I Am Scared of Dying

I am scared of dying and loved ones dying. I know it is going to happen. I just need to pour my thoughts here. 212 People

    I am absolutely terrified of dying,

    I think about it everyday and it sends me into panic. I cannot imagine being nothing, not existing. I continuously ask myself, what will happen? What will it be like? Will I just see black forever? I don't believe in any religion so don't believe in heaven or hell. I am...
    tvdlover1865 tvdlover1865
    22-25, F
    Mar 16, 2015

    Blank White

    Just the thought of the unkown scares me..... What happens when we die?? I always think.... i dont want to just .. not exist... When i think of death i picture blank white. A blank white nothingness... I dont want to go to that place.
    Illlusion Illlusion
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Oct 2, 2011


    Hey everyone... Well, I'm currently on sertraline 50mg for Panic and anxiety disorder. I have been on them for just over 3weeks. The side effects are awful so I've had a rough few weeks. I am constantly thinking about and dying and it petrifies me! I can't enjoy myself like I...
    EmmaR2323 EmmaR2323
    2 Responses Oct 31, 2011
    Thedepressedgirlatthewindow Thedepressedgirlatthewindow
    18-21, F
    1 Response Mar 31, 2015

    I regret talking to him.

    My own brother. Even calling him that makes me sick. Something is wrong with me. I can't even make sense of what I am saying. Everything he says means nothing to me. He's not listening. He doesn't understand. Oh god I'm going to Hell. Today I taught children's church. I taught...
    Severus27 Severus27
    18-21, F
    Oct 25, 2015

    Living Past Fear

    Hello,My name is Chad and I am HIV+I have spent severla years dealing with various aspects of the illness with doctors telling me all the horrible ways I might die. I am told this could happen within 6 months to year or so. Experiencing this helped me better appreciate my life.I...
    borgsixofnine borgsixofnine
    Sep 9, 2011

    I am so scared of being nothing.

    ..the thought of death makes me panic. I have severe panic attacks whenever I think about it. I feel like I am spiralling out of control physically and mentally. I think about my loved ones dying and it scares me. I think about floating round aimlessly and having no control over...
    justaweirdo56 justaweirdo56
    18-21, F
    Jul 4, 2014

    I Hate Myself For It

    Ever since I was 15, I have been scared of death. I am scared every night and every day. I have nightmares of dying or losing the ones I love to death.I do have an idea as to what caused it..when I was 15, I had a cyst under my collarbone, and the doctors led me to believe there...
    MantisReligiosa MantisReligiosa
    26-30, F
    May 5, 2011

    I Want to Live

    It's my biggest biggest fear. I LOVE to live. I don't want to die at all. I don't care what happens after death; I want to live. That's all.
    whenn whenn
    5 Responses Sep 28, 2008

    I know that it's common

    and a lot of people are afraid of dying but I'm not religious and so I don't really have any expectations for what happens after and I'm so scared about what will happen after I die and if anything will happen, and if we even have a soul, I like to believe that there are ghost...
    Anotherrose96 Anotherrose96
    18-21, F
    Jun 20, 2014

    I Am Scared Of Dying

    Each and every day, I am struck by a massive fear of death. I'm 20 years old, a little overweight but ultimately in good health. This isn't something which had bothered me as much previously, I remember when I was a child of about 6 or 7 I used to cry my eyes out about it but...
    AndyC111 AndyC111
    18-21, M
    5 Responses Oct 29, 2009


    for the past few months i have been really low... i can be really happy and enjoying my everyday life... then it will hit me that oneday i wont be here, and none of this will ever matter... i know it sounds stupid and people disagree with me... but i do want to be here forever...
    pifflelicious pifflelicious
    18-21, F
    9 Responses Dec 2, 2007

    No one understands my fear.

    ... I'm just the freak who can't snap out of it :(
    stjlynn86 stjlynn86
    31-35, F
    1 Response Feb 24, 2014

    Been awake for 15 mins

    and I'm already obsessed that something is wrong... Why am I like this wtf??
    stjlynn86 stjlynn86
    31-35, F
    Feb 25, 2014

    The Thought Of Dying Makes Me Sick.

    I really hope something happens after death otherwise this whole place is just actually so messed up. I hope there is a heaven or something, there has to be. Or can we just turn into nothing forever and ever and we will never know. Im just so scared of dying, I dont understand...
    luceybows luceybows
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Nov 27, 2013

    Can anyone talk to distract me I'm completely

    paranoid something is wrong
    stjlynn86 stjlynn86
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Feb 25, 2014

    It's the 'unknown' rather

    than the dying. Does anyone ever get that scary feeling that something bad has happened. I read stories about people that are healthy and suddenly drop dead and postmortems can't find any plausible explanation. This makes me think **** this actually could happen to anyone. I am...
    sacanagem sacanagem
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Mar 13, 2014

    I Dont Know What To Expect.

    Lately i've been having a problem figuring out what i believe in. I like to think alot so the idea of one person single handed-ly creating this whole universe is hard to believe. How do we know God created us? Just because it's in the bible? How do we know the bible is not made...
    InLoveWithJTL InLoveWithJTL
    18-21, F
    5 Responses Oct 11, 2011

    Why are we living to die.

    Life doesn't make sense. Sometimes I don't think I can be bothered doing this all anymore - the thought of dying or someone I need dying is sometimes too much.
    luceybows luceybows
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jan 3, 2014

    I Blame It On School

    I haven't really been worried about dying, even when my grandmother passed a way last November. But, two days ago, the night before I was going to drive back to school after going out of town for a wedding, it hit me: I'm going to die. The thought of not being here, of my life...
    tiniwiel tiniwiel
    5 Responses Apr 9, 2008

    Started When I Was Young...

    Being told there is no God, afterlife, no nothing when you die is hard to deal with when you are a kid. My father is a strong atheist and would tell it to me straight so there was no hope in my mind and remains no hope today. I used to think of death. The end. And feel sick in...
    QueenOfSpades QueenOfSpades
    22-25, F
    5 Responses Aug 22, 2007
    TheCroissant TheCroissant
    18-21, M
    Apr 24, 2015

    Every time i try to sleep i think about what

    would happen if i don't wake up. I do not want to die.
    josiemills43 josiemills43
    18-21, F
    1 Response Sep 21, 2014

    I'm Terrified Of Dying .

    I Have Had Anxiety over this . Thinking about dying makes me question why I'm here I. The first place if I'm just going to die . I'm scared . What if I don't make nothing of my life . What if I die young . What if I die alone . I don't want to die . I don't want to see my mom or...
    MbVG MbVG
    18-21, F
    Aug 24, 2014

    It's not the actual dying I'm scared of,

    everyone dies, but it's the sadness people will feel when I'm gone, I cry everytime I think about it, what if it die while I'm young, I can't stand the thought of my parents standing around my dead body, crying, wishing they had done more, it's just saddening to realize that...
    deleted deleted
    Nov 17, 2014

    I am terrified of dying.

    When I was younger I was very religious, and believed that if I was a good person I would go to heaven. Now that I'm older I'm starting to question my faith and the idea of a perfect afterlife. It scares me to the point of a panic attack when I think of dying and going nowhere...
    CynicalSinner CynicalSinner
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jun 30, 2014

    Do u ever have that feeling were you wonder how

    it would be to die? We'll I think about it all the time and it's some scary stuff . But at the same time t would be good you would be in peace calm not worrying about ****. I've had times were I've tried to kill myself now I'm not saying cutting I'm like taking a knife or...
    Jo951 Jo951
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Feb 24, 2014

    i didnt used to be scared of it,

    maybe its just scared of dying alone
    awesomeguy3125 awesomeguy3125
    31-35, M
    1 Response Jul 19, 2015

    probably the last experience post of the day.

    I'm scared of not knowing what happens after death. do we actually go to heaven? do we go to hell? do we just suffer in dark silence until whenever? or do we reincarnate and die and start over again? it's on my mind 24/7 and I'm terrified. I don't want to learn to love my future...
    julianbeyonce julianbeyonce
    18-21, M
    Sep 10, 2014

    I am terrified of death ,

    my biggest fear, I hate thinking about getting older and knowing everyday is closer to non existence , how is it possible that one day all my thoughts will be gone, I'll never think again? Isn't that scary .
    honeybumblebee honeybumblebee
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Feb 5, 2014

    Right I know the title is I am scared of dying

    but to be perfectly honest I'm not the way I see it is you only have one life so live life to the fullest and let no one get in your way
    ash18bmth ash18bmth
    22-25, M
    Jun 20, 2014

    I know that my fear of death comes from my

    disbelief in God. If I believed, death would be not a true end but rather, a transition from this life to the next. However, I could never convince myself of the whole "higher power" thing, and so when I think of death, I really feel that it will be a cessation of being; a true...
    VirginneartheAtlantic VirginneartheAtlantic
    26-30, F
    1 Response Mar 6, 2014
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