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I Fear Closeness

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    Too Shy!

    When people come to close, I feel uncomfortable and I close up... And something else happens because the person moves backwards... I believe it's my eye contact or gesture that makes them back away... When I am really just fearful of closeness... I don't want to be...
    jerkina jerkina 36-40, F Sep 27, 2010

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    My mom is gone So id be happy to go too I dont fear death so i dont fear anything Cause whats the worse that could happen to me? Exactly
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    I believe in life after death. It's scary to think of the alternative which is, I suppose nothing except your body decaying and returning to the earth and science and okay. But the...
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    I have a fear of clownsand dolls. (Thanks Chucky and IT) I also fear the dark. But more specifically that somone is watching me Or is going is hurt me when I close my eyes. I so...
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    I've been mentally abused for all my life. I've never had anything- no loving family, no real friends, nowhere to go, nothing to hope for. I've just existed, persevered, survived...
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    I don't fear death but I fear if someone passed away during my shift. Kindly continue to beats till my shift end.
    fallenangle fallenangle 22-25 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Thanval Thanval 31-35, M 3 Responses Jan 4

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    RememberingSunday22 RememberingSunday22 36-40, F Jan 8

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    Death should fear me ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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    Being afraid of the dark is right behind the fear of REJECTION. I HATE IT.
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    tangledweb94 tangledweb94 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    I don't fear death or dying but I just don't want to die ;)
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    I'm trying to overcome it. It's difficult but not 100% impossible. I will get there, it takes time but it is making my new relationship hard. Something has triggered it. I've...
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