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I Love Somebody Who's Terminally Ill

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    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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    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

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    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

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    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.
    diamondlens diamondlens 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 3, 2012

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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 1 Response Mar 26

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    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 46-50, F Dec 4, 2013

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    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

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    Related Experiences

    Hey! I'm new here at EP and I really need someone to talk to, good advice, experiences and such.. I don't know what to do! My boyfriend did do drugs and tried to take his own life...
    lilcarey lilcarey 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    I am conducting a research study exploring the experiences of older adolescents with a terminally ill parent. I am looking to recruit participants aged between 16 and 18 who have a...
    JenC89 JenC89 22-25, F Mar 28

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    Please somebody out there please read this...it would mean so much. It sucks when you're ignored by the person whose attention is the only thing you want in the world. Ever...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M 2 Responses Apr 1

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    I have spent the past 3 months caring for my husband who is bed fast due to rampant cancer. He started with melanoma and didn't take it seriously but soon it spread to his liver...
    sarah32wv sarah32wv 56-60, F 2 Responses Mar 23

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    I recall an incident years ago in high school when I took my Garnet Red '66 442 to a classic car meet. My gf at the time had no interest in going, but she went along for my sake. I...
    Unreasonable1 Unreasonable1 36-40, M 56 mins ago

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    Most people don't understand mental health and what's it's like living with a mental illness. The day to day battle you have a go through just to do the smallest of tasks. People...
    leon789 leon789 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 13

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    So my music teacher has bipolar disorder and had to go away for a little while to get better. She is such an inspiration- she packed up her entire life here in England because of...
    writercookies writercookies 13-15, F 1 Response 23 hrs ago

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    This is the Doctor's final battle. He must stand at arms or lose himself and all this world. A rhythm of four. The heartbeat of a time lord. This is actually the home screen on my...
    Audrina14 Audrina14 13-15, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    Sooo true every time I fall in love I end up getting crushed
    RaspberryTommyCat RaspberryTommyCat 13-15, F 2 hrs ago

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    David, Sometimes I wonder what is is I’m supposed to do… what it is that would dull the pain I feel just being alive. It’s hard, going day to day without having the one...
    DancingWithFire DancingWithFire 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    I'm in love with my best friend. She's into someone else. Everyone says we're going to date eventually but I'm just not sure she wants to. She's not a lesbian and neither am I. I...
    Runnergirl4000 Runnergirl4000 26-30, F Mar 25

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    This April fool's was the best by far in school. These are the classes i pranked my teachers in: 1. Assembly - I had gone to the hall 15 mins early and knew that my head of year...
    sayhellofriend sayhellofriend 13-15, M Apr 11

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    In all honesty, I do appreciate people who legitimately care. I know not everybody out there understands panty-lovers, or nudists for that matter. It's nice to THINK people care...
    jsdiapsfjidpa jsdiapsfjidpa 22-25, M Apr 9

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    Tonight is the first time in years that I've been accepted by new people for the fact that I am a virgin. For years I've been experiencing verbal abuse because I have kept my...
    SeaunAtchison SeaunAtchison 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 12

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    I don't know if I should still love them or not. "Them" was my best friend who got me through a majorly bad time in my life, and I was at the edge of committing suicide. She was...
    Alice1998 Alice1998 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    It's the worst feeling. Love him and he used to love me, but now he can't stand me. I ruin everything
    Peanutnumber22 Peanutnumber22 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 21

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    Forgetting someone that you've loved whom never love you back can be reasonable. But it's hardd!
    Ph24689 Ph24689 16-17, M Mar 29

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    Mmmm something about guy fighters is so sexy. That's why I'm glad my boyfriend is a great fighter! He's amazing and has taught me a little... Lol I couldn't pick it up very well...
    Nessybabi Nessybabi 18-21, F Mar 29

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    What are the sexiest and cutest female footwear out there? No, it isn't designer heels, stilettos or some other slutty type shoes. It is the modest ballet flats. Yep... that's...
    Cristofori Cristofori 41-45, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    She was my dearest friend and I loved her like I love all my close friends. We did everything together. She was like a sister to me. It still hurts me to know that while I'd have...
    engarde12 engarde12 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    You love it so much, don't you! And it doesn't have to be in your bed. In fact, most of the time it's in public. Discreet, subtle, but intense. It's a medley of wild hunger, primal...
    iridescentgurl iridescentgurl 13-15, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I am 37 and there is this guy I work with who is 21 years old and in a relationship none the less. I have been with one younger guy in the past but he was 11 years younger than me...
    harlow8776 harlow8776 36-40, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    It's an embarrassing fettish to have. I never told a single soul. Except a few for horseplay, but never legitimately told someone I have a fat fettish. I just, love seeing a girl...
    IWantToBeTheLarge IWantToBeTheLarge 16-17, M 1 Response Mar 21

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    My wife has cancer it's so tuff some times I feel like throwing the towel in
    rb1998 rb1998 31-35, M Mar 22

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    I love meeting people and genuinely care for others. I feel as if I treat a new person I have hits met as family and I hate that the world isn't always like that. Wonder if it's...
    Life1sinteresting Life1sinteresting 18-21, M Apr 1

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    Who needs April Fool's Day when your whole life is a joke 😂
    SwiftieGirl SwiftieGirl 16-17, F Apr 1

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    Don't get me started lol! “There’s no point in being grown up if you can’t act a little childish sometimes.” The Fourth Doctor
    nrharkness nrharkness 18-21, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    which is a sad story actually so, hi guys, you can call me Christopher, I'm from Indonesia i realized that i'm gay at 7 years old, at that time there is a hole inside my heart and...
    ChristopherLeardno ChristopherLeardno 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 21

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    Grunge. Boyz II Men. Soulful R&B. This was the decade that I gained my independence. I fell in love. I had my heart broken. I learned valuable life lessons. In some ways I am...
    CLKM CLKM 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 25

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    Full tank suits are really fun to swim in. You slip through the water in womens suits so much better than when compared to mens suits. For any guys out there looking for a good...
    marty080 marty080 26-30 1 Response Mar 28

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    Happy international transgender day! I imagine there are a lot of us in this group that don't identify as such but that's no reason to not celebrate. Grab your suit and get to a...
    marty080 marty080 26-30 1 Response Mar 31

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    Alright! Today has been the most stressful day, only because it's April Fool's. So, one of my stoner friends Nate was sitting in class today, and we were all paying attention, and...
    karmadarling77 karmadarling77 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    I've watched most of them and I love them so much!
    iiArial iiArial 16-17, F Apr 2

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    Especially when women's sweep picking it. Damn, thats really sexyy and hot!! m/
    red4x red4x 26-30, M Apr 2

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    80's electric guitars and Spanish.
    Naty13 Naty13 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    I love the Mediterranean section. Hummus, Tabbouleh, Kalmatta, and Hummus (did I already mention hummus? Eh... It bears repeating). The food I is excellent. The price is...
    RockingTheCarhartts RockingTheCarhartts 41-45, M Apr 2

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    I recently watched Spirited Away and gosh I had forgotten how much that movie pierces my heart. I can't explain the internal reaction I have, but the purity of character the people...
    splinterbl splinterbl 22-25, M Apr 10

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    I just finished shopping at Kohl's to get some shoes and place mats. As I was checking out, I noticed a father and teenage son entering the store. He was about 16-17 years old...
    beachfoot12 beachfoot12 22-25, M 2 Responses a week ago

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