Post
Experience Project iOS Android Apps | Download EP for your Mobile Device

I Have a Fear of Getting Lost

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 60 People

    Frighten Little Mouse hidding in the shadow's

    Yes, i am afraid of getting lost and nobody (other than my hubby and my Shaklee Sponsor) know about this. A few months ago, i was contemplating joining the Art Instruction School. But i live in a very remote area. A few years back, i could not join because i could not go meet...
    SHould SHould 31-35, F 2 Responses Oct 26, 2008

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I Hope Nav Will Help!

    I envy people who have a decent sense of direction.  I think everyone fears getting lost once in a while - but when I'm outside my geographic comfort zone - I'm terrified of getting lost!  It's less stressful when I'm walking - but driving?  Yikes!  Not only do I have do...
    iceblueaccent iceblueaccent 51-55, F Aug 4, 2011

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Getting Lost In The Mall

    One day i went to the mall with my brother and we went in JC Pennys and we both went up the escalator and he went down and i was scared to go down the escalator so i waited in tell he got down and i went down and i looked around and he wasn't there so i went and looked around JC...
    ownagefailownwin112317 ownagefailownwin112317 18-21, M Jan 27, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I've never been a north,

    south, east west person. Still can't tell and I never could figure out a map. Have had directional issues since I first started diving at 15. Always had to write down explicit instructions to anywhere otherwise I wouldn't go. I had anxiety amnesia 2 separate times in my 20's...
    Cinderfire Cinderfire 46-50, F 5 Responses Dec 17, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    School Poem; Imitation Poem: The Poison Tree, I Pity Thee

    Yeah this is just a poem I had to write for school. We had to imitate a poem of a certain writer and I chose the poem "The Poison Tree" written by William Blake. I had pity with people: my pity, it did eventually end, I was angry with society: I kept it in, and grow it did so...
    tigra139 tigra139 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 4, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Extreme Fear And Panic When Driving To New Places

    The title says it.  I got my driver's liscense when I was 16, but didn't get my own vehicle and really start driving untill I was 20.  I was so scared when I first started driving in town.  I managed to get over my fear of driving in my small town, but have never gotten past...
    gazingupwards gazingupwards 31-35, F 14 Responses Dec 27, 2011

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Lost In The Woods

    I developed an extreme fear of getting lost after getting lost while driving home one morning. I had dropped my husband off at his new job. He worked offshore and drove him to the dock to meet the boat he was going to be on. It was about 3 am and after the boat left the dock the...
    howsab howsab 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 6, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I Get Lost All the Time!

    I get lost all the time. I have a terrible sense of direction and have ever since I started driving, or at least that's when I noticed it. I can go somewhere 10 times and every time it's like the first. I get lost in malls! I hate going somewhere unfamiliar because it never...
    DharmaG DharmaG 46-50, F 5 Responses May 7, 2007

    Your Response

    Cancel

    This is an update to my story about fear of

    getting lost and where I am today. The answer was unexpected. I recently went to the doctor to see about actually taking meds for my ADD. I felt that even though I have managed my condition that current life circumstances made it harder, and I wanted to do well at a new job...
    gazingupwards gazingupwards 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 14, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Over 40 Years

    When I was a little girl of about 11 my sisters and my mother and I spent 9 months living with my uncle and his family. One the first day of school when school was out I couldn't find my sister and cousins and ended up trying to walk home from school alone. It was a small town...
    blew1958 blew1958 51-55, F Jul 24, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Never Got to Eat Lobster

    Husband and I tried to go to a portugese place and never got there. We could not find the place for about a half hour. I started to panic, couldn't breath and started to gag. After my horrible incident we gave up and left. My husband was so mad at me and could not understand why...
    lynn35 lynn35 31-35, F Dec 13, 2008

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Related Experiences

    I lost my mother and my best friend/biggest fan best supporter - God i miss her so much:( -to Cancer-. She was diagnosed in ***1986*** (stage 4) she was told she had 6 months to...
    nsight nsight 46-50, F 2 Responses 1 hr ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    TEARS IN A BOTTLEPsalm 56:8 ~ "You have kept count of my wanderings. Put my tears in your bottle— have not you recorded them in your book?"The heavy and continued trials...
    GraceIsMine GraceIsMine 66-70, F 1 hr ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I used to have two best friends. They were, honestly, the best friends I could ask for. Then a load of rubbish happened. The first best friend, lets call her W, did something that...
    ItsEm99 ItsEm99 16-17, F 2 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I knew i was getting a little heavy. I knew I had gotten pretty chunky bit I didn't care. My belly started to bulge and hang a little. My pecs got a little soft and bulbous. My...
    Feedeebyaccident8 Feedeebyaccident8 18-21, M 2 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I love getting tickled any girls want to tickle me?
    fanoftickle355 fanoftickle355 18-21, M 2 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Facebook!! :P I literally made you two days ago at 19 years of age! And all my friends are saying I have finally seen light... Hehe. I didn't make you all those years ago, because...
    23kk23 23kk23 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    The Lazarus Effect Manipulation.. Greetings everyone how has everyone been? me? im feeling well almost like I've won the lottery!. :) Ok so this is a little flashback, during...
    icey1 icey1 22-25, M 2 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I have anger issues I addressed it now and now everyone knows and I hate it I really hate the devil is really getting in my evil spot and he's really trying to take me out but...
    jadasmith24 jadasmith24 13-15, F 3 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Perhaps my crush might be pansexual and for some reason this is a huge problem for me. I SO tolerate and support gay rights, transgender and stuff but I couldn't bear dating...
    yxfx yxfx 18-21, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I am so hurt and feel so alone. my kitty became very I'll this past few days and I couldn't get her to eat and only would drink a little bit. I was very worried because she lost...
    gawgaw4boo gawgaw4boo 46-50, F 3 Responses 3 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I love getting messages! Especially from girls! No men or trans!
    hotlesbian24 hotlesbian24 18-21, F 5 Responses 4 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I always LOVE redheads my first time way with a redhead i was 14 years old. redheads have a taste that i really love. i would do anything for a sweet taste of a redheads. if i can...
    lookingforafamily lookingforafamily 41-45, M 4 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I have been denied by the visiting department, warden, and now the Director. It's been 6 months, I get that I was an employee but I barely worked there and have no criminal record...
    orsoliz orsoliz 18-21, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Okay... This is embarrassing. Here's a funny story for you guys. So about two weeks ago, my boyfriend and I were doing it upstairs in his room- quietly. His parents always knock...
    Daisygirl08 Daisygirl08 18-21, F 4 Responses 6 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I look on here and am deeply saddened by the number of people who want to kill themselves. Many at such a young age, when they have not even begun to live their lives. They get in...
    GraceIsMine GraceIsMine 66-70, F 2 Responses 7 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    The second dream I was back at school. I learned that we were going to be getting a 5th apartment mate, even though it was already halfway through the year and the max was supposed...
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F 8 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    It started out with me at the library. I got something and was about to leave when one of the librarians mentioned she was glad to see me back, and asked why I hadn't been there...
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F 8 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    The grad student who basically ran our entire lab graduated. She was so cool. She defended her PhD dissertation and ended up getting a job at Princeton. I'm just in awe and I'm...
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F 2 Responses 8 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I was caught by my Mom wearing a pair of her Leggs Sheer Energy pantyhose. They were suntan with the white panties. I was 13. Before that, my brother and I were staying at our...
    JamieWH68 JamieWH68 41-45, M 1 Response 9 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    17 years ago, I was 19 years old, a senior in high school. On April 8, 1998 I was so excited because we were taking our cap and gown pictures that day. Wouldn't be long and I would...
    brazeel brazeel 36-40, F 9 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I am in the chair getting my 32nd infusion as I write this. I was diagnosed 3 years ago. I was diagnosed at the same age as my mother was when she was diagnosed. I still work full...
    painterchick painterchick 36-40, F 10 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    My ex was molested by her brother. I am hoping you weren't wanting me to ease that line In somewhere else. I stated it first because mental Illness, like other serious Issues...
    jjskinner3 jjskinner3 22-25, M 12 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    so according to the jung typology are you introvert or are you extrovert I personally am an INFJ and what do you think the disinhibition of social media can have on a conversation...
    TANQ247 TANQ247 26-30, M 15 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I'm not even gay (this one, I admit, does makes me question that though, I have it mapped out IN MY MIND but I would like to see it in reality) I'd like to see the gayest fantasy...
    PorkythePig PorkythePig 18-21, M 15 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I have a crush on my manager.. but she's way out of my league.. and even if she doesn't.. if she found out what type of relationship I'm into, I fear it would cause her to leave...
    lostandlonelyforever lostandlonelyforever 18-21, M 1 Response 17 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    in 2001 I lost my father to alcohol, drugs,and suicide. in all honesty the drugs and alcohol had taken him long before that. he hit my mother and siblings, but for some reason I...
    Rache06 Rache06 18-21, F 2 Responses 17 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I have obsessive, circular thoughts that cause a lot of stress and anxiety and compel me to constantly look for reassurance or proof of my fears. It strains friendships. Life is...
    iacob iacob 26-30, T 3 Responses 17 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    It's true, I do not fear death. What I fear is breaking my mothers heart if I die before she does.
    moonchild669 moonchild669 18-21, F 2 Responses 17 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    "It's better to have loved and lost, then to not love at all." I'd have to disagree. I'd much rather have never fallen in love, then to have fallen in love, and then have that...
    PsychGirl94 PsychGirl94 18-21, F 6 Responses 1 day ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I lost my soulmate suddenly and tragically 10 years ago. It took me six years to even be able to talk openly about her death. That's when I knew I was starting to recover from my...
    MikeL2017 MikeL2017 46-50 1 Response 2 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    So I'm due on Friday to get a diagnosis for what I'm sure will be borderline personally disorder. When I was younger I had a psychiatric assessment done and borderline was...
    Livingwithbpd Livingwithbpd 22-25, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel