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I Have Helped A Stranger

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    Helping A Stranger

    I have opened the door to a stranger whom I know not, he is a man who had cash before and now he fail down and have nothing and most of his friends seems to be lost in the time and no one really care much for him anymore...So I agree to open the door to my house and let him move...
    AfricainChocolate AfricainChocolate 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 20, 2010

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    gassysitter gassysitter 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 22

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    Christ died for me. Those people?

    Those strangers? Tey have stories. And it's really hard not to help someone you see yourself in. Thank you God for placing the situations I've had- it makes me more grateful of your presence. It also helps me to relate to others.
    PrayerWarriorTeen PrayerWarriorTeen 13-15, F Jul 12, 2014

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    On my way home from work about 5 years ago,

    I got off my exit and was waiting behind 3 or 4 cars. I saw a man standing on the side of the road holding a cardboard sign, obviously asking for money. Now I don't generally give money, so when I got up to where he was and saw his sign saying he was hungry I pulled over out...
    LookingForSoMuchMore LookingForSoMuchMore 51-55, M 4 Responses May 23, 2014

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    I always try to help anyone I can

    because I can usually relate to what they're going thru in some way or another. God, my father, & my mother gave me the best gift I could ever have. A loving & caring heart. :-)
    tiger3cub8 tiger3cub8 46-50, M 1 Response Jan 23

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    Still Don't Know His Name......

    Years ago I was walking through a station with friends and as we climbed the stairs to leave an old gentleman collapsed on the other side of the stairs, walking down. It was all so sudden. I remember as he fell he was holding a carrier bag from a painting shop (as in paintings...
    PaleAngel PaleAngel 31-35, F 2 Responses Sep 20, 2010

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    Helped A Stranger

    Like doing good to others; while most find this to be a weakness becaise they can abuse you when and if you are too careful.   Saw a stranger who came out of a village to the town and was searching a job a boy who is about 14 to 15 yrs; requested that he come to my house and...
    AfricainChocolate AfricainChocolate 26-30, F Aug 13, 2010

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    I just came back from the repair shoppe to get my iPad. My stranger for a Mother or one of her boyfriend's family members most likely broke it while I was having seizures. It...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    Truth is strangers did not speak ley
    ankitpdm ankitpdm 22-25, M 4 days ago

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    I have always been more comfortable and open with strangers but usually had online conversations with them. But yesterday I wasn't myself. I left the house to go to a course lesson...
    darkblue0909 darkblue0909 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    It was a Saturday, around nine o'clock. I remember I had been feeling particularly apathetic that day, since a second, strong bout of depression had hit me the beginning of that...
    Kaoruk100 Kaoruk100 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Is like I'm minding my own business and stuff and then this stranger person starts to talk to me all of a sudden is like wtf..like I'm used to being by myself and it masses up my...
    smilelover smilelover 16-17, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Honestly I think the whole idea is a cesspool for the mentally weak. The latest greatest idea that is Tinder which was meant for speed dating has now become a McDonald's drive thru...
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 22-25, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I started taking medication for my depression about 8 years ago, though I suffered from it for at least 10 years prior to that. I would try a medicine, slowly have it upped and...
    Ikid Ikid 22-25 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Harrison worked with me a while back at a movie theatre job. We were both ushers while in college. He loved to party and get drunk though he wasn't quite 21 years old yet at the...
    beachfoot12 beachfoot12 22-25, M 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    Anyone want to swap pictures. I have several I'm willing to trade? Message me.
    Ilikeithere15 Ilikeithere15 22-25, M 3 Responses a week ago

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    I went to Walmart today to buy carpet freshener, and did the closest thing as dressing to me in public I ever dare try. I was wearing jeans, a T shirt and a light jacket, but this...
    mickitg mickitg 41-45, T 3 Responses a week ago

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    Nothing like looking at your calendar to realize tomorrow you will be another stranger.
    yari531 yari531 36-40, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    I feel really good when I smile at strangers. Why? I don't know. But it just makes me feel so kind. I love smiling at adults specially if there really old. It makes me feel like...
    Mariaishappy Mariaishappy 18-21, F Feb 2

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    I wonder how many pictures there are of me in the background taken by total strangers
    TheDevilHerself TheDevilHerself 22-25, F 6 Responses Feb 1

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    I am here asking for advice, I met my twin flame through work. Both of us females & bisexual - she had a girlfriend, I had a boyfriend. I could tell you the full back story of how...
    Tan4190 Tan4190 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 1

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    wandawoof2015 wandawoof2015 51-55, F Feb 1

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    So there is this cute girl I met at a lecture series I attended. I had no intention of even meeting a such a pretty and posh girl who I'd never have a chance with. But...
    nh862 nh862 26-30, M Feb 1

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    I hear the phrase "rules are there to break" more often than "respect the spirit behind the rules." While there are many rules in the world, many of them are created for the common...
    katsuobushi katsuobushi 36-40, M 4 Responses Feb 1

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    I would like to try to have a mutual ************ session with a stranger
    Bigdawg1985 Bigdawg1985 26-30, M Jan 31

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    This has happened to me many times. This sensation of already knowing certain people. It's like I can immediately recognize their essence, a personality to which I feel intuitively...
    somniatorlupus somniatorlupus 18-21, M Jan 30

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    I have had a few "parents" come to me asking about discipline, spanking to be specific. Well I have gone out of my way to give them advice being i am a very strict disciplinarian...
    annamarie65 annamarie65 46-50, F 5 Responses Jan 30

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    I have a select few people I let touch me. Even most of my blood family, I won't hug them or give any physical sign of affection. I just can't. I used to get bullied by my parents...
    ToughLoveKitten ToughLoveKitten 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 30

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    UPDATED I was taking a shower, when I swung around on my left hand side. I felt pain on the side of my tummy, and something moving around. I felt something pulling and pushing. I...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F Jan 28

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    I'm over it. The next time a stranger waves at me and comes running up to me out on the street only to give me that dejected look and "Oh, sorry.....I thought you were someone...
    RememberTomorrow RememberTomorrow 31-35, M 7 Responses Jan 28

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    I was vacationing in Colorado with some friends. We had just finished a week of snow skiing and decided to stop at Red Rocks on the way back to Denver airport. As we were walking...
    Fatherofthedaughter Fatherofthedaughter 51-55, M 4 Responses Jan 28

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    I have looked for tshirts that would encourage a manto approach me and ask for a drink.Would a "milk*bar" tshirt work?  Any other ideas?  Has to be something that I could...
    LilKitn LilKitn 41-45, F 11 Responses Jan 28

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    What's it like going to a psychiatrist when you're an introvert with social and general anxiety and feel like a building is sitting on your chest when your alone in the room with a...
    ACWK226 ACWK226 22-25, F 8 Responses Jan 26

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    i need to see this girl again.i saw her eyes we are complete strangers to each other.this incident happened to me when i was travelling in mountain train from mettupalalyam to ooty...
    Madantitan Madantitan 18-21, M Jan 26

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    I envy the people in EP. Their problems are so simple. I wished I believed in Love so my problem was losing someone or getting my heart broken. I wished I had relationship...
    AdriftGuilty AdriftGuilty 31-35, M Jan 25

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    Finding this group is one of the greatest things to happen to me; I finally understand the comfort of not being alone in my struggle. All those women out there who have this and...
    PaxTerra PaxTerra 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 25

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    Mostly when I'm surrounded by a lot of strangers or in an unfamiliar place.
    LittleHiei LittleHiei 26-30, M Jan 24

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    I don't know if I could do this anymore. I just got into a humungous fight with my stranger for a Mother. She gave my ATM card to her boyfriend and his family so they could...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F Jan 24