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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 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'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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    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 5 Responses Mar 20

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    The only thing to fear about the future is the damage we do to the earth as the years go by..... Everything else can be " fixed" ..... Ruining the earths ability to sustain human...
    rightthr7 rightthr7 46-50, M Mar 16

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    The only thing I fear I can't make my dream true in my life I fear I can't get through taking a competitive examination
    nimkansiri nimkansiri 22-25, F Mar 16

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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 1 day ago

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    This week I went back to college after summer break. During that time I thought a lot about my future and realized that my major, which is Graphic Design, doesn't make me happy. At...
    gruesm gruesm 18-21, F Mar 10

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    Where to start... Well its 2 am and I am wide awake, TV blurring in the background and I am well... Sitting. Wondering I guess. About the future. About the now. About randomness...
    Qwert143 Qwert143 22-25 2 days ago

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    This fear developed after my mother had told me a story about a video she had seen on the internet. This video was in China and depicted a young toddler walking around. She...
    DeluxedEdition DeluxedEdition 18-21, F 7 Responses Mar 14

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    You Live in the Present! You take things one day at a time. And it turns out, that's a pretty great way to live. You aren't consumed by the past, and you're aren't obsessed with...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 22-25, F Mar 3

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    I have the right to worry I don't know what to do I live in a place where women are treated like slaves they have to depend on a relative male (Mahram) and on his permission to...
    AutoLove0 AutoLove0 22-25, F Mar 13

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    I don't think I can change my future cuz of my depression. No matter how hard I try to let go of my depression and my past it still keeps me in the dark. Everyday I'm fighting it...
    Myalee Myalee 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 13

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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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    For 30seconds my fear of death turned into the total opposite. I craved the adrenalin of being in a accident and fading away. I wanted to hear the metal on metal. Wanted to see...
    VeniceTheMenice VeniceTheMenice 31-35, F Mar 15

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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 6 days ago

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    A while ago I asked a question on here: “Is it even worth trying to quit an addiction if said addiction is one of the few sources of joy in your life?” Well, I am now...
    SpaceTurtle SpaceTurtle 31-35, M 2 Responses Mar 3

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    I'm taking this class to prepare myself for the SAT; i know im not supposed to but I'm latin so its harder for me and i HAVE to get a good grade, my whole future depends on that...
    wendym98 wendym98 16-17, F Mar 3

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    I'm scared of what choices I will have to make in the future, what will happen, what won't, all the things I want to do what happens when I can't, it's scary thinking about the...
    ScarM3 ScarM3 16-17, F Mar 15

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    Aren't we all are? Even if we detailedly planned it there are inevitable events where we fail to calculate and analyse. The future will always and forever be uncertain.
    thelittlemonster thelittlemonster 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 16

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    You might ask why I am scared? Well, I don't like the direction that the world is headed in, not only for the environment, but the way that people don't get along with each other...
    mavrick0417 mavrick0417 36-40, M 8 Responses Mar 17

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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 6 days ago

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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 5 days ago

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    Andy Grammar is my future husband.
    TrojanPrincess TrojanPrincess 13-15, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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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 3 days ago

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    I don't know what the future brings, it has never felt more uncertain but I do know that I'm excited for whatever change is coming, I am dreaming of new people in my life and a...
    Curious5921 Curious5921 31-35, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    If I could go back in time to fix some things I would , but that's not an option ,therefore I will change my future.
    Maalaa Maalaa 36-40, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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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 1 day ago

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    I would like to announce my weirdest and biggest fear but I know everyone will laugh. :(
    MaxwellMoonHoof MaxwellMoonHoof 18-21, M Mar 3

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    Seriously , I am very weird, I think the word fear is not enough to describe my issues, i think the word psycho, weirdo, or freak will be more precise. Now marriage makes me...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F Mar 6

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