I Am Dealing With Grief

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    On Feb.23rd 2016 my 16 year old sister

    committed suicide. I can't handle this pain I'm in. She was the only person I felt actually understood me. I don't know how to move on I just wanna break down. I struggled with being suicidal and having negative thoughts too and I always was the more positive one then her and I...
    Taylorm236 Taylorm236
    18-21, F
    6 Responses Apr 14, 2016

    My grandmother passed away on Christmas Eve.

    It was sudden. We were close. As I got older she became more then a grandmother to me, she was also my friend. I am feeling overwhelmed with the feelings of grieving. I was in the room with her when she passed away. This was something I had not experienced before. The memory of...
    blueyedbella blueyedbella
    36-40, F
    1 Response Jan 4, 2014

    i am in grief and don't know how to handle it i

    have lost everyone in my family and i am the last one alive it is tearing me apart so bad because i have seen all my family members die and i had to stand in the place as the man of the house i am not sure how much more i can take
    Blackbart1966 Blackbart1966
    51-55, M
    1 Response Nov 19, 2014

    *For anyone who takes the time to read this all,

    thank you so much. It means more than you know.* I haven't been on EP in such a long time it seems. I have been dealing with a lot this year. Back in February of this year (2014) my boyfriend and I got some terrible news. His mother was diagnosed with cancer. At the time we...
    supernovaChic supernovaChic
    26-30, F
    Jul 4, 2014

    Today I lost my oldest brother.

    His name is Paul and he was 55 years old. I am 45 years old. He was the oldest of 5 children, I am the youngest. I lost my Mother in 2003. She was 59 years old when she passed. I am struggling with the fact that I had not spoken to my brother in over 15 years. I have a 15...
    JDevers70 JDevers70
    46-50, M
    2 Responses Oct 27, 2015

    I Think Its My Grandpa

    Lately, I've been kind of sad. Every time someone asks me what is wrong I always break down and cry. It always goes back to my grandpa's death but my friend thinks it is something much deeper than just that. I have no idea of how to figure out what is causing this because I...
    jessbags24 jessbags24
    18-21, F
    1 Response Nov 3, 2013


    "Death falls so heavily upon my soul"
    Dragon56 Dragon56
    61-65, M
    Apr 18, 2011

    My friend has been gone

    for a month or so. I feel it my fault. No, it WAS my fault. We were arguing over something stupid. It was the last thing we said to each other. THIS is the reason I don't talk to people, have relationships with anyone. I always end up hurting them in the long run.
    jennamarie210 jennamarie210
    18-21, F
    1 Response Mar 24, 2014

    Grief is not linear. It comes back around.

    Loss is one of the hardest things I've had to deal with.
    cloudedsky cloudedsky
    Jul 28, 2015

    It is only been a few days

    since I lost someone very special. I really haven't begun to feel it yet. It isn't real yet. I have been hiding in other emotions and losing myself in work. I am not afraid of it it just hasn't made its way through me yet. When he is back in country and the end of life duties...
    JackisMe JackisMe
    46-50, M
    1 Response Feb 10, 2016
    haileyc2000 haileyc2000
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jun 5, 2015

    Three close friends of my family have passed

    away in the past month. The first was on Christmas Day. His funeral was at the beginning of January. He was closest to my brother, and I've been helping him grieve, as well as dealing with my own. Last night, we received the news of two more friends who passed away over the...
    xoRubyxo xoRubyxo
    36-40, F
    Jan 24, 2014

    I read this about a year ago

    when my dad passed away and it was unbelievably helpful. Thank you whoever wrote it! Alright, here goes. I'm old. What that means is that I've survived (so far) and a lot of people I've known and loved did not. I've lost friends, best friends, acquaintances, co-workers...
    bigsar bigsar
    26-30, F
    Aug 28, 2014

    My cat passed away last night.

    Only 7 years old. My fiance and I do not legally own the cats. We switch off every two weeks with his ex. She lets us take them because she knows that the cats would be very depressed without us and we loved them very much. Anyways, our cat got injured over at the ex's house...
    tryx4us tryx4us
    26-30, F
    1 Response Jan 23, 2014

    A Remarkable Experience In Dealing With Grief

    DEALING WITH MY GRIEFSomething remarkable happened recently and even if some people find it a bit weird, I felt I had to risk that as it seems important that I share it. My sister had an unforseen accident while with friends and died next day from her injury. The pain I felt from...
    OpenDoor OpenDoor
    61-65, M
    3 Responses Apr 18, 2011

    My dad died on Aug 24th.

    Sometimes I think I am going crazy. I don't really believe my dad is dead. I don't even like to use the d word. It is so ugly. I don't remember much of him dying now even though I was there. I am angry at him for making me suffer by watching him suffer. I know that doesn't...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Sep 5, 2015

    The past several years of my life have been

    turbulent. The afternoon of December 26th, 2007, my father, younger brother, and I went to my older sister's house to drop off some things she had forgotten the night before. She had been raped by her ex a few days before and I found her dead from an overdose in her bathroom...
    QOE23 QOE23
    22-25, F
    Apr 14, 2015

    I put myself together

    and run 5 km this pain is still in my chest.
    agreathouse agreathouse
    31-35, F
    1 Response Aug 25, 2014

    Tonight I'm just the shell you left

    behind Missing the beast who stole my life What am I without you? Lonely and afraid, the way you want me crying for my dear narcissistic beast How do I fill my shell? You hollowed me out like a thief I'm crying for the loss of you and the loss of me I let you ***** me of...
    cloudedsky cloudedsky
    1 Response Aug 17, 2015
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