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I 'm Afraid Of The Future

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 79 People

    It Scares Me..

    when i think about my future. I don't think i will amount to anything. I believe i will grow old, alone. As of right now, i have no plans, i live day by day because i am so afraid of failure. I've also been known to have panic attacks when i think about how i will be later on in...
    freshfrika freshfrika 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 11, 2010

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    I'm terrified of the future,

    yet looking forward to it, and its coming up fast. I'm SO ready to go to college, but I want to come out about my true self when I get to college and my family wouldn't like it and I need their support and help through college. I'm independent. Also, I have no idea what I want...
    spazzyc spazzyc 18-21, F Jan 5

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