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I Never Met My Grandfather

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    when i was one year old my grandfather passed away so never got the chance of meeting him only heard about him he was a brave police officer a great person
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 4, 2014

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    My Mom's Father

    I never met my maternal grandfather, he died when my mom was 12. I lived the earliest years of my life living with my mom and grandmother, until middle school when my grandma moved in with my aunt, then it was just my mom and I. Growing up, she would always tell me stories about...
    Bloo Bloo 22-25, F Feb 19, 2012

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    I Wish I Had Known Them...

    I never had a chance to meet either of my grandfathers, and I wish I had.  On my mother's side, my grandfather was a store keeper and a man of good character and a loving father to his seven children.   He was a southern gentleman, not from the wealth he...
    headstrongheart headstrongheart 56-60, M 1 Response Mar 28, 2010

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    Where Are You Grandpa?

    I never had the chance of meeting either of my Grandfathers, since they both passed away before I was born. I have always been saddened by this fact. I wish that there was someone who would let me adopt them as my grandfather. I know it probably sounds wierd, but I never had that...
    SigilofAnxiety SigilofAnxiety 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 13, 2010

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    Born Too Late

     I never met my maternal grandfather or my paternal grandfather. Both of them died before I was born. I wonder how they would have been. 
    reset reset 18-21, F Jan 31, 2010

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    Wondering Why...

    how can a man just up and leave his wife...marry someone else and never want to see his daughter or grandchildren? when i first got married at age 29 i wS living in the same town as my grandfather and i never knew it. His name was Frank winters and he never once asked to see me...
    warmblueoceans warmblueoceans 46-50 May 14, 2012

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    Never Met My Fathers Fathert

    My fathers parents divorced when my father was small and we have never heard from him again. I have tried searching for him on the internet with very little luck. I have very little money making any real searching difficult especially since we have very little information about...
    charliew charliew 36-40, M Jan 30, 2010

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    Did I Meet You? No.... Did I Miss You? Yes.

    I was adopted from China at age 2. I played. I had fun. I lived. But until age 5 i had no idea of the outside world I only knew what it was in kindergarden. I never met my grandfather on my mom`s side or on my father`s side. I lived until age 9 that was when i realized you were...
    theguythatnevermetyou theguythatnevermetyou 13-15, M Jul 12, 2012

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    Never Met My Grand Parents

    I have never met my grand parents; on my mothers side. My mother hardly talks about them. When she does mention them They both passed away when she was a little girl, From the cold or pneumonia.
    hoganhopper hoganhopper 51-55 Oct 7, 2011

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    I Hardly Met My Grandmother

    On my mom's side.  Never met any grandparents from my dad's--I think they are dead.  My grandmother from my mom's side didn't care to meet me or my brother until I was about 12 when my grandpa was dying.  I flew to Michigan for the funeral with my mom.  Any...
    filthydieseltech filthydieseltech 22-25, F Apr 4, 2010

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    I Never Knew He Existed

    Not until I was 14 years old. When I found out who my real father was, I also found out about him. And he was dying. At the time I didn't realise, but a few months after I'd first made contact I received a message saying that he'd passed away... just like that. I never met him...
    thelastdodo thelastdodo 16-17, F Jul 1, 2012

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    I just turned 28. I have never met my father. My mom just told me his name is Craig, and he left us soon after I was born. I never really wanted to meet my father growing up, but...
    blueeestarrr28 blueeestarrr28 26-30, F 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    I have never met her, my birth mother but neither my adopted parents know about her. So, it's really difficult because where do you go to find clues of who is she? Where could she...
    lucy1010 lucy1010 13-15, F Jan 14

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    never met my dad, but mom and I had some great times. especially in my teens and early 20s. she was young when she had me.
    Therealjason Therealjason 31-35, F a week ago

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    Never met my real parents, it's kinda sad but I don't really care all that much about the topic. I'm seeing that one movie about that white man with a black daughter that's coming...
    CallMeDanny CallMeDanny 13-15, M 1 day ago

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    My Lost Baby Sister-A little light skinned girl with cascading mostly straight dark hair and gray eyes......I only met you once as a toddler but then your daddy took you away. I...
    FreakinRicano FreakinRicano 26-30, M Jan 16

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    My closest friend in the entire world had two friends, once upon a time. Both died a long time ago. She talks about them so often, and with so much love that I sometimes forget...
    missquinn missquinn 18-21, F Jan 4

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    I met this kid on an online game and he told me how he was feeling depressed and suicidal. I tried consulting him that he shouldnt do it and gave him advice etc. I said that you...
    HeyHer1234 HeyHer1234 16-17, F 4 Responses Jan 9

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    We started chatting it was a instant attraction .I haven't felt for years. We are from different sides of the world but your words are so meaning. I thought romance was dead, not...
    dreamingisgood dreamingisgood 41-45, F Dec 27, 2014

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    My parents split up before I was born. It was not good break up and because of this my father has never been in my life. A few years ago I discovered I have two half siblings. I've...
    niteowl84 niteowl84 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 2

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    I've fallen hard for this girl. We've been talking through Snapchat a lot recently and I can't stop thinking about her. She's also told me she's falling for me too. I even told her...
    pwillems15 pwillems15 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 5

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    I don't know how to tell a friend that I care so much about how he is feeling and can find the words to say it. I that I can find the words to say is that you're never alone I will...
    Frozenfireflies Frozenfireflies 13-15, M Jan 6

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    I don't know who you are. All that I know, is what you let me know. However, I do see glimpses every now and then, of the person behind the words. And the people I do see are truly...
    themanoflegends themanoflegends 22-25, M Jan 13

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    i will always care, you are one of the best Lyndie
    sharichi sharichi 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 6

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    I wanna know my birth parents but I'm scared to ask about them in front of my foster mom who has adopted me
    Itsmiprada Itsmiprada 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 7

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    Problems are problems and you have to deal with them eventually. The kindness of strangers has helped me get through some tough times in the past. So I seek to follow their example...
    SleeplessSage SleeplessSage 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 8

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    I happened upon this site by accident. Actually, I don't believe in accidents. I'm usually so turned off from these forums due to trolls. However, I've been pleasantly...
    mostdaysaregood mostdaysaregood 46-50, F 1 Response Jan 13

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    For some strange reason I was initially surprised such a forum exists. I actually thought I was the only one. Who knew?
    mrjordan13 mrjordan13 36-40, M Jan 17

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    I was put into foster care at two days old. My first foster parents adopted me at nine and a half months. I only know my birth mother was scitzofrentic (however you spell that) and...
    charlottedoyle charlottedoyle 26-30, F Jan 17

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    Yep n now I have abandonment issues
    nbdash nbdash 16-17, M 1 day ago

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    To shorten the story, I have an ex fiance from 2004. My father died and he walked away due to my father's death. You know why as good as I do. I ended up having an emotional...
    DarkwingGoslyn DarkwingGoslyn 31-35 a week ago

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    When I first met her, she was pregnant with quadruplets. As time went on, she told me about her boyfriend cheating on her. The next day she tells me he dumped her. I leave town to...
    jackdragon22399 jackdragon22399 13-15, M 4 Responses Jan 15

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    And I keep falling in falling in falling in love with him. We were together for a very brief period of time, broke up, stayed friends for 4 years and confessed to each other our...
    SapphireSol SapphireSol 31-35, F 3 Responses Jan 7

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    What about never? We think of it but superficially and with foreboding. We certainly don't talk about it--I mean REALLY talk about it. ..as if engaging in the conversation itself...
    OnlyLoveKeepsTrying OnlyLoveKeepsTrying 31-35, F 1 day ago

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    By "real," I mean, I've never met a stranger, they asked me on a date, and then we went somewhere together at later and specified time to learn more about each other.
    loveVSlust loveVSlust 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    It has been a year today since I lost my grandfather it's such a bitter sweet time... I miss him and stories and jokes he would share... The day I lost him my parents disowned me...
    Gaffa1234 Gaffa1234 22-25, F Dec 29, 2014

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    I never got to say "goodbye" or even "hello"to my grandfather. You see, not too long before I was born my grandfather had committed suicide by a gun to the head. It truely bothers...
    annaerb annaerb 13-15, F Dec 27, 2014

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    Me and my grandfather were very close. He passed away at the age of 98 in 2010:( - It was a big lost and I was so away from him :( :(. I miss him. It was later I realized that I am...
    Rightherenow Rightherenow 26-30, M Jan 16

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    My grandfather just passed away a few minutes ago (9:30 p.m.) Sigh, he was in such a bad shape.....He made it to his birthday though. He lost all his memory a few months ago...
    innocentflower innocentflower 13-15, F 3 Responses Jan 4

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    Sence you passed, ive never stopped thinking about the last words, touch, breathe you took before you passed. but the only thing that breaks my heart is you never said goodbye to...
    shyluvz69z shyluvz69z 18-21, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    My mother's father died of colorectal cancer in May of 2012. My father's father is currently in the hospital after having suffered another major stroke. I hope he pulls through and...
    findmewhydoncha findmewhydoncha 18-21 1 Response Jan 4

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    I remember when life was easy and peoples were kind , days of my childhood keep visiting my head : my grandfather's horse the green leafs of all that trees in country side I miss...
    NNightwalkeRR NNightwalkeRR 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 8

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    I am a Metal fan since early 2012. However it looks as if I do not get positive reactions from people, if I get reactions at all, the reactions are rather negative. The people I...
    metalheart2012 metalheart2012 51-55, M 1 Response Jan 17

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    Have you ever met someone who just had something about them, maybe you weren't sure what the purpose was but you could feel it? Not being able to put your finger on exactly what is...
    NewBeginnings77 NewBeginnings77 31-35, F 3 Responses Jan 17

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    I was single for quite a while, and all my friends around me.. I was almost certain that the guy I was going to be with wasn't anywhere nearby, I've lived in this small town quite...
    vanillarrr vanillarrr 22-25, F Dec 29, 2014

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    I never thought that I'm able to see someone else but my love.  I met my dearest one, who knows everything about me and knows how broken my heart it is.  He knows every details...
    unknown159231 unknown159231 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    As painstakingly heartbreaking as it is, I've realized that I cannot compete with the drug of Satan, Meth... My ex-husband and I were together for a little over 11 years. Our love...