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I Have a Fear of Getting Lost

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 8 Responses Dec 27, 2011

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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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    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 Apr 14

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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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    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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    I absolutely hate getting lost. It's something that might take a while to get out of and you don't know how long it will take to get out of it. Well, I got lost at one point. And...
    DiamondAlexander DiamondAlexander 13-15, M Sep 6

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    My fear is living a monotonous life.
    JustDevynn JustDevynn 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 26

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    Hi... This is not easy... :/ Well... I have fear of bonding/going for a relationship. I'm kind of the forever doubting type of person... It's not hard to know were it came from...
    Paeka Paeka 18-21, F 22 hrs ago

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    getting lost more and more these day, go beyond any boundaries I ever experience que sera sera, the countdown has started. 3 last chance. if its gone. welcome to insanity. and the...
    cascadesky cascadesky 18-21, F Sep 5

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    I feel so lost that my body actually hurts from the confused emotions. I feel so lost I have no clue wether to smile or not when someone tells a joke or simply smiles at me. I feel...
    bohoemmers bohoemmers 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Does anyone know her??? Dani Edwards she's 17/18 please ask around this is only picture i have ha we lost contact she lives in Australia but have been told she moved to Us not sure...
    lela201465 lela201465 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 30

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    And sometimes it feels like a death sentence on long nights like tonight when you realize your only friends in the world are on other continents or halfway across the country all...
    shinjorai shinjorai 36-40, M 2 Responses Sep 13

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    I have had exzima since I was in middle school and now in college I still have flares regular. Lately, I have been getting all these open wounds on my left arm and they would scab...
    Haliejean12 Haliejean12 18-21, F Sep 2

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    Currently have 9, getting another in about 6 months. After I move.
    tommyboy1984 tommyboy1984 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 25

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    I was diagnosed with Scoilios nearly three years ago, at the age of 11. I have been wearing a brace and have been getting good results so far! I would love to talk to someone who...
    ElleJohnsonDuggan ElleJohnsonDuggan 13-15, F Aug 27

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    I have been very busy this last few weeks. i work a lot as it is! These last few weeks have taken me to some pretty strange hours of the day. I have been getting up at 2AM and...
    johnlament19 johnlament19 18-21, M Aug 28

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    Idk why but ever since 6th grade I have been getting really bad anxiety attacks. I know it is the start of middle school but 6th grade was rough then 7th grade it was good other...
    liajip liajip 13-15, F 4 Responses Sep 9

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    I'm lost and I'm afraid. I'm scared of what has happened and I fear what may happen. Every single day I have dozens of macabre scenarios flashing through my mind. I see the people...
    iKitKat iKitKat 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 27

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    When I was 5 years I suffered from reoccurring cysts. They where about the size of goose eggs, and one time it gave a very hi fever. The Doc suggested I have it lanced to relieve...
    henryal henryal 41-45, M Aug 27

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    This has been a recent development. I am really not sure if it's right for me to fear this but this is causing unwanted stress in my life. It started last year in December. I had...
    uselessguy uselessguy 36-40, M 1 Response Aug 24

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    I'm tired of doing this! why can't i stop even though i really want to!!? i'm doing this to my self even though i don't want to do it! It all started when i was 14, i don't know...
    TheTurtleDove TheTurtleDove 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 25

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    The moment of "Empty" is upon me. I just don't know at this point in time what I'm to do, I keep on keeping on, yet today another 2 "unsuccessful" job application replies via email...
    PoeticMute PoeticMute 31-35, M 11 hrs ago

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    Who & where is God? What perfect being creates an imperfect world? Why does evil exist? How does an all mighty powerful creature hide from a mere germ in a enormous galactic solar...
    Mind3Body Mind3Body 18-21, M 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    I recently wrote my story about how much I have lost faith in God and how unfair He has been to me. Well, I think after the events of this last week, I am officially done with Him...
    SD4me SD4me 41-45, F 11 hrs ago

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    So I've lost a lot of weight but I still feel like a fatty. Tomorrow I'm supposed to go out and just have a fun night to celebrate my 21st birthday. I'll drink some cocktails maybe...
    ifyouseekamyxxx ifyouseekamyxxx 18-21, F 2 hrs ago

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    Listening. Lost it. Attacked. Undefended. Discriminated against Invalidated. All of these caused me to lose my gift. Reviewed my day. Noticed. Sought...
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M 2 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    http://www.blogthings.com/thecheesecaketest/ You Are a Blueberry Cheesecake You are a unique and quirky person... the type of person who's suited for purple foods. You are bouncy...
    mother1983 mother1983 26-30, F 2 hrs ago

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    The more you fear it, the more you give it power
    TheDesecrated TheDesecrated 13-15, M 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    Fearing Hypocrisy When a Muslim fears that he may fall into hypocrisy, this indicates that his heart is (spiritually) alive and that he is keen to protect his faith. Ibraaheem...
    sunnasmile sunnasmile 46-50, M Sep 8

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    I've seen beauty in your eyes I've felt love with a look I've touched greatness in your hands Now anger fills your eyes Looking at me with spite inside So much greatness lost with...
    Froggy420 Froggy420 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 23

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    To my first love who also lost his virginity to me ,whom I spent 8years with and who also broke my fuckn heart lol ***** ...
    missnikki23 missnikki23 22-25, F 7 hrs ago

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    When you have seen his ugly face so many times you just look at it and become more curious than anything. I don't fear nor hate death as it is merely the outcome of all things in...
    jwolf09 jwolf09 22-25, M Sep 7

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    As a 22 year old, most doors are opening. Others you fumble with for what seems like hours because you were out drinking with friends all night. You ranch out, and make a name for...
    Lividly Lividly 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 14

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    Honestly, who hasn't? I went much further though. Back in college I was dealing. Moving a QP per week. I was driving back and forth from Fredonia to Batavia several times a month...
    Beaver318 Beaver318 41-45, M 3 days ago

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    An additional excellent locale for elephants with the best inhabitants during the smallest park and that's why wonderful near-up sightings.Elephants can even now be noticed in...
    Ardellaeh Ardellaeh 31-35, M 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    I dreamt of being a mom as far back as I can remember. My dad had decided I was going to college and I was going, but I wanted to be a mom too.I can remember that I wanted twins. A...
    akindheart akindheart 56-60, F 16 Responses Sep 2

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    Hi all of you here is Pradeep from India, this story is started when I was in 19 years old. I was living in Hyderabad (India) with my dad and Mom. My dad was a business magnet and...
    chintan286 chintan286 22-25, M Sep 11

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    I came out of the closet in July of 2012. I. Actually blew the closet up making a mind blowing annoucement to so many who knew me. I announced I was a Transgender M2F. Needless...
    Steph5226 Steph5226 46-50, T 20 hrs ago

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    http://www.blogthings.com/theknittingtest/You Are CuriousYou are a reserved, more introverted type - but that doesn't mean you're a hermit.You are truly interested in other people...
    mother1983 mother1983 26-30, F 2 hrs ago

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    I feel so depressed, i haven't felt like this in my life. There is pain, depression, fear of losing everything i have earned in past 2 years.. my life, love everything.I don't know...
    elex003 elex003 22-25, M 6 days ago

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    I don't remember how old I was exactly but I remember Afrand vividly. Her name meant Bright or Illuminating and she was both. She was one of many girls working and living in the...
    killerdaddy killerdaddy 41-45, M 2 hrs ago

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    Probably not being good enough thats probably the root of most of my problems..feeling im unlovable not worthy of love..I always wonder why people even like me people im close to...
    seeminglypossible seeminglypossible 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 28

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