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    Over a year ago

    I would like to hear your story about when & how you lost your mother or father. What you felt? How have you been dealing with the grief of such a lost? :/

    I’ve lost my mother a year ago of cancer & I can tell that is has been one of the most shocking feelings that I have ever felt in my life. :[

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    Over a year ago

    @hakred
    Thank you!!!

    @CrazyVeganChick
    I*m very sorry to hear about what happened with your dad!!! *HUGS* I*m glad that you seems to be moving on!!! Best wishes for you!!! My sincery condolences about your gramma!!! How are you feeling these days?

    @Styna
    My sincere condolences to you!!! Its been not so long about your loss, I imagine how you feel, you were close to your dad as you mentioned, it must be so painful!!! Thats a pain that will never go away but thru the time, we learn how to live with the absence of that person & thinking about the good memories it help us a bit but not when the loss is too recent!!! I totally agree with your therapist, those down times we always come even over the years but everybody mourn & have a different kind of grief!!! I hope the therapy sections & medications are helping you in one way or another!!! Always try to find a way to let the emotions out when you feel sad & miss him the most!!! Hope you have many friends & family members that help you & give you the support you need to feel that you have people that you can count on & wont make you feel that you are alone!!!
    Thanks for sharing your story with me & I do hope you get strengh day by day to keep going in life not having your dad physically by your side but forever in your heart!!! *HUGS*

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    Over a year ago

    I’m sorry for your loss, I understand how you feel. I lost my dad to pancreatic cancer a little under a year ago on December 20th.

    It’s very difficult to describe the feeling. It was a mixture of things, really. Pain, Anger, Heartbreak, Abandonment – my sense of time disappeared for months. I’m in therapy and on medication. I still randomly find my drives end at the cemetery. He was the first person I ever lost and I was closer to him than anyone else in the world.
    Some days I still don’t know how to survive.
    Sometimes I dream about him, then when I wake up I think “I should give dad a call.” then the memories flood back as I become more awake, and it’s like losing him all over again.
    My therapist said she -still- experiences that with her mother, and she lost her 20 years ago.
    So I’m afraid that’s never going to end.

    Grief is a strange thing. It can be gone for long periods of time then show up when you least expect it.

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    Over a year ago

    I’m so sorry for your loss. I haven’t lost a parent in that sense. My dad wasn’t around much when I was a kid but when he was he was abusive, he’s out of the picture now so that wasn’t much of a loss. I lost my grandmother to cancer 3 years ago. It was horrible and I’ve never fully gotten over it, I was angry and upset for a long time.

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    Over a year ago

    I am so very sorry to hear about your loss. Hoping all else is well for you.

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