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I Don't Cope Well With Death

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Okay, I don't know what to say.. My mom gets angry over small things very fast, the whole day she will be shouting at me and using abusive words though I know she doesn't mean it...
    instapic instapic 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 6

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    Me and my mom has big different. When it pay day, she become sweet to me and when I'm broke, she act like I'm not there. When I try talk to her, all she say what you wanted me to...
    colonaileen colonaileen 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 12

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    So I see a lot of questions about getting along with your mom or how to deal with her. Well, coming from a person who used to argue with her mom on a daily basis, I can tell you...
    Lanaoreo Lanaoreo 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 30

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    Me and my mom haven't been getting along. Ever since our family decided to move she's been a jerk. We got in a fight the other day and it got intense (she beat me for the first...
    SammyTheBroken SammyTheBroken 16-17, F 7 Responses Sep 10

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    She always makes me feel guilty, as if everything is my fault. I came home the other day from a bad xc race. I get home to her yelling at me that it was my fault that she threw out...
    mnmth mnmth 16-17, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    I lost my love of life to my best frnd my frndship olways tries to put me down they try to change me I m fedup of this y d hell they can't accept me for who I m they comment on my...
    Kazi313 Kazi313 16-17, M Aug 30

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    So, it has officially been a few weeks since I have spoken with my mother. As I have written about before she has mental illness and I just can not handle her manic episodes...
    breeze90 breeze90 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 6

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    I don't lol. I have done law and philosophy so am used to people being able to argue. A guy who refuses to see that his point could be wrong... or who believes if he just raises...
    surfdas surfdas 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 24

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    My mom and I are so much alike we butt heads. We've never really gotten along, and she gets mad at me over the silliest things. She has smashed my head into the front door, beat me...
    Ry2305 Ry2305 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 26

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    My mother said she won't pay for any of my tuition because I won't look at colleges that don't fit what I want to study.
    LonelyThoughts369 LonelyThoughts369 16-17, F 3 Responses Sep 1

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    It's really hard for me... in times when i feel scared, sad, when something is worrying me, i wish i could turn to my mom, i know that a simple hug, loving words or just knowing...
    TheTurtleDove TheTurtleDove 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 3

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    I despise that woman... Her constant need to get what she wants will be the end of her. My mother is disgusting at times, seducing men to get her way. Of course my father always...
    RockelBlue RockelBlue 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 5

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    My mom is the only thing holding me back. She treats me the worst out of her kids. My older brother is in college so she misses him, my little brother is her "baby" so nothing he...
    Doublebubble64 Doublebubble64 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 6

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    Ever since my parents got divorced and I moved with my mother and sister to a small apartment (from a big house. In this apartment I don't have a room or a desk - I am basically...
    jtajulie jtajulie 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 13

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    She insists on sexualizing every outfit I wear.. leggings are too revealing, shorts and skirts are too short, jeans are too tight. She constantly makes me feel bad about my body...
    adriannab adriannab 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    So I'm here again 4:05 am and I can't sleep anymore!!!!! I just slept 5 hours!!!i wonder if that enough hours!!!!!! Can't believe it : ( :(
    Marybella82 Marybella82 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 30

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    Last night was tumultuous. I can't drive quite yet, and I was going to a cafe to meet up with some of my dearest friends whom I hadn't seen in a very long time. I felt as though I...
    Em518 Em518 13-15, F Sep 6

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    I HAVE NEVER hated indian accent since i moved to middle east. I used to love bollywoods. But just working with this indian at work makes me want to bang my head on the wall. they...
    iamnotshy iamnotshy 22-25 6 days ago

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    I am 16 years old. My mom, has been married and divorced 3 times. She went to prison for 3 years. She came back from prison, left my stepdad, and is now in an ongoing relationship...
    wootenbrittany7 wootenbrittany7 22-25, F Aug 25

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    But the one family member that accepts me for me is now in the hospital in the ICU. My uncle got in a car crash and broke his leg and has a collapsed lung. He hasn't been able to...
    blahlahblah599 blahlahblah599 16-17, F Aug 26

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    I was a great student in high school. Graduated with honors, editor of the year book master of the webstaff, Captain of the colorguard. I was proud of myself for all my...
    molson91 molson91 22-25, F Aug 28

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    My mom has a mental disorder and is an alcoholic we argue every day and I get yelled at for no reason she has done horrible things to my family in the past and ruins every family...
    puplepsndazzz puplepsndazzz 13-15, F 3 Responses Aug 28

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    She basically my mom is still considering being friends with my abusive ex. Talk about boundary issues and where my codepency was born. I can't stay on the phone with her more than...
    milanmilan milanmilan 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 31

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    A few years ago, I moved back in with my mom. She saved my life, essentially. I was pretty much catfished by a dude who turned out to be emotionally and psychologically abusive...
    adianoeta adianoeta 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 3

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    My mother and father are fervent Opus Dei Catholics. They believe in punishing their children, and my mother used to whip me a lot. When you think your mother should be the bastion...
    Mstroig Mstroig 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 6

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    Sending me to live with my grandmother when I was 13 is the best decision she ever made
    LikeAPrayer LikeAPrayer 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 24

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    What's the point in arguing with the blind? :)
    PetiteChica PetiteChica 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 27

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    I used to never get along with my mother. Now I'm postpartum and she helps me so much. I really appreciate it.
    jqwujiaqi jqwujiaqi 26-30, F Sep 5

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    I'm thinking that Iam not sleeping enough hours???Already awake and a little bet dizzy !!!....
    Marybella82 Marybella82 31-35, F Aug 29

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    Way too much stuff floating around in my head at the moment. All of it a worry but nothing I can do about any of it!!
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M 1 Response Aug 29

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    I believe I woke up at 7am yesterday and oh look it just turned 7am the next day. I was tired, but I think I fought it off.
    Riukkuyo Riukkuyo 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    she's so annoying. she acts like a little kid, and i'm the one who is supposed to do that. she does stupid things that just agitate me.
    xenababy7 xenababy7 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 31

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    i hate my mom dont let me do anything hate that
    tiffany13fun tiffany13fun 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 13

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    She's made an appointment in student review day at 7am. You go in and talk to your tutor (the year group is split into 9 random tutor sets but taught in tier sets based on ability...
    eyeslikeacarcrash eyeslikeacarcrash 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    Now please tell me why leggins should be "totally inappropriate" at my age?????? why????
    jujeju jujeju 13-15, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    I don't welcome death. I don't look forward to death. I enjoy life as it is. That is all there is and that is everything. When death comes, there is no longer life. What a...
    YodaWho YodaWho 70+, M 1 Response Aug 25

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    Maybe I made my decision too fast. I met my husband last summer and started dating 3 months later. He gave me a proposal in last December and I said "Yes"... He sort of begged me...
    Saya0414 Saya0414 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 12

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    Don’t be concerned. I’m not moving into the debate on irrespective of whether some Lion winners are scam. You'll find adequate voices on that. And my place to begin...
    Yolandajn652 Yolandajn652 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 26

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    Okay I understand it I just don't get the same call to arms to defend it. Perhaps if I was truly a Christian I would. By any means today I have youth group......and someone pointed...
    KateTheStraightedge KateTheStraightedge 16-17, F a week ago

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    I love my boyfriend a lot, I know I'm young so save the talk lol, but I really do. But I really think I love him for the wrong reason. He took my virginity and was my first kiss...
    lonelygypsy lonelygypsy 13-15, F 4 days ago