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Loneliness

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Still Trying to Belong

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Denver's story:

There are people all around me, interacting with each other, having fun together: but I’m sitting here alone.

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Depression

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Hello Darkness My Old Friend

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Tia's story:

I get trapped in this dark place where there’s nothing to do but sleep or cry until my head pounds. On those days, just getting out of bed is a triumph that I need to acknowledge.

Grief

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How Do I Live Without My Dad?

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Catherine's story:

Everything happened so fast, I didn’t know what to do. I was only eight years old, and had the childlike faith that he would come back to me soon.

Grief

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My Mom Should Be Here

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Hazelle's story:

This is one of the most painful realities of being the one left behind. From now on, they’re going to miss every birthday, every anniversary, every Christmas morning.

Financial Stress

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Pocket Strain

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Matt's story:

For many dark nights over the course of many months, I tossed and turned, consumed with anxiety by the state of our financial situation.

Broken Family

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Don’t Make Me Take Your Place, Dad

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Rand's story:

How can a boy expect to fill Dad’s shoes when he leaves?

Dating the Wrong Guy

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It Felt So Right

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Julie's story:

I felt truly pretty for the first time in my life. Sunshine covered my world. Being with him made me feel great. But then things changed.

Academic Failure

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I Flunked Out of My Dream

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Darlene's story:

I was cut adrift from a lifelong dream, the sure anchor that had carried me through long years of study.

PTSD

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PTSD from Childhood Trauma

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Julie's story:

PTSD can lay dormant until a new event brings it back to life.

Being Single

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Alone, Everafter

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Tia's story:

Good things come to those who wait. At least, that’s what I’ve been told. But I’ve been waiting a long time. I don’t know when, or even if, I’ll find love. That’s the hardest part of being single.

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