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I Had a Close Friend Die

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 178 People

    The Closest Friend

    I recently suffered a loss that I can still not understand. I got engaged to the girl of my deams. We had dated then broken up and gotten back together. Against what used to be our friends and parents wishes. I loved her and she loved me, so we decided we didn't need anyone...
    LeftClosedDown LeftClosedDown
    22-25, M
    Sep 20, 2009

    Still Miss You Dude....

    I had only recently got close to her. She had started at my job about a year and a half ago. At first I thought she was kinda obnoxious...and stupid. She was lazy and had an attitude that pissed me off sometimes but we were in close quarters of each other and my other close...
    ShouldILaughOrCry ShouldILaughOrCry
    22-25, F
    1 Response Feb 6, 2013

    Too Yong

    I think I was about 10 when Kimberly died, she was only 7-8 yrs old. We were great friends, always played outside together, listened and danced to music in her living room. But my mom didnt like me hanging out at the house because my mom had some info on their family. She worked...
    bOObsMaGee bOObsMaGee
    22-25, F
    Jun 5, 2008

    Just the other day he died.

    He had heart problems and was in the hospital. I had planned to go visit him. I had called him earlier Monday. He answered and was distressed sounding said things weren't going well at the moment and he would call me later. I got scared and went to Facebook to gather a prayer...
    deleted deleted
    Jan 13

    Drunk Drivers

    She was a beautiful woman inside and out. She had 3 children. She was killed by a drunk driver. Not immediately. Everyone walked away from the accident. She had a concussion and the doctors didn't realize the extend of her head trama. She passed within a few days, leaving...
    icyfire icyfire
    36-40, F
    Mar 30, 2008

    Loss On 9/11

    The day of fear....where you get a panic phone call...when the news is blowing up with breaking news on it and it is not to far away from home that all this happens the silence in the air then all of a sudden it all happens a normal day becomes in to a horrifying day....when you...
    KIki309 KIki309
    1 Response Sep 6, 2012

    I've had many close friends die.

    Last year a good friend of mine walked into a house and was shot twice, once in the chest and once in the abdomen. He bled out internally. Investigators say he was dead before he hit the floor, so I can take solace in knowing he didn't suffer. His widow suffers however, to this...
    soflyup soflyup
    31-35, M
    Mar 18, 2014


    its so hard to accept the fact your gone forever, when i JUST talked to you.
    mimiboo mimiboo
    16-17, F
    Sep 12, 2008

    My Best Friend X

    I was eight years old and my best friend was nine. Her mother had died the year before, but my friend, lucy, she was so strong such an amazing person. Her dad was very abusive. One day i came home from a sleepover somewhere and my mum told me lucy was dead. She was only nine. To...
    BeautifulBeast BeautifulBeast
    1 Response Oct 30, 2008

    Went to see a friend of mine today.

    He was the one who introduced me to Mitch, my dearest friend who died. Now this friend doesn't show his emotions but when we started talking about Mitch I started to tear up and I looked at him, his eyes were glassy from unshod tears. It touched my heart. We miss our dear friend...
    deleted deleted
    Feb 16

    My Aimee

    I grew up down the street from Aimee.  We were best friends from the time I was 4 and she was 5.  We were inseperable.  My mom died when I was 13 and Aimee was there with me everyday.  She was a member of my family. When I was 15, we had a horrible falling...
    tasteofink tasteofink
    26-30, F
    May 26, 2009

    When I Was 8

    When i was 8 my best friend hung himself.  Weather it was intentional or unintentional i dont really know.  But how could somoene that young want to die?   I was a fat kid, who was really shy and not very popular.  But he was and was really outgoing and...
    fred7 fred7
    22-25, M
    1 Response Mar 30, 2008

    Never Take Your The Friends You Work With For Granted

    Not till I lost a friend I worked with, did I realize how a important a college's friendship was. After nearly 20 years working in a Steel Mill together, a long time friend, died suddenly, and unexpectedly, of a heart attack. He as only 42. Working with him, day in, and day out...
    proudsocialist proudsocialist
    56-60, M
    Nov 30, 2013

    --MY ANGEL: Dear Glenn my angel,

    You passed away April 15, 2004. I was lost depressed and could't figure what I was going to do without u. I came to u for help no matter be big or small. You were everything to me. But before u died u promise me I would find another one to call angel and I just didn't...
    BrattyAngel BrattyAngel
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Jan 10, 2014

    My Bestfriend

    my best friend was only 16 when she died in a car accident and all i want to do is cry every day
    prestiege19 prestiege19
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Sep 23, 2013

    The Closest Friend

    I recently suffered a loss that I can still not understand. I got engaged to the girl of my deams. We had dated then broken up and gotten back together. Against what used to be our friends and parents wishes. I loved her and she loved me, so we decided we didn't need anyone...
    LeftClosedDown LeftClosedDown
    22-25, M
    Sep 20, 2009

    I have to get this outta me someday.

    My therapist doesn't know this haunts me. Maybe I'll have the guts to type the story someday. I'm not ready to relive this yet. It's a necessary step in order to forgive myself. Yet very off putting for now.
    Jennerrous Jennerrous
    36-40, F
    4 Responses Mar 30, 2015

    Rocky, Age Eight…caused By Polio…caused By God.

    Rocky, age eight died…caused by polio that attacked his brain…caused by God.   Rocky died in the bed beside me and we were both in a Hospital in a Hospital. His cause of death was polio, which we both had. Mine affected my legs and his affected his brain...
    Dewduster Dewduster
    66-70, M
    Mar 15, 2010

    Crying Inside

    a few years ago.... one of my friends died,, i loved that girl so much i could call her my sister i cried everyday since she died and i think of her everyday.... *cry* if i only had the chance, i'd tell her how much she meant to me and how important she was she died to fast...
    AwesomePerson AwesomePerson
    16-17, F
    1 Response Aug 8, 2008

    2 Days Ago

    One of my closest friends died 2 days ago unexpectedly.  She was just at our home, perfectly healthy and her blood pressure dropped and her heart stopped.  I am heartbroken. Makes you really think about living for the day.
    cincychillin cincychillin
    36-40, M
    Dec 7, 2008

    Never Had the Chance

    I had a friend whose cousin died recently. I had never actually met him in person but she talked about him all the time, and the way she described him it was like I knew him. He was sooo smart, he was going to school for medicine and by the time he was 19 he had already been...
    chezzwizz2472 chezzwizz2472
    18-21, F
    Jul 29, 2009

    John 3:16

    "For god loved the world so much he gave his only son, so those that believed in him may not die but live eternal life." Before he died I couldn't really consider myself religious but this really stuck in my head after his death. I miss him so much but I know that he...
    randomdriftwood randomdriftwood
    22-25, F
    1 Response Dec 17, 2007

    This Past Summer

    I had thought this summer was gonna be one filled with adventures with my friends. But sadly two of my friends back home past away. One before the other. They were dating. Jo, and Jesse. Rest in Paradise. I had talked to them at the beginning of summer saying that I was coming...
    RaineJaden RaineJaden
    22-25, F
    Aug 21, 2008


    I have had a few close friend's die to me. One by a car accident, another by suicide, and another by a drug over-dose....the one that has hurt me the most, and causes me pain to this day, is when I lost frankie. He was killed by a drunk driver. He was my very best friend growing...
    deleted deleted
    Oct 20, 2010

    My Good Friend

    My friend Ed... I've hung out with since I was 7, he was 9, was 33 yrs old...and still a picture of good health, strong as a bull, had the flu... with a high fever...went to hospital...while in there...caught pnuemonia...and just died?! how?! Like a fart in a dust storm... just...
    jackblasio jackblasio
    56-60, M
    3 Responses Oct 8, 2012

    March 2007

    "To fear love is to fear life, and those who fear life are already three parts dead." Bertrand Russell (1872 - 1970) Asking myself on a daily basis how to cope with all that I've lost these past months is getting harder and harder to do. I don't know the...
    pinkspikes pinkspikes
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Nov 28, 2007

    My Best Friend Was a Dumbass

    Me and Phil were really close friends ever since early middle-school after his parents got a divorce (mine already divorced, it was something we had in common). I was always super-quiet in school with few friends, and he was always the super popular stud-muffin man-*****. Well...
    dedre dedre
    31-35, M
    1 Response May 30, 2008

    My Best Friend Died 2 and a Half Years Ago

    We met when we were both escorts. I didn't think she was going to like me and she didn't think I was going to like her. From the minute we met, we were the best of friends. We traveled together, her and her son moved in with my family, always together. I remember it was a Wed...
    GoddessVita GoddessVita
    36-40, F
    4 Responses May 3, 2008

    Riley James

    My best friend Riley was diagnosed with cancer about a year ago. He battled his way through it, he had tough times throughout it all. I was very scared to miss him, and not have him beside me. I wanted to be with him forever. But as February/March 2008 came around, i was caught...
    autumnfalls autumnfalls
    18-21, F
    1 Response May 7, 2008

    Priya, I Always Remember You.....

    Priya, my bff forever and ever.... she the best best friend that i have.. that will never be challenged by anybody.... but nature have it own fate, and plan... we as normal person have to go through the plan and allure... because death and living are something unplanned...
    LisaWiserLiser LisaWiserLiser
    18-21, F
    Feb 19, 2009
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