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I Made a Complete Stranger Happy the Other Day

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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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    So I heard from MM today. Guess he got back earlier that I expected. I thought he'd be back tomorrow and I'd hear from him on Monday. Anyway, I was out with my son when his text...
    thelionsden13 thelionsden13 41-45, F 1 hr ago

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    Some people think its "true " love but they don't know what they're saying. I know I did because we feel connected, united, chemically bonded, emotional bonded, physically bonded...
    Forgotten000ghosts Forgotten000ghosts 18-21 2 hrs ago

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    I am very happy that i got good friends on EPthnx to EP guys:)
    varun1001 varun1001 16-17, M 5 hrs ago

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    HaPpY friendship day to all the Ep members..Be happY md keep rocking guyz.. nd i m wishing ep members first bcz there r some real frnds here with whom i was really me..love u...
    MysteriousLion MysteriousLion 22-25, M 6 hrs ago

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    I joined EP after I had some major personal issues in my life, looking for a place just to vent to get things off my chest. This was back in June 2014 when I found EP. What a...
    hunterw0lf hunterw0lf 41-45, M 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    Well I'm the kind that gets super excited for small- small things. Or I can say even small small things can make my day. On the other hand even small- small things can make me...
    angelloves angelloves 13-15, F 16 hrs ago

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    The other day at the train station I was getting some lunch when a guy comes up to me, insisting that I give him my number because he is rich and will 'spoil me' and make me his...
    Ebonysubgirl Ebonysubgirl 18-21, F 1 Response 19 hrs ago

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    My boyfriend and friends can oy call me them.Nobody else especially complete strangers no.You can think again before calling me that
    MusicLover4Eternity MusicLover4Eternity 13-15, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Maybe I'm looking too much into this with my manager. If you read my previous experiences you will know what's going on. Yesterday I was going to lunch. My manager asks where I was...
    devin456 devin456 41-45, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    my husband has started back using drugs again and is spending a lot of money. he's been ignoring me because he gets so high. so I started talking to 2 different guys on Facebook...
    nookiesmom nookiesmom 31-35, F 8 Responses 4 days ago

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    Damn right. I'm nearly always happy these days.
    2000SmilingKnuckles 2000SmilingKnuckles 18-21, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Saw him today, and I was alone so of course I felt alittle awkward. Especially since I haven't seen him in a while. He always starts a small conversation asking how I am and things...
    anonamanda001 anonamanda001 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Ok guys what's your thought on this? I asked my manager what time he was getting off the other day and he said why do you want to watch? At first I laughed but then that night...
    devin456 devin456 41-45, F 7 Responses 5 days ago

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    Do you know the one thing that people regret when they're on their death bed? It's not, "I wish I had more money." It's going to be, "I wish I could've made a difference in other...
    JustChris1217 JustChris1217 18-21, M 4 Responses a week ago

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    Have you ever wondered what it would be like if only you can hear what others think of you? Would you be amused or what you rather have them keep to themselves? Well let me tell...
    Mindreader9 Mindreader9 18-21, F a week ago

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    I seriously believe things happen for a reason. Although I have way too much always happening in my life but I'm beyond happy and feeling amazing right now. So there's been a lot...
    Lust2much Lust2much 31-35, F 5 Responses Jul 23

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    Had a great talk last night with MM as we were making arrangements for our meeting today. He was upset because he had not bought me a birthday present and I had gotten him one...
    thelionsden13 thelionsden13 41-45, F 2 Responses Jul 23

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    Socio you have done and said it all. You've taken every last crumb of me and violated, mutilated and tortured it. You are pure evil. You live in your sick psychotic world. You feed...
    bpdlovesocioh8 bpdlovesocioh8 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 23

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    Some days I don't care.Other days I do ......Blah today is a blah day ...Tired and thinking
    peachy115 peachy115 51-55, F 5 Responses Jul 22

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    Home from our vacation - it was amazing - he's a man of few words but his actions all weekend (and always) are chivalrous and reaffirm to me how much he does care about me. Kisses...
    SunshineGrey78 SunshineGrey78 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 21

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    1 step forward and a thousand back. My whole transition has been like this since I first came out to friends and family. I constantly hear about these people 5-10 years younger...
    RaisingCrazy RaisingCrazy 22-25, T 3 Responses Jul 21

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    I usually wear briefs because I like the snugness. The other day a few of us were walking through the city park and the heat index was in the high 90's. As we walked past the knee...
    carstrip carstrip 46-50, M Jul 21

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    So I finally heard from MM today. I will admit that I was starting to get antsy. I spoke to him most of Friday morning while he was traveling from one airport to another. He had...
    thelionsden13 thelionsden13 41-45, F 4 Responses Jul 20

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    I didn't cheat but it was the only thing that said sports day but it was my last sports day the other day like ever!!!! My sport was tug of war and I acc won I was sooo surprised...
    katexxcostello katexxcostello 13-15, F Jul 19

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    Okay a few things. I went to counselling. First time I cried there. I can't be thankful enough that my appointment was today. Cleared my head a bit and re-focusing now. While...
    Lust2much Lust2much 31-35, F 7 Responses Jul 17

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    Being abused by my mom , mentally and psychically , and being neglected , and seldomly only having my brother to play with , lead me to maladaptive daydreaming , but ofc at the...
    Rs668009 Rs668009 18-21, F Jul 16

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    I apologize in advance for my ramblings below, but sometimes getting things out really helps clear the mind, refocus it and get it back on track to where it needs to be. As I...
    thelionsden13 thelionsden13 41-45, F 7 Responses Jul 16

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    Well, not anymore. This is my journey to freedom. (and it can be yours too) Come to me, all who are weary and burdened, and I shall give you rest. I want to say I know what it...
    thisissarah thisissarah 18-21, F Jul 16

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    I'm not from Canada but I've become quite fond of it. I think us Americans should learn your ways. Maybe then no one would want to nuke us.
    Caricature1 Caricature1 70+, M 1 Response Jul 15

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    My MM suggested that we stop seeing each other and go our seperate ways the other day because he thinks that his love for me is damaging his relationship with his family. Yet, he...
    xanya xanya 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 14

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    Wishing everyone a happy nude day
    soma1971 soma1971 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 14

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    Hey guys my name is Jason. As the rest of you I enjoy helping others. I made a promise to this boy that I plan to achieve and keep. Please hear me out. Yesterday I took a trip to...
    JasonMasters93 JasonMasters93 22-25, M Jul 13

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    So being a Barista at a very popular cafe' I'm usually pretty busy and the people I serve often consist of 20 to 50 year olds. Yesterday night at about 22:00 (we had a special...
    poper324 poper324 22-25 Jul 12

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    I see death in the ER like....every day if not every other day....but it's just something about last night....it gives me nightmares....and it was a four year old...gruesome sight...
    HeyyMrsCarter HeyyMrsCarter 22-25, F 4 Responses Jul 9

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    As I posted the other day, he leaves on Saturday for two weeks. I have a swim race that morning. (My weakest link in the triathlon) He said he wishes he could come to the race...
    iunderstand1234 iunderstand1234 51-55, F 9 Responses Jul 9

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    This time 2 months ago, I admitted to my crush, that I loved her on the last day of school ever. Since then we've been talking over Facebook every other day. I started to worry it...
    ReeceDavidIrvingNewman ReeceDavidIrvingNewman 16-17, M Jul 8

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    Heart broken. Our relationship is a little different, anyway MM sent me a rose today, with a sweet message, warmed my heart and made me so happy. No more than a couple of hours...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jul 8

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