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I Fear The Future

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 37 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 don't fear it for myself.

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

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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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    Came out here to find health Or get bit. But fear future more. Jealous of both mentors. In their 80s. They wont get stuck. In the crap to come.
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M Mar 19

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    There is something not quite right about me. I'm sure lots of people say this and you just think 'Yeah well nobody's perfect..' But I actually think there is something quite wrong...
    KilljoyKitty KilljoyKitty 18-21 6 Responses Mar 20

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    I just finished my resume. I can't believe i've had so much trouble with it in the past. A part of me was truly afraid to sell myself to employers but now I know that I'm in...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    I seem to be planning everything ahead. I've planned college. I've planned university. I think I should do a bucket list because there is so many things I want to do!!!!! Ahhhhh...
    WeCouldBeDead WeCouldBeDead 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 1

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    I always thought that I was weird or that I just experienced deja vu bit it appears that I can see what happens to me in the future. When I first told my parents they thought that...
    wolflover1648 wolflover1648 16-17 2 Responses Apr 9

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    This letter to be sent on March 2024 Hi There Future Self! :D I want you to remember that when you were typing this, You have successfully passed your board exam and got your...
    isha07 isha07 18-21, F Mar 18

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    I wonder if my future husband thinks about his future wife. Lol - All Random.
    SunshineAnderson13 SunshineAnderson13 22-25, F 9 hrs ago

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    I fear, mistrust and absolutely DREAD air travel...every single time I get aboard a plane, I'm like oh GOD please don't crash on takeoff, don't crash in midair don't crash on...
    modd096 modd096 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    I didn't realize this issue until 2014. When I lived abroad, I basically cut myself off from men because I knew that it was only about sex. And no, I wasn't going to have any. I...
    aepteewS aepteewS 41-45 5 days ago

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    I have a fear of clowns. Especially jester clowns. I think there is a name for that fear but I'm not sure what that is. Clowns really scare me I don't even know why, must be too...
    Give2Schitts Give2Schitts 13-15, T Mar 19

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    I think there is a cycle of judgement. Those that fear judgement are judgemental themselves. Lately I've come to accept the term judgemental. I honestly don't feel that I am I...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 26-30, F Mar 19

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    I have a fear of potatoes. I have been trying to find someone else who does but I can't even find a name for it 😔 I wish I could find anyone who understands and doesn't think it...
    pepinstep pepinstep 26-30, F Mar 22

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    Am 20 and i feel life is getting heavy , my fears worries and feelings are making me wish i was never born , nobody knows what goes on my mind at night , when loneliness and the...
    leen94 leen94 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    Fear is real... The fear has been fulfilled, it has it's reasons to stay now :/
    Catho Catho 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    I am 20 years old now, and I have never had a girlfriend, I have never kissed a girl, I haven't even ever held a girls hand. It makes me feel so pathetic and sad to realise that...
    WandererJay WandererJay 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 6

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    Of course.. putting yourself out there takes vulnerability. Vulnerability is hard, and we, as a rule, tend to go for what’s easy; by that logic, closing ourselves off is the...
    WithinTheHeart WithinTheHeart 36-40, F 7 Responses 6 days ago

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    I been thinking about this lately. My brother and sister died from cystic fibrosis. Its a miserable genetic disease. I dont have it because my mother remarried and my dad doesnt...
    patdge patdge 18-21, M Mar 18

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    No Regrets. The key to happiness is to always be looking forward while moving forward. It is important to pause and look back once in a while to learn from our mistakes or...
    Some1umayNo Some1umayNo 46-50, M 6 Responses Mar 20

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    The future is scary as ****. Your whole life could change in a matter of minutes. Everything you worked for could just disappear. You could die tomorrow. Or you could win the...
    Shadowshow Shadowshow 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    I had even made a small list of possible-future job and workplaces but I want them all. But I am realistic enough that it will not happen. I planned for which high school or...
    AtashinoSunflower AtashinoSunflower 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 22

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    I'm finishing high school in three months and I am extremely terrified of what the future holds. Who knew at 18 years old I would be making drastic decisions?? I've been stressed...
    ambitiousklla ambitiousklla 18-21, F 6 Responses Mar 22

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    My future started yesterdays .
    StillVentilate StillVentilate 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    I really hope nothing bad happens at the future.
    yukalovesm0806 yukalovesm0806 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 23

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    I see a lot more for myself than my current predicted future. I'm going to make better choices.
    BlondeSweetheart BlondeSweetheart 41-45, F 2 Responses Mar 24

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    Originally, I wanted to talk to Runescape Gold the king of predicting the future of the game, SWTOR_Miner, about where the game is headed and what hidden secrets are in the client...
    masonrychan masonrychan 22-25, M Mar 25

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    Andy Grammar is my future husband.
    ThisIsMyFightSong ThisIsMyFightSong 13-15, F 3 Responses Mar 28

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    Yes , since i know that the future could be far crueler than what we think .
    umayyad umayyad 31-35, M 3 Responses Mar 28

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    All I can do is accept my past, I'm now focused on making my future
    alexentre alexentre 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 30

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    working extremely hard on myself so i can become a better person. Change is something that everyone will experience and while i cannot change the past mistakes I've made i am going...
    crazybladebabe crazybladebabe 18-21, F Mar 31

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    I'm not really worried about my future , I'm just curious to see how things are
    gypsysoul1 gypsysoul1 18-21, M Apr 3

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    I'm really worried about my future :(
    hellokitty206 hellokitty206 18-21 Apr 5

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    28 years old.. sitting in the cafe with my laptop trying to do some 'work' around what I want to do with my future, but I have nothing. I bought a note book so i can write down my...
    BronzeEspada BronzeEspada 26-30, M 2 Responses Apr 5

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    One of my dreams is to be a professor of jazz theory at a well known conservatory, direct an ensemble there, and live on the edge of the city it's in. I'd love to be a part of the...
    BroguesAndJeans BroguesAndJeans 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    I had a best friend that hurt me so much. I was emotionally hurt, I was emotionally affected. I never thought getting into high school was like a life risk. I felt like a failed...
    RoselynnPila RoselynnPila 16-17, F 1 Response a week ago

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    The days seem longer. Time seems to be slipping away. The walk seems almost unbearable. Not to mention your feet are starting to hurt. At this point you are completely exhausted...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 days ago

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    I am definitely nervous for my future. Trying to balance my education, my career plans, and what I love...I find that I can only pick two.
    nish23 nish23 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    I have a bad habit of predicting the future. It's usually just a fleeting thought that seems random at the time, but then always comes true. Everything from, I should leave the...
    JamieMostra JamieMostra 26-30, T 3 days ago

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