Post

I Have Thanatophobia

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 43 People

    Thanatophobia Destroying My Life

    When my son was born two years ago I started to become afraid of dying,the thoughts of not being there for my family makes me feel terrified and not knowing what happens after death terrifies me also.  its progressively gotten worse over time and recently Ive started having...
    dunnedavid dunnedavid 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 21, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I Dont Know What To Do

    Hello my names Alexis and I'm 15 years old and have had Thanatophobia since about the age of 10. I have these panic attacks where my heart races, my head hurts, I cry so much, and scream. I hate the thoughts of what happens after. The uncertainty. Maybe its because Im not a very...
    Malex18 Malex18 13-15, F 4 Responses Aug 5, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Fear Of Dying

    Well I started to be afraid of death when I was 14 or 15 after my dad died I was terified for weeks I cryed every day and night untill I was home alone freaking out cry. Like crazy untill I felt this calm sensation go threw my body. I was never really afraid of death but recently...
    roughshaggy roughshaggy 22-25 1 Response Nov 4, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Nothing To Do?

    I have thanatophobia since I discovered the meaning of death. I don't know how to deal with it, I mean, I have this panic attacks, heart pounding, always sweating every time I think about it and then I star to cry. What do I do? It seems that I am the only one with this phobia...
    somilly somilly 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 15, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I came across this by chance

    and wouldn't usually sign up to these things but I wanted to share my experience. I've been afraid of death for as long as I could understand that it was forever. It progressively became worse as I grew older, I guess a portion of that is because it feels like I'm nearing closer...
    illushun illushun 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 7

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I Have Thanatophobia

    I' ve been suffering from this condition ever since I can remember, I think it started when I was about 5. Probably due to going to my great grandmas nursing home, being grabbed by an old women yelling at me that she didn't want to die... almost every night I would worry to the...
    sarahstitch91 sarahstitch91 18-21, F Apr 30, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Living With Thanatophobia

    Since the age of 14 I have had Thanatophobia but didn't know the name of it until last night. I was researching different phobias and found the one that described what I've struggled with for 5 years. My phobia has caused anxiety and panic attacks, and knowing that it is a real...
    Melly18 Melly18 18-21 32 Responses May 13, 2009

    Your Response

    Cancel

    A Thanatophobic Reincarnationist

    I'm a very firm believer that when we die, we spend a little time in heaven and then come back, in other words, reincarnation. I've seen so much evidence for reincarnation that I find it more plausible and concrete than other theories, even evolution! (I'm an evolutionist BTW...
    yolodebunked yolodebunked 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 5, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Dying Process

    going to heaven after you die is easy, but the process of your heart giving out or losing your breath scares me and causes anxiety, not so much what comes after, I`m thinking of getting therapy, not sure what will work or not work. What comes after having your last breath scares...
    kevcan71 kevcan71 41-45, M 1 Response Jan 31, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Related Experiences

    It's taken me and my sister a very long time to realise that our mother is passive aggressive. We always thought our mother was selfish and wanted the world to revolve around her...
    Cupcakes95 Cupcakes95 36-40, F 3 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    My family has way too high expectations of me... I have to be the perfect kid, I have to make amazing grades I have to be skinny and fit and athletic, social and nice to everyone...
    Tayway22 Tayway22 13-15, F 2 Responses 8 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I have long hair. I have long weave. I just have curly hair that looks better straight and straight weave that looks better curly.
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 16-17, F 6 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I wanted to tell you all last night but I was to tired so here's what happened last night! I have been dating Kirk for about six months now and we have a great time together. He...
    JoMumOfFour JoMumOfFour 41-45, F 3 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Everyone that has shared a similar experience all have one thing in common, we all say 'but I love him'. I hear your stories and can relate deeply to them. There would be nothing...
    Smiles4u2014 Smiles4u2014 41-45, F 7 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    when your parents notice cuts i moved to my fist. i beat myself till tears ran forth like the river of sorrow in my heart. the bruises you cover. start wearing a shirt to bed so...
    saint0928 saint0928 18-21, M 7 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    The only thing that bothers me with this condition is to get caught in the act. They daydreams have now become too real and vivid that I now use gestures—standing, walking...
    Ontokki Ontokki 18-21, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I have done corner time more times than I like to think. Off mum used to make us stand in the corner as a punishment in itself. Like if we were arguing or fighting among ourselves...
    Jilly53 Jilly53 56-60, F 3 Responses 6 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    So my boyfriends graduating from boot camp tomorrow, I'm sooo proud of him for sticking it through it :) I really want to be there tomorrow, since it's only a 5 an half hour drive...
    brandijade92 brandijade92 18-21, F 2 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    good night, too much is going on I need some sleep. I have to wake up early anyway.
    annieannana annieannana 18-21, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Family Tree Time Grandmother-Sorta Rich lady that disowned me and my mom -----------------------kids-------------------------- Bubba-Aunt that my mom has a bad relationship...
    KatIsAMermaid KatIsAMermaid 13-15, F 8 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Experiences with grammar and spelling issues. Also the ones with capitalized articles, prepositions, etc. I have no choice but to use them because they're already established...
    metaphornographic metaphornographic 18-21, F 8 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I can admit them. I get angry, I can be childish, I can be rude, I am sometimes reckless and carless, I can be a bit self-involved at times, I'm learning the difference between...
    holly2955 holly2955 18-21, F 6 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I have long brown hair that reaches three quarters down my back and it's really wavy :)
    BrainnahGrace BrainnahGrace 13-15, F 2 Responses 5 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I have long brown wavy hair that reaches three quarters down my back :)
    BrainnahGrace BrainnahGrace 13-15, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    The best lovers are those who are capable of loving from a distance, far enough to allow the other person to grow, but never too far to feel the love deep within your being. To let...
    hannagrace hannagrace 31-35, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I want someone in indiana to have my first experience with
    gayluckie gayluckie 16-17, M 2 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Your Dominant Intelligence is Spatial Intelligence Okay, so what does that mean? You've got a good sense of space and how the world around you looks. You can close your eyes and...
    ClaudNine ClaudNine 18-21, F 2 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I've always had these abilities. I've always been able to feel if something is wrong, if someone is lying to me, if someone close to me is in pain or is sad. I see spirits in my...
    ChloeMaay96 ChloeMaay96 18-21, F 1 hr ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    If you sit and think about it, we all have
    reelman4372 reelman4372 31-35, M 2 Responses 1 hr ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Hey if you have an account add me! I'm mjenkin22..
    mjenkins31 mjenkins31 22-25, M 1 hr ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Every few years I have a dream that I'm at a funeral. Sometimes I know the person (they're still living btw) and some dreams Idk who they are. They always get out of the casket...
    liquorxsmile liquorxsmile 22-25, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I am sad that I have lost my faith in God. I used to be a very strong, Christian until I started questioning and becoming involved in leadership in the church. I saw so much...
    Katiegirlwasagirl Katiegirlwasagirl 26-30, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Alive or just breathing. This is what i am feeling now. I can't believe how easily we fell for each other but now we're drifting apart. I can't let go of you, i know. But it seems...
    youaresoinsensitive youaresoinsensitive 31-35, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I've had several. I deleted most of them. I lost access to one because of this one time I was tired of the internet and forgot my email address and passwords. Sometimes I go on my...
    ashfaaqb ashfaaqb 18-21, M 39 mins ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I have a problem and I don't know what to do. I work a crappy retail job at a toy store and I'm going back to college in a few weeks. My manager isn't willing to work around my...
    stroudk14 stroudk14 18-21, F 1 Response 29 mins ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I have a crush on a girl who is a little younger, maybe 2-3 years younger but she is so nice. She plans on having sex when she's married and I think that's awesome cause so many...
    pop482999 pop482999 18-21, M 28 mins ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    It is so frustrating to have anxiety. Along with all my other health issues, anxiety and depression are much more debilitating. I would never wish anxiety upon anyone. The question...
    cassidybute cassidybute 18-21, F 5 Responses Jul 1

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I have been improving my belief in my self More lately it's wonderful
    rosiebloom rosiebloom 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 1

    Your Response

    Cancel
    This is by far one of the funniest things I have ever seen !
    LovelyLadyJ LovelyLadyJ 22-25, F 6 Responses Jul 1

    Your Response

    Cancel
    You have to do some thing different to get some thing different
    rosiebloom rosiebloom 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 1

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Her name is Darlene and she is a piece of crap. He heat doesn't work in the winter. Her windshield is extremely cracked. Her tires squeak. Her driver side door doesn't open from...
    sunflowerpet sunflowerpet 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 1

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I am not your average skinny white girl. I am a thicker girl and I am trying to love the way I look. I don't have the skinny waist and the tiny thighs, but the world wasn't meant...
    ericaaa987 ericaaa987 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 1

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I was totally in love with this one guy thinking we would last forever. He was very religious and turns out I guess god told him to stop. So then our relationship ended and he...
    Sparklefuck Sparklefuck 13-15, F Jul 1

    Your Response

    Cancel
    To anyone with any questions about POTS or wanting some enlightenment or to have a laugh check out my blog at www.potsisthepits.com
    cassidybute cassidybute 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 1

    Your Response

    Cancel
    There comes a point in every relationship where we know we need to walk away. Even when every instinct in us is screaming to hang on for just a little bit longer, we don't have it...
    diablesse34 diablesse34 46-50, F 21 Responses Jul 1

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I was at a swimming pool, sitting near the edge, and a man had his leg caught up with a huge metal plug and kept being dragged beneath the surface. I was clinging to him with all...
    AngelofPink AngelofPink 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 1

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Never have, never will. If she isn't sure who she wants, then I don't want her.
    reelman4372 reelman4372 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 1

    Your Response

    Cancel