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I Have Experienced Many Losses

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 334 People

    Would it be emotionally harmful to ask my dead

    ex's (who was also a good friend post break up) girlfriend how he died 11 years ago? I found out 2 days ago. We would lose touch in the past and find eachother again (as true, platonicfriends). I saw her info on social media. In poor taste? Offensive to her? I am just trying to...
    SoCaliWoman SoCaliWoman 46-50 1 Response Jul 20, 2015

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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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    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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    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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    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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    U & Me forever this way www.

    nidhisuraj.com There are so many Love Stories in this world. Few stories become so famous but few are unsaid and been buried with time. Few others share their love stories with their friends, while some leave them as sweet memories for themselves within their hearts and few...
    evan003 evan003 18-21, F Jul 21, 2015

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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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    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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    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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    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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    ...

    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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    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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    I can say that I am traumatized by the amount

    of losses I have suffered. The most recent: 2 days ago I found out that an ex boyfriend (who became a true friend even, if we lost touch) passed away 11years ago! As the years went by, I wondered about him. I hoped our paths would cross and we would continue to have fun...
    SoCaliWoman SoCaliWoman 46-50 Jul 20, 2015

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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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    You would not believe me

    if I told you. So I will never tell you.
    darkroomtruth darkroomtruth 31-35, F 5 Responses Jul 20, 2015

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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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    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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    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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    I'm depressed.I have a great job,a huge apartment but my family doesn't care about me.I'm facing all these stupid dramas right now.I don't have anyone to talk to.I'm struggling...
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    I had a dream about a year ago that was pretty scary. Well, during that time it was so much going on in my life and I felt stressed about many things. I lost God in that period...
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    Normally I am in pain. Being in pain is like a default state for me. I do not enjoy my life. I feel trapped and stagnated almost constantly. My brain cycles through numerous things...
    Hush92 Hush92 18-21, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    Would anyone be interested in a younger man? He's very intelligent, funny, spontaneous, and mature for his age. He's my absolute best friend in the whole wide world, the only...
    tammyjones6 tammyjones6 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I finally got the opportunity to fulfill a long time dream of mine, which was to get a home where both my girls would have their own rooms. I moved a month before my daughter...
    unbrokenground unbrokenground 36-40, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Sensitivity: I have learned that I must be both more and less sensitive. More sensitive to the feelings of others, and less sensitive to perceived criticism from others. I've...
    SavvyAnsley SavvyAnsley 41-45, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    So much By healthcare professionals And americas beloved profiteers
    OddButResilient OddButResilient 46-50, M 2 days ago

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    I want to have a big family. breed me over and over!
    fatbreedingslut fatbreedingslut 22-25, F 7 Responses 2 days ago

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    Yes I do wanna have babies. Its the best thing to happen to a woman. More like a circle of life and it makes me feel complete. Anyways I am mom and do feel proud about it.
    Hotmommy4u Hotmommy4u 31-35, F 12 Responses 2 days ago

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    My boyfriend dumped me because I have too many issues. I don't know what to do. I just want to die.
    biffiebabie13 biffiebabie13 36-40, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    I think I have schizophrenia, but I cannot talk to my psychiatrist about it, nor any of my family. I have a fear of doctors. I don't know what to do.
    Dawhead Dawhead 16-17, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    After experiencing a year of university, I have broadened my perspective and social circle a lot more. It's made me realise many things; several things being some people will never...
    turtlemonster turtlemonster 18-21, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    Hello Everyone and thank you for being here, Here's what I've noticed about SPD: my senses, especially hearing, is oversensitive. My ability to stay on top of the flow of...
    ArtistJoel ArtistJoel 46-50, M 4 days ago

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    Six months ago my life was very different. I was complacently married to a man that I had grown apart from, but I was alright with our situation. I had been intensely focused on...
    ginger9999 ginger9999 31-35, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    i hate it when you start to get to know someone, then they reveal that they are a dom and you have to block them. i don't even know how many more are still on my list either... i...
    LoneSouls LoneSouls 31-35, F 4 days ago

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    Many many times. Sometimes I'm pretty sure it wasn't an accident.......I mean when you shove it half way in and keep pumping away after I say wrong hole....
    emily69all emily69all 18-21, F 12 Responses 6 days ago

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    This is a true story of what happened to Greg Zaffuto. I have just experienced much the same and do not want this to happen to you, so I am sharing the following. I apologize for...
    Grace2U Grace2U 66-70, F 6 days ago

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    The three most important lessons I´ve learned: 1. Help yourself, or nobody will help you. 2. Don´t trust anybody fully. 3. Only if you are doing your job with love and all...
    Loretta78 Loretta78 36-40, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I'm a freak. I'm an absolute freak. How would ANYONE else have been able to experience what I have experienced and not have other people even NOTICE. If a regular person went...
    Hush92 Hush92 18-21, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    ...i have had everything from restaurant jobs to my own cleaning business, to being a graphic designer and print shop assistant. i haven't worked in about 9 years however.
    coffeeonice coffeeonice 31-35, F a week ago

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    I like to watch all youtube videos with the automatic generated closed captions turned on. Its funnier that way.
    baangaraang baangaraang 31-35, F Feb 3

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