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I Am Scared of Tornados

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    My worst nightmare. The sound,

    size, shape, color and sheer force of these things are always creeping up in my dreams. The sound and size is bad enough, but the thought that you can't do anything about these monsters is truly terrifying. In 1997, when I was two, my family moved to Michigan. This was a huge...
    symex symex 18-21, F May 7, 2014

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    Scarrrry!

    everytime i see a tornado on television or watch Twister i have horrible nightmares of being caught in a tornado though i have never been in one and i dont think i will ever see one where i live..
    superange superange 18-21, F Jan 19, 2011

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    Too Close!

    When I was really little I was in a house at the top of a hill.  A tornado touched down at the bottom.I've been terrified of tornadoes ever since.
    Plaid Plaid 31-35, F Aug 27, 2011

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    I Used To Drive 18 Wheeler

    I was doing an overnight run across South Dakota one summer night....565 miles from Rapid City to Sioux Falls, heading east. A Thunderstorm line was following me across the state, and I was pedal to the metal trying for the first truckstop (which had a tornado shelter). My...
    gillianmcg gillianmcg 56-60, F 1 Response Aug 17, 2010

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    Saturday April 16, 2011...an Ef-3 Twister Strikes

        The tornado that struck Sanford NC last April 16 was part of a larger system that had been making its way East across the country leaving death and destruction in its path. Around 3 p.m., the skies above Sanford turned menacing as an EF-3 twister bore down on the Lee County...
    newbride2012 newbride2012 41-45, F Jun 25, 2012

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    Tricky Little Buggers

      I was born and raised in Tornado Alley so I know them as well as you can get to understand these types of storms. Although they can be quite beautiful sometimes - such as the waterspouts - they are the one thing that I fear the most from Mother Nature's...
    Dormantdrakon Dormantdrakon 22-25, F Mar 16, 2009

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    Dude They Freak Me Out

    Just seeing one, even on TV, scares me.  Those sumbitches can do some real damage and never wanna meet one.
    filthydieseltech filthydieseltech 22-25, F Oct 8, 2009

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    I Live In The Midwest

    In the midwest and there are usually ten signs of tornados in the summer. I am scared that they'd come and ruin my house that I have only had since the end of 6th grade. I don't want it to ruin all of the things I have worked so hard to forget.
    Shychicky53 Shychicky53 22-25, F Sep 7, 2011

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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...
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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...
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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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    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 4 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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    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 2 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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    It's not that I am scared of relationships all together. I am terrified of getting into a bad one and wasting time learning what doesn't work.
    Letmebepatient Letmebepatient 31-35, M 3 Responses Jan 5

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