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I Am Tired of Losing People Whom I Love

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 175 People

    I Have Lost So Many People I Love In the Last Few Years

    Right after Hurricane Katrina, the young man who had been living at my house whom I had known since childhood fell off of a scaffold 120' up in the air.  In 2006, within a month I lost one of my closest friends to cancer and another fairly good friend to hepatitis...
    suigeneris suigeneris 41-45 1 Response Mar 12, 2009

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    Buried Next To Them

    I am more than tired of losing people I love and care for. Whether the feelings are in the past, present, or future, that is one of my greatest annoyances and fears: to watch people go. Sure, a great constant is change, but must it always be the change of loosing people you are...
    DustToAshes DustToAshes 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 21, 2010

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    Love Hurts

    I had a wife once who I allowed to stay at home and raise the kids I gave her everything she asked for that I could afford.After 10 years she had packed her bags one day when i got home from work and was waiting on a guy to pick her up.So I called the guy and told him to come get...
    coonly coonly 36-40 1 Response Apr 27, 2009

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    lostbrokeheart lostbrokeheart 18-21, F Apr 6, 2015

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    I Am Tired Of Losing People Whom I Love

    I lost my husband a year ago, before that my mother. Yes I am sick of death. I know we all have to die, but frankly I am sick of it. Living without the person who you love with all your heart and soul is an event in life I could have done without. I am lonesome even when I am...
    murphykaren45 murphykaren45 56-60 1 Response Oct 13, 2010

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    Gone, But Never Forgotten

    I know it is just part of life to lose loved ones to death, but that does not make it any easier to accept when a death occurs. I have lost all 4 grandparents, my father, a baby I miscarried, and a close aunt & uncle, all to death. They may be gone from this Earth, but they...
    snowlady snowlady 36-40, F 3 Responses Oct 13, 2009

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    No More Leaving....please!

    I can't stop you dying, but please my beloveds, don't leave me otherwise....please.
    TheRealWoman TheRealWoman 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 14, 2009

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    I Lost My Grandfather (dad's Side) On Nov. 27th

    This is the poem I read at his funeral...... :DON'T CRY FOR ME: DON'T CRY FOR ME, DON'T SHED A TEAR, OR FEEL SORROW ON THIS DAY. FOR AS LONG AS YOU REMEMBER ME, THEN I HAVEN'T PASSED AWAY.... DON'T CRY FOR ME, FOR I HAVE LIVED MORE LIFE THEN I COULD DREAM. I THANK THE LORD FOR...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Mar 13, 2009

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    My grandfather has been my best friend since I was 2. He beat esophageal cancer, then bladder cancer. Last March he was diagnosed with lung cancer. He went through radiation and...
    tallyrae tallyrae 22-25, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    It was a great day, it was going to be productive...fun and just different...but one bad attitude is enough to kill everyone's happy mood into something somber leaving me...
    DesiredUserNameandStuff DesiredUserNameandStuff 31-35, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    My ex boyfriend just came over to his friends house and I was cooking for him because we have the same friends and he happens to be my best friend and he yelled saying "this,this...
    peapot69 peapot69 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    someone who just won a battle with cancer just a couple years ago if that has now been given about 2 months to live. no treatment is working this time for her. she's only about 20...
    shadewolf7 shadewolf7 22-25, M 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    Does anyone else powder their salt with a pestle and mortar? I do this for oil roasted peanuts, and popcorn. It makes such a difference, so much more surface contact on the tongue...
    TokeTheBongAllDayLong TokeTheBongAllDayLong 18-21, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    In this case baking. Tres Leches cake because the flan has won 1st place 3 years in a row, it was getting too easy. Let's see how this one does at today's office bake off. I...
    Triztemuneca87 Triztemuneca87 26-30, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    What is your Favorite Meal to cook ???
    CODECRACKER2014 CODECRACKER2014 41-45, M 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    the song "save our last goodbye" by disturbed.
    shadewolf7 shadewolf7 22-25, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I wish none of this had ever happened to you; I wish you'd gone on to live the exceptional life we all were sure was in store for you, but it was not for us to decide what did or...
    JenniferSlate JenniferSlate 18-21, F 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    Remember when you thought you'd never survive? Guess what you made it, and you can do it again.
    j1nx3s j1nx3s 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    My Son Patrick Patrick is my oldest son. He is the first of four. I lost my third, Andrew because he was premature and only lived for 11 hours and 40 minutes and he died in my...
    Jackie69C Jackie69C 46-50, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    This makes me pull into myself and distrust them. I can't seem to love and just love anymore... I dont want my grandmother to die. I know one day she will have to. I see her...
    Backspaceblogger Backspaceblogger 26-30 3 days ago

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    Are We Enablers? Every so often, I see or hear something online (especially related to the fatness issue,) that *really* makes me mad, and when that happens, I often respond by...
    Hymnguy Hymnguy 31-35, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Only that I miss, it's hard to lose a loved one and the worst thing your brother. The strangeness.
    katta01 katta01 22-25, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    This is the heart of which my pain derives. It is the reason I feel fear. If you have nothing to lose, then there is nothing to fear. I am terrified of liking this person too...
    WingsofTime WingsofTime 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Its always the ones you love that has the ability to hurt you the most.
    Spirit000 Spirit000 22-25, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    The worst fear ever! I can't imagine life without my beloved family. 😣😦
    WhatIf2 WhatIf2 16-17, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    A year ago Friday I lost my grandmother to lung cancer toughest week of my entire life I'd never lost anyone who was so influential in my life before then a few months later my...
    dtrain1999 dtrain1999 16-17, M 6 days ago

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    just recently i had lost my grandma to pancreatic cancer .we bearly found this out right after thanksgiving or last year .she went into the hospital cause she has stomach pains and...
    rayy17 rayy17 16-17, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I'm scared of losing a lot of my loved ones, but sometimes losing the most beautiful people in my life is what I fear losing the most! (The two families who love me no less because...
    derricksautism derricksautism 18-21, M a week ago

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    At the root of my behaviour, this simple but constant fear breathes. Every year I watch my parents age, hearing an imaginary ticking clock, counting down the time I have left with...
    sophiebelle27 sophiebelle27 26-30, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    I need someone to love seafood because I REALLY neeeed to cook some. & I need to bake a healthy dessert too. PALZZZZZ??? I SAID please!!! plz plz?
    IAmDoneBeingLiedTo IAmDoneBeingLiedTo 31-35, F 5 Responses a week ago

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    My mother is a chef and she puts a lot of pressure on me to cook well. Often she comes back from work too tired to cook for us so I usually have to cook for the family and she can...
    ErinC1990 ErinC1990 13-15, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    Months ago u said that u didn't want to talk in "this level", that u had never liked me in that sort of way. I was devastated. I laid so many emotions on u and for you to say that...
    Laraamani Laraamani 22-25, F a week ago

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    My father was a pretty heavy smoker since the time he was a teen. A few years ago, he died from lung cancer. It was a slow painful death that i wouldn't wish on my worst enemy. I...
    ben243 ben243 22-25, M 2 Responses Feb 5

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    I would take my mom as an example, and a really GOOD one too. Ever since I had been into my paranoia disorder, I just keep disappointing her and getting her worried more each time...
    LexiMory LexiMory 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 2

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    In 2009, my father was diagnosed with esophageal cancer and was given a 3% survival chance of longer than a year. My world was crushed, I couldn't lose my daddy. He went through...
    kmhitz kmhitz 22-25, F 10 Responses Feb 2

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    I lost my Nana to lung cancer in 2004. I recently been cancer myself and my mom is currently fighting lung cancer :(
    sikkacyanide sikkacyanide 22-25, F 6 Responses Feb 1

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    My daughter and I were talking about Valentines Day and she is making the menu ( no I don't know how to make Doritos )but the chicken and chocolate covered strawberries I am good...
    Dancemomisme1 Dancemomisme1 46-50, F 4 Responses Feb 1

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    Life is like a camera. You focus on what's important. Capture the good times. Develop from the negative and if things don't work out take another shot.
    Lyona1200 Lyona1200 18-21, F Feb 1

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    hey dad. I could use your advise. Its been over ten years so I know asking you now is a little out of the ordinary. I am not your little guy anymore. Its been far too long for...
    PilotofStorms PilotofStorms 41-45, M 4 Responses Feb 1

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    I love to cook for my dad, I try to have it ready for him when he gets home from work.
    JTurner2002 JTurner2002 13-15, F 3 Responses Jan 31

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    Except I already have. The best friends I managed to keep throughout high school and some college...they are all gone. Of course, I blame no one but myself. I had a best friend in...
    DremeJolie DremeJolie 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 31