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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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    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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    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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    But it is. Everyday I wake up I think about my past. I can't move forward mentally. My brain is so consumed with my past self (childhood). I experienced so many trials as a kid...
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    I'm scared of... probably hundreds of things in this world. Many of these fear came from my past, came from random moments and others were just because I had them. And most of them...
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    Yup I get scared. I get scared after watch scary movies at night and I get scared when I go on a night time walk. My biggest fear is being replaced. I hate it but I can't help it...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 5

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    ^ Of the results of my actions today and of never finding a significant other. I acted without thinking and did not handle a situation with my usual tact and grace. I'm scared of...
    Shiznitone Shiznitone 22-25, M Nov 11

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    Well here I am, back again and updating this topic. I have had a couple of weeks to give more thought to my life - am I happy with it at the moment?...... No! I feel restricted. My...
    tcennoC tcennoC 51-55, M 2 Responses Nov 12

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    A month ago, someone I know well passed away, I attended his funeral and we took him to the grave and I saw the whole ceremony till we closed the grave. Very strange feeling to...
    zolito zolito 31-35, M 2 Responses Nov 1

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    Its that wonderful thing we call fear...again! It must be! It surely is the only answer to explain constant procrastination. I have noticed ( not sure if you have ;) that it doesn...
    LifeOfARoseCat LifeOfARoseCat 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 9

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    I'm very lost right now. & I've been feeling so alone and depressed for the past month or so. I met this guy last year & we instantly hit it off. We became best friends and he...
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    I can relate to this COMPLETELY... I found this story and copied a snippet from it… I have changed it a little bit cos some of it is not true but I changed it to the truth and...
    Misscoconut Misscoconut 16-17, F Nov 13

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    Its awful, feeling this way. Im TERRIFIED of being in a relationship. I'm scared that I will be played. I'm scared that I'll never be good enough, or pretty enough. When did this...
    Shanyyyy18 Shanyyyy18 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 13

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    Scared is a ******* understatement. Heartbreakingly terrified is much more accurate. Trying to picture a life without you is like trying to picture life without the wheel, or water...
    DanBurnett DanBurnett 16-17, M 1 Response Oct 23

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    I'm scared of falling in love. I'm scared of being friends. I'm scared of talking. I'm scared if social interaction because what if they judge me
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    It's not the actual dying I'm scared of, everyone dies, but it's the sadness people will feel when I'm gone, I cry everytime I think about it, what if it die while I'm young, I can...
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    soooo idk why i thought it would be a good idea to ask my dad about god's return and **** but like, he told me about this prophet who lived a long time ago and had a three part...