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I Am Scared of Big Bodies of Water

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 51 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 fear that I'll never be good enough and I'm also scared of water...for example, I could never go to the ocean.
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    BounceAround BounceAround 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 8

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    I live in constant fear every day. I have two really big fears, and tons of anxieties. I get stressed or anxiety a lot, and I get so scared that I make myself cry or deal with said...
    RhinosaurusRex RhinosaurusRex 18-21, F 7 Responses Nov 23

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    ok whoever wants to switch bodies with me, make a storie about it so i can read it because im not able to see responses
    hiroyukikun1 hiroyukikun1 16-17, M 2 Responses Nov 19

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    Oh this would be a dream come true. To swap bodies with a girl for a day, week, month, or a year. To be able to be the wan I am within. To do all the things women do and experience...
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    regalshewolf regalshewolf 41-45, F Nov 26

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    mithzzz mithzzz 22-25, M Dec 10

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    Every time I think about this my heart threatens to pound it's way out of my chest. Okay so I'm getting some feeling for this amazing guy. But I'm scared. And at first I thought...
    DeijiDaze DeijiDaze 18-21, F Nov 22

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    I am like an after school Au Pair (or in america "babysitter" for this little girl who lives near me named Vivien but I just call her Viv. And her and her mum got in a bad car...
    LandonS LandonS 16-17, M 1 Response Dec 7

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    Yes I'm scared of relationships. Every time I have liked a guy and tried going for it they would hurt me before we even got into the relationship so I have been scared of getting...
    brenda4696 brenda4696 18-21, F 6 Responses Dec 10

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    I'm scared of abuse when I'm in relationships with my girlfriend. Sometimes I don't like when she hit me or do stuff like abused me. It can be end up of our relationship. Cause I'm...
    shaqwanna shaqwanna 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 19

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    I really should. Drinking too much of soda or lemonade or sports drink or chocolate milk are a bad thing. I'm starting to like water more now anyways. Water may be plain, but has...
    ChiMasta ChiMasta 16-17, F Nov 21

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    Im scared of myself. i look in the mirror and i don't recognize the person staring back at me. i don't like her. we haven't known each other very long. actually, i don't know her...
    wishingforrecovery wishingforrecovery 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 23

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    tryingagainII tryingagainII 56-60, M 1 Response Nov 23

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    I always feel close to water, even though my birth sign would say my element is air. Water is truly my element. I have cried then it starts to rain. I don't believe that that was...
    MysataMota MysataMota 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 24

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    So I know my other stories have been depressing and mostly me being so negative saying I'll never find love, or that happiness of a relationship.. well that's true, but it's just...
    kmisfit123 kmisfit123 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 25

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    I have always been scared of the ocean, i know how to swim but I'm scared of sharks and jelly fish. People are like there is a small chance that you will ever be bitten. I say...
    MichaelEgitto MichaelEgitto 13-15, M 1 Response Nov 26

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    Whenever I am near water it's calming because of the soft noises and the smooth feeling of the water.
    dancerwithheart dancerwithheart 13-15, F Nov 29

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    I have had too much rejection in the past, especially for my age; and none of it has been dating. I have absolutely, positively, 100% no chance with dating. So I am scared to even...
    Guest4111 Guest4111 13-15, M 1 Response Nov 30

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    Cheshirecupacat Cheshirecupacat 13-15, F Dec 4

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    losingNemo losingNemo 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 10

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    KC94 KC94 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 11

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    clayache clayache 70+, T a week ago

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