulachesforyou 31-35, F Mar 24

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    I am 38 and have wished for death as long as I can remember. I think back to my childhood, when things would go wrong or I would do something so stupid (as children do), I would...
    Modernii Modernii 41-45, M 1 Response Apr 4

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    My father had been dying of cancer for some time. His death was not unexpected or particularly traumatic. But at the moment of his death I reacted in a way that was out of my...
    darwinsconfusion darwinsconfusion 56-60, M 1 Response Apr 5

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    I always think about my death, my friends death, and of course my families death, I'm not suicidal, I'm not crazy i just can't seem to stop i don't wish for no ones death but i...
    cycloneok cycloneok 16-17, M 5 days ago

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    I was completely heartbroken when I read of Cory's death back in July 2013. As a Glee fan, he was always my favourite character and I always wanted a man like him in my life. I was...
    stephanie1980 stephanie1980 31-35, F Mar 22

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    You can say that if i wasn't a diabetic or not an only child from three other sisters, i would join the army as i never ever cared if i would live or die. I never ever get scared...
    Egyptianguy34 Egyptianguy34 31-35, M Mar 23

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    I don't think I'm scared of death. I was there when my Grandpa was in his deathbed. I watched his hard working body of 90+ years grow tired and go to rest. I was there as he took...
    Philli8807 Philli8807 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    I fear death, I really do. This whole year, I couldn't sleep, I'm tired.. it really hurts. My fear of death turned me to a suicidal person. Though I fear death, I still wanna die...
    GirlyGirlBil GirlyGirlBil 13-15, F 3 Responses Mar 24

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    Every second of every minute of every day all that i can focus on is death. Me & life are like hyenas & lions - never got along & never will. People say that its all about your...
    TheWorldVsJ TheWorldVsJ 26-30, M 2 Responses Apr 3

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    You've probably all seen me. Or at least read my posts. I want to write this, it'll be like one of those sappy #day32 things. These are my thoughts, pulled out and strung together...
    shadowgem shadowgem 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    I think death should be embraced. I don't think it's death people are afraid of, I think it's the circumstances; humans hate pain. I'm actually hungry for the knowledge to know...
    KeithPrice94 KeithPrice94 18-21, M Mar 21

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    Death is the most unknown factor of life. It's a vicious cycle, birth/live/die. Those who fear death fear the possibility that what they were told by their religion does not exists...
    SurpriseMeToday SurpriseMeToday 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 23

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    Really this is more about demons and my ablility to see what I believe to be life after death though my sight and dreams I have at night so detailed they must be visions In...
    apolloburnstar apolloburnstar 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 23

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    I have worked in the medical field for a very long time in one capacity or another and whether it's a quiet bedroom for a hospice client or a busy street, I have been privy to...
    choctawgrrrl choctawgrrrl 41-45, F Mar 24

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    Okay, I listen death metal. I love it. I love those growling and screams. I don't love it because I'm emo, gothic or etc. I love it because it's so interesting and hard to do it...
    Aidan6 Aidan6 16-17, F Apr 3

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    HAD A FEW CLOSE CALLS AND ANYWAY EVERYONE'S GONNA DIE SOMEDAY! I really don’t see the big deal about death… everyone gonna die anyway so there's no way you can be alive...
    MilweePisces MilweePisces 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I was depressed all the time a mother of toe and one on the way I felt lost I had a home And husband a car a boat a family.. No reason I know now to be depressed I lost my 7 month...
    laceykight laceykight 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    To a certain extent I advocate the death penalty. Some people disregard humanity so much that their demise would benefit the world. Some crimes in my opinion are not forgivable...
    Charrua007 Charrua007 22-25, M Mar 24

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    After 12 years and several cancers, my mother passed away last week. What I perceived, felt and saw in that time is what brought me to discover what an empath is. I have accepted...
    mrbless mrbless 36-40, M 3 Responses Mar 25

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    ‘Cut throat!’ shrieks death as it stands at the door It can’t travel far any more It is tied to the intricacies of life Fight or flight Light or night Heaven or hell Eyes...
    TheWiseTwo TheWiseTwo 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    I believe in the Death Penalty for heinous crimes. Anyone who murders a bunch of people, who sexually abuses a child, or rapes someone, does not deserve to live. People may not...
    NYSlilAngel NYSlilAngel 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    Saying your okay just so you don't have to be reminded of why you are not okay:/
    charbarx charbarx 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    Most of the time i'm fine. I guess I just have triggers that make me think about death.. I just wonder what its like. Is it going to be a relief for me? When will I die... Etc I...
    Raven628 Raven628 16-17, F 4 Responses Apr 1

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    Why should I? I have soul insurance from He who loved me before the foundation of the world. I do not fear dying, because if I die, I only know I'll be serving Him instead. However...
    ladypirate108 ladypirate108 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 4

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    I wonder about death, because 15 years ago I had a really creepy conversation about death with my five year old daughter, who doesn't remember the conversation. She was drawing...
    betweenthe10andthequeen betweenthe10andthequeen 56-60, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    It's curiosity for the most part. What's it look like? Would I be missed? Do I get to say goodbye? But other times it seems so peaceful for the dead and hectic for the living. Why...
    BleedingOrchids BleedingOrchids 13-15, F 1 Response 20 hrs ago

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    NOT ! There is Birth and there is Death. Think of your grandfather/ father/ and now and your son and his son and so on.... It's a legacy they live behind. Your job is to leave the...
    woodland27 woodland27 41-45, M Mar 22

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    Death and growing is a part of life, but that doesn't mean that as I grow and wake up one day and find that I've got dementia and other things that run in my family when we reach a...
    SurpriseMeToday SurpriseMeToday 18-21, F Mar 23

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    I work in a hospital. I see death all the time. I always wonder who will hold my hand when I take my last breath
    StellaNoir StellaNoir 31-35, F 6 Responses Mar 26

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    i am not afraid of death. i am Clairvoyant. i have visions of things that happen in my dreams and during the day. i use to be able to see and speak to spirits but as i got older...
    enemyinthemirror enemyinthemirror 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 1

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    I do think about death. Sometimes it feels like the only way out. Life is so hard at times especially when you cant be yourself.
    AchingSoul AchingSoul 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    It was the death of my twin 5 years ago. I'm trying so hard. I maintain an intense work ethic, I let the sun in when I get a chance, and I make sure to spend good time with good...
    Melisande96 Melisande96 16-17, F Apr 6

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    I am not scared of death because i almost died when i was 3 or 4 because i didn't know what a "life saver" was so i swallowed it and we rushed to the hospital and if not for the...
    Wolfman00 Wolfman00 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 6

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    Hm... Well a couple nights ago, someone called me a c.u. Next. Tuesday. And I became an emotional wreck. I was called word but that was my braking point. So when I got home that...
    LucyGirlAkita2 LucyGirlAkita2 16-17, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    if i wasn't scared of death i would be here right now
    viktoriatiril viktoriatiril 18-21, F Mar 17

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    This happened on Thursday 1st August 2013 I went out to penrith went to c Matthew in plaza. Then we went to pace way I went to renew my card only. Matthew bought us drinks. I...
    slivereyes slivereyes 36-40, F Mar 18

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    Death strikes quick and swift as a snake, it attacks your blind spot with sharp teeth, forcing venom into your veins, you'd never know its coming until the darkness sets in around...
    Kinn23 Kinn23 18-21, F Mar 18

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    My father was an abusive father... Beating me... Pulling my hair... He even did it to my brother, my mom, his friends, and mine... He kept yelling at me and my friend Hannah...
    xxemopikachuxx xxemopikachuxx 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 20