I Love Somebody Who's Terminally Ill

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 39 People

    Forging New Friendships

    My name is Dawn-Maria and I have a few friends who are struggling with Terminal Illnesses and one who lost her battle a year ago. I came up with an idea a few years ago, that my friends have all thought is a great idea and I hope that you too will take a look and see if there is...
    DawnMaria DawnMaria
    46-50
    Nov 23, 2012

    I'm afraid to sleep,

    that she'll leave me. I'm afraid when she closes her eyes, she won't wake up again. i'm just so terrified of losing her.
    caelmulryan caelmulryan
    31-35, M
    Jun 27, 2015

    Gabby Journey

    Today I am overcome with emotion. Gabbys journey started almost three years ago. She was diagnosed with a grade three anaplastic astrocytoma. I as her mother have experience the emotional roller coaster as I deal with anticipatory grief. I find myself consumed with fear while...
    davisp4208 davisp4208
    51-55, F
    Nov 11, 2012

    Loosing My Soulmate And Best Friend

    let me say the run down,2 yrs ago my husband was told he had ostomilis infection of the bone, he had batle this last 2 yrs july 2011 he was in the hospital lifted his leg and broke the nuckle of his hip, well he went till jan with it like that was told its cause of infection made...
    missygirl517 missygirl517
    51-55, F
    Apr 3, 2013

    My Daughter Is Terminally Ill

    Hello.My almost 18 year old daughter has a rare terminal degenerative illness called Juvenile Huntingtons Disease.This is taking her piece by piece mentally and physically which as a parent is heartbreaking to watch as it's natures way to protect your child.She first showed...
    Blondie73 Blondie73
    36-40
    Oct 13, 2010

    Im In Love With Someone Who Is Terminally Ill And He Doesnt Care If He Dies

    my husband is dying of MAC tuberculosis and refuses to take his meds.  He has 3 children and his prognosis is grim.. i am very angry!! that i have to face the world alone , hes not listening to me i dont know what to do??
    petunia0614 petunia0614
    41-45
    1 Response Aug 2, 2010

    Very hard to live with

    and see every day. Just when i think i am prepared i have to call an ambulance and breakdown again. I wish it was me that was sick. I dont wish that suffering upon anyone
    lazyk lazyk
    26-30, M
    2 Responses Mar 26, 2014

    Martine Blacklock

    Ok Everybody,I want your help, my husband from being a very fit man went in to decline, no body knew what the problem  was ,he died after 3years of me looking after him from a very fit man and highly intelligent to some one that was totally mentallythere , but could not speak or...
    casper15 casper15
    56-60
    Apr 27, 2012

    Mums Story

    Hi, It looks like i am the first here but i hope someone will read this and feel some support. My mum was diagnosed with terminal cancer in Sept 2006. I chose to become her full time carer and of course set about researching her illness on the web despite her diagnosis and...
    sallye sallye
    31-35
    12 Responses Jan 21, 2008

    I love someone who, while not terminal,

    does have a "non-recoverable" illness. The man I have loved since first meeting 38 yrs ago has two diseases that he'll never recover from and both could potentially take his life at any time. To give you a little background on us, we met when we were 12 (me) and 13 (him). It...
    crafteeladee82 crafteeladee82
    51-55, F
    Dec 4, 2013

    What Can I Do?

    I met someone a few months ago and now I am in a relationship with them. I fell in love with them quickly after becoming fast friends and I am so lucky to have her. We got to where we could tell each other everyone, and I thought this would be my "Happily ever after" but I guess...
    ThePeanutTerminator ThePeanutTerminator
    18-21
    2 Responses Jan 23, 2013

    Surrounded By Death, Living With Illness

    The love of my life has cystic fibrosis. We have only been together for 3 years but it's been a heavy three years. During this time my own mother died suddenly from a heart attack and both of his sisters, twins, died from the same disease which afflicts him. They were only 26...
    1one2two 1one2two
    18-21
    Sep 3, 2012

    A Future Alone

    My boyfriend and I have been together 3+ years. He is battling Ewing's Sarcoma of the spine for the third time, this time the prognosis is not good. He is terminal. He is 22. I am 20. We live together in a small studio apartment with our two cats. I am his sole caregiver, while I...
    kdrift kdrift
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Oct 12, 2010

    Not Terminally, But Unrecoverably

    well she is not terminally ill, but she is dysautonomic. I loved her with all what i could. She left me. Now i am seriously ill. End of fairytale.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Apr 3, 2012

    I Love Somebody Who's Terminally Ill - Me.

    My mother asked me just 4 months ago : Did you left a will? I will send notary servise to your house and you have to write 2 copees one for you, and secomd leave with me. God  save us Al!!!!
    freeway405 freeway405
    51-55
    Aug 18, 2012
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