I Dealing With the Death of Someone Very Close

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 56 People

    I Have Lost My Sister and My Father.

    I lost my sister almost a year and a half ago,  she died of an accidental overdose/ mixed medication interaction.  She was 27 years old.  I have a hard time dealing with this,  She has always been part of my life since she is/was my older sister.  I...
    roskangel roskangel
    26-30, F
    3 Responses May 22, 2009

    Read About Her Death In Newspaper

    November 11 1994 will always be a day that I wont forget, I got home from work and my father( who I was living with at the time), told me that he had something to show me, he said that he had made a couple of phone calls and it is right person. I sat down at the table and then I...
    trannymax2013 trannymax2013
    51-55, T
    Sep 18, 2012

    Over 2 Months..

    Its been alittle over 2 months. I'm not gonna lie things have gotten alittle bit better. I'm slowly learning how to cope with the loss of my best friend. Its still so hard though. Not a day goes by i'm not thinking about him. I'm talking to his mom right now. And it...
    briaxo briaxo
    16-17, F
    3 Responses Oct 7, 2009

    With all that has happened in these last few

    weeks my poor mother past away tonight . RIP mother . I ll always love and remember you .
    kevin4274 kevin4274
    41-45, M
    1 Response Dec 19, 2013

    My Father In Law Just Passed Away

    3 days ago my father in law passed away. He was only 64. We weren't super close, but it was a good relationship. I've known him for the 3.5 years since I started dating my husband. He has lung cancer that spread to his brain, we found out just in September. He was getting...
    Sexishedevil Sexishedevil
    22-25, F
    Dec 7, 2010

    Dreams.

    Its been about three weeks since my best friend was killed in a car accident. I have my good moments and my bad moments, yet every single day i cry. His pictures are all over my room, and i wear his sweatshirt to bed most of the nights. I'm thinking about him 24/7.. in fact...
    briaxo briaxo
    16-17, F
    Aug 21, 2009

    my grandpa passed away recently

    and I find myself depressed at nigjt. even though I knew it was coming and I spent his last week with him, it still feels surreal. living in his house without him feels wrong. it feels like any second he will come home from work and start making food. I sometimes imagine I can...
    jenseb jenseb
    18-21, F
    Jul 9, 2014

    I Miss You Mom And Dad

    My mom died of Ovarian Cancer 12 and a half years a go and my dad died in 2007. Those deaths have hit me harder then my divorce did! There isn't a day that goes by that I don't wish they were here again. My son suffers because my mom died the summer before he started high school...
    Paige42986 Paige42986
    46-50, F
    Mar 4, 2013

    I Thought I Prepared Myself For When It Was Time For Him To Go.

    Just the beginning and it was so heart breaking watching every losing moment we had left yet he did not know who were most of the time. reguardless i was grateful to be by his side. Night after night I would sleep by his bed in his wheel chair most of the time staring at him...
    mimigirlnephrem mimigirlnephrem
    31-35, F
    Nov 24, 2012

    I Don't Know How to Pull Out of This, I Blame Myself.

    About 3 weeks ago my 14yo daughters' father died suddenly in a car accident at age 36. He and I never married, as I was so young when she was born. They just reconnected after 10 years about 3 months ago. She was ecstatic! So was he. They spent everyday together for 2 1/2 months...
    jesser30 jesser30
    31-35
    2 Responses Jul 21, 2009

    A Helpful, Comforting Book

    I recently lost my grandfather to cancer. A friend gave me a copy of "What Really Matters" by Karen Wyatt, MD (http://www.karenwyattmd.com/), and I'm so thankful she did. It is a wonderful book; it was really inspiring and comforting. I would definitely recommend it to anyone who...
    lauragreene97 lauragreene97
    41-45
    Apr 4, 2012

    MY Father

    My father is dying, and I must admit I thought that I was prepared, but I am not. See, my Dad is 89, and I am 25. He is suffering from a terminal illness and has been placed in at home hospice care. It is becoming harder and harder each day to watch the person I used to look up...
    misstrixurus misstrixurus
    22-25, F
    1 Response Aug 14, 2008

    I Thought I Prepared Myself For When It Was His Time To Go.

                 With every day that passed he grew weaker and weaker , the halucinations became more frequent .I could tell what was going on inside of him he was dying, his organs were shutting down causing him more pain and panicattacks. I was walking past him when I heard...
    mimigirlnephrem mimigirlnephrem
    31-35, F
    Mar 1, 2013

    I Thought I Prepared Myself For When it was his Time To Go.

      The time we had left with him was ticking away the minutes were counted and days crossed off. The anxiety grew stronger dreading the day when he would be gone. Bitter sweet the memories were collecting and every moment I  had with him was not enough. I would gaze at his...
    mimigirlnephrem mimigirlnephrem
    31-35, F
    Oct 27, 2012

    Sister

    ‎27 Years ago, you Left our Lives for Good. My Little Sister I Miss you, Even more then i thought I Ever Could. But angels have u tucked away, Safe in their loving Arms. With our Precious Daddy , Away from Any Kind of Harm. Know that we Miss You and Love you And think about...
    Fallendream Fallendream
    31-35, F
    1 Response Mar 10, 2012

    Steps

    Everyone knows about the steps of grief. Shock, denial, anger, bargaining, acceptance. I learned it some many times over the years I could recite them in my sleep. Twice in my medical studies, and again in psychology, at least. But it wasn't something I'd ever really...
    meaningmeadow meaningmeadow
    22-25, F
    Oct 4, 2013

    I Don't Know How to Pull Out of This, I Blame Myself.

    About 3 weeks ago my 14yo daughters' father died suddenly in a car accident at age 36. He and I never married, as I was so young when she was born. They just reconnected after 10 years about 3 months ago. She was ecstatic! So was he. They spent everyday together for 2 1/2 months...
    jesser30 jesser30
    31-35
    1 Response Jul 21, 2009

    The Unknown Death Of My Unborn Brothers / Sisters

    well. basically , just minutes ago i found out that i 'had' 2 bothers / sisters , but i also found out  they were aborted, by now u may think "well its just an abortion get over it but listen up now, the reason they aborted is because my dad / ex dad was a woman beater, he beat...
    ineedhelpcoping ineedhelpcoping
    13-15, M
    Jun 30, 2011

    The Death of My Father

    I am 25 years old.  I recently got married in May, so that was a wonderful day in my life.  My father was there and was able to walk me down the aisle.  At the end of June, my father went into the hospital with what he thought was a heart attack. Unfortunately...
    KellyicCR KellyicCR
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Aug 28, 2008

    I held my dad's hand

    as he passed away....
    DoesNotFeelHuman DoesNotFeelHuman
    46-50, M
    Oct 25, 2014

    Hardest Thing Ever

    Last friday, 7/31 my dad got a call that my best friend, the boy i had grown up with my whole life, the boy stayed in contact with even when he moved away had gotten into a car accident and didn't make it, At first i just stood there, and my jaw dropped. It hadn't hit me, i dont...
    briaxo briaxo
    16-17, F
    8 Responses Aug 7, 2009
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