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My annual dislike of 4th of July fireworks

So it’s 12:25 and the neighbors across the street just started their firework display. They have been shooting them in the street and it’s so close to my window it’s frightening. I’ve never been a fan of fireworks. The “pop” sound sounds like a gun going off and when it’s close my nerves make me feel like I’m in the middle of a war zone. I’ve probably jumped at least 10 times in fright already.
I am like a dog in the way I react. So I have a blanket over me and white noise to help me stay calm. I have been like this for hours and honestly I’m just going to be having such a bad night sleep. If I was outside, I’d probably be running to “safety” with my ears covered. That’s what it feels like to me when fireworks go off.
I just wanted to share even though I probably share this each year. I feel it’s important for people to know that dogs and cats are not the only things frightened by the noise.

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I dont hate fourth of July, but I hate living in a neighborhood on this holiday and all the noise. I can hear the base of music from near by yards, I feel it. All the noise, I cant enjoy my yard, and I hear it in my house with the doors closed! The fireworks are loud and smell bad, makes the air bad, I can hear them and feel them; they are llit off behind my home and I get scared, its it's like bombs going off; the way they bother my dogs makes it even worse for me. These things, where I live if you complain on the community page people get mad at you, you cant complain. Cops dont do anything for fireworks even though its illegal in my state. All noise bothers me in the evening on this holiday. I would never travel on this day because traveling on a holiday is crazy. Evening and night on july 4th sucks for me, and I dont know what time the noise ends. The noise could last past 10pm, and I cant wind down til it ends. My room is a corner room, so it doesn't help espcape the sound either. #noise #noiseproblems #Autism #SensoryProcessingDisorder #quitetheholidaydown