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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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    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 don't fear it for myself.

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

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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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    I fear more for the future of Russia. In Russia many stupid people hate USA and they think that USA will broke down like USSR anyway its stupid I think. I don't know what will be...
    Chinrussian Chinrussian 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 30

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    Im so worried about my future. it's all I think about. im never living in the present. im always thinking about what my life could be like. im worried about my future, I might not...
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    Dear future Sophie. Don’t become another causality of society. Don’t get married, have kids and be another typical housewife. Be different. Live life to the fullest. Get out...
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    in this day and age we are surrounded by the concept of death. there's the religious folk that only focus on the future, more importantly, death. then there are the...
    musicmaker5 musicmaker5 16-17, M 2 Responses Nov 25

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    BEFORE you go "telling me about The danger of fear" ??, Read what I have to say ? I know "Fear" isn't THE GREATEST thing to Have, but then again, isn't There a Saying: Tis Better...
    desireindisguise desireindisguise 56-60 Nov 24

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    This applies to all of my loved ones. and, no, I don't mean the fear of abandonment but the fear of losing any of my loved ones to death. It haunts me, especially the thought of...
    lauren71 lauren71 41-45, F Dec 3

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    sometimes it is so clear and I know for a fact that I am going to complete school and go on to med school and become an orthopedic pediatrician and help children and do great...
    lilbit33 lilbit33 22-25, F Dec 5

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    I want to list my fears hoping to get over them one day Fear of judgement, rejection, abandonment Fear of loneliness Fear of getting lost Fear of not being enough Fear of driving...
    Mangostrawberrybanana Mangostrawberrybanana 31-35, F Dec 8

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    Too many people get stuck in their stubborn ways and habits that they've gotten use to over the course of their life. You have to step outside of your comfort zone or you will...
    ozboybrian ozboybrian 26-30 3 Responses Nov 25

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    I have thought about the name of my future child and future dog, although I am still single and don't plan to get a dog in the near future but I want to.
    Toffeecoffee Toffeecoffee 22-25, F Nov 29

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    in past, i lost many great opportunities of enjoying certain things, and getting new life experiences.......... i feared that people will laugh at me if i dont do a certain thing...
    LittleCreates LittleCreates 22-25, M 3 Responses Dec 5

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    I wish I could allow that to sink into my head and stop worrying about the past and focus on my future. To be really honest, my past was so messed up, that I wish to go back and...
    WeirdOtaku WeirdOtaku 18-21, F Dec 9

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    I can't stop fretting about it. So, let's start from the beginning, and give me your advice and help. Please. Ps. I'm 13 1) iPads. Seriously? What has the world become? Before...
    DarkOnTheInside13 DarkOnTheInside13 13-15, F Nov 27

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    Why would I want to change the past it made me whom I am today. I also hope I am smart enough to have learned from my mistakes and not repeat them in the future. I am always...
    daddysgirl6 daddysgirl6 31-35, F 3 Responses Nov 29

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    I have been sad for a very long time. When I was eight years old, my father left my mother for another woman, thus destroying my family. I cannot explain how this felt, because I...
    classicslove classicslove 26-30, F 4 Responses Nov 30

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    ...but I reckon it is not that feasible. I will do something else though. I will write a letter to my self! I will say a few things about my current situation, list the good times...
    andy7rs andy7rs 31-35, M Dec 3

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    i want to start going to the gym to workout and get me back into shape and loses same what but the fear of being judged by others is holding me back. i can see my self going to...
    wolf2020 wolf2020 18-21, M 2 Responses Dec 10

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    Whenever I think about you, I think about our plans. The central park date. The starbucks lunch. The movie-and-game room. The morning sex. The breakfast in bed. The kiss when I...
    rockettothemoon08 rockettothemoon08 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    everyday I think what if my plans for my future are just shattered. usually I'm always very positive but with all the pressure everyone has been putting on me it makes me very...
    cookii cookii 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I don't fear death itself. I fear dying alone, forgotten, with no one to miss me
    TheWickedJester TheWickedJester 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 23

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    Do you have a fear of vomiting? i had it last night i had to grow through it. there was no way out. i felt like this is what life is all about. even if you don't want to confront...
    maubunt maubunt 26-30, M 2 Responses Nov 26

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    I have never feared death. I know where I will be going when I die so what is there to fear. Sometimes I have over thought it but then again there is no such thing as over thinking...
    batman1104 batman1104 13-15, M 1 Response Nov 27

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    So I am working on a business plan. I don't have any previous experience so I need to learn a lot of things... Last weekend I set a task for myself to finish. I spent hours...
    Loufree Loufree 26-30, F 2 Responses Dec 2

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    I don't fear death. Death fears me.
    jack3683 jack3683 16-17, M 4 Responses Dec 5

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    For 29 years I've let fear control me and keep me from so much. Keep me from pursuing my dreams, going a little wild, or from even being myself. This is a sick and psychological...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Dec 6

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    I fear stupid things like love, or being judged more than I could ever fear death.
    KittayGoesRawrxD KittayGoesRawrxD 16-17, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I can't change the choices I've already made, and I can't go back in time. However, I can change the choices I make from now onward, and reflect on the actions I have made to learn...
    RhinosaurusRex RhinosaurusRex 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 22

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    Listen I do really bad **** like really bad I can't change the past but I hope I can do good in the future I wanna go in the army and become an engineer and after that I wanna...
    jadelynthompson jadelynthompson 13-15, F Nov 28

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    I've tried for a while to do things that I thought would lead to the future that I wanted for myself. It never worked out, I always ended up feeling disappointed and let down. I...
    xDarkxxAngelx xDarkxxAngelx 13-15, F Nov 30

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    A friend of mine posted this video (link at the end of my post) It was a really interesting video [although I don't agree with the religious context] it just really makes me wonder...
    Mj13ahestrella Mj13ahestrella 22-25, F Nov 30

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    In the 80s people used to dream that the future would consist of new technology. And flying cars... Those were the movies which got famous back then. Now everything is apocalyptic...
    sagard1994 sagard1994 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 1

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    I want to know what my future is. every body wants to know
    gcornelius93 gcornelius93 51-55, M 1 Response Dec 3

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    Big future goals👌determined to achieve them!
    ells97xo ells97xo 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 5

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    if u live where I live at, u will see homeless people. I ask myself "what went wrong in their life?" or "why are they homeless?" I feel like from seeing the homeless, it changes my...
    ThatOneBlackGurl ThatOneBlackGurl 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 5

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    I'm so excited to start college in a year and a half. I already know that I want to major in journalism and minor in political science. Looking forward to my future, but still...
    21falloutsatthedisco 21falloutsatthedisco 16-17, F Dec 5

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    My future goal is to become a psychologist and move to Canada or America and marry a kind hearted man who will love me and care about me and have awesome children who I would be...
    PsychologyNerd PsychologyNerd 13-15, F 3 Responses Dec 6

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    See, McFly taught me I can go back to the future but look what happened! Screw that. Besides hover boards, no thanks.
    ChangingFaces5 ChangingFaces5 22-25 Dec 7

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    I've never had anything handed to me. The one time I did, I screwed it up. I work very hard for the money I make. I would love to go to college but I cannot due to the overpricing...
    groundcraze groundcraze 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 9

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    I know I'm only 16 and I shouldn't be thinking about that right now, but I am. I don't know what I like, I don't know what things I'm good at, I don't know myself at all and I can...
    isabel16 isabel16 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 9

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    The best way to predict the future is to create it. - Peter Drucker
    expressomarkie expressomarkie 46-50, M a week ago

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    My past is well horrible but when i went into depression at the age of 14-16 ive felt like ive been trapped in some body i just wanted to let go this is when i attempted suicide...
    ILoveBilly ILoveBilly 16-17, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I know it's probably gonna be hell since life is already hell now. Im a poor ***** who probably won't afford to get a psychology degree, or simply be too dumb to go to Med school...
    PsychologyNerd PsychologyNerd 13-15, F a week ago