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I Am Scared to Grow Up

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    I'm scared, I know this sounds stupid, but I've been thinking about my dead cat, and reading creepypastas, and I can't sleep.. It's 3:57 AM and I'm exhausted, but freaked out.
    GlassRabbit GlassRabbit 13-15, F 7 hrs ago

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    2 years ago, when I was 18, I was raped by a male coworker. I was heavily intoxicated, half passed out on my couch, and I had just been dumped a few hours before that. He texted me...
    kishatatme kishatatme 18-21, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    I don't know what's wrong with me. Just all of a sudden be become paranoid. It's been going on for almost two weeks. I feel watched, I feel like any second something is going to...
    secretlyfelix secretlyfelix 18-21, F Jul 5

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    I am scared of the uncertainity which clouds our lives.I am scared of how everything will work out in the end. I am scared of changing yet the only way to outgrow one's fear is to...
    booklover4ever booklover4ever 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 20

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    I was drawing Tuesday night.. And I was listening to music I do that so I don't get scared. I used to be afraid to go in my own room. me and Jake used to sleep with dad every...
    KovusShame KovusShame 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    Imagine a single flower for our soul and with each encounter of our potential find in a perfect soul mate they pick a petal from us. They disappear with apart of us, our petal...
    Xenasdreams Xenasdreams 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Widowed too young I lost my husband 7 years ago raised our daughter alone. Now she is growing up and she wants to hang with her friends and I cling to her as it was just the two...
    liandon liandon 36-40 Jul 17

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    I am scared to fall in love with my friend because she's a girl and I've never really had a serious crush on another girl before her, I didn't even know I was bi before I grew...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 19

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    I have a bf that is so nice to me, I mean I love him. But out of no where my feeling started to grow for my old crush, and there might be a chance he likes me too, I want to talk...
    sarahmak sarahmak 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    I just turned 17 and that means next year I'll be an ADULT and..yea..I'll get to do new things and I won't be allowed to do other things and I'm just scared because I fear that I...
    StokesQuirky StokesQuirky 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    Isnt it weird and sad that as a kid you used to be sure that adults always knew what to do and had all the answers but then as you are growing up you start to realize that they...
    123bia 123bia 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 9

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    I suffer from "mild depression" I go through the motions in life but I don't have a zest for it. I like the real me and who I was growing up but I've lost that from things that...
    ashdee645 ashdee645 22-25, F Jun 28

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    I sit and watch my mum pick up another bottle of cheap cidar and neck it back, i can tell the alcohol is changing her mood already so i sit quietly because i know this is the time...
    Gentleandlovingsoul Gentleandlovingsoul 36-40, F Jul 1

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    Always! always! not just then but always now. Again again Not a day not a month not a year I hide I hide the fear the fear will u win **** knows I try but it just grows the game...
    scotchbonit scotchbonit 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 1

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    When I first became a Christian...I experienced immense peace and joy. A new outlook, a new wisdom..the Bible was my best friend. And not because it was my first time hearing the...
    Passionateintrovert Passionateintrovert 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 3

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    I am currently 14, When I was about four I lost my mom in a vicious custody battle. I lived with my dad and did not see my mom at all. I met my grandparents a while before i lost...
    RayneZ RayneZ 13-15, F 5 Responses Jul 11

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    I can't stop gaining weight. My worse enemy is food and I am scared that no one will ever find me pretty because of that.
    DyeHard DyeHard 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 19

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    Right now I'm sitting here terrified that my two year old daughter might be sick and throw up. Terrified. I'm shaking, I'm dizzy, I feel nauseous just from the thought. Why? Who...
    jaisikae jaisikae 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 3

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    Why do I think like this? My mother thinks I'm going crazy. She wants to take me to the doctors. I just can't sleep or eat. I'm tired but I can't sleep. I had a panic attack a...
    Raven628 Raven628 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 9

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    Hi, my name is Tiffany. I have a strong connection with this experience mainly because it happened this year. I've been in relationships that range from 1month to 10months, but...
    Tiffersneeze Tiffersneeze 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 30

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    i was on this ride and at the beginning of the ride i was scared anxious, and knew something was wrong i wanted to get off but the men reassured me that nothing would go wrong i...
    AnnaDevigne AnnaDevigne 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 10

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    I'm terrified my mom is going to get a check-up at the doctors soon and I'm just so scared that she's gonna be diagnosed with cancer I've been crying for about 20 minutes now...
    oOMissDiorOo oOMissDiorOo 13-15, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I'm really scared that I'm gonna be pregnant. I had unprotected sex with a guy who already has two kids and he ********** in me. I take bc but I'm not very consistent and I'm...
    kitten96 kitten96 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    The older I get the happier I am. Even with the growing financial responsibilities and everything. I suspect that I like growing older because I like having the chances to leave my...
    fairytalesandspiderwebs fairytalesandspiderwebs 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I don't know if I am depressed or not, I think depressed people are likely to be more devastated while I still have some strength left in me, or maybe I am just too strong as I...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 28

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    I'm really scared to tell my boyfriend about all the abuse I went through as kid. I am also scared to tell him about how my mom try's to control me all the time.
    findingbeauty2468 findingbeauty2468 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 30

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    I am scared. I feel like there is so much wrong with me... But I keep it in... And someday... I'll explode. A part of me thinks I should go get help. Help with every thing. But...
    TubaAtheist TubaAtheist 18-21, F Jul 1

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    I want to know my real family but I'm scared they'll hate me because I love them so much and I've never even met them yet physically. I worry that I'll be a burden to them, that...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F Jul 1

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    I am so scared of being nothing...the thought of death makes me panic. I have severe panic attacks whenever I think about it. I feel like I am spiralling out of control physically...
    justaweirdo56 justaweirdo56 16-17, F Jul 4

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    i can hardly even think about it without crying. I feel it now. The hot tears running down my face. Ill have to hide it. From my parents. From my friends. From everyone. This is...
    cloakedgarden cloakedgarden 13-15, F 4 Responses Jul 5

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    My entire life is empty. From one to another. I am scared my parents will leave me if they find out I'm bi. My sisters already a lesbian and they want her out of the house as soon...
    malebiesexual malebiesexual 13-15, M 2 Responses Jul 5

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    I grew up in a country setting when I went to beauty school I was 15 on ROP. I made friends with older girls in bad neighborhoods. I got to spend the night at Sherrys home. My dad...
    JMay1994 JMay1994 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 8

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    Once upon a time I was . But it happened suddenly that I stopped being scared of the dark , I would stand near a door of a dark room and lose myself there I would think and look...
    DrowningInPain2 DrowningInPain2 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 11

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    I came to visit family a few days ago and I just heard that my great grandmother had a heart attack. She's a strong woman and she has lived a long life, but I'm scared. I don't...
    HEDinTHEclouds HEDinTHEclouds 13-15, M 3 Responses Jul 15

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    Horror movies, horror games, jump scares, rollercoasters (and other stuff that'll probably make me sound like a psychopath), etc. etc.; they don't scare me. I like that I'm not...
    Lokilover49 Lokilover49 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 16

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    In attempt to sleep earlier, I went to bed just before midnight after completing some more of my summer homework. Summer is going to end soon and I really need to fix this bad...
    mahnouls mahnouls 16-17 1 Response Jul 17

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    I've screwed up relationships so many times in my life im scared to get close to people not because I feel as tho they will hurt me but because I'm am scared to hurt them
    kenziebear kenziebear 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 19

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    Our names are Lydia & Dale and we offer a childminding service named A Home to Grow from our lovely house in Maida Vale, Westminster, London W10. We are both fully registered...
    ahometogrow ahometogrow 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    I really need a boyfriend there for me when I wake up in the middle of the night scared and be there to comfort me so I am not scared anymore
    AAmmyyPPiiee AAmmyyPPiiee 13-15, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I'm just scared yanno. I'm scared that I won't be able to handle the up coming events.
    littlebigkid littlebigkid 16-17, M 5 days ago

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    I live with my boyfriend but still have my flat. I often wonder, do I stay with him because I'm scared of being alone? Why can't I just go back to my own flat? Do I need to? Should...
    Bluesrain Bluesrain 26-30, F 15 hrs ago

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    I am a teenager, and I don't think I have grown up too fast, rather going through appropriate milestones and learning what I should. But my family knows another family whose kids...
    ICanTotallySurvive ICanTotallySurvive 13-15, F Jul 13

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    But I'm also scared of having everything and not knowing how to use it...
    dvniele dvniele 16-17, F Jun 29

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    I have severe endometriosis and was diagnosed when I was quite young, when I first started having sex we didn't use any protection and for the first few months I used to have panic...
    PunkAndDisorderly PunkAndDisorderly 18-21, F Jun 29

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    Whenever I see one I freak out. Their bark is terrifying. I'm scared they rub themselves against me and make me dirty or lick me or something.
    Mahsa99 Mahsa99 13-15, F Jun 30

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    How can you be scared of this dog. All she wants to do is eat your cat.
    Deeperthinker Deeperthinker 31-35, M Jun 30

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    I an scared of relationships because I've never been in one and I'm afraid in gonna mess it up cause I always mess up everything I'm just a screw up
    Unsellingbook37 Unsellingbook37 13-15, M Jul 1