I Lost Someone Important to Me

Losing a family member and or close friend 4,202 People

    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...
    PoetPrincess85 PoetPrincess85
    31-35, F
    5 Responses Dec 5, 2014

    ImperialZero that was his name on here.

    I have known him for over 3 years and at some point he just up and disappeared in 2013. I haven't heard from him since. I miss him very much and if anyone knows him on here and off this site please tell him I miss him my old screen name was luv2pee23
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Nov 26, 2015

    so I am saddened by circumstances in life.

    .. We just passed the 1 year anniversary of my best friend from adolescence passing on. He died from an overdose, either of alcohol and/or heroin. One thing that makes this a little bit extra bitter, is that I still have the VIVID memory of coming-to, looking at his very...
    Nateindenver Nateindenver
    31-35, M
    1 Response Feb 16, 2016

    many over time. if i focus on loss,

    then life is only a trail of tears. some my life has enriched. some are crucial. all were important and irreplaceable. some i saw go fast. a blinding moment of agony. some went slowly...drifting far from my outstretched hand toward their own horizons. some in unexpected...
    ArnoldJRimmer ArnoldJRimmer
    46-50, M
    Feb 29, 2016

    My nana brought me up from the day I was born

    until the day she died, August 31st 2015. She was my best friend. My mum basically. My only friend. My happiness. Everything I did. Everywhere I worked. All my education choices? They were all made around her. Planned around her and my life together. She left suddenly in her...
    Johelletapper Johelletapper
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Nov 24, 2015

    Today is the third anniversary of my mother's

    death. She was 88 when she died, the 7th and last surviving of nine children. Born to immigrant parents, raised during the Great Depression and WWII. Widowed at 33. She looked like Liz Taylor. She smashed through glass ceilings in Washington D.C. when her friends were home...
    Sunnymornings Sunnymornings
    61-65, F
    1 Response Feb 1, 2016

    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
    51-55, F
    17 Responses Feb 1, 2011

    I was in a relationship with her

    for 2 years. We had our ups and downs but overall she was a great person. I became aloof with her because I felt smothered as a result we parted ways. She was my best friend, I try not think of her because the thought of her almost brings me to tears. It hurts that she won't...
    zealots201 zealots201
    26-30, M
    1 Response Nov 4, 2014

    hey, me again another trashy post,

    sorry. i just need to clear my thoughts. this post is probably filled with grammar mistakes i lost my grandpa 4 weeks ago, buried him 3 weeks ago. not many knows about it he died of cancer and other diseases - after almost a year of getting in and out of the hospital an hour...
    unlovedana unlovedana
    16-17, F
    3 Responses Mar 15, 2016

    Today would've been my big brother's 18th

    birthday. I never even got the chance to grow up with him.. My parents didn't tell me about it until I was older though, which made me feel like crap for days. Like I understand why they didn't tell me when I was younger because I maybe wouldn't understand. But when I think...
    jcogg jcogg
    16-17, M
    2 Responses Aug 23, 2015

    a person has million wishes

    and lost all of it just bcoz of one...and losing that one remain hurts :'( like It hurts me deeply every single minute.
    RomalAtif RomalAtif
    18-21, M
    Jan 10, 2016

    So Ima just write down what's going on in my

    mind Is it weird that after all u did I miss u I did everything with u You became a big part of me And no matter how hard I try to forget you ...you r all I see Everyone tells me move on But u r what kept me on All these other girls r Trynna get me for what So they can date...
    Bennythebull7 Bennythebull7
    13-15, M
    Dec 30, 2015

    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
    18-21, F
    19 Responses Jul 3, 2012

    I have already lost several people in my life,

    I hope I won't lose anymore, at least not for a long while. It just hurts beyond belief once they are really gone.
    ErraticSarcastic ErraticSarcastic
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Nov 24, 2015

    (It's a shame, it's whatever) Look at me don't

    try to deceive me I don't understand why you're being dishonest You know I love you, no lies no deceits I want us to get better Don't lose me, when I need you more than ever I want to give you all that I can Treat you good and love me like I love you Lately you've been like...
    deleted deleted
    Jan 21, 2016

    Depression is the most horrible illness

    and I feel terrible that I couldn't do more to help you. I'm thinking of all the good times we shared getting into all sorts of trouble and it makes me smile and shed a few tears at the same time. I hope you are at peace now and realise how much we are lost without you. I miss...
    deleted deleted
    Feb 9, 2016

    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
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Sep 15, 2013

    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

    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
    41-45, M
    1 Response Dec 21, 2013

    When I was 10. I was in i car wreck.

    Had many injuries. But what I hate about it most I lost my older sister that was going to turn 13 on March 15. She was DOA at the hospital and I was unconscious. So I had no idea. Until after the funeral. I never got to say goodbyes. So Candy I love and miss you
    deleted deleted
    3 Responses Feb 1, 2016

    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
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Nov 9, 2014

    I have gone through 14 years without you my

    boy... This time of year is always sooo hard for me... I try every year to just make the days meld into each other but every year it seems to get worse... It was your birthday the other day and I still catch myself wanting to buy you something... I miss you so much... I will...
    deleted deleted
    10 Responses Sep 13, 2015

    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
    22 Responses May 29, 2013

    I lost my best friend to suicide.

    He was the best thing in my life and we did everything together and I could always talk to him. It's been 15 years now and I still miss him terribly.
    1melody79 1melody79
    36-40, F
    5 Responses Nov 25, 2015

    Is it that hard to just be there

    for me... If you're my friend, I'll try my hardest to make you happy and help you out. But some of the people I got closest to, didn't even care to ask how I was doing sometimes.. No instead, they just stop talking to you, like our friendship meant absolutely nothing to them. I...
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Sep 1, 2015

    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
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Mar 27, 2014

    I lost my three precious babies

    before they were born when I was 24. I'm 31 now and I still think about them everyday. I never got to see them because the dr said it would devastate me even more then I already was. (I was only 12 weeks along when I lost them) But I know I will see them again when we meet in...
    ParanoidGirl ParanoidGirl
    1 Response Jan 17, 2016

    It is so heartbreaking to just suddenly realize

    he's not here anymore. And even more when he's been gone for months without me knowing. We met on the internet, he was a very kind human being. He brought the bright side to my life when I thought I was falling apart. I loved him and he loved me, he called me his babygirl, we...
    Galatziaa Galatziaa
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Aug 3, 2015

    My mom passed away April 1st right

    after midnight. It was almost a hour before that I went on room and helped her out her chair to put her in bed. I told hernot to smoke In bed and get some sleep. Then forty mins later my stepdad ran out the room and got me saying he thinjs my mom had a stroke. I ran in there...
    MarvelMagic MarvelMagic
    31-35, F
    4 Responses May 4, 2015

    Let me just get this straight i haven't lost

    someone cause of death. This all started when i was i think 4 years old, i had started losing friends because they had move and we didn't keep in touch. Right now i am 14 and i have lost 19 friends because of this and it is one of the reason i have depression.
    KittyLoverForever KittyLoverForever
    16-17, F
    Mar 26, 2016

    When you loose the one

    that makes you happy , the one you live for , that makes your world unique and interesting. That makes you smile. Sometimes i close my eyes and i see some old memories , the wind blowing the leafs of the trees and my brother watching over me. Life is so cruel , it will beat you...
    KidWithVisions KidWithVisions
    22-25, M
    1 Response Jan 16, 2016

    When I was ten, my mom passed away a month

    before my birthday and the day after I got my first period 😭. It was truly horrible. Things will never quite be the same. I wish she were here 💔
    purpleice27 purpleice27
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Nov 25, 2015

    Tonight my grandfather went to the lord.

    He wasn't my biological grandfather but he might as well have been. He taught me to shoot a gun, fish and how to be a man. RIP Grandpa.
    dontgitbit dontgitbit
    31-35, M
    1 Response Dec 5, 2015

    I Lost My Mother,Tuesday December 21st,

    2015..She Was My Rock and The Glue That Firmly Held Our Family Together.Now That Momma Gone Home To Be With Our Lord.Our Family and Everything Are Falling Apart.~ We Miss You,Momma,Love You For All Eternity,Baby~
    46-50, M
    3 Responses Jan 17, 2016

    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...
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Nov 16, 2014

    It's funny the simple things you miss.

    Combing my hair this morning thinking about how he would tell me my hair always smelled so good to him. Do you ever get over being so damn lonely?
    deleted deleted
    Jan 16, 2016

    One year today she took her last breath.

    I always wonder if she was scared when that gun turned on her. She wasn't scared of anything. She knew she wasn't coming back. She told all of us that it was her last day of work because her soon to be ex husband was coming into town. She knew she was going to be murdered. I'd...
    sighselly sighselly
    13-15, F
    1 Response Nov 24, 2015

    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
    41-45, F
    10 Responses Jan 22, 2012

    One of my good friends was brutally murdered by

    her husband this past weekend. We were always friends but during high school we became best buds. You didn't see one without the other. Soon after high school I was married and pregnant and she went off to college. By the time we reconnected I was in college and a mother of 3...
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Jan 5, 2016

    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...
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Dec 16, 2013

    At 12:15am 12/17/15 my brother had a heart

    attack and died, I miss him very much and wish I had to chance to tell him one last time how important he was and how much I cared about him. Rest in peace.
    Jnstoneami Jnstoneami
    22-25, M
    2 Responses Dec 17, 2015

    So around about this time last year I lost a

    very dear friend. She just disappeared from EP over night but I know what happened really, little "notes" left in places for me to find. and so the 30th of every March from this year onwards I will remember you kaitlin because while we may not have known each other for very...
    randomboy42 randomboy42
    18-21, M
    1 Response Mar 30, 2016

    My friends grandad recently passed away,

    he was also a grandad to me as well.. Not biologically of course, but he helped raise me, he helps me through a lot of things. He had brain cancer, about a year ago he was diagnosed, he passed last night. He was my dad when my dad wouldn't talk to me, gave me support when my...
    ghostflannel ghostflannel
    18-21, F
    1 Response Feb 26, 2016

    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
    8 Responses Feb 20, 2013

    Four years ago today,

    I lost my uncle. I know for most people losing an uncle sucks but is not necessary life changing, for me on the other hand, it was a huge blow. I was very close to my uncle, we were both middle children and had very similar dispositions. My uncle was one of my best friends, he...
    mvskokehokte mvskokehokte
    22-25, F
    Jan 12, 2016


    I Lost my beautify MOTHER!!!
    cristina1rib cristina1rib
    51-55, F
    14 Responses Nov 8, 2013
    Bill19641111 Bill19641111
    51-55, M
    2 Responses Dec 28, 2015

    I lost my brother a while ago due to scuicide.

    I try not to blame anyone but sometimes I just can't help it.
    SethTheKid SethTheKid
    16-17, M
    1 Response Jan 6, 2016

    So. I guess I lost someone really special to me.

    From EP. we've known each other for over 6 months now. We talk a lot outside of EP. So over the past three months since writing this, I have changed drastically. And she reminds me all the time. Apparently I'm cold and less romantic. I careless about things. I have changed, I'll...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Jan 21, 2016

    Just found this app, 2 years ago my girlfriend

    died on February 5th I was planing to propose on the 14th
    Cire555 Cire555
    1 Response Dec 19, 2015

    A dear friend just killed himself.

    He had been a nearly 30 year sober alcoholic but relapsed about 3 months ago. It tore through him like a tornado. In three months he lost his wife, his new house, the use of his legs in an accident, his small business, and yesterday his life. Be at peace my friend.
    misterbob misterbob
    51-55, M
    7 Responses Dec 23, 2015

    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
    22-25, M
    3 Responses Apr 11, 2013

    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
    5 Responses Nov 25, 2012

    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
    26-30, F
    11 Responses Jan 17, 2014
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