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I Don't Cope Well With Death

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 44 People

    Hard.

    I know this May sound Pathetic or Crazy Even. But Death isn't something i cannot Cope with at all. The death of Animals, People. I just can't Cope well with it. Today I lost my Kitty. I been crying two hours About it. Childish Maybe. But I Feel like every time I get close to...
    matthewsmommy matthewsmommy 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 10, 2008

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    I'm Not Able

    It seems to me, that having gone through the loss of loved ones many times since I was 8 would  have given me some kind of insight.  Knowing what people need from us in their own time of loss.  But it did not give me any insight.  Nothing ever made me feel any...
    DumpyFrumpy DumpyFrumpy 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 2, 2008

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    What Do You Say?

    What can you say to someone who's lost a loved one or relative? Anything I might say sounds lame and pointless. But you can't just pretend nothing's happened.
    fadiva fadiva 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 11, 2008

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    Oil and Water

    I don't deal well with the deaths of the people around me. At all. For some reason I have trouble processing the fact that someone is gone...and then I'm terrified of who's going to be next.  Ironically, I'm not as afraid of myself dying as I am of my siblings or my mother...
    vinividivici21 vinividivici21 22-25, F 7 Responses Aug 10, 2008

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    My Dad

    My Dad, When he passed away, I was so sad, I couldn’t cope, Needed help, Still, I miss him every day.
    startinover1 startinover1 46-50 Apr 2, 2012

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    Is This Normal?

    I have such a strange way of dealing with death. This has happened with my uncles passing and also my grandpa that just died today. Ill try to ignore it and ill be fine until I have to see family. Once I go to a funeral or wake I feel extremely uncomfortable and get really...
    Christysweet268 Christysweet268 22-25 1 Response Apr 8, 2013

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    Try To Ignore It...

    I act like it doesn't happpen, when someone I care about, and Love, have died. I don't cope well at all, I do anything, and everything to forget that it even happened, I don't talk about it, I don't think about it, I don't do anything that has to do with coming to terms with what...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Nov 29, 2010

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