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I Made a Complete Stranger Happy the Other Day

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 43 People

    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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    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 3 Responses Jun 4, 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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    I hoped you had a good earth day. Earth day should of be everyday actually
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    Ever since I was little, I was jealous of girls at school who's moms seemed to always be there for them. Helping out at school, going with them to Girl Scouts trips, etc. I thought...
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    today I was at a mall and I saw complete stranger she was about 60 years old. she was walking on a cane .And she was trying to get down the last step on a set of stairs and she...
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    I made a treasure map (it's like a vision board for life) in January. It was designed to help me grow this year and heal. What I wanted to see accomplished in 2015. On my treasure...
    UnrequitedControl UnrequitedControl 31-35, F 6 Responses Apr 18

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    You know I was watching television the other day when they came out with some other kind of toy scare for kids and it got me to thinking... then ranting! First, we survived being...
    bowchickawowow bowchickawowow 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    Last week my mm told me about a song that made him think of us. I'd never heard of this song he spoke of and ironically it came on the radio while we were together. "Thinking out...
    Janna78 Janna78 46-50, F 2 Responses Apr 2

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    Still struggling since the other day. I've had a wicked tension headache for two days, mind you most of it is work and soon to be ex related - or so I thought. Jumped in the...
    thelionsden13 thelionsden13 41-45, F 2 Responses Apr 11

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    Love. It's such a powerful word . I never use it unless I mean it . I call people I like " love" I love many things . I see many who look unhappy . I can't possibly know what's...
    JohnCrighton JohnCrighton 51-55, M Apr 13

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    As much as I am a giver of "tough love," I enjoy knowing that I can help someone out in some way, or that we can help each other, or that somehow we're supporting a good cause, be...
    lovelywarpedlemon lovelywarpedlemon 18-21, F Apr 2

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    It's so hard to describe that moment. That precise moment. My acl was torn at the time I heard the crunch, I didn't know what it was. I just knew that for some reason the shooting...
    favestril favestril 41-45, F 1 day ago

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    Don't sit just there & be sad all day If ur having a bad day turn it around & make it a fantastic day😌 do things that make u happy😌✨ Love YourSelf❤️ always know someone...
    unknown3Xo unknown3Xo 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    Fences - Arrows (feat. Macklemore & Ryan Lewis) |  I've been trying to refresh my cardio music mix the past couple weeks, and this was in someone else's cardio mix on...
    S74rxed S74rxed 31-35, F Apr 1

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    So he ended it but what's the first thing I get when I come back to work today. I saw chocolates on my desk with a sticky note that says preciosa which is what he called me when...
    sadpreciosa sadpreciosa 26-30, F 10 Responses Mar 30

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    To be kind to people is my big *** super power, I have got to the point of never being frightened to tell people I love them. I never expect anyone of them in return. My hope is to...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Apr 9

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    Today is my birtday. I am so happy the day have fanilly come
    olufine olufine 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    I had this plan to co exist somehow with him, its a small town and chances were we would run into each other. Or if he came back. Which he did, I've been trying to glue myself back...
    ayliffe ayliffe 41-45, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I ended things with this mm but we live so close to each other. So it's been hard to not see him. But we do still talk and last time was in the park. He had this grin on his face...
    stupid28 stupid28 31-35, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    So I was in math class the other day and my friend looked really depressed she wouldn't tell me what happened so I let her in on the **** going on in my life and she told me what...
    shiyinglu shiyinglu 13-15, F 4 Responses Apr 3

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    The other day when I was meditating I kept seeing a bright green light and now I keep seeing it on myself, I wonder if it's my aura??? I've been trying to see other people's but...
    IamaKhaleesi IamaKhaleesi 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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    The bean is the size of a, well, bean today. A kidney bean! I have god awful heartburn, and every time I put something in my mouth I get so unbelievably nauseous. I actually had a...
    lostanddistraught lostanddistraught 26-30, F 11 Responses 6 days ago

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    Well, "we" officially moved out of the apt today. It was kind of bittersweet. I know it's for the best yet I can't help being sad about it. My MM has been supportive and patient...
    thelionsden13 thelionsden13 41-45, F 3 Responses Apr 3

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    My conversation with MM the other day re: communication was brilliant. I understand now some of the reasons why he can't always text, even though he is thinking of me. And he...
    daisyblue222 daisyblue222 41-45, F 4 Responses Apr 5

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    She steps of the shower, wraps her self in a towel, feeling the coolness after the warm of the water, which has left steam condensed over the mirror, she swipes the mirror and sees...
    SassyBabe39 SassyBabe39 41-45, F 3 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    So today was my last day of school ever. Most of the other schools finished on Friday or yesterday, but ours had to be awkward. Now, I set off for exam leave; exams on the 1st of...
    CaitlinBuchan97 CaitlinBuchan97 16-17, F 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    I was teased a lot in my childhood and teenage years. Anyone who knows me knows that I have never been a feminine girl or woman. I got a lot of negative attention from my peers...
    SapphicMinion SapphicMinion 26-30, F 10 Responses Mar 31

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    He's not married, he just has 2 kids with the same woman which he so happens to be with for years. He has no intentions of leaving her and I'm perfectly ok with that. My role is...
    PrincessToguchi PrincessToguchi 22-25, F 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    I'm not sure if I have MD. Hello, so I'm new to this site but have seen it around for quite some time. As I've done random searches on the internet, I came across this and thought...
    WardenChult WardenChult 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 18

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    Been a little bummed recently, so I'm gonna do this. 1.) hair dye 2.) makeup 3.) flowers 4.) combat boots and fishnet tights 5.) Netflix 6.) the spine of a brand new book...
    OccasionalCupcake OccasionalCupcake 16-17, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Hi I'm a person who suffers from maladaptive daydreaming. I'm 16yrs old and I just found out I have MD. It has been bugging me for awhile about how I always seemed to daydream at...
    freshstarter11 freshstarter11 16-17 3 days ago

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    The love of my life returned last week from his trip. Long and painful trip for me. Part of me was happy he was back but another part of me was super down and actually upset. Maybe...
    Chicadelcaribe Chicadelcaribe 31-35, F 6 Responses Mar 30

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    As I had correctly predicted, this year 2015 is a very very bad miserable year for me. Debts keep piling up. My dreams of giving my parents a happy and contented lives is ruined...
    yazed yazed 31-35, M Mar 31

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    Wow I am both shocked and relieved to see that what I'm going trough has a name...shocked because a part of me thought that everyone daydreamed in the way I did. But lately I have...
    capricorn96 capricorn96 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 1

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    I ended my relationship with an engaged man today. He clearly will not leave his soon to be wife who happens to k ow about me thanks to the good ol look through his phone technique...
    srita2012 srita2012 22-25, F 4 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    I am sure I confused him last time he came, when I told him I know number 3's identity. I can't stop thinking that I've sort of forced him into making a decision and that decision...
    loveariel loveariel 41-45, F 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    I've suffered from maladaptive daydreaming ever since I can remember. I'm not really sure why.. Maybe because I've often felt like I'm trapped in the ****** reality of my actual...
    ellisbraddock ellisbraddock 13-15, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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