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I Am Scared to Change

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     I've seen my mother's house tonight. Spent the whole night there and never really feeling at home at all. I wonder if every change in my life is worth enduring cause at the end of the day, all I really remember is the way it used to be. It is a good thing that mom's out of...
    thegirlinterrupted thegirlinterrupted 18-21, F Dec 6, 2009

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    As a Person Yes. ...

    As a person yes. what happens if it turns out bad?  
    cluck cluck 16-18, F Feb 9, 2007

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    to Many Chances

    i have been given so many chances. i have 3 girls, a wife which i have promised so many times that they do not trust me anymore.i am in out patient treatment yet it is not helping. i want to just die.i am tired of feeling sorry for myself. i think that there is no other option.
    farrell farrell 36-40, M 1 Response Nov 24, 2006

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    I have therapy on Monday I don't know

    why I am scared but I am I don't know if my therapist is a man or a women for some reason girls don't like me that much I hope she or he is nice
    nadirah96 nadirah96 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 22

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    Scared To Change

    Scared to change,Was,Not now,I've changed,Once I accepted things,Life flowed,Now,I'm on my way.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M 1 Response Mar 16, 2012

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    I've already changed sooo ...

    I've already changed sooo much, i'm used to it!! But I am TERRIFIED to die!
    chateone chateone 19-21, F Feb 9, 2007

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    Too Scared And Too Depressed

    Every second of everyday I am reminded that i need to change.  I need to change everything about me, everything about how I act, how I look, how I treat people, how I react to things.  But I'm too weak.  I'm too weak and scared and depressed to make a change...
    FallingStarr FallingStarr 18-21, F Mar 10, 2010

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