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Sssnake
Posted: Wednesday, October 23, 2013 8:02:05 PM

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My Greatest Fear In Life Is To Drive A Vehicle, Any Vehicle. Especially If It's A Motor Vehicle, Yet I Do It Everyday!!!
Guest
Posted: Wednesday, October 23, 2013 9:11:43 PM

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That my daughter loathes me but a fraction as I loathed my creators.
Guest
Posted: Tuesday, October 29, 2013 9:18:47 PM

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To have no one want to show up for my funeral
Magical_felix
Posted: Tuesday, October 29, 2013 10:36:46 PM

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Dying and finding out that heaven is real and all I had to do to get in was go confess my sins.



Guest
Posted: Wednesday, October 30, 2013 8:37:41 AM

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My greatest fear is not being able to always protect my child from heartache and the world.
angieseroticpen
Posted: Wednesday, October 30, 2013 9:09:08 AM

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Magical_felix wrote:
Dying and finding out that heaven is real and all I had to do to get in was go confess my sins.



I stopped being a slave to fear many years ago when I realised that it is real!

“When one door closes, another opens; but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us.”
Guest
Posted: Wednesday, October 30, 2013 10:16:50 AM

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Losing my marbles.
LASARDaddy
Posted: Wednesday, October 30, 2013 9:23:32 PM

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My greatest fear:

Not being able to take care of my wife.

She's 76 and I'm 71. She is in early Alzheimer's and needs a lot of help. I'm almost crippled with a back fusion and Arthritis.

Yeah, I know, a home. That will destroy what she has left and I can not do that.

This absolutely trerrifies me.


I am always a gentleman.
Guest
Posted: Thursday, October 31, 2013 9:11:00 AM

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Dont have any fear...
Blondie1940
Posted: Friday, November 01, 2013 1:13:32 PM

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having the one i love the most taken from me
Guest
Posted: Monday, November 04, 2013 12:21:17 AM

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Losing my hubby.
Guest
Posted: Monday, November 04, 2013 5:16:02 PM

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To die totally alone - I want my friends there, holding my hand or at least with a touch.
TheCrimsonKing
Posted: Monday, November 04, 2013 10:58:07 PM

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Non-existence. Call it narcissism, but I'm prone to existing. I hear atheists talk about having nothing to really fear, especially since we can't stop it anyway, but I think that is what makes it awful to me. It obviously stems from a fear of the unknown, but I think it also has to do with hope. If there is no afterlife, there is no hope. Why should I care? That's why I just try not thinking about it. I can't stop death from coming, so I want to make my mark on society. If my only way of living on is through my actions on Earth, so be it.
OldDog_BlackHeart
Posted: Tuesday, November 05, 2013 1:29:09 AM

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[quote=LoftyObject45]To have no one want to show up for my funeral[

Don't worry about it if no one shows up you'll still be dead, & unaware of it.
OldDog_BlackHeart
Posted: Tuesday, November 05, 2013 1:44:34 AM

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As for myself,My worse fear is being crippled or dying slowly in A hospital bed. I used to work in construction I did a lot of high work ,Such as walking on I beams,swing stages & the like. People would ask me aren't you afraid of falling? No I would reply if you fall from that high your dead.
A short fall could leave you crippled now to me that's scarry. My 2nd. worse fear is going on stage or in public dressed in drag. A fear I hope to get over 1 day before I die.
BigShyPussyKins
Posted: Tuesday, November 05, 2013 3:22:13 PM

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Being alone with no one to care for me as I grow old and unable to help myself. Ending up dying on my own in a small flat with no one noticing I'm not around any more :/
Guest
Posted: Tuesday, November 05, 2013 8:37:09 PM

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The greatest fear for me is not having that special person in my life.
1lush
Posted: Wednesday, November 06, 2013 11:31:52 AM

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The day will come that I don't remember any of my children's names, or what year I'm living in.
lemanruss
Posted: Wednesday, November 06, 2013 12:34:30 PM

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Being paralyzed. Also not fond of wasps.
Guest
Posted: Wednesday, November 06, 2013 1:50:48 PM

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I suppose I have many fears but there are two in the " what if basket " that if ever to happen and I couldn't control the outcome or question. ( that is scary)
1st Getting to an age that isn't old and losing my body functions but having my mind intact.
2nd Having to choose between my children. Like if we were in trouble and I had to save them but one at a time, with the unknown outcome.
MoJo85
Posted: Wednesday, November 06, 2013 4:12:42 PM

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My completely irrational/crazy/silly fear is being sucked into a black hole. A more realistic fear is being trapped inside my mind like a coma.
WSCLG
Posted: Thursday, November 07, 2013 3:41:35 PM

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That I fail to teach my children that they are not entitled to anything - other than what they earn.

"I expect nothing. I fear no one. I am free." Nikos Kazantzakis


LASARDaddy
Posted: Thursday, November 07, 2013 6:03:01 PM

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Right now my greatest fear is not being able to take care of my wife any more.

That scares the crap out of me.

I am always a gentleman.
DLizze
Posted: Friday, November 08, 2013 9:46:18 PM

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My greatest fear is that I will suffer some debilitating disease that leaves me very much alive, with all my mental faculties, but totally incapable of playing music.

My second greatest fear is a debilitating stroke, that leaves me alive, but totally dependent on others.

The latter is a very real possibility; both my parents died of stroke. IF it kills me, that's okay; I just don't want to live as a vegetable or worse, mentally acute, but physically completely disabled.

"There's only three tempos: slow, medium and fast. When you get between in the cracks, ain't nuthin' happenin'." Ben Webster
Dirty_D
Posted: Saturday, November 09, 2013 7:00:22 AM

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I'm afraid of becoming unable to care for myself, of expressing myself. I worry about being bed bound and unable to express my wants. I've seen it happen time and again and it's always heartbreaking
DanielleX
Posted: Saturday, November 09, 2013 7:43:39 AM

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Losing my Mum.

On another level, nasty dogs and the people who own them.


Guest
Posted: Saturday, November 09, 2013 8:04:49 AM

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Ironically, it's not death but the unknown, pain and regret that it connotes...

I often fear what comes after...is there heaven and hell? Nothingness? Or total silence and darkness?

I absolutely cannot handle pain.

Regret - something I did...something I didn't...

Aside from that -

I'm afraid of failure...yes, I know no one is perfect...but fear is a mental state of irrational thoughts...I hate the thought that I am not special...just a speck in the universe...unimportant, insignificant, mediocre...

Dreams - or is nightmares more appropriate? I've always been a bit imaginative and well...that's not always a good thing :(

Becoming a vegetable...not the garden variety either...

Forgetting...myself...my memories...the people I know...I fear dementia...

Insanity - though I confess there have been times when I've wondered whether I already am ;)

The death of those I love - not that I think those I don't should die...

Immortality...to live forever...and never be able to die - I mean that would be great and all but...I'd like the option...like if there was a choice...

To go blind - as I am afraid it is inevitable - I love literature like a ballet loves to dance - without it I am nothing (not to sound melodramatic - but I'm serious) I'd rather die...

Other than those...

Dying not death...

I am deathly afraid of rats, spiders, heights, horror movies, aliens, assorted barking dogs especially the Chihuahua kind, ghosts, over-friendly people who smile a lot and give compliments.

I have a paranoid fear of attracting the attention of a psychopath killer...

...worms, bacteria, sharks, poop, smelly people, clowns, baby dolls...

And probably a hundred other things that I can't think of at the moment...

Yes...I seem to be afraid of a great deal of things - I'm a scared-ey cat...bite me :p




Dani
Posted: Saturday, November 09, 2013 8:20:20 AM

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Failure...and loneliness.


"Sometimes, unity is more terrifying than rage." - Deray McKesson

sprite
Posted: Saturday, November 09, 2013 3:52:11 PM

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losing my wife.

Live, love, laugh.
stephanie
Posted: Saturday, November 09, 2013 7:02:52 PM

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That I might ever stop seeing the funny side of it...

xx SF

"Unruly girls, who will not settle down, MUST be taken in hand" (Barbarism Begins At Home - The Smiths) xx SF
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