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I Have Experienced Many Losses

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 318 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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

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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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    You would not believe me

    if I told you. So I will never tell you.
    darkroomtruth darkroomtruth 31-35, F 4 Responses Jul 20

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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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    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

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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

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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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    ...

    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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    SolitaryFriend SolitaryFriend 31-35, M 4 Responses Jul 26

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    OK, time for the story of my second episode. In 2003, roughly a year after I had had my first episode of psychosis, the second was triggered by being involved with someone over...
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    Hypotension, anemia, vitamin B problems, panic attack episodes, getting sick frequently, tendency of fainting. I am a teenager. I am not thinking these day to day but when i get a...
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    I have so much on my mind right now. Can't think straight or know what's all in my head. It funny that I'm calm but cannot fall asleep. Issues. So many in my life.
    algezebra algezebra 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 25

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    I love them. I just don't talk to them because it hurts.
    decentraIized decentraIized 22-25, F 6 Responses Jul 24

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    I have bad luck in love all of my life. I never had anyone cos noone liked me back. Im 34 year old and feel like im a little girl cos i never expirienced real love and i dont feel...
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    You may think I'm digging up the past and need to simply let go of such memory but Today I am going to share this story I've only shared it a few times to people I really trust...
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    So many one sided Relationships... I even keep going back to these people that I give and give to but never see an ounce of return, a phone call or a hello would be nice, hang out...
    MatthewNS MatthewNS 16-17, M Jul 22

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    Whaaaat are thoseeee ? Lol
    Yourfavnextdoor Yourfavnextdoor 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 22

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