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I Am Scared of Life

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 24 People

    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, 2014

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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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    I am super paranoid when it comes to health. So cancer is one of my worst fears. It's become so bad that when I get a pimple I get scared that I might have a disease. One time my...
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    anestacia anestacia 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 30, 2014

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    I'm scared of losing my 2 awesome little dogs, one of them is kinda starting to get old. Though she is very active. The youngest one is really active and she really likes me, she...
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    Britt4ny Britt4ny 70+, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Correction; I'm scared of falling in love again. I'm scared of the heartbreak that will come when we break up out of nowhere, I'm scared of getting too used and attached to him...
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    Brokenandvulnerable Brokenandvulnerable 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    This is my emotional dump. I usually do not talk to people about my depression. I feel like no matter how many hugs I recieve, or comforting words I hear, only I can pull myself...
    WhoAml WhoAml 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    I am really scare and depressed .I may be smiling in the outside but in the inside i am just slowly breaking and falling apart .Last year since I gotten depression it really hit me...
    Appolo123 Appolo123 16-17, M 5 days ago

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    i'm scared. i am scared to count on him. he doesnt take care of himself. i cant change that. but we need to help each other. will it work? i will be alone in the apartment most of...
    kpl2014 kpl2014 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    lostgirl2001 lostgirl2001 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    alexxvaunlennon101 alexxvaunlennon101 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 4

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    Mustangkid2020 Mustangkid2020 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 4

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    I'm embarrassed of how scared I am to come out as bi... to even my best friend who knows me better than anyone. I'm scared that when I finally do, everyone will say they already...
    EileenDover EileenDover 22-25, F Jan 8

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    Never be scared to fall in love especially when the person shares qualities you find attractive. Being scared I borderline pathetic because you are stopping you self from pursuing...
    Deuz Deuz 18-21, M Jan 12

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    Lol. I have just noticed when I am scared I am clingy to everyone in my home even my dogs. I just want to hug someone. I am so scared.
    Scaredmonster Scaredmonster 16-17, F 1 Response