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I Am Scared of Tornadoes

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 93 People

    Fascinating And Scary

    I am both fascinated and scared by tornadoes. Watching thier destruction is fascinating but the thought of being in one is scary. One of my biggest fears is that Im be in a tornado and its going to rip the roof off my house, suck me out into the air and I either get impaled with...
    groundshaker groundshaker 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 2, 2012

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    My Only Physical Fear

    I can't describe how terrified I am of tornadoes. They are really the only physical thing I'm scared of. I can't even believe how much they haunt me. Whenever I have a nightmare, usually tornadoes are involved. And if I see even a suspicious cloud, I freak out in my mind and have...
    SweetbriarPoet SweetbriarPoet 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 1, 2008

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    Warning Sirens

    I live in a tornado-ripe area, and when I hear those warning sirens, I FREAK. I've been in 3 tornadoes, and they terrify me. I hear the sirens and I run straight for the bathroom, climb into the tub, cover myself with pillows and just cry my eyes out. I always call everyone I...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 11, 2011

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    Scared

    i was at school when we had a tornado warning and my mom was at home and when we came out of the hall all we saw was white we couldnt see anything so i was scared for my mom and dad
    usaeagle usaeagle 13-15 1 Response Aug 27, 2009

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    They Really Freak Me Out

    i've never actually experienced a tornado, but the thought of it terrifies me, especially after all the crazy weather patterns of this summer. areas that hardly ever see tornadoes got them. my town was under tornado watch once in early august, it was the scariest thing...
    runnagirrl runnagirrl 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 5, 2008

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    Divine Intervention

    I was inside a church when I was little. The church was being cleaned and all the suction was lost from the vacuums, I can't remember who's idea it was to go and look outside. Blow me down there was a tornado heading right for us, it then crossed the road and swallowed someones...
    gossiper222 gossiper222 36-40 1 Response Nov 30, 2008

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    My Fear Of Tornadoes

    I have a deathly fear of tornadoes. It has an iron grip on my life and won't let go......... And it's driving me insane....... There is a moderate risk of severe storms about 150-200 miles away to my west as I speak for tomorrow, and I am fearing the worst....... Is there...
    tatersalad22 tatersalad22 13-15 1 Response Mar 1, 2012

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    That's the Siren, People!

    I have been on campus during tornado warnings.  There is a siren that goes off.  That means you're supposed to take cover stat because a tornado has been spotted.  Everyone was walking around like nothing was going on.  They closed the library during one of...
    Sncats Sncats 26-30, F Jun 12, 2009

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    April, 1967 - "I Don't Like This..."

    1967 was a freaky year. First the blizzard in January. We barely got rid of that when... Spring dawned warm and sticky. Too hot for April. But there was supposed to be showers that would break the heat - we hoped. On the way home from school, I kept glancing at the western sky...
    MaryJanine MaryJanine 56-60, F 1 Response Aug 16, 2013

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    In Which I Deal With My Fear By Writing In A Humorous Fashion ;)

    Okay, so a couple months ago we had this epic Tornado Warning,  and afterward I couldn't sleep. So I wrote this! Also, thanks to my awesome BF for texting me early in the morning to warn me and thus providing this amusing opportunity ------ Tornado warning.  Cue the adrenaline...
    SoConfusified SoConfusified 18-21 Apr 17, 2012

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    My Greatest Fear

    Self-diagnosed Lilapsophobia, obviously a fear of tornadoes (and hurricanes). I have been terrified of tornadoes since I was a very very young age and I have never actually been through one. I've only ever seen them in video footage. My thoughts go out to those who lost loved...
    CuteInChaos CuteInChaos 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 28, 2011

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    Afraid Of Tornadoes

    After living in the Midwest for a year I became afraid of tornadoes. I would hardly sleep when there were bad storms in the spring and summer. Even though we moved back to CA I was still afraid of them. We went to TX once and they dot even har basements there!:( because of the...
    IngridMuller IngridMuller 22-25, F Jul 3, 2013

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    I feel like that there no way

    that I can protect myself from a Tornado. I don't have a basement, so they say to go to the bathroom if there's a Tornado. I don't feel like a bathroom will protect me from a Tornado. The bathroom downstairs doesn't even have a bathtub in it. Sometimes I feel like I have a...
    moose73630 moose73630 16-17, M 2 Responses Mar 9

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    Ugh, No Way

    I don't think I could live somewhere so dangerous. I wouldn't want a tornado to tear down my house while I'm sleepin'. Worse yet, tear down my house at all and i have to get evacuated. That would suck. I would be homeless.
    LylaRocks LylaRocks 26-30, F Oct 3, 2008

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    I'm Scared of Tomatoes Too!!!

    They are plain nasty raw.  Not to mention poisonous!  They poisoned people for years when served on pewter dishes.  The only good tomato is one that has been cooked down and turned into a red sauce!   Uh, oh, tornadoes!  Oh yeah, those are bad too.
    acgreenknight acgreenknight 41-45, M 8 Responses Sep 5, 2008

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    It sounds silly since I'm only 20, but I'm scared of growing older. I'm scared of increasing health threats as my age gets older, scared of wrinkles scared of getting bigger if I...
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    I am so scared of people, you have no idea! Everytime someone I don't know comes up to me I start to get very fidgety and scared. When the dreaded "hello" comes I either try to...
    IcedOverHeart IcedOverHeart 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 28

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    PLEASE HELP :My twin is with me (we share a room) and I want to tell her I'm gay but I'm scared.. I'm not scared to tell her, I'm scared that she will tell others, I have told her...
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    I am scared to sleep. My bf touches me in my sleep. I wake up terrified and unsure what to do. Last time I jumped awake. He says I woke him up from me jumping awake... It scares...
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    I'm Terrified Of Dying . I Have Had Anxiety over this . Thinking about dying makes me question why I'm here I. The first place if I'm just going to die . I'm scared . What if I don...
    MbVG MbVG 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 24

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    I am so scared of getting attached to people. I think my past relationships with people have ****** me >.< I don't know. I did date an abusive guy (I don't talk about it a lot...
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    weirdalex21 weirdalex21 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 30

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    blueeyesx0 blueeyesx0 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 31

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    I'm scared of what happens after we die.
    PuroGTO PuroGTO 13-15, M Sep 1

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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...
    left4deadspace left4deadspace 16-17, M Sep 2

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    I once was scared of failure, disappointment in myself. It caused me to go stagnate. Now I am scared of not trying. A catch 22, how can I experience any failure or disappointment...
    MorningBreeze MorningBreeze 56-60, F Sep 2

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    SomeGuy322 SomeGuy322 16-17, M Sep 3

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    I recently got out of a relationship last month. Ironically it only lasted for a month like my mom said it was just a summer romance. I didn't really believe it was true and then I...
    andreaespe andreaespe 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    I'm scared of failure, I'm scared of talking to people and I have no idea how to survive last year of university
    qlara qlara 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Im so ****** Scared!!! Im so sleeptt but in scareddddd i cant close my eyesss! Do i wake up my mom or something!?!
    EverMoree EverMoree 13-15, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I am scared of the dark..sometimes. I don't mind it if I'm talking with someone or if I have someone with me but, when I'm alone I get scared. I always let my thoughts get out of...
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot 16-17, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    It's my boyfriends nans birthday dinner tomorrow night and I am so scared because his brothers girlfriend is going to be there and she doesn't like me for no reason at all! I'm...
    behappy4 behappy4 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I am so scared of relationships and getting in too deep that I have become emotionally detached to men and I am able to just use them for sex and nothing more. I don't get attached...
    anonymousaquarious anonymousaquarious 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 25

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    My mom just had a biopsy done because her doctor found "a lot of very abnormal cells" from her last pap smear, she has been feeling like crap lately too and they are almost...
    RachelMGodwin RachelMGodwin 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 27

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    Met when I was 17 moved in with him practically straight away. We moved into our own place after a year and have both been through uni and had several jobs after. We've been...
    Bpdomg Bpdomg 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 27

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    I got depression I cut myself I lost my job and I don't know how to tell my parents who are away on holiday what can I do :( im scared I'll be thrown out
    Mustangkid2018 Mustangkid2018 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 27

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    Sometime in the spring of last year I began talking with someone I'd been friends with on Facebook. We'd joined the same group at one point and just made the odd comments on...
    Ribsy83 Ribsy83 31-35, F 4 Responses Aug 28

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    Yes, i know this is weird to most of you but i am truly scared, disgusted, and completely uninterested in relationships. Ever since I can remember I have been putting people in...
    Lunawoofy Lunawoofy 18-21 1 Response Aug 28

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    Whenever I go in the dark I get too scared and I think someone is following me I suddenly see back ..... Is it normal and why it happen it to me?
    ahmadiscrazy ahmadiscrazy 13-15, M 1 Response Aug 29

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    I'm scared to lose the one I love again
    Angel2345 Angel2345 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 30

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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...
    nikkiF90 nikkiF90 22-25, F 4 Responses Aug 31

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    i dont want to do it.i prefer to die....i know its my last chance...but i cant....im scared of dying while surgery... :"(
    00roshana00 00roshana00 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 2

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    15. I'm just scared if having to wake up everyday and face reality.
    justinbartolome justinbartolome 13-15, M Sep 2

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