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I Have a Severe Fear of Death

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    Fear Of Death - Since I crashed my car, a month after passing my driving test, I haven't been the same, I hate going out just in case something happens and I don't come home, I don...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 25, 2012

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    I Have A Paralyzing Fear Of Being Dead. - I dont really know how to explain it but I have an extreme fear of being dead. I dont really have much of a story except that this fear...
    APbranch APbranch 26-30, M 1 Response Dec 22, 2012

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    My Daily Torment - Ever since I was 11 years of age I started to think about death but it did'nt seem to affect me to much. However in the last few months the fear I have has...
    BongoBill31629 BongoBill31629 41-45 2 Responses Aug 20, 2012

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    This Feeling Will Never Go Away - i have had a severe fear of death for as long as i remember. it began as panic attacks about twice as a child. these thoughts have come back to me...
    rocette rocette 26-30, F 3 Responses Oct 12, 2013

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    Fear - Hi, I'm not sure why I have never looked this up on the internet before now... Basically ever since I can remember, i mean like my earliest memories when I was a child...
    ESME86 ESME86 22-25, F 5 Responses Nov 16, 2009

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    Fear Of Death - One day, like a slap across the face, it hit me. I acknowledged my own mortality. This was five years ago when two loved ones passed away. Before that, I saw...
    Rlmlm Rlmlm 41-45, F 3 Responses Feb 20, 2013

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    Paralyzing Fear -  I have been close to death a few times in my life, as I have struggled with an eating disorder for many years.   At times I thought I wanted...
    jesterlover16 jesterlover16 22-25 3 Responses Aug 10, 2009

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    This Fear Is All Consuming... - I have been having full out panic attacks about this for years now. I can usually suppress it, but sometimes I just can't. I am absolutely...
    mml411 mml411 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 22, 2013

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    Terrified - Just within the last few weeks I started this death and dying "phobia." I think it stems from my loneliness and fear that I will die alone. I think about it...
    clerk66535 clerk66535 31-35 2 Responses Jul 1, 2009

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    My Fear Of Death - is that once I'm gone I'm just gone, like I never existed, and life goes on on this planet like it didn't even happen, and there's nothing left of me, no trace...
    andrew604 andrew604 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 7, 2013

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    Phobia - i have a sever fear of death and dying. and its just not me its also fear that my mum, dad and borther would die. i try to stay awake and avoid sleeping to make sure that...
    ccdo ccdo 22-25, F 14 Responses Jul 21, 2009

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    The Afterlife Or The Lack Of - For the last 8 months I have been consumed with my mortality. I know death is inevitable, but I fear it. It is not so much death, but what happens...
    MLTravis MLTravis 31-35, F 4 Responses Feb 9, 2013

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    Fear Of Death - my fear of death is related to not having anyone to relate my death with. there are two life events that matter; birth and death. the rest are just spaces we fill...
    benbingham benbingham 31-35, M Jan 5, 2012

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    I Don't Know Why - Hey everyone, I had no clue that there was a group like this,,but I am very glad that I found it. My story; I have feared death since I was 23 and I'm 48 now, it...
    Ydoifear23 Ydoifear23 46-50, M 3 Responses Jul 21, 2009

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    I Have A Severe Fear Of Death. - I have a severe fear of death. Unlike many people here I cannot tell you when this fear stared. However my fear of aging is fairly new. I have...
    Pooh90 Pooh90 18-21, M 2 Responses Nov 12, 2011

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    Fear - i don't know what exactly,its a combination of what will happen to me when i die,and whats dieing actually like? its so severe that anytime i hear anything to do with...
    chickensinstilettos chickensinstilettos 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 5, 2010

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    ~ Not Death So Much ~ -    IT'S THE NOT KNOWING WHAT COMES AFTER THAT I HAVE A SEVERE FEAR OF................... I'M NOT SCARED OF DYING PERSAY, I'M SCARED OF WHAT COMES...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jun 24, 2009

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    I Won't Go, And You Can't Make Me. - If I could live forever, I'd be happy. I don't want to leave anyone or anything behind...
    SongsFromTheSoul SongsFromTheSoul 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 16, 2012

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    Fear Of Death Is Driving Me Crazy - Hello Everyone, I guess I will start off by saying my fear of death started as a child.  Any time I think of it, of what happens after (do...
    noemail633 noemail633 36-40 5 Responses May 22, 2010

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    I Want This Thought to Leave! -   The thought of dying is getting worse by the day,,and I feel that I fear it more than anyone...I know that many of us do have a severe fear...
    Ydoifear23 Ydoifear23 46-50, M 6 Responses Aug 18, 2009

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    Help - Ever since I was about 10 or 11 I've had a very frightening fear of death. When I was younger I used to obsess about being buried - not because I worried about being...
    lawbox18 lawbox18 26-30, F 5 Responses Oct 28, 2009

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    I To Fear Death!! - I can relate to all of your stories. I have had a fear of death since I was 15, mine though only comes every 4 yrs in the fall and winter months. I get so...
    whtchoc44 whtchoc44 41-45, F 5 Responses Feb 7, 2011

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    Everyone Has To Accept It. - But I don't want to. My phobia started after my aunt died when I was 13 years old. (6 years ago) Ever since then I have had reoccurring thoughts about...
    amj904 amj904 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 18, 2011

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    I fear death, I really do. This whole year, I couldn't sleep, I'm tired.. it really hurts. My fear of death turned me to a suicidal person. Though I fear death, I still wanna die...
    GirlyGirlBil GirlyGirlBil 13-15, F 3 Responses Mar 24

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    Death is the most unknown factor of life. It's a vicious cycle, birth/live/die. Those who fear death fear the possibility that what they were told by their religion does not exists...
    SurpriseMeToday SurpriseMeToday 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 23

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    Is it bad I have so many fears. I have a fear of death, I am terrified of death. I can't sleep at night cause I'm worried ill die. I get nightmares every night of me dying or I'm...
    broadwaybabe99 broadwaybabe99 13-15, F Mar 25

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    I've been depressed since I was 14 years old. I'm 21 now, and it's been a tough 7 years. Initially, my depression co-incided with anorexia and purging tendencies - including over...
    AngelicLore AngelicLore 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    I have these fears. Imagined or real. No matter how much they say they care I'm so scared. But at the same time im just there like daring it to happen..It's happened so many times...
    waldeinsamkeit waldeinsamkeit 18-21, F Apr 1

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    Does anybody want to talk about death?
    deathsfriend deathsfriend 18-21, M 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    In a life, just some bodies growing old No fear of the end, of anything But I'm afraid to die... I want to die, but death is something I fear.
    liquescent liquescent 18-21 Mar 20

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    Death and growing is a part of life, but that doesn't mean that as I grow and wake up one day and find that I've got dementia and other things that run in my family when we reach a...
    SurpriseMeToday SurpriseMeToday 18-21, F Mar 23

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    HAD A FEW CLOSE CALLS AND ANYWAY EVERYONE'S GONNA DIE SOMEDAY! I really don’t see the big deal about death… everyone gonna die anyway so there's no way you can be alive...
    MilweePisces MilweePisces 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I don't fear it I welcome it but it's the way I go that I fear the most.
    tfanime tfanime 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    This is my opinion. Why fear it? I will die one day, it could be tommorow, a few years for now or today. I'm going to live my life and try to enjoy it while i can.
    RandomExistence RandomExistence 13-15, M 1 Response Mar 25

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    Every night I just breakdown thinking about my grandfather.. Ever since he passed away I've been worried about how I'm going to lose everyone around me I think of how I'll lose me...
    zy7a zy7a 18-21, F Mar 31

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    I feel terrible about my mood swings and how much trouble it must cause for my boyfriend. He knew from the begining that I have constant mood swings but I was diagnosed just...
    harjotmehesh harjotmehesh 16-17, F Mar 24

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    Death is inevitable. Our fear of it makes us play safe, blocks out emotion. It's a losing game. Without passion you are already dead.
    dede9090 dede9090 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    After 12 years and several cancers, my mother passed away last week. What I perceived, felt and saw in that time is what brought me to discover what an empath is. I have accepted...
    mrbless mrbless 36-40, M 3 Responses Mar 25

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 7

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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...
    gazingupwards gazingupwards 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    I have always had to deal with this my whole life! It is a hard thing to deal with, but I'm getting through it! I've realized now that I am who I am and if someone doesn't like...
    jamystery jamystery 18-21, F Mar 22

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    Well here we go again. If I could lock myself up for the next week I would. I just have to try and stay positive. Take my meds. And remember this to shall pass.
    mynx559 mynx559 31-35, F Mar 25

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    And not being what I've always wanted to be in the future and achieving my goals is the biggest fear I got
    TheLadyYves TheLadyYves 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 25

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    when i was sixteen i fell pregnant, which resulted in abortion. ever since then ive been suffering with depression, and have a huge fear of abandonment. before this experience, i...
    eviemay6 eviemay6 16-17, F Apr 8

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    I will go till my body shuts down. I have removed all caffeine from my diet, I exercise, and eat a well balanced diet. I have been on every sleeping aid under the sun but they...
    Punkrocky Punkrocky 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    They terrify the living **** out of me. Only recently have I noticed that I am scared of these bridges. And just bridges in general. I have an irrational fear that they will...
    AjLeePunk AjLeePunk 22-25, F Mar 23

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    I have them on a regular basis sometimes I can feel them coming on three or four hours before they happen.my first was when I was about one and a half years old I am 29 now.
    almostdead2day almostdead2day 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 26

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    I've lost my mum 😭unexpectedly. We haven't spoke for 5 years due to a family disagreement... I'm so gutted and love her so much. What can I do? Been funeral and spoke to dad...
    liannaEPI liannaEPI 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    i dislike birds so much. the noises they make scare me, the cawing, the flying, all of that. & i think what makes it worse is that in my neighborhood, there's a LOT of trees around...
    VeenaWasHere VeenaWasHere 16-17, F Mar 18

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    I will soon be joining the National Guard. My boyfriend is already in. We've been face to face only ten days before he shipped but talked for about a month plus. That for one is...
    CrimsonFlora CrimsonFlora 18-21, F Mar 22

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