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150+ Real Life Stories to Read Online

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An Inspiring Short Love Story … An Unromantic Story of Love; A Beautiful Story of TrustWhen people hear our story, they think it’s romantic. Alex quit his job, sold his stuff, pulled out of his dream restaurant in Germany and the next day, booked a flight to Mexico to convince me that we were right for each

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The Hong Kong Mid-Autumn Festival Inspires Love  Photo Credit:  www.DiscoverHongKong.com.Finding love abroad was not in her plan …  but Jasmine soon found her life drastically altered by one chance meeting, one night in Hong Kong. We met on the night of the annual Chinese celebration known as Mid-Autumn Festival. I was standing outside of a metro

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​Love Letter from My Husband25 Years Ago I Married My Best Friend. Don’t be afraid of the “friend-zone”He was my best friend.  We told each other everything.  I knew his secrets.  He knew mine.  We fell in love. My father and I fought about him. My sister-in-law (one of them) told me, “Be careful, he could have a

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Marguerite, volunteers to work on a Kibbutz, where she falls deeply in love with a handsome Jewish man. They plan to spend the rest of their life as husband and wife… but it seems the great divide between religion and race may keep them apart forever … or will it?Five weeks into my seven-week stay

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 When Cari meets a mysterious stranger on a beach in Mexico, she learns a life lesson that will impact her for many years to come.  The last thing we did before we jumped, was hold hands.  We looked into each other’s eyes, laughed and dived straight into the clear waters.  This was our celebration of new

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One year after discovering her husband’s cheating messages, Jessi turns her fears of being a single mom into her own single mom success story.

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A short story about finding love, facing your fears, and discovering who ‘The One’ really is.  Six years ago, I moved to Germany to be with a guy who I thought was ‘The One’. Crazy in love, I boarded a plane to move to an unfamiliar land where I didn’t know anyone except ‘The One’.  As

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Simon didn’t think he had any issue with being adopted.  That was until he found out his childhood teddy bear had been a gift from his birth mother …  I never knew I had an issue with being adopted.   That was until my 40th birthday.  That evening my parents arrived to take my wife and I out

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 This powerful and touching story shows us how we can continue the legacy of our lost loved ones while drawing inspiration to live a more meaningful life. “Wherever life takes you, there is always someone waiting for you here. This place will always be your first home.” As I recall my grandmother’s words, a sad smile

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One early mid-October evening a romantic beach walk turns into a foot-stomping fight. In this short story, we highlight the positive side of being able to argue with the ones we love.Beyond the horizon, over the Mediterranean sea, a softening sun shone upon angel wings spread across the sky.  Feathery clouds played about, draped in

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This is the story of a tiny yellow flower expressing herself willfully, reaching out to the Universe, wanting to share her Beauty, her Light and her Love for All… This morning,Being out thereIn NatureFor my daily walkI am Blessed withA Meaningful EncounterOh, you couldn’t guess…Neither was ITo suspectSuch a Sacred MeetingIn between blades of grassHidden

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What is Love?

Our Shortest Story. From Our Youngest Contributor.

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No matter how deep our losses might be, nothing can separate us from the love of our loved ones…  A special story dedicated to all those who have lost loved ones over the past eighteen months. I’m counting pennies in the music room that was Mother’s sickroom.  I gaze through the window at the Blue

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 A beautiful piece about letting love into our life … this story is an extract from Sheri Salata’s memoir “The Beautiful No: And Other Tales of Trial, Transcendence, and Transformation”Love. Specifically, sexy, romantic, passionate, real soul-to-soul love. This is tough. Embarrassing. And tinged with what feels like genuine shame. Love is my unsolved mystery—one of the great

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Roshni, a strong Gorkha, Indian woman, is left devastated after a break-up. She can’t think, eat or sleep until, one morning, she is called to rise with the sun and run…

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How To Deal with a Breakup | Five Women Share Their Real Life Stories | 100+ stories to inspire your new beginning …

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Danielle had something important to say to her stepfather. When he passed away, unsaid words remained in her heart. Not wishing this regret fall upon another, Danielle is inspired to create something special to guide others in saying what they need to say.

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Short Love Stories from Around the World 7+ real life short love stories from around the world ;  Germany, Australia, Israel, Mexico, Hong Kong, Canada, United Kingdom – no matter where you are in the world, be inspired to find love. JOIN READ ANOTHER STORY | Determined to fulfill her life-long dream to shine in the spotlight,

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Rejection, failure, misfortune, and humiliation. These experiences can either destroy us or cause us to grow and rise above. I chose to rise.

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For eight years, single mother Manndi dealt with deep embarrassment over her divorce. One day her young son leaves a note on the kitchen counter, teaching her not all is as we imagine.

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Brenda was just beginning to recover from losing her Mama when her dear brother, Harold, passed away.  Here, she shares this special tribute story to honor Harold on National Brother’s Day. I was just beginning to recover from the grief of losing Mama when another very special person passed away.  It was sudden.  I was

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In this short story, Barbara Kane takes us on a beautiful walk down her garden path, where we are inspired to transform and restore our once vibrant and loving relationships.

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What would happen if when we met someone, we were able to focus all our attention on that person? We would discover how fabulous human connection can be.

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From victim to survivor. From survivor to thriving woman. From abused adoptee to empowered woman. Luna shares how she changed her story…

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HEALTH & WELLNESS

Some people say Charlotte should never have been born, but she had different ideas.

An inspiring story for anyone who has ever asked ‘why was I born?’

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When her young son is diagnosed with cancer, Ya-el prepares him for the fight of his life. Little did she know that a trip to Walmart would birth an innovative idea that would bring joy to thousands battling childhood cancer across the globe …Upon hearing the words: “Your son has cancer”. My world shattered. My husband

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Short story about discovering what true beauty really means …   JOIN The scent of nail varnish, L’Oreal shampoo and hair dye settle in my nostrils.  The mirror clad walls reflect soft down-lights on ivory coloured tiles, and I hear Mariah Carey’s,  “I don’t wanna cry” playing in the background.   I’m draped in an unflattering

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I was just forty years old. A few weeks earlier, I had booked an appointment with my doctor for a “routine” breast examination ..

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You Have ‘Special Skills’ To Carry You Through Hardship. Discover what they are by delving deeper into the narrative of your life …

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Our world is full of unsung heroes;  real-life heroes who show up in times of disaster at great sacrifice to themselves…When Kim was born with a growth hormone deficiency, doctors said her brain wouldn’t develop normally and she wouldn’t amount to much. But she proved them wrong.  Today, Kim’s sister, Nicky, honors Kim as her unsung

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  Born in China with a cleft lip, orphaned, then living in foster homes until she was seven, Ashleigh wished her life might be different. She constantly sought approval from others and got in with the wrong crowd. Deep inside, she knew something had to change.  But how?Be inspired by Ashleigh’s story as she shares

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 Inspiring story about a woman who after twenty+ years of heroin addiction is left homeless and close to death.  Without hope she attempts suicide … but instead of ending her life, she finds the strength to get clean and turn her life around in an almost miraculous way. I left home with nothing except my three-year-old

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Brianna was an energetic teenager who enjoyed playing sports with her friends.  That was until  E.D, a terrible tyrant entered her life and took control of her every move.Brianna shares her story of living with E.D. and what helped her to beat the eating disorder, and learn to listen and love herself again.  JOIN JOIN

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  For eight years Lydia, from Uganda, lived with stress, heart palpitations and constant worry.When a doctor suggested she was suffering with an anxiety disorder, this unlocked a journey that led her to find peace of mind through the power of story and forgiveness. Lydia shares her story to inspire others that living a full and

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On the verge of succeeding as a Doctor, Manisha is diagnosed with a chronic illness.  In the face of insurmountable challenges, read how Manisha finds a way through and discovers a new way of healing others while healing herself. Sitting in a dusty stairwell at the hospital, I stared in disbelief at the bloodwork reports

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“While there’s life, there’s hope.”  One Friday night, Sushmita Saha’s seventeen-year-old son fails to return home.  She soon discovers he is in a coma, suffering a traumatic brain injury.   Sushmita is moved to share her story as a way to pass on hope to other parents and children who are going through a tough phase

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Sonam Akther, from Bangladesh, grew up feeling ugly and insecure, unable to meet the beauty standards placed upon her and other women around the world.Today, Sonam, as an educated woman completing her PhD in neuroscience, shares a new story – one of self-love, where women praise other women for their work, for their ideas and

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Roshni, a strong Gorkha, Indian woman, is left devastated after a break-up. She can’t think, eat or sleep until, one morning, she is called to rise with the sun and run…

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On bad days Sarah struggles to do everyday things many take for granted. In this story, Sarah shares how healing can be found in the most surprising places.

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100 pounds overweight, while battling stage 3 breast cancer Patricia knew she had a challenge ahead. What she achieves is remarkable.  The hope she passes on, invaluable …I closed my eyes and lifted my face towards the sun.  I allowed the warmth on my cheeks to radiate into my very core.  I breathed deeply, expanding my

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While war rages, a walk in the almond orchards inspires a call for change, and a gathering of new ways filled with hope and peace.

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One evening Katie wanted to end it all, but amazingly, in one brief moment, one act of love changes her perception and she finds her purpose in life.

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My heart was forever touched by Sheila from Shropshire and the courage it took for her (all of her) to face each day living with D.I.D.    “The weather is beating me some – first the rain, wet and miserable, and now this fog: the low cloud feels quite oppressive! Often, the fog feels protective and

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From victim to survivor. From survivor to thriving woman. From abused adoptee to empowered woman. Luna shares how she changed her story…

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Now legally blind, Amy teaches us a beautiful life lesson …

What may seem mundane, what we may consider unremarkable, when given conscious attention, can give us our most treasured memories and exquisite gifts in life.

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Susan is still coping with the loss of her Mother when she makes a major life move to help her daughter who is about to give birth. In this story she shares how one song magically calmed her heart and helped her see light through dark and difficult times.

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SPIRITUALITY, MIND & CONNECTION

Life is a Gift to be Unwrapped One Moment at a Time. A trip to Northern Ireland inspires a traveller to reflect on her precious gift of life.As my travel days in Northern Ireland come to an end, I take my last walk on the water’s edge of Helen’s Bay and listen for whispers hidden

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Story of one woman’s transformation after she and her husband decide to break-away from their comfortable life and psychotherapy practice to take a family gap year abroad

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Some people say Charlotte should never have been born, but she had different ideas.

An inspiring story for anyone who has ever asked ‘why was I born?’

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“Sunsets are God’s Daily Fireworks”
~ Sasha Frugone

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Photograph by Bruno NascimentoA mother and a son take a walk. “Is this the last time?” Jenny wondered when her son slips her hand in his. This story is a special reminder to appreciate the special moments.Yesterday I went for a walk along the beach with Benj. He’s nine and a half.  Holding hands has

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Short story about discovering what true beauty really means …   JOIN The scent of nail varnish, L’Oreal shampoo and hair dye settle in my nostrils.  The mirror clad walls reflect soft down-lights on ivory coloured tiles, and I hear Mariah Carey’s,  “I don’t wanna cry” playing in the background.   I’m draped in an unflattering

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Short, meaningful story about Happiness.  Taking a walk on a New Orleans street, Krista ponders on Happiness.  How can you be happy when not all in the world is right?My husband and I walked along a noisy New Orleans street, glasses steaming up from the humidity, our bellies full from an amazing meal.We felt happy.

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Determined to fulfill her life-long dream to shine in the spotlight, Mara quits her job and runs away with the circus, where she learns the ultimate lesson in vulnerability Secretly I always wanted to be on stage and shine in the spotlight. When I was twenty-six years old,  I quit my security job in Switzerland, to run

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A short story about appreciating moments of beauty in your present, past and future … and how doing so can help you see beyond difficult timesIt had been a long winter of short, dark days of feeling trapped inside an old farmhouse with no central heat and many expectations. I set out to explore that

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 “There is no hand too small that it cannot leave an imprint on this world.”A heart-touching story about unexpected loss and the lasting love that carries you through. “This baby has no heartbeat.” The sonographer spoke as if her words were merely confirming. The look on my face indicated she was wrong. My boyfriend, Gregg, then

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Heart-warming story about a young Surma boy who teaches an award winning photographer a powerful lesson about what is most important in life

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Photograph by: Carla CoulsonA beautiful piece from Claire Lloyd about finding happiness in the changing seasons of village life.   The piece is an extract from her book “My Greek Island Home”   The village has a rhythm that changes with the seasons. Spring brings new life. The residents emerge from behind closed gates and

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Remember, beautiful things take time…I’d returned to Australia.   Spring was coming to a close and Jacaranda trees bloomed all over Brisbane.  Have you ever stood under a Jacaranda?  Have you ever danced upon her carpet with the sun filtering through her leaves?     A Jacaranda in full bloom is a like nature’s Royal Queen

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One afternoon Steve receives a phone-call from a boy saying he found a dog tag while hiking. Little did the boy know that this small gesture of kindness would make the big impression it did …A ‘Hallmark’ worthy storyWith the bad news that’s been broadcast lately, it is very easy to overlook the fact that

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How do you get up and face each day while coping with incredible loss?  Where can you go, what can you do to draw hope and courage to just keep going?Be inspired by Tom’s story … A long tube arrived, postmarked British Columbia. In it, a black and white poster of a police car lighting the

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Just before Christmas, 77 yo, Aunt DeeDee got scammed and didn’t have enough money to pay her rent.  Little did she know about a secret stash of kindness coins about to come her way …   JOIN JOIN Every week I save all the change and $1 bills I have in my purse and wallet.

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Whether we celebrate Christmas or not, whether we spend today with others or alone, we each receive at least one of these five gifts today … On the way home from celebrating Christmas with the family, my oldest son, Liam, and I were riding together. We did not turn on the radio once (which is unheard

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Our ancestral stories run through our veins with a longing to be heard and lived. Read this and discover ancient wise words hidden in your story.

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Take a journey with Danielle Hayden as she reflects on her unique gratitude practice.  Will you be forever changed as she was? In January of 2018, I started a practice where each day I named five things I was grateful for and I prayed for five people. The challenge of this was that I could

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In a world where competition is revered and compassion seems rare, Julie Tallard Johnson shares a story about her decision to step back and allow someone else to take her place … a decision that leads to a surprise encounter with His Holiness the Dalai Lama and a powerful lesson in showing kindness and generosity to

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 This powerful and touching story shows us how we can continue the legacy of our lost loved ones while drawing inspiration to live a more meaningful life. “Wherever life takes you, there is always someone waiting for you here. This place will always be your first home.” As I recall my grandmother’s words, a sad smile

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Inspiration to share your stories with your friends, family, children and grandchildren. In doing so, you leave a beautiful gift of you and the dreams you pass on … I stand alone on the narrow path leading out to the marina lighthouse. White stones stacked high form the jetty walkway.  It’s a windy,  cold afternoon and

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