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I Know I Cant Be Afraid Anymore

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    Killer Doll

    I am 12 years old going on 13 and I am still scared of two things five should be scared of. Well, 1. i am scared of the dark yeah i said it 12 year old girl still scared of the dark.... im not proud of it and i want to get over it but i cant and this is just something i have to...
    germany100 germany100 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 21, 2010

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    Live For Today

    When i think of all the troubles taking peoples' time How they're in a hurry with complicated minds Chasing after money, dreams that can't come true Your life could be so different there's better things to do Don't ever plan your future, just one way to get through one two three...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jan 8, 2013

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    Life

    My paranoia is so much stronger than I've probably ever mentioned. I prefer to stay home in the comfort of my own home or at work where I'm in my office most of the day and out of harms way. I don't invite people into my real world although I have tons of friends that would...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality 36-40, F 4 Responses Mar 9, 2008

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    Not Scared Anymore!!! and I Mean It!!!!!!!

    IF YOU CAN LOOK WITHIN YOURSELVES, DEEP INSIDE... YOU WILL FIND KNOWLEDGE THAT YOU NEVER KNEW YOU HELD IN YOU... IT'S HARD TO BELIEVE UNTIL YOU ACTUALLY DO IT... WHEN I DISCOVERED THIS KNOWLEDGE, IT WAS LIKE GOD GAVE ME MY KEY TO MY BOOK INSIDE MY HEAD.......  KNOWLEDGE...
    gypsyfreespirit gypsyfreespirit 31-35, F Mar 19, 2008

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    Afraid

    I remember a year ago being so afraid to go back to the work force.  I had stayed at home for over 16 years raising my family doing kids stuff, being my own boss and creating my own schedule.  but as the kids got older it was time for me to head back to work. ...
    tatteredwings tatteredwings 36-40 2 Responses Jun 6, 2009

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    The Past's Gone Now

    The past's gone now,Can't be afraid,Comfort zone,Gone,Forced out,By nature,I'm not this type,If I'm to get through,I'll have to change.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Nov 26, 2011

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    Hes Gone. Let The Sun In

    i remember days i could not even leave my house. The faces in this world terrified me. After i got raped every male seemed to look like him. There was one time i was in the store, and saw a similar looking man. i fell to the floor screaming and crying. After that incident i...
    sarahbabydoll sarahbabydoll 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 18, 2010

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    Yes, I have been dealt the short end of the stick when it comes to life, and yes I have been stuck in certain situations I never want to be stuck in again. Yes I have been what...
    KatarinaTillinghast97 KatarinaTillinghast97 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    I cant believe im saying this, but I just cant wait to see all my classmates again and have a good laugh every morning. just 4 more days. plus, there this new boy who moved into...
    HeySafaaJust HeySafaaJust 13-15, F 3 Responses Dec 30, 2014

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    I've been with a partner for nearly the years. We live together with his mum. We live in a very small flat and have done for 18 months. Prior to that, we lived in a family home...
    rebeccadb1 rebeccadb1 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 2

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    A complete silence in my head, decisions i can't make, it's gone. I want you, but i want you every single day. I could just settle with this another, you know that and i'm the one...
    Badeendje Badeendje 18-21, F Jan 14

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    Im so afraid. Its the one thing that scares me the most. i have a hard time holding on to people. I just, drift away. Growing up i was isolated and i went through a lot. And it...
    TheWickedJester TheWickedJester 26-30, M 1 Response 27 mins ago

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    Beware what the night beholds !I lay down in the comfort of my bed but with fear. Can't close my eyes for fear of the nightmare creeping up on me. I am so tired, so sleepy but I...
    SilverLeviathan SilverLeviathan 18-21, F 9 hrs ago

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    The one girl who loved me for who i am now has no feelings for me :'( I cant take it anymore. I dont want to be here. She was the one for me. :(
    ReeceDF98 ReeceDF98 16-17, M 1 Response 56 mins ago

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    I cant do anything right anymore i suck at everything all potential are dulled and all abilities are buried under the dust of painful years past i am reduced to nothing and no one...
    anasteel2 anasteel2 41-45, F 1 Response 37 mins ago

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    Unrequited love is like one of the worst things in life for anyone. I knew a guy named Hernan for a year now since January. I remember when I first met him in class, I was afraid...
    AziaLee AziaLee 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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    I was born with a gift. Sounds like a blessing, right? But in some ways it is a curse. I've called myself a monster for so many times. I feel like Elsa from Frozen, and its no...
    Seaspiritaria Seaspiritaria 13-15, F 3 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    My ex beat my on multiple occasions over nothing. He has his issues but I really don't care to explain away his behaviors anymore. All I know is that he brutalized me, over and...
    thirdgirl thirdgirl 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 2

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    I am a eighteen years old girl who wants to explore the world and change it a little bit, to better. I want to do small things which can make other people happy, I want to help the...
    TinkaAlonca TinkaAlonca 18-21, F a week ago

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    I feel lonely and a little frustrated. I am currently in a relationship but i don't think it's going well because i haven't heard from him in a week. The last text message i got...
    db174 db174 31-35, F 17 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    I cant stop crying.i feel lost.its hard to find things to smile about anymore.i cant take it anymore.i felt like this for a while and it wont go away.
    missunique88 missunique88 13-15, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    DreamWizard DreamWizard 41-45, F 3 hrs ago

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    []Smoked A Cigarette [] Smoked A Cigar [] Kissed A Member Of The Same Sex [x] Are / Been In Love [x] Dumped someone [] Been Fired [x] Been In A Fist Fight [x] Had A Crush On An...
    SarcasticCommentLoading SarcasticCommentLoading 22-25, F 3 hrs ago

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    Tonight I feel so alone. Like everything I once had has been taken from me. My bff he never talks to me anymore. If he speaks to me its just to send him pictures of his new gf. I...
    WickedlilAngel WickedlilAngel 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 9

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    i met this guy last year, he courted me for a while, we got along real good, despite that it was like us against the world, my friends hated me and do not want to be friends with...
    faith1822 faith1822 18-21, F Jan 14

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    I can't believe this has happened to me... I didn't even think this is possible... How can I just realize now that I am madly in love with you after so many years? Or is it I just...
    MsDemeanorMe MsDemeanorMe 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 20

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    I look like a happy girl, telling jokes, smiling, having a great time, but no one knows that i'm dying inside, i'm hurt, i'm tired, tired of all the drama, tired of not being good...
    Rourou19 Rourou19 18-21, F 7 Responses Jan 13

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    I have been having this constant feeling. A feeling like i cant do anything. Everything just doesnt sound fun. I cant lay down, its unsatisfying. I cant play video games, it just...
    Xychorite Xychorite 16-17, M 1 Response Jan 14

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    I don't... it's like I have to act happy for everyone but when im along I cant stop crying. I don't want to be like this but I cant change it. I try so hard to stop being so down...
    NobodyCaresOkai NobodyCaresOkai 13-15, F 3 Responses Jan 2

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    My ex is coming tonight to get the rest of his stuff. I saw him yesterday and he told me he loves me and thinks about me every night. He said I'll always have a place in his heart...
    EmilyPouliot EmilyPouliot 22-25, F 5 Responses Jan 14

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    When I was little I was always told that I was ugly and fat by my older sister....and I started believing her and all the people who would bully me. Now I cant go anywhere with out...
    sammyLilBoo sammyLilBoo 16-17, F Jan 3

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    For two years I've been nothing but hurt by people. I've lost the last person in my life because I couldn't let him in. It's not that I'm afraid, I'm not afraid of anything. I just...
    StrandedandAlonr StrandedandAlonr 16-17, M 1 Response Jan 4

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    sadly my first "experience" is not really an experience at all. At first it was, it was new and strange and i didnt know what to think about it. That was 2 years ago, and as a...
    heyeviee heyeviee 16-17, F Jan 6

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    I'm in my late 20's and found out that the guy I was seeing and trusted gave me STDs. One of the STDs is not curable (Genital Warts/HPV). Who is ever going to want to date me? I'm...
    CurlsNPearls CurlsNPearls 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 7

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    Both my mom and my dad have been legally separated for more than twenty years. My mom I think has stayed single because she doesn't have a lot of luck with men and she also won't...
    j1494 j1494 18-21, F Jan 15

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    Choosing between two of your bestest friends is the HARDEST thing in the universe in my opinion. Nate and Chris are both PERFECT... But by choosing Chris I lost Nate and he HATES...
    ChildOfHarmony ChildOfHarmony 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 15

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    my mom and siblings said before that I was very shy and sensitive and that I was afraid to stand up for myself but after everything I have been through I've become stronger now, I...
    hope02345 hope02345 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    My boyfriend told me today that he wants to live in my city...halfway across the globe from where he lives. It made me so happy, as it was what I was hoping for because it means...
    Cranksta Cranksta 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    3 hours of sleep in 2 full nights... My parents can't afford to keep me around, and I don't feel well enough to work right now... My suicidal thoughts get worse as the days pass by...
    MrCutBleedSmile MrCutBleedSmile 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 6

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    In my past relationships I was always cheated on. And it took me a while to recover and gain strength back. Eventually I fell in love with a close friend of mine. I bottled up my...
    mihochancullen mihochancullen 18-21, F 8 Responses Jan 2

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    I can't deal with it anymore so many things I'm afraid of like anyone that I see might rape me or I see a dark thigger behind me I'm sooooo scared
    LisamBlore LisamBlore 13-15, F Jan 5

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    But not anymore... I've gotten so used to it by now that I'm no longer afraid...
    BloodRedDarkness BloodRedDarkness 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    To my best friend: “Meeting you was fate, becoming your friend was a choice, but falling in love with you I had no control over.” - Unknown. I was with you one day, and it hit...
    PhilosophicalCoder13 PhilosophicalCoder13 16-17, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    i CANT TAKE IT ANYMORE!!! being a grown up is soo much harder than i thought!!! im in soo much debt than my *** is worth! just want to disappear! :'(
    ashworrell ashworrell 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    All I can think about is my future. Only hoping for the best. I'm not afraid to fail, but I am nervous about the risk of my life turning upside down. This is my first year of...
    trulyspoken trulyspoken 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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