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I Am Scared Of Entering The Adult World

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    I Am Scared! - I'm also scared of this. I just graduated high school a couple months back. And now im gonna start college, dont know when, i havent signed up, but i just know i am...
    midnightxx midnightxx 16-17, M Nov 18, 2011

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    I'm Afraid And I Hate It. - how to start.. hmm.. All my life, my parents have been overbaring. more so my mother of course. I live in a big home, and my dad has alot of money. it...
    vampgrl93 vampgrl93 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 2, 2010

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    I'm Terrified. - I'm terrified. Partly because I leave for college in three short months. Partly because I have been experiencing a LOT of adult situations (ex. working 30+ hours a...
    rk0315 rk0315 18-21, F Jun 20, 2010

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    Adult World Is A Big World - i scared of how i'm gonna handle my life what if i take the wrong choices? what if i stay dependant of my family? what if i screw everything? !!!!!
    opentalk opentalk 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 27, 2012

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    I'm So Scared - since my i lost my father ;i feel so unprotected i feel like that every body now will try to hurt me cause i have no father anymore . if i have just little problem...
    auroragirl auroragirl 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 27, 2012

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    Seventeen. - I am on the cusp of being a grown up. Doesn't it sound funny, when you think about how little experience you actually have, about how little you know about...
    leshistoires leshistoires 18-21 Oct 15, 2011

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    I Am Worried My Dreams Will Be Blown Away... - I am not an adult yet.... I feel like I'm floating in a void of uncertainty, and no-one seems to be able to tell me what the best...
    TheFretlessWhy TheFretlessWhy 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 24, 2011

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    Just The Beginning Of The Rest Of My Life. - I'm scared but very excited. I cannot wait to reach my goals, of which i will do. I cannot wait for many things, the biggest of all i...
    girlinterrupted95 girlinterrupted95 16-17, F Jul 15, 2011

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    Still Very Unprepared - I'm 28 years old, but still very unprepared for the adult world. I wasn't even prepared for the world of children when I was a child, & certainly not for...
    lyricalongings lyricalongings 31-35, F May 2, 2010

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    i am at that age, 19, where i'm considered an adult. i hate it. i love how my voice finally is worth something. i can say i work for my own money. i hate working 8 hours a day and...
    enemyinthemirror enemyinthemirror 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 3, 2013

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    Graduation Is Looming... - In three weeks I graduate from college with honors and a bachelor of science degree. In many ways I am more prepared than the average college student...
    Filler Filler 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 21, 2010

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    0neUp 0neUp 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    I'm scared to love again. Scared to be hurt again. Scared of never finding someone who will love me for who am and not judge me. Scared of being lied to again.
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    KatherinaM KatherinaM 22-25, F Mar 19

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    KeiraRhiann KeiraRhiann 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 1

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