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I Am Scared

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    Do you ever have those nights

    where you're positive you won't wake up.
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 2 Responses Dec 27, 2014

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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, but it has effected me so horriblely. My mom, for reasons that I can't ever fully understand, decided not to do anything but forget about it. My...
    Tara884248 Tara884248 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 4

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    I'm not positive anymore.

    .. If I feel the slightest bit of happiness my mind kind of snaps back, and I'm reminded about my pain, I'm overwhelmed with my life right now. I've finally made a doctors appointment, she'll hear what I have to say then slam a prescription of antidepressants in front of me and...
    Britt4ny Britt4ny 70+, F 1 Response Jan 23

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    I'm scared of my future.

    What I'll become. What I'll leave behind. I need to do something good for the world.
    Scal92 Scal92 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 23

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    someone will regonise me

    if i put a pic up
    lukew1503 lukew1503 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 26, 2014

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    I'm scared that I'm going to lose someone

    who means a lot to me. I typically don't give my opinion on other people's marriages when I think they should end, but I'm terrified the next time I see her will be on the news. She was honest with her spouse and told him she had developed feelings for someone else. He was anger...
    vault101 vault101 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 18

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    I really need to talk to someone.

    I am so freaked out and terrified at the moment.
    NoF7cksSeven NoF7cksSeven 16-17, F 7 Responses Jan 13

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    Oblivion I always see

    and hear the word called Oblivion, i thought it is beautiful, an art but i saw the true meaning of this word; i never thought it would scare me. Oblivion is a word about an act of forgetting something, some place or someone. As a child and up until now, i've always craved the...
    CursedRaven CursedRaven 16-17, F 5 Responses Oct 16, 2014

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    and also. I want to leave now

    but I have to wait until im 18. but idk if I can leave or not. my dad and I got in a huge fight and I said I was leavinf and then he got all suicidal and said if I left he'd kill himself. so he doesnt ever want me to leave. and I cant keep living like this it isnt safe. but hes...
    triplehfh4life triplehfh4life 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 10

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    When someone scares me I shake

    for like 5 seconds and fall into a fetal position No screaming or flailing of the arms And that **** hurts. Try having every muscle in your body clench and release rapidly. It's like having a seizure when your awake. And trust me I know what that feels like....
    ThisIsMyFightSong ThisIsMyFightSong 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 3

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    Last Night

    I woke up last night, and the wind was blowing, there was a treebranch banging on my window. I got up and walked through thehouse. The moon was shining brightly through the window's,casting spooky, eerie shadows everywhere. When I reachedthe living room, and to my surprise saw...
    Greeneyes21 Greeneyes21 46-50, F 4 Responses Feb 19, 2013

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    Trusting someone with your heart

    that you've never met is probably one of the scariest things.
    supermommyof2 supermommyof2 18-21, F 1 Response May 7, 2014

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    A NEW CHALLENGER APPROACHES: ----MID TERM

    ENGLISH EXAM---- *fight!*
    dabram71 dabram71 16-17, M Oct 16, 2014

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    I let myself become much too attacted.

    Please don't ever let me go. I need you more than you will ever know my darling.
    Rose11231 Rose11231 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 24, 2014

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    Although ..I am a happy

    and bubbly sunshine...there's a moment that I could get scared to..... and I am scared..
    cherry2015 cherry2015 36-40, F 3 Responses May 1

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    so today i called him

    and i was like i need to see you he was running away and saying he has work to do though the night before we had a fight about how uncaring i am and how neglecting i can be so today i wastrying to make a move but hedoesnt seems interested .mentioning that hewas sleeping with...
    reetahsheetah reetahsheetah 18-21, F Apr 29

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    So I just came home from Halloween horror nights

    and I'm thoroughly freaked out. I absolutely love horror movies, but for some reason one of the houses I went too left a horrible impression on me. I can't even fall asleep because I'm so scared.
    Stephy1420 Stephy1420 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 13, 2014

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    I Thought It Would Never End:'(

    My sexual abuse started at the age of 6. It went on til I was 14 so for 8 years. It was by someone I love and trusted... my brother. The day I reported it I got sent away to CPS. Now my brother denies the whole thing. That is what makes it the hardest. And he never got charges...
    sugarpiehunnybunch sugarpiehunnybunch 18-21, F 18 Responses Dec 25, 2012

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    one day i am gonna be a father

    and i just want a normal child , not with a disability or some thing like that. i am just 21 but when i think about it it just terrifying. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6MlfhgD2D1o
    comlpicatedguy comlpicatedguy 18-21, M 2 days ago

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    I'm getting feelings

    for my brother's best friend and she's reciprocating. She's four years older and I feel like she's out of my league. I don't want to ruin my friendship with her.
    NocheSombra NocheSombra 18-21, F May 4

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    I'm sh*tting myself for

    when the time comes. They want to do a week at school soon, for a trial. See how I cope in the 'real world'. And I'm terrified. Because the gossip will be ridiculous. The b*tching, the lies, the rumours, the consoling, and the glares. All of it will be there, constantly. And all...
    betruetoyourself14 betruetoyourself14 13-15, F 2 Responses May 7

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    I am happy so so happy

    that I am scared ... It just have been so long ago that I had something to lose n now I am afraid i might lose it. I am afraid I will fcuk up my work my master degree my relationship my friendships my inner peace my family. It just everything is going so great. I want to have...
    candles700 candles700 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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    People on EP scare me!

    They are so freaky! 😭
    watermelongirl watermelongirl 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 9, 2014

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    Can every please pray

    for me & keep me in your blessings & prayers! I have a big day in the morning today! & I'm extremely bricking it! Please! I hope it's positive! I know I'm just a stranger but it will be such a help! Thank You! Wish me luck ahh Xx
    anisha07969 anisha07969 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 5, 2014

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    I'm scared... so scared.

    ...like I hadn't been before... and it feels horrible. I feel like a pressure in my chest, my hands are shaking, my head hurts so bad, i feel like dying, like wanting to disappear, to be gone, to not be found... ever.
    UNDecodable UNDecodable 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 23

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    Of an upcoming date..

    .. I don't want to have to go through this again. It makes me almost sick to my stomach to think about it. All the pain and the smell of sterilizing agents.... I just can't do it. But yet I have to.... I'm so terrified. I don't want any more scars or injections. Worst of all I'll...
    TundraIvy TundraIvy 16-17, F May 12

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    When I was a child people would tell me

    that one day I would be a heart breaker. I didn't really understand what it meant but it didn't sound appealing to me. I was confused as to why they had huge smiles on their face while exclaiming this. To me it seemed like a horrible concept, breaking peoples hearts. Whatever it...
    baconrind baconrind 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 18, 2014

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    the Thing That Scares Me Most

    In a word: Failure I worry all the time that somehow I am going to screw up everything I'm doing at the moment. I worry about bills, house payments most of all. I earn just about enough to just get me by and my major problem is I'm terrible with handling money. One of the ways...
    Deyve Deyve 18-21, M 3 Responses Jul 24, 2006

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    I'm not ready to tell my friends about my

    self-harm and I might go swimming tomorrow. I can't hide my cuts when I'm swimming. I suggested going to a movie instead. I'm afraid our plans to go to the movies won't happen and we end up going in the pool.
    thoughtfulstars thoughtfulstars 13-15, F 9 Responses May 22, 2014

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    This is for you Arwa.

    .. I am reaally scared that I'm going to do badly on my grades and my mom and dad will get mad. I don't really care too much as I don't know wtf I'm going to do with my life but ugh
    ImNotReallyFine ImNotReallyFine 16-17, M Dec 8, 2014

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    Panic attack # 1 of the week.

    Extreme shaking, sweating, puking, irrational thinking.
    drunkinlove23 drunkinlove23 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 14

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    Earlier my friend said she wanted to play with

    an ouija board. Her friend said she threw hers out and my mom told me to never play it in my house so i said you can have mines. I grabbed the board (that has never been used) and went to her house. this is about 8:50 at night. I went there and ate a taco while they played. They...
    Qaya143 Qaya143 13-15, F May 8

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    Life is spiraling downward

    and despite all my efforts to make happen all that needs to happen to get things back on track, it's getting harder and harder to keep afloat and stay motivated to keep trying. My parents were given 30 days notice to find a new home because the land lady wants to "sell" the...
    LaGentilleDame LaGentilleDame 31-35, F 1 Response May 1

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    The most scariest things is love.

    ... I like being alone no body love me and i don't try to be love... In any relationship i never try to love him or get too attract to anyone's... Just standart relationship and if they too attracted to me i will try to go... And one time he say he will do anything to make me...
    plecea plecea 26-30, F May 6

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    wtf my car broke down on a really high bridge

    it's bad enough I'm scared of heights but now this omg I'm freaking out that's why I'm writing it here trying to distract myself cause I feel like I'm about to have a heart attack help needs to hurry up and get here!!!!
    CallMeFaye CallMeFaye 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 10

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    so today i called him

    and i was like i need to see you he was running away and saying he has work to do though the night before we had a fight about how uncaring i am and how neglecting i can be so today i wastrying to make a move but hedoesnt seems interested .mentioning that hewas sleeping with...
    reetahsheetah reetahsheetah 18-21, F Apr 29

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    My biggest fear is never finding myself.

    Being swallowed up by outside influences and living a life created for regular people with regular minds. Never finding out what I'm capable of.. What my true desires are.. Slowly losing sight of what it's like to have a completely independent outlook on life.
    Rosaalie Rosaalie 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 12

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    so today i called him

    and i was like i need to see you he was running away and saying he has work to do though the night before we had a fight about how uncaring i am and how neglecting i can be so today i wastrying to make a move but hedoesnt seems interested .mentioning that hewas sleeping with...
    reetahsheetah reetahsheetah 18-21, F Apr 29

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    It's quarter past three in the morning.

    . I drifted off to sleep briefly at around 11-11:30 but woke up soon after with night terrors and flashbacks. I had this nightmare that he was out of prison and coming to find me again. Then she came back from the dead and came too. They were both here with their hands all over...
    betruetoyourself14 betruetoyourself14 13-15, F 5 Responses Apr 25

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    I am scaaaaaaaaared! I don't know what to do.

    *breathes in, breathes out* *drinks a glass of water* *listens to the ticking clock* *dies*
    Asurina Asurina 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 22

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    12 hours to go. I'm so scared.

    Hope it goes ok, I hope she understands. I want it to be ok, I want to be able to talk with her about everything, honestly.
    betruetoyourself14 betruetoyourself14 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 18

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    I had a dream the other night.

    There were these two men walking up behind my house (there's train tracks behind my house) and I was coming through the gate into the backyard. I said Hi to the men and they continued walking up to the fence of my yard. They said to me "We know who you are" and then everything...
    ICanDoMyOwnThing ICanDoMyOwnThing 13-15, F Apr 11

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    that shivering feeling of utter terror.

    fear..... :'( I should be used to it by now.
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Apr 24

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    To Be Honest I Am Scared.

    I don't think about it much as I employ mindfulness in my daily life, staying in the NOW, so my thoughts don't wander. It helps. But, when I lie in bed at night, in the dark, in the silence, my mind goes to the future. I try to feel how it will be when I leave the home I love...
    Carissimi Carissimi 56-60, F 1 Response Dec 4, 2014

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    Was Looking Through My Messages

    Idk who the hell sent this...but I just received easily the creepiest message I have EVER gotten on EP and it isn't funny. The person who sent this is now "Deleted" I guess but damn that was a scary message...I'm honestly pretty shaken up now and to whoever sent it, I hope you...
    Sammiebaby1016 Sammiebaby1016 18-21, F 11 Responses Jun 15, 2013

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    ******* tornado warnings everywhere.

    I'm worried about my brother and his family.
    LifeIsShitLetsEndIt LifeIsShitLetsEndIt 18-21, M 5 Responses Apr 25

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    I'm Scared Because Everybody Dies

    Everybody I love, everybody I care about, everyone who has ever inspired m