Loss of My Best Friend Essay

  • Analysis Of Perfect Stranger

    unintentional. My connection with my cousin Summer was a very strong one until she moved back to California. I had some friends who were best friends at one time, but as time digressed, so did they. Then there is the most significant loss of connection that I have had and that was with my ex girlfriend. Some connections and relationships last in life and then there are some that have a loss of connection. Growing up I was never one of those kids who went and stayed the night with a friend. I had many of friends in school and church, but none were as significant as the friendship and connection with my cousin Summer. Growing up, Summer was my best friend. We did everything together, we stayed with my grandma all the time and had many memories together. Some were physical memories, there was a necklace that my cousin made me that is still dear to me. In the story, Mr.Gill says, “There was one of him holding the fuzzy book he got from his grandmother.”(37) Proceeding to then say, “My mother and Denny sat for hours, reading that little book. Pat The Bunny.”(38) This part of the story brought me back to times with my cousin, the good times to where we were super close. Then the part where he says, “At one past garage sale, it had been another item bound for the dumpster.”(39) made me think about how I lost my connection with Summer. My family is originally from California and my aunt just loved it so much that she had to move back there. Causing not just my best friendship, but my…

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  • My Personal Personality

    very few relatives die during my short 20 years on earth. My maternal grandfather died when I was 10 years old, but he was a relative who lived farther away and did not have a strong connection with my mother. During the same year I also had my paternal great-grandmother pass on from both old age and dementia, which was saddening but at the same time I was a naïve 10-year-old who really didn’t understand why my great grandmother was lying in a hospital bed looking like she was sleeping and…

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  • Narrative Essay About Fear

    and mental concepts terrify people. The most terrifying thing I’ve experienced, with my subjective fears in mind, was my all-too-sudden move from California to Michigan in late 2016. The song “Fragments” by An Unkindness, which I recently discovered, presents the fear I had with social perfection, rejection, and loss of relationships. Late 2016, my parents had let me know that in the next 2 months, we would be leaving our home in Carlsbad, California to a new house near Detroit, Michigan.…

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  • Overcoming Loss In The Movie

    that went terribly wrong, Kyle Wincott was mortally wounded. Max was traumatized by the loss of his best friend, Kyle and was unable to remain in service; therefore, he is shipped stateside to Kyle’s family to recuperate. Max’s trauma was multiplied considering he witnessed Kyle’s so called boyhood friend, Tyler, shoot him; additionally, Tyler would have shot Max if the other soldiers had not shown up on the scene. Kyle’s younger brother, Justin, who is on his way to becoming a delinquent, has…

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  • Persuasive Essay About My Dream

    something. We have a perfect opportunity for you.” Mom looked very serious and stared at my eyes, said. “I know you really want to study in America, and now we found a school that is really good for you. Everything is ready now, but we need one thing. The most important thing: Your choice. This is gonna to be your own choice. I promise nobody would affect the choice you made. You can choice to go, or not to.” When my mom told me this in the last summer. I was not as happy as I thought. Instead…

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  • Coping With Death In Gilgamesh

    Coping With Death Trying to endure the loss of a loved one can leave one feeling really emotional. More importantly, if the loss is unexpected, the survivor has a rougher time finding a way to cope. Every personality has its own way of coping with death, and the reactions are influenced by the circumstances of that death, particularly when it is sudden or accidental. One’s reactions are also influenced by the relationship with the person who died. Coping with a sudden traumatic death may…

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  • Psychodynamic Perspective On Depression

    A friend of mine is a single mother of two young children who has struggled financially for several years after her boyfriend and she broke up. The father of her children is not involved anymore by choice and does not support any of them nor help with any kind of child support. She works full time and does her best to support her children. Even though she does not enjoy her job and the pay isn’t the best she has not found something else that works well with her schedule. She was struggling with…

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  • Theme Of Friendship In The Epic Of Gilgamesh

    The Epic of Gilgamesh is a story of how two best friends are brought together to balance each other’s strengths and weaknesses. The story focuses on the main theme friendship and the relationship between Gilgamesh and Enkidu. In the epic, the theme of friendship is the core to the story. The powerful friendship between Gilgamesh and Enkidu is one of the most important factors from beginning to end of the story. At the beginning of the epic, Gilgamesh is a civilized character of excessive pride.…

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  • Examples Of Gain Loss Theory

    gain-loss theory is one that I have noticed, and has significantly affected my life. The gain-loss theory states that a negative opinion turned into a positive one will result in a stronger relationship rather than a positive initial opinion (Sharma, 1996). Say that you initially do not like someone, but then they start to grow on you, and you become friends. This theory is stating that this relationship will be stronger than if you were to immediately like the person, mainly because they had to…

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  • Friendship And Loss In The Epic Of Gilgamesh

    familiar and relatable in the work are that of friendship and loss, and then comes along the idea of how a king should rule that is extremely foreign and baffles me. Breaking down the themes and ideas allows us as historians to better learn of our own selves and the people of our past. Friendship can easily be seen with the character of Gilgamesh and Enkidu. A true friend in my opinion is not one who you simple spend time with; but rather, a friend is someone who will come to the aid and…

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