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I Used To Be Afraid

Of Monsters and Ghosts I Saw In Movies and On Televison 58 People

    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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    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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    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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    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

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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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    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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    I used to be so afraid of having an opinion or speaking my mind; just so so afraid of being wrong and then being made fun of/rejected. it was one of my greatest fears considering...
    aftersomeday aftersomeday 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    Well for the last 10 years I have been married and over the last 3 years I now fear my wife emotionally. Since we had our first child life has slowly gone to ****. After our first...
    cyborg333 cyborg333 36-40, M 2 Responses Apr 9

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    One of my favorite shows when I was growing up was are yo afraid of the dark. It reminds me of a tamer kid version tales from the crypt. I was finally buy a dvd of some episodes...
    silkynylonlover1 silkynylonlover1 26-30, M Apr 6

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    I would scream and panic and once in my twenties had to spend the night on the settee because there was a spider in my bedroom. Then I learned to kill them. Violently with a broom...
    dispossessed dispossessed 46-50, F 1 Response Apr 10

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    I used to listen to a lot of Jpop in middle school and the kids used to tease me a lot. Now I'm very cautious about sharing music with people. I've gotten better but still a little...
    grilledcheesegirl grilledcheesegirl 22-25, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I'm not just afraid of a guy rejecting me, although I am. I am also afraid of my friends and family rejecting me and I feel like they already are. I am always afraid to arrange...
    unfaiir unfaiir 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 11

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 4

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    I'm afraid of losing my father , not least because he is family, but also because I did not want to lose it all , I love my dad , but I love my mom too, both are the best we have...
    ferrer95 ferrer95 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 13

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    He said my anger was very scary. He's seen it. He knows. He said he's not scared for himself, but he's afraid for what I can do. What will I do to those around me who love me? What...
    Missjayne1 Missjayne1 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 29

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    I've ****** myself up, I've disappointed myself every step of the way. I just wish I could start again the same way but not make all those mistakes I made in my life. I've done...
    HydroChronexia HydroChronexia 13-15, F Apr 2

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    When I was younger I used to always be with my cousin. He was my protector. Almost like a brother. When I was 6 he started smoking. One pack turned into five. He reeked of smoke...
    FiftyLyricsInAMiracle FiftyLyricsInAMiracle 13-15, F Apr 9

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    I am 33 and am pretty sure that I will end up alone. I have no friends outside of my family who actually try to talk to me. I have not had a boyfriend in 3 years. I have not been...
    FaeKid FaeKid 31-35, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I used to be , but then I realised life is too short to be living somebody else's life . So **** the haters ! I am this way , and I will stay this way ..whether you like it or not...
    Norajean1109 Norajean1109 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I've been pushing away. I do like some guys, but when they actually take on the urge to ask me out. I get scared, afraid. So i reject them on the spot regardless if i hurt them or...
    Dapperness Dapperness 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    I do adore people who are not afraid to share their true feelings and emotions about things. I have always been someone who has always had a hard time sharing my thoughts and...
    NYSlilAngel NYSlilAngel 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 26

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    I am afraid to talk to people. I am afraid that this is the wrong place to talk about the real me. Most of all, I am afraid to sleep. I spend all of my time in the room...
    mm60907 mm60907 31-35, M 2 Responses Mar 28

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    Know Thyself.me was just scrolling through the experiences here and accidentally joined in. Did try to leave the group with the hope to read the message - "We are sorry for You...
    mejj mejj 36-40, F 6 Responses Apr 1

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    I am afraid that I'll end up alone. I have loved and been loved. But sometimes love just isn't enough. Not when you push that person away... When you push them away so much that...
    maraselene maraselene 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 6

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    Which I shouldn't be. I've been told I am fairly attractive. With that said, I don't look like a model. I live in a very shallow city. If you aren't supermodel in shape, and...
    ozwyn ozwyn 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    BRAVO! Nothing worst than someone conforming to peer pressure and being like "sisters" by copying and being exactly like their friends - imitating the same behavior and do what...
    MilweePisces MilweePisces 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    Fear of the unknown. It’s a vexing quality that nearly every person seems to possess. It’s a fear that has stifled the lives of all that have known it. I’m certainly no...
    GiantKaiju GiantKaiju 22-25, M 3 Responses Apr 11

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    I don't know why I'm afraid of men. But my best friend pointed it out today that I always have dreams where men are trying to get me. Just last night I had a dream that my friend...
    yourguardianangel9613 yourguardianangel9613 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I am so afraid that I'll get rejected again that I don't even like to go out and meet new people, let alone get close with anyone new. I am afraid I will fall in love and that the...
    morningbird morningbird 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Im afraid of my ex boyfriend :( we split up because of stuff he has done and how he treated me. I was devastated, but now, I see things from "everybody elses point of view" (which...
    dulldotty dulldotty 31-35, F Mar 27

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    I am always afraid of hurting those who I care about, and those who care about me. I am always afraid that I am going to do, or say something that will hurt them, that is why I...
    NYSlilAngel NYSlilAngel 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 27

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    I've been so afraid of messing up my life, I've forgotten that it is okay to do exactly that in life. I've been putting unnecessary pressure on myself. Judging myself too harshly...
    anom33 anom33 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    And I wish I was one of those people, I wish I can be honest about my feelings with people without being afraid to hurt them. I hide my negative feelings from people, I don't want...
    Alitakate Alitakate 18-21, F 10 Responses Mar 28

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    i am so terrified to have kids. my husband really wants us to make kids now. and my mom and his mom are pressing on me. i'm 30 years old. i am supposed to want children like any...
    pro0ject pro0ject 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 29

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    It sucks when you're ignored by the person whose attention is the only thing you want in the world. Ever since this girl first walked into our school, I couldn’t take my eyes...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 2

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    They say you have to love yourself and being alone with yourself before you can truly appreciate life and love other people. I have been stuck in an unhappy relationship for two...
    narwhal92 narwhal92 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 2

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    I get intense feelings that turn into anxiety/panic attacks every time I think about dying. And it's over the silliest of things, I could be looking down at my hands and just...
    boyda12 boyda12 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    I am somewhat afraid I will end up alone because I know that when I get bored in relationships I get bored and there is usually no going back...until I've alone for a few months...
    windynight54321 windynight54321 31-35, M Apr 4

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    I don't fit in anywhere, but here I felt accepted. In real life I'm the type that judges myself a lot and all because I can't accept the person I am. So as a result I crave for...
    GrumpyGrouchy GrumpyGrouchy 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 4

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    I'm afraid I'll be alone because I mess up any opportunities I've managed to get. Being shy and not very attractive didn't help me in school. I never had a date until I was 21 and...
    itssmee itssmee 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 4

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    I have had my heart broken more like shattered. I spent eight years of my life loving someone unconditionally...all to find out he didn't love me back. I gave him my heart and he...
    Angela1989 Angela1989 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    It's been almost an hour since I received the news of my grandma about her health. My family and I have known few months ago her health has gotten worst and the doctor said she has...
    raldy raldy 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 7

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    This is something I'm getting better at the older I get! :) But I truly admire the bravery and confidence it takes when someone is not afraid to be themselves, is not afraid to be...
    1234Ideclareathumbwar 1234Ideclareathumbwar 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 13

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    I am very much afraid of ending up like my parents. Now don't get me wrong, I had the most amazing mother in the world, and I'd give my last drop of blood to have her back, but she...
    NYSlilAngel NYSlilAngel 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 13

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    A woman who is afraid of driving – the men would chuckle amongst themselves, and other women would tsk-tsk for me living up to the stereotypes (Don't you just hate that? Getting...
    EmmaLong EmmaLong 26-30, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I'm interested in this guy friend lately. I'm not sure to allow my self to for him or should I suppress the feelings. I'm afraid to fall, I'm afraid he might not feel the same in...
    Upsndowns Upsndowns 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    I am not afraid of mature content, but that doesn’t mean that I accept it all. The internet is a public forum and people are allowed to say whatever they want. If I start...
    KLMKitten KLMKitten 31-35, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    What to do you when everyone in the world is against you? Your fiance is the most wanted dead man in the state, and you're infertile. What do you do when dying is the only way to...
    1HER 1HER 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    I feel like when I go to sleep I won't wake up, but half the time that is what I want. I am just afraid it will actually happen.
    reneeswims reneeswims 13-15, F Mar 24

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