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I Fear The Future

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 38 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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    Faith is not knowing what the future holds, but knowing who holds the future. When you feed your faith, your fears will starve to death. It's about stepping out, when you don't...
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    I'm supposed to have a fear of abandonment, but I don't see how so, I am the one who isolates myself n doesn't wanna be bothered with people. i have borderline personalitity...
    StreetgirlnamedDesire504 StreetgirlnamedDesire504 36-40 4 days ago

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    Lindsbenz Lindsbenz 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    I fear death in the respect of life as you only live once but death in the respect of a love one is a fear not to exceed above your years living as a person with a life to see and...
    Amazon3 Amazon3 31-35, M 5 days ago

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    kingmaru03 kingmaru03 22-25, M a week ago

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    I am 18 years old and applying to universities across the globe. Only there are two problems: One, I don't know if I want to go to university. That's not to say I don't want to...
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    My fear is becoming my biological father. He was a **** to my mother and my older sister while completely ignoring me most of the time as if I scared him- from what my mom tells me...
    odessa94 odessa94 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 22

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    I went to Walmart tonight and they had all their spring bulbs on sale. I was picking some out for the far side of the house - planning flowers for next spring when it hit me. I...
    bethany444 bethany444 46-50, F 1 Response Aug 22

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    I don't think I've ever as an adult felt death itself is something to fear. The dieing process itself maybe, imagine being buried alive for example. I did realise recently though...
    Dropbear Dropbear 41-45, M 1 Response Aug 13

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    I've spent my week in an environment that brought me out of my shell too quickly for me to really comprehend. I've learned that if you ask for help, you will receive it no matter...
    Kkgunny Kkgunny 16-17, F Aug 13

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    im realy worried about it cuz in my country there is no good teaching and you cant think just for tomorow i dont know what should i do to save my future i want to be a doctor but...
    BigMou BigMou 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 13

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    To me fear is just an illusion.An illusion your mind makes to tell you that the other person is in the dominant position of the fight or encounter. Real fear to me is when you...
    RiverSunandSnowSun RiverSunandSnowSun 18-21, F Aug 12

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    To my future children: your papa and I love you already!!! ^.^
    StarsxSunsets StarsxSunsets 18-21, F Aug 12

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    My past is one I will not share. Though it has led me to fail in almost everything I try at. It's caused me to no longer care about myself or others, excluding one who I hope to...
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    my husband is disabled, as am i and have been for several years. his injury is a hip problem that we don't know what to do about. i am very scared that he will lose his job when he...
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    Last night... The future was laid out in front of me. My true love is finally saying he wants to marry me. And as exciting as that is, I'm trying to not believe him. Too good to be...
    prettyprude prettyprude 31-35, F Aug 10

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    This very much excites me!! Ive always asked and prayed for all my luck to come at once, in one fell swoop. Today is a new day, and the future, while uncertain, appears bright and...
    NewEra0916 NewEra0916 26-30, M 2 Responses Aug 10

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    its hard for me to let go of my past but im trying to escape from it.i do such a lot of stupid things in my life now its been two years that im jobless, i know god will not leave...
    meechdevon20 meechdevon20 16-17, F Aug 8

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    Stare into darkness Crickets are chirping Fan shakes above this dark room Sounds of slumber are all around Chaotic thoughts dance inside The past flickers under closed eyelids...
    Froggy420 Froggy420 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 7

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    future..... hopefully some form of acceptance of fate. know that even tho life was wasted, it isnt eternal. i dont see a shining sea or verdant field on the horizon. just a...
    ArnoldJRimmer ArnoldJRimmer 46-50, M Aug 7

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    past.... never thought of it except in memories of the worst moments. now i realize how that stupid forrest gump movie relates...i was an observer in my past. playing as little...
    ArnoldJRimmer ArnoldJRimmer 46-50, M Aug 7

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    I do fear how I might go though. Like a freak accident or something weird.
    ladylioness816 ladylioness816 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 7

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