I Miss My Brother Who Passed Away

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    It is almost a year ago

    that my beautiful brother was given eight weeks to live. His lung cancer had moved to his brain. He died on 3 march, 2014 and I was holding his hand. He was 47. I miss him every single day. I cannot believe he is gone. I wake up in the middle of the night crying and keep...
    JaneCrispin JaneCrispin
    46-50, F
    3 Responses Jan 9, 2015

    this may will be 9 years

    since he passed. it was two days after he was born so i never met him. i still cant get over it and i dont think i ever will. these days, its like its the only thing i think about. i just miss him so much.
    artist98 artist98
    18-21, F
    Apr 27, 2015

    My Younger Brother.. My Best Friend..

    My father passed away when i was 7 and my brother was 3. After that it was just us three.. my mother had a couple of abusive boyfriends.. so my younger brother and I used to hide into our own world.. it felt safer that way.. We grew up the best of friends.. both looking out for...
    hmd8980 hmd8980
    26-30, F
    4 Responses Feb 5, 2008

    Steve left us 9:17 pm JAN.

    06 2014, I buried him yesterday and still deeply hurt & crying [2:54 am]. Listening to one of his favorite songs of the 70's: XIT "I am happy for you".
    Junior63 Junior63
    51-55, M
    5 Responses Jan 12, 2014

    Why !!!!!!!!!

    It's the strangest thing when you lose such a major part of your life.  For me my brother had  schizophernia for at least five years.  He killed himself on New Years Eve 1993 he hanged himself.  The sadest part for me was, "people always say remember the...
    shirls1 shirls1
    7 Responses Feb 12, 2009

    Happy Birthday! Christopher!

    .......Aww! I love you and I miss you so much. Bro! You were my best friend. Aww! 😘 I know that you and Dad will always be my Guardian Angels! 😘
    Missminn Missminn
    51-55, F
    2 Responses Jan 12, 2016

    My dad died 11-11-09 a month later 12-23-09 my

    brother died tragically I also had a sister pass in 2005 and another brother 1-15-15 only 3 kids remaining I miss my brother mark so much we were very close he was my best friend , I live 2 hours away from him and didn't get to say bye or even view his body . We had him cremated...
    letitout09 letitout09
    41-45, F
    Jul 9, 2015

    He was my brother, four years older

    than me. He led the way in life. I learned from his life - I saw him turn green sneaking a cigar behind the garage. I learned what happens when he got caught playing hooky from school. I learned how good grades were important all the way through graduate school and a Masters...
    livinfree1968 livinfree1968
    66-70, M
    Feb 19, 2014

    Well it's coming up to

    that time of year again. And we're all feeling it. I miss you so much Baba. The pain is almost unbearable because I have to live the rest of my life without you. I can't touch you, smell you, hear you, see you, etc... I can't talk to you :( I really wish I could talk to you...
    HannahSavannah HannahSavannah
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Jan 29, 2015

    Mother's Day sux 5-12-09 Veterans Day sux

    11-11-09 Christmas sux 12-23-09 brother 12-25-14 friend that just sux
    letitout09 letitout09
    41-45, F
    1 Response Jul 9, 2015

    It was a wonderful life

    so far.i was young and knew nothing of death.i played everyday with my best friend,my little brother.we were only a year apart and did everything together.but at age 3 and a half he started to have weird symptoms and got sick a lot.he was diagnosed with neuroblastoma cancer...
    Insidewolf Insidewolf
    16-17, F
    Nov 28, 2013

    Matthew Luke C.

    Name Matthew Luke C. Age 16.Same high school as I.Same religion as I.My older bro.How did his death occur? Matthew was spending time with his friends on Wednesday January 18th, 2012. His plan was to come back home Saturday January 21st, 2012. Friday January 20th his friends and...
    deleted deleted
    3 Responses Feb 19, 2012
    guideme2truth guideme2truth
    26-30, F
    6 Responses Jan 11, 2015

    My grandmother, mother,

    and I all visited his grave today. His birthday is this Saturday. It's been 10 years.
    untamablekitty untamablekitty
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Aug 29, 2014

    My life has been altered,

    or, as one woman I met told me, "transformed." I liked that word because something positive can be associated with it. It reminded me that even in the midst of devastation, glimpses of hope and happiness can be found. Three months ago, my younger brother passed away at age 24...
    christina1219 christina1219
    26-30, F
    Jul 18, 2015

    He was four week old died of a rare disease

    can't remember name of it. Only met u once but I miss u every day wish it was me instead. Love u Declan ill never forget u
    tommo61 tommo61
    18-21, M
    Jun 3, 2014

    Even though you have been gone

    for years, holidays and family gatherings are still the worst for me knowing you are not here with us!
    TheContractor TheContractor
    36-40, M
    1 Response Oct 12, 2015

    Matthew Alexander

    My brother and i were 18 months apart. we are the baby of six siblings. Matthew was one of the nicest, funniest and most caring person that i have has the pleasure of knowing. He was Mr. Popular..he had friends everywhere and in turn i had friends because of him. He was a truly...
    MNY21 MNY21
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Dec 4, 2008

    It all kinda happened really fast he was really

    far away literally 2or 3 states away he was hiking and ended up falling 40ft off a cliff and landed head 1st. He was 21 he would've turned 22 next month. I can't sleep at night now I just lay in my bed wondering how he was gonna spend his life and how much fun he was having I...
    deleted deleted
    3 Responses Jul 31, 2015

    Hi guys, it's my first time here

    and it seems like a good place to be. Just want to share something with you. My brother passed away about a year ago. He was going to be 17yrs old. He was my son, brother, sister, best friend. Even though there was a 13yr age difference btw us,we understood ourselves perfectly...
    momo178 momo178
    70+, F
    1 Response Jul 21, 2015

    my brother passed away earlier this year,

    i loved him so much!, i even loved him as more than a brother, my heart broke when he died. i felt it was my fault because we had been fighting allot! and he also had allot of mental problems when he was alive as well. i still cry to this day about his death, bu the worst part...
    NinjaKittyTristyn NinjaKittyTristyn
    22-25, F
    1 Response May 14, 2014

    My Older Brother

    Dion was only 31 years old and we all thought he was doing fine. But on October 7th we received the call that all families dread. The coroner from Washington called to inform my parents that he killed himself...we all couldn't even believe it. We all thought at one point that...
    Blueangel84 Blueangel84
    Oct 15, 2013

    So it's been 8 months

    since he's passed away and after the first 6 is when I finally accepted it all and when I would talk about him with others I would say it's okay now but it's not. Someone asked me what happened to him tonight and I told her that he was asleep when a fire started in my uncles...
    Imshysorry Imshysorry
    18-21, F
    1 Response Oct 12, 2015

    I miss my cousin. :-( I wish he were still

    here. He would have a family by now, and kids, and happy, gosh, :( This remind me of the time when we were young. He taught me how to fight. :) (With a sword, he made it; wood) It was one of the happy we had. I asked him, Chel, why are you teaching me do this, I'm a girl...
    deleted deleted
    Aug 7, 2015

    Son of a b1tch! It happened again.

    I had a dream last night that my brother who passed away three years ago came to my college and we drove to his house and just hung out. It was very vivid and by the time I woke up I was convinced he was still alive. This is like the eighth time this has happened over the years...
    PatDGE PatDGE
    18-21, M
    1 Response Feb 1, 2016

    My brother Joshua.M.Boisvert passed away sept

    12 2015 . he was born 1984. I was born 1992. when i was 9 our mother passed away and we got separated. i had moved to California, he stayed in Massachusetts with the rest of my family. we had no contact with any one I felt truly alone. but I had located him in 2014 February 11...
    robertcrg robertcrg
    22-25, M
    Jan 5, 2016

    This month on the 29th of April will be a year

    since my brother died. My oldest brother. My friend, father figure, protector and loyal brother. It has been a tough year. While my father seems to tell me how well I'm coping. I'm not. I understand he is grieving. Especially for 20 years of my brothers life they didn't talk...
    theoceanblue theoceanblue
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Apr 2, 2016

    My heart yearns for my deceased brother.

    I miss him so much and it really sucks because he was my best friend. The one that I trusted so much and I wish I can have one more conversation with him. One more memory. I miss him.
    SpecialKind SpecialKind
    18-21, F
    Nov 11, 2014

    5 Months And Ticking

    The number 21 is not a favorite number of mine anymore, as is the number 2. I lost the 2 people closest in my life on those numbers. My mother, many many years ago, but my brother only 5 months ago. Life gets so heavy not having him in it to talk me over the rough spots, to laugh...
    rowenbumble rowenbumble
    56-60, F
    2 Responses Jan 23, 2013

    It has been a little over a year

    since my brother passed away. Never would I have thought that we would be so young...him 40.. me 36... and this happen. I still struggle with this loss on a daily basis because I just have a hard time accepting that all texts are gone, visits, and his presence. I try to tell...
    caramelpeace caramelpeace
    36-40, F
    5 Responses Nov 3, 2014

    I Will Hopefully Meet Him Someday.

    In 1967 my biological mother took my 4 year old brother and split, leaving me and my 2 year old sister with my biological father. She took him down to Rome, Georgia. From what I've been told, my biological mother was prostituting. She told my brother to run across the highway to...
    AwesomeAlert AwesomeAlert
    51-55, M
    Dec 12, 2014


    He was small and witty, a great entertainer.  He was always laughing, yet he had a life of hardship.  He was my younger brother and I wished he was still here.  He was frank and honest.  He was a great father and a devoted husband.  He did all to...
    moreandless moreandless
    56-60, M
    5 Responses Mar 2, 2010
    pinkletsgo123 pinkletsgo123
    51-55, F
    1 Response Oct 5, 2015

    It's going to be 2 years this June

    since my brother died. I don't know if I'll ever get over the absurdity of that kind of sentence. There were three of us growing up. I was in the middle with an older sister and younger brother. Even though we had our fights growing up, we were all very close. For a long time...
    lottacar5 lottacar5
    26-30, F
    1 Response Feb 11, 2015

    4 years ago my brother was killed in a accident

    while on the way home from work. He was hit by a reversing Landover while on his motorbike and was killed instantly.The driver admitted not paying attention while behind the weal of the car but was only fined £200 for taking my brothers life. He didnt even get his licence...
    youngwhitegirl youngwhitegirl
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Apr 1, 2015

    He Said "i'll Never Be 40" ... He Was Right

    Fred was an extrovert, a rogue and a womaniser! He was at his best surrounded by younger people and his taste in women had the same trademark; a need for younger women. Marrying Linda in 1984 was, in his usual style, something of a flamboyant affair. Most guests were in their 20...
    ynot4 ynot4
    56-60, M
    3 Responses Mar 23, 2011

    I have a quite big family :)

    but it would sound much bigger if he was here. I have 1 older brother and 1 older sister, so that leaves me to be the last :) my mom gave birth to her first child. He's gorgeous. Six yeas later my mom gave birth to her second son, his name is Jake, but then he died in my mom's...
    sabrinabryn sabrinabryn
    16-17, F
    1 Response Jun 3, 2015

    My brother came home from the war in South

    Sudan last year. He had lost 4 fingers, and a leg. He was paralyzed from the waist down. In his bedroom, I opened the door to give him his lunch, just in time to see him shoot himself in the head. My adoptive father started yelling at me, saying it was my fault. That us all I...
    artemisfowl132 artemisfowl132
    16-17, T
    1 Response Jun 7, 2014

    My brother had just turned 31 years old on

    September 5, 2012 but he was hit and killed by a hit and run driver on September 22, 2012. It was the worst day of my life. FHP found the car and the driver and the court process is just getting started. Not a day goes by that I don't think about my brother. He could have lived...
    ajlove2710 ajlove2710
    26-30, F
    1 Response Mar 16, 2014

    Well the 21st of Aug.

    has come and gone. Two years now, but I miss my older brother every day. With time they say it heals, but with time I find myself thinking...."I need to tell Storm that", or "I need to ask Storm"....more and more come those thoughts, then the realization...."oh yeah, I can't...
    rowenbumble rowenbumble
    56-60, F
    Aug 25, 2014

    I see jim inmy dreams sometime one night I was

    sleeping when I walk in this room.and my brother was sitting onthe bed and I said to my sibling that was in the house in the dream.I said look Y'ALL he not gone here he is he's back he was talking to me looking very serious.what I don't remember what he said.I woke up .smh
    pinkletsgo123 pinkletsgo123
    51-55, F
    2 Responses Oct 5, 2015

    Forever My Big Brother...

    I still can't believe any of this. I can't believe that my older brother is really gone. It feels like a horrible nightmare that I just can't seem to wake up from. On August 26th, 2013 my life changed forever. My brother had been dealing with what we thought was just a regular...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Sep 25, 2013

    I think my favourite memory of Foxx is

    that he was an awful driver. Just horrible. I used to always laugh about it, and now it just hurts to think about it. On March 17, 2014, just a year and three months after his fiancé killed himself, Foxx got drunk, got in a car, and was going at least 100 down a highway at...
    DoktorFaustus DoktorFaustus
    18-21, F
    Aug 28, 2014

    My brother who was three years younger then me

    passed away 6months ago. he was the closest person to me and i just cant seem to move on, i keep playing all our memories in my head. He was born with a illness so although his brain was completely normal he wasnt able to walk and had a weak immune system.Though out his life he...
    zenii15 zenii15
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Jan 30, 2015

    My younger brother Dave was run over

    and killed on October 12th 2013, he was 33 years old. There isn't a day that goes by where I don't think about him.I cannot begin to explain how important he was to me. We had a very difficult childhood and he was the only person that truly understood what we went through...
    DJMythadrall DJMythadrall
    2 Responses Feb 19, 2014
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