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I Fear Mediocrity

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    Hate Spiders, Heights, Needles and the Fear of Drowning
    michigan11 michigan11 22-25, M 1 hr ago

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    Have A Fear Of Drowning .....................
    michigan11 michigan11 22-25, M 1 hr ago

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    I hate fear, it stops me from doing what I want to do, and being who I want to be. I'm sure it's the same for everyone. Everyone has their fears, and everyone either deals with...
    LHollyleaf LHollyleaf 18-21, M Jul 15

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    I have a few fears like everyone but this is for my irrational fear. It's irrational for I don't know where my fear comes from our why I fear it. I fear ladders. I don't fear...
    fallenzero fallenzero 22-25, M Jul 14

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    Fear is one of the greatest obstacles that this world will present to you.. Fear has roots in everyones heart, and its really difficult to tear out that fear,, but once you do, you...
    Josue26 Josue26 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 7

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    What causes the fears that you and I have? Does it always work to say "just get over it"? I don't think so. I think fears have an emotional attachment, and they need to be...
    AlwaysPersevere71 AlwaysPersevere71 41-45, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I need to make a confession.....when I was little, I loved the water, I was always trying to get in as much as could, until the day. The day I was hit with a massive wave that...
    TheShutout TheShutout 16-17, M Jul 11

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    Like Augustus waters I fear oblivion.. I fear fears I let them rule my life
    fashionanxiety fashionanxiety 16-17, F Jun 25

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    Sorry I'm ranting so much about my feelings I just have moments of clarity that I like to share. Remember a time you got hurt? (I'm talking emotionally). Or embarrassed, let down...
    emelon12 emelon12 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 7

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    It is a strong fear. Too many times I hear it, I have lived it my self. Being in a violent relationship with someone who really does not care about "you" robs so much from you...
    SassyBabe39 SassyBabe39 41-45, F 2 Responses Jul 15

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    I have very few fears, but the ones i do have are paralyzing. Open water, arachnids, large canines make my nerves go crazy. But to be fair, each fear was branded on me by an...
    xxxCL4Yxxx xxxCL4Yxxx 16-17, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Pretty soon on Monday, haha my first job ever and it's a service job at a bakery cafe at one of the most famous restaurant. You ask why? Well it's terrifies me to death to talk to...
    GrumpyMe GrumpyMe 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 5

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    My main fears are clowns and then the basic being cheated on/being alone fears. But anyone here scared of clowns?
    labyrinthandinfinity labyrinthandinfinity 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 7

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    A fear is a insecurity... not trying to insult anyone, I have my own fears
    NotYourGirl NotYourGirl 13-15, F Jul 8

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    That's not entirely true I have NO fear instinct.
    WolfForLife WolfForLife 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 25

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    Yea but I don't thing I'm ugly not do I thing I'm beautiful but I thing in just average looking but the thing is I honestly do fear being alone for the rest of my life but at the...
    Zalbaar Zalbaar 13-15, M 1 Response Jun 29

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    So I literally shake, no no no, I freaking convulse when I have to speak I front of a crowd it's.......actually most likely pretty funny to watch. By any means I have panic attacks...
    KateTheStraightedge KateTheStraightedge 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 30

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    Ik I'm still young but it's a fear I've always had Ik I'm not ugly but I'm fat and that's what makes me doubt a lot I'm 14 and never had a bf or my first kiss and the one time I...
    Xxanonymouso0 Xxanonymouso0 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 30

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    I fear loosing the one person I love. And well let's just say that person is walking away from me now
    Lilbit69 Lilbit69 16-17, F Jul 2

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    Because every other day I'm lonely,my close friends may have a clue and sometimes ask me and I just brush it off.but deep down,I fear I may be alone forever.though I meet boys...
    dreamsNscreams dreamsNscreams 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 2

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    I'm scared . I hang out with only one friend an then even when we hang out I'm a very non happy person . Sometimes I fear I won't find someone to make me happy
    DentalNexus DentalNexus 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 2

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    Insert nihilistic observation here* Hahaha It's kinda funny that when people speak of spirituality, life, death etc. They sometimes take on a God-like voice "i am thee blessed...
    Jonesing4nice Jonesing4nice 18-21, M Jul 2

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    I don't fear death. I mean everyone has to die but on their own time. So if I die I will accept it cause its part of life. First I was scared but my uncle said " no one can live...
    FighterWolf FighterWolf 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 2

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    Both of my parent's past away. Ever since they did I don't fear death or even cry when I hear someone died.......at first I couldn't accept death but it took alot for me to...
    davamp13 davamp13 41-45, F Jul 4

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    Both of my parent's past away. Ever since they did I don't fear death or even cry when I hear someone died.......at first I couldn't accept death but it took alot for me to...
    davamp13 davamp13 41-45, F 3 Responses Jul 4

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    People with disabilities. It disgusts me that I have a fear like this, but I do and I try so hard to get rid of it, but I just can't. Specifically physical disabilities. I know...
    RjMommy245 RjMommy245 22-25, F Jul 4

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    My husbands affair last year has been the worst thing ever to happen to me. Even the loss of my dear lovely mum couldn't compare to his affair. You see he was the perfect husband...
    Mylifesover Mylifesover 46-50 3 Responses Jul 5

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    Deprivation. At&t and verizon dont got big plans. Videos need big plans. No unlimited data plans means what. No videos. No learning from them. No comfort from them...
    converted converted 46-50, M 2 Responses Jul 5

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    Crucified and solid, Inside my heart, he let me in. The fear of dropping tears, Part me from him. The falcon that just lost his duo, screams, The hill stays lonely if me And...
    Soossie Soossie 51-55, F 2 Responses Jul 12

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    I have a fear of heights, sharks, scorpions and snakes. I probably have more, but I can't remember them at the moment.
    nathanieljlaw nathanieljlaw 18-21, M Jul 15

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    Fears~ [ ] the dark [ ] staying single forever [ ] being a parent [ ] being in front of others [ ] open spaces [X] closed spaces [X] heights [ ] dogs [ ] birds [ ] fish...
    marklovescoffee marklovescoffee 46-50, M 1 Response Jul 15

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    I am deathly afraid of caterpillars. It's completely irrational because they're so small and harmless, they only live to eat then cocoon and turn into flying caterpillars (oh, I...
    PepperGrrrl6669 PepperGrrrl6669 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    Sometimes I'll hear people say things like, "Dying is so horrible and depressing. I don't want to miss out on everything that goes on when I'm gone." That fear should logically be...
    polythenejam polythenejam 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Being alone is my biggest fear.
    alyssabay alyssabay 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I am afraid to eat today. I havnt had one of these days in a while. In all honesty I believed that once I was with my boyfriend this illogical fear would die off. That his magic...
    SylenaEverlasting SylenaEverlasting 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Why do people fake who they are ...... It pains me terribly . It's so rude. Don't you respect or value another's time. As you sow , so shall you reap. Have the courage to put your...
    heavenlyflower123 heavenlyflower123 36-40, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I'm new here. And I really wanted to post this, because I struggle with it everyday. And it is that I fear I have multiple mental illnesses. It feels really strange to post that...
    iHack iHack 13-15, F 3 Responses 22 hrs ago

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    I haven't given myself to someone 100 percent because I haven't ever felt that comfort, that 'I really really like you" feeling, where I'm happy to be open and not forcing anything...
    emelon12 emelon12 18-21, F 16 hrs ago

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    it's a rainy afternoon he was behind me we're walking oblivious by the people we passed by.. the streets were so busy but he never leave his eyes beside me he watched my every...
    shenghuidai shenghuidai 26-30, F 5 hrs ago

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    Out of all the things listed above. I am terribly afraid of heights and needles (it's a tie, because I couldn't decide which one to put first). I am afraid of drowning when I go...
    faithomfg faithomfg 16-17, F 57 mins ago

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    why is everyone crying about death ? I can't wait to see what's on the other side but until my time comes I'll wait patiently and eat some cookies **** my diet lol
    muffinpowers muffinpowers 22-25, F 3 Responses Jun 25

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    I absolutely hate tissues. Clean or dirty. My friends know this so when I go away with them over night. They put clean AND dirty tissues right next to my face. I don't mind them if...
    akg135 akg135 13-15, F Jun 25

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    Seeing people hold towels between their teeth makes me gag. The thought if a towel coming anywhere near my mouth makes me want to vomit.
    oceanicdreamer oceanicdreamer 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 25

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    I'm trying to found an on-line community. My initial idea was to create it around the arts and nature, because i adore all type of arts from paintings to acting, writing, fashion...
    Charmopolis Charmopolis 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 27

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    My family had always been very close but things started to Change . My cousin and I were very close since the beginning, we were like sisters . As we grew our bodies are started...
    michal16 michal16 18-21, F Jul 1

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    Tbh killing yourself isn't that bad considering you'd be free of "life's Great Depression"
    bazzayo bazzayo 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 1

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    What if animals follow our lead in relationship and mating? Half of the species would be extinct by now mourning relationship failure. African savannas would go dull without game...
    xtaldart xtaldart 26-30, M Jul 1