I Lost My Mother As a Teenager

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 22 People

    I had just turned 13 in February,

    she died in June. She didn't even get to be a mom of a teen really. We were so close, my mom was my best friend. I think of her all the time, wondering what she would be doing now and how things would've been had she been here this past 11 years. Losing her right when I'm going...
    GeekyFatChick GeekyFatChick
    22-25, F
    1 Response Mar 20

    The night before my mom died,

    she told me that she thought she was catching my little sisters virus, and that she was feeling a little sick. i told her "oh yeah probably". so i went to bed and the next morning i got up for school to get ready, well my mom was in the restroom throwing up and she wouldnt get...
    KamerynRae KamerynRae
    18-21, F
    Dec 16, 2013

    When I was about sixteen.

    I remember getting the phone call when I was at home after getting off work. It was a police officer who was asking for my dad. He was at work and I was home with my brothers and sisters while they were having a party. Just an average Friday night with your typical teenage house...
    SamAntixxx SamAntixxx
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Jun 30, 2015

    My biggest fear was to lose my mother

    and to not have her by my side. This is exactly what happened a month ago. My mom had been struggling for years with kidney problems and she was on dialysis. I remembered the night and relive the terrible pain everyday. My stepdad came rushing into my room telling me that my mom...
    maravillabella maravillabella
    18-21, F
    1 Response Dec 12, 2014

    When I was 15 my mom died in a car accident.

    To this day I still feel guilty because the last words I said to her was "I hate you".
    iRokPhotography iRokPhotography
    22-25, F
    1 Response Aug 12, 2014

    So it is almost two year

    since her death and the pain is so raw. I just prayed to die so i could be with her. I'll be open right now and say all that I could not. Maybe some wont answer but i just need this out there. I always felt guilty for wanting to live with my dad, parents are divorced, he just...
    reptosarus1 reptosarus1
    22-25, F
    Feb 7, 2014

    I remember the day like it was yesterday,

    it was April 15, a month before my 16 birthday. I tried calling my mother all day. I kept getting her voicemail. I had this gut feeling something was wrong. I told my boyfriend at the time I was worried and wanted to go home. As soon as I drove up I seen the police car. I ran up...
    Brittneynatasha Brittneynatasha
    22-25, F
    1 Response Feb 4, 2014

    It's been a little over four years

    since she died. I was almost 15, my sister almost six, my mom 35. She was a single mother and loved us more than anything. Shortly after my sisters father filed for full custody, and she was court ordered to live with him just under a year after our mom died. Did I mention he...
    kellyb914 kellyb914
    18-21, M
    1 Response Jul 30, 2014
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