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I Have A Lot Of Fears

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    Possibly outrageous anxiety

    or fear is helpful. We spend so much money to rid ourselves of depressions, fears and anxiety. But why is it there? Possibly it is an aid to keep you alive. If you do not have the tools to react in the dark to a pouncing mountain lion, yet have intolerable anxiety of the dark...
    jeresey jeresey 56-60, F 4 Responses Sep 8, 2014

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    Ocd

    Its ruining my life. I get a fear of changes the littlest things. A towel not folded right. Moving furniture is not allowed. If anything is not done my way I get some mad until I fix it asap. Its hard to deal with. Really hard with 3 kids messing things up to. I'm also I...
    bridget81 bridget81 31-35, F Dec 2, 2012

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    The Cages And Doors Inside My Heart.

    I have fears.enough fears to drive a less tolerable person insane.I have a fear of my own self.I kind of think of my feelings as different versions of me in separated cages.My happy cheerful self rarely comes out.she has a twin, a hologram of her.a mere shadow of the happiness...
    Lorelie1 Lorelie1 13-15, F Jan 12, 2013

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    What's bothering me the most is fear from

    people. Life experiences screwed me up when it comes to this.. I have a constant fear that I'll lose anyone any minute. I feel that betrayal is just at the corner watching me and it'll affect and overtake anybody who gets too close and makes them just decide to leave. This fear...
    PiecingMeBackTogether PiecingMeBackTogether 18-21 1 Response Jun 12, 2014

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    Alot

    1.) highschool2.) people bigger than me3.) heights4.) death5.) guns6.) choking7.) weight gain8.) drowning9.) dogs10.) knives11.) people judging me12.) love 13.) my dad leaving14.) my brother leaving15.) my uncle never getting out of the hospital16.) getting hurt17.) pills18...
    royalziall royalziall 13-15, F Dec 1, 2012

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    My Fears

    1.) Heights 2.) Small children 3.) Death 4.) Oceans 5.) Living 6.) The dark 7.) Love 8.) Spiders 9.) Butterflies 10.) Moths 11.) Bees 12.) Wasps 13.) Geese 14.) Going insane 15.) Spiderwebs 16.) Cancer 17.) Embarrassment 18.) My thoughts 19.) My mom 20.) Pain 21.) Me 22.) Myself...
    catpissstinks catpissstinks 13-15, F Nov 18, 2012

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    I just realized I'm scared of like a lot.

    .... Lmao it's probably not healthy
    SomethingAboutFigureSkating SomethingAboutFigureSkating 13-15, F Feb 10, 2014

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    Stupid irrational fears mostly, some are just deep seated negative programming within myself that I have not been able to overcome. I feel there is no one I can tell how I really...
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    I would like to know why almost everyone fears death. I am not suicidal, I have always been this way. I want to understand this fear to help someone who is terrified. I have...
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    All my life I've never had a friend. Maybe I just am not the "type". People moan they "only have one". But they sound so unappreciative and ungrateful. If I had one friend I...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 2 hrs ago

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    chaekowski chaekowski 26-30, M 2 hrs ago

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    Kayleeruth1 Kayleeruth1 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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    I have no idea why! Maybe it's just my city girl nature ;)
    bitterpain bitterpain 13-15, F 3 hrs ago

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    i just woke up dont note it that i have a big loade in my diaper as I sit up it was amazing I will poo me later agine massage me if you want be with me if I do it
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