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I Have Experienced Many Losses

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    Too Many Loves, Too Many Losses

    Sometimes I wonder whether dying would be better. I've lost too much. My beautiful six year old daughter, Izzie,muddied seven years ago in an RTA. My husband died with her. A dangerous driver had collided head on. That driver had been driving on the wrong side of the road...
    SummerRainSparkles SummerRainSparkles 36-40, F 2 Responses Feb 17, 2013

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    I have lost to many of those I love to count

    but I miss you all and love you I know you are in a better place I just wish I could hear all their voices once more or at least hug them <3
    BrookeDuchanne16 BrookeDuchanne16 16-17, F Jun 14

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    Wondering How To Forgive

    this is the first story im telling and probably one of the hardest.... when i was 15 years old i lost my baby brother. he was not actually a baby he was 11 years 1 month 1 week and 1 day old, but he was my baby brother. i was liveing in a group home ( witch is anouther story in...
    Thingswillchange Thingswillchange 26-30, F 4 Responses Nov 28, 2012

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    Lost And Lose

    i was born in jakarta, indonesia, and grow up there too, till now. my dad from curup, bengkulu, indonesia. half Chinese half indonesia my mom from wonogiri, central java, indonesia. pure indonesian i am the 1st born and i have 1 sister and 1 brother. my mom came from a poor...
    phoespha phoespha 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 22, 2013

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    12

    My loss count since 2007? 12. Four friends and acquaintances (2 of them suicides), all four grandparents, an aunt, my childhood dog, and two cousins. I (along with the rest of my family) am a wee bit exhausted.
    nerdycyclist nerdycyclist 26-30, F 4 Responses Nov 21, 2012

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    ...

    Some of my greatest losses in life have happened in the last months.  I always pride myself on being a strong person but hit after hit does change you as a person.  I overcame losing my family, my son, and so many other things in my life.  I look back now and think...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 16 Responses Jul 27, 2009

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    My Brothers Keeper Part 1

    I still remember my brothers voices, there facial expressions, even how long there nails were. On October 31, 2001 Halloween night I experienced one of the worst nights of my life. I was only 10 years old. My mother had six kids my sister, then twin boys, another boy, another boy...
    inulover1319 inulover1319 18-21, F Sep 5, 2012

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    Both Material And Emotional

    Material losses come and go and are only significant when there is an emotional component such as a picture. Emotional losses are harder to discount. I've lost two dogs over the years and both I remember very fondly as loyal pets who always looked to you for their...
    PrairieDog71 PrairieDog71 41-45, M 1 Response Jun 10, 2012

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    My Loss

    i have loss: ruben(brother) hannah(sister) olive(great anut) nana(My fathers mother) aunt(my fathers sister) twilight oscar rosie dot tom andy jerry mellony(great aunt)
    sfive sfive 13-15, F 2 Responses Nov 19, 2012

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    My Fathers Remarriage

    I can't believe that it's been less than 3 months and my father has already found a new wife. I'm still in mourning and I really don't know what to do
    Juiceyangel333 Juiceyangel333 22-25, F 5 Responses Sep 25, 2013

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    Journey Of Hearts

    Loss is a common experience that can be encountered many times during a lifetime; it does not discriminate for age, race, sex, education, economic status, religion, or nationality. Each of person travels on his or her own unique journey in experiencing of the loss. Each...
    snowbunny1002 snowbunny1002 46-50, F 3 Responses Aug 11, 2010

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    Long Story...But Found My Purpose!

    I grew up in Portugal; I was born in Lisbon and lived there until the age of 18. I have one sister who is 12 years older than me. She became my "mom” when our mother died. I was 12. ​ My mother was a very connected person to higher knowledge, she cleared home space and used...
    shambalah shambalah 36-40, F May 3, 2013

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    The Worst Year - 2010

    My cousin got in a car accident in 2000 which left him paralyzed. By January 2010, he was having issues. Both legs were amputated then bed sores...he lost the battle. He was 28. Then February 2010, my grandfather lost his battle with diabetes. The rest of the year went by...
    FrenchApple FrenchApple 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 1, 2013

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    Friends Come And Go..

    I wish I could say that I still had the same friends for the last 4 years. I wish that I couldn't say the bad things really do come in threes. But it's proven to be very correct in to many cases to count. I always was the loud girl; the one that once we had introductions, I would...
    aisydaisy aisydaisy 13-15, F Nov 5, 2012

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    March 19th

    My firstborn daughter, Elena Jolie, was born on March 19th, years ago. My friend's son, Adrian, had the same birthday, but he was younger. EJ and Adrian both died. If I can find the strength, I would like to start a non-profit agency to do fund raising in order to help the...
    FeelingOrange FeelingOrange 46-50, F Mar 19, 2013

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    Lost Of Many

    Starting at a very young age I learned what death was I lost one of my grandmas to breast cancer never really getting the chance to no her just pictures of her and stories. At the age of 7 I lost my uncle the closest man to me other than my dad. Then a year after I lost my aunt...
    Shay121 Shay121 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 25, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    I am 24 and I have experienced so much pain that you would die, you'd just ******* die! But I'm alive now and I got a nice big and beautiful smile on my face! Yay!
    northexit182 northexit182 22-25, M Aug 17

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    It all started at a music festival that I attended two years ago. i experienced drug-induced psychosis for a few days-probably prolonged by minimal sleep and nourishment. its taken...
    psychoticalias psychoticalias 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 19

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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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Aug 8

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    I am a regular 19 year old girl who experienced a drug-induced psychosis for the duration of the summer that almost ruined my life. I strongly feel that this is something that...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Aug 4

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    20th of July.. I was bashed really bad, my ex attacked me due to many reasons that he caused upon himself. I was stuck & traumatised. I've only just got out of hospital so I'm...
    kiararichooo kiararichooo 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 7

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    Yes I have even though God was not visible I've always heard His voice ,believe it or not He'll always be by me!!!
    jinna69 jinna69 31-35, F 2 hrs ago

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    I'm having a very strong urge to stop taking my antipsychotics. I'm about to work a full week for the first time. If I stop taking them now I'll have one day off before I start my...
    NoraDysphoria NoraDysphoria 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 3

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    In my first "experience" I told you that you and I are different. This experience will just be peeling back one of the layers so you can see in more detail. I was diagnosed with...
    AshTheShade AshTheShade 31-35, M Aug 10

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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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Aug 11

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    Everything that can possibly go wrong always does. It's as if an invisible hand slaps me down every time I come close to accomplishing any goal. Are curses for real because if they...
    dybbukbox dybbukbox 41-45, F Aug 13

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    I spent three years (14-17) of my life floating in and out of reality, and people didn't really notice. They just assumed I was a bit of a space cadet and perhaps a bit slow. I don...
    godvvave godvvave 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    So..I was suddenly awaken this morning by hearing my nickname being whispered in my ear..then he said it urgently again in my ear, as if to wake me up. I jumped up and looked...
    LOOKN4NSIGHT43 LOOKN4NSIGHT43 41-45, F 1 day ago

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    Don't know if this is really paranormal.. but I have had sleep paralysis or things similar to it where you can sometimes hear or see things that really aren't there. It can be...
    iAteYourCrayon iAteYourCrayon 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    Does anybody even do physical CD albums anymore... certainly not after Napster and such. Dragging around one of those portable CD players nowadays? xD Creative made an MP3 player...
    Faust76 Faust76 36-40, M Aug 7

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    Too many ideas and not enough follow through to validate my good ideas.
    itsmeandmeonly itsmeandmeonly 26-30, F Aug 9

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    I must be a boring person really or led a sheltered life! I didn't think l was, but I've noticed some folks on here have literally hundreds of experiences, some have thousands and...
    MistyMoon1 MistyMoon1 41-45, F 2 Responses Aug 20

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    so i wrote about the story where a guy tries to rob me and I jump on the back of a speeding truck, then tell him to go ahead and shoot me, when he pulled out a gun. This is the...
    milehighHeartbreak milehighHeartbreak 31-35, M Aug 12

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    I have the scars and bruises to prove it and I don't wanna live this life anymore... I know it's not his fault. He has Aspergers and he can't control himself...Why can't I just...
    NobodyCaresOkai NobodyCaresOkai 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 14

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    My favorite bffs are my friends I have had since 5th grade Ashley and Jessica.
    Rayven1997 Rayven1997 16-17, F Aug 21

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    Had experiences of God when I had turned away from evil and started loving God more and more. Then I learned that it is called infused contemplation if it is genuinely of God...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jul 31

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    I thought my family was trying to kill me. I thought my co workers were following me home from work. The morning I went to the hospital I thought one of my bosses were waiting...
    reneelove1 reneelove1 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 11

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    given the freedom to do anything imaginable, i chose to violently murder and rape people. then i took a very long shower. i woke up horrified.
    fsck fsck 26-30 4 Responses Aug 14

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    Will to live. Abandonment via pals suicyding. Jobs. Apartments. Vehicles. Youth. Health via med and cigs. Why. Care too much. And society dont...
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M Aug 17

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    I move things all the time withy mind this also sucks but if a federal agent asks I see purple penguins and blue people I know nothing
    benicetome benicetome 36-40, F 1 Response a week ago

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    4 years ago I moved from Ireland to England due to family problems. Also bearing in mind I had heart problems. Since moving to England I had noticed extremely bad smells of rotting...
    jesswoodford jesswoodford 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    And not enough outlets. It's an uncomfortable feeling in my mind when I can't make something I want to make.
    DetrimentalFallacy DetrimentalFallacy 16-17, M 2 Responses Jul 30

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    Love to hear what any girls would do to my ***** if they had me all to themselves ;)
    Kelllllyyyyy Kelllllyyyyy 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 31

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    I do blacksmithing, knife making, fly tying for fly fishing flies, woodworking, saxophone, hiking, backpacking, building alcohol and wood gas stoves, and a bunch of other ****
    macstman macstman 16-17, M 2 Responses Aug 1

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    And they sneak up on me too. Family dinners- images of hot sex flash in my mind as I pass the potatoes. They wonder why I'm always so happy. The key to my happiness is that I can't...
    RainbowLoveFire RainbowLoveFire 26-30, F 4 Responses Aug 3

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    Made some cool mugs with the little brother and some friends this afternoon! :)
    TheSongPlaysWithin TheSongPlaysWithin 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 3

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    I try to do anything possible to distract myself from my thoughts. I sing my heart out, write poems, read manga, watch videos, or play video games. I don't like feeling...
    VanillaTranquility VanillaTranquility 18-21, F a week ago

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    Because I cant make friends. I lack basic social skills and the thought of just having to be around people, nevermind talking to them freaks me out :P
    ButtersTheMerciful ButtersTheMerciful 13-15, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    A Bridge Across the Pain. I remember one morning when I was three and sitting across the table from my father at breakfast, just he and I, when for no reason I could think of he...
    Steffi97 Steffi97 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 19