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I Fear The Future

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 33 People

    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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    Dreaming

    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 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

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    One day maybe ill over come them.right now im scared and live in fear.What i fear is stupid but they come back and haunt me.
    ConstantFear ConstantFear 13-15, F 6 hrs ago

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    yep!! work on present to build a foundation for better future. but remember life happens. sh (I)t happens.
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    Beloved, I miss you! I don't even know you but I know I miss you so much it hurts. I can't wait till we meet or maybe we have already met somewhere, but I can't wait until I can...
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    oh this experience is such BS. We're all just a bunch of whiners who will never be satisfied. Stop measuring your life. Stop, for a second, and imagine there's no world after...
    Theworldisminenow Theworldisminenow 18-21, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    Since I was little I dream about future moments of my life which last about 20-40 seconds. Because I've got insomnia I wake up allot at night. So I remember much of those dreams...
    Stripkip Stripkip 26-30 Sep 22

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    Listening to my comedians. And cruising ep. Fear hits. Dom sub bs mixed with the sad. What have we left the kids. Nothing great. Why. We are ruled by jerks...
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M 1 day ago

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    Fear is an emotional response to a perceived threat. There are two kinds of fears: internal fears and external fears. If it’s internal fears which don’t base on reality nor...
    ChicaAudaz ChicaAudaz 18-21, F Oct 3

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    Fear when expressed as scared is described as "imminent danger." Fear when expressed as anger is described as many things such as "numb, confused, overwhelmed, inadequate...
    BeautifulAddiction49 BeautifulAddiction49 46-50, F 3 days ago

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    Hi... This is not easy... :/ Well... I have fear of bonding/going for a relationship. I'm kind of the forever doubting type of person... It's not hard to know were it came from...
    Paeka Paeka 18-21, F Sep 21

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    The tightness within The turmoil The struggle The want and desire present, but the fear of never acting upon those deepest fantasies The constant thoughts and emotions that bring a...
    ThoughtFulMoments ThoughtFulMoments 36-40, F 2 Responses Oct 3

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    Should i fear death? I don't really think so. To be honest i find nothing scary about it. I do not value my life nor do i hate it. So i am stuck in a static non changing state of...
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    When I think of the future of our society, I think about equality. But how we are obtaining it scares me a bit. We are becoming even more selfish than we used to be. We care more...
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    Dear Future Husband, I don't know your name. I have no idea what you look like. You may be a janitor or you could be a successful doctor...
    ComplicatedGirl18 ComplicatedGirl18 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 30

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    I would like to and want to believe that I do have a future but it is hard to tell I am only living at the moment and right now its hard to say I would say maybe as long as my...
    jon200547 jon200547 26-30, M 1 Response Oct 4

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    I don't fear death because I do not believe in afterlife. I DO think I will cease to exist after death - and to me that means there's nothing about it to fear. There will be no...
    losyanya losyanya 22-25, F 3 Responses Oct 8

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    As a student studying design, I'm afraid I would be useless in the future. That I won't earn enought, or worst, find a job. I'm falling back in my class, behind those more talented...
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    I am fearless because I am the demon of fear and I know everybody's fear yes lord Satan gave me this gift and I am the demon of sins I can make people sin a lot hail lord Satan
    DemonofTorment DemonofTorment 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 11

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    Well,I'm nineteen years old. I have the most amazing baby boy who is seven months old. I do not know what our future holds. I thought I knew. I had this whole life planned for us...
    jaycer jaycer 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 12

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    My future. It terrifies me. I don't even know if I have a future in anything. I'm in school and working and going to an internship but why do I still feel like I'm learning nothing...
    sweetiebomb sweetiebomb 22-25 4 days ago

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    I don't fear death. I fear not living my life the way I want to. I fear existing in an empty way. I firmly believe that death is what make all of us whole. In life, we are all...
    misanthropemeow misanthropemeow 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I am genophobic and gynophobic... There it's true such an odd combination in fact the worst combination of fears I feel anyway. Well I'm xenophobic in general anyway. But there you...
    HelterSkelter1 HelterSkelter1 22-25, M 2 Responses Sep 20

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    The other day me and my partner were victims of a home invasion.. So afraid we listened to the directions given and meet called the cops.. We left the house for a few days to kind...
    young4orce young4orce 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 26

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    I have read the messages again and again, is there something I would have said differently? Hell no! Is there something I could have done? Unfortunately no. Is there something I...
    charlieedwards charlieedwards 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 28

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    I don't fear death because I believe it's and end to ones journey and a new beginning of a new journey. Sounds corny but it's what's I believe. Also if death is smiling at you, all...
    kickthewall kickthewall 26-30, M 4 Responses Sep 29

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    I always hated speaking publicly, presenting or being the centre of attention in fear of loosing face. Still, I volunteered every time while at uni. Now, doing my masters I am one...
    Sunflair Sunflair 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 2

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    Sometimes these vague scenes appear at the edge of my consciousness where something or somebody come up from the side with a bat or a club like they about to smash my computer up...
    VI55555 VI55555 31-35 Oct 2

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    Becoming a failure... I had always thought I will have a good paying job with a house living somewhere nice.. My Greatest fear is ended up like my dad. He is a hard working father...
    PetiteChica PetiteChica 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 10

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    Fearing the inevitable is pointless. I must admit I fear the thought of no longer existing. Eternal nothingness maybe but is it really nothingness if you're not there to experience...
    Saphic33 Saphic33 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 11

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    So, I've decided to start writing in hope that I’d improve my English from this. Writing in English has been a big struggle for me ever since I went back to school from working...
    applejang applejang 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 12

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    I don't fear death because, in life death is something a majority of us will go through or have already encountered. Time is what I fear. The time when you never know when your...
    SincerelyLorissa SincerelyLorissa 16-17, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I don't want to be alone. Ever. I don't mean in a physical sense either. I fear that I am unloved and unwanted and that I am being lied to by everyone who has ever claimed to like...
    bmsartwell bmsartwell 13-15, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I experience of being in love and I felt really deep with this person but figure out that he cheated on me and he put it like I am the bad person . Now I just fear finding love...
    thyu75 thyu75 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    I have concluded that yesterday is past, but I get to decide what my future will be like. This is not a cliche. I will set my path toward my goals. I'm 17 and will graduate next...
    TaysteeHan1 TaysteeHan1 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 21

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    I don't know how the past could be the present or future... That would be like a baby being unborn in its mom and the mom being a baby and be unborn in her mom.
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 18-21, M Sep 26

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    More like terrified... Ever since I was young I've had such a clear image of what my future will be like but the closer and closer I get to the age where I can go and do those...
    ImagineTheMelody ImagineTheMelody 13-15, F 8 Responses Sep 26

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    There is so much despair and depression in the world. I want to help others create a future that excites them and moves them toward the life that they desire.
    CoachAndrew CoachAndrew 36-40, M Sep 26

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    iwant to create into my mind to create my own future for my family and my self
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    My parents have been strict about my life since I was born, but recently they have decided to be more lenient about my future so that I could be "happy". The problem is, I don't...
    CSophMBelv CSophMBelv 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 1

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    I don't know what I want to be. That's the hardest thing for everyone in which I think... Or is it what will I do now once I'm a grown up... Or what college or am I ready for...
    AndyX3 AndyX3 13-15, M Oct 6

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    The future is so unoredictable
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 18-21, F Oct 7

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    If predetermined love is real Then it's probably what I'm starting to feel It's crazy to think we don't know each other And yet our hearts already belong to one another My Mr...
    lorrilondon22 lorrilondon22 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 7

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    Dear future husband, I hope you're waiting out there somewhere! I have a lot of room in my heart for the perfect one. :) I don't request an ultra fancy ring, or a giant white...
    drunkinlove23 drunkinlove23 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 7

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    Most of my friends know what they want to do in the future and they have serious plans and I dont. Well i do but they aren't any good
    xnelx xnelx 16-17, F 4 Responses Oct 9

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