Post

I Lost Someone Important to Me

Losing a family member and or close friend 3,265 People

    Friends Come, Friends Go

    When i was in primary school, i had a best friend, and we had a "close-friends" group, the 4 of us were always together, going out every day, talking, partying, drinking (yeah, since the age of 13, judge me if you dare :D :D ) but then at the last year of primary school something...
    lofaszbazmeg lofaszbazmeg 18-21, M 4 Responses Apr 11, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I lost my boyfriend who recently passed away.

    This is our story. I met my boyfriend over a year ago on Ep actually, we started talking and connected instantly. After that day we were inseparable, we did everything together as couples did. He lived miles away but we didn't let that stop us! Always talking on the phone...
    CityLife90 CityLife90 22-25, F 11 Responses Jan 17

    Your Response

    Cancel

    What Hurts As Much As Losing Someone To Death....

    ..... is losing people important to you that are still living. failed friendships, failed love affairs, etc. i think in a way it would be easier to cope with knowing that they left you not of their choosing but that the clock of life ran out for them. but when they're still here...
    jerrica jerrica 41-45, F 17 Responses Feb 1, 2011

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I lost my Grandma today.

    She wasn't just my grandma she was my mom, my bestfriend, my everything. I am lost right now. She was only 61 and I just don't really know what to think at this point.
    ShaiLayne ShaiLayne 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 21

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Two years ago I lost my grandfather,

    it has been the most difficult death I've ever dealt with. He was my only grandfather, whom I knew for the first five years of my life before both grandparents moved states. I first saw him when I was 12 after they moved..... And some how I didn't feel like my grandparents...
    Dreamprojector Dreamprojector 18-21, F Aug 10

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Its been 11 years today.

    I can hardly believe its been that long. 11 years since I heard your laugh, saw your smile, felt your touch. I had a dream about you that morning where you told me it was time for you to go. I wanted to come with you and you said I couldn't. Less than 8 hours later the...
    bethany444 bethany444 46-50, F 2 Responses Jul 20

    Your Response

    Cancel

    The sad thing is they forget me,

    and i still remember them, and every little thing
    ActuallyGrace ActuallyGrace 13-15, F Aug 24

    Your Response

    Cancel

    My Seventh Grade Teacher

    The seventh grade was a tough year. Realizations were occurring, my grades were slipping, I had my first relationship, which was painful, and my friends were bickering constantly. So to help cope with the grades slipping, my mom paid my seventh grade teacher to tutor me. She...
    escariot escariot 16-18, F 1 Response Aug 6, 2007

    Your Response

    Cancel

    so I lost my best friend two years ago from

    today. but it is what it is, you know? I'll forever love him though even if he is in heaven :) he might not be with me physically, but I know he's watching me from above. 😊
    purplehorizons665 purplehorizons665 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 16

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I lost my grandpa on Father's Day 2008,

    he was my best friend. He taught me how to play checkers and was always there for me. I was the last one to say good bye to him, but I didn't know he would die that night. I gave home a flower and said I love him for Father's Day. At his funeral when a navy man gave me my...
    broadwaybabe99 broadwaybabe99 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 21

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Six Months Ago..Still Hurts Even Though I Can Hide It..

    Well, now it's been a little over six months since i lost you baby..since i had to let you lay in that casket..since i gave your body a kiss goodbye.. Since i touched your soft skin for the last time..but it all seems like it was just yesterday. It's still that fresh. I still...
    Caitlinsmith1636 Caitlinsmith1636 18-21, F 9 Responses Feb 20, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Recently I have lost an uncle

    and his life was a crazy one he lost his leg to a logging accident and later spent his time in china and Mexico teaching English he never married but had a girlfriend and a stepdaughter he never lost his teenage habits of greasy Chinese food and put hot sauce on everything his...
    gigapo gigapo 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 6

    Your Response

    Cancel

    My god mother died in June 5 days

    before her birthday and it's been really hard on me
    Mikeystanley Mikeystanley 18-21, M Sep 1

    Your Response

    Cancel

    My Precious Daughter

    Ava Madison was born at 5:50 p.m. on March 28th, 2008 in Charlotte, NC. March 27th, i woke up with stomach pains. There was an abnormal discharge so i called my OBGYN. They told me to come in for a check up, so i did. They gave me an examination and told me that i was dilated 2...
    mandagurrlface mandagurrlface 22-25, F 8 Responses Apr 23, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I lost someone who was

    so great, but I could never say goodbye,I feel so horrible. I need someone to chat with :(
    MrRj1 MrRj1 18-21, M 4 Responses Apr 16

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Last summer i lost someone in a quading

    accident, plus six wonderful souls in a car accident. Last night my friend passed away in a car accident. This has been the worst year of my life. Idk what to do.... Rip you beautiful people. I love and miss you all ❤️
    Highamongstars Highamongstars 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 31

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I lost my dad to cancer in 2012

    and I have nearly lost all of my children to death . Two of my children have suffered depression and tried to take their own lives and thankfully I was there to prevent that happening. I have had a daughter who could have easily died in a house fire and a son who could have bled...
    savedbygrace0 savedbygrace0 46-50, F 3 Responses Dec 15, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    So he was laid to rest on Saturday.

    That car crash left him looking almost unrecognisable. I'm glad I didn't view the images - I wouldn't want to remember that. Another soul departed. Young and free. Gone but never forgotten. R.I.P. Cuzzo :-(
    Quanitta Quanitta 26-30, F Jul 23

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I remember receiving a text from my brother

    asking me if could I talk, as he had something important to tell me. Naturally I told him it was fine, and he could tell me now, but he said it's not something I should hear when I'm at work. This worried me, and I first thought that our 17 year old family dog had died. He...
    Neitherami Neitherami 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Dad

    Dad...so many images come to mind whenever I speak your name; It seems without you in my life things have never been the same. What happened to those lazy days when I was just a child; When my life was consumed in you in your love, and in your smile. What happened to all those...
    expressomarkie expressomarkie 46-50, M Feb 27, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    My aunt who was more my mum then my own she

    killed herself all because of her abusive husband she died when I was in 4 grade I'm now in 7 and I'm still not over her she's the only person I will ever cry over when it comes to death because I never cry when people die she's the only one sometimes I get quick little scenes...
    Angel2345 Angel2345 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 11

    Your Response

    Cancel

    My Big Brother... I Am Going To Miss You Like Krazy.

    I need to write this story today. Just to get it out.My big brother died Sunday evening. I found out yesterday. It was presumed to have been a massive heart attack and he died in his home. He was 48.His wife had called me yesterday morning, but I missed the call. Something in her...
    simplygirl simplygirl 46-50, F 25 Responses May 29, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    In His Loving Memory,(neeran) A Member Of Ep!!

    'The good men perish ; the godly die before his time and no one seems to care or wonder why. No one seems to care or wonder why. No one seems to realize that God is taking them away from evil days ahead. For the Godly who die shall rest in peace.' Isaiah 56:1-2 May his Soul...
    stlalane stlalane 26-30, F 7 Responses Jun 21, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    You Cant Be Gone.. You Just Cant Be..

    http://minnesota.cbslocal.com/2012/08/14/therapist-helps-teen-live-outside-the-shadow-of-her-past/ She was one of my best friends. We trusted each other with everything. I cant believe you are gone. I love you so much. I cant handle this. We talked a few days ago, you snapped...
    battlewounds battlewounds 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 11, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    How I 'am Sad ..

    I don't know if there are people like me ,or no ..but i sometimes though that i'am the only in this world who have not best friends ,or just a friends ..this really really broken my heart ,i see all people have it ,but me no .. every thing inside me not sharing my sad or my happy...
    imaneema imaneema 18-21, F 7 Responses Oct 3, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Mother

    I Lost my beautify MOTHER!!!
    cristina1rib cristina1rib 51-55, F 17 Responses Nov 8, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    So my cousin definately not with us anymore.

    This is so crazy! It was a terrible car accident and his face is a mess. Awaiting the coroners report which will be out tomorrow sometime. From the looks of it its probably brain damage. What a terrible way to go. Almost unrecognisable. Little "Simmy"-I'm actually lost for...
    Quanitta Quanitta 26-30, F Jul 20

    Your Response

    Cancel

    My brother died a little over a week ago.

    .. Memorial is tomorrow. Numb, cold, sad. I Feel like there is a gaping hole in my chest and every bit of energy is dripping out. How do I stay the flood? I have a toddler and a disabled partner to take care of... How do I grieve and caretake? I can't afford to lose it. My...
    SnugglyBuffalo SnugglyBuffalo 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 30

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Several times. Some died.

    Some moved. Lost contact with both groups. Must be tired. Since this wets my eyes.
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M Aug 10

    Your Response

    Cancel

    My dad died weeks ago of Brain cancer.

    .. It hurts so much....I haven't been on any social networks since that sad day...and I haven't been out my apartment eater.... "God bless him"
    Yennah666 Yennah666 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 3

    Your Response

    Cancel

    6 yrs ago to this day I lost my grandfather

    because he had a heart attack miss him so much died 2 days after his birthday
    Guywhopees Guywhopees 18-21, M 1 Response 2 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Losing my grandad changed my whole family

    dynamic. Nothing has ever been the same since. It hurts me everytime I think about him. I wish it had been someone else that had been taken. It's not fair.
    laurengrace24 laurengrace24 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 29

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Nate Hawthorne, My Best Friend

    Nate Hawthorne died July 1st of this year (2013) he was my ex but oddly still one of my closest friends. He killed himself. I can never escape the guilt knowing that its partially my fault :( and I really miss him. He was my first friend, my first boyfriend, my first everything...
    BrokenDreamer14 BrokenDreamer14 13-15, F 3 Responses Sep 15, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    At about 4:30, July 12,

    2012 my phone had 2 missed calls, but I was playing a competitive game of ladder ball with my phone charging on the deck on silent mode. It was boys against girls: my friend Mindy and I vs. her brother Peter, and my neighbor Jose. As the boys started to take their turn, Mindy's...
    nco706 nco706 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 26

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I have lost almost everyone close to me,

    I have my daughter, grandson a sister, nephew and an uncle left and I am so grateful to still have them. With in about 2yr period I lost my last 3 grandparents and both of my parents. Planing 5 funerals in a 2 year period is nothing nice in itself, let alone losing people who...
    rompinrob rompinrob 46-50, M 2 Responses Aug 26

    Your Response

    Cancel

    My grandpa died last year.

    I loved him for all the time he spent with me when I was a kid. Walking through my hometown and the nearby forests together, picking up leaves from the ground and asking him which tree they belonged to. Spending time in his and grandma's garden. Him showing me the baby rabbits...
    cclloo cclloo 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 16

    Your Response

    Cancel

    A lost friend, that cheat on their spouse

    and don't care,,,be-cause they love sex,,,more than they love their spouse,,,it call Adultery ,,,
    pullupgirl103 pullupgirl103 31-35, F Jun 20

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Just a few hours ago,

    I lost my mom whom I was very close to....I do not wish 4 any pity...just wanted ta vent.....I know we all lose ppl...it just hurts so damn bad!! This is the reason I have not been on EP as of late....I will return soon...it's usually very hard 4 me 2 share things like this...
    trarob07 trarob07 46-50, F 3 Responses Aug 10

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Soooooo...I have a male friend

    that was close to me for very long time. We were friends for four years and know so much about each other that it was more than exciting to me to have him even suggest us be more...we never saw each other in that "light" up until a few months ago. Long story short it didn't work...
    fairytale24 fairytale24 22-25, F 5 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel

    My dad passed away. a year

    and half later my alcoholic husband left the marriage of 24 years. Left me and our 3 children, it has been six years and has never contacted his children. The new wife is a alcholic too. Three months ago he had shown up at my front door drunk our son let him, for 3 months he has...
    linram linram 46-50, F 1 Response Aug 10

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Today Is Gonna Be The Day

    .........I couldn't believe I have lost you. Every time one turns around when I'm thinking of you, my heart always keep telling me you're always with me here. When I look at your pictures, I felt like we will return to day of our lives. Even though I know It won't be possible...
    FreakTurtle FreakTurtle 22-25, F 10 Responses Nov 9, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Miss You Dad

    I was allways closer to my father than I was my mother. When I was little instead of staying home I allways wanted to go with Dad when he worked on the farm so he would allow me to go with him and help, untill I got married and moved out we worked on the farm, worked on trucks...
    1woody 1woody 36-40, M 3 Responses Feb 17, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Goodbye Sara

    Sara, This is the second time I write about you, the irony being the cruel difference of reasons. I found out today that you are gone and won’t be coming back this time. This cannot be real; this must be a joke, yet I have confirmed for certain that it is not. You should...
    RedRubies RedRubies 36-40, F 14 Responses Jan 22, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    They were the best thing

    that happened to me, and I partially wish I could go back in time and fix things before it was over.
    ZooeyMarceline ZooeyMarceline 18-21, F 4 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel

    On February 09, 2013 I lost a brother.

    Not a brother by blood or marriage, but a brother all the same. I remember the day very clearly. I was at home playing Assassin's Creed 3 (horrible game by the way) when I got the call that he was in a car accident. I couldn't continue playing after that. They said they would...
    Z678Vash Z678Vash 26-30 1 Response Aug 22

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I lost my wife on what was meant to be one of

    the happiest days of our life together I miss her a lot everyday some are worse than others
    solopoppa solopoppa 31-35, M 2 Responses Sep 6

    Your Response

    Cancel

    lost touch. even in today's world of technology.

    it's sad, but it happens. many you can find, a few you can't. sometimes folks simply walk away too and I don't understand why. recently, I thought highly of a guy I met on line from the UK. when I got a boyfriend, he was all like NICE KNOWING YOU, IT WAS GOOD WHILE IT LASTED. I...
    DarkwingGoslyn DarkwingGoslyn 31-35 1 Response Aug 10

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Today is the anniversary of the death of my

    little brother in law. He was three when I first me him. The first thing he did was crawl into my lap and lay his head on my chest and say, " I really like you!" He was the kind of child that wrapped your heart around his finger. Full of fun, mischief and laughter. He was...
    SweetMae SweetMae 56-60, F 2 Responses Dec 16, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Your name will never appear in the missing

    persons list, not in gray courtrooms, not in files, no hearingsYour deepest, freshest tracks end up in a dead-end.I can not bear it, there's no case and no dossier.And knowing you're not here, feels like lead.I keep on searching for you, being long lost.But you remain ahead of...
    TheStoryman TheStoryman 36-40, M 1 Response Dec 21, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    My mom cheated on my dad

    and I saw a video of her and her lover. I love my mom, she raised me well for 22 years. It saddens me that I can't seem to find it in my heart to forgive her. I can't talk to her like I used to. It feels like I lost a very important person in my life. My dad knows none of this.
    LGirl10 LGirl10 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 7

    Your Response

    Cancel
    debs73 debs73 41-45, F 3 Responses Sep 7

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I love you Jordan! We weren't sisters

    for long but I can feel you're presence sometimes! Thanks for taking time to visit me :)
    Moelyn95 Moelyn95 18-21, F Aug 10

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Apart from Ghandi, Mr Nelson Mandela is the

    most wonderful leader of all time. Mr Mandela, may you rest in peace. x
    TheStoryman TheStoryman 36-40, M 4 Responses Dec 6, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel