A Six-Word Memoir® is the story of your life—some part of it or all of it—told in exactly six words.

In classrooms and boardrooms, churches and synagogues, veteran's groups and across the dinner table, Six-Word Memoirs have become a powerful tool to catalyze conversation, spark imagination or simply break the ice.

Here on Six Words, we offer a simple platform to share the short, sharp story of your life, as well as provide daily prompts to share your six-word takes on the topics of our times.

More than half a million short stories have been shared here. Read more about six.

So give six a try—and make your words count.


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Teenage son constantly attempts "out-manning" me.

by ADHDean on October 11, 2012   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

Not in the macho way - that's not our style. He's determined to prove that he's smarter, wiser and quicker on the uptake. I let him think whatever he wants, unless it becomes disrespectful or defiant. Then he realizes that the old lion still has his teeth.


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