I Am Terrified of Elevators

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    Truly Scared!

    I've been afraid of elevators forever. I don't know why. I think it's because I feel like I'm trapped there's no way out and your in there with a bunch of strangers. It creepy. The glass elevators are the worst (terrified of heights). My dad thinks it would be funny for me...
    lyssa24 lyssa24
    13-15
    Aug 11, 2009

    I Hate Elevators

    When I was a kid my sister and I were in kind of a shaky elevator and she started jumping and pretending to press stop and I got really scared and ran off the elevator as soon as it opened. The next people who used the elevator got trapped inside for 45 minutes. Ever since that...
    brighteyed brighteyed
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Aug 13, 2007

    I'm Not Terrified

    of elevators i just don't like them to the point that i will avoid them if possible. I have never really liked them but didn't mind ridding in them if i had to but only if there were other ppl in there with me....at least until i started working at a retirement...
    Adaire89 Adaire89
    22-25, F
    Mar 4, 2009

    Got Stuck In One Once

    Wasn't fun. I always take the stairs. I'm afraid of falling. I dream about falling. In elevators. Never flying. Just standing hopelessly in a locked elevator. Screaming. Falling...
    ChaosTheGuy ChaosTheGuy
    13-15, F
    Aug 15, 2010

    Truly Scared!

    I've been afraid of elevators forever. I don't know why. I think it's because I feel like I'm trapped there's no way out and you're in there with a bunch of strangers. It's creepy. The glass elevators are the worst (terrified of heights). My dad thinks it would be funny...
    lyssa24 lyssa24
    13-15
    Aug 11, 2009

    I Will Walk Up Ten Flights Of Stairs

    Every summer I go to the beach with my grandparents, my little brother and my cousins. We stay at this hotel that's approximately fifteen stories high & we always stay on at least like the eighth floor because my grandmother likes the view from high up. Once when I was probably...
    melaniekathryn melaniekathryn
    13-15, F
    1 Response Jun 14, 2011

    I didn't think I'd say this just 1 day ago.

    Yesterday, my mom and I got into the elevator in our building to meet my dad downstairs. After a few seconds, the elevator suddenly jumped and fell for a while. IT WAS HORRIBLE. We both thought we were going to die. Then, it eventually stopped falling but we couldn't get out. My...
    stellahung stellahung
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jul 23, 2014

    Elevators

    Elevators,Terrify me,What,If I got stuck,Major earthquake,No way out,No thanks,I'll take the stairs!
    startinover1 startinover1
    46-50
    May 26, 2012

    I am claustrophobic! When I was 7 I was very shy

    and would hide when new people would visit. One occasion I hid under the sofa. And was caught in its springs. I was trapped for nearly 7 hours. My parents continued to argue as to how to free me. My father wanted to break the sofa. My mother thought only if the cost of buying a...
    ATroubledLife ATroubledLife
    46-50, M
    Dec 15, 2013

    Dunno About Terrified So Much Anymore

    But I used to be really scared.  I have gotten used to them now but still will avoid them if possible. I guess I seen one to movie where they fall. I did ride Tower of Terror at Disney World.  I loved it. Go figure.
    shuttermagic shuttermagic
    36-40, F
    Feb 23, 2008

    Trying To Overcome Elevator Phobia

    One time my mom made me go inside of an elevator at a mall, alone, thinking I would be stuck. After a little while of thinking I was stuck I screamed to the top of my lungs, thinking that panic was the only way to get out. I was so stupid back then. The door opened as I was...
    terrablast765 terrablast765
    16-17
    Apr 27, 2013
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