I Just Lost My Dad

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 81 People

    I unexpectedly lost my father on October 2nd,

    2015. He was battling blood clots in his lungs and heart. He was scheduled for specialized surgery in November in San Diego. When he was first diagnosed, my family hid it from me for 5 months. Then things started to get worse. It was expected that it'd get worse and it wasn't...
    collegegirlosu collegegirlosu
    22-25, F
    Jan 19, 2016
    Parismay Parismay
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jan 10, 2014

    My Dad has a massive heart attack on October

    10/10/14. He died in his truck after winning a poker game that night. One of poker buddies found him. it happen sudden. My dad had many health issues and he had daily struggles. This year we saw him decline. It was each day was a gift with him, Some days it's so unreal Others...
    Luckycharm17 Luckycharm17
    41-45, F
    Dec 17, 2014

    I lost my dad 1 and a 1/2 month ago.

    He had been sick for many years and very sick for some months before he died from cancer and liver failure. It was and is a very painful experience for me. My dad was the one who mostly raised me and I´m so thankful for the good times we had together.I miss him very much and...
    lisa7 lisa7
    31-35, F
    1 Response Sep 5, 2015

    I lost my dad to suicide in March this year,

    after a long struggle with depression. I'm struggling with not being able to fix this.
    Jace333 Jace333
    26-30, F
    Oct 29, 2014

    In Denial

    I was planning on writing on EP today.... To get some other **** off my chest that has been going on in my life, stuff that's been going on the last couple of weeks. I woke up this morning to my mom calling me nonstop. She told me my dad died. I didn't believe her. I asked what...
    CaptainHowdy21 CaptainHowdy21
    22-25, F
    Nov 16, 2013

    There's Two Things I Know For Sure:i Was Sent Here From Heaven and I'm Daddy's Little Girl

    On December 21, 2008, my daddy was sleigh ridding with my brother in the front yard and had a heart attack.  It was a shock to us all.... ask questions and ill answer them:-/
    BodeiBaby BodeiBaby
    18-21, F
    Mar 26, 2009

    He left when I was 12

    and I finally agreed to meet him again a few nights ago and he was drunk so we were fighting and because of me he drove off drunk and got in an accident. He was only 38.
    1996Liam 1996Liam
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Feb 5, 2014

    My Story About Dad

    On April 16th, 2010 I woke up to see my dad's face all white and pale so I put his oxygen on as usually that got his face to turn normal but this time it didn'tt so I woke up my brother and said "I THINK HE'S DEAD" so both him and I tried CPR & Mouth to mouth recesitation on...
    silvaliorv silvaliorv
    1 Response May 6, 2010

    I lost my dad a month ago to cancer.

    .. He had bone and looking cancer. I was there when he died... I miss him so much. He was my first best friend... It's so hard to live life without him...
    MissMe30 MissMe30
    31-35, F
    Sep 22, 2015

    Miss You Dad

    My dad died on September 6, 2008.  It will be the day of one of the biggest losses of my life. To make matters worse I was never close to my dad and we didn't really have a good relationship.  However, I could always talk to my dad about things where my mom would...
    justme4u65 justme4u65
    41-45, F
    4 Responses Jan 29, 2009

    My Dad..My Best Friend, Died Oct. 12 At 8:36 P.M.

    He struggled with cancer, diabetes, and Addison's disease for the past 8 years. He went to a recovery center where he developed pneumonia, they had to move him to the ER. A week later they released him. I thought he had recovered. Then I got a call from a doctor at the hospital...
    kalikalistakali kalikalistakali
    Nov 11, 2013

    It's me again, life catches us running on our

    daily treadmill. We just keep going on about our daily paths, until something just throws a big giant boulder in your way and your brakes screeching and smoking force you to a full stop!My daddy ( yes always my daddy) just passed away, his service was yesterday in Missouri. He...
    4evermooo 4evermooo
    56-60, F
    3 Responses Feb 2, 2014

    I Want To Be Like You.

    My dad passed away last week and was buried Sunday. I lost my best friend, my dad. He was my hero, and role model. I looked up to him and sought his advice. There was so much I wanted to talk to him about.Dad thank you for being my Father. I miss you.
    morningstar45 morningstar45
    22-25, M
    12 Responses Oct 8, 2013

    On Friday night, my mom

    and I came home to find her boyfriend dead. He sat in his car and let run. The carbon monoxide killed him. He left no note or anything. Probably one of the scariest moments of my life and I can't get it out of my head. I know he wasn't my dad and this page is for dads but he was...
    Nikki8888 Nikki8888
    18-21, F
    1 Response Nov 9, 2014

    it has only been 1 month

    and 15 days since i lost my dad and then on top of that my ex boyfriend died a few days ago
    madeline97 madeline97
    18-21, F
    1 Response Aug 14, 2015

    I lost my dad on August 27,

    2014. I never thought I would lose him so soon. I was his only child after my brother died and now he will never have a chance to see me get married or have children.
    31-35, F
    5 Responses Oct 29, 2014
    parisbayley parisbayley
    18-21, F
    1 Response Oct 29, 2014

    I just lost him cuz he got shot in the head

    with a gun:(:(:( now I have no parents only my older sister and she has her divers thing but still!!!!:'( that was the first time I saw him and the only time
    Strangerdanger47 Strangerdanger47
    16-17, F
    Sep 27, 2014

    From Last Christmas With Him To The First Without Him

    February 15th 2013 I lost my dad. everything in my world changed. I miss him so much that even now I cant bare the thought of him. if I think about anything concerning my dad, I cry. I never ever thought it would hurt this much, never ever thought I could miss someone this much...
    LiveloveJ LiveloveJ
    31-35, F
    1 Response Nov 18, 2013

    I lost him to a car accident,

    it was raining and the road was slippery and when he was changing lanes the car tumbled out of the road and fell over him. Doctors say he didn't suffer. Im a junior in high school and the news haven't sinked in yet. How can he be gone? I still have my whole life ahead of me and...
    lucyescarzaga lucyescarzaga
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Oct 13, 2014

    I Feel Your Presence Every Day

    my father passed away in September of last year.  It was sudden and tragic and I did share are story here.  There are days I just think he's there and then There are days I can really feel my dad's presence and know that he is there like today.   ...
    justme4u65 justme4u65
    41-45, F
    7 Responses Mar 27, 2009

    Only Father I Ever Had Is Gone

    my stepfather, who raised me as his own for the last 30 years, lost oxygen to his brain last week during a hospital stay after a hip replacement surgery, he is brain dead, and in a few days will be taken off life support. His body is alive, but, his soul is gone. I hope he finds...
    Liriana Liriana
    36-40, M
    Sep 11, 2011
    katie1125 katie1125
    26-30, F
    Aug 16, 2014

    My dad shot himself 3 months ago.

    Sometimes when I think of the permanence of it I want to throw up. My dad was my best friend but suffered from MS and was in a great deal of pain. He was prideful and could never picture himself needing a wheelchair. I was abroad in Australia for my Junior year of college and...
    tlanday tlanday
    22-25, F
    1 Response Aug 4, 2014

    There's Two Things I Know For Sure:i Was Sent Here From Heaven and I'm Daddy's Little Girl

    On December 21, 2008, my daddy was sleigh ridding with my brother in the front yard and had a heart attack.  It was a shock to us all.... ask questions and ill answer them:-/
    BodeiBaby BodeiBaby
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Mar 26, 2009

    Recently i lost my dady 9/9/2014 i miss him

    so much my life is nothing without him rest in peace dady i love you so much
    hadeirabdelnasir3 hadeirabdelnasir3
    22-25, F
    Sep 29, 2014

    I lost my father suddenly on March 27,

    2014. He had a massive heart attack and passed away on the operating table. He was 61 years old. I still haven't come to terms with it, and don't expect to for a long time.
    1cuddlyguy 1cuddlyguy
    36-40, M
    1 Response Oct 29, 2014

    I just turned 12, my mom got a call from my

    family saying my dad was hospitalized so we made plans to go see him the next day a lunch, my mom picked me and my siblings up from school and she didn't know how to tell us.. We knew and all started to cry.. I miss my dad so much. </3
    shailuuur shailuuur
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jan 4, 2014

    Still Holding My Breath... Where's My Gut-wrenching Grief???

    11-21-11; 7:39AM. My dad's time of death, "officially," according to the ME. He really died around 5:45AM. Late stage prostate cancer that had metastasized into bone cancer, and the secondary bone cancer was the bigger problem. He eventually just became too weak to hardly...
    SheHadPotential SheHadPotential
    31-35, F
    1 Response Dec 19, 2011

    I Wish I Had More Time.... Now My Dad Is Gone.

    I decided to move from Santa Cruz, CA on May 28th 2008, to Austin, TX. It was sudden but sounded like a fun trip, my boyfriend had been offered a great job in Austin and I decided to come along. It was an awful road trip without a.c. but all the while a fun experience. We arrived...
    xdreemvixen xdreemvixen
    22-25, F
    1 Response Aug 26, 2008

    My dad wasn't the typical father he was a stay

    at home drunk but none the less alway made sure we ate were clothed and taken care of... But his battle with alcohol won out and his liver disease is what did him in... I wish he was here for the holidays I feel so bad for my mom rite now idk how to help her or be there for her...
    andistar86 andistar86
    31-35, F
    Nov 14, 2015

    My Dad

    I was due to go live with my dad in Perth i had packed all my stuff up and was ready to go. a week before i was meant to fly out, i got a call. my dad had dropped dead the night before of hardening of the arteries to the heart. i miss him so much
    TwistedAngel TwistedAngel
    18-21, F
    12 Responses Mar 17, 2008

    So I lost my dad it will be 2 years next June,

    and this time of the year is always the hardest. His birthday is in 3 days and he was my everything. I took care of my dad for 5 years before he passed and when he did it felt like a shot to the heart for me. He didn't get the chance to really meet my fiancé and he won't be...
    MarinesGirl94 MarinesGirl94
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Nov 25, 2014

    My Father Died Today And Im An Orphan Now

    My dad died today. ,I really need help, Im 16, and my mom was murdered when i was 8. My dad protected me, and was there for me every day, every moment, he was my hero. Im crying even as I write this. The strong person throughout my life is no more now. And I am all alone, an...
    ImScaredINeedHelp ImScaredINeedHelp
    4 Responses Mar 11, 2012

    I lost my dad very recently to a car accident.

    The car was a Chevy Cruise, and it was a very fast car. They said that my dad wasn't wearing his seat belt, he was speeding and somehow crashed and the car tumbled and rolled over three times until it stopped. My dad was an awesome father to us all. People looked up to him and...
    MissLex69 MissLex69
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jul 19, 2014
    katie1125 katie1125
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Jul 19, 2014

    I'm 14 years and I just lost him to suicide.

    I feel like I could have done so much more than i did. I miss and love him so much. Rip daddy. 1/16/14
    abbynicolej abbynicolej
    18-21, F
    Feb 11, 2014

    I lost my dad yesterday 6/7/14 due to liver

    disease.. I'm 17 yet! he was my bestest friend..i loved him so much ! He died just because of indian doctors😭 All indian doctors are just doing business they have no respect for patients and there families emotions ! They just want to earn money! First they let the disease...
    rahatoberai rahatoberai
    18-21, M
    Jul 7, 2014

    I Lost My Father One Week Ago Tomorrow...

    My dad raised me. We are very close. He had the best since of humor. He contracted Hep C (unsure how) and developed cirrhosis of the liver. He fought it for 10 years and to no avail needed a transplant. After being on the list for a year, he got his wish...a 2nd chance in Feb 201...
    sscho5 sscho5
    Sep 9, 2010

    2/15 2:15 Pm

    He waited until after valentines day because he didnt want my stepmom to be alone. I'm sitting here waiting for it to come crashing down. I don't really feel anything yet. Not good, not bad, I don't feel anything. I think this is normal. I know he's in a better place. Still...
    LiveloveJ LiveloveJ
    31-35, F
    Feb 15, 2013

    I lost my Dad on Fathers Day.

    I grieve for me and my mother.
    ajphotolover ajphotolover
    46-50, F
    Jul 12, 2014

    My Dad passed away May 29,

    2014. He was a True alcoholic. He drank himself to death. I pulled him out of the bathtub after he called out my name. He pissed on my legs when I was sitting him down on a chair. I asked him if he was OK because his skin was bright yellow. He looked through me and his last...
    EnoughEarth EnoughEarth
    3 Responses Nov 25, 2014

    It has been 5 months

    and 9 days since I lost my everything..My dad passed from liver damage and everyday has been worser then the next Im lost and need him so much i have been so angry in my life..My dad was hurting so bad and I prayed and prayed and nothing..I gotten myself of the donor...
    marieevega marieevega
    31-35, F
    May 31, 2015

    Losing My Dad

    I lost my dad 5th january 2010,my dad was the nicest guy you could ever meet he was so funny infact most of my g/fs liked him better than me lol,my dad had a drink problem for a longtime,he never really wanted to stop drinking,he choose drink over life and thats what eventually...
    johnboy77 johnboy77
    31-35, M
    1 Response Sep 7, 2010
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