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I Am Scared to Grow Up

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    Everyone in life leaves. Its a known fact. People move, pass away, fade out and just leave. So what's the point in trying to make connections that will last forever when you know...
    beautifullybrokengirl beautifullybrokengirl 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    I am so scared of getting attached to people. I think my past relationships with people have ****** me >.< I don't know. I did date an abusive guy (I don't talk about it a lot...
    disasterland disasterland 18-21, F 5 hrs ago

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    Everyday for the past four years, I have been scared. It has basically just been my mom, brother, and I, and I became my mom's confidante when I was 13. I had to grow up really...
    SeemsEverythingGoesWrongInLife SeemsEverythingGoesWrongInLife 18-21, F Aug 7

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    I can't sleep. I can't get over the pain of knowing my partner is depressed and is pushing me away. I don't know what else to do. I so desperately want to feel loved. I need to...
    WingsofTime WingsofTime 22-25, F Aug 11

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    Fish scares the bageebers out of me!!!!! I don't know if this is something I will gradually grow out of but they just freak me out. My mom sometimes prepares fish for dinner and I...
    serinawang serinawang 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    Why do I have to grow up before everyone else around me? I feel like everything bad I didn't do I should have done so I knew what it felt like to be immature. You probably wouldn't...
    OutOfTheOrdinary OutOfTheOrdinary 13-15, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I know this is a bit different but my elderly dog who has been a major part of my life has two growths on his body and I can't afford to take him to the vet and I'm really scared...
    idiotheque idiotheque 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 20

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    I was really scared of growing up before my 18th birthday,I figure it will be ok after my birthday, my b-day was two days ago and now I am terrified :(
    theanja1 theanja1 18-21, F Aug 20

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    Yesterday evening , my dad broke the news to me that he's having a kidney check up. At first i didn't know how to react to the news but when i saw his face it almost looked like he...
    ADTRfan ADTRfan 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 7

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    As a girl still in high school, it is one of my worst fears to get pregnant. Not only will I have to deal with the baby when it comes, but I'd be labeled as "That pregnant chick...
    ToBeAnOtaku101 ToBeAnOtaku101 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 11

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    Ive been married for 35 yrs and i have endured 2 affairs (that im aware of) i feel like i have been beyond stupid, blind. I now wish i had left yrs ago when all this came about...
    three4clarin three4clarin 51-55, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I used to be scared f rain when I was little because they brought in a dark atmosphere but now I like them if they're alone. I am scared of thunderstorms m, especially severe ones...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F Aug 5

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    i am scared to express my thoughts and feelings because evrybody will bash me . i am scared to express my feelings and thoughts because none will understand me and i am scared to...
    Moonthesolitary Moonthesolitary 22-25, F 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    I don't exactly scare easily. Horror movies don't scare me. Sure I'll like twitch or wince when something scary happens but i don't really get scared from it. Neither do scary...
    FiftyLyricsInAMiracle FiftyLyricsInAMiracle 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 2

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    I honestly am really terrified of my father. I never really have been too close with him ever since I was little and up until now. my father doesn't hit me or abuse me, (although...
    heythereandrea heythereandrea 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 4

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    Please tell me I'm not the only one who was scared **** of that Simpsons episode where Mr burns was that alien thing! I remember it scared me out so much I hid behind the sofa when...
    TargetAimShootKill TargetAimShootKill 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 7

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    I'm scared. I'm scared that I'm gonna be alone. Lately I've been feeling like I'm slowly going insane. I can't seem to focus on anything, and I can't find peace in anything. I...
    avehrp avehrp 22-25, M 5 days ago

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    Most of time, I'm happy. But sometimes I feel very scared and unstable. I am trying my best to recognize what's given to me and appreciate what I have. Maybe I'm trying too hard...
    Emily712 Emily712 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 28

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    Well I'm not scared of snakes as an animal I think that people aren't scared of snakes they are just afraid of being bit by them, just like how people say they're afraid of Heights...
    everythingwillbealright everythingwillbealright 13-15, F Aug 3

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    I'm still scared of sleeping in the dark I just need someone to talk to so I won't feel scared but that person who I would wait for to reply is not replying 😡 I'm hearing things...
    DrowningInPain2 DrowningInPain2 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 4

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    Ok so my weight kind of always been a thing that I wasn't really happy with. I like to stay within a certain range and for the most part I do. I'll go through a phase where I will...
    Ashley1421 Ashley1421 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 4

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    I haven't been on a plane since early 2011, and I've Always loved flying and used to go regularly but then the recession hit Ireland lol .. But recently I've gotten kinda scared...
    sarahbanksx sarahbanksx 16-17, F Aug 6

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    I am very scared right now. I've been having headaches for some days and i might be left in the hospital. I am afraid that they might find something... I am just very scared
    MayaMoonShadow MayaMoonShadow 16-17, F Aug 8

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    my mum not well :( im so scared of losing her... she just threw up soo much and shes slowly getting blind :( it hurts seeing her like this and rejecting to go hospital because she...
    heeeeey heeeeey 16-17, F Aug 8

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    It's weird how we can be scared of a spider that isn't as big as our hand and I hate that lol It could be the smallest spider and I will still be scared, I always have to have...
    Seaaaturtle Seaaaturtle 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 9

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    This ****** depression scared the hell outta me. I never wanted a psychotic depression . I fear so much and now I see ghosts faces and reflections of me in no where . I want help...
    DrowningInPain2 DrowningInPain2 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 10

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    I'm a guy so it been hard dealing with being a victim of rape. I'm also straight which makes it a million times worse in my head to deal with. Only my parents and my therapist know...
    andrew20142014 andrew20142014 22-25, M 3 Responses Aug 12

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    I'm so scared of the dark! I can't even watch a movie where there is people in the dark without being scared lol
    Mikesmithg1 Mikesmithg1 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 12

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    My boyfriend had open heart surgery 3 years ago. 2 years ago he suffered 2 strokes, most likely a complication of the surgery. Since then, I am constantly scared when I can't get...
    saralu923 saralu923 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 15

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    I was thinking about leaving EP again, so that I can focus on my writing projects, without distracting myself on here so much. However, something happened tonight that changed my...
    FrozenGuy FrozenGuy 51-55, M 3 Responses Aug 16

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    All my life, Ive been alone. My father killed himself while I was a child, causing my mom into a depression. I was alone at night. Never comforted, never feeling loved or wanted. I...
    JustPlainScared JustPlainScared 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 16

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    i am always scared to go to sleep cause i'm scared that im going to close my eyes and open them and see a ghost or spirit there. idk i've watched too many scary movies and i have a...
    flowerqueenx flowerqueenx 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 16

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    My boyfriend and I are moving in together soon and we're talking about marriage. I am scared that I am not going to be the wife that he wants because I'm not like his mom whom he...
    dn930 dn930 18-21, F Aug 17

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    I'm not scared of anything but at the same time I'm scared of everything.
    Runawaylove13 Runawaylove13 13-15, F Aug 17

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    I get really bad panic attacks. Today i didn't know my friends dog was in the house cause last time it was at her mums. She didn't know I'm scared of dogs. She opened the door and...
    eyeris2195 eyeris2195 18-21, F Aug 17

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    i'm 15 so i just got my permit and i'm currently in drivers ed. we have to go on 6 drives w/ the instructor and then drive 50 hours w/ our parents before we can take the state test...
    nikkilicious143 nikkilicious143 13-15, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Saturday I am going I have the house for myself for nine days. I'm not scared to be alone. I don't know what I am going to do. Honestly I have been feeling suicidal lately and I...
    DontCallMeSunshine DontCallMeSunshine 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I have seen how it is when you start to grow up. You get more responsibilities and some of them can be good but there are others like paying for insurance, paying for bills and all...
    Culinaryman23 Culinaryman23 22-25, M 6 days ago

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    I'm Terrified Of Dying . I Have Had Anxiety over this . Thinking about dying makes me question why I'm here I. The first place if I'm just going to die . I'm scared . What if I don...
    MbVG MbVG 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I want to be an adult. I always act like a kid so much and that's why people are don't respect me. But it is so hard! I don't really know what is the different of being adult and...
    vinxgaza vinxgaza 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 7

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    What are some of bennies of growing up? I don't know about you, but the rewards so far have been pretty damn good for myself. Lets see, responsibility, trust, rewarding...
    KawaiiDemon KawaiiDemon 18-21 5 days ago

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    I want to keep my hair long. Not that long. Just to my shoulders. I'm keeping only the top side long and I trim the three other sides regularly. Perhaps I will let all of it grow...
    ashfaaqb ashfaaqb 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    OMG!! It is storming sooo bad 😱😞😖 I'm sooo scared of thunder and need a cuddle buddy!!💥☁️⚡️
    ELKANAH880 ELKANAH880 13-15, F Jul 28

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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 Jul 28

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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 Jul 28

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    I am scared of the dark because when I watch scary movies the ghost are always in the dark
    dancerwithheart dancerwithheart 13-15, F Jul 28

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    When I was at my dad's house after my neighbor died I was watching tv then the tv screen showed his face in the snowy thingy when there's no signal and yeah I am just scared of...
    dancerwithheart dancerwithheart 13-15, F Jul 28