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I Lost Someone To Suicide

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 3,303 People

    Religion Is Not Always The Answer - I had been good friends with Amy since elementary school and we shared everything, that was until the day when her parents decided to change...
    WrathAngel WrathAngel 36-40, F 8 Responses Oct 19, 2011

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    Two of my friends committed suicide recently. Both were married and both had a child. The first time was a shock, but before I had the chance to get closure, I found my other...
    MrMoJo13 MrMoJo13 31-35, M 4 Responses Jan 31

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    I had a good friend in high school, we spent time together every day. I was the only one he would talk to when he was feeling bad. I was legitimately head over heels for him. I...
    ksnaps ksnaps 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    My 31 year old son Scott had been having marital problems. He talked with his dad and me for the whole month before that horrible day he took his life about his failing marriage...
    ustheis ustheis 51-55, F 1 Response Mar 25

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    It's 24 years today and I remember it like it was yesterday. Some years it's easy, merely a note of what the day is, and some years I keep going over and over it in my head. Like...
    itskismet itskismet 41-45, F 2 Responses Mar 23

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    My Best Friend.... - My best friend... we were both in 8th grade... She was beautiful, but she got bullied by not just girls... guys. She was called fat and she was called ugly...
    ADemonsFate ADemonsFate 16-17, M 6 Responses Oct 27, 2013

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    My Little Girl... - This is such a hard thing to do. And honestly... I thought I would never be able to share something so hurtful and one of the causes of this terrible state I...
    sweetmeisje sweetmeisje 26-30, F 12 Responses Oct 31, 2009

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    My cousin jumped to his death a few days ago. I had no idea he was even depressed. He was only 30 years old. I haven't seen him in a year, but we grew up together and I still...
    PsycheEros3704 PsycheEros3704 31-35, F 3 Responses Apr 6

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    5 years ago a colleague of mine at work hung himself. I had worked with Joe for 4yrs up until the year before this, and we had become very close. He was there for me when my...
    Mick672 Mick672 41-45, M 3 Responses Jan 10

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    A Sign - If you are thinkin of committing suicide tonight and you are looking for a sign not to, here is your sign. Do not committ suicide because there is so much ahead for you. I...
    flippersteen flippersteen 18-21, F 1 Response May 22, 2013

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    Bitter Battle Between Parents - Result : Daughter Commits Suicide - The most important thing I've learned in life is not to let one's conflict with someone else affect others. Let...
    sakamato sakamato 51-55, M 5 Responses Mar 3, 2007

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    April 27th 2013, my best friend and unbiological brother Mark stepped onto the train tracks and killed himself. Flat out. No details, no nothing. I take almost full responsibility...
    XrealityXisXprisonX XrealityXisXprisonX 13-15, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I don't really talk about him. Not because I'm mad or sad, I've been both of those things, but that's not why. He was my best friend in high school. The first two years of it...
    kbetweens kbetweens 26-30, F 4 Responses Feb 27

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    I lost my brother at 33 years old a couple of weeks ago to suicide. His death certificate says March 24, 2014 but we aren't exactly sure of the exact date which kills me. They...
    aimj1979 aimj1979 31-35, F 6 Responses 2 days ago

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    Ryan - My best friend Ryan committed suicide 2 weeks ago yesterday. He's always been depressed and talked about it endlessly so I can't say it was a huge shock but it still hit me...
    MrHazeinCherubsGrace MrHazeinCherubsGrace 26-30, M 31 Responses Nov 15, 2012

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    It's over 2 years since my bestfriend killed herself. I can't get it out of my mind. I miss her so much, but she seems so distant. It feels like I don't know her anymore, and that...
    Amidala97 Amidala97 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 7

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    Rip ste, today's your birthday.. The first birthday you've had without me being with you, though you're an amazing guy and you're in a better place now.. Happy birthday babe, i...
    courtney734 courtney734 13-15, F Apr 5

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    I've been feeling like I need to share this experience because I have been struggling with it occasionally since I have found out about it. This experience is because of a guy I...
    betweenlustandlove betweenlustandlove 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 29

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    Lost my mom to suicide November 22, 2001; felt like god was punishing me for some strange reason ; cause I lost my step father December 23,2002 to TB ; but that's a whole different...
    missingherdaily missingherdaily 18-21, F 6 Responses Jan 22

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    Two People - I was one of the first people to discover Alice dead. She had been growing quite distant for some time and one day she said to come to her house to talk with her a...
    EmpowermentProject EmpowermentProject 31-35, F 9 Responses Jun 5, 2013

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    I lost my sister a few years ago. She was my best friend. I am still so lost and confused over this. The emotions are always changing. I miss her so much.
    ashleecakes ashleecakes 26-30, F Mar 18

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    I lost my 18 year old son to suicide on September 09, 2012. IT has been a very emotional experience for me. I have my moments of sadness and then my moments of just good memories...
    esanchez5195 esanchez5195 31-35, F 4 Responses Mar 31

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    Staci - My friend, since third grade, Staci, would’ve been 19 years old today. I think about her every day. I still remember her smile, our inside jokes, I can trace my memories...
    kalee19 kalee19 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 7, 2013

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    R.i.p. - You were an incredible friend. You were so kind and tender. You were never cruel to anyone. I am so sorry it happened like this. I don't pretend to know what was happening...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Dec 14, 2012

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    Goodnight Baby Brother - It will be a year ago on November 14 that I lost my little brother. I'll never know why and it haunts me everyday. I will never let go of the nagging...
    sincerelybritty sincerelybritty 22-25, F 3 Responses Oct 3, 2013

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    My last person to die was my god father. He killed himself last June, two weeks before his wedding. He killed himself due to pressure. He thought he was going to lose everything...
    cunyanbi28 cunyanbi28 18-21, F Mar 29

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    On October 19th 2012 I lost my boyfriend to suicide. After a long journey of trying to help with his ever deteriorating behaviour he took his life. I am still struggling to...
    Nats07 Nats07 26-30, F 3 Responses Apr 3

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    My brother was 21 when he committed suicide. He hung himself in his house. Apparently you can tell when someone has regretted their decision before they die and they move their...
    OverThinker123 OverThinker123 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 23

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    I Lost My Daughter And Best Friend - My daughter committed suicide on Oct 3rd 2012. I miss her so much. I am so very alone and sad all the time.
    brkenhearted brkenhearted 46-50, F 3 Responses Sep 24, 2013

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    I lost a friend that was as close as a brother to suicide. We had been friends since we were in cub scouts. We pretty much did anything and everything together. We had girlfriends...
    bluefireball4949 bluefireball4949 31-35, M 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    It has almost been a year now since I got the news that my friend had commuted suicide, he was clinically depressed for a while, he went home from school on suicide watch but me...
    projectgwyn101 projectgwyn101 16-17, M 1 Response Apr 6

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    A New Year And An Unmended Heart - Jesse. He has been my best friend since I was seven. Or I guess I should say 'had been'. It's my first New Years Eve without him. And its been...
    SamIsGay SamIsGay 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 31, 2012

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    She Left Way Too Early. - Her name was Amanda, and she was the first girl I'd ever dated. Right after she left at the tender age of 17, I spent all my time wondering just why...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jun 12, 2012

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    When I was in 4th grade, my dad and stepmom adopted a girl my age. It was honestly a horrible experience in the beginning. But as time went on, it got better and she looked up to...
    wizardofwhack wizardofwhack 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    I Was Waiting Until I Was Ready to Write This,,, -                         ...
    QueenOfHearts QueenOfHearts 22-25, F 34 Responses Oct 1, 2009

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    My Friend Michael - I was raised by my single mom in a poor area surrounded by other families headed by single mothers. This is where I met my friend Michael and his mother...
    gumshoejane2 gumshoejane2 36-40, F 3 Responses Dec 15, 2012

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    Not yet, but I feel like they're really slipping. I have a suicidal friend. He's an internet friend I've had for about two and a half years now, and he has it hard in a few ways...
    Naxxaras Naxxaras 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    My Loss Of A Hero & Friend - so this isn't easy for me to write. But i kinda feel like i have to , need to do this. Since i was 7 i knew this guy who lived close by. He was...
    Shakeadoo Shakeadoo 13-15, M 25 Responses Sep 27, 2013

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    I lost my first love to suicide at age 19 (he was 20). I found him hanging in the attic. His parents were out of town…so I rode alone in the ambulance to the hospital with him...
    shylainey shylainey 18-21, F 6 Responses Apr 6

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    I miss you Kevin. The world is just not the same without my brother.
    CharlieKilo1 CharlieKilo1 46-50, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    My Hero Took His Life Today - My oldest brother was someone i always idolized. So smart, so decisive. I thought that mentally and emotionally, he was the strongest most disiplined...
    bob237 bob237 41-45 3 Responses Oct 24, 2013

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    My best friend had just agreed to be the maid of honor at my upcoming wedding. She came to Texas to spend the week with me, it was our game plan to help her get better. When she...
    GoldenGuinevere GoldenGuinevere 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    Hi there, so I'm not the only one-that's good ;-) my heart goes out to you!
    bee69 bee69 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 18

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    I lost my dad to suicide when I was 12...
    mariahann88 mariahann88 13-15, F 3 Responses Mar 25

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    Yes, I have lost a family member to suicide. It was my first husband. We loved each other very much and we had three beautiful boys together. My husband was a military officer...
    happygoluckywife happygoluckywife 36-40, F 7 Responses Mar 19

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    Today has been awful. I miss you everyday Wayne. Rip x
    nottobevelealed nottobevelealed 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 17

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    I can't believe it's been a year already since we lost you. I miss you so much Karynza. I love you to death. Today is not going to be easy.. You were beautiful and strong and...
    battlewounds battlewounds 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    Two Months Later.......... - Oddly enough in a way I feel free........... yet I am broken. This week will be two months since my husband chose to end his life. He is dead and I am...
    bobbyswife30 bobbyswife30 26-30, F 11 Responses Sep 2, 2012

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    I think the worst part about losing someone to suicide is when you see them spiraling down, and you know there isn't much you can do. I didn't ever know how to help him and next...
    sambfh sambfh 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    Lost My Love - On July 1, 2007 I got a call from the brother of a man that I loved and that I will always.  I asked him how he is doing and he said "not good."...
    madambttrfly madambttrfly 31-35, F 2 Responses Sep 5, 2007

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    My husband was 32 when he committed suicide I was 23
    uniqeuliv uniqeuliv 31-35, F 4 Responses Mar 24