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    Fearing Hypocrisy When a Muslim fears that he may fall into hypocrisy, this indicates that his heart is (spiritually) alive and that he is keen to protect his faith. Ibraaheem...
    sunnasmile sunnasmile 46-50, M Sep 8

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    Hey world! Learning to drive and teaching a class of teens. Either might not seem like the biggest deal to most. Learning to drive is as expected a milestone for most American...
    Galatia123 Galatia123 26-30, F Aug 31

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    Hi... This is not easy... :/ Well... I have fear of bonding/going for a relationship. I'm kind of the forever doubting type of person... It's not hard to know were it came from...
    Paeka Paeka 18-21, F Sep 21

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    My love used to ring the bell three times when he came to see me. Ring Ring, Ring. 21 years ago, I wrote: Why aren’t you bringing me poems anymore?? Why am I stuck on the...
    Soossie Soossie 51-55, F 3 Responses Sep 2

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    I suffer from Pteronarcophobia (Fear of Flies) In fact, I suffer a fear of most flying insects. However, flies and wasps are by far the worst. When I was a child, I caught a scene...
    Foreigntraveller Foreigntraveller 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 10

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    I've been very emotional lately. Crying on whim and a little more sensitive than usual. I feel this thick fear surrounding me, almost as if it's embracing me, engulfing me and...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 14

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    Fears, Fears, Fears #1. Thunderstorms. I dislike thunderstorms with a passion. I'm afraid of them. The lightning doesn't scare me as much as the thunder does. I dislike the noise...
    Samaccino Samaccino 16-17, F Sep 16

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    My worst fear is to not exist.. Whats ur worst fear?
    Chiscuit Chiscuit 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 30

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    When you have seen his ugly face so many times you just look at it and become more curious than anything. I don't fear nor hate death as it is merely the outcome of all things in...
    jwolf09 jwolf09 22-25, M Sep 7

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    I like to think of myself as a person that's not afraid of anything. And physically that is true, I'm always up for a challenge. I have no phobias. Snakes would be the closest, but...
    nipplelover43 nipplelover43 36-40, M 3 Responses Sep 7

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    I don't know when it started, but for as long as I can remember the rush of fear is absolutely irresistible to me. That being said, horror films are a must in my life. I love...
    DacianaNorte DacianaNorte 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 15

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    I have lots of fears, I'm scared of airplanes I think that I will die in air plain accident, or survive and live in jungles all my life without seeing people (this one is worse...
    nataliawww nataliawww 26-30, F 4 Responses Aug 31

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    I just wanted to live one day without fear and that'll be enough... - Pills - Booze - Oblivion (Trying to get into a fight, hopefully someone will knock me out cold) - Cars (I'll...
    GrumpyMe GrumpyMe 22-25, F Sep 2

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    I don't fear death as we are all going to die. Example getting on a plane most people are saying I hope we don't crash or the engine fails. I hope for those things. I'm weird I...
    supergirl01 supergirl01 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 5

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    Possibly outrageous anxiety or fear is helpful. We spend so much money to rid ourselves of depressions, fears and anxiety. But why is it there? Possibly it is an aid to keep you...
    jeresey jeresey 56-60, F 4 Responses Sep 8

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    I was in an accident a year ago. It was after a torrential rain story, my breaks locked, and I couldn't stop in time so I slid forward into the car in front of me. Ever since...
    kep1218 kep1218 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 9

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    We just don't fear death that's why they fear us so much, dying in battle is honourable. ps: To the person who feels a strong need to correct the spelling of the word...
    RagnarLodbrok RagnarLodbrok 41-45, M Sep 11

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    I feel so depressed, i haven't felt like this in my life. There is pain, depression, fear of losing everything i have earned in past 2 years.. my life, love everything.I don't know...
    elex003 elex003 22-25, M Sep 16

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    If you think bed bugs are harsh enough, your new worst fear has been confirmed. I spent the last 5 years experimenting genetic modifications, and discovered something way more...
    ZADoubleMesser ZADoubleMesser 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 19

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    My fear is my teeth my falling out I don't have enough calcium in my body and I always have nightmares of my teeth falling out . They're not perfect but that's just one of my fears...
    HisEmmy HisEmmy 13-15, F Sep 19

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    I am genophobic and gynophobic... There it's true such an odd combination in fact the worst combination of fears I feel anyway. Well I'm xenophobic in general anyway. But there you...
    HelterSkelter1 HelterSkelter1 22-25, M Sep 20

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    The other day me and my partner were victims of a home invasion.. So afraid we listened to the directions given and meet called the cops.. We left the house for a few days to kind...
    young4orce young4orce 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I have read the messages again and again, is there something I would have said differently? Hell no! Is there something I could have done? Unfortunately no. Is there something I...
    charlieedwards charlieedwards 18-21, M 2 days ago

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    I don't fear death because I believe it's and end to ones journey and a new beginning of a new journey. Sounds corny but it's what's I believe. Also if death is smiling at you, all...
    kickthewall kickthewall 26-30, M 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    I want to control my fear not let it control me. My anxiety level is spiking through the roof especially with school starting in a few days. Local school Thirty minutes away and...
    ajrestless ajrestless 22-25, F Aug 31

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    Good or evil they both have the same thing in common.. Which is fear of death, but I'm a Neutral person I accept death
    nixgreat nixgreat 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 1

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    We have been dieing from the very beginning why fear what is already happening
    renguard renguard 16-17, M 1 Response Sep 3

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    freddy Krueger is my worst fear, even just reading the words to his song makes me feel a bit nervous.
    AlternateReality AlternateReality 16-17, F Sep 3

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    I have cheated death so many times I almost feel like I'm in a war and waiting to see who will win. My Father has given me great insight on the matter and when you truly know what...
    RedVinekiss RedVinekiss 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 3

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    We're all gonna die someday so why fear it and worry about it now? If you die sooner than you expect.... Oh well.
    grimsta1908 grimsta1908 13-15, F 4 Responses Sep 3

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    What is everyone's general consensus of what happens when you die? Do you believe in a heaven or hell? Do you believe in non-existence after death? What happened to cause you not...
    RedVinekiss RedVinekiss 31-35, F 7 Responses Sep 3

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    Death is inevitable! what's to fear? That's like being afraid to live.
    g13mo g13mo 22-25, M 3 Responses Sep 5

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    I don't fear death because my god Jesus's Christ will be there waiting for me
    lovenlive5 lovenlive5 13-15, F 4 Responses Sep 5

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    I love to write whatever I feel like whenever I am on the internet but only when I am anonymous. I feel better venting out whatever is on my mind. But I am always afraid to look...
    ScorpioPhoenix ScorpioPhoenix 22-25, F Sep 8

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    To live in fear of an inevitable end is to never have lived in the first place
    trinidadsteph92 trinidadsteph92 22-25, M Sep 8

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    My biggest fear is becoming like my parents. My dad is a dead beat who still lives with his mom. And my mom works everyday until she's absolutely exhausted and takes her anger out...
    lilbum97 lilbum97 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 10

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    My greatest fear, which I guess could be considered weird, is time. I'm not saying I'll be afraid of a clock, but more of how we use it in our lives. A minute is a larger amount of...
    PuckDrop PuckDrop 18-21, M Sep 11

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    Not only do I not fear it, I yearn for it. I am ready to die. I wish to shuffle off this mortal coil. I am so tired of living. I think I'm going to kill myself.
    Nightshade777 Nightshade777 31-35, M 5 Responses Sep 13

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    I want to post about my life, what I feel today. My unhappiness, my happiness. I fear of being identified even by the stories I tell or the answers I give because I can relate to a...
    noingudo2 noingudo2 41-45 Sep 16

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    It's so easy to hit a down slide. One thing after another can get on top of you and make you fearful of doing what you need to do! The older I get the more I say to hell with it...
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    My Anxiety: You can sense him all around you. He is careful not to show himself, but you feel the predator's presence. He stalks you like a shadow and follows you wherever you go...
    GetYourFreakOn GetYourFreakOn 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    I've reached a stage of numbness wherein the sight of my mother attempting suicide triggered no emotions within me. It doesn't even bother me that I don't feel guilty about that...
    lisaslay lisaslay 16-17, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the thing which you think you cannot do.
    jjones723 jjones723 46-50, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Why fear? The stuff of my very being is matter...ever changing, ever moving, but never lost. So what need of denominations and creeds to deny myself the comfort of all my fellows...
    InfinitePossibilities01 InfinitePossibilities01 18-21, F 14 hrs ago

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    Everybody can act brave when they aren't face to face with death.
    IBelieveInAThingCalledLove IBelieveInAThingCalledLove 16-17, T Aug 30

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    The only thing that frightens me about death is the manner of my passing and the fact that if it happens to me too young, I won't have a chance to see my neice grow up. That scares...
    Handyman25 Handyman25 22-25, M Aug 30

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    I suppose it's all very complicated. I think something, and then I wonder why I thought it in the first place. Disturbingly, I often find that even after the soul-searching, I can...
    Gauntlets28 Gauntlets28 18-21, M Aug 30