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I Fear Mediocrity

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    It really started when I was younger. I got into a serious car accident when I was four years old. My head went through the windshield. Me even being able to write this is nothing...
    Overtherainbow66 Overtherainbow66 22-25, F 34 mins ago

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    I have many friends and students as well as many enemies who truly fear me. they fear me mainly for my vast methods that they are too terrified to speak. for you see i don't just...
    Sladetgx57 Sladetgx57 18-21, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    It's a natural experience all of us will have to go through eventually, there's nothing you can do to stop it, so why waste your time fearing something inevitable?
    mythicalovaries mythicalovaries 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    I have an intense fear of bugs (insectophobia). I am terribly horrified by cockroaches, giant moths, bees, wasps, etc. This is probably the worst fear I can have, since I am going...
    PuppyFrifle PuppyFrifle 13-15, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I've lost a lot of my closest loved ones at a young age. I fear my future without them. When I lost them they took my comfort & security with them because that was who they are to...
    amazinggracious amazinggracious 51-55, F 1 day ago

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    I have pocrescophobia, which is a fear of gaining weight. I still like food, but this phobia isn't just a fear. It's one of the many tolls that caused anorexia, though I'm...
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I have a huge fear of the most harmless thing ever a butterfly I'm just too scared to be near one and I don't know why but if I saw one I would run away as fast as I could to get...
    CoolGirl11 CoolGirl11 26-30, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Our dreams should be greater than our fears.
    gwenllian gwenllian 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    So many people I know have died. Where I come from death is an honor and I dont fear it. Even since i dont mind dying and getting rid of the struggle
    hgaood hgaood 13-15, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Death is just part of the endless cycle of the multivers it isn't the end of your consciousness, people have no reason to fear it.
    RainbowBlob RainbowBlob 18-21, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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      Wait fear? Lol not really Everyone is scared of something Mines not going to heaven That's it...
    swaged104 swaged104 13-15, M 5 days ago

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    I'm supposed to have a fear of abandonment, but I don't see how so, I am the one who isolates myself n doesn't wanna be bothered with people. i have borderline personalitity...
    StreetgirlnamedDesire504 StreetgirlnamedDesire504 36-40 a week ago

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    almost all the guys i like never like me back. Is there a scientific explanation to this. The past two relationships have almost been one sided and the fizzled. My biggest problem...
    sheilanwairimu sheilanwairimu 26-30, F 1 Response a week ago

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    But why? You fear something that hasnt even happened. People are so afraid of having so called negative experiences. We avoid certain experiences because since they are not...
    Lindsbenz Lindsbenz 18-21, F a week ago

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    Mine is so bad that I've become a semi hoarder. I've been abandoned by 3 out of 4 parents. (My bios when I was a baby and adoptive dad when I was in 6th grade) luckily I got my mom...
    SeanDR SeanDR 16-17, M 1 Response a week ago

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    Death fears me..................... Hahaha
    deleted deleted 26-30 a week ago

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    3 days ago I moved to Spain to start my bachelors degree. Ive been looking forward to this for so long, I could not wait to get out of my country and start a new and more exciting...
    moretotheeyes moretotheeyes 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 26

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    I fear a lot of things. Spiders, wasps, bugs.. But death? Nah I don't fear it. When it's my time, it's my time. Be it tomorrow or 50 years from now. Of course I would like to have...
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Aug 25

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    Death is one thing I done fear. It's going to come one day and oh well I'm not fussed
    TakeYourSoul TakeYourSoul 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 25

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    I fear death in the respect of life as you only live once but death in the respect of a love one is a fear not to exceed above your years living as a person with a life to see and...
    Amazon3 Amazon3 31-35, M Aug 25

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    I have the mentality where I keep telling myself that everything is okay, it doesn't hurt too bad, and it will go away soon. I've been pretty sick before to the point where...
    anonamanda001 anonamanda001 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 25

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    hello everyone I'm trying to lose weight. working out is not an issue for me, nor trying to change the way I eat. however, going to the gym is my biggest fear yet. I don't want to...
    SolHeart SolHeart 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 24

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    A Strong Fear I have.... whenever there is Pain on the left side of my chest, I remember the harm I have done to my body..... in 2013 months, till Jan 2014... of swallowing Mercury...
    Voina Voina 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 24

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    My fear is becoming my biological father. He was a **** to my mother and my older sister while completely ignoring me most of the time as if I scared him- from what my mom tells me...
    odessa94 odessa94 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 22

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    I am afraid of the dark. I have always feared it. Nowadays I have a routine where I check every place in the house where someone - or something - can hide before going to bed. I...
    NewPerson001 NewPerson001 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 22

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    I dont fear death, i cant remember a time i have. i do not want to die, but if i must let it be with "sword in hard", or by my own when i have reached great serendipity with life...
    krowbar krowbar 22-25, M Aug 21

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    I have a fear of shower curtains. I watched Psycho at a very young age :/
    Morgan1216 Morgan1216 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 21

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    One thing that people will NEVER be able to get me to do is go to the top of a really tall building. I am absolutely terrified of heights and I remember a few years ago when my...
    jillmyers91901 jillmyers91901 13-15, F Aug 20

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    i was so happy when I found out I had to have a c section!!! I had a fear of giving birth, after helping birth babies in college! omg!
    StreetgirlnamedDesire504 StreetgirlnamedDesire504 36-40 Aug 20

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    Im 26 and still having this amazingly irrational fear. The only thing that scares me. I do wake up screaming at night, running out of my bed, never remembering from what or why. My...
    Nerkiss Nerkiss 26-30, F Aug 20

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    I do not fear death. In fact I seek death as a shahid
    lailahailallah lailahailallah 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 20

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    As an accomplished swimmer, experienced outdoor enthusiast, and proud fan of logic, I am ashamed of this fear: Imaginary freshwater monsters. I can't swim in a body of water...
    notsocomplex notsocomplex 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    I have this insane irrational fear that if I go to sleep before my fiancé gets home or he doesn't answer a text, then he may be dead and I will never get to marry him...that I...
    verlassenes00 verlassenes00 26-30, F Aug 17

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    okay lets try this again,so one of my biggest fears are Myself,the dark and my nightmares.Now you must be wondering "why is he afraid of himself?" well i have really bad rage...
    Yaird999 Yaird999 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 16

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    my biggest fear is one day zoo animals will escape and maul me,to this day i fear stray pets Jumanji is to blame....
    miimii0069 miimii0069 26-30, F 10 Responses Aug 16

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    my biggest fears are Myself and the dark
    Yaird999 Yaird999 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 16

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    a few years back I was watching a news piece about the Belgian UFO wave starting in 1989. I had an unexplained extreme reaction when they showed one of the famous pictures of the...
    wickeddragon wickeddragon 36-40, F Aug 15

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    It's not death I fear, but rather not knowing how I will die.
    stewartgreen stewartgreen 18-21, M 4 Responses Aug 14

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    I don't think I've ever as an adult felt death itself is something to fear. The dieing process itself maybe, imagine being buried alive for example. I did realise recently though...
    Dropbear Dropbear 41-45, M 1 Response Aug 13

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    To me fear is just an illusion.An illusion your mind makes to tell you that the other person is in the dominant position of the fight or encounter. Real fear to me is when you...
    RiverSunandSnowSun RiverSunandSnowSun 18-21, F Aug 12

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    "I want to live and love recklessly. Fly higher, drive faster, feel too deeply and act on things in spite of fear. I want to be out of control, laugh to no end, meet more strange...
    HeartOfPoetry HeartOfPoetry 36-40, F 12 Responses