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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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    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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    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, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I usually try to not think about it. So i was not sure i have fear of rejection. But i have to face on this problem..now. Yes..i am scared of rejection from someone i like so bad...
    JerryJerryA JerryJerryA 31-35, F 1 Response 16 hrs ago

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    So, my ex has been messing with my current boyfriend lately and now he's saying that I was encouraging him to practically molest me when we were together.... I had panic attacks...
    xxbrokengirl98xx xxbrokengirl98xx 16-17, F 6 hrs ago

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    I'm shipping out tomorrow and I am so scared I'll be losing someone before I can get back. But it will most likely happen and I've spent so long preparing for that eventuality...
    bakeittwice bakeittwice 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 17

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    I have been in a relationship yes but I was to scared and shy so it wasn't really a relationship i had liked him for years and I missed my chances he's now gone. But anyway I got...
    anestacia anestacia 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 30, 2014

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    I am probably one of the most ambitious person you will ever meet. I have so much goals I know for a fact I am going to accomplish in my lifetime but I'm running out of time. I'm...
    onetouchpop onetouchpop 18-21, M Jan 18

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    I'm scared of losing my 2 awesome little dogs, one of them is kinda starting to get old. Though she is very active. The youngest one is really active and she really likes me, she...
    Morgee3304 Morgee3304 13-15, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I'm scared of guys I don't know why I just always have been its stopped me getting in to relationships I'm shy aswell. There is one guy I'm not scared of and he's asked me out...
    anestacia anestacia 18-21, F Dec 30, 2014

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    Its not so much scared, its more worried. We're going to have a natural birth when we get pregnant. I'm kind of high risk (I have epilepsy and anemia) so there's one thing to be...
    WildFlowerChild19 WildFlowerChild19 18-21, F Jan 4

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    Correction; I'm scared of falling in love again. I'm scared of the heartbreak that will come when we break up out of nowhere, I'm scared of getting too used and attached to him...
    Kayleehere Kayleehere 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 8

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    So I've been majorly overworking myself and spreading myself thin so obviously I got really sick. This is the third day I've been in my house with my mom and I'm scared to leave. I...
    Brokenandvulnerable Brokenandvulnerable 22-25, F Jan 19

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    I am really scare and depressed .I may be smiling in the outside but in the inside i am just slowly breaking and falling apart .Last year since I gotten depression it really hit me...
    Appolo123 Appolo123 16-17, M Jan 21

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    i'm scared. i am scared to count on him. he doesnt take care of himself. i cant change that. but we need to help each other. will it work? i will be alone in the apartment most of...
    kpl2014 kpl2014 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    My husband terrifies me when he's been drinking. He becomes incredibly nasty and has even hit me at times. He doesn't understand that I'm anxious about him drinking because of the...
    JenniBob JenniBob 26-30, F 2 Responses Dec 29, 2014

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    I have recently began watching **** , I stopped for a very long time but one day I got curious again and clicked on a video I only watched less than a min , I'm in a relationship...
    Lovelyloo Lovelyloo 22-25, F 4 Responses Dec 30, 2014

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    I am super paranoid when it comes to health. So cancer is one of my worst fears. It's become so bad that when I get a pimple I get scared that I might have a disease. One time my...
    ihatemyself24 ihatemyself24 26-30, F Jan 3

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    im a little scared. I don't get scared easily but something about this situation is ju add t making my heart beat out.
    alexxvaunlennon101 alexxvaunlennon101 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 4

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    Im scared im going to be alone for a long time im scared that i will never get to experience alot of sexual things i have been a lonely person i just dont know how to flirt or pull...
    Mustangkid2020 Mustangkid2020 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 4

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    I'm embarrassed of how scared I am to come out as bi... to even my best friend who knows me better than anyone. I'm scared that when I finally do, everyone will say they already...
    EileenDover EileenDover 22-25, F Jan 8

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    Never be scared to fall in love especially when the person shares qualities you find attractive. Being scared I borderline pathetic because you are stopping you self from pursuing...
    Deuz Deuz 18-21, M Jan 12

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    Lol. I have just noticed when I am scared I am clingy to everyone in my home even my dogs. I just want to hug someone. I am so scared.
    Scaredmonster Scaredmonster 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 16

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    Although I am lonely and crave love, I am scared of a relationship. I grew up in an extremely dysfunctional abusive family and was the scapegoat. I literally never saw my parents...
    lonelygurl92 lonelygurl92 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 19

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    You know that thing where, for days and weeks, and maybe even longer, you are strolling along in life, thinking and maybe even knowing that I think I might be doing more than okay...
    stiltcourt stiltcourt 41-45, F 7 Responses 5 days ago

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    Every time I get close to someone, I get scared and run. When I feel pleasure is near, I turn off. It's a self protection tool I use. What am I scared of?
    VanTraveller VanTraveller 51-55, F 3 days ago

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    i told my friend once "im just scared to get my heart broken..." he replied "so you break others" those 4 words hit me like a wall because a few months ago i broke his...
    classylips classylips 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 29, 2014

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    Well, perhaps scared is not quite the word. Somehow I thought it a good idea to watch the shower scene from 'Psycho' just before bed. Somehow the implied violence and the delicate...
    kennedy10505 kennedy10505 13-15, F 2 Responses Dec 29, 2014

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    Get Scared was the first band I have ever fallen deeply in love with!!! I luv their music soooooo very much and I always will!!!!!
    BandsAreMyLifeForever BandsAreMyLifeForever 13-15, F Dec 29, 2014

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    I'm crying. I hate feeling raped! I'm tired of feeling scared, not sleeping well!!!
    angkath80 angkath80 31-35, F 3 Responses Dec 30, 2014

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    I don't know why but I feel that relationship is so hard. Everyone is different and it's hard to be truly in love. I cannot imagine myself being 100% comfortable with another...
    miumiux miumiux 18-21, F 4 Responses Dec 30, 2014

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    Time 3:03am i woke up coz our house is shaking a bit then, i realized its an earthquake i grabbed my son who is sleeping and was trying to open the door, thanks God it stopped. I...
    Lakee112812 Lakee112812 36-40, F Dec 30, 2014

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    Ive been okay for a couple months but im scared of myself that im going to relaspe and i know if i do im going to relaspe terribly my parents may never let me come home but im...
    lovelyshay1 lovelyshay1 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 31, 2014

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    Its been a long time since Ive been in a relationship and every relationship I had lasted only about a month and I always get cheated on. Thats why I developed this way of thinking...
    mihochancullen mihochancullen 18-21, F 6 Responses Jan 1

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    I'm scared to love because I'm afraid to lose them.
    MysteriousRose MysteriousRose 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 2

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