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I Am Different Since My Mother Died

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    It's been 20 years since my mother died and I am very different from that 28 year old girl who lost her mom. I became an adult that day, found out I was much stronger than I...
    diablesse34 diablesse34 46-50, F 16 Responses Jan 24

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    My mother had dealt with physical and mental illness all her life. As a child I was her personal counselor. Makes sense that now I am an adult with a masters degree in counseling...
    DancingSunGoddess DancingSunGoddess 31-35, F Dec 12, 2013

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    My Mom Passed Away 2 Weeks Ago, And It Still Hasn't Hit Me - My mom died of breast cancer 10/19/13. It happened so fast. I was so angry the days before it took place because it was...
    andrewnun andrewnun 18-21, M 5 Responses Nov 6, 2013

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    My mum was always there for me and now she isn't . People say that after a while it gets easier , it doesn't . My mum was an amazing woman and it has been four years since she has...
    sezza96 sezza96 16-17, F 3 Responses Feb 25

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    When You Loose The Person Who Loved You Most - Its been 7 weeks and 4 days since my mother passed away . My name is Merna Karam i am 20 years old , and my life will never be the...
    mernakaram mernakaram 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 24, 2013

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    Missing You...:( :( :( :( - God looked around His garden, and found and empty place; He then looked down upon His earth, and saw your loving face. He put His arms around you...
    Titan007 Titan007 22-25, M 5 Responses Jul 15, 2010

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    Never Gonna Be The Same - I was 9 years old, I remember the night perfectly. It was a Friday night, mom was tucking me in at 8:13 Pm, she had kissed me goodnight and said...
    AnathemaOfTheSick AnathemaOfTheSick 16-17, M 6 Responses Aug 6, 2012

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    I don't understand after I lost my mother Oct 3 2013 I have not been the same I snap at people I don't won't to go anywhere I don't won't anyone around just not the same as I once...
    keibb37 keibb37 36-40, M 2 Responses Mar 29

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    Good Bye My Angel! - I lost my dearest mother last month. she had pulmonary hypertension. We all were there but we couldn't save her. We saw her struggling for breath and she was...
    Titan007 Titan007 22-25, M 8 Responses Nov 9, 2009

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    The Pain Never Fades - My mom died 6 years ago at the age of 49. I woke up one morning to my dad repeatedly screaming her name in the most distressed voice i've ever heard from him...
    littlemsscientist littlemsscientist 22-25, F 5 Responses Sep 4, 2010

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    21 MONTHS TODAY - My mom passed away on March , 17, 2010.  It´s been 21 months. Her absence has definitely changed me. My life is, and never will be the same without her.  If...
    underconstruction underconstruction 41-45, F 16 Responses Dec 17, 2011

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    For Everyone Who's Lost Their Mother - “You can shed tears that she is gone, or you can smile because she has lived. You can close your eyes and pray that she'll come back, or...
    diablesse34 diablesse34 46-50, F 5 Responses Aug 27, 2013

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    I lost my mother 4 weeks ago. I still can't believe she's gone.
    pinnkmatter pinnkmatter 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 14

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    I'm glad encounter this place because almost everybody has passing what I'm. My mother die one month ago and I cried every single day, can't take her out of my mind. She was 93...
    marqmir marqmir 66-70, M 1 Response Feb 17

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    Loss Of My Beloved Mother - I lost my mom on Nov 14.  She had parkinsons for years but was doing ok, till we returned to NJ and she went into a nursing home.  I feel like if she...
    debbie8800 debbie8800 51-55, F 25 Responses Dec 21, 2011

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    I Can't Stop Eating Junk Food Since Mom Died - I am apparently trying to fill the spot where I hurt from losing Mom. I don't know how to stop.
    Debbiekaa Debbiekaa 51-55, F 1 Response Oct 24, 2013

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    My Mom Just Died And My Dad Is Already Seeing Someone - This wont be a long story. Its really just for some feedback. My Mom died Feb 2011 of breast cancer.  She and my dad had...
    rockyjohnson43 rockyjohnson43 41-45, F 52 Responses Mar 25, 2011

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    A Tribute To My Mother - HER JOURNEY'S JUST BEGUNby E. BrennemanDon't think of her as gone away -her journey's just begun,life holds so many facets -this earth is only one.Just...
    underconstruction underconstruction 41-45, F 22 Responses Apr 24, 2011

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    How My Mother's Death Changed Me - I used to be the happy-go-lucky type.  You know, the one who always saw the proverbial silver lining.  This all changed in a few hours...
    callmejingles callmejingles 41-45, F 54 Responses Aug 20, 2008

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    My mom died suddenly on October 3rd. I have since moved home and basically am subbing as her, cleaning the house, driving my little sister, cooking, etc. She and I had the biggest...
    LadyLawler LadyLawler 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 1

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    She Was Truly My Only Friend. - Everyone always tells kids and teenagers "When you grow up you'll realize your mom is your best friend."  No one ever really had to tell me...
    patchworkofmistakes patchworkofmistakes 26-30, F 13 Responses Mar 24, 2010

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    Always There - Your Mother is always with you. She's the whisper of the leaves as you walk down the street; she's the smell of bleach in your freshly laundered socks; she's the...
    diablesse34 diablesse34 46-50, F 8 Responses Aug 31, 2013

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    Dealing With The Death Of My Mom - On May 4th 2013 my mom, best friend, and I were in a horrible car crash, my mom passed away from internal injuries, my best friend had 9 broken...
    blutearsfalling blutearsfalling 36-40 1 Response Nov 27, 2013

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    Unexpected Loss - My mother died on December 15, 2009. So it has been about 6 months. I recieved a call in the afternoon, as i was on my way to work. It was my mum's husband, who...
    mackerelsun mackerelsun 22-25, F 7 Responses Jul 17, 2010

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    My Mother Died When I Was 5 Years Old - My mother died when I was five years old. She developed a headache and my father took her to the hospital... and she never came back. She...
    DiggDigg DiggDigg 46-50, M 14 Responses Feb 17, 2011

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    It's been almost 6 years and I'm still grieving since my mom passed away. She was the only One who supported me in everything I do, encourages me to do more good to other people...
    lanhancupto lanhancupto 26-30, M 3 Responses Apr 6

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    She Didnt Tell Me She Had Cancer - My Mom probably had a lump in her breast for at least six months or longer. By the time I found out, it had become stage 4 breast cancer. It had...
    rockyjohnson43 rockyjohnson43 41-45, F 2 Responses Mar 18, 2011

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    My mum died a month ago today. She passed unexpectedly in her sleep and my youngest brother (25) found her. My mum and I weren't close at all, too alike I guess. I am finding...
    Footprints79 Footprints79 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 31

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    Life Is Definately Different... - My mother died early 2010. It was the WORST day of my life, and i've had some super bad days. I was chatting on the phone with her when she...
    zipper42 zipper42 26-30 133 Responses Jul 7, 2010

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    March 17,2014- Her fourth anniversary. It´s been 4 years since mom passed away and there isn´t a day gone by that we, Missy and I, don´t think about her, talk...
    underconstruction underconstruction 41-45, F 7 Responses Mar 17

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    A Dream Unfulfilled - Thank you all for reading my previous story. I am confused what to write about my mother as my mind is filled with emotions. the screen in front...
    Titan007 Titan007 22-25, M 10 Responses Mar 21, 2010

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    I Still Don't Know What To Do. - My mom died one month ago today on December 15. She had a cough for a few months but no one had any idea that she was going to die, even the six...
    goldforever goldforever 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 15, 2012

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    Another thing that is happening, my uncle, mom's brother, came on to me right after moms funeral. He did it again after daddy's funeral. I am so grossed out. He is my only...
    terriellen terriellen 41-45, F Dec 31, 2013

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    The Loss Of My Best Friend - My mother had been sick for many years but 6 years ago when my older sister (my moms 1st child & a child she had as a mid-teen) passed it seemed as if...
    xbeautifulbrunettex xbeautifulbrunettex 22-25, F Oct 19, 2013

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    My mom passed away when i was 7, actually she died on my birthday, i was so young and i so her dead body. She had breast cancer, she faught for almost 4 years, she even travekked...
    salmahidayat salmahidayat 18-21, F Mar 17

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    Its Christmas, I cant seem to wrap myself around the trees, the lights the gifts,& sacrificing. All of these things you taught me to be grateful for & appreciate. its Christmas...
    Caponebaby Caponebaby 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 25, 2013

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    I Wonder - I wonder if you would like the woman I've become, I wonder if you would like the man I chose to marry, I wonder if you know the burden I carry, I wonder if you know of...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Dec 15, 2012

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    I was 16 when my mother got into a car accident. She was in a coma for 2 months before we decided to take her off life support. She was the coolest mom ever. Now I'm like desperate...
    Jill0829 Jill0829 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 2

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    December 5 2013 my mother passed away and I am only 13. She was only 33 and she choked in her sleep. I haven't been the same I question how ill move on and how I can live with life...
    MartineVilla MartineVilla 13-15, M 5 Responses Jan 3

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    I Am A Different Person Since My Mom Died 2 Months Ago And Am Very Scared - Hello and thanks for reading my story. I am a 35-year-old man who was always close with his mother. She...
    nyc99lon09 nyc99lon09 31-35 118 Responses Nov 18, 2010

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    Memories Of November 6, 2012 - My mother died November 6, 2012 and that is a day I will never be able to forget. I remember I got home from working the graveyard shift and went to...
    brittkneejay brittkneejay 22-25 Oct 9, 2013

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    My Mother Died After Childbirth At 28 - My mom died at the young age of 28.  She died from complications from childbirth.  (blood clot). She never made it home from the...
    rosey122 rosey122 56-60, F 5 Responses Jul 22, 2010

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    My grandmother was my mother. I miss her so much! Last night I had a dream about seeing her. When she saw me she said my name and told me that she missed and loved me. This was a...
    Faith2008 Faith2008 46-50, F Mar 29

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    Lost - I lost my mom suddenly this August from injuries she sustained from an auto accident 2 weeks earlier. We were close. At this point any thought of her sparks a cold feeling...
    dtsmitty dtsmitty 51-55 Nov 2, 2013

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    Told For The First Time - My mother went to the doctor for the first time in I don't know how long, she was tired and not eating. Thought it was blood sugar or something of that...
    Dantescircle Dantescircle 36-40, M 8 Responses Oct 22, 2013

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    So Glad To Have Found This Site... - I am so sorry we have suffered such profound loss. Ironically, I stumbled upon this site while researching ways to connect with those who've...
    PHL517 PHL517 26-30 1 Response Nov 19, 2013

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    10 Weeks - My mother was diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer and was given 6 months to live.  10 weeks later I sat with her as she struggled to breath and finally lost the...
    Walkingthepath Walkingthepath 46-50, F 6 Responses Sep 9, 2009

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    My Mother passed away at age 74, on November 26, 2013, two days before Thanksgiving. I loved my Mother dearly. My Mother was an only child, and so was I. This special bond seemed...
    cbarringerbrown cbarringerbrown 41-45, F Dec 31, 2013

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    My mother died 2 months ago from cancer. I was able to be with her at home. She had inhome hospice care and was well cared for. When my mommy died I was crying out that I killed...
    krazyjohn krazyjohn 66-70, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    I wonder if you would like the woman I've become, I wonder if you would like the man I chose to marry, I wonder if you know the burden I carry, I wonder if you know of the trials...
    TheStarSinger TheStarSinger 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 20, 2013

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