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I Am Scared to Grow Up

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    I met an amazing woman, we took it slow as friends first... first kiss... first date... and i of course developed feelings for her and she did it as well... you know, that kind of...
    sparrowmctavish sparrowmctavish 26-30, M Feb 4

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    Sometimes I am afraid of myself... I am afraid that I will grow up to be a murderer. This is a legitamate fear that is on my mind constantly. Normal people don't worry they will...
    Mewl Mewl 18-21, F Feb 18

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    I'm scared because the way my childhood went, I had no other choice to grow up with the mindset that nobody would stay in my life for long, so now it's really difficult to get...
    cabsarehere cabsarehere 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    I'm going to be completely honest with this. I don't understand why people get so shocked and scared when they hear about a murder. I'm not doing this for attention, this isn't a...
    HuatRUTalkinBout HuatRUTalkinBout 13-15 1 Response 18 hrs ago

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    I am scared of being abandoned. I am scared of not being good enough. I am scared of never being loved. I am scared of being lonely. I am scared of what others think of me. These...
    bananaloc bananaloc 22-25, M Feb 2

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    Growing up, I had little faith that romance was a real thing. As a kid, I always felt that love was just the thing of fairy tales; stories to tell children so they wouldn't quite...
    mrkagesama mrkagesama 22-25 1 Response Feb 7

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    I woke up and I felt uneasy I couldn't put My finger on it. What was it. Like a pit In my stomach it grew and grew. Ten minutes later I heard the noise the Yelling which...
    Sweetcityflower Sweetcityflower 70+, F 4 Responses Feb 8

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    I feel awkward in groups of people, sure I may look happy and have it all together but that's why I heal people and help them so I don't focus on me but I focus and get lost in...
    mundinger1992 mundinger1992 22-25, M 2 Responses Feb 17

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    I am scared to get attached to someone. I am scared to love. I want you. I like you a lot. But I'm scared of you. I'm scared to get hurt. I know one day your going to walk...
    fifidogg fifidogg 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 1

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    Why Grow Up? by Susan Neiman, and Juvenescence by Robert Pogue Harrison – review We worship youth – and at the same time respond to idealism with the injunction ‘Grow up...
    sogdianrock sogdianrock 51-55, M Feb 7

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    I know you scared You should ask us if we scared too I know you scared Me too I know you scared You should ask us if we scared too If you was there Then we'd just knew you cared...
    LoneLegend LoneLegend 16-17, M 3 days ago

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    I know this is a little off since i'm talking about this and posting it a phew days later but bare in mind i'm just trying to figure everything out from everything before and now...
    BushMaster243 BushMaster243 16-17, M Feb 15

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    Singapore - The infrastructure industry is growing by the minute and not only does it affect the leading cities in Asia like China and India on its growth but developing nations as...
    teklablomqvist teklablomqvist 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    The girl Alissa from Beyond Scared Straight that started crying when she met the inmates and got scared. I think she is so cute and i know she did bad stuff to be on the show but I...
    storykid storykid 18-21, M Feb 3

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    I am scared of the people in this house. They abused my wife to the point where her brain felt the need to split up and have alters handle it. She has DID because of what they...
    Remotay88 Remotay88 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 6

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    Hi! My name is Priyamvad Thenappan. I am 25 year old boy from South India. I am going to narrate my long hair story. I am from orthodox Tamil Brahmin family.I have two elder...
    Longhairmonk Longhairmonk 36-40 Feb 15

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    Last night at 2 something in the morning i decided to watch a horror film. My three kids were deep asleep in bed. My visiting sister was asleep on my couch, so that left my mum and...
    queenofhearts15 queenofhearts15 31-35, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Two days ago I broke up with my boyfriend of 5 years. I am 21 & originally from Jersey which is where my family resides. I left NJ when I graduated high school at the age of 17...
    ukfm15 ukfm15 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I realized that , I've been with my boyfriend for 3 years , and yesterday I tried to break up with himI realized then that I've been scared the whole time of being alone that I've...
    Delusionalkrysti Delusionalkrysti 22-25, F Feb 3

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    I know I shouldn't feel this way in my own home. I'm 17 and when I was 12 and 13 my brother did some stuff that he should not have to me and my little sister. Nothing extremely bad...
    Tara884248 Tara884248 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 4

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    I was raped by 5 men last night...and one of them was my dad, I'm so scared that someone els is gonna try to hurt me, I feel so dirty and broken. The worst part was, my mom came...
    imsinkinkimg imsinkinkimg 13-15, F 9 Responses Feb 5

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    I'm so scared of being fussed at by my grandfather. I got lost driving and I couldn't go home I had to go strait into work. So he came and took my car( at my job) Now he's gonna...
    abbigailbooo abbigailbooo 18-21, F Feb 8

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    I found out last night that my husband has been on face book ,I haven't talked to him in over a year now . And he has been posting on his page that he is happy and that's all good...
    monica0215 monica0215 51-55, F 1 Response Feb 8

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    I am too scared to fall in love. This girl that I like (we say we're boyfriend and girlfriend but we're not official) just went to her ex's house last night and hasn't texted me...
    ofskies ofskies 18-21, M Feb 8

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    I don't know what the future holds. I know what it will hold if I continue on this path but I am not sure I want to follow it anymore. I am scared of the unknown but it could bring...
    CuriousCD66 CuriousCD66 46-50, T 2 Responses Feb 11

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    I need to have a conversation with my husband but I'm scared. It's so easy to just go along always agreeing it's so easy to always do what I've done. I'm scared because I already...
    Slackergirl Slackergirl 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 11

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    Yes I'm alone sometime's & I feel so scared being alone. I've lot of friend's and everyone's busy with there life as for myself I feel like life hate's me I don't belong here...
    billyaldo billyaldo 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 12

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    I need a grownup in my life. I need someone to take charge of things. I'm 45 years old and I still feel like a little kid, running around without adult supervision. Seriously, I...
    FriendlyBryan FriendlyBryan 41-45, M 2 Responses Feb 12

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    I love my girlfriend so much but the girls before her have hurt me so bad that i'm not even me anymore. But i really like Erin(my gf) like i love her. Im just scared like really...
    xxxalyssabrownxxx xxxalyssabrownxxx 13-15, F Feb 17

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    I am not scared of death but very very scared of loosing people I love a lot...After my Dad passed away, I just realised that nothing can be as scary as death.. The emptiness of...
    Waldena Waldena 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    I know that I'm in my own home. I know that I am with my family, and I'm safe, and I know that the dark can't hurt me and there's nothing more than shadows but I am genuinely...
    Itscaitlin Itscaitlin 13-15, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I met my goal length and I believe that I can grow it longer. Who would've thought that I would want to grow my hair down to my mid back? I love my hair long and curly. This is...
    CreoleItalianwoman CreoleItalianwoman 31-35, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    When you grow up who do you want to he like? That's a Blue Jay in the picture by the way..he's hidden, can you see him? 2 things for your consideration today..
    Tannasheart Tannasheart 51-55, F 2 Responses Feb 2

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    I've had my hair pixie short for the last four or five years, with one exception when i grew out out to my shoulders. I used to pull my hair out when i was younger, but finally got...
    spider095 spider095 18-21, F Feb 5

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    I graduated last June and finished my fifth year at the end of January. Everyone expects me to be grown up all of a sudden but I really don't want to be an adult. I'm not ready to...
    noseatbeltsong noseatbeltsong 18-21 3 Responses Feb 19

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    I am a 16 year old guy and i want to grow my hair long. It is currently like 3 inches, a little wavy and light brown/ dirty blond. I think it may look good if I grow it long like...
    jameslames4 jameslames4 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    "Am I gonna be lonely for the rest of my life?" I think it's no longer a question for me. People change but I know myself to well to engage in a relationship. That's why I'm scared...
    Someonefrom1980 Someonefrom1980 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 1

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    Maybe scared is the worng word..but there again maybe it's closer to the truth than I am willing to admit..Friendships are easy..so is dating..but to let anyone closer...It's just...
    silvera73 silvera73 41-45, F 2 Responses Feb 2

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    This person is really nice to me and I want to be around them, but I'm nervous and scared I will annoy them. I don't know what to do.
    KimTin33 KimTin33 22-25, F Feb 2

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    Its not being scared, its being sad.. Sad that the beautiful texts were having is gonna stop. The stories we created plotting us in a really magical and charming world with no...
    TheLeftBehind TheLeftBehind 16-17, M Feb 3

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    Guys,he just told me that he loves me and I know he means it. I'm just scared because sometimes I feel like he doesn't want me half as bad as I want him and doesn't make as much of...
    prettyboo711 prettyboo711 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 3

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    just started new job at bk.. feeling scared. need to keep It together.. I've worked there before.. see same one..don't want to mess up and lose my job..
    acespad45 acespad45 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 3

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    i am scared if when i get in a relationship with the boy i like he will get bored of me or we will have so much troubles but nothin is stronger than love
    cupidisinlove cupidisinlove 13-15, F 2 Responses Feb 4

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    my best friend started crying at lunch today. I know about her depression and sexuality and everything and she told her sister, crying, last night, that she couldn't take it...
    themuffintitan themuffintitan 13-15, F Feb 6

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    I just realised why I distance myself from relationships, its because Im scared of losing anyone close to me. I have wasted so many years when I could have been in some really...
    TrannyinSydney TrannyinSydney 26-30, T 2 Responses Feb 6