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I Am Scared to Grow Up

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    After just over a year I am finally resurfacing. It's taken over 12 medication changes, a year and a half of on going counselling and (at long last) a good doctor who cares, to get...
    js246 js246 22-25 5 hrs ago

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    I "am growing up".. People these days say its all about "THE REAL WORLD" okay? what's so wrong about believing in super natural or vampires even the 'impossible' .. "GROW UP" uhh...
    yiyaa yiyaa 16-17 8 hrs ago

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    I wanted to grow my hair from 2008 but I was scared of my parents and relatives that what they will say me..so I tied my hair up on my head as s small ponytail secretly.I continued...
    vidya3 vidya3 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I have grown weary of debating theology with Christians that wanna convert me and anyone else in the vicinity. I could debate things over and over and over but the same damn topics...
    Cetacean Cetacean 36-40, M 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    i'm so scared of growing up. i don't want to leave school... i know i'll miss seeing people everyday, and i'll be so scared to leave my hometown for university
    artandtravel artandtravel 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I was very scared as a child. I eventually got over that. The fear was still there, but at a minimal level growing up. But over the past few years the fear has gotten a little...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45, T Oct 16

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    I didn't grow up in a romantic family. Truthfully, I've never seen my parents kiss AT ALL. It's kinda sad. I'm super picky on boys and have never had a boyfriend. Of course I've...
    GetYourFreakOn GetYourFreakOn 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 13

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    I am a magnet for unavailable men. The first one was a cheater/liar and engaged to her. The second one looks like he's following the first ones example. Why? Am I just the girl who...
    bmsartwell bmsartwell 13-15, F Oct 19

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    This is a poem I have written about my experience of betrayal by someone close to me. I hope it helps someone else trying to come to terms with fighting "The Monster" all of us...
    purplemessenger purplemessenger 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 22

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    It never really occurred to me that my teachers could be a danger to me or anyone around me until the day I graduated from Primary school. I saw this teacher(who never taught me...
    AbyssalSilence AbyssalSilence 13-15, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I'm in a seriouse relationship with this wonderful man who means the world to me, and who loves me very much. I've been torturing myself with doubts and fears. You see, I have a...
    Emilia94 Emilia94 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 5

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    We were distant. For the past 2 weeks I barely saw her and barely messaged her. I don't want to lose her. I don't want to be alone. I'm sorry for my imperfections. If only I...
    SomeGuy322 SomeGuy322 16-17, M 5 days ago

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    I am scared, I need to change jobs and although the change is needed and I want it I can't help but feel like this is going to ruin things. I am scared that I will hate it, that I...
    charlieedwards charlieedwards 18-21, M Oct 9

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    I am still pretty new at it, but I've grown things in the past, and I was pretty proficient at it. I mostly have experience growing pot - but it's like many other plants. I...
    milehighHeartbreak milehighHeartbreak 31-35, M 1 Response Oct 12

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    I am so tired. These past few months it has gotten worse. I don't know how to behave around new people or people I barely know, especially those I feel inferior around. That counts...
    haroni haroni 22-25, F Oct 14

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    I haven't been on in a while, because I tried to kill myself and ended up pretty bad. But I'm not dead, so it was a waste of time. I'm scared of myself now, and I'm scared about...
    Rubyrooo Rubyrooo 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 2

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    I'm scared of losing everything again. I have been through some of the worst things possible and I have come a long way from all that. I'm doing so well. I've been clean and sober...
    angelwings1998 angelwings1998 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 6

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    First off, I'm going to start this out by saying I had an abortion about 5 years ago, you was not there to experience why I had one, so don't judge me for my actions. I was almost...
    Wvgirl20 Wvgirl20 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 7

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    I'm going to the doctors tomorrow...:( because I cut myself to deep and my mom found out, so she's getting me some help:/ first she looked at me like I was stupid, then a little...
    jeyhere jeyhere 13-15, F 2 Responses Oct 7

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    I went to the doctors with my throat thinking it was tonsillitis. They've told me I need to go back tomorrow. It's apparently important. As my previous post states I make myself...
    kadesxx kadesxx 18-21, F Oct 8

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    I not exactly scared of the Ebola virus. But I'm scared for the world. The Ebola virus is spreading throughout Africa super fast and there might be a new case of it in Australia! I...
    SweetWolf2 SweetWolf2 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 9

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    What's there to be scared of? I lost love. It only cleaved my heart and soul in two, and left me nothing but a husk of a person... no joy, no happiness, no reason to exist. Yea...
    unluckE unluckE 31-35, M 1 Response Oct 9

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    Silver Redo In period between 1994 and 2014 prices for silver quadrupled, from $5.20 to $20.04 per ounce. The highest silver price in these twenty years was $40.00! The silver...
    edr567 edr567 26-30, M Oct 12

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    I really like my friend. I think I falling in love with her but I don't want to because I'm scared. She's my first female crush and already I'm having these feelings. I want to be...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 14

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    There's several things I am scared! I'm scared to lose my bf who is locked up & I don't hear from him much or his family or friends! Nothing happening, according to his letter I...
    ncsweetfem ncsweetfem 36-40, F Oct 15

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    Im scared, away from home along ways. I miss having family to talk me about the stupid **** on tv and the **** my mom would read on the internet or my family at the fire...
    Cbh004 Cbh004 18-21, M Oct 17

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    So, even though I broke it off, I am still scared of my now ex. When we were together he would try to get me alone with him... When we were alone he would start kissing me and...
    xxbrokengirl98xx xxbrokengirl98xx 13-15, F 4 Responses Oct 22

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    I'm so scared i'm going to lose my mum she got a lesion taken off her finger and the doctor said it was precancerous so they got it before anything developed but what if they're...
    ccher95 ccher95 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I'm scared of everything...the dark because it manifests itself into creatures, boys because of their abusive tendencies, the thunder and wind because of how loud it violently...
    Quackimaducky Quackimaducky 16-17, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    So here is one of my two bonsai's... The one pictured is a Japanese Juniper, and it's meant to be kept outdoors. I didn't know this when I bought it, but I still wanted to keep it...
    milehighHeartbreak milehighHeartbreak 31-35, M 5 days ago

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    ok so i messed up on the last post and i think i should explain this better. i have murdered my cat. i regret this more than anything. i'm scared to be in my own home.. this...
    jessicarislund jessicarislund 13-15, F 6 Responses 2 days ago

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    It started out as a fantasy, but soon had to be a reality. I needed to feel by belly grow outwards, softer and heavier. My thighs to get chunky and rub together as I walk. For my...
    enplumpen enplumpen 31-35, M 2 Responses Oct 5

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    I growl at bullies, people who pull on my tail, people I don't like... I just let loose and growl my wolf growl!
    naco26withcheese naco26withcheese 13-15, M 1 Response Oct 11

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    My hair used to stop somewhere at my back it was long until I started going to beauticians...I believe they like to trim more than what they should cut off which is why now I am...
    PetiteChica PetiteChica 18-21, F Oct 20

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    yeah im growing it long and this is how much it has grown.I think it will take long time for me to grow since its very wavy and a little curly.Its been three months since i had a...
    chillheart chillheart 18-21, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I'm bi and I haven't told anyone except my boyfriend and a friend because I told her I have a crush on her. I haven't told my best friend of 11 years. I'm scared that if I tell her...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 1

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    The more time I am alone, the more I realize some things. You'd think I'd tell myself this relationship was no good for me, but I'm not. The reason why we are struggling is obvious...
    WingsofTime WingsofTime 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 2

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    Well of course I am! That would be pretty silly if I loved someone, lost them and life continued normally. I am so scared of losing the people that mean the most to me. I love them...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M Oct 2

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    I need to get this off my chest. When I was in high school, I was very shy. I never mixed well with people and was a bit of a loner. There was this big gang of really mouthy girls...
    galaxy3 galaxy3 36-40, F 1 Response Oct 3

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    I saw horror dreams most of the time and woke up suddenly. When I looked at the watch for timing then its a 3 am in the clock. I am feeling scared at 3 am.
    Jms04 Jms04 18-21, M Oct 5

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    I'm really scared of darkness for some reason. it would be pitch black dark in my room where i cant see anything. I turn on a light fast. i cant sleep in the dark unless if i'm...
    Hotspicychilli23 Hotspicychilli23 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 5

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    I would love to grow my hair long it's goes all curly as it grows but it would make me feel more girly
    YngLee YngLee 13-15, M 1 Response Oct 6

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    [ Sorry for being so brief... I just typed out a few paragraphs, and for some reason it didn't post ] Basically, I am afraid of growing up. I'm 18 years old and I graduated...
    DisgustingGoat DisgustingGoat 18-21, M 2 Responses Oct 6

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    I was trying To grow it long. I even brought products to make hair grow long. The products didn't work :( It took forever so I just Have weave now
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 7

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    This is my first attempt to grow my hair long. Since childhood I have always had a short hair. My excuse was that I wasn't very good at maintaining a long hair but now I feel like...
    deepaforeverangel deepaforeverangel 22-25, F 4 Responses Oct 7

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    Anytime I have to wait it feels like forever. Every minute feels like an hour. Waiting is the worst! I don't wait all that often but when I do I get nervous and scared about what I...
    laurenstone97 laurenstone97 16-17, F 8 Responses Oct 7

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    It was a while ago but I still remember it vividly and I'm scared it'll happen again... I wonder if this has happened to anyone else. About 1-2 years ago I was sleeping, as anyone...
    Kaylauna Kaylauna 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 7