Rode both coasters on a vacation to Ohio. Smiled on Top Thrill Dragster, and Millenium Force is #3 in my 10 favorite roller coasters (#1 is The Beast at Kings Island and #2 is The Comet at Hersheypark).
So I absolutely hated roller coasters and my choir went on a trip to Cedar Point last week. I wasn’t going to go at first but then I kept telling myself that I would always regret not getting over my fear. So I went on my first roller coaster and loved it but the thing that I was most proud about was getting over a fear that I had before and now I keep begging my dad to take me back.
i have a fear of being covered in oil than dropped head first into a 100 ft deep in ground vertical pvc pipe just as wide as my body and then slowly sliding to the bottom and eventually hitting my head and getting my neck kinked to the side while I can then do nothing but be trapped and wait to die.
When she was talking about little kids getting on the rides and how she feels embarassed because she's 21 really spoke to me because it was true for me XD It was one of the reasons i started riding roller coasters.
I agree with the professor, i went to six flags alone, and challenged myself to ride as many roller coasters as i could, then i rode them! Alone! I felt different after that, i feel that my general anxiety has decreased, and i like to challenge myself even more
I have a phobia of needles. I haven't gotten a vaccinated since I was a teenager and it took 8 nurses to hold me down as a 14 year old. The doctor said next time he couldn't allow it because it risked the nurses' safety and he'd have to put me in a straight jacket. I'm an adult now and last year I tried to go through exposure therapy where we started visualizing seeing a needle, holding one, etc etc. I am finally able to picture needles without going into a panic attack but there's a problem that I get depressed about whenever I talked about it.
The problem with needles is I'm not afraid of them exactly, I'm afraid of *getting* a needle put in me. I can confidently talk about this but if I were to go get a needle right now, I'd have another panic attack. There's nothing that can prepare you for an action instead of a thing. If you were scared of snakes , you can visualize them and eventually have one in the room with you and it gets closer and closer to you until you can touch it but getting a needle is so different.
These kids faced their problem head on and it was solved but I had gotten needles annually as a kid and I still have a phobia. My phobia developed from *getting* needles. How do you overcome a phobia of roller coasters when it developed from getting on one? My problem is so much more complicated.
My therapist actually told me it would be best if I found someone else to work with me because she didn't know how to treat such things. I could probably work up to the point to hold a needle but to put it in my arm is another story. It's also not stabbing myself is the problem, I don't like the idea of things going into my body like that. It's like a sensory fear. I'd like to see Professor Kevin Meyer teach that phobia especially if his way of teaching is just sending students to face their fears head on. Trust me, I've tried it. My parents forced me to get vaccinated and my fears still exist as an adult.
I don't see fearing rollercoasters as a problem. But everybody makes it a huge problem and people like me have shame to admit they hate rollercoasters. My school holds field trips to six flags and Knott's, and I'm going in May but I'm honestly nervous about what's to come. I hate rollercoasters, I get anxiety waiting in line. My friends tell me I'm lame, or too chicken, I understand it's a joke but it gets discouraging especially for others. Even now I get nervous at the thought of going to Knott's or six flags. When I'm at an amusement park I hear the screams pass by, I see my friends go on the fast rollercoasters, and then there's me holding their bags. At the end of the ride they come back, completely ignoring me and wanting to go again. I couldn't handle the tea cups when I was younger. It feels impossible trying to calm down in exchange for a good day at the amusement park. I can't do it, no, I can't.
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