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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 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 3 Responses Jul 3, 2013

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    Love, You will never read these words I write or know the true depth of grief I feel or how achingly I miss you. I sit out here with the fall weather upon us, the setting sun...
    2ndBruin 2ndBruin 41-45, M 7 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    Amnesia: I drove by all the places we used to hang out getting wasted I thought about our last kiss, how it felt the way you tasted And even though your friends tell me you're...
    timetochange2 timetochange2 41-45, F 2 Responses Oct 26

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    The first time I got pregnant, nearly 6 years ago, an abortion was never an option. My then boyfriend told me I had to, that he didn’t want a kid and I would ruin his life. I...
    tlk3581 tlk3581 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 4

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    When i was 7 my mom was living with a former soldier from angola that had to flee the police to our country, because he was working illigally, getting paid for killing innocent...
    johannaaosp johannaaosp 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 2

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    What's the best escape? Drugs, drinking, sex, running away, suicide? I just need to escape.
    LizAnaG LizAnaG 13-15, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    She is really trying to escape her reality to a much better one... read on! http://www.gofundme.com/ghgzbc
    mel9293 mel9293 26-30 Oct 31

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    When life gets tough and stressful, music is the only way to escape and be in a happy place.
    LadyAya12 LadyAya12 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 9

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    I'm a brony, I usually let my mind escape either to a pony and human, modern world, if not I get carried away and let my mind think I live in a pony dystopia.
    MaxwellMoonHoof MaxwellMoonHoof 18-21, M Nov 9

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    There are times where I wish I could just go into a deep sleep of some kind, or be put into a virtual reality machine, kind of like Sword Art Online's, and escape from the world...
    LegendaryHero7 LegendaryHero7 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 14

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    Hi everyone, I have been reading a lot of the experiences on here and i have a question I want to ask everyone before writing mine. Do any of you suffer from depression, anxiety...
    lace1912 lace1912 26-30, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    It was really normal morning at first. I woke up 4am to go to school. I get up, prepare, leave home, take the train, and go. It was fine until I arrived at my destination station...
    fikydiamond fikydiamond 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 6

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    All my experiences with sleep paralysis are different. I remember my first time experiencing it. My bed started to shake aggressively at about 3 a.m., I thought it was an...
    solielnoir solielnoir 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 15

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    We met on a site, and we're way far apart. He's in Ireland and I'm in Indonesia. In the beginnings he really thought that I was a scammer. But we kept in touch in the best way we...
    LoneRan9er LoneRan9er 31-35, F 1 Response 18 hrs ago

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    I was on my IPad when my sister grabbed me and chucked me into their room with my sister being younger than me she always played jokes on me.what I am about to tell you is...
    Dryraxyes Dryraxyes 13-15, M 10 hrs ago

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    🎶 I wish that I could wake up with amnesia and forget about the stupid little things. Like the way it felt to fall asleep next to you and the memories I never can escape. Cause...
    KaiFyre KaiFyre 26-30, F Oct 26

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    I used to imagine I world where I had magical abilities. I liked to go here when I was depressed. I live in an area that no humans and nothing else can enter, unless I allow it...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 Nov 9

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    My wife is my best friend; however, I am missing a true friend. The one who you can share all your thoughts with. Especially the thoughts you can't share with your wife. Really I...
    RJS3411 RJS3411 31-35, M 3 Responses Nov 18

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    today is ahorrible day for me. last night was a sleepless night. i was stressed by what happened in the office. i am bullied and abused at work. i want to escape from this tough...
    iseeuthrou iseeuthrou 51-55, M 4 days ago

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    I never had an ****** - neither while ************ or using sex toys. Neither with my first passionate love - or other guys I hooked up with. I'm sure it's not my partners fault...
    Francoise25 Francoise25 18-21, F 21 hrs ago

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    2 years ago i was running and not paying attention... i slipped and fell head over through a closed glassdoor. i wasnt injured but my friends said it looked like a stunt scene...
    SoccerGirl2000 SoccerGirl2000 13-15, F 1 Response 20 hrs ago

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    it was a good day! i didn't feel lonely. that's all matters to me now. i had a good convasation with a woman at libraly. i'm cooking for dinner now. besides phisically tired,it is...
    juryandrews juryandrews 31-35, F 1 Response 20 hrs ago

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    I've had some with girls before I like it alot. If you have snapchat and wanna get naughty add me. Der_stahlhelm GIRLS ONLY
    ZachGibbi ZachGibbi 13-15, M 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    I have had it a couple times in my life,but last night was the scariest thing ever.I was sleeping,fell asleep on the couch.I started to dream about demons and i was scared,but i...
    1prettygirl 1prettygirl 36-40, F 29 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    On Saturday my boyfriend Mark and I were on a walk in the country park. About half way there was bench and we had a bit of horseplay and then sat on the bench and kissed. A BIG...
    Susanna96 Susanna96 16-17, F 3 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    Do you have family members you can't stand or had a falling out with people? I'm talking like a major issue, not a minor misunderstanding.
    Emeraldisles5 Emeraldisles5 18-21 3 hrs ago

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    It's been exactly one month since I had the abortion. Yet I don't seem to be getting better. I try so hard to not remember and I know that sounds cruel. My mum is depressed and Dad...
    x3myonewish x3myonewish 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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    Please bear with me- This will be quite a long story, ayt? If I would share this experience of mine, I should first said something about myself a'right? :) I am a junior...
    Skarizza Skarizza 18-21, F 5 Responses Nov 6

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     I read countless people's stories who put their beloved dog or cat to peace, as I'd like to say. Your own experiences have helped me get through. I too had to put my dog...
    Ceeceeexperiences Ceeceeexperiences 46-50, F 2 Responses Nov 11

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    So I was in an abusive home until I was around five years old. At that point, I was removed from that home, moved from foster home to foster home, then finally placed with the...
    disneyalltheway disneyalltheway 18-21, F Nov 14

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    Im writing a 3 part post. The first part is what was so special so magic. the next part what went wrong. and the last part is how I feel now. This is the first part. We re-met...
    tsohg76 tsohg76 36-40, M 9 Responses Nov 15

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    I have had more than a few premonitions in my lifetime, but I will tell you of 5 that are still fresh in my mind. 1) I was driving to work and was on the interstate. Something...
    1EPMinnie 1EPMinnie 70+, F 4 Responses Nov 15

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    So around March er April, I started talking to this boy who I'll call Andrew. ( since I won't use his real name) We had clicked with at a couple youth rally’s and lock-ins...
    fergielicious617 fergielicious617 22-25, F Nov 17

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    Last April, not long before my 17th birthday I had gotten into a new relationship with my best friend, rather quick after coming out of a 16 month relationship. I had slept with my...
    bethscottt bethscottt 18-21, F 7 Responses Nov 18

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    When I was 11 years old...back in 2005...I had a near death and out of body experience one day. It was a cold, cloudy, and blustery Saturday afternoon back in November 2005. I was...
    britanderson94 britanderson94 18-21, F 8 Responses 6 days ago

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    Some of you men may be able to somehow relate to my story headline, so you probably know how much it sucks when you've had the worst luck with women. As a man in my 30s, I have...
    dude2278 dude2278 31-35, M 6 days ago

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    It was last Friday. I had woke up in an alley a few blocks away from my school, night had already set and only a thin wisp of sunset laid in the canvas of the night sky. I could...
    Zancrispy Zancrispy 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    I'm an affair success story. In a short period of time, my life took a direction that I never thought possible. I never saw it coming, did things I never thought I was ever capable...
    happyasever happyasever 31-35, F 7 Responses 3 days ago

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    I’ve never had A great self-esteem and as a child was never concerned with health. I just ate what tasted good and ate it until I was stuffed. Once I reached high school I...
    dontgetmewrong dontgetmewrong 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    My story and my cure... Back in 2012, I was a mere boy of 18 years old. I was half way through my first year of University, and had discovered the (then) delights of binge...
    shellofaboy shellofaboy 18-21, M Oct 26

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    In the dream, I was sleeping in my bed (the clock had read near 12 AM, so I had been asleep for nearly an hour in the dream, which is weird because I had actually gone to sleep in...
    Celticrose1991 Celticrose1991 22-25 Oct 26

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    Well I want to get this down as fast as I can while it's still fresh. While escaping a riot between the rat people and bird people, I had come into meeting a band of rebels at...
    immortalblight immortalblight 22-25 Oct 27

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    In the dream, I was sleeping in my bed (the clock had read near 12 AM, so I had been asleep for nearly an hour in the dream, which is weird because I had actually gone to sleep in...
    Celticrose1991 Celticrose1991 22-25 Oct 27