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Fear Has Gotten Worse

I'm only in middle school... And my fear of things is rediculous. When I was younger, from around the ages 5 to 8, that I remember, I've watched scary movies with my dad. Things that little kids shouldn't see. And I've always been a little scared of things. But the past school year it has been terrible. I have watched a few scary movies with friends, but I'm extremely jumpy. At school my friends can touch me on the shoulder and I'll jump. My friend came up behind me one day and tickled my sides and It scare me so bad I nearly htpervenilated. I've developed more fears. And I recently tried telling my mom that I thought maybe I could have an anxiety disorder but she told me I didn't. 'I would be like that all the time' if I had an anxiety disorder. It scares me. I feel like all my fears are going to cone to life. I don't know what to do...
SheIsScared SheIsScared 13-15 2 Responses Mar 31, 2012

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they say the only thing you have to fear is fear it self. the thing is sometimes you can't face your fears alone. if your parents can't or won't help you try talking to the school counselor about it they might be able to help you find a way to get past your fears. or even talk to a close friend about it sometimes helps. just don't give up facing your fears because someone tells you it's silly to have them. any fear either real or not it to be taken seriously and dealt with or it will control your life. find someone to help you face those fears and take control of your life back. i wish you the best of luck in facing them it can be hard to face your fears just remember to do them one at a time when you do. they seem much smaller all by themselves.

There is not much I can say except to just forget what you have seen in the movies. Movies, especially scary ones, are not realistic but the thing about us is that we make it seem real because of how much we believe from the movie. If you believe that what you see is actually going to happen, then that will eventually take over your life. You just need to take a deep breath and tell yourself it is not real and then you will be fine. Courage comes in all forms and it starts from within but you just need to take that first step. I hope this helped at least a little bit.