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I Was Almost Attacked By a Stranger

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    My Friend and I Were Pre Teens and Chased By Guys With Knives

    I was about 13 years old and so was my friend. I was spending the night at her house and it was very late at night. Her Mom was not that great of a Mom. I think she was an alcoholic. She seemed very neglectful of her daughter. It was around midnight and a few blocks away was a...
    Kindal Kindal 46-50, F 12 Responses Jul 2, 2009

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    Blind Date

    when i was in college overseas i had moved to a town where i didn't know anyone. normally i'm social but i just couldn't find anyone to relate to. on a whim i joined an online meetup group. it wasn't a dating site but people used it to find friends. this guy wanted to meet me for...
    pigmon3013 pigmon3013 22-25 1 Response Dec 4, 2012

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    Knifer Next To Me

    I was in the Brisbane street mall in 2002 and I was talking on the phone the booths just near the Myer entry and this guy came up and started stabbing a knife into the telepone next to me and he looked deranged and I thought he was gonna stab me so I hung up and ran...Β another...
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals 36-40, F Jan 7, 2012

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    Attacked

    I been attacked by a lot of people. I guess I havent been the most popular person, but there was also a lot of gangs around where I lived.
    Arorin Arorin 22-25, M Aug 24, 2010

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    Changed My Life

    So me and my friend walk around the neighborhood and have fun. Well tonight it all changed.. it was a quarter before 10pm and were both walking home since we live rite around the corner from each other. A van is coming down the hill and we were walking up, it started to slow down...
    italianbabe148 italianbabe148 16-17, F 3 Responses Jun 25, 2012

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    I Was Almost Attacked While My Bedroom Window Was Open and No One Was Home

    I was in my twenties. I had gone to live with my Step-Mom and Dad to get back on my feet again after some financial troubles. They were away for the week and I was home alone. We lived in a two story house and my bedroom was upstairs. It was summer and very hot. I had my bedroom...
    Kindal Kindal 46-50, F 15 Responses Jul 2, 2009

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    Me Too

    Just that it was not only 'almost'.
    Thought1 Thought1 22-25 4 Responses Jul 2, 2009

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    There's these woods behind my house we moved in when I was going into 6th grade, my old neighbors had moved into the same neighborhood a year before us, I would go over there and...
    JezebelWhitman JezebelWhitman 16-17, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    So today july 17th i was outside of my city working on job in a rural area. i work as a surveyor, one part of my job is to basically use gps to plot engineering drawing of houses...
    houseshire houseshire 18-21, M Jul 17

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    Earlier this year, I was on holiday. We were in this caravan park down in Devon, and it was my second last day there. My dad had sent me down to the on-site shop for some milk...
    TheOneAndOnlyZella TheOneAndOnlyZella 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 20

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    I graduated high school in 2012. The night I did I decided to celebrate but I wasn't sure how. Then I got the idea to streak through the neighborhood. I left my clothes in my house...
    fshlor fshlor 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 22

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    There are some things that just get stuck in your mind, good and bad, this was one of the bad ones. When I went to school they posted grades online so parents and students could...
    Chainlove Chainlove 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 3

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    Thinking about the time I was sent to a residential treatment facility. How I manipulated my parents to sign me out after three days. My dad didn't fall for it but my mom did. I...
    blahlahblah599 blahlahblah599 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 12

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    I went out being the guy i am i was wearing my sexy black dress and heels when i was in a shop i saw my friend who noticed me i ran like hell and he followed i hid but he told my...
    conankoller conankoller 22-25, M 3 Responses Jul 13

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    I was molested by my step grandpa for three years it ended when I was almost 8. My mom was a single mom who even tho she knew he was a child molester she trusted my grandma to...
    sg1989 sg1989 22-25, F Jul 13

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    It was almost 2 years ago. I was a little drunk at a small gathering then two boys came in that we didn't invite. Constantly asked them to leave but they didn't. I was taken into a...
    hdrvhkj hdrvhkj 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 13

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    I was 11 years old when it first started and it went on into my late teen years, I did tell at one time may my mom & grandmother rest in peace they said he would never do that but...
    sunnyday55 sunnyday55 46-50, F 4 Responses Jul 18

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    I was born into a family on August 21, 1998. My mother had prayed for a baby and I would be the first of four that would be born. At 4:00 the doctors would announce that a baby...
    RosalinaHansan RosalinaHansan 13-15, F Jul 8

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    I was born into a family on August 21, 1998. My mother had prayed for a baby and I would be the first of four that would be born. At 4:00 the doctors would announce that a baby...
    RosalinaHansan RosalinaHansan 13-15, F Jul 8

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    My experience is one that both came as a shock, and in some weird way, a confirmation of the fears I've always had regarding my parents and their conditional love of me. I've...
    Kaleesto Kaleesto 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 22

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    It all happened in the second grade i had to stay after school for this after school tutor program(which i hated). During this time period of my life i lived in a Southern African...
    zim93boy zim93boy 18-21, M 2 days ago

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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 5 days ago

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    Yeah I kinda like talking to strangers it's cool.. But some strangers are Pervs so I rather just keep it moving and say nothing.. But I often do talk to strangers =]
    BabyCakex BabyCakex 18-21, F Jul 5

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    Before cell phones it was common to stand rather close to a stranger while talking on a pay phone. This particular evening the woman next to me was obviously having A very...
    julyjax julyjax 56-60, M Jul 10

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    I've always smiled at strangers. I don't even know why; I'm definitely not the most outgoing person. The last time I smiled at a stranger it was an old man and he smiled back...
    youthberry youthberry 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 8

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    I always smile at people who look at me or I make eye contact with because that smile could give them hope and a reason to live when I was battling with thoughts if suicide a while...
    LoganAdele LoganAdele 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 13

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    I've always loved to smile at strangers hoping that it could make them happy. I hate seeing sad and stressed out people so I used to smile and wave at them in tell they would smile...
    mymindsalivingnightmare mymindsalivingnightmare 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 7

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    I've been FaceTime for almost 3 hours best 3 hours in so long
    abercrombie99 abercrombie99 13-15, M Jul 12

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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 a week ago

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    I have never been around with other people with disabilities and sometimes I feel intimidated by them I try not to be because I have never had this experience. well, I have had...
    starlight88 starlight88 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    my story is weird I know, but I really need help and advice cause no one that knows this story really gets what I'm going through...I hope you guys will :) I've been single for...
    Storyteller1234567 Storyteller1234567 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 2

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    My mother was never physically abusive, but she certainly emotionally abused and neglected us. If I would write down everything that she did, then I would have one unbelievable...
    LostMittens LostMittens 31-35, F Jul 14

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    This past Sunday; June, 13, 2014, I went on a tour hosted by the Alamo City Ghost Tours in San Antonio. I was just expecting to hear some interesting stories and have a good time...
    megan523 megan523 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 15

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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 a week ago

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    10 years. I got bullied for 10 years while in Primary School and High School, from grade 2 till grade 12, the year I graduated. So it all started in grade 2 when my best friend...
    darkbladeangel darkbladeangel 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    This is kind of rare that i met strangers on my way but I never thought this could ever happened to me until yesterday. It was such a quick encounter that led to an amazingly great...
    MRUstranger MRUstranger 22-25 3 days ago

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    This girl said I was stupid for talking to strangers and making friends on here. πŸ˜‚πŸ˜† I just said its funner talking to them than u. βœŒπŸ˜‰
    LifeRebel LifeRebel 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 7

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    Once I had a stranger tell me she was so happy I was pregnant at the mall (I just lost 35lbs, no tummy to speak of, and I've never been preggers). Wth?
    dolceharajuku dolceharajuku 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 7

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    I wore a very short black miniskirt with a thong, a tight black top, and flip flops to a party. There, I talked with my friends when I felt a hand touch my inner thighs from behind...
    LilyOrlovsky LilyOrlovsky 13-15, F 13 Responses Jul 4

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    My job requires me to talk to strangers so it's all good XP
    4ngel314 4ngel314 18-21, M Jul 7

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    I like talking to strangers but trusting them is another story
    Ryenowa Ryenowa 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 7

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    Christ died for me. Those people? Those strangers? Tey have stories. And it's really hard not to help someone you see yourself in. Thank you God for placing the situations I've had...
    PrayerWarriorTeen PrayerWarriorTeen 13-15, F Jul 12

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    Just met a stranger in a bar n had a good time now we r going for some more fun....he's cool 😘 I hope everything will go fine
    jkmkjk jkmkjk 22-25 a week ago

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    I always smile at strangers, whoever they are. I always wonder if that makes anyone's day, or if they think better of me for it. but I can't help but feel bad if they don't smile...
    galaxyclockwork galaxyclockwork 13-15, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Summer holidays 2014 I went on holidays with my family like the usual every year but this year was different πŸ‘Œ we were staying in a hotel in Morocco πŸ™ it was an amazing trip...
    tania577806 tania577806 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 17

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    I went out 2 nights ago for work drinks except after 3 wine glasses I was completely out of it. I awoke at 5 am in a strangers bed realizing that I had blacked out, I barely still...
    Silvertwilight Silvertwilight 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 17

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    I went for a day trip down the beach with two of my friends. We had this code word called seagull if we saw an attractive guy. Anyway we walked into McDonalds and waited in the...
    yellowboots69 yellowboots69 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 19

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    Well, a lot of people are probably curious about my life. Well, I have been through a lot in the past, but this one was the worst I've ever went through. Though I was only down for...