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I Am Severely Afraid of Tornados

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 42 People

    Love Them and Hate Them

    I'm facinated by a tornado, but scared to death that everytime there is a big storm that a tornado will hit my house and destroy everything that I have. I'd love to chase one for some reason. I don't know what it is. I guess cause it's just so amazing how they work and the...
    SoMuchToSay SoMuchToSay 31-35, M 1 Response Feb 11, 2008

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    I Don't Have a Phobia of Them...

    ... But I live in the midwest and anyone who is not crazy should fear and respect their power.  I am somewhat fascinated with them as well.  I dream about seeing them sometimes or running away from them.   Lately we have been having a ton of warnings for ...
    MissLily MissLily 31-35, F 8 Responses Jun 5, 2008

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    How It All Started

    This is the story of how I became severely afraid of tornadoes.I was about 9 years old and I was staying a couple weeks with my dad for the summer. He lived in Missouri, which gets it's fair share of them. It was summer vacation. That week, I had been watching the movie Night of...
    lacedup77 lacedup77 26-30, M Mar 14, 2012

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    Always Scared of Storms.

    I have been afraid of storms since I was a little girl.  I have a vague memory of being only two years old and watching a tree come down in the backyard during a tornado.  Now that I am older I don't get as spooked during storms, but if I know it's a tornado I...
    urbrandofheroin urbrandofheroin 22-25, F 7 Responses Feb 24, 2009

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    Constant Theme of Nightmares...

    I'm from IL...so we get warnings and sometimes touch downs, but real damage and danger is rare, but I am terrified of tornadoes...the second the siren goes off, i make a mad dash to the basement...the 8 years we lived in a house w/out a basement were very stressful at storm times...
    shygirl14 shygirl14 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 13, 2009

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    Unnaturally

    Obviously tornados are something to be feared. My fear though is quite extreme. I lived in central Texas for 4 years, and while I never experienced a tornado while I was there, I was soooo inrcedibly terrified one would come. Every time a storm came I would have a...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 12, 2009

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    By love I don't mean guys or anything...and I don't mean losing people to death. But I am afraid of losing my friends and family, that they will stop caring about me or I will do...
    prznaroosak prznaroosak 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 6

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    I am afraid of relationships. I think I always have been. I can't remember a time when I was able to give myself to someone without second thought or with uninhibited trust. I'm...
    shanequea shanequea 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I'm afraid to fall in love because of my trust issues. When I love. I love hard. I make you the center of my world. I am known to be the type of girl that isn't clingy, but I do...
    Solrentia Solrentia 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 19

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    We know deep down that life is short, and that death will happen to all of us eventually, and yet we are infinitely surprised when it happens to someone we know. LIVE your life...
    raquel80 raquel80 31-35, F 7 Responses a week ago

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    I'm very much afraid of guys/men and I want to overcome this fear and avoidance. I can never remember not having this anxiety. From even before being enrolled in my first year of...
    2openmind 2openmind 18-21, F Nov 23

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    I am afraid of looking in to the mirror also. but for 2 reasons. 1) I don't like the way I look. 2) I have this irrational fear that the person looking back will try to grab me...
    Gr3mL1N Gr3mL1N 31-35, M 2 Responses Nov 25

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    So this guy is threatening and I am so afraid, even though I don't want to be. I am so afraid.
    sproetje sproetje 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 26

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    RhinosaurusRex RhinosaurusRex 18-21, F 6 Responses Nov 28

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    OK, "afraid" is probably the wrong word choice. I'm not afraid I'll be single for the rest of my life, I'm quite certain of it. As much as I'd love to find that perfect woman to...
    FordPrefect42 FordPrefect42 41-45, M 8 Responses Dec 2

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    I'm not afraid of dying at all, but I'm always afraid of losing loved ones or pets.
    Annaelaine Annaelaine 13-15, F Dec 7

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    My old best friend just left me, I thought we were okay but apparently not. I just recently met someone that is so very a like me but still different. I'm afraid to lose him, I...
    LoneFox29 LoneFox29 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    Have you ever had that thought that because one thing didn't work that this one won't?.... I had that thought a few days ago but I didn't let it stay long. This might not be like...
    TooCuteToBeStraight TooCuteToBeStraight 18-21, F Nov 18

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    Hello people I am very afraid of people hating me I hope everyone can be nice too me some people really do hate people for what they are worth they don't even give u a reason for...
    Nbosworth47 Nbosworth47 46-50, M 1 Response Nov 18

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    These few days I start to feel insecure and afraid of death. I imagine what if I got a deadly decease and I couldn't survive on it. The thoughts are wrong but they are killing me...
    meandmythought meandmythought 26-30, F Nov 19

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    afraid of rejection. Mmh... well . I don't ask questions, because I dont want to sound stupid, or dumb for asking questions. another one would be with guys... if I'm...
    oliviatt oliviatt 16-17, F 3 Responses Nov 20

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    Sometimes I hate being single. I get lonely, and I get envious of my friends' relationships, but I wouldn't say I'm afraid of being single. Honestly, as sad as I've been told it...
    AgentSickler AgentSickler 18-21, M 3 Responses Nov 20

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    So I've lived here for two years now but I have barely any friends. I want to make new ones but I'm afraid if talking to new people.
    Snowboy6421 Snowboy6421 13-15, M Nov 21

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    currently I'm facing the fear of contacting a girl that was my best friend until four years ago.. I'm afraid that she'll think it's wierd coming out of nowhere..
    taiyahav taiyahav 18-21, M 3 Responses Nov 22

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    I always worry about losing the people I love. Everyday I wonder, is anyone afraid to lose me.
    wolfsaysrawr wolfsaysrawr 18-21, M Nov 22

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    So my grandmother and grandfather are coming to visit me tomorrow for the first time after 5 years I'm so afraid I don't know what's going to happen I just fear that they might...
    Hazel216 Hazel216 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 22

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    I'm afraid of what might be looking back at me. I really don't want to see anything but myself looking back.
    DaddysGirl1995 DaddysGirl1995 18-21, F Nov 24

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    Here's why I give up on people: I walk away because I cannot stand the thought of believing whatever he says and letting myself feel vulnerable around him, only to later feel like...
    SuperWomanFly SuperWomanFly 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 26

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    My power is out cuz of the major snow storm in the east coast. And I'm afraid of the dark.
    Phandom1234 Phandom1234 16-17, F Nov 26

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    I'm definitely not afraid if being unloved. I just know that the being actually truly loved will never ever happen. I'd rather be alone than not really loved.
    RememberingSunday22 RememberingSunday22 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 27

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    After struggling with and escaping my mother's abuse for three months, I've finally grown comfortable with letting my siblings know what goes on in my life. But today I was...
    Cranksta Cranksta 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 28

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    As time goes by and I remain single, I definitely become afraid some days that I will be single forever. Ugh!
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M Nov 30

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    Darling, you understand me in a way no one ever had or probably will again. I've never met anyone like you. We live in a hole, but because you're there it's not so bad. But I'm...
    Brimmless Brimmless 16-17, F Nov 30

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    I am only afraid of angry older men. My mom's ex-boyfriend was verbally abusive and would hit things around him as he yelled. He only got physically abusive once with my mother...
    snowolf13 snowolf13 13-15, F 4 Responses Dec 1

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    Failure is hard. I am so afraid that i will fail because of some of the people of my family and my real mom that put me down and was so hash to me and her mom as well. However I...
    jessconn81 jessconn81 31-35, M 1 Response Dec 1

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    Every time I find someone I like I push them away because I'm afraid of getting hurt. I don't want to be hurt again so I'm hurting others. I just want to get better and be able to...
    meganleslie meganleslie 13-15, F Dec 1

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    unluckyme86 unluckyme86 26-30, F 2 Responses Dec 3

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    Lol I'm not afraid but I know I am gonna die alone haha
    Youareallbeautiful Youareallbeautiful 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 3

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    Well, not so much "afraid that I'll end up alone," just that I think the odds of finding that ONE person are pretty slim. I can't even imagine what it would be like to really love...
    IntoTheWyld IntoTheWyld 22-25, F 6 Responses Dec 3

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