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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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Nov 29, 2010

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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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    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...
    Christysweet268 Christysweet268 18-21 1 Response Apr 8, 2013

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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...
    matthewsmommy matthewsmommy 18-21, F 2 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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    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...
    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...
    vinividivici21 vinividivici21 22-25, F 7 Responses Aug 10, 2008

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    I've never been "daddy's little girl" and I don't think I ever will. I can never seem to get along with my father in any way at all. I have three sisters, and they don't help that...
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    Does it really matter what people think? Me and my mom got in to an argument over me wearing long sleeves shirts. She doesn't want me wearing long sleeves shirts anymore because...
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    Okay, I appreciate my mother for cooking for me, washing my clothes etc. But other than being a good housewife and a good cook, I can't think of anything else that's good about her...
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    We just don't get along. Sure they may be those moments where we're happy in each other's company, but they are just so rare lately. Most of the time we're never on the same page...
    henal216 henal216 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I don't think will, I know I won't. If that's all you have, your pretty damn one dimensional, abusive, and boring as hell. I don't need nor want those people as friends. I didn't...
    TanTwink TanTwink 22-25, M 23 hrs ago

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    Sleep tends to become more fragmented as you get older. I have a sleep maintenance problem, and tend to wake up every few hours, often being unable to resume sleep at these times...
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    So guys I got in a fight with my oldest brother. So I was with my boyfriend Jake. We were kissing on the couch. When suddenly Shaun punch jake. Shaun made Jake leave. After Jake...
    arin01ar arin01ar 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    My Mom is a pushover and a liar. She told my fathers cousin that I've been living with her since I was 17. I haven't lived with my mother since she put me up for adoption. She...
    Venturawhite Venturawhite 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 21

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    I am a married man of 28 years, with a master degree. My life has been packed with ups and downs. I've have been cheated on for 4 years straight,while I cared for our four...
    Billynutbag Billynutbag 51-55, M 1 Response Mar 23

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    The fact that she just sat my down at the breakfast table and told me I needed to be more social(I'm the only kid home on spring break) really makes me mad. I wanted to tell her so...
    13tides31 13tides31 18-21, M Mar 23

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    That make me really nervous
    ttremain ttremain 18-21, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I probably never will again.
    totallynotalunatic totallynotalunatic 16-17, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    You can say that if i wasn't a diabetic or not an only child from three other sisters, i would join the army as i never ever cared if i would live or die. I never ever get scared...
    Egyptianguy34 Egyptianguy34 31-35, M Mar 23

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    I've been in a relationship for 3 and a half years and I don't think it's going to end well. I don't get along with him unless I'm really trying to. He sets me off really easy and...
    katane katane 18-21 1 Response Mar 20

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    you do not know me, and I do not know you, so why do you want to judge me ? till I have lived your live, I would never judge you. on EP are so many different people, feelings...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 5

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    I think this is a weird way to start writing here. Have you ever think about life and how every experience in our life is so strange? Like how people run away for their own...
    aestheticisms aestheticisms 18-21, F Apr 5

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    I have always loved the idea of someday finding the perfect guy for me and getting married in some fairy tale scenario. But as I got older and watched relationships around me fail...
    ariel2891 ariel2891 22-25, F 2 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    I'm 21 years old, currently away at college. The only family I have is my mother, and we've been literally poor for about a year now. The thing is, we sold one house 7 years ago...
    janefloyd janefloyd 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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    I like the IDEA of it, but marriage isn't a life goal of mine. If two people are happy and don't care about going through the process and other complicated aspects of it, then I...
    Professionalgriefer Professionalgriefer 18-21, F 8 hrs ago

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    I am already in my early twenties and I still get bothered and stressed out that my parents don't like each other. Ever since we were little, though they didn't fight in front of...
    ayumiofaries ayumiofaries 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    The whole religious thing and believing in God or life after death thing just totally baffles me. You may as well believe in Fairies or Aliens. That is just as bizarre. It just...
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    The last 2 days have been worse. My work know I have struggled with life, but don't know how this has caused my recent absence. Since I heard of the death of Peaches Geldoff I...
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    My boyfriend and I watch a little baseball from time to time, other than that we don't watch a lot of TV. We have other things we enjoy doing that keep us busy.
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    When life is going really good it will always suddenly turn around and go ****. i know there are other less fortunate people out there but i always wish i had a different life. My...
    vickaaay22 vickaaay22 13-15, F Mar 22

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    After 12 years and several cancers, my mother passed away last week. What I perceived, felt and saw in that time is what brought me to discover what an empath is. I have accepted...
    mrbless mrbless 36-40, M 3 Responses Mar 25

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    A group of persons from a village went to a holy man, a Saint, who was meditating in a cave in the mountains. They were very scared and complained to the Saint about large venomous...
    22ndRow 22ndRow 41-45, F Mar 28

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    I know this awful feeling. I dropped out of high-school twice, realizing its system was stupid and the town was worse, wound up staying with my mother until I left at 22. I never...
    Poppyfields72 Poppyfields72 22-25, F Apr 1

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    Apologies in advance: this is a longer rant. Most sitcoms disturb & anger me because much of the humor is mean-spirited & involves humiliating other people. I like witty, creative...
    LuminousMotes LuminousMotes 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    I'm a 35 year old African lady, married with four lovely kids, even though people see me and think I'm 22, never married let alone 4 kids . I will be married for 13 years in April...
    Imasadwife Imasadwife 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    The most beautiful knowledge to have is the knowledge of not knowing. There are things in this world I can't possibly know of, let alone comprehend. The truth is, most of us don...
    LaurenJFisher LaurenJFisher 22-25 Mar 25

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    I don't fear it I welcome it but it's the way I go that I fear the most.
    tfanime tfanime 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    Came to realize a few things but I still feel lost; like I'm living through the motions of life just to live. For so long I've held on to the baggage of my past. Too many times I...
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    "What is the meaning of life?" I feel like at some point we have all battled with this question and if you're like me it is one that has been fought in your head over and over and...
    JustKeepGoingSomewhere JustKeepGoingSomewhere 18-21, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    BrookeLynn8994 BrookeLynn8994 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 25

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    People keep telling me I am negative. They don't know what I have to go through or what I have been through and even if they knew they’d probably say my problems are not problems...
    lonewolff666 lonewolff666 26-30, F 4 Responses Mar 27

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    valkyriebird valkyriebird 36-40 Apr 3

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    Listen, I have 15 days of holidays I want to take advantage of it to the chore! well, I listed all the activities I want to do but I don't know how to organize them! -well, I...
    00Wieme00 00Wieme00 16-17, F Mar 22

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    Why is this so hard for people to accept? I don't drink, I have very good reasons why I don't drink yet people still push this on me over and over. It's like they can't fathom that...
    QueenAwesomePants QueenAwesomePants 36-40, F 79 Responses Mar 24

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    I don't do mornings very well - In fact you have to kick me out of bed to get me up. Also the fact that I have to get outta bed at 6:00am doesn't help.
    Ghrite Ghrite 13-15, M Mar 24

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    I don't favour hatred. I don't favour silence I don't favour falling for the tricks of the "Damned ones" I don't favour I don't know I don't favour damning people or damning things...
    Denzebarrrn Denzebarrrn 16-17, M Apr 6