I Love the Beach But Am Afraid of the Ocean

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    Feeling the hot sand in between my toes,

    and the sun shining!while feeling the cool ocean breeze the smell of saltwater and seed weed.
    Jeesusblack Jeesusblack
    18-21, M
    Jan 25, 2015

    I love the sand and the smell of the ocean

    breeze, but the ocean and I have never been able to get along with one another.
    deleted deleted
    Jan 24, 2015

    Afraid of Drowning

     I was raised near the Outer Banks of NC. I love the sand and getting my feet wet but am absolutely terrified of the Ocean itself. It is a being all it's own. And will carry you away in an instant. When I was small a neighbor and her two young children went in the Atlantic...
    buddygirl buddygirl
    51-55, F
    Dec 27, 2008

    The fact that I can't see what's under me is

    not exactly inviting. Why do people enjoy this again?
    erriin erriin
    16-17, F
    Oct 10, 2015

    Love the Beach But Not the Ocean.

    I absolutely love the beach. squishing my toes in the sand, running along the beach while the waves crash up on me. it's absolutely relaxing. but i unfortunately hate the ocean. when i get too deep i start to panic, especially when the ocean floor starts having the whole...
    kaymarie kaymarie
    18-21, F
    Dec 27, 2008
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