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People Share The Most Unsettling Facts About Themselves
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CW: suicide.

Most people can be very guarded because of their vulnerabilities, even if you think you know them really well.

These disconcerting memories or character traits are better left undisclosed, for they can be painful for individuals to revisit or acknowledge.

On the other hand, opening up about these disturbing facts can also be therapeutic as long as they are revealed anonymously.

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Franklin D. Roosevelt once famously said, "the only thing we have to fear is fear itself."

Words of encouragement to all Americans during his inaugural address, as America was in the midst of the great depression, with countless people having lost their jobs, their homes, and even their will to live.

While America did, indeed, bounce back, it hasn't stopped people from constantly living in fear.

Sadly, we're not talking about unfounded fears, such as ghosts or superstitions.

Unfortunately, there is plenty to be afraid of in this world, and horrifying evidence to prove it.

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History is one of those subjects that often gets a bad wrap because of all the dates and cities we had to memorize to pass a test in high school. But when we actually take a look at what our history entails, it's pretty interesting.

Some historical details are so interesting, in fact, it's hard to believe they aren't made up.

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Once we're "all grown up," we like to think we know all there really is to know in life.

But sometimes it's startling how much a person still has to learn.

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Some people just don't listen.

While others have trouble opening their minds even the tiniest bit.

Those kinds of people tend not to understand how certain people live their lives or even the decisions they make.

As a result, many people have to explain, or even defend, certain things about themselves repeatedly.

And while nearly everyone should be proud of who they are, and have no need to explain or apologize for themselves, it can get exhausting having to explain this to people over and over again.

Particularly to the same people.

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