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I Fear Mediocrity

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    I remember I was asigned to write about my worst fear in sheet of paper. I wrote that my biggest fear was fear itself. Imagine life where you can't do anything because your scared...
    SingingHeaven47 SingingHeaven47 18-21, F 1 Response May 3

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    I feel like such a kid about this, but I'm dead afraid of storms. It's called Brontophobia. I've always been afraid since I was small. I still burrow under my blankets with my...
    Kay06 Kay06 18-21, F 2 Responses May 7

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    Fear...... Fear? No I don't fear death, it is life that I fear! Life is the scary reality for me, death seems like peace in a raging sea. Sometimes death calls to me in soft...
    angeleyes4urpleasure angeleyes4urpleasure 41-45, F 1 Response May 20

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    I have a really bad temper waiting to release. I need to get off the pressure but once it's out, I can never turn back. The first biggest thing I fear is God but the second is the...
    colourflame colourflame 13-15, F May 21

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    I lost my talent. It was misery. I was an expert in misery, writing to strangers worldwide giving advice and flawlessly understanding their situations and what they could do about...
    cloudsoflife cloudsoflife 26-30, M May 5

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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." Eleanor...
    snowberry75 snowberry75 36-40, F 3 Responses May 2

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    Here I am... That is what I'm thinking now. When I look back I know I can be proud of what I overcame. But now I'm here... and the difference between then and now is that I do not...
    Paeka Paeka 18-21, F 1 Response May 3

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    There were times when I ran head on into the breech. I didn't fear it then. I don't fear it now as I am into my 50's. As my wife says an worries about, I can revert to my youth...
    Imhungrytoo Imhungrytoo 51-55, M 1 Response Apr 29

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    I tread waters of insecurity fearing one day everything will come to end, will vanish, just disappear into the silence of night. You know very well you are the air I breathe yet my...
    winterfall winterfall 36-40 2 Responses May 3

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    I would like to know why almost everyone fears death. I am not suicidal, I have always been this way. I want to understand this fear to help someone who is terrified. I have...
    lonewolf41 lonewolf41 41-45, F 1 Response May 5

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    I used to fear death. I would crawl under the table and cry when I was little. When my mom asked why, I said "I don't wanna die!" Now I don't fear it. I wish I was dead
    Autumn02 Autumn02 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 29

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    I dont fear death . I fear dying before achieving my goals
    Amacey Amacey 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 30

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    Ever since my best friend of 7 years was killed I slowly over the course of time no longer feared dying. I'm not one who can bring myself to commit suicide, though when I was (too...
    CrypticK76 CrypticK76 36-40, M 2 Responses May 8

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    I don't fear death because... I really don't know why but I just don't fear.
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses May 18

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    I fear it, but I guess its that fear that turns me on.
    austinclemens austinclemens 22-25, M 5 days ago

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    It's not death that I fear but the fear of facing God with a hollow heart unable to say that I fully lived the life he blessed me with. I pray that doesn't happen and if by chance...
    ForTheFallen ForTheFallen 22-25, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    It is not death, nor fear of heights...I fear that someday my children will see exactly who I am, and hate me for it.
    BackedByNeeds BackedByNeeds 36-40, F 9 Responses 4 days ago

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    I don't avoid it, I don't seek it. But I definitely don't fear it for my own sake, only for the sake of my family and loved ones.
    Beijodeabacaxi Beijodeabacaxi 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 29

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    Stupid irrational fears mostly, some are just deep seated negative programming within myself that I have not been able to overcome. I feel there is no one I can tell how I really...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses May 1

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    A little over a year ago I decided to leave my home, my city and my province. I moved several provinces away. With only two suitcases. No job waiting. No place to move into...
    snowberry75 snowberry75 36-40, F 8 Responses May 3

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    Read a post. Now old fears are back. Resident evil. Twelve monkeys. I am legend. Night of the living dead. All movies that are possibly alerts.
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M May 6

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    My parents split up when I was 7 years old. I remember a lot about their divorce; there are things that still make me sad to even think about. I saw my mom cry so many times, her...
    AshleyJea AshleyJea 22-25, F 1 Response May 6

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    I have a fear it's that I know I might lose my boi
    cam2169 cam2169 13-15, M 1 Response May 6

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    Fear is a weapon that only hurts those who see it.
    kiarrafire kiarrafire 18-21, F May 7

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    I have an irrational fear that I don't know how to kiss properly. I have only ever kissed one person, and it always felt slightly amiss. Now I am left wondering if I actually...
    TheWildling TheWildling 22-25, F 1 Response May 12

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    Somehow I still wonder why people fear death?death is something people can't avoid.In fact some people have stood and enter death itself
    EvansuSena EvansuSena 13-15, F May 13

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    I don't fear death anymore. When my time comes, I'll be okay with that because God knew the day before I was created. I know where my soul is going because Im covered by the Blood...
    kayblue kayblue 36-40, F 5 Responses May 14

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    Well, actually I do...I fear death of people I care about, just not mine.
    Letmebee Letmebee 22-25, F 2 Responses May 15

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    I'm scared of sports. They give me anxiety and I fear I'm gonna do really bad before doing them. I'm also scared of a lot of people.
    alfalfalouf alfalfalouf 13-15, M May 15

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    I don't fear and never will honestly I embrace it.....I look forward to it..... Ive wanted to die since the second grade and im almost done with high school got one month left
    bluefang97 bluefang97 16-17, M May 15

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    " I think we have to own the fears that we have of each other, and then, in some practical way, some daily way, figure out how to see people differently than the way we were...
    Zelaleme Zelaleme 46-50, F May 18

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    I don't fear death. I've been ready for it for awhile actually. I can't tell if it's just me being crazy or just finally being in a good state of mind for the first time in years.
    ShayeSmith2 ShayeSmith2 22-25, F a week ago

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    I've come to realize that my fear of major exams isn't about the academic challenge; it's a phobia of failing, which would imply that I'm not good enough, I'm not as good as I...
    FryyM FryyM 22-25, M 5 days ago

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    I have a fear of people with big beards lol
    EmmaWilliamss EmmaWilliamss 18-21, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I have a irrational fear of people physically getting too close to me ;-;. I start blushing and start stammering :<
    MangaIsLoveMangaIsLife MangaIsLoveMangaIsLife 13-15 2 days ago

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    I'm absolutely terrified of escalators. Whenever I'm on one I just see myself falling down and breaking my neck. Possibly taking out a tween or a granny on my way down. I'm...
    KarateChopThatCop KarateChopThatCop 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I have emetophobia (fear of vomit)
    princesskatie7 princesskatie7 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I have this fear that I'll accidentaly gouge my eyes out ;_;
    AccioTea AccioTea 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    I fear getting my eyes pricked, anything sharp or with a point gets me flinching if it is too close. I tend to avoid scenarios that I come into contact with sharp things, I give...
    timeb4lapse timeb4lapse 18-21, M 2 days ago

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    I have a very irrational fear of my body parts either separating or coming off completely.
    ClaireRedfieldFan ClaireRedfieldFan 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    Storms, silence, darkness.. Three irrational fears cx
    PendulEmPlum PendulEmPlum 18-21, F 1 day ago

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