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I Had A Narrow Escape

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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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    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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    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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    It takes me to another universe; the lyrics helping me escape reality, the notes and words dancing into my soul.
    Seblett Seblett 13-15, F 9 hrs ago

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    No this Ep isn't gonna be me dwelling on why i pity narrow minded people, that's pretty self explanatory. I just thought this title was suitable to what i wanted to mention. I've...
    sidraa sidraa 16-17, F Jul 21

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    I believe the human spirit and our sense of love should not be defined or limited in anyway by narrow minded beliefs
    don0063 don0063 51-55, M 1 Response Aug 4

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    It's been exactly one year, July 22nd, 2013. A year ago today, my YAMW and I drove off for 'lunch', but in fact, I took her to a nearby park, with a narrow sandy beach next to the...
    lifu0427 lifu0427 56-60, M 3 Responses Jul 22

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    My mom and dad had me at 20 years old. I almost died while she was pregnant with me because she simply didn't take care of me she smoked cigarettes, got high, drank, etc. I was...
    blondebanditt blondebanditt 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 8

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    Its very important! I love sex , I love women but at the end of the day, health is the top priority; there is always a risk when u have sex; narrow your partners down, even...
    BlackBrit38 BlackBrit38 36-40, M Jul 20

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    It's one of the few ways that I have to escape from this broken reality. All the fake people, and everything else that isn't right with me just goes away when I have my headphones...
    SomethingGrimm SomethingGrimm 16-17, F Jul 23

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    I came here as an escape but I found more than that this website has helped me see more than what I used to see sometimes we think that the part of the story that we know and we...
    mpros567 mpros567 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 24

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    is it fine that i want to escape from my family as well...that i don't feel their pain... that i don't like people around...that some of my friends *******...that the world is...
    snealexutd snealexutd 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 29

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    When I'm mad, I use Music as an escape from the world. It really helps when I just need to calm down
    Jessica3545 Jessica3545 16-17, F Jul 31

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    I want to escape Indiana but it seems like there are no options. I have a degree but nowhere to apply it here. My greatest fear is that I will die here, having lived out my life...
    SadLittleSea SadLittleSea 26-30, F Aug 7

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    To me music is my way of deleting all my negative thoughts, and recharge. I battle anxiety and depression, and I am a classically trained violinist and play 5 instruments. So...
    Skywalker1979 Skywalker1979 31-35, M a week ago

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    Does anyone ever just feel so trapped with life, there is literally no escape with the people that you are forced to surround yourself with every day, like every single thing is...
    maddieXxx maddieXxx 16-17, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I have very vivid dreams sometimes. Everything down to the last detail. Even to the point where I can read the titles and authors of books, or the name of that cafè on the corner...
    PlushyCake PlushyCake 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 28

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    Last night I fell asleep at 6am and awoke at 8am from this nightmare. I have really bad sleep paralysis from my anxiety right now. I was at my grandmothers house. She was...
    Destinyyy Destinyyy 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 30

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    I'm so sick of everything already, everything I life is just pointless. Please, I don't want to hear how "God will help me" or how "it all gets better" it never does. There's just...
    Shawnmil Shawnmil 56-60, M 6 days ago

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    I miss you... I miss you! I'm sad about my dad. I'm sad. I'm sad that our love was fleeting... I thought you were the man for me. I thought you had come to me in my life when I...
    Orangerocket Orangerocket 31-35, F Jul 28

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    I travelled to Hong Kong and Macau for a while. But what got me is my trip to a hospital funded by the doctors themselves treating people who can't afford one decent meal a day. I...
    szchwakovpf szchwakovpf 18-21, M Jul 29

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    Finally thought I was going to escape this 360 virgin status, but like all the guys say, he didn't like me that way. After years of this happening I'm just stuck. I hate being told...
    NerdRock87 NerdRock87 16-17, F 4 Responses Aug 4

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    Just had one of those mornings where you just want to stay in bed all day... Just sleep cause you don't want to wake up and stop dreaming...
    Sadgirlwithoutarazor1 Sadgirlwithoutarazor1 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 5

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    Can I just move back?! This seems to help my depression! I laughed a whole lot, spent time with amazing people, went farmers market, made homemade candy, made homemade food, feed...
    DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    To those who are having an affair, thinking about it, or to those who did...4 years i had an affair, he ended it all in a pretty messed up way...he doesnt want me he doesnt love me...
    TornLove82 TornLove82 31-35, F 4 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    When we were both in middle school, we were paired up in gym class. We had to do a number of things in stations but one thing lead to another and we both fell and she landed on my...
    Google7961 Google7961 18-21, M 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    I had a stillborn boy at 31 weeks into my pregnancy. This was my third pregnancy. My first daughter passed away shortly after her birth. She was born at 24 weeks. Then pretty...
    Amberjacobs Amberjacobs 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 20

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    Behind the Scenes of The Great Horror Campout By Deanna Jaxine Stinson, HPI Phantom Huntress HPI (Halo Paranormal Investigations) International https://www.facebook.com/#!/groups...
    PaulDaleRoberts PaulDaleRoberts 51-55, M Jul 22

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    So this is going to be a long one, just warning you. No, I mean it...a really long one! So I started a new job recently and I was very excited about this new prospect because I...
    Plumbalina Plumbalina 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 22

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    I am 25 and when I found out I was pregnant, I cried, full of despair and fear. I instantly new what I had to do and instantly realised that I would never get to know my baby, that...
    parislondonrome parislondonrome 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 22

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    I was 12 and he had just turned 13, we were in 7th grade. When we were in 6th grade, we hated each other, but I had liked him since the day I saw him( I'm not gonna say his name...
    Ivana12385 Ivana12385 18-21, F Jul 23

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    had surgery on my dominant shoulder on april 24. it was arthroscopic, had 10 incisions which were done to treat/repair 1 full thickness with a graft and two partial tears, remove...
    pdpcuffed pdpcuffed 66-70, M 4 Responses Jul 23

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    I met him at a masquerade. It felt like that moment he and I connected on a soul level . I have never experienced anything like that in my life. I know he felt the same. Over time...
    MrGibbs23 MrGibbs23 26-30, F Jul 24

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    Goodbye.......... This is an update to a story I wrote on May 20th about my affair coming to an end. Since I initially wrote this story, things had taken a turn. Initially, the...
    bobrido bobrido 46-50, M 9 Responses Jul 24

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    I had an abortion the day after Valentines day 2014. I had just had a baby-who I love more than anything. I was in a stupid, bad relationship. He's horribly addicted to drugs and...
    ah2013 ah2013 22-25, F 10 Responses Jul 24

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    I've posted my affair story, so not going to repeat. I've finished my Affair, which is why this title says, I HAD an affair. It's been 5 months since I was together with the...
    OnAlert OnAlert 56-60, M 11 Responses Jul 25

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    Hello, ladies. I came here to share my story and to let any girl that is facing this situation know that it is not the end of the world. It's okay to cry, its okay to know you've...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jul 26

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    Before I begin, I'm going to say that I'm not going to get into depth as to why I decided to get an abortion. This was a very difficult decision to make but in my current situation...
    kalexandria kalexandria 16-17, F Jul 27

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    This encounter happened a few years ago. My mom had just recently passed and I had fallen ill.I was sleeping on my favorite living room long couch and could hear my grandmas soft...
    emilysdream emilysdream 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 28

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    it was the day of the act i knew we couldn't leave the classroom so i had once it started, so i had p*ed before and the night before I had gone to the store and bought pull-u*s to...
    skull55 skull55 16-17, M Jul 29

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    When I was 9 two female cousins and I started doing things. One was 9 and the other was almost 8 when we started. I have a brother that is 3 years older than me and he also...
    bigbob79 bigbob79 31-35, M 2 Responses Aug 2

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    It all started 3 days ago, Thursday, July 30, 2014. I drove with my mom two hours north of my Minneapolis home to a wedding by the massive Lake Mille Lacs. Technically, the wedding...
    beckm1225 beckm1225 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 4

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    Let me start from the beginning; I was very troubled during my early years. My mom forced me to go to church and she never let me go out. So, whenever I had the chance, I would...
    daniyoul6 daniyoul6 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 4

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    My father, who lived to be 83 years old and had traveled all over the country and had known countless people (some famous, he was a jazz musician) told me a few years back that I...
    NoHeartButMyOwn NoHeartButMyOwn 51-55, F 1 Response Aug 6

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    I am currently recovering from a medical abortion. Meaning, that I took the "abortion pill" to terminate an early pregnancy. I just turned 21 years old and just came back from a...
    Guevara20 Guevara20 18-21, F 8 Responses Aug 6

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