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I Am Scared of Big Bodies of Water

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    My uncle drowned in a imaging accident

    before I was born, the boat capsized and everyone got tangled up in the fishing net. He was the only one who didn't get out. I've also nearly drowned heaps of times and my mums boyfriend tried to drown me which led to an extreme hydrophobia, to an extent where I was almost...
    starflicka starflicka 13-15, F Jan 13

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    I Am Scared

    I am scared of flying other big bodies of water. I'd like to travel, but I don't like flying. If I ever have to get into a plane, I like to know that you can see land at all times. I don't feel that safe in a plane. This may sound strange as I'm a confident swimmer. I am not...
    cndrewdrvr8 cndrewdrvr8 46-50, M Sep 13, 2011

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    Fear Is Me When Big Water Is Near!

    I get so scared when in or around big bodies of water. Especially when my dad, sister and I went canoe-ing twice: once on the Delaware River and the other time... some other place. I nearly had a heart attack before I even got into the canoe lol! I wasn't so much afraid of the...
    mixedview mixedview 16-17, F Jan 20, 2008

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    No Idea Why

    I have been terrified of the ocean since I was about 3 years old. For no apparent reason. My dad says that when he would watch those under-sea exploration documentaries when I was little, I would scream and cry for him to turn it off. I never really liked lakes either. Any body...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F 2 Responses Oct 29, 2010

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    Irrational Fear

    It's not just big bodies of water it's bodies of water I don't even know why. even like pools it's an irrational fear unless it's like a tiny, tiny kiddy pool I get really freaked out. 
    crichton123 crichton123 13-15, F Dec 25, 2009

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    The Ocean Creeps Me Out

    ugh. when i was little i almost stepped on a huge jellyfish in water we were swimming in, then my ocd kicked in and i started noticing everything in the water and it freaked me out and i stopped swimming in the ocean alltogether. when i finally decided to try swimming in a lake...
    AngelaDark AngelaDark 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 12, 2008

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    I Go Flippo Just Being On The Ferry

    I hate boats and water... I hate water and the ocean... I am scared of tidal waves and I hate even going near dams and huge tanks ... water in huge mass has an incredible power and force... and it makes me ill just thinking about it... so don't offer me a cruse... I don't even...
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals 36-40, F Jul 19, 2011

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    Scared is a ******* understatement. Heartbreakingly terrified is much more accurate. Trying to picture a life without you is like trying to picture life without the wheel, or water...
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    Cbh004 Cbh004 18-21, M a week ago

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    xxbrokengirl98xx xxbrokengirl98xx 13-15, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    I'm a swimmer and I love being in the water