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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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    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 15 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    So, today in the morning I woke up to use the restroom and I looked in the mirror and saw what was a handprint on my chest. I know I slept on my back all night and did not dream...
    Galatziaa Galatziaa 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 27

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    I have so many regrets in life.
    Abdulaziz94 Abdulaziz94 18-21, M Apr 22

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    Hey guys I would like to talk about my experience, has anyone experienced something similar? Would appreciate your comments :-) I started when I came back from holiday, I felt so...
    goldhawk85 goldhawk85 26-30, M Apr 20

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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...
    CheekiiMonkey CheekiiMonkey 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 15

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    Yes I have and he is the sweetest blessing :)
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 17

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    2 Corinthians 7:10: For godly grief produces a repentance that leads to salvation without regret, whereas worldly grief produces death. http://bit.ly/1pqGUS3 One of the happiest...
    dfries63 dfries63 46-50, M 2 Responses Apr 19

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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...
    idigress idigress 18-21, F 2 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    I just got a really bad psychotic episode and an anxiety attack while in the shower. I thought I was going to die. My depression has been out of control lately. I don't know if to...
    AndreaCulea AndreaCulea 22-25, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    Too many, to be young. But better than being unprepared
    Bryona Bryona 18-21, F Apr 21

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    Why? Why do I fell like the oldest sis in my family I'm the third out of 5, and I fell like the leader and the rock that evry body stands on and leans on and if I move the family...
    Reay2002 Reay2002 16-17, F Apr 13

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    I have 5 brothers and 2 sisters
    photographyismylife photographyismylife 13-15, F Apr 16

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    It's interesting how I found this website: I googled "introverts anonymous" on a whim. I was actually thinking more along the lines of a sort of chatroom where I could Interact...
    sailman306 sailman306 22-25, M Apr 25

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    I learned my lessons from all of these, although I have kept them to myself and have stayed single ever since.
    JK7448 JK7448 22-25, F Apr 27

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    I was a young woman, possibly 1800s, European, wearing an ostentatious dress with silky slippers, and I was standing next to a river with a ferry of sorts, on the lush green grass...
    SparkleDammit SparkleDammit 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 7

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    I think I've had an AP experience.. More than once.. But, never on purpose. The first time it happened I had fallen into a deep sleep and I woke up, but I wasn't awake. I got out...
    ToxicDollCandy ToxicDollCandy 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 15

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    My cvnt sister films me during my psychotic episodes and posts them on her blog to get reactions.
    TGBman TGBman 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 19

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    I want the ones that remind me of him to stop. The out of state license plates, his name being called, the movie references, the quotes he used, and even the playing of that stupid...
    fla0range fla0range 31-35, F 18 hrs ago

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    after so much hurt and deaths in the family..I put my foot down and booked my mom a flight to see me! we both need a break. hopefully she has fun can't wait to see her.
    zoeyB zoeyB 22-25, F 6 hrs ago

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    Everything from letting my parents down, smoking and screwing up in high school, tossing the best friend ships I ever had, to this point in 18 and about to start college...
    sunkil sunkil 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 6

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    Example: All day today I've been wanting to bite this guy's asss (he's a coworker). Just one bite. One. Bite. He is just so yum. Mother may I??
    justbtwnus justbtwnus 31-35, F 19 Responses Apr 8

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    At dawn or before. Mine woke me up at 3am. I had a terrible nightmare last night, and I can't get over it. I was raped, and I didn't know by whom and I was suddenly like four...
    zydeko zydeko 18-21 Apr 11

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    Don't change so people will like you. BE YOURSELF and the right people will love the real you.
    BlackWidowBaby BlackWidowBaby 41-45, F 2 Responses Apr 20

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    1-Other people's opinion of you is none of your business. 2-No one has the right to assess your worth. 3-Never get involved with a coworker. 4-A person's true colors will...
    sanntay7334 sanntay7334 46-50, F 3 Responses Apr 20

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    Don't be afraid of your freedom
    fightorflight1 fightorflight1 31-35, M Apr 21

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    I push people away because I'm afraid of getting close
    good4nothin1 good4nothin1 31-35, M 5 days ago

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    First, I would like to start by saying that the reason I am posting this is to possibly offer some help to others. I give all the glory to God, because there have been many times...
    lynnparker12 lynnparker12 46-50, F Apr 8

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    By now I'm sure most EP members have experienced this awkward moment. You know.....the one when you post a story and you get either "trolled" or get a weird, way-out-there comment...
    MissisWolf MissisWolf 41-45, F 2 Responses Apr 14

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    To do it. Just what is the point in living anymore if I am not going to have salvation to heaven anyway ? Yup. Here's my point . I don't see how I can ever live a happy life...
    Thedepressedgirlatthewindow Thedepressedgirlatthewindow 16-17, F 3 Responses Apr 6

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