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I Am Scared of Tornadoes

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 1, 2008

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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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I love tornadoes because they're beautiful and awesome and an amazing sight to see or if you never really seen one before. I don't like the tornadoes on how destructive they are...
    KiaraTheLioness KiaraTheLioness 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 1

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    absolutely hate tornadoes.
    lonewolf4510 lonewolf4510 13-15, F Oct 14

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    It never really occurred to me that my teachers could be a danger to me or anyone around me until the day I graduated from Primary school. I saw this teacher(who never taught me...
    AbyssalSilence AbyssalSilence 13-15, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I'm in a seriouse relationship with this wonderful man who means the world to me, and who loves me very much. I've been torturing myself with doubts and fears. You see, I have a...
    Emilia94 Emilia94 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 5

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    We were distant. For the past 2 weeks I barely saw her and barely messaged her. I don't want to lose her. I don't want to be alone. I'm sorry for my imperfections. If only I...
    SomeGuy322 SomeGuy322 16-17, M 4 days ago

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    I am scared, I need to change jobs and although the change is needed and I want it I can't help but feel like this is going to ruin things. I am scared that I will hate it, that I...
    charlieedwards charlieedwards 18-21, M Oct 9

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    I am so tired. These past few months it has gotten worse. I don't know how to behave around new people or people I barely know, especially those I feel inferior around. That counts...
    haroni haroni 22-25, F Oct 14

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    I haven't been on in a while, because I tried to kill myself and ended up pretty bad. But I'm not dead, so it was a waste of time. I'm scared of myself now, and I'm scared about...
    Rubyrooo Rubyrooo 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 2

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    I'm scared of losing everything again. I have been through some of the worst things possible and I have come a long way from all that. I'm doing so well. I've been clean and sober...
    angelwings1998 angelwings1998 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 6

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    First off, I'm going to start this out by saying I had an abortion about 5 years ago, you was not there to experience why I had one, so don't judge me for my actions. I was almost...
    Wvgirl20 Wvgirl20 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 7

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    I'm going to the doctors tomorrow...:( because I cut myself to deep and my mom found out, so she's getting me some help:/ first she looked at me like I was stupid, then a little...
    jeyhere jeyhere 13-15, F 2 Responses Oct 7

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    I went to the doctors with my throat thinking it was tonsillitis. They've told me I need to go back tomorrow. It's apparently important. As my previous post states I make myself...
    kadesxx kadesxx 18-21, F Oct 8

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    I not exactly scared of the Ebola virus. But I'm scared for the world. The Ebola virus is spreading throughout Africa super fast and there might be a new case of it in Australia! I...
    SweetWolf2 SweetWolf2 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 9

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    What's there to be scared of? I lost love. It only cleaved my heart and soul in two, and left me nothing but a husk of a person... no joy, no happiness, no reason to exist. Yea...
    unluckE unluckE 31-35, M 1 Response Oct 9

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    I really like my friend. I think I falling in love with her but I don't want to because I'm scared. She's my first female crush and already I'm having these feelings. I want to be...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 14

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    There's several things I am scared! I'm scared to lose my bf who is locked up & I don't hear from him much or his family or friends! Nothing happening, according to his letter I...
    ncsweetfem ncsweetfem 36-40, F Oct 15

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    Im scared, away from home along ways. I miss having family to talk me about the stupid **** on tv and the **** my mom would read on the internet or my family at the fire...
    Cbh004 Cbh004 18-21, M Oct 17

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    So, even though I broke it off, I am still scared of my now ex. When we were together he would try to get me alone with him... When we were alone he would start kissing me and...
    xxbrokengirl98xx xxbrokengirl98xx 13-15, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    I'm so scared i'm going to lose my mum she got a lesion taken off her finger and the doctor said it was precancerous so they got it before anything developed but what if they're...
    ccher95 ccher95 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I'm scared of everything...the dark because it manifests itself into creatures, boys because of their abusive tendencies, the thunder and wind because of how loud it violently...
    Quackimaducky Quackimaducky 16-17, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    i'm so scared of growing up. i don't want to leave school... i know i'll miss seeing people everyday, and i'll be so scared to leave my hometown for university
    artandtravel artandtravel 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    ok so i messed up on the last post and i think i should explain this better. i have murdered my cat. i regret this more than anything. i'm scared to be in my own home.. this...
    jessicarislund jessicarislund 13-15, F 6 Responses 2 days ago

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    I'm so scared of war. I can't imagine how horrible it must to be to live in a country thats in war. How much fear people must fear everyday. I feel so unsafe.. I don't want to live...
    lunachi lunachi 22-25, F Sep 30

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    I'm bi and I haven't told anyone except my boyfriend and a friend because I told her I have a crush on her. I haven't told my best friend of 11 years. I'm scared that if I tell her...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 1

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    The more time I am alone, the more I realize some things. You'd think I'd tell myself this relationship was no good for me, but I'm not. The reason why we are struggling is obvious...
    WingsofTime WingsofTime 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 2

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    Well of course I am! That would be pretty silly if I loved someone, lost them and life continued normally. I am so scared of losing the people that mean the most to me. I love them...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M Oct 2

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    I saw horror dreams most of the time and woke up suddenly. When I looked at the watch for timing then its a 3 am in the clock. I am feeling scared at 3 am.
    Jms04 Jms04 18-21, M Oct 5

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    I'm really scared of darkness for some reason. it would be pitch black dark in my room where i cant see anything. I turn on a light fast. i cant sleep in the dark unless if i'm...
    Hotspicychilli23 Hotspicychilli23 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 5

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    Anytime I have to wait it feels like forever. Every minute feels like an hour. Waiting is the worst! I don't wait all that often but when I do I get nervous and scared about what I...
    laurenstone97 laurenstone97 16-17, F 8 Responses Oct 7

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    It was a while ago but I still remember it vividly and I'm scared it'll happen again... I wonder if this has happened to anyone else. About 1-2 years ago I was sleeping, as anyone...
    Kaylauna Kaylauna 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 7

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    It would be incredibly helpful if someone could reply to this and help me a bit? Thx xx. I have an adopted cousin who is currently 14. He sort of has "issues"? Anyway, he is...
    PandaGirlx PandaGirlx 13-15, F 2 Responses Oct 8

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    im so scared im gonna fail my exam, but ive been doing everything. im doing my best if i failed who else can pass?
    posh02 posh02 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 9

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    even too scared to talk to anyone. what am i doing here?
    deleted deleted 26-30 Oct 9

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    Finishing college has been the main goal in my like for a while now. When I graduated in May the feeling of accomplishing my goal was such a great feeling. However, now after a few...
    oness123 oness123 22-25, F