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Today, I left him. Despite the constant abuse, it took me nearly 10 years to build up enough courage to leave him. But it has only taken me 10 hours to realize it was one of the smartest decisions I have ever made. MMT

#9039 (7) - Jul 27, 2010 by Anonymous - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (910) - No, that made me sleepy. (42)

Today, after months of diet and exercise, the only person who has complimented me on all the weight I've lost is my 8-year-old sister. MMT

#9033 (7) - Jul 27, 2010 by Anonymous - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (899) - No, that made me sleepy. (85)

Today marks the one year anniversary when I stopped cutting. Now I just wish the scars would disappear. MMT

#9001 (13) - Jul 26, 2010 by alliecat123 - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (709) - No, that made me sleepy. (167)

Today, after I watched my boyfriend wake up from anesthesia after his surgery, he said to me, "Are you doing alright? I'm so sorry for putting you through this." He is dying of cancer and he is more concerned about me. MMT

#8999 (1) - Jul 26, 2010 by kaylalove - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (1496) - No, that made me sleepy. (19)

Today, I’m constantly running away from him, because I’m scared that when he eventually catches me, he’ll want to let me go. MMT

#8962 (2) - Jul 24, 2010 by alexa - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (764) - No, that made me sleepy. (89)

Today, I’m 58 years old, happily married with 3 grown children and 2 healthy grandchildren. But I still wear the promise ring my college sweetheart gave me. And I regularly wonder what would have been if his life wasn’t stripped from him when we were only 22. MMT

#8938 (2) - Jul 23, 2010 by jona - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (1162) - No, that made me sleepy. (30)

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! (605) - No, that made me sleepy. (414)

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! (1106) - 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! (1650) - 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! (1231) - 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! (1204) - 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! (1636) - 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! (1117) - 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! (871) - 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! (1119) - 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! (2758) - 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! (1077) - 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! (1243) - No, that made me sleepy. (298)

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