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I Am Grieving

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    I always somehow find myself thinking of you.

    I wonder how things would be different if you were still here. There isn't a day that goes by that I don't miss you. I catch myself dialing your number sometimes like you will actually answer. They say it gets easier. It's been 4 years and it hasn't gotten any easier, it's...
    beautifulc0nfessions beautifulc0nfessions 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 27

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    My Son, My Hero.

    He was only 28 years old and had his whole life ahead of him. I sit and think why my child? Why someone so bright, loving and caring? I finally realized that I will never get over his death, and learing to live without him is so hard. No one knows my true pain because I am so...
    amohja amohja 51-55, F Feb 15, 2013

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    I Lost My Teen Daughter To A Prescription Drug Overdose

    The death of my beautiful 18-year-old daughter Mikhaila on May 5, 2012 from a prescription drug overdose has changed me and my world forever. I continue to try to find meaning to what has happened and seem to always fall short of a meaning that is acceptable. I wasn't a part of...
    memocentella memocentella 41-45, M 7 Responses Aug 25, 2012

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    I lost my grandfather a little over two weeks

    ago, and now, after a fall, my grandmother is dying too... I feel so numb, so hurt. I hadn't seen either of them in over 8 years. We lost so much time, and I only got a week with my grandmother before she went under. This is the first time I have ever lost anyone. My mom has...
    jenmitz jenmitz 18-21, F 5 Responses Mar 12

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    I was seeing another man

    and was gathering the courage to leave my husband when he (the other man) died of a heart attack. My grief has exposed my affair, but my husband wants to work on our marriage rather than dump me. I don't know how to go on like this. I'm afraid I'm staying with my husband now...
    hot4preacher hot4preacher 36-40, F 2 Responses Jul 9

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    Michael

    On May 10 I got the call that changed my life my big brother was killed in a car accident. I still find it hard to accept even though I know it's true. I can't sleep as I think of him. This is rough
    Boomsheka Boomsheka 46-50, F 1 Response Jun 27, 2013

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    At first i wasnt going to post

    but on dec27/13, my 9 week old niece passed away in a tragic accident. This breaks my heart. Im trying to help my sister with some funeral arrangements and im looking for a few good songs to play at her funeral and a beautiful poem or something. So please can anyone give some...
    myzz myzz 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 30, 2013

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    To My Beloved Wife

    Ghosts: We all have ghosts They follow us, their silent presence never far from us Sometimes they are playful Sometimes they are mad But mostly they just keep us company They sit with us at dinner Share a soda at the movies with us Finish the crosswords for us...
    gwangidon gwangidon 46-50 1 Response Mar 9, 2010

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    Death Of An Ex :(

    yesterday my ex who is the father of my two oldest sons was murdered. my boys are young, and honestly i thought there father was going to be around forever just as i feel im going to be here forever for them. everything is .... well at a loss of words. i cant believe it, we are...
    AlwaysWhy AlwaysWhy 36-40, F Jan 18, 2013

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    The Long Road

    A year ago my husband of 13 years was diagnoised with a brain tumor. It's a stage 4 an inoperable. In the begining we had hope that there might be something we could do but the more we found out the less encouraged we became. My husband has been slowly deteriorating over the...
    alaurab alaurab 31-35 1 Response Jul 26, 2009

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    I'm Doing It Wrong

    Even though I know (intellectually) my father is gone, my emotions haven't caught up. They're still in denial. People keep telling me it's ok to let my feelings out. I know this. I just feel like I don't really know how I feel. I feel like I am grieving "wrong." I'm still in...
    CaptainHowdy21 CaptainHowdy21 22-25, F Nov 18, 2013

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    It's The Deepest, Most Quiet Sadness I Have Ever Known

    it's the first time someone dear to me has died. He's been there all my life. I suppose part of me felt like he was immortal. I almost can't believe he's not there anymore. So many plans which suddenly cannot be achieved anymore. Promises on both parts, now impossible to keep. I...
    RoseQuartzWoman RoseQuartzWoman 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 13, 2013

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    Loss After 7 Years

    Hi , i lost my grandma 7 years ago and i still havent grieved over it properly , me and my grandma were very close and i just miss her loads everyday , i cant even go and visit her grave as i am not in the same region any more as i moved away i just need help on how to grieve...
    GrievingStillAfter7Years GrievingStillAfter7Years 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 11, 2010

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    A Grieving Birth Mother

    On February 16, 2009 I gave birth to a beautiful baby boy at 2:09 P.M. 8 pounds and 8 ounces. I am 19 years oldand on my own. When i found out i was pregnant i didn't know what to do. iI was so scared. When I told my boyfriend he was completely disgusted. I considered abortion...
    021609gtf 021609gtf 18-21, F 8 Responses Feb 23, 2009

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    Mason'S Story

    There are currently over 110,00 people waiting for an organ donation. The largest group waiting is from 18-49 years of age. An average of 18 people die each day while on the waiting list for an organ donation. Organs and tissues from a single non-living donor can be used to...
    hkolb hkolb 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 17, 2013

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    My boyfriend passed away

    and I'm torn apart
    alliecoats alliecoats 18-21, F 4 Responses May 19

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    I Miss U My Sister

    On March,16th,2013,The greatest sister a brother can ever have past away. I am grieving. My sister Christina,was so compassionate,and caring . Never seen her get mad,what i am trying to say,is always,keep in touch with you're family and friends. I have so much grief and regrets...
    nevergiveup54 nevergiveup54 56-60, M 2 Responses Mar 23, 2013

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    Grieving for someone you love hurts

    so much. I miss my sister so much. She was my best friend, my sounding board. She was my rock.
    alanabean alanabean 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 11

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    My Story My Brother And Sister

    hello, i want to share my experience with yous all  as i feel like im holding something back if i didn't this story is a bit long but bare with me it is a shocking story and a very very true one...thank you for reading.. 5 years ago on a Sunday night a police car turned up...
    GraceD187 GraceD187 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 16, 2010

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    Her Funeral Soon :'(

    she beautiful baby girl died 17 days ago her name was skylar i was in denial she didnt die no in my head it wasnt possible it just wasnt how could she be gone how but today its hit home when we picked a funeral day for her to be cremated :'( my scars from the C section werent...
    maystribe maystribe 22-25, F 6 Responses Oct 25, 2013

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    Angel ~Sarah McLachlan {Original Soundtrack

    ~City of Angels} In memory of my son Lieutenant Cory J McCann 8/8/83-2/7/09 May you find peace in the arms of the angels baby…. Miss you Mom Spend all your time waiting for that second chance For a break that would make it ok There’s always some reason to feel not good...
    McCannT12 McCannT12 41-45, F 6 Responses Jan 23

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    When Love Turns To Hate

    my story is a long one.  I am just going to talk about the last 9 months or so.  My job closed down December 2008.  Tried another, harder job, had to give it up because of distance and ill health.  won't get into medical history, but it's not good.  Had...
    trishhebel trishhebel 41-45, F 3 Responses Oct 14, 2009

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    Losing A Nan

    When I was 15, my Nan fell ill, at the time I thought it was just a cold and a week passed and she wasn't getting any better so my dad took her in the hospital and on 23rd November my dad was told that ... they couldn't do any more for her, my dad let her go, at 6:30pm my dad...
    poopyundies poopyundies 18-21, M Feb 23, 2011

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    Grief

    I just lost my mom in October 2009.Death was something we used to spoke about.I contineously told her that she must never die in my absence and when she was due to die we spiritually connected.I am a south african working in saudi arabia.I went for a tour in Italy ,kept on...
    golfvw golfvw 70+, F Nov 20, 2009

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    I Miss My Grandma

    My grandma passed away 6 years ago at the end of this month. I still miss her SO much! I think about her every single day and I still blame myself for her passing away. Although she was extremely sick, I was the one who convinced her to go to the hospice house. That woman was my...
    zil1618 zil1618 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 12, 2013

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    Empty Nest Syndrome On Steroids

    I have suffered the loss of 3 much loved pets in the past 7 months.  I am disabled and isolated and a year ago was surrounded by unconditional love.  Now home feels so damn empty.  The last 2 were elderly, but only the first was anticipated ... the second little...
    TexasUrbanPioneer TexasUrbanPioneer 51-55, F 5 Responses Feb 20, 2009

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    My nan past away in October she was my life

    and brought me up from a very early age. My mum has now also passed away this February I feel so lost and would do anything to see and talk to them both again I miss them so much I am finding this very hard to deal with.
    lee711 lee711 36-40, M 3 Responses Mar 24

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    This Person I Have Become

    Hey guys this is my first story to share here.I have seen so many stories of people raped,losing someone to suicide to broken hearts to broken marriages.I would to like to thank all of you for your courage and bravery to speak out.I tend to talk nonsense but here is my story:Am...
    CarpeDlol CarpeDlol 13-15, M Dec 15, 2012

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    Zia Peggy

    My aunt Peggy died two weeks ago. She was a retired Army nurse. Her husband Lt. Marsh died in Vietnam. She is the seventh member of my family to die this year. Her funeral was the first one I have ever cried at. I hate crying, I was always taught that it was weak, so I do not cry...
    3venus 3venus 18-21, F Nov 4, 2012

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    When Love Turns To Hate

    my story is a long one.  I am just going to talk about the last 9 months or so.  My job closed down December 2008.  Tried another, harder job, had to give it up because of distance and ill health.  won't get into medical history, but it's not good.  Had...
    trishhebel trishhebel 41-45, F 2 Responses Oct 14, 2009

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    12 Yr. Old Son Grieving

    My son's best friend was recently killed in a tragic accident. My son, only 12, was witness and could have been the one killed. He had just turned around to go home when the accident happened. My son and I went along with our neighbor to the hospital but the little boy died...
    brownsfan5437 brownsfan5437 46-50 7 Responses Sep 19, 2008

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    I'M Losing You

    I'm sorry Jeremy. All the signs were there I was just to ignorent to notice your pain. If there was something I could do. I would do it. No matter the risk. You are my son and I'm losing you. I didn't know about the tumor. How could I. Your just so small and fragle. I'm really...
    AmberFosters AmberFosters 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 20, 2013

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    At The Moment - Yes

    I wondered if I would ever be writing my experience in here. I will be removing this story in the due time - which I hope will be within a few weeks at least. It is now two weeks since losing my closest friend Paul. Paul passed away peacefully in the early hours on Thursday the 1...
    HardingP119 HardingP119 36-40, M 5 Responses Oct 24, 2013

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    Autumn Leaves

    The world spins, the waters erase all signs of mortal passage and swallow the debris into the deep. All living creatures struggle to protect what they love from chaos, only to see their works thrown down into the dark by an errant gust of wind, an encounter with the random...
    windlion windlion 56-60, M 2 Responses Sep 24, 2009

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    Dreams

    Occasionally I wake up crying from my dreams . A recent one was of my grandma. She passed away in December 2011. She raised me from the time I was born, and was my rock. I love it when I dream about my grandma, but it also makes me very sad. The latest dream was kinda weird. My...
    undignified undignified 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 9, 2013

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    This Person I Have Become

    Hey guys this is my first story to share here.I have seen so many stories of people raped,losing someone to suicide to broken hearts to broken marriages.I would to like to thank all of you for your courage and bravery to speak out.I tend to talk nonsense but here is my story:Am...
    CarpeDlol CarpeDlol 13-15, M Dec 15, 2012

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    I Lost The Love Of My Life

    Tomorrow will be two weeks. It feels like a lifetime has passed since I have talked to him. His name is Bryan and he is 25 years old. We talked everyday for what would have been 7 years in June. He was so vibrant and full of life. He was in the process of buying a house and I...
    missieb2008 missieb2008 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 22, 2013

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    My Beautiful Daughter Died

    On December 10, 2009, I received a phone call at 5:30 a.m. from my son-in-law in Tennessee that changed my life forever.  He called to tell me my beautiful 31 yr old daughter was on the way to the hospital in an ambulance after he found her unconcious on the kitchen floor...
    liz6210 liz6210 56-60, F 6 Responses Mar 27, 2010

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    I Am Grieving The Day You Died Sept 27th

    That was the day I learned you never existed. For all that time I was Cinderella you were manipulating me. My prince charming was a psychopathic toad.
    BPBitch BPBitch 41-45, F Feb 2, 2013

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    About 7 Months

    Still thinking about (and forever will) walking in and seeing my sister having committed suicide. There is always going to be a feeling of regret that something might have been done.
    asert12345678 asert12345678 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 6, 2013

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    Please Bring Her Back! :'(

    i had a break down today :'( i lost my baby girl 22 days ago and her funeral is on saturday she is still in the hospital morge i think so i went to the hospital today and just had a break down i lost it was screaming for my baby!! i wasnt never able to hold her in my arms and i...
    maystribe maystribe 22-25, F 19 Responses Oct 30, 2013

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    Need Advice How To Deal With My Deceased Brother's Wife.

    My brother died in Feb of this year. This has been the most tragic thing to happen to my family. My sister-in-law has since pushed my mother away (after telling us she wanted to remain in our lives). She didn't even call/text my mom on my brother's birthday. I have tried to...
    umnowwhat umnowwhat 36-40, F 1 Response Oct 7, 2013

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    Tomorrow Isn't Mine; I Only Have This Moment In Time

    I have been grieving heavily the last few months over personal losses i have suffered going all the way back to my early child hood I have been on the verge of tears for the last six weeks straight over personal injury, emotional and spiritual losses in regards to people i have...
    loveunbound67 loveunbound67 41-45, M 1 Response Sep 10, 2012

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    R.I.P. Auntie

    Back to work today after my aunt's funeral this past Saturday. I was "happy" to have work to do and determined to remain focus in the present moment. I was all set until the tears unexpectantly came gushing out while driving. Had to pull to the side of the road. The tears and...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 1 Response May 30, 2013

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    How Stupid Am I?

    I don't even feel the energy to write this. I have been engaged to this lady for a year, with her 4, and despite numerous challenges and rows it seemed like, finally, peace. I have given my all supporting her in an exit strategy from a 20 year teaching career that was killing her...
    paul12345 paul12345 51-55, M 3 Responses Jun 27, 2009

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    There Is No Room

    Sometimes I think the human heart is just a little shelf. There is only so much you can pile onto it before things fall off of the edges and your insides are left feeling full of broken things.
    Dahliamakestwo Dahliamakestwo 36-40, F 2 Responses Oct 15, 2010

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    The Ice Cream Truck

    I been sitting in my sons computer chair by the window, watching people come in and out the building, children playing in the play ground , all the noises the children make while they play,and the ice cream mans music playing on the ice cream truck, and i'm home sick, i missing...
    streets718 streets718 56-60, F 5 Responses Jun 12, 2013

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