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I Have Had a Perfect Moment

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    It Was Just A Brief Moment..

    I was sitting, sharing a makeshift seat of a rectangle floatation device normally used for rescue, with my friend who was at that time a lifeguard.  We were chatting away looking out to the sea, as we did most days back then, and then quite suddenly, we had one of those...
    rockyj rockyj 31-35, F Dec 16, 2010

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    I remember one day there were some people in

    the mall doing the whole "accept Jesus or you will go to hell" thing, and at the other end of the mall there was a girl singing John Lennon's 'Imagine'. It was such a great moment.
    accidentalme accidentalme 22-25, M Jul 15

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    Today, We made a trip to Lewiston.

    First we had to run to Litchfield though to pick up my brother and my Hubby and I sat in the car,singing every song, and dancing.Then we headed to Hannaford,so my sister could make a salad before karate. Then off to the Dollar Tree and Goodwill. Hubby got a set of headphones...
    JameswifeyHannah JameswifeyHannah 16-17, F May 15

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    No life is perfect all the time. The trick is recognizing those little moments of perfection when they do happen. And, relishing them. Somehow, one genuinely great moment can make up for so much. You think something is lost forever and, there is a brief glimpse, a glance or...
    Aurinne Aurinne 31-35, F May 4, 2012

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    When Time Did Freeze

    We (My Parents and me ) going to the Hall where the ceremony is to be held, Walking to the side of a beautiful green grass filled lawn, with the historic architecture of the 60 year old building as our backdrop, In a college that is regarded as one of the best in the area and...
    lazyangel lazyangel 22-25, M 8 Responses Nov 19, 2010

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    I Actually Have Forgotten Some

    I knwo I have vague memories of some moments that I thought were perfect at the time. But the one that comes to my mind is when my first granddaughter was born and I watched her be born. I thought I would explode with the feelings that moved through me at that moment in time and...
    cinfullynn cinfullynn 46-50, F 7 Responses May 4, 2008

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    Sunset Over the Ocean

    I had lugged my backpack down this trail for miles to get to a "locals only - non trouristy beach" in Hawaii that the locals had recommended to me.  I had my laptop, a sandwich, bottled water, a flashlight, and suntan lotion in that pack and it was pretty...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 5 Responses May 4, 2008

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    Just Now, As A Matter Of Fact.

    I hopped in the car with my daughter to go down to the creemee stand for some ice cream. On the way we ran across a doe standing in the dirt road with twin fauns. They had just lost their spots. They moved into the darkness and we continued on. When we arrived at the ice cream...
    TonglenDreams TonglenDreams 51-55 2 Responses Sep 24, 2010

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    Perfect Moment

    I had a perfect moment when my two and half month daughter smiled at me when we went to visit the hosptial where she was born.
    mother1983 mother1983 26-30, F 10 Responses May 4, 2008

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    My Moment

          My perfect moment was when I saw the guy that I like. It was in May of  this year. I loved finally being able to meet him. I even spent the day that he came in to Salt Lake City. Its was a fun day. I got to see his house that he's buying. I...
    acjf acjf 22-25, F Aug 12, 2010

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    Hugs

     I have had many perfect moments. But just last night, I had an absolutely perfect one. Two people who care about each other embraced in a tender and long hug. It was a perfect moment for me and this boy, holding each other close with no inhibitions.
    LovingLeila LovingLeila 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 10, 2010

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    My Papa And I

    We had just sold our house and moved into a less expensive one, and we though with the money left over we would buy a boat, one that we will go on holidays together with.I can't swim and was scared to go on a boat with a man with only 3 months experience. When the time came and...
    iturmore iturmore 13-15, F 2 Responses Jun 30, 2011

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    Many Perfect Moments...

    My best friend is not the person to wear her heart on her sleeve but every once in a while she surprise me by saying something unexpected. A few years ago we were in her hometown where a big party was going on in the historic city centre. A lot of different sales booths, seats...
    N0B0DYSWIFE N0B0DYSWIFE 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 2, 2011

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    NoahBody123 NoahBody123 51-55 Jun 19, 2013

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    A Crystalline Blanket of Snow

    This past autumn was difficult, especially the holidays. My emotions were tapped and I felt my stress level rising while my patience fell in perfect mirror fashion. I went to my Mom's house, which I have to drive over the mountains to get to. I desperately needed some...
    mierje mierje 41-45, F 2 Responses Mar 31, 2008

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    Last Week

    We were lying in bed, in each others arms, in a thatch rondawel out in the African bush, fire cracking and casting a magical light, bounding off the stone walls, talking about our plans for the future, things that happened in the past, and at that very moment I thought 'this must...
    titfortattoo titfortattoo 36-40, F 4 Responses Jul 9, 2008

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    The Window

    I was driving on a gloomy overcast day and my mood was bleak to say the least. I was traveling along the serpentine roads that leads up, down, and around where the stern mountains clash with the relentless ocean to create steep and jagged cliffs, ...
    CopperCoil CopperCoil 36-40, M 2 Responses May 25, 2008

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    Cherished Moments

    Those "perfect moments" have a lot of common characteristics, regardless of person, place or time.  Usually they involve an amazing feeling of inner peace and contentment, there is usually a song involved so the moment is forever engraved in your...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jul 14, 2009

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    Disney Movie Moment

    I was at an audition for a musical, and I was waiting in the hallway for my turn. I was standing by the stage manager's table, and I noticed this really good-looking guy signing in. I noticed him because he was probably close to the only guy that I had seen so far waiting to...
    Manders Manders 18-21, F 1 Response May 12, 2008

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    Momma Bear

    Just last night, we were snuggled in with a heart warming tale of "The Cat In The Hat Comes Back".  It was around 11:00 and my 6yr old lil girl was tired, after an evening of swimming.  We finished the book and she laid her head against my chest and said "Mom, I can hear your...
    whisperingsunshine whisperingsunshine 31-35, F 14 Responses Jul 30, 2011

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    The Moment...

    I met this wonderful lady on a dating site. We woudn't have met because we didn't fit each other's criteria but the site had a chat room and there fate played her hand. I fell in love online and within two weeks she had my heart and soul. To move the story on there came the day...
    AngeGardien AngeGardien 46-50, M 1 Response Nov 29, 2013

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    We'd just had sex, it was a little unexpected for both of us. We lay there breathless wrapped up in each other with our eyes half closed, silly grins on our faces and the heat off of both of us was immense.He moved to make me more comfortable, he was still inside me, he reached...
    MrsLalaninjacakes MrsLalaninjacakes 26-30, F Jan 12, 2010

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    I Think I Had One Once

    It wasn't with someone, it was just one moment when I could feel happiness swell inside me till it felt like my chest would burst. When I think back on it, it was probably teenage hormones. I was 14 and sitting in English class where we were trying to experience the joys of Silas...
    WyldHoney WyldHoney 31-35, F 1 Response May 4, 2008

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    A Moment In Time

      It was a cool summer night. The most romantic of places Looking out from the balcony Appreciating the beauty of nature     She was outlined by the glow of twilight As beautiful as the wonder before me Calm in her demeanor At peace with herself  ...
    bassplayer bassplayer 46-50, M 12 Responses Sep 1, 2008

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    Life Altering

    Four years ago, in the middle of a massively wicked thunderstorm, and after years of desperately wanting to be an aunt, my baby brother and his wife (now ex-wife) had a baby boy, my nephew.  And just minutes after he came into this world, I was lucky enough to hold him. ...
    CuriosityKitten CuriosityKitten 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 12, 2008

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    I've Had A Few, But The Most Recent One Is:

    I was looking in the mirror, getting ready sunday morning. My hair was in knots, my makeup still on and terribly messed up from the night before, i was in only a bra and spiderman panama pants. My arm was bruised from a fall I took, a zit on my face, I looked a mess. Surveying my...
    disenchant disenchant 18-21 May 4, 2012

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    Had Many Growing Up With My Wife

    the one that stand out most is the sat we were getting married we were the first of our group to go we had 3 others setsof young kids and one of there parents were also getting married the same time peord long story but ast the minaster ask my wife if she would have me as her...
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2 61-65, M Aug 19, 2011

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    Perfection Personified

    When I was fourteen, I was watching my baby cousin Nathan. It was the first time I'd ever spent a lot of time with an infant. I thought I was going to panic. I didn't really know what to do. I'd changed diapers before, but I was all by myself with him. Well I fixed him a bottle...
    Warmthoughtsofyou04 Warmthoughtsofyou04 26-30, F 1 Response May 20, 2008

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    Related Experiences

    I have had 5 miscarriages over the past 2 years but my boyfriend does not want to ttc. We are not using any prevantive measures such as condoms or hormonal birth control as we have...
    amore1993 amore1993 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 25

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    I have had a grand total of 13 concussions. I believe it has taken a toll on me. Mostly in the form of terrible headaches. Also, I'm not sure if it's related, some muscle twitches...
    AlleywayGospel AlleywayGospel 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 28

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    .. I have been very young which is why I have had these, I have not found these pleasant or at all condoning. I regret them but I was not ready for a baby.. But now I am pregnant...
    jessicamayx jessicamayx 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 5

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    I have had sleep paralysis since I was a teen, I have found it helps to sleep only on my sides. This was suggested by a Buddhist nun who said sleeping on my back left me open to...
    xgingerx1974 xgingerx1974 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 12

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    Have Had Way Too Many Surgeies
    michigan11 michigan11 22-25, M 1 day ago

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    One of the most embarrassing moments that comes to mind happened close to 15 years ago, but it's still pretty fresh. My (now ex) husband was at the hospital having a not routine...
    RaverFan RaverFan 41-45 2 Responses Jul 13

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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 4 Responses Jul 15

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    I've had daddy fantasies a few times recently...... My dad is the perfect guy and it's so hard to find good guys who have his amazing qualities. It feels really awkward and bad but...
    luckey872 luckey872 18-21, F 10 Responses Jul 7

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    my boyfriend is perfect in every way he lied only once and that was when we first met he did it to impress me i never have to doubt him and know hell never cheat because he is...
    smarteyes smarteyes 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    I had my very first panic attack today. I was at a water park and i went down one of those closed water slides. I went on it with my friend before so i knew what it was like but i...
    meganayyye21 meganayyye21 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    This was more of the correct term I was looking for ( had). I did sleep walk when I was younger. Went through I believe three episodes of sleep paralysis 5 years ago. Hit and...
    Deeperthinker Deeperthinker 31-35, M 2 days ago

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    Here's what's been magical to me. Seeing the northern lights, watching waves crash at night and explode with firefly green phosphorescence, orangish red full moons rising above...
    norlights3 norlights3 36-40, F 4 days ago

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    When I was in my twenties and was in a monastery actually studying to become a Franciscan brother. One week end we were having a retreat and during the singing of a song which...
    mike52ad mike52ad 56-60, M Jul 1

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    Today has been such a highlight. I enjoyed every moment of it. Thought to share it with everyone :)
    J3ssii3 J3ssii3 22-25, F Jul 15

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    & today felt like all I've been wishing for, Like when we were young again, you held my hand And I swear there, for moment you took all my pain away ! With you I fly and then I...
    HLiax HLiax 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    I think i had this happen to me a few times, once was when i was pregnant with my second son. It was in the day and being about 6 months pregnant i was so tired so decided to have...
    Gentleandlovingsoul Gentleandlovingsoul 36-40, F 3 Responses Jul 1

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    I have something I gotta get outta me so yea.. I was younger from 5th grade to 8th grade.. I had depression anxiety and anger problems. I would not stop crying for those 3/4 years...
    Fifidog Fifidog 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 4

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    I thought we had it all, mostly because he told me so. I'm reluctant in love and always have been, I need convincing and he was so good at it he made me feel like we were forever...
    LoudMouse LoudMouse 31-35, F 5 Responses Jul 4

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    This all began when I graduated military college. *** you all know #military people# don`t have a possibility to choose where to serve or to work or whatever....... That was my...
    bilberrry bilberrry 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    .i've suffered from deep depression and anxiety since 1992 and tried all kinds of medicines and therapies. i even tried a clinical trial at the NIH but didn't qualify for their...
    dianeepoo dianeepoo 51-55, F 3 Responses Jul 10

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    Best nap I ever had! The hardest part was the waiting--The doctor was running late. The last thing I remember was the anesthesiologist saying "Ok the Propofol might feel a little...
    NurseAmanda NurseAmanda 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 10

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    They weren't bad to the point of physical abuse, but they were far from good. I met my first girlfriend when I was in my last year of high school. We got along great, but I...
    AgentSickler AgentSickler 18-21, M Jul 11

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