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    This applies to all of my loved ones. and, no, I don't mean the fear of abandonment but the fear of losing any of my loved ones to death. It haunts me, especially the thought of...
    lauren71 lauren71 41-45, F Dec 3

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    I fear love, I fear falling in love, I fear losing my friends, I fear that the person that I love will die, I fear that someone that I know will die. I don't wanna love anymore...
    Ummaperson Ummaperson 13-15, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I want to list my fears hoping to get over them one day Fear of judgement, rejection, abandonment Fear of loneliness Fear of getting lost Fear of not being enough Fear of driving...
    Mangostrawberrybanana Mangostrawberrybanana 31-35, F Dec 8

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    Most of my life I feared going bald and ageing. Now the ageing part I do not fear no more in years, But the balding I did.. I had 3 hair transplants since 2005 on the front of my...
    Niko864 Niko864 41-45, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    in past, i lost many great opportunities of enjoying certain things, and getting new life experiences.......... i feared that people will laugh at me if i dont do a certain thing...
    LittleCreates LittleCreates 22-25, M 3 Responses Dec 5

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    this. 1. one of my main goals for some period. it scares me to say "one of my main goals from now on",seems like a long period, now here's one fear! 2. fight fear, i want to stop...
    alogo alogo 26-30 a week ago

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    I have been sad for a very long time. When I was eight years old, my father left my mother for another woman, thus destroying my family. I cannot explain how this felt, because I...
    classicslove classicslove 26-30, F 4 Responses Nov 30

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    i want to start going to the gym to workout and get me back into shape and loses same what but the fear of being judged by others is holding me back. i can see my self going to...
    wolf2020 wolf2020 18-21, M 2 Responses Dec 10

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    I don't fear death because I've felt like I was dead for the longest. Nothing is more fearful in my opinion, then living a dead life....existing instead of thriving and living...
    SpanishRose10 SpanishRose10 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 19

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    To want, to long, to crave. Thoughts so consistent, so deliciously great. To connect, to feel, to ache. The emotions slowly flow, overwhelm the body and soul. Years of...
    SecretEscape SecretEscape 36-40, F 3 days ago

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    I don't fear it for myself. I fear it for my children.
    moreandless moreandless 56-60, M Nov 30

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    So I am working on a business plan. I don't have any previous experience so I need to learn a lot of things... Last weekend I set a task for myself to finish. I spent hours...
    Loufree Loufree 26-30, F 2 Responses Dec 2

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    I don't fear death. Death fears me.
    jack3683 jack3683 16-17, M 4 Responses Dec 5

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    For 29 years I've let fear control me and keep me from so much. Keep me from pursuing my dreams, going a little wild, or from even being myself. This is a sick and psychological...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Dec 6

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    I fear stupid things like love, or being judged more than I could ever fear death.
    KittayGoesRawrxD KittayGoesRawrxD 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 16

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    I am trapped between my own emotions and pain. I can't get out. Every second leaves from my life, I feel like i am more getting trapped in it. I don't feel like I used to feel. My...
    deathiscold deathiscold 70+, M 2 Responses Dec 19

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    I don't fear death I don't think about death I don't like death I don't mind situations that could lead to death if I've time Do you fear death? By Anonymous (me)
    fcnantes fcnantes 13-15, M 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I fear more for the future of Russia. In Russia many stupid people hate USA and they think that USA will broke down like USSR anyway its stupid I think. I don't know what will be...
    Chinrussian Chinrussian 18-21, M Nov 30

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    I've lived through three episodes that should have killed me. it's hard to fear what you've been so close to so much
    RememberingSunday22 RememberingSunday22 36-40, F Nov 30

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    I lived in worry and fear most part of my life, happiness has been short lived. I thought something was wrong with me. I couldn't accept and live myself. Now I think I need a...
    Mangostrawberrybanana Mangostrawberrybanana 31-35, F Dec 1

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    Ok, so this may sound a little weird but I cannot pop a balloon or be in close proximity of one popping! It terrifies me. I start panicking, sweating and just a really...
    Refugeblue83 Refugeblue83 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 2

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    I fear getting pregnant like so bad even if I'm not near or with anyone it's like in my head
    StephyLynnJoe StephyLynnJoe 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 2

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    My biggest fear is missing giving her something vital for her to be happy with herself. For her to blame me for her suffering. I don't want her to EVER feel alone or unloved.
    FreyjaInBattle FreyjaInBattle 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 3

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    I was unfaithful to my daughter's mother nine years ago. That is why the lady and I are divorced. Although our daughter remains happy, healthy, well-adjusted, compassionate, and...
    PhresnoPhoenix PhresnoPhoenix 36-40, M 5 Responses Dec 3

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    Feet. I have a fear of feet.
    xxjellybabyxx xxjellybabyxx 26-30, F 2 Responses Dec 3

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    I have a fear of intimacy, causes panic attacks around any sexual situation or the idea of it. aka genophobia
    lbear57 lbear57 16-17 Dec 3

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    I fear of being alone with no companion to share your life with.....
    shaurya26 shaurya26 36-40, F Dec 4

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    I have an irrational fear of needles dollar coasters and snakes today at I went to my sign language class and the speech class was meeting at the same time one woman did a speech...
    lealia123 lealia123 18-21, F Dec 5

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    I've had a great life, have a great wife and great kids. I've made great friends and done lots of kool stuff. Death holds no fear for me.
    Itwhizz Itwhizz 46-50, M Dec 5

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    I don't fear death because I'm already dead. Simple.
    BrokenWingedDove BrokenWingedDove 16-17 1 Response Dec 8

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    here's one for strange fears, I can't stand it when people touch my wrists, I can't even deal with thinking about my wrists. the fact I have wrists completely freaks me out all...
    TheUntrainedSubmissive TheUntrainedSubmissive 16-17, F Dec 9

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    Death isn't something we should fear. No one is gonna die before their day, sooner or later we're all gonna die. I'm just afraid of what comes after death. I believe that if god...
    mayakelly mayakelly 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 10

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    Success Such a funny thing. There is no real way to place value on another persons worth. Sometimes I get caught up in my self-loathing that I forget I am pretty good at certain...
    secretme1970 secretme1970 41-45, F 1 Response Dec 10

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    I have a fear of sleeping with my window open.
    DemiWilliams DemiWilliams 18-21, F Dec 10

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    Death fears me :)
    iamsodead iamsodead 16-17, M 4 Responses Dec 10

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    I don't fear death but doesn't mean I want to die or even try suicide XD I don't know when or how would I be dead, just wish I would rest in peace on my bed when my time comes X)
    Rinkika Rinkika 22-25, F 6 Responses Dec 12

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    i always fear thinking about dying alone. not to death.dying alone is scarly thing.
    juryandrews juryandrews 31-35, F Dec 14

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    But I fear lack of success before death. I also hope I die in an honorable way like saving a loved one..
    akaShaun akaShaun 16-17, M 2 Responses Dec 14

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    Does anyone like ear piercing?...I just have tragus piercing today. I feel like I can overcome my fear after it done.
    Tikksunisa Tikksunisa 18-21, F Dec 16

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    I don't fear death because I came close to it twice. Death is Something nobody can change or avoid. So it makes the time u have ever more precious. I look at life and death as 2...
    Shadow7398 Shadow7398 18-21, M 2 Responses Dec 16

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    I was gone (dead) twice. Once drowning when i was about 5 or 6 and giving birth. No one in my family or circle of friends really know this, t as i tried to explain to someone the...
    urwright urwright 41-45, F 2 Responses Dec 19

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    Not in a negative way though, I don't fear death but I don't welcome death either. I just "know" that there is something incredible beyond this life...
    angelonhigh angelonhigh 51-55, F 2 Responses Dec 20

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    I don't fear death because on the other side (saying I believe in the spirtal other side) I will find a great many I miss & love
    mythlover mythlover 13-15, F 3 Responses Dec 20

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    I have nearly died a couple of times so I don't fear it. I know you have to make the most of the time you have as you never know when it is your time.
    drachenReiter drachenReiter 31-35, F a week ago

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