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I Had a Defining Moment

These are the Stories about those moments that made us who we are 159 People

    A School Play

    My acting was so great that in the end everyone stood up and clapped for me. I really felt that I was that character. I was so popular that day. I tried to act in another play, I was very bad at it. :D
    puzzles100 puzzles100 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 23, 2009

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    The Nature Of Flailing

    Hammy was about six foot with curly blond hair and that muscled frame of an 18 year old man-boy.  He had bright blue eyes, the kind that you swear would glow in the dark if the lights were out.  But at this moment, they had turned to gray, his skin shown ashen from under the...
    Baroquenhorse Baroquenhorse 51-55, M Jan 12, 2011

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    Someone

    Shortly after we married, the State of Dirty Jerz came calling.   They were looking for money although he had already served a prison sentence for the crime he hadn't committed.  He consulted an attorney and instead of taking me, his then wife, he took Anna, his Mother.  I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Oct 18, 2011

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    When I realized I'm finally tired of seeing

    people start stories and questions with that stupid phrase "that moment when" makes me feel like saying "btw dc"
    katariffik katariffik 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 8

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    Strength Failure

    One of the most important moments in my life took place during my visit to France last summer. My aunt and I went to acro-branch. Our task was to climb from one tree to another, overcoming different obstacles. In total there were six levels to go through. However I slipped and...
    munir4ek munir4ek 16-17, M Jan 18, 2012

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    Okay, I'm extremely grateful

    for my mom, let that be known and I love her but currently I'm mad at her. Recently, about 3-4 months ago my mother was told she had breast cancer, and I am her biggest supporter and I know now how precious life is. But, she recently has been using this so I won't do things...
    okay56 okay56 13-15, F Mar 27, 2014

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    And Unaware For Most of It

    Usually the most defining moments were moments I wasn't completely aware of. Unfortunately my head's in the clouds or I'm not paying enough attention. I'm pretty unashamed of saying this because it either makes you or breaks you. They were pretty intense. I'm downplaying. ...
    Tekkamaki Tekkamaki 31-35 2 Responses Nov 17, 2008

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    The year was 1985 and I was just a young buck.

    I had been out of high school for a bit over 2 years and had been attending college and working 35+ hours at a fast food chain. After spending 1-1/2 years in college I had forgotten to apply for any financial assistance to continue my education so I had taken a semester off...
    chadjunk chadjunk 46-50, M Dec 20, 2013

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    Lost a Child

    I already had one child - a son. He was one and a half. I became pregnant again, and this pregnancy was different from the beginning. No morning sickness - severe and terrible migraines. I didn't want this baby. From the minute I found out I was...
    MizzBlue72 MizzBlue72 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 21, 2009

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    Gently Please

    Perhaps each moment is a defining one. How we handle situations, how we react to them, how we learn from them. Each given instance bears a substance that you would either deem heavy or weightless. For those who have read my recent blog, End & Beginning... this was one of those...
    Sylphy Sylphy 41-45, F 5 Responses Aug 7, 2011

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    17 And Alone In Kenya. 4,000 Miles From Home And Everyone I Know.

    That's the situation I found myself in just over six years ago. Looking back, to many people it often sounds as if I was so young, almost too young to be where I was. At the time, however, I was very slowly starting to grow into a confident teenager, convinced of my own maturity...
    Robleblob Robleblob 22-25, M 3 Responses Aug 31, 2012

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    An Improvisational Life

    Action! Cut! Take 2. There are those who feel that they have it all figured out, they are the directors of their lives, they’ve read the scripts (written them themselves in most cases) and they have hired the producers and they’ve even assembled an impressive cast, but what...
    Quintesse Quintesse 51-55, F 21 Responses Jul 3, 2012

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    That moment when ur best friend tries to ruin

    the New spongebob movie ur gonna see soon!!! 😂😂😂😱😱😱😩😩😩😩😩
    BabyGangsta BabyGangsta 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 18

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    One Chance

    It was a Sunday night, April 17, and my life finally came in to focus.  I was vibrating, shaking.  It took over my body, and for the next 24 hours, I could not think of anything else.  I couldn't ignore it.  The vibrations wouldn't let me ignore it.  I had to heed the...
    Lucidblue Lucidblue 36-40, F Apr 23, 2011

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    Mother's Day

    Mother's Day was approaching and I was spending my usual Saturday with my Mom. I had asked her if she had any preference of how she would like to spend the day and her response was, "when you no longer have a Mother, the day really does not hold much significance". She had caught...
    mmob mmob 56-60, F 1 Response May 12, 2013

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    Two Significant Moments

    "Vix, John died this morning a little before 9 o'clock. Would you like me to do an autopsy?" "No, thanks Doc. You'll have to tell me an ending that will never be as good as mine and it can't change anything. I'll continue to believe that he couldn't live without Rosemarie...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses May 10, 2011

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    Guess It Would Be When My Best Friend Kissed Me

    it was a sunday morning and i had spent the weekend with my best friend many time before and i knew he many times kissed me in my sleep this morning i was awake when he bent over and kissed me on the cheek i hled him to me and kissed him on the mouth and i know his mother saw us...
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2 61-65, M Aug 8, 2011

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    No Explanation Will Suffice

    "It's difficult to understand the sum of as a person's life. Some people will tell you it is measured by the ones left behind; some believe it can be measured in faith; some say love. Other folks say life has no meaning at all. Me, I believe that you measure yourself by the...
    Quintesse Quintesse 51-55, F 3 Responses Jul 30, 2011

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    When I Was 12

    my parents were already having bad times.i got a small job to help.the first thing that happened was my dad was nearly killed on the job.then his job fired him while he was in intensive care.after that he couldn`t work.when he came home he wasn`t the same.he had a big breakdown...
    ghostofmyself ghostofmyself 36-40 1 Response Mar 21, 2009

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    Even After the Darkest Night Morning Still Comes.

    Although my life has been filled with what may be called defining moment the one which defines me best happened while I was standing in front of the toilet. I was bullied quite badly as a child, you can see the full story in my stories if you wish, and as a result I fell into a...
    arthurn arthurn 26-30, M Jul 23, 2009

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    I Am Responsible For Me

    I'm not needy, I want. Big difference. I'm not entitled, I earn. Big difference. I'm not lonely, I'm alone. Big difference. I decide.  Big difference.
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jul 2, 2011

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    My Moment Of Strength

    I was in a very abusive and controlling relationship. I took it all and he made me cry, he made me hate myself. When my son was born, I I decided that that was the end. I had my little baby boy and he couldn't hurt me anymore. I started to tell myself it wasn't me, that I was...
    foreverwandering foreverwandering 18-21, F Apr 1, 2010

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    Way Over Yonder

    My heart aching as I drove to meet him that sunny but, cold Friday. I felt hollow and numb having not slept in the days leading up to this encounter. How did I let myself get to this? How could someone I call friend do this to me? My brain raced trying to play out every scenario...
    mmob mmob 56-60, F May 6, 2013

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    My Shoes

    I raised my little brother and didn't do too good of a job.  I might have slightly resented it, or maybe a lot.  When he would call me mommy in public I would make sure to chastise him.  Having someone think I was a teenage mother was the horror of all horrors to...
    Krypton Krypton 31-35, F 4 Responses Jan 8, 2009

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    I am a 13 year old white girl and today I wore a green t shirt, denim miniskirt, and a pair of white pantyhose, and my 12 year old black friend Tanisha was wearing a t shirt and...
    brianna747 brianna747 13-15, F 40 mins ago

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    I had an abortion 3 days ago, and I was 10 weeks. I have a 10 months old baby and I am married. I got so sick from the beginning I was not able to enjoy my son for the last 10...
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    Today is one of those days where my H makes it soooo easy for me to have no guilt why I am having an affair.....his rude, ignorant, short fuse attitude toward me...reminds me why I...
    excessbaggage excessbaggage 41-45, F 14 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    just got back from a family wedding - it was lovely to witness such a wonderful match although my family is frought with issues between various people. I stayed a week didnt get...
    blonde10 blonde10 36-40, F 9 hrs ago

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    That very awkward moment when you have a big fight or argument with somebody and you leave the room slamming the door behind you. Then you stop and realise that you left something...
    JaySmith9999 JaySmith9999 16-17, M 9 hrs ago

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    While sitting in front of my t.v. watching my favorite soap opera.. my AP contacted me after 6wks of NC ...omg when I seen his text my heart dropped ..his text were that he...
    FindingMyself03 FindingMyself03 31-35, F 6 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    I like mysteries. I wish my life had more mysteries in it. Instead, my life itself seems one big mystery, but one which I know I'll never solve.
    Woody6 Woody6 41-45, M 12 hrs ago

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    I would constantly wonder what my life would have been like if I had cut certain people off sooner, gathered the courage to say hello to others, been brave enough to do or say...
    ThatOneGemini ThatOneGemini 16-17, F 13 hrs ago

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    The Bird So I visited my old friend today and we were talking about some stuff from our primary school days (which I hated by the way). But there were a few memorable moments in...
    megamjfan megamjfan 16-17, F 20 hrs ago

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    I feel as though regret is wasted energy. In all experiences there are lessons to be learned and there is beauty to be seen. Although you can see the positive in any situation, it...
    AnnUrban AnnUrban 26-30, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I was finally on the outside looking in. It was painful to see me put myself through misery with obsessive thoughts and allowing my insecurities to consume me. When I find...
    WhatTheMEL WhatTheMEL 26-30, F 5 Responses 1 day ago

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    I'm almost to my one year mark. I've regretted it from the beginning but I've semi ok for the most part. I had my moments but lately idk what it is but I can feel her. And it...
    AriLenni14 AriLenni14 26-30, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Young man, ages 22-25, whom I had never had any interaction with on the public thread just started messaging me. Because I didn't see anything pervy or offensive in his profile, I...
    TeresaRudolph71 TeresaRudolph71 41-45, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    I had all four of my wisdom teeth removed not too long ago, and let me tell you, the process of having all of them extracted at once was probably the easier part of the whole...
    pebbles7 pebbles7 36-40, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    This actually happened just yesterday and I made an account on here because I have no one else to talk to about it. I started smoking weed maybe two weeks ago and have only been...
    coexorcist coexorcist 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    im not 100% sure if it was but it has similar characteristics that it could have been one. so one day i was really sick and the meds i was taking made me really tired. so before i...
    Kindofunknown Kindofunknown 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Life never ceases to amaze me. It’s interesting really, the things it throws at me sometimes. I’m a little confused by how things have panned out across the last week. It’s...
    Hellobellochello Hellobellochello 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    I haven't been on here for a while, but I had a great need to write this, just to get if off my chest (yes I know, I am such a girl LOL). • I want someone I can text goodnight...
    jrod1 jrod1 41-45, M 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I'm somewhat haunted by the memory of my first kiss. It was with my best guy friend (who has a girlfriend). We were sat up against some lockers. We were talking, fighting, laughing...
    Elliearellano Elliearellano 13-15, F 5 Responses 6 days ago

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