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It's not something I usually like to talk about but, I figure that I'm in good company here. I lost my father to COPD when I was 16. He had smoked for 40 years and it just did him...
thealouwho thealouwho 18-21, F 42 Responses 6 days ago

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ugh hate this feeling. When someone is truly in love with you and tells you how crazy he is about you. You love that person back. but can't say it bc you don't want to and just can...
justJjta justJjta 16-17, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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i was 4 at the time when my brother passed away in his sleep. He passed away from pneumonia. Was a hard time for our family but we always still share photos and what little...
shecanonlydream shecanonlydream 26-30, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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My brother committed suicide on the night we were celebrating my birthday. It has been many years since then, the wound on my soul has become a scar but every now and then I still...
grumesh grumesh 31-35, M 6 days ago

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Even after all these years, I still blame myself for the death of my best friend. I know that logically, there was nothing that I could do, but it doesn't make the burden any...
LoneSouls LoneSouls 31-35, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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One of the best quotes that I have heard while attending a grief support meeting was "grief is the price of love".
1amamanancy 1amamanancy 61-65, F 5 Responses 6 days ago

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We lost my aunt today. She had been in a bad way for years, between serious medical issues and drug abuse. But today was still a surprise and hit me hard. I'll always remember her...
thelyndieproject thelyndieproject 36-40, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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I will get through this day. I will smile while I think of him fondly instead of cry. I will hold my head up and let the sun that once kissed his cheek kiss mine. I will...
MsJessicaRabbit MsJessicaRabbit 26-30, F 11 Responses a week ago

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Three nights before she passed away today, my mom hugged me very tightly and told me that she would always love me forever, no matter what. I hadn't felt so comforted by such words...
HussaroftheSky HussaroftheSky 18-21, M 6 days ago

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We used to chat all night long sometimes. We were like the perfect pair. Then one sad day she left me for no reason . I am still deeply wounded . I still think she is pretty and i...
Agugu Agugu 13-15, M a week ago

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This is really the only place I can express my feelings of grief so I am here again. I can't talk to my family members about it We don't talk about missing my dad. We don't talk...
omgomg123 omgomg123 46-50, F 7 Responses Jan 28

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I lost them when I was 1 I don't know how they died, but after then I was living with my grandparents till I turned 3 and they no longer had the physical ability to take care of me...
Fighter1999 Fighter1999 16-17, M 1 Response Jan 28

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I hate funks. I really do. I know they only creep around when I allow them to seep into my mind and tarnish all the pretty thoughts and memories I have up there. I wish I wasn't so...
MsJessicaRabbit MsJessicaRabbit 26-30, F 3 Responses Jan 27

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My father passed away when I was four years old. I can't remember anything about him. I still miss him. Miss having him be a part of my life. I hope I make him proud. "R.I.P...
angelafireheart angelafireheart 26-30, F Jan 27

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i think everything would be different if he was still here. i always think about you pops.
Aeril Aeril 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 27

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I am 22 years old and just lost my dad exactly a month ago today. I joined this site by searching google for grieving for a lost parent chat(who knew you'd ever have to google that...
SouthernZombie22 SouthernZombie22 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 26

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My grandfather died today. The worst part is I had the opportunity to see him yesterday but I wasn't feeling great and I didn't want to make him sick so I stayed home. If I knew...
ParanoidGirl ParanoidGirl 26-30 2 Responses Jan 26

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Do not stand at my grave and weep I am not there. I do not sleep. I am a thousand winds that blow. I am the diamond glints on snow. I am the sunlight on ripened grain. I...
Orangeman2 Orangeman2 36-40, M 4 Responses Jan 26

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I remember I could never understand what he said. But I loved him, even though we weren't that close. One time I went to see him in the nursing home. Mom mentioned grandma, and he...
theguywiththeredhair theguywiththeredhair 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 26

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