Childhood Fears: What are yours? Have you conquered it?

@lirael (502)
Philippines
February 25, 2007 3:12am CST
As a child, I have always been afraid of clowns and mascots. I am so unlike the other children who likes to have them in their birthday parties. Even when going to the mall, I will avoid those mascots that gives freebies to children. Now, although I'm not afraid of them, I still don't like them.lol! I guess its just one of those things that I can't let go.
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@azriel (2108)
• Philippines
27 Feb 07
When I was a child, I was always afraid of the dark. My imagination always runs wild, thus scaring myself even more. Now, I'm no longer afraid, and prefers night over day.
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@lirael (502)
• Philippines
28 Feb 07
I'm the same. Darkness can raise a child's imagination to the point of being scared of just shadows.
@ownado (1680)
• Portugal
25 Feb 07
Dog - A dog posing for the shoot... lol.
There were somethings I feared when I was younger, those I remeber are fear of the dogs and monsters/strange creatures. Of course I lost the second fear of this list when I grew up but I still fear dogs... I guess it can't be helped.
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@azriel (2108)
• Philippines
28 Feb 07
Now that is something that we can both agree on. I hate monsters when I was a child. Even scarier was the ones from my imagination.lol!
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• India
25 Feb 07
in my childhood, i used to watch a tv serial, in which a joker, who's actually a ghost, was the villian. i was fearing him so much that, even if i need to go to the toilet in the night, i won't. n just wait untill its morning. ha..ha..ha. well, now whenever im reminded of this fact, i just laugh aloud. now a days, i dont fear any super natural creatures. but sometimes, i feel (just a bit) uneasy when i go to the toilet after midnight.
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@lirael (502)
• Philippines
26 Feb 07
Yes, some of our childhood fears seems funny and ridiculous now that we are adult.=D But then again, there are those fears that one cannot just let go.
• United States
25 Feb 07
When i was still a child i used to be afraid of ghost and darkness.But i'm not afraid of them anymore.I havent seen a ghost till now so i think that they dont exist.
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• United States
25 Feb 07
Two things I was afraid of when I was a child: clowns and the dark. And now that I am grown I am still not over these fears. I hate clowns, they are creepy and circuses are just weird and I find them vey disturbing-with the people, the music, etc. It is no wonder a lot of scary movies are based on clowns and circuses. As for the dark, LOL, yes that is true too. I hate being in the dark alone and I will never watch a scary movie or tv show alone in the dark. I literally run to my room and hide under the covers still. I still hear weird things and stuff, but I knwo it is my imagination and it only gets to me when I am in the house alone. If I have overnight company I am fine.
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