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I Had A Narrow Escape

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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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    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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    I want to escape this scary place I am in forever amd always
    Thedepressedgirlatthewindow Thedepressedgirlatthewindow 16-17, F 15 hrs ago

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    But but but but isn't hermione granger called narrow minded? I love hermione!
    Countrybae Countrybae 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 8

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    I encounter a lot of ignorant and narrow minded people on a daily basis. I usually feel so alone, even when I'm in the middle of a crowd. my mindset is so different from anyone I...
    madgab34 madgab34 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 15

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    I had a high volume of blood in my urine 2 months ago at 27%. The ER and my primary informed me anything more than a trace should be investigated and this results need immediate...
    Dusty5 Dusty5 51-55, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    UP THE MOUNTAIN - This happened while I was stationed in Korea. At the time, I was somewhat older than most of the other captains in my unit (long story, but to go on...), we were...
    djc44 djc44 46-50, M 2 Responses Mar 4

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    I had a massive heart attack at age 43. my LDA was 100% blocked and the only symptoms I had was the night it happened..ache/heavy left arm, sweaty, vomiting for about 3 he's before...
    wendyc506 wendyc506 41-45, F 7 hrs ago

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    My escape is EP! It's one of the best escapes a person can find! But I must warn you.... I'm all over the place and a very fast pace, many jump to their deaths after boarding the...
    HotMessExpress101 HotMessExpress101 31-35, F 4 Responses Mar 14

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    It's crazy how an affair consumes you, everything about you, your life, your work, every waking moment is spent thinking how you are going to get your next fix, it's the happiest I...
    mntmama mntmama 36-40, F 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    I have not posted in a very very long time. I am now almost 10 months out of ending my 3.5 year affair. Looking back, I realize the "love" at the time, in the moment, was not...
    pencruz pencruz 51-55, F 5 Responses Mar 5

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    Is it cowardness? Maybe, but "nobody is perfect", like Joe E. Brown said in "Some like it hot". Plus, escaping may not always be a bad thing. We can also discover something new...
    dyonyso dyonyso 36-40, M 2 Responses Mar 10

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    My life and every sexy guy in it are passing me by while I'm in here. I don't want to be like 80 And salty cuz I didn't get the guy because I was too scared. But this closet door...
    TrackStackz TrackStackz 13-15, M 3 days ago

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    My LSD trip and meet the old spirit. Super natural thing does exist I believe, really mind-opening. in March 22nd 2015. and I decided to do the shrooms tonight and see if I could...
    Yinghongxu Yinghongxu 18-21, F a week ago

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    There is nothing left in my life except weed. Not sure where it went wrong but I know I need it to keep me from giving up on myself. Im 27 and im alone. Family broke up, never had...
    AnthonyorTony AnthonyorTony 26-30, M Mar 2

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    My mind is a mess that I can't escape.
    weirduo weirduo 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 7

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    The Legacy" Tell you a thing That you ought to know Two minutes of your time Then on you go Tell tale of the man All dressed in black That most of them Not coming back Sent off...
    justincarlgren1993 justincarlgren1993 18-21, M Mar 11

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    stress eats away at me..sometimes I wish I could open up but other times I just stew in my mind...I rely on the escape to set me free
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    Everyone's advice after a breakup is to "stay busy"... So I tried to. But I cried in between work calls, I cried on the treadmill at the gym, and I cried in the park. So what are...
    broken418 broken418 22-25, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    I wish I had a delete button ,but not only in my mind ,I want it to delete myself sometimes,my exsitence ,or to delete some moments,or even to delete some pieces of my character...
    karymendes karymendes 18-21, F 7 hrs ago

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    Spending all your time pondering about the choices you did not make will just take you in circles. If chasing your tail is fun for you than that is what you should be doing...
    Yeahbaybey Yeahbaybey 46-50, F 7 hrs ago

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    Had him in his car rode him for 20 mins till he bust
    bisexualover bisexualover 22-25 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    We were coming home to Calgary, Alberta from our Vancouver holiday and driving through the mountains on the highway near Golden, BC in our little red 370Z when a SUV (looked like a...
    paganknight72 paganknight72 41-45, M Mar 15

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    To start this experience off, yes I did take sleeping pills because I hadn’t slept in 3 days straight and I was to the point of exhaustion and my stress levels from my occupation...
    paganknight72 paganknight72 41-45, M Mar 19

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    I received a letter from the Calgary City police about 2 days after I returned home from my over night stay at the hospital. They said they were now in possession of all my...
    paganknight72 paganknight72 41-45, M a week ago

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    my best friend from middle school moved away at the end of eighth grade but we still kept in contact. even though she was in another state we'd still find ways to do everything...
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    I was in homeroom, age 14. I had my period for about 6 months by then. Despite being on a normal cycle, my period decided to come a bit early that month. I was sitting at my desk...
    ArielLfish ArielLfish 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 5

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    Published on Dec 1, 2013Reba McEntire -- If I Had Only KnownSongwriters: MORRIS, CRAIG / STANFIELD, JANAIf I had only knownIt was the last walk in the rainI'd keep you out for...
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    I had someone once, she had all the qualities of a friend I could ever hope for at present that I never appreciated in the past. The girl was sweet, we were most of the time...
    AB2WUS AB2WUS 22-25 1 Response Mar 8

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    I left my ex and now he's being extra nice to try and win me back, it's so confusing!! I met my now ex partner a few years ago through a friend, we became good friends and I loved...
    Talaspirit Talaspirit 22-25, F Mar 11

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    I've actually had several surgeries, most pretty insignificant.  However, in 2011...at the ripe old age of 47, I had emergency double-bipass.  I had told a number of my...
    Extant1 Extant1 51-55, M 5 Responses Mar 11

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    Being on the internet can have it’s scary moments. I am sure most of us realize that people aren’t always who they say they are and that it is imperative that we protect...
    akindheart akindheart 56-60, F 56 Responses Mar 13

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    I've had my shoes taken off, usually when I've fainted before. Actually, every time I've fainted, my shoes have been removed. The first time in 4th grade, I fainted at choir...
    countrygirlrachel countrygirlrachel 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 13

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    I don't like to classify. It,sometimes,for me can lead to a closed mind. I was living an extremely intense life style. I only had one goal and that was daily oblivion. All this...
    lifeisforfree lifeisforfree 66-70, M Mar 17

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    Like many here I too had an affair with a married man... He was my boss and he was gorgeous. I had just gotten out of a terrible relationship and a close friend of mine had...
    0Mischa0 0Mischa0 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    Neha3 Neha3 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 20

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