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I Made a Complete Stranger Happy the Other Day

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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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    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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    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 we come together & be the cause for the unity, Make it a beautiful day, Fight against corruption, Spurl the Flag of our NATION Happy Independence day to all Indians. Jai...
    Dixit87 Dixit87 26-30, M 6 days ago

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    A friend is a push when you have stopped, a chat when u r lonely, a guide when u r searching, a smile when u r sad, a song when u r glad...I won't promise to be ur friend forever...
    Skpan80 Skpan80 13-15, F 3 Responses Aug 3

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    So I knew this girl since we were about 5 and all through primary school so that's like another 8 years .everyone liked her and she was my best friend ,people started calling us...
    Life8227 Life8227 16-17, F Jul 23

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    My old high school friends and I have remained close up until a few years ago. We would get together for birthday parties, or just hang out and have a couple of drinks and catch...
    snickybinks snickybinks 36-40, M 3 Responses Jul 25

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    I'm just tired of people as of late...I have enough stress with bills, trying to get a car, and other small stuff..I just do not understand why people keep pushing my friendship...
    shanaflame shanaflame 22-25, F Jul 23

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    happy birthday to my GF. she is 20 YO today
    rodg1958 rodg1958 56-60, M Aug 3

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    Um yeah, on here... Daily..... Lol
    AuntieShani AuntieShani 36-40, F Jul 27

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    This happens often when you have kids...little old ladies especially. I remember one lovely old lady in the doctors surgery once who told me all about her children when they were...
    StoneWall77 StoneWall77 36-40, F Jul 28

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    Something about being brutally honest is nice, even when asked question I would hesitate to tell my closest friends. I guess it's nice to confess to another human being your...
    anonguy2share4all anonguy2share4all 31-35, M Aug 6

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    Wishing my EP friends!! 
    illusionlife illusionlife 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 2

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    If your walls could talk what would they say? The walls of my childhood bedrooms would tell a story of a seemingly normal boy, regular life, loving family, but he partook in an odd...
    drpepper666 drpepper666 26-30, M Aug 4

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    For some reason I am much more likely to share things with a complete stranger rather than someone im closer too. maybe its because a stranger is someone who can come and go as...
    MacKenzie2943 MacKenzie2943 18-21, F Aug 7

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    Ok do I'm new to all this and I'm not sure what all the abbreviations stand for....I know OW is other woman....but please tell me what all the others stand for and what they are...
    Cagirlie Cagirlie 36-40, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Today I arranged to go into the city centre with my new friend Sara-Jade to go shopping. As we left Topshop to go back into the mall, I saw a group of guys walk in our direction...
    CaitlinBuchan97 CaitlinBuchan97 16-17, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    Hey me and my fiance have been together for 3 years, engaged for two. He is 35 , im 22. He broke up With me first, i started dating this guy who made me soo happy, but when he...
    story2222 story2222 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 12

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    So many things made me happy today!! 1. Chocolate Chip Cookie Brownies---Yum! 2. I saw several people hugging today on my home from work. Not just a group, but various couples or...
    SupernovaxGirl SupernovaxGirl 26-30 Aug 7

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    I have no fricken clue why I'm so happy, today was one of the weirdest days of my life and it's a school day so why the hell am I happy? My day started at 4:30 this morning, I got...
    AriaDream AriaDream 13-15, F Aug 13

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    Love is a tricky thing. It varies in intensity and in the specificity of emotions. It is sometimes the most beautiful thing in the world and, at other times, it’s the most horrid...
    Oasisdawn3 Oasisdawn3 18-21, F Jul 22

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    Eck!!!! Last night was amazing just for a few simple reasons :). I was out to din with a new friend and he was out with a friend too but then he txtd me and said why don't we all...
    ap05 ap05 26-30, F 7 Responses Jul 25

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    I have met the most wonderful person here on EP. She has made me so happy and I look forward to every coming day so I can talk to her all over again. Thank you for coming into my...
    JemmimaS JemmimaS 36-40, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I lost my married man (mm) 2weeks ago. It was and is devastating. I felt like I was dying. He left me to go back to his wife 2 weeks before we moved in together. one day we were...
    rosylovecheeks rosylovecheeks 26-30 5 Responses Jul 29

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    Most days it doesn't bother me, doesn't even cross my mind, but other days? Other days it hits me like a tonne of bricks. I made a mistake and I just don't know how to fix it. So...
    RebeccaLouise9541 RebeccaLouise9541 16-17, F Aug 12

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    I'm so freakin happy right now. And that is greatly do to him. Him. He makes me laugh. I'm told him I have no idea how to act like a girlfriend. I don't know what it means to...
    life14 life14 18-21, F Aug 7

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    My ideal would be 5-6 times a week. My husband is happy with an every other day schedule, about 3-4 times a week. It's a significant difference from 10 years ago when it was the...
    BBWand40 BBWand40 36-40, F 6 Responses 3 days ago

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    I witnessed this amazing moment the other day... Older lady with a cane and a cart full of groceries arrives at her car. A much younger man walks right past her without even...
    littlechief79 littlechief79 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 24

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    I'm not a religious person by any means..... However tomorrow it am attending a wedding and I have to read prayers to the couple and I have to say, I find myself feeling pretty...
    PrincessLolita PrincessLolita 26-30, F 6 Responses Jul 25

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    Why I respect my MM’s wife: • If he would not have married her, he would have gone to college on a baseball scholarship and I may have never met him. • Together, they...
    CCBatman120 CCBatman120 26-30, F 4 Responses Jul 28

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    It was so funny today. So as everyone knows the other day my MM was playing with me and accidentally busted my lip. So a few times I was messing with him tapping him in the stomach...
    tc57 tc57 31-35, F Jul 28

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    Ten years ago, when I lived in Devonport village, it was a small, pretty and quiet a village. It has a Ferry Terminal at its waters. The Ferry carried off passengers every 20...
    exppro40 exppro40 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 5

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    I feel bad when I lose my patience with him. I made a comment to him the other day when we were talking about our relationship... And I said.. "Look, I got myself into 'this' and...
    MarieVon MarieVon 36-40, F 3 Responses Aug 9

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    To myself, my sister, my brother, and my mom! Happy B-day! :) So glad I got to pick the cake this year. Turtle cheese cake here I come! ;)
    mcatH2O mcatH2O 22-25, F Jul 26

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    Happy eid days to all my freinds and muslims
    rahatali1212 rahatali1212 18-21, M Jul 31

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    Sometimes I love the "quote of the day" that pops onto my phone every morning. Other days, I feel like "ugh...a sign I need to change. Boo." Today's quote of the day: "very often...
    CCBatman120 CCBatman120 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 1

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    My MM is starting to call me more. The other day he left work and I told him bye. He only lives like 5 min away. So I was surprised when he called me (I was at work) it was...
    tc57 tc57 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 6

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    So I finally heard from him, got to chat for quite awhile. Confirmed with him our meeting for Wednesday which he said would be a long day! :-) (He travels for business and I get to...
    ArlingtonRose ArlingtonRose 31-35, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    I wear ladies clothing each and every day. Somedays - like today - it is a pair of nice jeans or shorts and a sweetheart top. Other days it is a skirt or dress. Sometimes I put...
    tvCorinne tvCorinne 51-55, T 7 Responses Jul 25

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    So my boyfriend and I have an anniversary coming up in September. I asked him the other day about whether or not we'd be able to go away , just us. He breaks the news to me that...
    yougoglenncoco yougoglenncoco 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 2

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    One of the only things that gives me motivation is people that tell me I can't. The other day my best friend told me that I could never be successful on youtube and it pissed me of...
    Ashley1421 Ashley1421 13-15, F Aug 2

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    I need help guys. A co-worker came to is the other day at work and said that he list his check & he needed financial help to get through the week. We have a very close...
    VousEtesBelleCM VousEtesBelleCM 18-21, F 5 Responses Aug 10

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    I am sitting on the airplane heading home from my solo trip. I am trying to wrap my brain around everything that has happened over the past several days. Monday night was the...
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    This happened to me three days ago and since then I can't stop thinking about it. Well, my cousin, our friend and me went out that night after waiting like 5 hours for my cousin...
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    Be sure to Observe that each one costs on our Web page are in US bucks, and vacation buys should be finished with An important credit card. Except if you are considering considered...
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