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I Lost Child to Acute Myeloid Leukemia

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    About 17 months ago I lost my husband. Yesterday would have been our 38th wedding anniversary. I miss him so much and am having a hard time moving on after all of this. How does...
    samson08 samson08 56-60, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I am the youngest of 5 girls. Because of the age gap (6+ years) between myself and my sisters, my parents were usually preoccupied with all their activities and teenage drama. So I...
    D5of5 D5of5 26-30, F 5 hrs ago

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    I am a mother, a mother without her daughter, without her child, do you know how empty, how dead I am feeling, because she was taken from me. A lot of woman can feel this, and know...
    BroknGirl89 BroknGirl89 26-30, F 6 hrs ago

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    They talk as if children never ever will grow up. They talk as if the children will be dependent forever, failing to realize that they will want and need the same independence they...
    mirkwood86 mirkwood86 26-30, M 2 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    in the past month I have been away from home I went from a sixe 16 to a size 11 in pants I don't feel like I lost much weight but I feel really happy
    lies18 lies18 18-21 14 hrs ago

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    1. I don't hate kids or wish them any harm, but I am not a fan, either. I can be very short-tempered and impatient, and this is especially true when they are whining, screaming...
    Stratosara Stratosara 26-30, F 15 hrs ago

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    Once every generation, you find a book, that really captures you, one that speaks to you, one that makes you stop and think, one that makes you want to go on, for me, there was two...
    BroknGirl89 BroknGirl89 26-30, F 19 hrs ago

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    I lost something I recently found out I never had. All my life, I was told I had a bigger brother, who turned out to just be a close family friend, that was almost forced to bond...
    Tak162015 Tak162015 16-17, M 20 hrs ago

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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=a2d5gvpNatAI hate Child abuse very much. its the Worst thing that someone can do to a Child. no Child should ever hurt, or...
    BroknGirl89 BroknGirl89 26-30, F 20 hrs ago

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    Hey, so i don't even know where to start.. im a 18yo girl. The last 4 months I'm in a long-distance relationship with a girl who is also a very young mum of a 4 yo girl. I'm...
    jeruo jeruo 18-21, F 2 Responses 22 hrs ago

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    This story is going to be written as if I was talking to her, because its one of the only ways I know how to get it out. Please bare with me, this is a hard story to write, but it...
    BroknGirl89 BroknGirl89 26-30, F 5 Responses 1 day ago

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    My husband was killed in an accident on his way home from work January 5th 2014. He was 41 and the youngest in his family. He was one of the best people I have ever known...always...
    Noryiku Noryiku 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    When i was about 3, my sister came to get me and told me that Sandy, an Indian man who lived with us, almost constantly since birth, until my parents separated in year 10, when i...
    PixieGrin108 PixieGrin108 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I was married to one of the most beautiful women on the planet. She was a nurse for over 15 years. One of the most caring loving and by far to this date the sexiest woman I have...
    Curtazman Curtazman 46-50, M 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    It shouldn't hurt to be a child, yet most abuse cases, are from parents. You would never think that someone who is suppose to Love and protect you, to hurt you, yet it is happenin...
    BroknGirl89 BroknGirl89 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    Child abuse is the worst thing that someone could do to a child. No child deserves to be hurt in any kind of way. Child abuse effects you for your entire life. It leaves you with a...
    BroknGirl89 BroknGirl89 26-30, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I was the primary caregiver for my wife with dementia/Alzheimer for the past nine years. She was 64 years old when I was no longer able to take care of her. I hired a number of...
    newtonpark newtonpark 61-65, M 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    Unfortunately, cancer is an equal opportunity predator. Watching a young, vibrant woman with young children lose her battle with this heart wrenching disease can certainly make...
    Olivia1962 Olivia1962 51-55, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    I wish cancer research was about saving lives instead of making money. I get so angry everytime I see a commercial with sick and dying children prostituted out for the...
    TotalityOfMe TotalityOfMe 36-40, M 3 days ago

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    17 years ago, I was 19 years old, a senior in high school. On April 8, 1998 I was so excited because we were taking our cap and gown pictures that day. Wouldn't be long and I would...
    brazeel brazeel 36-40, F 3 days ago

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    I lost my son on April 1, 2015 from a motorcycle accident. A man ran a stop sign and he was pretty much killed instantly. He was 24 years old and the light of my life. The man...
    slink501 slink501 61-65, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I was molested by my father for years. It started when I was 10 and ended when he died last year. I'm 18 now and feeling lost and confused.
    Natalie888 Natalie888 18-21, F 14 Responses 5 days ago

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    In the past few years I have been shamed blamed and ridiculed for a decision to choose myself and my health over my own child. I had an abortion. Since then I have been diagnosed...
    MoonFlowerCloud MoonFlowerCloud 31-35, F 6 days ago

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    it is killing me and I found the love of my life but this leukemia is killing me and I am really trying to see I won't be here much longer doctors said longest year and a half and...
    kmccrady12653 kmccrady12653 22-25, F a week ago

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    ...I am a realist. I'm young but far from naive. I'm ridiculously intelligent, grounded, rooted, a forward thinker. I don't fall in love quickly or recklessly or without abandon. I...
    xeanaj xeanaj 16-17, F Jun 24

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    June 29th is always an emotional surprise. It was around 1pm and we were instant messaging on Facebook. Joking around as usual. We had no idea she was planning to do this for years...
    iusedtolovemyself iusedtolovemyself 46-50, F 8 Responses Jun 24

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    For so many years i have felt like i didn't belong anywhere. Was never happy with anyone. Even in high school i felt like I didn't belong to any of the groups there. As a child i...
    LadyTigeress76 LadyTigeress76 36-40, F 2 Responses Jun 24

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    This really hasn't affected me until recently. I'm in my early 20's and between the ages of 6-9 my neighbors son (college kid) would touch me inappropriately while I would sit on...
    courtcourt94 courtcourt94 18-21, F 4 Responses Jun 23

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    Notes To My Children: Things I Want Them To Know.This book is dedicated to my children, Odarely Monserrat, Sharon Paulina and Alan Gabriel: mi alma, mi cielo y mi luna...
    puckit600 puckit600 46-50, M Jun 23

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    My dad died when I was 5. My 4 twin brothers and I were waiting for him for weeks. I went to his funeral and everybody was hugging me and crying. I said mom what happen where's dad...
    Romeyallen Romeyallen 22-25, M Jun 22

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    I wanted to have a lot of children when I was younger. Of course I can't have 12 children of my own since I have to spend my life being pregnant and breast feeding for 25 years...
    LeahNl LeahNl 31-35, F Jun 22

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    Who am I? Where am I going? Did I make a mistake? Here I am, still young but still haven't a clue on what to do with my life. Suicide always seems like a pleasant option but since...
    ItsTurtleYo ItsTurtleYo 18-21, M Jun 22

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    One of my favorite childhood horror movies of the 80s
    Jhayne8 Jhayne8 31-35, F Jun 21

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    I have lost someone I cared about. Someone who I loved or maybe I still love him. Despite what he out my family through, I can't bring myself to hate my father. He may not be gone...
    IAmJustMyself IAmJustMyself 16-17, F Jun 20

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    I talked to my cousin on the phone recently. He sounded a little strange. His voice sounded a little lower and he talked a little slower then usual. I sure hope that he wasn't...
    moose73630 moose73630 16-17, M 2 Responses Jun 19

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    I used to dislike children all together, but as I get older I have found that I really love them. I feel a huge need to protect them, provide good memories for them, and let them...
    ThatGirlIsPoison23 ThatGirlIsPoison23 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 19

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    This kid I grew up with.... Well I found out they don't expect him to make it the weekend. Of course he's is Chicago, and I'm a long way away. I got the call earlier today. We...
    elipses elipses 22-25, M 4 Responses Jun 18

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    it started innocently enough I guess. his mom and my dad were together. he came home one year from visiting god knows who and he was nice. much nicer than he was before he left. he...
    reignhootowl reignhootowl 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 17

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    I hate being an only child...it's such a lonely existence. What saddens me the most is I never got the chance to hear someone call me their Sister or Auntie. What I also resent...
    AlreadyOwned7379 AlreadyOwned7379 31-35, F 2 Responses Jun 17

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    my name is Jillian and I have leukemia, luckily for me they caught it in the early stages so I will kick cancers ***.
    JillianAourello JillianAourello 26-30, F Jun 16

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    hi i need some help or a mum to talk to please. im 23 and have a 5year old daughter and a 4 year old son. i love them so much and they mean they world to me im no longer with there...
    tees92 tees92 22-25, M Jun 16

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