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I Have Hitch Hiked

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    Worth Doing! - I had always wanted to and am SO glad I finally experienced it! In July of this year, I went with my gentleman lover and by some miracle of the universe, we were...
    Sarahdipitous Sarahdipitous 18-21 1 Response Sep 5, 2011

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    I hitchhiked to 48 states, nine provinces of Canada, and to Mexico over the course of about six years between 1980 and 1986. I lived out of my backpack and traveled constantly...
    pcflvly pcflvly 46-50, M 1 Response Dec 15, 2013

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    When I Was Young. - I did it a lot in high school and some in college.  I sometimes wonder if I started walking down a road and stuck my thumb out if anyone would still pick...
    loopnscc loopnscc 46-50, M Nov 5, 2009

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    Hitch Hiking - Started doing it back in my teens due to a lack of public transportation. My mother didnt own a car, too. So it was walking, going by bicycle or for longer distances...
    AlexaWF AlexaWF 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 4, 2012

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    My 2 Week Trip Through Europe - I departed from Newcastle station to Dover after deciding 2 days prior that I was going to undertake my much thought about European gallivant. I...
    davethevagabond davethevagabond 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 14, 2013

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    Well, Sort of - Not my brightest moment, for sure, but I didn't have a lot of choices. About 10 years ago I moved from South Carolina to Tennessee. I had to make a trip back to SC...
    autimom autimom 31-35, F Nov 2, 2008

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    I Hated Walking - I use to hitch hike everywhere I went when I was 16 to 19 years old then when I got a car I returned the favor by picking up hitchhikers. I did it for years and...
    intrigue69 intrigue69 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 1, 2009

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    Across The Usa - 1970 My brother and I left from California on our way to Boston to visit family. I was 15 yrs old and my brother was 16. It took us five days to get to Boston...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 3, 2010

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    I'm Not Sure If This Counts .... - I've accepted rides from strangers who've seen me walking and stopped to ask if I needed a lift. Twice in the middle of the night in the city I...
    Nyxii Nyxii 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 2, 2013

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    My Main Form Of Transportation For 3 Years. - Yes when I was in high school my allowance & extra jobs $ was so low, I didn't have the funds to ride the bus to wherever I wanted...
    4vrUnique 4vrUnique 46-50 5 Responses Dec 14, 2009

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    Such a Stupid Thing to Do - When I was 18, I had been out partying with my friends. I got into a fight with my boyfriend and I was so upset at him that I just left the house...
    infinitedreamer infinitedreamer 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 24, 2008

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    I used to hitchhike. Not just to get from here to there but to be on the road. I had many amazing adventures. Some few days were ordinary and not necessarily memorable but most...
    pcflvly pcflvly 46-50, M Dec 17, 2013

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    Right now I'm hitchhiking in northern Thailand with my girlfriend. We just reached the small town of Pai, where it's mercifully cool - only in the mid 30s (Celsius)! After our time...
    AJWalton AJWalton 22-25, M Apr 6

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    I had a dream that me and Ted Bundy were cruising around the mountains by Seattle and he was explaining to me how to make bacon and egg quiche. His VW bug smelled like flowers and...
    innocentgreed innocentgreed 41-45, M 1 Response Mar 23

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    Ok talk show host Ellen Degenerous who is married in reAl life was divorced in my dream and was trying to jump my bones and kinda aggressive about it. I did not like her that way...
    NotApplicable NotApplicable 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    i was diagnosed of hep b in 2009 while i was in the university.. i constantly felt sick in the year 2006, when and how i had it i dont know. since 2011 i have been having series of...
    nanacquah nanacquah 26-30, M 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    I'm not in anyway socially, financially, or mentally deprived. I live with an average family. Thinking I have nothing to complain because some were even less fortunate than me...
    DreamerCost DreamerCost 16-17, M 5 hrs ago

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    The truth is: I dont like my boyfriend. We have known each other for 5 years and yet I havent caught one inch of feelings for him. I was forced into this relationship because he...
    AnimeFan90210 AnimeFan90210 18-21, F 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    I saw my best friend take suicide in front of me. He was 16 and handsome. Suicide doesn't kill someone, its sadness. Being judged Feeling like you have no one Suicide is being...
    ILYBlackVeilBrides ILYBlackVeilBrides 13-15, F 7 hrs ago

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    So apparently I have what's considered a "big butt". I have a 94cm hips and People at my school, especially the guys, tell me I have a nice a$$ and some girls tell me that they...
    kalaniesmommy143 kalaniesmommy143 13-15, F 2 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    I have the weirdest dreams ever that I have to write about them because they are so interesting. I have written a lot that I'm almost finished with my journal. -SG
    StRiKiNgEEk StRiKiNgEEk 18-21, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    I've had a crush on him since summer. We're just friends though. I was with his former best friend for a little. and he dated a girl that used to be my friend. And she almost dated...
    cemarie128 cemarie128 18-21, F 1 Response 11 mins ago

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    I was at my aunt house and they had cook fried chicken macaroni ribs and other stuff like that and my belly was hanging out they whole time when we finished we were about to leave...
    Fatjigglybelly00 Fatjigglybelly00 13-15, F 4 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    I have a difficult time working because of my social phobia and anxiety. I have a great personality friendly kind and funny but my anxiety holds me back from so much. I figured i...
    tb2985 tb2985 26-30, F 3 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    Hello, I just had a nightmare. I am typing this as I just woke up. So I can remember most of the details. I went to my old school for lunch, I did not have a reason but I did...
    Toastland Toastland 13-15, T 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    Theories I have, yes. But I will not type them under this subject. I will say that if anything, I'd rather fade into non-existence, I don't want to feel after I die. All I'll have...
    GrimAndInUtterDismay GrimAndInUtterDismay 13-15, F 10 hrs ago

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    I was in the 6th grade the last time I went to a youth camp. After that I wen to a public school for the 7th grade. A public school where students are smart. That time, my faith in...
    smferanil smferanil 13-15, M 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    I am so happy to have Friends who really care about me and who I really care about them too I love to have friends and if you want to be my friend come on and be my friend and talk...
    JadelynThompson2121 JadelynThompson2121 13-15, F 8 hrs ago

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    I have one friend and I am so blessed to have her. She's the sister I never had 👯💁👑
    Shygirl917 Shygirl917 18-21, F 8 hrs ago

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    We all have a choice in life. We just have to make sure we make the right one.
    deviness deviness 13-15, F 5 hrs ago

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    After over 20 years and 3 doctors later, they finally figured out which autoimmune disease I have. I'm lucky that I am in remission right now but it has affected my kidneys. I have...
    Booksaremypassion Booksaremypassion 41-45, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    I'm new here and I just really wanna let this out, and maybe get some advice. So, my mom and I are extremely close, she is my bestfriend. I live with my mom and my dad lives in...
    xoxocs xoxocs 16-17, F 4 hrs ago

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    That's the one flaw I think I have. I won't get into details, but I have this rage inside that stays with me all the time. I just control it, like Bruce Banner. I'm always angry...
    BobFrost BobFrost 36-40, M 4 hrs ago

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    I have a confession to make. I am having an affair. Yes, it's true. I have two lovers. One is the undeniably successful, practical, reasonable, and ever-attractive science...
    shannonymous shannonymous 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    I feel like whoever I talk to, whether it be teachers or acquaintances or people on EP or even best friends, that i'm just being a burden on them. In my head, I believe that they...
    urbanparadigm urbanparadigm 16-17, M 4 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    Hie girls 7AF7515B this is my bbm pin add me looking forward to get many pings now lol :P lets chat and have fun :-)
    Rocko989 Rocko989 18-21, M 15 hrs ago

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    I have a really big crush on this vine famous. He's got tattoos on his arms, likes hardcore, super hot, funny, still hot even when he's making ugly faces and I can't help it...
    ancllevyn ancllevyn 16-17, F 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    Ok here it goes..... I'm more than your slave, your baby, your sugar or your toy. I have feelings too. Sometimes I would like to meet someone who would just listen to me and be my...
    kimmerzwth kimmerzwth 18-21, F 2 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    My mom is cheating on my dad- my dad is the best thing that can happen to me and he's the reason this family have everything they got One day I found out my mom password and my...
    iammee13 iammee13 13-15, F 48 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    I had chronic nausea in High school. Waking up every morning was really difficult, ending up in puking 65% of the time. I'm in college now and it came back.. except this time...
    adorablesarah adorablesarah 18-21, F 13 hrs ago

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    I have so many scars on my body I've lost count. I've battled self injury since I was thirteen, now 22 and I can still remember why each scar is there. I wish I could erase them...
    CatRescuer22 CatRescuer22 18-21 2 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    What do you do when you have a really vivid dream about a girl you used to see? :( Now I know I'm going to feel sad all day
    Devilscar Devilscar 18-21, M 2 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    I want to document every single thing that happens so he can know. Idk if I'm the only person who does this. But I wrote him yesterday, and I can think about 10 more different...
    xoxowilson xoxowilson 18-21, F 2 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    21 year old guy in Minnesota. i have always wanted to help a thin girl get fat . if any girl age 16-23 that lives in Minnesota and is looking to gain message me
    unreadchief92 unreadchief92 18-21 7 hrs ago

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    21 year old guy in Minnesota. i have always wanted to help a thin girl get fat . if any girl age 16-23 that lives in Minnesota and is looking to gain a belly for bikini season...
    unreadchief92 unreadchief92 18-21 7 hrs ago

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    Summer. Hot. Urgh. Where's that big shady tree?... Autumn. Yes! Wonderful. *Jumps on leaves...rolls around* *sniffs air* AH. Oh I love the fall. Winter! Brrrrr. Cold. *snuggles...
    FangsAndFurs13 FangsAndFurs13 18-21, F 6 hrs ago

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    Please nothing too personal:) Private Message me if you have a question:)
    ashley359 ashley359 13-15, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    there's this boy named Noa. and I really REALLY like him... he's really sweet... I mean he's a real gentleman, he's nothing like the jerks I used to like. when I look at him I get...
    iPod101 iPod101 18-21 2 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    I hate how my parents don't understand that I literally feel ill everytime I'm in a crowded room. Now they're forcing me to go to church with them, and I am so mad. I have to sit...
    Amidala97 Amidala97 16-17, F 4 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    I'm expecting that I will no longer be able to post. I lost my job due to a mental illness my electric bill is due my phone bill is due car payment is due ect..... I can't get help...
    CaptPetemoss CaptPetemoss 41-45, M 4 hrs ago

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    It started back in high-school So cool, king of the scene You found that making people laugh Was more than just a dream The public took right to you Like flies to a pile of **** So...
    CaptPetemoss CaptPetemoss 41-45, M 4 hrs ago