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I moved to my father in Sweden and on his deathbed, he told me that my mother died a year before. Suddenly I was an orphan in an unknown country and my life started drifting into acting out and addiction, because my feelings was too hard to handle.

  • Addiction
  • Depression
  • Identity
  • Loss (grief)

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