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    Alone...

    All I feel is alone...trapped in my own thoughts going on with the days even though its not the same girl. Growing up was amazing happy life never worried if I was going to loose my family. You promised you would be here forever..right? I know I was little when you told me this...
    Jan 31, 2013

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    Letting Go

    As a Health Professional, I thought that I had a reasonably good handle on dealing with death and dying. Well with other people's death and dying anyway. It always affected me, as a human soul; how could it not? When it happened to my Mother, all bets were off. She'd had a...
    associatedbears associatedbears 41-45 1 Response Jul 23, 2013

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    Need Help Dealing

    I am 57 yrs old. My father passed in 2001. I was for the most part ok in dealing with it. Then my mother for years was suffering with alzhimers and was I guess you call it bed ridden for about the past 2 months, and under Hopsice for about the last 6 weeks of her life. She...
    suzz456 suzz456 56-60, F Aug 17, 2013

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    In Loving Memory Of Ricky1966...ep Friend

    For those who never knew Ricky..he had his spleen taking out..giving him a blood disease.He was taken to the hospital round a month ago..they gave him 4 pint's of blood...but the blood kept going bad...so they tried some medication...it worked against his heart putting him in...
    deleted deleted 26-30 15 Responses Jun 11, 2013

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    Broken...

    Broken heart if you think realistically it's nothing more than an organ there to keep you breathing and pump your blood somehow this connects to your feelings and is one of the biggest pieces to break down and tear away your everything. If only there was a way to heal this but...
    BeckR22 BeckR22 16-17 Oct 2, 2013

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    I Cant Love You Back

    I have tried my best these last months to just pull myself together for everyone and my family. For everyone who needs me I have lost My grandma my whole world has a little girl the women who raised while my mom worked everyday of her life to support my brother and I. working so...
    BeckR22 BeckR22 16-17 Jul 2, 2013

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    Memories Fade

    No matter how much I think of you how I spend everyday trying to talk to you I find myself forgetting you more and more. I cant remember your voice, your laugh. Its all missing I try so hard to remember but I cant writing now the tears are falling because of the hurt I feel. The...
    BeckR22 BeckR22 16-17 Jan 7, 2013

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    Do You Hear Me?...

    Do you hear me every night? I tell you I love you both every night. Do you feel how much I miss you yet? Do you see the tears I shed every time I think of you both? Do you see I sleep with sock monkey you got me when I was a little girl because I wanted it so bad? Do you see I...
    BeckR22 BeckR22 16-17 Feb 17, 2013

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    Falling...

    Everything that used to be me is gone has fallen into an empty pit of sorrow. I have been so crushed and broken that now everything I used to be is gone. I look at this girl and I have no idea who she is, where she's going, or what she's trying to do. Is she this desperate for...
    BeckR22 BeckR22 16-17 Oct 20, 2013

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    Helping People Grieve

    W hat Grieving People Want You to Know   By Virginia A. Simpson, Ph.D   1. I am not strong. I'm just numb. When you tell me I am strong, I feel that you don't see me. 2. I will not recover. This is not a cold or the flu. I'm not sick. I'm grieving and that's...
    WarriorMom WarriorMom 51-55, F 14 Responses Sep 11, 2008

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    Careful To Those You Love !

    We need be careful how we deal with those around us, when every death carries to some small circles of survivors, thoughts of so much omitted, and so little done ----- of so many things forgotten, and so many more which might have been repaired ! There is no remorse so deep as...
    DoMaT DoMaT 36-40, M Jun 27, 2013

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    The Cycle Of Life...

    I'm not fearful of dying or of death. I never have been. But I am fearful of one day getting that call regarding my parents or other family members. I try and prepare myself already mentally and emotionally. But we can never, ever really be ready, no matter how much warning we...
    alba67 alba67 46-50, F Oct 12, 2013

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    The Worst Kind Of Changes

    Everyone has fights right? Everyone wants to give up at one point in their lives right? Everyone looses the person that means the most to them right? For me on June 3rd 2012 my depression started.. after growing up with my grandmother and staying every night at her house to help...
    BeckR22 BeckR22 16-17 Jan 4, 2013

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    I Miss This

    Most of my days are spent thinking bout you. The way you laughed those jokes the way you never gave up. You are and will always be a huge part of my life even if now your gone and I will never see you again. Someday though will be my time and I know you will be there waiting for...
    BeckR22 BeckR22 16-17 Jan 5, 2013

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    Simply Sad

    How do you get this lonely? How do you become this sad? Why have I continued this far? Do they still love me? How much will I cry today? Will someone help me? I miss you. My questions and 1 single thought everyday. I have become so isolated from everyone. The girl they...
    BeckR22 BeckR22 16-17 Jul 9, 2013

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    He's My Bear. Enough Said

    If you have not lost a dog this is not for you... I lost my first dog when I was 18. A beautiful and loving female samoyed. I was very busy with my first year of COMMUNITY college and two part time jobs (white working class family, sue me later) Anyway I had this dog since I was...
    rebelliousnoble rebelliousnoble 26-30 Jul 19, 2013

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    The Life Cycle

    I'm not fearful of dying or of death. I never have been. But I am fearful of one day getting that call regarding my parents or other family members. I try and prepare myself already mentally and emotionally. But we can never, ever really be ready, no matter how much warning we...
    encamino67 encamino67 46-50, F 3 Responses Aug 13, 2013

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    I’ve never really been a person with strong

    faith. A little over a year ago, my Auntie went in cardiac arrest. I was extremely close to her. She was a second mother to me. So, anyway, we had to play the waiting game to find out the extent of the damage from the cardiac arrest. For the next three days, I didn’t sleep at...
    Mebemolly Mebemolly 22-25, F Jan 4, 2014

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    Broken Sadness

    There comes days where all I feel is sad. No matter what anyone says, does, or even tries to make me laugh the smile is forced. Its hard when all of your aunts, uncles, cousins, brothers, sisters, parents all think that you alone hate them and want nothing to do with them. They...
    BeckR22 BeckR22 16-17 Jun 22, 2013

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    My Grandma

    Well 2 months and 10 days ago I lost my Grandmother to cancer. Pancreatic Cancer. One of the worst cancers out there. One of the cancers you can barely save someone from. One my Grandmother was diagnosed with 2 years ago. Ever since she has left us, it never felt the same. I just...
    GirlWithManyThoughts GirlWithManyThoughts 18-21, F Mar 24, 2013

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    Why Did You Leave?

    I know that you are both gone and I understand that but why did you have to leave so fast? I miss you guys so much all I think is that someday I will see you guys again. If I could love you back I would every single day I would love to just be near you hear you say my name hear...
    BeckR22 BeckR22 16-17 Mar 13, 2013

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    What Do You Do?

    What do you do when you loose your hope, love and care for family and friends? What do you do when you finally break down and accept the fact that your not good enough? What do you do when you give up all your passions and loves? What do you do when you finally realize its too...
    BeckR22 BeckR22 16-17 Aug 3, 2013

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    Just wondering if anyone has dealt with a

    similar situation. I am preparing myself for the loss of my grandfather, my biggest hero in life. I grew up 2 minutes away (only father figure i had) and as an adult i moved back so we can be neighbours and i can take care of him and my grandma. He does NOT want a funeral or...
    lazyk lazyk 26-30, M Jun 26, 2014

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    Losing A Loved One

    This has been a hard year for me. I never experienced great lost until this last year. I have wondered how people feel inside when they lose a loved one. Well, I lost three! I tried desperately tried to give it to God but I keep falling back down in depression,anxiety, and feel...
    lizardlips82 lizardlips82 31-35, F Apr 19, 2013

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    The only one that can heal my heart is the one that broke it
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    I feel , dark , alone and angry , I feel empty, I feel like iam losing my strength, I don't know what to do. I don't want to do anything, I don't want to go out , I feel...
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    Goodbyes Are So Hard... Its never easy to say goodbye. It hurts when you say goodbye. And it hurts When you didn't get the chance to say goodbye. But take it from me Someone who...
    BroknGirl89 BroknGirl89 26-30, F 18 hrs ago

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    I'm scared of being around bipolar/ depressed people, I'm afraid of hurting them and being at fault if they suicide :(
    Thatgirl52 Thatgirl52 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I loved the way she'd kiss me. I loved her smile. I loved the way she'd look at me with those steel blue eyes, whose fiery passion hid a broken heart. I loved the way she'd take my...
    achilles3456 achilles3456 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    Just Once Just once in my Life. It would be nice If someone Was afraid Of Losing me I am always Afraid That I am going To lose someone I Love that someone will decide they no...
    BroknGirl89 BroknGirl89 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    Even after so many years I still can't move on. I compare everyone to him, and he always 'wins'. In my mind I feel like he's never gone. At night I fell asleep with visions of...
    heavenimj heavenimj 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I have trouble getting and keeping women, both of my last two girls I liked hurt me. the one didn't like me at all, I was kind and loved her when no one else did. I made her...
    highlover highlover 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    My mom is 45 and she's been smoking since the age of 18. She stopped while she was pregnant with me and my brother but quickly started up again from the never ending urges and...
    faithplovie faithplovie 13-15, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I am a puzzle, made up of irreplaceable pieces. The people that I have met along the way, make up the pieces to my puzzle. If I lose them, I lose who I am. Who I want to be. I...
    AmaterasuNoOkami AmaterasuNoOkami 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    Ah yes, I remember. We were both in high school, but we went to different schools. He was handsome, funny, interesting and a drummer. I was really into guys who could play...
    somegirl000 somegirl000 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    I was the primary caregiver for my wife with dementia/Alzheimer for the past nine years. She was 64 years old when I was no longer able to take care of her. I hired a number of...
    newtonpark newtonpark 61-65, M 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    Since class 5 I've kept losing friends either they've left town or I have and this time the girl who is not only my best friend but was my best friend andore is leaving I thought...
    milind3012 milind3012 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    I'm more than just scared of losing you... I'm terrified, wrecked, and even dead if I ever lose you... Please, don't leave me... You're the only reason why I get up each morning...
    DarkAngel483 DarkAngel483 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    I regret losing my virginity. Let's just say it was too young too dumb. I knew the guy for three years before we started dating. We ended up rushing things and I immediately...
    ashs998 ashs998 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I moved to a new town after my parents divorced, and he was one of the first people I met. Even then, there was something about this boy that drew people in, made them want to be...
    lindsayannee lindsayannee 13-15, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    Another one left me, but i will not expain why. I think i care too much, for strangers....which is creepy and they doesnt understand my care. But if i care so much in real life, i...
    lonely4560 lonely4560 31-35, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    For a long time now I've thought about this. That's just like having my best fiend walk out on me or my family close friends. If they walked out on me or I did something to lose...
    aangelrussell aangelrussell 18-21, T 5 days ago

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    I'm a 34 years old nerd who has married a bit too early due to having a bad religious background in my life. Had kids too early ( now I have three ) and didn't get to really see...
    leicam leicam 31-35, M 4 Responses 5 days ago

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