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I Know I Cant Be Afraid Anymore

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 86 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    so for the last several months I had been friends with 2 people on here that would call and text and check in on me... one of them I caught in a lie just moments ago... I trusted...
    lostunit lostunit 26-30, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I have an honest fear. It's not melodramatic or self indulgent, but honest and really really real. It's something that hits you out of nowhere that I'll end up an old woman with a...
    Lov3intheasylum Lov3intheasylum 31-35, F 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    He wants to go to a hotel for a night, so no-one can bother us when we do it. Great idea, I have to admit I'm a bit nervous but he's too so that will be fine. But, It's my first...
    ABACDEE ABACDEE 18-21, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    I mean there's no need to be afraid of being loyal. No need to be afraid of sharing the parts of you that honestly not everyone deserves with just one person
    LeeOmar88 LeeOmar88 26-30, M 2 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    I'm in 40's make a point of looking after myself and dressing well, I always like to have a laugh and see the funny side of everything, I always am able to make people laugh, I...
    alan19662015 alan19662015 36-40, M 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    Funny thing. At no point will my thoughts go like "I dont want to look, look away". But it is just rather automatic. It will more often go like "Why cant I.", "Damn", "What will...
    mirkwood86 mirkwood86 26-30, M 2 hrs ago

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    There's a saying that goes around 'pain demands to be felt' I'm sure you have heard it and I know to be honest it's bloody true from all my experiences no matter what you try to do...
    gingerbeauty gingerbeauty 18-21, F 8 hrs ago

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    It's been a crap month, there was this one guy who came by for "fun". You know, "fun"... and it was consecutive, day after day for a week straight. We got into a heavy conversation...
    Lov3intheasylum Lov3intheasylum 31-35, F 4 days ago

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    We got married back in 2006, after dating since 2003. In 2007 my job pace really picked up, and I was not able to be around for much other than going to bed, and asking her to...
    ArmyStock ArmyStock 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 31

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    I have loads of thoughts in my head,I think i might break up with my bf but I am not sure.If we do break up will we still be friends?His best friend is like a brother to me,will...
    PYazmin PYazmin 13-15, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    I can't stand being with my boyfriend any longer, but I don't know if I can leave him...I'm too afraid to let go. So this is our story: We're at a long distance relationship...
    Bitterlove Bitterlove 16-17, F Feb 10

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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 2 Responses Jan 30

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    i am always going out of my way to please everyone, but the moment i have an aniexty attack or a hyper problem everyone yells at me..... i try to make people happy but im not...
    andylovesyou23 andylovesyou23 13-15, M 3 days ago

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    Ivan, the one I still love even though I just want to hate his guts, sent me this email when all I said was I didn't want to hear about his girlfriends anymore, that he was...
    BrokenGlassDoll BrokenGlassDoll 16-17, F Feb 6

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    Hi I was hoping you could help me with some advice, insight into my situation as Im desperate. I was in a relationship for five years I adored him, it was very passionate but...
    saor saor 26-30, F Feb 10

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    When it comes to guys I always let them go. Every time I like a guy and I think they like me (which is obvious in some ways on how they act) I start talking to them more and more...
    endmypainn endmypainn 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    I knew it all along but I pretended not to know because I simply don't care. Thank you though.
    shioshishio shioshishio 18-21, F 6 hrs ago

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    I am in the ninth grade and my final exams are almost here, so the year is almost coming to an end.Before the year ends I have to fix this crush problem because this might be my...
    nickyra55 nickyra55 13-15 Feb 12

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    Eeergh. I'm almost finished with my four years. I'm going to get a BFA in illustration from a small-ish art school. Professors and students say I will be fine, based on the...
    ArtRhinoceros ArtRhinoceros 18-21, F Feb 15

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    I am in the ninth grade and my final exams are almost here, so the year is almost coming to an end.Before the year ends I have to fix this crush problem because this might be my...
    nickyra55 nickyra55 13-15 1 Response Feb 15

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    I am so curious about my girlfriend. I just met her 2 years ago in work. She was a pretty and small lady. I was always a vague person, shy and afraid to open up my life to anybody...
    goeyjoey14 goeyjoey14 18-21, M Feb 1

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    I fell in love with someone I can't be with and he's not just anybody...he's my brother. It's a long story. Last year my dad was leaving the state. He was going to Guatemala. I...
    ShayleAlejandra ShayleAlejandra 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 11

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    My story begins a month before my 18th birthday. I was in an accident. shattered my spine, and became paralyzed. After doing physical therapy for two years I was able to regain...
    awais87 awais87 26-30, M 3 Responses Jan 31

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    I have never had friends for very long. The ones I do I get annoyed with and drop or they stop talking to me. I can't connect with anyone on a deep or even superficial level...
    hoobityhobbity hoobityhobbity 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 18

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    I feel like no one knows the real me. Like I won't let anyone know the real me. I'm afraid they won't understand me or want to be my friend anymore. It's pathetic but I've lost so...
    SexyAngelBitches SexyAngelBitches 18-21, F 8 Responses Feb 18

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    im not A lot to talk, because im an xbox person personally even so the Laptop does give some nice rewards, not numerous but some. I do think the accomplishment details would tide...
    Ethan3088hnz9 Ethan3088hnz9 31-35, M 1 Response Feb 12

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    Im done crying, and sick of walking this earth, done with all the false hope thats been handed to me.....nothing i want happens. Im done with things, and i know i dont have a bad...
    angelicflare angelicflare 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    Ive been reliving a sexual abuse incident every day I go to school. I'm tired, i cant keep up with it anymore, and if i ditch, I suffer the wrath of my parents...not sure what to...
    kingbrizo kingbrizo 18-21 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I hate my husband and don't even remember the last time I even liked him. He's SO annoying and I can't stand to even be around him anymore. His moronic actions and things he says...
    juskeepswimming juskeepswimming 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 18

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    Today I was thinking of him again... My brother. I don't know why I think of him. I can be reminded of him over ******* Tide laundry detergent... I just... I lived with him for so...
    LoverOfAllSouls LoverOfAllSouls 13-15, F 3 Responses 5 days 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 1 Response Jan 30

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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 5 Responses Jan 30

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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 8 Responses Jan 30

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    Sometimes , I go to my parents while they’re asleep just to watch them breathe to make sure they’re still alive , even though I am not a kid anymore. At those times I crave...
    Nayera Nayera 16-17 Feb 2

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    I have tried an tried again to be what he wants. I can never be. The moment I have any happiness. He has to crush it. Why do I not just go away? Six foot under cant be that bad. No...
    Txwoman123 Txwoman123 41-45, F 6 days ago

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    I am afraid of dying I am afraid of losing my family I am afraid of guns I am afraid of people who have guns I am afraid of spiders I am afraid of anything that has more than 4...
    ThatOneSomaliGirl ThatOneSomaliGirl 13-15, F Jan 29

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    I can't stand the abuse I get from my dad he beats me he tells me I'm worthless and I was a mistake to this world. I lost my mom to cancer just last year so I'm going through...
    Rockthunder779 Rockthunder779 22-25, M Jan 31

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    I am sorry... Really sorry.. For myself, for people who're going to read this. Please read details. I'm only 18.... I have a boyfriend... We're in a long distance relationship...
    annegeorge annegeorge 18-21, F Feb 3

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    I haven't been afraid all of my life, because I can remember some bits of happiness in my childhood, but even as far back as elementary, I was afraid of failing, middle school...
    LoquaciouslyLucid LoquaciouslyLucid 16-17, M Feb 3

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