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Old 10-27-2006, 09:12 PM   #21
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I was fearless until a few years ago. Now I have difficulty with bridges and some heights.

I drove over the Bay Bridge to Ocean City in Maryland since I was 16 - never bothered me. But now, even if I'm riding with someone, I want them in the middle lane. Preferably behind a truck so we can go slow.

Darn if I lived in Tampa Bay, I'd have to drive all the way around the bay rather than go over that bridge. I nearly had a panic attack.

Semi trucks on the highway frighten me...they go so fast and are intimidating.
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Old 10-27-2006, 09:16 PM   #22
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I drove over the Bay Bridge to Ocean City in Maryland since I was 16 - never bothered me. But now, even if I'm riding with someone, I want them in the middle lane. Preferably behind a truck so we can go slow.

I haven't a fear of hights or anything, but that bridge is HUGE! it sketches me out a little.
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Old 10-27-2006, 09:19 PM   #23
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Don't even contemplate the Tampa Bay Bridge. Holy Moley, it was so traumatic that I still get a sick and frightened horrible feeling when I think about it.

Those car commercials were there is a bridge over a gorge absolutely do me in. My heart stops and I find myself trying to get air.
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Old 10-27-2006, 09:21 PM   #24
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I bet the Tampa Bay bridge is 4x higher than the Bay Bridge....no kidding!
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Old 10-27-2006, 10:22 PM   #25
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Thr thing I fear most would have to be the dark!!!! Yes - I still sleep with a light or the TV on...unless I have company to protect me ...or should I worry about the company - lol
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Old 10-27-2006, 10:24 PM   #26
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Ummm... worry about the company who's in the dark lol.
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Old 10-27-2006, 10:33 PM   #27
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I was afraid of swimming in water where I couldn't touch the bottom, but I'm getting used to it now because I swim regularly in a lake. It still freaks me out to suddenly touch the bottom as I'm coming onto shore though.
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As a few have mentioned, I would also say being close to an edge that is high up (vertigo?), also being alone (at night), elevators (minor phobia of crashing down, not clostrophopibic), drowning, waking up in the middle of the night after a nightmare, and this one may sound really silly but I avoid walking on sewer drains (gutters) because I think they will cave in
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Old 10-27-2006, 10:49 PM   #29
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Being buried alive. I can't stand to even read about it. In fact, I need to stop reading my own post.
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Old 10-27-2006, 11:06 PM   #30
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Heights (I need to take meds to go on a flight)
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