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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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 16 Responses Jun 11, 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 36-40, M Jun 27, 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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    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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    Loved ones, liked ones, and people I'm meeting for the first time:-) I love baking more so than cooking. The only downfall to that is the fact that so many of my friends always...
    Kikiface22 Kikiface22 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 28

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    If you have read my other story that I posted in this experience, you would know I lost a lot of important people throughout my life, people who I love dearly, I posted that story...
    Secret179688 Secret179688 18-21 Oct 10

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    Well as you's know I left my bf (now ex) that's in prison after waiting 13 almost 14 months for him. I couldn't wait another 3-4 years. I wanted to stay friends and be there to...
    Catmando05 Catmando05 22-25, F Sep 22

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    My boyfriend and the father of my child was very dear to me. He was a wonderful and amazing person. It's actually very recent. His buddies went out to a bar in Baltimore city one...
    Saywhatyouwantdragon Saywhatyouwantdragon 22-25, F 1 Response 23 hrs ago

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    I would be in a horrible state if my mom or dad died ( I'd be dead ) ( not literally)
    theamittyaffloction theamittyaffloction 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 25

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    I bruised and cut up my knuckles/hand like crazy the other day. my uncle died less then 3 weeks ago and the anger is just now getting to me. I can't answer the question "how are...
    brown2306 brown2306 16-17, F Sep 26

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    Well I got a letter from my ex yesterday. He seems to slowly be coming around to talking to me and just being mates. I asked him if he wants me to visit him, I haven't sent the...
    Catmando05 Catmando05 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 28

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    Isn't it the best feeling in the world when they call and you get to hear their voices? Nothing better in the world! <3
    nadiyalena nadiyalena 26-30, F Oct 1

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    My grandma passed away on the 1st we buried her on the 3rd. Today is the 9th almost a full week she's been gone. I had a quick short dream about her it seemed so real to the touch...
    Amerson20 Amerson20 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 9

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    I miss someone Who I used to talk to every morning and afternoon. I used to eat with her. She was a pretty much older lady. She worked at my school. When I found out she died. I...
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F Oct 11

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    Yesterday evening I came from my college , I took a bath and then I came in front of mirror and tried to forget my depression (that I'm I depression because I'm not real I am that...
    pracie pracie 18-21, T Oct 12

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    It's been 7 years since I've seen his face. He was the absolute love of my life. Each day living without him still hurts as much as the last. How I wish I could pick up the phone...
    asterinight asterinight 31-35, F 4 Responses Oct 13

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    I think my dad is sick. He smokes a lot and I hate it. He doesn't like to admit when something is wrong. Tries to make sure we don't worry. I overheard him talking on the phone...
    PlutoBox PlutoBox 22-25, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    And of something disastrous happening to me.
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Im such a daddy's boy and comes to show that every time I think about my dad in any a hostage situation or pain...I cry...I do.
    neffi neffi 13-15, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I am afraid that it's becoming my grandmothers time to go. I'm so far away from her and when my grandpa was dying I couldn't be there. I honestly can't imaging a life without my...
    chanel0408 chanel0408 18-21, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I already lost my dad and no I worry a lot that my mom, stepdad, or sister is going to die and then what will happen.
    bvbandmcr bvbandmcr 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    I lost 5 relatives in the last 5 years so I'm really scared I'm going to lose more
    sammylynn333 sammylynn333 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    My boyfriends been in prison for 7 months now, we've a long way to go yet.... It's hard to talk to your friends sometimes because you feel they don't understand you. Somedays it...
    rubyflower4 rubyflower4 26-30, F 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    Something I wrote to him, although I didn't send it. Thank you. I have a lot of things to thank you for. Thank you for showing me how to love and supposedly be "loved". Thank...
    weightingforhappiness weightingforhappiness 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 2

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    I've had a few relationships, but only two of the girls I dated I ended up falling on love with. The first was my first love (a bit obvious). The second was my recent ex. I trusted...
    shadow2233 shadow2233 18-21, M 8 hrs ago

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    So i contact my demon lover but i dont love him .. And i loved that guy who didnt love me and its like the one who loves the other the other doesn't love him .. So i started...
    nonorawi nonorawi 13-15, F 3 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    The more time I am alone, the more I realize some things. You'd think I'd tell myself this relationship was no good for me, but I'm not. The reason why we are struggling is obvious...
    WingsofTime WingsofTime 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 2

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    I don't know what to say. I just typed a lot of stuff on my iPad, but I decided to start afresh. The only way to keep from worsening a situation is to spend personal time thinking...
    WingsofTime WingsofTime 22-25, F Oct 2

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    Well of course I am! That would be pretty silly if I loved someone, lost them and life continued normally. I am so scared of losing the people that mean the most to me. I love them...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M Oct 2

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    He makes me feel like I'm not worthy of being loved. Like being me will get me nothing but loneliness I feel empty and so insecure. I just don't think I can be me any longer...
    DessyLove DessyLove 18-21, F 3 Responses 6 hrs ago