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Today, I only flirted with him because I knew you were watching me over her shoulder. MMT

#8892 (1) - Jul 21, 2010 by Ween - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (603) - No, that made me sleepy. (413)

Today, he asked me to fasten my seatbelt 30 seconds before the truck smashed into the back of our car and pushed us off the side of the road hood-first into a large concrete drainage ditch. MMT

#8812 (4) - Jul 17, 2010 by Qwerty - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (1105) - No, that made me sleepy. (29)

Today, as I watched her cry, I realized being right wasn't worth it. MMT

#8800 (5) - Jul 17, 2010 by ifonly - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (1371) - No, that made me sleepy. (65)

Today, I was diagnosed with a malignant tumor and given 3 to 6 months to live 10 minutes before the hospital realized they mixed up my biopsy results with the patient in the next room. MMT

#8788 (8) - Jul 16, 2010 by Vlad - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (1646) - No, that made me sleepy. (31)

Today, my 6-year-old son was so excited when I finally said, “Yeah, I’ll toss the football with you.” He actually exclaimed, “Wow! You always say “no!” MMT

#8716 (0) - Jul 14, 2010 by larry - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (1228) - No, that made me sleepy. (45)

Today, he donated one of his kidneys to save his wife’s life, and in the process lost his own. But the doctors say she’s going to make a full recovery. MMT

#8680 (0) - Jul 12, 2010 by kee - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (1201) - No, that made me sleepy. (37)

Today, one of my friends from college, who is now a multi-millionaire, came over to my house for lunch. When I told him that I often wish I had dedicated myself to building a real estate empire like he did, he smiled, pointed at my wife and kids in the other room, and said, “I often wish I had built that instead.” MMT

#8572 (0) - Jul 8, 2010 by hubby - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (1632) - No, that made me sleepy. (36)

Today, I am happily married to an African American man and we have 3 beautiful children. But I was always scared of African American men until the day I met the man I love. And now I’m afraid that others will see him and my children through the same twisted eyes I used to have. MMT

#8512 (0) - Jul 6, 2010 by emmy - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (1115) - No, that made me sleepy. (69)

Today, I pop prescription pills to numb the pain and I spend 9 hours a day at a job I hate because I know I won’t pass a drug test anywhere else. MMT

#8500 (6) - Jul 5, 2010 by Jess - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (678) - No, that made me sleepy. (160)

Today, she smiled and said, “Thank you for saving my life.” I chuckled and winked. She stopped smiling and said, “I’m serious! You listened when no one else would. I was on the verge of making a very horrible decision.” MMT

#8476 (1) - Jul 4, 2010 by music91 - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (867) - No, that made me sleepy. (55)

Today, she makes as much money on California’s unemployment benefits as I do working ten hour days as a janitor for a Fortune 500 company based out of Arizona. MMT

#8452 (3) - Jul 3, 2010 by Bubb - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (1116) - No, that made me sleepy. (57)

Today, a rather scary looking guy with spiked green hair, tattoos and piercings knocked out a guy in a business suit who pulled a gun on me in the subway station. MMT

#8403 (0) - Jul 1, 2010 by Kalee - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (2754) - No, that made me sleepy. (55)

Today, when I told her that my mother smothers me, she told me she wishes she had a chance to meet hers. But her mother’s life ended the moment hers began. MMT

#8391 (0) - Jul 1, 2010 by Das - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (1073) - No, that made me sleepy. (23)

Today, I asked a Middle Eastern man sitting in the waiting room, “What’s your ethnic background?” He said, “American.” I said, “Yeah, but where are you from?” and he replied, “I’ve lived right down the street since I was three years old. I’m from here.” MMT

#8379 (14) - Jun 30, 2010 by Amber - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (1241) - No, that made me sleepy. (297)

Today, at my best friend’s wedding, as I watched her kiss her husband I couldn’t help but wonder how our lives would have turned out if I had chose her over my career three years ago after we kissed for the first and last time right before I moved to New York for work. I do miss her and I know I missed out. MMT

#8367 (0) - Jun 30, 2010 by meep - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (1136) - No, that made me sleepy. (66)

Today, the pretty girl from the gym with the perfect figure, whom I’ve aspired to be for the last two years, told me she’s been struggling with anorexia and other eating disorders for the last ten years. MMT

#8343 (2) - Jun 29, 2010 by kimmy - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (986) - No, that made me sleepy. (57)

Today, my son said, “Mommy, I know you’re upset about losing your job, but I get to see you now as soon as I get home from school. And I really like that.” MMT

#8319 (3) - Jun 28, 2010 by mom - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (1450) - No, that made me sleepy. (36)

Today, my parents are two of the biggest homophobes I know. And I’m 16 and I’m gay. But they don’t know it yet. MMT

#8223 (7) - Jun 24, 2010 by anon16 - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (984) - No, that made me sleepy. (221)

Today, nearly a full month after my husband died in a car accident, I started working again. I went into my home office, opened my work laptop and found a sticky note from my husband stuck to the screen. It was dated the day he died, and it read, “You look beautiful today, honey. Let’s make today a good one!” MMT

#8211 (0) - Jun 23, 2010 by taylor - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (2395) - No, that made me sleepy. (26)

Today, as a young ‘up and coming’ lawyer, everyone in the firm was congratulating me for winning my first big case this morning. And all day long all I could think about is how I used a technicality in the law to help a murderer walk away a free man. MMT

#8103 (19) - Jun 19, 2010 by loser - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (2036) - No, that made me sleepy. (43)

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