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I Have Experienced Many Losses

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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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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
    BabyDuchanne BabyDuchanne 16-17, F Jun 14

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    Yeah. I've experienced It. And it is totally immature. For example. Justin Bieber posts a video of him skateboarding. He was good. And then all of his haters right away comment on...
    17paredkay00 17paredkay00 13-15, F Sep 1

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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 Response Aug 28

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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 Aug 28

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    I just realized that dream worlds are just as valid and "real" as the so-called "waking world", The only differences are; level of consciousness, awareness or lack thereof, and...
    PurpleGlassPalace PurpleGlassPalace 26-30, M Sep 9

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    I'm young, 16, but I feel like if I died right now, I'd be okay with it. My life has been so meaningful so far. I've done so many things that made me happy but also helped benefit...
    pinkylo7 pinkylo7 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 4

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    So many things I'm dying to get off my chest that I cant say to anyone. I keep so much from my parents that i spend every waking minute worrying that they're gonna find out about...
    EmbraceForever EmbraceForever 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 6

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    - those autumn afternoons when you come home at like 6 and the house is warm and the kitchen smells of a home cooked meal. - sound of rain - old movies and clichés - singing...
    sarahellie9088 sarahellie9088 16-17, F Sep 11

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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 1 Response Aug 29

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    in the blink of an eye,everything can change.so forgive often and love with all your heart.you may never know when you may not have that chance again.
    amine31 amine31 31-35, M Sep 4

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    I have made some gnarly mistakes, behaved in egregious fashion, hurt people, hurt myself, but I manage somehow to return to the narrow path that assures I do no further damage...
    Greybeard544 Greybeard544 51-55, M Sep 6

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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 9 Responses Aug 28

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    Yesterday was the culmination of my summer of loss. I lost my dog. I lost my relationship of two years. I am losing my grandfather. The only one I cared about in my family. I can't...
    depressedNova depressedNova 18-21, M 2 Responses Sep 3

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    I see his name everywhere ... Random things and his name is there..
    S2012C S2012C 36-40, F 2 days 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
    EmbraceForever EmbraceForever 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 27

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    always remember that your present situation is not your final distination.the best is yet to come
    amine31 amine31 31-35, M Sep 4

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    Back to my childhood days I used to think that monsters are only creatures with ugly faces; now that I'm old I see monsters with lovely faces!!!!!!!!! Only now I came to know that...
    amine31 amine31 31-35, M Sep 4

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    Lesson 1: dont hold your breath !
    fauxlady fauxlady 22-25, F Sep 4

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    Sunlight appears everyday to tell us that this brand new day is a chance for wrongdoers to correct their mistakes, dream followers to do what it takes, career builders to put...
    amine31 amine31 31-35, M Sep 4

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    Life is like riding a bicycle, in order to keep your balance you must keep moving...
    littleana littleana 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 10

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    It's been a primal urge recently,... From the amazing sex during her days of ovulation,.. The pregnancy home test,... weird feelings,... Doctor visits,...A slight bump on her...
    DaddyDouglas DaddyDouglas 41-45, M 1 Response Sep 11

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    But now memory loses my notes. Dang msg.
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M Sep 13

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    Amy Manifests in Farrah By Paul Dale Roberts, HPI Esoteric Detective Halo Paranormal Investigations - HPI International https://www.facebook.com/#!/groups/HPIinternational...
    PaulDaleRoberts PaulDaleRoberts 51-55, M Sep 7

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    I've been married for 5 years now and I need out because I feel BORED and I have lost attraction for my husband... He is always broke and never has money to help out..always asking...
    voguetouch voguetouch 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 22

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    I've been sober for 6 years. I love it. It has nothing to do with my own alcoholism (I'm not an alcoholic), but my father's... And the way alcohol negatively affects my brain. I...
    rainallthedays rainallthedays 31-35, F 3 Responses Sep 5

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    I have experienced and observe how twisted and out of line human beings can be.Many of this events marked me developing some issues I intend to kill this weekend or hope as soon...
    4biandu 4biandu 26-30, F 3 Responses Sep 12

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    I'm currently undergoing tests/scans etc to figure out what's going on with my health, and the next scan is looking for Endometriosis. I'm having one of those moments where I'm...
    GeorgieW2 GeorgieW2 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 3

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    I have so many mixed emotions about everything right know and idk what to do or say... 😣
    BrutallyHonest316 BrutallyHonest316 22-25, F 3 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    The harm lawyers with the Cochran Firm in Washington, DC, fully grasp the non-public hardships that nearby inhabitants deal with. Accidents resulting from carelessness is usually...
    Andrew558n8la3 Andrew558n8la3 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 22

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    So I'm 20 years old.. Almost 21 actually, and I have never had any romantic experience of any kind. I can't think of anybody I know who has never been in a relationship, or who...
    postmixlemonade postmixlemonade 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 24

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    This is the best fitting sentence to describe this part of me. For years already I am coping with social problems. Only recently I realized my parents had started noticing that...
    RianneK RianneK 16-17, F Aug 26

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    Have you ever thought about where and how you'd exit this life? Have you ever thought what you'd wear when you take that leap? I think about it every day now. I'd really like to...
    novembermountain novembermountain 41-45, F 8 Responses Sep 12

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    So I went to my gynecologist, and ended up being tested for my irregular menstrual cycle. They found some issues with my thyroid, and told me to get it checked out with my primary...
    rollingdoro rollingdoro 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    This one cracks me up...especially on EP, when so many people choose to have so many "friends" in their circle!
    Accebere Accebere 36-40, F 8 Responses 3 days ago