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on Jul 13, 2020 by FiveTies

5 Regrets of the Dying

Regrets we have when we think that they did not accomplish a goal or the true purpose in life. According to Bronnie Ware, who works in a palliative care centre, whom she has assisted many patients and being with them in their final weeks...

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on Nov 27, 2020 by FiveTies

Memories of My Mother

As I contemplate my life as a mother, I can’t help thinking about my own mother. It has been decades since she passed away in my arms. It was several days before a major high school examination. She had been suffering from an incurable disease. She first fell sick when I was a young child of only six years, and it was something I couldn’t quite understand at that time.

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on Nov 27, 2020 by FiveTies

Sudden Absence of a Loved One

Losing someone is a horrible feeling. But losing someone without warning is many times worse, especially when that person is someone you share strong bonds with. A close friend, a family member, a loved one, with whom you have shared memories in your lifetime.

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on Jul 15, 2020 by FiveTies

I Could Never Tell You I love You to your face

I had loved him the moment I conceived him, this little bundle who came from me. He grew up largely without a father and I without a partner. I had poured all my love on this little child who was the apple of my ‘never too bright’ eyes. He would wake up...

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on Jul 14, 2020 by FiveTies

Memories

In my years of reading, I keep coming across these types of sentences. “When I am old and grey, I could hug this delicious memory for I had once lived through this marvellous experience,” or “Even if I do not ever live the full life, at least I have these beautiful memories to warm me in my golden years”. I had never quite understood...