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.

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Young doctors know little about adulthood.

by marymc on April 29, 2013   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

Finally selected tenants. Yay! They're doctors! Yay! They make lots of money! Yay! They've never lived in a house before! What? They've been so busy with college, med school, and residency they've always had a dorm or apartment. Have never paid separate bills for things. "We didn't budget for water." "How do we get cable?" "You're not going to come over and shovel the driveway?"

uh oh.


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