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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 6 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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    There are a lot of us that are in sexless marriages for a variety of reasons. My husband is on the road most of the time so I have had to find companionship outside of my marriage...
    TruckersWife1984 TruckersWife1984 31-35, F 1 hr ago

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    I've never had a serious relationship. But when I was fifteen, a sophomore in high school, I dated this guy I really like but was a year older than, a junior. After about three...
    KellerKing13 KellerKing13 18-21, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    Since ep support didn't help me in solving the underage-message problem thingy, I had to create a new account. dukealone12 is the name. Add me over there :)
    dukealone dukealone 16-17, M 1 hr ago

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    What a shitaki dinner at Steak 'n' Shake. I have to say that the entire dinner was terrible from start to finish. It was a busy night for them. I get that part, but there is no...
    TheCunylinguist TheCunylinguist 41-45, F 3 hrs ago

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    Growing up, I had a father who was HEAVY on the booze, and on the drugs, and who believed that a good beating was what a Kid needed, too bad the beatings usually was more than just...
    BroknGirl89 BroknGirl89 26-30, F 9 hrs ago

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    One day I got one, as if by some miracle, and it was around Christmas time, which made it extra special. I didn't know that she had been searching for me because I wasn't ever...
    salty2013 salty2013 31-35, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    i wish i had a friend i can talk to and trust.
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 days ago

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    I am on day 3 following a medical termination. I will start by giving some background and be as honest as possible. I was diagnosed with borderline personality disorder a few...
    Chichimay Chichimay 22-25, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    i recently just went thru a late miscarriage im 16 and i was 16 weeks pregnant and didnt know it was a miscarriage at the time i had been bleeding my whole pregnancy off and on at...
    alyssamre alyssamre 16-17, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    a song by who that say's it all Love Reign O'er Me Love Reign O'er Me Love I've had enough of living I've had enough of dying I've had enough of smiling I've had enough of...
    eve888 eve888 26-30, F a week ago

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    I'm not anyones type I've been told or im too ugly or weird or disgusting or anything you can imagine to hurt someone's feelings, but I'm used to it, once I escape my home town I...
    personalldemon personalldemon 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 25

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    Oh my goodness me. I have never before been able to talk to anyone about this. This will sound crazy I kniw but I really need someones help pleaasee! I was 5 years old and...
    BabyUsagi BabyUsagi 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 24

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    Some days it doesn't seem like it even happened and then others it feels like I'm still going through it all. It's crazy how things happen. I never wanted children and have always...
    localrocklover localrocklover 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 23

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    Not quite sure what to write here or really how to write it but this is an experience that we had together as couple a few years back. We love to spend nights in hotels and it has...
    seriouslylookingcouple seriouslylookingcouple 41-45, F 12 Responses Jun 23

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    Music is the best way to escape the weight of our secrets, problems and life itself because when we don't find ways to escape, like music and work, that's when we fall apart and...
    LockedInsideMe LockedInsideMe 16-17, F Jun 21

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    Yesterday to be exact. I knew that my body was changing and my missed period was an automatic sign. I was in denial. I thought maybe I'm just sick, because I was physically sick 24...
    SereneWarrioress SereneWarrioress 18-21, F 7 Responses Jun 21

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    What's the difference between thought, an idea, an epiphany, revelation, vision or dream if they aren't real until someone causes them to become?!? Joseph had a dream and he was...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 20

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    I am a 23 year-old who seems to often try escape reality. I do this without realizing it. Everytime I leave school or work, I look forward to sitting down on my laptop and surfing...
    roseindisguise roseindisguise 22-25, F Jun 20

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    I still feel like I was almost murdered. Laying there, begging for my life. Helpless. I'll never forget that night. December 12th, 2014 about 11:30pm I was in my room watching...
    Kathryn26 Kathryn26 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 19

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    I am writing this story again, because I accidentally deleted it recently. Because my furry baby is too special to me, I feel I must write his story again, though please bear with...
    Ceeceeexperiences Ceeceeexperiences 46-50, F Jun 19

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    Sometime i want to escape to see who is really for me who gona miss me they don't forget me i want to Escape see the different things Different life's i want to spend sometime's...
    Sozdar Sozdar 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 19

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    There was an old abandoned water board site in my town which was behind a large fence, completely overgrown with trees and plants and huge. One summer some friends and I stumbled...
    Embella Embella 18-21, F Jun 19

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    I hope people aren't joining this group in the thought that others should think exactly as they are. A narrow-minded person is someone who wouldn't even entertain a different...
    RationalCutie RationalCutie 22-25, F 7 Responses Jun 19

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    I was homeless from age 17- till four months after my 18 th birthday. It was my senior year in high school, I managed to stay and finish school, thanks to in no small part my...
    AngeleyesUponU AngeleyesUponU 41-45, F 12 Responses Jun 19

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    It's been 3 months since my first miscarriage, I was on birth control and did not even know I was even possibly pregnant. The night it happened I was all alone and I just couldn't...
    LeeWalker06 LeeWalker06 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 19

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    I swore I would never tell anyone this since it was so embarrassing but here I go. It's really sorta like a distant memory. We started talking through a game chat...i know right...
    Aby0805 Aby0805 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 18

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    Ok this is my last one. Ok so remember the guy I had sex with in my last story? Yeah I was supposed to be hanging out with him that day but before I did, I had sex with a stranger...
    PrayingForBetterDays PrayingForBetterDays 18-21, F 4 Responses Jun 18

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    I live in Indonesia and for as long as I can remember I always see myself living somewhere other than Indonesia when I grow up. I just never see myself here. I always feel weird...
    MarshaVanessa MarshaVanessa 16-17, F Jun 18

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    After our guests had left last night, and we picked up the things the children had strewn about, I asked for a hug. You held me for a moment, felt me tremble slightly, and in a...
    Searchingformyshalom Searchingformyshalom 22-25, F 4 Responses Jun 18

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    When I had it, I didn't even know I did. I spent hours reading articles on anorexia, taking online quizzes to see if I was. Even when all those quizzes said I most likely had...
    Anita467 Anita467 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 18

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    i had a spiritual experience, when i was performing Yoga. Let me clear, that what people believe to be Yoga is merely a very minor part of it. Yoga consist of eight parts. the...
    anubhav27 anubhav27 61-65 1 Response Jun 18

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    I am approaching the year mark of when I had an abortion. My boyfriend and I were still in college, not financially ready, and he wasn't emotionally ready. I was sick and tired...
    mka1234 mka1234 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 17

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    I tried and tried but it is still there. And if it isn't me thinking about it in sadness there is always someone else there to remind me of every detail. I was always a horrible...
    cherrypie54552 cherrypie54552 18-21, F Jun 17

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    I first met 'Joy' through some videos I had up on Youtube. She very much enjoyed my work, and I enjoyed talking to her. I think it is important to note that we are both in our 50...
    RioMan123 RioMan123 46-50 1 Response Jun 17

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    I am 27 years old, and although my mother is living, she has not been a mother at all. She was a drug addict from the age of 12, doing every drug she could until as an adult she...
    ThatGirlIsPoison23 ThatGirlIsPoison23 26-30, F Jun 16

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    When I was 22 I took some drug given to me while I was drinking and had a really horrible experience. I think it severely traumatised me or something. A few day's later my soul...
    Iovemore Iovemore 31-35 Jun 15

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    Dear baby, So tomorrow would have been the day that you were meant to arrive on this earth, but instead I had to make one of the hardest decisions of my life back in October 2014...
    Jodie201093 Jodie201093 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 14

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    Please don't be shocked if u say I haven't had a boyfriend. I have never had a boyfriend in all my life. My "boyfriends" that I met online and off chat rooms I don't consider them...