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I Am Scared of Life

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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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    Most of time, I'm happy.

    But sometimes I feel very scared and unstable. I am trying my best to recognize what's given to me and appreciate what I have. Maybe I'm trying too hard. It gets to me sometimes and that I feel very alone and scared. It helps to speak it out loud. Well, I wish I was close to my...
    Emily712 Emily712 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 28

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    Challenges

    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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