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I Have Helped A Stranger

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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 5 Responses May 23, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    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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    I have actually two dogs, they are both Golden Retrievers. They are the most awesome, funny, cute, loving, little balls of joy. They have helped me through many things in life...
    lyssa12345 lyssa12345 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 22

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    I know this sounds a little corny, but here goes anyway. I just wanted to say thank you, again, to anyone on this app who said anything reassuring to me after I've been posting...
    starrysunlight starrysunlight 22-25, F 4 Responses Mar 23

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    When I moved to London in grade 9, I became friends with a girl who cut and attempted suicide many times, and my sister began to cut as well. In grade 10, I became friends with...
    drowninginsaltwater drowninginsaltwater 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Mental illness is nothing to be ashamed of. So why is there so much stigma attached to them? Because if you're physically ill, you can usually see it somehow? It doesn't often...
    betruetoyourself14 betruetoyourself14 13-15, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    sometime you wish you could go back change it or stop it but you can't and all you can do is blame your self nowing you could have helped but you don't you just frez as it all...
    KitKatKK KitKatKK 13-15, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I have had this horrid disease now for 29 yrs and would appreciate anyones findings that have helped them carry on with daily life cause there is many days I just cannot anymore I...
    lee25 lee25 41-45, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    First of all, sorry for the length of this. So I had an appointment for my fibromyalgia. I've been told I have it but was getting some more tests ran. I've never seen this doctor...
    ChantelSurvived ChantelSurvived 22-25, F 2 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    I love it when my wife does this we usually do this in the car we love to find truckers on the highway.We have had many fun times driving down the road and her showing her legs...
    Blackstockings74 Blackstockings74 41-45, M 2 hrs ago

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    After a few bad experiences in the past, I value my personal space more than I use to. I feel that a stranger is violating someone's personal space when they touch them in an...
    Cutiepeachpie Cutiepeachpie 18-21, F Mar 19

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    There are some strangers that are nice. mean, and crazy. Working in retail as got me to open up to strangers.
    CoolKid77 CoolKid77 22-25, M Mar 20

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    I've been experiencing the weirdest of dreams in the past week, they've all been bad. 1.My family being attacked by a boyfriend with an episode of violent PTSD. 2. Someone setting...
    Nottheaveragegirl Nottheaveragegirl 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I know it's silly, but I think I did. It wasn't necessarily his looks, but it was the way he brought himself about. Do you ever just fall in love with the way somebody's eyes...
    spaacecadet spaacecadet 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 3

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    I hate how one day I am ready to face challenges, I am fully optimistic, proud of what I do and ready to present myself. I am eager to know new people and new places. But the next...
    OpenlyHonestly OpenlyHonestly 22-25, F 7 Responses Mar 5

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    I fell in love with a stranger and his name is ?Pete Townshend? I'm not sure if anyone knows him or has ever heard about him but he is (or was back in the 60s70s) this famous...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 5

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    omg guys, yesterday a complete stranger came (i think he might be 18), i saw him before once or twice but never talked to him, so this is how it went.. me waiting for the school...
    glowingdiamond glowingdiamond 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 6

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    I love rubbing on strangers and giving them little squeezes and watching them get all embarrassed. Its adorable.. then they get horny and I get them to take it further with me...
    TheKittyToii TheKittyToii 13-15, F 3 Responses Mar 11

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    I am so scared and lonely now. Last month I was walking back to my house after a friend's party around 12am. I was kind of drunk and was approached by 1 white male, he knocked me...
    leticiaconlink leticiaconlink 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    It's really funny when people who don't know you *strangers* ask you for your K|K, when they haven't even talked to you before ...haha lol Like, yeah, I'm going to give my username...
    TheArtisticOne TheArtisticOne 18-21, F 6 Responses Mar 20

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    I sometimes find comfort in strangers. I feel safe like they are least to cast judgment. And even if they do, they often hurt less.
    rainspy91 rainspy91 22-25, M Mar 22

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    I have had sex a few times with strangers and gave them bj before they **** me
    virginiacox virginiacox 46-50, T 1 Response a week ago

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    Sometimes the people in your life just don't you but strangers do or at least they tell you that they do and sometimes that's enough
    GoldieLocksGrahamCrackers GoldieLocksGrahamCrackers 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I talk to strangers more than I talk to my friends in real life
    PrettyFknDope PrettyFknDope 26-30, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    We are strangers drawn together by a shared desire for lasting peace....
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I loved her..took care of her when she was down, back rubs and kisses...listen to her anytime...helped her with her kids, cooked meals, helped around the house. I told her I loved...
    dksd71 dksd71 41-45 6 Responses Mar 8

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    I know many people don't care about me but it's cool idgaf no more about anybody! my suicidal thoughts have gone away and why all because of me! nobody else helped but I helped...
    DraculasGirlfriend DraculasGirlfriend 18-21, F Mar 13

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    I've had hidradenitis for 20yrs. I smoke, am not obese, i could lose a few, but certainly not fat. I wanted to share a few things that i've noticed helped me over the years. Laser...
    princessloulou48 princessloulou48 46-50, F 1 Response Mar 16

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    I no longer have anxiety attacks. Before i had constant anxiety / panic attacks. So maybe this post can be an encouragement to you. I always had fear regarding my brain and...
    bingo24 bingo24 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 19

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    I havent seen anyones undies for ages id love to see some again lol
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    When only a night with the girls will help........have a friend who needs her girls right now, so this song is for her.... Lady Antebellum - Bartender http://youtu.be/_rHuitW9xDc...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 8

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    Spent 13 hours drinking on Saturday. It had been a while I started to worry that I would feel terrible in the morning. Thankfully, I felt fine. Just a bit stiff from sleeping on a...
    Myzery Myzery 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 9

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