I Know Loss

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 144 People

    It has been said, 'time heals all wounds.

    ' I do not agree. The wounds remain. In time, the mind, protecting its sanity, covers them with scar tissue and the pain lessens. But it is never gone, you just learn how to live with it.
    NoForevers NoForevers
    22-25, F
    1 Response Dec 16, 2013

    " I've made a lot of mistakes in my life ,

    but at the time I made them I didn't know they were mistakes " I found this quote in my mothers handwriting while I was going through her belongings. She had passed away and it was my responsibility to take care if all of her affairs. I lived 39 years and 9 months blaming...
    hskrgrl hskrgrl
    46-50, F
    Jul 22, 2014

    Nothing Would Change.

    I had always been a Daddy's girl, there were so many photos of us cuddling when I was a child and we were so close. I'd tell him everything and in turn he opened up to me about himself before I was born. My parents split up when I was 9, they had been doing this all my life but...
    carynneterrae carynneterrae
    26-30, F
    1 Response Oct 18, 2013

    Quote

    To see a rainbow, one has to pass a storm.
    xxtheecalamity xxtheecalamity
    18-21, F
    Nov 26, 2013
    somebodysheartbrake somebodysheartbrake
    13-15, F
    Aug 19, 2014

    I just lost another wonderful friend last week

    it's so sad I haven't seen him in years an I had been thinking about him lately then I see on my college page yesterday that he's gone , we were boyfriend an girlfriend in college an now he's gone . I sorta hate myself for not keeping in touch
    Hillary1160 Hillary1160
    36-40, F
    1 Response Apr 2, 2014

    the hardest thing to do in life,

    is say Goodbye. why? because you fear youll never see that person again. you fear that you need to start over, and can you even start over? will anyone in the world take you as you are and accept it? will you ever stop thinking about him or her? change, is a beautiful...
    xxtheecalamity xxtheecalamity
    18-21, F
    Jan 17, 2014

    Happy Birthday

    So here i am.. sitting on my terrace.. thinking.. its almost time.. soon its tomorrow, monday the 15th april.. Birthday of my lovely girlfriend sabrina who left us way too early.. I dont know if she will be able to read my words, or hear them when i sit at her grave.. but still...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    3 Responses Apr 14, 2013

    My mother. She was always my closest friend.

    I married a military guy and we moved or our friends moved for 23 years. My mother was my one constant. We talked and talked and emailed and emailed. Then my dad died. She moved in with us. We both thought it would be great, but she hated it and moved back out. We had a...
    paulinaak1 paulinaak1
    46-50
    2 Responses Dec 4, 2013

    I Just Lost A Very Good Guy

    I just lost a very close friend of mine , an I will never forget him he was a amazing guy who always took great care Of me the way he made me feel, still don't know how To deal with his death even though its only been a few days an the fact I just saw him a few days ago I can...
    Hillary1160 Hillary1160
    36-40, F
    5 Responses Sep 17, 2013

    Leah: Gal. Please.. Don't fight it.

    Stay with me. I'm so sick of losing the ones I love. If you die there is nothing I can do. So please don't fight, don't die please. You stay here with me. We're the only two left and without you there is no hope. This is as strong as I can be. I'm asking you to stay here with me...
    LeahLovee LeahLovee
    70+, F
    5 Responses Apr 11

    ugh.. all i do is think of you.

    . stay out of my mind..
    xxtheecalamity xxtheecalamity
    18-21, F
    Dec 2, 2013

    I just opened the bags of my things you had

    sent over through our mutual friend and found this tucked inside, as I used to keep it in my bedside drawer. Do you remember when you wrote me that note? You had gone to the grocery store to get milk or something and when you came back you yelled at me to get my socks out of...
    Feldsparr Feldsparr
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 19, 2015

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