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I Am Scared

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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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    Panic attack # 1 of the week.

    Extreme shaking, sweating, puking, irrational thinking.
    drunkinlove23 drunkinlove23 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    So I went to the doctor to get a prescription

    for birth control. Everything was fast and I didn't need a pelvic exam (not until I turn 21). When she checked my heart she said I had a heart murmur and it was loud. She wanted me to get an ultrasound before she gives me any birth control because if it's serious I can get...
    HelloLovelyPerson HelloLovelyPerson 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 14

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    Just as I was going to sleep a bunch of dog

    (coyotes?) began howling ;-; scary...
    OneWithTheSkies OneWithTheSkies 18-21, F Mar 20

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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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    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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    I feel like I often over analyze things

    and take people's affection to mean more than they intend. And can't help but feel foolish and stupid for thinking they might've felt something more. It makes it hard to trust your own thoughts when you become attached to someone. Having a crush is torture.
    tuft tuft 22-25 1 Response Apr 9

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    QueenBetcy QueenBetcy 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I see a psychiatrist tomorrow.

    I hated the first pdoc I saw and I'm worried this experience will be just as bad for me. Time will tell I guess ;_;
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F Mar 13

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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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    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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    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 2 days ago

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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 2 Responses Feb 3

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    I recently got a new job

    and I'm not sure I'm performing as well as I had hoped. I know I might be paranoid but I really don't want to lose this job I work really hard to get where I am. I've just built a life based on the idea that I will always have work. I'm afraid if that goes away I'll lose...
    ianbrewman ianbrewman 26-30, T 2 Responses Mar 26

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    please let the doctors appointment

    for the results be good news I don't want to have to tell him bad news it would break my heart
    neonpinkcupcakelover neonpinkcupcakelover 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 31

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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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    A NEW CHALLENGER APPROACHES: ----MID TERM

    ENGLISH EXAM---- *fight!*
    dabram71 dabram71 16-17, M Oct 16, 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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    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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    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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    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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    Idk what to do, 4 years ago I had 3 seizures,

    I started going on meds regularly,and I haven't had one ever science I started meds. But last night I was with my boyfriend and he had some spiced rum and he mixed it with Pepsi for me, I drank half the can. I liked it and I felt fine. But this morning I woke u and my dad told...
    cherylkatie24 cherylkatie24 16-17, F 6 Responses Apr 5

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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 15 Responses Aug 29, 2009

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    I'm Scared Because Everybody Dies

    Everybody I love, everybody I care about, everyone who has ever inspired me, everyone who has ever smiled at me or lifted my spirits, everybody dies. The older I get the more I face the profound loss of everyone I care about. Either that or I face the only way not to experience...
    humdinger humdinger 46-50, F 4 Responses Sep 12, 2007

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    So.. This guy that used to be at my

    cheerleading gym, he was on my team with me, it was back in 2012, and I had the biggest crush on him. He was so cute, I was 12 and he was 18, he was my backspot, and I trusted him with my life. One day he just never showed up at the gym for practice, everyone said he quit...
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 4 Responses Feb 2

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    dad and mom went to a different country,

    and ive lost contact, no idea where they are or even if they landed..... damn it.....
    kragoth135 kragoth135 18-21, M 2 Responses Apr 10

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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 feel like my chest is being crushed

    or compressed and my breath is short. I feel scared and panicky, but some how I'm just barely able to keep calm on the surface. I don't know what this is and it usually doesn't last long. But it's been happening more frequently.
    TubaAtheist TubaAtheist 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 2

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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 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 20, 2013

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    Well I told my dad about my weight I'm still at

    86 lbs so he set up yet ANOTHER appointment tommorow where the doctor is just gonna try to tell me I'm anorexic ugh he prescribed me these pills last time they do not help in fact I lost 5 lbs since the last visit and I'm really scared :/ I really do eat a lot and it bothers me...
    RnneKK RnneKK 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 18

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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 don't know how or why this happens,

    but each time I get into my car and we're traveling somewhere, there's no fear in my heart at all...same goes for trains, for some reason I don't fear them and think they're safe. But each and every time I go abord an airplane, fear just comes over me especially during takeoff...
    modd096 modd096 18-21, F Mar 28

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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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    I'm scared of everything lately.

    I'm scared of living. I'm terrified of dying, which I suppose is why I stay. The fear of death and what's after is more overwhelming than the fear of life. I'm scared of myself. I'm scared of the world and the everyone around me. I'm scared of every little thing that can go...
    wishingforrecovery wishingforrecovery 16-17, F 3 Responses Apr 7

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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 2 days ago

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    I met that terrible woman today.

    Nicks uncles "ex" wife that loves to string the both of them along. I mean like the moment I got there he had this painful look on his face watching that woman aka the love of his life flirting with his uncle. Why he's in love with a married woman I'll never know but it hurt...
    ChildOfHarmony ChildOfHarmony 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 9

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    Now what? I was happy.

    He wanted more. It is too late. I am not sure what to do with my life. On my days off from work, I can barely get up but to eat. It's been 6 months, I thought I would not miss him or want him anymore but I do.
    Angrybird3245 Angrybird3245 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    I have a younger sister

    who is 3 and a younger brother who is 9. My sister broke his Lego things and he got mad. So he took her to his room and closed the door. Then he hit her and put her in his closet where she was found crying. I'm scared my brother is a psychopath. This is not the only things he...
    QueenBetcy QueenBetcy 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 31

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    I think I am truly, honestly beginning to

    despise myself with all of my being.
    BloodofAmara BloodofAmara 16-17, F 4 Responses Apr 9

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    My stomach hurts, and

    that always scares me. :/ I continue to see the negative effects of fear and what it can cause, especially with this phobia. It just makes things hard. Grawr. :c
    RhinosaurusRex RhinosaurusRex 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 1

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    My parents have taught me

    that everyone I don't know wants to kill or kidnap me
    Polygoner Polygoner 22-25, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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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 think it's just the future itself

    and what I don't want to lose its just I feel like no matter what I do I'm going to lose everything and I don't want to I care about the friends I have now it's just... I feel like my life's falling apart and it's all my fault I feel like everything is going away slowly and I...
    shyguy747 shyguy747 13-15, M Mar 12

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    This is scary...i wanna know what's on their

    mind..no i don't wanna know..
    Juri0902 Juri0902 31-35, F Mar 23

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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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    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 Nov 27, 2013

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