I Lost My Whole Family

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 24 People

    I had an idyllic childhood.

    My mom stayed at home and was super caring and loving, my dad was the provider and made a decent living, and I had the best younger brother. We wanted for nothing. We always felt safe and loved. When I was just 14 my Dad died of kidney cancer only 9 months after diagnosis. It...
    jerseygirl18 jerseygirl18
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Oct 7, 2014

    I Had A Dream

    That in my worst dreams, my closest loved ones past away while I stayed. it wasn't long before I could see this dream becoming a reality. My father made lots of money across seas, and my mother at the same time developing a habit that she could not let go. Through years of...
    Crowly Crowly
    26-30, M
    3 Responses Aug 15, 2013

    I'm 27. I'm the last in my family.

    Born in Swansea, Wales to a british mom and american father that married just after 18 days of meeting. My little brother was born 4 years later. My father was much older than my mom and passed away when I was almost 9 from an unssuccesful triple bypass surgery. At his age...
    mrslando mrslando
    31-35, F
    1 Response Jan 23, 2014

    Plane Crash

    I recently lost my mom, my dad, and my 19 year old sister and two dogs in a plane crash over two weeks ago. My dad was the pilot (a very good one, it was just a fluke accident) and I know now from the coroners report that they didn't experience any pain. It's still really new and...
    buerkett buerkett
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Aug 11, 2011

    Looking For A Family To Call My Own

    It didn't happen all at once. First my mother to cancer then four years later my father. I never had siblings so there was no support system. I never got close to any other relatives through my life because we moved around so much when I was growing up. My dads job kept us on the...
    mmcginnas mmcginnas
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Mar 26, 2011

    Finding Peace

    Within in the last 8 years I lost 3 brothers, my mother, a daughter, and 16 friends and battle buddies during my deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan. I am a Infantry soldier and have seen allot of death in my day and I'm 28 years old. I wake up every single day trying to find...
    armyguy1983 armyguy1983
    26-30, M
    3 Responses Sep 9, 2012

    I grew up with a Mom

    and Dad and two sisters. Particularly close with my Mom and middle sister. I am the oldest. We were raised in a beautiful place, very happy and were very close with our extended family as well...cousins, grandparents, aunts, uncles...22 of us celebrated together regularly. They...
    kgirl76 kgirl76
    41-45, F
    1 Response Aug 6, 2014

    And Then There Was One........

    "He's very sick, but he is not going to die".....those were the words I heard from a doctor when I was 26 years old one day while I visited my Dad in the hospital. Cancer was something that only other people got, but my Dad had it, and I found out by accident from his dentist...
    Angelontheright Angelontheright
    2 Responses Aug 13, 2012

    Related to No One

    My father died when I was 13.  i did not know him really, be was hospitalized when I was about 5.  My sister died when I was 16, my mother when I was 17.  Since then I have been married twice with no children.  Now I am feeling very alone.  It feels like...
    buddinglion buddinglion
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Nov 26, 2008

    My Angels - My Family

    I feel their presence, I see the signs. Little things that suddenly appear out of nowhere. Pennies from heaven, and dimes from my sweetheart who I also lost to a brain tumor so unexpectedly. He used to say after I lost everyone that he and I were family, and now he is with my...
    Angelontheright Angelontheright
    1 Response Aug 30, 2012
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