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I Wear Hearing Aids

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    Upset

    I've had siemens hearing aids for fourteen months. they have been sent to siemens twice for repair and replacement.  today I've had them exactly 14 months and one of them has stopped working  thats an average of about every 4 1/2 months!!!  is this normal ?  these are my...
    siemensagain siemensagain 66-70 2 Responses May 21, 2012

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    Just Wear One Aid

    I'm fairly new to wearing hearing aids although I've had a hearing loss for a number of years I only plucked up the courage to have my hearing tested in the Spring of this year and I had my hearing aid (a BTE aid) fitted in May. It took me 3 months to get used to wearing my aid...
    tightslover2 tightslover2 51-55, M 2 Responses Nov 14, 2009

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    Got my first pair of hearing aids on January

    30th 2014. I am ECSTATIC!!! :-)
    bbluvsmomee bbluvsmomee 26-30, F 5 Responses Jun 19

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    Accused Of Having Selective Hearing.

    My wife tell's everybody that I have selective hearing when she talk's AT me. I want to set the record straight right here and now. I do not have selective hearing. I just dont want to hear every darned thing she has to say AT me instead of TOO me. So I have my hearing aid's in...
    Robert1256 Robert1256 51-55, M 10 Responses Sep 14, 2010

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    Wearing Hearing Aids For 20 Years.

    I have worn hearing aids for twenty years, There is a lot of problems with the aids first they are not moisture proof. Last sunday a hot humid morning taking a walk and returning home hot and sweating. I shorted the dirty bastard out. Now durning the muggy weather I will be...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jun 6, 2011

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    I failed my first hearing test

    when I was in the second grade and was diagnosed with a high frequency hearing loss when when I was in the fourth grade.  At the time the ENT said hearing aids would do me little good because my loss was where little speech was, but HA's would definitely be in my future...
    agilpro1976 agilpro1976 56-60, M 2 Responses May 29

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    I got a hearing aid in December

    and it has been great. It has really improved my life and my relationships with my wife and family. They don't get annoyed with me mishearing them and i now have the TV/radio on setting 5-6 rather than 20-25. I used to worry about going out to noisy places and struggling to...
    twiglet21 twiglet21 51-55, M Feb 8

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    I Wear Hearing Aids

    dont know other people who do and am looking for groups, something i could attend in my area. I find these days that no one cares for me in my complex, my life, my world. I am in-between the hearing and non-hearing and am not accepted in either. I am alone. And i have tried to...
    lcsdb lcsdb 22-25 3 Responses Sep 24, 2010

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    New To Deafness, New To Hearing Aids

    Just over 12 months ago I returned from a foreign trip with a really sore throat. This turned out to be a throat infection and in a short space of time it spread from my throat to my ears (apparently there's a tube in the throat that connects to the ears). When this happened my...
    ris9358 ris9358 51-55, M 2 Responses Dec 26, 2011

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    Hey You

    Yes, you, stop being unhappy with yourself. you are perfect. stop wishing you looked like someone else or wishing peopel liked you as much as they like someone else. stop trying to get attention from those who hurt you. stop hating your body, your face, your personality, your...
    DeafSocial DeafSocial 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 9, 2012

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    I Love Them

    I didn't at first, I didn't want to have to wear them. I put off doing anything about my hearing loss for many years before I "gave in" and had hearing tests 4 or 5 years ago. At first I didn't think that I actually needed hearing aids and it was only when my hearing worsened...
    ris9358 ris9358 51-55, M Jun 22, 2013

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    New Earmolds And Hearing Aids

    Since my last post my hearing has continued to deteriorate. You might remember that my audiologist warned of this last year. Well in September I had my 6 monthly check up with her. I knew that my hearing had gotten worse as over the summer I'd been turning up the volume on my...
    tightslover2 tightslover2 51-55, M Dec 28, 2010

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    New Retro Hearing Aids

    Came back from holiday yesterday with an appointment today to see a hearing aid consultant to get fitted with retro body worn hearing aids. I've had a thing about getting them for ages, I have very high power digital BTEs and want to wear them with the wires coming out of my...
    ris9358 ris9358 51-55, M 2 Responses Sep 13, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    My hearing loss is profound at the left, and severe at the right. I use a QLeaf Pro for my right, and nothing for my left (mostly because I don't feel it helps with the clarity...
    ShyCebuDude ShyCebuDude 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 3

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    I just thought of it. I wear my chef pants daily, why not get a waiter apron to wear daily every where? It's like a skirt somewhat an I can still wear shorts with a square apron...
    TransAsian TransAsian 26-30, T 11 hrs ago

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    I don't "want to" wear a girdle to work, I am sitting here at my desk with a black long leg panty girdle under my black slacks. I look forward to Fall because in the cooler...
    cdsubalice cdsubalice 56-60, M 3 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    I started wearing pantyhose when I was five years old. I was visiting my Grandmother for the weekend and got the urge to try some on after finding a pair laying in her room...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Aug 5

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    Johnjm78a Johnjm78a 36-40, M 1 Response Aug 11

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    Good morning, my name is J---, I am currently living in massachusetts.. I am a former paramedic, for over 10 years, helping others always came naturally to me I loved the reward...
    terminally terminally 36-40, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I am a life long cross dresser - started when I was five. I remember as a pre-teen discovering Kotex pads and that funny belt with which women wore them. I had not a clue why, I...
    cdsubalice cdsubalice 56-60, M 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    Friday, August 29, 2014....Today I'm wearing white Hugo Boss cotton stretch briefs. They are actually a bit low rise and have a fly. The fit is very comfortable and the material is...
    UndieGuy UndieGuy 36-40, M 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    Day 2 of wearing the hot pink boyshorts :) I don't wanna take them off!:)
    oneperson93 oneperson93 18-21, M 3 Responses 1 hr ago

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    I only wear thongs because they are comfortable and very sexy.
    Gregdo1971 Gregdo1971 41-45 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    Today i was home alone. I have a crushed tar driveway so it consists of basically rocks and some sort of sand/dirt. I wanted to play basketball so i did what anyone would do and go...
    Kevinpierce Kevinpierce 16-17, M Aug 7

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    Today i was home alone. I have a crushed tar driveway so it consists of basically rocks and some sort of sand/dirt. I wanted to play basketball so i did what anyone would do and go...
    Kevinpierce Kevinpierce 16-17, M Aug 7

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    I was about a freshman in high school and was at a school baseball game. It was an important game, and the fields were packed. My friend asked me to get him a soda, but as a joke...
    SoYiffy SoYiffy 31-35, M 5 days ago

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    I love hearing people sneeze. I just do. Everyone has a different sneeze and I like to listen to it. Sometimes I go to YouTube and watch sneeze videos. #SneezeON.
    Samaccino Samaccino 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 30

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    I entertain myself with my own laugh. It's pretty funny if I do say so myself :) and I do enjoy hearing others laugh. And sometimes I get frightened of their laugh :)
    AquariusLife AquariusLife 26-30, F a week ago

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    My first experience with thong bikini happened unexpectedly. I was planning summer vacations with my sister and this time we decided to visit Spain (oh, it's wonderful!!!) I've...
    Alishakiss Alishakiss 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 29

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    I started wearing pantyhose at a young age but it wasn't until about three years ago that my pantyhose obsession went off the deep end. I am married and held my pantyhose secret...
    deleted deleted 26-30 7 Responses Aug 5

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    Yes it all started five years ago when doing some shopings, i entered into a shoe shop and i saw a pair of red ballet flats in number 12! Of course i looked for an empty people...
    Bisbix Bisbix 41-45, M 2 Responses Aug 14

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    When I grew up I did at least in private and sometimes not so private wear short pleated skirts and the occasional pinafore style dress. This was not a punishment and indeed I am...
    littlegreyshorts littlegreyshorts 51-55, M 4 Responses Aug 1

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    I love wearing them! They are really comfortable, and hug your body so well, especially with their interesting fabrics. And of course the lower body freedom. I would not want to...
    Roccondil Roccondil 22-25, M 10 Responses Aug 1

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    As a young boy i kept my Desire to wear pantyhose very well hidden. I tried to keep it that way atleast. Knowing other's would outcast me as a freak. Yes my sisters and thier...
    skrewdriver4u skrewdriver4u 41-45, M 3 Responses Aug 7

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    OK... Google the phrase "shopping tunic", then click the "shopping" tab. You'll see that pretty much all the results are for "women's tunic dresses". Then search "gladiator sandals...
    steve66oh steve66oh 46-50, M 6 Responses Aug 11

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    As many others, I love to wear wellies. I know that many of you wear your wellies when nowbody sees it. But how many actualy wears wellies when others are around. Who wears wellies...
    norge88 norge88 41-45, M 2 Responses Aug 17

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    As many know, I drive truck. I am currently on a dedicated account and I don't normally get closer than about 75 miles to a woman I met at church camp in 1980 who found me again on...
    tinymuel tinymuel 46-50 2 Responses Aug 20

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    I guess I'm old fashioned but when I get dressed up (like most days for work) and I'm wearing dress slacks I always wear pantyhose underneath. That gives me a smooth line (I don't...
    shesgotleggs shesgotleggs 41-45, F 2 Responses Aug 20

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    I bought some briefs a couple of months ago, to wear when exercising at the Gym. Pleasantly surprised by how comfortable they felt, and the fact that my girlfriend doesn't just not...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I wanted to wear jewelry for so long.... I worried about how people would think about me. I started being courageous, brave. Couple rings, couple bracelets. Really liked the way it...
    djtvc15 djtvc15 51-55 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Hello all I am new here and thought I would say that I have found this site to be great I really like all the stories and the more I read the better I feel about wearing hose...
    mk5930 mk5930 36-40, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I was 15 and had been wearing pantyhose regularly by that time. My wearing was usually limited to the 45 minutes I had home alone between getting home from school and when my...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 5

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    This is about the embarrassing moment I had during this weekend, visiting my girlfriend at her parents' house. But a little background info first. I have been with my girlfriend...
    Nailpolishaddict Nailpolishaddict 26-30, M 3 Responses Aug 10

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    Im a guy that loves to wear thongs, i like the support and the feeling of the string. when i was about 14 i started wearing bikinis, and that turned into wearing thongs. Im turned...
    biguuy biguuy 26-30, M Aug 17

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    Hi, I am a pantyhose and tights wearing biker and attending lost of biker rally's and jol's,, I love to wear pantyhose and tights, so i will wear pantyhose under my normal riding...
    hosebiker hosebiker 51-55, M 1 Response a week ago

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    When I first joined the gym I didn't bother using the locker room. But now that go almost every day, I need to use it. I was suprised to notice how many guys of all ages seem to...
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 days ago

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    I like to wear shear to waist pantyhose to ***** clubs under short shorts. Of course I wear panties too. Also, I have a pair of black swade womens loafers and I wear a black clingy...
    lisapettie lisapettie 36-40 2 Responses Aug 2

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    4th August 2014, monday Wearing white cotton pants with a light blue blouse to office, carrying a white handbag, wearing white highheel sandals with straps, wearing a light blue...
    HotMomShaama HotMomShaama 46-50, F 2 Responses Aug 3

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