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I Am Scared of My Own Shadow

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    Yes I Am..............

    ~ I know why I am & I know the reasons why I have to move on. I just can't seem to let go of that fear. Fear of someone or something coming up behind me. I don't see or notice til it's too late & they've already grabbed me. Being abused like that is doubly terrifing...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 1, 2009

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