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I Lost My Mother

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    I lost my mother...to murder...as well as my father when I was little. I barely even remember the age I was when it happened. My older sister took care of me since.
    Frostbite09 Frostbite09 13-15, M 1 Response May 23, 2013

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    I didn't think I would.

    Boy was I wrong. My childhood wasn't the easiest. She was not a good mother. When she got sick, I was the one that stepped up and helped her out. Yet, I was never her favorite nor wanted. Nothing I did was ever right. For eight long years I was there for her. There were times I...
    AuntieShani AuntieShani 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 27

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    I lost her at 19 and never fully grieved the

    loss. It drove me to be more outgoing, date but never feel "settled", break relationships -" leave them before they leave me." A nervous energy if you will. I kept moving forward (a rolling stone gathers no moss"), to pursue education/ career, and threatened that I'd never...
    selfdiscovery2 selfdiscovery2 41-45 1 Response Jan 8

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    No can understand what it like to lose your mum,

    even if it happened to them. They only understand what the loss of a mum is. Not what you feel for there are many ways to lose her. They don't know what it is like to feel that you were not good enough to keep her here. That you could of saved her with one word. They don't...
    ninja6152 ninja6152 13-15 1 Response Mar 22

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    My mom passed away 2-2-14 of a long

    and painful battle of lung disease..She was 62.. She was everything to me.. she was my therapist, my doctor, my maid, my teacher, my philosopher, my best friend, my life... I miss absolutely everything about her... I crave her smell.. her touch... oh god I would give...
    halleycamp halleycamp 26-30, F 6 Responses Feb 21

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    I Lost My Grandma Who Was That To Me, My Mother, My Father And My Best Friend

    My Grandma saved me. She took care of me when my parents were too busy partying or spending time with each other to watch me. I am an only child. Because of the love and care and time my Grandma gave me, I became extremely close to her, from a very young age until she died of...
    AnnInSearch AnnInSearch 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 31, 2013

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    Lost Identity

    I was 9 when my mum died, 6 years have passed since and the pain i once felt has calmed but it doesn't make me feel better and at times i hate my life. My mum didn't just die she betrayed me, and lied to me. She stole what trust i had and now am very weary of most people. I'm 16...
    dollydimple dollydimple 16-18, F 5 Responses Feb 7, 2007

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    Why Did You Leave Me??

    She went to sleep on the last day of September and never work up on the 1st day of OctoberThis year. I have the whole scene replaying in my head of when my dad told me. I was mowing the yard than my aunty told me to go to my dad. So I did. He gave me a hug and told me "Mum gone...
    ninja6152 ninja6152 13-15 2 Responses Oct 17, 2013

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    She Left Us Too Early..

    It is now the day after Thanksgiving and the first of many holidays to come that we will have with no parents. Today also marks 4 years that dad had been gone. Mom just left us 2 months and 6days ago. I am still in the selfish mode, I want them back. There is not a day goes by...
    geminiluuv geminiluuv 36-40, F 9 Responses Nov 24, 2006

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    Few Lies Of Mothers

    1)This story begins when I was a child: I was born poor. Oftenwe hadn't enough to eat. Whenever we had some food, Mother often gave me her portion of rice. While she was transferring her rice into my bowl, she would say .. "Eat this rice, son! I'm not hungry." 2)As I grew...
    Canal12 Canal12 26-30, M Nov 14, 2011

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    :(

    i lost my mother when i was 15. She wasnt able to attend my HS grad. she died of a breast cancer. she had been fighting it for 5 years. she was diagnosed early but bcuz we couldnt afford the medical thing. it spreads and get worse :( im proud of how she endure the sickness and...
    lavender96 lavender96 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 15, 2013

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    I Really Miss Her

    i miss her so much! I don't know how to be in this world without her. I miss my mom, she was my rock, my touchstone. she held my family together. I am the oldest and don't know how to keep my family together. She loved my dad, sisters and brother. She loved her...
    Mariedock Mariedock 36-40 4 Responses Mar 18, 2012

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    Growing Up Without A Mom...

    My mom died when I was hardly even two years old. She died in a car accident, I was in the backseat, and wasn't hurt. I don't remember anything about her the only few things I know are from the stories my dad tells me. I grew up with only my dad and me; that worked perfectly, I...
    Chasing4flowers Chasing4flowers 18-21, F 16 Responses May 28, 2011

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    She Died When I Was 5

    I lost my mother to breast cancer when I was 5. I don't remember a lot about her since she passed away when i was so young, but anyway I miss her so much and i can't help thinking how different my life would be if she wasn't dead.
    andreanoir andreanoir 26-30, F 9 Responses Oct 9, 2006

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    i lost my mother at age 19 almost a year ago.

    . still on this dat i feel like depress and cant sleep at.. lost a close and a good friend
    radicalraab radicalraab 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 24

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    I wanted to be wrong.

    i finally found out how you left this world. I was hoping to be dead wrong this time and not to be right. Why couldn't I be wrong ? for once in my life i wanted to wrong. She finally got what she wanted after these years of failed attempts, I hope she happy with result she...
    ninja6152 ninja6152 13-15 1 Response Dec 17, 2013

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    My Mum passed away of a brain aneurism

    when I was 12. It was very sudden and I didn't get to say goodbye. My teenage years were rough. I have a brother and a sister that dealt with the loss much better than I did. They are older. I slipped into a terrible state of depression and struggles with anxiety. I began to use...
    BrooMeister BrooMeister 18-21, M Jan 6

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    My Mum Died

      This was the best photo i ever took of my mum May, i think. She died a day or two ago. I cant tell you of my being there with her to the end. I cant write of holding her hand as she took her last breath or saying comforting words to her as she slipped away. I wasnt anywhere...
    lafsnack lafsnack 51-55, M 8 Responses Jun 5, 2012

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    My Dear Sweet Mamas

    My Precious Mama's I lost my mama's September 24th, 2013. I always pluralized her name. I don't know why, it fit though. The dr's said she died of Congestive Heart Failure. She probably had a million other things wrong too. I was her care-taker for the last two years when things...
    MyPreciousSweets MyPreciousSweets 41-45, M 5 Responses Oct 27, 2013

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    Too Young To Remember- My mother was killed in

    a car wreck when I was 1 or 2(my stepfather can't keep dates straight). We were on the highway when a double cab truck jumped the median and hit us head on. My mother was killed instantly and aside from permanent hearing loss I lived. For some reason I wasn't in a car seat but...
    StandoffishBrat StandoffishBrat 18-21 Apr 3

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    I lost her August 11 2013.

    It's still hard. I don't feel it's something I will ever get used to. I know she is in heaven though and that is the only thing keeping me from going crazy...it's just with all the hardship's me and my family have faced, I just wished it could all be over, we are still...
    iseeamomo iseeamomo 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 11

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    Mike9272 Mike9272 41-45, M 6 Responses May 20

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    It's been two weeks. It feels like two hundred.

    My mom was my rock, and now my world has gone from steady to shaken, my world has been taken. I lost her on Saturday December 7th, to a brain anneurism. I remember that weekend vividly. It all started on Thursday night, the night my universe went from zero to wrecked in 2.5. I...
    victoriiamarie victoriiamarie 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 22, 2013

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    Sense Of Loss

    It's been 25 years now that my mother has been gone. It was 2 weeks before my 8th birthday; she was 37 years old. I have very few memories of her. I can remember the way her perfume smelled, how soft she felt when she hugged me, smells of her cooking, otherwise I have vague...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 25, 2012

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    21 Years Later...

    My mom passed away very suddenly when I was nineteen and now I am forty. I still miss her so much and wish so desperately she was here to talk to. Especially now that I am leaving my marriage of almost 20 years. To this day I know her death is some of the reasons I have so many...
    hotsexynurse hotsexynurse 41-45, F 1 Response Jun 7, 2012

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    I found my mother dead

    My shelter from the storm, my protector from harm, my shoulder to cry on & my reason for smiling. My bestfriend whom I could depend on- My Mother. I loved her for loving me & I appreciated her cause she was always there for me. Her laugh was contagious & her hugs were warm & full...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Dec 8, 2013

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    I lost my mom nearly 5 months ago.

    It was unexpected so I'm in so much emotional pain. She was my everything. I'm pregnant now, it cheers me up a bit. But heartbroken she won't be there.
    pink1985 pink1985 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 1

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    My mom died of liver failure

    when I was 16. I still struggle with accepting and forgiving. I miss her but it's also a relief because she was miserable.
    StillLearning22 StillLearning22 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 8

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    I Lost My Mom

    I lost my mom almost 2 months ago I feel as if im in a horrible dream I miss her so much I have to young kids who were very attached to mom and she had inflammatory breast Cancer stage 4 she was also underdoes d chemo so cancer speed they said she had 6 months to live she died...
    danibaby2013 danibaby2013 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 4, 2013

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    Something happened last night

    that will forever change my life. I never thought I would care, in fact I always thought it would wash over me like nothing, considering we didn't have a very good relationship. I was wrong, so very very wrong. My mother passed away in her sleep last night and I am doing...
    crazywhovian73 crazywhovian73 41-45, M Jul 15

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    Dear Mum

    Dear Mum Today is your birthday. You will be 71 years old today. A beautiful and sad day for me at the same time. You know I love you, Mum. I love you so much. I love you as I loved you as a little boy. Because the past 36 years has changed nothing. Not even your death 36 years...
    Mike9272 Mike9272 41-45, M 7 Responses May 8, 2013

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    Missing My Mother

    I lost my mother 6/26/2012. I miss her so much. She became ill, all of a sudden, my mother was 3 days short of 87 yrs old. My sister and I took her to the hospital, and in 3 days she was gone. The doctors said a gall stone pierced her pancreas, and I guess all the poisoned...
    lynnie10 lynnie10 56-60 4 Responses Jul 20, 2013

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    I lost my mother a little over 7 years ago to

    breast cancer, when i was 8 years old. My brother and I have been raised by my father since that point, but before then my parents were separated and not exactly on speaking terms. Now, at nearly 16 years old I've been feeling how vast the void has become. In our house we never...
    aberry17 aberry17 13-15, F Aug 18

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    Mothers, Mother-figures and Angst

    My mother was shot when I was seven, by the guy she was seeing. My siblings and I (and a guest, I forget who) were in the living room, watching some kiddies programme or other, and they were in the kitchen, talking. I heard the shot, but he often fired his gun in our backyard, so...
    HoneyPie HoneyPie 22-25, F 6 Responses Jul 24, 2008

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    I Was a girl at Age seven When my mommy Went

    to heaven. My grandmother made that poem for me. It's really hard I'm 14 going onto 15 and for some reason when I hear or say mom I feel guilty.
    acekercy acekercy 13-15, F 3 Responses Mar 24

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    Dearest mom, It has been

    three month now that you have passed away but i still cant believe that you are not here with us. Let me tell you that i cant take a single breath without you, not a single moment i cant stop thinking about you, you are in my mind,in my heart.Each and every day whenever i get up...
    mayank1012 mayank1012 26-30, M 5 Responses Jul 19

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    HELP! I lost her in Walmart!

    If anybody is in Walmart and see a muppet please notify me at once! Be careful though she's a feisty one!
    TheTrollinator TheTrollinator 13-15, M Aug 8

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    Losing my Mother was not something

    that happened instantlly, like it did with my daughter. For my mother, I watched for years, watching her slowly slipping away, slowly leaving me. I watched her suffer for years on end, and in the end, she couldn’t handle it anymore. She couldn’t fight the cancer anymore...
    NYSlilAngel NYSlilAngel 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 2

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    Hi :) I'm 15 years old soon to be 16

    and I just lost my mother on November 17th at 12:58 pm , my mom had bone and lung cancer & she passed away at the age of 41 .. All of this to say 2 things , first I'm pregnant with my first and it hurts me that she'll never see her granddaughter or grandson .. And second is that...
    MommaJess98 MommaJess98 16-17, F 3 Responses Dec 18, 2013

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    Unfortunate Bath

    My mama had epilepsy and drowned when she had a seizure in the bath. I wish she never would have taken that bath with no one else home. I guess I was home with my brothers and sister but I was too young to do anything, only 3. If only I could've noticed and called for help. She...
    gpowerm gpowerm 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 21, 2012

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    My Purpose In Life Is Complete.

    My mother past away October 10, 2012... And until this day I find it hard to get back in track. See I'm 24 years old and spend all them 24 long years by my mother side. She was my guide to my every day life I lived life for her... To protected her and helped her in any way I...
    Fluffy56743 Fluffy56743 22-25, M 2 Responses Nov 9, 2012

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    I lost my mother suddenly a week ago on Tuesday.

    It was sudden. She was found in the backyard of the housing projects she was living at by a neighbor and it was all over the news for the next few days. The part that hurts the most is remembering what kind of relationship we had. As it was really hard for me to get close to...
    Bunnielight Bunnielight 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 24

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    Two Time Loser

    My birth mother gave me up for adoption when I was just a few weeks old. Curiosity about who she may be & why she felt she couldn't look after me was always in the back of my mind but it was only in my early 40s, as part of an entire personality overhaul, I finally decided to try...
    simon0470 simon0470 41-45, M 3 Responses Jul 29, 2013

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    On June the 11th, at 2:45 pm,

    I lost my mom. Her name was Kasi Settle. She had been extremely sick for years leading up to it. I was the one who usually took care of her. Every day after school, I would help her with whatever she needed. Now she's gone, and I am currently living with my dad and must now...
    warriorcat1313 warriorcat1313 16-17, M Aug 4

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    It's been 2 long years

    since I lost my mom. we were fortunate enough to have had her for 40yrs+, not a day goes by that I don't think of her, I miss her so very much, she was my best friend, my rock....I have been going to the cemetery once a week for the past two years, this gives me comfort...I love...
    mika179 mika179 41-45, F 1 Response Dec 8, 2013

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    It has been over three years

    since my mother passed away. Since that time, it is still hard for me to move on. Not only she was my mom, but she was my best friend. She passed away on april 18, 2011 at 1044am at union hospital in lynn, ma. Their was a time when i was looking at my scriptures and found a...
    jc5459 jc5459 26-30, M Aug 15

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    Related Experiences

    I never knew her; she took off when I was just a few weeks old, and she never came back into my life. Heck, I didn't even know what a mother was until I was 4 or 5, and then 'mom...
    MissKatalogue MissKatalogue 22-25 1 Response Sep 9

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    13 years ago today I was 5 and I lost something I never had. It's a weird feeling to have a hole from something you never remember to begin with. She jumped out of a hotel window...
    idontknowidontknow idontknowidontknow 18-21, F 28 mins ago

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    Normally, I'm a very forgiving person. I always have been. Within 12 hours, I usually let bygones be bygones. This especially applies to my family. But it's been 24 hours, and I...
    Nomorewars Nomorewars 16-17, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    When I was 5 my mother started me off on the nudism path, everyday I'd be naked inside the house with my mom, she was mid 20s and hot, my friends used to love coming to my house as...
    Pat1843 Pat1843 18-21, M 9 hrs ago

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    I need somewhere to sort out my thoughts... make sense of my confusion... I am feeling good about where I am in my life. The decisions I make in the near future are critical to...
    xdarkshine xdarkshine 22-25, F 8 hrs ago

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    I'm lost and I'm afraid. I'm scared of what has happened and I fear what may happen. Every single day I have dozens of macabre scenarios flashing through my mind. I see the people...
    iKitKat iKitKat 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 27

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    I lost my birth mother in many ways. I was about 5 or 6 when I lost her. She was very depressed, and her way to solving the problem was drinking. That was the first way I lost her...
    Young2Wise Young2Wise 18-21, F