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I Lost My Mother

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    I lost my mother when I was just one,

    and yesterday I found a video of my grandmother's 60th birthday party. It was the first time I ever heard her voice and I don't even know how to feel, it doesn't feel real, I still feels so fake to me, it doesn't feel like her, and I have absolutely no idea who she even is.
    Secret179688 Secret179688 18-21 1 Response Aug 1

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    I lost my mother January 2 2014.

    Sometimes i wish it never happened. I am coping the best i can.My mom was the only person who understood me.No i feel so alone anymore.
    punkglampire punkglampire 22-25 5 Responses Jun 20

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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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    It will be 10 years in September.

    10 years since I lost her. She was my best friend. I can't believe its already been almost 10 years. I was only 12 when that drunk driver took you away from me... away from us. Life changed so much the day you were taken from me. I still miss you every single day. Your hugs...
    KylieeBear KylieeBear 22-25, F 10 Responses Jun 30

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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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    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 8 Responses Oct 9, 2006

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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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    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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    she died when i was a year old

    so i never got to know her. my family told me she was a kind person who loved talking to people and was well-liked by everyone around her. i wish i got to know her.
    zade95 zade95 18-21, M Dec 19, 2014

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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 3 Responses Jul 20, 2013

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    I lost my best friend.

    My mother and I have always been extremely close, she was the one person I trusted the most, the one person I could tell everything to. Sometimes she'd make me laugh so much, I'd be on the floor in tears. I loved her more than anything in life. Until one day, when I woke up to...
    xxellis xxellis 22-25, F Nov 20, 2014

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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 16-17, M 1 Response May 23, 2013

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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, 2014

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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, 2014

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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 1 Response Aug 15, 2014

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    So as this group states,

    I lost my mother back in Feb 2012. It was a sudden thing and it was extremely difficult. I still think about her all the time, she wasn't the easiest woman to get along with, but she was mine and that's what means the most. The Following Lyrics, pretty much sums everything...
    AwakenEdge AwakenEdge 41-45, F 2 Responses Jul 5

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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 10 Responses Jul 19, 2014

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    I lost my mother the Friday

    before Mother's Day a few years ago. Now every Mother's Day is dreaded even more so. I feel cheated to have lost her too early. She was my best friend and I have to admit life has never been the same nor can I look at things the same. Losing someone close to you makes you more...
    twilight13 twilight13 36-40, F 5 Responses May 6

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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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    My mother died when I was 1 year old,

    she died from cancer which started in her breast but eventually spread throughout her entire body. There will always be a part of me who blames her death on myself, I will always wonder if I wasn’t born would she be alive, would my family be happier? These questions have been...
    Secret179688 Secret179688 18-21 1 Response Mar 23

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    ninocoppo ninocoppo 18-21, M 3 Responses Oct 12, 2014

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    My Blog. A mother dies : a daughter writes.

    Here is the first part :WHY THIS BLOG ?How do you write about a mother's dying?My mother died on the 8th of July 2013. She was 55.Only once before, did she come very close to dying, and that was the day i was born.On that day, she lost a lot of blood, and the blood she received...
    ArushaTopazzini ArushaTopazzini 31-35, F Jun 11

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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 16-17 1 Response Dec 17, 2013

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    Today I was informed

    that my mother had died. I never really was close with my mother and we never really understood each other. However, I now feel regret for not getting to know her better. She shut me out of her life but I shut her out of mine too. My siblings are extremely saddened by this as...
    snowunderthestars snowunderthestars 16-17, F 3 Responses Oct 13, 2014

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    he moved outta state.

    ...ta me he is dead, tho : ( sadly, we don't get along n I wish thongs were different,
    StreetgirlnamedDesire504 StreetgirlnamedDesire504 36-40 1 day ago

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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've never written a real poem before

    but I was feeling overwhelmed with sadness about my mother abandoning me and my brothers 13 years ago. I'm 16 years old now and its just now getting to me. I don't understand why she left..** I was left all alone, no place to call my home. I'm not sure what to feel anymore...
    mayakien mayakien 16-17, F Mar 22

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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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    :(

    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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    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, 2014

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    My mother passed away on Tuesday.

    It is now Thursday. I still cannot think. I don't really feel either. I picked up my cousin from the airport this morning. She is willing to help me with whatever I wish. She keeps asking what I would like to do. I can only answer, "I don't know." I have shown her the chaos I...
    Myzery Myzery 31-35, F 4 Responses Dec 11, 2014

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    I just don't think I can let it go.

    hence it was recent and she passed December 1st, 2014. but I don't like knowing that these days keep dragging on and soon nobody will really think about it anymore if they haven't stopped already. this goes through my head everyday. cry myself to sleep, cry during the day...
    amberbell1001 amberbell1001 13-15, F 3 Responses Apr 11

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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 5 Responses Feb 21, 2014

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    It has been two and a half years,

    and I still miss her everyday.
    Mrskatearch Mrskatearch 31-35, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I lost my mum two years ago to breast cancer.

    I am 16 now and even though its been two years I still haven't moved on. I've completely changed into a different person to the point where I don't even recognize myself anymore and I hate who i am. my mum was everything to me, from best friend to a fantastic teacher and I am...
    laurendunn865 laurendunn865 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 16, 2014

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    outcast343 outcast343 16-17, M Feb 16

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    I lost my mother about two years ago.

    My half-sister was moved out of state to go live with her father. And I was to live with my father. I miss my mother and sister every day... I wish I could go back to having my mother around... My father now both verbally and emotionally abuses me. Sometimes I consider just...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 21

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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 15 Responses May 28, 2011

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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 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 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 11, 2014

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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 Aug 8, 2014

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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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    I lost my mother unexpectedly 1/24/15,

    just two days before her 46th birthday. Having a hard time
    Aloverslost Aloverslost 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 27

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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, 2014

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    some days like today I feel like college gets

    too much and just finding life stressful and hard. I have so many commitments that are stressing me out but I can't give them up as I need them to get into a good university. I keep thinking if mum was here she could help me out as Dad doesn't really know what to do and it just...
    laurendunn865 laurendunn865 16-17, F Nov 25, 2014

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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 she was a pistol. She raised me by herself. I was the only child. My father passed away when I was 7. Even though me and my...
    TotalityOfMe TotalityOfMe 36-40, M 1 Response Feb 6