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I Am Reminded of Death When On Airplanes

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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    salinder salinder 18-21 Jun 26

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    aeoliandivine aeoliandivine 18-21 2 Responses Jul 11

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    9thguy 9thguy 26-30, M Jul 12

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    Chassiduuu Chassiduuu 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    It's impossible to write my story, because I know that no one will ever believe me... When you're in love, it's hard not to do anything for the person you care about... No one...
    HUMAN2BME HUMAN2BME 26-30, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Just the other day this happened to me. I was driving and picked up this scent. It reminded me of my time overseas. I found myself smiling because I was lost in my thoughts for a...
    Cheatn21 Cheatn21 31-35, M 1 Response Jun 25

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    For starters, I never belived this until today. Yesterday I had to put my best friend of 5 years down. He was fine and then suddenly he had severe kidney failure. 4 years ago my...
    Rachellost Rachellost 26-30, F Jun 26

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    My American cousin, Kat, and I have always been close even though we live across the ocean from each other. We just seemed to hit it off the occasions we saw each other...
    Jilly53 Jilly53 56-60, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    Death is inevitable, part of nature. Denial would just hurt. Accept death like an old friend.
    rukesh3 rukesh3 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 2

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    I believe death death will help me and only me at this moment to restart my life again so I can be happy
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    Death is gonna come wen it feels like it so i'm not scared at all 😤 the day of my birth my death began its walk 💁 any minute it could decide to stop walking #facts
    ashley486 ashley486 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 11

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    There was a time before you existed, and there will be a time after. If you do fear death, you have an inevitable fear. Just continue on with your life and embrace. I can't do...
    OhHeyItsNatalia OhHeyItsNatalia 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    Anth1290 Anth1290 22-25, M 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I understand why people are scared of death, I honestly do. The whole "dose it hurt?" "Will I go to heaven?" ( or whatever you believe) The unknown is scary sure. I'm not scared...
    cat13wolfjb cat13wolfjb 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 23

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    I'm not scared of dying or what happens after I die. It's not scary to me. I know there is a God and there is a Heaven. I also live by the Harry Potter " to the well-organized...
    Ashley1421 Ashley1421 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 7

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    It's such a significant part our existence and one of the few things we all without fail experience and none of us know when it will come. What lies beyond? No one knows. I think...
    milanoie milanoie 22-25, F Jul 11

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    It's death. Everyone goes through it
    Frankineedles Frankineedles 13-15, F 4 Responses Jun 23

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    All time big four for me: Dying Fetus, Death, Black Dahlia Murder, and Children of Bodom. m/
    METALHEADXFA METALHEADXFA 13-15, M 1 Response Jun 23

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    LikeAPrayer LikeAPrayer 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 24

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    why is everyone crying about death ? I can't wait to see what's on the other side but until my time comes I'll wait patiently and eat some cookies **** my diet lol
    muffinpowers muffinpowers 22-25, F 3 Responses Jun 25

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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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    MoonBeam13 MoonBeam13 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 2

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    FighterWolf FighterWolf 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 2

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    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M 1 Response Jul 3

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    7Bird 7Bird 16-17, F Jul 5

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