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I Fear The Future

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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

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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 find fear to be quite interesting. The diversity of it is incredible...So I want to see how many I can gather :D A few of my own (too hard to choose): -I have a habit of closing...
    Serendipiity Serendipiity 16-17, F 3 hrs ago

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    I used to fear death, but now I know I'll go to heaven as long as I keep doing what I'm doing and I will see my father in Heaven, my savior Jesus, my angel and all my other loved...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F 8 hrs ago

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    The fact that I no longer fear death sometimes scares me in itself. I've had several near death experiences in vehicles on top of being in an abusive relationship where I finally...
    serajolee serajolee 26-30, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    I'm working on my MS in Mental Health Counseling. Currently I'm working as a in home habilitation provider for a local company. I go OUT into public with my clients. Everyone in...
    jsberke jsberke 36-40, F Jul 4

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    I have planned everything for my future. Every little detail is printed in my head. I have chosen the names I want for my babies (if I ever have babies), I know the car I want, I...
    EarlPhantomhive EarlPhantomhive 18-21, F Jul 4

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    On June 8th 2013, between 12AM and 5AM. I saw the end of the world. My girlfriend was awoken by a bluish white orb going from my head into the wall fast. I was in a pitch black...
    foxhawkx foxhawkx 22-25, M Jul 12

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    I haven't given myself to someone 100 percent because I haven't ever felt that comfort, that 'I really really like you" feeling, where I'm happy to be open and not forcing anything...
    emelon12 emelon12 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    I do wonder what would happen after my death. Who would care. Who would be at my funeral. Would they be able to afford a casket or a funeral? I feel like what would mostly be said...
    lekrap lekrap 22-25, F Jul 9

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    I've been thinking a lot about, people and their reaction to me. There's a lot of anger towards me. "How come your hairs like that, you must be mixed race look at your eyes, nose...
    lilygeorge12 lilygeorge12 22-25, F Jul 16

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    I am looking forward to being a single mum, not having a man-child to look after and cook or wash for... And not having to watch what I say or how I say it for fear of silent...
    wjean71 wjean71 41-45, F a week ago

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    I really am. I fear the failures I'll have, the bad decisions, the people. I'm scared I won't reach the things I want. I want a better life, a love, a family, to be happy, I want...
    KilljoyTillTheEnd KilljoyTillTheEnd 16-17, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I hate fear, it stops me from doing what I want to do, and being who I want to be. I'm sure it's the same for everyone. Everyone has their fears, and everyone either deals with...
    LHollyleaf LHollyleaf 18-21, M Jul 15

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    I have a few fears like everyone but this is for my irrational fear. It's irrational for I don't know where my fear comes from our why I fear it. I fear ladders. I don't fear...
    fallenzero fallenzero 22-25, M Jul 14

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    I wonder a lot!!!! Mostly about the future!!! I'm still in high school and stuff... So I always wonder what I want to do in real life... But then again I'm young and I got time so...
    FighterWolf FighterWolf 13-15, F Jun 28

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    Well not really my future, but as i was listening to music my future came to mind. I was imagining one thing in particular, my wedding planning. I mean right now; things aren't the...
    twiligth2013 twiligth2013 16-17, F Jul 4

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    Fear is one of the greatest obstacles that this world will present to you.. Fear has roots in everyones heart, and its really difficult to tear out that fear,, but once you do, you...
    Josue26 Josue26 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 7

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    I wish that there was a real time machine invented that can take me a hundred or a thousand years into the future and I want to see what technology is going to look like and how...
    babybinky15 babybinky15 13-15, M Jul 18

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    What causes the fears that you and I have? Does it always work to say "just get over it"? I don't think so. I think fears have an emotional attachment, and they need to be...
    AlwaysPersevere71 AlwaysPersevere71 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 19

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    "When I was 5 years old, my mother always told me that happiness is the key to life. When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I wrote down 'happy...
    Sophiesmiles Sophiesmiles 13-15, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I need to make a confession.....when I was little, I loved the water, I was always trying to get in as much as could, until the day. The day I was hit with a massive wave that...
    TheShutout TheShutout 16-17, M Jul 11

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    I don't know. Maybe it's because I just graduated from University now. I wonder what happens next in life. There is no more schooling to go to. No more annoying teachers and...
    EllaAfter EllaAfter 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 28

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    I use to selfharm. I had 10 scars underneath a purple bracelet that I never take off. I have been treating my scars for 3 years, today I realized that only 8 are still visible...
    SaphiraJane SaphiraJane 16-17, F 8 Responses Jun 29

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    Sorry I'm ranting so much about my feelings I just have moments of clarity that I like to share. Remember a time you got hurt? (I'm talking emotionally). Or embarrassed, let down...
    emelon12 emelon12 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 7

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    Dear future husband, I need for you to express your love to other people about me like that. When they ask me about my future wife, I always tell them that her eyes are the only...
    foreignindulgence foreignindulgence 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 12

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    Life happens to all of us, right? The best we can do is the best we can do. Worry is future-related, but I still do, even being powerless to control the future. Do you believe...
    AlwaysPersevere71 AlwaysPersevere71 41-45, M 2 Responses Jul 14

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    It is a strong fear. Too many times I hear it, I have lived it my self. Being in a violent relationship with someone who really does not care about "you" robs so much from you...
    SassyBabe39 SassyBabe39 41-45, F 2 Responses Jul 15

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    Ive screwed things up with some people, but i know im not a bad person and i wont shed another tear. The past is called the past for a reason. i cant go back in time, and my...
    Breelovely98 Breelovely98 16-17, F Jul 15

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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 a week ago

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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 2 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    The future scares me. It is what scares most of us. What really will become of me? I look on the streets and on a bench there is a couple sleeping... It 20 degrees outside. When...
    GraceUS99 GraceUS99 13-15, F 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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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 11 hrs ago

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    Pretty soon on Monday, haha my first job ever and it's a service job at a bakery cafe at one of the most famous restaurant. You ask why? Well it's terrifies me to death to talk to...
    GrumpyMe GrumpyMe 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 5

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    My main fears are clowns and then the basic being cheated on/being alone fears. But anyone here scared of clowns?
    labyrinthandinfinity labyrinthandinfinity 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 7

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    A fear is a insecurity... not trying to insult anyone, I have my own fears
    NotYourGirl NotYourGirl 13-15, F Jul 8

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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 2 days ago

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    Theres nothing to fear but fear itself
    boobsandbellylover boobsandbellylover 31-35, M 1 day ago

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    I wonder if I'll be a wonderful pastor and bring a lot of spirits back to God. I wonder if I'll ever have the love and acceptance of my real family like I was never gone. I wonder...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 28

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    I'm going to finish up college next year and yet I have no idea exactly what I'm going to do in the future. I'm torn between school psychology, school counseling and clinical...
    redbeansxo redbeansxo 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 28

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    "Back In Time" - Huey Lewis and the News Tell me, doctor Where are we going this time? Is this the 50s? Or 1999? All that I wanted to do Was play my guitar and sing So take me...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 1 Response Jun 29

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    Past is past. No reasons to regrets. The future is the thing that inspires me.
    lindahe lindahe 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 30

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    The past 30-odd years I've spent 'surviving' and not living. Now that I've finally woken up to the fact that I have no 'goal' in life I'm feeling nervous about the future. I have...
    MailTheGlobe MailTheGlobe 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    I dream of a better future cause I had such an ugly past. I know I deserve it but I'm not sure I'll get it. Even if it's tough I will be strong because I'm used to hardship. Life...
    Tikhreed Tikhreed 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 8

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    Dear future husband, I broke my heart many times, Cried many nights, Wished on too many stars Wondering where you are Please… L O...
    thanamesnyaa thanamesnyaa 13-15, F Jul 13

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    Have you ever felt like an unwelcomwd house guest in the place you call your home? I am beyond grateful to have a place to live and keep me safe. Lately I have been feeling I'm not...
    notgivingintothisworld notgivingintothisworld 22-25, F Jul 15

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