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I Need to Get Over My Fear of Flying

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    Terrified to Fly

    I have to fly in 3 days and im freaking out
    tracym417 tracym417 36-40 1 Response Jun 4, 2008

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    Terrified to Fly

    I have to fly in 3 days and im freaking out
    tracym417 tracym417 36-40 1 Response Jun 4, 2008

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    Flying the Skies.....

    I am afraid of flying and I for one am glad the airlines are finally working on the airplanes. that will make me feel safer the next time i fly. the scenery in the air is so beautiful. that's the closes I can get to god and really enjoy his handiwork. I won't be afraid anymore...
    Tigger1 Tigger1 51-55, F 4 Responses Apr 11, 2008

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    LonelyKaty LonelyKaty 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 30

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    I think that society needs to become much more familiar/comfortable with the concept of death. We are so incredibly sheltered from something that we should all Look at in the eye...
    Mercurylucidity Mercurylucidity 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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    It's only come on in the last couple of years. Before then, I was always a little anxious, but once it was fully airborne, I could relax. But now it's an actual fear.
    Reallifeperson Reallifeperson 22-25, M Jul 28

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    I fear how I might die. I pray it's in my sleep.
    dirtydarkness dirtydarkness 26-30, F 7 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    One day we will all end, we will die and the human race will not survive, if you fear death you are unwise, for me I welcome him with open arms knowing the next chapter of my story...
    NuclearError NuclearError 13-15, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    I was so damn quiet in my class n was nt much popular.. I was always alone.. I loved to sing but my music teachers never would take me into the school music team for any...
    nixf1 nixf1 22-25, F Jul 29

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    All my life I have lived in fear of social rejection. My family immigrated to the U.S. when I was 6 and I could not speak a word of English. I was sent to live with my aunt who...
    MNRR MNRR 36-40 1 Response Jul 27

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    I am sad, most of the time, but I have to stop revolving my world against people who dont give a flying f about me
    anonymousme212 anonymousme212 18-21, F Jul 27

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    I probably fear life more than I fear death. There are far worse things in life than there are in death. I’d like to think of death as a liberation of struggles, diseases...
    TheGreatLeveler TheGreatLeveler 22-25, M 4 Responses Jul 31

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    I've been with my partner now for over 15 years, married for 5 years. I do love my wife, but over the years she has become so controlling and has over-ruled my decisions too many...
    PaulSm68 PaulSm68 46-50, M Aug 1

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    Five years a ago I met a woman on an internet dating site called plenty of fish - we got married - moved to an Island - had two beautiful boys - and during our first year together...
    needofadvice needofadvice 36-40, M a week ago

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    Today is my hell. I am very lost. I wanted to be happy in the life I created with my wife but we got way off the path. I have wanted, to want, what I have. I want to feel...
    Fluxification Fluxification 36-40, M 3 Responses Aug 7

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    I really don't know why I'm about to go on this holiday, I hate flying :/
    Verix Verix 18-21, M Jul 28

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    I have alot of irrational fears. I am scared of maggots, mirrors in front of dark stairways, and slugs. Those are just some of my fears. I don't ever think I'll get over them.
    PrincessAbigail89 PrincessAbigail89 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 26

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    What's so wrong with what I'm doing? So, I'm 18, I'm getting to that age where I should probably be thinking about a career and an education. I seem to hear it all the time. "You...
    RobynShnobyn RobynShnobyn 18-21, F Aug 1

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    My brother in law keep's on calling me the muscle guy. I think of it as a compliment. Me being the workout nut that I once was and having returned is making me feel great. Plus I...
    fifteenyearslost fifteenyearslost 36-40, M 2 Responses Aug 1

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    People get PTSD from real traumatic events. Unfortunately they often get accused of paranoia on the grounds that they are afraid of things that most people are not afraid of. The...
    GreenButtercup GreenButtercup 36-40, F Aug 9

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    I have a fear of working or it may be a fear of being around a lot of people. I have a job at Walmart and panic a lot, I was working at a hospital but same thing happened at quit...
    believe201427 believe201427 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    I've decide today is the day I tell my secret, as far back as I can remember I've had horribly dark morbid thoughts, and it's become an obsession, this is a side of me I do not...
    reachingforthesun reachingforthesun 16-17, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Fear of death vs fear of pain? I think reason pepole fear death is often because of the pain that comes along with it rather than actually being dead. All short of terminal...
    gypa gypa 26-30, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I think I have a fear of sex. Ever since I dated this guy who I thought was great till I got to know him more I've been afraid of the subject. Me and him sext and all that stuff...
    Vampireloveless Vampireloveless 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 23

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    Hi, t this is gonna be a bit of a story, sorry, thanks for reading, I am terrified. Three years ago I was 18, graduating high school and travelling south with a girl I loved. When...
    illusive223 illusive223 18-21, M 4 Responses Jul 26

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    Could you believe it Those sapphire eyes The brilliant girl with the famous thighs Then the cameras click then we are stars Laughing in the back of chauffeured cars Phone call...
    s0undgarden s0undgarden 16-17, M Aug 2

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    One of the only things that gives me motivation is people that tell me I can't. The other day my best friend told me that I could never be successful on youtube and it pissed me of...
    Ashley1421 Ashley1421 13-15, F Aug 2

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    I wrote a story a few years ago about being jealous of my best friend who was pregnant with her second child and about my fear that I may never have children. Here we are 3 years...
    thinkingmythoughts thinkingmythoughts 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I'm new here. And I really wanted to post this, because I struggle with it everyday. And it is that I fear I have multiple mental illnesses. It feels really strange to post that...
    iHack iHack 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 23

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    Ever have a week from hell, but your mind is in a great place... So it feels as if your watching it all. Instead of turning into a giant stress ball, the world is rosy regardless...
    LoveEntangled LoveEntangled 41-45, F 1 Response a week ago

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    sometimes when I was fully prepared to go to a college trip.. i have a strange fear. you know,,like 'what if the clothes i bring is not enough?' , ' should i bring spare socks...
    sarahbal sarahbal 18-21, F a week ago

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    One night myself and a guy called Paul were walking home from a party. Hand in hand in the warm summer we strolled under the orange street lights and I knew that we were going to...
    bibottomiand bibottomiand 51-55, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Did you ever meet someone and feel a strong connection to them without even really knowing them? Like they just "get" you and you feel like you know them and feel empathy towards...
    455cargirl 455cargirl 36-40, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    Some substitution elements have already been modified/enhanced over time and could require additional pieces to be replaced since the unit may well not operate with the new part...
    Joaquinsz2539 Joaquinsz2539 31-35, M 1 Response 21 hrs ago

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    Out of all the things listed above. I am terribly afraid of heights and needles (it's a tie, because I couldn't decide which one to put first). I am afraid of drowning when I go...
    Faithlovee Faithlovee 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 24

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    Not totally strange, but had the fear of driving for the longest time. Especially for a guy. Conquered that fear. Not just a fear but a burden off my shoulders.
    Deeperthinker Deeperthinker 31-35, M 3 Responses Jul 27

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    Fear is beautiful, well depends how you look at it with the sort of soul you have problem is, can you handle fear? To conquer fear, look at yourself in the mirror and make all...
    kamachulu kamachulu 22-25, M Jul 29

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    Everybody has fears wheather they admit it or not. My big fear is astraphobia ( fear of storms) Heavy rain I can handle. Loud thunderstorms make me really nervous.
    pardax pardax 13-15, M Aug 2

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    Yesterday I had a fight with my mom, it was a stupid fight over me not doing anything around the house without her asking. After the fight I tried to explain to her it was because...
    JaakunaOkamiNo JaakunaOkamiNo 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 13

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    Mom is protective, she tell me everything that could go wrong, I live in fear , I do everything carefully, exhausting, feeling so negative Dad yells at me, his way of telling want...
    Mangostrawberrybanana Mangostrawberrybanana 31-35, F a week ago

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    I have a fear of body odor. I realize it is a strange and irrational fear, but I am terrified of body odor. I take 3 showers a day, always have my lush brand deodorant, and carry...
    MaryLiz94 MaryLiz94 18-21, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    This fear IS normal.. how significant a part it plays out in our lives is very much down to us the individual. However ..if we didn't have this fear, we just wouldn't be human...
    Mmmcherries Mmmcherries 46-50, F 6 days ago

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    I need a little help. I have really really bad anxiety. I haven't slept in 3 days and the less I sleep the worse it gets and I feel like I'm getting paranoid. My fear is that in...
    leestrauss leestrauss 22-25, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I don't fear death, I fear what happens to my loved ones that I leave behind, that I can no longer protect, I've been close to death many times, my heart has actually stopped 2...
    HeadStrongPro HeadStrongPro 16-17, M 3 days ago

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    When I tried my best, I did not succeed, when I got what I thought I wanted and not what I needed, I feel so tired, I can never sleep, I fight it as much as I can..... Tears...
    SassyBabe39 SassyBabe39 41-45, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Theres nothing to fear but fear itself
    boobsandbellylover boobsandbellylover 31-35, M Jul 26

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