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I Have Trouble Killing a Spider

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    Ew - I don't know what I'm going to do if I ever live alone. I suck at killing anything except ants. Most of the time I get someone else, but I'm also unwilling to wake...
    fitterhappiervelcro fitterhappiervelcro 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 12, 2009

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    I get pretty creeped out by spiders. I don't like them one bit. There's an old superstition that spiders are a sign of good luck, so I don't kill them ...for the most part...well...
    Hugmybear Hugmybear 46-50, F 1 Response Dec 9, 2013

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    Yessss - Okay, well... 1) I feel bad killing any living thing be it ant, mosquito, fish, spider or plant. I actually feel bad "killing" non-living things as well...
    kleisse kleisse 22-25, F Jan 12, 2009

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    Can't Get Close Enough - If I could then I would....only problem being i can't bring myself to get close enough to squish it!! I have a great fear of spiders. I can't be in the...
    AWUK AWUK 26-30, F 4 Responses Nov 30, 2007

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    I Couldn't Do It! - I can't kill anything innocent! I don't care how small it is, I just can't do it! :(
    deleted deleted 26-30 Dec 10, 2011

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    It Was Really a Monster. -   Just an observation in the life of Coffeemate.  Why is it in a gay relationship, the one with the stronger personality is always the...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jan 13, 2009

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    My Flat In the Sticks - We had a canal at the end of our garden. And in the summer we were prone to various insects and spiders and anything else creepy to venture into the flat...
    deleted deleted 26-30 14 Responses Jan 14, 2009

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    Why Do They Have to Get So Big?! - I have commented on stories in this experience, but have now accumulated them here: Shortly after I moved to the UK a huge hairy garden spider...
    prairiezephyr prairiezephyr 46-50, F 3 Responses Feb 13, 2009

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    Not Me! - I have absolutely no qualms about killing any kind of creeping crawling spider!!!
    freedomlovingypsy freedomlovingypsy 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 25, 2009

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    I'd Feel Terrible - I don't have trouble killing flies or wasps or anything but I'd feel terribly guilty if I ever killed a spider. Maybe it comes from reading Charlotte's Web...
    sezziy sezziy 22-25, F May 10, 2010

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    Saved One From My Boss - Once my boss and I spotted a spider making it's way across the floor at work. She was going to step on it but then I stopped her. I took a piece of paper...
    SerenaDragonfly SerenaDragonfly 22-25, F Dec 26, 2011

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    Apologies - It is not conscience based, it is based on a disgust of the squashed spider remains and what if i don't kill it right and it runs half squashed around, all over the...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jan 12, 2009

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