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Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 23 People

    I Am A Coward

    Many years ago ( pre children) my wife and I met at a surf side bar for a Tuesday happy hour. Taco Tuesday! lol We met some friends at the bar, found a table and pulled up some extra chairs. The table next to us was vacant, at least I thought it was, so I borrowed a chair...
    afun1foru afun1foru 56-60, M 2 Responses Jul 3, 2013

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    Lucky To Be Alive

    When I was 12 yrs old, a neighbor had an archery range in his back yard. My friends and I saved our money and bought bows and arrows. One day while shooting, Jon's string broke, so the rest of us shot our arrows and went to get them from the /target. As we are returning I hear...
    afun1foru afun1foru 56-60, M 5 Responses Jun 10, 2011

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    A Close Call.

    There was an incident when I was about 11 or 12 years old where I was nearly picked up by a predator in a super market. It was a real wake-up call for my family, particularly for me. Between 1995 and 1997 it was the norm for me to accompany my mother once a week while she did her...
    NorseChief NorseChief 26-30, M 5 Responses Jun 10, 2011

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    A Wilderness Fishing Trip!

    When I was about 12 yrs old, My father took me and my three younger brother's on a wilderness fishing trip. We had a small car top boat, and a small 5 hp motor. We were small children so all four of us fit nicely in the boat with our Dad. We stayed near the river in a small...
    afun1foru afun1foru 56-60, M 4 Responses Jul 12, 2011

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    I'm a volunteer at a wildlife center, where we care for injured wild animals until they're healthy again and can be released back into the wild. There's a lot of different kinds of...
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    There this once i work as a sales person. that day i didn't get a single sale. what worse was that a particular full time staff act as a supervisor while i am only a product...
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    There was someone who I performed with years ago; for the sake of this story, I'll call him Greg. Greg and I had performed in several community theater productions. Being near him...
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    Here's the story of our relationship Helpful facts - When we met I was 17, she was 25. I am now 18 and she is 26. She also has a 4 year old daughter. We met on Xbox on June 28...
    EnergyUS EnergyUS 22-25, M 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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    3 years ago I went with my friend Peyton to Pennsylvania for a friends party. We were half way there and i told her i had to use the restroom pretty badly. She said ok and agreed...
    peegirl56 peegirl56 26-30, F 4 Responses 18 hrs ago

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    Let's discuss the difference between being punished by a teacher versus being sent to the principal (or headmaster in the UK and elsewhere) for punishment. The one and only time...
    julietx julietx 36-40, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    The late sixties and early seventies I lived in a smallish town where all types of drugs came before entering the big cities along interstate 95. I had an excellent job making a...
    boldtimer boldtimer 66-70, M 2 days ago

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    It started when I was younger, with seeing balls of light and hearing my name being called. Now it manifests itself in more subtle ways. Once I had a very sharp pain in my hand...
    ErraticSarcastic ErraticSarcastic 26-30, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    There was one person that I met on my first job. A person whom become my friend, best friend, partner in all the crazy stuffs that I do. Every day we had exchanges of messages...
    stunnedprincess stunnedprincess 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    Through this site, I met someone who has become very dear to me. We had been talking intimately for the past 7 months, we professed our love toward each other, exchanging lovely...
    PerfectStrangerForYou PerfectStrangerForYou 26-30, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    So this happened on jan. 17, 2016. I had a nightmare of my friend got shot. There was more to it but that was all i remembered when i woke up. I had this strong feeling it was real...
    Katdabrat Katdabrat 26-30, F a week ago

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    I want to escape where I belong to now. I want an off button. I kind off regret the decision I made a year ago
    Alonely0987 Alonely0987 22-25, F 7 Responses Jan 29

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    I live alone in a small apartment in Nevada. Last night I had one of the worst experiences I've ever had with sleep paralysis. I've experienced SP before and it's nothing new to me...
    ChloeRivers ChloeRivers 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 29

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    I was circumcised at the age of 13 for the first time. I had never had trouble with my foreskin and I had no problems retracting it. however, my parents so it fit to have it done...
    jess8895 jess8895 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 29

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    Hello, I am 20 years old, I got pregnant sometime in August and was around 4 and half weeks when I had my abortion. When I first found out I was pregnant, I was so happy, I kept...
    Maire268 Maire268 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 28

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    Hello, I am 20 years old, I got pregnant sometime in August and was around 4 and half weeks when I had my abortion. When I first found out I was pregnant, I was so happy, I kept...
    Maire268 Maire268 18-21, F Jan 28

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    You should never escape reality even if it's at its ugliest state. Trying to sugar coat things and paint the blackest black with bright colors only disguises the worst things as if...
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 22-25, M 2 Responses Jan 27

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    This just happened.. I was going to go do a panoramic senior picture where everyone goes to the gym, theres loud music and a whole bunch of other crap. Sadly, when I was about to...
    Hipstercatlover Hipstercatlover 16-17, F 4 Responses Jan 27

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    There are many ways to escape reality. A great book, music, movies, exercise, bullet to the head...
    CNSPRCYTHRY CNSPRCYTHRY 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 27

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    I am an excitable person who only understands life lyrically, musically, in whom feelings are much stronger as reason. I am so thirsty for the marvelous that only the marvelous has...
    beautifullybroken29 beautifullybroken29 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 26

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    I often daydream of how my life would have gone if i had just kept my own promise. I dont regret meeting him i just wished i had done it later in life after i accomplished my goals...
    4rmSin 4rmSin 26-30, F 3 Responses Jan 25

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    I was wearing very loose sweatpants and going commando and I was about 14 maybe 15 and we were having a family photo taken by my aunts gf with my granny, my mom, my sister, my aunt...
    MightyDucksGo MightyDucksGo 18-21, M Jan 24

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    Speaking for myself, I find people are not too busy thinking of themselves they try looking at you or someone else imperfections because they cannot accept or address their own...
    Brandnewhim2015 Brandnewhim2015 31-35, M Jan 22

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    I've been smoking weed for about a year now, so it's not like it was my first time. I've smoked weed at least 3 times a day for the past six months. And I was with a friend one...
    Dnicole0842 Dnicole0842 18-21 Jan 22

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    i had an emotional affair with my ex boyfriend and my husband just found out today who I was speaking to. I have not been this low in such a long time. my husband travels Monday...
    embelina06 embelina06 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 22

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    I will turn 27 this year, in March, and have never even gotten close to having a boyfriend, never been kissed and all that. And while I do confess there are times when I am...
    MantisReligiosa MantisReligiosa 26-30, F 3 Responses Jan 22

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    So there I was, in church, and I had to let one rip. I'm quite religious, and even though I love messing my pants and fa_rting loud, I refrained from doing so. I started to let a...
    poopyPantsAllDay poopyPantsAllDay 13-15, M Jan 21

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    Today was one of the worst days in my life. I had two exams, psychology and eco/gov. so I wasn't able to study a lot for the two. One thing, however, made me depressed. Psychology...
    Imbolcumbra Imbolcumbra 16-17, M Jan 20

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    One needs to be mindful of what one does in their lifetime, especially during those "invincible years' as a young person. You know, during the time when we are experiencing & doing...
    navyvet navyvet 56-60, M Jan 19

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    Hey, I just wanted to vent some stuff out. I moved to America when i was about 7 or 8 years old from a different country. It was great growing up with my parents and my sister. I...
    anonymusguy21 anonymusguy21 18-21, M Jan 18

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    This is for anyone who wants to understand the experience of a medical abortion. Whether you're considering getting one; you know someone who had one/is considering getting one; or...
    tallfemme tallfemme 26-30, F Jan 18

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    To Spank Or Not To Spank In School. Do you think that behavior was better and standards were higher back in the days when the paddle was a part of school? (or in other countries...
    julietx julietx 36-40, F 6 Responses Jan 18

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    I've had a crush on many doctors lol. Out of the many, one stood out of course. Dr. Oquendo ?? He was my doctor for a short period of time but I always had butterflies when I...
    SugarPlumDreams SugarPlumDreams 31-35, F Jan 17

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    There aren't many places I can go to escape. I live in a relatively small house for five people, plus pets. There is squabbling over music, over tv programs, over the gaming, over...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 17

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    I had her for about 10 yrs, She had split with her husband and lived with her daughter. . I met her thru a mutual friend. My wife knew about her and did not object. We met once a...
    anthony2001 anthony2001 61-65, M 1 Response Jan 16

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    True story. Her name was Lenora Marie. I had a friend for 30 years. We lived on the same block of the same street for two years and in the same city most of those thirty years...
    Serenitree1 Serenitree1 70+, F 4 Responses Jan 16

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