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I Miss My Parent(s)

I created this group for people who may be grieving one or both parents. I lost my Mom and Dad within one year of each other. Dad passed away from Lung Cancer and Mom passed less than one year later from Pick's Disease.

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Tips on making it through....

So, I've lost both parents in the last 10 months.  Just lost my mom (both unexptected) in the last month.  IN addition, both my brothers have brain injuries, so I'm the primary caregiver at this…Continue

Started by Z Apr 16, 2015.

Really Struggling 6 Replies

I'm really missing both of my parents right now. I'm single. No kids. I have no one left to care for nor do I have anyone to care for me. Feeling lost and alone. Every day is a struggle. :(

Started by Jill . Last reply by Danny Apr 5, 2015.

How to go on?

  Since Losing both my dad and my mom. My world has changed. I can't help but wonder what if it was me instead of them... Would any one of cared? But then again I realize I am lucky to be alive but…Continue

Started by Traci Ann Benson Mar 2, 2015.

sibling relationships 3 Replies

Hi. I lost my dad a year ago, and my mom 1 year before him. I was very close to both, we lived in the same town. My sister is 16 years older than me, and moved out of state 15 years before hand. When…Continue

Started by Bonnie Becker. Last reply by Danny Feb 7, 2015.

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Comment by Angela Crutchfield on January 26, 2016 at 9:32pm

I'm still trying to figure out how this works with posting and talking.

Comment by Angela Crutchfield on January 26, 2016 at 9:02pm

I'm having a hard time getting my feelings out. Wish my dad was still here I miss you so much. I do know one thing if he was still here my mom would be time all these lies about me to anybody that would listen. She's telling everybody that it was my fault he died and then I don't care about anybody but myself.

Comment by JO B on January 24, 2016 at 3:21pm

so sorry angla i am sisne dad died my lif bean loss nw mums not welll

iv had 1 or 2 famly it balms me 4 evry thng 2 i let it hapen i did 2 evry 1 i no wot its lk wen thy hav a go it us

Comment by Angela Crutchfield on January 24, 2016 at 3:17pm

I lost my dad last February, to several different types of cancer, and ultimately he died of pneumonia. I miss him he is the only one in my family that really loves me. So he never stood up for me to my mom but i know he was upset when they ran me off my mom and my sister. He said they were jealous of me but I don't know why.

For some reason my mom really hates, me and she blames me for my his death. I've known for a long time my mom really didn't care for me and I know this sounds like an exaggeration but it's really not. She lives with me and they they moved in with me a couple years before my dad passed. So my dad made himself a little room in the garage because my mom says he didn't like my dogs and because I would let him smoke in the house. Now my mom blames me for everything and now she's got my son blaming me. I'm just so heartbroken that a parent can treat their child this way.

Comment by Shraddha on November 22, 2015 at 6:32am
I lost my dad to a sudden cardiac arrest 15 days ago.... I hav no clue how to survive without him.....
Comment by Felicia on November 5, 2015 at 12:49am

Mommy, I miss you so much. I drove by our old house and wish so bad I could catch a glimpse of you. The house is all boarded up now, much like my heart. I am not the same person anymore. Everything about me changed when you died.

Comment by Mimi on March 18, 2015 at 2:31pm
I can totally understand Jill's loneliness. I lost both my parents 15 years back and i have noone close in my life. Even though number of years have passed, I have never been able to go back to the carefree person I had been before. It's like I'm broken inside and noone can see it and it can't be joined back anymore. Life goes on but I still can't view things the way others do..I find it difficult to connect with anyone who hasn't been through some sort of pain in life. Not sure why God puts some people through a lot..
Comment by Jill on January 30, 2015 at 1:38pm
Really struggling right now. Both my parents are gone. I'm single with no kids. I no longer have anyone to care for nor do I have anyone to care for me. Work is my escape and I'm grateful for that but when I come home the world just seems to come crashing down around me. Feeling lost and alone. :(
Comment by roteiro on January 19, 2015 at 7:00am

Hello! Picks disease is really horrible. One of my friends has it too... They say, there is a stem cells treatment method like the one uctclinic offers. It has to be really effective and working. I hope, it will help people to get over the illness.

Comment by sharon eve tingler on January 13, 2015 at 1:32pm
I just lost my mom on the 8th of dec 2014, she got unexpectedly ill on the 18th of Aug 2014 mom and dad just moved to Florida on June 26th 2014. I am just starting to feel her absence and I have a huge void
 

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not today cake not today

Todays my birthday, im 43 and alive , last month was Andys birthday , 43 also, except he's dead, and never got to celebrate his birthday,  and although I'm alive, I refuse to celebrate mine, I mean, what the hells to celebrate,  I told my family many weeks ago, not to get me a card, or even mention it, to their credit they respected my wishes, but a friend of mine I don't see to often called to see me earlier, she brought me a cake, and I know I should be grateful and I also know she ment well,…See More
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