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I Was Almost Attacked By a Stranger

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 37 People

    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 2 Responses 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... another...
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals 36-40, F Jan 7, 2012

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    Me Too

    Just that it was not only 'almost'.
    Thought1 Thought1 22-25 3 Responses Jul 2, 2009

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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 1 Response 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 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 25, 2012

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    Okay, seeing that a single word is enough to cause my post to be blocked I will keep this basic. My uncle had tried to have his way with me, I ran and succeed to get away. No one...
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    I need help, not turning on strangers but a guy who has mutual feeling for me. just need suugestions.
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