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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 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 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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    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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    myownbox myownbox 26-30, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Problems, pain, or just having sometime alone to think, I worry about what may be. Thinking how my life is now and how it will differ in 10 to 20 years from now. How Will it change...
    Cooper802 Cooper802 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 11

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    I dont know how many of you believe in God. But I believe that he has us go through things in our lives to prepare us for the future. The thing is everything i have been through...
    londonbr1dge londonbr1dge 16-17, F Jan 6

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    To be honest...I can't stop thinking about you..I torture myself with you.. I can't write down what is true in my head for fear that it'll become a lie when I write it, but this is...
    thatrosegirl thatrosegirl 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 8

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    I worry about getting old. I worry about being sick. I worry about dying, I worry about not having any money. I worry about being alone for the rest of my life. Why do I even...
    RubyLane RubyLane 41-45, F Jan 8

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    Haven't heard a word silence heavy compounds building up pressing down moments feel like years magnified by fears Trying to escape this constant ache Trying desperately to fill...
    LittleBirds0827 LittleBirds0827 36-40, F 4 Responses Jan 15

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    She wanted to rid herself of the past, rid herself of the weight being carried around every day. Never have been one to share true raw emotions with others, but rather smile and...
    JustAGirLinAbaR JustAGirLinAbaR 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 22

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    My name is Joshua Weiske my deepest darkest secret is my fear of the dark I started back on having fear of the dark back in 2005 when some dude told me a story about Bloody Mary he...
    Theinfo Theinfo 22-25, M Jan 2

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    everyone I see that had something to say about the future is about that specific persons future, but what about the future for all of us, man kind. specially if you live in America...
    yslmj yslmj 18-21, F Jan 7

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    i dont know what my futures gonna be like. not in general. with you.. maybe we'll end up being something even more than just boyfriend and girlfriend. but maybe im just getting my...
    Ebolaa Ebolaa 16-17, M Jan 7

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    I'm in high school and everyday I worry about every test, every homework assignment, EVERYTHING. It's horrifying imagining how everything I'm doing now is going to affect my future...
    noaaaaa noaaaaa 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    the future the one thing we are all wanting to come around. as we are all praying for a brighter future is the one thing I'm scared of I am stuck with a very negative attitude and...
    whowillibe27 whowillibe27 22-25, M 4 days ago

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    I learned what death was when i was a 6 year old boy. My sister's death sure was a valuable lesson. Ever since i haven't been afraid to die because i accepted the fact that we all...
    Tommyhilfiger Tommyhilfiger 18-21, M Jan 1

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    I worry so much about my future. I'm not 100% sure what I even want to do with my life, I thought I had it all figured out but now I'm having doubts whether or not that's the path...
    ConfessionsOfALostGurl ConfessionsOfALostGurl 22-25, F Jan 1

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    Nope, I think dying is a gift. I sometimes feel like the dead or the ones feeling sorry for the living and the living should be the ones envying the dead. Dying means I've done my...
    ShakenButNotBroken ShakenButNotBroken 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 1

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    10 years from now I keep having an image pop up, in my mind. I'm sitting down at a computer, it seems, or maybe I'm writing something on a piece of paper. I look occupied, but...
    TheAnonymousINFx TheAnonymousINFx 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 4

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    Pitch black screams Transluscent ghosts Grabbing, pulling Fear emerges, from a chrysalis Taking me Its beautiful, it frightens me It pulls me in, releases me I am free Wisps of...
    cristabella cristabella 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 8

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    All my life I feared going bald. I feared getting older. I used to be very good looking, and feared loosing my good looks, which now I am ugly as hell, and do not care no more...
    Niko864 Niko864 41-45, M Jan 15

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    I have two fears: Genophobia and/or Coitophobia: fear of sexual activity Aichmophobia: fear of sharp objects
    TrojanPrincess TrojanPrincess 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 15

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    I was forced to grow up fast. my way of thinking and behaving was not for people my age. so to fit in, i changed my self to complete new person, acting dumb, hyper etc... Now i...
    Fabulousbitch123 Fabulousbitch123 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 22

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    My mom is gone So id be happy to go too I dont fear death so i dont fear anything Cause whats the worse that could happen to me? Exactly
    SummerH12 SummerH12 18-21, F 10 Responses Jan 1

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    I believe in life after death. It's scary to think of the alternative which is, I suppose nothing except your body decaying and returning to the earth and science and okay. But the...
    ChelseaJN ChelseaJN 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 6

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    I have a fear of clownsand dolls. (Thanks Chucky and IT) I also fear the dark. But more specifically that somone is watching me Or is going is hurt me when I close my eyes. I so...
    NirvanaReyes NirvanaReyes 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 8

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    I've been mentally abused for all my life. I've never had anything- no loving family, no real friends, nowhere to go, nothing to hope for. I've just existed, persevered, survived...
    ListenerTalker ListenerTalker 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 13

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    I have an irrational fear of holes.. Just the word makes me cringe. So this will be short. I googled it last year for the hell of it and up came trypophobia . I know the reason for...
    heyitsabike heyitsabike 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 14

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    I don't fear death but I fear if someone passed away during my shift. Kindly continue to beats till my shift end.
    fallenangle fallenangle 22-25 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Someone just welcomed me to the neighborhood and wished me a happy new year as I was moving a dresser. Moving sucks and I have a few people helping out so I have no room to move...
    Jennerrous Jennerrous 36-40, F 4 Responses Jan 1

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    I woke up this morning feeling sad because last night I wasn't with the people I wanted to be with and didn't have much fun. I'm hoping that this year will be better for me and...
    alostone alostone 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 1

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    Born and living with Spina Bifida, I'm 100% worried about my future. I should relax because I'm 25 years old.
    WWYDfan WWYDfan 22-25, M 2 Responses Jan 3

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    I think of my future all the time and it scares me. I hate not knowing what's gonna happen with my life. Everybody has this image in their head of what their life is gonna be...
    smileyryley smileyryley 13-15, F Jan 9

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    I have no such regrets of my past. They made me who I am today, but I do regret some of the decisions I made in my past. Missed opportunities. Could have had the love of my life...
    Dictatorse Dictatorse 22-25, M 6 Responses Jan 10

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    I'm so nervous about my future. I'm currently a high school junior and it's normal to be stressing about college but sometimes I think I'm stressing way too much. I go to a college...
    blackheartlover blackheartlover 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 10

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    I've been through some **** in my short life, but I'm trying to get over it. I'm currently in recovery for self harm, and actually doing a pretty damn good job at it. I have hope...
    ughalltimelow ughalltimelow 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 12

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    sigh. I'm doing nothin to enhance my future. I'm aware of it. I'm basically f*ckin myself over for not starting college or getting into a "career" rather than a bs job right away...
    raynbow32 raynbow32 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 13

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    The way I see it, they are no mistakes in the future. Only choices.❤️
    FutureVal FutureVal 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 13

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    Dear future love Where ever you are know that I'm here waiting. I am broken and I will not make it easy for you to come in. I've been hurt and I am fragile in love. Where ever you...
    QueenGeisha QueenGeisha 22-25, F Jan 20

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    Husband: Kenneth 'Ace' C. Henderson, [Classified] Wife: Zarinah Austins, CA. America(me) Future Daughter: To think that this could be the best for her. Tiffany C. Henderson...
    ZADoubleMesser ZADoubleMesser 22-25, F a week ago

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    I worry about everyone. Where I'm going to live, how I'm going to make a living, will I have any friends to hang out with? I stay up late some nights worrying about my future. Will...
    Raewyn95 Raewyn95 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    Okay, i think i only told this to like 4 ppl in my entire life. Fine. Im gonna tell a story, my story. A few months ago, back in september of 2014 i was in my room, using my...
    mbcg2608 mbcg2608 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    I have coded 3 times. that is the medical term for someone that has died in a hospital. I have been a diabetic for 31 years so on a daily basses I walk with death a little closer...
    Thanval Thanval 31-35, M 3 Responses Jan 4

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    I can put up a big front... Put a smile on my face, be strong, and whisper my own encouraging words. Tonight I am fearful... I'm playing what if. What if I never become what I...
    HotMessExpress101 HotMessExpress101 31-35, F 3 Responses Jan 5

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    It's not a great great fear, but when I look up at a clear sky sometimes I feel like I'm looking down from the top of the skyscraper. It's weird :P
    DoorMattress DoorMattress 13-15, M Jan 6