Story archives - tag: "shock"


"Cutting through human flesh is terribly difficult," our Science Professor told us with a far away look, "like cutting through a tire."

tags: shock professor school awkward silence [add]

2012-03-15 08:17:47 / Rating: 476.75 /


I couldn't help but wonder what was wrong with my female body when I saw that the majority of his "Recent Searches" were for gay porn and homosexual networking sites.

tags: secret boyfriend shock [add]

2010-06-18 14:39:38 / Rating: 315.25 /


My ex-wife would freeze up every time she told the story of coming home from church as a child and finding all the dolls she had left lined up in tiny chairs replaced by the dead squirrels that her father had killed that morning.

tags: childhood shock [add]

2010-02-05 10:20:12 / Rating: 535 /

Fred Lineberry

The dog poop canvassed the concrete floor like a Jackson Pollock, and I was able to pause and appreciate the talent involved before the smell arrived.

tags: poop house hunting interview smell shock [add]

2010-01-07 11:25:43 / Rating: 417.5 /


Due to the ringworm on my back that I never noticed, I had to tell my parents that my wrestling season was over after they had driven an hour to come see me.

tags: dissappointment shock [add]

2009-06-08 11:38:32 / Rating: 221 /


She was only 16, but I guess sledding is a pretty good way to go.

tags: death teenage shock sledding [add]

2009-05-13 15:11:29 / Rating: 721.5 /


After crying in a church parking lot for 20 minutes about the news of my best friend's death, someone from the church asked me to leave.

tags: death inconsiderate shock grief [add]

2009-01-29 16:15:36 / Rating: 1122 /


As I lay in bed, wailing and sobbing after hearing news of the horrible accident, you were across the country sending an e-mail telling me not to be so sensitive and upset.

tags: death mother insensitive shock far away from home wrong thing to say asshole of a best friend [add]

2008-12-05 13:10:58 / Rating: 633 /


I realized how mundane my job was when I received an email from my brother in Iraq stating, "A mortar hit two trailers down, but thank God it didn't detonate."

tags: shock inspriational Iraq [add]

2008-01-08 10:17:33 / Rating: 631 /


"Staying together for the kids" gained a whole new meaning last night.

tags: marriage shock love betrayal [add]

2007-11-27 09:54:03 / Rating: 603 /

the ex

He says oral sex from a guy isn't cheating and is surprised I'm packing and moving out.

tags: sex bisexual homosexual oral shock [add]

2007-10-05 10:25:21 / Rating: 795.5 /

Lily of the Valley

As I stared in disbelief at the bright blue screen before me, my only coherent thought was that five BSODs in a week could only mean there was something very, very wrong with my new laptop.

tags: BSOD error computers technology shock [add]

2007-09-13 13:52:48 / Rating: 519.75 /


The guinea pig's name was Kaytee until I caught him cleaning his organ one day.

tags: pets shock humor guinea pigs oops uneducated pet store clerks [add]

2007-07-30 13:29:14 / Rating: 663.75 /


That quiet summer night in the emergency room was the first time I saw my father cry.

tags: shock pain recovery [add]

2007-04-16 12:46:45 / Rating: 568.25 /


One of the worst feelings in the world is when you realize you weren't really paranoid after all.

tags: heartbreak shock paranoia love sad [add]

2006-10-24 10:24:29 / Rating: 1025.75 /