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I Have Experienced Many Losses

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 219 People

    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    ...

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I was brought up by a man-hating mother and, as much as I try not to let it, my upbringing has clouded my judgement before. Children soak up information like sponges, and they are...
    LittleWolf21 LittleWolf21 18-21, F 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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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 May 5

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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 May 5

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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...
    CrypticK76 CrypticK76 36-40, M 1 Response May 9

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    It's always intrigued me immensely how in the hell people can shut out future happiness through past loss be it deaths or otherwise, But finally I can relate n have no regrets or...
    LATEENO79 LATEENO79 31-35, F 1 Response May 13

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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...
    Adam352 Adam352 18-21, M 4 days ago

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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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    It's funny how you can tell me that my religion is not a religion. You can tell me I need to learn English. You can call me stupid child. You can be totally rude to me and my way...
    KateTheStraightedge KateTheStraightedge 16-17, F May 12

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    I think the most valuable lesson I've learned thus far is that I do not have to allow toxic people into my life. I have always tried to find good and be supportive of others, but I...
    pinkstarburst pinkstarburst 41-45, F 7 Responses May 12

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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 May 5

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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 May 5

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    I push people away because I'm afraid of getting close
    good4nothin1 good4nothin1 31-35, M May 1

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    I was in an orphanage and I was put into prostitution, I was adopted, I was molested, I graduated high school, I realized I was gay at age 8,I always wanted to be born a girl, I am...
    greenneaz89 greenneaz89 22-25, T 2 Responses May 8

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    Just purchased some more lovely panties.One is pictured here, although not a very flattering image, would be much better if being worn. they are vassarete incredibly smooth...
    sweetGigi sweetGigi 61-65, M 9 Responses 3 days ago

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    I'm looking for a breeder ill travel to the breeder I love kids and being pregnant is sexy message me your location I'm ready now I wanna be pregnant now
    breedee breedee 18-21, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    because of this i cant find a girlfriend as i know there in me for my money, most of them are shallow and dont wanna get to know me, like woah!
    Morganwilliams49 Morganwilliams49 16-17, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    You can't save those that are unwilling to help themselves.
    lozenbee lozenbee 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    So here is my story. I'm finally going to talk about it. My mother used to beat me and my dad stood by and let her. It started when I was 7 and lasted until I "ran away" at 22. I...
    marlett marlett 41-45, F 2 Responses May 8

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    Beginning a new site has never been easier as nearly every supplier that is hosting uses some kind of automation tool to put in your preferred Web Log platform. However, beginning...
    deepakrajput deepakrajput 22-25, M May 7

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    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 2 Responses Apr 27

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    does anyone know of or have experienced and can explain dissociation in relation to BPD to me? if u don't have an answer don't bother leaving a comment...no bs.
    bloodRedd bloodRedd 26-30, F 2 Responses May 3

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    I have no idea how people suffer these on a regular basis and live, i suffer anxiety and depression, and i am used to having the miniature normal anxiety attacks, just the heart...
    Zexias96 Zexias96 18-21, M 2 Responses May 6

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    I've suffered with anxiety for three months now. Just one day I went to the shops to buy some food and a panic attack came on and I had to leave quickly with my whole body shaking...
    sunnyday24 sunnyday24 22-25, F 2 Responses May 8

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    I really hate and I mean REAAAALLLY hate... Having to call customer service. Geez, all of them that I have experienced so far are just poor services.
    RafaReu RafaReu 22-25, M May 9

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    foreshadowing. I strongly believe in dream foreshadowing as I have experienced it. I had a dream 2 nights ago that depicted the younger boy at my school who I basically feel a...
    imJboy2001 imJboy2001 13-15, M 1 Response May 14

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    How do u feel when u are misunderstood? People just put their opinion about you without knowing who u really are!You try to clarify , they just walk away.They will never...
    aliveisawesome aliveisawesome 18-21, F 3 Responses 5 days ago