I Lost My Mother

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    I lost my mom 3 months ago.

    She had mental and physical health problems but her death was sudden and unexpected. I'm 25 years old and was soon to be engaged and married. I don't know what to do without her. I feel like giving up on my life because this is too hard. I need some support and advice. Anything...
    batcatgirl batcatgirl
    26-30, F
    4 Responses Nov 15, 2015

    My mother died when I was 1 year old,

    she died from cancer which started in her breast but eventually spread throughout her entire body. There will always be a part of me who blames her death on myself, I will always wonder if I wasn’t born would she be alive, would my family be happier? These questions have been...
    Secret179688 Secret179688
    1 Response Mar 23, 2015

    Unfortunate Bath

    My mama had epilepsy and drowned when she had a seizure in the bath. I wish she never would have taken that bath with no one else home. I guess I was home with my brothers and sister but I was too young to do anything, only 3. If only I could've noticed and called for help. She...
    gpowerm gpowerm
    18-21, M
    1 Response Mar 21, 2012

    I wanted to be wrong.

    i finally found out how you left this world. I was hoping to be dead wrong this time and not to be right. Why couldn't I be wrong ? for once in my life i wanted to wrong. She finally got what she wanted after these years of failed attempts, I hope she happy with result she...
    ninja6152 ninja6152
    Dec 17, 2013

    It's been two weeks. It feels like two hundred.

    My mom was my rock, and now my world has gone from steady to shaken, my world has been taken. I lost her on Saturday December 7th, to a brain anneurism. I remember that weekend vividly. It all started on Thursday night, the night my universe went from zero to wrecked in 2.5. I...
    victoriiamarie victoriiamarie
    22-25, F
    1 Response Dec 22, 2013

    It was several years ago.

    But sometimes I'll wake up thinking "I'll say good morning to my crazy mom" but then realize. I still have messed up dreams. She'll be in them. She's silent and seems a little sad because of my dad's new wife. But I'm so happy to see her. I don't think these dreams or that...
    deleted deleted
    Dec 13, 2015

    It will be 10 years in September.

    10 years since I lost her. She was my best friend. I can't believe its already been almost 10 years. I was only 12 when that drunk driver took you away from me... away from us. Life changed so much the day you were taken from me. I still miss you every single day. Your hugs...
    KylieeBear KylieeBear
    22-25, F
    5 Responses Jun 30, 2015

    My Blog. A mother dies : a daughter writes.

    Here is the first part :WHY THIS BLOG ?How do you write about a mother's dying?My mother died on the 8th of July 2013. She was 55.Only once before, did she come very close to dying, and that was the day i was born.On that day, she lost a lot of blood, and the blood she received...
    ArushaTopazzini ArushaTopazzini
    36-40, F
    Jun 11, 2015

    My Purpose In Life Is Complete.

    My mother past away October 10, 2012... And until this day I find it hard to get back in track. See I'm 24 years old and spend all them 24 long years by my mother side. She was my guide to my every day life I lived life for her... To protected her and helped her in any way I...
    Fluffy56743 Fluffy56743
    22-25, M
    2 Responses Nov 9, 2012

    I lost my mother suddenly a week ago on Tuesday.

    It was sudden. She was found in the backyard of the housing projects she was living at by a neighbor and it was all over the news for the next few days. The part that hurts the most is remembering what kind of relationship we had. As it was really hard for me to get close to...
    Bunnielight Bunnielight
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Apr 24, 2014

    Growing Up Without A Mom...

    My mom died when I was hardly even two years old. She died in a car accident, I was in the backseat, and wasn't hurt. I don't remember anything about her the only few things I know are from the stories my dad tells me. I grew up with only my dad and me; that worked perfectly, I...
    Chasing4flowers Chasing4flowers
    18-21, F
    15 Responses May 28, 2011

    21 Years Later...

    My mom passed away very suddenly when I was nineteen and now I am forty. I still miss her so much and wish so desperately she was here to talk to. Especially now that I am leaving my marriage of almost 20 years. To this day I know her death is some of the reasons I have so many...
    hotsexynurse hotsexynurse
    41-45, F
    1 Response Jun 7, 2012

    **I've never written a real poem before

    but I was feeling overwhelmed with sadness about my mother abandoning me and my brothers 13 years ago. I'm 16 years old now and its just now getting to me. I don't understand why she left..** I was left all alone, no place to call my home. I'm not sure what to feel anymore...
    mayakien mayakien
    18-21, F
    Mar 22, 2015

    I found my mother dead

    My shelter from the storm, my protector from harm, my shoulder to cry on & my reason for smiling. My bestfriend whom I could depend on- My Mother. I loved her for loving me & I appreciated her cause she was always there for me. Her laugh was contagious & her hugs were warm & full...
    deleted deleted
    3 Responses Dec 8, 2013

    my mother left when I was 12.

    my father was abusing her for years so she left, but she didn't take me with her. she left me alone with him. this makes me feel as though it was my fault for her leaving, because if not, if she loved me, she would have taken me with her.
    justired99 justired99
    18-21, F
    Feb 14, 2016

    Physically she's still here (sometimes)

    but mentally...she's long gone. She stopped being my mother awhile ago and now she's just...not here. She's not here to love me or guide me or anything and it hurts. She says she feels like an awful mother but I thought she was perfect before this happened. She was my best...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Oct 6, 2015

    I lost my mother the Friday

    before Mother's Day a few years ago. Now every Mother's Day is dreaded even more so. I feel cheated to have lost her too early. She was my best friend and I have to admit life has never been the same nor can I look at things the same. Losing someone close to you makes you more...
    twilight13 twilight13
    41-45, F
    5 Responses May 6, 2015

    Few Lies Of Mothers

    1)This story begins when I was a child: I was born poor. Oftenwe hadn't enough to eat. Whenever we had some food, Mother often gave me her portion of rice. While she was transferring her rice into my bowl, she would say .. "Eat this rice, son! I'm not hungry." 2)As I grew...
    Canal12 Canal12
    26-30, M
    Nov 14, 2011

    Losing my Mother was not something

    that happened instantlly, like it did with my daughter. For my mother, I watched for years, watching her slowly slipping away, slowly leaving me. I watched her suffer for years on end, and in the end, she couldn’t handle it anymore. She couldn’t fight the cancer anymore...
    NYSlilAngel NYSlilAngel
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Mar 2, 2014

    he moved outta state.

    ...ta me he is dead, tho : ( sadly, we don't get along n I wish thongs were different,
    deleted deleted
    Sep 3, 2015

    My mom passed away in 2010.

    She was 74 when she died. I miss her a lot and there's not a day goes by when I don't think about her in some way. She wasn't but 5ft 4 but Lordy mercy she was a pistol. She raised me by herself. I was the only child. My father passed away when I was 7. Even though me and my...
    TotalityOfMe TotalityOfMe
    41-45, M
    1 Response Feb 6, 2015

    Mothers, Mother-figures and Angst

    My mother was shot when I was seven, by the guy she was seeing. My siblings and I (and a guest, I forget who) were in the living room, watching some kiddies programme or other, and they were in the kitchen, talking. I heard the shot, but he often fired his gun in our backyard, so...
    HoneyPie HoneyPie
    22-25, F
    6 Responses Jul 24, 2008

    It has been two and a half years,

    and I still miss her everyday.
    Mrskatearch Mrskatearch
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Sep 3, 2015

    I lost my mom about five years ago,

    and still to this day I think my dad lied to us and she's going to come back some day.
    katiebug7 katiebug7
    18-21, F
    Feb 8, 2016

    Dearest mom, It has been

    three month now that you have passed away but i still cant believe that you are not here with us. Let me tell you that i cant take a single breath without you, not a single moment i cant stop thinking about you, you are in my mind,in my heart.Each and every day whenever i get up...
    mayank1012 mayank1012
    31-35, M
    7 Responses Jul 19, 2014

    I lost my (25/m) mother (50) almost two months

    ago now, it feels like ill never be happy again. I don't know how to communicate with my sister and my father of how I really feel without worrying them. I have the same nightmare over and over of when they came to my door and told me she had passed away. Her heart stopped, it...
    thedaytheworldstopped thedaytheworldstopped
    26-30, M
    2 Responses Oct 21, 2015

    I lost my mother unexpectedly 1/24/15,

    just two days before her 46th birthday. Having a hard time
    Aloverslost Aloverslost
    26-30, F
    1 Response Jan 27, 2015
    outcast343 outcast343
    18-21, M
    Feb 16, 2015

    she died when i was a year old

    so i never got to know her. my family told me she was a kind person who loved talking to people and was well-liked by everyone around her. i wish i got to know her.
    zade95 zade95
    22-25, M
    Dec 19, 2014

    Today October 8th. I lost my mom.

    I'm to young... I never thought this would happen. I thought she would see me make an accomplishment of myself. I'm broken. My chest hurts. I went to work today, like any other day. This morning wasn't so great. It started out bad. My work pants were still wet, my mom kept...
    Sometimesilence Sometimesilence
    22-25, F
    5 Responses Oct 9, 2014

    I loved my mom so much.

    .. We were very close and like friend... But she was friend *** mother... She understand me like no one in this world... She can understand my pain in my smile.. She cares for me the way I wanted to be cared... And now she is no more... I am unable to accept that. I did it cry...
    deleted deleted
    Dec 9, 2014

    *sigh* were in banff right now

    if anyone knows where that is. its a beautiful place in the mountains but watch out when ur crossing roads :'( when we were going back to our hotel ~ just across the road ~ we used the crosswalk of course and in the middle of the crosswalk i guy in his car sits there waiting...
    CalgaryFlamesGirl CalgaryFlamesGirl
    13-15, F
    Oct 18, 2015

    i lost my mom when i was 13 due to an overdose

    it really suck i still feel like i have no reason to be alive
    alydee2003 alydee2003
    16-17, F
    1 Response Dec 9, 2015

    I lost my mother about two years ago.

    My half-sister was moved out of state to go live with her father. And I was to live with my father. I miss my mother and sister every day... I wish I could go back to having my mother around... My father now both verbally and emotionally abuses me. Sometimes I consider just...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response May 21, 2015

    I lost her August 11 2013.

    It's still hard. I don't feel it's something I will ever get used to. I know she is in heaven though and that is the only thing keeping me from going crazy...it's just with all the hardship's me and my family have faced, I just wished it could all be over, we are still...
    iseeamomo iseeamomo
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jan 11, 2014


    I lost my mother...to murder...as well as my father when I was little. I barely even remember the age I was when it happened. My older sister took care of me since.
    Frostbite09 Frostbite09
    18-21, M
    1 Response May 23, 2013

    So as this group states,

    I lost my mother back in Feb 2012. It was a sudden thing and it was extremely difficult. I still think about her all the time, she wasn't the easiest woman to get along with, but she was mine and that's what means the most. The Following Lyrics, pretty much sums everything...
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Jul 5, 2015

    I lost her when i was 7,

    that was 8 years ago. It really doesn't seem like it's been that long since i heard her voice or since i was safely wrapped in her arms. I lost her to drugs. I honestly still don't understand how any mother could choose drugs and her life over her children. Despite her bad...
    lorenbee lorenbee
    18-21, F
    1 Response Dec 19, 2014

    My mom passed away 2-2-14 of a long

    and painful battle of lung disease..She was 62.. She was everything to me.. she was my therapist, my doctor, my maid, my teacher, my philosopher, my best friend, my life... I miss absolutely everything about her... I crave her smell.. her touch... oh god I would give...
    halleycamp halleycamp
    31-35, F
    5 Responses Feb 21, 2014

    I lost my mother when I was just one,

    and yesterday I found a video of my grandmother's 60th birthday party. It was the first time I ever heard her voice and I don't even know how to feel, it doesn't feel real, I still feels so fake to me, it doesn't feel like her, and I have absolutely no idea who she even is.
    Secret179688 Secret179688
    2 Responses Aug 1, 2015

    November 9, 2014 Note: This is actually about

    my stepmom but during this time me and my real mom had a bad relationship so my stepmom was always more like a real mom to me. I called her mom. But my real mom does get involved in this story at one point. I will refer to her as Susan. I remember hearing a loud thump that...
    HavanaHelena HavanaHelena
    18-21, F
    Jan 17, 2016

    She Died When I Was 5

    I lost my mother to breast cancer when I was 5. I don't remember a lot about her since she passed away when i was so young, but anyway I miss her so much and i can't help thinking how different my life would be if she wasn't dead.
    andreanoir andreanoir
    26-30, F
    8 Responses Oct 9, 2006

    Two Time Loser

    My birth mother gave me up for adoption when I was just a few weeks old. Curiosity about who she may be & why she felt she couldn't look after me was always in the back of my mind but it was only in my early 40s, as part of an entire personality overhaul, I finally decided to try...
    simon0470 simon0470
    46-50, M
    2 Responses Jul 29, 2013

    Hi :) I'm 15 years old soon to be 16

    and I just lost my mother on November 17th at 12:58 pm , my mom had bone and lung cancer & she passed away at the age of 41 .. All of this to say 2 things , first I'm pregnant with my first and it hurts me that she'll never see her granddaughter or grandson .. And second is that...
    MommaJess98 MommaJess98
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Dec 18, 2013

    My Mum Died

      This was the best photo i ever took of my mum May, i think. She died a day or two ago. I cant tell you of my being there with her to the end. I cant write of holding her hand as she took her last breath or saying comforting words to her as she slipped away. I wasnt anywhere...
    lafsnack lafsnack
    51-55, M
    7 Responses Jun 5, 2012

    I Really Miss Her

    i miss her so much! I don't know how to be in this world without her. I miss my mom, she was my rock, my touchstone. she held my family together. I am the oldest and don't know how to keep my family together. She loved my dad, sisters and brother. She loved her...
    Mariedock Mariedock
    3 Responses Mar 18, 2012


    i lost my mother when i was 15. She wasnt able to attend my HS grad. she died of a breast cancer. she had been fighting it for 5 years. she was diagnosed early but bcuz we couldnt afford the medical thing. it spreads and get worse :( im proud of how she endure the sickness and...
    lavender96 lavender96
    18-21, F
    1 Response Nov 15, 2013

    I just don't think I can let it go.

    hence it was recent and she passed December 1st, 2014. but I don't like knowing that these days keep dragging on and soon nobody will really think about it anymore if they haven't stopped already. this goes through my head everyday. cry myself to sleep, cry during the day...
    amberbell1001 amberbell1001
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Apr 11, 2015

    some days like today I feel like college gets

    too much and just finding life stressful and hard. I have so many commitments that are stressing me out but I can't give them up as I need them to get into a good university. I keep thinking if mum was here she could help me out as Dad doesn't really know what to do and it just...
    laurendunn865 laurendunn865
    18-21, F
    Nov 25, 2014

    My mother passed away on Tuesday.

    It is now Thursday. I still cannot think. I don't really feel either. I picked up my cousin from the airport this morning. She is willing to help me with whatever I wish. She keeps asking what I would like to do. I can only answer, "I don't know." I have shown her the chaos I...
    Myzery Myzery
    36-40, F
    4 Responses Dec 11, 2014

    Sense Of Loss

    It's been 25 years now that my mother has been gone. It was 2 weeks before my 8th birthday; she was 37 years old. I have very few memories of her. I can remember the way her perfume smelled, how soft she felt when she hugged me, smells of her cooking, otherwise I have vague...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Jul 25, 2012

    Who's going to feed all the hungry people

    and offer homeless people into their home when it's so cold? Who going to make my friends feel like she had known them forever? Like everyone has to go but not yesterday. Why'd you have to go yesterday? I at least wanted some closure. Like how do you even want your funeral? What...
    prettyudoli19 prettyudoli19
    18-21, F
    Feb 19, 2016

    I lost my mother January 2 2014.

    Sometimes i wish it never happened. I am coping the best i can.My mom was the only person who understood me.No i feel so alone anymore.
    punkglampire punkglampire
    4 Responses Jun 20, 2015
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