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I Am Scared of Life

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    Challenges,Frighten me,Like life,It's the same,Don't like dicing around,Takin' chances,That's what life's all about,I 'm scared,Don't like it,Can I get off?
    startinover1 startinover1 46-50 May 15, 2012

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    Shut-in; From Promise To Disaster

    I am a 24 year old female and I have been a shut-in ever since I started college, but it all built up way before that. Up until I was 6 years old - I lived somewhere else. A place where I had many family members who cared about me. Lots of cousins my age. I was developing...
    che244 che244 22-25 Jan 2, 2012

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    Life before the internet was great, I just didn't know it at the time. It was so simple. I was in high school when social media became the 'in' thing. I wish I knew how...
    fullen fullen 22-25, M 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I was so excited to get home to write to all of you following my story. Not excited given my situation, but excited for the chance to maybe help some of you going through what I am...
    RiseAbove222 RiseAbove222 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 3

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    Imagine a single flower for our soul and with each encounter of our potential find in a perfect soul mate they pick a petal from us. They disappear with apart of us, our petal...
    Xenasdreams Xenasdreams 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I don't know what's wrong with me. Just all of a sudden be become paranoid. It's been going on for almost two weeks. I feel watched, I feel like any second something is going to...
    secretlyfelix secretlyfelix 18-21, F Jul 5

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    I was thinking about this a few months ago actually. Starting after high school it would be an autobiography when the reality of life kicks in. Many ups, many downs, and many...
    PuckDrop PuckDrop 18-21, M 3 hrs ago

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    I was having problems with sleeping. I started sleeping 24 seven and couldn't stay awake. So my doctor put me on medication that wakes me up during the day. The problem is now I...
    Britt25 Britt25 41-45, F 2 hrs ago

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    The human condition is full of ups and downs. No one, even the luckiest, is ever always happy. Bad things happen to us all. What determines our ultimate satisfaction with our life...
    Adaydreambeliever Adaydreambeliever 46-50, F 1 hr ago

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    I struggle telling people about my problems. So, I guess just writing my whole story would be better. Haha, I know it'll be pretty long. I'll just go ahead and say it: my mother...
    BookWonderer BookWonderer 13-15, F 4 Responses Jul 14

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    Life has never been that great for me, but I'm scared of it getting better. Every time it started to get better, it would go straight back to living hell and would get even worse...
    selfishmachine selfishmachine 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 26

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    I want to know my real family but I'm scared they'll hate me because I love them so much and I've never even met them yet physically. I worry that I'll be a burden to them, that...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F Jul 1

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    I thought my boyfriend scared him off but apparently not . He contacted me a week ago and I'm scared cause he said if I don't meet him he will hurt someone close to me. So I...
    Marigold101 Marigold101 16-17, F Jul 2

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    My entire life is empty. From one to another. I am scared my parents will leave me if they find out I'm bi. My sisters already a lesbian and they want her out of the house as soon...
    malebiesexual malebiesexual 13-15, M 2 Responses Jul 5

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    I came to visit family a few days ago and I just heard that my great grandmother had a heart attack. She's a strong woman and she has lived a long life, but I'm scared. I don't...
    HEDinTHEclouds HEDinTHEclouds 13-15, M 3 Responses a week ago

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    I've screwed up relationships so many times in my life im scared to get close to people not because I feel as tho they will hurt me but because I'm am scared to hurt them
    kenziebear kenziebear 13-15, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I am scared of the uncertainity which clouds our lives.I am scared of how everything will work out in the end. I am scared of changing yet the only way to outgrow one's fear is to...
    booklover4ever booklover4ever 18-21, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I am just overwhelmed. I can't get over this tragedy. I can't put it past me. I literally have tried and tried to be a part of this universe after this severe brain injury ruined...
    2ndLife9 2ndLife9 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 25

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    On the first day of summer when my school ended I was home alone the whole entire day because my brother decided to go to his friends house. After once both of my parents came home...
    sarabear223 sarabear223 13-15, F Jul 1

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    When I was younger (7) my cousin (9) began molesting me. He would do it every time I went over to my aunt aka his mothers house. My family are pretty close, and so I went there...
    loudd03 loudd03 13-15, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    Right now I'm sitting here terrified that my two year old daughter might be sick and throw up. Terrified. I'm shaking, I'm dizzy, I feel nauseous just from the thought. Why? Who...
    jaisikae jaisikae 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 3

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    Why do I think like this? My mother thinks I'm going crazy. She wants to take me to the doctors. I just can't sleep or eat. I'm tired but I can't sleep. I had a panic attack a...
    Raven628 Raven628 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 9

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    I don't know what to do after high-school. Right now I'm debating between working in a bakery or a park ranger at GRSM (Sugarlands region) I don't have any college in mind but I...
    silvercobalt97 silvercobalt97 18-21 1 Response Jun 25

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    I don't know how much longer I can keep telling myself I don't need you, cause I'm lying to you and myself if I said I didn't miss you everyday. It's so hard not to text or call...
    AlliHastings AlliHastings 22-25 1 Response Jul 8

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    Apparently I suck at relationships. How the hell will I ever settle down and build a family when I can't even have a stable, functional relationship with men? I want to feel love...
    Soltanto Soltanto 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 15

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    I am scared to fall in love with my friend because she's a girl and I've never really had a serious crush on another girl before her, I didn't even know I was bi before I grew...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I'm so scared of the future. What does it hold? Who will be there for me ? Will I ever fall in love ? Will I be successful? Will I even be alive ? Life is scary. And though at...
    Smiles1997 Smiles1997 16-17, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I'm sick and tired of fighting it. Everything has gone wrong I am cursed. I'm 32 and from childhood I have give from one deep end to another. I was a child in alcoholic and violent...
    Imoveryou Imoveryou 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 24

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    I have a guy friend who I care about so deeply. We tell each other everyday that we love each other and we both care about each other also. Everything was going fine until he asked...
    Ki123 Ki123 18-21, F Jun 27

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    Hi, my name is Tiffany. I have a strong connection with this experience mainly because it happened this year. I've been in relationships that range from 1month to 10months, but...
    Tiffersneeze Tiffersneeze 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 30

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    I feel so unbelievably capable. But it seems like what I had hoped for and expected, isn't occurring. I always wanted to be a young married couple - enjoy that for awhile and...
    milehighHeartbreak milehighHeartbreak 31-35, M Jul 3

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    i was on this ride and at the beginning of the ride i was scared anxious, and knew something was wrong i wanted to get off but the men reassured me that nothing would go wrong i...
    AnnaDevigne AnnaDevigne 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 10

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    I have my life as before and after 1991.Before I was conservative ,I liked Rush Limbaugh, was sexist ,racist, mean and would fight verbally and some times physically. I was also...
    tom67890 tom67890 46-50, M 4 Responses Jul 13

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    Today I worked up feeling blue. My heart is heavy. I just feel the weight is on my shoulders. It's not about no guy. Every time a woman writes about feeling sad, people...
    natashaxxs natashaxxs 31-35, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I was scarcely happy When I was 6 I moved to Hong Kong hoping for it to be friendly and fun, But I was wrong... I was bullied at my school constantly and no one was there for me...
    Miserablechildhood Miserablechildhood 13-15, M 1 Response Jun 27

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    Everyone in my life doesn't understand, nor do they try to understand the stresses of my life. People say to remove those people from your life, only thing is those people are all...
    JustThat6irl JustThat6irl 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 1

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    My niece, Sarah is one of those people.I was so shocked when I got a call from my sister, Gemma's husband that she had arrived. On my birthday, none the less. And I was even more...
    superkitty17 superkitty17 31-35, F 11 Responses Jul 4

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    I am a 50 year old woman, and I've just about destroyed any hope for happiness or success in my life. For years I took care of my elderly parents. Everyone else's needs came...
    LonelyGirlOhio LonelyGirlOhio 46-50, F 1 Response a week ago

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    i look back and remember when i left home, moved out at the age of fourteen. a fourteen year old moving to another country all by her own.. i was so young then, so inexperienced...
    meowshelbs meowshelbs 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    Justice... There is no justice in rape. I was raped when i was 16 (6 years ago) yet it haunts me everyday! 6 years on and he is still ruining my life. He turned my life upside...
    angelheelz angelheelz 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I hate my life because I am unable to live without him.. and the worst thing is that he is happy without me.. I marry him and did not disclose that to anyone. . I trusted him and...
    kukkum kukkum 22-25 2 Responses Jun 24

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    I could be wrong of course and looking too much into it, but that's how it feels and what my gut tells me. I am very emotional when it comes to sex and need it in cycles or I...
    sasst92 sasst92 31-35, M 2 Responses Jun 25

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    I get so depressed that i feel completely worthless to anybody, i am not funny, smart or fun to be around. I am usually always miserable and bringing other people down. i hate...
    kings7777 kings7777 18-21, M Jun 26

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    Is it wrong that I never want to see my English teacher again? All she did was give me a stare, and it made me cry that night, leaving me with unfinished HW She gave me the stare...
    WS346 WS346 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 27

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    I don't know if I am depressed or not, I think depressed people are likely to be more devastated while I still have some strength left in me, or maybe I am just too strong as I...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 28

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    I grew up elsewhere and moved to the US a few years ago. While growing up, it was always my dream to move to the US and I had successfully done that! I have great family and...
    1dayloneliness 1dayloneliness 31-35, M 1 Response Jun 28

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    I'm really scared to tell my boyfriend about all the abuse I went through as kid. I am also scared to tell him about how my