I 'm Terrified of Heights

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    It gets to the point

    where I can barely even look up at towering objects such as roller coasters, buildings, even kites. Every time I look at these things my legs turn to jelly, the palms of my hand start to sweat, and I start to shake uncontrollably. My mind goes blank like someone has covered the...
    CloakedStranger CloakedStranger
    26-30, M
    2 Responses Jul 4, 2014

    It is not so much the height I am at

    that scares me, but the injury that would result after the fall. Honestly, I don't care if I fall off a cliff and die. It is just the thought of falling off a high platform, surviving the fall, and having to see my own leg somehow inside my ribcage.
    The3rdAndOnly The3rdAndOnly
    18-21, F
    Aug 6, 2015

    I am and the terrifying thing is

    that I would on ladders and scaffolds damn near everyday. I hate it, sometimes my toes hurt so bad from curling them inside my boots like I'm actually grabbing onto something to save my life. Oh well, gotta do whatcha gotta do. I've never really fallen so i don't know why I'm...
    myzterieboy myzterieboy
    36-40, M
    Mar 8, 2015
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