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I Feel I've Lost A Part Of Me (Published 7-10-2012)


My Daddy died a year ago. Ever since, it's been grief day to day. A few weeks after Daddy, one of my Uncles passed an then the year of Daddy's passing another Uncle and it was only two minutes difference..
A lot has happened since Daddy passed. I am so close to my parents that I feel I've lost a part of me when Daddy passed. I worry about my Mom making sure she's okay and if she eating an having someone to talk to, but it's so hard trying to talk to her while I'm going through my grief too. I feel selfish and don't know how to feel or say. I don't like life anymore and don't want to anything really. I feel forced into a lot. Is this normal? People say in time the pain gets lighter, but so far it has gotten worse.

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