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I Lost Someone Important to Me

Losing a family member and or close friend 3,464 People

    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

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    A good friend died this weekend.

    I'm in complete shock and I have no idea what to say to his friends and family. I'm in another country so I can't physically be with them to grieve.. I don't think it's really hit that its true anyway. He was only 21 and I can't even express how much of a genuine and funny guy...
    shellofaboy shellofaboy 18-21, M 2 Responses Nov 16

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    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

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    It's been 8 months, 22 days

    and 5 hours since she died and it still feels the same when I first heard the news. Jozlyn. My darling niece. The day she died, I collapsed to the floor in my classroom. I wept on the ride home. I didn't want her to die, but life for her meant suffering. I guess it's my...
    BITTERandNAIVE BITTERandNAIVE 22-25, F Dec 3

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    So im in agony with my stomach.

    Been sent up the hosp to find out whats going on.... Yet i feel like im a massive inconvenience to everyone. My boyf has decided to go out for drinks with his bro as he says "iv kept him stuck in for 2 days its just a bad belly" and my family i just feel like im putting them out...
    rachlin50 rachlin50 22-25, F Dec 6

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    My ex boyfriend who I was with

    for 6 years, took his life Nov. 26. I still loved him and I always will. He was a huge part of my life for so many years. We broke up because he didn't want to change and work on fixing himself. He was a alcoholic and was an ex marine with issues. I'm still trying to wrap...
    feelinglost84 feelinglost84 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 28

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    My grandpa died last month

    and i really miss him, whenever anyone brings up death or anything like that i start crying and everyone looks at me weird....
    anovasiangel anovasiangel 13-15, F 4 Responses Mar 27

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    When you lose someone,

    you try to remember the last time you saw them. And most of the time it's a blurry memory, because at that last time you had no idea it would be the last.
    JustSomeTeenagerr JustSomeTeenagerr 13-15, F 2 Responses Nov 9

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    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

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    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

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    JayClimer JayClimer 22-25, M 2 Responses Nov 9

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    If Only I Could Play God For A Day..

    i see all these post's about how they can't find love or how they have found and can't get enough. well i used to be one of the 'all nighter's' on facebook and a non-stop talker on the phone. all of this was because of one man in my life that i have loved for almost two years. we...
    Caitlinsmith1636 Caitlinsmith1636 18-21, F 7 Responses Nov 25, 2012

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    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

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    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

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    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...
    BooBear99 BooBear99 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 21

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    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

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    I recently lost my Uncle

    and buried him yesterday. We were all very close an it came as a massive blow for him to die so suddenly and so young. Its hard to come to terms with but a few words at the service yesterday spoke to me and I hope they will help anybody else who is struggling at a tough time of...
    Gemma1990 Gemma1990 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 8

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    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

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    I adore the way you look at her.

    I adore the way I will lose your love to her. I adore the way you hold her, without my blood and only yours. I adore that you count her fingers and toes and hold her in such grace only I have yet to discover. Small kisses to pay menial prices. Upon her forehead I wander...
    Xingouttheos Xingouttheos 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    Year ago, I met possibly the best friend I ever

    had online on a gaming website. We spent months and months supporting each other, having laughs and knowing how good we are as friends. However, my Mum didn't enjoy that. Not one bit, she assumed he was gay and after a whole month of not talking to "my best friend", I thought...
    DearAgony13 DearAgony13 18-21, M 6 days ago

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    I met this woman last year.

    It was at work. Although I wasn't interested in pursuing romance, I instantly became infatuated with her. I convinced myself that it was just a simple crush, but I would learn that it was much more. I didn't want to let on that I was in any way interested in her. I had my...
    AlexCorvace AlexCorvace 26-30, M 1 Response Oct 31

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    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

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    Today, it's been exactly 20 years

    since my father died...I was fine all day, until about 10 minutes ago. I want to cry, but for some reason crying in front of people (even my husband who is very supportive) makes me feel stupid because it's over something that happened 20 years ago... The picture is me and my...
    RestlessDreamer22 RestlessDreamer22 26-30, F 6 Responses Dec 5

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    It so hard to talk about my granny

    and other family members i've lost
    frankcarter500 frankcarter500 16-17, M Nov 18

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    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

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    I lost 3 little babies in 2008

    and I still think of them everyday.
    ParanoidGirl ParanoidGirl 26-30 2 Responses Oct 27

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    Just had the call, my mum was in tears,

    a part of our American family has died after a long battle with ill health. Though you know it's coming it doesn't take away the devastation of hearing those words "They're gone". There's no way in hell we can afford to fly over for the funeral, I wish to god we could. I feel...
    Littlemisssomebody Littlemisssomebody 31-35, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    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 24 Responses May 29, 2013

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    He didn't die, but I lost him to drugs.

    I wasted the whole of my adult life and most of my childhood on him. We had a fairytale life that everyone aspired to have. Nobody was jealous because they could see we was happy and it just made them happy. Thing is, I don't hate him, I miss him. I have no kids, we were...
    Kerry1304 Kerry1304 26-30, F Nov 4

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    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 61-65, F 3 Responses Dec 16, 2013

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    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

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    this happened im sure long

    before most of you's were even born i had a high school sweetheart she was my best friend my gf and my one and only love now a bit of background both our fathers were in the royal canadian army service corp so we ended up moving a lot to different bases seems her father and...
    Ross001 Ross001 46-50, M 1 Response Nov 5

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    My puppy had cancer that completely encompassed

    his whole body, rapidly and ruthlessly, I had to say goodbye and it was the worst feeling I've ever experienced.
    idiehami idiehami 26-30, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I still cannot believe he is gone.

    I wish he was still here
    ForTheFallen ForTheFallen 22-25, M Oct 27

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    First C now K. The first couple of the Pack are

    the first to go... Should I be worried that I or T are next? Or is it just the Curse of the First? Who Knows. All I know is that people are leaving and the Pack is becoming smaller and there's nothing the remaining of us can do. Why must friends depart? Why must out family grow...
    messedupmemories messedupmemories 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    I just lost my best friend.

    She was like the sister I have always wanted and now she is gone
    musicnation musicnation 13-15, F Nov 26

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    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

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    Or shall I say 4 someones.

    .. October 4th, 2010. My only sibling, my elder brother by 11 1/2 years was in a four wheeler accident that proved to be fatal. Despite our age difference we were really close, and I stayed with him more than I did my dad. He had two daughters and a son. I last saw my nephew and...
    Fallynangel Fallynangel 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    If death is imminent to a Family member,

    please visit that person before it's too late. This is my story...... In early June of 1982 my Dad who was suffering from diabetes landed in the hospital. He never took care of himself and one day he was so weak he couldn't get out of bed. My Mom pleaded with him to go to the...
    PMax47 PMax47 51-55, M 1 Response Nov 22

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    This year has been cruel to me.

    I have endured three deaths so far this year. One seemingly after another. The first was of my niece who was only a few months old. I adored her... Her brother also is showing symptoms of the disorder that took her life. Then my grandmother who would visit in the summer, died...
    BITTERandNAIVE BITTERandNAIVE 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 24

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    Mother

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

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    I Lost My Older Bro

    I lost my older brother.  One day I was at my friends house playing and my parents suddenly rushed over to tell me my brother had fallen down a mountain and was dead.  It's been almost eight years since he passed away and I still think about it almost every day. He was the only...
    satelliteoflove satelliteoflove 22-25, F 16 Responses Jul 20, 2011

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    Its been over 2 years

    since I lost my mom to suicide. I still think about her all the time and everything still reminds me of her. It wasnt fair that she left me when she did. I may be 20 years old but I still need my mother. There are so many things that I still need her for. Still need her advice...
    lexxilynn lexxilynn 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 6

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    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 1 Response Jul 20

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    I lost my best friend

    and she don't even seem to care. If you ever seen the movie money can't buy you love that is what she did. She destroyed me and laughed about with her friends. I miss her but I knows she's happy with out me
    greenH greenH 41-45, M 7 Responses Jul 10

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    I lost someone important to me yesterday

    (11/14/14). That someone was my cat, Charlie, that I had since I was born. He died from a heart attack, because of his old age. Charlie was 18, his vision was bad, he had bad muscles due to him getting hit by a car when he was about 6 and he was deaf. I'm writing about...
    RavenNightwing RavenNightwing 16-17, F 3 Responses Nov 15

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    I met Jack in high school at a Christian summer

    camp. I certainly had an interest in him, but at the time my mind was set on the idea that all relationships end. My mind told me that all relationships end in either in marriage or a broken heart and I wasn't ready for either, so I played very hard to get. This I still believe...
    LulaZee LulaZee 31-35, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    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 3 Responses Apr 11, 2013

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    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

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    the first friend I made in college committed

    suicide Tuesday. I've watched my friends Fay in front of me.... but knowing she killed herself is different. And here I am, thinking maybe I should have knocked on the door even louder than I did.
    TwentyTwoReasons TwentyTwoReasons 18-21, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    Losing My Grandmother At 10 Years Old

    I don't even know how to begin. so many things I would like to say about this whole experience...I guess i'll just start by saying that I loved my grandmother (whom I called "Nanny") very, very much. She passed away six years ago due to severe stomach ulcers and other health...
    Sparkey96 Sparkey96 16-17, F 21 Responses Jul 3, 2012

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