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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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    Well I have yet again looking in the eye of an extreme punishment. I know I have had this a long time coming but I'm still scared. It's really my fault though. I threw a fit when...
    SpankedGrace SpankedGrace 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    I'm scared of my own house. Especially being home alone. I don't want to be cause I know God is watching out for me and protecting me and he says that there is no reason to fear...
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    Scared to be hurt and scared that I might be the one to hurt someone else.
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    *sigh* .-. I just scare everyone away. I try to be optomistic about life, but my brain is so jumbled I just don't know where to start and how.
    foolishlylovingthee foolishlylovingthee 16-17, F 1 Response 20 hrs ago

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    My husband drinks too much and too often. We got in a big fight today after he was drinking after a funeral...but believe me, he wasn't drinking out of sadness. He went after me...
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    I've been so afraid of messing up my life, I've forgotten that it is okay to do exactly that in life. I've been putting unnecessary pressure on myself. Judging myself too harshly...
    anom33 anom33 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    I am not used to telling anyone anything of this sort. So other than my girlfriend of six years no one else knows the inner battle that I have been fighting. When I say every male...
    KatherinaM KatherinaM 22-25, F Mar 19

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    I'm scared that I may go on a live my life without ever being loved by someone outside of my family. I'm also scared that I may never have someone who would want to spend the rest...
    fallingpetal fallingpetal 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    You know, it's really unfortunate. Last year around this time I got my hands on psychedelics for the first time. It began with shrooms, and I instantly became addicted to the cool...
    xxtheecalamity xxtheecalamity 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    It has been a long time since I have logged into EP. I am scared that I may have to give up my home due to lack of work. In fact I am terrified of the decision on day of being food...
    lookin4sumthing lookin4sumthing 26-30, M 3 days ago

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    He walked into the room and my heart immediately started beating quickly. I knew of him and his reputation, but it was the first time I ever seen him up close. That all sounds...
    Skinnylove29 Skinnylove29 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    One of the biggest day in my life, tomorrow. I will get the result for my final exam in elementary school ( i'm 18 btw ) . I'm taking 11 subjects for this exam. Everyone expecting...
    adriennelle adriennelle 16-17, F 3 Responses Mar 19

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    I don't think I'm scared of death. I was there when my Grandpa was in his deathbed. I watched his hard working body of 90+ years grow tired and go to rest. I was there as he took...
    Philli8807 Philli8807 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    Last week I got out of an abusive relationship. Last week my whole life changed. I am now living the "single" life. Which I haven't for a while. At first with my boyfriend...
    laneyrn laneyrn 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 3

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    I terrifies me that there are so many different courses that my future can take. What if I don't get accepted into a good college? What if I end up hating my job? What if I have no...
    jazzamore jazzamore 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    I was one to get attached to people way too fast but I've learned to disconnect myself from people before I get to that point. I grew up without my biological father around but...
    fgarci04 fgarci04 18-21, F Apr 7

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    I get scared a lot. I am afraid of people leaving me and getting bored of me. But the worst thing is not find a person to spend the rest of my life with. I scared of being alone...
    Payton20014 Payton20014 13-15, F 1 Response 22 hrs ago

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    I am scared. Scared of dying. And scared of the unkown. When we die it is not known what becomes of us. Will we just be a body - less soul floating around in the sky or will be...
    Ziriviri Ziriviri 13-15, F Mar 19

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    I remember being born in the 14th century. At first I thought it was just an obsession with the medieval period but the more I looked at peasants clothes and the Middle Ages the...
    xxdellaxx xxdellaxx 18-21 2 Responses Mar 21

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    I try to cope with the world, people mostly but I don't understand why people just can hate on me without a reason. my family treats me like crap, and when I was little I would get...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 28

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    I'm still young and probably haven't made the best choices with relationships, but my past really ruined me. I'm so used to being put down and left behind. My last boyfriend always...
    megtayl0rr megtayl0rr 16-17, F 6 Responses Apr 6

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    I am not scared of death because i almost died when i was 3 or 4 because i didn't know what a "life saver" was so i swallowed it and we rushed to the hospital and if not for the...
    Wolfman00 Wolfman00 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 6

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    Sometimes you got to make choices you don't want to. Sometimes life gets overwhelming and you got to sit back and think about what the right thing to do is. Sometimes you got to be...
    16countrygirl 16countrygirl 16-17, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    I always have a light on. I cannot go to sleep with out one on. I am scared of what can hide in the dark since i know what i can hide in the dark side of me. I am terrified of...
    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.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 7

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    Since I was a little boy I didn't communicate with people. I was something like an introvert. Instead of improving my social life I started different activities like martial arts...
    ghos7 ghos7 22-25, M 17 hrs ago

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    I recently got out of a long serious relationship. I loved him so muchh n did everything for him but, he was a drug addict and I didn't get the respect I deserved. He lied when he...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Mar 19

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    Ever get scared about what will happen in life I know I do
    Lisalocket1225 Lisalocket1225 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    I can't be bothered being hurt again. It makes me feel so sick I don't want to feel hurt again like I have before. It's too much effort and it hurts too much. It controls your...
    luceybows luceybows 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 21

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    I am a paranoid person when it comes to health, that's probably why I am scared of doctors and hospitals so much! So, you could imagine how paranoid I could be about cancer, it is...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F Mar 22

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    I am a 15 year old Jewish, Orthodox girl. I was born 3 months early in Manchester, England. From the time i was a baby i have had a very hard life. I lived in fear every day of my...
    phobia1998 phobia1998 13-15, F 3 Responses Mar 22

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    I'm scared of looking for a relationship because I'm scared of rejection. I'm scared of wanting a relationship because I don't think anyone will want one with me. I just feel so...
    josieyup josieyup 22-25, F 16 Responses Mar 24

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    I am scared to have a relationship- my first "real" relationship I was forced into with an older man. I was completely betrayed and now feel to scared to let my gaurd down and go...
    unknown331 unknown331 16-17 2 Responses Mar 24

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    I've signed up to an open mic night to perform some mediocre poetry which I wrote. The night is on thursday and as a generally quiet individual I am utterly out of my mind with...
    ManicRomantic ManicRomantic 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 25

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    I've known my current dorm mate for 2 months and I'm afraid of getting attached. Last year many people told me that they want to be good friends and ended up never talking to me...
    QueenofdaJungle QueenofdaJungle 18-21, F Mar 25

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    I'm terrified of my own life. Everything around me I feel like I'm living a nightmare. I am constantly in a dreamlike state. I'm scared. I feel like I don't exist, like nothing...
    Mayleehawkeye Mayleehawkeye 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 28

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    I have my reasons...not scared of friendship but loving ones...when you give all you´ve got to give...when you put your life in someone else´s hands...when you are...
    SweetNancy SweetNancy 22-25, F 7 Responses Mar 28

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    I'm in Florida for spring break. I'm terrified. What if I see her? She goes to college near where I'm staying . . . Thanks to her, I have eight identical nightmares a night, and am...
    AVampireGirl AVampireGirl 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 29

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    She's more of a sister to me but I'm really scared I might mess up do something and lose her just like the rest. She's my best friend and I don't wanna lose her but sometimes I...
    smilezlove143 smilezlove143 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    I'm scared of death because I may not get a second chance to find love. That's why I am TRYING to be as happy as I can in my life. ~I vow to keep living and loving!~
    LoneWolf2001 LoneWolf2001 13-15, F Mar 30

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    I'm scared of rejection and people pushing me away, and because people do that sometimes, I often tend to push other people away until the person who pushed me away first, welcomes...
    cindykaatt cindykaatt 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 30

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    it was most deadly movement of my life up to now me and my family along with my uncles family and friends family we all went to vacation in Sikkim there we hired a SUV ,we went to...
    Dnaruto Dnaruto 13-15, M Mar 31

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    I am 16 and I still sleep with the light on. I not so much scared of the dark, I am scared of what might happen in the dark. I have no control. I do not want to get over this fear...
    KeiraRhiann KeiraRhiann 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 1

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    This traffic light inside my head Is always green and never red. My thoughts, my dreams and all my fears They all speed past my listening ears. I close my eyes to block it out But...
    jaylawr jaylawr 16-17, F Apr 2

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    I scared. I'm scared of losing any more weight, but scared of gaining more at the same time. I was diagnosed with anorexia, and I always throw up everything i had eaten. what...
    roseinsurvival roseinsurvival 13-15 Apr 4

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    I am currently in a relationship with my girlfriend (let's call her A) and we are madly in love... The thing is that I've tried once to tell my mom that I was in love with A...
    DemonSauce DemonSauce 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    I have this awful phobia of it and it's really effecting my life, I've been going to a psychologist who tells me I'm not schizophrenic but despite that I still think I am! I just...
    meaghan334 meaghan334 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 6

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    RobbLau RobbLau 26-30, M Apr 7

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    I am scared of many things. But right now, I am scared of my depression coming back, from oozing its way back into my mind. From returning to its home, which is still recovering...
    BunnyGruff BunnyGruff 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 8