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I Have Lost Both My Parents

For anyone who has lost both parents and is trying to live life remembering them everyday. 559 People

    I just lost both of my parents in May 2014.

    When I cry I feel bad for cause I know they are together and in a better place and I am just being selfish. When I laugh I feel bad cause I just lost both of my parents and I will never hear them laugh. When I am numb I feel bad cause I know they would want me to go on with my...
    iwantmyparentsback iwantmyparentsback 41-45, F 3 Responses Jun 18

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    11 weeks ago I lost my mom to cancer.

    .. she was been diagnosed in March, a week before my 39th birthday... Three weeks after she passed my dad committed suicide. I am heartbroken every day. I loved and love them both so much. I often feel lost... Overwhelmed... I know I will eventually realize joy again and that...
    spiritvoyage spiritvoyage 36-40 1 Response Sep 11

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    Everyone tries to understand,

    but it's impossible for them to. At 14 I lost my mother to pancreatitis, which of course was difficult. Even more difficult however was losing my father 3 and a half years later of a heart attack. So here I am, a college student with two younger siblings, and already without...
    mushumulan mushumulan 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 8

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    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 12 Responses Mar 5, 2013

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    I Guess It's How You Look At It...

    my parents divorced when i was young ... not long after my mother died of cancer. some years later i was reunited with my father, but that dissipated rapidly ... he is still alive somewhere... but i havent seen or talked to him in a really long time... maybe 10 or 12 years now...
    Overload Overload 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 24, 2007

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    I lost my parents four years ago last June.

    My father was murdered, and my mother committed suicide after we heard he'd died. That was awful. I was only 15 at the time, and I was so close to both of them. It cut me deep when they died. I still haven't gotten over it, despite all of the amazing friends and family I still...
    ILovetheOcean20 ILovetheOcean20 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 29

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    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

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    It's been over 10 years now.

    Still hits hard when I least expect it. Makes me cherish my time with my own kids that much more
    cowboy004 cowboy004 36-40, M May 1

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    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 16-17, F 5 Responses Jan 11

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    I Have Lost Both Parents And My Best Friend

    I lost first my dad to cancer, then my mom she gave up when dad passed away my Very Best friend/soul sister to cancer. When my mom passed away a friend gave me the following poem, I read it often and it always brings to mind fond memories of times share with all. I share it with...
    lilmisty2 lilmisty2 61-65, F Sep 1, 2012

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    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

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    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

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    My dad went first, and then five years later,

    my mum went too. I was only 29 at that point, and it was very difficult, and the main reason for the break up of my first marriage, I just totally went to pieces! I had a good relationship with both parents, and of course I will always miss them.
    suzieb1971 suzieb1971 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 19

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    I lost my parents in a tragic motorcycle

    accident when I was just 17, 2 years later I find myself still having troubles coping.
    1CryForHelp 1CryForHelp 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 11

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    1997........when I was 19 I lost my Mum to

    cancer, I was just about to start my A Level finals and head off to Uni when she was diagnosed with lung cancer but then died 3 days later from a heart attack. I was completely lost, it was more of a shock than anything. I am an only child and at the time it was tough as my Dad...
    aronpaul8778 aronpaul8778 36-40, M 1 Response Aug 26

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    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 22-25, F 5 Responses Aug 8

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    Im Left Alone

    I lost my mother in june 2008 to cancer, i was 21 years old then, n now at 23 i have lost my father just a day ago, truly parents are the biggest suport, n treasure in everyone's life. I feel like the only two people in this world who used to pray for me and love me...
    SunnyB SunnyB 22-25 3 Responses Mar 15, 2010

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    It's been three months

    and I have finally found the want to heal. This has been the hardest year of my life where I have lost both my parents, one to a nine year battle of colon cancer and then one to a twenty five year battle with hep C. I had to bury one and then one one month later. I have had no...
    sknuckles sknuckles 18-21, F 1 Response May 12

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    I lost my Dad 2012 and I have recently lost my

    Mom on June 7 it's been a little over a month and I am just now starting to feel depressed. They both passed from cancer and I don't really know what to think anymore.
    LifeSucksxoxo LifeSucksxoxo 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 28

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    A year and a half apart,

    both of accidental prescription drug overdoses. So odd because they'd been divorced and had really nothing to do with each other for almost 20 years. I found my Dad. I'm glad I'm the only one who saw that. I had to break into his apartment when he wouldn't answer the phone...
    Drechavo Drechavo 31-35, F Jun 29

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    My parents have fought each other

    for as long as I can remember. My parents were in a bad fight, and I remember my mom leaving the house with a smile on a face with my dad. She killed them both, driving off of a bridge & drowning them.
    HirariHuur HirariHuur 13-15, F Jun 26

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    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

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    Orphaned

    When I was 10 my mother started treatment for cancer and battled it for two years. (Losing her life when I was 12, at our home right after I got home from school). Now, 10 years later, my father who I had depended on emotionally and financially had a major stroke in October of...
    SilverDuck SilverDuck 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 3, 2011

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    My Mom + Dad

      I am new here. I am writing this because I have been greatly depressed after losing both my parents. My mom was the first, she passed my senior year of high-school, but was diagnosed with lung cancer a year before that. This was a huge struggle for the family, because we...
    clearumbrellas clearumbrellas 22-25, F 4 Responses Aug 3, 2012

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    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 2 Responses Jul 15

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    I was 10 when my father shot himself the night

    of 1/1/70. Just me and Mama at home. When I was almost 12, Mama died of ovarian cancer. My 24 year-old sister became my guardian, but I lived at her house and the house of my 28 year-old brother. Until I became and adult, we never mentioned our parents. Great story - 25...
    brinaman brinaman 51-55 Jun 25

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    Some time ago I lost

    both of my parents to cancer. My father went first from colon cancer. My mother 10 years later from brain and breast cancer. I severely miss them. RIP mom and dad.
    momwearingblue momwearingblue 46-50, F Apr 7

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    A Machine Gun To My Heart

    Is it correct to call oneself an orphan though losing your parents in adulthood? I feel that way... I lost my father in my freshman year of college (I just completed my 4th year, to give you a sense of time), first semester. We hadn't seen each other for years, so the impact...
    FractalReflections FractalReflections 22-25 6 Responses Jun 8, 2013

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    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

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    heyyo1234 heyyo1234 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 8

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    I am 23 years old I lost my dad 5 years ago to

    liver and kidney failure and lost my mum nearly 4 weeks ago to COPD
    lilmisscjames lilmisscjames 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 19

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    I lost my father 6 years ago due to a massive

    heart attack. I remember the date like it was yesterday. December 17, 2007. He was 42. I was 19 and a freshman in college in Ohio. He still lived in Arkansas which is where I lived until my parents split up when I was 13. After they called it quits, my mom and I moved to her...
    shanta88 shanta88 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 31, 2013

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    I have lost both my parents.

    my dad when I was 3 and my mum of cancer when I was 11. I now live with my nan who I know wont be around for the next 20 years. I decided to write about my experience as something was said to me during my shift at work. The chef at work is quite loud and simply asked how my...
    emma1233 emma1233 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 4

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    Mom died in 2012 and dad died in 2013.

    Nobody in my family understands. My sister and I aren't close, never were. Who can I connect with?
    paigepringles paigepringles 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 25

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    This year I have lost my dad in January

    and my mum in June ...way too much to handle with anxiety and depression😪
    catyoung catyoung 51-55, F 2 Responses Sep 4

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    I Lost Them

    my parents are dead now and my mom died when i was born and my dad died when i was 1 and i was very lucky to have an 18 year old brother to take care of me but it's so sad because i'm 14 years old now and without parents my brothers and sisters take care of me now but it's just...
    Dancelover279 Dancelover279 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 11, 2013

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    Mom recently passed. Dad has

    since gone away, looking to solve his problem of loneliness. I feel more alone than ever. Part of me thinks I should suffer in silence. The other part of me wonders if I'm simply experiencing a common thing and need to endure it like everyone else.
    koinos koinos 36-40, M 1 Response Jun 25

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    I've lost both my parents.

    ....... And I'm 14
    PrivatePlayaaa PrivatePlayaaa 18-21, M 2 Responses May 26

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    I lived with both parents till the age of 2,

    they split up and i lived with my father ever since, I barely knew my mother, she visited me every few years. The situation was all confusing for me, I disliked her so much even though my father told me she loved me I didn't believe him but she died when I was 8 and from then on...
    Grace4586 Grace4586 16-17, F 3 Responses Feb 23

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    So Alone

    i usually dont speak about this but i guess thats the whole point to this site. my father passed away when i was four and my mom passed away when i was 14. probably the explanation of why im such a complex person. pretty much been on my own since then and i feel now i finally...
    joecas46 joecas46 31-35, M 2 Responses Apr 16, 2012

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    My mum died when i was 8 years old from a drug

    overdose, and my father passed away November 2nd last year in a car crash. I feel so empty without my dad, he was amazing, I am 22, and have 2 kids and and one on the way my partner isn't very supportive. I don't really how to get through this, Some days are ok but some are bad...
    danylxmichael danylxmichael 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 17

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    Actually, I lost both of my parents

    when I was at the age of 10. I think this is the fuel behind my obsession towards money. You expected me to go on about my parents? Not much to say. You move on. Life is hard, and you learn that EVERY person you know right now is (most likely) temporary. I really don't care...
    majesticmaddy majesticmaddy 70+, F 4 Responses Apr 24

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    Lost Them Both At the Same Time

    Im now 19, when i was 16 i lost both my parents in the same night. One night at 3am  i woke up to my dad yelling Omg went into there room to find my mother lifeless. i spent the next 4hrs sitting in the back of a cop car in shock wondering what had happened. It...
    nickyh nickyh 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 7, 2009

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    Parents And Best Friends All At Once

    I am grateful for this place to tell my story, I have felt so alone the last couple of years and just need to share this anyone who might relate. I am a 48 yr old man, I had always know since I was a child that when the time came I would be the one to take care of my mother and...
    wontkwit wontkwit 41-45 3 Responses Jan 26, 2013

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    My mom died on her birthday,

    19th March 2014 after being in hospital for eight days..that was a devastating shock to us all. Than my dad died on the 19th August 2014, exactly five months later... Its crazy how my parents deaths came so quickly and unexpected...
    Leona452 Leona452 31-35, F 7 Responses Sep 2

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    Lost My Mom And Dad At 8

    When I was 8 years old my whole life changed in just a few minutes which turned into a few hours which became a lifetime. My dad killed my mom and then himself at our home in a little town. It hurts me each and everyday more and more everyday. I love my parents very much and miss...
    dwag2012 dwag2012 18-21, F 3 Responses May 18, 2013

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    I Lost Both Of My Parents Before The Age Of 18

    I didn't grow up rich, we were actually kinda poor. My dad wasn't around much, so it was mainly my mom taking care of us ( my 3 brothers and 1 sister. My father died when i was 9 in a car accident. Growing up without a dad was hard. i missed him at times, evenn though he wasnt...
    sistiger sistiger 18-21 3 Responses Sep 8, 2011

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    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 3 Responses Aug 28, 2007

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    I lost both parents by the age of 18.

    My dad died of a brain tumour when I was 17, then my mum died also of cancer when I was 18. I have to live the rest of my life without them.
    Jen97 Jen97 22-25, F 2 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    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 46-50, M 6 Responses Oct 27, 2013

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