I Am Scared of Thunder

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 103 People


    It still freaks me out. Whenever I see lightning flash, I still slap my palms over my ears, anticipating some loud, scary boom in the distance...
    paperalias paperalias
    22-25, F
    Nov 30, 2007

    Not so much scared as startled by.

    I can never quite prepare for it...even when I see the flash of lightning and know to expect it, a loud clap always makes me jump and yell expletives.
    ShesAVeryKinkyGirl ShesAVeryKinkyGirl
    26-30, F
    1 Response May 9, 2014


    Ever since I was little, I have been afraid of thunder.  I don't know why.  But, everytime I hear thunder, my first reaction is to hide.  I know it is a beautiful sound to others, but for me it is a deep pounding of fear in my heart.  Thunder isn't bad, but it...
    hobbitt192002 hobbitt192002
    26-30, F
    Aug 6, 2007

    I love lightning but am scared of thunder.

    when I was three my dad left me home alone in a bad storm so he could go get plastered. I woke up to thunder shaking the house violently. ever since then, thunder has not been my friend. it sucks.
    briannarenee briannarenee
    18-21, F
    Aug 10, 2014

    its pretty bad out there

    and I can't sleep........I'm shaking like a leaf....anyone here know a way to shut it out?
    TaeFox TaeFox
    18-21, M
    Apr 13, 2015


    its weird i love to watch lightning, but am absolutely terrified of thunder.
    equineflower equineflower
    18-21, F
    Apr 23, 2012

    LA tierra verde se ha entregado a todo lo

    amarillo, oro, cosechas, terrones, hojas, grano, pero cuando el otoño se levanta con su estandarte extenso eres tú la que veo, es para mi tu cabellera la que reparte las espigas. Veo los monumentos de antigua piedra rota, pero si toco la cicatriz de piedra tu cuerpo me...
    utumomatabien utumomatabien
    41-45, F
    Nov 12, 2015

    Me Too.

    I love the rain, but I HATE thunder. It's not a carry-over of a childhood fear, either. Thunder didn't bother me as a child, but at some point it started really scaring me. When it's thundering I feel very small and vulnerable. The noise itself startles me and it makes things...
    journeyfulloflaughter journeyfulloflaughter
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Sep 28, 2007

    Thunder Rolls

    I recently moved to Dublin Geogia and the weather here is intense !!! The thunder rolls across the sky ,Loud and rumbbling , Cool and very scary. was only here 10 days and we had our first tonado .
    madamlupus madamlupus
    Jun 30, 2008

    Silly, I Know

    I too am afraid of thunderstorms, a childhood fear that has obviously continued. It feels so silly, because it's the sound of thunder that terrifies me. Obviously thunder can't harm you. But, whenever it starts I can feel this dread beneath my skin...and I also panic about...
    brokenxtooxoften brokenxtooxoften
    22-25, F
    1 Response Aug 9, 2007

    Curls Up!!

    I know it's only thunder and lightning but still it scares me. When it strucks at night i curl up next to my husband of jump on him. He has to hold me tight and close my ears. It's really weird, thought I would have outgrown it by now...
    shygirlbi shygirlbi
    31-35, F
    Jun 16, 2013

    Scine I Was Little

    when i lived in Oklahoma we had loads of aggressive storms and when i was little my house was struck by lightning and ever since then i have a horrible fear of thunder and lightning. but i have been out side during a storm and when i heard the thunder i just froze. in the end my...
    misaka12 misaka12
    16-17, F
    1 Response Sep 21, 2013

    It Unsettle Me So Much...................

    if i dislike one thing in this entire universe more than anything else it has to be thunder and rain......................!!!!!! i am intrigued by the fact that i am so vulnerable to its effects and how the innocent rain which gives happiness and excitement to the mortal world...
    snuffal snuffal
    26-30, F
    Jan 7, 2012
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