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I Have Had A Death In The Family

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 102 People

    My Uncle Chris

    my uncle christopher was awesome. he would always visit me and my brother from 2 hours from his house. he was my favorite uncle and the january before last he died of a heroine overdose. i miss him so much. i barely see any of my other uncles. what really makes me sad is that my...
    vicrobles vicrobles 18-21, F Oct 4, 2013

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    My father died 3 years ago

    when I was 13. I miss him every day.
    azuhh azuhh 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 7, 2014

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    Cody My Brother- RIP

    Last night at 11:30 my brother died 18 in a car accident. He was my best friend and my brother. So please don't drink and drive or text. For me and his family please keep your eyes on the road.and don't sped ever!
    bubblegumgirl9889 bubblegumgirl9889 18-21, F Aug 4, 2013

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    I'm so sad. All the time.

    It's been 10 weeks. Soon enough there will be more time that she's been gone than she was here. I miss her so much. I put a picture of her in my locket. When I think of her I just squeeze it in my hand. So far it's the only thing that has made me feel better. I wish I could...
    chels32 chels32 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 19, 2014

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    My grandmas death was a day i wont ever forget .

    I was on the train ride home from downtown with my friends. I had a really fun time considering i have been so worried about my grandma and how she hasnt been getting better. My mom called me before the train started moving as we were just sitting on the train. She said "it...
    leavinginjuly leavinginjuly 16-17, F Oct 20, 2014

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    Death In The Family

    My wife and I went on vacation to Maryland in March.  We had a wonderful time visiting family and went to Washington DC and couldn't have asked for a better day. We left MD and went to Cleveland, Ohio for a couple of days.  Before we got there we got a phone call tha my...
    shirleyconnors shirleyconnors 56-60, T Apr 17, 2011

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    My grown daughter died

    and I feel like I will never feel happy again.
    NancySacTown NancySacTown 66-70, F 1 Response Dec 26, 2014

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    A Sad Passing In My Family

    My grandmother died on the 24th April 2013. I remember talking to her on the phone on my birthday: 4th March 2013. I was told it was multiple organ failure. She collapsed in a car park while paramedics were nearby while her husband, my grandfather, was busy buying some medication...
    NotTooProud NotTooProud 16-17, F Aug 14, 2013

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    My long distance boyfriends Nan had a really

    bad stroke on Saturday and she now half paralysed on one side she can't talk walk or eat or drink. She's still in hospital. My boyfriend lives with her instead of his parents and he's meant to be coming to see me on the 17th October (next week) but he doesn't think he'll be able...
    elliemaii elliemaii 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 9, 2014

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    My aunt just passed away

    and i dont think i will be able to cope without her, she was the sweetest angel and nobody will be able to love me like she did
    Sazfantaz Sazfantaz 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 7, 2014

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    So my grandma who raised me died about a week

    ago, and I'm not really upset, I never was really. I guess I kinda saw it coming or something. Anyway it's not hitting me as hard as it is the rest of the family. I'm 16 but right now I feel like I'm kinda everybody's rock.
    MixiKiki MixiKiki 16-17, F May 1, 2014

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    My husbands father passed away this morning.

    He seems to be doing alright and I will get him through it along with the kids. However it brings back a lot about myself losing my adoptive father. Which I will not talk to them about at this moment in time. Instead I will just write it out which is usually what works best...
    babysnuggs babysnuggs 36-40, F Mar 3, 2014

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    I've lost my mum 😭unexpectedly.

    We haven't spoke for 5 years due to a family disagreement... I'm so gutted and love her so much. What can I do? Been funeral and spoke to dad, but feel so patronising .... Dad all alone and not answering phone 😭😭😭
    liannaEPI liannaEPI 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 9, 2014

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    Is this a nice thing to post on my coworkers

    Facebook wall after she lost her grandmother or is it weird? " I may not have known your grandmother but knowing the woman her granddaughter is today , and If she influenced you even a fraction, she must've been incredible beyond words . " please give me ur opinion . She's s...
    brently825 brently825 26-30, M Apr 22, 2014

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    I've never been able to talk about with the people I know. my told me to keep it to myself, because my family was still getting through my cousins death, so I suffered through this...
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    I have a lot of near death experience I almost got hit by motorcycle like twice or three times and almost got hit by a car twice the motorcycle one happened when me and my sister...
    EvansuSena EvansuSena 13-15, F May 12

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    Seriously they will fight over anything, my mom and grandma. It's not just arguing either, they have to break **** and pull the entire family into the drama. I am so sick of this...
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    I was born to a family with a dad, a mom, an older sister, and two older brothers. I was my mother's first born. The other three are from my father's first marriage. She loved them...
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    In my family being sober makes me the freak. They bug me about it all the time. It's annoying.
    katariffik katariffik 31-35, F May 5

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    Only for my mum he would have hit me by now, several times. she thinks its ok to live this way and to choose her alcoholic partner over her own daughter.. no wonder I'm so...
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