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I Have Been Alone Since My Wife Died

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    The Realisation Of My Ultimate Fear - Two months ago, after a near on 3 year battle with cancer, my amazing wife died. She was my best friend, my confidant and my soul mate. My...
    sephsykes sephsykes 26-30 5 Responses Jul 10, 2011

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    Lost My Wife/Best Friend To Cancer;( - I lost my wife a year ago to an aggressive skin cancer( not from the sun) ,she was 36 years old. We have 4 boys together and 3 still at home...
    Emburnett Emburnett 31-35, M 6 Responses Jan 29, 2013

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    BARBARA ZAHNER DIES AT 71 WEDNESDAY, MAY 27, 1942 TO SUNDAY, DECEMBER 22, 2013 Barbara Jean Velps-Zahner, age 71, of San Jose died at 6:30 PM, Sunday, December 22, 2013 in Citrus...
    DeeZerInSanJose DeeZerInSanJose 70+, M 1 Response Jan 25

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    Tha Pain And The Numbness.... - What does it mean when people say "my heart is broken"? What is the meaning of being numb?Before June 14, 2011, I don't know any of them. Now, I...
    kfw9413 kfw9413 51-55 2 Responses Jul 8, 2011

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    since her heart dr. killed her. My wife since 1978 had tumors on her ovaries and uterus they were removed when she had a total hysterectomy one was the size of a nerf football...
    bigal43h bigal43h 51-55 Mar 18

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    How I Got Back My Ex Love After Breakup By A Spell - I'm Andrey Lara from Cyprus, I want to testify of how i got back my boyfriend after breakup. After 4 years in relationship...
    Larrar Larrar 22-25 Aug 26, 2013

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    I Would Rather Be Back In Bloody Combat Then To Have Lost My Wife - MY GREAT WIFE DIED OCT. 05, 2009 AND I CANNOT TAKE BEING WITHOUT HER.   ITS TOTALLY KILLING ME.    I KEEP...
    KOREAVET KOREAVET 70+, M 6 Responses Jul 17, 2011

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    Lost And Lonely - My beloved wife of 28 years (59) died March 12th after a week in the hospital where they couldn't find out what was wrong. I feel so alone, even though I have...
    rick478 rick478 61-65, M 2 Responses Mar 23, 2013

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    My Precious Wife - my wife 69 passed away on 24th october 2012 with cancer, she was amazing, she had to be to put up with me, i have been a truck driver most of my life, so she had...
    dugslins dugslins 61-65, M 3 Responses Dec 21, 2012

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    I Lost My Wife To Cancer - On October 6,2012. I lost my beautiful wife and soulmate to a 8 yr battle with cancer. I married her 3 yrs ago and have been together 24/7. We have...
    Moemakke23 Moemakke23 31-35, M 2 Responses Dec 9, 2012

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    Always Treasured, Never Forgotten ! -   It has been 11 years since my wife  and 2 children passed away                 ...
    animalrescue animalrescue 46-50, M 19 Responses Jul 1, 2009

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    S____, my wife of 37 years, passed away last week. She died after of a yearlong battle with a very aggressive form of breast cancer (triple negative breast cancer). However, the...
    cmcona53 cmcona53 56-60, M 2 Responses Jan 13

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    Devstated - i found my wife dead in our bed when i got home
    jay19731987 jay19731987 41-45 1 Response Nov 13, 2012

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    My Heart Was Just Crushed - For about the past year and a half, I cared for my wife at home, as cancer grew throughout her body. Early in the morning on April 4, 2011, she was "air...
    longing1 longing1 46-50 4 Responses Apr 10, 2011

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    My Dear Wife - This past April 16th my beloved wife of 35 years passed away after battling colon cancer for 3 years. We were as close as two people could ever dream to be. We...
    streetboogie streetboogie 61-65 3 Responses May 18, 2013

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    Lost My Partner To Cancer - I recently lost my partner of 10 years, my beautiful fiancé to cancer! Rachel was pregnant with our first child and became very ill towards the end of...
    Gary2908 Gary2908 26-30, M 2 Responses Dec 2, 2013

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    We Were One Entity; Now Half Of Me Has Gone - I feel for you, I lost my wife of nearly 45 years (and 48 years together) at the beginning of May, 2012.. She had been ill for some...
    ruth2angela ruth2angela 66-70 1 Response Jun 9, 2012

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    My Best Friend? - I lost my wife 12/30/12 after a 7 year battle to cancer. I have 2 children, both 12 years old, twins, a boy and a girl. I am lost, not knowing how much my wife...
    2 Responses Jan 15, 2013

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    Miss My Wife - Hi everybody thought this might help me and was seeking some advice from people that have gone through the same thing instead of hearing people giving there advice...
    Rick1979 Rick1979 31-35 4 Responses Jan 9, 2013

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    Missing My Dear Wife, She Was My Purpose In Life - My wife and I were married 36 years. She passed away on 5/10/2013. She was 57 years old. We had 2 children who are grown and...
    GaryDM GaryDM 61-65 6 Responses Nov 5, 2013

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    "Her Absence Is Like The Sky, Spread Over Everything." - And my sorrow at her departure is like a fine layer of dust, clouding and tainting everything.We met twelve years ago. We...
    Skyfire1968 Skyfire1968 41-45, M 2 Responses Aug 25, 2013

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    My Wife Ded - My wife died from cancer feb 5 2012. I miss her every Minute of every day.the pain is getting worse I have not slept more than 3 hrs a night in the last 3 months.I...
    Ffejj Ffejj 41-45, M 8 Responses Apr 5, 2012

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    My Wife Died March 3 - My wife died suddenly we have 3 kids. A. 7 month old and twin 4 year old. Lost. Need help. How will I get through this. Miss her
    Franyod Franyod 31-35, M 2 Responses Mar 9, 2013

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    Scleroderma - My beloved wife of almost 12 years succumbed to scleroderma 20 February 2012 just 5 days after her 58th birthday. Her sister, 2 of my daughters from a previous...
    dawg3091 dawg3091 56-60, M 1 Response May 19, 2012

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    My Soul Mate - 5 yaers ago I lost the love of my life,,she was killed in a head on collison,that wasn,t her fault we were married for 22 years the pain is still very bad I feel I...
    paullroney paullroney 51-55 3 Responses May 31, 2011

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    It's hard to believe, but I have been. Though not in my present incarnation. Like some old-timers, I've deleted my profile and returned. Several times. Another old-timer that I...
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    I was diagnosed with depression at eight years old and have lived with it in such a way that it has crippled nearly every aspect of my life. I have never been on medication to help...
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    I had no crush on any guy ever until one of my close friends (Who we will call Close friend) said "Hay 'My name' (A guy who we will call Guy #1) likes you" and my whole heart...
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    I'm currently 13 and I have been sexually harassed since I was 12. At first I thought it was my imagination and then one night I woke up while my grandfather was shoving his hand...
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    1/4 and I am 22. Depressed mad at mom an I wanted my cell phone back. When I demanded it she said I touched and pushed her first but I didn't. I remember telling myself don't touch...
    searchingfar searchingfar 22-25, F Mar 18

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    Every day, I wonder how different things would have been if I never got into that car accident that night, and you were still here. I wonder if I would have been a good mother to...
    NYSlilAngel NYSlilAngel 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    I'm so tired of being here Suppressed by all my childish fears And if you have to leave I wish that you would just leave 'Cause your presence still lingers here And it won't leave...
    unknown159231 unknown159231 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    My husbands suddenly gone from healthy to not healthy at all. He is scheduled for open heart surgery next week and I'm just shocked. We have been struggling with bills since he was...
    crystalkat crystalkat 51-55, F 2 days ago

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    I have an older sister who doesn't like me. She never liked me. Since I was born she has hated me. When I was in kindergarten and my mom,dad,and sister was living with my aunt my...
    mishylovesu mishylovesu 13-15, F Mar 20

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    I have been to Canada several times, to see Niagara Falls and last year I went to Toronto for the first time. I really like it up there, but only in the warmer times of the year...
    greatgig91 greatgig91 22-25, M Mar 20

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    I have been going to nudist resorts all my life. Until I was 18 with my family and now I go with my wife a couple times a year. Good times.
    breeziebee breeziebee 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 23

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    I have been dealing with depression for as long as I can remember. From before I even knew what to call it. I am thankful that my darker periods are less frequent and don’t...
    AnonymousEP77 AnonymousEP77 41-45, M Apr 5

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    I was a wild dancer that loved to do powermoves. I am a member of a Breakers Crew. However I consider myself an ex dancer. Years ago I wanted to continue practicing powermoves, and...
    HandsomeRocker HandsomeRocker 18-21, M Apr 7

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    This past months were not easy at all. I wanted to die so many times. Inside I felt empty sometimes sad. I knew that my problem was because my heart was torn between what was and...
    888ob 888ob 31-35, F 2 days ago

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    Cause my mums in hospital I been stayin with my friend Keiran an his family an they got a cottage in Wales so we been there since start of the week ((: Monday was nice so we had a...
    hannahbb1999 hannahbb1999 13-15, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    Ok, this was the scariest thing of my life... I was in a library, with a friend, and we were having a good time, until we noticed that creepy guy that was following us. Wherever...
    Litany43 Litany43 13-15, F 7 hrs ago

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    I went to a very relaxing nude caravan resort for two weeks on my own. I had been to a nude beach but thought it would be nice too be nude continually for two weeks. Although the...
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    These past 5 months have been a very emotional roller coaster as I've spoken to someone everyday, through xbox. We then proceeded to using viber, which wasn't working to well, so I...
    LaParee LaParee 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 20

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    It all happened yesterday. I went out to a work dinner party and we had free drinks from my boss. We all got wasted drunk. There was a new coworker from Texas and him and I got...
    hellsvien hellsvien 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 23

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    Just recently i moved up the street from my best friend that i have been friends with since i was 5 and things were going good until he started talking to my girlfriend and started...
    niceguy223 niceguy223 13-15, M 2 Responses Apr 6

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    I have been skinny dipping since my early college days. I do enjoy being a nudist today naked with friends but not with my children.
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    I was dating a girl that I have been friends with and known since elementary school. We even went to the same college. We didn't date until the end of last year and it was great...
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    I first met Brad when I was 11 & he was 13. His family came to vacation during 4th of July at the beach where I lived. After several summers & hundreds of letters (way before the...
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