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I Am Scared

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    Yeah pretty damn scared.

    I'm thinking about going to the doctor about it in a few days, if it doesn't go away by then.
    DanBurnett DanBurnett 16-17, M Jul 26

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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

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    Sometimes when I am alone

    and your brain takes over and you think too much. I think about my death. It scared me.
    thefallenstar thefallenstar 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 7

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    I Hate Being Alone. I Hate Feeling Alone.

    I Think People Are Ignoring Me. I Was Having 3 Good Conversations. And Suddenly They Stopped Talking To Me. I Asked My Mom If She Was Leaving And She Said No. Well She's Gone. I Didnt Even See My 2 Brothers Leave The Room. Idk Where They Are. I Called Their Names... Why Is...
    Eriannaa Eriannaa 13-15, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Age and Fear

    I am 59 years old. I moved to Texas to be near my Sister in 2004.  My Sister died in Oct 2008. While here I have been isolated from most people.  Now that she has passed.  I need to find a job to support myself.  I never thought of myself as unemployable but I...
    cstx3201 cstx3201 56-60 5 Responses Jul 13, 2009

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    Today I went to the orientation at my

    highschool (I'll be a freshman (9th grader)) it was terrifying the school Is huge, I had an anxiety attack or something my parents were with me for like 10 mins then they had to wait in the PAB (Performing Arts Building) I wanted to freaking cry (teared up a bit) I start school...
    GabriellaFae GabriellaFae 13-15, F 3 Responses Aug 6

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    The Night It All Changed

    I'm sure I knew this was coming.  I hoped it wouldn't.  But here I am, 31 years old locked in my parents bedroom with my two year old daughter waiting for my drunk husband to try and beat down the door.  For once in my life though, I actually know I am doing...
    Claire17 Claire17 31-35 17 Responses Aug 29, 2009

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    Last night I had a dream

    that I was cutting really badly... I got to the point that I was at last school year... I would cut a lot and I couldn't stop at all... I would cut 3 or 4 times a day... And last night I had a dream that I got to that point again and I just kept going deeper and deeper with the...
    xxbrokengirl98xx xxbrokengirl98xx 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 21

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    Does anyone else ever fear of being replaced?

    Even though you know the person you're jealous of could never be with the person you're with, yet you still think about that "what if". I seriously don't even know how to say this but this feeling SUCKS
    jillibelle3 jillibelle3 16-17, F Aug 11

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    school starts in 5 weeks

    and i am scared, almost terified to go to school again .. my class is horible. There are about 22 people of which 12 are 'The popular group' and they do not accept me at all. I had 2 really good friends but one didnt pass this year so she wont be in my class anymore. my other...
    HelloNovaa HelloNovaa 13-15, F 3 Responses Aug 7

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    This Sounds Really Odd.

    .. But Im Sitting In My Living Room Alone & It Feels Like Someone Is Watching Me Whenever I Turn My Back... It's Really Creepy. I Hope Im Not Home Alone...
    Eriannaa Eriannaa 13-15, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    Blindsided, Bushwhacked When I Least Expected It

    But isn't that how it happens? What an emotional roller coaster! From the depths of despair to undeserved happiness. I don't know what I have done to meet such an awesome person but I need to continue doing it. My only fear is I will wake up and it will all have been a dream...
    michael1971 michael1971 41-45, M 1 Response Nov 27, 2013

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    Yesterday evening , my dad broke the news to me

    that he's having a kidney check up. At first i didn't know how to react to the news but when i saw his face it almost looked like he was in pain. I keep expecting the worst to happen and how my family could change dramatically. Growing up with a bipolar mum i don't really know...
    ADTRfan ADTRfan 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 7

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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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    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

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    I am very scared right now.

    I've been having headaches for some days and i might be left in the hospital. I am afraid that they might find something... I am just very scared
    MayaMoonShadow MayaMoonShadow 16-17, F Aug 8

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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 2 Responses Jul 18

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    Hate

     I'm afraid of me, and honestly - afraid of living. The ever-lingering feeling of total inability to escape from being alive. Though, I feel no want for ending it, it's just a sad shame for it all to continue. The feeling is tremendously bitter, the soul is ripped apart...
    tokenmatch tokenmatch 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 16, 2009

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    I almost got kidnapped today.

    I almost got abducted... by a group of men. I've never been so scared before in my entire life... Now i gotta carry pepper spray with me. x(
    Dapperness Dapperness 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 30

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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 19-21, M 4 Responses Jul 24, 2006

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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

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    Omg my first day back to school is tomorrow :3

    Ughh. Someone please kill me noww.
    xxsamelovexx xxsamelovexx 13-15, M 4 Responses Aug 7

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    AkariMei AkariMei 13-15, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I talked to my therapist open

    and honestly for the 1st time since i started seeing her. I had her believing I was ok and doing much better than I was until I seriously considered and even planned to end everything. I told her I was hiding everything from her and that things were worse than I have made them...
    lilbit33 lilbit33 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 8

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    So lately I have been doing a lot of thinking.

    ...I have never been more afraid than I have been in this previous month and now. But it's okay to be scared...just shows that I am human. I feel like I am making plenty of mistakes but I am trying to learn from them. I do not know if this path I am taking is a dangerous one or...
    Sakura1567 Sakura1567 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 23

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    A New Diagnoses

    I was recently diagnosed with schizophrenia and moderate depression. It was the hardest thing that I ever heard in my life. I'm only 18, and in my first year of college. How can this happen to me? This can't happen to me....I don't know how to live anymore....
    Athlete2012 Athlete2012 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 28, 2012

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    I don't like my life anymore,

    it is scary and confusing... :'(
    HelloKittyBaby HelloKittyBaby 13-15, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    It is really hard to say

    but I'm the victim of a crime scene. It all started a month ago, my moms phone got stolen. The police told us yo text him so I did. He found a picture of me sent it to me then found my address and sent it to me. So I'm scared he will come to my house when my parents arnt here...
    maddie711 maddie711 13-15, F Jul 24

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    I am scared to start school again.

    I dread going to school everyday because of my social anxiety and I don't know what to do about it. It's killing me inside. I just wish there was a way it could go away.
    lvcr lvcr 13-15, F 6 Responses Aug 12

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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 20 Responses Dec 25, 2012

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    I Am Scared.

    I am scared that those honest stories that I have written are a figment of my imagination. I am scared that if I make the sacrifices today to go for what I think is true today it will not be worth it. I am scared that one day I will wake up and realise this was all just a big...
    autumnsparrow autumnsparrow 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 20, 2013

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    Bravery is not about not being scared

    but rather being scared and still facing the challenge. Bravery is waking up in the morning knowing the Indians are just over the hill but putting your boots on and saddling up despite your fears. It is about accepting your fears and strength is found by facing them. I’ve...
    chadjunk chadjunk 46-50, M 1 Response Jun 9

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    I'm not the scared one,

    my sister is. She is 13 and hates rides and roller coasters. She scares herself by watching ride accidents and says 'it doesn't even scare me' yet when we get to the theme park or whatever she doesn't go on the rides. It's a waste of money. Next week we are going to the...
    mollymillymolly mollymillymolly 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 30

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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 11 Responses May 22

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    I'm always scared...scared of nothing really.

    Even in my safest spot, which for me is my youth group, I'm still scared...
    JalenFrankie616 JalenFrankie616 13-15, F 3 Responses May 13

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    im scared of my father.

    .. he never beat me or anything like that to me, i just fear him sometimes
    AkariMei AkariMei 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    Everyday for the past four years,

    I have been scared. It has basically just been my mom, brother, and I, and I became my mom's confidante when I was 13. I had to grow up really fast and worry about our money situation. I know that isn't why my mom tells me things, she doesn't want me to worry about it, but...
    SeemsEverythingGoesWrongInLife SeemsEverythingGoesWrongInLife 18-21, F Aug 7

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    Singing heals me,I guess I sing good enough

    that all of my friends want me to do youtube videos,truth is I am reluctant because I don't know if i'm good enough,i'm terrified.
    jesikahluv jesikahluv 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 25

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    I'm scared your gonna crush on her again,

    but this time you don't fight your feelings, Leave me, Get her, And forget I ever existed. Tell me I'm wrong about my thoughts, please.. 💔
    13AussieBabe13 13AussieBabe13 13-15, F 2 Responses Jun 18

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    someone will regonise me

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

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    I'm scared that my psychopath ex boyfriend

    might kill, or send someone to kill, my current boyfriend and/or me. I'd much rather him kill me than him though. It's all my fault. It really is... I hope I'm just being paranoid.
    CuteBunnyxBabyGirl CuteBunnyxBabyGirl 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 28

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    Just about an hour ago,

    there's a child that was hit and run near our neighborhood. I didn't have the courage to even look because I was scared. I turned away on that scene but I can't turn away of having the guilt feeling. Why should I feel guilty about it? Maybe the feeling of being responsible to...
    gwenllian gwenllian 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 1

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    I Am Scared.. For My Result.

    My 10th grade results come out on 17th May. I am scared. I know I didn't do well. I'm an average. I've been an average. I don't really fail, but I don't do well either. And I hate being this average. I don't find anyone like me. It's either topper, or failure. My whole life...
    owlcity01 owlcity01 13-15, M May 15, 2013

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    moonziggy moonziggy 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 13

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    This traffic light inside my head Is always

    green and never red. My thoughts, my dreams and all my fears They all speed past my listening ears. I close my eyes to block it out But inside my head they rush about. I take a breath to slow it down But upon my face appears a frown. My heart beats fast But my breathing slows...
    jaylawr jaylawr 16-17, F Apr 2

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    I am scared because my ex-fiancé

    who was physically and emotionally violent towards me called me today. I ran away from him 9 months ago, by packing my bags and going to a safe refuge. We haven't communicated at all since then. This phone call doesn't allow me to rest mentally, even though I didn't pick up my...
    GodsPrincesseOrchidee GodsPrincesseOrchidee 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 26

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    Afghanistan is the worst place you'd want to be

    right now and that's where I'm getting shipped off to in 0900 hours.
    shaunyy0911 shaunyy0911 22-25, M 5 Responses 4 days ago

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    I want to donate my kidney to someone

    who needs one in order to stay alive. But I am a bit scared of the results or if I can even do it. Selfish for me to keep a kidney when I can save someone else live. Although I can understand why someone might one to keep their kidney. I hope my parents don't get disappointed...
    87athleteunknown 87athleteunknown 18-21, F Mar 15

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    People on EP scare me!

    They are so freaky! 😭
    watermelongirl watermelongirl 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 9

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    Do u know that feelin?

    When one of ur parents is like really nice to u and u dont know y... Yea it always scares me
    Bizzlefever Bizzlefever 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 23

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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 13 Responses Jun 15, 2013

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    I've lost sight of everything I

    once was and cared about I lost myself. I lost friends... I lost family... I've lost blood,tears,confidence,hours of my life... I just don't understand myself any more. I want to find myself again I do... I don't know where I am Occasionally I regain a sliver of me back...
    mypoetryissad mypoetryissad 13-15, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I've been reading a book about how big

    corporations are screwing up pretty much everything to do with the planet; and we the people don't actually know and/or care. Learning about how we are getting screwed by big companies, and how we are literally on the verge of a collapse in one way or another within my or the...
    dabram71 dabram71 16-17, M Aug 10

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    My mom had a dream two nights ago

    that a fortune teller told her she was going to die soon, then today she went and ate chinese food with my step-dad and her fortune cookie read, "an unusual dream will soon come true" I am very sc