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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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    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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    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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    Today was one of those days. Running around on muddy grounds. Feeding chickens. Eating lunch at a family table. Beautiful. So happy I have family/friends who are willing to spend...
    Lovleyes Lovleyes 18-21, F Dec 15

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    I miss my old best friend. I haven't talked to her in four years :*( i just realised. I remember saying to her that I would never ever forget her when I left and I am so ashamed to...
    Ashlynthepanda Ashlynthepanda 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 8

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    That's it. Eat. Get big. Drink get bombed. Take a L. O. N. G. nap. Wake up and repeat.
    stupendusdude stupendusdude 46-50 2 Responses Nov 27

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    Well, last week turned into a complete bust. Long story short, I was planning on separating myself from him, at least until I could get to a place where I didn't need him anymore...
    LightningXIII LightningXIII 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 30

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    Happiness is at its peak, as gays can now meet and greet the people they want to date, on an online platform. Online dating sites in today’s world is the most convenient and...
    MosesProffitt MosesProffitt 22-25 Dec 1

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    Even more so now. Went to hit this title and instead tapped the one below it - I squirted today! LMAO cracked myself up. :D Anyway! Reflecting on my life, my blessings, where I...
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 2 Responses Dec 19

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    I have been chasing happiness for awhile now. The kind of happy that you only feel when you're a kid. When I think of happiness, I see this: a Summer day when I was a kid...
    RubyLane RubyLane 41-45, F 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    The other day, I posted about telling MM that I loved him, but that the confession was told while I was **** faced. Well Friday, I didn't get to see him face to face, we did text...
    JuliaH JuliaH 41-45, F 2 Responses Nov 30

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    I have been friends with a man for four years. We went to graduate school together. We had always been attracted to each other and even talked about being physical. During this...
    CoreyCross CoreyCross 26-30, F Dec 6

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    So I saw him the other day. My friend had a party and he was there. My friend had already warned me he was going to be there and I told myself I was fine with that but I was really...
    stella517 stella517 26-30, F Dec 14

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    only one girl has made me truly happy but i found out she was lying to me
    imagination34 imagination34 16-17, M 1 Response Dec 7

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    You know it doesn't take long to be happy. It takes less muscles to smile than it dos to frown. It would be nice if we could make just one person happy each day. So get the old...
    Thrash1 Thrash1 61-65, M Dec 19

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    Happy Thanksgiving Day to all my EP friends across the Atlantic. I hope you all have a wonderful time :)
    kellywedgieknickers kellywedgieknickers 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 27

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    Happy Turkey Day to all! May you get stuffed!
    H00rah H00rah 41-45, M Nov 27

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    Happy Turkey Day everyone! Even if you're not from 'merica you can eat all you want want today haha ^_^
    ChthonicMassacre ChthonicMassacre 16-17, F Nov 27

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    Am I really? Am I really the other woman? Sometimes I think about it... He texts or calls when he feels like it, I do the same. I don't sit by my phone waiting for him to call...
    latenightsxo latenightsxo 26-30, F 2 Responses Dec 2

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    WHERE THE **** IS HAPPY SINGLE DAY?!?!?
    NatashaRose NatashaRose 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 29

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    I'm about to call it quits... This Holiday season has been really hard. I've been trying to ignore it, but we all know that it's impossible to go out and NOT see something...
    StuckInEternity StuckInEternity 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 7

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    My MM scared me this morning. We were talking about our time a couple of days ago, and he told me that he really misses me. I answered back that I really miss him to, and don't...
    whynot13 whynot13 46-50, F 5 Responses Dec 11

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    Upset and struggling tonight. Need some willpower but not sure where it comes from. Had brilliant night with the girls last night out dancing and drinking. Pretty much ignored my...
    foreverWantingMore foreverWantingMore 31-35, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    This holiday season is f***ing depressing. I don't even know why I feel that way...it's not cause of the whole "my boyfriend's married" thing (I've felt that way even before him...
    SweetHeresy SweetHeresy 22-25, F 4 Responses Nov 27

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    I found the very best method for my skin is just vit c and water. You can also set it in a very dark coloured vacation spray bottle and spritz on like a toner.Give it a couple of...
    Matthew0593cun9 Matthew0593cun9 31-35, M 1 Response Dec 19

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    Up until the stalker, that girl I told y'all about - we are officially dating. The other day, she came over to my house and we watched a couple of movies. Later, we decided to go...
    NeoxExor NeoxExor 22-25, M Dec 12

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    I get really depressed and I get a little taste of happiness when I see others happy. I always gave my stuff away when I was a kid because it made other kids happier than me. It's...
    roseangel5747 roseangel5747 26-30, F 2 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    I have been coming here for close to a year now. Although I am no longer the other woman I still come and read and comment sometimes. I am not trolling or anything like that I...
    daisydew1973 daisydew1973 41-45, F 3 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    One of those days where you find yourself just daydreaming about cuddling him and sleeping the day away. It was so effortless to fall asleep when he was there. Even with that jack...
    lostanddistraught lostanddistraught 22-25, F 13 hrs ago

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    She stole his mom's painkillers on Christmas Eve. W has a nasty pill popping habit and his mom just had both knees replaced. She knew exactly who stole her medicine. They were...
    Stalked9 Stalked9 41-45, F 8 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    THE ROLLING STONES "Happy" Well I never kept a dollar past sunset, It always burned a hole in my pants. Never made a school mama happy, Never blew a second chance. I need a love...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 2 Responses Dec 3

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    It took 8 years but I can proudly say that I am finally happy with who I am and I can finally say that I love myself. I am constantly staying positive and constantly reminding...
    Fifimeow Fifimeow 18-21, F 5 Responses Dec 7

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    I've always loved helping others. Too see joy in their face. I love helping strangers cuz then I know i just made their day. I love when people are happy, it makes me happy. I wish...
    Mixedemotions2k Mixedemotions2k 13-15, M 3 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    My third anniversary on EP was in August 2014. I am a bit behind. You know how life keeps you busy. So it is time for me to share what I have learned in this past year. I hope you...
    PoetryNEmotion PoetryNEmotion 51-55, F 22 Responses Nov 27

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    I feel like mistakes aren't inherently a bad thing. We had a group discussion about this in a college class of mine and everybody admitted to have made some mistakes in their life...
    ringo51 ringo51 22-25, M 10 hrs ago

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    The last time I was on EP was quite a long time ago when I wrote a small paragraph thanking everyone who had read "My Story" and gave me tremendous support. Though I was overjoyed...
    amcintyre94 amcintyre94 18-21, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    So Christmas turned out to be an emotional one! He has been acting so differently with me since Sunday...since my 'fake date' and we have had lots of talks since. Everyday he still...
    foreverWantingMore foreverWantingMore 31-35, F 3 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    April 8, 2014 10:55pm I know the challenging parts of being 2700 miles apart. He has his own family and schedule while I have my own. I accept that. He will be doing things that I...
    JandL2013 JandL2013 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 29

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    1. Cuddles 2. My family 3. Listening to music 4. Going to concerts 5. Hardback books 6. Meeting old friends/acquaintances I haven't seen in years 7. My favourite podcasts 8. Tea...
    sleeperstream sleeperstream 22-25, M 1 Response Dec 7

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    Seriously, I wish I had met someone as sweet as him before. :O I'm enjoying it now. I can tell he likes me simply from the way he looks at me and encourages me. A man that prays...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 11

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    Hi ****** We met walking home from school remember you telling me about your kids. I then remember each time I saw you we say hi. I knew you was a MM and you lived opposite me...
    stupid28 stupid28 31-35, F Dec 13

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    Day 10: The Book of Life A wonderful wedding with the love of your life. Then, suddenly and tragically, a car accident and you are widower before you get to the honeymoon. As...
    WarmGoldenHeart WarmGoldenHeart 31-35, F Dec 18

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    Sorry I've been absent beyond a quick post here and there I have so many of you to catch up with-I'm partially staying away to try to keep from dwelling on him and the situation. I...
    Readytomoveon2015 Readytomoveon2015 31-35, F 4 Responses 18 hrs ago

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    her smile alone is enough to make to make even rainy days sunny, her eyes like crystals suspended stars, her skin so soft and sweet, hair great than silk, when im around her I cant...
    poeticnightmare poeticnightmare 18-21, M 2 Responses 9 hrs ago

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