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I Am Scared to Grow Up

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    Yet I don't always feel that it has to come just from traditional means. Education is a wonderful tool and I have a degree, but I have learned more from my life experiences than I...
    Ailill Ailill 36-40, F 2 hrs ago

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    I'm scared of growing old. That means more responsibilities, leaving home, losing my parents and dieing. I wish I can stay a kid forever. I'm scared to die and lose my parents.
    broadwaybabe99 broadwaybabe99 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 21

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    Seriously. I'm not scared for myself, but for our earth. Our world is overpopulated and resources will become extinct. I've grown up on a farm, with a closeness to nature only few...
    anni17music anni17music 16-17, F Apr 6

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    I don't think I'm scared of death. I was there when my Grandpa was in his deathbed. I watched his hard working body of 90+ years grow tired and go to rest. I was there as he took...
    Philli8807 Philli8807 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    She's more of a sister to me but I'm really scared I might mess up do something and lose her just like the rest. She's my best friend and I don't wanna lose her but sometimes I...
    smilezlove143 smilezlove143 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    Im not anymore but I was when I was little. There was this creaking noise our staircase would make but only when my dad walked on it because me and my siblings were too small to...
    LandonS LandonS 16-17, M Apr 8

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    I really am scared of growing old I'm nearly 35 but in my head I still feel like a teenager occasionally I have a reality check and it scares me, I look at what I have done with my...
    Nicby Nicby 31-35, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I don't want to grow old and regret about my past
    bubblyeater bubblyeater 18-21, F Mar 18

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    I am scared. Scared of dying. And scared of the unkown. When we die it is not known what becomes of us. Will we just be a body - less soul floating around in the sky or will be...
    Ziriviri Ziriviri 13-15, F Mar 19

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    I'm scared that I'm only going to get married when I'm old because I'm so fussy right now lol and that I'm going to look like a wrinkly baked potato in my wedding photographs hahaa...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Mar 21

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    I always have a light on. I cannot go to sleep with out one on. I am scared of what can hide in the dark since i know what i can hide in the dark side of me. I am terrified of...
    0neUp 0neUp 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    Everytime... Just everytime I try to make new friends, i get so scared that i would have a panic attack. Im so used to the fact that people leave me into broken pieces but this is...
    Amature14 Amature14 13-15, F Mar 18

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    I'm scared to love again. Scared to be hurt again. Scared of never finding someone who will love me for who am and not judge me. Scared of being lied to again.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 7

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    I am not used to telling anyone anything of this sort. So other than my girlfriend of six years no one else knows the inner battle that I have been fighting. When I say every male...
    KatherinaM KatherinaM 22-25, F Mar 19

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    I am a paranoid person when it comes to health, that's probably why I am scared of doctors and hospitals so much! So, you could imagine how paranoid I could be about cancer, it is...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F Mar 22

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    I'm scared of looking for a relationship because I'm scared of rejection. I'm scared of wanting a relationship because I don't think anyone will want one with me. I just feel so...
    josieyup josieyup 22-25, F 16 Responses Mar 24

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    I am scared to have a relationship- my first "real" relationship I was forced into with an older man. I was completely betrayed and now feel to scared to let my gaurd down and go...
    unknown331 unknown331 16-17 2 Responses Mar 24

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    I'm in Florida for spring break. I'm terrified. What if I see her? She goes to college near where I'm staying . . . Thanks to her, I have eight identical nightmares a night, and am...
    AVampireGirl AVampireGirl 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 29

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    I am 16 and I still sleep with the light on. I not so much scared of the dark, I am scared of what might happen in the dark. I have no control. I do not want to get over this fear...
    KeiraRhiann KeiraRhiann 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 1

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    I scared. I'm scared of losing any more weight, but scared of gaining more at the same time. I was diagnosed with anorexia, and I always throw up everything i had eaten. what...
    roseinsurvival roseinsurvival 13-15 Apr 4

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    I am currently in a relationship with my girlfriend (let's call her A) and we are madly in love... The thing is that I've tried once to tell my mom that I was in love with A...
    DemonSauce DemonSauce 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    Hi there, well, I thought this was a very good site, so I want to try out to see if I get some points of view towards this experience. Well, first of all, I a male Mexican, I am...
    RobbLau RobbLau 26-30, M Apr 7

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    I am scared of many things. But right now, I am scared of my depression coming back, from oozing its way back into my mind. From returning to its home, which is still recovering...
    BunnyGruff BunnyGruff 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    I am scared because it's raining again...I heard there is another a storm coming into our country. Now it's raining again.I'm scared of heavy rain specially when I'm home alone...
    NatsukiKuroneko NatsukiKuroneko 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    It has been a long time since I have logged into EP. I am scared that I may have to give up my home due to lack of work. In fact I am terrified of the decision on day of being food...
    lookin4sumthing lookin4sumthing 26-30, M 11 hrs ago

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    LED plant lights illuminated advantage in agriculture 1 , bio-energy -efficient Plant photosynthesis light is not absorbed sunlight all the ingredients , the main advantage is that...
    ledgrowlight ledgrowlight 26-30, F Mar 26

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    One of the biggest day in my life, tomorrow. I will get the result for my final exam in elementary school ( i'm 18 btw ) . I'm taking 11 subjects for this exam. Everyone expecting...
    adriennelle adriennelle 16-17, F 3 Responses Mar 19

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    I am not a trusting person in general so when it comes to loving people I always am scared to get attached, and when I do I'm always scared to lose them.
    cyraalana2000 cyraalana2000 13-15, F Mar 19

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    When I was 18 years old, I was raped. I have never really spoken of it before. One night, after the bar, completely intoxicated, me and my friend met a couple of English men. We...
    mitted mitted 18-21, F 6 Responses Mar 22

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    I don't sleep alone, If I do it's always with the lights on... I'm scared! My mind is always thinking of something then my heart starts beating fast.... I'm scared of the dark.
    LadyMayah LadyMayah 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    (using google translate) lol okay I didn't get really scared it's just that I fell asleep in class a little wile ago and it was ssr (silent sustained reading) I was falling asleep...
    dragin2000 dragin2000 13-15, M Apr 3

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    I terrifies me that there are so many different courses that my future can take. What if I don't get accepted into a good college? What if I end up hating my job? What if I have no...
    jazzamore jazzamore 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    I am scared of falling in love I am ok with liking someone But if they like me back I freak out n avoid them Cause I am scared of getting hurt Or hurting them
    Weirdgirl218 Weirdgirl218 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    I have a question friends ..... Have you ever been so scared to see that one person you once loved ? 💭 🙈 or nahhhhhhhh ? My answer is I will be scared but at the same time...
    Revelyn Revelyn 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 7

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    I don't know why, but I love heights even though I am scared of them. You might say that I can't be terrified if I can even bare them, but I get scared standing on a chair! I have...
    LizzPixie LizzPixie 16-17, F 1 Response a week ago

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    the ocean is pretty and everything, I love to look at it and go to swim in it sometimes when im out doing something fun with he family and I don't want to be a downer so I just...
    silentgirl1234 silentgirl1234 13-15, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I am so scared of injections. recently I had an injury to my knee, my friend took me to an hospital. we were waiting for the doc in the waiting room. I was so scared that i might...
    sweetyhotty sweetyhotty 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I was forced to grow up before I was ready... After my mom got a divorce from her abusive husband of 7-8 years, we moved into a very small apartment. Me, my mother, and my younger...
    Siqo423 Siqo423 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    I'm 20 years old and I never found the joy of 'skipping a year of college after high school to party and enjoy life'. I never understood going to the club every weekend, drinking...
    acidicbase acidicbase 18-21, F Apr 7

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    I just found out that my roommate was spanked growing up! We were teasing him at dinner because his parents came to visit him last weekend and we (the 2 other roommates) thought...
    ofjndj ofjndj 22-25, M 3 Responses Mar 24

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    My mother was very mentally abusive to me and my brother growing up. She was physically and mentally abused by her stepfather growing up and in turn treated my younger brother and...
    NYSPANKER NYSPANKER 41-45, M 2 Responses Mar 27

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    I'm tired of people's stupid problems and worrying about things i DONT give a **** about. I love weed and i want to do something with it for the rest of my life; grow it, own a...
    Justdoitessay Justdoitessay 16-17, M 2 Responses Mar 28

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    I cant say I'm liking the 'growing up' part. Not right now, atleast. I'm coming to terms with certain things, and preparing myself to face the real world. I have always been a...
    MetalheadIntro MetalheadIntro 13-15, F Apr 8

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    I have a very strange family dynamic with an uncle in jail since forever and my oldest cousin dead. That cousin actually threatened me and three of my friends one night. At...
    ThreeIII ThreeIII 31-35, F Mar 17

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    if i wasn't scared of death i would be here right now
    viktoriatiril viktoriatiril 18-21, F Mar 17

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    I wanted to die my whole life but not anymore. I'm not avoiding it and I'm not scared of when it happens. It happens all the time to everything and I'm okay with that. If I have to...
    rose114 rose114 16-17, F Mar 18

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    I'm scared of leaving her completely alone forever
    Alexdrunkunc Alexdrunkunc 18-21 Mar 18

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    I recently got out of a long serious relationship. I loved him so muchh n did everything for him but, he was a drug addict and I didn't get the respect I deserved. He lied when he...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Mar 19

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    I am so scared of heights. I never use to be but I have been since I almost died from falling from a great height. Of course why be afraid of heights...why not just afraid of...
    Louisaxxx Louisaxxx 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    Have you ever fell in love at first sight? I have. It was like I saw them and the world was so perfect and pure and good. I wrote them a letter I shouldn't have after knowing them...
    yoyohoneybear yoyohoneybear 18-21, F Mar 19

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    It happened again.. I can't believe it. I seem to be a magnet for these people. Do I look like a sl*t or wh*re or something? It seems like it sometimes.. It happened two weeks ago...
    livelaughlove2904 livelaughlove2904 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 20

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