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What gives you a cold feeling of dread when you think about it?

  1. Earl S. Wynn profile image81
    Earl S. Wynnposted 7 years ago

    What gives you a cold feeling of dread when you think about it?

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    reeltaulkposted 7 years ago

    If I were ever to see certain people from my past that I once respected or really cared about!

    Vonda G. Nelson

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    AMBASSADOR BUTLERposted 7 years ago

    Not fulfilling my purpose on the earth which I was called to do and refused to do it out of my own free will. No problem there because I am fulfilling it totally against all obstacles to the glory of GOD. Keep on keeping on everybody because it ain't over till its over when you take your last breath upon the earth.

  4. lindajot profile image71
    lindajotposted 7 years ago

    The thought of losing another close family member brings the feeling of dread instantly

  5. dianeaugust profile image59
    dianeaugustposted 7 years ago

    Sometimes just thinking of answering the phone can give me a feeling of dread if I've let relationships slip and slide.  When that happens, I find myself cringing when the phone rings because I feel like I have to explain or barter or adjust myself to the voice on the other side of the line.  Maybe if I change my thought to one of Welcome when a call comes, the surprise and possibility that it may offer, then I may start to feel joyful when the phone calls me.  I know it's a simple thing--feeling dread about phone calls--but it is the truth.  Writing this answer made me look into the possibility of another way of thinking.  Thank you for the question.

  6. MickS profile image72
    MickSposted 7 years ago

    Some of the horrendous questions, spelling, and grammar on here.

  7. Donna Janelle profile image73
    Donna Janelleposted 7 years ago

    Having to give any sort of speech/report/testimony in front of a large (or even small) group of people.

  8. L a d y f a c e profile image78
    L a d y f a c eposted 7 years ago

    The only think I can think of, is before I moved someone had given my phone number out to people online in the US, posing as me, using my name, and requesting that they call 'me'.
    It started out with one guy, calling and being really creepy, telling me things I supposedly said, and getting really vulgar. He called back to threaten me. He called every other week or so, to chant my name on the answering machine, trying to get me to pick up, and saying really really vulgar things. Then other guys started calling. I felt bad for one, because he sounded truly embarrassed.
    I know who most likely did it, but in wanting to be done with crappy people in my life I just left it alone. I changed my number after awhile and only 7 people have it.

    Whenever I think about the phone calls I had with him "larry" it makes my whole body tense up and I get a bad feeling in y stomach, and a feeling of dread at the thought of him ever getting my number again.

  9. Born Again 05 profile image80
    Born Again 05posted 7 years ago

    Knowing that those who have rejected God's plan for salvation (Christ's finished work on the cross), will spend eternity in a real place called Hell. We have been given a choice and a free will. Why not accept His free gift of redemption and spend eternity with the Creator of the Universe??

  10. DjBryle profile image79
    DjBryleposted 7 years ago

    I dread the failing peace and order... the deterioration of mother earth and my son having to face them. This world is exposed to crimes, accidents and mother nature's wrath due to our own doings and it is a sad fact that men brought to himself all the odds he faces right now...
    All we can hold on to, so we can stop dreading these things is to keep our faith and ask for the loving mercy of the ONE who loved us before our time.

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    WildIrisposted 7 years ago

    What gives you a cold feeling of dread when you think about it?

    Balancing my checkbook and realizing,oops, I'm overdrawn. It makes my heart race, especially if I don't have the cash to cover my blunder.

  12. pennyofheaven profile image76
    pennyofheavenposted 7 years ago

    When I am not following my inner rhythms

  13. zzron profile image57
    zzronposted 7 years ago


    Driving my 18 wheeler around NY. City and Nj. They we'rnt designed for big trucks.

  14. Loveslove profile image58
    Lovesloveposted 7 years ago

    The feeling of dread comes over me at the thought of the  DENTIST...silly and very imature I know but I actually cry at the thought of having to go !!

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    Longhunterposted 7 years ago

    The possibility of having to send even one minute around my ex-wife gives me a cold chill. I can only hope she feels the same about me.

  16. LillyGrillzit profile image80
    LillyGrillzitposted 7 years ago

    My student loan balance. Pure and cold feeling of dread. eek

  17. RapidJunction profile image56
    RapidJunctionposted 7 years ago

    being single for a long time...

  18. FloBe profile image80
    FloBeposted 7 years ago

    I get a cold feeling of dread when I think of rejection or abandonment. I don't even fully understand it because I'm not afraid of being alone physically, I'm afraid that if someone rejects or abandons me that I'm a lesser person because of it. Somehow I take on the blame for it and feel like my value wasn't enough for them to stay in my life. I probably do it to myself too.

  19. Marcus Teague profile image59
    Marcus Teagueposted 7 years ago

    Wow... most of the answers to this question are... wrong or underwhelming. Lady Face seems to have a good one though if such a thing were real.

    I don't think the idea of a "cold feeling of dread" is very well understood. I can't imagine any of these situations creating much dread at all. But that's probably because of the way society utilizes the word "dread" these days.

    Cold feeling of dread is when you are stiffened to absolute, real terror, you get cold shakes and you enter a state of shock, hyperventilate, and lose your ability to function normally. It's difficult to get into that situation thinking about it; that mostly comes from imminent or realization to imminent danger. You know, that feeling you get when you walk into a battlefield, think about your loved ones and wonder if you'll ever see them again. Or if your death will be quick or agonizing, or if you'll die at all.

    You don't get that from pet peeves or annoyances.

    For me, its remembering when I was at work, so stressed out it nearly triggered a PTSD reaction as I was hallucinating. Mainly, its knowing that people are in danger every time they startle me. I almost hit someone at least once every two weeks for startling me.

  20. Lisa HW profile image72
    Lisa HWposted 7 years ago

    Pretty much most setting foot outside of my door on any Winter morning.

  21. cblogg profile image56
    cbloggposted 7 years ago

    Losing my husband or a close member of my family.

  22. Neverletitgo profile image78
    Neverletitgoposted 7 years ago

    I feel full of dread whenever I don't follow my Lords order and forget his power. That time I believe that I am sinful person but when I am connected to him I feel safe. The sin is something your heart doubt it and hate people to see you doing it.

  23. jrsearam profile image61
    jrsearamposted 7 years ago


    What gives me a cold feeling of dread when I think about it? Santa Claus, coming to town...  :{

  24. ArefinShams profile image56
    ArefinShamsposted 7 years ago

    when I went hospital for the open-heart surgery!!!

  25. dragonlady1967 profile image86
    dragonlady1967posted 7 years ago

    I really dread anything to do with my ex-husband (same room, same breathing space, the divorce, etc...).  Then again you would too if you realized he was trying to harm you in very under handed ways.  Hurt feelings are one thing, but to do things to a person, and one realizes that your life is not worth squat to that person is terrifying. 
    I literally start shaking, loose sleep and ulitmately start to panic just with a simple thought of having to be in the same room with him.

  26. okmom23 profile image80
    okmom23posted 7 years ago

    I get a cold feeling of dread when I think about igoring my steadfast, life-log values and morals, even just for one minute!

  27. konine profile image30
    konineposted 6 years ago

    The thought of losing another close family member brings the feeling of dread instantly