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I Lost Someone I Never Knew

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    I Miss Someone I Never Knew

    I don't know what I mean, really.    I feel like I have lost someone so close to me that a part of me is physically missing. But I haven't. I've lost grandparents whom I regretfully wasn't all that close to, but other than that I've never suffered true loss. I...
    temporaryhappiness temporaryhappiness 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 3, 2010

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    I recently just lost someone to suicide. He suffered from mental health problems and he must have been so very hurt and pained. I miss him dearly and dream about him sometimes but...
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    I met someone that I could honestly spend the rest of my life with. No matter how cliche it sounds, it was love at first sight. It was a whirlwind romance. We were together only a...
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    If death is imminent to a Family member, please visit that person before it's too late. This is my story...... In early June of 1982 my Dad who was suffering from diabetes landed...
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    Lost my mom. I've seen here such beautiful pictures of a mother with her daughter. And these beautiful pics made me so infinitely sad again. Because there will be no more such...
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    I lost my father 5 years ago. I miss him so so much. Not a day goes by that I'm not thinking about him. I miss his smile, his smell, his laughter, everything little thing about him...
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    I lost One of my closest friends in 2011. I still mourn the loss and I still think about him every day. My parents keep telling me I need to "get over it" but they don't understand...
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    i doubt anyone will reply...no one did to the other post i put up. I lost my first cousin to suicide in may. he jumped off a bridge and his body was never found. so we never had a...
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    I lost an amazing guy... I really wanted to give love another try and when I met him I really felt like love would be kind... But now I have to live with another regret. I thought...
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    Suicide. Only One word. only Seven letters. Yet it holds such a powerful meaning to many lives. A few days ago.. My neighbor..my bestfriend.. My childhood friend.. I lost him to...
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    I lost my Mum at 11 and Dad at 15, I don't tell anyone who knows me, but inside, every day, it kills me to know they never met their granddaughter.
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    She was fourteen when she first felt the emptiness within, a black hole in her soul. She stopped fighting it a couple of months later. She decided to live through the blade...
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    He was actually the love of my life and the man who I was going to marry. He passed away last year from early onset Parkinson's . We met and fell in love several years ago, before...
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    She was my best friend and we were only 15 when I lost her.. I just hope she's watching over me. I miss her so much that sometimes I can physically feel myself hurting from loss...
    LisaMannion LisaMannion 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 30

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    A good friend died this weekend. I'm in complete shock and I have no idea what to say to his friends and family. I'm in another country so I can't physically be with them to grieve...
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    I Almost lost my "friend" twice but I was able to save her and now she doesn't even talk to me anymore.
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    I just lost my best friend. She was like the sister I have always wanted and now she is gone
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