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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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    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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    I know it's been awhile since I've updated and I apologize for how long this is. I just need to get it all out. Telling the whole story seems like the best way to explain how I'm...
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    AnnaQ23 AnnaQ23 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    Kat11614 Kat11614 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Devilscar Devilscar 22-25, M 3 days ago

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    MorningRose10 MorningRose10 31-35, F 9 Responses Aug 23

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    It's really hard to explain what a bad trip feels like because it's so unique to each person, and for me it was the most terrifying thing I've ever been through. But I'll try to...
    iamshelly iamshelly 16-17, F Aug 22

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    At times????are you crazy?????....I want to escape it at all times lol
    listenup listenup 26-30, M 2 Responses Aug 21

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    "Very often we don’t go elsewhere because we are looking for another person. We go elsewhere because we are looking for another self. It isn’t so much that we want to leave the...
    AnnUrban AnnUrban 26-30, F 14 Responses Aug 20

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    I came here before my abortion with the questions "Does it hurt?" and "Is it frightening?". Maybe the people reading this right now are here for the same reason. I promised myself...
    simplefawn simplefawn 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 19

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    70 days..still hurts..still miss him..but I'm starting to be able to focus on other things..I didn't realize I had narrowed my existence do much to him..there wasn't room for...
    Bancy918 Bancy918 51-55 4 Responses Aug 19

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    KitsuneNinja KitsuneNinja 16-17, F Aug 17

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    My first international travel was a cultural and artistic shock. When I was 20 years old I went backpacking in Europe for a month. It was the first trip abroad that I went on alone...
    onlybychance onlybychance 46-50, M 1 Response Aug 15

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    I met my (ex)girlfriend in High School, she was so beautiful, I didn't know what I did to deserve her. We talked for hours when we became friends, we were inseparable, always...
    JessRaxx JessRaxx 18-21, M Aug 14

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    I couldn't sleep and I was bored with the internet. Normally, I would just entertain myself in my head. Think about morbid things, how I would tell people about my suicidality and...
    X88B88 X88B88 22-25 2 Responses Aug 14

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