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I Fear Death

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    I fear death, I really do. This whole year, I couldn't sleep, I'm tired.. it really hurts. My fear of death turned me to a suicidal person. Though I fear death, I still wanna die...
    GirlyGirlBil GirlyGirlBil 13-15, F 3 Responses Mar 24

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    Scared - I have always had a fear of death-- I don't really understand it, but it causes me severe anxiety. I just start to over think things, and then suddenly reality hits me...
    ninth29 ninth29 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 25, 2013

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    You Simply Cease to Exist...... - ....which is WHY it is so F*cking scary. Then again.......... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3UBQFXQUqxE
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 19, 2009

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    Bad Habits, Bad Health. - I fear death... and yet it's like I'm welcoming it.I'm fat... I go on diets when I'm happy and fine, which is most of the time.I diet I exercise and I...
    ClairLowry ClairLowry 18-21, F Oct 27, 2011

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    Fear - Not the actual act of death, just the aftermath. The gaping abyss of darkness, no, not even darkness, nothingness, no dreams, no comforts, not even a memory to take you...
    CleoShilu CleoShilu 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 7, 2008

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    When Will This End - I like most people fear death,however I have to say that in the last few years I am totally perenoid.Every day is a strugle for me. It all  started when I...
    dianebrody dianebrody 36-40 1 Response Apr 18, 2008

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    Death , in meeny ways death is nere, same time he's far or evey nere I do say I fear death way u say I wood have to say the end when I lay there in the bed I will never got out of...
    dethwerewolf1993 dethwerewolf1993 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 23, 2013

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    Why Fear the Innevitable - Death.. Died... Die....Dead..... Why be afraid of something that we will all have to go through...? Is it the fear of the unknown..? or the question's...
    AuThEnTiC AuThEnTiC 19-21, F 2 Responses Dec 23, 2007

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    Why Is It Inevitable? - Just having the thought of me dying ends up, tears falling right through my eyes. What I'm puzzled is how will my life end will it be a peaceful death...
    Dumstey Dumstey 18-21, F Apr 24, 2010

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    It's the Word I Hate - I'm so petrified of there not being a life after this, even just that will keep me obsessing over it..i fear the crushing darkness and hopeless ness.....it...
    anotherlostdreamer anotherlostdreamer 22-25, F 3 Responses Jun 21, 2007

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    Every night I just breakdown thinking about my grandfather.. Ever since he passed away I've been worried about how I'm going to lose everyone around me I think of how I'll lose me...
    zy7a zy7a 18-21, F Mar 31

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    I'm Not Sure If I'm A Necrophobic. - I'm just not sure anymore. I don't think I can be if I watch things like "A 1000 Ways to Die" or Edgar Allen Poe. Or may be it plays into it? I...
    toohonestforowngood toohonestforowngood 18-21, F Nov 5, 2010

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    I Fear Death, But I Fear Hell More. - Because there's no going back, and because you may have led a life of good and at the last second, had you sinned, I think it all goes down...
    Narlovenar Narlovenar 18-21, F 1 Response May 24, 2010

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    The Next Day - You're dead. Where would people be the next day? What would they be doing? How would your absense affect society? Were you a sinner? Were you a saint? Did you...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Sep 8, 2009

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    Death - When I was little I never really cared until I really thought about what would happen after I die is their a god or nothing like before I was born I don't know or have...
    Heridia Heridia 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 7, 2012

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    Who Isn't!? - Who isnt scared of death! It is a pretty scary thing to think about, thats why i choose to not think about it so much. I try not to because i will simply be wasting...
    sheshigh sheshigh 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 2, 2009

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    It's Ok Now... - Serious panic attacks and anxiety from a general fear of mortality triggered by a couple of major life events that happened close to each other. Three years of CBT...
    rechdxs rechdxs 31-35, M 3 Responses Nov 24, 2007

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    The Manner In Which It Comes - I believe I am going to Heaven...due to knowing Christ as my Savior. But I fear the manner in which death will occur: Do you suffocate as the breath...
    Stahl Stahl 31-35, M 2 Responses Jun 6, 2010

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    I Fear Death - I Fear Death because i am afarid that I might go to hell when i die.
    meekgirl meekgirl 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 12, 2009

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    A Quotation... - I fear death even though I know I shouldn't.  I  believe it is likely that there is nothing to fear.  I am trying to change this habit of fearing...
    eromreven eromreven 26-30 1 Response Dec 22, 2007

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    In New York - In new york, the town that never sleeps,so much goes on,bright lights, people moving all over the streets 24 hours 7 days a week, police cars running down the streets...
    streets718 streets718 56-60, F 2 Responses May 17, 2013

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    I don't understand why this is a group. It only one thing in life that's truly promised to you is death. You can be scared all day long but it's gonna happen. Something's you can...
    Addictivethickness Addictivethickness 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 25

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    In a life, just some bodies growing old No fear of the end, of anything But I'm afraid to die... I want to die, but death is something I fear.
    liquescent liquescent 18-21 Mar 20

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    Am Scared...... - Ok, so that's what this group is about, so I'll say it. I am deathly afraid of...   death. I am an atheist, so that sucks, because I don't believe in...
    jlb13085 jlb13085 22-25, M May 26, 2008

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    It's Always There - I always have that thought, always, Everyday, it crosses my mind and sometimes it makes me very depressed. I don't feel like doing anything, I feel like being...
    coldinter coldinter 18-21, M 4 Responses Jan 15, 2011

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    I am terrified of death ! It consumes me everyday !! I wish I could get over this, I hate being alone because I feel that if something happens no one will be able to help me :-/
    aaarnold aaarnold 31-35, F Jan 13

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    Long Sleepq - I am not afraid of where I am going when I die. I am afraid of the death part in general. What exactly happens when you die? There is no way your mind stops. How long...
    firestarterfairy firestarterfairy 22-25, F Mar 4, 2008

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    Sometimes I've Thought To Myself... - One day I'm going to die. Why should I think these thoughts? I'm only 15 years old for god's sake! Yet there I times when I think to myself...
    alvaro17 alvaro17 18-21, M 2 Responses Dec 18, 2012

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    Feels Like I Cant Fuction Right - I have a huge problem with panic attacks.  I get these rushes all over my chest and i think im going to have a heart attack or just pass out...
    nevaehsent nevaehsent 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 21, 2007

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    Why Am I the First to Say This? - I am so afraid of death. . . I have recently become overwhelmingly fearfull of death. Of death alone, but also a fobia of open water to include...
    LOST27 LOST27 26-30, F 5 Responses Jan 25, 2007

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    Who Likes It? - Lately I've had visions of me dying on the way to my girlfriends house, this kinda freaks me out cause it seems that things I've seen before have happened, but I...
    SoMuchToSay SoMuchToSay 31-35, M 3 Responses Jun 20, 2008

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    What Is the Beauty of Creation? - freud has this weird idea that 'we are created to die'...is this really the purpose of our being? i've been wondering long enough and cross...
    wheretonext wheretonext 26-30 2 Responses Jan 16, 2009

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    Always - I have terrible trouble experiencing anything without the familiar fear of the futility of human endeavour and the finite nature of life. I struggle with this in most...
    Pinko Pinko 19-21, M Nov 8, 2007

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    The Last Goodbye - I have nightmares about death......I see myself lying in a coffin and hate the thought of being enclosed in a small box, buried six feet under.  I...
    Jorjy Jorjy 36-40, F 1 Response Jun 16, 2008

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    Death Oh Terror Of Death - last night i had a recurring shock that i used to get when i was younger. the thought of sudden death. Just the thought that at any single moment without...
    Johnny88 Johnny88 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 3, 2011

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    I Want to Live Forever - I have feared death since I was Five.You see thats when my father died.No matter how many times people tell me if I repent I will be saved I still don't...
    vlad1462 vlad1462 31-35, M Aug 24, 2007

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    I Am More Afraid of - what happens afterwards.   Ok, so I was raised a Roman Catholic. When you die, depending on how good you've been, you go to Heaven, Purgatory or Hell...
    beebopINblue beebopINblue 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 30, 2008

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    DON'T Say the "D-word!!!" - I have terrible problems with death, too...sometimes, i consciously obsess over it...  sometimes, without warning, i'll suddenly become MORBIDLY...
    MysticWriter MysticWriter 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 27, 2007

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    The Unknown - The other day while we were having a class discussion, my teacher asked, "Who here is seriously concerned of dying?" I thought a lot of people in the class would...
    forgottenangel38 forgottenangel38 18-21 2 Responses Jun 5, 2011

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    Death and growing is a part of life, but that doesn't mean that as I grow and wake up one day and find that I've got dementia and other things that run in my family when we reach a...
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    HAD A FEW CLOSE CALLS AND ANYWAY EVERYONE'S GONNA DIE SOMEDAY! I really don’t see the big deal about death… everyone gonna die anyway so there's no way you can be alive...
    MilweePisces MilweePisces 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I don't fear it I welcome it but it's the way I go that I fear the most.
    tfanime tfanime 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    After 12 years and several cancers, my mother passed away last week. What I perceived, felt and saw in that time is what brought me to discover what an empath is. I have accepted...
    mrbless mrbless 36-40, M 3 Responses Mar 25

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    This is my opinion. Why fear it? I will die one day, it could be tommorow, a few years for now or today. I'm going to live my life and try to enjoy it while i can.
    RandomExistence RandomExistence 13-15, M 1 Response Mar 25

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    I have worked in the medical field for a very long time in one capacity or another and whether it's a quiet bedroom for a hospice client or a busy street, I have been privy to...
    choctawgrrrl choctawgrrrl 41-45, F Mar 24

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    My old man. The only man i ever trusted. He used to often remind me to never fear death. Now That he has past years ago. Even makes me laugh at it. You can't go through life...
    ambull1 ambull1 31-35, M Apr 1

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    Is it bad I have so many fears. I have a fear of death, I am terrified of death. I can't sleep at night cause I'm worried ill die. I get nightmares every night of me dying or I'm...
    broadwaybabe99 broadwaybabe99 13-15, F Mar 25

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    Is this wrong?? I'm not afraid of it all ... Torture a little but actual death no.... It's never a threat, sometimes it's a hope just to escape it all... If I had to take my life...
    DrChante DrChante 22-25, M 2 Responses Apr 2

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    Every second of every minute of every day all that i can focus on is death. Me & life are like hyenas & lions - never got along & never will. People say that its all about your...
    TheWorldVsJ TheWorldVsJ 26-30, M 2 Responses Apr 3

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    You can say that if i wasn't a diabetic or not an only child from three other sisters, i would join the army as i never ever cared if i would live or die. I never ever get scared...
    Egyptianguy34 Egyptianguy34 31-35, M Mar 23

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    If you do not like what you read- please keep to yourself. A Dire Warning to Christians and People Everywhere. Hello, everyone here. What will be discussed here is very very...
    EvangelistTeen EvangelistTeen 13-15, F Apr 6

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