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I Don't Cope Well With Death

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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 18-21 1 Response Apr 8, 2013

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    Every time I visit my mom, she gets mad at some point. Somewhere along the way, a phone conversation turns into an argument. Every little thing irritates her. And what simply makes...
    vrintige vrintige 22-25, F 18 hrs ago

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    I don't get along with my mom. Of course i want to have a good relationship with her, as she wants it to. But sometimes i feel soooo pissed of with my life and there are days that...
    feelingaloneee feelingaloneee 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 26

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    So a while ago I asked my mom if she trusts me and she told me without a doubt that she does. I mean, why wouldn't she? I behave, do my chores, i do great in school, and I help her...
    jaybgkid98 jaybgkid98 16-17, M 1 Response Dec 7

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    I don't really know what to do anymore. At this point, my mom is the main trigger to my depression and anxiety. I don't like being around her, but I don't want to hurt her. She's...
    dickdurk dickdurk 16-17, F 3 Responses Dec 7

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    Is there a name for when you tell something nice, like a gift, to a person and then the next day you take it back, like telling them they can go buy that thing they really wanted...
    escapemyreality escapemyreality 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 23

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    My mom has picked her boyfriend over me countless times. Just this year in fact. But it was the last straw for me. I'll never understand how a parent can pick a person who has...
    dissolution dissolution 22-25, F 4 Responses Nov 29

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    I guess having loving parents is just too much to ask for and lately I keep being reminded of it. I went to a friends house and I couldn't help but notice the way her mother...
    anonamanda001 anonamanda001 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 13

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    Sometimes when my sister travels with my dad and I, me and her kinda don't get along, one day, we were only spending the day to visit my dad's side of the family to celebrate my...
    megos21 megos21 18-21, F a week ago

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    They don't accept me for who I am one bit. I pretend it doesn't hurt but it really does. My Mom and brother are the only ones who really understand.
    katnisseverdeen722 katnisseverdeen722 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    Not always. But even though the first three of us are adults and our youngest an older adolescent, things still can get tense very quickly when forbid it, family events put us all...
    morea morea 22-25, F Nov 27

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    I never knew how hard it was to have your mother call you fat . I know it may seem like nothing but it hurts . For some damn reason it made me cry. It felt like my own mom was...
    Yovanna Yovanna 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 1

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    I never really got along with her. I feel like she doesn't understands me all she cares about is beauty. She doesn't understand my feeling and she's not a person i can talk to. She...
    Tessa3 Tessa3 22-25, F Dec 4

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    He’s a git, to be honest. Never really did get on with him if you discount being five and always managing to wheedle him into buying you that sweet when the mother proved too...
    morea morea 22-25, F Dec 5

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    My mom just decided to wake me up at 7 am on my day off (after 2 hours of sleep which she knows) and complained about what I do/have done wrong for 30 minutes even though I was...
    littlemissrainy littlemissrainy 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 9

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    My boyfriend broke up with me Saturday night. We had been living together for a little while but because of issues he had going on he ended it and needed to concentrate on his...
    HaightStreet HaightStreet 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Just got back for thanksgiving break last night and I ended up storming out of the house cause she just went too far, but I still love her
    sarcasticgirl sarcasticgirl 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 26

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    Today me and my mom watched The ride Demi Lovato. Demi was talking about self harming and my mom was telling how Demi is crazy because of that and stupid and she had to be in...
    staystrongandlive staystrongandlive 16-17, F 4 Responses Nov 29

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    my mom seems to find reasons to paddle me
    tinytonya2001 tinytonya2001 13-15, F 5 Responses Nov 30

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    I know I am supposed to love my mom but I just get annoyed but look of even her name.
    suesueee suesueee 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 30

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    everything i do is wrong. i can never do anything to please her. It's never enough
    ftash ftash 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 4

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    Me and my sister are almost 10 years apart and we have always fight like cats and dogs. I guess it's a sibling thing but now I'm grown and she's grown and married we should stop...
    Rebelscorpio Rebelscorpio 22-25, F Dec 11

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    she's getting drunk again... I wonder when she'll stop and realize that this is one reason I hate her....
    nomnommings nomnommings 16-17, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I claim that I don't believe in a God or some conscious transcendent force. But, I guess deep down I'm just angry with the world. It's almost like a parent abandoning a child and...
    KeithPrice94 KeithPrice94 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 26

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    coworker flirting or LIKES me I have been working at this new job for about 6 months and I have noticed this coworker has 'grown on me' and I am attracted to him. The thing...
    tee13gee tee13gee 41-45, F Dec 11

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    I don't wear much makeup since wake up early for morning class is such a hard thing. I hate to wake up early lol so I wear makeup when I feel flirty or in such important occassion...
    rockettothemoon08 rockettothemoon08 18-21, F 4 Responses Dec 13

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    So, I was just informed that a long term friend of mine is upset with me because a few years back he had a crush on me and thought I felt the same, but I just never acknowledged...
    AmayaTsuki AmayaTsuki 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 23

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    Its a difference between wearing makeup and letting it define you.I wear enough to enhance my looks but not so much to the point of being beyond recognition.I don't mind going...
    irreelevance irreelevance 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    I met many people who often made their opinion about something or somebody before they talked to him ir her or before they imformed themselves about it. I think that is sad and...
    Nickgermany Nickgermany 46-50, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I've no clue who I am. At the beginning of this year I was flipping out over the idea that I didn't know who was, or what made up "me". It really freaked me out and made me feel...
    Friability Friability 18-21 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    Tonight is the first night I've been alone since me and my partner got together and I'm really struggling to cope. Back when we first met I was in a very dark place and so was he...
    justagirl92 justagirl92 22-25, F Dec 9

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    I am trapped between my own emotions and pain. I can't get out. Every second leaves from my life, I feel like i am more getting trapped in it. I don't feel like I used to feel. My...
    deathiscold deathiscold 70+, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    In the blink of an Eye In the blink of an eye, life's over. There are no second chances given to anyone in that final calling. No one asks if were ready to go or not. We don't...
    secretme1970 secretme1970 41-45, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    I am that blonde on my friends shoulder. My friend and I got bored so she decided to do my makeup. Haha it was interesting. I felt like a doll and it took hours to get off. I...
    summertimesadness16 summertimesadness16 22-25, F 12 hrs ago

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    I hate the feeling when you really don't have any emotion... you feel so empty, you're not happy, you're not sad, you're nothing, you're mind is spinning but you can't feel...
    Thiswillbethelast Thiswillbethelast 18-21, F 5 hrs ago

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    They always say "why can't you be like your cousin?" "Behave more like your brother" "if you're good like your brother/cousin you can go to a good high school" I don't want to be...
    DoorMattress DoorMattress 13-15, M 4 hrs ago

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    I don't fear death. Death fears me.
    jack3683 jack3683 16-17, M 4 Responses Dec 5

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    Not in a negative way though, I don't fear death but I don't welcome death either. I just "know" that there is something incredible beyond this life...
    angelonhigh angelonhigh 51-55, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I don't know who I really am. I feel as if I have no real identity. If someone was ever to ask me who I am, I would have no answer.
    xxxAditixxx xxxAditixxx 13-15, F 2 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    I don't fear death but doesn't mean I want to die or even try suicide XD I don't know when or how would I be dead, just wish I would rest in peace on my bed when my time comes X)
    Rinkika Rinkika 22-25, F 6 Responses Dec 12

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