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I Got Lost While Driving

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    Sometimes I Want to Get Lost

    I will sometimes get in my car and drive without thought of where I am going.  Many times I have driven to another state without thinking and have to ask for directions home.  I get lost quite frequently and so much so that I now have a navigational system on my cell...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 7 Responses Oct 25, 2008

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    It Happens a Lot

    It's pretty hard to drive and read a map at the same time. Whenever possible I stick to familiar routes. It's boring, but safer.
    cyberkitty cyberkitty 18-21 2 Responses Oct 25, 2008

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    T He T Own

    I found another one... 420 girl wanted.. - 28 Then found my way. Careful, Careful, Careful...5725 W sunset rd....you take the freeway to the exit #252. Get off and go L to silver(glocke) Go right on silver(glocke). take it to Sunset rd & take a L. Drive down some wild hills...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 31, 2012

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    This One Time...at Band Camp (i'm Kidding, I Just Had to Though.)

    So anyways...there was one time, two years ago. I found out this place an hour away from me was hiring but they were closing at 4 and it was 2 50 so I decided skip the directions, I'll just hop in the car and go. I got there just fine and managed to get hired on the spot...
    raevynvelcros raevynvelcros 22-25, F Oct 25, 2008

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    Pffft! All The Time.

    I tend to get lost in areas I dont know...specially at night. I get disoriented and loose my sense of directions. And then I get distracted and miss my exists. I have for the longest mapquested directions to go to places I dont normally frequent. And then I would stop at Gas...
    surrealreality surrealreality 31-35, F Sep 5, 2012

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    Hate It

    I'm usually great with directions but there are those moments when my brain shuts down early and I get totally back *** lost! GGRR!!
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality 36-40, F 1 Response Sep 12, 2008

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    Then I Got Found

    It always helps to have some knowledge of the most common interstate close by, those interstate highways have gotten me out of a panicky mess before!
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 2, 2011

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    Going to Wal-mart!

    Yes, it's a sad fact! I took a wrong turn trying to get to the Wal-Mart in the town I've worked in and occationally shopped in for over 5 years! I made one left turn too soon, and ended up back on the Interstate! I had to go a mile or two to find another Exit, just to re-Enter...
    emerald emerald 36-40, F 10 Responses Sep 9, 2008

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    LOL

    Smallest town ever and I still got lost.
    LylaRocks LylaRocks 26-30, F Feb 10, 2009

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    A Long and Winding Road...no Really

    Less than an eighth of a tank of gas, check the map, check the road, check the map...Panic. Driving from southern California to northern Washington I went down a long winding road through thick Forest, low on gas and completely unsure of where I was other than "somewhere in...
    identitytwo identitytwo 36-40, M 2 Responses Mar 18, 2009

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    Thanks Mom

    Mom had a terrible sense of direction. Seems I got it too from her.  Many times I'm out driving somewhere and miss a turn or get distracted.  Then the area looks unfamilar.Well, finally broke down a few months ago and bought a GPS.  I usually use it for trips but it helps get...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M Jan 27, 2013

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    No Sense of Directions

    I  have  no  sense  of  directions  so  when  I  go  to   places  and  that  is  not  familar.   I  sometimes  get  confused  and  get  lost  it ...
    rockybear397 rockybear397 47, F 7 Responses Apr 12, 2008

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    Intentionally

    I do get lost on purpose, so that I can explore.  I like to see new things, and have a fairly good sense of direction, so I just keep on driving till I see somewhere that I know.
    WaitingFor WaitingFor 26-30, F Apr 9, 2008

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    On My Way There

        in december of last year my girlfriend was in west palm beach visiting her grandparents for the month and we missed each other so much . so after my nerologist apt . i said i will come over. i packed some clothes , got mapquest directions and called my dad said...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Oct 19, 2009

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    there is no other way to say it i got lost and paid the price im am back after much wondering on if i should. I lost my way and im not ashamed of that the only way to learn and...
    thelycan1986 thelycan1986 26-30, M Jul 6

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    I love the feel of nylons on my skin, especially when I wear a thong or bikini panties. . one day while driving I was wearing pantyhose a a short skirt and felt soo horny. I...
    siskrista1 siskrista1 31-35, T 1 Response Jul 11

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    One day when I was sixteen in the summer I was bored out of my mind and decided to go for a walk to the park. I was going commando that day so I wore a shirt and basketball shorts...
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    And here I was thinking the guy was a sociopath. No, he's just a narcissist. Like that's supposed to be comforting or something.. Well, here's the story. When we first met, he fell...
    JourneeBlue JourneeBlue 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    It all happened in the second grade i had to stay after school for this after school tutor program(which i hated). During this time period of my life i lived in a Southern African...
    zim93boy zim93boy 18-21, M 13 hrs ago

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    Earlier today i saw someone driving with there knees cause they were texting omfg people takin it to far
    thotsquad thotsquad 13-15, F 18 hrs ago

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    We'll not lost just he left when I was born I am depressed just got everything dumped on me
    battleships10 battleships10 13-15, M 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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    I grew up elsewhere and moved to the US a few years ago. While growing up, it was always my dream to move to the US and I had successfully done that! I have great family and...
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    My betta fish used to do the most adorable little "happy dance", wriggling like a snake while his petal-like fins fluttered beautifully in the water. I'm going to miss that so much...
    therainbowconnection therainbowconnection 18-21, F 8 hrs ago

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    I lost four jobs in my life and I am only 22 years old. I am wanting to move to California as I have multiple jobs lined up there with my own company I am to create. I get so angry...
    Anonymous515 Anonymous515 22-25, M 19 hrs ago

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    I lost my Dad 2012 and I have recently lost my Mom on June 7 it's been a little over a month and I am just now starting to feel depressed. They both passed from cancer and I don't...
    LifeSucksxoxo LifeSucksxoxo 13-15, F 1 Response 19 hrs ago

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    Yeah I lost it a few months ago... I know many ppl feel I was too young but I loved him and still do.. I still talk to him and everything and we are very close but my parents found...
    Mysweetsuicide1357 Mysweetsuicide1357 13-15, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    Okay so know were playing catch up, because i havent been on here in a while, so i have recently broke up with my ex boyfriend of 4 and a 1/2 years, had two different jobs and...
    Elijah4020Raye Elijah4020Raye 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    My brothers gone...sorry if this is long but it's what happend. My names Nevada and I'm 14. I'm the only girl my parents have, I have four older brothers. Declan is 21, Jackson is...
    VadaDrewSeventh VadaDrewSeventh 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    It all started in the eighth grade, and perhaps it shouldn't have. There I was, standing in a long line for school registration. It was hot, crowded, and it didn't help that my...
    TheAtheistNarwhal TheAtheistNarwhal 22-25, M 1 day ago

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    My brother accidentally kneed me in the face while we were swimming, I was traumatised I clenched my jaw muffling my screaming :( I now have a cracked/chipped molar I have...
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    There's days that I feel lost. No where to go or turn to. Not knowing what's the out come sometimes I feel alone in my life having hundreds of relatives that love and adore me. Yet...
    natashaxxs natashaxxs 31-35, F 5 Responses Jul 3

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    New Years Day 1985, I remember it well, but for all the wrong reasons! My backside had only just recovered from a fairly severe belting, followed by my first caning across my bum...
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    This is one of those days where I feel I can't go on anymore. It's been over a year since my best friend has died. We met on the bus in Las Vegas in 2000. He invited me to his...
    ninathecat ninathecat 31-35 7 Responses Jul 11

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    Log Off! God. I feel sick. It's like the world is no longer important to people... life is no longer being experienced the way it should be. It's pretty sad going to a concert and...
    aviodthisnoid aviodthisnoid 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 18

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    I lost her because I was so concerned about her that I lost sight of my self. I lost her because I didn't listen to what she would say because I was so desperate to make sure she...
    jdroodry jdroodry 31-35, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    So ever since i got back from the clinic ive had no interest in life. i just lost about everything. and dont tell me i still have people because i dont have friends and i havent...
    Insomniac77 Insomniac77 16-17, M 6 days ago

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    September 2010: Sometime this month, without knowledge, I conceived my second child. I was living in Dodge City, KS with my ex fiancé and his son. We were constantly fighting and...
    Krissysheart Krissysheart 22-25, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I lost her... Again. The first time she left was back in October I think because me and her boyfriend had started talking and became like brother and sister. She left and I cried...
    talia13 talia13 16-17, F Jul 7

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    On December 22, 2013 San Bernardino CA Ridge Line Drive a 2003 Nissan Altima was traveling north on Ridge Line Drive when the driver missed a slight turn on a downhill stretch of...
    unbornangel unbornangel 36-40, F Jul 15

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    My closest friend shot himself he was like a brother to me now I'm lost in this world
    Unsettledteen Unsettledteen 18-21, F 1 Response 18 hrs ago

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    I lost both the girl I loved and my daughter (non-biological but I loved her all the same) on the same night. My girlfriend finally reached the end of her rope and I should of seen...
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    I was 19 years old when i lost virginity to a guy of 20 year old.. It was the most romantic thing that has ever happened to me. Considering where i come from pre-marital sex is...
    raoapoo raoapoo 18-21, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    I lost my wife to breast cancer Mothers Day weekend 2013. She had been battling for 5 years ..she was 43 when she passed away leaving me with a 7 year old daughter who only knows...
    bigbryman bigbryman 41-45, M 2 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    Man I wish this wasn't true. I really thought there would be more to this by now. I thought I would be someplace but I feel like I am spinning my wheels and getting no where and...
    lonesojourner lonesojourner 46-50, M 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    I've kept this to myself for a while now, and I guess I just need to get it out, you know, before it destroys me. I could turn to a friend or a family member but I just can't...
    Canonomousjay Canonomousjay 18-21, M Jun 28

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    I meet a girl named Nicole in fifth grade, we had the same classes . I got to know her and I found out that she was a foster child along with her siblings. She was always dreaming...
    mckenziegibson mckenziegibson 18-21, F Jul 19

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    I've been stressed out for months. Things have been snowballing as of recently. I thought that things would get better, once we moved from one bad situation, into a better one, but...
    kodomonotsuki kodomonotsuki 36-40, F Jun 30

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    My freakin' driving instructor is a terrible old lady. She keeps yelling at me while i'm turning dude. Sorry for making a mistake it's my first time on the road you see, but i...
    Dapperness Dapperness 16-17, F Jun 30

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