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I Have a Fear of Getting Lost

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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 41-45, F 5 Responses Dec 17, 2013

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    I just had a presentation today and I feel awful after. It has always been like that. I often ask my friends about my performance, i.e: Did I look nervous? , Was it okay? , Do...
    Starlet1206 Starlet1206 18-21 Nov 5

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    Oh, honey it feels so good when you touch me there. You know my special places. Oh yes, right there is sooo good. Damn you have me worked up. Take me far from here. Keep my...
    redheadjenn redheadjenn 41-45, F 2 Responses Oct 24

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    My only fear is living thats just it.
    LIFEGOESON805 LIFEGOESON805 16-17, M 5 days ago

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    I love to chill and blast some music :)
    MusicJunkie6794 MusicJunkie6794 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    But it is. Everyday I wake up I think about my past. I can't move forward mentally. My brain is so consumed with my past self (childhood). I experienced so many trials as a kid...
    forestchild forestchild 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 30

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    All alone when my sunset years finally catch up to me. My one brother is married and even though they have trouble getting pregnant - At least he and his wife have each other. My...
    BriMoon BriMoon 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 4

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    It has taken me a while. I have finally had a breakthrough not too long ago. After the person I gave my heart to left me I was devastated, broken, angry, confused and just...
    Qwert143 Qwert143 22-25 1 Response Oct 24

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    I love to just lose the time and enter that state where I feel like I'm traveling through space and time and then snap out of it and realize how much more I love getting lost doing...
    zeusandwich zeusandwich 16-17, M 4 days ago

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    This is my story A little over a year ago I started talking to my best friend lets call her Megan. I had gone to school with Megan since my sophomore year of high school, but up...
    MandaDLinn MandaDLinn 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 27

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    I sit here wondering how her life is if she's ok or if she misses me.people right now are happy filled with love and with their true love while I sit here wishing my life was like...
    mattlopeza mattlopeza 18-21, M Nov 8

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    In 2008 my 3 year old Nephew Chaince died from strangulation from a mini blind cord. He died a week after Christmas, in some ways I am lucky to have known and lost many people in...
    davidmuhn davidmuhn 46-50, M 1 Response Oct 22

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    I haven't exactly lost him yet but I will in a month We met on Tinder. After talking for two months, I was interested in meeting him. After meeting him once, I had a crush on him...
    iloveyoutothesunandback iloveyoutothesunandback 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 5

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    My anxiety has really been getting to me lately. I've been worried about my friends, my family. I can't seem to focus on my own problems. When I do try to figure out my own...
    ImaginaryAlchemist ImaginaryAlchemist 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    Tis better to have loved and lost than to have never loved at all.
    Shirousa Shirousa 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 24

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    It's better to have loved and lost... Why can't we love and win?
    baconrind baconrind 26-30, M 4 Responses Oct 28

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    Its better then to have loved and lost, then to spend the rest of your life with a psycho
    AntonioV AntonioV 46-50, M 7 Responses Nov 6

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    Honestly, I planned to do it November 1st. i kept telling myself you have to make it to your 18th birthday (which i never thought id see) and then your anniversary with him . well...
    BrokenSilence22 BrokenSilence22 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 11

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    They have been getting frequent again. And I don't know why. It's not good when I'm driving. I thought I saw I person walking in the road. And then I keep seeing cars that end up...
    JadedDivinity JadedDivinity 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 25

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    I have been getting them since i was a young child. You never really Get used to it, the panic attacks are the worst, but my problem is the guilt. I often feel bad towards my...
    freespiritone freespiritone 22-25, F 3 Responses Oct 31

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    I think he is one of my pupils. I have been getting emails from a teenage guy exposing himself.
    Bev1978 Bev1978 36-40, F 7 Responses Nov 5

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    Ugh seems to be taking for ever :((( No deep voice. No hair ANYWHERE!!! I'm basically a baby still. All my other friend have been getting bigger. I'm over here looking like a 3rd...
    CutepieTay CutepieTay 18-21, M 3 Responses Nov 11

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    So... I have been getting to know this girl she is a nerdy geeky girl and she has been shunned for years because of it. Now I have had a lot of the same experiences as her but she...
    Physicshead Physicshead 18-21, M Oct 28

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    So... I have been getting to know this girl who is sweet and fun but has been shunned for years because she is nerdy and geeky. Now, I have had a lot of the same experiences as her...
    Physicshead Physicshead 18-21, M Oct 28

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    I had my first kiss at 19, in second year university. That was a long time ago now and I’ve lived through a few more romances and relationships. Two official relationships and a...
    Nyxii Nyxii 22-25, F 3 Responses Nov 2

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    So I have been getting scratched an awful lot lately - past 3-6 months. Almost every morning when I wake up now I have a crazy set of scratches somewhere on my body. I've also seen...
    euphoricvoyage euphoricvoyage 26-30, F 3 Responses Nov 10

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    Just found out recently that i have neroblastoma stage four lukimia and a large tumor in my stomach and right knee. I have been getting chemo but its not helping much and all i do...
    SoccerLover23 SoccerLover23 13-15, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    Dreams can be based on hopes,fears and desires! I do believe dreams mean something like some dreams can be warning like letting you know something's wrong or something is going to...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F 7 hrs ago

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    I didn't though but my ex did. She used to be very shy when we started dating but when she got over the 1st fear, it was as if she couldn't stop! We had sooo much seks it was crazy...
    Adam4Fun Adam4Fun 22-25 29 mins ago

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    This week i raised a bad flag and looks like a had lost a friend, a sunshine. Well, it is a venting story, i still regretting and i don't really know how to react for it... but i...
    blackravencat blackravencat 22-25, M 4 days ago

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    Just wondering, how many times do i need to try before making things right. I have tried like... I have lost count, it sucks but mayBe worth it. My ideas are like a a wave of...
    lonelypeople lonelypeople 22-25, M 1 hr ago

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    I see it as getting educated so that I can work for someone and make them money. That just makes me an 'ant' with two weeks of holiday a year... But it is all covered up because i...
    SaskiaDragonborn SaskiaDragonborn 18-21, F 42 mins ago

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    Please someone tell me whether or not these are signs that I have BPD. - I'm 18 years old and will be 19 in December. -I'm a lefthander. - I'm the eldest child. -I have a very...
    DestinationUnknown1995 DestinationUnknown1995 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 30

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    scriptURE FULFILLED IN MY LIFE Oct.1947: “My substance was not hidden from Thee, when I was made in secret, and intricately wrought in the lowest parts of the earth. Thine eyes...
    jburns1947 jburns1947 61-65, F Nov 3

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    If death is imminent to a Family member, please visit that person before it's too late. This is my story...... In early June of 1982 my Dad who was suffering from diabetes landed...
    PMax47 PMax47 51-55, M 1 Response 16 hrs ago

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    Lost my mom. I've seen here such beautiful pictures of a mother with her daughter. And these beautiful pics made me so infinitely sad again. Because there will be no more such...
    prettysybill prettysybill 22-25, F 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    Fear of life We are a living part of creation empowered by spirit. Inside each living creature lives a soul. It pushes us drives us