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I Fear Giving Birth

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    OUCH! - yOU KNOW giving birth is described as beautifull aswell as painfull.  i just fear that pain. WHAT IF I DIE? or What if i kill my own baby because of something that is...
    truly truly 19-21, F 2 Responses Jul 27, 2007

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    Terrifying. - I cannot even imagine the horrendous pain when the baby needs to come out. I think i owe this fear to forwarded emails of home births. There is just so much blood...
    tayea tayea 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 14, 2009

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    My Mind Over My Matter - What has been crazy here is that my entire pregnancy has been really great no morning sickness no problems no complications and i accepted the fact of the...
    lillypea28 lillypea28 26-30, F 2 Responses Dec 7, 2010

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    Deathly Afraid. :s - I am seriously deathly afraid to give birth now that I've watched 16 and pregnant. I'm absolutely terrified of needles, that epidural needle looks huge! I try...
    mama2b21 mama2b21 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 26, 2009

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    Not Just of Giving Birth - I really am scared of not just giving birth but being a mother all together.  People say it is normal and if I was not scared they would worry. ...
    bellasmomma bellasmomma 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 26, 2009

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    This Is Why I Never Want To Have Kids - If I ever change my mind, I would prefer to adopt. And besides, I don't think I will be a very good mother anyway so I probably shouldn't...
    deadmoon deadmoon 18-21, F Jan 5, 2012

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    I Want A Baby But Im Scared. - i dream of some day having a baby but idk if i can do whenever i think about it comming out i get goose bumps and feel sick i just think its going to...
    kodyrivera kodyrivera 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 4, 2012

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    Seriously. - It's one of my biggest phobias. First off, I'm not a big fan of pain, in any form. So such a physically painful experience would wreck me. An epidural could fix that...
    plateglasspoint plateglasspoint 16-18, F 2 Responses Jul 24, 2007

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    I Want A Baby But Im Scared. - i dream of some day having a baby but idk if i can do whenever i think about it comming out i get goose bumps and feel sick i just think its going to...
    kodyrivera kodyrivera 22-25, F Jan 4, 2012

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    Childbirth! - This is one of my greatest fear. I just enter a maternity ward and I start getting cold sweat. I want kids but the thought of going through all of that pain freaks me...
    Candita Candita 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 1, 2007

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    I Fear It ...but More So Alone Without A Husband - i do fear getting pregnant and having a baby but since I was in my twenties I have regularly had fantasies about giving birth and...
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals 36-40, F Mar 19, 2011

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    6 Months Pregnant And Terrified To Give Birth - I'm 19 years old and this is my very first pregnancy. It wasn't planned, but I have a very good support system and I'm financially...
    Jstrozeski Jstrozeski 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 17, 2013

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    No Way! - Giving birth?! Passing THAT through my WHAT?! No. No no no. I don't even particularly like kids, making my decision to not have children an easy one. However, the...
    ofthegallows ofthegallows 26-30, F 3 Responses Feb 20, 2009

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    Today In Class I Watched a Video of An Entire Birth... - I was already terrified of the process of birth, I can't imagine pushing something that large out of somewhere so small. I...
    hmoorephoto hmoorephoto 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 20, 2009

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    Secret Fear.... - When I was a 15 year old Catholic schoolgirl, the nuns showed us a graphic birth video. I couldn't stop crying after I saw that disgusting mess. One of the...
    BGer BGer 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 20, 2011

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    I Have One Kid Already - I am a mother and know how painful giving birth is and I fear giving birth again... What if something goes wrong? And in my first pregnancy there were...
    amlost amlost 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 8, 2009

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    It Terrifies Me.... - Yes I know, women say it is worth all the pain at the end but at the moment, being pregnant and giving birth just makes me feel petrified. All those hours of...
    Jenni855 Jenni855 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 16, 2011

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    Birthdays on the 25th, I love April. Thanks mom for giving birth to me in this wonderful month and day. (: if you have a Birthday with me, your awesome. (;
    XxTheHighsxX XxTheHighsxX 16-17, F 10 hrs ago

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    fear has been like a invisible bird cage trapping us in mentayl exaggerated out come scenarios... in actuality when the situation played out the fear was easier to face than what I...
    jayindigo jayindigo 36-40 17 hrs ago

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    I really am so upset about how the birth of my son went. I had low blood platelet count and was unable to have an epidural because of that. I was worried, and hadn't had any child...
    JessicaJaynes JessicaJaynes 22-25, F Mar 16

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    Death is the most unknown factor of life. It's a vicious cycle, birth/live/die. Those who fear death fear the possibility that what they were told by their religion does not exists...
    SurpriseMeToday SurpriseMeToday 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 23

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    God has not given us the spirit of fear, but of power , love and a sound mind. Fear of airplanes, failure, judgment, the future, etc. These fears are strongholds that come from...
    Allthingschrist Allthingschrist 31-35 3 days ago

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    Ok who has a birthday may 12?
    JaymeD JaymeD 41-45, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    My birthday is April 16😘
    beautifullywrittenambition beautifullywrittenambition 18-21, F 3 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    Mine august 29 Michael Jackson birthday also lol
    lexie98 lexie98 13-15, M 10 hrs ago

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    My birthday is on January 18 ☺️
    ruffo ruffo 13-15, F 10 hrs ago

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    I was born on January 29th. I recently found out that Gia Carangi shares that birthday, which might explain why I was always fascinated by her story and felt a connection to her...
    ElementalOdyssey ElementalOdyssey 22-25, F 9 hrs ago

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    Who else's birthday is February 3rd?
    deserect deserect 13-15, M 2 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    Mine birthday is August 31st
    mikiec mikiec 51-55, M 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    My birthday is October 6th
    Seanna16 Seanna16 16-17, F 8 hrs ago

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    I've been letting fear hold me back for way too long. It's time to embrace fearing nothing and not giving a flying f*** what others feel. Too bad I'm too much of a coward to do...
    Ljguyguy Ljguyguy 22-25, M 2 Responses Mar 19

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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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    Yey! Happy Happy Birthday to myself! Thank God for giving me the chance to celebrate it this year. Lots of surprises. :D
    iamblue1234 iamblue1234 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Darkness devours my soul.... to all that ive lost, to all ive endured....... it has not made me stronger it has rendered my spirit down to its weakest point, i dont know if i can...
    ddmagnum ddmagnum 18-21, M Apr 4

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    I'm 27 this yesterday and I hate my birthday...it's because I'll end up with loneliness and sadness and crying at the end of that day...why did I cry? Because nothing happens...
    asyilah asyilah 26-30, F Mar 25

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    today is my birthday and it raining outside. I work so much but luckily I am off today. I have been laying around the house all day ignoring phone calls and text from family...
    jjthejjetplane jjthejjetplane 26-30, M 2 Responses Mar 28

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    Today is my 18th birthday. One year ago on my 17th birthday, my grandpa died of pneumonia. After I got the news that he died, I had to spend the rest of the day at someone else's...
    tarara0414 tarara0414 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    So right at this very moment is my 36th birthday. And I have always loved birthdays. Too bad I married someone who can't for the life of him ever manage to make me feel appreciated...
    fridaygirl fridaygirl 36-40, F 5 Responses Mar 24

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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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    Today is my Dad's birthday, but I and one of my brothers forgot until late yesterday. Uh-oh. I went on Yelp and looked up a bakery in my parents' city and asked for a cake to be...
    lostworlds lostworlds 46-50, F 4 days ago

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    This is an update to my story about fear of getting lost and where I am today. The answer was unexpected. I recently went to the doctor to see about actually taking meds for my...
    gazingupwards gazingupwards 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    I've been in Birth control for along time now . Not just for sex but mainly because of my long periods I use to get . It's like a love ad hate relationship I have with it lol I...
    trulyblessed90 trulyblessed90 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    IT'S MY BIRTHDAYYYYYYY!!! I'd love to get some birthday wishes! Leave me a message and I'll be sure to thank you. And BE HAPPY, It's my birthday.
    lovemattie lovemattie 16-17, F Mar 26

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    tomorrow is my gf birthday... its her first birthday with me... im full of stress!!!! but..... happy birthday baby... wish u the best :)
    justformylove justformylove 18-21, M Apr 7

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    tomorrow is my gf birthday... its her first birthday with me... im full of stress!!!! but..... happy birthday baby... wish u the best :)
    justformylove justformylove 18-21, M 2 Responses Apr 7

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    I have a birthmark right above my right hip bone and it's not really shaped like anything. But here's the weird part! My BEST FRIEND Sam (a boy) has the exact same birthmark in the...
    kkkkbieber kkkkbieber 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    This sucks. None of my friends have wished me a happy birthday besides two. I feel like a failure. My mom has already yelled at me. On top of that, I'm sick. I thought birthdays...
    thoughtfulstars thoughtfulstars 13-15, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    My birthday is in 2 days. I haven't really done anything for my birthday in years. I wish I had friends to celebrate with. I wish I had a reason to be happy about another year...
    aqualeaf aqualeaf 22-25, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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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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    Or worry. Little difference. Fear the world goes lord and serf. Fear marrige becomes just a tax break. Fear no common law lovers. Fear no bisexual bliss. Fear end...
    converted converted 46-50, M 1 Response Mar 27