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I Am Scared to Grow Up

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    I am not a social person to go out side and talk to someone. Let alone a guy I was the person in high school that you never knew because I had no friends. And I am not joking...
    BrainLoading BrainLoading 18-21, F 2 Responses 55 mins ago

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    I'm only 15, but still.. I'm thinking a lot and I'm scared 2 grow up. I'm scared that I will miss too much, lose my mom, being alone, growing old. I have said to myself, I need to...
    radbabe radbabe 13-15, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    It sounds silly since I'm only 20, but I'm scared of growing older. I'm scared of increasing health threats as my age gets older, scared of wrinkles scared of getting bigger if I...
    behappy4 behappy4 18-21, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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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 Aug 21

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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 Aug 25

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    Majoring inside a science, for instance biology, could raise the likelihood of getting acknowledged, but no specific significant is needed to enter most dental programs.NON-Regular...
    Joshua603b4zn8 Joshua603b4zn8 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 4

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    I'm really scared to grow up so I act younger than I am... I'm terrified to stop being a kid... Does anyone know where I'm coming from?
    hermione118 hermione118 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 5

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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 Aug 23

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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 Aug 28

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    I'm afraid of getting hurt. I'm afraid of being trapped with someone that I grow out of or vise versa. I'm afraid of repeating old patterns. I'm afraid of wasting my time. I'm...
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 29

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    I have 5 weeks of school left. 5 weeks left out of the 10 years I have spent here. There is so much talk about how good it is going to be to leave school, and sometimes I find...
    jacinta96 jacinta96 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 5

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    One is 16 and already out weighs me by 100 lbs ant the other is 12 and getting his full dose of puberty! Girls are always around him I fear that because he has no fear of girls he...
    Truble4all Truble4all 41-45, M Sep 6

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    Holy cow, I'm so glad I am a grown up. Some people on here are really very very hostile and scary!
    cheekyhannah cheekyhannah 31-35, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I am so scared about whats going to happen in the future. Im scared of getting older, I'm scared of the fear of getting sick, I'm scared of getting an illness that will change...
    behappy4 behappy4 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I am not worried about this life like so many. If I grow old and I am filled with memories rather than dreams, I will not fear my mortality, because I am immortal! My body is...
    Skjeggstad Skjeggstad 22-25, F 3 hrs ago

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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 6 Responses Aug 21

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    I don't get bullied, I have a lot of really good friends, I don't give a crap about what people care about me, and I love all of my classes. I just don't know why i'm scared to go...
    alice4114 alice4114 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 30

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    So I have an older sister that moved to the other side of the country a few years ago.. She's a year older than me and it's because our family decided to split up. She lives with...
    ravenzewolf ravenzewolf 13-15, F Sep 8

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    I am scared. Im scared that i've been doing and saying the wrong things lately and that im pushing away the people that matter the most to me. I don't know if im pushing them away...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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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 Aug 22

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    I am so scared of people, you have no idea! Everytime someone I don't know comes up to me I start to get very fidgety and scared. When the dreaded "hello" comes I either try to...
    IcedOverHeart IcedOverHeart 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 28

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    PLEASE HELP :My twin is with me (we share a room) and I want to tell her I'm gay but I'm scared.. I'm not scared to tell her, I'm scared that she will tell others, I have told her...
    ParisMaisie ParisMaisie 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 28

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    Earlier today as I was walking pup, we came across a body of a sparrow. My tiny guy sniffed it for a moment and went on with his business. Later my mother stopped by and asked...
    koorlo koorlo 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    fernewshKhamenhaa fernewshKhamenhaa 70+, F 3 days ago

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    It's always interesting to step back and see how you have changed and grown within yourself…. I haven't been on EP in quite a while, I've obviously missed a lot with a few old...
    LovingLaughs94 LovingLaughs94 18-21, F Sep 6

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    There should exist some kind of magic growth for people with obstinate hair that refuse to grow. Like moi! Over a year ago I had cut my hair really short out of frustration. That...
    kikimyst kikimyst 16-17, F Sep 10

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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 Aug 21

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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 Aug 22

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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 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 24

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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 2 Responses Aug 28

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    im scared of dogs,when they run at me or bark.im scared of birds but only when they fly real low to the ground.so thats that.
    weirdalex21 weirdalex21 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 30

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    When I was a teenage I felt so sorry for anyone over 30. But now at 55, I see the absolute beauty of growing older. Now, I have worked for over 30 years, I have raised two...
    RedXSue RedXSue 51-55, F Aug 30

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    I'm scared because I'm not afraid to do it. I'm not afraid to end everything. Ian scared that if I do, my mom won't be able to handle it, and I can't do that to my brother and...
    blueeyesx0 blueeyesx0 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 31

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    I'm scared of what happens after we die.
    PuroGTO PuroGTO 13-15, M Sep 1

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    I hate to admit it, but I really am.... If there's a god, I'll go to hell. If there isn't then I'd be worshipping one for no reason. I'm just scared to waste my life away believing...
    left4deadspace left4deadspace 16-17, M Sep 2

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    I once was scared of failure, disappointment in myself. It caused me to go stagnate. Now I am scared of not trying. A catch 22, how can I experience any failure or disappointment...
    MorningBreeze MorningBreeze 56-60, F Sep 2

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    Us. We are one, we are together. I had dreamed of it happening exactly the way it did, now it has happened. I am myself. I am the person I want to be. I'm so scared. I'm so...
    SomeGuy322 SomeGuy322 16-17, M Sep 3

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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 Aug 26

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    I'm well and truley stuck in a rut, me and my ex have been through so much **** u wouldn't believe, even to the point I slept with someone eles.. But he loves me like crazy, rings...
    littlefox6 littlefox6 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 21

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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...
    nadirah96 nadirah96 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 22

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    what if I never find the life I want for myself? What if I'm always lost and never find a sense of purpose or belonging. I'm really scared of being a failure and being lost for the...
    ajrestless ajrestless 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 22

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    I feel like somethings about to happen, but it doesn't. I feel miserable, despair. I have no reason to (read my last 'experience'), but somethings got to give sometime. Even death...
    LeeHart1 LeeHart1 31-35, F Aug 24

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    I am so scared of relationships and getting in too deep that I have become emotionally detached to men and I am able to just use them for sex and nothing more. I don't get attached...
    anonymousaquarious anonymousaquarious 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 25

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    My mom just had a biopsy done because her doctor found "a lot of very abnormal cells" from her last pap smear, she has been feeling like crap lately too and they are almost...
    RachelMGodwin RachelMGodwin 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 27

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    Met when I was 17 moved in with him practically straight away. We moved into our own place after a year and have both been through uni and had several jobs after. We've been...
    Bpdomg Bpdomg 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 27

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    I got depression I cut myself I lost my job and I don't know how to tell my parents who are away on holiday what can I do :( im scared I'll be thrown out
    Mustangkid2018 Mustangkid2018 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 27

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    Sometime in the spring of last year I began talking with someone I'd been friends with on Facebook. We'd joined the same group at one point and just made the odd comments on...
    Ribsy83 Ribsy83 31-35, F 4 Responses Aug 28