I Miss My Family

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    I moved out about two years ago now,

    and I miss the closeness I had with my family and my brother and sister in particular!
    Mest564 Mest564
    26-30, F
    Aug 12, 2014

    It really sucks that we live far apart.

    I got to see my cousin and her daughter this weekend but I have to go back to school on Monday. I don't know what got over me but all soon as we dropped them off back to the hotel and I went back to my dorm, I started to cry uncontrollably. This feeling is so sucky... :-(
    spreadyourwings spreadyourwings
    22-25, F
    1 Response Mar 9, 2014

    It's Been More Than Three Years . .

    It's been more than three years since I've last seen my parents. I travel quite extensively and has been living in South America for the past three and a half years. There is an ocean and 14 000 km. seperating us at the moment. Although I have regular contact with them via Skype...
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Sep 8, 2011

    A Kid In No Man's Land

    What do you do when your in the middle of a row between your parents? I hid behind the sofa and waiting in floods of tears until it was all over. What do you do when your in boarding school and back at home your family is on the edge of breaking up? I went to counseling and...
    Tonydsd Tonydsd
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Dec 25, 2011
    jackjack600 jackjack600
    22-25, F
    Feb 24, 2015

    I Never Had A Decent One.

    I Never Had A Decent One
    Gabster27 Gabster27
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jan 21, 2015

    I haven't seen my mother

    for 7 months and when I had to chance I denied it and couldn't take the right decision and now I have to wait till next year to see her. That'll mean a year and a half if not more. My country is at war, I live abroad and she's inside. Tomorrow is not guaranteed. It ******* kills...
    cihrroonniicc cihrroonniicc
    22-25, M
    Aug 30, 2014

    Too Far Away...

    A little over 3 years ago My husband and I moved to Missouri from California.  My husbands family lives out here and it's a lot more affordable.  It was very hard for me to leave my family behind especially since I know they will probably never be able to come out here...
    LogicLovinMomma LogicLovinMomma
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Oct 12, 2007

    My mom just passed away,

    she was only 58 and died of complications from pneumonia. She suffered horribly, I was with her when she took her last breath. It changed me forever.
    poohbug poohbug
    41-45, F
    25 Responses Feb 5, 2015

    I moved to Fort Wainwright Alaska late August

    and this is the first time I am away from my family. My mother was a military wife so she knows how hard it is but I would love to go back home as soon as I can
    chanel0408 chanel0408
    22-25, F
    Oct 17, 2014

    I Don't Know Where Mine Went.

    I don't know what the word family really means anymore..no, I know what it would say in the dictionary, but I mean the feeling. That feeling that I'm sure is so important. So damn important but it's been snatched away from me by some *** who doesn't understand how much I actually...
    TwistedHope TwistedHope
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Jan 9, 2012

    My daughter just turned 30.

    Not invited to her bday or her husbands bday in october. I bought them a house, paved their yard. Bought a jacuzzi for the yard. No invites. no prior abuse from me, just a daughter who ignores me. I am an active. male, 57 year old. no prior abuse. lots of friends. rich...
    robertyy robertyy
    56-60, M
    2 Responses Oct 29, 2014
    saddadhusband saddadhusband
    46-50, M
    Apr 29, 2014

    I moved up to a College about 7-8 hours away

    from everyone I knew. I expected to miss home but not as much as I do now. It's harder at night when I'm all alone in my dorm with nothing to do. During the day I hang out with some "friends" who treat me like a third wheel. But I still hang out with them because I'd rather be...
    LonelyCollegeGirl LonelyCollegeGirl
    18-21, F
    1 Response Sep 23, 2014

    I Miss My Family.

    Once his visa was approved my strong and courageous father moved to the US with nothing but 100 dollars in his pocket. He didnt speak the language, and he didnt know a single soul. He brought over my mother and two older siblings and soon after I was born. Him and my...
    lildragonfly lildragonfly
    18-21, F
    Dec 16, 2011

    my aunt and cousin just left i miss them

    but they took my lil cousin with them i miss the lil guy so much
    luke40171 luke40171
    22-25, M
    Jul 10, 2015

    My entire species is dead.

    Rip hyopsodus family
    TheLastHyopsodus TheLastHyopsodus
    22-25, M
    Jul 12, 2015

    I just moved from Nevada to Massachusetts

    for a 4 Month internship and dear God do I miss my home and family. I miss my dog the most!! THIS is so hard it literally makes me sick. I know it's only 4 months but it seems like an eternity!! this is just torture and I want to go home.
    perkypup6260 perkypup6260
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Apr 11, 2015

    I Moved Away In The Summer Of 2003

    I moved away in the summer of 2003, it feels like eons ago. I grew up in the northeast and moved to texas of all states. Dallas-ForthWorth is my home now but now that my marriage is over I have pretty much lost all my family with exception of my stepson. I have been in his...
    whatdoyoudo whatdoyoudo
    31-35, M
    Mar 5, 2011

    I want to see them more.

    I only live 2.5 hours away. Miss them so much, especially my mom.
    gottabebettertoo gottabebettertoo
    36-40, F
    Oct 4, 2014

    I remember going for a drive.

    My mother and father. Being together Christmas and Thanksgiving.... Lord I wish I could go back. I'm 22. My parents separated when I was 13. It torn me apart but I got use to it even though they moved 80miles apart. I would see my dad once a month. That turned into alot less...
    HauntedShadows HauntedShadows
    22-25, F
    Jan 27, 2015

    Happened to be going around all the places

    where I used to live with my family. It's so familiar to me but also a bit strange as my loved ones are not there anymore, I feel so lonely. We're now at the distance of 8hours-by-car away. Now I miss them somehow this is want I wanted, didn't I? Why do I have these feelings is...
    LuckyLam LuckyLam
    18-21, M
    Oct 15, 2015

    I do not miss the family

    that I had because they are dysfunctional and abusive. What I miss is the good times I miss the children in the house for the holidays I truly wish that I could have taken little ones to see santa. However its very hard for me to have children so I know I will only have one. I...
    Green1tree27 Green1tree27
    26-30, F
    Dec 27, 2014

    Should I Move Back Home Because I Miss My Family ?

    Even though I'm young- only 19, I know how it feels to miss your family so much to the point of tears. I moved away from home this year in March. At first I was fine because I felt it was the right decision. I wanted to show my family, especially my dad that his extreme alcoholic...
    thelightoftheworld thelightoftheworld
    3 Responses Oct 3, 2010

    This is the day which i lost my mom

    and dad in an accident 3 years back :(
    Emmawing Emmawing
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Aug 15, 2014
    Emmawing Emmawing
    26-30, F
    1 Response Aug 16, 2014

    I try to find things to distract me from

    thinking of them and home, but the distance is not something I can seem to get used to, and missing them never gets easier. I think of them everyday, and although I do keep in touch almost everyday, it's definitely not the same as being around them physically. :(
    deleted deleted
    Jul 22, 2014

    My Family Has Fallen Apart Before My Eyes. I'm Lonley and Sad and I Wish Things Would Get Better.

    Over the past six months my family has completely fallen apart. I guess it's always been pretty messed up though.  My father was an alcoholic with the most wacked ideas about the world and how things should be.  He made me feel worthless and ignored me ever since I...
    thisucks4908 thisucks4908
    8 Responses Jun 16, 2009

    I wish they were here with me.

    ....but.....t-they're gone.....dead....and I swear on their graves if I don't get help soon it won't end up good
    vamp1r3 vamp1r3
    16-17, M
    Apr 11, 2016

    So I fell in love with someone

    who lives in another country and I ended up moving to said country and getting married. At the beginning I couldn't stop thinking about my mom, my sister, and my niece, whom I had left back in my country. I was depressed and would often expend a great deal of time crying about...
    tankgirl00x tankgirl00x
    31-35, F
    Oct 25, 2014

    Being Alone

    I miss my family and I don't know since when I was left behind.I miss my mom who always understand me. Now all I feel is she keep pushing me and put me under pressure all the time. She is not longer understand me and I am tired for being who she always wants me to be. Please, mom...
    AllyC89 AllyC89
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Apr 12, 2011

    My Nieces are amazing.

    They were brought into my life when my soon to be ex and I were dating. Vanessa was eldest and was a teenager dating almost driving waiting for a car, our time together was limited but what I noticed about her right away was confidence. She was bold, out spoken, fierce. She was...
    ophelia379 ophelia379
    31-35, F
    1 Response Mar 8, 2014

    Even though my ex has turned into a psycho

    ***** from hell and is making it as difficult as hell to see my kids, I still miss what we had. What the hell is wrong with me?!?
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Jul 27, 2014

    Soon to be an empty nester.

    My daughter is leaving home soon. I know she is a smart girl and I did my job well, so she will be fine. I am really dreading saying goodbye and not being able to see her as much. I know I have to let go and not stress out for her. Although I know she will succeed in whatever...
    poohbug poohbug
    41-45, F
    1 Response Nov 10, 2014

    I am in my third year of University 5 hours

    away from home. I miss my family so much, especially my mum and dad. I wish I could just pop home to see them for the day, they mean more to me than anything in the world.
    sophslm sophslm
    1 Response Apr 5, 2015

    BEEN AWAY for almost a year now.

    I miss my parents. I miss my dad's cooking. I miss manning the kitchen and he tells me what to do step by step on how to cook. I miss washing the dishes every after saturday dinner when all my sibs come home from dorm schools. I miss sitting in the front room with my dad and...
    iamnotshy iamnotshy
    Jul 23, 2014

    My daughter moved out over the weekend.

    It was very sad, but happy too, the way it should've been. Right before she left She told me she is lucky to have me as her mom. Made me feel really happy.
    poohbug poohbug
    41-45, F
    1 Response Nov 25, 2014

    Although Not Far Away....

    Although my family only lives in the next town over, maybe a 20-25 minute drive, I never get to see them, because "someone" doesn't like the kids. That just ****** me off so bad, because until he came around, I lived with my grandparents,a nd are extreamly close to them...
    LadyRant LadyRant
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jun 17, 2007

    I Miss Them All And He Doesn't Seem To Care....

    So 6 months ago I moved from Texas to Ohio to live with my boyfriend. I left everyone I have ever truly known and loved back there in Texas. I left my parents, 2 brothers, 2 sisters, 5 nieces, a nephew, and brother/sister-in-laws. My family is a really close one and I have...
    imisstheirlove imisstheirlove
    1 Response Apr 5, 2010

    The basement

    I don't want to live in the basement. I don't want to have to leave and lose my kids. I want my wife to love me. I want a family
    PrayersforRain PrayersforRain
    36-40, M
    Aug 30, 2013

    I Will Be Here

    Yesterday I just didn't have enough time, today all I have is time.  They don't have enough time.  They grow up so fast. I am so proud of each of them, for so many reason.  My heart swells such love that I think I shall burst.  They have always been my reason...
    Freestanding Freestanding
    56-60, F
    4 Responses Oct 25, 2007

    I Realized Time Is Going So Fast.

    I'm almost 34 years old.  I've lived nearly 1000 miles away from my immediate family for close to 12 years now.  I just got home from a one-week road trip to visit them.  Since I've gotten home, I've been really sad and even cried some.  I think the visit...
    azhix azhix
    60 Responses Jun 28, 2010

    My drunk mother crying in the house,

    my step father crying and mumbling to himself in the truck. I sit here under the table, they don't know I am still here. I can not leave, for unknown reasons. My love, miles away, I without a phone and floating without stability as I am used to. When will this end? How will it...
    Definitelysome1 Definitelysome1
    4 Responses Apr 1, 2015

    I miss my family every day I wish

    that they didn't have to die. I feel like it's all my fault I just want them back. No holidays now the foster family I am with do not like me. They don't want me around. I just want to live with a friend.
    SoccerLover23 SoccerLover23
    18-21, F
    10 Responses Dec 1, 2014

    I've been living half way across the world from

    my family for 5 years and I visit during holidays or vacation but when I have to return I get really depressed and cry constantly, I am not able to function and I barely leave the house. I just spent a month with them and returned yesterday and I cannot stop crying over the...
    anotherlonelysoul anotherlonelysoul
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jul 29, 2014


    I miss my dad and brother being in my life. They moved to wyoming to find work since there was none here in AZ for them. My dad is 60 now and I am afraid one day is gonna die and I wont be there:( he is a heavy alcohlic and has been drinking for over 20 yrs on top of that he...
    93jr 93jr
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Oct 9, 2012

    I miss my country!!!!

    If only I could go back and visit my family and my friends. I just want to hug them and never let them go, but unfortunately this is reality I have no choice. I'm happy that I got adopted I just wish I had my family close to me
    deleted deleted
    Aug 31, 2014

    It's been almost 2 years now,

    it seems like only yesterday when I last heard your voices...when I hugged and kissed you both goodbye. I'm trying to get my life back together, trying to find the courage and strength to rebuild what I lost...what we lost. How does someone heal the scars left when you lose the...
    musiclover74 musiclover74
    41-45, M
    3 Responses Feb 10, 2015
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