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I Am Scared of Men

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    I Keep Them At A Distance - I am so scared of screwing up my life AGAIN by getting into a relationship with a man who will assist me in ruining my life that I close myself off...
    semihippiechic semihippiechic 31-35, F 3 Responses Jun 17, 2010

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    Yeah - I read  "The Game" and "manhood101", where relationships are simple matters of conquest. There is no trust, there is no connection. Only sex. I know that men are different...
    Mdear Mdear 18-21, F 25 Responses Feb 17, 2011

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    I don't understand... Whenever I am alone with an adult male I get extremely nervous and do everything I can to stay away. My "mom" has been dating a guy for like 5+ and I am no...
    Wiltedleaves Wiltedleaves 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 1, 2013

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    Bit By Bit I Am Overcoming The Fears - it has been slow and painful overcoming fears about men and intimacy... there are still times I struggle and then pick up and its ok... I...
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals 36-40, F Jun 21, 2011

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    I Had To Admit - well if any of you have read my stories you will know I have a lot of passion deep down in side of me. Yet iam really a shy person. i have never had a partner...
    wendyyellowpink wendyyellowpink 36-40, F 5 Responses Jan 2, 2011

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    Terribly Afraid Of Men - I've been very afraid of men since I can remember. I did have abuse from my parents in every way, but sexually. I did have a bad encounter with a female...
    littleblacksheepgirl littleblacksheepgirl 36-40, F 1 Response May 23, 2012

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    Male Afraid Of Men - As a young boy, I was brutally sexually abused regularly for several years by my father and because of this I have a fear of all men. I feel panicky and like...
    colt576 colt576 41-45 2 Responses Mar 20, 2012

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    I'm Only A Little Scared... - I warm up to women better... It's much easier for me to talk with a woman rather than a man in any situation. I can't really explain why. It could be...
    WiltingBlossom WiltingBlossom 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 14, 2010

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    Maybe I'm Not Really Scared of Men - I came to a realization today concerning the question of men, and how i believe myself to be afraid of them. I thought it over and have...
    NaomiZero NaomiZero 26-30, F 11 Responses Apr 22, 2009

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    I'm Afraid Of Men - I've been feeling this way and I can't think of any childhood memories or reasons in particular that would explain how I got to this point.. I think what freaks...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 4, 2013

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    Freaked Out By Men - Men scare me. I don't know why. On a conscious level, I know that they're human just like me. A lot of them are lovely and very nice. I get along with men...
    LostTraveller LostTraveller 26-30, F 31 Responses May 24, 2007

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    Only The Drunk Ones - Every time I see a drunk man my stomach ties up in knots, I start to sweat, and my heart feels like it's getting squeezed. I start to feel uncomfortable in...
    abigail12 abigail12 18-21 Aug 7, 2011

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    Never Safe Around Men... - I am terrified to be around men. mostly grown men but also men my own age. i was.... in a situation that scared me very deeply. and ever since then i...
    RazerWolfFang RazerWolfFang 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 13, 2013

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    I Want To Be Married But I'm Afraid Of Men - I am 34 and want to be married and have a lifelong companion. My parents have a great marriage and so do my sisters. I am so fearful of...
    jgfh2835 jgfh2835 31-35 5 Responses Apr 3, 2010

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    How Do I Start? - I'm 18 years old. I just got out of secondary school and am now in university. I should be in the fun, exciting years of my life. But i cant seem to get anywhere...
    onegirl18 onegirl18 18-21 3 Responses Jun 21, 2009

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    Men Terrify Me! - I have never been great around guys and now it has become even more of a challenge for me. I started a serious relationship with this guy when I was 16. He was...
    AFallenStar AFallenStar 18-21, F 5 Responses Oct 26, 2012

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    Never told this to anyone before- So I just turned 13 when this happened , about 3 yrs ago you, know the awkward and insecure stage.well it was summertime and my mom bought me and...
    hiddenbird hiddenbird 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 25

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    Am Not Sure When I Began To Be Afraid - Am not quite sure when i began to be so afraid of guys, but maybe i have been afraid of guys because of my dad. Growing up, my...
    kudos2010 kudos2010 26-30, F 3 Responses Nov 18, 2010

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    Him - There is one man I am not afraid of. Also, I'm not afraid of some priests I've known. And little boys are great.
    Ste11aeres Ste11aeres 26-30, F Oct 28, 2012

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    I Never Used To Be -  i guess having one of my guy "friends" stick his hand up my shirt when i was 12 affected me more than i thought. i still cant believe it, he was 4 years...
    kittycat101303 kittycat101303 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 1, 2010

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    Brand New To Dealing With Men - I'm in my mid-20s, I grew up in a cult that I recently left, and I'm relatively attractive. I don't know how to deal with men, or more importantly...
    beautyandlife beautyandlife 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 22, 2012

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    Jitters. - Was sexually harassed by a much older, bigger boy when I was young. And then I moved to a new city. And I was harassed by boys for three years straight for being "ugly...
    Fuzzies Fuzzies 56-60, M Sep 5, 2012

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    i am terrified of most men. my own father makes me extremely uncomfortable. i dont know why i feel this way. i used to be the type of girl who got along better with guys. now... im...
    deathbecomesher89 deathbecomesher89 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 26

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    Idk What To Do - I am afraid of my future..for many reasons. Im afraid of men...many things that happened to me in the past has caused me to be so scared. I cant look them in the...
    kikuko kikuko 16-17 1 Response Dec 30, 2011

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    How To Start .. - This is a bit difficult for me, because im dutch so i hope you all understand my story. I have never told anyone this, and hope i can do it now. My name is Lauren...
    iwillbehere iwillbehere 16-17 2 Responses May 3, 2013

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    Traumatized - People define me as a good-looking person. I actually like the way I look a lot too. However I am terrified by men. I can be friendly with guys, they can even become...
    Seaad Seaad 22-25 Dec 28, 2011

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    I Feel Like There's Something Wrong With Me - I am 20 years old and I am scared of men. I have never been abused nor have I had any sort of problems with men. Yet I am scared of...
    Iirys Iirys 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 11, 2013

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    It Makes Me Shake -     When I was 5 I met my best friend the first day of Kindergarten. The same year, my older brother also met his best friend. Now I am 17, two...
    whitedragon2 whitedragon2 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 30, 2009

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    A Different Type Of Scared - I'm not scared of men to the point that I can't have male friends, and am afraid for my life or anything. I'm more imtimidated than truely afraid. I am...
    XioBlue XioBlue 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 31, 2011

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    I'm So Scared Of Being Being In A Relationship With A Man. - Right, I just have to say that I do not hate men, I greatly crave being with a man intimatly but I am having a real...
    bubblegum84 bubblegum84 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 19, 2010

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    Scared Of Guys - I am 20 years old and feel completely scared and insecure near boys, especially those I like. I am afraid they look at me and think I am ugly. It's hard for me to...
    WesternWind WesternWind 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 1, 2011

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    Something's Not Right - I'm 30 years old and I've gradually realized that I am afraid of men. I can't stand men's stares and advances. They make me feel ambushed and unprotected...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Oct 16, 2012

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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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    Paranoid, A Weirdo.. - Even of those who are very sweet, kind-hearted and feel harmless. I am no angel and I believe there are men who are even more innocent and honest than me...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 10, 2013

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    What Is This? - Recently I've become aware that I might have a fear of men. Since I'm attracted to men, and not women, this is definitely something to worry me. My background...
    exhilaration exhilaration 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 27, 2013

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    I Get Nervous - Men make me nervous, especially if I’m attracted to them. If any man take interest in me I reaction is to get as far away from them as possible. I scarcely...
    CatKK CatKK 26-30, F 3 Responses Jun 9, 2012

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    Is That The Reason? - Here goes... Ever since i was small, I have feared men, almost all in general. However i do feel attracted to them, older men, I had even believed to be in...
    GUMMIESTARS GUMMIESTARS 16-17, F Apr 17, 2013

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    Abuse - For most of my life I was overweight and boys and men would say horribly mean things to me, and my worst memory was when a boy refused to sit next to me in class because I...
    ancoolu ancoolu 18-21, F 5 Responses Dec 22, 2012

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    Why Am I Still Scared of Men? - I don't understand why I am still scared of men. I just recently ended a 4 year relationship with a man. I still find myself scared of good...
    Haniyah Haniyah 22-25 1 Response Aug 22, 2008

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    I don't know if this is normal but I'm kind of afraid of men. Not that I have a bad experience with them, but, still, they scare me. No man has treated me badly in my entire life...
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    Dating an older guy can be flat out awesome. Something about capturing the attention of an older man just makes you feel so damn special! They’re more refined and experienced...
    GiuseppeGisriel GiuseppeGisriel 41-45, M 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    I honestly believe that you can love both men and women but some people show it a lot more, men have this charm, funny, strong and caring side and women have this tender, loving...
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    Yes I do, even as a gay male I find them to be very interesting. I've never had a problem making friends with some of them, straight or gay. I think they find me non threatening...
    TanTwink TanTwink 22-25, M 4 hrs ago

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    iam totally scared of men with a movie. the name of movie was :hush.girls shouldnt scream.......it was about a girl killed a man.her name was shirin.she killed a man in her...
    roshana93 roshana93 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    RobbLau RobbLau 26-30, M Apr 7

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    I'm scared of relationships of all kinds. This guy keeps trying to get closer to me but I keep pushing him away. I tell myself one thing mentally (go for it hang out with him) but...
    mrvitous26 mrvitous26 26-30, F Mar 16

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    I know what my man needs and that's all I worry about. As for you other men, your just s.o.l. and you'll have to find someone to look after you own needs.
    TanTwink TanTwink 22-25, M 6 hrs ago

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    Any older men want to chat with me?
    hardcountryboy1 hardcountryboy1 22-25, M 4 hrs ago

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    i get it all the time people say they understand me and i'm like how can you say that i don't even understand me at least not completely and in fact i think it's insulting to say...
    BenjaminChapman BenjaminChapman 18-21, M 1 hr ago

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