Story archives - tag: "realization"

Oh Duh

It wasn't till my 30s that I realized that "arbitrary" division symbol showed two dots DIVIDED by a line.

tags: math van realization mystic symbols duh [add]

2009-05-28 14:58:08 / Rating: 521.75 /


I realized today that when my aunt sends emails to the family, she puts my address as a "BCC" so my dad doesn't figure out my email and try to contact me that way too.

tags: cheating dad thoughtful aunt realization love [add]

2009-03-25 11:30:15 / Rating: 785.5 /


The cashier at the liquor store said she was worried about me because she hadn't seen me the day before.

tags: realization alcoholic [add]

2009-03-13 11:16:46 / Rating: 829.5 /

Panda Bear

I was almost said it out loud, but then I realized "I almost bit your armpit" is a weird thing to tell someone.

tags: humor armpit bite weird tell realization [add]

2009-03-05 11:39:17 / Rating: 527.75 /


As I lay in bed curled up in the fetal position, I realized that quitting smoking really was going to be that hard.

tags: humor cigarettes realization [add]

2008-12-01 10:06:32 / Rating: 478.75 /


When you said I wasn't allowed to say anything at the funeral because it would be "improper," I knew I hated you.

tags: funeral hatred realization sadness [add]

2008-10-07 16:51:41 / Rating: 623.5 /

Just another day

You know your life is crazy when you're cleaning vomit out of piercing holes in a stranger's bathroom.

tags: alcohol poisoning realization party vomit [add]

2008-06-09 12:11:42 / Rating: 393.5 /


Only then did I realize how much I had when she told her daughter they lost everything in the fire.

tags: fire lost realization sadness [add]

2008-04-15 10:15:26 / Rating: 646.5 /

The Bowler Cap Fairy

I was so humiliated I didn't wear them for three years, because I found out that they were fashionable and made by starving foreign kids.

tags: shoes converse realization hippy [add]

2008-03-27 20:33:45 / Rating: 415.75 /

clocks and such

At approximately 1:30 pm on Friday February 1, 2008, I realized that when you get to college they expect you to wear watches.

tags: realization time life [add]

2008-03-12 17:47:17 / Rating: 544.25 /


I was 14 when I grasped my fathers lifeless hand and realized I didn't hate him after all.

tags: death abuse love hate forgiveness realization [add]

2008-03-03 13:01:04 / Rating: 1145.5 /


I told my husband I wanted a new, simple wedding band because the 1.3c diamond I wear is not a symbol of our love but of my greed.

tags: love sincerity greed honesty realization [add]

2008-02-13 13:09:31 / Rating: 2908.75 /


It wasn't until after we broke up that I knew I'd marry him someday.

tags: boyfriend breakup marriage realization [add]

2008-01-14 17:38:25 / Rating: 727.5 /


Unbeknownst to even myself, I found that yes, I would take money out of a wallet that I found lying on the open ground.

tags: realization morals deception [add]

2007-07-30 13:28:26 / Rating: 516 /


My life has been a never-ending series of bad haircuts and parking tickets.

tags: realization life humor [add]

2007-06-11 16:15:28 / Rating: 706.5 /


As I stood in the eternal checkout line, the first 12 seconds of "Grease is the Word" skipping endlessly over the sound system, I realized the pretend boyfriend I was describing to the crazy bag lady was you.

tags: realization love [add]

2007-05-17 13:49:02 / Rating: 728 /


The one thing I thought I had enough of turned out to be my addiction.

tags: regret love realization [add]

2007-03-20 16:38:41 / Rating: 604 /


He was going to wipe the tear away, but his touch burnt me, especially after I told him my boyfriend hadn't done that for over a month.

tags: heartbreak realization old love [add]

2007-02-12 12:32:22 / Rating: 541 /

Not Meanspirited

As I sat on the couch in my boxer shorts, watching football and having nothing of import to do, I realized once and for all that I actually enjoy being single.

tags: single football realization [add]

2007-01-09 11:35:34 / Rating: 547.25 /

Duncan S

I seriously enjoyed being a clown, until I realized clowns aren't taken seriously.

tags: clowns realization [add]

2007-01-09 11:34:22 / Rating: 436.75 /


After serving liquor to alcoholics all day, I realised that I am, in fact, a bad person.

tags: realization alcohol work [add]

2006-12-05 14:32:37 / Rating: 695.5 /


I can't describe it, but it was the strangest feeling when I realized I was alone in a dermatologist's office reading Kurt Vonnegut's "Fates Worse Than Death."

tags: reading realization feelings strange [add]

2006-11-01 16:19:53 / Rating: 530.75 /


It was upon the waking with red knuckles and bruises... I realize, I'm addicted.

tags: fighting moshing pain realization ouch [add]

2006-10-02 16:32:52 / Rating: 605.5 /


I thought we had a connection, instead, I realized I loved my boyfriend after all.

tags: realization love [add]

2006-09-30 11:39:57 / Rating: 491.75 /


My heart in my throat, I watched as that second blue line started to materialise before my eyes and I realised, this is it - the moment that would change everything I ever imagined the rest of my life to be.

tags: realization pregnancy anticipation love [add]

2006-09-27 10:02:32 / Rating: 625.5 /


It was as I stared down on the urban landscape unfolding before me that I realized, if the eye mirrors the soul, then cities are the eyes of humanity.

tags: city realization [add]

2006-09-26 22:42:55 / Rating: 469 /

Rob Sanderson

I sat there that night and realized that all my life I’ve been trying to eliminate the things that cause me to get depressed, instead of the depression itself.

tags: depression sad sadness realization change [add]

2006-09-14 07:14:25 / Rating: 1062 /