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I Had A Narrow Escape

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 24 People

    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 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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    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 perfect example of how narrow minded people can be. Those who know who Floyd "Money" Mayweather is, most of them will talk about his record as a professional boxer. However...
    BLACKTIGER75 BLACKTIGER75 36-40, M 1 Response May 7

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    I was at a college party during Halloween with a group of friends. I ended up seeing a guy (we'll call him Jake) I knew at the party and we had promised to smoke one day together...
    Nohcidrac1 Nohcidrac1 18-21 6 hrs ago

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    So...since i've told some guys i'm not only attracted to man,they are suddenly turn to b*tch and gone. Are you f*ckin serious? One of them even told be You are dirty w*ore and...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Apr 28

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    my mother is narrow minded...we havent talked in months..everytime i try to give our relationship another chance she just kicks me down
    4evernodn 4evernodn 26-30, F 1 Response May 9

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    Here we go again... I can't do it.. He's still a drunk no matter how much I try to convince myself otherwise... I hid the truth and all my pain in the affair.. Focused all of...
    Differentforever Differentforever 46-50, F 10 Responses May 17

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    First in elementary, I found a pen that was cool. I wanted to see if it worked so I made a line on a pole and got caught "defacing school property". In there, me and my friend...
    srgamesalot srgamesalot 13-15, M 1 hr ago

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    Don't know where to start. I'm in a 15 year relationship with a man who is 12 years younger than me. He knew I couldn't have children when we first met. We had moved to his home...
    wpereira wpereira 46-50 1 hr ago

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    We had met and got instantly lost in a riveting conversation at an evening function. Looking around after a while, we noted the place had emptied. Standing alone, we were the last...
    marmelade marmelade 51-55, F 16 Responses May 6

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    This is the funny thing about todays world i think!. Never have we been more about open floor plans (maybe changing or already changed). Kitchen, dining room and living room in 1...
    mirkwood86 mirkwood86 26-30, M Apr 29

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    One evening I worked late, and left the office about 10:30 PM. I was walking to my car in the parking ramp, and when I got close I noticed a man walking near my car. I stepped...
    wetmarie wetmarie 41-45, F 9 Responses May 8

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    Trying to escape today but it's only bringing me down.....music reminds me of her. We use to share music that we found.
    Lone1y Lone1y 41-45, M 2 Responses May 14

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    In this Nightmare I was a guy who owned a cursed messenger bag which was the subject of a gruesome murder by a man who felt jealousy over his wife's friend. in the dream I was...
    Unknown3455 Unknown3455 18-21, M 2 Responses May 1

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    Most of my dreams are very vivid. But this one was different in that it woke me up because I was laughing so hard. yep, I laughed myself awake. Not a bad way to start the day...
    IdleFox IdleFox 26-30, F May 9

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    Sometimes when I play games and that I wish I had that special person...
    maddawgaether maddawgaether 16-17, M 3 hrs ago

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    I had a dream last night .
    Adrien001 Adrien001 18-21, M 53 mins ago

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    today has really been bad for me. im crying myself to sleep because of this pain I'm feeling. I hardly feel like living tonight. Why can't things be good for me and what I deserve...
    secretdestiny secretdestiny 18-21, F 1 Response May 3

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    I had an abortion on the 27th of April 2015. I'm only 17 and this is where people start to judge.. I have been with my boyfriend 2 years now and every single time we had sex we...
    becky1997 becky1997 16-17, F 5 Responses Apr 29

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    There was this guy that I never really paid attention to. I mean he was my friend and all, but I never had any interest in him. Also, I have always self-doubted myself and I still...
    violist02 violist02 22-25, F Apr 30

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    About a month ago, I was getting high at school. To begin, I had only been smoking weed often for about two months and I never really got very high. I'm a sixteen year old girl...
    ccsurf2 ccsurf2 22-25, F 1 Response May 5

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    A while ago when I was 21. I was convinced to share this as I did not join EP for anything sexual but as she intelligently added, it's a part of EP and our lives, why not share it...
    Golfknar Golfknar 36-40, M 1 Response May 9

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    My story happened a few weeks ago and, so far, has not repeated. Prior to this experience, I would occasionally wake up remembering an extremely intense sexual dream. The dreams...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 10

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    At 36 weeks and 5 days I went in for my regular NS testing - low fluid level and my littke one was breech. Well, my fluid levels had once again dropped from a 6 to a 5 (6 is low...
    thejoneses thejoneses 26-30, F 2 Responses May 14

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    I fell pregnant at age 28; having assumed for years I wouldn't fall pregnant due to having polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). You might think I would have been pleased to become...
    libbyanne84 libbyanne84 31-35, F 2 Responses May 18

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    First warning. Between 1959 and 1967, I attended a boys-only state grammar school, at which corporal punishment was commonplace. This usually involved the miscreant being called to...
    gunner64 gunner64 66-70, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    It's always hardest late at night. I'm a night owl and everything is quiet besides the city noises outside my window. My mind is running, wondering, missing, grieving. It makes...
    Rosybottomz Rosybottomz 31-35, F 3 Responses Apr 28

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    I had my abortion appt. on October 17, of 2014 and I was 8 1/2 weeks pregnant. I have always dreamed of being a mother. That is literally my goal in life. Even though I was on...
    IwillStillbeAmommy IwillStillbeAmommy 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 28

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    Murderer at my School I had this dream a few months ago but it had freaked me out so much that I actually remember most of it. In the dream, all the seniors, for some reason...
    megamjfan megamjfan 16-17, F Apr 28

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    And will be having more soon YAY. 1st ever surgery I had was on Remembrance day 2011 lol. 11.11.11. Had a Vascetomy. Not long after that I had a two level fusion in my lower spine...
    goodman72 goodman72 41-45, M 1 Response Apr 29

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    I had an affair with my best friend's husband...Rightfully, she was very angry with me and was determined to let the whole world know, and that is exactly what she did. I don't...
    tulips1122 tulips1122 36-40, F 12 Responses May 1

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    I had no idea what the pain was i was getting i went to the hosiptal and all they said was it was indigestion and gave me something that wasn't even safe for me while i was...
    penguinroxz1 penguinroxz1 26-30, F May 4

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    don’t even know where to start with this, but this is for me so what the hell about grammar and what not. On the 29th of October 2014 my life changed forever, maybe make that...
    thingsalright thingsalright 22-25, F 2 Responses May 5

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    Okay so as a lot of us know asthma is a fairly common thing in the world but i feel not a lot of people understand how deadly asthma is and can be. I have suffered from asthma...
    Callumcd1 Callumcd1 13-15, M 5 Responses May 7

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    When I was about 11 or 12, our family got a new video camera that my Dad actually let us kids use, and we made all kinds of stupid videos in the backyard and stuff with our friends...
    wesleyd wesleyd 26-30, M May 7

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    This was the closest pic I could find that resembles her. I never got to take her pic except with my unsmart cell phone. I don't know where to start. The person I live with...
    hartinar hartinar 36-40, F May 7

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    I was 16 then and was on a trip with my classmates. We had been traveling for 30 hrs and i hadn't taken a crap since yesterday. I knew i had it coming. First it were just farts...
    lucylovexxx lucylovexxx 22-25, F 2 Responses May 8

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    Kundalini - the ancient Sanskrit name for the primal life force that animates all living beings. The activation of this energy, also known as Holy Spirit, Chi or Prana, initiates...
    ERMAHGERD1 ERMAHGERD1 22-25, F 2 Responses May 9

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    This happened 7 days after I gave birth to my twins. My body began to swell up, skin got super tight and itchy, and I stopped using the bathroom. The swelling was mainly in my...
    Mep08 Mep08 31-35, F 3 Responses May 9

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