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People Explain Which Harmless Things They Were Terrified Of As A Kid
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I have a friend who is terrified of moths.

She's an adult, but the fear has been there since she was a child. Interestingly, as is the case with many phobias, she is fully aware that moths are pretty much harmless. Especially to her as a fully grown adult human.

Still - she has that involuntary panic reaction every time she sees one and finds herself regularly screaming and sobbing her way through "moth season" (she means Spring.)

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People Explain What Absolutely Terrifies Them To The Core
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Fears.

We all have them, but not all fears are the same.

There are things that make us a little uncomfortable, but then there are things that completely terrify us.

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People Describe The Scariest Thing They've Ever Experienced In Their Life
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Life is a roller coaster of experiences—from the amazing and happy to the truly horrifying. As great as moments like winning a contest, graduation, and your wedding day might be, there are also terrifying moments like losing a loved one or getting into an accident that you might experience too.

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People Who Survived An Attempted Murder Share Their Experiences
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I live in fear every day of being murdered. Maybe it's because I'm too obsessed with Criminal Minds.

Some people are evil and crazy, and it's just our lot in life to find a way to survive them.

Coming face to face with evil and death is something that changes you forever.

Redditor u/xXFAZEMEIDAREYOUXx came to Reddit and asked to see who was willing to share one of their worst life moments. They wondered:

"Murder attempt survivors, what happened?"
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What if? That could happen. You never know. All thoughts that muddle the mind. It is unhealthy to live life in a vacuum of despair and scare but really... you do never know. And anything can happen.

So! How to proceed. First we must figure out are you scared or cautious? And are those messages getting confused? They are important questions.

It's natural to be concerned in life, and it's smart to be ready, but living in fear is no good. For instance, serial killers exist. In fact several are reading this now. That can't stop us from going outside. Can it?

Redditor u/IgnoreAndScroll404 wanted to chat about all the things that leave us shooketh in life, because maybe, you never know. They asked:

What unlikely event are you terrified will happen to you?
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