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7 sentences that strike the fear of God into you

No, please. Don’t.

LIFE IS TERRIFYING at the best of times.

It only gets worse when people say these kind of things. Our nerves. We can’t cope.

“Can I talk to you for a minute?”

WHY? WHAT HAVE I DONE?

“Look, I’ll tell you later”

WHY LATER? WHAT’S SO BAD YOU CAN’T TELL ME NOW?

“Why would I be annoyed?”

ARGH! HEAD MELTING!

“No, really, it’s fine”

IS IT? IS IT REALLY?

“Do you remember what you said to me last night?”

OH DEAR LORD, OF COURSE I DON’T.

“There’s something I need to tell you”

ICY COLD FEAR.

“Can you call me?”

WHAT HAVE I DONE NOW?

We need to talk… What phrases terrify you? 

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Fiona Hyde

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