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When does the hurting stop?

I was lying in bed just now when an image popped into my head.
The face of a gentle giant, framed by a mane of golden hair.
Suddenly, my body started shaking, and I cried like I haven’t done in ages.
It was G.
G. was my best friend when I was in my 20’s and early 30’s.
We both had similar childhoods, and bonded the moment we met. After a long and difficult battle ...
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songs of remembrance

Here you can remember with a song if you want

This one's for my brother.


Born Slippy
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Visiting Graves...relations.

I was going to entitle this as "visiting my dead relatives" but I thought twice. Trying to be respectful and all that.

Brother died a year ago aged 50. He probably lived 150 years worth into those 50 though. Didn't go to his funeral and only got news of his death via sms whilst I was in work.

He's got a plot close to my stepdad, gran and grandad and my favourite aunt.

I don't ...
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My 21 year old son just took his own life two weeks ago, and I found him. I feel like I’ve been shattered into a million pieces and have so much guilt. And what if’s. And I’m mad at the mental health care system for failing him and his dad for being abusive. Anyone else experience loss of a child or loved one to suicide? I feel like I’ll never survive this.
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Unresolved feelings & my sisters death

My sister died of cancer last year.
Prior to her death she & I had not talked for 2 yrs. I tried to talk to her but she was very stubborn about it, she even wrote me a letter saying she felt better without me in her life.
This fight was horrific for me because I had always been there for her when she had problems, I listened to her, I supported her, I was ...
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empty life, worthless dreams, lonelyness

hi people...
I'm Jay. Not sure why came here, but i feel kind of lost ...( ...I'm 34 old and a year ago I had a bad divorce with my husband psychopath, it was ugly divorce...We spent 5 years in fighting and he never stopped cursing and humiliating me. It was terrible merriege for me.My little angel-doughter is 5 years old and she has an autism-similar desiase, which is basically slow growing of the brain, ...
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My dad passed away

At the end of 2017 my dad was diagnosed with quite advanced bowel cancer and his prognosis wasn't great.
A week or two ago my dad got really ill with an infection but the doctors struggled to find the cause and control it. He deteriorated really quickly on Wednesday and we lost him.

We're all shocked and devastated. I'm struggling to get my head around it all. I just didn't expect it to happen so ...
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Revisiting a painful loss constantly.

I am constantly revisiting a very painful moment in my life which happened many years ago but has completely consumed and destroyed me. Even now some six years later I think obsessively from the moment I wake up till I finally fall asleep re living the trauma over and over again. The pain is unbearable and has showed no sign of dissipating, in addition no one seems to understand what I am going through.

I ...
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Grief but I can't cry

I recently lost a close friend and I miss him; it was 'complicated.' I developed serious feelings even though he is in a relationship with someone else. Its been hard to let go; i truly love him, though I shouldn't. Its also been hard because this loss is triggering other losses. I've never known anyone who died and thought I never had anything to grieve and yet i suffered a lot at a young age. ...
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new to this group/forum - lost my amazing mam Oct 15

Hi all, I am new to this forum. I lost my beautiful mam in October 2015. I was extremely close to her, she was my best friend. I could tell her absolutely anything without judgement. I am so lost without her... I feel as if I have no one to turn to. I cant speak to my da or husband about how I am feeling, and i have tried talking about it with my family ...
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