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I Don't Cope Well With Death

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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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    As growing up being abused by my mom bc of her drugs & alcohol! She was abuse as well with everything even sexually abuse! For years my mom had kept her dark secret a till she told...
    ncsweetfem ncsweetfem 36-40, F 1 Response Oct 14

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    Ugh. I don't feel so good. Body aches, sore throat, earache, but no fever (no vomiting, no diarrhea, altho I do live at Ebola central in Dallas). Doctor just put me on meds for...
    Chanrhu Chanrhu 51-55, F 1 Response Oct 18

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    He is constantly drinking beer, and now that hes back from his deployment of 4 months he gets about a month of vacation. He was not on the field but he is a welder instead. Anyways...
    messedupgirl167 messedupgirl167 16-17, F a week ago

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    Well its obvious my mom can no longer stand me,and I can't stand her either.I'm the youngest in my family and I normally sit in the living room because I STILL don't have my own...
    belovedcandy belovedcandy 26-30, F 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    my mother is i guess abusive. i didn't really know until i was thirteen and i was talking about it and someone called me out on it. i thought every mother was like mine. she liked...
    Limle Limle 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 13

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    My older sister and I don't get along. We try, but we've had some problems in the past and our 10 year age difference doesn't help either. However, I am super excited to announce...
    lovedaria lovedaria 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 16

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    My mom and I were really close growing up, or as close as you can be when you're one of seven kids. I think my mom naturally favored the girls, and my older sister was basically a...
    katinbell katinbell 22-25, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    For at least since my teens I've never slept well. I spend all night awake and get a few hours sleep then wake up in the morning. I think my mind runs at a million miles an hour...
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M Oct 10

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    it's 6am and my mind is going a million miles an hour with no end in sight. looks like it's gonna be another all-nighter.. FML
    fuckitol fuckitol 22-25, F Sep 30

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    I'm new here to the experience project and so I'm not exactly sure how this works so here goes. I'm currently living with my boyfriend, boyfriends brother and three animals...
    justmicki justmicki 18-21, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    My mom and I have a very strange relationship. I guess compared to my other friends parents she'd be considered quite strict. I love my mother and I know she loves me as well...
    grl16 grl16 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Since I joined this site, I've encountered allot of good people, people who have compassion and empathy for others. Unfortunately, I've also encountered men in their 30's and up...
    AntonioV AntonioV 46-50, M 9 Responses Oct 3

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    they ***** everyday all the time. i am 23 and its very frustrating. they do whatever they ant but i can't. i have to follow them, and they pushed they lifestyle on me. obviously we...
    lucielle999 lucielle999 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 3

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    i love the fact that my mum has decided to kick me and my 2month old son out because she doesn't want me part of her family which my i say her partner who has a ********* case on...
    blackspirit1 blackspirit1 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 13

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    We keep on fighting.. She always tried to run away, I was always the one who had to chase her back. Today, I told her that i gave up on her. Probably this is the end of our...
    missperiwinkle missperiwinkle 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 17

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    First boyfriend- I felt like he'd never leave and no matter how sad I was, i'd be happy when he was around. I felt safe from everything bad. Second boyfriend- was a piece of...
    KayandtheCelloCats KayandtheCelloCats 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    So I just had to go out and buy a few supplies I needed and when I get back my mother had already come home from work and as soon as I close the door she goes all annoyed asking...
    escapemyreality escapemyreality 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    Like it is News!? I am an insomniac since birth ! lol
    monatonie monatonie 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 8

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    My mom thinks I dress slutty but it is what all us kids wear?????
    jenn1386 jenn1386 13-15, F 5 Responses Oct 1

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    I'm 17 and my mother and I have never had a very good relationship. Recently things have gotten a lot worse. A year ago I found out my mother was cheating on my dad and all hell...
    justcaity97 justcaity97 16-17, F 2 Responses Oct 4

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    i mostly feeling guilty when she starts her motherly staff and i always respond like "mind ur business". teenagers do that tho, and she has to stop asking me stupid questions.
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Oct 16

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    Well I don't fear my own death I'm terrified over the thought of people I know dying I view my own death as a good thing I believe in god I also believe in heaven and I know that's...
    mrloweco mrloweco 18-21, M Oct 11

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    If I have kids, this is what could happen to them 1: I have very low stress tolerance levels. I could ignore the child because I can't take care of it properly from the extreme...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45, T 2 Responses Oct 16

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    I suffer from mental problems and am not accepted in society. I've never worked and never want to. I don't want to go into a situation of bullying and stress. I had enough of that...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45, T Oct 11

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    ****BARE-LY THERE**** 1. With dresses. Decent, knee-length to ankle length ones. Not with mini dresses. Don't want any accidental flashing or advertising to the world that i'm...
    CandyxCane CandyxCane 36-40, F 18 Responses Oct 9

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    Not a single one. My only life is my mother and stepfather. I am in my twenties and don't have any mates. Growing up I had people I talked to casually, but no 'friends'. I mostly...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45, T 3 Responses Oct 11

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    Hey, I am Sam. I joined experienceproject recently and so far it has been a great experience. I enjoy goofing off in my spare time on here, when I have nothing else to do. People...
    PurpleeHaze PurpleeHaze 13-15, M Oct 12

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    Guess it's time to be true to who I am and live up to bein bi. I ask a girl to homecoming on Saturday and she said yes so time to share with my school that i'm bi. if anybody...
    AngelWithASecret2 AngelWithASecret2 13-15, F 4 Responses Oct 6

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    I'm naive. I'm a baby. It seems like everyone around me thinks a 21 year old has to be a certain way and I don't fit those requirementS. I'm not immature, mostly. I'm just...
    Theworldisminenow Theworldisminenow 18-21, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    Well, i don't know what is this felling should be called... Met this young tall good looking guy in a meeting. Known him for almost a year. From the first time i saw him, i said...
    fitflop fitflop 31-35 1 hr ago

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    oh this experience is such BS. We're all just a bunch of whiners who will never be satisfied. Stop measuring your life. Stop, for a second, and imagine there's no world after...
    Theworldisminenow Theworldisminenow 18-21, F 4 Responses Oct 19

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    At first it was just sexual attraction, yes I'm married, yes it shouldn't have happened, but we'd just met that night, had a few drinks, ended up back at his place with a few...
    Coco181225 Coco181225 26-30, F 4 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    I know this is a problem and probably the reason guys loved me in high school and older men love me, and guys who want to get serious don't. I can't share as easily, I pick and...
    Theworldisminenow Theworldisminenow 18-21, F 4 hrs ago

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    I honestly don't fear my death because I don't believe we seise to exist. I have faith that God is here for every living thing that exists in the universe, not just on Earth. I am...
    Patrick19971997 Patrick19971997 16-17, M 4 Responses Oct 3

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    Death is a simple concept that people tend to make it out to be something it's not. They say it's a new beginning and there's more to it. But this is simply not true all death...
    chaoshead chaoshead 13-15, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    This guy was flirting with me, leading me on of course. We use to date in middle school, but i don't even think he remembers. Well duh i still had a crush on him, i melt every time...
    KDshea KDshea 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 6

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    I really don't fear death... If anything I accept death, perhaps even long for deaths sweet embrace. I see it as a consequence of living and is inevitable. Death feels like an old...
    Quackimaducky Quackimaducky 16-17, F 2 Responses Oct 21

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    I don't fear death... I've have 13 surgeries (2014 10/7) and will have many more.. I've had 2 open heart surgeries the first one was when I was 7 months and the 2nd one was when I...
    sharkymaster sharkymaster 13-15, M 1 Response Oct 7

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    I don't fear death because I do not believe in afterlife. I DO think I will cease to exist after death - and to me that means there's nothing about it to fear. There will be no...
    losyanya losyanya 22-25, F 3 Responses Oct 8

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    I don't fear death because, in life death is something a majority of us will go through or have already encountered. Time is what I fear. The time when you never know when your...
    SincerelyLorissa SincerelyLorissa 16-17, F 2 Responses Oct 12

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