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I Lived a Second Life

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 59 People

    Virtual Cheapskates & Hobo Love

    I think it's quite hypocritic to get married in both RL & SL, how some people can claim that they love their spouses and yet spend more time on the game with their SL partner than their RL partner. How I went about starting my Second Life was pretty much like any other...
    ryn61363 ryn61363 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 10, 2007

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    I've been in and out of Second Life

    since 2006. I'm now out after falling in love as you can get in a virtual world and realizing that I can't love in RL and SL. My thoughts in RL would drift to those people in the virtual world. It's been almost a year and my heart still breaks thinking of them and that one...
    TekCronon TekCronon 36-40, M 1 Response Dec 24, 2013

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    Imagine

    Keep in mind I'm only ten years old. I'm too young for Secondlife. I really badly wanted to play on a realistic virtual world but none were for my age!!!! After research I found a 3D virtual world called Imagine for kids ages 8-12. Its exactly like Secondlife except zero adult...
    writinggirl4 writinggirl4 18-21, F 1 Response May 14, 2013

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    Romantic Escape

    I joined the world of Second Life last year.  At first it was an escape from the problems of the real world, a place where all things were possible.  Then I met the most wonderful girl.  We've shared many adventures, had our share of ups and downs, but I wouldn't...
    lovesukgirl lovesukgirl 46-50, M 1 Response Jun 15, 2010

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    I Fell In Love On Sl Too, But Now He's Gone and I'm Stuck Putting My Rl Back Together.

    I found my soul-mate on SL too. We are both married in RL and were honest with each other from the beginning. We didn't intend to fall so hard for each other but eventually started talking about ending our RL relationships and trying to make a go of this new love. Between the...
    Eponine Eponine 46-50, F Sep 4, 2007

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    A Slice Of Heaven

    It was a few years ago, lasted for about four months, I guess, and was easily one of the happiest times of my life. I was a different person at Second Life than I am in real life. In some ways the difference was obvious. In some ways it was more subtle. I'm transgendered. That...
    AzabethTV AzabethTV 51-55, T 2 Responses May 28, 2013

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    You Never Know Who You Can Meet

    I started SL in 2007 and ended up meeting someone who's incredibly important to me in my life. SL was (is) a great environment to completely free yourself of all physical and material distractions or complications. I stopped going in-world a few years ago now, but I remain in...
    gisc gisc 51-55, F Nov 9, 2012

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    Alive In Every Life ...

    As a person who feels fortunate to have found an SL to immerese in during a life-threatening illness the following story fills me with resonance, rememberings from my own early days, weeks, months ... OMG lol ... YEARS !?!And the Artwork? A tribute to the talent of all those who...
    fluroptics fluroptics 51-55, F Oct 11, 2011

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    A Story of Sex, Love, Creativity, Money and Power...

    Second Life is a virtual reality game from Linden Labs. For a while it became such a part of my life that I was on it more than I was living my real life, which in those times became known simply as 'RL', as apposed to the game, 'SL'. Early on it was difficult to play. There...
    davidstone78 davidstone78 26-30, M 4 Responses Aug 2, 2007

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    Healing Power Of Virtual Reality And The People That Dwell There

    I was and to a degree still am an sl addict. I joined sl at a time when i was struggling to cope with the real world. I had just lost my best friend in a seriouse car accident, someone who i had always been there for and who had always been there for me, with in our group it was...
    lushandloopy lushandloopy 26-30, F Jun 14, 2010

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    hotwasabizen hotwasabizen 41-45, F 6 Responses 1 hr ago

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    ... I can't take all the pain.... I want to end it all... I can't take the pain.. I can't take crying every night, being constantly afraid and hurting.... I want to cut again...
    Raytheshapeshifter Raytheshapeshifter 13-15, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    Do you have a purpose in life or a wish? Are you dreamer or doer?
    Poet1callyDr1ven Poet1callyDr1ven 41-45, F 4 hrs ago

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    1. My beautiful niece. She's made me want to never have a baby and have a baby at the same time! 2. My ability to write. I am a good writer and I love to write. 3. My parents...
    laurenzerbe laurenzerbe 16-17, F 5 hrs ago

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    The time is now! It is pretty much now or never. I have a bad gut feeling since I was a child about something next year, I have played a big part contributing to that factor with...
    WokenandOpen WokenandOpen 31-35, M 6 hrs ago

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    my life has been an endless pit that I am always falling deeper into. from a young age my parents divorced, then I started getting bullied a few years later, my grandpa died in...
    Andyg99 Andyg99 22-25, M 6 hrs ago

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    I think life is random. People come and go. There is no reason behind it.
    BrokenAngel38 BrokenAngel38 36-40, F 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    I would zing totm this experience that is almost invisible on ep. this is a good reminder that pain and loneliness are just sometimes a part of a larger project that can also have...
    LeighAd1 LeighAd1 46-50, F 16 hrs ago

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    I remember back in 2012 that was the year that people believed what the Mayan calendar had predicted about how the calendar was going to end anyway I remember I was going through a...
    Jolietillinois Jolietillinois 22-25, M 17 hrs ago

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    Moments poetry, "We seen him drift the road, in and out of on and off coming lanes, kicking up dust driving on and off road. During this late night a lacking populous of traffic...
    Emiliosophy Emiliosophy 22-25, M 1 Response 18 hrs ago

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    Seven years ago, in my second year of college (undergrad), I was 19, drinking a lot, smoking a lot, and didn't have a whole lot of friends to bond with. I didn't know how because I...
    crossroadtraveler crossroadtraveler 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I shouldn't be complaining because I m in a better position than most young people but i m still not able to be positive about my future. First, I hate my job - I don't like my...
    thousandcuts thousandcuts 22-25, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    My life can be so up and down. One day things can be going so well, then the next it is just not working. I am coming up to my second wedding anniversary, things are so much...
    tcennoC tcennoC 51-55, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    for the days have spent, mostly I feel life is very confusing. that made me realize, happiness isn't permanent, they constantly change, everyday. for a second, your joy would turn...
    Sonnetxvii Sonnetxvii 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    1 (As the title suggests, this is the second part of this story. You can read the first part by clicking at my story titled 'I will tell You a story about the first day of my new...
    becomeinvisible becomeinvisible 22-25, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    well my name is Arion i was born in the Netherlands im 22 Years old and i studied IT , and now im working for the lord, i think it is really wonderful because just 4 years ago i...
    jojo12380 jojo12380 18-21, M 6 days ago

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    Hello my lovelies, My name is Dreas, I'm a 29 year old domme. I've always been a bit of a dominate, but I've lived in the BDSM lifestyle for 11 years, a couple dungons, a few pets...
    MistressDreas MistressDreas 26-30, F 6 Responses a week ago

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    My husband text me that he would rather be a monk than to have sex with me, and that if that is my need, I should go elsewhere to satisfy it. My heart sank. Finally....I have more...
    GreyStreet98 GreyStreet98 46-50, F 7 Responses a week ago

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    there's no point of having peaceful life if bad things keep happening
    craz3f8g craz3f8g 18-21 Jul 21

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    Yep.From the day I was born life has been rough for me.I nearly died because I was 3 and a half months premature. My mom wasn't allowed to see me when I was born because she was...
    MusicLover4Eternity MusicLover4Eternity 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 21

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    It is interesting to read the stories on here. So very many come from people that are 15-18 yrs old. I guess I am ancient in comparison to them but still young at heart. I have not...
    rowenbumble rowenbumble 56-60, F Jul 21

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    In 2003 my dad hung himself on new years eve. This is the second person in my life who I loved who chose to end their life. I lost my best friend ten years earlier. I am sick of...
    AryaLouise AryaLouise 36-40, F Jul 20

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    The first step was and is healing and it's been a six year process thus far. I never thought the child of abusive drug addicts who lived in a van for weeks as a girl would be this...
    honestlyanonymouslyme honestlyanonymouslyme 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 20

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    I fear I'll be stuck in a life which is dull. Especially as soon, the majority of people around my age will start to settle down and become boring. My best hope is probably a...
    usernameinneed usernameinneed 26-30, M Jul 19

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    I was a military daughter so I lived in a few different places. Texas till I was 6, Ohio till I was 9, Ireland till I was 13, Brazil till I was 16, then back to the states in...
    KittyCatCarly KittyCatCarly 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 19

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    I haven't posted in a long while, but my mind has been clouded with many thoughts about my future and life as a whole. I'm worried about my future. I'm worried about how things are...
    AcousticSoul17 AcousticSoul17 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 18

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    put my finger over some "snapshot" of that instant and twist it, changing that moment or my reaction to it, it would be my 15th birthday. As I was reading through old posts, I...
    Kindalost Kindalost 46-50, F 2 Responses Jul 17

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    Dr, pinto Barrenness Spells $ Impotent spells +27825105553 do not be stressed you still have a second chance in your life with the of a witchcraft healer dr pinto Conceiving...
    pintoprof pintoprof 41-45, M Jul 17

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    I am a lifeguard!!!! This is my second year!!!!! We have a bunch of new guards :) so of them are pretty cool, but one morning I was walking into work and I saw him my heart started...
    auroradennen auroradennen 16-17, F Jul 16

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    Do you ever feel weird? Like not defined weird? I'm laying on my bed thinking if my english is good enough for this page. Looking at my yellow dress wich is ugly but comfortable...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 16

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    I'm in a writing group, and we were given the prompt to write something about the chance we never took. I struggled with the prompt because taking a chance is not something I've...
    livelaughlovedream3 livelaughlovedream3 41-45, F 4 Responses Jul 15

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