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I Am Reminded of Death When On Airplanes

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 33 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    SilverNeira SilverNeira 16-17, F Feb 23

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    Nevermore9 Nevermore9 13-15, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Nobody knows what being death feels like because we don't know. People died in peace or miserable way to death.
    562alex 562alex 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 8

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    Death does not concern us, because as long as we exist, death is not here. And once it does come, we no longer exist. -Epicurus
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    rhiamia rhiamia 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 13

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    I laugh at death. Seriously. When someone/something dies, I laugh until I can't breath and I cry and laugh at the same time. It is terrible, I know.
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    kingbrizo kingbrizo 18-21 3 days ago

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    The death can come for me whenever she wants, I will be waiting but I dont will make the pat easy.
    KiddoAisaku KiddoAisaku 13-15, T 2 days ago

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    I feel like I’ve done everything I have wanted to in life and now anything else is a bonus. death interest me.. At times I’d say I’m ready for the next chapter of my soul and...
    KP25 KP25 18-21, F Feb 6

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    Never.. Like never at all.. Im may be dying already and im welcoming it.. Finally having a chance after so many prayers to have an exit of life.. Goodbye to my past, stupid family...
    TheLeftBehind TheLeftBehind 16-17, M 2 Responses Feb 7

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    I believe death is inevitable and the only thing to worry about is how you make your time alive worthwhile
    miiaa247 miiaa247 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 8

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    death is inevitable, we live we die and its just a cycle
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    peternoordijk peternoordijk 22-25, M Feb 10

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    Death is beatiful, life is amazing, we are living creatures passing through time, isn't that amazing? Every moment is so precious though, and us humans, we waste most of our time...
    writingforlife6 writingforlife6 18-21, F Feb 11

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    This is one reason people turn to religion, what happens afterwards? Personally I was never scared of death at all. It's so far in the future (hopefully) that I want to live in...
    theycallmetk theycallmetk 16-17, M 1 Response Feb 16

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    Death is a gift ............
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