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I Lost Someone Important to Me

Losing a family member and or close friend 3,653 People

    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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    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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    I'm not entirely sure what to say.

    She was my step-mom, in my life since I was 6, she helped raise me. It was cancer, and very fast. My heart is breaking for my Dad, he's keeping strong but I know how upset and lost he feels. Right now, taking care of all her accounts, making arrangements, and everything else is...
    Calico445 Calico445 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 21

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    Within a year I lost

    both my mother and grandmother. My mom died in June, my grandmother passed three days before my mother's death day had even hit a year. The pain is there but I am getting over it slowly and wish to pass on some of them that I read in a magazine. Here are four rules to mend your...
    Airleasd Airleasd 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 17

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    She was the only one

    that talked to me... We had so much in common... She had her rules, and I understood them. She didn't even consider me a friend... This is really going to take a while to get over... She was great... I'm going to miss her...
    parellelaman parellelaman 18-21, M Mar 10

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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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    I had a very bad dream.

    I woke up in sweat and tears. I have dreams of her. My darling baby niece. In my dream, my boyfriend and I were in this child hospital. We were waiting for my cousin. We were both excited. My cousin then approaches us, giving us some bags and a note. From what I could...
    BITTERandNAIVE BITTERandNAIVE 22-25, F Mar 21

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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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    So the past few weeks ,

    I met a girl named Bridget. In alot of ways, we were the perfect pair. We shared the same birthday, liked the same things, talked everyday after school, and most of all, we both loved and trusted each other. Now I haven't been able to talk to her lately. It started on Friday...
    TheMasterMan1 TheMasterMan1 16-17, M 2 Responses Mar 23

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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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    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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    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...
    bootsie85 bootsie85 26-30, F 7 Responses 2 days ago

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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 16-17, F 4 Responses Mar 27, 2014

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    I hade a time where my garble died:(

    but I hade a even sadder times when my grandma died with Liver cancer and my grampa died with not breathing 40 years after the war of Vietnam
    RogerMcManus RogerMcManus 13-15, M 1 Response Mar 15

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    there isn't a day that goes by

    that he crosses my mind. its been a long 6 months since he left us tragically, so many things I wanted to say to him that I didn't get a chance to, he was only 24 yrl very upbeat person humble I know ill see him again someday. its very painful waking up knowing hes not with us...
    MyraTomPhil MyraTomPhil 26-30 2 Responses Mar 10

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    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, 2014

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    BlackMumba3 BlackMumba3 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    Ugh.....once again I'm here talking about my

    ****** life 😔 so mason (I'm not gonna say he last name) she was the only person I could turn to because I have problems with my family...she got a boyfriend and her boyfriend is a REALLY bad person because they would fight literally every other day...I told her that couples...
    piercemyblackchemicalveil piercemyblackchemicalveil 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 17

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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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    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, 2014

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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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    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

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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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    my mom passed away a few hours ago.

    it hurts and i feel empty , lost so many things.i am having a hard time handling it, i dont think i will be sleeping for a long long time. she was always there for me and the family and the only person who gave me unconditional love.
    KarenFromTheBlackLagoon KarenFromTheBlackLagoon 51-55 3 Responses Mar 25

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    Just got my heart broken

    for the first time and it sucks......My long distance bf fell in love with his best friend who came out to him saying that he's been in love with him since they've met which was years ago, but this made me feel like I was holding him back from a real relationship. So I let him...
    Roogan4 Roogan4 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 23

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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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    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, 2014

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    I lost my father, the only person

    who knew about my sexual abuses (and kept them from everyone because I made him promise), when I was 9 years old on Christmas Day of 2006. I was the first in the family to have a birthday without him. I haven't celebrated my birthday in 9 years because I have no reason to if it...
    HaleyJG HaleyJG 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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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...
    CountryMusicGirl85 CountryMusicGirl85 26-30, F 5 Responses Dec 5, 2014

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    It was the first time I've ever seen him in a

    suit,.. When he was lying in the casket. I couldn't recognize a man I've known for a decade under all of that mortician make up.
    Franse Franse 22-25, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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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 3 Responses Aug 21, 2014

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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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    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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    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 13 Responses Jan 22, 2012

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    My crush has been chrushed.

    .. They have been my best friend they're what kept me together without even knowing it. They moved away... I know they're just in the state over but, i can no longer hug them close and laugh and joke around with them. Online messaging is not the same... I just wish I would have...
    mauri18 mauri18 16-17, F 50 mins ago

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    If you start to miss me,

    remember i didn't walk away... you can turn your back.. knock on the door and i will open it for you... if not i wish you well on your journey... be safe and please take good care of your self.
    ElizabethSwanTurner ElizabethSwanTurner 18-21, F Mar 11

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    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 22-25, M 3 Responses Nov 4, 2014

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    My nana passed away on the 27th,

    and it hurts, I never got to say goodbye since she was in another state, the last time I saw her was for one of my auntys funeral's the last thing she said to me was that we needed to stay in contact.. I never did. And I feel so regretful that i never did. I should've out in the...
    babii244 babii244 18-21, F Mar 2

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    Gypsie420 Gypsie420 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    I lost my Bestfriend

    and Boyfriend at the same time, it's hard but im strong & hopefully I'll stay strong
    AnnonAA AnnonAA 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 22

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    I know that I did not really know her,

    but I feel that we were making real and strong connection on here and all of tge sydden without warning she blocked me here on EP. Im sad now and didn't think I woukd care so much.
    SarasXXXsecret SarasXXXsecret 31-35, F 4 Responses Feb 15

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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 16-17, F 3 Responses Sep 15, 2013

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    I had this friend that I knew through the

    internet. I always liked him very much and had so much fun with him! Wrote him poetry and drew pictures for him. But lately he did not respond to my messages anymore and changed his Skype feed to: "Even people with a good memory forget their promises." I knew that he meant me...
    Miridia96 Miridia96 18-21, F 6 Responses 2 days ago

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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, 2014

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    Just said good-bye to a guy

    that flipped my world upside down. He gave me the chance to see what it was like to be in love, & for that I will always be grateful. Take care, my friend! I wish it didn't have to be this way. I wish it didn't have to end. But I realize it was never going to be anything...
    saundra04 saundra04 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    My mum and I work at a pharmacy

    and we get to deliver medications to a retirement home. We love seeing all the residents faces light up as we walk by, greeting each one as we pass by. A few years ago we met a lovely old couple who had been together for many years and during our visits we became very good...
    Marc99 Marc99 16-17, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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