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.

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Parents want us together. I don't.

by Hannahmo on July 15, 2013   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

My parents let me have a guy friend over and he was super polite and nice to them. After he left, my mom kept bringing him up and asking me if we were going to date. I don't think of him that way so I said no. She seemed disappointed..


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