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I Lost My Brother to Suicide

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 19 People

    My Story Controls My Happiness

    At age 9 is when my life began to change (but I wouldn't realize it until age 12). My father began the battle of an illness that at age 43 would take his life. Being age 12 I remember a lot about the process of watching him suffer, and eventually watching him die. I truly...
    pgirl0419 pgirl0419
    22-25
    Oct 6, 2011

    I Lost My Baby Brother To Suicide....

    My brother was barely 18 years old the day he decided to hang himself.  He did not have a mental illness, just the product of a 17 year marriage that ended in divorce.  Not sure how he was in so much pain that he did not think we could not help him, we loved him so much...
    lovebugs1118 lovebugs1118
    31-35, F
    Aug 12, 2010

    I don't know how I even got here

    but here goes... I am 24, I'm perceived to be a generally happy, successful person. I'm married, I have a house, I nurse at the local hospital... I lost my brother to suicide when I was 17, in my final year of school.. He had been on the downward spiral of depression for a...
    teejayde teejayde
    22-25, F
    May 17, 2015

    My brother Johnny spent most of his youth

    and adult life in and out of prison due to violence.  I don't blame him for being angry we didn' have the easiest lives growing up.  Our Mom was a herion addict and would disappear on binges for weeks at a time leaving us to fend for ourselves.  My brother is 5...
    HopelesslyInLoveWithJayson HopelesslyInLoveWithJayson
    31-35, F
    Jul 21, 2014

    Loss

    i lost my brother 2 suicide 5 yr ago now.he was 30 at the time.he was 2 year older and miss him so much.you never get over something like that.just do your best to live with it.my mam also passed away from cancer 11 yr ago.so i like to think that he is happy with my mam now
    kylellie kylellie
    31-35
    6 Responses Oct 12, 2008

    I Lost My Brother To Suicide

    On February 20th 2012 i got a call that changed my life completly. My brother Danny , best friend & father figure had commited suicide ! Noone saw it coming. It has almost been 7 months and im hurting daily still over his loss. He was a married man with two children in College...
    gominskyd gominskyd
    46-50, F
    Sep 10, 2012

    Suicide Is No Accident

    certain of my spiritual experience    
    2ImposeCuresObeseRiches 2ImposeCuresObeseRiches
    46-50, M
    Feb 5, 2010
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