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I Have a Tarantula

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    Arachno-desensitization

    I used to be extremley afraid of spiders, but for some reason they always fascinated me at the same time. i thought they were beautiful, but rather hideous. One day i decided not to be afraid of spiders. I began by ignoring spiders in my house, looking at close up pictures...
    Vancouverite7 Vancouverite7 19-21, M 3 Responses Dec 7, 2007

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    I Love Tarantulas

    I treat my spider collection as if they were flowers. I write pages about them as much as I can. They are huge and small ones. All friendly, Most raised from spiderling stage.  This  http://hubpages.com/hub/My-Spider-Collection is a page on my Brazilian Fire Red...
    lyndaspiderspun lyndaspiderspun 46-50, F 1 Response Feb 20, 2010

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    Shadow My Tarantula

    I have a tarantula named Shadow.  My spider lives in a 10 gallon aquarium that sits on and end table next to my chair.  Shadow name was given to him/her(don't know sex) because most of the time Shadow stays in the hollowed out log that is in the aquarium.  He (i'll...
    bigfootfanatic bigfootfanatic 41 1 Response Nov 12, 2009

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    Just Got Our First T!

    A pink toe tarantula, we named it Pace. Still just a sling. Hoping it's a girl!!My goodness she can eat a ton of crickets, i think we just gave it it's 3rd or 4th cricket and we have only had it a week and a half.any other stories about slings? especially avics?
    heatherchalaie heatherchalaie 22-25 Mar 26, 2012

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    New Fuzzy Companion

    I just got a 2 month old chaco golden stripe, I was told that she was a girl....I'll know for sure after a few molts, but I still can't think of a name for her....fuzzball or sweetheart is what she gets called most of the time, but I'd love to give her a name....
    depression19 depression19 18-21 May 3, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    Last night I had a dream where I was watching this pet tarantula for some reason. I liked it so much that I wanted one for my own. I thought I was taking care of it really well...
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 8

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    And one tarantula! My dogs are: scalpel, jade, Mac, Louie, and Bella! Thor's my tarantula!🐢🐢🐢🐢🐢
    Zebra123456 Zebra123456 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    I am extremely afraid of spiders, and a few months back we got new neighbors who kept them as pets of course we just had to invite them over for dinner one night. Then the next day...
    ciciyoshi ciciyoshi 13-15, F Jul 15

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    We had been discussing the possibility of separating for about 4 months. Things were becoming strained between us. We were growing distant and I kept trying so hard to bridge the...
    Navylove19 Navylove19 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    My MM has disrespected me one too many times. I have tried to be everything that he wanted but have lost myself. I've lost my spark, my enthusiasm for life and even sometimes my...
    nolasanchez30 nolasanchez30 31-35, F 57 mins ago

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    When I was about 16 years old I ran away from home, I could not take the physical abuse anymore. Unfortunately a cop found me and returned me to my abusive home, once we were away...
    nephthysbaby nephthysbaby 22-25, F 20 mins ago

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    Ghana, West Africa had held my heart since the day i stepped foot on their soil. Its so hard to put into words how much of an impact going to an African country will have on your...
    amandakleveland amandakleveland 18-21, F 3 hrs ago

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    I'm not good enough never have been and never will be I wish people understood how bad im struggling right now going out tonight to a bar with friends sucks enough since I don't...
    willieverbegoodenough willieverbegoodenough 22-25, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I'm sitting here wondering what if done to deserve this,If in a relationship I'm faithful,if needed I'm there,if I have it it's yours,I'm so nice even when I'm down, I try so hard...
    mommywithdecisions mommywithdecisions 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    Anxiety disorder has ruined so many things in my life, and sucked the joy out of things and people I used to love. I had a psychologist I used to see, but I haven't gone in...
    jonicole jonicole 18-21, F 27 mins ago

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    I really want to have this experience
    goonteam goonteam 16-17, M 3 hrs ago

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    Super unhappy with my life. I've been lacking motivation to make any good changes. It feels like every decision I've ever made was a bad one. I obviously lack the ability to make...
    BleuGirl83 BleuGirl83 26-30, F 3 hrs ago

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    I always end up attracting men with many similarities....I guess you could say they're my "type". We all have one. What is your "type"?
    Mollydolly25 Mollydolly25 26-30, F 2 hrs ago

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    i have to go to a new school in September and im worried now tht because my body looks a lot older thn i am ill get a lot of teasing or bullying from other girls. it didn't bother...
    saradancer saradancer 13-15, F 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    I don't know whether dreams are just a mish-mash of stuff your sub-conscious dredges up when you sleep, or whether they actually mean something. There are so many books explaining...
    Seblett Seblett 13-15, F 1 hr ago

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    Would you still love me if I went crazy? If I wasn't me but just a bugged out person that's literally lost their mind, would you take care of me? **** that go through head, don't...
    Sdm2987 Sdm2987 26-30, M 1 Response Jun 25

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    Over the past year or so my sleeping has gotten worse and worse. I don't have a nighttime job or a daytime job. I'm just a student in college and enjoy writing and music. I need to...
    EsotericEnigma08 EsotericEnigma08 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 25

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    Ladies and Gents Please be patient with me. No need to get upset if I don't respond right away. I'm no superhuman. I work just like everyone else. I receive like a hundred messages...
    SweetestGirl89 SweetestGirl89 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 25

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    Five months ago, my father was diagnosed with Leukemia. The doctor told him that if he hadn't come into the hospital then we would had lost him within 38 days. My father has always...
    Untamablespark Untamablespark 22-25, F 3 Responses Jun 25

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    This will be the fifth night I haven't slept. For awhile I was sleeping okay... But now I only get like 3-5 hrs of sleep and if I am lucky enough to even get those hours of bliss I...
    laultman78 laultman78 13-15, F 3 Responses Jun 25

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    I have frequent dreams where I am both pursuing someone or something and being pursued at the same time. the scenery changes from being empty city streets to empty buildings to...
    CrushedCrusader CrushedCrusader 46-50, M 2 Responses Jun 25

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    I always talk to myself because I wonder " am I always going to get rejected by anymore boys?" Because I have been rejected by 2 in 4th grade but I hope this doesn't happen to me...
    bela5562 bela5562 13-15, F 5 Responses Jun 25

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    I have a major crush and I don't know what to do I just need someone to vent to
    immeandonlyme immeandonlyme 13-15, F 2 Responses Jun 25

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    Best news I have ever heard all day/month!!! My boo only got a $200 fine in court today & he "Might" be out in the next 3 days!! find out Friday... Fingers crossed & everything...
    LillyJean13 LillyJean13 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 25

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    I still love my ex that I haven't been with for 7 months, I don't know how to move on, I try I just can't .. I remember him:(
    chelsean16 chelsean16 16-17, F Jun 25

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    Never tell your problems to anyone. 20% don't care and the other 80% are glad you have them.
    tepidly tepidly 22-25, F 10 Responses Jun 25

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    I'm having one of those nights when you sleep for only about 3 hours, have a nightmare, wake up and you're scared as hell to fall asleep again. T-T
    MysteriousAddiction MysteriousAddiction 16-17, F Jun 25

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    I have hydroskourophobia, it's so bad that I can't play videogames or watch movies with scenes underwater. I took a tea bath the other day and had a panic attack when I couldn't...
    Willowrae22 Willowrae22 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 25

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    I have 3 stitches on my forehead, 3 on my hand this was two days ago, 4 on my knee, 2 on my hip, 21 on my stomach xD ;p
    FenderACDC FenderACDC 18-21 1 Response Jun 25

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    Hate it when I have anxiety attacks. And when it happens, it's hard to breathe properly and concentrate in whatever I do. Sometimes my whole body even shakes, wth.
    ziwen ziwen 16-17, F 3 Responses Jun 25

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    I'm so far past done it's not funny. I'm done with being treated like a freak. I'm done with trying so hard to control my BPD just have everything thrown back in my face and I'm...
    LewisCollins LewisCollins 31-35 1 Response Jun 25

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    I don't know why, but I was beat up a lot as a kid. Some would punch me, some would kick me, I have been strangled, I was pushed off a hill, I was told I was garbage and a waste of...
    Pettraner Pettraner 13-15, F 3 Responses Jun 25

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    I have never killed anybody and hope I am never in the position where a choice like that has to be maid no one has the right to take another persons life but sometimes things go to...
    scotchbonit scotchbonit 26-30, M 2 Responses Jun 25

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    Ep is amazing. I don't care if someone's reads my stories but its always great to know that you have someone you can tell anything to without them knowing who you really are. This...
    fios fios 18-21, F Jun 25

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    I married young had and raised my family. Now I'm questioning if I settled instead of waiting. I trust a man who is not my spouse more than just about everyone else yet I can't...
    Runnergirl527 Runnergirl527 36-40, F Jun 25

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    I am worried that I am going to have an anxiety attack..... Again...
    ChaoticCaroline ChaoticCaroline 13-15, F 2 Responses Jun 25

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    So, my adaptive cutting/eating equipment came into today. Who knew that a cutting board with suction cups and 2 nails stuck in the middle could be so helpful. Food doesn't slide...
    sweetstar1 sweetstar1 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 25

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    After weeks of thinking I had it under control, I am having a severe bulimia relapse. I've had seizures and been so ill because of it and am scared I won't be able to stop. I don't...
    keeleywilcox keeleywilcox 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 25

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    I have panic attacks for no Reason.. Like last night I was laying in bed and I felt like I Couldn't breathe. And not to long ago I couldn't find something so I had a mental break...
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 25

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    I wish this every single day of life! I have so many regrets 😫 wish this button existed so much
    nikkijamieson nikkijamieson 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 25

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    After my recent brain surgery I couldn't remember anything from the past year - 2013 till the moment I woke up in the hospital. And since that day I started to have this dream...
    Toriwho Toriwho 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 25

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    My nose feels itchy, my eyes water because of my nose feeling itchy and I pull the most hideous faces when I'm about to sneeze. If I'm in public, I try to hold it back because ew...
    imsoawkward imsoawkward 18-21, F Jun 25

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