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I Am Scared to Grow Up

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    I'm afraid to grow up. I'm scared everything will fall. I'm terrified that I'll end up poor and become a failure. I'm afraid I'll be in debt my whole life. I barely even know what...
    HannahMarieX HannahMarieX 18-21 Jan 10

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    I can't believe I wanted to grow up. The thought of being one year older kills me. I am not ready to think about what home I will end up at or how I will die. I am not ready to get...
    Scaredmonster Scaredmonster 16-17, F 4 Responses Jan 13

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    My dad's not bad at all. But somehow I'm terrified of him. He gets mad but he doesn't yell, he's not abusive but he's kind of strict I guess. Only a little. But I get paranoid...
    nonymousee nonymousee 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 3

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    im actually scared of communicating with people.. i try to avoid them so theres no chance they could say hello or something because i got nervous and so very awkward and i dont...
    whitenut whitenut 13-15, F Jan 10

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    All my life I've been alone found it hard to mingle and make new friends even be in and hold relationships. I wasn't exactly the popular kid in school got bullied a lot.. The only...
    mustangkid2021 mustangkid2021 18-21, M Jan 13

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    I was forced to grow up fast. my way of thinking and behaving was not for people my age. so to fit in, i changed my self to complete new person, acting dumb, hyper etc... Now i...
    Fabulousbitch123 Fabulousbitch123 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 22

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    I am an anxious person when it comes to relationships, whether they are familial, romantic or platonic. The closer I am to somebody, the more I fear of making mistakes. In the past...
    crystalhaze crystalhaze 18-21, F 1 Response 18 hrs ago

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    I am terrified of getting into a relationship as i am sure all of us are.. Its just in my personal experiences. I grow close to someone.. fall in love with them. They tell me how...
    sorasuott sorasuott 31-35, M 2 Responses Jan 5

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    I'm almost 230 reaching for 250-260. My parents are scared of me gaining weight but I have been for awhile and just want to be bigger
    biggereasy biggereasy 13-15, F 4 Responses Jan 6

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    I'm shipping out tomorrow and I am so scared I'll be losing someone before I can get back. But it will most likely happen and I've spent so long preparing for that eventuality...
    bakeittwice bakeittwice 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 17

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    I want to be giant so badly! As a little boy, I had been dreaming of growing bigger and bigger and bigger! I am now 22, and I still want to grow bigger. I would be so embarrassed...
    Profweird Profweird 22-25, M 2 Responses Jan 9

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    I am probably one of the most ambitious person you will ever meet. I have so much goals I know for a fact I am going to accomplish in my lifetime but I'm running out of time. I'm...
    onetouchpop onetouchpop 22-25, M Jan 18

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    I'm scared of losing my 2 awesome little dogs, one of them is kinda starting to get old. Though she is very active. The youngest one is really active and she really likes me, she...
    Morgee3304 Morgee3304 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 22

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    Its not so much scared, its more worried. We're going to have a natural birth when we get pregnant. I'm kind of high risk (I have epilepsy and anemia) so there's one thing to be...
    WildFlowerChild19 WildFlowerChild19 18-21, F Jan 4

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    Correction; I'm scared of falling in love again. I'm scared of the heartbreak that will come when we break up out of nowhere, I'm scared of getting too used and attached to him...
    Kayleehere Kayleehere 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 8

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    So I've been majorly overworking myself and spreading myself thin so obviously I got really sick. This is the third day I've been in my house with my mom and I'm scared to leave. I...
    Brokenandvulnerable Brokenandvulnerable 22-25, F Jan 19

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    I am really scare and depressed .I may be smiling in the outside but in the inside i am just slowly breaking and falling apart .Last year since I gotten depression it really hit me...
    Appolo123 Appolo123 16-17, M Jan 21

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    i'm scared. i am scared to count on him. he doesnt take care of himself. i cant change that. but we need to help each other. will it work? i will be alone in the apartment most of...
    kpl2014 kpl2014 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    I am super paranoid when it comes to health. So cancer is one of my worst fears. It's become so bad that when I get a pimple I get scared that I might have a disease. One time my...
    ihatemyself24 ihatemyself24 26-30, F Jan 3

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    im a little scared. I don't get scared easily but something about this situation is ju add t making my heart beat out.
    alexxvaunlennon101 alexxvaunlennon101 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 4

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    Im scared im going to be alone for a long time im scared that i will never get to experience alot of sexual things i have been a lonely person i just dont know how to flirt or pull...
    Mustangkid2020 Mustangkid2020 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 4

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    I'm embarrassed of how scared I am to come out as bi... to even my best friend who knows me better than anyone. I'm scared that when I finally do, everyone will say they already...
    EileenDover EileenDover 22-25, F Jan 8

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    Never be scared to fall in love especially when the person shares qualities you find attractive. Being scared I borderline pathetic because you are stopping you self from pursuing...
    Deuz Deuz 22-25, M Jan 12

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    Ever since the age of 6 I have always found myself sexually attracted to women. I remember being 6 years old when every time that one of my mom friends came over I would want to be...
    chelseaalexis18 chelseaalexis18 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 15

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    Lol. I have just noticed when I am scared I am clingy to everyone in my home even my dogs. I just want to hug someone. I am so scared.
    Scaredmonster Scaredmonster 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 16

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    Although I am lonely and crave love, I am scared of a relationship. I grew up in an extremely dysfunctional abusive family and was the scapegoat. I literally never saw my parents...
    lonelygurl92 lonelygurl92 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 19

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    You know that thing where, for days and weeks, and maybe even longer, you are strolling along in life, thinking and maybe even knowing that I think I might be doing more than okay...
    stiltcourt stiltcourt 41-45, F 7 Responses a week ago

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    Every time I get close to someone, I get scared and run. When I feel pleasure is near, I turn off. It's a self protection tool I use. What am I scared of?
    VanTraveller VanTraveller 51-55, F 4 days ago

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    I get scared very easily. The other day the plow guy was plowing our drive and I sat up in bed it sounded like someone was at the door mind you this was about 4am we had no idea it...
    Ana8939 Ana8939 22-25, F 14 hrs ago

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    I get anxious/ depressed every year around my birthday cause it's 1 more year closer to being a grown up and having to deal with the "real world". Honestly when I was younger I...
    sleepyphotograher sleepyphotograher 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Everyday when i sit up in bed with a stretch and a yawn, I soak in the pastel colors in my room. The rose pink walls with stick-on Frozen and Disney princess decals on them. The...
    Sashiku Sashiku 31-35 1 Response Jan 8

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    I'm 24 and my cheeks are as smooth as a baby's butt!? my cousin and friends have no problems growing thick full beards and it gets to me.. I'd love to be able to grow one...
    Slekkoo Slekkoo 22-25 Jan 17

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    In the age of highly competitive market, online promotional initiatives are inevitable for the growth of sales and revenue generation. The SMBs and SMEs can largely progress in...
    edr567 edr567 26-30, M Jan 21

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    Just because I liked something at one point in time doesn’t mean I’ll always like it, or that I have to go on liking it at all points in time as an unthinking act of loyalty to...
    deephuman deephuman 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 21

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    So often at the end of xmas holidays I look at the awesome beard in the mirror and wish I could keep it. Sometimes I leave the MO for a day or two. This year I decided I would...
    Ourorborus Ourorborus 36-40, M Jan 22

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    "Those who know, do not speak. Those who speak, do not know." ~Lao Tzu It seems rather ironic that I'd say something after that quote, but here goes: Be open always to...
    oakenbras oakenbras 18-21, M Jan 22

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    I sometimes wonder! My folks separated the summer I moved up to secondary(high)school. I had a medical condition at the time that made me feel out of place anyway. But I suddenly...
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M 5 days ago

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    Ive been okay for a couple months but im scared of myself that im going to relaspe and i know if i do im going to relaspe terribly my parents may never let me come home but im...
    lovelyshay1 lovelyshay1 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 31, 2014

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    Its been a long time since Ive been in a relationship and every relationship I had lasted only about a month and I always get cheated on. Thats why I developed this way of thinking...
    mihochancullen mihochancullen 18-21, F 6 Responses Jan 1

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    I'm scared to love because I'm afraid to lose them.
    MysteriousRose MysteriousRose 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 2

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    Terrified... mortified... petrified... stupefied... by spiders. It doesn't matter how big or how small, whether they can bite or not, poisonous or harmless, I am still afraid of...
    DrKittyNinjaBunny DrKittyNinjaBunny 16-17, F Jan 4

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    I really get scared about it you know sometimes it feels like they are just here for a moment because the next they'll just leave, and idk I feel like I'd rather not than be...
    sadmistak3 sadmistak3 18-21, F Jan 4

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    Recently, I started having symptoms of cancer from swollen red painful lymph nodes, night sweats, bone pain and more. The news is bad. In scared. I truly have never felt this way...
    Myfateismyown Myfateismyown 36-40, M 1 Response Jan 4

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    Very yesterday I said boo to my friend while she was distracted and she did nothing two minutes later she went aaaaahhh and scared me lol
    brenda4696 brenda4696 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 5

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    It's not that I am scared of relationships all together. I am terrified of getting into a bad one and wasting time learning what doesn't work.
    Letmebepatient Letmebepatient 31-35, M 3 Responses Jan 5

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