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I Want to Know What Makes You Nervous

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 66 People

    There's Only a Few Things!

    I'm pretty die-hard about things... very little makes me nervous, anymore. That's because, as a kid, I was nervous about EVERYTHING. But I had grown out of those phobias, long ago. Now there is only these few... 1. Too Much Coffee - Yes, I will be jittery and jumping at every...
    deleted deleted 26-30 9 Responses Jun 9, 2009

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    Truthfully

    Losing my anonymity on EP. The possibility of that happening makes me nervous, but not nervous enough to kick the habit.
    FilmandVideoGuy FilmandVideoGuy 36-40, M 1 Response Aug 24, 2009

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    Ughh

    I dont know...sometimes I feel so weird when im around people cuz I never know what to talk about...... that makes me nervous....sometimes im just mute and I hate it. Alot of times I dont even like to leave my house cuz im ALWAYS nervous being in a car. I love to drive but im...
    barbiee13 barbiee13 18-21, F Apr 30, 2011

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    Lately rain during the afternoon makes me nervous if I have to drive in it. I had a big accident in the rain a few months ago. Scratches on DVDs and CDs that make them skip do it, too. And my cat coughing; she has some kind of issue and needs medicine which she hates. I get...
    Sage360 Sage360 41-45, F Oct 18, 2010

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    What Makes Me Nervous

    talking on the phone,  being in a group of people, and thunder storms especially when there's lightning.
    aquarius3 aquarius3 61-65 Feb 10, 2012

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    Woah There Tiny Pony

    I basically have an anxiety disorder so practically everything nervous. 1. Crowds of people that are expecting me to talk to them. 2. being late. 3. people not answering their phones when i know they are in car. 4. having to read ut an answer in class. 5. confronting people...
    SuperRobotMonkeyTeam SuperRobotMonkeyTeam 16-17, F 7 Responses Jun 10, 2009

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    Everything.

    Spiders, driving, going to public places, asking for things, being depended on, the future, any other bugs, animals (especially overly enthusiastic dogs), tripping and/or falling, bleeding, opening cans, shaving, any other thing that would make me bleed, doing things alone, going...
    urbrandofheroin urbrandofheroin 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 10, 2009

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    Him.

    Sometimes he makes me nervous. Terribly nervous. And I have nothing to worry about, I don't think. He's too good to me, he's an amazing amigooooooooo.   But I always say the wrong ****. I always make myself SOUND like a dumbass. I can't keep my cool, sure I can be awkward and...
    CrazyHippieChick CrazyHippieChick 22-25 6 Responses Jun 7, 2011

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    People

    Nervous? Interacting with people i don't know makes me pretty nervous.
    Arorin Arorin 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 18, 2010

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    Wat makes me nervous .

    Is meeting new people And being with other peoples family idk . I dont like it .
    Ddghhtddghyg Ddghhtddghyg 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 1, 2014

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    Myrmecophobia and Carnivorous Plants

    I can handle individual ants, but totally scream inside when I see a column of ants!! (and sometimes I scream out loud!) I ******* HATE them. I'm better at dealing with it outside. If that is inside my house, I'll just leave the house. Other people have to get ants out of my...
    Opalina Opalina 36-40, F Aug 5, 2009

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    Can't Say I Hate This Feeling At All

     A lot of things make me nervous, but I'd say the biggest thing is seeing/talking to my ex boyfriends. I would also say that, that's a good thing if they all can still make me feel nervous when I'm around them.My first love, Kevin, makes me more nervous than he'll ever know...
    xxWHATEVERxx xxWHATEVERxx 18-21, F Jan 7, 2010

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    Phobias

    for me its public speaking, heights, and empty/non empty public toilets mainly empty though the dark foreboding large/old toilets (shudders) lol!!!!
    woohoo1991 woohoo1991 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 9, 2009

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    Random

    1-The smell of penicilin , and if that comes with an injection im out of there in less than a sec! 2.Noisy thunder storms. 3.Speaking in public-school presentations -omg sweaty hands xD 4. A crush with a killer look  ;) 5.Being left alone in a place i dont know .. 6...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jun 9, 2009

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    Buzz!

    Wasps get me nervous ever since I was at grade school when we had a nest in the school bell. Every year they'd come out after us as we played. One year it wouldn't leave me alone and stung me near but fortunately not on my mouth.
    CarolineBelinda CarolineBelinda 36-40, F Jul 22, 2009

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    Stay on the path that your passionate about. Don't let people you trust tell you that you cannot achieve your goals. You might want to reconsider the person you are going to marry...
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    I wouldn't give my past self any advice. Since you learn from the past whether it's a failure or not. So to go back in time and give yourself advice would change your "present...
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    I would say don't let your fears stop you from your goals.
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Jul 21

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    Love yourself! Please, save your tears...they will not matter in YOUR future. You're worthy. You matter. Apply yourself. Focus on your studies to become successful in the future...
    Jupiter24 Jupiter24 31-35, F Jul 21

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    I would tell myself, that life isn't as bad as you think. That just wait awhile and you will see there are people who care for you. And that staying silent is not good for you...
    Keeponswimmingthroughthenight1 Keeponswimmingthroughthenight1 18-21, F Jul 21

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    PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE just focus on improving yourself. Don't worry about being lonely. It is just temporary. Give people a shot, stop and talk to someone. Get out of the house...
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    please dont be sad about your anxiety you Will be better in the future
    waterrise waterrise 22-25 Jul 21

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    Be careful, know where you are and what you are doing, don't run away from people who like you, and absolutely finish your job right away rather than holding it off.
    asert12345678 asert12345678 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 21

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    U need guidance and direction, If both your parents are in the pic ...Look at the success on the one who is making a difference and listen to their advice which is probably best...
    tricee083 tricee083 31-35, F Jul 21

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    Don hesitate, do what you thought it is right. Change ur path if it is needed. Well, I mean I didn't.
    QuInieFox QuInieFox 22-25, F Jul 21

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    Everybody isn't who you think they are, life isn't always what it seems to be, everything that looks good to you, isn't always good for you. Keep your grass cut to see the snakes...
    Born2Inspire Born2Inspire 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 21

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    never look into labels... never assume that there has to be a description... don't even bother looking into your oddities... people liked you for who you were even though you were...
    lostfoundations lostfoundations 18-21, M Jul 21

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    You are worth it. And never let anyone make you feel inferior without your consent.
    mermaidindisguise mermaidindisguise 18-21, F Jul 21

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