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I Am Reminded of Death When On Airplanes

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 33 People

    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 because leaving him for eight months is just not something he wants me to do--and I desperately want to go, but I'm...
    peapodpirate peapodpirate 18-21 6 Responses Dec 29, 2008

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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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    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 looking, armed planes. AKA fighter jets. Yes they are fast. Yes they are deadly. Yes they have guns and missiles. Yes, It was the roller...
    Doolittle547 Doolittle547 31-35, M 1 Response Jun 4, 2012

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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! Have I properly shown love those who I love? Have I done everything I wanted to do? Have I any regrets? Am I happy? It is only in...
    m8gnolia m8gnolia 31-35, F 7 Responses May 23, 2007

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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 have enough anyway........
    juggalove juggalove 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 27, 2010

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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 laugh the nerves off.. We're all gonna die sometime. Why be afraid of it?
    AERogers92 AERogers92 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 9, 2012

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    Death Note was a very good manga, I really enjoyed it. Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata showed that they're good with dark manga as as well as light-hearted manga. However, my...
    reversi reversi 16-17, F Jan 5

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    Death to me is just death. I'm not scared or afraid to die. I would happily accept it. It's apart of life. If your scared of death then your scared of living. Everyone is meant to...
    ScarM3 ScarM3 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 8

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    I have been obsessed & terrified of death since I was little. I used to go to the cemetery a lot with my mom and/or grandma to put flowers on the graves of our family members. So...
    RubyLane RubyLane 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 8

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    I think about it everyday. I've always had this fascination with it, the concept primarily. I find it interesting how so many feel so strongly against it, and yet some love it. How...
    EnigmaVolt EnigmaVolt 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 13

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    After many years amassing countless hours rummaging through a variety of WebMD articles online, and any ruling out a multitude of various rare medical conditions based on a...
    bluemountains36 bluemountains36 36-40, M 2 Responses Jan 16

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    i was just reading of some horrible murder case news. there are always reason when something happens. i am for the death penalty. but i was also falsely accused. my story is...i...
    juryandrews juryandrews 31-35, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I fantasize about jumping off the Golden Gate Bridge and many other bridges. I hate being alive and having to worry about trials and tribulations and human issues. I wish I was...
    Derrick1987 Derrick1987 26-30, M 2 Responses Jan 20

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    Death is basically the unknown. It rattles us humans as it comes swiftly for some and with prior notice for others. Everyone loves their life and even when dying, try their best to...
    shehasgone shehasgone 46-50, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I spent my 20s reading Death Note on the weekly Shonen Jump. It was popular in Japan, but it seems to me foreign audience has been more captivated. It caused some nation wide...
    katsuobushi katsuobushi 36-40, M 1 Response Dec 30, 2014

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    I learned what death was when i was a 6 year old boy. My sister's death sure was a valuable lesson. Ever since i haven't been afraid to die because i accepted the fact that we all...
    Tommyhilfiger Tommyhilfiger 18-21, M Jan 1

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    I believe in life after death. It's scary to think of the alternative which is, I suppose nothing except your body decaying and returning to the earth and science and okay. But the...
    ChelseaJN ChelseaJN 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 6

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    The whole concept of death intrigues and terrifies me. For years I have laid in bed unable to sleep, haunted by the lack of existence that awaits me. All that I have known...
    Shikeji Shikeji 22-25, M 4 Responses a week ago

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    It's one thing not to fear death, I just hope whenever Death happens it's fast and painless :)
    tangledweb94 tangledweb94 18-21, M 2 days ago

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    Ok, so this is going to be tough. Guys, I don't hate light yagami. I tried. A lot. But I just can't. Yeah you can call me all the seven devils you can think of. But I view this...
    waterflame waterflame 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 13

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    Just seen a lady climbing on a chair to clean her second-storey window. It was almost dark and I was on the pavement across the road. As I got closer, I looked up hoping to see...
    WalterFM WalterFM 61-65, M 2 Responses Jan 14

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    What are people's thoughts on the two bali 9 ring leaders Andrew Chan and Myuran sukamara? As their pleas for clemency have recently been rejected, the debate about the death...
    leeah90 leeah90 22-25, F 7 Responses 4 days ago

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    L Lawliet is the best Death Note character (unless you count BB from Death Note: Another Note)! He is the only person on that show with common sense. Kira is stupid for thinking...
    EviLIS EviLIS 13-15 1 Response Dec 30, 2014

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    Nope, I think dying is a gift. I sometimes feel like the dead or the ones feeling sorry for the living and the living should be the ones envying the dead. Dying means I've done my...
    ShakenButNotBroken ShakenButNotBroken 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 1

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    Whenever I go through my depressing moment, I pray to God to kill me. I scream at him, why hasnt he killed me yet? I am not afraid to die, death is probably one of my friends. I...
    Adridee Adridee 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 2

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    I have coded 3 times. that is the medical term for someone that has died in a hospital. I have been a diabetic for 31 years so on a daily basses I walk with death a little closer...
    Thanval Thanval 31-35, M 3 Responses Jan 4

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    I'm beginning to doubt life after death. it seems ideal, but in life we're conscious... In death, will we become oblivious? Maybe life is equivalent to a coma in the afterlife~
    SunGun SunGun 16-17 Jan 12

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    i think about death every night before i go to sleep. i pray that he will come to take me away from this nightmare we call life. i pray that i won't wake up the morning. But i do...
    TheWickedJester TheWickedJester 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 13

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    Every time I think about death, I smile. Death is extremely selfish, yes. But I really want it. I'm 20. Another 20 years would still be a mess like now. Life is meaningless. How...
    Katherine084 Katherine084 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 17

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    My family and I live in the United States while our extended family lives in South Asia. My grandfather's health has been deteriorating. He's had to go through numerous surgeries...
    SayGeronimo SayGeronimo 13-15, F a week ago

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    I think Death is some thing natural like giving birth, eating, sleeping, farting its very normal and one day we all gonna die how, when, where and why thats no body knows and...
    comlpicatedguy comlpicatedguy 18-21, M Jan 4

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    I once was feeling down so I read a cute little romance book to cheer me up. I finished the last chapter in class during some free time and then the main guy just died! He just...
    lillolipop lillolipop 18-21, F Jan 8

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    This following is very long, but if you can get through it... VERY informative; "What if 20 Million Illegal Aliens were Deported from America ? Tina Griego, journalist for the...
    curiosi curiosi 51-55, F 2 Responses Jan 8

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    im always thinking about death. im scared that when I die I will be trapped in between worlds, what if I can't cross over ?. what if I don't know how to cross over ? what if I...
    EnjoyTheSilenceX EnjoyTheSilenceX 13-15, F 4 Responses Jan 9

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    It's natural, when my time comes I'm not gonna try and hang on. I'll welcome death with open arms. I guess I've always wondered what it's like to die but thats all I've ever felt...
    xDarkxxAngelx xDarkxxAngelx 13-15, F Jan 20

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    When I was 10 years old I was riding my bike on the sidewalk, i was riding until the end of my street, I rode across a driveway as a car was pulling out, the car hit me and my bike...
    calvinsewell calvinsewell 13-15, M 1 Response a week ago

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    whenever im angry sad or upset I put on a playlist of death cab for cutie an I'm calm again <3
    Will2148 Will2148 13-15, M 1 day ago

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    I see it every day it isn't something to be feared but embraced. death only means a new beginning.
    alexxvaunlennon101 alexxvaunlennon101 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 30, 2014

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    Death Is a natural process like eating or sleeping All living things must die to make run for new Things
    Mrbacondude Mrbacondude 16-17, M 1 Response Jan 1

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    My mom is gone So id be happy to go too I dont fear death so i dont fear anything Cause whats the worse that could happen to me? Exactly
    SummerH12 SummerH12 18-21, F 10 Responses Jan 1

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    If I'm gonna die, I'm gonna die. But if I were to cheat death by taking my own life, that is what is scary
    chasetheweirdo8 chasetheweirdo8 13-15, M 1 Response Jan 2

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    Every life comes with a death sentence. It's the only thing that is inevitable about us all.
    tumty tumty 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 2

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    I am not religious at all. I really don't know what to believe but I'm sure something had to make everything we know like space and matter and physics... It keeps me up at night...
    Zoekosmopoulos Zoekosmopoulos 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 3

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    Most of the time, I just want to give up and vanish into the air...death sounds pretty nice right about now.
    PrincessPolarBear PrincessPolarBear 16-17, F 3 Responses Jan 4

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    L's death made me cry for an hour and not talk to anyone for a day RIP L Plus he replacement was not even half as good
    sadnesskillsme sadnesskillsme 13-15, F Jan 4

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