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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    Related Experiences

    I have always been terrified of my loved ones dying...it's so damn final. Yes I'm hoping & crossing my fingers that I get to see them again someday...but til then...it's hard to...
    RubyLane RubyLane 41-45, F Sep 15

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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 1 day ago

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    My grandmother is dead. The woman who raised me, cared for me and supported me my whole life is dead. I can't even begin to comprehend how such a happy, lively person could just go...
    punkbucky punkbucky 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 6

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    8/7/2014 - Dedicate to Mom - Goldie  I'm stagnant. I feel like a prisoner in my own soul and I don't know why. Am I at a crossroad, to go one way through a tunnel or keep...
    bemyvalentine bemyvalentine 56-60, F 4 Responses Sep 6

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    Yea i know it's a part of life but that doesn't mean I have to accept it. I start crying just at the thought of the ones I love passing away. It's not a good thing. So why should i...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 16

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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 a week ago

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    Fitguy1984 Fitguy1984 26-30, M Sep 3

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    Wanted to touch base with the people who had Heroin addictions that I spoke to beginning 2 yrs ago when I lost my daughter, best friend and hero to her first time with the needle...
    Barbiesmom4ever Barbiesmom4ever 51-55, F Sep 5

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    So I lost my grandmother on Labor Day. It was pretty hard to deal with, still is actually. I just am glad I have great cousins, all six of us were laughing, remembering, joking...
    thedude5600 thedude5600 36-40, M Sep 7

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    I could feel the wind on my face, it was dark and raining slightly. It felt good. It seemed to carry some of my sorrow away with it. The waves sounded distant but I was standing on...
    joecell joecell 46-50, M Sep 12

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    My boyfriend who I thought I was going to spend the rest of my life with left me. We lived together, slept with each other every night. Took baths with each other made dinner for...
    Mangocupcakes Mangocupcakes 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 14

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    So, my boyfriend is in jail and has been since August 3rd. He does not get out until December 2nd. Waiting for him is the hardest thing I have ever done. 15 minute phone calls...
    kayycole kayycole 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 18

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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 4 days ago

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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 3 days ago

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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 2 days ago

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    What if you are just different then others? You see things then most other people do, the interests you have are not very common. You're age does not reflect how you behave and...
    TheChosenOne32 TheChosenOne32 22-25, M Sep 9

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    I really want to hug my friend so tight, and want him to hug me too... Ah, that would be the best feeling in the world, to be hugged by the loved one, but I am afraid to do the...
    JunHara JunHara 18-21, M 2 Responses Sep 13

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    People should want to consider taking part in a scientific demo (test of recent solutions), which can Present you with extra cure selections.For approximately 10 yrs, Surviving...
    Anthony825d5cr0 Anthony825d5cr0 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 7

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    For the last couple of months I feel like my father and I have been losing respect for each other. Though I feel like he never even had respect for me. With everything I say I get...
    RianneK RianneK 16-17, F 4 Responses Sep 4

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    At this point in my life, I am nothing. A shameful past haunting meaningless present destroying any chance of true future. I have nothing to do. Nights turn into days, I rarely...
    koorlo koorlo 22-25, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    i started losing hair when i was 16 i dont think it's been a long time cuz now im 20 but i have a receding hair line now , my hair gets thinner and i can see the skin through my...
    RekeshOray RekeshOray 18-21, M Sep 16

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    I feel so depressed, i haven't felt like this in my life. There is pain, depression, fear of losing everything i have earned in past 2 years.. my life, love everything.I don't know...
    elex003 elex003 22-25, M Sep 16

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    Im more than torn over this...i didnt think this would ever happen. My best friends name is Freddy. We met our freshman year of high school and have been best friends since. We...
    contreras415 contreras415 16-17, F Sep 20

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    I'm a competitive person, it's a good kind. But the thing I really hate is losing, losing to a person that plays games in a cheap way! If I lose to a good player I won't be bother...
    Fetish4life Fetish4life 18-21, M 11 hrs ago

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    Tonight I am worried I have lost my best friend. I have been best friends with him for many years and I am so upset with myself for pushing him to the point of being angry with me...
    aimeejane17 aimeejane17 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 30

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    I feel like I'm losing my mind though it should be the reason all I see is dislike/hatred/rejection...could this really be the truth in life? It doesn't make sense...how could...
    Quentine Quentine 22-25, F Sep 20