I Am Scared of Flying

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 34 People

    True Story.. I Caused A Panic On A Plane

    When my father passed away in May, I had to take a plane ride from Ottawa to Edmonton where he lived to attend his funeral. Although my father was a pilot, before this I had never been on a plane before in my entire life and didnt know what to expect. I went with my ex Damien...
    DavesDaughter DavesDaughter
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Jan 25, 2011

    I was scared of flying

    but I took my flight a couple of weeks ago and I liked it! I waited way to long to do it. I should have done it years ago!!
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    Nov 25, 2015

    Petrified Is More the Word!

    I have only been in a plane 3 times and that is enough for me...  That was when hubby and I eloped in Vegas.  We flew there and then had to fly back.  I got severe anxiety just walking up to the gate.  I had never been on a plane up to that point...
    haydenrules haydenrules
    31-35, F
    1 Response Jan 30, 2009

    I've always been afraid of flying.

    I think it's the idea that I have no control over the plane. 9/11 only made it worse. Everyone says you have a better chance of getting in a car crash than a plane crash. I tell those people they are dummies. Playing the odds of a crash isn't smart. I'll play the odds of...
    bgood79 bgood79
    36-40, M
    Jul 8, 2015
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