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I Had A Narrow Escape

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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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    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 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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    is it fine that i want to escape from my family as well...that i don't feel their pain... that i don't like people around...that some of my friends *******...that the world is...
    snealexutd snealexutd 22-25, M 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    I travelled to Hong Kong and Macau for a while. But what got me is my trip to a hospital funded by the doctors themselves treating people who can't afford one decent meal a day. I...
    szchwakovpf szchwakovpf 18-21, M 14 hrs ago

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    I hate narrowminded people, do you? Are you saying that you are open minded? Does narrowminded people know what is openminded? Maybe not because openminded is out of narrowminded...
    Sphine Sphine 13-15, M Jul 7

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    No this Ep isn't gonna be me dwelling on why i pity narrow minded people, that's pretty self explanatory. I just thought this title was suitable to what i wanted to mention. I've...
    sidraa sidraa 16-17, F Jul 21

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    It's been exactly one year, July 22nd, 2013. A year ago today, my YAMW and I drove off for 'lunch', but in fact, I took her to a nearby park, with a narrow sandy beach next to the...
    lifu0427 lifu0427 56-60, M 3 Responses a week ago

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    Everyone has a way to escape from things. I use music(drawing and writing to but in focusing on music) to escape daily. Music is my life I don't think I can live without It.I...
    FighterWolf FighterWolf 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 1

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    Its very important! I love sex , I love women but at the end of the day, health is the top priority; there is always a risk when u have sex; narrow your partners down, even...
    SexyBlackBrit SexyBlackBrit 36-40, M 3 Responses Jul 6

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    Its very important! I love sex , I love women but at the end of the day, health is the top priority; there is always a risk when u have sex; narrow your partners down, even...
    BlackBrit38 BlackBrit38 36-40, M Jul 20

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    it was the day of the act i knew we couldn't leave the classroom so i had once it started, so i had p*ed before and the night before I had gone to the store and bought pull-u*s to...
    skull55 skull55 16-17, M 6 hrs ago

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    I am currently on Day 11 recovery from a tonsillectomy. I have to say, a tonsillectomy is not for wusses! Having suffered for as long as I can remember with constant bouts of...
    anitarate anitarate 31-35, F Jul 11

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    I want to go escape to a place nobody knows and forget all my responsibilities all my problems. I want to feel peace and know I have no obligation. I need some me time,
    BlueShine25 BlueShine25 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 1

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    I want to escape from this life
    MidNightSightX MidNightSightX 16-17, M Jul 1

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    A lot of things have been going on in my life lately that I really do not want to be involved in and just want to escape from. Some family matters are currently happening and some...
    DamoiseauDynavolt DamoiseauDynavolt 16-17, M Jul 4

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    Escape with the great rock group Journey !
    bignatbreastluver bignatbreastluver 46-50, M Jul 6

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    A night of beautiful perfuming before the storm. I planned this chase out better than most, having donated plasma Tuesday morning and having Wednesday off work so that I could...
    Tybron Tybron 31-35, M 2 Responses Jul 9

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    I admit, I am as lonely as .... Whatever, I am lonely. But I always fight it. I do different things to fight loneliness. I am aging, my son's growing up fast and really it is...
    Samwan Samwan 26-30, F Jul 10

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    Actually I googled some song lyrics and this popped up. But now that I'm here, it seems like a pretty good escape.
    EBAAA EBAAA 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    Tbh . I want to do that a lot but I realize that life is not gonna go anywhere you can't escape. Life. You just gotta realize. That reality is reality and. Things happen for a...
    babyskyx3 babyskyx3 13-15, F Jul 14

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    Sometimes life just gets to be too hard and I want to escape. I want to go to a place where everything is possible and no one can stop me. I can be able to live my life without...
    Savone52798 Savone52798 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 14

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    A bunch of my friends are starting a youtube gaming channel called the Social Escape, and they would really appreciate it if you guys would check it out. https://www.youtube.com...
    gayin98 gayin98 16-17, M Jul 15

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    I really came here to escape. Been quite lonely and wanted to know share some experiences.
    hir21 hir21 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 16

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    Gonna take my meds and chase with a beer. That'll be a nice way to escape for a bit.
    TheCunylinguist TheCunylinguist 41-45, F Jul 17

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    Reading books and watching movies has really helped me escape my hell of a reality.
    NicoleeCakes NicoleeCakes 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 17

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    I like to meditate and be with my angel God gave me to escape this life.
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 17

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    It's the middle of class Mrs. Meeadla- ok everyone if u take.... Me: hmmm I wonder if that planet of the apes movie is good? OMG what of their was a planet of the apes vs...
    emma12354 emma12354 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 17

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    It's one of the few ways that I have to escape from this broken reality. All the fake people, and everything else that isn't right with me just goes away when I have my headphones...
    SomethingGrimm SomethingGrimm 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    I came here as an escape but I found more than that this website has helped me see more than what I used to see sometimes we think that the part of the story that we know and we...
    mpros567 mpros567 31-35, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I recently went to the dentist. I had been in the chair for a while with the assistant working on my mouth when something awkward happened. At the end of the chair is a plastic...
    Simplified Simplified 46-50, M 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    it was several dreams strung together actually. first it started off almost like a movie. i remember something about a ceremony that had taken place with a dead body. this...
    sadisticbitch sadisticbitch 26-30, F 5 hrs ago

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    That a therapist would be aware that a client might be scared and in pain when they first met. And would have some idea of how to talk to a frightened and injured creature. I...
    dispossessed dispossessed 46-50, F 3 Responses Jul 5

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    How do you wake up from sleep paralysis tonight? Here are 9 ways to end it when it happens. Some tips will work for you some won't everyone is different. So try the ones you...
    JennaR JennaR 46-50, F 7 Responses Jul 15

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    I know where I am going. My MM is a manipulator and so is my husband. My MM manipulates himself by believing he can make his marriage work. No, I am not a victim. I knew he was...
    Fmina Fmina 51-55, F 7 Responses Jul 19

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    I have very vivid dreams sometimes. Everything down to the last detail. Even to the point where I can read the titles and authors of books, or the name of that cafè on the corner...
    PlushyCake PlushyCake 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    I would do anything to leave this world and go to another one.. One with excitement where I had purpose and life was an adventure.. Not in a sad or melodramatic sense, but that...
    c00ney c00ney 18-21, M Jul 13

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    I'm always running.. Even in my sleep.. Last night I dreamt I had a dog (golden retriever) then he got lost and I found him again.. I was very scared of him but he was mine...
    ThePeach ThePeach 26-30, F Jul 16

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    All I keep thinking lately is "There has got to be a better way". I'm tired of having to be perfect. I can't screw up, not even a little bit, without feeling like the entire world...
    Steinbaum Steinbaum 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 18

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    I miss you... I miss you! I'm sad about my dad. I'm sad. I'm sad that our love was fleeting... I thought you were the man for me. I thought you had come to me in my life when I...
    Orangerocket Orangerocket 31-35, F 1 day ago

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    I met my OH when I was 13 and he was 15.... we are pretty much together since than with some on/off phases inbetween. When I was 18 I had an affair with his younger cousin who was...
    anniecherry anniecherry 26-30, F 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    My first miscarriage was in January, between 8 and 9 weeks. I was told at a scan that the baby was not growing and to expect to miscarry - it took two agonising weeks of waiting...
    bebyvee bebyvee 26-30, F 8 hrs ago

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    I had a termination last week after saying I would never have one. Until you're put in that situation and forced to make the hardest decision of your life, a person should not be...
    bebefore bebefore 26-30, F 3 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    I had a dream that a few of my friends and I went to an amusement park, and there was the main ride everyone wanted to go on but one of my friends and I stayed back and just...
    KarleeJo23 KarleeJo23 13-15, F 4 hrs ago

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    I had a dream of me smoking weed several times. I've never tried it before. I don't know why I had that dream. Is it normal?
    Kimberlynnn Kimberlynnn 13-15, F 3 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    I had insomnia for years. Many years. Nightss of no sleep came often. I took meds but they stopped working. I had anxiety about sleep. It took over my life. Now it's completely...
    eddiev73 eddiev73 36-40, M 1 hr ago

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