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I Think I Hear Something Outside

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    Had a Very Long Soak In the Bathtub

    A few years ago I had just moved into a new house. I didn't like the bathroom because it only had a tub and no shower and there was a window right next to the tub. I wasn't used to having a window in the bathroom. The curtains were also kind of see through over the window which...
    HurricaneLeia HurricaneLeia 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 27, 2008

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    Spooked!

    A few nights ago some goblin kicked one of the pumpkins my MIL painted into our door.  8:30 at night, all our lights were on, and yet some bold prankster felt brave enough to come to our front door and throw a pumpkin at it.  BANG!  Freaked all of us out! ...
    Freestanding Freestanding 51-55, F Oct 20, 2007

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    This Is Why I Want a Dog For!

    When I go to bed late at night, I get an uncomfortable feeling that someone is peeping or standing at the bottom of the stairs.  I quickly put the outside light on for my husband; trying not to look down the stair afraid someone would be standing there! Oh, I miss my...
    123ct 123ct 36-40, F Apr 26, 2008

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    Sometimes It Just Gets Spooky

    Most the time, living out in the country is wonderful. But late at night, when your nearest neighbor is 2 miles away. You can sometimes spook yourself.There is nothing worse than getting up after watching a really intense movie and jumping at every twig snapping in the blackness...
    Hewhowaits Hewhowaits 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 25, 2011

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    Every Night.

    My bedroom is in the basement, and so the windows are about level with the ground. Every single night, I hear something outside. Something scratching, digging, and playing in the rocks outside my window. It scares the hell out of me. I'm already very fearful as it is, and these...
    SheistheLorax SheistheLorax 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 21, 2008

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    Damn Crickets!

    Wow! The sound of those things are so loud, they hurt my dam ears.
    otad12 otad12 31-35, F Sep 26, 2008

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    What Ya Gonna Do To Keep It Out

    Yeah i think it is the devil trying to get in...what you planning on doing to keep it out? To keep sane?
    indigowitch indigowitch 22-25, F May 18, 2013

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    So I woke up at yes you guessed it 3:11 this morning......those damn 11's.......I switched the kettle on and opened the sliding door.....it was quiet.......nothing was awake...
    huckleberrybunches huckleberrybunches 41-45, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Its 8F outside and the sun's out... such a tease !
    lonelysoul1088 lonelysoul1088 26-30, M Jan 7

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    It feels like -18F right now... What the heck is up with this weather?!?!?!!!
    ChrisErizo1 ChrisErizo1 31-35, M 3 Responses Jan 7

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    i go to school with a boy i have known since the 4th grade we are now in the 10th i alway's thought he was cute and i would admire him from afar but never pay him much attention i...
    bubblegumlollipop bubblegumlollipop 13-15, F 3 Responses Jan 13

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    I've learned many things, and a few are: Focus on doing something outside of yourself. Give something of yourself everyday. Be a blessing. Ladies: Don't mind being the only...
    Terrain12 Terrain12 31-35, F 3 Responses Jan 9

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    We humans are social beings. We can't live without connections with other people (there are exceptions). There is something very good and very bad at the same time. It's good...
    DeniedWings DeniedWings 18-21, M Jan 19

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    Prologue It was windy and cold on the top of the hill. The boy looked up at the scudding, dark clouds racing across the sky. At the bottom of the hill a group of men had just...
    garionrox garionrox 51-55 1 Response Jan 14

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    I am walking fast breathing heavily where are you I asked please save me save me the road seems never ending I have to run now they are coming dont look back just act scream now...
    li17 li17 26-30, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I've been silent a greater part of my life. Even being as young as I am, I have experienced more than many far beyond my age. But, I have no one to share it with. There is so much...
    Aspiegirl421 Aspiegirl421 16-17, F 9 hrs ago

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    It was one day in the month of October when I met him, I met him on a website he sent me a message and I replied to it, on October the 31st after chatting for about a week he asked...
    Marlenyfl83 Marlenyfl83 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 7

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    A bit back my heart lepped with such joy, I could not contain it. As hard as my mind tried, my heart consumed logic and smothered my sanity. It was such a beautiful insanity I...
    Stickwithmebabe Stickwithmebabe 36-40, F 2 hrs ago

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    I'm forced to study something I don't enjoy at all. I don't enjoy studying itself! Does anyone?? My passion is music . I love the way music moves me. I love the chills all over...
    LauraStone LauraStone 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    How is it so easy to forget me? It's been a year now since I last heard from you and you're still on my mind. How do I get it to stop? How did you do it? Was I really that easy...
    seekinglover seekinglover 51-55, F 1 Response Dec 30, 2014

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    I lived with my mom and her mom from birth till I was about 6. she was 16 raising me. I didn't know any different, it was the way I was raised, how I was influenced, the life I...
    summerwinterfallspring summerwinterfallspring 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 11

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    Chapter Three Molly Wallace pulled her scarf tighter against the light fog as she let herself out of the kitchen door of the boarding house. “Molly!” shouted a voice from in...
    garionrox garionrox 51-55 Jan 14

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    Loved and hated. Bad combo. Happened to all of us. Well many of us. I will speak for me. All my ex bfs let me down. Broke me down. That's why I hated them for hardening my heart...
    Myalee Myalee 41-45, F 3 hrs ago

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    I am married five years but started to feel like something was missing in my life. Passion was lacking in my marriage and my career. I met "John" and we immediately clicked. I...
    Anastasia2000 Anastasia2000 31-35, F Jan 9

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    I read a great article about dating online and in general with mental illness. The author is 36 years old, and never married woman who suffers with mental illness herself. She says...
    DarkwingGoslyn DarkwingGoslyn 31-35 Jan 10

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    I think my husband hates me.....My childhood was REALLY bad. My current husband also had a childhood similar to mine but was not as lucky as me and his life took a different path...
    Lsngthsbttle Lsngthsbttle 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 4

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    Part 5 If you didn't read the others I suggest you do because it might not make sense to you if you start reading from when times start going down hill to when it was all happy...
    BushMaster243 BushMaster243 16-17, M Jan 6

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    I heard the jangling of chimes and the heavy glass door swung open. The cold wind followed behind me as I walked inside, almost like it wanted to accompany me into the room. I was...
    BlueMetalChick BlueMetalChick 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 20

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    God and me (Nothing but the truth) Every time I find evidence, I end up doubting if its true evidence. But theres always someone telling me its true, I was made this was. I...
    HandyMannyWanny HandyMannyWanny 16-17, M a week ago

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    God and me (Nothing but the truth) Every time I find evidence, I end up doubting if its true evidence. But theres always someone telling me its true, I was made this was. I...
    HandyMannyWanny HandyMannyWanny 16-17, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    Never during the whole time I've been on ep have I been blocked for this stupid reason 😒 So, let me tell you a little background first. I'm not the kind of person who would be...
    PartyPat2336 PartyPat2336 16-17, F 6 Responses 6 days ago

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    I've lots of memories from before I was born on earth and in some of them I can now recognize their actions when comparing them to the Gods of this world. 
    Petervdkerk Petervdkerk 36-40, M 2 days ago

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    I haven't written a thing in a month. I have had no words to say, just dealing with myfeelings. Yes, my feelings, are all over the place like an abandoned animal left to fendon its...
    bemyvalentine bemyvalentine 56-60, F 8 Responses Jan 19

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    I can't really remember why but at the end of 2012 I was really angry at my mum... Oh yes a lot of things were going wrong with my life and I kind of blamed a lot of it based upon...
    lilygeorge12 lilygeorge12 22-25, F Jan 7

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    Chapter Five “Shhhh…please sit down Josh and control yourself.” David said quietly as he opened the door slightly and looked out. No one seemed to have noticed the outcry...
    garionrox garionrox 51-55 Jan 14

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    My boyfriend and I have been together for a year, but I'm starting to doubt that this relationship will last any longer. He has a HUGE family here, whereas mine is very small...
    Sneezeball Sneezeball 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 30, 2014

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    I don't know what it was, but as we were laying there that first night, you were telling me something that I had already pretty much pieced together, I told you briefly about my...
    NewBeginnings77 NewBeginnings77 31-35, F Jan 4

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    Which, 30 years ago, would have been behind the iron curtain. I don't remember assuming that they did, but I expected them to have the same mentality as the Romanians did at the...
    ImperialAerosolKid ImperialAerosolKid 41-45, M 1 Response Jan 20

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    Yeah... I've been thinking about an Adventures in EP storytime thing for a'while now... Like taking experiences of what goes on and then turning them into adventerous exploits with...
    JeffreySmiles JeffreySmiles 26-30, M Jan 9

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    for four years now I have been lied to and have had my bf hide something from me, something he knows crushes me in so many ways. its not something that he started, every guy I...
    dkemama dkemama 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 17

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    I haven't been sure if I wanted to write about this.... I haven't been in any state of mind to do so... For I broke my own heart and it's been broken by so many things over the...
    Orangerocket Orangerocket 31-35, F 6 Responses Jan 18

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    I dreamt I was at my locker before school, and everyone near mine was also trying to go, which meant it was very crowded. I was putting in the combination, so I was standing close...
    Katiebug7 Katiebug7 13-15, F Jan 19

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    I met this nice guy about a month ago. He texted me that he'd like to meet me, I wasn't really interested, but he kept trying. We talked via text from time to time and everything...
    piorko piorko 22-25, F a week ago

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    It's been almost three years since we first met. I still remember the day. I had been back in my home town for a few months after I'd convinced myself to stay because I'd missed it...
    minernick minernick 22-25, M Jan 3

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    I had a strange experience when I was a kid, my sister had it too which makes it even stranger. It was nighttime. When I was about 5-7 years old I remember being led outside...
    tremille1 tremille1 36-40, M 1 Response Jan 9

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    I write a post. Comments pile underneath it. Some positive, some negative, some in between. But that's good. I love it. ------------------------ Sure, it can get frustrating to...
    HannahMarieX HannahMarieX 18-21 Jan 13

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