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I Used To Be Afraid

Of Monsters and Ghosts I Saw In Movies and On Televison 72 People

    I Fear You No More!!!

    I used to be afraid of not knowing where I was, being alone here... what I was becoming...Not knowing what was happening to me....Why these changes where happening to me and no one else... fearing if I would loss myself along with those I care about along the way.... Of not being...
    jaarret23 jaarret23 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 21, 2011

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    Growing up, many strange things used to happen

    around me. I'm not sure when I began to notice this.. thing that was following me around. At first it was sounds, shadows, and smaller actions. And then it became something my friends and family had seen just about once or twice. After a while, people noticed something was...
    SubmissiveSecrets SubmissiveSecrets 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 13, 2014

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    But not anymore... I've gotten

    so used to it by now that I'm no longer afraid...
    BloodRedDarkness BloodRedDarkness 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    The Monster Man Behind The Door ( Every Door )

    When I was about 6, I saw this movie on television that had a huge effect on me. It was a scary movie, starring Barbara Stanwyk. I don't remember the title or the actor's name, but it was about a scientist who accidentally (on purpose) blew himself up in his laboratory at the...
    LeisaWolf LeisaWolf 51-55, F Mar 16, 2010

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    The Aliens In Superman

    I was afraid of those creepy little alien guys that came to a small boy's window to try to grab him. The were outside the window and the little boy pulled back the curtain, and *SCREAM* There was an alien peering in, holding the little boy's ball, like bait. Superman saved...
    LeisaWolf LeisaWolf 51-55, F Mar 14, 2010

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    Being Alone

    I grew up on a large ranch, our nearest neighbors were about 3/4 of a mile away. Grandparents lived a mile and a half the other direction, and some other neighbors, who were elderly, lived "next door". I went to school on the bus, and one day I forgot to stay in town and wait...
    LeisaWolf LeisaWolf 51-55, F 1 Response Mar 16, 2010

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    Every time I'm at my grandparents house

    if I'm in the bathroom or the spare room and it's night and everyone's asleep I keep thinking someone is awake and walking around out there and I hear like someone walking, but it's never anyone awake. I think cos it's an old house and it creaks a lot.
    Princess4aKnight Princess4aKnight 18-21, F Feb 2, 2014

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    Ew

    Indiana Jones and the temple of doom was particularly distressing for me. I'm sure people can relate to the dreadful feeling watching the heart removal scene.
    learntocook learntocook 18-21 2 Responses Aug 7, 2010

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    Jaws!

    I saw Jaws for the first time when I was about 6. We were sitting in our living room, eating crisps and I remember not wanting to sit on the floor beacuse it was blue and reminded me of the sea. I was a very 'special' child... It scared me senseless, however my dad found it...
    MrsLalaninjacakes MrsLalaninjacakes 26-30, F 10 Responses Mar 17, 2010

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    The Ghost In The Wall

    I grew up in a house that was built around 1865, out in the country. It was a beautiful house, with shining wood floors, carved doors, crystal doorknobs, sliding 'pocket doors', and a staircase stage that led up to the door to the stairs. The house was in excellent condition...
    LeisaWolf LeisaWolf 51-55, F 2 Responses Mar 16, 2010

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    I was afraid until my brother started to say he

    saw them. It was a demon, trying to convince him 'she' was good. After I told him to just ignore her, she went away. I'm not longer afraid, just more of annoyed when he sees one. Get a life, and move on. XD my phone also acts up, for examples it suddenly highlights things I text...
    HawaiianPunchz HawaiianPunchz 16-17, F 3 Responses May 18, 2014

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    mostly because i am not honest with myself and have secrets plus I've been used before and that kinda ****** me up, even though I do wish to let people into my life .
    jynx1 jynx1 18-21, F 1 Response 20 hrs ago

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    I am not afraid of dying, due to being suicidal in the past. I am not afraid of sadness because of depression. I am not afraid of being alone because I'm a loner. I'm not afraid to...
    tormentedinternally tormentedinternally 26-30, M 32 mins ago

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    As a child and now as an adult, I openly share my feelings about myself. I am not afraid of what I say. If those who do not like what I have to say, they can just move on. I am...
    mominlingerie mominlingerie 36-40, F 15 hrs ago

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    Love can be so deep, so mysterious, new and raw that it brings out the fear in humans. Sometimes best understood through irony. But, the human soul on fire, in it's truest most raw...
    mostdaysaregood mostdaysaregood 46-50, F 9 hrs ago

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    My ex beat my on multiple occasions over nothing. He has his issues but I really don't care to explain away his behaviors anymore. All I know is that he brutalized me, over and...
    thirdgirl thirdgirl 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 2

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    I'm afraid to grow up. I'm scared everything will fall. I'm terrified that I'll end up poor and become a failure. I'm afraid I'll be in debt my whole life. I barely even know what...
    HannahMarieX HannahMarieX 18-21 Jan 10

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    * was afraid to live in another state, go to middle school, go to junior high school, go to high school, go to technical school, leave home, go back home, drive, work, leave old...
    CrossCresentCreed CrossCresentCreed 18-21, F Dec 27, 2014

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    I'm afraid of settling with my boyfriend of eight years now. We've been living at his parents house since the beginning of our relationship, and things have remained exactly the...
    EmmyChi EmmyChi 22-25 Jan 12

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    Hell no I'm not afraid of the big bad death! Everybody dies eventually... So you have to get used to it. When your old your friends will be dropping off like files. And your gonna...
    XXimdeadinsideXX XXimdeadinsideXX 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I managed to beat social anxiety and depression on my own. And develop social skills from level zero in a couple of years. Sometimes I don?t want to remember who I?ve been. Today I...
    vintervandraren vintervandraren 18-21 4 Responses Dec 25, 2014

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    1:30am in the morning, here I am sat in a dark, silent house reflecting on my past, my regrets, my guilt and the ‘what I would have done differently’ scenarios. However...
    deathfromabove1066 deathfromabove1066 22-25, F a week ago

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    This song is true to me. My heart belongs only to him. Anyone else will be killing time until we are reunited. Eric Pasley : She don't love you, she's just lonely She wasn't...
    Runningwild00 Runningwild00 41-45 1 Response 4 days ago

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    It's so hard for me to be writing this passage. This passage took up so much energy to write. This morning, I had gone downstairs. My fake Mother had gone into my room. She began...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    I just found out that I am pregnant. I shouldn't even be ABLE to have kids with my body issues, But whatever higher power is there deemed that I have a child. Right now. With that...
    LadyWildFlower LadyWildFlower 22-25, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    My boyfriend lives about forty five minutes from me and neither one of us has a car. so we only see each other about once a week. most of the time he's the one that comes to my...
    ConfusedTeenGirl ConfusedTeenGirl 18-21, F Jan 2

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    I admire people like this because it reminds me of who I can become, I used to think I'd never achieve anything, but then. did, I got straight a's and I'm proud of it. I am me, and...
    uramothafucka uramothafucka 13-15, F Jan 8

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    Due to a series of horrible events in my life and coming to terms with the situations I am now afraid of the dark
    edkelly2k edkelly2k 31-35, M 3 Responses Jan 12

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    Everyone leaves eventually, nothing last forever. I tend to push away people that could actually end up being really good friends for me because I get scared. I don't like being...
    moshinocherryxx moshinocherryxx 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I told my boyfriend everything about me for the most part and he used it against me while we were arguing. Now I know better
    TheTenaciousPirate TheTenaciousPirate 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    As i was in kindergarten , i was a normal little girl who spoke to anyone and was the loud one who had many friends. Some time around the middle of kindergarten, i stopped talking...
    giselle2290 giselle2290 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    I used to watch this show all the time when I was a little kid and I loved it. it came on Nickelodeon.
    AiymaSnikies AiymaSnikies 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    This may be a slight tangent to the norm, but I am afraid of rejection, just not what one might normally consider when they think of this topic. I am deathly afraid of being...
    anna0593 anna0593 18-21, F Dec 26, 2014

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    I'm so afraid of people getting close to me. I mean I want it but I'm kind of afraid, because once I have that bonding with someone or even relationship and it's gone or they leave...
    t3rriv t3rriv 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 29, 2014

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    I am afraid of many things in life. I am afraid of failure/success. I am afraid of being loved. I am getting better at learning to be loved. I am not sure what I am doing to make...
    socialskillstraining socialskillstraining 31-35, M Dec 30, 2014

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    I am afraid of the new year and what I'll have to face. I have some sense of what will happen and I know I'm not prepared. I am afraid that I'll push more people away. Most of all...
    nostalgickittens nostalgickittens 16-17, F Dec 31, 2014

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    I've been lied to and I've been hurt a lot throughout my life. I worry that I will never be able to trust people again. I'm afraid to bring new people into my life, I'm afraid to...
    smileyryley smileyryley 13-15, F 5 Responses Jan 3

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    After many years amassing countless hours rummaging through a variety of WebMD articles online, and any ruling out a multitude of various rare medical conditions based on a...
    bluemountains36 bluemountains36 36-40, M 2 Responses Jan 16

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    At times I experience an episode of depression, and I always overthink, especially after I had to meet people and socialize and stuff. I am afraid of people and what they think...
    24moonlight 24moonlight 16-17, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I'm not afraid to tell my family I'm bisexual. I'm only afraid to tell my mom and her side of the family. My dad and his side of the family will be okay with it and will always...
    BrittanySue96 BrittanySue96 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 27, 2014

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    Afraid and afraid, I don't know about that. I guess I sort of feel inadequate for a relationship at the moment. Honestly don't have a lot to offer as far as security goes. I'm low...
    Vumsy Vumsy 22-25, M 1 Response Dec 29, 2014

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    I'm afraid that I won't be established enough in my own life to care for a child. I know some people say "all a kid needs is love," but realistically they need food, shelter...
    Amd81491 Amd81491 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 29, 2014

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    I'm not "afraid" anymore... but I do see people enjoying the types of intimacy I would like to have... and haven't had for a long time... but I've still got my family and they love...
    AlwaysPersevere71 AlwaysPersevere71 41-45, M 4 Responses Dec 29, 2014

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    Not that I am afraid but rather I know someone who is afraid of getting close to me. We met online and right from the start we connected. We had a great time chatting online and...
    freestyler605 freestyler605 22-25, M Jan 3

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    i dont know why, i just.. afraid to be alone, rejection, i'm afraid that if there's no one love me..
    preciouscrx preciouscrx 13-15 Jan 4

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    For two years I've been nothing but hurt by people. I've lost the last person in my life because I couldn't let him in. It's not that I'm afraid, I'm not afraid of anything. I just...
    StrandedandAlonr StrandedandAlonr 16-17, M 1 Response