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Is it okay if I'm 13 and still scared of the dark

I'm a 13 year old boy and I'm still scared of the dark

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Yeah, I have to say that it's pretty common. Some tips to help you not be so scared of the dark is to keep a TV turned on low in your room if you have on, or have a little nightlight by your bed or wherever you please. You should have probably out growned that little phobia by age thirteen, so I would suggest running it by your parents--Maybe they could help you or give you some more needed advice. But remember, everyone gets paranoid!

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Yes be who you are don't let anyone change that

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Yea it's perfectly normal. You will eventually get over it. I'm turning 17 August 22 and I still get scared of the dark!! it's human nature. and anybody who says they're not scared of the dark or never was scared is lying. it's normal, don't sweat it.

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Happy early birthday
my birthday is next month too
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I'm turning 16
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Cool :) and thanks happy early birthday to you too!! Your only a year younger than me! Lol
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Hey I'm 16 and can still get scared of the dark. It's fine(:

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Yes, I always think there is a clown in my closet and something's gunna grab me if one of my leg is outside bed sheets. it's perfectly normal

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i was 14 when i stopped being afraid of the dark

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Peacerules

Yeah everyones scared of something :)

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I'm your age and I'm scared of the dark.It is okay some people get over it sooner then the others.But it is perfectly fine :)

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im 19 and still scared of the dark so its ok :)

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Yeah there are people who are you older then you and are scared of the dark so your not alone

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Yeah that's fine and if anyone tells different they are dead wrong! :)

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Everyone is scared of the dark to some degree

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ya that why i sleep with the tv on

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this might help, an old question I asked.
http://www.ask.com/answers/168734581/do-you-sleep-with-your-closet-open-or-closed
do you sleep with your closet door open or closed, and see if anyone else is afraid.

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Yes I'm still afraid that that spider from monsters inc will come to get me :)

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yes the dark is a unknown we fear the unknown and the fear is our DNA we fear predators that were for the most part nocturnal so it ok

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No

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It's understandable, although you are already at an age where you should know that 'monsters' or whatever you are afraid of doesn't exist.. but you'll eventually grow out of that silly phase..

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I know adults that are afraid of the dark. In high school, I had a sleep over with a friend, and at 16, she was afraid of the dark. It's a phobia. You're not weird! I personally love my room to be like a dark cave, but sometimes late at night when I have to go downstairs in the dark to get something... I get the willies.. I'm 20.. it's ok!

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its fine im older than u and At times I am because I can be all alone in my room and my brain is like...Hey, know what you haven't thought about in a while? Monsters! TROLOLOLOLOLOLOL xD

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That's rude....
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How is that rude I'm agreeing that it's ok :/
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Corse your scared big deal less than one year ago I was no big deal:D

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It its perfectly normal i'm 16 and am still scared of the dark I even use my phone as a night light, cant sleep without it, and don't worry some people are afraid of stranger things too, like me i'm afraid of ants and get the heeby geebies whenever I see them.

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I'm 15 and I sleep with a nightlight and a baby blanket

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Same here
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Lol ;)
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Lmfao I used to too.
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I'm 14 and sill get scared being scared don't mean your week just means your human;)

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iam 28 and I still hate the dark!!!

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No its not bad, i think its cute. I was scared of the dark till i was like 13, but im only 14 now and im not anymore

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Yeah its fine im so scared that saw is gonna come and suffocate me or somethin so i sleep with the tv on sometimes

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yep i always think their is some figure watching me sleep so i either listen to music or turn on the tv

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feliciaND

Psh, yeah.. I'm 14 and still scared of it. Your not alone my friend :p

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just sleep with the nightlight on and turn it off when your ready to fall asleep their is no reson to be afraid of the dark because noting is their to harm you

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after some movies and games, i cant sleep without some light and my machete next to me!

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I friend sleeps with a knife under her pillow >.>
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 FurryCritterFan1
Wow. I guess I am not as bad as I thought. However I am still pretty bad. I think if I were to watch my uncle play that game I did years ago I would do the same.
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yeah it is. I am 17 and I am sometimes. I will be turning 18 on september 3rd too.

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Yup.Im still scared of the dark and Im 16.I also have a fear of heights.

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Ha ha, of course its fine!!! Like everyone else said, a bunch of people lots older than you are scared of the dark!

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you dont fear the dark you fear whats in it

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Im 14 and sleep with the tv on all night im scared to! Your not alone(:

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no

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It's fine. I kinda get paranoid, you don't know what's there

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yes it is ok you ust need to be yourself

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Yeah it completely fine. I am sometimes spooked still and I am 13 now too. o.0.... My bro is like 11 and hes completely so scared to even have a shower alone at night. xD So yep its fine, everyone fears something. I fear rejection and failure. -_-

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I'm 30 something, my gf makes fun of me for it, but I am scared of the dark too.

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Yeah. though your not scared OF the dark, your scared of what's IN the dark.

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I'm not really scared of it, but I'm 14 and I sleep with my radio on and my lamp on, and my closet on.. I can sleep in the dark but I prefer to have sound (like my fan and radio) on with my light. Waking up and not being able to see my surroundings scares me shitless.

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yeah! that's fine!

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Sure?

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I'm thirteen and when i turn my the light off in the living room at night when i am alone downstairs i run to my stairs like there is hot lava flowing towards my feet lol so i think its pretty normal:)

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insanemonkey77

perfectly normal. i have watched too many horror movies as a little kid and i still cant go to sleep without leaving the lights in my room on.

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thebigE

It's totally fine. I'm 19 and sometimes I get scared. Like not scared scared but I just get a nervous feeling inside of my body ! It is totally natural.

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It's fine.

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BLUEMANS_DOG

Yes im almost 17 and im still scared. Its embarrassing, just don't tell anyone ;)

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of course I am 13 and I'm scared of the dark

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yeah I'm a 13 year old girl and it takes met like 10 minutes to think about going 2 the bathroom in the middle of the night and i still run back 2 my room and jump into my bed

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You are normal. Plenty of people are afraid of the dark. Just don't turn it into a phobia. I used to run like a maniac to get across our back yard from the alley behind our house to the back door.

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Me too

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