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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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    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 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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    A first person reality escape game has been has been created by Exit Plan which is sure to thrill the players. The concept of the game traces its origin to the popular reality game...
    edr567 edr567 26-30, M 6 days ago

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    I had an abortion on January 21st, 2015. I chose the surgical procedure with general anesthesia because I didn't want to see, hear or witness what I was about to do because I'm...
    BlackBuddafly88 BlackBuddafly88 26-30, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    I had a vision And the vision was a tunnel with a door Like a funnel for precision Just a mission , no decision Narrowing as it beckons me More of a slide than a hallway More of a...
    LoneLegend LoneLegend 13-15, M Jan 8

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    Anyone reading this most probably want to escape too at sometimes. I therefore don't need to explain myself as we all have an idea where we would like to escape to at times.
    shhhhh shhhhh 41-45, F Jan 8

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    I love music. I have a different playlist for every mood I have. When I need to escape reality for a while I plug in my headphones and zone out. Sometimes it's accompanied by a...
    notjustthegirlnextdoor notjustthegirlnextdoor 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    Memoir of a New Life To say that I had a good relationship with my mother prior to my marriage would be an understatement. She could be overbearing and meddlesome with a very...
    pseudonympublic pseudonympublic 46-50, M 2 Responses Dec 31, 2014

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    I had an abortion this passed Wednesday, and I feel nothing but pain. I am a 19 year old cosmetology school graduate who back in July of last year gotten out of an over a year...
    zoey101878 zoey101878 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 10

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    I lie in bed not able to sleep because I am thinking of you. Today will be our 3rd day of non contact, my stomach feels hollow my heart broken. I wish I didn't have to go no...
    TASTRS TASTRS 41-45, F 14 Responses Jan 3

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    **This is probably the longest, not even story, just recounting of my fondest memories of adoring the sky. I'm warning you now..** I was the kid who could remain fixated on the...
    SheSaidx SheSaidx 22-25, F Jan 10

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    Music is my escape If I'm upset , angry , or any other emotion I put my music on and it's the best thing. I wouldn't be able to live without it
    anestacia anestacia 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 30, 2014

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    I zone out. Escape form the noises in my day to day life. Worried about what I am going to do tomorrow. But the worries go in one ear and out the other.-No time to stress, do your...
    mstv1112 mstv1112 13-15, F Jan 5

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    It's not the first time I've escaped death. It happened in April 2014, I just finished my shift at work and I called my friend. I told her I was on my way to her house to pick her...
    SheWasLikeTheMoon SheWasLikeTheMoon 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 11

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    Funny I found this group... My status on Pandora is: Music is my only escape.
    theemercedes theemercedes 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 12

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    I dreamt last night that my younger brother passed away. We were in one of the homes we used to live in trying to pack his things away from his room.I opened his bottom desk...
    justnicky justnicky 36-40, F 3 Responses Jan 13

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    It's been while since ive had this dream... Rather weird... I only slept for 20-30 mins and i dreamt... Anyways onto the dream!!! Last time i had this dream, god idk when but...
    InfiniteMusic InfiniteMusic 13-15, M Jan 14

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    I want to escape from all those things I felt and see. My family though that I'm crazy because I am too sensitive and too caring for the pains of others.. But I see it.. I felt it...
    kiendy123 kiendy123 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I couldn't be happier!! I had a beautiful day.Good night,sweet friends. Hope you guys have a lovely day!!
    juryandrews juryandrews 31-35, F 37 mins ago

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    I found out on the 26th that I am pregnant again. I have a 2.5 year old daughter who is my absolute life and am not ready for another. All I can do is cry about it. I feel so awful...
    lifeisbeautiful89 lifeisbeautiful89 22-25, F 7 Responses Jan 4

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    What do you think to this dream/vision: She was in a school swimming pool doing a scuba lesson. She was last to get out due to problems with her air tank. She was getting changed...
    Sk8ergrl Sk8ergrl 31-35, F 1 day ago

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    The main this I miss about my online fling is the anticipation and thrill of seeing an email from him in my inbox. For a very long time after it ended I checked everyday and...
    emptynow emptynow 36-40, F 2 Responses Jan 8

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    If I had somewhere else to go I'd be gone by now.
    Nullfiend Nullfiend 31-35, M 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    The Clouds over the Sun Date: 12/15/2005 What a world we would live in where every day was night, With no more sun and no more light to give our eyes a sight. With no more stars...
    MDaddysGirlM MDaddysGirlM 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    Last night I dreamt that I was driving in a car with my friend. We were doing the usual junk, just picking up beer and hanging around. we're driving and then my gas light comes on...
    Annamania1 Annamania1 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    August 3rd, 2013. Sharp pain as I rode home on my pushbike from my grandmother's house. I thought I had drunk my coffee too fast - so shrugging it off I continued to ride...
    snusnu95 snusnu95 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 1

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    Feb 2013 I had me second child, a girl. My first is a boy and was 3 months preemie, so I was over the moon when my girl was full term. Everything had been perfect she was healthy...
    jweiz89 jweiz89 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 6

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    I remember it like it was yesterday. it was last year and I was 13 years old. I was walking through my neighborhood with my best friend amelia. when I saw a dark van pull up...
    pioneer18 pioneer18 13-15, F 7 Responses Jan 10

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    About 2 weeks ago I had an abortion. It was the first time I ever got pregnant. I never knew I could get pregnant. I was 6 weeks pregnant when I found out and decided to have my...
    sunrays2525 sunrays2525 26-30, F 4 Responses Jan 11

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    I lived with my mom and her mom from birth till I was about 6. she was 16 raising me. I didn't know any different, it was the way I was raised, how I was influenced, the life I...
    summerwinterfallspring summerwinterfallspring 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 11

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    Oh man...I've kept this hidden for so long. It's a deep kept secret of mine. It hurts a lot to admit but I just feel like letting it out. It's humiliating and stupid and I can't...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 1 Response Jan 13

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    I had posted this on someone else's feed. Had to copy & paste to share with you all.. when I was about 11 we moved into a house that was haunted. My mom & sisters said they would...
    Isayis23 Isayis23 26-30, M Jan 15

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    My experience so far! In brief, I am 22 years old and the doctors have put me at 5 - 6 weeks pregnant. I have just taken the medical abortion pills and waiting to see what...
    leesha333 leesha333 22-25, F 5 Responses Jan 15

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    I found out I was pregnant with my first very early around 3 weeks. It wasn't planned but we were happy to keep it. We went for an early scan around 9 weeks we got to see a heart...
    Tink1986 Tink1986 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 15

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    Okay, I'm new at this, and I've read that this helps. Three years ago I had an IUD put in, and I never had a problem with it. Well in September, my period came and went and then...
    Ohanaforever Ohanaforever 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 20

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    When I first found out I was pregnant, I posted about it on this site...expressing all the feelings and emotions I was having. I ended up being so excited to be a mom. I bought a...
    silencedfears silencedfears 26-30 a week ago

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    I feel so Brocken inside I don't know what to do anymore, everyday I wake up feeling the same pain and heartbreak I just want to curl up in a ball and be alone. sometimes I think...
    Samanthaann13 Samanthaann13 18-21, F Dec 29, 2014

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    I did it!! Well, a little while ago actually. But I got really busy with exams and then the holidays and stuff... so yeah. I was walking home from a party at my friend's place...
    SkunkMePlease SkunkMePlease 18-21, F 5 Responses Dec 29, 2014

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    Chance to have it came up tonight but I denied it and don't regret it. It's New Year's Day here in Australia because it's actually 1:49am on the 1st of Janurary but we had a party...
    Peelover94 Peelover94 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 31, 2014

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    I moved out of home, had a stressful university experience, lost my best friend, had to give up my dog, had to support my sick mother alone and had a massive fight with my...
    zanthemum zanthemum 18-21, F Dec 31, 2014

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    So first story is from summer camp when I was 12 or 13, I can't remember which. At this camp there's about 10 kids in a cabin so naturally there isn't much privacy. Additionally...
    japps japps 18-21, M Dec 31, 2014

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    I just had the weirdest and maybe crappiest evening ever.. Went swimming , late in the afternoon... It got ruined When someone yelled shark and so the beach was closed... Then...
    h4n5dj22 h4n5dj22 26-30, M 3 Responses Jan 2

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    To some its immoral but who's eyes are judging. It was exactly what we both needed. I only wish back then, I had the grace to let it go when it was starting to be over . I held on...
    ventingagain ventingagain 31-35, F 3 Responses Jan 2

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    Today, I was productive. I got a ton of stuff done, hit the gym and tried my hardest not to thinking about the reality of what's going on. All I can think about now are all the...
    wantingtobehappy84 wantingtobehappy84 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 2