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I Did a Parachute Jump

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 23 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    oh it was so fun. wasn't supposed to. would've been in big trouble. but I loved the feeling of flight. trting ro jump higher amd higher
    shyshewolf shyshewolf 70+, F 3 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    When I started jumping, I was in grade 7. I was jumping a fat annoying stubborn pony named candy man who liked to refuse. Eventually i switched to jumping a horse named Luke...
    Hunterhorse Hunterhorse 13-15, F Apr 13

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    This one happened at a place called Hippy Hole when I was still living in SD. It is a place well off the beaten path between Rapid City and Mt. Rushmore. I found out about it...
    BigMike2523 BigMike2523 36-40, M 2 Responses Apr 12

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    i think i would survive jumping from tall buildings i land on my feet alot so i think id be fine
    Beutifulman1970 Beutifulman1970 41-45, M 1 Response Apr 21

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    i only remember jumping on beds because i got my a** whooped for it ??
    Aeril Aeril 18-21, F 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    The luckiest thing ever; I was outside gathering plant samples to look at under my microscope (I was 8) when my mom came out to say hi. We both hear the rattle of a rattlesnake...
    BlossomTheMeganium BlossomTheMeganium 26-30, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    When I was married I loved my husband with every fiber of my being. He didn't love me.. But time heals all wounds. To an extent.
    kmutloats kmutloats 36-40, F 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    I loved someone that didn't love me and I don't regret it at all. While it felt terrible most of the time, short-lived moments of happiness were also one of the best days of my...
    everydayissummerr everydayissummerr 26-30, F 13 hrs ago

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    Being in a friendship and making a mistake so big it puts the whole relationship at stake is a awefull situation. I know because I have been in one. I made a awefull mistake which...
    GuiltBear GuiltBear 31-35, M 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    He says he loves me but chose another woman. It was a complicated situation and I didn't release just how much I love him. He was my friend for 3 years. Its been 4 weeks now and I...
    LadyInUK LadyInUK 41-45, F 3 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    how she is great and cute and unique these days when you love her , but she just want you as friend oh wait wait !! she did not say that to you directly because she don't want you...
    xham95 xham95 18-21, M 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    Let's see were do I begin... Maybe this is just what I needed to say. I sadly didn't wait until marriage. I'm on the short side of 33 and you know what I truly wish I had. To those...
    Beanbella Beanbella 31-35, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Today was the day I told my mother about it.... We were in the middle of a topic that was already heated and then she wanted me to release anything else into the open... I burst...
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    An old friend messaged me on Facebook one day, we begin flirting, sexting, & eventually ended up sleeping together. A few times. After seeing each other, I would try to stay in...
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    People take **** the wrong way..I swear. I'm not a stuck-up person yet I'm cautious about who comes into my circle. My sister in law's neighbor (who went back to my sissy poo in...
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    I was at the zoo yesterday, being a typical tourist and wanted to remember the trip, so I went to the gift shop and bought my FAVORITE stuffed animal. A wolf. When I went outside i...
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    My best friends brother. We dated on and off 3 times and i really did love him, but i know he didnt love me. My other friend started dating him and he loved her to death, but she...
    TheRebel17 TheRebel17 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 4

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    I did not want it to happen, I do not want to be alone, I would not trust me, I did not lie, I should not be here, I did not want to fall .......!Nobody wants to be negative in the...
    XOSO XOSO 51-55 Apr 6

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    For nth time! I just came back here few days ago after being MIA for a year or so and I am being bombarded (again) by messages and friend requests from users who appear to have a...
    Fr0z3nY0gurt Fr0z3nY0gurt 26-30, F 6 Responses Apr 7

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    "For You" By:Stained "To my mother, to my father, It's your son or it's your daughter, Are my screams loud enough for you to hear me? Should I turn this up for you? I sit here...
    WickedlilAngel WickedlilAngel 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    I am the one who messed up and he forgave me. I didn't deserve it but I am so grateful he did. I'll never do it again.
    StellaNoir StellaNoir 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 10

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    On Saturday my step gramma took my sister and I out to see Cinderella, which was okay, though I pretty much hate princesses. Afterwards though, we went back to her house (my...
    zydeko zydeko 18-21 Apr 11

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    On Saturday my step gramma took my sister and I out to see Cinderella, which was okay, though I pretty much hate princesses. Afterwards though, we went back to her house (my...
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    I was with my best friend at the mall. She shoplitfts a lot and so I started doing it too. Not as much as she did but I stilll stole. I stole underwear and perfume and I know that...
    kelilahowsxx kelilahowsxx 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 12

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    This guy a{ the start was super good to me but i was inlove with somebody else and unfortunatly i didn't see. This guy now is the love of my life but he never respose to enything...
    Konnalove Konnalove 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 14

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    Well I loved this girl, and this was when I was just getting used to being bi, and she was my first crush she was so beautiful and even now I still look at her and can't help but...
    isabelbradley isabelbradley 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 14

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    Here we go I got text a few days ago saying they saw my resume on job site which I'm active on, I then look up their company name and it was actually a real company with a real hr...
    animelovechild18 animelovechild18 26-30 Apr 14

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    The first cut is the deepest. I'm so hurt by him. We met when I was 12, he was 14, up until a couple days ago, I would have called him my childhood Romeo. When we met as kids, a...
    Chrysii Chrysii 16-17, F 3 Responses Apr 16

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    I met him in high school and he was sweet with a good family. I made him break up with me and he moved on quickly. I felt myself go crazy and I regretted losing him and I lashed...
    ashb3r ashb3r 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 16

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    i regret leaving my old school and starting up in another one, I'm 16 years old, i tried so hard but i couldn't fit in my new school at first I though that all schools are like...
    yasmiine6 yasmiine6 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 17

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    I don't think you felt the same for me as I felt for you. I wonder if I meant anything to you at all, or if I was just an ego boost for you. The thrill of the chase was what...
    Stylesavvy Stylesavvy 46-50, F 4 Responses Apr 18

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    I didn't grow up especially religious so didn't think it mattered. I still don't. What matters to me is it was the right person.
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    My husband just recently told me that when he married me he didn't get what he wanted. I suspected this even before we got married and I told him about it but he would deny it and...
    Truthbtold1 Truthbtold1 41-45, F Apr 20

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    Worst decision ever, she was ten kinds of crazy and I'm lucky she didn't get pregnant over the many times we did do it.
    collegekid2016 collegekid2016 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 21

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    No, I did not wait until married to have sex with my husband. When we were engaged and three months from being married we experimented sexually with one another. We did use...
    computerfemale computerfemale 41-45, F 5 Responses Apr 21

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    Haha, it is kinda silly.. You know, if I did not have an car.. I could afford something else.. Maybe an car ^^. Makes no sense really, i know. But also, if I did not have...
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