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I Fear Pain

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    Pain

    It is the one thing I fear... I have been in serious pain after surgery and pain above the head is awful too.  So my worst nightmare is too die in severe pain.  Anything but that!
    Nesryn Nesryn 46-50, F Jun 27, 2008

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    No One Really Gets It

    My fear isn’t crippling and strangely enough when I am in pain I have an extremely high threshold for it but the thought of something that will cause me pain like jumping over something and possibly falling, anything to do with doctors and just things I know will hurt me I will...
    Rozen258 Rozen258 18-21, T Jan 14, 2013

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    I Hate Pain No Matter How Small

    but I love to cut. Now that doesn't make sense to me.
    alphonseelric alphonseelric 18-21, M Mar 18, 2012

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    What Pain?

    I fear pain. This is a unanimous feeling with all in this group. But just what kind of pain do we feel this means? Physical, emotional, mental, an agony unexplained by science or faith? When you talk about fear do you mean an agonizingly, paralyzing, gut wrenching fear of...
    SacredNightmare SacredNightmare 18-21, F Feb 5, 2012

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    I don't fear death.. But, I fear pain.
    teeaaaa teeaaaa 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 5

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    Last night I almost ended an amazing relationship because I was so scared. Why do I allow fear to cripple me this much? Why do I let it beat me down like this? I wish I knew how to...
    Starkillera Starkillera 22-25, F 4 hrs ago

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    I probably fear life more than I fear death. There are far worse things in life than there are in death. I’d like to think of death as a liberation of struggles, diseases...
    TheGreatLeveler TheGreatLeveler 22-25, M 4 Responses Jul 31

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    So I found my aunts journals today. They were her cancer journals. She wrote in them from 2002 - 2005. She wrote down e everyday of her life with cancer. Every bit of pain she went...
    CeBeY1 CeBeY1 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 24

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    My greatest fear is not being able to have children. Ever since I was little I knew that I would want to be a mum someday. Then I started having strange nightmares about babies...
    Starkillera Starkillera 22-25, F Jul 29

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    "I know it is coming, and I do not fear it, because I believe there is nothing on the other side of death to fear. I hope to be spared as much pain as possible on the approach path...
    MrTimothyMcNeil MrTimothyMcNeil 18-21, M Jul 30

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    I don't fear death; though I do have some issues coping with grief. I come from a family that did not really help me to understand and cope with grief, so even now at age 42 I'm...
    BJH72 BJH72 41-45, M 3 Responses Jul 31

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    I don't fear the death of myself, I fear the peoples pain around me, it would unravel so many lives.
    ScottM13 ScottM13 13-15, M 1 Response Aug 5

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    My mom says I'm "too nice" to people. She thinks I help people often more than they help me. I think she fears I'm being used or played. But I just can't stand to see anyone in...
    Skywalker1979 Skywalker1979 31-35, M 2 Responses Aug 1

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    My addiction is human imperfection and suffering. I always have to find the pain in others, their secrets and feelings. I want to be able to depend on someone through a promise of...
    JonathanCTVirgo JonathanCTVirgo 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 11

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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 3 Responses Jul 21

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    My mom is catholic, and my dad is christian. I grew up in the catholic religion; however, my dad started to take me to his church. All of my beliefs changed after that. I learned...
    messedup123 messedup123 13-15, F 4 Responses Aug 12

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    sometimes i want to run away from here have a new life different me there where a time that i wanted to die cause of so much pain, pain from the people i love, i think nobody can...
    lyricacortez lyricacortez 22-25, F Aug 9

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    I'm gonna do it. Tomorrow. Take some of my dads pain meds. I got decently high off them today. But I'm gonna do It. Tomorrow. I'm excited. For it to stop. Maybe I'm being selfish...
    madsgrammar madsgrammar 16-17, F 5 Responses Jul 23

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    i cant wait to just die & be free from all my problems, I'm too young to feel all this pain😟, i just need someone to talk to.
    emalicee emalicee 13-15, F 4 Responses Jul 24

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    I was so damn quiet in my class n was nt much popular.. I was always alone.. I loved to sing but my music teachers never would take me into the school music team for any...
    nixf1 nixf1 22-25, F Jul 29

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    I had been dating this girl for two years, she was my life support seriously. My break up wasn't exactly the normal kind, more bitter and depressing. When I first met Tanya I was...
    HalfARainbow HalfARainbow 18-21, M 3 Responses Aug 3

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    Physically mentally and spiritually. One day I will die an nothing I ever did will matter. If there really is a heaven, why would a smuc like me get to go? Right now I'm sitting in...
    dyingforlove dyingforlove 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 11

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    But I know this too shall pass, I'll remember this line taught during the meditation retreat. Nothing is permanent even pain and suffering.
    GrumpyMe GrumpyMe 22-25, F 4 Responses a week ago

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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 Jul 20

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    Not totally strange, but had the fear of driving for the longest time. Especially for a guy. Conquered that fear. Not just a fear but a burden off my shoulders.
    Deeperthinker Deeperthinker 31-35, M 3 Responses Jul 27

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    All my life I have lived in fear of social rejection. My family immigrated to the U.S. when I was 6 and I could not speak a word of English. I was sent to live with my aunt who...
    MNRR MNRR 36-40 1 Response Jul 27

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    Fear is beautiful, well depends how you look at it with the sort of soul you have problem is, can you handle fear? To conquer fear, look at yourself in the mirror and make all...
    kamachulu kamachulu 22-25, M Jul 29

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    Everybody has fears wheather they admit it or not. My big fear is astraphobia ( fear of storms) Heavy rain I can handle. Loud thunderstorms make me really nervous.
    pardax pardax 13-15, M Aug 2

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    Mom is protective, she tell me everything that could go wrong, I live in fear , I do everything carefully, exhausting, feeling so negative Dad yells at me, his way of telling want...
    Mangostrawberrybanana Mangostrawberrybanana 31-35, F 5 days ago

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    I have a fear of body odor. I realize it is a strange and irrational fear, but I am terrified of body odor. I take 3 showers a day, always have my lush brand deodorant, and carry...
    MaryLiz94 MaryLiz94 18-21, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    This fear IS normal.. how significant a part it plays out in our lives is very much down to us the individual. However ..if we didn't have this fear, we just wouldn't be human...
    Mmmcherries Mmmcherries 46-50, F 4 days ago

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    I don't fear death, I fear what happens to my loved ones that I leave behind, that I can no longer protect, I've been close to death many times, my heart has actually stopped 2...
    HeadStrongPro HeadStrongPro 16-17, M 21 hrs ago

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    had surgery on my dominant shoulder on april 24. it was arthroscopic, had 10 incisions which were done to treat/repair 1 full thickness with a graft and two partial tears, remove...
    pdpcuffed pdpcuffed 66-70, M 4 Responses Jul 23

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    I have alot of irrational fears. I am scared of maggots, mirrors in front of dark stairways, and slugs. Those are just some of my fears. I don't ever think I'll get over them.
    PrincessAbigail89 PrincessAbigail89 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 26

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    Theres nothing to fear but fear itself
    boobsandbellylover boobsandbellylover 31-35, M Jul 26

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    Hi :) Does anyone have any advice on how to getting over the fear of flying? Background Story When I was young, I didn't have any fear of flying at all. I was fine with it, and I...
    LonelyKaty LonelyKaty 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 30

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    I don't fear death, I fear my existence meaning nothing to anyone. I am afraid I have not changed someone's life. I am scared that I won't matter.
    skybaby0 skybaby0 18-21 3 Responses Aug 3

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    I don't go out looking for death defying experiences, but I adventurous. A former Marine, I'm a motorcycle rider and love to try a lot of adventure sports. I guess I don't fear...
    Brandona7x Brandona7x 36-40, M 2 Responses Aug 4

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    I Don't Fear Death, it's as simple as that. I know that's a really random thing to say but it's true. It's another unknown and naturally I'm curious as to how etc. Everyone does of...
    BriGrace BriGrace 13-15, F Aug 5

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    So I had 2 shoulder surgeries one month apart. First surgery was for taking care of a shoulder impingement and tighten my shoulder which could pop out of its socket. Then...
    yodasl yodasl 41-45, M Aug 8

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    I don't fear death because I'm not traumatized or have horrible (or any memories) of what was before birth. That non-existence is my only connection to death, and I can't remember...
    Thediary Thediary 26-30, M 4 Responses Aug 10

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    For some reason, i feel this fear... when i am approaching people that i found interesting and curious about or when i am trying to sit near my dearly beloved. I am trying to...
    spinningtime7 spinningtime7 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    I have a fear of working or it may be a fear of being around a lot of people. I have a job at Walmart and panic a lot, I was working at a hospital but same thing happened at quit...
    believe201427 believe201427 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    I really do. .. I have fractured my arm twice, my leg was operated for an injury that happened while playing I thought it was hurting me it's painful I was wrong they were with me...
    Abhayabhay Abhayabhay 22-25, M 3 Responses Aug 5

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    Well right now as I type this, I am laying in bed listening to the Enigma Station in Pandora Radio- hopefully that helps give a better of idea of what all common chronic pain...
    thekid2010 thekid2010 22-25, M Aug 9

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    I am 7 weeks post-op. Up until last week the amount of pain I have experienced was about 5% of what I expected. In other words the experience has been very good. I am sleeping...
    tgb260 tgb260 51-55, M 2 days ago

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    i like pain, i like to re-cut my scabs and watch the blood drip down, i like the pain. it feel wonderful. i like the pain when i cut , i like the pin when i punch myself. it feels...
    brownzugar brownzugar 16-17, M Jul 29

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