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I Have Lived On An Island

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 32 People

    My Home

    Maui will always be my home, even though I'm now in California. I was there throughout my childhood, and I left at 17, due to the traumatic experience of losing my high school sweetheart in an accident. I just couldn't bare to look at the slopes of Haleakala every day, all day. I...
    silentwriter180 silentwriter180 46-50, F Jun 4, 2012

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    Have Lived Most Of My Life On An Island

    The largest island in the continental United States...Long Island (Hawai'i is the largest island in the entire United States, but I've never lived there). 
    Dragon56 Dragon56 56-60, M Dec 22, 2009

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    Island Adventures

      One day I pulled up stakes, packed my bags, crated my pets and took a jet plane to the Dominican Republic.   Really, there was a plan.  My human friends were supposed to follow me.  I was having an  adventure with my own pirates of the Caribbean...
    aftermath aftermath 61-65, F 3 Responses Jul 18, 2008

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    Still Do

    Ireland - It is a little larger than most tropical islands and definitely does not contain the same climate
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Oct 22, 2008

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    Have Lived My Whole Life On An Island

    i live on long island, n was born there, and i havent moved since. wish it was as nice as the pic for this group tho :(
    olemissfan2 olemissfan2 18-21, M 1 Response May 12, 2012

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    We had an outbreak of tornados last night in my small town in Oklahoma... We expect them here and especially in May but last night was like a bad movie..... They kept coming for...
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    It is sad, just sad... If you wanna talk about it just PM me
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    Just A Rambling Thought In all the past lives I can remember, I was just a cog in the works. I was never a major player, famous, mentioned in lore, or written about in history. I...
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    There is none or very little honor today. My dad wasen't much good for anything. But he did teach me three things. Never to lie, never to steal, and when you give your word you...
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    Ok, so I have a serious crush on my roommate. It's pretty bad. I'm talking pulse quickening, temperature rising, butterflies when we are physically close type of crush. I think...
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    He is Asian, and has black, long hair, and pale skin...most people could probably not stand him. He's arrogant, and antisocial when it comes to most people...but I brought him out...
    Reshire Reshire 18-21, F 1 Response May 1

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    A little over a year ago I decided to leave my home, my city and my province. I moved several provinces away. With only two suitcases. No job waiting. No place to move into...
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    i have 2 african dwarf frogs who have lived with me only for two or three days now, and one of them (rufio, smaller than the other one) is fairly active, coming up to the surface a...
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    Long time ago I had a great job, working together with the management staff in an international engineering project, earning a lot of money. At the same time I was dealing with big...
    diaperuser71 diaperuser71 36-40, M May 12

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    I have told a few close friends, male and female, about my crossdressing habit. The most recent was about a year ago, when my wife (Jill) and I went out to Maspalomas, a small town...
    AmandaCarrington AmandaCarrington 56-60, T 5 Responses Apr 28

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    Summer has just begon. Record-breaking temperatures are being recorded . There are many creative, even wacky ways to cool off. You can cut an ice cold watermelon in half, put your...
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    Here is some of the dreadful things I experienced while being gangstalked. And yes. it does exist. This may help you if you are reading to identify with some, if not all. Also, at...
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    The Existence of Negative Entities Growing up as a child, my grandmother lived far away from where we used to live. She would visit each one of her children, one year at a time...
    PastPilot PastPilot 51-55, M Apr 23

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    I can be passive aggressive. I'm too nice to the people that I care about and often get stepped on. I'm an angry person. I'm a loving person. I hate everyone but want the best for...
    TheRogueWolf TheRogueWolf 18-21, F Apr 26

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    I worked with a team of scientists. We went to this remote island with an abandoned research facility to try to gather the data that was left behind. We found out that it was...
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F 1 Response May 1

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    I studied in France. Twice. I worked out of Cairo, Egypt for a month and flew to Saudia Arabia, Yemen, Abhu Dhabi. I like Spain but Morocco was a bit strange. Italy...Rome...
    AbbottLewis AbbottLewis 46-50, M 6 Responses May 6

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    Did anyone watch "60 Minutes" Sunday and see the piece on the Scottish whiskey makers? I want to go there and drink a $250 glass of that whiskey. The island is drop dead beautiful...
    showstar showstar 66-70, M May 7

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    I have 4 tattoos. Upper right arm is a tattoo of my grandfather. It is from a pic that was taken of him in Germany in WW2. Upper left arm has 2 tattoos. One is the head of an eagle...
    Marlin3030 Marlin3030 41-45, M 2 Responses May 8

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    I'm guilty of getting pleasure through Facebook attention. After over a year of deactivating my fb account, I booted it back up so I could promote the hockey team I'm starting at...
    PuckDrop PuckDrop 18-21, M May 9

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    i want every cytomegalo patient to please read my testimony,my name is Tee Tee. i was cytomegalo (CMV) positive since 2013 and it affected my life. I would like to advise people...
    teeteebaby teeteebaby 31-35, F May 12

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    i want every cytomegalo patient to please read my testimony,my name is Tee Tee. i was cytomegalo (CMV) positive since 2013 and it affected my life. I would like to advise people...
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    i want every cytomegalo patient to please read my testimony,my name is Tee Tee. i was cytomegalo (CMV) positive since 2013 and it affected my life. I would like to advise people...
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    i want every cytomegalo patient to please read my testimony,my name is Tee Tee. i was cytomegalo (CMV) positive since 2013 and it affected my life. I would like to advise people...
    teeteebaby teeteebaby 31-35, F May 12

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    16I don't know where this would fit in so I'm just gonn' post it here.I thought I'd post it as a confession but every time I click on the confessions page, just looking at those...
    ACoffinForEachJabroni ACoffinForEachJabroni 22-25 1 Response May 12

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    I went to see him today and it was good. It's hard at the same time. Rikers island experience sucks if anyone knows. I miss him
    Joeyswiffey4life Joeyswiffey4life 26-30, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I have traveled to a number of countries. Some for work, some for pleasure, some for both. When I traveled for work, I always made the point of staying for an extra day or two to...
    llevame llevame 41-45, F 6 Responses a week ago

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    My turn for my fatty pet rat , my Siamese cat, three adolescent chicks (buff Orpington, Rhode Island Red and golden sex-link) , a pair of yellow canaries , three doggies and two...
    Lovealot800 Lovealot800 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    I may suck but its still fun! I got GTA, COD, Assassins Creed, Fear 2, Dead Island, etc. Hmu
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I dreamt I met a duck who told me not to follow him, I was also a duck. I followed him regardless, and we ended up escaping from an Island where they were dropping bombs on us and...
    Walrusz Walrusz 18-21, M 2 days ago

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    I've lived in the same ****** town my whole life and am getting so sick of it. I'm thinking once my son is out of school for summer it maybe time for a major change 😄 new city...
    sunnygirl29 sunnygirl29 26-30, F 1 Response May 9

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    I don't think you've lived until you have raised an adopted child. People have said such hurtful things like "do you think they will go back home to their real mum one day?" and...
    RobertaSunset RobertaSunset 36-40, F 2 Responses May 2

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    I have extreme social anxiety due to peers bullying and abusing me. I was normal to begin with. So, it all started when I was about 5. I was living in gapview trailer park. And...
    fallenangel0421 fallenangel0421 13-15, F 3 Responses May 4

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    Wow....I'm not even sure what last night was. It started out I was at this lab. And I knew it was a bad lab and I had to shut it down. A woman ran it and it was supposed to be for...
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F May 4

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    My father was born and raised in Scotland, but I only lived there until I was three years old. Soon after my third birthday my mother died, and my father and I moved to New York to...
    daely daely 16-17, F 1 Response May 5

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    I think the saga of my dream self would make a good story. When I was very young I had constant awful nightmares. So my dream self was always stuck fighting for her life and...
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