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I Am Scared of Tornadoes

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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...
    TornadoStar TornadoStar 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 1

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    absolutely hate tornadoes.
    lonewolf4510 lonewolf4510 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    I am so scared it has the same signs as the flue so their is going to be people slowing down the hospital with just the flu and people with real emergencies will have to weight
    courtney19999 courtney19999 13-15, F 2 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    I am so scared about whats going to happen in the future. Im scared of getting older, I'm scared of the fear of getting sick, I'm scared of getting an illness that will change...
    behappy4 behappy4 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 19

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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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    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...
    Thisismynickname Thisismynickname 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 22

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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 5 days ago

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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 Sep 21

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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 Sep 21

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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 Sep 21

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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 Sep 22

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    Suicidal have been haunting me for as long as i could remember. So does depression. I knew something was wrong with me but i couldn't say a word. I was scared. The society around...
    alexyay alexyay 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 27

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    There is this older man whom my parents who very well.. However i am very scared of him.. He gives me very weird perverted looks and always tries too touch me.. Im too scared to...
    believexo believexo 16-17, F Sep 27

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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 5 days ago

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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 4 days ago

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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 2 days ago

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    I am not a social person to go out side and talk to someone. Let alone a guy I was the person in high school that you never knew because I had no friends. And I am not joking...
    BrainLoading BrainLoading 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 21

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    I'm so scared of what's happened, at least I had some News of what's been happening, but now it's all dark, I have nothing, and I just keep sitting here hoping that up return.
    Verix Verix 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 21

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    I was dating this guy who had a really bad temper. Sometimes he was fine, others times, he was in a bad mood. The first time, he went off on me in a public, after a minor...
    caramelcuteness caramelcuteness 26-30, F Sep 22

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    My good friend told our school SAC counseled about me worrying him and that he wasn't sure if I'm okay. I didn't go to school today but I'm scared to go in tomorrow because what if...
    kelsey0616 kelsey0616 13-15, F Sep 22

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    Today when I was cycling home theri was a huge storm and I had to cycle trough some fields. A tree 200 meters away from me got struck by lightning and it scared me too death.
    gomega98 gomega98 16-17, M 1 Response Sep 24

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    Right now I'm scared. Someone help me.
    Shadowphaxx Shadowphaxx 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 25

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    I can't take it when them, even though I can tell that the thunder is coming, I will get scared and just want to cry... And I would go into the closet and stay there until I fall...
    KatieP767 KatieP767 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 26

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    Still 18 and two years well into University. Still scared of the dark.
    Superfastjelly Superfastjelly 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 26

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    Why didn't I just let him kiss me tonight ... :( He was holding me so tight I fell my body melting next to his . Am afraid that once he kisses me I will love him and never want...
    Verano93 Verano93 36-40, F 2 Responses Sep 27

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    So not too long ago, I was just sitting. The. Out of nowhere, my dog just comes up on the couch. It scared the living daylight a out of me!
    1DarkBeauty 1DarkBeauty 13-15, F Sep 27