I Am Still Afraid of the Dark

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 42 People

    when i was younger my oldre brother picked on me

    and told me things were under the bed or in the closet. he even told me freddy cruger was going to get me and a million other things. as i got older my fear got worse. There really are things in teh dark that can hurt you. I have gotten cuts and things when lights were out. I...
    lilbit33 lilbit33
    22-25, F
    1 Response Aug 6, 2014

    23 and Afraid

    I am afraid of the dark.  For as long as I know there was never a time when I didn't sleep with either the tv on, or the light on.  I cannot sleep alone in the dark at all.  I am now 23 and it is really taking control of me.  When I was younger, I always...
    jay863 jay863
    2 Responses May 8, 2008

    I'm Not So Scared Now, I Think...

    I have been afraid of the dark for a long time. I think it's because I let my imagination run away with me. I'm afraid something will appear and attack me or scare the crap out of me, I'm already a jumpy person. Like I used to think I saw the devil in the dark and I'd panic. My...
    LadySarah09 LadySarah09
    26-30, F
    Mar 14, 2012

    The Fear

    It's not as bad now. But sometimes, I still jump in the middle of the night. My heart pounding. Sweating. Trying to catch my breath. Desperately searching for a familiar face. Yet there is no one. My worst fear, is that I will die, without ever being hugged until I fall asleep...
    CrazyHippieChick CrazyHippieChick
    5 Responses May 14, 2011

    Those Silly Visions We Have..

    Such silly visions cross ones mind when dark may hit. Jumping into bed, when the light's no longer lit. I find myself throwing fits in attempt to sleep, Tossing about and tucking the cover up under my feet, Making sure a foot isn't grabbed during my unconscious retreat...
    MissChii MissChii
    18-21, F
    Nov 20, 2009

    I am 4 yers old an my mum seys i am a big boy

    but i sey I do not lik the dark et is scery an et bits mee alot an I do not lik et at al!
    TheStillmanator TheStillmanator
    16-17, M
    Aug 6, 2014

    Ever since i was little i wud see spirits &

    smell them. But For the past 9 years, every single nyt without fail i suffer nightmares. I dream of all sorts but mostly i see "things" of which i cannot explain. They are lyk ghouls and ugly creatures, but evil to the core. So many times i have seen things that occur only in...
    omlette123 omlette123
    26-30, F
    Jul 23, 2014
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