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I Have Been to America

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    Ummm...

    Does it count if you were born here? And raised here? And have stayed here your whole life except for vacations?  
    onceandfutureglow onceandfutureglow 31-35, F 3 Responses Mar 29, 2008

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    A Different Universe

    I am in Canada and I have relatives in the States that I visit every so often.  Once I drive over the bridge in Niagara Falls or step off the plane, it really is like I have traveled into an alternate reality.  Wonderful in so many ways, but totally alien in many others...
    HoneySuckler HoneySuckler 36-40, M Feb 24, 2012

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    I've Been To America

    I've  been to America... just a visit in Detroit  that's all
    aquarius3 aquarius3 61-65 Dec 20, 2011

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    Working On Making the Expatriation Legal

    I was born in New York and raised between New York and Quebec...  Now I'm living in Ontario and working on Permanent Residency.  I loved the conveniences of my life in the States but it's good to forge a life away from my parents and places that are so familiar. ...
    hAnih hAnih 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 10, 2007

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    America - The Land Of The Free

    I'm Canadian and happy to be one.  I also love America and I have been to America a few times.
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 23, 2011

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    I Kinda Live Here. ...

    I kinda live here. Never really left - except a few day trips over the border to Mexico.
    eyes eyes 31-35, F Dec 10, 2007

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    I Don't Like Homeland Security

    I tried to cross at Deroit a few years ago on a greyhound. I was refused entry because I was unemployed therefore I must be tryin to move to the US illegally. I spent a few days at a salvation army shelter in Windsor then crossed the boarder in a car with a few freinds, the...
    AngelaDark AngelaDark 31-35, F Mar 28, 2008

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    It's Certainly a Big Place

    I have a lot of memories of America, even though they might only have been 2 weeks worth. A couple of memories i will always remeber was the week i spent in New York visiting all of the great sights. the statue of Liberty, The Empire State Building and now to my great...
    Nelroy Nelroy 18-21, M 4 Responses Dec 14, 2008

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    Living In Usa

    I had a girl friend in Australia who was from America ,, we were boy friend and girl friend for 7 months and then she went home to America and i followed a after her a few weeks latter and lived with her family for months and i had a great time i even turned 18 years old there...
    howieday howieday 36-40, M Jun 12, 2013

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    Great Place

    I have been to a couple of places in Florida and California and loved them all.  I've been on holiday over there about 5 times and think America is a fantastic place.  If I won the lotto I would love to visit all the states.  The people are so friendly (or at least...
    Whitecloud Whitecloud 36-40, F 1 Response Oct 15, 2009

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    America?

    Yea.. sure, I've been there before.  I live there.  And I HAVE been living there my entire life.  I don't know if I plan on staying here, but as for right now, I do.
    oliveoil2007 oliveoil2007 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 19, 2007

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    Citizen

    I am an American citizen. So, of course, I have been to America.
    ameeker ameeker 21-25, F Nov 21, 2007

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    Woo!

    I have been to America! In fact, I'm there right now! And, I was born here! Yay! Only not really, because America has a bad government and nobody likes us...
    WorldlySheep WorldlySheep 18-21, F Nov 16, 2007

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    I Have

    I wa born here so I know it's hard to believe, but I've been to america
    SoMuchToSay SoMuchToSay 31-35, M 1 Response May 24, 2008

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    Tucson

    Spent two weeks in a house miles from anywhere, in the Arizona desert, loved the peace and the desert museum was pretty good.
    WylThirsk WylThirsk 51-55, M Nov 30, 2007

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    Just a Few Family Trips

    First of all, I'll point out that I am from England, and have lived there all my life.   When I was young, we went on a few family trips to Florida.  We'd always spend a couple of weeks in Orlando and then a week in the Everglades were it was nice and quiet. ...
    Ryuuzaki Ryuuzaki 22-25, F 4 Responses Dec 10, 2008

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    It's been a difficult year. There have been some low lows and I'm wondering when the highs are coming back. I've applied to 50 jobs as of February. I've been interviewed 10 times...
    msrani msrani 31-35, F Dec 5

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    I am contemplating divorcing my husband. The problem is that this will be my third divorce and I am only 43. I made some bad decisions in my twenties based on growing up in an...
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    deademotion11 deademotion11 22-25, M Nov 19

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    mslvr01 mslvr01 46-50, M 3 Responses Nov 28

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    I don't know where to begin. Do u remember the first time we talked? I do. It was back at eminence in late 2013. Economics classes. It's like some twisted law of fate, I think I'm...
    Tearsinmycheek Tearsinmycheek 16-17, F Nov 29

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    Sarah667 Sarah667 46-50, F 1 Response Dec 1

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    I have been feeling alone a lot lately. All my husband seems to be interested in is his video games and when we are intimate, right after, he just gets up, cleans up, and goes...
    Mystery08 Mystery08 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 2

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    I am almost 40 years old and have been dealing with horrible headaches for 16 years now. I have tried all kinds of doctors, treatments, medications, even various surgeries...
    JunieMarie JunieMarie 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 7

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    I've been told I have a good voice. Sexy seductive and also calm and soothing. Have been asked many times to tell someone a bed time story or to just talk till they fall asleep or...
    Cloudwolf1313 Cloudwolf1313 26-30, M Dec 10

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    I guess it's happened a couple times. The most recent: I work with the football team at my university. I'm pretty close with one of the coaches. He's not that much older than me...
    MyUnspokenWord MyUnspokenWord 18-21, F Dec 11

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    Not much to say other than I recently just got cheated on, and I really don't know what to do with myself or the questions I have that no one can really answer. Wrapping my head...
    Panoramicdemon Panoramicdemon 16-17, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    my husband and i have been best friends for 20 years, in a relationship for 4 yrs and married for 1. I found out he was cheating on me just before we got married and was sending...
    mumofj mumofj 26-30, F 15 Responses 2 days ago

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    First, I know it's long, but please I need someone to help me. Any advice. Reading these stories bring tears to my eyes. I have been cheated on 3 times by the same guy. He lied...
    ArisDiCicco ArisDiCicco 18-21, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    Last year I was in a psych ward because I became obsessed with suicide and my friend started to become suspicious once I tried to give her my laptop. I had a plan, and the day I...
    MerDerLoves MerDerLoves 22-25, F Nov 19

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    I have been rejected for having talent in me and this dated back 12 years ago, im a good man and i know doing what i do best is the key to happiness. dont let anyone put you back...
    obiczer obiczer 26-30, M 2 Responses Nov 20

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    It is so tough to change or heal. When for my entire adult life, I have been in bad relationships. I have no more relationships( boyfriends) the past 2 years but I still get...
    Howtobeme Howtobeme 51-55, F Nov 21

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    After he raped me, he stalked me for 2 days. I didn't tell anybody for years. I was so scared. But I changed my number. I'm just glad he didn't know where I lived because it...
    CreoleItalianwoman CreoleItalianwoman 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 22

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    It is just so unfair, but I know that the hereafter has better in store. I cannot help but cry and hurt so much. I feel so suicidal. I really have been through so much. From birth...
    SadAbdul SadAbdul 26-30, M Nov 23

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    but I'm no one now and worse, it gets rubbed into me every single day. At least if I had tried at 18 I would have been employed.
    Yleng Yleng 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 23

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    I have been to Mexico, costa rica, Bahamas, and Germany
    devilray71 devilray71 18-21, M Nov 23

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    I'm sorry, but I have to make this quick. Later, perhaps I shall add more. I have been in a loving relationship of two years. However, it all went downhill. I am writing to you a...
    AFool422 AFool422 16-17 1 Response Nov 25

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    Fattybumbitch You're a fraud. Blocked just because I asked for a 'now' pic. After you sent an old (probably fake) pic. What a waste of my time...hopefully others won't be as dumb...
    blackinc blackinc 36-40, M 1 Response Nov 25

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    There have been a few occasions in my life when I learned how s%xual a woman can be to a man... Unfortunately in my case it started with my father. I remember doing gymnastics...
    lilygeorge12 lilygeorge12 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 26

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    There have been a few occasions in my life when I learned how s%xual a woman can be to a man... Unfortunately in my case it started with my father. I remember doing gymnastics...
    lilygeorge12 lilygeorge12 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 26

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