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I Am Looking Help Support and Advice On Bereavement

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    Newly Bereaved

    My beloved husband of 17 years collapsed and died last Thursday, April 8. Family and friends have flown in to be with me, but are all preparing to go back to their lives -- and I'm ALONE. I can't think clearly enough to make any decisions right now; on the other hand, my finances...
    MomPink MomPink 61-65, F 1 Response Apr 14, 2012

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    I Lost the Love of My Life That I Share 20 Years

    HELLO MY SELF TOO, I AM LOKKING FOR HELP MY HOUSBAND DIE ABOUT TWO YEARS AGO, AND TO ME IS LIKE YESTERDAY, HE BASICALLY DIE, IN MY ARMS, AN IS AND EXPERIENCE TERRIBLE AND MY 5 YEARS OLD, SEEN HIS FATHER SCREEMING THAT HIS HEAD WAS HURTING, AND THE MINUTES CALLING THE AMBULLANCE...
    SESI SESI 41-45, F 3 Responses Jul 9, 2009

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    LOSING Someone You Love!

    I DECIDED TO JOIN THIS WEBSITE TO TRY AND MEET PEOPLE WHO HAVE EXPERIENCED LOSING SOMEONE THAT THEY LOVE. MY MUM LOST HER MOTHER NINE MONTHS AGO, MY GRANDMOTHER WHO I TRULY LOVED TOO. THEN MY HUSBAND LOST HIS SISTER SEVERAL MONTHS LATER. WE HAVE BOTH FOUND THAT DEATH WITHIN...
    chel130879 chel130879 26-30 2 Responses Jul 9, 2009

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    I Miss My Daughter...

    I really need some help and support right now. i am not good at talking about this, but it has got to the point that it keeps me awake at night. It hurts me, but I am not sure how to ask for help anymore. I don't know, it just hurts me more than anything. Okay, so here is...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Jul 10, 2009

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    Lost My Husband Of 29 Years

    I have just lost my husband of 29 years, he collapsed and the next day he died, friday 13th july, he died in the uk but we live in spain, he was there visiting his mother, i was there at his death but never got to tell him how much he meant to me, i am feeling so angry, tired...
    cavvylady cavvylady 46-50 2 Responses Aug 5, 2012

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    Lost My Mother And Abandoned By Friends

    It has been almost two years since my dear mother passed away, and I keep hoping things will get easier, but without the support of friends or family, I just can't seem to get past this. I have tried so hard to "be there" for my friends that their absence devastates me. It's...
    Ellie1972 Ellie1972 36-40 Jul 24, 2012

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    Some Day's Are Worse Then Others

    It's been 8months since I lost her. How I made it thru the winter I'll never know. Why is it getting harder?
    missmygirl72 missmygirl72 61-65 3 Responses Jul 25, 2011

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    My Mother

    i lost my mom 10 years ago i miss her and am struggling to find ways to mourn for her and thrree years after she died i had my first child wich is a girl and i feel so lost.
    aprilk aprilk 31-35 4 Responses Jul 10, 2009

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    Feeling Displaced

    December 12th will be three years since my beloved husband and best friend went in for a routine CAT scan and passed from a pulmonary embolism. Since then I have felt like I do not belong anywhere. I let myself be talked into moving back to my hometown (same state, opposite...
    lostintime4ever lostintime4ever 61-65 1 Response Nov 4, 2012

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    Weighed Down By Sadness

    My father just died after a brief illness. In the midst of this three week period my father in law died in his sleep. I can't believe how sad I am. They both lived good long lives. They both died peacefully. But I feel like I'm walking through molasses. Everything takes so...
    Maresidotes Maresidotes 51-55 1 Response Apr 25, 2012

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    My wife passwed away on Boxing day

    so short an illness I cant beleive she has gone every day I shed more tears. My daughter says I have to have the tear to wash the pain so that it can be healed.
    Wjndyridge Wjndyridge 70+, M Apr 1

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    I lost my cousin to suicide in October 2013 &

    three of my best friends children just this Monday, may 26th. I am numb & feeling totally empty. If there is anyone going through this or has done. I would love to talk to you.
    nazkid99 nazkid99 36-40, F May 29

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    I really don't know what to do anymore I was basically killing myself in drugs then stop for an amazing girl who is my fiancée now but we hardly have anything to talk about...
    Chesher Chesher 16-17, M 1 Response Jun 30

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    I am married and we have a one year old. We have always have certain issues between us - an up and down relationship where everything is 'perfect' one minute then suddenly from...
    Bosnell02 Bosnell02 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 5

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    Hello everyone!.. I am new to this "new experience" however I have been looking for support for a very long time so I am really hoping that this will help me!..I am a new...
    MissKay6 MissKay6 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    New to sure. Looking for support and friends. Wife knows and does not accept. You are a lucky guy to have support. Annie
    annieinhose annieinhose 46-50, T 1 Response Jul 15

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    I don't even know where to start. I need some serious advice and no jokes ppl please. This sounds crazy and maybe even unbelievable, but I fell in love with a 30 yr old guy and I'm...
    strixerX strixerX 16-17, M 2 Responses Jul 21

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    I really want to help other people because I feel like I owe a lot to the world, I might seem too young to help but I understand a lot more than some people and I don't judge...
    JaimeSparkles JaimeSparkles 13-15, T a week ago

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    I am not a very talkative person. I only have two good friends that I can talk too about anything. My best friend is in the Philippines, so I don't get to talk to my closest friend...
    moose73630 moose73630 16-17, M 17 hrs ago

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    I constantly Am having these moods that switch so quick . Can it be because of a memory in the past that triggers them . Me and my boyfriend have been through alot and have had...
    patient33 patient33 22-25, F Jul 4

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    It's called 'marriage' you can't help who you fall in love with. It shouldn't bother people who they marry, it's their life....I'm quite proud that New Zealand is the first place...
    Daisymay77 Daisymay77 16-17, F 2 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    I am definitely looking to connect and make new friends since I haven't been on EP for a long time now and no longer keep in touch with my some of my old ep friends that I made on...
    texaschic35 texaschic35 31-35, F 5 Responses Jun 30

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    I have a boyfriend. This is my first relationship. I'm still pretty young. I'm a college student But right now I'm a full time lifeguard and swimming instructor My little job on...
    andreaespe andreaespe 18-21, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    Every year, I go on holiday to the the same place to see my cousins, uncle and auntie and enjoy the holiday every time i go but just recently my cousins have started to go out...
    murd27 murd27 13-15, M 2 mins ago

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    And why wouldn't I? The ONLY reason I could see for anyone to have anything against gay marriage is religion. But if you are against gays because of religion then you are a...
    shoxic shoxic 22-25, F 2 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    Things have been eating me alive lately. For somewhat of a background, I am 24 years of age, and that this point in my life a lot of things are changing, yet I'm not quite where I...
    GiovanniRose GiovanniRose 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    God knows that she's one of my good friends but what she does, makes me **** off especially with her boyfriend!!!! I CAN UNDERSTAND THAT HE WAS YOUR FIRST FOR EVERYTHING!!! BUT I...
    Xmidniteangel15X Xmidniteangel15X 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I love the man I'm with. He's more than anything I would have ever asked for. He's been talking with a navy recruiter for the past month and he's dead set on this career. I want to...
    wh0isit wh0isit 16-17, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Hey every one :) i'm kristen and i made this to try and give my best support and advice to every one that needs it. Please feel free to message me if you are going through a rough...
    riseagainstx3 riseagainstx3 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    Have you noticed all the posts about people who feel suicidal, depressed, feeling lost and alone? Do you ever feel the urge to help them? To say something that will brighten...
    dreadheadgal dreadheadgal 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 22

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    I am just in such a funk in my life. I am looking for someone to share advice with maybe help one another out and just have someone to enjoy chatting with online. Nothing serious...
    snowbabe3 snowbabe3 22-25, F 5 Responses Jul 9

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    Basically I think this girls really cute and I met her last year but we never really talked but we do have common friends. So today me and a couple of my friends (her friends aswll...
    drakee95 drakee95 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 20

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    hey all ! ... this is important and big. can i have a small time of yours, just little.. few minutes.. i sign up here around a year back to share my story with people and i did. i...
    heartless2 heartless2 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 22

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    hey all ! ... this is important and big. can i have a small time of yours, just little.. few minutes.. i sign up here around a year back to share my story with people and i did. i...
    heartless2 heartless2 22-25, M 6 days ago

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    In the way I can, offering advices, to hear all they want to talk about, guidance and emotional support.
    InsanelySaneGuy InsanelySaneGuy 18-21, M Jul 3

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    I moved back to Florida with my husband at the end of May, and my grandfather died on June 4th while I was on the phone with my grandmother. It was sort of expected because he had...
    PunkinH2O PunkinH2O 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 10

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     Hey so my hair's been bugging me so much lately. It's just gotten to a significant length but instead of growing back nice and straight and glossy like it was before the big...
    Olive15 Olive15 13-15, F Jul 11

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    Currently, I weigh 130 lbs. and would really like to be at least 110 lbs. I really think that having someone to support me and give support to will help me reach my goals. If you...
    MaryKreed MaryKreed 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 16

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    I've been giving advice to people for awhile now. Especially my friends. And they are always telling me that I give great advice. Plus, I like to help people, and put peoples needs...
    basketballislife15 basketballislife15 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 17

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    I don't understand. I just don't understand. I am in love and it's a really very good feeling. Yes I am just 17 years old and am in love with a 41 year old man. He is my first love...
    jerry44 jerry44 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I am attempting to recover from cutting, but it's a battle I'm tired of fighting and ready to give in. I need encouragement and advice from someone who has already best this...
    itsawish itsawish 22-25, F 2 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    I want to know if I am doing the right thing or am I over analyzing the situation... Been with my man for three years but doesn't seem to see how his actions affect me or those...
    Kymen Kymen 22-25, F Jul 14

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    Just looking for advice on what I'm doing wrong, or right. Idk, I just can't seem to connect with people or I push them away instantly. I keep finding myself getting scared of...
    awkward11 awkward11 22-25, F Jul 18

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    I never really taught I was ever that good at giving advice but since I joined ep ,I've been doing noting but lol and I truly think I have helped a lot of people. Now even some of...
    Life8227 Life8227 16-17, F Jul 18

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    I haven't written a story on ep for ages, not a proper one, but I've been looking back through the ones I have written and realised just how much I've grown up and changed. I...
    Sophiesmiles Sophiesmiles 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 20

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    I'm in the St Louis area and looking for someone to talk with and maybe more......
    Motleyman Motleyman 41-45, M 1 hr ago

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    This is LONG, but I'm desperate for advice... ): Okay there's this guy I've had a thing with for 2-3 months now, & we might be completely over.. Him & I aren't in a relationship...
    SweetLikeSugarrr SweetLikeSugarrr 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 9

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    My best friend is about 11 years older then myself, he and i have known each other for roughly 10 yrs. He's hled my hand threw illness, loss, breakups. Hes cheered me on through...
    sinistergirl sinistergirl 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 11

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