I Have Lost Both My Parents

For anyone who has lost both parents and is trying to live life remembering them everyday. 649 People

    My mom died from pneumonia on Dec 3rd,

    2014. Ten days later my dad, brother and I were in an explosion that took my dad's life on Christmas Eve. I take comfort in knowing they're in heaven together. They taught me everything except how to live without them. My heart goes out to all of you.
    Alvll3ER Alvll3ER
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Mar 11, 2015

    I searched through experiences

    and I think this makes the most sense to me though my parents are alive. My mom and dad did horrific things to me and I can't express the suffering they caused. I consider them monsters recently after many years of letting myself be manipulated by them as an adult I've let go of...
    honestlyanonymouslyme honestlyanonymouslyme
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Aug 24, 2015

    I am a 43 year old orphan.

    I know that people have lost their parents much younger than I have. But I feel lost and alone. I lost the people in my life who knew me best, who loved me unconditionally. I don't have many people in my life who knew me when I was young. I have no siblings, my family is...
    idontgiveafuckasaurus idontgiveafuckasaurus
    41-45, F
    4 Responses Oct 30, 2014

    In 1990s I lost my father

    and at start of last month I lost my mum.....so I feel like an adult orphan...... With mum dead if I'm out then there is no need for me to rush home.....no one will worry or care about me.....no one will wonder why I haven't got home by this time.....no one will care...
    writer68 writer68
    46-50, M
    2 Responses Dec 14, 2014

    I lost both my parents the past two years at

    age 14. I'm now 15 and living with my aunt in Chicago, but man does it still suck at times. My family was very close knit and we were all the best friends. I had an older brother, and a mom, and a dad. We were the perfect little family. Then my mom was diagnosed with breast...
    madclair madclair
    18-21, F
    Jan 24, 2016

    My mother died in a car accident on christmas

    eve 2013 and my father died of a stroke on june 12th of this year... I miss them both very much.. I was close to them both which makes it even harder to accept.. At times i'll get really depressed and lonely because my other family hardly call to say hello or ask how i'm going...
    Anika1396 Anika1396
    18-21, F
    1 Response Sep 6, 2015

    My dad died on July 9,

    2012 - 64yrs old. Now exactly 19 months to the day Feb 9, 2014 @ 64 yrs old my mother has died. I am an only child. I am 36 years old. I am having and have been having chest pains since the night before my mom died.
    LMT77 LMT77
    36-40, F
    5 Responses Mar 4, 2014

    I was told from a very young age

    that my mother would die young due to her server MS, however it was not MS that took her away, it was cancer. I was 15 when she passed away and I still regret not being in the hospital room with her. She was by best friend. I am 21 now and lost my father a few months ago. I had...
    risaroo22 risaroo22
    22-25, F
    1 Response Nov 23, 2014

    This Week Marks One Year Since My Father Died

    This week marks one year since my father died or brain and lung cancer resulting in strokes. mother's day is right around the corner and one week after that marks 12 years since my mother died of a burst aneurysm at times this month i'll be very active here, trying to...
    AngelaDark AngelaDark
    31-35, F
    3 Responses May 2, 2008

    Disaster…just before my 19th birthday the

    fucken car crash some drunken idiot ran my Mother and Father off the road they were both DOA. Jumped on the plane back to Wxxxxxxxxx for the funeral….it was ****. My younger Brother was living at home; my older Sister was flatting. Luckily a room came up at her flat and he...
    87Steph 87Steph
    26-30, F
    5 Responses Mar 7, 2014

    I'm sixteen, and I have already lost

    both my parents, and my brother. My mom died when I was about 11 years old on Dec. 23rd, 2008. Two years later my brother committed suicide. The official date of death was Dec. 11th, 2010. Then just 3 months ago my dad died. It was very sudden. My brother and I had to make the...
    quietdesperation19 quietdesperation19
    18-21, F
    5 Responses Jan 11, 2014

    17 years ago, I was 19 years old,

    a senior in high school. On April 8, 1998 I was so excited because we were taking our cap and gown pictures that day. Wouldn't be long and I would be graduating high school. Life was great!!!! Little did I know, that night my life would change forever. After school I went home...
    deleted deleted
    Jul 1, 2015

    I lost both my parents by the age of 4

    (earthquake), and both my step parents by the age of 29 (cancer and stroke) I'm used to deal with death, I see it as the best part of life: if we were all immortal we wouldn't be afraid of anything, we wouldn't have to work and fight for survival, we wouldn't set no goals and...
    TemperedGlass TemperedGlass
    36-40, M
    1 Response Feb 28, 2015

    It's hard to believe

    that I have lost both of my parents. Where did the time go? The years flew by in a flash. Seems like yesterday all of us girls were home getting ready for school while mom cooked breakfast and dad was on the road traveling. I really miss those days sometimes.
    deleted deleted
    4 Responses Feb 22, 2016

    Next Friday coming is the 12 year anniversary

    of my parents passing. For sure I won't be smiling or anything so if you're expecting a smile, don't try. I'll be visiting their grave and putting down a wreath of flowers. Ugh, so not looking forward to it.
    NeoxExor NeoxExor
    26-30, M
    1 Response Dec 10, 2014

    I lost my Dad first to Parkinson's.

    He was the leader of our family and the rock of my Mom''s life. Unfortunately after 46 years she couldn't live without him and 1 year 3 months later she joined him up there! I miss them so much! That was 6 and 7 years ago.
    azsixgun6646 azsixgun6646
    46-50, M
    3 Responses Sep 30, 2015

    I Lost Both Parents Within A Year Apart

    My parents reminded me so much of the movie, "Lovestory." No matter what happened in life and even in the time they were divorced, they ended up back together :) Their marriage date is Dec. 5, 1970 :) We could all see the love they had for each other and our big family. They...
    trying2breakfree trying2breakfree
    36-40, F
    4 Responses Apr 20, 2013

    I have lost both of my parents in the last 3

    years and it has been a struggle for me. I never thought it would be tough but it is. I feel like most people have no idea what it is like to lose parents who were great people. I feel for everyone who has gone through with this as well.
    Hockeyfight Hockeyfight
    46-50, M
    Apr 2, 2016

    I'm 32 years old, and I just lost my last

    parent. I found my father dead on the floor when I was 12, so 20 years ago. He was naked, I thought he was drunk. I remember telling him "dad that's gross get up" and then i went into the bathroom. when I came out ( which was quiet a while later) he was still laying there...
    crfox crfox
    31-35, F
    1 Response May 15, 2014

    I LOVE to meet and talk to other "adult orphans.

    " I was lucky enough to have WONDERFUL parents that left me with lots of amazing memories, but I still love and miss them! I constantly tell stories to my daughters because I want them to always remember them and feel like they "know" them.
    SouthernDaisy SouthernDaisy
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Nov 3, 2014

    Most people don't join this "club"

    until well late into life. They have the pleasure of knowing and having their parents around for many years. My father died of Melanoma 6 months after I graduated from high school. It was expected and is death was one of the saddest, beautiful most profound days of my life. I...
    blovedsmle blovedsmle
    31-35, F
    1 Response Jul 15, 2014

    I'm the type who keeps things bottled up inside

    but anyways I lost my dad at 17 and when I was 20 walked in and found my Mom dead on the floor with a suicide note in her pocket and recently went through a divorce and ex wife vviolated a court order and jetted with my son I'm on my own and have no help to come up with the...
    dustinabshire86 dustinabshire86
    31-35, M
    Oct 6, 2015

    yes they are gone how does

    that makes me feel ? disappointed that they never loved me abused me tried to kill me, laughed at me, said and done things to me that I shall never forget though I lived forever.give the other eleven an inheritance, left me to inherit nothing but childhood nightmares rejection...
    Thewingedwolfserpent Thewingedwolfserpent
    56-60, M
    2 Responses Feb 23, 2016

    I'm a figurative sense anyway.

    Both of my parents are very distant emotionally and physically. They are both separated as well. I moved out of my dad's house when I turned 18 and I haven't looked back since. It was honestly the best decision I had ever made. Not having to live with anyone from my blood born...
    lizbug1997 lizbug1997
    18-21, F
    1 Response Feb 23, 2016

    I have lost both of my parents to cancer at a

    young age, I have no family that talks to me since childhood, even with great effort by me. I have a boyfriend who takes well care of me and I hopefully of him. I read so many posts of people, going through the same or very similar situations. I just wanted to let you all know...
    thelightisalwaysthelight thelightisalwaysthelight
    31-35, F
    Nov 10, 2014

    I lost my mother november 14th 2007 i was

    about one month away from 13, lost my father november 1st 2008 one month away from 14. they both died at 44/45 mother had heart problems/turners syndrome. she first fell on the floor and could not get up. her lips turned blue and she lost her hearing and talking ability in front...
    Violist1000 Violist1000
    22-25, M
    4 Responses Oct 17, 2015

    I Was Fortunate, To Have Awesome Parents!!

    I was raised in a very loving Christian home. Sure, my parents punished me but only because I deserved it. I was spanked but never, by their bare hand. They always, explained why before & held me after. They always told me, that I may be spanked with a yardstick (which my back...
    Shybutopen Shybutopen
    51-55, M
    3 Responses Oct 27, 2013

    This hasn't been an easy topic

    for me talk about and I try to hold back tears as I post this but I lost my father to a massive heart attack in February 2013 while I was away at college and then I lost my mother to breast cancer in January of this year. I was not present for either of their deaths... It hurts...
    Aaronisdabest Aaronisdabest
    22-25, M
    Jun 20, 2015

    My father passed away

    when I was 16 of cancer. 18 months later, my mother committed suicide. She passed four days before my 18th birthday.
    chadwiak01 chadwiak01
    26-30, F
    5 Responses Aug 8, 2014

    I am 18 years old and i lost my mom four years

    ago, and my dad one year ago. I feel so lonely.
    Mari18 Mari18
    18-21, F
    9 Responses Feb 23, 2016

    hello, i am 23. my mom died

    when i was four, suicide. my dad drank himself into a hoslital bed and passed last year. my aunt, who i always considered to be the closest to a real mom was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2006, she fought hard but it finally got her in march...reading all these posts, its...
    pumpkinjade pumpkinjade
    22-25, F
    Jul 16, 2015

    I'm only 13. Both my mommy

    and daddy were killed in a car crash 5 months ago. Hit by a drunk driver. I miss both so much. It's sucks. I live with my Aunt and her two kids now and hate every second I'm here without my mommy and daddy.
    KylieetheKatastrophe KylieetheKatastrophe
    13-15, F
    3 Responses Sep 8, 2015

    Two and Half Months On... Being a Grownup

    Not much time to write now, but I thought I should say something. And it's still a very strange and weird condition, to be without a parent at age 52. Having a level of proof that I'm in an older generation is very sobering. My kids come to me, but, aside from God or a...
    50percent 50percent
    51-55, M
    4 Responses Aug 28, 2007

    at 23 I lost my mom to lung cancer.

    at the time it thought that would be the hardest blow to my life. Little did I know that 3 1/2 years later I'd lose my father to brain cancer. When my mom died it was hard, but almost a relief as she suffered for a long time. she was first diagnosed in 04 then went into...
    Onlyuholdthekey Onlyuholdthekey
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Dec 18, 2015

    It's been a year since my mother died

    and six years since my father died. I feel that 29 is too young to have lost both of my parents. Sometimes I resent thier decisions, being smokers and drinkers... Not taking care of themselves...the decisions that led to cancer and congestive heart failure and the other ailments...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Jul 14, 2015

    I lost them when I was 1 I don't know how they

    died, but after then I was living with my grandparents till I turned 3 and they no longer had the physical ability to take care of me so they put me into an orphanage (I don't hate them for that), they died a few years later each in the same year and after they died I had no...
    Fighter1999 Fighter1999
    18-21, M
    1 Response Jan 28, 2016

    I lost my dad in 2005 to cardiac arrest.

    It was all very sudden, we were watching a movie and having ice cream. Something suddenly happened and next minute my mother and elder sister were in ambulance with my father.. I was at home taking care of younger two siblings... and he died. My mother suffered huge loss...
    VarshaJ VarshaJ
    31-35, F
    Feb 10, 2016

    I was orphaned at 13.

    The time you need family most ! I had watched my parents slowly kill themselves through drugs such as heroine ! I didn't really know then, but know it only makes it worse because i feel they couldn't have loved me to do that to their only son.
    mesh98 mesh98
    18-21, M
    3 Responses Nov 3, 2014

    One Loss Was Bad, The Second Loss Was Too Much..

    I've met a lot of new people over the last couple years, and it's always strange when the topic of parents comes up. They'll ask where my parents live, what they do for a living, or something along those lines. The expression on my new friends' faces are always so interesting...
    Sleeper72 Sleeper72
    26-30, M
    11 Responses Mar 5, 2013

    both of my parents are still alive,

    but i relate to these better than i could with anything else. i'm 17 years old without any real family. when i was roughly 13, my sister who was 17 at the time started living the lifestyle of a junkie, she did all the drugs, dropped out of post secondary school etc etc. my...
    gold184 gold184
    18-21, F
    Jan 20, 2016

    I lost my mom at age 29,

    on April 23, 2011. I lost my dad six moths ago on April 27, 2015. I'm 33, 34 next month. I have a 5yo son. And I feel like an orphan.
    Madrina81 Madrina81
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Oct 25, 2015

    My father became very ill last April.

    My mother, sister and I signed him into Hospice care. We were told within 5 days he would be gone. The next morning my mother had a heart attack and could not be revived. Less than 20 hours later my father passed away too. Over 6 months later I'm still a train wreck.
    coriander2 coriander2
    41-45, F
    3 Responses Nov 4, 2015

    I lost my dad in 2009.

    I was in my early 20s and he was 75. I was his caretaker and was there through the whole process of his death. My mom on the other hand died in 2014 at just 62 years old. She died from lung cancer and I was living out of state so had only visited twice since her diagnosis... The...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Feb 9, 2016

    I've lost both my parents.

    ....... And I'm 14
    PrivatePlayaaa PrivatePlayaaa
    16-17, M
    2 Responses May 26, 2014
More Stories