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I Did a Parachute Jump

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 23 People

    I Was So Scared

    I too am scared of heights, and of flying n feel sick even if i walk backwards let alone fly up to 10,000 feet backwards!!! I did my jump in memory of a special little boy so he gave me the urge to jump out of the plane!! Couldn't actually move to the door as they turned the...
    sazead sazead 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 21, 2007

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    I Did My Jump Solo!

    After the service and when I was in College I met a ex-Marine and me being ex-Navy got alone real well. And we started comparing notes and he mention that he did jumps in the service and said I would never do it. We it just so happens that a local jump instructor was giving...
    OutgoingMarc OutgoingMarc 56-60, M Sep 21, 2012

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    The Jump

    About 3 years ago i was "chosen" / volunteered to keep a mate company on his birthday present (basically everyone else chickened out and i had little choice) ..It was to be a static line jump and not even tandem.. at the time didn't really know what it meant and didn't care.. i...
    matt609 matt609 31-35, M 1 Response Dec 10, 2010

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    Jumping

    I parachuted once and it was such a rush to leave the plane, the acceleration was unreal, took my breath away. I would recommend it to anyone who thinks they want to try it, just do it. I jumped with a guide so not quite as fun as doing it by yourself, I still might try it again...
    tinadoed tinadoed 36-40, F Jun 5, 2013

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    I pack round parachutes

    for a living. Packing one right now. It's a reserve parachute that goes on the chest
    crono84 crono84 26-30, M Jan 18

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    First Flight, First Jump

    I carried out my first parachute jump when I was 24. A group of us decided to do a jump and raise some money for Charity. Well it was also the first time I ever flew. I had two thrills I'm one go. I was thrilled just by being in the air flying. There were four of us in the plane...
    charlie1960 charlie1960 51-55, M Aug 4, 2010

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    Related Experiences

    When we were little I would either go to my brother's room or he'd go to mine at bedtime and we'd jump on the beds until our mother would come in to scold us and send us to our...
    lauren71 lauren71 41-45, F Jan 22

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    One of my fondest memories of my childhood is jumping off my sisters loft bed onto a pile of blankets, pillows and every stuffed animal I could find! In doing this I broke the...
    Nennie86 Nennie86 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 20

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    Actually the truth is, things are going way too smooth for me. I really love school, everything about it specially my bestfriends. It's just like a living heaven, and when I get...
    SaarahCarisse SaarahCarisse 13-15, F 5 hrs ago

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    No, I did not wait until marriage to engage in a sexual relationship with my boyfriend(s). I am not prude when it comes to sexual relationships but the direct opposite. I loved...
    middleagedfemalemom middleagedfemalemom 41-45, F 9 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    I am the easiest person to scare...even if I know it's coming! And I usually squeal and smack and a holy f**king hell! Followed by a giggle. Even if your intention is not to scare...
    OrchidsNuBlu OrchidsNuBlu 36-40, F 2 Responses Jan 9

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    I looked through your photographs today and sighed in disbelief. The self portraits pressed out from the screen and latched onto my heart, jumping off my ribcage back and forth...
    amillionpeople amillionpeople 22-25 3 Responses Jan 14

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    And the thing that bothered the most wasn't what she did. How she used me for emotional comfort and nothing else. No. What bothered me most was all family and and friends (except...
    JacobStark JacobStark 18-21, M 1 Response 46 mins ago

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    So yesterday I was waiting all day to hear what time to be ready to go to the casino for my cousins bday. She had invited me around Christmas time and then my other cousins girl...
    NRF25 NRF25 26-30, F 3 Responses Jan 11

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    You offered me things you had no business offering. You showed me things that I had no business knowing. You made promises you could never keep, that I should never have believed...
    laurisilva laurisilva 31-35, F 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    I went to the beach yesterday and twenty minutes after I sat down, he arrives with his new girlfriend. What are the chances?! :( such an unlucky start to the year to have to endure...
    missssyme missssyme 31-35, F 7 Responses Jan 2

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    At a young age I was force to give oral to a couple of boys older than me. I don't know why I was the one but a couple of my older brother friends took me in the garage and made me...
    Bigsal68 Bigsal68 46-50, M 5 Responses Jan 4

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    At one time I thought you loved me, an cared for me like nobody else could. I was wrong about you. In my mind I knew who you were and how you could be, I just never thought you'd...
    staytrue123 staytrue123 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 10

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    I gave you my heart, I gave you my soul, I gave you my life, my love, you stole. I never poured my heart out to anyone as much as I did for you. I did things for you, I said things...
    LonelyAJ LonelyAJ 18-21, M 11 Responses Jan 11

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    I've Lied, Schemed, and Blackmailed Long story short. A month ago, I threatened my friend (let's call her Kari)'s best friend (lets call her Jess) by blackmailing her if she didn...
    CurvyGirl001 CurvyGirl001 22-25, F 11 Responses Jan 14

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    for the past... idk, 32 years? I can only remember one time I got a kiss, that's why it's not 33... I even REGRET that one too! I really wanted to have an old-fashioned life...
    milehighHeartbreak milehighHeartbreak 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 15

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    I was in PE an we was split into groups of 3 an i was with Martin an Andy an i had ma tshirt and gym skirt on cuz i forgot ma leotard :O lol! :P We was doin lots of forward roles...
    XXmelanieeXX XXmelanieeXX 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 18

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    So this was totally a spur of the moment, totally confusing event in my life. It happened when I was a junior in high school. One of my best friends was two years older than me and...
    JenDeLac JenDeLac 18-21, F 5 Responses Jan 19

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    It started with her name. She was a friend of a friend, and when her name was first mentioned I remember thinking: “*****, that is a gorgeous name.” It would be a while before...
    SpaceTurtle SpaceTurtle 31-35, M 6 days ago

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    I didn't know after 10 years of losing you I'd still be crying wishing you was here to help me threw every little thing in my life.. I didn't know at the age of 7 I'd lose you for...
    LovingTheNewMe LovingTheNewMe 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    my father used to abuse me as I was younger slaps turned into fists. it was the way he was raised. when I got old enough I did what he did to his father and fought him ... once I...
    kerac kerac 51-55, M 1 Response Dec 31, 2014

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    I miss my ex girlfriend. She was my first love and we haven't spoken in over a year. I find it pretty so heartbreaking that I'm so young and already feel that she is going to be...
    smokebombtom smokebombtom 18-21, M 4 Responses Jan 3

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    I can't really remember why but at the end of 2012 I was really angry at my mum... Oh yes a lot of things were going wrong with my life and I kind of blamed a lot of it based upon...
    lilygeorge12 lilygeorge12 22-25, F Jan 7

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    Everywhere you go there's standards that you would have to meet if you wanted to hangout with kids your age, adults your age and the list goes on. I didn't fit the mold of the...
    awsome2 awsome2 18-21, M Jan 15

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    Scattered pieces of a broken soul, How to recollect, need some reconstruction. I feel my life, so out of control. Does anyone have any advice, some form of instruction? How did he...
    zainshah1 zainshah1 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 17

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    Maybe now that I have changed my picture to a picture of my boyfriend and I, guys would stop sending me annoying messages that consists of perverted comments, flirtyiness, sexual...
    BananaSmoothiee BananaSmoothiee 18-21, F Jan 18

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    We met when we were eleven. His mother was my cousin's science teacher and after school they would tell me about how his mom said he had a crush on me. I wasn't all that interested...
    BuzzFanatic BuzzFanatic 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I say I'm over you but my heart knows that's complete bull. No one really knows how much I still love you. I can still feel the warmth of that night, the grass on our feet while...
    Johnviolinist823 Johnviolinist823 22-25, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    The funny thing is he was what I'm sure a lot of people in this category dreamed of having as a father. Hard working, strict but kind hearted, and as I'm trying to list a third one...
    Jonathan98 Jonathan98 18-21, M Dec 30, 2014

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    didn't get any kiss..but I did get high c:
    Wblakeboren Wblakeboren 16-17, M Jan 1

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    I didn't get one,I'm not to upset though,I did get dumped though,a first for me.
    jesikahluv jesikahluv 18-21, F Jan 2

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    i have been with my fiance for a year. we have a baby on the way our first child together but third for us both. my problem is i resent that when he was with his first wife whom...
    srnyers srnyers 26-30, F Jan 2

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    Well attleast you think they did at first or don't know how they feel about you I was very hurt and I didn't know what to do because I was very comfortable with this person and the...
    rach232323 rach232323 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 3

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    I never went to middle school. Did not ever know there was a such thing. I found out later in life. i did how ever go to http://www.standrews-ri.org for high school and be for...
    bnaesf bnaesf 36-40, M 2 Responses Jan 6

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    So seeing you tonight really hurt but then I realised..I don't even need you in my life I shouldn't be sad or hurt I have an amazing boyfriend now and he is my best friend and he...
    Scarsdontfade Scarsdontfade 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 9

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    Yes, yes I certainly did. Funny thing your gut tells you but you ignore it, you don't follow it, you drowned yourself into that person. Then the gut starts in yet again, you don't...
    OrchidsNuBlu OrchidsNuBlu 36-40, F 2 Responses Jan 10

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    This story is a little bit funny as to how it all turned out. There's this young woman who I was teaching with, very attractive, does some modeling on the side. I noticed her...
    Nijima Nijima 41-45, M 5 Responses Jan 10

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    i loved a boy in our class from my whole heart.he too loved me.bt we never talked.just smiled.oneday i frowned at him.still i can't imagine why i had frowned.i liked him so much...
    jez999 jez999 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 13

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    In my dance class we had to study a culture and present a dance inspired by the cultural dances. Last class a few of the girls were video taping them on snapchat and making fun of...
    katd1234 katd1234 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 17

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    I'm always skeptical about relationships, especially anything physical. Two summers ago I dated a boy I was foolishly convinced I would be with "forever". I was new to the world of...
    Smolderous Smolderous 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 17

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    Some guy sent me a picture of his **** and said "yolo" I didn't reply cause ehw gross, then he said "I saw you read it but you didn't reply" NO **** SHERLOCK! maybe it's because I...
    Wynnieskye Wynnieskye 16-17, F 5 Responses Jan 21

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