Harjit Kaur Instructor Pete Howard English 10126 August 2008Childhood FearFear is an emotion that is caused by the brain, when we were faced with a terrible situation, or when we sense danger. Fear will result in the body tensing up; heart and blood pressure will increase. Not all humans have the exact same reaction to fear, but they do react in similar ways. People have fears over everything, starting from the smallest thing imaginable to the biggest thing on the plant. Fear cannot be controlled, but we cannot let it take control of our lives. Every one has something that they fear, even though they may grow up, but they still will carry their fears with them. I have always had the fear of being alone. When I was a kid, I begged my mom to let me stay at home, so I could prove to myself that I was a big girl. I was so excited, what ten year would not be excited to stay home alone for the first time? I wanted them to leave quickly so I finally could do things my way. It seemed like everything was going my way, but then everything went wrong.
This is the end of the preview.
access the rest of the document.