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I Fear Mediocrity

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    I fear, mistrust and absolutely DREAD air travel...every single time I get aboard a plane, I'm like oh GOD please don't crash on takeoff, don't crash in midair don't crash on...
    modd096 modd096 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    I didn't realize this issue until 2014. When I lived abroad, I basically cut myself off from men because I knew that it was only about sex. And no, I wasn't going to have any. I...
    aepteewS aepteewS 41-45 Apr 12

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    I have a fear of potatoes. I have been trying to find someone else who does but I can't even find a name for it 😔 I wish I could find anyone who understands and doesn't think it...
    pepinstep pepinstep 26-30, F Mar 22

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    Am 20 and i feel life is getting heavy , my fears worries and feelings are making me wish i was never born , nobody knows what goes on my mind at night , when loneliness and the...
    leen94 leen94 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    Fear is real... The fear has been fulfilled, it has it's reasons to stay now :/
    Catho Catho 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    I am 20 years old now, and I have never had a girlfriend, I have never kissed a girl, I haven't even ever held a girls hand. It makes me feel so pathetic and sad to realise that...
    WandererJay WandererJay 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 6

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    Of course.. putting yourself out there takes vulnerability. Vulnerability is hard, and we, as a rule, tend to go for what’s easy; by that logic, closing ourselves off is the...
    WithinTheHeart WithinTheHeart 36-40, F 7 Responses Apr 11

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    Sometimes the fear is so extreme I feel like I have to end myself. I don't want to end myself but I also don't want to live half scared to death on the inside all the time. Bleh...
    madlibb madlibb 16-17, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    I have a fear of China or some other country like Islam blow us Americans up with nuclear weapons
    baylieloveshotguys baylieloveshotguys 13-15, F 3 Responses Mar 22

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    Bur fear has many oppositions.
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M Mar 22

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    I have trypophobia. Fear of holes. Yup.
    DollPaintedIvy DollPaintedIvy 16-17, F Mar 23

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    I also have a fear of mirrors and doors left open.
    mydilemmas mydilemmas 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 23

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    No words can describe the peace that Jesus gives me...a peace that surpasses all understanding...Grace that takes away all fear and doubt...power that cleanses and heals entirely...
    Bfive Bfive 22-25, M Mar 25

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    No matter how many times I seem to trust in people the ones close test to me are the ones that can hurt me the most. I've been lied and stabbed in the back by those I thought I...
    Yubikiri Yubikiri 18-21, F Mar 25

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    I've self harmed since I was 10. I didn't know it was self harm back then. I've tried killing myself three times. I kept chickening out halfway through. Unless it's pain I can...
    DemraSynfata DemraSynfata 18-21, F Mar 28

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    But i live in fear of myself, What is inside of me.... That my demons will win this fight...
    lynnewolf99 lynnewolf99 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    I fear rejection & ending up alone. I swallow my feelings & put up with people's bs, than to take the chance of making someone mad at me. I feel the need to please people & meet...
    bljxo bljxo 13-15 1 Response Mar 29

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    I don't fear death because only God can judge me
    caiseyi caiseyi 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 29

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    kakorrhaphiophobia Definitions: n. the fear of failure or defeat
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M Mar 31

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    I am invulnerable Every Time I blink there's a hurricane in the Pacific Iv been burned, hit by a car, fallen from the sky. I can snore loud enough to wake the devil, but I tell him...
    yourtheocean yourtheocean 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    I never have feared death maybe my first experience with it might have helped. I was 9 years old my mothers God mother got me out of school She told me "Your Grandmothers sick your...
    wtf4dude wtf4dude 46-50, M 1 Response Apr 3

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    I never have feared death maybe my first experience with it might have helped. I was 9 years old my mothers God mother got me out of school She told me "Your Grandmothers sick your...
    wtf4dude wtf4dude 46-50, M Apr 3

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    death is inevitable. that thing called fate is a beautiful lie, inevitable is the world order. chaos is inevitable. no one can halt it, just delay the inevitable. so it's...
    Mike3569 Mike3569 22-25, M 2 Responses Apr 3

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    Jashinists dont fear death because death is just the end of a good run
    ForeverJashinist ForeverJashinist 18-21, M 2 Responses Apr 5

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    Ok this might be really weird but I'm afraid of caterpillars like very afraid.... I can't even look at them without panicking and trying to climb something around me lol I'm sure I...
    lourrysjeans lourrysjeans 18-21, F Apr 5

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    I definitely fear being vulnerable. I'm afraid to show my weaknesses to people. And I don't like letting people know they've hurt me. Honestly I don't even like admitting to myself...
    Taliafaye Taliafaye 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 8

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    Life... We all have it, we all know what it is when someone mensions it but.. Who can really define it... What the hell is life? Well.. I guess we wont ever know the real answer...
    writingforlife6 writingforlife6 18-21, F Apr 9

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    If I am, then death is not. If Death is, then I am not. Why should I fear that which can only exist when I do not? - Epicurus
    TGBman TGBman 22-25, M Apr 10

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    Smartphone Pitfall!!!When I am on a phone call on my smartphone and another call comes in I have a huge out o control irrational fear that the person waiting on hold can hear the...
    LadyGypsy LadyGypsy 36-40, F 4 days ago

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    I am afraid of vomiting. This includes myself and others. Watching, hearing, smelling, doing the act is a big fat NOPE. Of course, along with this fear, comes an avoidance of...
    marinderso marinderso 26-30 4 days ago

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    I don't tell many people, but I'm terrified of the ocean. Ever since I was a child I've had this recurring nightmare in which I'm stuck in the bottom of the sea, surrounded by who...
    kingofmonroeville kingofmonroeville 18-21, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    And only the strongest can prevail through their hardest decisions. All my life, I've been meeting goal after preceding goal. Either my parents' expectations, my spirituality and...
    Kkgunny Kkgunny 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    I am 16 yrs old girl and in my life happened something strange that I cant understand but I love and I cant let go altough it is hurting me and I just can't decide what is right so...
    nitheism nitheism 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    The most used sentence is that we fear the unknown.. that which is different. But I did not worry about burning my hands on kitchen stuff, befor I actually burned them.. for...
    mirkwood86 mirkwood86 26-30, M 2 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    I wanna be in a chair and force fed so much that the chair is afraid if my uncontrollable hunger doesn't stop it'll collapse!
    Fatassboy Fatassboy 16-17, M Mar 21

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    I used to be terrified of needles. When I was in high school I decided to start donating blood. The first and second time I nearly passed out, but I stuck with it. Now I can just...
    SKDel SKDel 26-30, F Mar 21

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    A lot of it. Of being forgotten, abandoned, yelled at, and kissed. Yes, I am scared of getting kissed. Almost slapped my friend during a truth and dare with her sister-devious...
    AtashinoSunflower AtashinoSunflower 13-15, F Mar 22

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    Dreaming is just like death. It also feels like death. When you die there's usually no pain. Dreaming has no pain too even a scientist said that dreaming is like dying but coming...
    TurnAroundBarbra TurnAroundBarbra 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 22

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    I don't know if this even strange. But is anyone else really scared of getting old? Like sometimes i imagine myself being old and wrinkly and not being able to that much stuff...
    anonymousxxg anonymousxxg 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 22

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    I don't exactly know if they're wierd, but..I'm mostly afraid of cockroaches, crossing the street, being left out and never actually getting to truly like myself for who I am.
    Blehnah Blehnah 22-25, F Mar 22

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    I'm scared of eyes. A closer look at the eye. It's so scary and weird
    ofmiceandme ofmiceandme 16-17, F Mar 22

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