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I Am Scared

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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 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 8 Responses May 22, 2014

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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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    Why you ask? Because I remembered

    that "it" is still in the room... A bug more terrifying than any other! It is called the.. stinkbug! Go away no one even likes you! Hisssss. Whats even worse is when you squish it the sound it makes is mortifying. It makes a crunching sound! OnO
    GrinchFairy GrinchFairy 16-17 1 Response Jan 23

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    I'm scared of beetles,

    cracks in the ground, darkness, being alone, holes, anything with a stinger, how I'm going to die, being raped, Loki, cars, loud noises, spiders (aside from tarantulas), heights, monsters, bones, blood, needles, lots of guys, schools, my dad and many other things. I have no idea...
    jesusfan1999 jesusfan1999 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 7

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    So both my parents have died within the last

    four months, my cousins funeral is Tuesday and now sitting at the hosptial with my aunt who just found out she has congestive heart failure. Agh.
    kshine27 kshine27 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 10, 2015

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    Months ago u said that u didn't want to talk in

    "this level", that u had never liked me in that sort of way. I was devastated. I laid so many emotions on u and for you to say that, it really crushed me. I stepped back from you and figured that we could still be friends. But then it was you who started going down this "more...
    Laraamani Laraamani 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Last night i didnt get any sleep

    because of IT , IT will not allow me to sleep. IT was telling me to do something an i can go to sleep in peace. IT is an evil spirit (demon) IT has ben attacking me like this for years now. i face timed John telling him in broken speech cause i was crying what happened. IT was...
    oreomine12 oreomine12 13-15, F 5 Responses Jan 22

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    Found out I'm pregnant.

    Feel so scared and I don't want to do this all alone. I hope he comes around..... This should be a time to be happy, I know its stressful as well but I thought we were in this together..
    JennaLynnRae JennaLynnRae 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 15

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    Don't get me wrong I LOVE E.

    P, but I blocked a certain member cause of the inappropriate and ( if I'm right a little bit downing women ) he keeps saying how he thinks I don't need therapy and that adoption is horrible and wrong and that my uncle will be mad at me and what got me kinda scared was when he...
    CreepypastaFan2016 CreepypastaFan2016 16-17, F Dec 10, 2015

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    I recently found a lump in my thigh.

    I'm scared that it might be really serious... I can't describe the feeling but I don't want to die. I told my mum a few days ago , hopefully I can book a trip to the doctors really soon :(
    Auxillaries Auxillaries 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 17

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    Big out of town event this weekend.

    Typically I have excited nervous butterflies, but I am full of dread. I have a bad feeling about this one, I can't decide if it's paranoia or intuition speaking. The temperature will be 110 degrees! Not only do I need to make sure I'm ok, I have a horse that needs to be stellar...
    HotMessExpress101 HotMessExpress101 31-35, F 20 Responses Jun 26, 2015

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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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Feb 2, 2015

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    Why is it that nearly always I feel

    as though I am alone with evil? I hardly ever feel God's presence anymore really and never at the strength I used to since before the repeated abuse I experienced by the demons. A lot of days it feels as though I was thrown into a lion pit, and the lions were not put to sleep. I...
    Hush92 Hush92 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 7

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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 1 Response Jun 18, 2014

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    But being scared is good

    for me. Grommit again running at.... Well let's find out. You keep us young my mother says. Well on our toes. And all the possibilities flash past my eyes. But I am still glad I am doing it
    grommit3 grommit3 36-40, F 1 Response Jun 21, 2015

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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, 2015

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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, 2015

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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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    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 10 Responses Jun 15, 2013

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    I scared for my mentality.

    I'm scared of myself. I'm scared that all these thoughts messing about in my head will their toll. I'm scared that I am wrong. I'm scared that I'm right. I'm really ******* scared and confused.
    skeletoncliquetop skeletoncliquetop 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 2

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    Its almost a year since I graduated from

    univerty and I still haven't found a good stable job in my career field. ( I am a film graduate just by the way)I've worked at two call centre jobs and though I'm a peoples' person, I extremely hated it! They were well paying jobs but literally were money vs happiness & health...
    HazelLancaster HazelLancaster 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 25

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    ItzPuppeh ItzPuppeh 13-15, M 2 Responses Dec 25, 2015

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    I thought I'd shave before bed

    but nope. I end up cutting my lip and its been bleeding for like 15 minutes and it won't stop. I'm gonna bleed out😂
    BensonLahh BensonLahh 16-17, M 6 Responses May 26, 2015

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    In the darkness your shadow looms as constant

    as the hands of time near nor far with the rising of each new moon. A haunting ghost seeking an open wound. The light that escapes is your tapestry, woven in your misery. Blue eyes pierced ears beckoning a silent scream. Paralyzed by the voices in your hidden scheme...
    HotMessExpress101 HotMessExpress101 31-35, F 4 Responses Aug 29, 2015

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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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    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 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 18, 2015

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    If we can't make it through what we have

    now then how can we make it to forever? It's moments like this that make me want to pull away. And it puts fear in me and causes setbacks with us moving forward!
    deleted deleted 26-30 Dec 20, 2015

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    Words cannot explain,

    so so so so scared
    Ariellight Ariellight 18-21, F 4 Responses Oct 11, 2015

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    i have to do a presentation about a book

    infront of my class in 2 weeks but i am thinking about it already to much. it is not that my class is bad. not at all. i am just scared. any advicee. :)
    NikkiJansen NikkiJansen 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 24, 2015

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    I don't want to be this person.

    I feel bad as though I have trapped you with me in this craziness. If I knew how messed up I am, I would have warned you. I love you, I know you love me...but sometimes I wonder if I should just tell you to go find someone who will not be so much to deal with. I would be civil...
    vault101 vault101 26-30, F 14 Responses Nov 18, 2014

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    I just got a missed call.

    frankly a number I don't know called me so immediately messaged them. "busy, who's this?" and if I wasn't just out of a hell relationship, and my mind doesn't immediately go to that *******, then I would have probably answered. then they call from a private number. then text...
    4rae2 4rae2 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I'm scared of a lot things - I mean medically

    so. I had to watch while my best friend was raped and I was within minutes of the same thing happening to me. It left me traumatized and terrified to the point where I have needed medical care and it is a slow and hard recovery for me.
    AGirlNamedKim AGirlNamedKim 18-21, F Jan 13

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    My job had gotten so much better.

    Now I feel like it's about to get significantly worse. Honestly, I'm terrified. My co-teacher is leaving. I don't think I can do this without her.
    SaundraMae SaundraMae 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 21

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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 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 5, 2014

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    vasinas vasinas 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 26, 2015

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    nour313 nour313 18-21, F Dec 15, 2015

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    Wtf I got this horrible rash

    and now I'm fiding bruises all over my body!!! does anyone knows what might be the cause or all this :(
    ImTheQueenFYM ImTheQueenFYM 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I am scared to fall asleep right now

    for fear of nightmares :(
    christy0909 christy0909 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 15, 2015

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    I'm scared right now.

    I'm scared to of meeting my friends. I'm scared of what they'll think of me what they'll say to me. I don't want to create any problems. I hope it goes well.
    Booklover200016 Booklover200016 13-15, F Dec 25, 2015

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    Today I released that I'm scared.

    I put on my game face every day, say the right things and act confidently. I believe the things I say too. But then my dad came out of the office, mad and tired. He'd been arguing with my mom again over the phone. He talked about how insane she was, and all the usual stuff. My...
    dabram71 dabram71 16-17, M Dec 8, 2015

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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, 2015

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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 16 Responses Dec 25, 2012

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    christy0909 christy0909 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 19, 2015

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