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I Had A Narrow Escape

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 24 People

    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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    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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    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 Mar 26

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    Reality is such a trip. I spent a lot of time trying to escape from reality, like it was some universally accepted state of things that we all experienced equally. Then I came to...
    LouDog319 LouDog319 26-30, M Mar 30

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    I just want to go away for a bit, just to escape from reality. I feel like it would help me so much. I just need to get away from familiar settings & familiar faces, and just go...
    untamedx3heart untamedx3heart 22-25, F 5 Responses Mar 31

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    I want to escape most of the time just cause I'm not like the others I'm in a wheelchair I wasn't born like it but I've been in it all my life along with other issues it's tough, I...
    Hollybird17 Hollybird17 16-17, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    Soaking in sweet skunky bliss.I'm so very glad I won the coin toss tonight (for those new, I flip a coin 9 times and if a majority are heads it's a yes). I'd been aching, craving a...
    Tybron Tybron 31-35, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I live in Alabama where tornadoes are frequent. We live in a mobile home. My mother called us to warn us of a tornado warning early in the morning around 4:00 am. We then...
    Amelia445 Amelia445 41-45, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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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 Mar 27

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    i need escape route now now now now right now now
    Thedepressedgirlatthewindow Thedepressedgirlatthewindow 16-17, F Mar 30

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    I want to escape this scary place I am in forever amd always
    Thedepressedgirlatthewindow Thedepressedgirlatthewindow 16-17, F Mar 30

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    I wish I helped her,she was shouting,screaming and crying for help but I couldn't help her I keep hearing her voice in her head....she was hurt,she cried but I couldn't help....I...
    sofiannedeer sofiannedeer 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    Everyday I step out of reality for a few hours. I just escape in my mind. I fantasize about so many different things. Sometimes I imagine being in my favourite book or movie...
    sierraladeirdre sierraladeirdre 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    I always go to Final Fantasy when I need to escape, but then I get sad. This world is nothing like Final Fantasy. No magic, no monsters, no banding against a common evil...it...
    CaptainShiromaru CaptainShiromaru 18-21, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I really need a break right now. I just wish i could forget about everything and escape my life for a while i'm tired of being depressed and angry all the time. I hate fighting...
    Hotspicychilli23 Hotspicychilli23 18-21, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    Reality sucks, to put it bluntly. One of the main reasons I spend so much effort and time into my hobbies is because sometimes, I can't face reality. Daydreaming, writing fan...
    ThatSleepyGuy ThatSleepyGuy 22-25, M 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    Today was the worst day of my life or so I say. I went to therapy and i feel like trash. I want to give up I really do . I don't know I just want to escape this life, my reality...
    cmt334 cmt334 16-17, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I definitely wish I could escape sometimes and not have to deal with a the insane things that life throws my way. Just some peace and normalcy would be awesome even just for a...
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M 1 Response 2 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 22-25, F Mar 23

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    It was her 22nd birthday yesterday and she is now the same age as me. I meant to write this story yesterday but that never happened. Many times have I shared the story about the...
    Orchards Orchards 22-25, M 4 days ago

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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 Mar 22

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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 Mar 25

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    Oh that I had the wings of a dove, I would fly away and be at peace...
    justalittlekinky justalittlekinky 51-55, M Apr 4

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    I was in a building and it was almost like a class but with adults in it. One guy was trying to kill a girl and I was trying to stop him. I ended up pulling out a gun and shooting...
    TheLoneHowl96 TheLoneHowl96 18-21, M Apr 7

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    it really scares me sometimes, my memory is horrible. you tell me to do something, it literally escapes me the moment after and I have trouble remembering to do things and I have...
    awayfromlife awayfromlife 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    59 years old and I have had 6 heart attacks since 2003. The first heart attack I had came on slowly over a few days with symptoms I excused as probably being heart burn because the...
    keltech keltech 56-60, M 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    I received a joke letter in disguise of a love letter one day... I couldn't BELIEVE the guy I had a thing for actually returned those feelings for once. I was walking on cloud nine...
    4everlonelyalone 4everlonelyalone 31-35, F 3 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    I had...I did have. For a while. It will come back...but I'll have to do without for a while. It's torturous but there isn't anything I can do...sorry for being cryptic...I suppose...
    thegirlwiththeannoyingusername thegirlwiththeannoyingusername 13-15, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    My first experience with a leg cast was in high school... started with a simple broken ankle and a short cast, however due to bones not setting properly had to be re-broken and I...
    ben37SC ben37SC 41-45, M 3 hrs ago

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    If you have read some of my other experiences you may well know that I have a photographic memory. However it ain't as glorified as others. Are it out to be, and it is not...
    thedimone thedimone 13-15, F 1 Response 52 mins ago

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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 Mar 23

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    My first experience with this awful disease was about 4 years ago. I had a terrible pain that got increasingly worse over the course of a week. I initially went to the doctor and...
    Imnothomeyet Imnothomeyet 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    After getting hit by a car that I talked about in my other post, it left me with a lot of problems mentally and physically but I start from the top. When I was in the hospital at...
    Jakep99 Jakep99 18-21, M Apr 6

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    It was horrible. When I was between the ages of 16 to 17 in 2011 in my first year of sixth form I had a crush on this girl. I liked her because she actually seemed interested in me...
    ZemaLDFM ZemaLDFM 18-21, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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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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    This story is about me and my journey that got me to this point. I'll start right from the beginning. It all started when I missed my period. This had happened to me in my life...
    Neha3 Neha3 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 20

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    Correction, I almost had an abortion. And it made me realize just how hard it is to make the choice and how life saving it can be. Now, my period has always been on time without...
    Ginkofishin Ginkofishin 18-21, F 5 Responses Mar 22

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    I'll start when my mom was pregnant with my sisters but you see my sisters had a different father but their father has always been cheating on my mother but she made herself endure...
    Akwarderrorplusmess Akwarderrorplusmess 18-21, F Mar 23

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