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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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    My name is Holly and I'm 30 years old. For the first time I'm getting an apartment for myself and a job. Have not had a job in 5 years. I really want this badly! My fear is that my...
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    I don't know where I m gonna end up.... Life has not been that mean to me ... I m not that bad .. Well I am independent ... But somewhere I am still scared about my future...
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    that Hawkfrost is gonna turn me into a kit and kill me. idk why i have this fear but i do.
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    I am a Christian. I know where I am going after I die. so I don't fear death. I am more afraid of an injury than the pain of death. part of me can't wait to be present with the...
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    I don't fear my death. My hope is I maintain a vital quality of life until the end such that one moment I am here and a moment later, the hereafter.
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    It's true, I do not fear death. What I fear is breaking my mothers heart if I die before she does.
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    I don't fear death but I just don't want to die young, I want to have time to explore lots in the world
    hatermelon hatermelon 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    I've always wondered what my future will be like. I wonder if I'll learn from all my mistakes. It's probably silly, but I write a lot. They're sort of journal entries, I suppose...
    wishingforrecovery wishingforrecovery 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    I'm actually in a relationship with someone who is appears to be fearful of physical intimacy. Although he really won't acknowledge it. I feel like he loves and cares about me...
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    I am exhausted at all the people who settle into a life and are not happy saying they give up and will never be happy. Only YOU are in control of your life! It is the decisions YOU...
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    Yess this is my fear.. i know for a fact ... i'll be alone
    Falaash Falaash 18-21, M Jun 24

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    When I was younger I think the thing I most feared was the fact of actually dying some day, my health was very important to me. The prospect of dying seemed like some cruel act...
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    Do you hear that? Oh yeah it's the sound of me worrying about my future and not doing anything about it
    AnyaW AnyaW 13-15 1 Response Jun 24

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    My past is full of nothing but depression and horrible thoughts. I used to think that nothing in my life would go right and my whole life I would just always be depressed and that...
    TiredOfBeingHurt TiredOfBeingHurt 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 24

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    am worried I may not be half the man I aim to be in future. :(
    Cubeball Cubeball 18-21, M 2 Responses Jun 24

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    This wasn't what I actually wanted to write about but it's true. I don't fear death. It'll liberating. Being free from emotional pain and physical pain... sounds amazing to me.
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    I think fears can be divided into different groups. I divide them to "stupid" fears and then the other group is of the fears that really stop us from wanting to face reality. (Just...
    Zelmi5 Zelmi5 18-21, F Jun 22

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    It's obvious but we need reminding of it sometimes. The past is just that, history, over, never coming back however much we want it to. There is no point living in the past, even...
    CaffeineJunky CaffeineJunky 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 22

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    We can change our future, but two things have to occur first. We need to recognize what needs changed, and then put the change plan into action. I have many faults and this...
    GJOFJ3 GJOFJ3 56-60, M 11 Responses Jun 22

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    You can't truly say you are moving forward until you no longer look back. When you are in your present looking at your future, that's when you know the past doesn't hold you back.
    dacamt dacamt 36-40, M 2 Responses Jun 22

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    I'm not sure when this obnoxious little habit became reality, but these days I find that I can hardly bring myself to venture out into public. Since coming to university, I've...
    quirkygirl520 quirkygirl520 22-25, F Jun 19

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    I have a fear of vanishing into nothing from existence, and I disappear without a trace
    LeapingToadstool LeapingToadstool 18-21, F Jun 19

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    Odin can see the future. I know we will be prepared for better or for worse.
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 22-25, M Jun 19

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    I always imagine that I will take long and silence walks at night in the beach in the future. Idk, I love to focus my view in the sea at night and all you can see is... nothing...
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    I worry because I don't know what I want to do with my future
    MrLazyCloud MrLazyCloud 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 18

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    We are lost. Because they want us lost. And debating And abusing each other
    Converted Converted 46-50, M Jun 16