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I Losing a Loved One

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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 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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I didn't even get to say goodbye. She was just gone and when I touched her body, it was cold and stale. Lifeless.
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    Its bad bad bad feeling. Why them not me. Pals say they healed all people needed. Wonder what my quota is???
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    I have regrets. I hurt every day knowing that I let you slip away. There is a love I felt with you that I have never felt before. I long for your kiss, your embrace, the kind...
    asterinight asterinight 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 13

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    Well I'm going to twist this up a bit. My dad... As silly of a goofball he is, sucks at emotions. At the dinner table with the family enjoying some fine *** spaghetti having a...
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 18-21, M Nov 4

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    My step great grandfather passed away from an infection. I had went to see him yesterday and had a reasonable expectation for him to go home in the few days, he was a strong man. I...
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    I'm back in my mothers home caring for her, My home is in another state. I have not lived here in over 20 years. Today I was taking her to an appointment. We were chatting in...
    cheersfromaz cheersfromaz 46-50, F Oct 29

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    emryno emryno 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 10

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    Babypandabear21 Babypandabear21 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    I feel nervous typing this as my beautiful baby sleeps beside me and my very handsome husband, who is a great father and a good person, snores nearby. I just feel so ungrateful, or...
    iamowl iamowl 31-35, F 5 hrs ago

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    not losing him but losing the shelter , the warmth, the joy of feeling the love and the care u get..its something about me ..the fear..I saw people's who I loved walked away..but I...
    denez denez 22-25, F Oct 25

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    I had been with a guy on and off for a long time and even though we sometimes separated we always found ourselves back together. And I loved him. Eventually after being apart for a...
    bonbonstaten bonbonstaten 16-17, F Nov 2

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    When I met my wife 35 years ago we were both heavy drinkers. I knew her ex-husband and used to drink with him sometimes but didn't like him because of the way he treated his (later...
    arthur1446 arthur1446 61-65, M Oct 30

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    When I met my wife 35 years ago we were both heavy drinkers. I knew her ex-husband and used to drink with him sometimes but didn't like him because of the way he treated his (later...
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    I've been with my boyfriend officially for 8 years ( but we've been off and on for the last 2) . But we've known each other since we were 13 and have always had this amazing...
    Catherine05 Catherine05 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 5

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