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I Am Scared of Life

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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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    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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    I hate to admit it, but I really am.... If there's a god, I'll go to hell. If there isn't then I'd be worshipping one for no reason. I'm just scared to waste my life away believing...
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    I don't get bullied, I have a lot of really good friends, I don't give a crap about what people care about me, and I love all of my classes. I just don't know why i'm scared to go...
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    I cannot exist without him. I don't think he can exist without me either. The problem is he doesn't even feel like existing. I don't want him to feel like a burden on me. His...
    WingsofTime WingsofTime 22-25, F Aug 10

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    Death is Inevitable so if your worried about death dying your clearly focused on the wrong things. No one said life is promised to any man. We just feel invincible.
    heyyo1234 heyyo1234 22-25, M Aug 14

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    claireosb claireosb 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 15

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    I just feel like dying right now.. As you all know im a lesbian. There was this boy who kept asking me out at uni. I kept on rejecting him and i finally told him the about my...
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    heythereandrea heythereandrea 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 4

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    TargetAimShootKill TargetAimShootKill 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 7

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    Everyday for the past four years, I have been scared. It has basically just been my mom, brother, and I, and I became my mom's confidante when I was 13. I had to grow up really...
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    I'm new here woo. I've only seen a couple posts but I thought it'd be good just posting about my life, its just crazy as hell. I'll just start off with a little about my childhood...
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    prettyface1 prettyface1 46-50, F 5 Responses a week ago

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    I don't know what people do in circumstances where they have to decide an important decision in life. I for one is thinking of moving out from this city to another city. For what...
    maryjaneb maryjaneb 26-30, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    everythingwillbealright everythingwillbealright 13-15, F Aug 3

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    sarahbanksx sarahbanksx 16-17, F Aug 6

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    unbreakable2014 unbreakable2014 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 7

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    Seaaaturtle Seaaaturtle 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 9

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    DrowningInPain2 DrowningInPain2 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 10

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    I'm so scared of the dark! I can't even watch a movie where there is people in the dark without being scared lol
    Mikesmithg1 Mikesmithg1 16-17, M 2 Responses Aug 12

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    saralu923 saralu923 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 15

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    I was thinking about leaving EP again, so that I can focus on my writing projects, without distracting myself on here so much. However, something happened tonight that changed my...
    FrozenGuy FrozenGuy 51-55, M 3 Responses Aug 16

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    i am always scared to go to sleep cause i'm scared that im going to close my eyes and open them and see a ghost or spirit there. idk i've watched too many scary movies and i have a...
    flowerqueenx flowerqueenx 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 16

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    My boyfriend and I are moving in together soon and we're talking about marriage. I am scared that I am not going to be the wife that he wants because I'm not like his mom whom he...
    dn930 dn930 18-21, F Aug 17

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