I Have Experienced Many Losses

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 320 People

    Wondering How To Forgive

    this is the first story im telling and probably one of the hardest.... when i was 15 years old i lost my baby brother. he was not actually a baby he was 11 years 1 month 1 week and 1 day old, but he was my baby brother. i was liveing in a group home ( witch is anouther story in...
    Thingswillchange Thingswillchange
    26-30, F
    4 Responses Nov 28, 2012

    I can say that I am traumatized by the amount

    of losses I have suffered. The most recent: 2 days ago I found out that an ex boyfriend (who became a true friend even, if we lost touch) passed away 11years ago! As the years went by, I wondered about him. I hoped our paths would cross and we would continue to have fun...
    SoCaliWoman SoCaliWoman
    46-50
    Jul 20, 2015

    The Worst Year - 2010

    My cousin got in a car accident in 2000 which left him paralyzed. By January 2010, he was having issues. Both legs were amputated then bed sores...he lost the battle. He was 28. Then February 2010, my grandfather lost his battle with diabetes. The rest of the year went by...
    FrenchApple FrenchApple
    31-35, F
    1 Response Oct 1, 2013

    Would it be emotionally harmful to ask my dead

    ex's (who was also a good friend post break up) girlfriend how he died 11 years ago? I found out 2 days ago. We would lose touch in the past and find eachother again (as true, platonicfriends). I saw her info on social media. In poor taste? Offensive to her? I am just trying to...
    SoCaliWoman SoCaliWoman
    46-50
    1 Response Jul 20, 2015

    Lost And Lose

    i was born in jakarta, indonesia, and grow up there too, till now. my dad from curup, bengkulu, indonesia. half Chinese half indonesia my mom from wonogiri, central java, indonesia. pure indonesian i am the 1st born and i have 1 sister and 1 brother. my mom came from a poor...
    phoespha phoespha
    22-25, F
    1 Response Aug 22, 2013

    Friends Come And Go..

    I wish I could say that I still had the same friends for the last 4 years. I wish that I couldn't say the bad things really do come in threes. But it's proven to be very correct in to many cases to count. I always was the loud girl; the one that once we had introductions, I would...
    aisydaisy aisydaisy
    13-15, F
    Nov 5, 2012

    My Loss

    i have loss: ruben(brother) hannah(sister) olive(great anut) nana(My fathers mother) aunt(my fathers sister) twilight oscar rosie dot tom andy jerry mellony(great aunt)
    sfive sfive
    13-15, F
    2 Responses Nov 19, 2012

    U & Me forever this way www.

    nidhisuraj.com There are so many Love Stories in this world. Few stories become so famous but few are unsaid and been buried with time. Few others share their love stories with their friends, while some leave them as sweet memories for themselves within their hearts and few...
    evan003 evan003
    22-25, F
    Jul 21, 2015

    March 19th

    My firstborn daughter, Elena Jolie, was born on March 19th, years ago. My friend's son, Adrian, had the same birthday, but he was younger. EJ and Adrian both died. If I can find the strength, I would like to start a non-profit agency to do fund raising in order to help the...
    FeelingOrange FeelingOrange
    46-50, F
    Mar 19, 2013

    My Fathers Remarriage

    I can't believe that it's been less than 3 months and my father has already found a new wife. I'm still in mourning and I really don't know what to do
    Juiceyangel333 Juiceyangel333
    22-25, F
    5 Responses Sep 25, 2013

    Long Story...But Found My Purpose!

    I grew up in Portugal; I was born in Lisbon and lived there until the age of 18. I have one sister who is 12 years older than me. She became my "mom” when our mother died. I was 12. ​ My mother was a very connected person to higher knowledge, she cleared home space and used...
    shambalah shambalah
    36-40, F
    May 3, 2013

    You would not believe me

    if I told you. So I will never tell you.
    darkroomtruth darkroomtruth
    31-35, F
    5 Responses Jul 20, 2015

    My Brothers Keeper Part 1

    I still remember my brothers voices, there facial expressions, even how long there nails were. On October 31, 2001 Halloween night I experienced one of the worst nights of my life. I was only 10 years old. My mother had six kids my sister, then twin boys, another boy, another boy...
    inulover1319 inulover1319
    18-21, F
    Sep 5, 2012

    Lost Of Many

    Starting at a very young age I learned what death was I lost one of my grandmas to breast cancer never really getting the chance to no her just pictures of her and stories. At the age of 7 I lost my uncle the closest man to me other than my dad. Then a year after I lost my aunt...
    Shay121 Shay121
    18-21, F
    1 Response Feb 25, 2013

    ...

    Some of my greatest losses in life have happened in the last months.  I always pride myself on being a strong person but hit after hit does change you as a person.  I overcame losing my family, my son, and so many other things in my life.  I look back now and think...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm
    41-45, F
    15 Responses Jul 27, 2009

    Too Many Loves, Too Many Losses

    Sometimes I wonder whether dying would be better. I've lost too much. My beautiful six year old daughter, Izzie,muddied seven years ago in an RTA. My husband died with her. A dangerous driver had collided head on. That driver had been driving on the wrong side of the road...
    SummerRainSparkles SummerRainSparkles
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Feb 17, 2013

    12

    My loss count since 2007? 12. Four friends and acquaintances (2 of them suicides), all four grandparents, an aunt, my childhood dog, and two cousins. I (along with the rest of my family) am a wee bit exhausted.
    nerdycyclist nerdycyclist
    26-30, F
    4 Responses Nov 21, 2012

    Journey Of Hearts

    Loss is a common experience that can be encountered many times during a lifetime; it does not discriminate for age, race, sex, education, economic status, religion, or nationality. Each of person travels on his or her own unique journey in experiencing of the loss. Each...
    snowbunny1002 snowbunny1002
    46-50, F
    3 Responses Aug 11, 2010
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