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phobia of not dying- anyone else?

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aisha23

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I have a genuin phobia of not dying (or being emortal)

I don't know how I can cope with this- everyone dies, right?, so why am I stuck believing that I might live forever
 
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I have a genuin phobia of not dying (or being emortal)

I don't know how I can cope with this- everyone dies, right?, so why am I stuck believing that I might live forever
Maybe the underlying fear is fear of losing everyone around you? Less about you living for eternity and more about family and friends dying before you, maybe? x
 
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Maybe the underlying fear is fear of losing everyone around you? Less about you living for eternity and more about family and friends dying before you, maybe? x

thanks for this

though I'm not sure I have anyone really

at least not family
 
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I understand @aisha23

My little dog passed away in my arms on Friday. In a way, his existence kept me going. It's sort of the same with my son. Having a deep need to 'go', and having reasons to stay, has been an ongoing battle for me.

Even today, the thought of having freedom to make that choice now, has passed in my mind.

The fear of immortality seems similar. What do you think?
 
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I understand @aisha23

My little dog passed away in my arms on Friday. In a way, his existence kept me going. It's sort of the same with my son. Having a deep need to 'go', and having reasons to stay, has been an ongoing battle for me.

Even today, the thought of having freedom to make that choice now, has passed in my mind.

The fear of immortality seems similar. What do you think?

I am so sorry about the dog. what did you have?

I had a little yorkshre terrier growing up. dogs are adorable
 
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