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I Lost a Husband to Suicide

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 32 People

    How I Survived My Husbands Suicide

    Thirteen years ago, I lost my husband of 12 yrs. to suicide. He left me to raise our then, 9 and 6 year old girls alone.We had always had our ups and downs, but I always thougt we could get through anything, and would always be together. My husband had been depressed on and...
    tammy618 tammy618
    41-45, F
    11 Responses Feb 8, 2008

    Broken Heart

    i lost my husband 1 year ago and for me it was the worst thing ever,because he commited suicede in our house one morning,we have a 4 yr old son and my baby was the one who found hes dad hanging that morning,then he woke me up to find out that the man i love was lifeless in our...
    diana926 diana926
    26-30, F
    4 Responses Oct 8, 2009


    The 19th of September the day he officially asked me to be his. It would have been 11 years. Would have been will never be it sneaks up on me some days usually when I am doing so good then boom. He killed himself really truly he did I will NEVER see him again. I miss him so...
    bobbyswife30 bobbyswife30
    26-30, F
    8 Responses Sep 18, 2012

    My Biggest (And Most Permanent) Regret

    My husband and I were going on our 10th wedding anniversary this year, and have been together going on 13. The last couple of years for us have been a struggle, to say the least. With all of the stresses life has to throw at you, along with a history of unresolved hurt/feelings...
    MsShady23 MsShady23
    31-35, F
    4 Responses Jul 24, 2013

    Every Single Day

    I see his face on my 6 year old son on my 2 year old daughter he left me forever alone with his face always adoringly smiling at me, some days I think I could go insane. I am a year out it was supposed to get easier it didn't it got more real and a lot more painful...... As if...
    bobbyswife30 bobbyswife30
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Aug 4, 2013

    Forever Missing Him...

    Nearly 12 and a half years ago a police officer knocked on my door to tell me that my husband had died. It's strange, because I had a "feeling".  Many little things were just not quite right that evening, and when I heard the knock on the door I knew without even...
    cc5439 cc5439
    41-45, F
    1 Response Sep 14, 2009


    My husband hung himself almost 10 years ago in a mental hospital.I have no mother,no father,or brothers and sisters,and no friends.Even though they are gone now I can honestly say I never really did have any family.All I ever had was my husband.I was 27 when my husband died,I am...
    feathers124 feathers124
    36-40, F
    8 Responses Apr 27, 2008

    It's been over 4 years

    since that horribly shocking, life altering day, and I'm still here, all Glory to God. I was spared & saved. There were times I didn't think I'd survive, and times I didn't even want to, begging for God to "take me now!" I just want to be a witness and an encourager to any new...
    Begin2C Begin2C
    41-45, F
    Oct 19, 2014

    My Man

    He was the smartest, most talented, gifted, funniest, loving, adventurous, and by far stupidest person I have ever had the pleasure of knowing! My husband overdosed on pain meds while in the hospital in March 2012. Since no one here knows me I can finally tell the true story. He...
    MrsJemal MrsJemal
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Jun 2, 2012
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