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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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

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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 22-25 Jul 19, 2013

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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 31-35, M Jun 27, 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I think everyone is afraid of losing someone their loved ones especially the people they are very close with. I just had this bad and weird dream and I know that words are not...
    trishhh04 trishhh04 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    i was twelve, and was coming up to my first year in high school. i was absolutely dreading my first day at a new school, because i had never been the new girl before. the only...
    eviemay6 eviemay6 16-17, F Apr 15

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    I was depressed all the time a mother of toe and one on the way I felt lost I had a home And husband a car a boat a family.. No reason I know now to be depressed I lost my 7 month...
    laceykight laceykight 26-30, F Apr 13

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    I got a text message from a friend telling me that one of my best friends had killed himself. I was in total denial due to him not showing any signs or symptoms of being unhappy...
    kiara95 kiara95 18-21, F 6 Responses Apr 13

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    Danny I still miss you. You were so loving and caring. I can see you making goofy faces in class trying to make me laugh. It makes me want to cry now. Why didn't I go with you...
    courtneyblue courtneyblue 18-21, F Mar 26

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    My best friends sister committed suicide about three years ago... I can still remember the day it happened. It was June 21. We had just gotten done with our play practice and I...
    sarahjade123 sarahjade123 13-15, F Mar 26

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    and they are miles away. I cannot hold her..
    saltydog74 saltydog74 22-25, M Mar 27

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    Hey! I'm new here at EP and I really need someone to talk to, good advice, experiences and such.. I don't know what to do! My boyfriend did do drugs and tried to take his own life...
    lilcarey lilcarey 22-25, F Mar 27

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    It is not so much that I love cooking ... but it is that I love the people I cook for and their response. I love how they devour everything. I love when they ask for seconds and...
    chocomint chocomint 51-55, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    Yesterday was a 3 year anniversary of my biological grandfather'a passing Only knew him for only 5 years. I miss him so much.
    smilesx36 smilesx36 22-25, F Mar 30

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    My grandmother passed away early this morning, and her last words to me were, "I love you too, sweetie." Nana, I love you so much, and though it hurts so badly that you've passed...
    iCaii iCaii 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    So, my grandma isnt in the best shape. She sits in her chair all day and can never really leave her house. She gets pretty bored and unhappy sitting there all of the time. Im a...
    chooseyourownlife chooseyourownlife 16-17, F Apr 2

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    "I bleed for you Forever I will lie awake I would Die For You I see the truth I've given you my heart to break I would Die For You"
    LunaOanaAris LunaOanaAris 16-17, F Apr 5

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    "the problem is not so much dying for a friend. it is finding a friend worth dying for"
    mstud17 mstud17 22-25, F Apr 5

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    I fell for someone I simply could not have because of this persons parents and religion. We are both girls. Um, I love her. A lot. And now I have to let her go. I even just found...
    GiambonaB GiambonaB 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    It's been almost an hour since I received the news of my grandma about her health. My family and I have known few months ago her health has gotten worst and the doctor said she has...
    raldy raldy 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 7

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    Last night, i dreamt my mom died. But its strange cuz she said goodbye first before she ride a car and go. Me and my dad were really sad. I've dreamt my mom died 3 times now. Some...
    MelodyInMyHead MelodyInMyHead 16-17, F Apr 7

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    Hi, i dont really know where to start or what to do so i figured id join this forum, maybe it could help ease my mind. i have been seeing this guy on and off for a year. We would...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 8

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    Three people now actually.... When i was 7, i lost my Grampy to suicide. He hung himself while intoxicated... November of 2011, My eldest brother, James, ended his life with me...
    TeganLynne TeganLynne 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 15

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    Gabriel Garcia Marquez. Nobel prize of literature. Inspired me during my younger years with his magic realism and the fascinating town of Macondo. Rest in piece brother of...
    breathingeasy breathingeasy 41-45, M 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    To H.,I miss you so much. But more, I wish I had been a better husband. I wish I had not made you sad. I wish I had more time to love you
    marc19 marc19 66-70 3 days ago

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    My uncle Leon. You were an awesome uncle. I miss you so much. I went to your funeral and tried my hardest not to cry. But I did anyway. It's been a few years. I know you're in...
    01sparkly 01sparkly 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    My gran died of a serious illness a few years ago, I don't remember which year it was or how old she was when she passed away. I still feel guilty for not taking her loss so...
    HMSaph HMSaph 16-17, M 2 days ago

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    My uncle died last night. I feel like, honestly, I feel like nothing's worth it anymore. Maybe I just need time, but right now, I just, I just wanna give up.
    gr8love gr8love 31-35, F 1 day ago

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    Losing connection with someone I really care about. Don't know if it's my controlling and needy attitude or their don't care , not worried attitude but it's not looking too good...
    slimshady101 slimshady101 22-25, F 4 hrs ago

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    There was is guy jordan and we meet 2 year ago i had always like him as we got to know each other more i really liked him then one day i said to him i love u and he said well sorry...
    cutesteph18 cutesteph18 18-21, F 2 hrs ago

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    I know that everyone in this world deserves to be loved. And I make sure to try and help anyone I can just by being kind. Something that upsets me though.... Okay, so I believe...
    yourguardianangel9613 yourguardianangel9613 16-17, F 2 hrs ago

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    love for my mother.. begging for her dam attention , no matter what i do its never good enough. im losing hope in my relationship .. waiting for the day he will understand me again...
    surrender713 surrender713 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    Soul sisters, to be frank - That's me and my bestest best friend, which is what we like to call each other. We've only known each other for about a year and we didn't start of as...
    xxxrina xxxrina 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 11

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    I am just starting high school, and I am the only one who is going to this particular school. All my old friends are going to a different school, and I am not hanging out with them...
    HCL19 HCL19 16-17, M Apr 7

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    Man to be honest this was in tenth grade never met this girl in my life, never had spoken to her, never you bother to introduce myself and I had her for my bio class. It wasn't...
    Colpaige Colpaige 16-17, M a week ago

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    I am a 20 year old girl, struggling, with so may aspects of my life. The one person I used to confine in left me, that was the first person I have ever loved, my now, ex...
    cupcakerose cupcakerose 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 28

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