The Social Space to Share Life's Stories

Read Great True Stories / Answer Fun Writing Prompts / Get to Know Others in a Real Way

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After I share stories here I feel exhilarated. I don't feel alone in this great big, scary world of ours. - Julia

StoryShelter has opened up a world of memories and allowed me to figure out what is most important. - Zachary

It's great to share the story of my life and also read other people's experiences. A relaxing experience! - Bethany

Step #1 Answer Questions

What "lessons about love" have you learned so far?

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What is the hardest thing about being a parent?

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If you could write a letter to your 10 year old self, what would you say?

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A safe place for all your stories,
like an online journal.

Share with a Select
Group of Friends

Hilarious college story you don't
want to show mom & dad? Share
it with just your close friends!


Let others learn from your
experiences and enjoy
your stories.

Step #2Read Amazing Stories

Engaged. Three Times a Charmby - Ross Ptak

I felt the happiest when my wife, Priya, said yes to my marriage proposal. It's a funny story because I actually asked her to marry me twice before...

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Gastric Bypass. High Risk, High... by - Julia Hillis

The biggest risk I’ve taken in my lifetime would have to be having gastric bypass surgery. And yes, I would have the surgery again without a second...

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Rebuilding Life after 9/11by - Briana Mackey

My sweet baby girl was just 11 months old in September of 2001. We were watching Sesame Street (her favorite) as she ate her usual breakfast of...

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Search for Stories By

  • Your friends or family or others
  • People from different places
  • People of different ages

Search for Stories About

  • Life, Love, Family, Friends or Work
  • Heartwarming, Thought-Provoking or Funny
  • Topics that interest you

Step #3Get to Know People

Kerri Lowe Writer & Performer | Brooklyn, NY, United States

I'm a performer, songwriter and storyteller from North Carolina living Brooklyn, New York.... read more

Melisa Singh Entrepreneur | New York, NY, United States

My friend asked me yesterday what I think the best thing is about life. I answered... read more

Brian Christensen Business Consultant | Norwalk, CT, United States

I’ve realized I don’t know much. Have also realized that people will pay for what I... read more

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