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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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    Recently a friend of mine took his own life. So sad. He wasn't someone I saw very regularly anymore but whenever I did he always lifted my spirits. It is so sad he couldn't see a...
    nunos nunos 51-55, M 4 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    This week has been a struggle for me, this time of year has always been a struggle for me for the past 6 years now. I'm probably going to ramble so I will apologize now, but it...
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    Grief is a funny thing. It sneaks up on you, quietly, stealthily, then mugs you of your belongings in a dark alleyway. Sometimes you can feel it coming, sometimes you don't. It...
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    Tomorrow marks 10 years since we lost my brother. So far things haven't gotten any easier with time. I still get that weird knot in my throat around this time of year. Not so sure...
    chickenstrips chickenstrips 18-21, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    my mother died in may due to throat cancer was a long three years to watch and hard to take care of her during but I would never change being there for her...I'm glad I could do...
    Aprildawnmarie Aprildawnmarie 41-45, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I have lost both of my parents to cancer. It is a terrible disease that hopefully we can end. Too much pain has been caused because of it. Too many people lost.
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    When I was 10. I was in i car wreck. Had many injuries. But what I hate about it most I lost my older sister that was going to turn 13 on March 15. She was DOA at the hospital and...
    minesintexas2 minesintexas2 46-50, M 5 Responses 4 days ago

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    well.... tonight one of Ashley's friends who knew her in real life messaged me saying that Ashley had committed suicide..... i had talked her out of it once before in the past, but...
    randomgirl42 randomgirl42 18-21, F 5 Responses 5 days ago

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    will the person that i lost was my cousin he die when i was 4 mouths old so i never even got to see him or meet him before
    AK407 AK407 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    Reason, Season, or Lifetime People come into your life for a reason, a season or a lifetime. When you figure out which one it is, you will know what to do for each person. When...
    Q2013 Q2013 46-50, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    She threw herself at me. I took things slowly. After a few months, we were official. I was a part of her family's dinners. She was "the happiest they've ever seen her." She treated...
    standardmale standardmale 26-30, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    Everyone that I've ever cared about is dead. I only have my mom. I don't know what I would do if I lost her.
    AManOfFewWords AManOfFewWords 13-15, M 1 Response a week ago

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    Today, my family and I mourn the list of a very special lady, my most amazing aunt, she and my Uncle had 17 children lost count how many grand kids, and great grand youngons, they...
    AngeleyesUponU AngeleyesUponU 41-45, F 6 Responses a week ago

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    A letter I swore I'd never write: I know I said I wouldn't write to you anymore... But I'm not going to send this to you so I guess I'm still ok. I just want you to know where I...
    saraandherfoxes saraandherfoxes 26-30, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    Although it wasn't my family member, it was close enough. My best friend for over 28 years, someone I grew up with and made our own stupid mistakes together, who had our first...
    jlbab321 jlbab321 41-45, F Jan 28

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    When I was around thirteen, I watched my biological mother try to kill herself, and being the only one with her at the time had to call another adult to come help get her to a...
    ToughLoveKitten ToughLoveKitten 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 26

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    I've talked about him before, but his name was Austin. Although he was my neighbor, it was like he was my younger brother. I realized that today is the 26th...it's his Birthday. He...
    JamesCarter20 JamesCarter20 18-21, T Jan 26

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    8 years ago this month I lost an amazing girl from my life. She was the most kind hearted,caring and compassionate girl I ever met and one of the closest friends I ever had. We...
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    I lost the love of my life Dec 23rd last year to suicide. This past month has been the worst time of my life. The night before he died we had exchanged rings. We had been together...
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    I meet her here... We used to talk everyday, and when she confess me her depression, we talked even more, I was always there to support her, and she was always there for me. Then...
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    My child attempted and failed but the whole experience was traumatic. My heart is with each of you who is suffering.
    v0lition v0lition 41-45, F 2 Responses Jan 22

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    Prayers please. Just woke up to find out that my mom almost had a heart attack this morning. Which means that I would have lost her, thankfully she was able to get treatment...
    caringsisterof11siblings caringsisterof11siblings 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 22

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    (It's a shame, it's whatever) Look at me don't try to deceive me I don't understand why you're being dishonest You know I love you, no lies no deceits I want us to get better...
    LeahLovee LeahLovee 70+, F Jan 21

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    So. I guess I lost someone really special to me. From EP. we've known each other for over 6 months now. We talk a lot outside of EP. So over the past three months since writing...
    LeahLovee LeahLovee 70+, F 4 Responses Jan 21

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    so I see a lot of questions being asked such as "what does it feel like" etc and I just wanted to give my perspective. it's unbelievable. every second that passes without them...
    sxvenfxld sxvenfxld 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 19

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    Today marks one year since my friend Carley Rose died. I miss that big smile of hers :c RIP angel save me a spot in Heaven.
    cute4me cute4me 16-17, T 2 Responses Jan 19

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    I lost my brother July this year to suicide he was dealing with a lot of inner demons as I am too we were sexually, mentally and physically abused by our father I have a...
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    I lost my bf in a car crash we were in October 6 2015. I miss him so much
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    this year will be 7 years since I lost my daddy when I was 16. I miss him so much.
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    I lost my three precious babies before they were born when I was 24. I'm 31 now and I still think about them everyday. I never got to see them because the dr said it would...
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    I'm sure he's trying to kill himself but I don't wanna get involved. I told him time and time again I couldn't help him and his passive aggressive attitude makes me almost not care...
    luv2pee23 luv2pee23 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 16

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