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I Have a Family Member That Commited Suicide

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 97 People

    My Cuzn Didnt Have To...

    my cousin killed himself in 2005. it was the worst day of our families lives... it still feels like it was yesterday. God, I will never forget the phone call, it was from my mom, she was crying she told me he hung himself. I still can't believe it. His brother is my best friend...
    missu33 missu33
    Oct 6, 2008

    Well, yes it hurt, but I can't do anything to

    change their decision. I am now beginning to understand why they did it...
    Harper101 Harper101
    18-21, F
    1 Response Feb 18, 2015

    The 29th of October was the anniversary of

    when my cousin committed suicide. My family is not especially close. I have a mess of aunts, and the family drama has gone overboard a few to many times. I decided as an adult I was done with it and started searching out my cousins online. I figured why should my generation...
    flypiggie flypiggie
    31-35, F
    Nov 1, 2014

    My Uncle...

    My uncle killed himself in april of 2010. He had a long history of alcohol abuse, bi-polar, and depression. One of the last people to speak with him was one of his four brothers. He told him that he loved him and that was the last thing he ever said to him. His ex-wife found...
    softlyslowly softlyslowly
    22-25, F
    Jan 16, 2012

    Hello everyone. I am Nathan,

    the oldest brother of Nicole. She owned this profile page that my family and I found on her laptop yesterday. Some of you may have known her and some of you may not..but Im sure you've read some of the posts she wrote. It breaks our heart that we were blind to see she was in so...
    Nicolebabes Nicolebabes
    2 Responses Jun 11, 2014

    May 2014 four days before I turned 14 I got a

    knock in the morning saying there has been an explosion and two bodied were found. They thought it was my mum and 4 year old brother. After months we found out that she committed suicide by causing a fire and killed my brother along with it. People and news don't know the full...
    radhikajoshi radhikajoshi
    16-17, F
    3 Responses Mar 26, 2015

    3 and a half years on I still think about my

    father suicide. Properly because I can't speak about it to anyone as no one know as it got writing up as natural causes but I know different how do u get over something like this. Help scared incase one day I end up the same
    helpmeueveryone helpmeueveryone
    26-30, F
    Nov 19, 2014

    My father committed suicide two years ago

    when I was 13. I shouldn't have been hurt by it because he physically and sexually abused me. I guess he must have been going through a lot.
    StormianaGraymane14 StormianaGraymane14
    18-21, F
    1 Response Nov 1, 2014

    This time 2 years ago,

    Dave died. He was there hanging on what he loved the most... his truck. People were driving past and could probably see him. Like Henry and his whole bus. I got told at about 10:45ish, and my first thought was that someone had shot him with a gun. But no, he'd taken his own life...
    courtneykrause courtneykrause
    18-21, F
    Sep 10, 2014

    It Changed My Life Completely...

    I was 9 when my Uncle shot himself. We were always really close. He was my godparent and every Sunday afternoon he'd take me out to get ice cream and to the zoo. He always seemed so happy and full of life, but having been so close to him I knew how desperate he really felt. When...
    Elisa1512 Elisa1512
    22-25, F
    Jul 15, 2013

    it won't let me say I have commited suicide

    so I put that. I have attempted to commit suicide. twice. the first time I slit both my wrists and had to go to the ER. I was dead for 3 minutes. the other time I attempted to overdose with 9 Xanax bars. I just threw them up. I believe my fate is already determined. tell me I'm...
    deleted deleted
    4 Responses May 1, 2014

    9 days before 10th birthday my dad committed

    suicide, I only found out recently the cause of his death and it broke my heart. I guess there's nothing I can do about it though
    caitsss caitsss
    16-17, F
    1 Response Sep 13, 2015

    I think I'm stuck in the past sort of.

    . Like my brother committed suicide 3 ish years ago on June 11. And a lot of stuff happened before it but it doesn't really matter anymore. Anyways before my brother died I sort of had a mind set that was, I'm going to kill myself before my brother kills me, or I'm going to save...
    ChloeFT ChloeFT
    16-17, F
    1 Response Jun 23, 2014

    My older sister Nancy committed suicide last

    year she was struggling a lot with her studies she wanted to be a doctor sometime I feel really sad I miss her a lot I can't accept the fact that she is not here anymore :( the picture is with filters on purpose so that if someone on EP knows her won't recognize her she had blue...
    IjUstDoNtCare12 IjUstDoNtCare12
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jul 21, 2014
    GRTaylor GRTaylor
    26-30, M
    1 Response Jan 6, 2015
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