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I Fear Pain

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

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    Good or evil they both have the same thing in common.. Which is fear of death, but I'm a Neutral person I accept death
    nixgreat nixgreat 18-21, M 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    Fear of death vs fear of pain? I think reason pepole fear death is often because of the pain that comes along with it rather than actually being dead. All short of terminal...
    gypa gypa 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 21

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    It does seem that way. It seems like what "happiness" i seem to feel is always so short lived. then i go into this numb like state that at times can turn painful emotionally. it...
    000SadisticBitch000 000SadisticBitch000 31-35, F 7 hrs ago

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    This has been a recent development. I am really not sure if it's right for me to fear this but this is causing unwanted stress in my life. It started last year in December. I had...
    uselessguy uselessguy 36-40, M a week ago

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    Hey world! Learning to drive and teaching a class of teens. Either might not seem like the biggest deal to most. Learning to drive is as expected a milestone for most American...
    Galatia123 Galatia123 26-30, F 18 hrs ago

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    People say depression is a passive kind of feeling.I digress! Everytime my little bubble breaks and the reality bites back at me,I feel an intense pain on my chest.It is both like...
    UrANUS101 UrANUS101 18-21, F 8 hrs ago

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    for ppl im close to. i dont want to see pain in their eyes. i want happiness for them.
    000SadisticBitch000 000SadisticBitch000 31-35, F 4 hrs ago

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    My boyfriend broke up with me two weeks ago after a 2 year relationship. We were 16 when we got together and he was my first love and my best friend. Now I feel so hurt, scared and...
    livvyy321 livvyy321 18-21, F 3 Responses 2 hrs ago

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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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    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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    Fears: greatest to least Being completely isolated from human contact with no hope of reconnecting, (different planet, last person on Earth) Being in excruciating pain while still...
    CJCA CJCA 18-21, M 6 days ago

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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 love it. I love pain and torturing myself, especially emotionally. And sometimes that scares me, but mostly it scares me that the people around me are afraid for me. That they...
    sevenforasecret sevenforasecret 18-21, F 6 days ago

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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 Aug 13

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    Basically, all of my insecurities started HERE. It was from this moment, that everything started going wrong. I had been with this guy (he was my neighbor for 4 years) but we only...
    ineedpeaceinmylife ineedpeaceinmylife 18-21, F 7 Responses a week ago

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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 Aug 15

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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 Aug 15

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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 1 Response Aug 16

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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 Aug 19

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    So I joined the military and got stationed in Texas. I'm originally from New Jersey. One fear that I didn't know I had until I got here was the fear of being alone. Feeling alone...
    cyrusthevirus74 cyrusthevirus74 18-21, M 6 days ago

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    Hate is fear. Fear of goal deprivation. Or fear of losing what was gained.
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M 6 days ago

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    My worst fear is to not exist.. Whats ur worst fear?
    Chiscuit Chiscuit 26-30, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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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 3 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 Aug 15

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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 Aug 17

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    I have been with many people when they died. As a nurse I have always tried to sit with a person if they were alone when death was near. My wife and I sat with my father as he...
    laird laird 61-65, M 4 Responses Aug 23

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    I have depression and I often think about suicide and have suicidal phases or whatever you call them. As I write this, I don't feel suicidal so don't worry. :) But when I do feel...
    lovelyloner143 lovelyloner143 13-15, F Aug 24

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    Not specifically mine more like my possible future children I fear that they will live in a war zone and won't know true happiness I fear that our world is so damn corrupt that no...
    snazzygal3000 snazzygal3000 13-15, F a week ago

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    I fear death. But I don't fear death. I accept and welcome death. At the same time I deny it. I want to die only because I get tired of living. But I figure once I make the choice...
    CJCA CJCA 18-21, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    A dark presence is within us all, It's those who fear the night that make the call. The darkness covers your eyes making you fear, There are more of them; soon they'll be here...
    MsTedious MsTedious 16-17, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    Probably not being good enough thats probably the root of most of my problems..feeling im unlovable not worthy of love..I always wonder why people even like me people im close to...
    seeminglypossible seeminglypossible 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    I have lots of fears, I'm scared of airplanes I think that I will die in air plain accident, or survive and live in jungles all my life without seeing people (this one is worse...
    nataliawww nataliawww 26-30, F 2 Responses 1 day 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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