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I Am a Twinless-twin

This is for those of us who had twins who died - at birth or anytime in life. 252 People

    4 Years And Counting. But I'll Never Stop Missing Him.

    Losing a loved one is one of the worst things that can ever happen to someone. Twins are special. They have this instant connection that unless you're a twin, you will never fully understand. Losing a twin I find to be even more painful than anything else. I've lost two aunts, a...
    lovelife18810 lovelife18810 13-15 Sep 11, 2013

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    We look up at the stars

    and wonder how far apart we are although we are always together now and forever
    Outerspzce Outerspzce 18-21, M Jul 2

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    A Lonely Girl

    I don't usually talk about Leo out loud because no one except my mom understands it. My mom was 7 months pregnant when Leo died, I lived. I only lived because he took the entire impact because of the way we were positioned. It was a car accident. My mom was stopped at a stop...
    LeandraMarie LeandraMarie 18-21, F Jun 26, 2013

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    My Twin Brother Was Murdered.

    My Twin brother was murdered in February. So far we know that it was just a random act of violence. We are so young, we just had our 23rd birthday in November. I cannot believe he is gone, and in such a violent way. It is such an inconsolable loss, a loss that only a twin can...
    naniandxe naniandxe 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 15, 2013

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    Gone Way To Young

    My name is Nicole I just lost my twin may 10 2012 we just shared our 31st birthday april 12 my sister died due to a tragic motorcycle. Accident she left behind 2 amazing little boys well the thing is I feel as if half of my soul is gone I never been alone I always. Had her to...
    nicolemccrief nicolemccrief 31-35 7 Responses May 20, 2012

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    My Twin, Daniel

    My twin brother died the day after we were born of Polycystic Kidney Disease. Actually, a year before that, my parents had another son who died the day he was born - of the same disease, only of a different form. I'm almost 21 years old and I wish he was here with me. I really...
    downtheroad downtheroad 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 8, 2008

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    I lost my twin brother Jonny to a Brain

    aneurysm 2 years ago this month. He was 36 and we did everything together since birth. I don't know how to go on other than looking out after my family and Jonnys wife. I also had a brain bleed 10yrs ago and recovered, we both had congenial defects i guess, but why am i still...
    martusmatt martusmatt 36-40, M 1 Response Jan 15

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    My Identical Twin Died September 6th 2013

    12 days ago my twin passed away after bravely battling lung cancer for 2 years. I am numb, I am feeling empty, I am frustrated and impatient when hearing people who are not twins say to me, I know how you feel, or...I had this happen to me, ...I had someone very close pass away...
    Pamaclau Pamaclau 66-70, F 1 Response Sep 18, 2013

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    It has been six years to the day

    that I became a twinless-twin: I lost my twin brother, Michon when we were both thirteen years old, he had died due to a severe case of pneumonia. He died teary-eyed in my arms. Both me and my brother were identical twins and almost everyone who knew us had trouble telling us...
    Wattouat Wattouat 18-21, F 3 Responses May 15

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    I am almost positive.

    I can just feel it. I cannot stress how much I do. It's like... I don't know how to explain it. My mum tells me that I have never had/nor have a twin, but I just... I don't know why but I feel it. Like, I literally could cry right now because of how strong the feeling is. It...
    SkinnyLove03 SkinnyLove03 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 31

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    Two Sister's Together & Apart

    Hi. My twin and I were born at 27 weeks. We were very sick. We both had complications with breathing and brain bleeds. Hers was the worst. She passed because her lungs collapsed. We were born March 20 1993 & she passed March 22 1993. I never got to meet her obviously. I've come a...
    sisters2getherapart sisters2getherapart 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 18, 2013

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    My Twin Angel

    My twin and I were super close all our lives together.  As kids, we had some of our own toys but we never fought over the ones we shared.  We shared a room until she died at the age of 23.  We were in the same clubs, on the same team, home-schooled from 2nd grade...
    zoeticism zoeticism 36-40 4 Responses Aug 19, 2009

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    Lost Twin To Suicide- Yes, Moms Ok

    My story title comes from the countless greetings,from friends and loved ones, who were concerned. Many times I regret staying around my mother, because apparently, its easier to identify losing a child, than losing a twin. Over and over again, I would have people ask me how my...
    Marz1118 Marz1118 31-35, F 4 Responses Sep 13, 2013

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    I just lost my identical twin sister.

    She was hit by a car as I stood frozen. A drunk driver to her life. She was all I had. It's a week today since that horrible day. I held her as she died in the middle of the road. I miss my sister so much. How do you move on when you've lost your other half? We turned 17 just a...
    alanabean alanabean 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 7

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    theirs a thing called vanishing twin syndrome

    it happens very early in the pregnancy and the baby is absorbed but the mother, child, or placenta... no one knows if i definelty had a twin... but I know somehow I had a twin it was a girl and we were identicle... I'm not making this up, they say you have a void that doesn't...
    Jessandjordyn0702 Jessandjordyn0702 13-15, F Jan 8

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    My Natalie

    My twin sister Natalie passed away Feb. 1988. We were only 2 years old, but I remember that horrible day like it was just yesterday, I remember my mom and I running after my sister but we couldn't catch up to her, the car was reversing and ran over her, I remember screaming for...
    Lisso Lisso 26-30, F Oct 24, 2013

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    Mirror Images

        Sixty-four years together and now I am alone.  How do you become a single entity after walking hand in hand since birth.  She has been gone two years now and it seems like yesterday.  Secretely, I know I will never truly be happy again.  Not truly, truly.  I am a...
    ripples2 ripples2 61-65 4 Responses May 26, 2012

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    I Hated The Funeral Speeches

    Mason, my brother, my other half. He died two years ago, but everyday when I wake up it feels like it was yesterday. Mason wasn't just my twin, he wasn't just my brother. He was my shoulder to cry on, the band aide to my injury, the food to my hunger, the beat to my heart. He...
    JinxSilver JinxSilver 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 12, 2013

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    I've Been Lost Without My Twin

    I too lost my twin to suicide. Richard decided to take his own life when we were 27.  Almost 20 years has passed since his death but not a day goes by when I don't think about him.   The blessings and experiences in having a twin were many.  Our birthday is coming up soon...
    thehip thehip 46-50 1 Response Jan 2, 2011

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    I just lost my identical twin February 9th.

    She was my past, present and future. I have lost part of my being. I can't accept it.
    tatee1 tatee1 56-60 1 Response Mar 28

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    I lost my identical twin sister,

    Ze Xing, the day before my parents' divorce. What a coincidence. We were only 4 years old when my twin died of cancer. I remember being in the hospital with my three elder sisters, elder brother, two younger sisters and four younger brothers. My mother and father were too busy...
    IIblueII IIblueII 18-21, F Jun 9

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    I lost my sister Ariel

    when we were about almost 5 month gestation due to twin twin transfusion. I have known about her since I was about 5 years old. My whole life i have constantly felt like there was something missing, and nothing has been able to fill this void i have inside. I sometime get sad...
    12Angariel 12Angariel 22-25, F Jun 1

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    jpeace2462 jpeace2462 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 7

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    My Identical Twin Died On October 3rd 2013

    My Identical twin, John, died in a traffic accident on Oct. 3rd. The funeral is this friday. I just cannot believe that this happened. It seems impossible to me that I will never see or talk to him again. We were very close and were fortunate to always live close to one another...
    Bigwavedave1 Bigwavedave1 56-60, M 2 Responses Oct 8, 2013

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    I Am A Twinless Twin

    I lost my twin sister in January of 2012 in a car accident. I was also in the car accident and witnessed it all. I had to call 911 while my mom was hugging her body and screaming. I'm scarred and always get flashbacks. I can't get the sight of her laying there out of my head. It...
    Cooperluv23 Cooperluv23 13-15, F Aug 25, 2013

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    My Experience Being A Twinless Twin.

         Losing a twin is like losing a limb.  A part of yourself is missing, you have to learn how to live without it, but even with the loss you still feel them with you.  I was born on April 15, 1980.  Just two minutes after my twin Jason. We...
    alwaysatwin alwaysatwin 26-30, F 20 Responses Apr 10, 2010

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    Finding Deep Inner Strength

    FINDING DEEP INNER STRENGTH By Judy Haughton-James      It was just before noon on October 16, 2008 and I felt as if I was in a strange place lost and groping around in the dark.  Was this for real or was I dreaming? Is this a reality that I can face?  It was at this...
    Judyastra Judyastra 46-50 Apr 9, 2011

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    The Rariety Of A Best Friend

    Me and my best friend are one in the same, one day we both were really sick in the morning but we still went to school, we both felt something was going to go really wrong and we had anxiety attacks all day, and then that very day I had my first near death experience. its crazy...
    SilentShallowBlogger SilentShallowBlogger 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 14, 2011

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    My Twin Miscarried; I Lived.

    I do not know the whole story;  I have only overhead my mother tell female members of the family what happened. Apparently my mother was pregnant with fraternal twins and did not know it.  She miscarried and took the remains to the hospital - I think this was at 4...
    maurelius maurelius 41-45 5 Responses Dec 13, 2010

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    It's almost been a month

    since I lost my twin. I am not handling it well at all. My selfharm has gotten really bad. Suicide thoughts are swimming around in my head. How to I go on without my other half. I miss her so much. She was my only family, my only friend. I've got nothing now :( I may be joining...
    alanabean alanabean 16-17, F 1 Response May 1

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    My Twin Loss

    So glad that found this cite I lost my twin brother Michael on 7/12/2012 to suicide aged 35 I am screaming for help I am struggling the pain is to strong and thinking the same can someone please help me your all I have?
    Matthewjohntierney Matthewjohntierney 36-40, M 4 Responses Sep 30, 2012

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    The entire pregnancy was normal.

    There weren't any complications until the birth.(Katie's placenta had ruptured) I lost my identical twin sister Katie 18 hours after our birth. I spent my entire childhood with Katie. My best friend was my dead twin that I haven't ever met. I hadn't made a real friend until my...
    daniellenotnobody daniellenotnobody 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 14

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    Im Lost Without My Twin

    as a child i always knew something was missing i had many problems because of the loss of my twin sister. constantly feelin missunderstood lost unloved searching for a connection i will never find. asking my mom what she did with my twin before ever being told i had one when i...
    crystalashley crystalashley 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 15, 2012

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    My twin died when we were at 5 months gestation.

    I survived and was born only two weeks early. They think we had twin to twin transfusion syndrome because we were identical and shared a placenta. Her death probably saved my life. I have given her the name Emily.
    chaoticidealism chaoticidealism 31-35 4 Responses Feb 19

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    I Love And Miss My Twn

    I lost my twn brother 2 weeks ago I went to pick him up for work and I found him he was my best friend we spent every day together life will never be the same. I really don't know what to say I'm heartbroken I've always had my bro for34 years of my Life. and I know life will...
    josephtwn josephtwn 31-35, M Nov 6, 2013

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    Twinless Twin Poetry

      I sit back, I relax, but there is always something there A feeling, an emotion, like something in the air A feeling that is always with me It’s been there all my life Through good times, bad times, happiness and strife It’s a feeling of confusion, of not...
    antonyi antonyi 26-30 2 Responses Aug 26, 2011

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    Trying To Be One Instead Of Two :-(

    I lost my twinny in April 1997, a few weeks after our 49th birthday. I took Pippi, and being a twin, for granted and we always said we would be two old ladies together. She died in tragically silly and sad circumstances - suddenly. I'm 65 now, and I still think about her...
    tessibear tessibear 66-70, F 2 Responses Aug 11, 2013

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    34 years old & confined to solitude

    My mother miscarried my twin about 5 months into her pregnancy. She was unaware she was having twins until about a month and a half later. I was still there. They never hid the twin from me, and we've all made our jokes that this world couldn't handle two of me. I never realized...
    Tcavness Tcavness 31-35, F Dec 6, 2013

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    Gone....

    She commit suicide when we were nine years old... I miss her every day...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Sep 5, 2012

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    The loss of my identical twin,

    Brian, is so hard to escape.
    jeffat jeffat 46-50, M 2 Responses Mar 25

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    To The Other Half Of Me

    i feel like im drowning in my grief, stranded in the middle of an ocean, with no relief, from this cold empty feeling, from the pain of losing you, bet you would never imagine getting a mention from The View, i dont know if this is part of Gods plan, but i'll try to carry on with...
    Barry26 Barry26 26-30, M 3 Responses May 29, 2012

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    My twin died at 5 months in my mom whom

    and what makes me mad that my mom didnt tell me tell i was 11 years old I all was think is she / he looking down on me well I ever see my twin one day I hope soo
    funnygirl32226 funnygirl32226 13-15, F Feb 22

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    My mother told me when I was 18

    that I was a twin although she lost the other twin by miscarriage around 20 weeks gestation. I couldn't believe it was real when she told me. I remembered as a kid telling my mom and friends that I felt like I had a twin. And I felt like I always tried to fill the void by...
    jmcgee831 jmcgee831 22-25, F Apr 20

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    I was supposed to be a twin

    but my mother miscarried my sister early on in the pregnancy.
    pinksteam pinksteam 18-21, F 1 Response May 27

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    I am a twinless twin

    who feels her everyday , I also have a brother who is also a twinless twin .. Since I lost my twin first , he thinks I should be able to tell him how I dealt with my list . I just don't know how I dealt with her lost , I feel she lives forever in my heart .. And told him he has...
    PattyBurr PattyBurr 51-55, F Apr 29

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    Losing My Best Friends

     Once I had a twin brother, now i don't. He was murdered about a month ago. I feel like it's my fault, not directly but  he went to get the dog who got out because of me and he never came back.  i feel like i set of the chain of events that eventually led to his death. but...
    camila12 camila12 22-25 1 Response May 24, 2012

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    Before I was born, we were

    both in the womb, but whereas the unarmed 'he' was known about, I was not. I'm not sure how it happened, and I'm too afraid to ask, for fear of upsetting her. My mother that is. All I know, is that he died. They realised soon after that here was another baby. They realised...
    InTheAutumnBreeze InTheAutumnBreeze 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 8

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    Anniversary

    Today is the anniversary of the passing of my twin. It is a difficult day emotionally. I don't have any words to share at the moment. Just wanted to give this moment space and time.
    spiritbs spiritbs 22-25, F Jan 8, 2010

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    Ive always had a strange fascination with twins.

    From growing up watching 'The suite life of Zack and Cody', to actually meeting twins in secondary school, but recently my mum told me that I would have been a twin. I am a 14 year old girl, who has gone through depression multiple times, (some diagnosed, some not) from the age...
    LiveForAnotherDay LiveForAnotherDay 13-15, F 2 Responses Jun 25

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    I was born in December.

    I was supposed to have a twin brother but he didn't grow right and was born two months after me. He died and didn't even make it properly through birth. I had no idea I had a twin until a couple of weeks ago. I felt somewhat relieved when I found out. For my whole life I felt so...
    hm384823 hm384823 22-25, F Mar 30

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