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I Had A Narrow Escape

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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 4 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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    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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    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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    He managed to fool me, my family, and most of his family FOR YEARS. I have been trapped in this relationship, as we have a 13 year old special needs child, who has required me to...
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    I've had 3 bear death experiences. First u was a toddler, & my dingy grandma was watching me a day. I was I'll, I had liquid medicine. I was suppose to receive 2 teaspoons during...
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    I found this TREMENDOUSLY eye opening. I read this last night on a message board about affairs and had to share ----- "Love", within infidelity, isn’t. Love in this context is...
    Wikedangel Wikedangel 36-40, F 9 Responses Mar 27

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    I had a dream that I was lying in bed, waking up really nice and snuggly under my partners arm when he opened the window and the blinds to let some fresh air and warm sunshine in...
    kyla87 kyla87 18-21, F Mar 28

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    No matter how much you try to avoid/ escape this feeling ,it always finds a way back into your heart. I really wish there was some way to escape this.
    only19 only19 18-21, F 7 Responses Apr 3

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    The only way I can escape myself, and all my problems is through listening and singing to music. Sadly, I'm to shy to sing while anyone's around and only do it when no one else is...
    Radjad Radjad 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    She had invited him, out of guilt, at cutting their already brief morning together, to an even shorter length than they had originally planned. She didn't really want him there and...
    PrincessTwisted PrincessTwisted 26-30, F Mar 26

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    I need to escape my life. Yes, it seems great to people looking in. But I hate my life. I lost control of it many years ago and don't know how to get it back.
    Lonelyone6 Lonelyone6 46-50, F 4 Responses Mar 30

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 3

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    Life is hard. It is an emotional roller coaster that sometimes feels like it has more "downs" than it does "ups". Movies are the perfect way to leave the realm of reality and...
    netflixpro94 netflixpro94 18-21 Apr 10

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    escape from all the misery that surrounds me every day. i need someone who knows how i feel and can listen and not judge. i just want to disappear
    hypnoticz hypnoticz 18-21, F 6 Responses Apr 10

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    I need to escape from me. It's like I want to break free from myself. I'm my own worst critic. How do you dissociate from the parts of you that pull you down?
    Because2014 Because2014 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 10

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    Im ready to MOVE....get outta this place I dont know if thats rude of me or not but l dont care anymore lm going a little crazy... I see the same faces and places everyday..l...
    Laffalott Laffalott 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    I had this dream. Where I wanted the feeling of a man 'loving me and keeping me safe within his heart' .... Since no one was in that place yet, I knew daddy still felt like that...
    ASoldiersLoveBug ASoldiersLoveBug 22-25, F Apr 2

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    My earphones are my life, I put them In and block everyone out, I love how a song can describe exactly how your feeling. Happy, hope you had a good day😊
    jessohehirxx jessohehirxx 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    So after some thought and review of my own experience and others I have discovered the following. If you are involved in an affair there is something major missing from your...
    lovinglife11 lovinglife11 31-35, F 20 Responses Mar 27

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    im yeah starting t thnk being happy even for a day its a curse to me .upto wen i was 8 i was the happiest child ever my parents me like an egg ,after that thats wen al hell broke...
    kesinah kesinah 22-25, F Mar 29

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    nails digging into palms, the sickly coppery scent of blood, the warm and wet familiar feeling, dripping down your arm. salty water, running down your cheeks, to the corners of...
    maggieee5086 maggieee5086 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 29

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    I just have to get away from it all. I'm only 14 and already I need to start again. I am stuck. I can't get out of my situation. My only friend hates me, and the only people who...
    LeavesOfSunshine LeavesOfSunshine 13-15, F 3 Responses Mar 30

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    One night, i dreamed about a panda. The first time I saw him, he was an elephant(yes i know it's weird), then he turned into a Panda(didn't even notice when he turned one, i seemed...
    ErinAnsiell ErinAnsiell 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    It wasnt complete yet. I went to the abortionist yesterday and she inserted a long orange rubber inside of my vagina. I was to return today but my inlaws are with me so i cant...
    Misty133 Misty133 22-25, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    Wake up at 4am having a helluva dream Damn near like a movie. Reach around for a pen to jot some notes down in hopes of recalling more of it and can’t find a pen in the dark...
    thoughtsthatstray thoughtsthatstray 41-45, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I was sent this from an online advisor and thought her words of advice may help others so i have posted it on here for other women who are going through what i am. I was so sorry...
    SYWlittlebutterfly SYWlittlebutterfly 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    6/24/2013- I was diagnosed with Scoliosis when I was 9 years old . It is hereditary in my family. Growing up I had to wear a brace which was very uncomfortable. My curve went from...
    chanel0408 chanel0408 18-21, F 17 hrs ago

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    If I had a time machine I would go back in time and tell my younger self to start exercising unless he wants to look like me when he grows up which I know he doesn't LOL😜 and I...
    LeoT1985 LeoT1985 26-30, M 3 Responses 55 mins ago

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    For the first time in years.. And the first one I've ever woken up from still in fear.. A demon. One that possesses and changes people. Changes their eyes. Puts them into a...
    SirTibblesWorth SirTibblesWorth 13-15, M 3 Responses 50 mins ago

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    I'm freaking out. I just had a nightmare where I told Sam (the guy I'm currently talking to) everything that's wrong with me (depressed,suicidal,addicted to cutting). I'm terrified...
    jasonpw jasonpw 16-17, M 31 mins ago

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    The Worst 7 Months of My Life! So in September 2007 I decided to do myself a favour and joined Weight Watchers. I knew I had a problem with PCOS and wanted to loose some weight...
    maqeurious maqeurious 31-35, F Mar 30

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    It started during freshman year I had just had a huge fight with my guy best friend whom I admit I liked i got over him a few months later. Then Mid February this senior started...
    lesseth lesseth 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    I feel no guilt either. this was not a random act of selfishness, this took a long time to happen and now I am happy (and so is my husband) For those not in the know, it is 5...
    spiderb spiderb 36-40, F 8 Responses Mar 19

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    I am a 30 year old woman, I recently had a medical abortion and wanted to post my experience online to help shed light on the subject. Most of what I found online in the way of...
    rkc1983 rkc1983 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 20

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    I am 26 years old, happily married, and have no children. As far back as I can remember, I've never been in any hurry to have children. It's just never been a desire in me, as...
    AbbeyRoad2 AbbeyRoad2 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    I had an abortion in January of 2014. At the time I got pregnant, I had been seeing two men for almost two years. Though it was apparent to me who I'd rather be with, I cared so...
    mitted mitted 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 21

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    After being married for many years, I found out my wife ( my ex now as we are divorced for about ten years now) had been cheating on me with a guy who purported to be my best...
    ExperienceDan ExperienceDan 36-40, M 1 Response Mar 22

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    so today, I had plans with my best friend because she's been talkin to someone I know from a town over & they wanted to hang out but not by themselves because they hadn't met in...
    countryanon countryanon 16-17, F Mar 22

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    When I was 16 years old of 2013 I had an abortion here's my story.... I was dating this guy and I though I was inlove with him so we had sex. During the 4 weeks since we had sex I...
    Ginger387 Ginger387 18-21, F 6 Responses Mar 23

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    In the 1980's I had 2 abortions and 1 miscarriage and shortly after that found out I had cervical cancer. But this story is about the 3 lost children. I blame some of the reason...
    alcooper alcooper 56-60, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    I've loved this girl before i moved to America and it felt wrong to tell her i love her considering we'll literally be continents apart. Anyways before I left, We spent months...
    bassamelali bassamelali 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 24

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    Hey everyone! I just need to vent and see if anyone else has heard what I was told by my doctor. So in November of 2013 I had an ectopic,,, had no clue I was pregnant, just had...
    Janetgranite Janetgranite 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    I grew up with my grandparents. My mother had a relationship with my father. He was abusive time to time, he had come issues with his life, I have heard that he robbed some close...
    melodie9 melodie9 18-21, F Mar 28

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    Im 16 and have been with my boyfriend for a year now and I had my abortion about 3 weeks ago. It was honestly the biggest mistake of my life. Basically when I first found out I...
    beccabird beccabird 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 29

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    Not to long ago, my doctor called me and told me I had an STD (of the normal kind). I had taken another test six months before that call, but I now see I should've checked more...
    haroni haroni 18-21, F Mar 29

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    It is time for me to speak up, I have thought more than once. I am now a mother with 4 beautiful children, but I still carry a secret. I had an abortion just 4 days after my 16th...
    secretstoryforlife secretstoryforlife 46-50 Mar 30

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    Part 3: the affair When I posted my experience on EP and how depressed I was about my situation I got a lot of positive comments and support which really helped me change my...
    unexpectedlove15 unexpectedlove15 26-30, F 6 Responses Mar 30

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    I sometimes wish I had never had children too. I started out relatively early. I was 20 when I had my daughter and 24 when I had my son. My daughters father was abusive in every...
    BBMS BBMS 41-45, F Mar 30

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    About a year ago I had a terrible trip after smoking marijuana. I had smoked before and it every time I never really got a "high" feeling I just felt kinda normal.. But maybe a...
    Kristen42 Kristen42 18-21, F Mar 31

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    It's been almost 2 months since my abortion And I'm feeling a little down about it. I can't believe that I wasn't more careful and became pregnant by someone I thought cared...
    Hotpinkgirl1982 Hotpinkgirl1982 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 31

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