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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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    Serendipiity Serendipiity 16-17, F 13 hrs ago

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    AlwaysPersevere71 AlwaysPersevere71 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 19

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    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F 17 hrs ago

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    converted converted 46-50, M 2 Responses Jul 5

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    If another entity did to us what we've done to this world we would call them "evil". We eat and clothe ourselves with the meat and skin of animals. We do the same with plants...
    honestyreality honestyreality 22-25, F 4 Responses 18 hrs ago

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    So me and my boyfriend got over our arguement. And tonigjt I just wanted to be next to him cuddle and stuff. And he was on his phone all night and I was telling him to get off it...
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    maturemuff54 maturemuff54 51-55, F 1 hr ago

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    There will be a time in life where you just have to accept it. I believe it's that time for me. I'm nearly 26 years old and while I'm always around people, I am alone. They don't...
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    mparker7789 mparker7789 22-25, M Jul 13

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    15 yrs ago my grown daughter was going through a rough time & wanted to move from CA. She needed my help. I quit my job of 15 yrs, cashed out my pension & moved her, 7 yr old...
    usedup61 usedup61 61-65, F 2 Responses Jul 16

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    I am at a critical point in my life, a point where I will make a huge decision. While I am not feeling pressured, there is a bit of fear of the consequences that may come, what...
    bkf2 bkf2 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 19

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    It is a strong fear. Too many times I hear it, I have lived it my self. Being in a violent relationship with someone who really does not care about "you" robs so much from you...
    SassyBabe39 SassyBabe39 41-45, F 2 Responses Jul 15

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    LHollyleaf LHollyleaf 18-21, M Jul 15

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    CharmH CharmH 41-45, F Jul 16

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    michigan11 michigan11 22-25, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    PrincessAbigail89 PrincessAbigail89 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    My husbands affair last year has been the worst thing ever to happen to me. Even the loss of my dear lovely mum couldn't compare to his affair. You see he was the perfect husband...
    Mylifesover Mylifesover 46-50 3 Responses Jul 5

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    I have a few fears like everyone but this is for my irrational fear. It's irrational for I don't know where my fear comes from our why I fear it. I fear ladders. I don't fear...
    fallenzero fallenzero 22-25, M Jul 14

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    I see patterns and themes that have existed all my life. Change is not easy, and sometimes I doubt if it is even possible. Maybe it is comforting to think that it is not, that way...
    annalea annalea 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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