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    Here Comes Goodbye

    Why my hymen is all ways been their and i thought it would not go away but then i was raped and i bleed and soar and painfull vagina so i just feel like my hymen is gone and how can i say goodbye to something i nevet experince i was a vurgin when i was...
    barribi barribi 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 13, 2013

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    It's strange and unfortunate

    that loss, despite it's literal meaning, is the only thing that lingers, the only thing that stays with you long after..
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Feb 20

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    My best friend was killed in Afghanistan

    when his helicopter was shot down my a rocket. For years I struggled with my loss, and I continue to struggle with it to this day. However, I am extremely thankful to have known such an incredible human being. I don't know why God took him from us so early, but his legacy lives...
    RuhNaaay RuhNaaay 31-35, F May 18, 2014

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    Experienced A Loss...of All Self Confidence.

    I'm Abs. I've been bullied since kindergarten. I've always been bullied for being fat. Which I know I am. I am. I'm over weight & I'm sensitive about it. I'll say stuff then they'll call me fat & I'll shut up. Cause I just. Ugh. I always got called "Fat Albert" it broke me down...
    ScarsMeltOurSoulsAway ScarsMeltOurSoulsAway 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 18, 2012

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    Miss My Bro

    Its been years since my brother has passed, i started an english lit class recently and figured id test out my poetry skills. This is my first poem ever. Hope you like it 5years Five years to the day, You left us all too soon. We sat around, not much to say. Hoping...
    pmayham pmayham 36-40, M Nov 25, 2013

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    When I was 11 years old my dad died from

    asbestosis, at 16 my mum had a bad stroke and died when I was 21. One year later my half brother died from a heart attack and three years after that my first son was still born at full term. What can I say? That's life, it happens and you can't bring the dead back. Yes each...
    tcennoC tcennoC 51-55, M Mar 23, 2014

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    You stood before me You kissed me on the

    forehead You hugged me tight You told me I was beautiful You said you were proud of me You did this everyday But this was the last time The car it wouldn't stop They say time will tell But headstones they can't talk 4 years ago was my farewell And now I'm all grown up And...
    idigress idigress 18-21, F 1 Response May 5

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    Sometimes, i envy the support

    that people get when a family member dies. My father molested me when i was 22, and has since bought the love of my brother and sister (they know what happened). My father's side of the family no longer speaks to me. My mother's side no longer speaks to me (my mother married...
    hjolsh hjolsh 26-30, F May 3, 2014

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    This is a story which I wrote

    and posted on EP back in August of this year. It was written in honor of my brother's birthday. Forty-four years ago the youngest of my three brothers committed suicide, he was twenty years old, and I was thirteen. He would have been sixty-four years old today, so I wanted to...
    miryam57 miryam57 56-60, F Nov 6, 2014

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    Birthday parties....thanksgiving dinner.

    ...Christmas day morning....my christmas comicbook presents....New Years Eve fondue....2014 So much loss Papa God.... Its like someone unwinding my heart till it is empty and thread bare Loss....sadness...my special moments with my kids i took for granted....my family...my...
    MrHeartaFire MrHeartaFire 41-45, M 1 Response Jan 1

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    About a half hour ago I found out my friend

    killed himself. It hurts so bad because its all my fault. i know it!
    ohsoathlete ohsoathlete 13-15, F 4 Responses Mar 13

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    God Takes Ang He Gives

    i lost my mom two months ago. my siblings cried as if they aren't going to see her again. trust i understand the pain, but i remember her always saying that when God calls me home don't sit around and cry go ahead and live your life. so, on the day of her death my daughter had a...
    Godfirst43 Godfirst43 41-45, F Oct 19, 2012

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    It was a day just like any other day (it could

    have even been today, I was sitting enjoying a wonderful coffee as I read my favourite book and as I again lifted the cup to my lips I noticed that I had already taken the last mouthful without even realising it. I was in disbelief, how could it already be finished, how could I...
    CheekiiMonkey CheekiiMonkey 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 15

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    Yesterday was the culmination of my summer of

    loss. I lost my dog. I lost my relationship of two years. I am losing my grandfather. The only one I cared about in my family. I can't handle this.
    depressedNova depressedNova 22-25, M 2 Responses Sep 3, 2014

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    I lost my little brother

    when I was 11. I seen him get hit by a car and die. Then when I was 14 I came home from school to find my mother on the floor cold and dead. I miss them I think my life would be different if they were here.
    bmorev bmorev 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 20

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    Forty-four years ago the youngest of my three

    brothers committed suicide, he was twenty years old, and I was thirteen. He would have been sixty-four years old today, so I wanted to write down some of my memories of him in honor of his birthday. He was a real turd; I remember when Mountain Dew first came on the market, I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Aug 11, 2014

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    I Never Got To Hold Her

    In 2007 I lost both my baby sister and my niece. Both I and my paternal baby sister had daughters in 2007. Her pregnancy was normal, mine was high risk. Her daughter born in September and mine in November. Her daughter was her first child while mine is my third but only...
    Fuknhugme Fuknhugme 31-35, F Nov 28, 2012

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    My Sister

    I lost my sister on December 22, 1988, three days before Christmas. Christmas has never been the same. I love and miss her. No one realized the depth of her pain and that it would take her to the place of wanting to take her life. She was 16 years older than me and left home...
    Cat59 Cat59 51-55, F 1 Response Oct 27, 2012

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    stovetopstef stovetopstef 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 11, 2014

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    Many many times, it is unbelievable.

    But, at least I'll never be attached to anything!
    Jhayne8 Jhayne8 31-35, F Jun 16

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    Last week I lost a friend

    who I didn't know that well but still care about, he died doing what he loved best but I'm still really upset about it. I do the same sport as him and yes it's dangerous but some accidents can't be helped. R.I.P. Look down on us and watch how people you've inspired, what an...
    Adam352 Adam352 18-21, M 2 Responses Feb 22

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    Georgie Dog Died. Posted October 8th, 2010 At 12:22am

    My dog was absolutely fine at lunchtime, and really excited about his walk in the sunshine. Tonight at 20.30 he died suddenly. I feel so shocked and sad, I can't take it in properly. He was 10 years old, and quite a character, well known in my neighbourhood, as he always carried...
    javeachica javeachica 61-65, F 4 Responses Nov 30, 2010

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    It was New Years Eve 1971,

    I was thirteen years old. My dad was a little tipsy by the time midnight arrived and he thought it would be a good idea to ring in the New Year by taking his gun outside and firing off a few shots. A few hours later my brother came home, feeling no pain himself, and I told him...
    miryam57 miryam57 56-60, F 2 Responses Nov 3, 2014

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    My mom passed away last year (January 2013).

    She was eighty-eight years old, which was very fitting for her to have lived in years, the same amount as there are keys on a piano; because her life was built around her love for playing the piano. When I was little, mom gave piano lessons in our home. I loved it, because all...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Aug 8, 2014

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    It comes and goes in waves.

    The sudden death of the kitten I "rescued" on August 10, 2015 is something I cannot get off of my mind no matter how hard I try to put it into perspective. She had a case of conjunctivitis and I applied the cream to her eye everyday. I fed and washed this little baby as if she...
    odyssey09 odyssey09 46-50 Aug 22

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    We all have in some way

    or other. Today is the 27 year anniversary of my best friend of 7 years, George, leaving this world. We were almost 12, and had good things we were looking forward to coming up...but, well, let me share this. Warning, this isn't going to be very short. We first met in...
    CrypticK76 CrypticK76 36-40, M 2 Responses May 9

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    Many times. Inevitable part of life,

    sadly. Either friends you grow up with move away. Or family members pass away. And whilst the pain of loss does lessen over time. They all leave a sadness.
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M Jan 9

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    Converted Converted 46-50, M Mar 22

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    I was at a loss for a long time.

    I just got an app for here. I'm so glad to get back in touch with old friends.
    Moonywolf Moonywolf 26-30, F Feb 20

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    Lost my baby girl a little over 2

    and a half years ago, still so hard losing a child. RIP my pretty girl mommy loves you.
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Feb 21

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    This morning, thought everything was all clear.

    It gets worse before it gets better they say. They were wrong. How can you predict life expectancy when one has cancer. Such a horrible thing. Cancer. You have taken a friend from me who I've known for 16 years, why her? I will do anything to beat cancer.
    Adam352 Adam352 18-21, M May 17

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    Why Have I Always Been Alone?

    Well I haven't, in fact, I was never meant to be alone. I was born with an identical twin. Now I'm alone. She died before I could even grasp any memories of it, only the nightmares of death that have followed me my entire life. I grew up as an only child, then later an older...
    C3C3C3 C3C3C3 13-15, F Nov 28, 2012

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    Today is the anniversary of my best friends

    death. He was at a concert in my hometown with a big tittied punk rock chick. He had been drinking so he decided to walk the mile home afterwards. He was hit by a car that was going 100mph in a 30 mph zone. I don't know if people know what happens to a body at that speed...
    BrandysGood BrandysGood 31-35, F 7 Responses 4 days ago

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    My Grandmother

    My Grandma died this month, I loved her very much and will miss her dearley! She helped raise me. And my family will not be the same without her!
    southernrain99 southernrain99 31-35, F Dec 20, 2010

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    My First Grandson

      Today I saw several tributes to the memory of children, lost shortly after birth, and it made me think of my first grandson. He was born on August 23, 2005, he lived for only 6 short hours. He was born prematurely and weighed only 2 & 1/2 pounds. I got the call right...
    ImUrWILDESTDrm ImUrWILDESTDrm 36-40, F Oct 15, 2009

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    I recently had a past life regression done on me to help me understand everything that has transpired to me in the past 3 years. The man who lead me deeper into my spiritual self...
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