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I Fear The Future

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 36 People

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    In spite of the global problemsthat overshadow our generationand probably the generationsto come, there is a frighteninglack of will to deal with them.We live as if the fancy fairwill last forever, as if progressis the only track humanityhas ever been walking.History dispels...
    moreandless moreandless 56-60, M 1 Response Jan 20, 2012

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    I'm So Afraid..

    I'm a 19 year old girl. My mom raised me up single handedly and has been the support system in my life. My mom and dad lived separately, my only memory of him was when I was about 5, I saw them quarreling, and then he shove her aside and left the house. I thought to myself, 'I'll...
    SoPetrified SoPetrified 18-21, F Oct 19, 2012

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    I work so hard for a scholarship.

    . I'm afraid I won't get one.. I'm in ROTC, Tsa, honors classes and ap classes... But my grades are not as good as everyone else.. I have all as and a few bs.. And one c... I android my dyslexia will keep me from getting a scholarship...
    xgabbersx xgabbersx 18-21, F Jan 28, 2014

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    I don't fear it for myself.

    I fear it for my children.
    moreandless moreandless 56-60, M Nov 30, 2014

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    lonewolf41 lonewolf41 41-45, F 1 Response May 5

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    cavedweller2 cavedweller2 36-40, F May 12

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    ^^^^ This phrase right here is so valuable ! I don't care if you've had a bad childhood,or a bad couple weeks or a bad year, THAT'S BEHIND YOU ! And now that you uselessly spent...
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    I have a irrational fear of people physically getting too close to me ;-;. I start blushing and start stammering :<
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    A few of them, and it bugs me that I have trouble shaking them. Especially since I am well aware that these fears are irrational.
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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 a week ago

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    I fear it, but I guess its that fear that turns me on.
    austinclemens austinclemens 22-25, M 2 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...
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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.
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    PortalJumper PortalJumper 13-15, F Apr 28

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    you are the one for me i don’t need anyone when you are with me you are the fallen angel who visited earth you are the princess of my dreams when there is darkness in my life...
    universitylife universitylife 22-25, M 1 Response May 3

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    LollipopTea98 LollipopTea98 22-25, F May 7