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I Made a Complete Stranger Happy the Other Day

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    Just A Little Kindness Here And There.

    The other day, while I was at college, a woman asked me if I had change for a twenty so that she could use the vending machines to get something to drink. I only had two dollars on me, but I offered to buy her a bottle of water or soda instead. I normally offer people things to...
    Shirogane Shirogane 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 10, 2013

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    Smiles In Her Voice

     I was listening to a local radio station this past weekend. It's a program that people can call in and talk about anything or ask questions. Well, a woman called in asking about an older song, which the announcer knew right away and told her. A few minutes later, another...
    jrabbit1321 jrabbit1321 46-50, F 4 Responses Mar 16, 2009

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    My Daughter Helped a Neighbor

      My daughter is 14 and in many ways the typical teenage girl: looks at boys, giggles, wants to get new clothes all the time, talks/texts on the phone, all that "girlie" stuff. On the other hand she is not like most other teenage girls now a days: she is still...
    jrabbit1321 jrabbit1321 46-50, F 3 Responses Jun 4, 2009

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    The Flying Hat

    A few weeks ago I had to run to K-mart during the middle of a breakfast rush to purchase another microwave for our store.  As I was leaving the parking lot, I see an elderly gentleman get out of his car, only for his hat to be whipped away behind him, in...
    piscesgal piscesgal 31-35, F 4 Responses Jun 4, 2009

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    Today is a new day. There are opportunities and blessings waiting for you. Open up your heart to receive them!!
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    So, today is the day. The day that make all other days seem worthless. The day that's so special that everyone wishes this day could be everyday. Um, I don't know what I'm talking...
    MrsDuckx3 MrsDuckx3 16-17 4 Responses Sep 30

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    Not only did she block me, but crying to the EP Gods and had my post pulled. I got the very nice finger shake, now don't you embarrass her again or you're out. You don't KNOW how...
    CherokeeEyes CherokeeEyes 41-45, F 16 Responses Oct 2

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    The other day I was on meetme and this girl named Sarah messaged me. Well we started texting and I told her we should meet that night. She was down so I went to her house and...
    Mark2694 Mark2694 18-21, M Oct 9

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    .. Sometimes when he gets all into me and we are getting along great and getting closer I start getting anxious. Because I know this always leads to him pulling away for a while...
    megansunshine megansunshine 18-21, F 6 Responses Sep 25

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    So my MM asked the other day why I wouldn't stay with him and I told him jokingly because he would probably drive me crazy. I stayed two nights with him first night was our night...
    MartiniLynn MartiniLynn 18-21 1 Response Oct 12

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    Wow he wants to spend the night again with me soon.we normally wait a few months between overnights.Was only a couple of weeks since the last one God I love that man.if only my...
    sooty1977 sooty1977 36-40, F 3 Responses Oct 5

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    The other day i was caught on camera driving to fast. I saw the flash and went "****!!" But after i minute or so i started smiling. Feeling really really happy! You know why...
    Kiany Kiany 22-25, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    Lately I have been very random we will be talking about our car and all it's scratches I'll just say something like we need more glue...and just the other day we were sitting down...
    livelovehopefree livelovehopefree 13-15, F Sep 23

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    I struggle every day. I have so many questions so many feelings. I saw him the other day, we spent time laughing and talking, yet before we parted he made a comment that I haven't...
    Girlygirl35 Girlygirl35 31-35, F 2 Responses Sep 30

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    I love him so much. More than I ever thought I could love someone. He makes me so happy. I am going to live my life to the fullest but also enjoy every second I get to spend with...
    Changedforever9514 Changedforever9514 41-45, F 2 Responses Oct 2

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    I thought it was when I was single. Thank you Adrian for making me happy this day <3
    dropdeadwilma dropdeadwilma 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 21

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    It seems that when you get older (I am a woman) men do not look your way any more. mmmmmmmmmmmmmmm Do men not get older? Even the older guys look at younger woman and not their own...
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    Ok, I admit it, sometimes I am just an *******! lol ExAP has been crying to me a lot here lately about feeling so stuck and helpless in his situation; and I keep telling him the...
    dropdeadredhead dropdeadredhead 36-40, F Oct 6

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    Old fwb is texting me everyday wanting to do something whether it be dinner, watching a movie and the other day He was wanting to attend church with me. I can't help to wonder that...
    Truone16 Truone16 31-35, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I hate weekends and this lc crap. It just sucks. I know in my brain he's very busy. Studying for an exam for his job and his parents are stopping by and spending the night on the...
    rainydays2 rainydays2 31-35, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    This is somewhat of a rant, and I'm not sure if there's a proper group for this post, but anyways... This takes place at work (fast food), and normally the way I carry myself...
    listlesslovely listlesslovely 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 6

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