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I Lost Child to Acute Myeloid Leukemia

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    My 15 year old sister passed away on May 20th, 2013, after battling Acute Myeloid Leukemia for 8 months. She received chemo treatments for about 4 months before she was(apparently...
    missingem missingem 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Over the course of a 23 yr controlling, emotionally and at times physically abusive marriage, I had 4 beautiful children. I was the virtual epitome of the "Martha Stewart" mom. I...
    Chrissy342004 Chrissy342004 41-45, F 4 hrs ago

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    Since elementary we practically knew each other's minds but he went to a different middle school so we split up. Then we started to text when we both got phones. Then we grew...
    no6pain6no6gain no6pain6no6gain 13-15, F Jan 28

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    I was adopted into a family of 7 other adoptees. I was molested by my older 'brother' at a very young age. So thee one thing that ****** me off the most and sends me into a...
    UnaLOME UnaLOME 36-40, F 1 hr ago

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    All kids must show respect to all adults. My kids will show respect or I will bust their butts with a paddle. I am a firm believer in respect paid to adults by children. I never...
    brunettewifeandmom brunettewifeandmom 31-35, F 4 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    I had planned on living in Wyoming for three months. One month after being stationed in Yellowstone National Park I was fired for being fifteen minutes late. My manager made it...
    lovelywarpedlemon lovelywarpedlemon 18-21, F 7 hrs ago

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    I lost a parent 2 weeks before my 19th birthday. He was 57. It is amazing that 3 years have gone by, I didn't think I was going to survive the first month. Life has a way of moving...
    dbarr1992 dbarr1992 22-25, F 7 hrs ago

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    I really need your guys' help with this one so please bear with me. We'll call my childhood friend Alex. Basically, Alex and I lived next door to each other from the time we were...
    meeplabip meeplabip 18-21, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    He treats my children from a previous marriage without love. He doesn't want to do anything because "then their biological father is let off the hook". Can't he just love them...
    Alone1980 Alone1980 31-35, F 5 hrs ago

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    This is the best title they had. I don't hate children, I just don't like bad kids. I have a child who has a defiance disorder. It has been so hard. Last night I saw another side...
    ptsdlady ptsdlady 26-30, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Hello everyone. My name is jack. My story starts six years ago when I met my fiancée. She has full legal and phayical custody through the divorce of her daughters. The father is a...
    Aconcernedparent Aconcernedparent 36-40, M Feb 18

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    My mother, unfortunately, suffered from a medical condition (I think it was endometriosis) and as a result she was unable to have any more children. My father went out to work to...
    bigbadnur bigbadnur 56-60, M 1 Response Feb 19

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    I am writing this simply because I have no other sounding boards left. I have sought help at every term and like others on here,,, to no avail. I have lost my friends my family and...
    luigiartist luigiartist 51-55, M 5 Responses 5 days ago

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    It was at least 9 years since I would consider I had any kind of childhood. Time is supposed to separate feelings from the present but time makes it worse for me. It feels like I'm...
    WonderingOfTheSoul WonderingOfTheSoul 18-21 Jan 28

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    Omg, I thought that I was the only one who felt this way. I too grew up in Bklyn,NY and still have family there, but now as a parent it's not the same . I remember living...
    0intimacy 0intimacy 46-50, F 4 Responses Feb 17

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    Hi my name is Alp, I am 18 years old. I am afraid my father is going to drink himself to death. He is really violent physically and verbally to everyone. My grandfather past away...
    Alp1995 Alp1995 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 29

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    Back in 2007 i lost my son to cancer, Neuroblastoma.he was only 5 years old. everyday I feel like I'm getting weaker and weaker. I shut out most of the people in my life. my...
    ClickCloser ClickCloser 31-35, F 5 Responses Feb 6

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    More than anything! Bang bang go the coffin nails, like a breath exhaled, then gone forever! Seems like just yesterday, how could I miss the red flags raised, think back to the...
    musicandmorejake musicandmorejake 13-15, M 1 Response Feb 11

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    I am a new member of a club which I hoped never to earn membership to. I lost a person I loved profoundly to suicide on Thanksgiving 2014. This person had a complicated and...
    AdiosPantalones AdiosPantalones 46-50, F 2 Responses Feb 17

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    Within a year I lost both my mother and grandmother. My mom died in June, my grandmother passed three days before my mother's death day had even hit a year. The pain is there but I...
    Airleasd Airleasd 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 17

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    I am so lonely. I dedicated my life to my children and husband. Now my children are grown and have their own families. My hubby has changed careers and is gone out of town...
    JustMeMichigan JustMeMichigan 46-50, F 1 Response Feb 9

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    My fiance has a 6 year old daughter from a previous marriage, Jilli, she lives with us and sees mom 3 weekends a month and I have done my best to make her as comfortable as...
    cassidy113 cassidy113 18-21, F Feb 13

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    My fiance has a 6 year old daughter from a previous marriage, Jilli, she lives with us and sees mom 3 weekends a month and I have done my best to make her as comfortable as...
    cassidy113 cassidy113 18-21, F 4 Responses Feb 13

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    Recently, I found out that I cannot have children. Its not like I wanted to have kids anytime soon, but I did want the option. Anyway, I've been learning about alternatives and...
    DacianaNorte DacianaNorte 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 16

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    On January 16th, 2015 my mom passed away. We had her memorial this past Sunday and that was the hardest by far. I'm only 19, I never thought I would lose my mom at such a young age...
    sinsoftheflesh sinsoftheflesh 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 28

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    He was only 36 years old and left two small children behind. He dies only two weeks after he was first diagnosed, he didn't have a chance. He was a quite and sweet person who was...
    Amillionstars Amillionstars 36-40 1 Response Jan 31

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    1982 was the year and I'm proud of it. I grew up watching the smurfs, she-ra, he-man, the flintstones, the jetsons, saved by the bell, full house, and punky brewster. I have...
    violet1698 violet1698 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 1

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    I'm working my *** of for school but my marks are not that great. Everyone thinks I'm stupid, and I guess they made me believe that too. I want to pass my finals but I'm so...
    ABACDEE ABACDEE 18-21, F Feb 1

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    Midnight my buddy she was a stray that just showed up one day and wonted leave told she was very talkive and vey quick with those claws she was laying under atree when a PIT BULL...
    anyourviking anyourviking 51-55, M 4 Responses Feb 1

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    Death is all around and the walls start closing in. Is it because of the things I've done, all of my past sins? Is it because I quit praying to the Lord who never answered? Or if...
    MDaddysGirlM MDaddysGirlM 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 2

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    My best childhood friend passed away at the end of September last year. We didn't see each other much but would talk on Facebook. Still she was important to me. She was a part...
    nvragain1024 nvragain1024 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 5

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    No, not that kind of innocence. Summer, 1976. The US was celebrating its BiCentennial and as part of the festivities, a parade of sailing ships made its way around the country...
    Saylowman Saylowman 46-50, M 1 Response Feb 6

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    My mom passed away in 2010. She was 74 when she died. I miss her a lot and there's not a day goes by when I don't think about her in some way. She wasn't but 5ft 4 but Lordy mercy...
    srb76 srb76 36-40, M 2 Responses Feb 6

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    I wish things got easier but as I get older and I go through life I think about how much my dad is missing out on. I can't watch things to do with wedding's or babies anymore. its...
    xxmonkeynessxx xxmonkeynessxx 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 7

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    My girlfriend and her little brother live with her mom. Last year, her big sister and her husband Jay moved in with them, with their 3 year old twins. My girlfriend started telling...
    KingLaserDestroyer KingLaserDestroyer 18-21, M 6 Responses Feb 14

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    Since I'm new here, I won't go into a lot of details. To be honest, I remember very little of my life before I was adopted at age 6. Before that is mostly blank. What I do...
    WilliamBennett WilliamBennett 61-65, M 4 Responses Feb 15

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    I Want To Have The Country Girl Life, Waking Up In The Morning To Feeding Cows, And Chicken. Tending To Horses and My Farm. Watching My Future Children Run Around In My Spacious...
    BeautifulSituation BeautifulSituation 18-21, F Feb 17

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    I miss you so much... I've tried to accept the fact that you've gone on your journey and that you're happier and healthier and safer where you are. I see, hear, and feel you...
    EmEn1125 EmEn1125 13-15, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I feel so lost, and I just do not know where I am or where I should go. Not physically lost; I am in my parent's house, in the town we've lived in for five years, in the country I...
    illtravelled illtravelled 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 31

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    I feel like I've lost myself somewhere along the way of life. I feel like I've lost my dreams. I feel like I've lost my sense of right and wrong. I myself am beyond lost in life...
    gilly92 gilly92 22-25, F Feb 4

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    My grand daughter was taken last yr from my daughter. My daughter had left the father but since he hadn't seen her in 3 weeks she met with him and his mother to let them have he...
    scahoon2010 scahoon2010 46-50, F Feb 12

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    I’d like to get lost in the darkest corners of your mind. When I wrote her this line, I was lost, lost in life. One day you wake up and realise your life has past by and you...
    Krist0f Krist0f 41-45, M Feb 14

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    Everybody around me are happy and there life are so settled. But why not me. Why cnt my life be settled and happy. I feel so irritated and alone. No one is there with me. No...
    Life26 Life26 26-30, F 4 Responses Feb 15

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    I believe God has told me that I have truly lost my salvation. When I was young I prayed to God asking Jesus into my heart, (though not feeling any conversion or conviction), I did...
    unsaveable unsaveable 18-21, M 2 Responses Feb 15

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    Lost Friends Over the past 5 years, I have lost 3 EP friends to death. Although I never met these men, they were friends nonetheless and there is a void in my life. I suspect...
    akindheart akindheart 56-60, F 43 Responses Feb 19