I Am Grieving

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 278 People

    12 Yr. Old Son Grieving

    My son's best friend was recently killed in a tragic accident. My son, only 12, was witness and could have been the one killed. He had just turned around to go home when the accident happened. My son and I went along with our neighbor to the hospital but the little boy died...
    brownsfan5437 brownsfan5437
    5 Responses Sep 19, 2008

    Autumn Leaves

    The world spins, the waters erase all signs of mortal passage and swallow the debris into the deep. All living creatures struggle to protect what they love from chaos, only to see their works thrown down into the dark by an errant gust of wind, an encounter with the random...
    windlion windlion
    56-60, M
    2 Responses Sep 24, 2009

    About 7 Months

    Still thinking about (and forever will) walking in and seeing my sister having committed suicide. There is always going to be a feeling of regret that something might have been done.
    asert12345678 asert12345678
    31-35, M
    1 Response Aug 6, 2013

    R.I.P. Auntie

    Back to work today after my aunt's funeral this past Saturday. I was "happy" to have work to do and determined to remain focus in the present moment. I was all set until the tears unexpectantly came gushing out while driving. Had to pull to the side of the road. The tears and...
    zeeva70 zeeva70
    41-45, F
    1 Response May 30, 2013

    Need Advice How To Deal With My Deceased Brother's Wife.

    My brother died in Feb of this year. This has been the most tragic thing to happen to my family. My sister-in-law has since pushed my mother away (after telling us she wanted to remain in our lives). She didn't even call/text my mom on my brother's birthday. I have tried to...
    umnowwhat umnowwhat
    36-40, F
    1 Response Oct 7, 2013

    I talked to my ex-husband today,

    and found out both of his parents, who had been so good to me, even after the divorce, have died. My heart is shattered, and my eyes shine with tears that are trickling down my face. I knew his dad was going to die, it was just a matter of time, but his mom too? She had nasty...
    Pebbles1982 Pebbles1982
    31-35, F
    7 Responses Oct 9, 2015

    My Beautiful Daughter Died

    On December 10, 2009, I received a phone call at 5:30 a.m. from my son-in-law in Tennessee that changed my life forever.  He called to tell me my beautiful 31 yr old daughter was on the way to the hospital in an ambulance after he found her unconcious on the kitchen floor...
    liz6210 liz6210
    56-60, F
    5 Responses Mar 27, 2010

    Angel ~Sarah McLachlan {Original Soundtrack

    ~City of Angels} In memory of my son Lieutenant Cory J McCann 8/8/83-2/7/09 May you find peace in the arms of the angels baby…. Miss you Mom Spend all your time waiting for that second chance For a break that would make it ok There’s always some reason to feel not good...
    Mcinacann Mcinacann
    41-45, F
    6 Responses Jan 23, 2014

    I always somehow find myself thinking of you.

    I wonder how things would be different if you were still here. There isn't a day that goes by that I don't miss you. I catch myself dialing your number sometimes like you will actually answer. They say it gets easier. It's been 4 years and it hasn't gotten any easier, it's...
    beautifulc0nfessions beautifulc0nfessions
    22-25, F
    1 Response Feb 27, 2014

    Things are good. I'm staying on top of

    everything and I'm happy with where I am but it feels like a huge piece of my life is missing. My brother passed away in December a few years ago and it haunts me so deeply. I try not to think about it or talk about it and I don't like to admit that I'm still grieving. But I am...
    emj1349 emj1349
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Dec 24, 2014

    When Love Turns To Hate

    my story is a long one.  I am just going to talk about the last 9 months or so.  My job closed down December 2008.  Tried another, harder job, had to give it up because of distance and ill health.  won't get into medical history, but it's not good.  Had...
    trishhebel trishhebel
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Oct 14, 2009

    My boyfriend passed away

    and I'm torn apart
    alliecoats alliecoats
    22-25, F
    2 Responses May 19, 2014

    My Story My Brother And Sister

    hello, i want to share my experience with yous all  as i feel like im holding something back if i didn't this story is a bit long but bare with me it is a shocking story and a very very true one...thank you for reading.. 5 years ago on a Sunday night a police car turned up...
    GraceD187 GraceD187
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Aug 16, 2010

    On October 24th, 2015,

    I experienced my first close loss to me-my Grandpa. My siblings and I all lived with my Grandparents (and my mom) for years growing up..He was without a doubt the father figure in my life. He was such an incredible man..I'm happy for all the time I got to share with him and he...
    jessjess0625 jessjess0625
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Jan 5, 2016

    At The Moment - Yes

    I wondered if I would ever be writing my experience in here. I will be removing this story in the due time - which I hope will be within a few weeks at least. It is now two weeks since losing my closest friend Paul. Paul passed away peacefully in the early hours on Thursday the 1...
    HardingP119 HardingP119
    36-40, M
    3 Responses Oct 24, 2013

    I Lost My Teen Daughter To A Prescription Drug Overdose

    The death of my beautiful 18-year-old daughter Mikhaila on May 5, 2012 from a prescription drug overdose has changed me and my world forever. I continue to try to find meaning to what has happened and seem to always fall short of a meaning that is acceptable. I wasn't a part of...
    memocentella memocentella
    41-45, M
    5 Responses Aug 25, 2012

    My nan past away in October she was my life

    and brought me up from a very early age. My mum has now also passed away this February I feel so lost and would do anything to see and talk to them both again I miss them so much I am finding this very hard to deal with.
    lee711 lee711
    36-40, M
    3 Responses Mar 24, 2014

    Her Funeral Soon :'(

    she beautiful baby girl died 17 days ago her name was skylar i was in denial she didnt die no in my head it wasnt possible it just wasnt how could she be gone how but today its hit home when we picked a funeral day for her to be cremated :'( my scars from the C section werent...
    maystribe maystribe
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Oct 25, 2013
    PaigeOfSteel PaigeOfSteel
    18-21, F
    Apr 4, 2016

    Such a vibrant, funny,

    intelligent, kind man is gone from my life today. I have filled the spaces of grief with work and good company, but at the end of the day it's just me and my thoughts. And they turn to him. I don't pray often but today I pray that I never forget the sound of his voice or his...
    DisappearIntoSilence DisappearIntoSilence
    36-40, F
    1 Response Jul 16, 2015

    It's The Deepest, Most Quiet Sadness I Have Ever Known

    it's the first time someone dear to me has died. He's been there all my life. I suppose part of me felt like he was immortal. I almost can't believe he's not there anymore. So many plans which suddenly cannot be achieved anymore. Promises on both parts, now impossible to keep. I...
    RoseQuartzWoman RoseQuartzWoman
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jan 13, 2013

    I Miss U My Sister

    On March,16th,2013,The greatest sister a brother can ever have past away. I am grieving. My sister Christina,was so compassionate,and caring . Never seen her get mad,what i am trying to say,is always,keep in touch with you're family and friends. I have so much grief and regrets...
    nevergiveup54 nevergiveup54
    56-60, M
    2 Responses Mar 23, 2013

    I'm Doing It Wrong

    Even though I know (intellectually) my father is gone, my emotions haven't caught up. They're still in denial. People keep telling me it's ok to let my feelings out. I know this. I just feel like I don't really know how I feel. I feel like I am grieving "wrong." I'm still in...
    CaptainHowdy21 CaptainHowdy21
    22-25, F
    Nov 18, 2013

    To My Beloved Wife

    Ghosts: We all have ghosts They follow us, their silent presence never far from us Sometimes they are playful Sometimes they are mad But mostly they just keep us company They sit with us at dinner Share a soda at the movies with us Finish the crosswords for us...
    gwangidon gwangidon
    1 Response Mar 9, 2010

    I was seeing another man

    and was gathering the courage to leave my husband when he (the other man) died of a heart attack. My grief has exposed my affair, but my husband wants to work on our marriage rather than dump me. I don't know how to go on like this. I'm afraid I'm staying with my husband now...
    hot4preacher hot4preacher
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Jul 9, 2014

    I lost my grandfather a little over two weeks

    ago, and now, after a fall, my grandmother is dying too... I feel so numb, so hurt. I hadn't seen either of them in over 8 years. We lost so much time, and I only got a week with my grandmother before she went under. This is the first time I have ever lost anyone. My mom has...
    jenmitz jenmitz
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Mar 12, 2014

    Another death. Really?

    I'm not taking this very well. I should be. She was ready to go. She wanted to be with her husband who passed two months ago. But I'm selfish. Losing them both is too much for me right now. 💔
    DisappearIntoSilence DisappearIntoSilence
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Oct 25, 2015

    Empty Nest Syndrome On Steroids

    I have suffered the loss of 3 much loved pets in the past 7 months.  I am disabled and isolated and a year ago was surrounded by unconditional love.  Now home feels so damn empty.  The last 2 were elderly, but only the first was anticipated ... the second little...
    TexasUrbanPioneer TexasUrbanPioneer
    51-55, F
    5 Responses Feb 20, 2009

    How Stupid Am I?

    I don't even feel the energy to write this. I have been engaged to this lady for a year, with her 4, and despite numerous challenges and rows it seemed like, finally, peace. I have given my all supporting her in an exit strategy from a 20 year teaching career that was killing her...
    paul12345 paul12345
    51-55, M
    3 Responses Jun 27, 2009

    My husband died 3 days

    before Christmas last month. Am totally, utterly devastated and don't know how to be alone. We were married 29 years and I don't want to be here anymore. How long until I can start feeling a little better? Nothing matters any more; why am I still here?
    TlovesT TlovesT
    51-55, F
    1 Response Jan 25, 2016

    i woke up today, you were on my mind.

    . i prayed for you, that is becoming my.morning ritual. i miss you so much, i want to talk about you to let my heart breathe, but your name is still putting my body at shock. i still am in denial, lying to myself has made it a little easier however deep.down inside i know your...
    SelinaKyle1 SelinaKyle1
    22-25, F
    1 Response Dec 27, 2014

    I lost my grandpa today

    and I feel pretty sad I feel a little empty inside because I wasn't able to tell him I love him or good bye.. I am going to miss him
    etrigo etrigo
    18-21, F
    Feb 9, 2016

    I Miss My Grandma

    My grandma passed away 6 years ago at the end of this month. I still miss her SO much! I think about her every single day and I still blame myself for her passing away. Although she was extremely sick, I was the one who convinced her to go to the hospice house. That woman was my...
    zil1618 zil1618
    22-25, F
    1 Response Aug 12, 2013

    Grieving for someone you love hurts

    so much. I miss my sister so much. She was my best friend, my sounding board. She was my rock.
    alanabean alanabean
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Apr 11, 2014

    In 5 days I have lost my Nanna

    and my Grandad. The pain I feel is out of this world and what makes it worse is that my Nanna was an unexpected death, she was only in her early seventies. I basically watched my Grandad deteriorate until he couldn't move, could not even blink before he died at 12:26 17th...
    deleted deleted
    Sep 19, 2014

    Please Bring Her Back! :'(

    i had a break down today :'( i lost my baby girl 22 days ago and her funeral is on saturday she is still in the hospital morge i think so i went to the hospital today and just had a break down i lost it was screaming for my baby!! i wasnt never able to hold her in my arms and i...
    maystribe maystribe
    26-30, F
    14 Responses Oct 30, 2013

    I lost my grandpa a year ago.

    .. ever since then I've felt so lost.. he didn't get to see me graduate.. I turned 21 on Monday he didn't get to expierence that with me. I miss him and I wish I had another moment with him physically. talking about him is so hard on me.
    kristadropdead kristadropdead
    22-25, F
    1 Response Sep 3, 2015

    I haven't cried this much in ages,

    It seriously hurts so much. I hadn't known you much throughout my life but especially in the last year we were so close.
    lovetodraw19 lovetodraw19
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Oct 26, 2015

    My only sibling died suddenly on Easter Sunday.

    I've gone through a gambit of emotions since then, but don't know how or what I'm feeling this week. Life insurance checks came in this week. All that I have to do is pay off her home. Her son will take over the rest with his portion. I will be left with a sizable amount...
    deleted deleted
    3 Responses May 21, 2015

    I lost my sister to cancer 4 months ago,

    and my mom 9 months before that. I'm the last of my immediate family at the age of 56. I lost my other sister in 1971, and now have one person on this earth who remembers her. I have a great husband and kids, and some extended family, but I feel I've lost my meaning, my...
    Gambamom Gambamom
    56-60, F
    1 Response Nov 28, 2015

    A Grieving Birth Mother

    On February 16, 2009 I gave birth to a beautiful baby boy at 2:09 P.M. 8 pounds and 8 ounces. I am 19 years oldand on my own. When i found out i was pregnant i didn't know what to do. iI was so scared. When I told my boyfriend he was completely disgusted. I considered abortion...
    021609gtf 021609gtf
    18-21, F
    8 Responses Feb 23, 2009

    The Long Road

    A year ago my husband of 13 years was diagnoised with a brain tumor. It's a stage 4 an inoperable. In the begining we had hope that there might be something we could do but the more we found out the less encouraged we became. My husband has been slowly deteriorating over the...
    alaurab alaurab
    1 Response Jul 26, 2009

    Loss After 7 Years

    Hi , i lost my grandma 7 years ago and i still havent grieved over it properly , me and my grandma were very close and i just miss her loads everyday , i cant even go and visit her grave as i am not in the same region any more as i moved away i just need help on how to grieve...
    GrievingStillAfter7Years GrievingStillAfter7Years
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Oct 11, 2010

    Had to put my dog down a few days ago.

    13 years we had her and she's gone. I love her and miss her so much. This week has been so hard for my family. She was my best friend. I love you Chloe my beautiful angel ❤️
    deleted deleted
    3 Responses Feb 20, 2016

    Mason'S Story

    There are currently over 110,00 people waiting for an organ donation. The largest group waiting is from 18-49 years of age. An average of 18 people die each day while on the waiting list for an organ donation. Organs and tissues from a single non-living donor can be used to...
    hkolb hkolb
    36-40, F
    1 Response Apr 17, 2013

    There Is No Room

    Sometimes I think the human heart is just a little shelf. There is only so much you can pile onto it before things fall off of the edges and your insides are left feeling full of broken things.
    Dahliamakestwo Dahliamakestwo
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Oct 15, 2010

    Tomorrow Isn't Mine; I Only Have This Moment In Time

    I have been grieving heavily the last few months over personal losses i have suffered going all the way back to my early child hood I have been on the verge of tears for the last six weeks straight over personal injury, emotional and spiritual losses in regards to people i have...
    loveunbound67 loveunbound67
    41-45, M
    1 Response Sep 10, 2012

    Rest in peace Bridget Marshall.

    ..your big cousin misses you so much!!! I love you!!!
    natoshia3581 natoshia3581
    36-40, F
    Dec 15, 2015
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